Saturday, September 24, 2016

Religious Art Featured by Preeminent New York City Dealers During October Art Week

Jan de Bray, (1627 - Haarlem - 1697), The Penitent Magdalene. Oil on panel;72.6 x 56.2cm. Signed and dated, lower center on crucifix: JDBray/167(?)/25 Courtesy, Otto Naumann Ltd.
NEW YORK---Fifteen of the city's preeminent galleries-all clustered on the Upper East Side-are hosting simultaneous opening-night receptions to kick off the first edition of October Art Week, October 20 to 26. The gallery receptions, open to the public and comfortably walkable from one another, are being held to expand upon the buzz and excitement generated by the opening of TEFAF in New York City. Taking place at the Park Avenue Armory, TEFAF, the world's premier art fair, will bring together the treasures of nearly 100 dealers from around the globe, showcasing outstanding examples of fine art, design, furniture, jewelry and more. [link]
Gaspare Traversi, (Napoli 1722 ca. - Roma 1770), The Monk, the Novice, and the Maiden. Oil on canvas, 24 3/8 x 29 1/8 inches (62 x 74 cm.). Courtesy Robert Simon Fine Art.