Join us in Maastricht - TEFAF 2014

Join us in Maastricht - TEFAF 2014

14 - 23 March 2014

TEFAF Maastricht (14-23 March 2014)  is still universally regarded as the world’s leading art fair and an event not to be missed by collectors and curators.  It presents 260 of the world’s leading galleries from 20 countries and showcases the best works of art currently on the market. In addition to the traditional areas of Old Master Paintings and antique Works of Art, you can see and buy at TEFAF Maastricht Modern and Contemporary Art, as well as Jewellery, 20th Century Design and Works on Paper.

 

TEFAF is unequalled in its level of quality and in the methods it employs to guarantee the authenticity of every painting and object on offer. Participating dealers are admitted only after a strict selection process and TEFAF’s vetting system involves no fewer than 175 international experts in 29 different categories, who examine every work of art in the Fair for quality, authenticity and condition. 

Stair Sainty invite you to TEFAF 2014; please contact the gallery for information on the fair, where to stay in Maastricht, and tickets.

First American Exhibition in 90 Years of Painter Federico Betran-Masses

First American Exhibition in 90 Years of Painter Federico Betran-Masses

14 - 18 February 2014

We are pleased to present at the Miami Art+Design Fair the first US exhibition since 1925 of Cuban-born Federico Beltrán-Masses.  In 1924 the painter was invited to exhibit at the Wildenstein galleries in New York City. A sell-out exhibition in Palm Beach, and show in Los Angeles followed the next year.

Born in Cuba and raised in Barcelona, Beltran's Hispanic heritage would influence his oeuvre throughout an international career; his languorously posed women often appear before nocturnal landscapes of Cuba and Spain, in open starry skies. Like his friend, painter Kees van Dongen, Beltrán captured the escapism that characterised post-First World War society and the Jazz age.

 

For tickets to the fair, or further information, a short film or a 180 page catalogue on the artist please contact the gallery. 
Miami Art+Design Fair, stand 100
Gala preview 13 February, 2014
Open 12 - 10pm, 14 - 18 February, 2014
The Bayfront Park Pavilion, Downtown Miami

 

London's Old Masters Sales Week

London's Old Masters Sales Week

Sunday, 1 - Friday, 6 December 2013

Join us at the gallery at 38 Dover Street, W1, for an exhibition of Old Master Paintings the first week of December.
Frieze Masters 2013, Regent's Park, London

Frieze Masters 2013, Regent's Park, London

17 -20 October 2013

Please join us for the opening of Frieze Masters, on stand G14.
For tickets to the show please contact the gallery.
FRIEZE MASTERS

FRIEZE MASTERS

17 - 20 October 2013

Stair Sainty are pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s Frieze Masters, which will feature over 120 of the world’s leading galleries across areas and eras. The fair aims to present a contemporary perspective on historical art and is housed in a bespoke temporary structure designed by Selldorf Architects located in the unique setting of Regent’s Park, London.

Stair Sainty will show 19th and early-20th century works by Gustave Caillebotte, Emile-René Ménard, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, Federico Beltrán-Masses, Jacques-Emile Blanche, and Jean-Francois Raffaelli, in addition to Old Master paintings by Jean Lemaire, a close friend and colleague of Poussin, and Pierre-Charles Le Mettay and Jean-Honoré Fragonard – both pupils of Boucher.

We look forward to seeing you on stand G14.

Should you wish complimentary tickets to the fair please contact the gallery.

Preview, 15 and 16 October

FRIEZE MASTERS, 17 - 20 October, 11 am – 7 pm daily

The Met's re-hung European Paintings galleries.

The Met's re-hung European Paintings galleries.

July 2013

The Rape of Tamar by Eustache Le Sueur, c. 1640,  sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Stair Sainty, rehung in the new European Paintings galleries. 

The picture was painted when Le Sueur was still deeply influenced by his teacher, Simon Vouet.

