23 mai 2018

Spectacular rare portrait of last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, is loaned to National Galleries of Scotland

Portrait of His Imperial Majesty Nicolai II Alexandrvitch, Tsar of All the Russias, 1902 by Valentin Serov (1865-1911). Collection: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Regimental Trust, Edinburgh Castle. EDINBURGH.- A highly accomplished and vibrant portrait of the last Tsar of Russia, in the uniform of The Royal Scots Greys, has been placed on loan by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Regimental Trust with the National Galleries of Scotland, where it has gone on public display this week. In 1902, Tsar Nicholas II was... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2016

Winnipeg Art Gallery opens exhibition of works by Rodin

Auguste Rodin - (French  (born in France), 1840–1917), Danaïd, 1889, bronze, 30.5 x 61.6 x 44.5 cm. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Gift from The Salgo Trust for Education, 2015-179. Photo: Ernest Mayer. WINNIPEG.- The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating Auguste Rodin with an exhibition of work by the 19th-century French sculptor and other artists he inspired. Starting with Rodin brings together nearly 30 works of art from the WAG’s permanent collection to reflect on the significant presence of Rodin in... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2016

'Sin and Secession, Franz Stuck in Vienna' at the Lower Belvedere

Franz von Stuck, Sin, around 1893. Oil on canvas 88 x 53.5 cm. Galerie Katharina Büttiker Collection, Zurich. Photo: © Galerie Katharina Büttiker, Zurich VIENNA - On view from July 1 to October 9, 2016 at the Lower Belvedere, the exhibition Sin and Secession Franz Stuck in Vienna focus publishing house Gerlach & Schenk, the show also highlights his influence and importance as an initiator of the Secession in Vienna. erotic paintings, most notably the painting Sin, were both popular and controversial not only... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

Sotheby's annual Orientalist Sale to take place as part of Orientalist & Middle Eastern Week: 15-21 April 2016

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824 - 1904), The Grain Threshers, Egypt. Signed and dated J.L. Gerome / 1859 lower left, oil on canvas, 43 by 75cm., 17 by 29½in.. Estimate: £80,000-120,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This Spring in London, Sotheby’s will present Orientalist & Middle Eastern Week, dedicated to over 1000 years ofartworks and objects celebrating the culture of the Middle East and the wider Islamic world. Comprising five sales in total and running from 15-21 April 2016, the series... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2016

Cartier. Hair ornament, 1902

Cartier. Hair ornament, 1902, platinum, diamonds @GrandPalais Antique Jewelry.
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17 octobre 2015

Vilhelm Hammershøi's 19th-and 20th-century masterpieces on view at Scandinavia House

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor, 1901. Oil on canvas, 18 1/3 x 20 1/2 in. (46.5 x 52 cm). Statens Museum for Kunst, smk.dk.  NEW YORK, NY.- Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, an exhibition of masterpieces by celebrated Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916), opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on October 17, 2015. The selection of 24 paintings examines the practice of an... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2015

A stellar line-up of outstanding works to be offered at Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art sale

Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935), Suprematism, 18th Construction. Oil on canvas, 53 by 53cm. Painted in 1915. Estimate £20,000,000-30,000,000 ($30,618,000 — 45,927,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Leading the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale is one of the most important paintings by Kazimir Malevich to ever appear at auction. Suprematism, 18th Construction, a highlight of the critically acclaimed recent Tate retrospective in London, is appearing at auction for the first time, a century after it was... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2015

"L'Inca et le conquistador" au musée du Quai Branly

L'Inca et le conquistador : Affiche PARIS - Deux hommes, une même ambition. À travers les portraits de l’Inca Atahualpa et du conquistador Francisco Pizarro, l’exposition retrace les moments-clés de la conquête de l'empire Inca et met en scène la rencontre de deux mondes, à l’orée de leur destin. Années 1520 : l’empire espagnol de Charles Quint, assoiffé d’or et de conquêtes, poursuit son exploration de l’océan Pacifique et du littoral sud-américain entamée une décennie plus tôt. Au même moment côté amérindien, le plus... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2015

Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest portraits by Gustav Klimt to come to auction

Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Gertrud Loew -Gertha Felsőványi, signed Gustav Klimt and dated 1902 (upper left), oil on canvas, 149.5 by 45cm., 58 7/8 by 17 3/4 in. Painted in 1902.. Estimate: £12-18 million / $18.5-27.7 million / €16.8-25.3 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s London today announces that Gustav Klimt’s extraordinarily beautiful and captivating portrait Bildnis Gertrud Loew of 1902 will be offered for sale in its 24th June Impressionist & Modern Art Evening... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2015

Claude Monet's 'Le Parlement, Soleil Couchant' to highlight Looking Forward to the Past auction

  Claude Monet, Le Parlement, soleil couchant, Oil on canvas, executed in 1902. Estimate: US$35-45 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced an additional major highlight of its upcoming May auction series in New York: Claude Monet’s Le Parlement, soleil couchant, a magisterial depiction of London’s Gothic Houses of Parliament, as viewed from across the River Thames. Estimated at US$35-45 million, Le Parlement, soleil couchant will be among the top lots of Christie’s Looking... [Lire la suite]
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