08 février 2017

Hubert de Givenchy, Fuchsia Dress with Ruffle, 1958

Hubert de Givenchy, Fuchsia Dress with Ruffle, 1958 © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. Silk shantung. A sleeveless dress in fuchsia silk shantung with a ruffle down front from the shoulder to the hem. This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy for a Jacques Lowe photographic sitting, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, 1959.  Jackie Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, 1959. Photo Jacques Lowe

08 février 2017

Hubert de Givenchy. Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress, Spring-Summer 1961

Hubert de Givenchy. Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress, Spring-Summer 1961 © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. Ziberline; silk floss; silk ribbon; seed pearls. A full length evening dress in ivory Ziberline with an A-line skirt. The bodice is embroidered with lilies of the valley and roses; the skirt is unadorned. The gown was embroidered by Hurel with silk floss, silk ribbon, and seed pearls.  This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to dinner at Versailles, France, June 1, 1961. Also worn to a congressional... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875), Vue de Venise, 1928

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875), Vue de Venise, 1928. Inscribed Venise 12 juillet (lower right), oil on paper laid down on canvas, 10 by 12 1/8 in. (25.8 by 32 cm.). Price on request. Gallery 19c. This newly discovered painting is one of only five known depictions of Venice from Corot’s first trip to Italy in 1828.   Provenance: Private French Collection (and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, April 23, 2004, lot 4, illustrated) Salander O’Reilly Galleries, New... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its the Art of The Surreal sale

 Paul Delvaux, Le village des sirènes (1942, estimate: £1,700,000-2,500,000), René Magritte, La corde sensible (1960, estimate: £14,000,000-18,000,000), and René Magritte, Le domaine d’Arnheim (1938, estimate: £6,500,000-8,500,000). © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The sixteenth edition of The Art of the Surreal sale will take place at Christie’s on 28 February, following the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale and will include 35 lots that chart the history... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Sotheby's Sues Dealer Mark Weiss Over Alleged Fake Old Master Painting

'Unknown Man' portrait, said to be by Frans Hals, sold sold for more than $10 million to London dealer Mark Weiss and Mark Weiss Ltd. (The Weiss Gallery) LONDON - Sotheby's will head to court in London with dealer Mark Weiss and Mark Weiss Ltd. over an alleged fake Old Master painting that was sold in a private sale. Sotheby's later reimbursed the American buyer for the picture and is demanding that Weiss, who supplied the work to Sotheby's client, repay them. Reports the Financial Times: "The auction house last... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2017

US fund boss James Tomilson Hill III refuses to sell masterpiece as pound plunges

Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap by Jacopo Pontormo. Photograph: DCMS Press Office LONDON (AFP).- A US hedge fund chief has refused to sell a Renaissance masterpiece painting to Britain's National Gallery after the Brexit vote sent the pound tumbling. The iconic London museum had met the £30 million asking price agreed in a 2015 deal with James Tomilson Hill III, chief executive of the Blackstone Alternative Asset Group, for Jacopo Pontormo's "Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap". But Tomilson Hill now... [Lire la suite]