MASTERPIECE LONDON 2013, AT THE ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA

MASTERPIECE LONDON 2013, AT THE ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA

27 JUNE - 3 JULY 2013

We would like to welcome you to London in the coming weeks for Masterpiece London 2013. Enlivened by dining from Le Caprice and The Ivy, and now in its fourth year, the fair returns to showcase exquisite fine art, antiques and design.

This nude by Henri Lerolle is one of a number of modern works the gallery will exhibit; we shall also present a room of paintings  by the 1920’s Spanish artist Federico Beltrán-Masses, several of which are new to the market and have never been to auction. A stunning Delaroche, Enfants d'Edouard (Edward V and the Duke of York) is a famous image known in the Wallace Collection as The Princes in the Tower. Our painting was exhibited at the New Orleans and Taft Museums in the 1990s and more recently in exhibitions at museums in Marseille and Ontario.

Please do not hesitate to be in touch with the gallery should you wish further information about Masterpiece.

We look forward to seeing you this year on stand D27

Should you wish tickets to the fair please contact the gallery.

Preview, 26 June, 11 am – 10pm

27 -28 June 11am - 9pm / 29 - 30 June 11am - 7pm/ 1 - 3 July 11am - 9pm

 

 

TEFAF Maastricht 2013

TEFAF Maastricht 2013

15 - 24 March 2013

TEFAF Maastricht 2013 again brings together the highest quality of objects in each of its represented fields. This year Stair Sainty is pleased to be exhibiting important Old Master paintings by Melchior De Hondecoeter and Pierre Subleyras, a magnificent view of Rome by Henri-Joseph Harpignies, shown at the Salon of 1865, and a sparkling en plain air oil study of Benares and the Ganges river by Edwin Lord Weeks that dates from his first trip to India. Two works by Norbert Goeneutte, hung side by side, highlight his skilful brushwork and proficiency at capturing facial and gestural expression. 
We look forward to seeing you again this year on stand 372.
Should you wish complimentary tickets to the fair please contact the gallery.

Preview, 14 March, 12 - 9pm

TEFAF, 15 - 24 March, 11 am – 7 pm daily

Paris Tableau 2012

Paris Tableau 2012

7 - 12 November 2012

On the strength of its successful inaugural show last year, Paris Tableau takes place again at the Palais de la Bourse, from 7 to 12 November. 
The fair will feature a special exhibition Hidden Treasures of the Gobelins, a dozen painted trapestry cartoons from the Mobilier National and Tableau host for the first time a film festival that explores the relationship between old master paintings and contemporary cinema.
On our stand you will find a wonderful Traversi Card Players and a striking set of seven views of Malta by Pullicino. We look forward to seeing you. For information on the fair or tickets please contact the gallery.

FEDERICO BELTRAN-MASSES: Blue Nights and Libertine Legends

FEDERICO BELTRAN-MASSES: Blue Nights and Libertine Legends

3 OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 16, 2012

Stair Sainty Gallery is pleased to announce the first major UK retrospective since 1938 of the late Cuban-born, Spanish artist Federico Beltrán-Masses, who painted poetic, carnal women in dark-blue nocturnal shades, in Paris in the 1920’s and 30’s. The exhibition will include his two most famous paintings, Salome and La Maja Maldita, exhibited at the 1920 Venice Biennale, as well as his portraits of Hollywood legends Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr, and the painter's allegorical subject pictures which often took their inspiration from Baudelaire. 
A fully illustrated 178 page hardback catalogue of the exhibition is available from the gallery upon request.

Reviews:
Art Wednesday - "a major retrospective"
Culture24 -"[Echoing] the darkly romantic escapism of 1920s cinema" 
ArtNet - "Beltrán captured the escapism that characterised post-First World War society and the Jazz age [...] This exhibition provides an opportunity to reintroduce Federico Beltrán-Masses to the international market some seventy years after the artist’s last London show."
Luxsure.fr - "a fantastic retrospective exhibition of the work of Cuban born painter [...] The exhibition at Stair Sainty Gallery offers the perfect opportunity to reintroduce Federico Beltrán-Masses to the public – and to the international market."
ArtDaily - "Major retrospective opens at Stair Sainty Gallery"