08 novembre 2016

Hui-lan Oei (Madame Wellington Koo), photographed by E.O. Hoppé, 1921

Hui-lan Oei (Madame Wellington Koo), photographed by E.O. Hoppé, 1921.
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07 novembre 2016

Wellington Koo, Chinese Ambassador to the Court of St James

Wellington Koo, Chinese Ambassador to the Court of St James.
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07 novembre 2016

Katharine Augusta Carl (1865–1938) in Chinese dress

Katharine Augusta Carl (1865–1938) in Chinese dress.  The sister of Francis A. Carl, who worked for Sir Robert Hart at the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs Service, was an American painter and author who spent nine months in China in 1903 painting a portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi for the St. Louis Exposition. On her return to America, she published a book about her experience, titled "With the Empress Dowager". Carl died in 1938 in New York.
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07 novembre 2016

New collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler on view at Tristan Hoare

Maryam Eisler, Mahal (Woman) (2015). Giclée print. Photo courtesy the artist and Tristan Hoare gallery. LONDON.- Tristan Hoare is presenting Searching for Eve in the American West, a new collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler. Whilst working on a major book on American artists in their studios in 2012*, Eisler visited Ghost Ranch in Abiquiú, New Mexico, the estate in which the renowned American Modernist Georgia O’Keefe lived, worked, and produced her iconic paintings. The experience of... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2016

Kimiko Yoshida, The Bride series, 2006-2012

Kimoko Yoshida, The Mexican Bride. Self-portrait, 2012 - La Mariée mexicaine. Autoportrait. C-print mounted on aluminium and plexiglas, 120 x 120 cm. Kimoko Yoshida, THE DONG BRIDE, GUIZHOU, CHINA. SELF-PORTRAIT, 2009 - LA MARIÉE DONG, GUIZHOU, CHINE. AUTOPORTRAIT, 2009. C-print, mounted on acryl and aluminium, 120 x 120 cm. Kimoko Yoshida, THE BRIDE WITH A BEARD, MONPA MASK, HIMALAYA, REMEMBERING BASELITZ. SELF-PORTRAIT, 2009 - LA MARIÉE À BARBE, MASQUE MONBA, HIMALAYA, DANS LE SOUVENIR DE BASELITZ. AUTOPORTRAIT,... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

Xteriors by Desiree Dolron

Xteriors: Photos by Desiree Dolron
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01 novembre 2016

Lillian Bassman, Across the Restaurant, Barbara Mullen, dress by Jacques Fath, Le Grand Véfour, Paris, 1949

 Lot 81. Lillian Bassman, Across the Restaurant, Barbara Mullen, dress by Jacques Fath, Le Grand Véfour, Paris, 1949. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Photo Phillips Gelatin silver print, printed later.85 x 73.1 cm (33 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)Signed and numbered 24/25 in pencil on the verso.   Provenance: Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica Literature: Harper's Bazaar, April 1949D. Solomon, Lillian Bassman: Women, Abrams, 2009, p. 17 Note: ‘Long necks. The thrust of the head in a... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen, New York, Harper's Bazaar, circa 1958

Lot 80. Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen, New York, Harper's Bazaar, circa 1958. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Photo Phillips Gelatin silver print, printed later.90.2 x 69.4 cm (35 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)Signed and numbered 11/25 in pencil on the verso.   Provenance: Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica Literature: Lillian Bassman, Bulfinch, 1997, pl. 50D. Solomon, Lillian Bassman: Women, Abrams, 2009, back cover and p. 4 Note: ‘Long necks. The thrust of the head in a certain position. The... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

Horst P. Horst, Irving Penn, N.Y., 1951

Lot 36. Horst P. Horst, Irving Penn, N.Y., 1951. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000. Photo Phillips Gelatin silver print, printed later.55.8 x 44.5 cm (21 7/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Signature blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.   Provenance: Private Collection, Europe Literature: M. Kazmaier, Horst: Sixty Years of Photography, Thames & Hudson, 1991, pl. 122 Phillips. PHOTOGRAPHS LONDON AUCTION 3 NOVEMBER 2016
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01 novembre 2016

Bruce Bernard, Lucian Freud with two portraits of Leigh Bowery, 1990

Lot 35. Bruce Bernard, Lucian Freud with two portraits of Leigh Bowery, 1990. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000. Photo Phillips Dye destruction print, printed 1995.33.6 x 49.5 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Signed, dated, inscribed in ink and copyright credit stamp on a label affixed to the verso.  Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist Phillips. PHOTOGRAPHS LONDON AUCTION 3 NOVEMBER 2016