20 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Frauenkopf Im Profil, 1966

Lot45. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Frauenkopf Im Profil, titled on the stretcher; signed and dated 16.III.66 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 30.2 by 25 cm. 11 5/8 by 9 7/8 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich Collection H. Schott, Frankfurt (acquired from the above in 1968) Christie’s, London, 23 October 1997, Lot 92 (consigned by the above) Acquired from the above by the present owner  Exhibited: Zurich,... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, 1968

Lot 20. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, signed, dated 1968, numbered 182 and inscribed Alpen (FL.-Pass) on the reverse, oil on canvas, 200 by 160.5 cm. 78 3/4 by 63 1/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples Libero Grande, Naples (acquired from the above in 1976) Estate of Libero Grande, Naples (thence by descent) Sotheby’s, London, 19 October 2004, Lot 62 (consigned by the above) ... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild, 1988

Lot 3. Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild, signed, dated 1988 and numbered 654-4 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 91.5 by 67 cm. 36 by 26 3/8 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Hans Strelow, Dusseldorf Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1990. Literature: Exh. Cat., Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Gerhard Richter: Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1993, Vol. III, Ostfildern-Ruit 1993,... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2017

Neolithic Pottery at Shanxi Museum

Neolithic Pottery Jar, Zaoyuan Village, Yicheng County, ca. 5000 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum The loops below the waist of this amphora are too small to be handles themselves, but a rope could be tied to them and used as a straphandle. Painted Neolithic Pot, ca. 4000 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum Pottery Drum, ca. 2500 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum Noticeable features of this very early drum include its shape; its handles; the irregular, net-like,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Gallerie degli Uffizi plans to offer visitors a varied and prestigious programme of exhibitions in 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Adorazione dei Magi, immagine antecedente il testauro, Firenze, Galleria delle Statue e delle Pitture degli Uffizi The programme got under way on 10 January with Fashion in Florence through the lens of the Archivio Foto Locchi. This photographic exhibition, held in Palazzo Pitti's Andito degli Angiolini and due to run until 5 March, is devoted to fashion from the 1930s to the 1970s and uses the force of images to tell the story of the birth of fashion in Florence. 24 January saw the inauguration of Giorgio... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

A monumental grey schist figure of seated Buddha Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, first half of 3rd Century

Lot 247. A monumental grey schist figure of seated Buddha Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, first half of 3rd Century. Estimate 200,000-300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Height 50  7/8  in. (129.2 cm) Provenance: William H. Wolff, 2 December 1961.The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, 1961. Exhibited: “Kushan Sculpture: Images from Early India”, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 13 November 1985–5 January 1986; Asia Society Galleries, New York, 13 February–6... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2017

A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th Century

Lot 212. A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate 300,000-500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13391.Height: 16  1/4  in. (41.3 cm) Provenance: Acquired in India, 1969.Collection of the late Mrs. Annalies Sutter, Switzerland.  Literature: U. von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p. 185, pl. 36E. Note: This sculpture represents the early phase of Tibetan Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2017

A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century

Lot 221. A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century. Estimate 400,000-600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13426.Height: 4  7/8  in. (12.5 cm) Provenance: Bukowskis Stockholm, 13-16 December 1988. Literature: K. Debreczeny, The Black Hat Eccentric: Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa, New York, 2012, pp. 66-67, fig. 2.1.  H. Uebach and J. L. Panglung, "A Silver Portrait of the 6th Źwa-dmar Karma-pa... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Rose d'Amman, 1981

Lot 12. Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Rose d'Amman, 1981. Huile sur toile signée, datée, titrée et dédicacée à Claude Harel au dos, 13 x 18 cm. Estimation : 1 200 - 1 500 €. Photo Millon Provenance : Collection Claude et Michèle HarelToile peinte en Jordanie, en 1981, à l'occasion de la venue de l'artiste pour l'exposition organisée à Amman, au Musée national jordanien des beaux-arts, 1er - 25 mars 1981, et offerte par l'artiste à Claude et Michèle Harel. A propos de cette toile,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Le Bleu de la Mer Rouge, 1981

Lot 11. Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Le Bleu de la Mer Rouge, 1981. Huile sur toile signée, datée, titrée et dédicacée à Claude et Michèle Harel au dos, 24,5 x 33 cm. Estimation : 3 000 - 4 000 €. Photo Millon Provenance : Collection Claude et Michèle HarelToile peinte en Jordanie, en 1981, à l'occasion de la venue de l'artiste pour l'exposition organisée à Amman, au Musée national jordanien des beaux-arts, 1er - 25 mars 1981, et offerte par l'artiste à Claude et Michèle Harel. ... [Lire la suite]