15 novembre 2018

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing, 1969

Lot 6 C. Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing, signed, titled and dated 'Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing Francis Bacon 1969' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 14 x 12 in. (35.6 x 30.5 cm.) Painted in 1969. Estimate USD 14,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. Price realised 21,687,500 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Ianthe Knott, Johannesburg, gift of the artistRichard Gray Gallery, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner, 2007 Literature: L.Trucchi, Francis... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Rust, Blacks on Plum)

Lot 18 C. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Rust, Blacks on Plum), signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1962' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 x 57 in. (152.5 x 145 cm.) Painted in 1962. Estimate USD 35,000,000 - USD 45,000,000. Price realised 35,712,500 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Estate of the artist, 1970Marlborough A.G., Liechtenstein, 1970Estate of the artist, 1977Pace Gallery, New York, 1978Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1979. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

David Hockney (b. 1937), Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1972

Lot 9 C. David Hockney (b. 1937), Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), acrylic on canvas, 84 x 120 in. (213.5 x 305 cm.) Painted in 1972. Estimate on request. Sold for $90,312,500, New Record for Work by Living Artist at Auction. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: André Emmerich Gallery, New YorkMr. and Mrs. James Astor, London William Beadleston, Inc., New YorkStephen Mazoh & Co., New YorkDavid Geffen, Los Angeles, 1983Acquired from the above by the present owner,... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Hopper, de Kooning, Gorky and Stella hit new auction records in New York

Lot 12 B. Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Chop Suey, signed 'Edward Hopper' (lower right), oil on canvas, 32 x 38 in. (81.3 x 96.5 cm.). Painted in 1929. Estimate USD 70,000,000 - USD 100,000,000. Price realised USD 91,875,000. World auction record for the artist and the category of American Art. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Part One of Christie’s sale of An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection totaled $317,801,250, a vigorous start to... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

Record-breaking $27 million Magritte masterpiece shines at Sotheby's New York

Lot 35. René Magritte (1898 - 1967), Le Principe du plaisir (The Pleasure Principle). Signed magritte (upper left); titled "Le Principe du plaisir," signed Magritte and dated 1937 (on the reverse). Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 by 21 1/2 in. 73 by 54.5 cm. Painted in 1937. Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 26,830,500 USD to an anonymous. Record for the artist at auction. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Painted... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

Six oeuvres d'Olivier Debré à la Galerie Louis Carré & Cie

Olivier Debré, Sans titre, circa 1956. Huile sur toile, 50 x 61 cm. © Galerie Louis Carré & Cie. Olivier Debré, Gris Sunndalsfjord, 1970. Huile sur toile, 40 x 55 cm. © Galerie Louis Carré & Cie. Olivier Debré, Sans titre, 1990. Huile sur toile, 120 x 120 cm. © Galerie Louis Carré & Cie. Olivier Debré, Sans titre, circa 1990. Huile sur toile, 65 x 81 cm. © Galerie Louis Carré & Cie. Olivier Debré, Ocre de Touraine à la fente rouge et verte, 1992. Huile sur toile, 35 x 54 cm. © Galerie Louis Carré &... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

Stedelijk Museum not obliged to restitute 'Bild mit Häusern' (1909) by Kandisnky

Wassily Kandinksy, Bild mit Häusern, 1909, collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, c/o Pictoright Amsterdam. AMSTERDAM.- The Restitutions Committee has just issued a binding opinion about the application for restitution of the work Bild mit Häusern (1909) by Wassily Kandinsky. This oil painting is in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. The Stedelijk bought the painting on 9 October 1940 at the auction of Frederik Muller & Co. in Amsterdam. Heirs of previous owners of the work sought restitution of the... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2018

Exhibition of masterpieces from the State Hermitage Museum opens in Sydney

Camille Pissarro, 'Boulevard Montmartre, afternoon sun', 1897. Oil on canvas, 74 x 92.8 cm. The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Inv GE 9002. Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir Terebenin, Leonard Kheifets and Yuri Mololkovets. SYDNEY.- Capturing the ebullience, idealism and confidence of the European modern masters in the late 19th century and early years of the 20th century – among them Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and Gauguin, and their equally celebrated Russian contemporaries Kandinsky and Malevich... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2018

Christie's to offer two masterworks by Alberto Giacometti

NEW YORK, NY.- In its November 11 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, Christie’s will present two consummate examples by Alberto Giacometti: Femme assise, conceived in 1949-1950 and cast in 1957 ($14-18 million) from a Distinguished Private Collection, and Le Chat – “The Lambert Cat” – conceived in 1951 and cast in 1955 ($14-18 million), which was Formerly In The Johanna Lambert Collection. These works come to auction on the heels of Giacometti’s widely celebrated retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44)

Lot 12. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44), signed, dated Paris 1961 and dedicated Pour Jeannine avec la vraie amitié de Yves on the reverse, gold leaf on wood panel, 21 by 15.5 by 8 3/8 by 6 1/8 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Pierre and Jeannine Restany, ParisRoland de Montaigu, ParisGalerie natalie Seroussi, ParisClaude Berri, ParisChristie's, Paris, 22 October 2016 Lot 28 BAcquired from the above by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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