08 mai 2009

Auckland Art Gallery to Receive Works of Art Including Paintings by Picasso, Cezanne, and Matisse

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) Spain, Femme à la résille (Woman in a hairnet), 1938. Oil on canvas, 460 x 380 mm. Julian and Josie Robertson Collection. AUCKLAND CITY.- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki today announced a promised gift of 15 works of art to the gallery through its Foundation – including well-known paintings by Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin and Piet Mondrian – the largest gift ever made to an art museum in Australasia. The gift, from New York art collectors and philanthropists Julian and... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A fine and rare famille verte-decorated susancai bowl, China, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A fine and rare famille verte-decorated susancai bowl, China, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period This unusual double decoration seems to only be found on bowls of this design and corresponding dishes enamelled with pomegranat. D. 14,8 cm. Est. 30 000 EUR Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de

08 mai 2009

Sotheby's Chinese Sale to be Highlighted by Fine Imperial Cloisonne Enamel and Gilt-Bronze Censer

Fine Imperial cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze censer and cover, Qianlong period. (Estimate: £150,000-200,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London biannual auction of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art will take place on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 and will present more than 250 lots of ceramics, textiles, paintings and works of art (ivory, soapstone, jade and bronze), which span from the Han and Tang Dynasties through to Qing. The upcoming sale will be highlighted by a fine Imperial Qianlong period cloisonné enamel and... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

La citation du jour : Albert Camus

L'oeuvre d'art naît du renoncement de l'intelligence à raisonner le concret. Albert Camus (Extrait de Le mythe de Sisyphe)
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08 mai 2009

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Paysage à Juan-les-Pins

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Paysage à Juan-les-Pins signed and dated 'Picasso 24' (lower right). oil on canvas. 7½ x 13 in. (18.4 x 33 cm.). Painted in 1924. Est. $500,000 - $700,000 - Lot sold $542,500  Provenance: Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York.Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 21 October 1980, lot 236.Saidenberg Gallery, New York.Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 1989, lot 377. Literature: C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1952, vol. 5, no.... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A rare cloisonné enamel censer on gilt stand with gilt-handle, China, Qianlong period -

A rare cloisonné enamel censer on gilt stand with gilt-handle, China, Qianlong period Very minor filled losses. B. 40 cm. est. 40 000 EUR. Property from an important German private collection, purchased with Weinmüller (a famous German auctioneer) in Munich in the 1960'ies Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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