29 juillet 2018

Exhibition marks anniversary of the passing of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele (1890–1918), Town among Greenery (The Old City III), 1917. Oil on canvas Neue Galerie New York, in memory of Otto and Marguerite Manley, given as a bequest from the Estate of Marguerite Manley. NEW YORK, NY.- The Neue Galerie New York is presenting “Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary.” The exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of two of the greatest Austrian artists of the twentieth century.  Although born nearly thirty years apart, Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) and Egon... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

Adriaen Coorte (Middelburg (?) 1660 (?) - after 1707), Still life with a butterfly, apricots, cherries, and a chestnut

Lot 144. Adriaen Coorte (Middelburg (?) 1660 (?) - after 1707), Still life with a butterfly, apricots, cherries, and a chestnut, signed and dated lower right: A: Coorte, i685, oil on canvas, 16 by 13 3/4 in.; 40.6 by 34.9. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 290,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: With Van Pappelendam & Schouten, Amsterdam;Their sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller & Cie, 11-12 June 1889, lot 207;Anonymous sale, Boston, Skinner, Inc., 17... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

An Italian marble relief portrait of Cosimo I de 'Medici (1519-1574), attributed to Baccio Bandinelli (1493-1560), circa 1537

Lot 437. An Italian marble relief portrait of Cosimo I de 'Medici (1519-1574), attributed to Baccio Bandinelli (1493-1560), circa 1537; height 25 1/2 in., width 21 1/4 in.; 65, 54 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 362,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection Giuseppe Pacini, Florence. Literature: G. Sangiorgi, Catalogo degli oggetti d'arte e di antichità componenti le collezioni G. Pacini di Firenze, Florence, April 25, 1892 and following... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

Marco Basaiti (circa 1470 - 1530), Portrait Of A Young Man, Thought To Be Alvise De Franceschi

Lot 102. Marco Basaiti (circa 1470 - 1530), Portrait Of A Young Man, Thought To Be Alvise De Franceschi, inscribed on the reverse in an old hand:  Alvise di Franceschi di(?) Giacomo/Tos(?)...Nicolo.../Maria..., oil on panel, 10 by 9 in.; 25.4 by 22.8 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 542,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Albertini, Pistoia;Col. Charles Towneley, 1877;H. A. Peto;Mrs. S.N. Crossby, Burton Pynsent, Yeovil, Somerset;With Schaeffer Galleries, New... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Portrait of Florentius Josephus van Ertborn (1784-1840)

Lot 135. Jean-Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725 - 1805 Paris), Portrait of Florentius Josephus van Ertborn (1784-1840), signed center right: J.B. Greuze, and inscribed on the reverse: F.J. van ertborn ætate XXI / Greuze pinxit anno MDCCCIV, oil on panel, 25 1/2 by 20 15/16 in.; 64.8 by 53.2 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 938,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Commissioned from the artist by Florentius Josephus van Ertborn (1784-1840), 1804;Comte Charles de Bergeyck,... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2018

A Dehua Guanyin, 19th century

Lot 54. A Dehua Guanyin, 19th century; 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 3,000 - 5,000. Price Realised: USD 4,000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The Goddess of Mercy is shown seated with her right arm leaning on an arm rest while holding a scroll in her left hand, and wears a flowing ornate robe, her serene face framed by cascading braids and a topknot. The glaze is of a cool white tone.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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28 juillet 2018

An amber-glazed relief-decorated brush pot, 19th-20th century

Lot 32. An amber-glazed relief-decorated brush pot, 19th-20th century; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: USD 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is carved overall with a riverscape including two horses standing next to the river bank, all beneath a mottled-amber-tone glaze. The base is with a four-character mark reading Wang Bingrong zuo (made by Wang Bingrong).  Property from the Studio of Clear Garden Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2018

A 'peachbloom'-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 30. A 'peachbloom'-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty; 11 in. (27.9 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 4,000. Price Realised: USD 2,250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered in a glaze shading from light crushed-strawberry red near the mouth rim to greyish red and olive green on the neck and body, and the base is covered with pale blue glaze.  Provenance: Carl A. Rietz Collection, California.Oakland Museum of California, de-accessioned in 1959, accession... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

A puce-enameled bottle vase, 19th century

Lot 29. A puce-enameled bottle vase, 19th century; 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 4,000 - 6,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered in puce-tone enamel that stops short of the turquoise-blue-enameled interior and base. Provenance: Bonham's San Francisco, 29 September 2005, lot 4229. Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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28 juillet 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 28. A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty; 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 4,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered with a rich raspberry glaze streaked in blue and thinning to mushroom at the mouth rim, and the base is covered with a crackle-suffused white glaze. Provenance: Carl A. Rietz Collection, California.Oakland Museum of California, de-accessioned in 1959, accession number 59.13.72.Acquired by the... [Lire la suite]