11 mai 2019

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Claude à deux ans, 9 June 1949

Lot 20 A. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Claude à deux ans, dated ‘9.6.49.’ (lower right); dated again and numbered '9.6.49. II' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 51 1/8 x 38 in. (129.7 x 96.5 cm.) Painted on 9 June 1949. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Estate of the artist.Marina Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above).Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva (acquired from the above).The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas (by 1999).Gagosian Gallery, New York... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

Balthus (1908-2001), Thérèse sur une banquette, 1939

Lot 8 A. Balthus (1908-2001), Thérèse sur une banquette, signed and dated 'Balthus 1939' (lower left), oil on board, 28 5/8 x 36 ¼ in. (72.7 x 91.9 cm.) Painted in 1939. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Frank Perls, Beverly Hills (acquired from the artist, 1962). Acquired from the above by the late owners, April 1962. Literature: J. Leymarie, Balthus, New York, 1982, p. 130 (illustrated; titled Thérèse Lying on a... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

Claude Monet (1840-1926) Le pont japonais, circa 1918-1924

Lot 36. Claude Monet (1840-1926) Le pont japonais, stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower right); stamped again with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse), oil on canvas, 28 ¾ x 39 ½ in. (73 x 100.3 cm.) Painted in Giverny, circa 1918-1924. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Michel Monet, Sorel-Moussel (by descent from the above).Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the above).Acquired... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Course de taureaux, Barcelona, 1900

Lot 6. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Course de taureaux, signed '-P. Ruiz Picasso-' (lower left), gouache and pastel on board, 18 ½ x 27 ½ in. (47.1 x 70 cm.) Executed in Barcelona, 1900. Estimate USD 3,500,000 - USD 5,500,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: (Possibly) Berthe Weill, Paris (acquired from the artist).(Possibly) Adolphe Brisson, Paris (acquired from the above).Anon. sale, Maître Maurice Rheims, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 18 March 1959, lot 24.Acquired at the above sale by the late... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), La Lettre (La Réponse), 16 April 1923

Lot 64A. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), La Lettre (La Réponse), signed and dated ‘Picasso 23’ (lower right); dated '16 Avril-23' (on the stretcher), oil on canvas, 39 ½ x 31 7/8 in. (100.3 x 81 cm.) Painted in Paris, 16 April 1923. Estimate USD 20,000,000 - USD 30,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Paul Rosenberg, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1926). Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York (acquired from the above, by 1940).Sarah Campbell-Blaffer,... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Lunia Czechowska (à la robe noire), 1919

Lot 25. Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Lunia Czechowska (à la robe noire), signed 'modigliani' (upper right), oil on canvas, 36 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. (92.4 x 60 cm.). Painted in 1919. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Leopold Zborowski, Paris. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius J. Sullivan, New York (acquired from the above, by 1932); Estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 6 December 1939, lot 58.Chester Dale, New York (acquired at the above sale). M.... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Tête, circa 1911-1912

Lot 31A. Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Tête, limestone, Height: 20 1/8 in. (51 cm.), Carved circa 1911-1912; unique. Estimate USD 30,000,000 - USD 40,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Private collection, Paris. Anon. sale, Maître E. Ader, Palais Galliera, Paris, 12 December 1962, lot 18. Private collection, France.Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the above, 1964). Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London (acquired from the above, 20 October... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2019

'Screaming Pope' by Bacon to lead Sotheby's Sales of Works from the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection

Francis Bacon, Study for a Head, 1952. Estimate $20/30 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced the sale of select works from the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection across the May 2019 auctions of Contemporary and Impressionist & Modern Art. Assembled in the 1970s and ‘80s, the Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection now belongs to the Friday Foundation, a private charitable organization committed to working with its cultural partners to ensure that the... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2019

Christie's to offer works from the Collection of H.S.H. Princess 'Titi' von Fürstenberg

The sitting room of Titi von Fürstenberg’s home, featuring Picasso’s La Lettre (La Réponse), painted on 16 April 1923, hanging above the fireplace. © 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- On May 13, Christie’s will present a dedicated selection of 11 works from A Family Vision: The Collection of H.S.H. Princess “Titi” von Fürstenberg in its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. Incorporating a sweeping representation of 20th Century Art, the collection... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2019

A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Giorgio Morandi leafing through a art publication [detail]. Photo: Libero Grandi. © Giorgio Morandi, VEGAP, Bilbao, 2019 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters . This survey of a great 20th-century Italian painter explores the relationships between his still lifes and some of his main art historical sources. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, an extensive selection of Morandi’s exceptional paintings and works by the Old Masters who... [Lire la suite]