06 mars 2019

Pierre Soulages (b. 1919), Peinture 73 x 100cm 17 mai 1964

Lot 24. Pierre Soulages (b. 1919), Peinture 73 x 100cm 17 mai 1964, signed 'Soulages' (lower right), oil on canvas, 28 ¾ x 39 3/8in. (73 x 100cm.) Painted in 1964. Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000. Price realised £971,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Kootz Gallery, New York (acquired in 1964).Galerie de France, Paris (acquired in 1970).Acquired from the above and thence by descent to the present owner. Literature: P. Encrevé, Soulages, L'oeuvre complet Peintures II. 1959-1978, Paris 1995, pp. 17, 316 and... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Pierre Soulages (b. 1919), Peinture 162 x 130cm, 16 octobre 1966

Lot 32. Pierre Soulages (b. 1919), Peinture 162 x 130cm, 16 octobre 1966, signed 'Soulages' (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘SOULAGES 16 Oct 66 162 x 130’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 63 ¾ x 51in.(162 x 130cm.) Painted in 1966. Estimate: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000. Price realised £1,811,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris.Private Collection, Italy.Art Emporium Gallery, Vancouver.Private Collection, Vancouver.Acquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: P.... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1960

Lot 29. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana concetto spaziale 1+1-387AA' (on the reverse), acrylic on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. (100 x 80.9cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate: £800,000 - £1,200,000. Price realised £941,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Paolo Marinotti Collection, Milan. Private Collection, Paris. Gallerio Lo Scudo, Verona. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004. Literature: E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 28. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed ‘l. Fontana “Concetto spaziale” “Attese” 1+1-XYZZA’ (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 35¼ x 45 7/8in. (89.5 x 116.5cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate: £2,000,000 - £3,000,000. Price realised £2,291,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Galleria Arco d’Alibert, Rome. Paolo Nazzaro Collection, Rome.Bernard Cats, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005.  Literature: E.... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Three paintings by Nicolas de Staël sold at Christie's London, 6 March 2019

  Christie’s is delighted to present three outstanding works by Nicolas de Staël. Widely regarded as one of the most important painters of the 1950s, his thickly-impastoed visions of the world around him played a pivotal role in the European post-War artistic landscape. Within a tragically short career spanning around 15 years, de Staël developed a unique idiom caught between abstract and figurative registers. Remaining conceptually independent from contemporary developments such as Abstract Expressionism and Tachisme, his works... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), A B, Tower, 1987

Lot 26. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), A B, Tower, signed, numbered and dated 'Richter 1987 647-4' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 55 1/8 x 39 3/8in. (140 x 100cm.) Painted in 1987. Estimate: £3,000,000 - £5,000,000. Price realised £3,131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London.Private Collection (acquired from the above, 1988).Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York 16 November 2017, lot 62.Acquired at the above sale by the present owner. Literature: Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

An exceptionally rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed double-gourd 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 608. An exceptionally rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed double-gourd 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 13 1/8  in., 33.3 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with a globular lower section rising to a narrow waist surmounted by a pear-form upper bulb and an upright lipped rim, both the lower and upper bulbs decorated in the round with a lively display of crisply sprig-molded and slip relief decorated scrolling leafy stems issuing luxuriant... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A finely carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 607. A finely carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Height 13 in., 32.9 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly proportioned pear-shaped body rising from a slightly splayed foot, sweeping up to a tall waisted neck and an everted lipped rim, the body boldly carved with four large peony sprays borne on an undulating stem also issuing furled leaves, above a broad lotus lappet band... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 606. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 8 3/8  in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep U-shaped sides decorated around the exterior in relief with scrolling vines issuing luxuriant peony, lotus, and chrysanthemum blooms, slender stems extending alongside and sprouting smaller blossoms and buds, the flowers framed by leaves gently bending outward from the stems, the interior similarly incised surrounding a large... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A large and rare carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'phoenix and lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 605. A large and rare carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'phoenix and lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 14 3/4  in., 37.5 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. stoutly potted, the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, the exterior intricately incised with a lively continuous frieze of phoenix amidst leafy sprays of flowering lotus, covered overall in a rich, lustrous sea-green glaze save for a ring at the base burnt... [Lire la suite]