27 mars 2018

A blue and sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1451. A blue and sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The somewhat compressed globular body raised on three amber-glazed paw supports and applied at mid-body atop a bow-string band with three foliate medallions alternating with three flower-form medallions applied on the shoulder, glazed in green, amber and ivory and reserved on a rich blue ground, the... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2018

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

Paul Cézanne, Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888-1890, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art.  Washington, DC— Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne's (1839–1906)... [Lire la suite]
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