10 juillet 2022

'Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours' at the Ashmolean

 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–82), The Day Dream, 1872–8. Pastel and black chalk on tinted paper, 104.8 × 76.8 cm. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD - The Ashmolean is delighted to announce that it will re-mount its popular exhibition, Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours, which was shown for just five weeks in 2021.  The tragic situation in Ukraine has inevitably forced the Museum to withdraw its planned exhibition, Russia! Icons & the Avant-Garde, which was due to open... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2022

Claude Monet's masterful View of Venice sells for $56.6 million at Sotheby's in New York

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection. Lot 8. Claude Monet (1840 - 1926), Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute, signed Claude Monet and dated 1908 (lower right), oil on canvas, 29 by 36 ⅜ in. 73.5 by 92.5 cm. Executed in 1908. Lot sold: 56,625,500 USD (Estimate Upon Request). © 2022 Sotheby's  NEW YORK, NY.- In its very first auction appearance, Claude Monet’s luminescent 1908 view of Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute sold for... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:54 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
18 mars 2022

Christie's to offer a landmark rediscovery, Antonio Canova's lost masterpiece 'Recumbent Magdalene'

Antonio Canova (Possagno 1757-1822 Venice), Maddalena Giacente (Recumbent Magdalene) marble, 1819-1822, 75 x 176 x 84.5 cm (29½ x 69¼ x 33¼ in.) Estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022.  LONDON.- A landmark re-discovery, Antonio Canova’s (1757-1822) Maddalena Giacente (Recumbent Magdalene) 1819-1822, is the Italian titan’s lost masterpiece, which he completed shortly before his death (estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000). Having accidentally become an art world ‘sleeping beauty’ over the last 100 years –... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:14 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
14 mars 2022

New exhibition reunites Van Gogh’s paintings of olive trees for the first time

Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890), Olive Grove, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, November-December 1889, oil on canvas, 73.2 cm x 92.2 cm,Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation) AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum presents an exhibition focusing on the fifteen paintings of olive groves that Vincent van Gogh made in 1889 in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. The painter himself believed these works to have been amongst the best he had made in the South of France. Thanks to exceptional loans from museums in the United... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:40 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
11 mars 2022

Cincinnati Art Museum hosts Impressionist still lifes in intimate exhibition

Claude Monet (1840–1926), France, Still Life with Bottle, Carafe, Bread, and Wine, circa 1863–63, oil on canvas, 15 5/8 x 23 9/16 in. (36.7 x 59.9 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 2014.18.32.    CINCINNATI, OH.- One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissarro and Friends focuses on still life paintings by five French painters, all created in the mid-1860s, the formative years of Impressionism. This single-gallery special exhibition, organized in... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2022

Royal Academy of Arts brings together nearly all of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's depictions of Joanna Hiffernan

 James McNeill Whistler, The Artist in His Studio, 1865/66 and 1895. oil on paper mounted on panel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection, 1912.141. Image: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY LONDON.- Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan is the first exhibition to examine the important role played by the Irish-born model Joanna Hiffernan (1839?–1886) in establishing the reputation of the American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) as one of the most... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2022

Van Gogh masterpiece 'Champs près des Alpilles' to lead Christie's New York 20th Century Evening Sale

Vincent van Gogh, Champs près des Alpilles, oil on canvas, 17.3/4 x 21.5/8 in. (45 x 55 cm.) Painted in November 1889. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced Vincent van Gogh’s Champs près des Alpilles, 1889 (estimate on request; region of $45,000,000) as a leading highlight of the 20th Century Art Evening Sale taking place this May at Rockefeller Center in New York City. This rare work was one of two canvases sent from the artist while living in an asylum in Saint-Rémy to... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:43 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
17 février 2022

Delacroix et la nature au Musée Delacroix

Affiche de l'exposition Delacroix et la nature au Musée Delacroix © DR Tigres, bouquets de fleurs, chevaux… La nature est un élément déjà bien connu de l’œuvre de Delacroix. Mais au-delà d’une simple thématique artistique, la nature occupe chez ce peintre d’histoire une place bien plus complexe, entre observation, étude et réinvention. L’exposition Delacroix et la nature (16 mars – 27 juin 2022) vous ouvre les portes du dernier appartement et atelier du peintre, pour vous faire découvrir ce lien qui l’unit à la... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:02 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
16 février 2022

A group of three German gilt-brass-mounted agate boxes, 19th century

  Lot 29. A group of three German gilt-brass-mounted agate boxes, 19th century; The largest: 4 in. (10 cm.) high; 6. 3/4 in. (17 cm.) wide; 4. 1/4 in. (10.5 cm.) deep. Price Realised GBP 4,375 (Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500). © Christie's 2022 Of various sizes and colours, two with shaped escutcheons, on ball feet. Christie's. The Collector, 27 Jan - 10 Feb 2022
14 février 2022

Maharajah Duleep Singh, last ruler of the Punjab, by John Gibson RA, a portrait bust sculpted in Rome

 Lot 1. Maharajah Duleep Singh, last ruler of the Punjab, by John Gibson RA, a portrait bust sculpted in Rome, 1859-60, white marble, in two sections, signed verso I. Gibson fecit Romae, 74 cm. high. Sold for £802,750 (Estimate £200,000-300,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Maharajah Duleep Singh until 1893.Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, at Blo' Norton Hall, until 1926.Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, at Hampton House, Blo' Norton.Sotheby's, Victorian Paintings and... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:56 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,