15 février 2017

Impressionnant crâne de Silure Silurus glanis

Lot 46. Impressionnant crâne de Silure Silurus glanis. Estimation : 1 300 - 1 500 €. Photo Binoche et Giquello Socle en chêne noir et verre; H. 64,5 cm - L. 39 cm Le silure est le plus grand poisson européen d'eau douce.Natif d'Europe de l'Est et de l'embouchure de la mer Caspienne, celui-ci a été pêché en 2014 en Hongrie. Cette tête pesait 18 kilos. On peut observer que ce monstre ne mord pas ses proies, mais laisse faire ses enzymes de digestion: ses dents sont minuscules. Binoche et... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2017

Très beau squelette de python réticulé Malayopython reticulatus, Asie du Sud-Est

Lot 47. Très beau squelette de python réticulé Malayopython reticulatus, Asie du Sud-Est. Estimation : 3 800 - 4 000 €. Photo Binoche et Giquello Ce serpent âgé de 18 ans est mort dans un zoo Italien en 2013, il atteignait 3,5 mètres de long. Cette espèce est originaire d'Asie (Thaïlande, Malaisie...). Socle laqué noir et verre. H. 120 cm - L. 65 cm. Annexe II/B. Binoche et Giquello. Histoire naturelle - nature et merveilles, mardi 07 mars à 16h00, Salle 9 - Drouot-Richelieu,... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Cross, 1997

Lot 25. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Cross, stamped with the artist's name, date 1997 and number 22/80 on the reverse steel, 7 5/8 by 7 5/8 by 5/8 in., 19.4 by 19.4 by 1.6 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in 1997  Literature: Hubertus Butin and Stefan Gronert, Eds., Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004, Ostfildern 2004, cat. no. 92, p. 241, illustrated in colorHubertus Butin,... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Seestück I (Seascape I),1969

Lot 26. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Seestück I (Seascape I), signed, dated 69 and numbered 130/150, offset lithograph on paper. Image: 16 3/8 by 15 5/8 in. 41.6 by 40 cm. Sheet: 20 by 19 3/8 in. 50.8 by 49.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Exhibited: Kunsthalle Bremen, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-1993, October - November 1993, cat. no. 17, p. 81 (another example exhibited) Literature: Museum Folkwang, Gerhard Richter: Graphik 1965-1970, Essen 1970, n.p.René... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Untitled (5.5.89)

Lot 24. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Untitled (5.5.89), signed and dated 5.5.89, oil on photograph, 5 7/8 by 4 in., 14.9 by 10.2 cm. Executed in 1989, this work will be included in the forthcoming publication Gerhard Richter: Overpainted Photographs, A Comprehensive Catalogue being compiled by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Joseph Hage. Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner Note: "Almost all the abstract paintings show scenarios, surroundings and landscapes that don’t... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Souvenir 36/64, 1995

  Lot 4. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Souvenir 36/64, signed and numbered 36/64 on a label affixed to the reverse oil on canvas 8 1/4 by 8 1/4 in. 21 by 21 cm. Executed in 1995, this work is number 36 of 64 unique parts from the painting CR 813-0, which was cut into individual canvases by the artist. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner circa 1998  Literature: Hubertus Butin and Stefan... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Fuji (839-68), 1996

Lot 228. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Fuji (839-68), signed on the reverse oil on aluminum 14 1/2 by 11 1/2 in. 36.8 by 29.2 cm. Executed in 1996. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Fred Jahn, MunichPrivate Collection, USAPrivate Collection, New York   Literature: Hubertus Butin and Stefan Gronert, Eds., Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004, Ostfildern 2004, cat. no. 89, p. 238, another example illustrated in colorHubertus Butin, Stefan Gronert, and Thomas Olbricht,... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild (843-4), 1997

Lot 5. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild (843-4), signed, dated 1997 and numbered 843-4 on the reverse oil on aluminum 21 5/8 by 18 7/8 in. 54.9 by 47.9 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner in January 1999 Exhibited: Venice, Biennale di Venezia: XLVII, June - November 1997London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Gerhard Richter, 1998, September - October 1998, p. 15,... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Exhibition concentrating on Wolfgang Tillmans' production across different media opens at Tate Modern

Wolfgang Tillmans astro crusto, a, 2012 © Wolfgang Tillmans LONDON.- Wolfgang Tillmans has earned recognition as one of the most exciting and innovative artists working today. Tate Modern presents an exhibition concentrating on his production across different media since 2003. First rising to prominence in the 1990s for his photographs of everyday life and contemporary culture, Tillmans has gone on to work in an ever greater variety of media and has taken an increasingly innovative approach to staging... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens first major exhibition in the United States devoted to Hercules Segers

NEW YORK, NY.- Hercules Segers (ca. 1589–ca. 1638), the great Dutch experimental printmaker, created otherworldly landscapes of astonishing originality by using an extraordinary array of techniques that still puzzle scholars today. The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 13 through May 21, is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the artist, who possessed one of the most fertile creative minds of his time. Although his name is not well... [Lire la suite]
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