07 juin 2016

Rodin masterpiece offered at Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

La Jeunesse triomphante, by Rodin, estimated at £120,000-180,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- One of Rodin's most adventurous compositions, La Jeunesse triomphante, is to be sold at BonhamsImpressionist and Modern Art sale in London on 23 June. It is estimated at £120,000-180,000. It follows the highly successful sale of two Rodin masterpieces at Bonhams in recent months. L’Eternal Printemps sold at Bonhams London in February for £938,500 – a world record for a second state casting of the statue – and Eve was sold in... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2016

"Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces" highlights museum's most notable works in new light

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 – 1669), "Self-Portrait, Aged 23". Oil on oak panel, 1629. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (P21n6). BOSTON, MASS.- This spring, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston presents Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces, displaying 25 of the collection’s most esteemed works of art by masters including Rembrandt, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Rubens, which will be moved from the Museum’s original palace into the contemporary Hostetter Gallery. The... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Anonymous Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), Qing dynasty, 1894

Anonymous, Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), bestowed by Empress Dowager Cixi on Madame Peng, Mother of Duke Kong Lingyi, Qing dynasty, 1894. Hanging scroll; gold pigment on paper 115 x 55 cm (painting), 248 x 76.5 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
01 février 2016

Paul Signac, "Une vie au fil de l'eau" à la Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne

Paul Signac, Juan-les-Pins. Soir, 1914, huile sur toile, 73 x 92 cm. Photo Maurice Aeschimann. LAUSANNE - C’est une collection très prestigieuse d'œuvres de Paul Signac (1863-1935) qui sera présentée du 29 janvier au 22 mai à la Fondation de l'Hermitage : près de 140 peintures, aquarelles et dessins illustreront la carrière foisonnante du maître néo-impressionniste. Réunie par une famille passionnée par l'artiste, cette collection unique constitue l'un des plus grands ensembles d’œuvres de Signac conservé en... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2013

Sapphire tiara of the Polish Counts Lanckoronski, 1894

Sapphire tiara of the Polish Counts Lanckoronski, 1894
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22 juillet 2012

Bowl of painted porcelain. China, Jingdezhen kilns, Qing Dynasty, Guangxu reign, 1894

Bowl of painted porcelain. China, Jingdezhen kilns, Qing Dynasty, Guangxu reign, 1894.National Museums Scotland  with wisteria, peony and bird design, and with four-character Cixi mark on base, part of a porcelain group made in celebration of the 60th birthday of the Empress Dowager Cixi. 
31 mars 2011

Record for Any Paul Gauguin Print Sold at Auction Established Today at Sotheby's

Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903), Crouching Tahitian woman seen from the back (Field 75). LONDON.- This morning at Sotheby’s in London , ten prints by Paul Gauguin from the Collection of Stanley J. Seeger, sold for £1.54 million ($2.47 million), almost four times the pre-sale low estimate for the group. A new auction record for a print by Paul Gauguin was achieved when Crouching Tahitian Woman Seen From The Back sold for £577,250 ($924,466), over three times the estimate (£180,000-220,000). The traced monotype, or ‘printed drawing’, was... [Lire la suite]
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