10 juillet 2008

Le Portrait of Willem van Heythuysen par Frans Hals réalise 8,934,029 € hier soir chez Sotheby's London

LONDON.-Sotheby's sale of Old Master Paintings yesterday evening realised £51,488,650/$101,530,469/€64,813,991 well in excess of the pre-sale estimate of £30.2-44.2 million. The top selling lot of the evening was Frans Hals’ Portrait of Willem van Heythuysen (lot 26) - one of the most remarkable portraits remaining in private hands by one of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. Recently rediscovered after nearly half a century, this powerful, bravura portrait of Haarlem merchant van Heythuysen soared above estimate... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2008

“Sculpture by Painters – Painting in Dialogue with Plastic Art” : Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti, Grande femme III, 1960. Bronze, Height: 235 cmPrivate Collection, Switzerland. Foto: Kunsthaus Zürich. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2008No royalities for publication if related to the exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Alberto Giacometti, Annette assie dans d'atelier, ca. 1960. Oil on canvas, 92 x 72,5 cmCollection Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2008No royalities for publication if related to the exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden ... [Lire la suite]
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