• ANDREA CIARONI
Altomani & Sons S.r.l.
Altomani’s Gallery in Milan and Pesaro, directed by Giancarlo Ciaroni and Anna Maria Altomani and their eldest son Andrea, deals with Fine Art and has an experience of over forty years. It began from the passion for Early Age Majolica and went on in terms of high artistic quality with Italian Old Masters, Antique Furniture and Sculpture, between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries.
The Gallery entered the highest-level of the Antique Market with significant results, participating to the most important international exhibitions, Biennale dell'Antiquariato in Florence, Biennale dell'Antiquariato in Rome, Milan, TEFAF Maastricht, leaving a trace of its works of art both in the most important Italian and Worldwide Museums as well as Art History Publications. The Gallery avails itself of the advice of the most important art experts in the world.
Amico Friulano del Dosso
Northern Italy, Ferrara 1525 ca
Portrait of a Lady with a little dog
Oil on panel
cm 70 x 50
Portrayed in a monumental architecture, this lady, richly dressed, stands in the center of the composition, his face framed by a band of cloth, decorated with threads of gold and silver.
Francesco Durantino in Guido da Merlino workshop
Urbino XVI century
Hannibal at the Hercules Temple
Polychrome Majolica dish, intact
diam. cm 33
Classic subject for a project that wanted the representation of the episodes from the Second Punic War. Commision: Gran-ducal Medici collection
Severo di Domenico Calzetta da Ravenna
Giuditta con la testa di Oloferne
Dark patina bronze
h. cm 18,4
Giuditta hold in her hand the severed head of Holofernes, rendered with a delicate realism. For comparison the head of Cyrus from the group Queen Tomyris with the head of Cyrus in the Frick Collection, New York.
Proserpina raised by Pluto
White Carrara marble sculpture
h. cm 68
The sculpture represents Proserpina and Pluto. The theme taken from Ovid’s Metamorphosis. Once again the peculiar characters of Bertos, the extremely excited action and the delicate elegance in movements, are set in this sculpture.