23 mars 2017

A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 673. A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000, USD. Lot sold 11,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   rising from a splayed foot, the elongated ovoid body boldly painted with a scene of a striding general signaling to his steed as three soldiers converse nearby in a setting of rockwork and foliage below a layer of swirling mist, a round moon and constellations in the distance and just below the short cylindrical neck with a raised horizontal ring... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2017

A blue and white 'Crane and Deer' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 672. A blue and white 'Crane and Deer' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000, USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth rim, boldly painted with a pair of deer emerging from an enclave of pine, bamboo, rockwork and lingzhi, a crane in flight amidst scrolled clouds above, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Height... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

A blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 669. A blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12, USD. Lot sold 47,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of cylindrical form, the straight sides rising from a slightly concave base with a small countersunk center, deftly painted around the exterior with a continuous scene depicting a seated dignitary receiving an official, flanked by attendants and soldiers and set in an open pavilion, wood stand (2). Diameter 6 1/4  in.,... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

A blue and white 'Spring banquet' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 668. A blue and white 'Spring banquet' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of cylindrical form, painted in vibrant tones of cobalt depicting a lively gathering of poets under moonlight, seated around a table, imbibing wine, with brushes and scrolls nearby to capture the inspired moment, all set within a walled garden of budding trees hung with lanterns, inscribed... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 667. A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Transitional period, circa 1640. Estimate 6,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   a globular form with tall slender garlic neck supported on a short spreading foot, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a scholar and attendants in a garden, the neck with four bands of stylized blossoms and foliage. Height 16 1/8  in., 40.9 cm Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 7th December 1983, lot 338. ... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

A blue and white 'Floral' vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 666. A blue and white 'Floral' vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the slightly tapered sides rising to a broad shoulder, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck and garlic mouth, painted to the exterior with various detached floral sprays, below a band of pendent lappets encircling the shoulder, the neck similarly decorated, wood cover (2). Height 15 1/4  in., 38.6 cm Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2017

"Le Mystère Le Nain" au Louvre-Lens

"Le Mystère Le Nain". Affiche. LENS - Prodiges de la peinture, les frères Le Nain figurent parmi les artistes français les plus importants du 17e siècle, avec Nicolas Poussin et Georges de La Tour. Leurs tableaux, après avoir été achetés par de grands personnages historiques tels que Catherine II de Russie, sont recherchés par les plus grands musées internationaux. En raison de la rareté et de la fragilité de ces chefs-d’œuvre, aucune rétrospective au monde ne leur a été consacrée depuis près de 40 ans.  L’exposition du... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2017

Emmanuel Fremin Gallery Presents Emre Yusufi, Hercules

Emre Yusufi - Hercules Surf © 2017 Emmanuel Fremin Gallery  NEW YORK - Hercules marks the New York City debut of successful artist, art director, graphic designer, and musician, Emre Yusufi. Combining photographic elements with illustration and digital art, Yusufi mesmerizes audiences with his visually impressive and thematically bold pieces. By merging elements from assorted time frames, Yusufi highlights the transformation of ideals over time. The Turkish artist’s past works include Return to Innocence, a... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2017

Alighiero Boetti: Minimum/Maximum at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

  Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1989-94, embroidery on canvas, 100x231,49 in. Courtesy Tornabuoni Art VENEZIA - From 12 May to 12 July 2017, the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, will host a highly original, wide-ranging journey of discovery into the work of Alighiero Boetti, a leading 20th-century Italian artist, at a time when his art is enjoying great popularity. Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, the Director of the Institute of Art History at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, with the collaboration of the Alighiero Boetti... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2017

A painted 'Cizhou' truncated jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 626. A painted 'Cizhou' truncated jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the bulging rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a short waisted neck with an everted rim, freely painted in black and russet on a white slip to the body with three stylized floral sprays, below abstract scrolling motifs around the shoulder and a broad band with incised radiating wavy lines encircling below the neck, covered overall... [Lire la suite]