13 février 2019

Les Journées du dessin chez Christie's incluant une selection d'oeuvres de la collection Jean Bonna

Jean Bonna. Photo courtesy Christie's. PARIS.- Cette année encore, Christie’s organisera les journées du dessin les 27 et 28 mars prochains. Plus de 300 dessins anciens et oeuvres modernes sur papier seront dispersés en deux jours dont une partie de la célèbre collection Jean Bonna. Cet ensemble, composé d’une centaine de feuilles exposées en partie à l’Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts en 2006-2007 et au Metropolitan Museum de New York en 2009, sera dispersé chez Christie’s lors de plusieurs... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2019

Sotheby's unveils the full contents of The Female Triumphant sale

  Artemisia Gentileschi, Saint Sebastian Tended By Irene, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 by 50 3/8 in.; 101 by 127.5 cm. Estimate $400/600,000. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the full contents of The Female Triumphant – a group of masterworks by 14 trailblazing female artists from the 16th through the 19th centuries, which they will offer across the Masters Week sales this January in New York. Calvine Harvey, Specialist in Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Department in New York, commented: “Over the... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2018

C'est Fou! collection achieves more than €9M at Christie's Paris

PARIS.- The C’est Fou! collection sold in three days totaled €9,375,250, selling 84% by lot and 87% by value. The top lot of the largest sale offered at Christie’s France this year was a beautiful painting by Hermenegildo Anglada-Camarasa, La Gata Rosa, which sold for €703,500. Additional strong results were achieved for a marble figural group entitled Shooting Stars, by Vittorio Caradossi made circa 1900, which was sold €367,500 above its presale estimate, and L’Eternel Printemps by Auguste Rodin which sold for... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

Christie's to offer the Private Collection of Florence and Herbert Irving

(from left to right) in situ in the Irvings’ New York apartment are objects included in the March 2019 auctions; Florence and Herbert Irving pictured with a selection of Japanese lacquer works from their collection. Photo credit: Fred R. Conrad. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced it has been entrusted with The Private Collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, aptly titled Lacquer • Jade • Bronze • Ink: The Irving Collection, paying homage to the materials the Irvings spent their lives studying. The collection... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Art Sales to take place on 29-30 November

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present two sales of Chinese art at its Hong Kong Gallery this November: Chinese Works of Art from the Collection of Emil Hultmark (29 Nov) and Chinese Art (29 – 30 Nov). The former sale presents a selection of items from the collection of the Swedish academic Dr Emil Hultmark (1872-1943). Ranging from archaic bronzes and jades to early Ming ceramics, and all acquired in Europe during the 1930s, this sale provides collectors with a fascinating window into this golden age of European... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Christie's Paris announces sale of Asian Art including the prestigious collection of Lionel Fournier

      Lot 108. A rare and important massive imperial cloisonné enamel ‘taotie’ vase and cover, lei, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate €150,000-200,000. Price realised EUR 343,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. PARIS.- On 12 December, the Asian Art department will present a sale offering 205 lots mainly coming from European private collections. The sale, estimated 4 to 6 million euros, will include 74 pieces coming from the prestigious collection of Lionel Fournier, a... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2018

Sotheby's and Pierre Bergé & Associés unveil the full contents of the sale of the Collection of Pierre Bergé

  PARIS.- From 29 to 31 October 2018, Sotheby’s France, which has a new exhibition space, will host an important event in the art market calendar. Sotheby’s and Pierre Bergé & Associés will have the honour of conducting the sale of the contents of Pierre Bergé’s last residences. The sale of this unique collection of works chosen by Pierre Bergé, many of which were acquired with Yves Saint Laurent, will take place over three days, and offer almost 1,000 lots reflecting the diverse passions of this refined man... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2018

$4.3 million Tang Dynasty Bodhisattva leads Chinese Works of Art Auctions

A Rare Painted Limestone Figure of a Standing Bodhisattva from the Tang dynasty that fetched $4.3 million – far surpassing its high estimate of $2.5 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Asia Week sale series began today in New York, with nearly 200 works sold across two auctions of important Chinese works of art for an overall total of US$20.2 million / HK$158.6 million.  The day began with an auction dedicated to a selection of magnificent Chinese Buddhist sculpture from the collection of Stephen... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

Heritage Auctions returns to 'Asia Week' in New York with Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction

Lot 78336. A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century. Distemper/mineral pigment on cloth. Framed dimensions 42 x 35-3/4 inches. Estimate: $200,000 - $250,000. Unsold. NEW YORK, NY.- A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century is expected to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Sept. 11 in New York. The projected top lot is one of... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2018

Twenty treasures of Japanese metalwork to lead Asian Art Sales at Bonhams New York

Lot 125. A rare and unusual pair of cloisonné rhombus-shaped vases, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850); 14 1/2in (36.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 26,000 - 43,000). AMENDED © Bonhams 2001-2018  NEW YORK, NY.- On September 10 and 12, Bonhams will offer three auctions — Chinese Works of Art and Paintings, Ancient Skills, New Worlds: Twenty Treasures of Japanese Metalwork from a Private Collection, and Fine Japanese and Korean Art. The sales present an array of 600 rare and... [Lire la suite]