13 février 2012

A fine tea pot 'Rock and Bird' with golden chinoiseries; Meissen, 1730-1740

A fine tea pot 'Rock and Bird' with golden chinoiseries; Meissen, 1730-1740. Decoration with subtle blue painting with Indian flowers, rock and bird. In between next to the nozzle and the handle a decoration with golden chinoiseries. Small birds in gold at the wall. Foot and mouth with golden border. The cover in the same style. Crossed swords in u'glaze blue with blue painter's signature. H. 11 cm. Estimation : 2 800 € (See: Cat. Meissener Blaumalerei aus drei Jahrhunderten, 1989, S. 174).  Auktionshaus... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2012

A tankard with chinoiseries. Meissen, c. 1740.

A tankard with chinoiseries. Meissen, c. 1740. Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Cylindrical body with gilt mounting. At the front of the wall and the cover a chinoiserie-scene with Indian flowers and insects on a rich gold panel in the manner of Johann Gregorius Höroldt. In between insects and strewn flowers. Ornamental gold-border. The cover with plastical decoration. Unmarked. Gilding partly worn. H. 18,5 cm. Estimation : 4 500 € Auktionshaus Stahl. Samedi 18 février 2012. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2012

Miquel Barceló (B.1957), Tres Puertas

Miquel Barceló (B.1957), Tres Puertas. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and dated VII. 90 on the reverse; mixed media on canvas; 53 by 61cm. 20 7/8 by 24in. Estimate 400,000-600,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, ZurichAcquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1991 EXHIBITED: Zurich, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Miquel Barceló, Toros, 1990, no. 39, illustrated in colour NOTE: Held in the same private collection since shortly after its execution more than... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2012

Zhang Huan (B.1965), Ass Portrait N°. 2

Zhang Huan (B.1965), Ass Portrait N°. 2. Photo Sotheby's ash, iron and wood; 52 by 70 by 50cm.; 20 1/4 by 27 1/2 by 19 3/4 in. Executed in 2007. Estimate 25,000-35,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Haunch of Venison, LondonAcquired directly from the above by the present owner Sotheby's, Contemporary Art Evening Auction, London | 15 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com 
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13 février 2012

Zhang Huan (B.1965), Ass Head N°. 1

Zhang Huan (B.1965), Ass Head N°. 1. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated 2007 on the reverse; mixed media and incense ash; 228 by 227 by 244cm. 89 3/4 by 89 1/4 by 96in. Estimate 150,000-200,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from the artist in 2007 EXHIBITED: London, The Saatchi Gallery, The Revolution Continues: New Art From China, 2008-09, pp. 68-9 and 71, illustrated in colourLille, Tripostal, La Route De La Soie / The Silk Road , 2010- 11 LITERATURE: Uta Grosenick and Caspar... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's

 Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled, and inscribed Vado a Bergamo a fare una passeggiata on the reverse; waterpaint on canvas; 73 by 61cm. 28 3/4 by 24in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 450,000-650,000 GBP PROVENANCE: La Nuova Città, BergamoGalleria dell'Ariete, MilanCleto Polcina, RomePrivate Collection, MilanSale: Christie's, London, Post-War and Contemporary Art, 1 July 2008, Lot 134Acquired directly from the above by the present owner ... [Lire la suite]


13 février 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and inscribed Se vado a spasso mi fa male una gamba on the reverse waterpaint on canvas; 65 by 54cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 600,000-700,000 GBP PROVENANCE! Ch.H. Yalem, St LouisFather Maurice McNamee, St LouisSale: Sotheby's, London, Post War and Contemporary Art, 6 December 1990, Lot 43Private Collection, Italy (acquired directly from the above)Sale: Brearte, Milan, Arte contemporanea... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2012

"Taxidermie, dans les coulisses du Museum" @ Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle – Jardin des Plantes PARIS

  Photo : © Jacques Vekemans. Pendant une année, le photographe Jacques Vekemans a suivi le travail de taxidermie de Jack Thiney, dans son atelier, au Muséum. Exposées en plein air dans le Jardin des Plantes, les 20 photographies sélectionnées restituent ce savoir-faire très spécifique qui redonne, par mille gestes savants et précis, une apparence de vie animale aux spécimens que le Muséum expose, notamment dans la Grande Galerie de l’Évolution.  « Cette expérience merveilleuse fut l’occasion de prendre conscience de la... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2012

"Winter Tales" @ the Kunsthaus Zürich

  Gysbrecht Lytens, Winter Landscape with Gypsy Encampments, 1st half of the 17th century. Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery ZURICH.- From 10 February to 29 April 2012 the Kunsthaus Zürich is staging a thematic exhibition focusing on depictions of winter from the Renaissance to Impressionism. Entitled ‘Winter Tales,’ it includes some 120 works by artists such Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Jacob van Ruisdael, Francisco de Goya, Kazimir Malevich, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch and many other European... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2012

Les Jardins du Château de Versailles sous la neige !

Les Jardins du Château de Versailles sous la neige ! (source France d'art et de lumière)  
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