18 août 2018

Suzanne Belperron (Saint-Claude, 1900 - Paris, 1983), Flower Brooch, 1936

Suzanne Belperron (Saint-Claude, 1900 - Paris, 1983), Flower Brooch, 1936. Blue chalcedony, diamonds and sapphires on white gold, 6 x 6.2 cm (2.3 x 2.4 in.), Maker's mark for Société Groëné et Darde. Image courtesy Véronique Bamps / Stand 365 Provenance: Collection of la Comtesse Jean de Polignac (Née Marguerite di Pietro, daughter of Jeanne Lanvin) Literature: Patricia Corbett, Ward Landrigan, Nico Landrigan, Jewelry by Suzanne Belperron, London, 2016, pp. 92-93. Véronique Bamps. "Le Patio Palace" # 62641, avenue Hector... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2018

Sotheby's unveils Matisse portrait of Bloomsbury Group's Mary Hutchinson

Henri Matisse, Portrait of Mary Hutchinson, 1936, charcoal and estompe on paper, 66.4 by 50cm. Est. £2,000,000-3,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Created in the Paris studio of Henri Matisse in June 1936, this ravishing portrait depicts the writer Mary Hutchinson, a key member of the Bloomsbury group. A fascinating, fashionable and multifaceted woman, to whom the artist Henry Tonks once said, “what an unusual power you have, you are no ordinary person”, Mary was an active patron of the arts throughout her life – her... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2016

Paul Jacoulet : un artiste français au Japon (1896-1960)

Paul Jacoulet : un artiste français au Japon (1896-1960) - Affiche. PARIS - Paul Jacoulet, rare Occidental ayant passé toute sa vie au Japon, a renouvelé l’art de l’estampe ukiyo-e par l’audace des couleurs et l’originalité des sujets traités. Artiste-voyageur, il a réalisé d’étonnantes séries de portraits et de scènes de la vie quotidienne du Japon, mais aussi de Corée, de Chine, de Mongolie, de Micronésie. La centaine de gravures sur bois réunies dans cette exposition ont été réalisées entre 1934 et 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

Chen Cheng-Po (Chen Chengbo) 1895-1947, In Front of the Temple (Changhua Nanyiao Temple), 1936

Lot 5071. Chen Cheng-Po (Chen Chengbo) 1895-1947, In Front of the Temple (Changhua Nanyiao Temple), 1936, signed and dated 1936 in Chinese, oil on canvas, 60.5 by 72.5 cm;   23 7/8  by 28 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Asian Collection Exhibited: Liang Gallery, Taipei, Dazzling Through A History: Chen Cheng-Po and Liao Chi-Chun Dual Exhibition, 4 – 26 December, 2010Tainan, Koxinga Museum, Surging Waves:... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2016

Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores pastorals, landscapes, and the Arcadian vision

Jan Both (Dutch, 1618-1652), Landscape with Shepherds. Oil on canvas, 42-1/4" x 54-1/4". The Sullivan Collection, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 1979.0195P. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This summer, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores how, for centuries, artists have rendered nature in a tranquil, idyllic form in Pastorals, Landscapes, and the Arcadian Vision, which features over fifty paintings and works on paper from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. Pastorals, Landscapes, and the... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

1930s fashion exhibition opens at Sudley House

LIVERPOOL.- Sudley House is getting the Hollywood treatment with Putting on the Glitz, a glamorous 1930s fashion exhibition. A stunning selection of 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s costume collection is being displayed at the South Liverpool gallery, revealing how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period. Visitors can expect to see an elegant exhibition, exploring 1930s fashions at their best, when women embraced more fitted styles with longer hemlines, in... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces Major Gifts of American Art and $10 Million

Road and Trees, 1962. Edward Hopper, American, 1882 1967. Oil on canvas, 33 1/2 x 59 1/2 inches (85.1 x 151.1 cm). Bequest of Daniel W. Dietrich II, 2016. The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that its collection has been enriched by the bequest of more than fifty works of American art from the late philanthropist and art collector Daniel W. Dietrich II. Additionally, the Museum has received an endowment gift of $10 million from Mr. Dietrich’s charitable funds that will support a broad range of initiatives in the... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Sotheby's Paris to auction works of art from Bernard Boutet de Monvel's Paris residence

 Photo courtesy Sotheby's. PARIS.- On 5th and 6th April, Sotheby’s Paris will offer for sale the contents of Bernard Boutet de Monvel’s “hotel particulier”, including of his studio, in the heart of the Parisian neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The sale will feature around 300 lots, mainly paintings and drawings by the French artist and his father, the famous children’s book illustrator Maurice Boutet de Monvel (1850-1913). The collection, which also comprises antique furniture, Art Deco pieces and pieces... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2015

Exhibition of paintings, sculptures and drawings by Alberto Giacometti opens in London

Alberto Giacometti, Small Self portrait, 1921. Kunsthaus Zürich, Bequest Bruno Giacometti, 2012 © Estate of Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti, Paris and Adagp, Paris) 2015 LONDON.- The first ever exhibition solely to consist of portraits by the twentieth-century artist Alberto Giacometti opens at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday 15 October. Giacometti: Pure Presence (15 October 2015-10 January 2016) comprises over 60 works, including paintings, sculptures and... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

An inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, dated to the bingzi year (1936)

An inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, dated to the bingzi year (1936). Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One side is delicately decorated with a pair of birds perched in a magnolia tree peering down at two pheasant standing on rocks amidst roses below. The reverse has a four-line poetic inscription dedicated to Mo Zhuang followed by the date, the artist's signature, Shaoxian, Ma Guoting, and a seal, Shao. 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high, jadeite stopper. ... [Lire la suite]