12 avril 2016

A splendid German gilt silver and ivory tankard, 19th century

Lot 128. A splendid German gilt silver and ivory tankard, 19th century. Estimate 9 000 EUR. Photo Nagel. Stand, cover, handle and inner liner worked in cast and embossed gilt silver, the ivory body with relief carving depicting Mother of God enthroned and the Four Evangelists. Silver marked "13" at the stand. Minor damages due to age. H. 23 cm Nagel. Sale 733, 13th April 2016
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11 avril 2016

A Dutch parcel-gilt and polychrome-painted embossed leather four-fold screen, 19th century

Lot 242. A Dutch parcel-gilt and polychrome-painted embossed leather four-fold screen, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. height 84 1/2 in.; length 92; 214.5 cm; 233.5 cm Sotheby's. European Decorative Arts from Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, New York, 12 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM
09 avril 2016

Sotheby's to offer Paul Signac's 'Opus' masterpiece Maisons du port, Saint-Tropez

Paul Signac, Maisons du port, Saint-Tropez, 1882. Estimate $8/12 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On 9 May 2016, Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York will feature a striking Pointillist painting of Saint-Tropez by Paul Signac (estimate $8/12 million*). Inscribed Op.237, the painting heralds from an important period for the artist, during which he designated his works with ‘opus numbers,’ much as a composer would name a masterful musical composition. Painted in 1882 –... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2016

Artistic Insight: La Chaumière sous les Arbres by Vincent van Gogh at M.S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans

Vincent van Gogh, La Chaumière sous les Arbres (The Cottage under the Trees), Circa 1885. Oil on canvas, Frame: 29 1/4" high x 28" wide. Canvas: 19 3/8" high x 18 3/4" wide. M.S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS - The paintings of Vincent van Gogh rank amongst the most iconic in the world. Simply the mention of his name evokes thoughts of celebrated masterpieces created by one of history’s most important artists – masterpieces that, for the most part, are found only in the most prestigious... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

Supreme Court Rules For Yale to Keep $200 Million Van Gogh

 Vincent Van Gogh, Le café de nuit (The Night Café), 1888. Oil on canvas, 72.4 cm × 92.1 cm (28.5 in × 36.3 in). Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.  NEW HAVEN - Yale University can keep a Vincent Van Gogh masterpiece after the U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal from a man who says the Bolsheviks seized the painting from his great-grandfather after the 1917 Soviet revolution. Pierre Konowaloff has been trying to recoup “The Night Café” since he learned in 2008 that it... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2016

"August Kopisch: Painter, Poet, Discoverer, Inventor" on view at Alte Nationalgalerie

August Kopisch, The Pontine Marshes at Sunset, 1848. Oil on canvas, 62 x 111 cm, National Museums in Berlin - National Gallery | Photo: Andres Kilger BERLIN.- In this exhibition on the work of August Kopisch (1799–1853), Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie focuses on one of the most versatile nineteenth century artists. Like nobody else, the Breslau-born artist combined painting, poetry, and the spirit of discovery and invention. He first made a name for himself as the discoverer of the Blue Grotto on the island... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2016

James McNeill Whistler's 'Portrait of the artist's mother, 1871' travels to National Galley of Victoria

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American 1834–1903, Arrangement in grey and black no. 1: Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, oil on canvas, 144.3 x 162.5 cm, Musée d’Orsay, Paris (RF 699) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi.  MELBOURNE.- One of the world’s most iconic paintings, James McNeill Whistler’s Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, has been unveiled at the National Gallery of Victoria in its Australian debut. On loan from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and exhibited exclusively at the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2016

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center acquires work by acclaimed French symbolist painter Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau, (French 1826 - 1898), Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, ca. 1872. Oil on panel, 7 X 11 1/2 inches. Gifts of Elizabeth S. Colie, Mrs. Ruth Britten (Ruth Rutchik, class of 1958) and Mrs. Harold Deutsch (Barbara Chobot, '56) by exchange. POUGHKEEPSIE, NY.- The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College announces its acquisition of Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, a painting by renowned 19th century French artist Gustave Moreau. Moreau was trained as an academic history painter but evolved into... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2016

L'Atelier en plein air: Les Impressionnistes en Normandie, 18 mars - 25 juillet 2016 au musée Jacquemart-André

L'Atelier en plein air : Affiche. PARIS - Le Musée Jacquemart-André présente au printemps un ensemble d’une cinquantaine d’œuvres prestigieuses, issues de collections particulières et d’institutions européennes et américaines majeures, qui retrace l’histoire de l’Impressionnisme, de ses peintres précurseurs aux grands maîtres. Le XIXe siècle voit l’émergence d’un genre pictural nouveau: le paysage en plein air. Cette révolution picturale, née en Angleterre, va se propager sur le continent dès les années 1820 et la Normandie... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2016

Suite de quatre bustes en albâtre représentant : L'Arisote, Dante, Le Tasse et Pétrarque, Italie, époque Néo-Classique

Lot 480, Suite de quatre bustes en albâtre représentant : L'Arisote, Dante, Le Tasse et Pétrarque, Italie, époque Néo-Classique. Estimation : 400 € / 600 €.  Photo Audap & Mirabaud Titrés : "ARIOSTO", "DANTE", "TASSO" et "PETRARCA". Haut. : de 20,5 à 21,2 cm. (Petits éclats).  AUDAP & MIRABAUD, Succession d’un Collectionneur, entier Mobilier garnissant son appartement, le 15 Mars 2016 à 14h. DROUOT RICHELIEU - SALLE 7 - 9, RUE DROUOT 75009 PARIS
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