23 octobre 2016

Exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei Shchukin

Christian Cornelius Krohn, "Portrait de Sergei Shchukin", 1915 © Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.  PARIS.- Fondation Louis Vuitton presents the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” from 22 October 2016, to 20 February 2017. The exhibition is part of the official programme of the France-russia year of cultural tourism 2016–17 and constitutes as one of its most prominent events.  The exhibition pays tribute to one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century, Sergei... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2016

Philip de László, portraits mondains

Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Comtesse Jean de Castellane, née Marie Dorothée de Talleyrand-Périgord, other married name Fürstin Karl Egon IV zu Fürstenberg, 1899. Photo Jacqueline Hyde © de Laszlo Foundation Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait de la comtesse Greffulhe, née Caraman-Chimay, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait d'Elaine, Duchesse de Guiche, née Greffulhe, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Princess Max Egon von Hohenlohe-Langenburg, née María de la Piedad de Yturbe, 1906.... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

Two Fauve masterpieces by Maurice de Vlaminck & André Derain appear at auction for the first time

Maurice de Vlaminck, Sous-bois (Paysage), 1905. Estimate $12/18 Million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Two masterpieces by art history’s “Wild Beasts” will appear at auction for the first time in Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on 9 May 2016 in New York. Together, André Derain’s Les Voiles rouges (estimate $15/20 million) and Maurice de Vlaminck’s Sous-bois ($12/18 million) embody the explosive Fauvism movement of the early-20th century. The term was coined in 1905, when the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

Exhibition of drawings and watercolors by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner opens at Galerie St. Etienne

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Dodo with Japanese Umbrella, 1909. Lithograph in five colors on heavy off-white wove paper. Signed, lower right, and inscribed "Handdruck" (hand-print), lower left. 15" x 12 3/4" (38.1 x 32.4 cm). One of six known impressions (the only impression in these colors); hand-printed by the artist. Gercken 387/a. Private collection. © Galerie St. Etienne NEW YORK, NY.- Galerie St. Etienne presents Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Watercolors and Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, an... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2016

Major exhibition at Palazzo Fava in Bologna retraces Edward Hopper's career

Edward Hopper (1882 1967), Self-Portrait, 1903-1906. Oil on canvas, 25 15/16 x 22 in. (65.88 x 55.88 cm).Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest (70.1253). ©Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photography by Sheldan C. Collins. BOLOGNA.- Some call him a storyteller, while others consider him the only artist who could capture the very instant – crystallized in time – of a scene, or the essence of a person. After all, it was Edward Hopper himself... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2015

Offert par le roi Edouard VII à Lady Randolph Churchill en 1907, Exceptionnel drageoir en argent repoussé et ciselé ( 925°/°°)

Offert par le roi Edouard VII à Lady Randolph Churchill en 1907, Exceptionnel drageoir en argent repoussé et ciselé ( 925°/°°). Estimation : 5 000 € / 7 000 €. Photo Limoges Enchères. Orfèvre: Berthold MUELLER, Hanau. Poinçon: Chester 1906. Poinçon d'importation: feuilles de chêne et gland, Chester 1904. Poinçons de Hanau début XXème. Poids: 608 g. Haut: 19,5 cm. Long: 16 cm. Micro fêlures. LIMOGES ENCHÈRES, Vente de Prestige : Tableaux, Art du Feu, Mobilier, le 21... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2015

The Chaumet Westminster Tiara. A Belle Époque enamel and diamond tiara, by Chaumet

The Chaumet Westminster Tiara. A Belle Époque enamel and diamond tiara, by Chaumet. Estimate CHF360,000 – CHF520,000 ($363,069 - $524,433). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of Kokoshnik design, composed of a series of graduated translucent royal blue plique-à-jour enamel curved panels, each overlaid with old-cut diamond trailing forget-me-not floral motifs, interspersed with collet-set diamond lines, to the cushion-shaped diamond openwork cartouche centre and similarly-set upper border, circa 1910, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2015

Milwaukee Art Museum to present 'Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebel'

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). La Maison de la Crau (The Old Mill), 1888. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (64.8 x 54 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966. MILWAUKEE – Beginning June 18, the Milwaukee Art Museum will present, Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels, an exclusive touring exhibition that will showcase nearly 70 masterpieces from some of the most famous artists of the 20th century. The exhibition brings together paintings and sculpture... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2013

Corsage ornament by Cartier Paris, 1906

Corsage ornament by Cartier Paris, 1906. Platinum, round old- and rose-cut diamonds, millegrain edging. Once the property of Mary Scott Townsend, now in the Cartier Collection.
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30 décembre 2013

Cartier choker of rose cut diamonds, 1906

Cartier choker of rose cut diamonds, 1906.
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