12 mai 2017

Egon Schiele and Vincent van Gogh to Star in Christie’s London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, 27 June 2017

  LONDON.- Leading highlights by Egon Schiele and Vincent van Gogh are now on display at Christie’s New York until 17 May 2017 ahead of London’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in June. Schiele’s Einzelne Häuser (Häuser mit Bergen) (1915, estimate: £20,000,000-30,000,000) was painted in the middle of the First World War and exemplifies the artist’s visionary understanding of landscape, which he used as an allegory of human emotion. Van Gogh’s Le Moissonneur (d’après Millet) (1889, estimate:... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2017

Artcurial to offer an exceptional marble bust of Venus

Lot 57. A marble bust of Venus dating from the 1st and 2nd century AD. Estimate of €300,000– 400,000 / $330,000 – 440,000. Photo Artcurial. PARIS.- On 16th May 2017, Artcurial will hold its first sale of the year dedicated to Furniture and Works of Art. Comprising more than 300 jewellery, furniture, sculpture and tapestry lots, the sale will create an overview of 14th to 19th century Decorative Arts, alongside an exceptional antiquity: a marble bust of Venus dating from the 1st and 2nd century AD. Sculpted during the... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Classic Week in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, which brings together five auctions: Old Masters, Sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale of decorative arts and Classical Japanese and Korean Art. Highlights include paintings by Hugo van der Goes, Govaert Flinck and Nicolas Lancret. They are accompanied by an Anatolian Marble Stargazer from The Guennol Collection, a Greek Bronze Chalcidian helmet, an iron articulated dragon, Hokusai’s iconic image In the Well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa, a 17th-century... [Lire la suite]
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]