01 janvier 2019

Bell Rock Lighthouse lights up Turner in January at National Galleries of Scotland

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Bell Rock Lighthouse, 1819. Watercolour and gouache with scratching out on paper, 30.60 x 45.50 cm. Collection: National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased by Private Treaty Sale 1989 with the aid of funds from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Pilgrim Trust. © National Galleries of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A dramatic depiction of Robert Stevenson’s engineering marvel, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, by Britain’s most celebrated artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), will shine its... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘phoenix’ vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  Lot 174. A doucai ‘phoenix’ vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 33.3cm., 13 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000-20,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a wide neck gently flaring at the rim, brightly painted to the exterior with a pair of phoenix amongst composite floral blooms borne on meandering leafy scrolls below a spearhead border, the neck encircled with a band of floral sprigs alternating with lozenges between raised fillets, all below... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘medallion’ bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 172. A doucai ‘medallion’ bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 9.8cm., 3 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000-15,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a recessed base, brightly painted to the exterior with five medallions composed of stylised floral and foliate strapwork, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 06 nov. 2013
01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘longevity’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 171. A doucai ‘longevity’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 21.2cm., 8 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000-7,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a straight foot, painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a shou character roundel surrounded by eight further shou characters and interlocking ruyi strapwork, the exterior similarly decorated with stylised shou characters between a band of C-scrolls and... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘lotus’ cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 170. A doucai ‘lotus’ cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 9.6cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000-6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved flaring sides resting on a short foot, painted to the exterior with four iron-red lotus blooms borne on undulating leafy stems above a lappet band, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a single lotus spray, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2019

Sotheby's celebrates trailblazing female artists of the 16th-19th centuries this January

Lot 48. Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 - 1842), Portrait of Muhammad Dervish Khan, full-length, holding his sword in a landscape, signed and dated lower right: L. Vigée Le Brun / 1788, oil on canvas, 88 3/4  by 55 1/2  in.; 225.5 by 136 cm. Estimate $4,000,000 - $6,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- As major retrospective exhibitions have been mounted around the world on female artists including Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Michelina Wautier and... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2018

Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d

Baule Mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, late 19th century. Wood, pigments. H 33 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: collection André Derain, Paris; collection Renou et Colle, Paris; private collection, Rouen, 1975 Lele comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century. Wood. H 24 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: Nelly Van den Abeele collection, Brussels, 2003 Literature: Uzuri Wa Dunia, Belgian Treasures, exhibition catalogue Bruneaf,... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

Dallas Museum of Art opens 'Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism'

DALLAS, TX.- Spanning Europe from the late 18th through mid-20th centuries, the women artists featured in this exhibition worked at a time when prestigious art schools, exhibition venues, and commercial outlets were primarily reserved for their male counterparts. Drawn primarily from the DMA’s permanent collection, this special presentation features paintings and works on paper by artists including Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Rosa Bonheur, Eva Gonzalès, Käthe Kollwitz, Gabriele Münter, and more. Although their artwork cannot... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

A copper-red yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1485. A copper-red yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Sold: $2,000. © Sotheby's the well potted pear-shaped body rising from a short recessed foot to widely flared trumpet neck, the exterior evenly bathed in a deep maroon glaze, the interior and base glazed white. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
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31 décembre 2018

A flambé-glazed hu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1484. A flambé-glazed hu, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's the heavily potted ovoid body rising from a tapering foot to a short waisted neck and slightly flared mouth, the shoulders with elephant mask handles, the whole covered in a red glaze suffused with vibrant blue and violet. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
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