08 septembre 2017

A sapphire and diamond ring, Oscar Heyman, 1946

Lot 62. A 9.25 carats Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, Oscar Heyman, 1946. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€25,000 - 41,000). Photo: Bonhams. of floral cluster design, centering a cut-cornered square-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 9.25 carats, adorned with round brilliant-cut diamonds, enhanced on either side with triangular-shaped diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 2.15 carats; mounted in platinum; size 5 Note: Accompanied by AGL report # 1085230, dated July 12, 2017, stating the... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2017

Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), Horse After Northern Wei Style, 1946

Lot 1377. Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), Horse After Northern Wei Style. Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk, 106 x 64.5 cm. (41 ¾ x 25 3/8 in.). Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist. Dated eighth month, bingxu year (1946). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,660,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Purchased by the original owner through Zhang Daqian’s exhibitions in Shanghai in 1940’s, and passed down by descent. ... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles, 1946

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles. Oil on board, 33.3 x 41 cm (13 ⅛ x 16 ⅛ inches). Signed lower right, G.Severini. Inscribed Meudon 8 on the reverse. Executed 1946. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Madame Severini, the artist's daughter, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. Provenance: Collection Bourdeillette (Monsieur Bourdeillette was a French diplomat posted to Rome)  Literature: Gino Severini Catalogue Raisonné by Daniela... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2016

Exhibition at Martin Gropius Bau honors Robert Doisneau

Robert Doisneau, Le Baiser de l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, 1950. © Atelier Robert Doisneau, 2016. BERLIN.- Very few photographers have become famous through a single picture. “Le Baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville” (The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville) is such a picture, which Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) took in March 1950 in front of a Parisian street café in the Rue de Rivoli. The image of the couple kissing was a work commissioned by LIFE magazine. Although it was staged, it contains an entire story: It became the symbol of Paris as the... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2016

"Tenue correcte exigée : quand le vêtement fait scandale" aux Arts Décoratifs

Tenue correcte exigée : quand le vêtement fait scandale. PARIS - À chaque saison de la mode, comme dans l’actualité sociale et politique, difficile d’échapper à la question du code vestimentaire. « Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale », présentée au musée des Arts décoratifs du 1er décembre 2016 au 23 avril 2017, invite à revisiter les scandales qui ont présidé les grands tournants de l’histoire de la mode du XIVe siècle à nos jours. Cette exposition originale et inattendue propose d’explorer à l’appui de... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Aquiles (David), 1946

Lot 38. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Aquiles (David), 1946. Estimation 600,000 — 800,000 GBP (759,900 - 1,013,200 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. incised with the artist's signature on the base, patinated gesso, 163 by 48 by 45 cm. 64 3/8 by 18 7/8 by 17 3/4 in. Executed in 1946, this work is the unique original gesso sculpture for a bronze edition.  This work is accompanied by a photo certificate issued by the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan.  ... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2016

Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983), Leisure stroll through mountains, 1946

   Lot 2767, Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983), Leisure stroll through mountains, 1946. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,403,317 - 1,754,146 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. signed DAQIAN JUSHI YUAN and YUAN, dated 1946, inscribed, and with a total of seven seals of the artist. Titleslip by the artist himself, ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll; 164 by 69.2 cm 64 ½ by 27 ¼ in. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings, Oct 1991,... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

The Fondation Beyeler presents Jean Dubuffet's work in a major retrospective

Jean Dubuffet, Mêle moments, 1976, Acryle sur papier entoilé, Private Collection, Courtesy Pace Gallery, © 2015, ProLitteris, Zurich. BASEL.- The Fondation Beyeler will open the year 2016 with the first retrospective of Jean Dubuffet’s multifaceted, imaginative and brightly colored oeuvre to be held in Switzerland in the 21st century. The exhibition “Jean Dubuffet – Metamorphoses of Landscape”, which will run from 31 January to 8 May 2016, will feature around 100 works by the French painter and sculptor, who, as a master... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2015

Amethyst and tourmaline ring, René Boivin, 1946

Amethyst and tourmaline ring, René Boivin, 1946. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Set with a step-cut amethyst between lines of similarly cut tourmalines, size N, signed René Boivin, French assay and indistinct maker's marks. Bibliography: Cf: Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1994, page 170 for an illustration of this ring. Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 1 dec.... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1946

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1946. Black silk-rayon velvet, red silk satin, brown silk faille, black silk crepe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.795)
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