03 mars 2019

Christie's announces the Asian Art Week auctions

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 14-26. This season presents nine auctions featuring over 1,000 objects from all epochs and categories of Asian art spanning Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to contemporary Indian painting. The week is headlined by the landmark collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, the namesakes of the Asian Art Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and celebrated philanthropists of New York. The... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2019

Koller Zurich announces highlights from its March auctions

Lot 3209. Arnold Böcklin (Basel 1827 – 1901 San Domenico bei Fiesole), The battle on the bridge. 1889. Oil on panel. Signed and dated lower left: A. Böcklin pint 1889. 96 x 149.5 cm. Estimate CHF 250 000 / 350 000 (€ 219 300 / 307 020). Courtesy Koller Zurich  ZURICH.- An impressive work by Arnold Böcklin, “„Der Kampf auf der Brücke“ (“The Battle on the Bridge”), will be offered in the auction of 19th Century Paintings on 29 March at Koller Zurich. Inspired by Rubens’ “Battle of the Amazons”, this... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2019

Freeman's sells rare painting and sets new auction record

Lot 5. Master of the Embroidered Foliage (Netherlandish, active Brussels, late 15th century), Nursing Madonna, Oil on cradled panel, 33 3/4 x 28 in. (85.7 x 71.1 cm). Est: $150,000 - $250,000. Sold: $2,470,000. Courtesy Freeman's. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On February 27, Freemans’s sold a rare work by the Master of the Embroidered Foliage for an impressive $2,470,000, setting a new world auction record for such a work. One of only 10 works attributed to the Master, the “Nursing Madonna” generated a great... [Lire la suite]
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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