29 avril 2016

France, Limoges, XIXe siècle, à la manière de Léonard Limosin (1505-1575), Un gentilhomme ; Elisabeth de Valois (1545-1568)

Lot 7. France, Limoges, XIXe siècle, à la manière de Léonard Limosin (1505-1575), Un gentilhomme ; Elisabeth de Valois (1545-1568) ; Claude de Lorraine, Duc de Guise (1520-1563). Estimation: 15,000 — 20,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's trois portraits en émail peint; dans des cadres en bois doré ;le portrait du Gentilhomme inscrit LL 1553 avec une étiquette au dos inscrite à l'encre Un portrait du même personnage represente avec un autre costume et dans une pose differente faisant... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2016

France, Limoges, XIXe siècle, à la manière de Léonard Limosin (1505-1575), Louis de CHANDIO (1480-1532) ; Femme au collier de pe

Lot 6. France, Limoges, XIXe siècle, à la manière de Léonard Limosin (1505-1575), Louis de Chandio (1480-1532) ; Femme au collier de perles ; Henri d'Albret, roi de Navarre (1503-1555). Estimation: 12,000 — 18,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's trois portraits en émail peint ; dans des cadres en bois dorés et peints à l'imitation de l'écaille ;le portrait d'Henri de Navarre avec trois étiquettes : l'une inscrite à l'encre avec deux mots illisibles et 11 Juillet 1833 G , une... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2016

Christie's 250th anniversary celebrations will be launched with "Defining British Art"

Lucian Freud (1922–2011), Ib and her husband, 1992. Oil on canvas. 66 ¼ x 57 ¾ in. (168.3 x 146.7 cm.) Estimate on Request: in the region of £18 million. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. LONDON.- An intimate family portrait by Lucian Freud painted in 1992; a pivotal example from 1864 of British Aestheticism at auction for the first time in 100 years by Frederic, Lord Leighton; and from 1778, an exquisite portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds on the market for the first time, are among the great works of British art to be... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2016

A complete set of 24 Picasso silver plates to lead Sotheby's HK's "Boundless: Contemporaty Art Sale"

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), A Complete Set of Twenty-Four Silver Plates Conceived in ceramic by Picasso between 1956 and 1967 and executed in repoussé silver by François Hugo and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus 2 exemplaires d’artiste and 2 exemplaires d’auteur, Est. HK$12 – 18 million / US$1.55 – 2.33 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- On 23 June 2016 at the Boundless: Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s will offer a set of 24 silver plates by Pablo Picasso (Est. HK$12 – 18 million /... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

France, Limoges, XVIIe siècle, Jacques Laudin I (1627-1695), Huit médaillons aux profils d'empereurs romains

Lot 5. France, Limoges, XVIIe siècle, Jacques Laudin I (1627-1695), Huit médaillons aux profils d'empereurs romains. Estimation: 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's en émail peint ; dans des cadres en bronze doré; signés Laudin. Diam. 11 cm; diam. 4 1/3 in. A SET OF EIGHT LIMOGES 17TH CENTURY PAINTED ENAMEL MEDALLIONS, BY JACQUES LAUDIN I, SIGNED, WITH THE PROFILES OF ROMAN EMPERORS REFERENCES BIBLIOGRAPHIQUES: S. Baratte, Les émaux peints de Limoges, musée du Louvre, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

Rembrandt (1606 - 1669), Self Portrait at the Age of 34, 1640

Rembrandt (1606 - 1669), Self Portrait at the Age of 34, 1640. Oil on canvas, 102 x 80 cm. Signed; Dated and inscribed. Bought, 1861, (NG672) © 2016 The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN At this time, aged 34, Rembrandt was already the most successful history and portrait painter in Amsterdam. Here he gives no visual clues to his profession, but he indicates his wealthy status by wearing an elaborate costume of furs and velvets, a gold chain around his neck, and jewels in his hat. ... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2016

Jacob van Oost the Elder (1601 - 1671), Portrait of a Boy aged 11, 1650

Jacob van Oost the Elder (1601 - 1671), Portrait of a Boy aged 11, 1650. Oil on canvas, 80.5 x 63 cm. Signed; Dated and inscribed. Bought, 1883, (NG1137) © 2016 The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN This portrait is signed with the painter's monogram and dated 1650; the age of the boy is recorded as 11. The boy is turned away from the spectator, looking to the left. The design is concentrated upon the face and its expression, and the colouring is muted, enlivened only by the fur of the... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1962

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1962; Pale blue ostrich feathers with black silk satin. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1978. Accession Number: 1978-156-26 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art 
28 avril 2016

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, c. 1967

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, c. 1967. White silk tulle, 15 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 12 inches (40 x 40 x 30.5 cm). Purchased with funds contributed by Mrs. Howard H. Lewis, 1993. Accession Number: 1993-51-2a--c. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art 
28 avril 2016

Woman's Evening Ensemble: Dress, Overdress, Bustle, and Petticoat, by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spring 1951

Woman's Evening Ensemble: Dress, Overdress, Bustle, and Petticoat, by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spring 1951. Black silk organza, white cotton piqué, black silk. Waist: 24 inches (61 cm). Gift of John Wanamaker, Philadelphia, 1951. Accession Number: 1951-73-1a--d. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art