23 février 2020

Over thirty further works from the legendary Najd Collection head to auction

LONDON.- On 22 October 2019, thirty-six works from the legendary Najd Collection together sold for a record total of £33.5 million, with nine further records broken for the greatest exponents of the genre. Following this major market-defining moment, Sotheby’s is set to offer a further selection of rigorously-painted historic scenes of the Middle East as it was experienced by intrepid explorers in the nineteenth-century. Over thirty rarely-seen works by leading artists including Jean-Léon Gérôme, Gustav Bauernfeind and... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2019

To be unveiled at Sotheby's: One of the greatest collections of Orientalist paintings ever assembled

LONDON.- Precious records of the history of the Islamic world, Orientalist paintings provide a unique window into a realm that has forever changed, capturing in technicolour detail every aspect of life in the region.This autumn, visitors to Sotheby’s London galleries will experience every facet of daily life in the Arab, Ottoman, and Islamic worlds through the paintings of the renowned Najd Collection. Recorded in a publication that today stands as one of the leading resources for Orientalist art, the Najd Collection... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

Emerald and Diamond Ring, Monture Cartier & Diamond Ring

Lot 1805. 5.01 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 950,000 — 1,600,000 HKD (121,211 - 204,144 USD). © Sotheby's. Set with an emerald-cut diamond weighing 5.01 carats, to the shoulders decorated with princess-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6. Accompanied by GIA report no. 6315677787, dated 21 January 2019, stating that the diamond is F Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Lot 1806. 5.40 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring, Monture... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2019

Rare masterpiece by Turkish polymath offered at Bonhams 19th Century Art Sale

Lot 62. Osman Hamdi Bey (1982-1910), Young Woman Reading, signed and dated 'OHamdy Bey. 1880.' (centre left), oil on canvas, 41.1 x 51cm (16 3/16 x 20 1/16in). Estimate: £600,000-800,000 (€ 670,000 - 900,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare work by the 19th century Turkish painter, Osman Hamdi Bey (1982-1910) leads Bonhams 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art in London on Thursday 26 September. Young Woman Reading, painted in 1880, has an... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

Exhibition at Watts Gallery explores the life, art and travels of John Frederick Lewis

John Frederick Lewis, In the Bezestein, El Khan Khalil, Cairo, detail, 1860, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery. GUILDFORD .- John Frederick Lewis: Facing Fame - on view at Watts Gallery – is the first exhibition in more than 40 years to explore the life, art and travels of this leading British Orientalist painter. Including many self-portraits and hidden likenesses, this exhibition explores Lewis’s sustained and complex relationship with his own success over a long and distinguished career. John... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2019

Two Meissen porcelain Chinoiserie beakers and one saucer, circa 1735, blue crossed swords marks

Lot 34. Two Meissen porcelain Chinoiserie beakers and one saucer, circa 1735, blue crossed swords marks. Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800. Price realised GBP 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd  Each painted with a chinoiserie figure on a gilt diaper-pattern bracket. The beakers 2⅞ in. (7.7 cm.) high. The saucer 5⅛ in. (13 cm.) diameter. Christie's. Meissen Porcelain from a Private German Collection, 2 - 9 July 2019  
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27 avril 2019

Rudolf Ernst (Austrian, 1854-1932), The palace guard (Awaiting an audience)

Lot 25. Rudolf Ernst (Austrian, 1854-1932), The palace guard (Awaiting an audience), signed 'R. Ernst.' (lower right) oil on panel 24 1/8 x 19 3/8in (61.3 x 49.3cm). Estimate: US$200,000 - 300,000 (€ 180,000 - 270,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Provenance:with M. Newman, Ltd., London;Sale, Phillips, London, 19th Century European Paintings and Watercolours, 23 June 1998, lot 49;Acquired from the above by the present owner. Illustrated: Tom Verde, A Man of Two Worlds, Saudi Aramco World [online edition]... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

Rare masterpiece by Jean-Léon Gérôme leads Sotheby's annual Orientalist Sale

Lot 26. Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904), Rider and his Steed in the Desert, 1872, signed J.L.GÉRÔME lower right, oil on canvas, 60 by 101cm. Estimate £1,000,000-1,500,000. Lot sold 1,155,000 GBP (1,336,563 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- A rare masterpiece by Jean-Léon Gérôme will lead Sotheby’s annual Orientalist Sale in London. Cinematic in scale and impact, Rider and His Steed in the Desert is a unique work in Gérôme’s oeuvre. The highly charged picture captures... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2019

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 7 mars au 21 juillet 2019, l’exposition « L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière ». Riche d’une cinquantaine de chefs-d’œuvre provenant des plus importantes collections publiques et privées d’Europe et des États-Unis (musée du Louvre, musée d’Orsay, musée des Augustins de Toulouse, la Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau de Munich, la collection Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid, le... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2019

Masterpieces of Orientalist Art at Bonhams 19th Century Picture Sale in London

Lot 42. Ludwig Deutsch (1885-1935), At the Mosque, signed, inscribed and dated 'L. Deutsch PARIS 1895' (lower right), oil on panel, 60.3 x 39.4cm (23 3/4 x 15 1/2in). Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000 (€ 340,000 - 570,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Three paintings by the Austrian Orientalist painter, Ludwig Deutsch (1885-1935), feature prominently in Bonhams 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art in London on Wednesday 20 February 2019. At the Mosque (1895) is estimated at £300,000-500,000; Respect... [Lire la suite]
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