31 juillet 2021

The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism to be offered at Christie’s in november

Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), Jeune homme à sa fenêtre, oil on canvas, 45⅝ x 31⅞ in. (116 x 81 cm.) Painted in 1876. Estimate on request (in excess of $50 million). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 New York — Christie’s is honored to announce The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections to ever appear on the market. Masterpiece works by Caillebotte, Cézanne and van Gogh will headline the 25 works from the collection offered in... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty monochrome sold at Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot 306. A small guan-type celadon vase, cong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur: 11,5 cm. (41⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 307. A large flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 40.7 cm. (16 in.). Estimate EUR 3,500 - EUR 5,500. Price Realised EUR 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 308. A large... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2021

A qingbai incised 'dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 417. A qingbai incised 'dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diamètre: 14 cm. (51⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 800 - EUR 1,200. Price Realised EUR 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance:  Private European collection, predominantly assembled by the current owner's father from the 1970s to 1990s, then by descent within the family. Note: The interior of this conical bowl is finely incised with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst fire scrolls... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2021

Albrecht Dürer: Apocalypse and Other Masterworks from Indiana University Collections at the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Albrecht Dürer (Germany, 1471–1528). The Four Horsemen, Plate 4 from the Apocalypse, published 1498. Woodcut on paper, image: 15 5/8 x 11 3/16 in., sheet: 16 7/8 x 11 ¾ in. Collection of George Amos Poole, Jr., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington. BLOOMINGTON, IN.- The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art announced the summer opening of Albrecht Dürer: Apocalypse and Other Masterworks from Indiana University Collections, the first-ever exhibition to survey the university’s impressive holdings by... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2021

A wucai moulded slender baluster vase and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 420. A wucai moulded slender baluster vase and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Hauteur: 32,5 cm. (12 3⁄4 in.). Estimate EUR 1,000 - EUR 2,500. Price Realised EUR 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance:  Private European collection, predominantly assembled by the current owner's father from the 1970s to 1990s, then by descent within the family. Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021
29 juillet 2021

Famille verte porcelains from Kangxi period (1662-1722) at Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot 365. A famille verte ogee 'butterfly' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diamètre: 18,3 cm. (7 1⁄4 in.). Estimate EUR 1,200 - EUR 1,800. Price Realised EUR 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021  Provenance: With Bluett & Sons, London (according to label).With Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, Netherlands.The van Daalen Collection of Chinese Art.Christie's London, The van Daalen Collection of Chinese Art, 30 October - 6... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2021

Blue and white porcelain from Kangxi period sold at Christie's Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot  324. A blue and white 'Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), Marque apocryphe de l'empereur Xuande à la base. Hauteur: 37 cm. (14 1⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Note: See a similar vase in the Collections of the Palace Museum, The Forbidden City, Beijing, pl. 271, page 418.Also see in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Alfred and Margaret... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2021

The Wallace Collection's 'Dance to the Music of Time' on loan for first time in 121 years

Detail from Nicolas Poussin, 'A Bacchanalian Revel before a Term', 1632–3 © The National Gallery, London. LONDON.- The National Gallery’s new exhibition Poussin and the Dance, co-organised with the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, will include wild, raucous and surprisingly joyous scenes, showing whirling, cavorting figures. It will cast the French Classical artist in a completely new light, showing how he grappled with the challenges of arresting movement and capturing the expressive potential of the body.For the first... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2021

A blue and white 'duck and lotus pond' dish and a Zhangzhou-type 'fish' dish, 17th century

Lot 418. A blue and white 'duck and lotus pond' dish and a Zhangzhou-type 'fish' dish, 17th century. Diamètre du plat bleu blanc : 35 cm. (13 3⁄4 in.). Diamètre du plat 'Zhangzhou' : 31 cm. (12 1⁄4 in.). Estimate EUR 2,500 - EUR 3,500. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Private European collection, predominantly assembled by the current owner's father from the 1970s to 1990s, then by descent within the family. Note: Both dishes... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2021

A blue and white 'deer and cranes' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 418. A blue and white 'deer and cranes' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Diamètre: 32 cm. (12 5⁄8 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Private European collection, assembled in the 1980s and 1990s by the current vendor's father, then by descent within the family. Note: The bowl is decorated with an auspicious design as both cranes and deer are symbolic of longevity. Christie's. Art of Asia,... [Lire la suite]