06 avril 2015

All the Rage in Paris: Diaghilev's Ballets Russes' on view at the McNay Art Museum

Leon Bakst, Costume design for Vaslav Nijinsky as Chinese Dancer in Les Orientales, 1917. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Gift of the Tobin Foundation for Theatre Arts, TL1998.34. Photo: Courtesy McNay Art Museum / Courtesy McNay Art Museum. SAN ANTONIO, TX.- A grand finale exhibition to the McNay’s 60th anniversary celebration, All the Rage in Paris focuses on Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, the company that brought theatre—and theatre design—to the center of artistic life in Europe from 1909 to 1929. Conceived... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2011

Federico del Campo (1837-1923 - Peruvian), Venice. Circa 1914

Federico del Campo (1837-1923 - Peruvian), Venice. Circa 1914. photo courtesy M.S.Rau Antiques Oil on canvas. Signed "F. del Campo" (lower right). Canvas: 17 5/8" high x 28 3/4" wide. Price: Available upon requestProvenance:  Private Collection, United KingdomFederico del Campo is counted among the supreme painters of Venetian views in the second half of the 19th century. This exquisite composition details a panoramic view of Doge's Palace, the entrance of St. Mark's Square and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute.... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2011

Haute Couture: Lucien Lelong, circa 1920/25; Callot Sœurs, 1914 & 1930 & Paul Poiret, circa 1912

    Lucien Lelong Haute Couture, n° 4144, circa 1920/25. Ensemble en crêpe de chine corail gansé de lamé or, Photo Artcurial Robe sans manches à encolure ronde, jupe ornée de plis religieuse, ceinture-lien se nouant sur le devant, Cape coordonnée se nouant également sur le devant. Se porte avec un fond de robe (griffe beige, graphisme bourgogne) (légère oxydation du lamé et petite tache) - Estimation 800 - 1 000 € Callot Sœurs Haute Couture Eté 1914. Ensemble d'après-midi.  Photo Artcurial en... [Lire la suite]