17 septembre 2021

New work by Van Gogh discovered

Vincent van Gogh, Study for ‘Worn out’, around 24 November 1882, pencil on paper, 48.8 x approx. 30 cm (Private collection). Photo: Heleen van Driel. AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum has discovered a new work by Vincent van Gogh: Study for ‘Worn out’ from 1882.Emilie Gordenker (Director of the Van Gogh Museum): ‘As a centre of expertise dedicated to the work of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries, we’re delighted with this discovery and are very happy to have made a contribution to our specialist field. It’s quite... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2021

Le peintre et le poète : Moreau et La Fontaine dans l'exposition du Musée Gustave Moreau

  PARIS - Le Musée Gustave Moreau présente une sélection d’aquarelles et études préparatoires qui ont servi à l’artiste pour l’élaboration de l’extraordinaire série des Fables. Ce sont non seulement des dessins et essais au crayon, à la plume ou à l’aquarelle qui seront exposés mais aussi des compositions d’ensemble très abouties. Ces œuvres, choisies parmi les 263 dessins préparatoires, ont été réalisées entre 1879 et 1884. Elles éclairent la genèse de l’exceptionnelle commande faite à Gustave Moreau par Antony Roux. Les 35... [Lire la suite]
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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]
25 juillet 2021

National Gallery to acquire Sir Thomas Lawrence's 'The Red Boy' for the Nation

Sir Thomas Lawrence, Charles William Lambton, 1825. Unframed. H 137.2 x W 111.8 cm. Private collection. Image © National Gallery, London. LONDON.- The National Gallery has entered into a commitment to purchase Portrait of Charles William Lambton (1818-31) by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769 – 1830).The 1825 work – world renowned as ‘The Red Boy’ – was made when Lawrence, one of the first trustees of the National Gallery, was at the height of his powers as painter and portraitist, a year after the Gallery opened to the public... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2021

'Gustave Moreau: The Fables' at Waddesdon Manor, 12 June – 31 October 2021

Gustave Moreau, The lion and the gnat (detail) © Private Rothschild Collection/Jean-Yves Lacôte Gustave Moreau (1826-98) is one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the French Symbolist movement, and this exhibition reveals some of the most extraordinary works he ever made, unseen in public for over a century. In collaboration with the Rothschild family and Musée National Gustave Moreau, Paris, the exhibition will reveal 34 watercolours, created by Moreau between 1879 and 1885, for the first time since 1906. They... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2021

'Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary' To Include Rarely Seen Works From the Artist's Family

Alphonse Mucha, Daydream (Rêverie), 1897, color lithograph, 28 5/8 × 21 3/4 in., Mucha Trust Collection, © 2021 Mucha Trust. The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announced its fall 2021 exhibitions, including Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary, opening October 23, 2021, and on view through January 23, 2022.  Czech-born Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939) was one of the most influential and celebrated artists in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris. He is best known for his graphic work, such as theater posters for... [Lire la suite]
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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]