31 octobre 2016

First major exhibition of James Ensor's work to be held in the UK in 20 years opens at the Royal Academy of Arts

James Ensor, Self-portrait with Flowered Hat, 1883. Oil on canvas. 76.5 x 61.5 cm. Photo Mu.ZEE © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw. Photography: Hugo Maertens / © DACS 2016. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first major exhibition of James Ensor’s (1860-1949) work to be held in the UK in twenty years. One of Belgium’s most prominent modernist artists, Ensor was widely considered to be an important precursor of Expressionism. Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans brings together some 70 paintings,... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2016

Swann Galleries' April early printed books auction highlights Central Asian travel

  Nova Legenda Anglie, first edition, London, Wynkyn de Worde, 1516. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000. NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 12, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, featuring early English books and travel texts focusing on the exploration of Central Asia. Standouts among the travel books include a first edition of John Biddulph’s Tribes of the Hindoo Koosh, Calcutta, 1880, previously owned by the anthropologist Sir James Frazer, writer of The... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Museum opens first retrospective of female Victorian artist Marie Spartali Stillman

Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927), Madonna Pietra degli Scrovigni, 1884. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 31 × 24 inches. © National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery. Presented to the Walker Art Gallery on behalf of subscribers by Harold S Rathbone in 1884.  © 2015 Delaware Art Museum WILMINGTON, DE.- Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927) was one of a small number of professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century within the British Pre-Raphaelite circle. Poetry in Beauty:The... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

"La Mode retrouvée : Les robes trésor de la comtesse Greffulhe" au Palais Galliera

La Mode retrouvée : Affiche PARIS - Pour la première fois, le Palais Galliera expose la garde-robe d’exception de la comtesse Greffulhe, née Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay (1860-1952). Cousine de Robert de Montesquiou, passée à la postérité sous la plume de Marcel Proust dans À la recherche du temps perdu, la comtesse prête ses traits à la duchesse de Guermantes : « Aucun élément n’entre en elle qu’on ait pu voir chez aucune autre ni même nulle part ailleurs, écrit-il à Montesquiou. Mais tout le mystère de sa beauté est dans l’éclat,... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2015

An inside-painted amber snuff bottle. Signed Ye Zhongsan, cyclically dated bingshen year corresponding to 1896

An inside-painted amber snuff bottle. Signed Ye Zhongsan, cyclically dated bingshen year corresponding to 1896. Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€6,900 - 9,200). Photo: Bonhams. Of flattened rectangular form, carefully painted on one side with a boy riding a water buffalo crossing a shallow stream, the reverse with plants in vases by rockwork beside a series of dated kaishu inscriptions followed by the signature of the artist, with stopper.6.3cm (2 1/2in) high (2). Provenance: According... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2015

An inside-painted glass 'landscape' snuff bottle. Signed Ding Erzhong, cyclically dated bingshen year corresponding to 1896

An inside-painted glass 'landscape' snuff bottle. Signed Ding Erzhong, cyclically dated bingshen year corresponding to 1896. Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€6,900 - 9,200). Photo: Bonhams. Of flattened rectangular form rising from a short foot to curved shoulders, intricately decorated on one side with two travellers by a large gnarled tree amidst a mountain landscape, below a four-character kaishu inscription followed by a painted seal of the artist, the reverse with rockwork and plants beside... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2012

Robe de bal, Jean-Philippe Worth, 1896.

  Robe de bal,  Jean-Philippe Worth, 1896. Galleria Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris   La comtesse Greffulhe (1860 - 1952 ), née Elizabeth de Caraman-Chimay, inspiratrice de Marcel Proust  pour son personnage de la comtesse de Guermantes. Photo Nadar, 1886 
12 octobre 2011

Gustav Surand, Annam Tiger, Tonkin, 1896

Gustav Surand, Annam Tiger, Tonkin, 1896  
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03 août 2009

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Bord du lac d'Annecy 1896 et deux autres aquarelles

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Bord du lac d'Annecy 1896 Aquarelle sur papier, 23,7 x 47,5 cmProvenance : Galerie Ambroise Vollard, Paris ; Galerie Martin Fabiani, Paris ; Galerie Mouradian et Vallotton, Paris ; Collection privéeExpositions : Cézanne, Renoir, Rouault, 1963 Musée d'Isetan, Tokyo, n°14 du catalogue.Cézanne, 1971 Musée d'Art Moderne Hyogo, Kobé, Japon, n°21 du catalogueBibliographie : Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles de Paul Cézanne par John Rewald, édition New York 1984, décrit p.202, reproduit n°474."En juillet... [Lire la suite]
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