29 août 2016

A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 723. A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century; 2 ¾ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 112,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl has rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, from the short, unglazed foot, and is covered with a thick, crackled glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim, Japanese wood box.  Note: Jun wares were produced at various kiln sites in Henan province and two of the... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2016

A small Jun 'bubble' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 722. A small Jun 'bubble' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 2 ¾ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 52,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl has rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, from the short, unglazed foot, and is covered with a thick, crackled glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim, Japanese wood box.  Notes: With its round sides and slightly inverted rim, this simple, yet refined bowl... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

A miniature Jun tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 721. A miniature Jun tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 2 in. (5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 37,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The globular body of the censer stands on three cabriole feet, and rises to a cylindrical neck with everted rim. The censer is covered in a thick glaze of sky-blue tone, with the lavender mottling, that thins to mushroom on the rim, ending in an irregular line on the interior of the neck and on the exterior above the feet,... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

Yan Pei-Ming, "Ruines du temps réel" à Sète

Yan Pei-Ming, Benazir Bhutto (détail), 2012. Huile sur toile. 200 x 300 cm. Photo: André Morin. © Yan Pei-Ming, ADAGP, Paris, 2016. SETE - L'artiste franco-chinois Yan Pei-Ming, né en 1960, présente dans l'exposition «Ruines du temps réel», à Sète, au Centre régional d'art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, ses plus récentes toiles, réalisées en 2015 et 2016, dont certaines spécialement pour l'exposition. Tous les grands genres classiques sont abordés: portraits, autoportraits, paysages, scènes historiques et... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

A Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 720. A Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The elegant dish is potted with shallow rounded sides rising to a flat, everted rim with raised outer edge, and is covered overall with a thick glaze of even sea-green tone, the unglazed foot rim burnt orange in the firing, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Maria Worthington, Vienna, Virginia. The Robert E. Barron... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

Guwan tu ‘Pictures of Ancient Playthings’, 1728, Yongzheng reign, Qing dynasty

Guwan tu ‘Pictures of Ancient Playthings’, Scene 1. Ink and colours on paper, Height: 62.5 centimetres (?), Length: 20 metres (approx). Anonymous artists of the Qing imperial painting academy, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period, dated equivalent to AD 1728. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese  Art (PDF X01) © Trustees of the British Museum This handscroll presents a very rare subject in China’s court painting history. It measures nearly twenty metres in length and provides a selective... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2016

Plus de 9,5 millions de visiteurs sur mon blog, MERCI!

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29 août 2016

A rare Longquan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 719. A rare Longquan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,025,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The brush washer is well potted with the lower body flaring outward from the thin foot ring before rising vertically to the broad, flat, everted rim. It is covered overall with a fine glaze of soft blue-green tone, with the exception of the foot. There is a small area of gold lacquer on the mouth... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

Exhibition celebrates 25 years of major acquisitions

François Boucher, Academic Study of A Reclining Male Nude, about 1750. The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Endowment Fund. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents 84 hitherto unexhibited masterful drawings carefully and thoughtfully acquired over the last quarter century in an exhibition titled Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions. Building upon an established and world-renowned collection, these masterpieces range from the French and Italian schools of the 17th century to Swiss,... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

"Bouchardon (1698 - 1762) Une idée du beau" au Musée du Louvre

Edme Bouchardon, L’Amour se faisant un arc dans la massue d’Hercule. Département des Sculptures, musée du Louvre. © RMN - Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre), Hervé Lewandowski PARIS - Le musée du Louvre et le J. Paul Getty Museum de Los Angeles rendent hommage à Edme Bouchardon, sculpteur et dessinateur de renom, qui fut considéré dès son époque comme « le plus grand sculpteur et le meilleur dessinateur de son siècle » (Cochin). Cité dans l’Encyclopédie comme le continuateur de Puget et de Girardon, Bouchardon fut perçu par... [Lire la suite]