23 avril 2017

DeLorenzo at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Armand-Albert Rateau (1882-Paris-1938), Arm Chair. Bronze, model no. 1793, the frame cast with details of scales and shells, the back and seat formed by linked medallions cast as fish and the arms formed of linked shells; Rear leg stamped '1793 PARIS A.A. RATEAU INV 86'. Courtesy DeLorenzo  This chair is one of seven known examples of the model. Six chairs were originally made for Charles and Florence Blumenthal’s New York City residence. The seventh chair, once in the possession of Madame Rateau, is now in... [Lire la suite]

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]
18 septembre 2016

Nguyễn Khang (1911-1989), A traditional Vietnamese opera actress reading under moonlight, 1943

Lot 263. Nguyễn Khang (1911-1989), A traditional Vietnamese opera actress reading under moonlight, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 43; accompanied with an exhibition sticker on the edge of the reverse, lacquer on wood, 70 by 50 cm; 27 1/2  by 19 1/2  in. Estimate  200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, France Notes: The artist Nguyễn Khang graduated in 1935 from the Hanoi School of Fine Arts. Along with... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, Løten 1863–1944 Ekely), Kiss in the Field, 1943

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, Løten 1863–1944 Ekely), Kiss in the Field, 1943. Woodcut, 15 13/16 × 19 5/16 in. (40.2 × 49 cm) Sheet: 24 1/4 × 26 1/8 in. (61.6 × 66.3 cm). Munch Museum, Oslo © Munch Museum, Oslo One year before his death, at the age of eighty, Munch printed this woodcut from a plywood block. The subject of a couple in an intimate embrace, set against a landscape, is his final variation of the motif of the kiss that he explored throughout his life. Here, his approach is virtuosic as well as... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems at ArtScience Museum, Singapore

  SINGAPORE - Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems is a unique exhibition which explores both the artistic skills required for the creation of exquisite jewellery, and the Earth processes involved in the formation of minerals and gemstones. ArtScience Museum is an institution which explores the links between art, science, culture and technology. All of its exhibitions and programs show how subjects canbe understood both through the emotional connections created through art, and... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2016

Rodin masterpiece leads Impressionist and Modern Art Auction at Bonhams New York

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Eve, petit modèle, version à la base carrée, dite aussi 'aux pieds plats', 29 5/8 in (75.2 cm) (height). Estimate: U.S. $1,000,000-1,500,000 (€880,000 - 1.3 million). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- One of Rodin’s most beautiful and expressive works, Eve, leads Impressionist and Modern Art at BonhamsNew York on May 11. The statue, with a remarkably rich brown patina and standing 30 inches high, is estimated at U.S. $1,000,000-1,500,000. During the early 1880’s, Auguste Rodin... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Nativité (The Nativity), 1943

Lot 244, Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Nativité (The Nativity). Signed and dated 43. Gouache on silk, 44.5 by 29.5 cm; 17 1/2  by 11 1/2 in. Estimate 125,000 — 185,000 HKD (14,235 - 21,068 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired by a high-level officer of the South Vietnamese regime before 1975Thence by descent to the Present Owner Private collection, U.S.A. Note: Much of the East and West creative dichotomy is visible in artworks created by Southeast Asian... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2016

Balthus at the Bank Austria Kunstforum

  Balthus, The Road I, 1929, oil on canvas, 130 x 162 cm, private collection © Balthus 2016 Vienna (LCG) - Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (1908-2001), called "Balthus", is one of the great loner among the painters of the 20th century. The exhibition - the first comprehensive retrospective to Balthus in Austria - illuminated his work of dealing with the early Renaissance through the work within Surrealism and New Objectivity, between France, the German-speaking countries and Italy, up to the study of Oriental... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

Balenciaga. Ensemble du Soir, Boléro et Robe, 1943

  Balenciaga. Ensemble du Soir, Boléro et Robe, 1943
19 janvier 2016

René Boivin, Broche « Châtaigne », 1943

René Boivin, Broche « Châtaigne », 1943. La Galerie Parisienne. Or, Grenats, Peridots. Poids brut : 30.8 grs. Hauteur : 4.2 cm. Certificat de Françoise Cailles
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