17 mars 2017

Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum totals $262.8 million at Christie's

The top lot for the sale was Chen Rong (13th Century) as Catalogued in Shiqu Baoji, Six Dragons, which realized USD$48,967,500 / HK$378,706,146. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s dedicated Evening Sale of Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum, realized a grand total of USD$262,839,500 / HK$2,032,755,075, which alone has surpassed the previous record for any Asian Art Week series in auction history. The exhibition, global tour, and auction generated huge international interest driven... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

Works by Tintorretto, Mommers & Fidanza to be offered at Morton Subastas

Domenico Tintoretto (Italian, 1560-1635). Portrait of a gentleman, ca 1585-1590. Oil on canvas, 109 x 89 cm. Provenance: Giorgio Baratti Antiquiario; Milano, Italy. Estimate: €80,000 - €120,000. MEXICO CITY.- In a non precedent sale in Latin America, Mexico´s top auction house will set for sale a magnificent selection of Old Master paintings from a prestigious Italian collector and gallery owner, Giorgio Baratti. This remarkable artworks come to America with an impressive provenance and quality, true world class... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2017

Piguet Auction House to offer The Givaudan collection: The epitome of French 18th century taste

Lot 793. Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), La tendresse conjugale, huile sur panneau, signée, 52,5x43,5 cm. Estimation CHF 60,000-80,000.   GENEVA.- This Spring, Piguet Auction House gives pride of place to the Xavier and Leon Givaudan collection with the wonders of French 18th and 19th century art. The collection houses pieces of furniture and paintings from the most renowned cabinet makers and artists of the period as well as silver and works of art. These works will be auctioned... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2017

Christie’s unveils Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style

Betsy Bloomingdale. Photography Credit: Photographer unknown, courtesy of the Estate of Betsy Bloomingdale “To me style, in anything you do, whether dressing, entertaining, collecting, whatever, is a sureness of choice. It can be learned, it can be developed, but to be successful, it mustn’t be perceived.” –Betsy Bloomingdale NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announces the release of the sale catalogue for the auction of Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style, featuring the contents of Mrs. Bloomingdale’s Hollywood... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle chez Christie's Paris, le 22 mars 2017

© Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Paris - Le 22 mars, le département Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle présentera sa vente annuelle. La vente du 22 mars s’inscrit dans le cadre des Journées du Dessin qu’organise la maison du 22 au 24 mars à l’occasion des foires Le Salon du Dessin et Drawing Now Paris. Cinq ventes seront ainsi proposées aux amateurs des XIXe et XXe siècles : Une collection française et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle le 22 mars, Atelier... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2017

The Collection of The Late Lord Weidenfeld GBE: A Life of Ideals and Ideas

The dining room of Lord Weidenfeld’s Bennison decorated Chelsea apartment © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  ‘Why Waste A Good Idea?’ - The late Lord Weidenfeld GBE LONDON – On 18 May Christie’s London will offer The Collection of The late Lord Weidenfeld GBE: A Life of Ideals and Ideas, an auction offering insight into the private world of a public man. George Weidenfeld, created Baron Weidenfeld of Chelsea in 1976, was well known and greatly respected as publisher, philanthropist and social convener;... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2017

Sotheby's unveils Asia Week New York auctions and exhibitions

An Exceptionally Rare and Large Fine Blue and White Reserve-Decorated ‘Peony’ Dish, Xuande Mark and Period. Estimate $1/1.5 million. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Asian Art Division is delighted to unveil its March auction schedule, coinciding with the city-wide initiative, Asia Week New York. With all exhibitions open to the public from 9 March and continuing through 18 March, York Avenue will offer visitors a taste of the continent of Asia – from China to India, Pakistan to Japan – through... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

Bacri Frères-Antiquaires Paris, la collection d’un des plus grands marchands d’art du milieu du XXe siècle chez Sotheby's

Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon, Portrait d’Anne de Pisseleu, duchesse d’Étampes (1508-1580), vers 1545. Estimation : 200.000-300.000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS – Sotheby’s a l’honneur d’annoncer la vente de la collection Bacri Frères - Antiquaires Paris qui se tiendra à Paris le 30 mars prochain. Héritiers du « connoisseur » du XVIIIe siècle, amateurs, collectionneurs et marchands influents, à l’instar des familles d’antiquaires Fabius ou Seligmann, ils furent les grands... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2017

Newly-discovered Rubens achieves $5.1 million at Sotheby's New York

Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Study of a Horse with a Rider. Estimate $1,000,000 — 1,500,000. Lot Sold $5,075,000.  Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday, Sotheby’s morning sale of Old Master Drawings and evening sale of Master Paintings & Sculpture, part of the annual Masters Week in New York, together realised a total of $31.8 million. The sale was led by a newly-discovered work by the celebrated Flemish painter Sir Peter Paul Rubens. A rare example of a large-scale... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Passion & Desire from Antiquity to the Present Day at Sotheby's

  Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem and studio, Jupiter disguised as Diana seducing the nymph Callisto. Estimate £30,000–40,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Across the centuries, art has always been intrinsically linked to expressions of passion and sensuality. ‘Erotic: Passion & Desire’ will encompass representations of love and sex from antiquity to the present day, exploring themes from the beauty of desire to representations of the male nude, to the carnal act itself, stripped of metaphor. Featuring over 100... [Lire la suite]