22 janvier 2020

GALERIE BERÈS, Stand 74b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Edouard Vuillard (Cuiseaux 1868-1940 La Baule), Etude pour le Théâtre libre, circa 1892. Pastel and ink on paper, 38.5 x 38 cm. Seal lower right: E Vuillard. © Galerie Berès. Certificate of authenticity issued by Mathias Chivot, Vuillard Archives, dated 18 July 2018. Simon Hantai (Bia 1922-2008 Paris), Untitled. Watercolour on canvas, 75 x 59.5 cm. Signed and dated lower right: Hantai 71. © Galerie Berès. Provenance: Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris. Literature: Simon Hantaï, galerie Katia Granoff, Paris, 28 October-12 December... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2020

W. APOLLONI SRL, Stand 88d at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Leoncillo Leonardi (Spoleto 1915-1968 Rome), Abstract enamelled terracotta sculptures, circa 1950. Ceramic, 52 x 35 cm each. © W. APOLLONI SRL. Provenance: house of Raf Vallone (an Italian neo-realist actor). Literature: 'Leoncillo Le Ceramiche', De Luca Editori D'arte, 2018. Antonio Canova (Possagno 1751-1822 Venice), Busts of Caroline Bonaparte and Joachim Murat, Queen Consort and King of Naples, c. 1813. Plaster, cast in Antonio Canova’s workshop, 65 x 32 cm and 58.5 x 26 cm © W. APOLLONI SRL. Provenance: the House of... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

PAOLO ANTONACCI, Stand 19c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Carlo Bugatti (Milano 1856-1940 Molsheim), Ebonized walnut partly covered with bleached deerskin, with embossed copper applications and an orientalist painting,112 x 92 cm. © PAOLO ANTONACCI The wooden frame is partly covered with bleached deerskin and has embossed copper applications, brass inlays and pewter decorations with floral motifs. The Orientalist painting inside the Bugatti frame depicts the a barber's workshop. Provenance: collection of the Villa Tib in Grissina by Baron Branca, who commissioned the artist with to make... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2020

Masterworks from the collections of Marylou Whitney and J.E. Safra lead Sotheby's auction

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will unveil highlights from the 19th Century European Art sale on 31 January in New York. Highlighted by a major group of paintings from the collection of J.E. Safra, the 95 paintings, drawings and sculpture on offer will open for public exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries beginning 24 January, alongside Sotheby’s Masters Week auctions.PAINTINGS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRAHighlighting the auction is a series of exceptional paintings from the extraordinary private collection of J.E.... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

Restituted artworks by Pissarro and Signac to make auction debut in London

LONDON.- Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 4 February will include three works recently restituted to the heirs of Gaston Lévy, one of the most notable patrons and art collectors living in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s. A highly successful businessman and property developer, Lévy and his family lived in a magnificent apartment on the Avenue de Friedland, which he filled with books, paintings and works of art, many of which he bought from the great dealers of his day, including BernheimJeune, Paul... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2020

Francesco Zanin, Venice, view of the Palazzo Ducale; Venice, view of the Scuola Grande di San Marco

Lot 60. Francesco Zanin (Nove 1824 - 1884 Venice), Venice, view of the Palazzo Ducale; Venice, view of the Scuola Grande di San Marco. The former signed and dated lower left: Zanin Fran:co. 1862; The latter signed and inscribed lower left: 13 Zanin Fran:co; a pair, both oil on canvas, the former: 17⅝ by 25¾ in.; 44.8 by 65.5 cm., the latter: 17⅝ by 25⅝ in.; 44.7 by 65.2 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Note: Francesco Zanin is renowned as a... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2020

Turner in January 2020 at the Scottish National Gallery

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Loch Coruisk, Skye, 1831. Watercolour with scraping on paper, 8.90 x 14.30 cm. Collection: Scottish National Gallery, Henry Vaughan Bequest 1900. Photo: © National Galleries of Scotland | Antonia Reeve. EDINBURGH.- In 1900, collector Henry Vaughan made an exceptional bequest to the National Galleries of Scotland – a set of 38 radiant watercolours by Joseph Mallord William Turner, giving a gift to the nation to be enjoyed for generations. This annual exhibition has become a... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the first U.S. exhibition of Félix Vallotton's work in nearly 30 years

NEW YORK, NY.- In darkly suggestive paintings and graphically spare prints, Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) chronicled fin de siècle Paris like no other artist of his generation. He lampooned the bourgeoisie with acerbic wit and laid bare the urban turmoil of a society in flux. Swiss born and Paris educated, Vallotton was a highly original artist whose diverse talents have never been fully recognized. In the first U.S. exhibition of his work in nearly 30 years, Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet—on view at The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2019

"Goya, génie d'avant-garde, le maître et son école" au musée des Beaux-Arts d'Agen

Du 8 novembre 2019 au 10 février 2020, le musée des Beaux-Arts d'Agen présente une exposition aussi insolite que novatrice : « Goya, génie d'avant-garde, le maître et son école ». L’équipe du Musée d’Agen est accompagnée dans ce projet par Juliet Wilson-Bareau, spécialiste reconnue de l’oeuvre de Goya et avec le soutien personnel du ministre de la Culture. Cette exposition propose d’établir à travers les peintures, les dessins et les gravures, les constantes dans les oeuvres de Goya et... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2019

The Frick exhibits paintings by Manet from the collection of the Norton Simon Museum

 Installation view of Manet: Three Paintings from the Norton Simon Museum; photo: George Koelle. NEW YORK, NY.- The Frick presents three canvases by Édouard Manet (1832–1883) from the collection of the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, marking the first time the paintings are being exhibited together elsewhere since their acquisition. Considered the father of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and, by some, twentieth-century abstraction, Manet was a revolutionary in his own time and a legend thereafter.... [Lire la suite]
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