17 janvier 2022

Sotheby's Masters Week spans millennia of art history with $40 million Botticelli masterpiece

Property from a Family Collection. Lot 14. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 - 1510), The Man of Sorrows, inscribed along the neckline of Christ's robe: [CHR]ISTO/ JESVNAZAR/ ENOR[...], tempera and oil on panel; panel: 27 1/8 by 20 1/4 in.; 69 by 51.4 cm; framed: 45 3/4 by 39 1/4 in.; 116.2 by 100 cm. Estimate Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- This January, Sotheby’s will offer a rich... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2022

Christie's New York to offer the Collection of Pierre Durand

    © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present The Collection of Pierre Durand on January 27, a live sale featuring the fine and decorative arts of the late philanthropist and collector who co-founded The Chinese Porcelain Company. The auction is comprised of 243 lots from the contents of Pierre Durand’s New York apartment on Fifth Avenue, which artistically combined walls of gallery-hung Old Master Drawings with contemporary glass by Yoichi Ohira, and... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2021

Phillips Asia presents INTERSECT Online Auction of Contemporary Art, Jewels & Watches

HONG KONG.- Phillips Asia will present the third iteration of INTERSECT, a cross-category online sale with a one-stop lifestyle concept that embodies the idea of art-meets-luxury. Open for bidding from 16 to 23 September, INTERSECT features 128 lots of tightly curated selection of contemporary artworks, alongside trendy timepieces and coveted jewels.Leading the sale is a superlative Patek Philippe reference 5370P-001 platinum split seconds chronograph wristwatch with black enamel dial (Estimate: HK$1.17-1.95 million). The... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2021

Christie's announces highlights included in the Classic Week auctions

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Classic Week, a marquee series of seven live and online auctions that feature pieces from antiquity to the 20th century. Sales will be held from 8-23 April and include Old Master paintings and sculpture, European Art, Antiquities, Books and Manuscripts and two single-owner auctions, The Kagan Collection and The Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg Collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed books. The exhibition at Christie’s Rockefeller Center will be by appointment only... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2021

Sotheby's presents the highest-estimated sale series ever staged in Asia

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s today unveiled the full offering of its 2021 Hong Kong Spring Sale Series to be held from 16 to 23 April, presenting categories ranging from fine art, including Chinese works of art and paintings, modern and contemporary art, through to the luxury market with jewellery, watches, wines and spirits. The week-long sale series encompasses outstanding works from times both ancient and modern, unified by the pursuit of the highest levels of creativity and craftsmanship by artists and brands alike. Featuring... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2021

Van Dyck, Lippi, Savery and Waldmüller sell for strong prices in Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction

Lot 3027. Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599–1641 London), St Jerome in the Wilderness. Oil on panel, 47.1 × 40.4 cm. Estimate upon request. Sold for CHF 2 443 300. Courtesy Koller ZURICH.- Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction in Zurich on 26 March registered robust prices, with highly competitive bidding for many of the top lots, despite the fact that the sale had to be held without in-person bidding. Anthony van Dyck's St Jerome in the Wilderness, a fascinating,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2021

From Titian to van Dyck: Koller's Old Master auction features works by great names of Renaissance and Baroque art

ZURICH.- The Old Master Paintings auction on 26 March features works by an 'all-star' selection of artists, including a powerful painting of St Jerome in the wilderness by Anthony van Dyck (lot 3027, estimate upon request). This small-format work is remarkable for its virtuoso, free-flowing execution. Painted when the young van Dyck was still in Peter Paul Rubens's workshop, the work seems to correspond with one mentioned in the elder artist's estate, and so may have been a part of Rubens's personal collection. Lot... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2021

Christie's "The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund" totals $8,764,875

Lot 107. Jan Massys (Atwerp c. 1509 - 1575), Mary Magdalene, signed and dated ' .1571 . / OES MASSIS PINCEBAT ' (center left, on the ledge), oil on panel, unframed, 37 ¼ x 28 in. (95 x 71.3 cm.). Estimate: USD 120,000-USD 180,000. Price Realized: $537,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue totaled $8,764,875 across a two-day live sale and three online sales. The collection outperformed its high estimate and... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2021

Lady Mountbatten's family collection to be offered at Sotheby's

  Lady Mountbatten's wedding day in 1946. CourtesyEddie Worth/AP/Shutterstock/Sotheby's.  LONDON.- The 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, great niece of Russia’s last Tsarina, first cousin to Prince Philip and the daughter of Britain’s last Viceroy of India, the late Patricia Edwina Victoria Mountbatten was born in 1924 into a dazzling dynasty of royal and political relations. Over her eminent life at the very heart of Britain’s cultural establishment, she is known... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2021

Lark Mason Associates announces sale of French Furniture and Chinese Decorative Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates sale of French Furniture and Decorative Arts from a prominent New York collector is now live on igavelauctions.com. The sale, which closes on January 26th, consists of just under 50 select lots of French furniture, Chinese tomb pottery, and decorative arts. The collection which was housed in an elegant apartment designed by a well-known Washington DC-based interior designer includes a fine pair of Louis XVI Tulipwood Marquetry corner cabinets, made by Pierre Roussel (Estimate:... [Lire la suite]