01 mai 2021

Degas' Danseuse rose and Femme sortant du bain to be offered at Christie's

Edgar Degas, Danseuse rose, circa 1896, estimate: £2,500,000-3,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 LONDON.- Edgar Degas’ Danseuse rose (circa 1896, estimate: £2,500,000-3,500,000) and Femme sortant du bain (circa 1886-88, estimate: £1,300,000-1,800,000) will feature in Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Evening Sale on 30 June 2021. Together, they represent Degas’ exploration of two of the themes he found most enduring – that of the dancer at rest and the intimate gestures of a woman bathing. Through the second... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer $25 million Paul Cézanne still life in Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Cézanne, Nature morte: pommes et poires, ca. 1880s–90s. Estimate $25-35 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- From an exceptional and distinguished private collection, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale this May will be highlighted by masterworks from the defining Impressionist and Post-Impressionist French artists whose indelible bodies of work and artistic legacies shaped the course of Modern art history like no others: Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, and Claude Monet.Cézanne’s Nature morte:... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2021

Christie's announces highlights included in the Classic Week auctions: European Art, 21 April 2PM

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Classic Week, a marquee series of seven live and online auctions that feature pieces from antiquity to the 20th century. Sales will be held from 8-23 April and include Old Master paintings and sculpture, European Art, Antiquities, Books and Manuscripts and two single-owner auctions, The Kagan Collection and The Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg Collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed books. The exhibition at Christie’s Rockefeller Center will be by appointment only... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2021

"Peintres femmes, 1780-1830" au Musée du Luxembourg

Autoportrait, Julie Duvidal de Montferrier. © Beaux-Arts de Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/image Beaux-Arts de Paris   On croit volontiers qu’après la gloire d’Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun liée à l’Ancien Régime, il faut attendre la deuxième moitié du XIXe siècle pour trouver des peintres femmes aussi remarquables. Pourtant, c’est entre 1780 et 1830, que le combat de ces dernières a trouvé ses racines : le droit à la formation, la professionnalisation, une existence publique et une place sur le marché de l’art. Les artistes femmes... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2020

"Magritte / Renoir. Le surréalisme en plein soleil' au Musée de l'Orangerie

René Magritte (1898-1967), La Préméditation, 1943. Huile sur toile, 55 × 46 cm. Collection particulière. © Photothèque R. Magritte / Adagp Images, Paris, 2021 Les musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie organisent une exposition consacrée à la "Période Renoir" de René Magritte, engagée à partir de 1943 jusqu’en 1947. Première exposition à montrer de façon complète un chapitre de l’œuvre de Magritte encore largement méconnu, elle permet de confronter les œuvres de Magritte à celles d’Auguste Renoir qui l’ont... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2020

Culturally significant sculpture Death of Cleopatra saved from export

Henri de Triqueti (1803-1874), 'Death of Cleopatra', 19th century, ivory and bronze. LONDON.- Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage has placed a temporary export bar on ivory sculpture titled ‘Death of Cleopatra’ by a highly appreciated figure in 19th century art.Henri de Triqueti was a notable and influential artist of the era who sought patronage among the royal family. His standing and knowledge earned him the respect of Prince Albert, and his greatest works include the marbles produced for the Albert Memorial... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2020

'Wild at Heart. Romanticism in Switzerland' at Kunsthaus Zürich

Ford Madox Brown, Manfred on the Jungfrau, 1841/1861. Oil on canvas, 140.2 x 115 cm, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, Gift of Mr Frederick William Jackson. From 13 November 2020 to 14 February 2021 the Kunsthaus will be turning the spotlight on Romanticism, with an exhibition of over 150 works spanning the arc from Henry Fuseli to Alexandre Calame and the early Arnold Böcklin. It reveals the considerable contribution made by Swiss artists to the development of European landscape painting, follows them to... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2020

MFA Boston Offers Once-in-a-Generation Chance to See Entire Collection of 35 Paintings by Monet

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926), Grainstack (Sunset), 1891. Oil on canvas, Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON—Claude Monet (1840–1926) found extraordinary beauty in settings both mundane and majestic, and he shared that vision—that enthusiasm for the here and now—in paintings that changed the course of art. Perhaps no other artist has captured Boston’s imagination as enduringly as the beloved Impressionist master. On the occasion of its 150th anniversary, the... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2020

MFA Boston Presents "Cézanne: In and Out of Time"

Nature morte de pêches et poires (Still life with Peaches and Pears), about 1885-87, by Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906) Oil on canvas. Private Collection/Bridgeman Images. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Cézanne: In and Out of Time (November 11, 2020–February 28, 2021) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), places 12 paintings by Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906)—five from the MFA’s collection and seven from private collections—in dialogue with eight works by his peers and forebears, highlighting aspects of the... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2020

An ormolu-mounted Sicilian red coral branch, French, First half 19th century

Lot 4. An ormolu-mounted Sicilian red coral branch, French, First half 19th century; 6 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500 (USD 1,890 - USD 3,150). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. coral; on a later green marble base, the base not affixed. Provenance: A private collection, Europe, acquired in London, 1980s. Note: Coral, fished from the coastal waters of Sicily, was prized from the Middle Ages for its amuletic power to ward off evil. Christie's. Finch and Co’s Cabinet of... [Lire la suite]