Alain.R.Truong

26 juin 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

Saint John the Baptist, c. 1500. Attributed to Jan Crocq (Netherlandish, Antwerp, active at the Court of René II, Duke of Lorraine, at Nancy and Bar-le-Duc, 1486–1510). Limestone; 163 x 59 x 40 cm (64 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 15 3/4 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art. CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a medieval limestone sculpture of Saint John the Baptist by Jan Crocq, six Pre-Columbian objects from the South American Andes, three Japanese Edo period porcelain dishes, and a monumental photograph... [Lire la suite]

26 juin 2017

A Ceramic Sculpture by Magdalene Odundo, 1993

Lot 1. Magdalene Odundo, 1993. Height 15 5/8 in. 39.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 33,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. rising from a small circular bottom, the spherical body surmounted by a cylindrical neck with two rings to the sides leading to a horizontally flaring end; 'Odundo 1993' engraved on bottom; fine polished and carbonized surface. Provenance: Anthony Slayter-Ralph Fine Art, Santa BarbaraAcquired from the above, ca. 1994 Literature: Anthony Slayter-Ralph... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991

Lot 64. Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991, signed and dated under foot: Odundo 1991.. Height: 16 7/8 (42.9 cm).  Estimate 40,000 -- 60,000 USD. Lot sold 134,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony Ralph Gallery, New YorkWerner Muensterberger, New York, acquired from the above on April 25, 1991 Exhibited: Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, Magdalene Odundo, 1991 Note: Much of Kenyan born (1950, Nairobi) Magdalene Odundo's... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1999

Lot 38. Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1999, signed on underside of foot: "Odundo 1999". Height: 15 inches (38.1 cm). Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private English Collection, acquired directly from the artist By descent to the present owner Sotheby's. African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art, New York, 16 May 2013
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1990

Lot 37. Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1990, signed on underside of foot: "Odundo 1990". Height: 13 7/8 inches (35.2 cm). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 34,375 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private English Collection, acquired directly from the artistBy descent to the present owner Note: Much of Kenyan-born (1950, Nairobi) Magdalene Odundo's inspiration is drawn from the ceramic tradition of her roots on the Ugandan/Kenyan border.  In keeping with modern sculptors (such as Brancusi and Arp)... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo (n. 1950), Sans Titre, 1994

Lot 1. Magdalene Odundo (n. 1950), Sans Titre, 1994; Signé et daté "Odundo 1994", haut. 50,5 cm (19 7/8 in). Estimate 35,000 — 50,000 €. Lot sold 195,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection privée, acquis en 1994 Exhibited: 's-Hertogenbosch, Het Kruithuis, Stedelijk Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Magdalene Odundo, 1994 Literature: Joris, Picton et al., Magdalene Odundo, 1994, p. 65, n° 33 Note: "Si nous étiquetions Magdalene Odundo et ses œuvres comme "africaines" - ce qu'elles sont -... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo, Vase, 1982

Lot 97. Magdalene Odundo, Vase, 1982, glazed ceramic, signed Odundo, 24.1 H cm. (9 1/2 in.). Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Rosenthal Studio-Haus, HamburgPrivate Collection, 1982Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: Hamburg and London, Rosenthal Studio Haus, Solo Exhibition, 1982-1983 Note: This lot was exhibited very soon after Odundo's Royal College of Art Show.  An early production with a subdued form, this work demonstrates the core form... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled, 1991

Lot 289. Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled, 1991, signed under the foot: Odundo 1991. Height: 17 1/2 in (44.5 cm). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Nancy Margolis, New York, acquired from the artistDr. David V. Becker, New York, acquired from the above in the early 1990s Note: Much of Kenyan born (1950, Nairobi) Magdalene Odundo's inspiration is drawn from the ceramic tradition of her roots on the Ugandan/Kenyan border. In keeping with modern sculptors... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2017

High Museum of Art features Magdalene Odundo ceramics

Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1989. Burnished and oxidized terracotta. Private collection, CA ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art presents an extraordinary group of terracotta vessels and related works by Magdalene Odundo (British, born Kenya, 1950) in “Universal and Sublime: The Vessels of Magdalene Odundo” (June 24 through Oct. 15, 2017). The exhibition traces the trajectory of Odundo’s work over the course of three decades, from its genesis in the early 1980s through her most recent innovations,... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2017

Importante statuette de Guanyin en porcelaine Dehua, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle

Lot 239. Importante statuette de Guanyin en porcelaine Dehua, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 €. Lot sold 87,500 €. Photo: Sotheby's. se tenant debout sur un socle circulaire formé de nuages vaporeux recouvrant des vagues tourbillonnantes, vêtue d'une longue et ample robe retombant jusqu'aux pieds et nouée sous la poitrine ornée d'une parure de perles élaborée, la main gauche tenant un rouleau, le visage plein aux yeux mi-clos et aux traits... [Lire la suite]