17 avril 2017

Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Wifredo Lam (Sagua La Grande 1902-1982 Paris), Nu À La Chaise, 1942. Tempera on paper mounted on canvas, 165 x 98 cm. Signed and dated lower left and signed and dated on the reverse. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris Provenance: Family of the Artist, Paris; private collection, Miami Literature: Michel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, Milan 1970, no. 27, ill. col.; Gérard Xuriguéra, Wifredo Lam, Paris 1974, ill. col. p. 31; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Poligrafa / Cercle d’Art,... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2017

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Deux Jeunes Femmes (Two Young Ladies), 1942

Lot 255. Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Deux Jeunes Femmes (Two Young Ladies). Signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 1942. Ink and gouache on silk, 43.5 by 28.5 cm; 17 by 11 1/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (60,860 - 85,204EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Note: “So it was that we soaped ourselves in sadness and we rinsed ourselves with hope, and for all that we believed almost every rumor we heard, almost all of us refused to believe that our nation... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942

Lot 2075. Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed by the artist, dated renwu (1942), dedicated to Fengzi, with two artist's seals reading Xu and Beihong zhi hua. 27 5/8 x 20in (70.3 x 50.6cm). Rstimate USD 80,000 ~ 120,000. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€81,003). Photo: Bonhams. Note: Xu Beihong has dedicated the painting to Lü Fengzi (1886-1959) (呂鳳子), his teacher and fellow artist. In addition to being in... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2016

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's sculptures on view at BOZAR

Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, 1962. Tôle découpée, pliée et fil de fer peints polychromes, 32 x 24 x 16 cm. Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. Inv. Nr. MP366. Musée national Picasso-Paris © Succession Picasso – SABAM Belgium 2016 Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Picasso de Paris) / Adrien Didierjean / Mathieu Rabeau BRUSSELS.- Considered as one of the most important painters of the 20th century, the Spanish artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881-1973) also created sculptures throughout his life that were as innovative as they were... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2016

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Two Beauties, 1942

Lot 251. Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Two Beauties, signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 1942, ink and gouache on silk, 56.5 by 33 cm; 22 1/4  by 13 in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Notes: Mai Thu’s art is a reflection of both splendor and elegance. Residing for most of his career in Paris, Mai Thu nonetheless retained an unassailable sense of patriotism and devotion to his birthplace Vietnam. His strong Vietnamese identity encouraged him to... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2016

Important Jewels at Sotheby's New York, 22 september 2016

From Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels to David Webb and beyond, the September 22nd sale of Important Jewels in New York is headlined by a vast selection of signed jewels from a variety of celebrated makers. Classic white diamonds, such as this 27.35 carat oval-shaped diamond, and colored stones are also on offer in this first sale of the fall auction season. Whether you are seeking bold gold looks for daytime or diamond-set dazzlers for the evening, the Important Jewels sale will ensure your fall gets off to a fashion-forward start.... [Lire la suite]

02 août 2016

Max Ernst in Peggy Guggenheim's New York home (1942)

Max Ernst in Peggy Guggenheim's New York home (1942)
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16 juillet 2016

Gertrud & Otto Natzler's ceramics at Phillips, 9 june 2016

Lot 98. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Cylindrical vase, 1950s. Earthenware, white crater glaze. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) high, 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) diameter. Underside signed NATZLER. Estimate $3,000 - 5,000. Sold for $3,750. Photo courtesy Phillips Property from the collection of Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Lot 99. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Large low bowl, 1960s. Earthenware, copper dust crystalline glaze. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) high; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm) diameter. Underside... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2016

Lancôme, « Peut-être », 1942

Lot 100. Lancôme, « Peut-être », 1942. Estimation 8 000 - 16 000 €. Photo MAÎTRE JEAN-PIERRE BESCH ET BESCH CANNES AUCTION Rare flacon en verre, panse à découpe, création de Georges Delhomme. Belle étiquette dorée, titrée. Bouchon à deux branches. Scellé, PDO. Dans son rare coffret formant écrin, orné de canards sauvages en vol se détachant sur un fond bleu, intérieur de soie. Présentation 1942. Référence « Les modèles de Lancôme ». MAÎTRE JEAN-PIERRE BESCH ET BESCH CANNES AUCTION. FLACONS... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2015

A selection of museum quality paintings amongst which two stunning blue compositions from the 50’s by Pierre Soulages

Pierre SOULAGES (born 1919), Peinture 130 x 97 cm, 5 mai 1959. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right, 130 x 97 cm. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris. Photos Art Digital Studio © Adagp, Paris 2015 For the second consecutive year, Applicat-Prazan is pleased to participate in Frieze Masters in London from 14th to 18th October 2015. The organisers of this event, which is one of the most discerning art fairs in the world, say that Frieze Masters “offers a contemporary focus... [Lire la suite]