11 janvier 2009

Pablo Picasso @ Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinski

Pablo Picasso, Femme lisant (Woman Reading) January 9, 1935, Paris. Oil on canvas (162 x 113 cm) HELSINKI.- In autumn 2009, Ateneum Art Museum will open a unique, extensive exhibition of the work of Pablo Picasso. All phases of the artist's production are comprehensively presented in this exhibition featuring some two hundred works, all of them coming to Ateneum from the collections of the Musée National Picasso in Paris. Before arriving at Ateneum, these collections have been on view e.g. at the Reina Sofia in Madrid and the... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2009

"The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art" @ the Snite Museum of Art

Marco Ricci (Venice, 1676–1730), Rocky Landscape with Figures Beside a Stream, n.d. Gouache on heavy paper 7 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches. Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; extended loan from the collection of Giuliano Ceseri, GMOA 1995.50E NOTRE DAME, IN.- The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art will be on view at the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame from January 11 to March 15, 2009. Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art, the exhibition features 53 works on... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2009

Mon horoscope du jour

Vous risquez de voir mettre au grand jour une situation que vous avez cachée. Vous risquez de perdre la face ! Votre conjoint ne vous accordera pas toute sa confiance. Il vous reprochera des détails qui vous sembleront sans importance. Vous devez en discuter calmement ! Vous ne jouez pas cartes sur table avec vos collaborateurs. La situation ne pourra pas évoluer ainsi! Vous vous sentirez indestructible. Ne recherchez pas l'affrontement, vous prendriez des risques inutiles!
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10 janvier 2009

A Rare Blue And White Cat Nightlight, Kangxi Period

A Rare Blue And White Cat Nightlight, Kangxi Period His ears pricked and his mouth open revealing teeth, fangs and tongue, his round body and the long tail curled round his haunches with stripy fur markings and washy blue patches, a heart-shaped aperture in his back. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Notes: Cat nightlights seem to have been made since the late Ming period, but there are few survivors from the 18th century or earlier. A blue and white example from the first salvaged Hatcher cargo, dating to the... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2009

A pair Of Blue And White "One Fish" Herring Dishes, circa 1775

A Pair Of Blue And White "One Fish" Herring Dishes, circa 1775 Each painted with a single herring casting a faint shadow, a border of cell pattern enclosing peony and scroll, on the backs clusters of dots. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) wide (2). Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd. www.christies.com
10 janvier 2009

A Pair Of "Two Fish" Herring Dishes, circa 1775

A Pair Of "Two Fish" Herring Dishes, circa 1775 Carefully painted with the two herring laid out in opposite directions, the notched rim with peony and scroll border. 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide (2). Estimate $7,000 - $9,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd. www.christies.com

10 janvier 2009

Isaak Soreau, Still Life of Roses, Tulips, a White Lily, Poppy Anemones, Narcissi, Carnations, Columbine, Hyacinth, Snowdrop,...

Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - In or after 1645), Still Life of Roses, Tulips, a White Lily, Poppy Anemones, Narcissi, Carnations, Columbine, Hyacinth, Snowdrop, Cyclamen, Fritillary, Cornflower, Lily-of-the-Valley, Crocus, Forget-Me-Not and other flowers, in a glass beaker on a wooden table with Butterflies and Insects.  oil on copper. 15 1/2 by 12 3/8 in.; 39.5 by 31.5 cm. Estimate 600,000—800,000 USD NOTE: This impressive and elaborate still life is unusual in Soreau's oeuvre, in that it is one of the few... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Ottmar Elliger the Elder (Göteborg 1633 - 1679 Berlin), Still life with Lobster, Fruit and a Nautilus Shell

Ottmar Elliger the Elder (Göteborg 1633 - 1679 Berlin), Still life with Lobster, Fruit and a Nautilus Shell signed lower right Otmar Elliger Fecit Ano 1667. oil on panel. 26 by 21 1/4 in.; 66 by 54 cm. Estimate 150,000—200,000 USD PROVENANCE: With Sackville Gallery, London, 1924, by whom sold toMrs. Hilma Wallin, Stockholm;Anonymous sale ("The Property of a Gentleman"), London, Christie's, December 13, 1985, lot 86;Acquired by the present collector in 1986. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: I. Bergström, "Ottmar... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Hendrick Ter Brugghen (Deventer 1588 - 1629 Utrecht), Bagpipe player in Profile

Hendrick Ter Brugghen (Deventer 1588 - 1629 Utrecht), Bagpipe player in Profile signed upper right HTBrugghen fecit. 1624 (HTB in monogram). oil on canvas. 39 3/4 by 32 5/8 in.; 101 by 83 cm. Estimate 4,000,000—6,000,000 USD PROVENANCE: Probably Mr. Aernout van Lingen, Utrecht;With Glenz, Berlin, 1915;Possibly Gustav Klemperer Edler von Klemenau (1852 – 1926);Dr. Herbert von Klemperer, Berlin;Auction, Hans W. Lange, Berlin, November 18-19, 1938 lot 151 (involuntary sale by the above), there purchased... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

A Group Of Nineteen Blue And White Tiles, Kangxi Period

A Group Of Nineteen Blue And White Tiles, Kangxi Period Comprising eighteen decorated in the spandrels with ribbon-tied auspicious emblems, three of these with a Chinese mother and son relaxing in a garden, the others with chrysanthemum growing beside grasses or birds amongst prunus boughs, the last tile with overall scene of a Chinese fisherman wading out to the basket he has left in a stream. 5¼ x 5¼ in. (13.3 x 13.3 cm.) each, approximately (19). Estimate $5,000 - $8,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January... [Lire la suite]