31 décembre 2016

National Portrait Gallery to stage first major exhibition devoted entirely to Cézanne's portraits

Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888-90 by Paul Cézanne © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, 1995.47.5 LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery is to stage the first exhibition devoted entirely to portraits by Paul Cézanne, it was announced today, Thursday 8 December 2016. This major new exhibition, Cézanne Portraits, will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cézanne's portraits from collections across the... [Lire la suite]

31 décembre 2016

National Gallery of Victoria to present "The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture"

Inside the ateliers of the House of Dior, 2012 © Pol Baril. MELBOURNE.- In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the House of Dior, one of the most prestigious couture houses in the world, the National Gallery of Victoria will present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International from 27 August to 7 November, 2017.   Exclusive to Melbourne, the exhibition is a collaboration between the NGV and the House of Dior and will feature a sumptuous display... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2016

Bonnne Année! Happy New Year!

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31 décembre 2016

Magnificent masterpieces by Artemisia Gentileschi on view at the Museo di Roma

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653), Judith and her maid Abra, ca. 1613. Oil on canvas, 114x93,5 cm. Florence, Uffizi Gallery. ROME.- A journey through the art of the first half of the 17th century in the footsteps of a great and true woman. A first-class painter with a lively effervescent mind, who did not limit herself to sublime painting techniques, but who could modulate it according to the demands of her different patrons, transform it after having absorbed the best from her contemporaries, as she did from the ancient... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2016

The Top 14 Chinese Ceramics Sold in 2016 at Bonhams

A pair of exceptionally rare Imperial doucai waterpots, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735). Each: 5.3cm (2 1/8in) high. Estimate: 10,000,000-15,000,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 12,640,000 (€1,546,158) at Bonhams Hong Kong, 2 June 2016, lot  12. Photo Bonhams. Each gracefully potted with gently curving sides, the exterior delicately outlined in subtle underglaze-blue with vaporous swirling clouds encircling the base and rising towards the top, exquisitely enamelled... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2016

The Top 20 Jewels Sold in 2016 by Bonhams

A superb 3.81 carats fancy intense blue diamond ring. Sold for £2,322,500 (€2,712,630) at Bonhams London, 20 Sep 2016, lot 126. Photo Bonhams. A 14.13 carats Kashmir sapphire single-stone ring. Sold for £1,385,000 (€1,617,650) at Bonhams London, 4 December2016, lot 121. Photo Bonhams. An important 17.97 carats Type IIa diamond solitaire ring. Sold for US$ 1,447,500 (€1,373,209) at Bonhams New York, 6 December 2016, lot 618.... [Lire la suite]
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