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17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque. Oil on canvas, 32.7 x 40.6 cm (12.9 x 16 inches). Signed with Estate stamp lower right. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Wildenstein Institute dated 2nd June 2012 confirming its inclusion in the forthcoming Pierre-Auguste Renoir catalogue raisonné from M. François Daulte, currently being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute. Provenance: Estate of... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes, circa 1910-1911

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes. Oil on Canvas, 28 x 45.7 cm (11 x 18 inches). Signed lower left, Renoir. Executed circa 1910-1911. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Mme Chavan, LausanneSotheby's London, 2nd December 1981 Sotheby’s London, 4th February 2004 Richard Green, LondonPrivate Collection, acquired from the above in August 2004   Literature: Ambroise Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Panther Trapezophoros, Roman, 1st - 2nd Century AD

Panther Trapezophoros, Roman, 1st - 2nd Century AD. Marble. Height 53 cm. Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. In ancient Rome owning furniture was a mark of distinction. The majority of the population would have lived with only the most basic items, predominantly fashioned from wood. For the aristocracy however furnishings were handcrafted from the most durable materials such as marble and finished with fine decorative details. Their furnishings achieved a level of sophistication and... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Feminine bust, Roman, 2nd Century AD

Feminine bust, Roman, 2nd Century AD. Marble. Height 39 cm. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A front-facing bust of a Roman woman. Given the gravitas of the piece and the fact that the back has not been sculpted, it is most probably a funerary bust to be placed in a tomb or on a grave stone. One could imagine that there would have been an inscription referring to the name of the deceased. The artistic style follows the classical canons but has received oriental influences, and... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles, 1946

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles. Oil on board, 33.3 x 41 cm (13 ⅛ x 16 ⅛ inches). Signed lower right, G.Severini. Inscribed Meudon 8 on the reverse. Executed 1946. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Madame Severini, the artist's daughter, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. Provenance: Collection Bourdeillette (Monsieur Bourdeillette was a French diplomat posted to Rome)  Literature: Gino Severini Catalogue Raisonné by Daniela... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron, 1947

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron. Oil on panel, 22.5 x 25 cm (8 ⅞ x 9 ⅞ inches). Signed lower left, G. Braque. Executed 1947. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Perls Galleries, New YorkFujikawa Galleries, Osaka, JapanPrivate collection, Spain  Literature: Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque: peintures 1924-1927 Mangin, Nicole S. p. 116 Stern Pissarro Gallery - Late 19th and 20th Century European Painting. 66 St. James's... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Vase with lid for the foundation ceremony of a temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III, Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII

Vase with lid for the foundation ceremony of a temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III, Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Thutmose III, 1473 - 1426 BC. Alabaster and Egyptian blue. Height 10.5 cm. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. An elegant vase in the form of a truncated cone, cut with great skill and delicacy from a block of calcite. It has a ring-shaped mouth on which the lid sits and is finished with a slightly projecting circular foot. Hieroglyphic inscriptions have... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Satyr playing a flute, Roman, 1st-2nd Century AD

Satyr playing a flute, Roman, 1st-2nd Century AD. Marble. Height 53 cm. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The torso and the thighs of the piece are those of a naked, almost childlike, young man. The only covering he is wearing is a goatskin tied over the right shoulder using the animal’s two back legs. One hoof falls down over the chest and the other down the back. The rest of the skin, serving as a cape, half covers the left shoulder and falls down the left arm, partially... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Pharaoh, Ancient Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties XXI - XXII, c. 1050 - 700 BC

Pharaoh, Ancient Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties XXI - XXII, c. 1050 - 700 BC. Bronze. Height 10.5 cm (12.1 cm with pegs). Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A noble solid bronze figure of a pharaoh making an offering. He is seen in a common pose in the typological repertory of this sort of statuary. Usually such a figure would be positioned in front of one on a larger scale, a figure of the principal deity of the temple where the pieces were to be placed.The monarch... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Attributed to the Manchester Class Painter. Figurative kantharos, Attic, Greek, c. 470 BC

Attributed to the Manchester Class Painter. Figurative kantharos, Attic, Greek, c. 470 BC. Pottery. Height 21.2 cm. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A figurative red-figure style pottery vase of the kantharos type. It was made from a mould in two pieces which were later joined together. The line of union can still be seen on the sides. The body of the vessel represents the head of a satyr with the short wide neck of the vessel rising above it and with an outward-curving lip. A... [Lire la suite]