17 janvier 2017

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron, 1947

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron. Oil on panel, 22.5 x 25 cm (8 ⅞ x 9 ⅞ inches). Signed lower left, G. Braque. Executed 1947. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Perls Galleries, New YorkFujikawa Galleries, Osaka, JapanPrivate collection, Spain  Literature: Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque: peintures 1924-1927 Mangin, Nicole S. p. 116 Stern Pissarro Gallery - Late 19th and 20th Century European Painting. 66 St. James's... [Lire la suite]
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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]
01 février 2016

Exhibition provides a rare insight into the development of Alberto Giacometti's practice

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Composition, 1927-8, Bronze, 31.3 x 18.1 x 11.6 cm © The Estate of Alberto Giacometti LONDON.- Luxembourg & Dayan presents Alberto Giacometti: In His Own Words (Sculptures 1925-1934). Focused on a series of sculptures from this crucial decade in Giacometti’s life, the exhibition provides a rare insight into the development of the artist’s practice, which led to the crystallization of the more familiar style that characterizes Giacometti’s later work. This exhibition will include... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2015

Jacques Fath by René Gruau

Jacques Fath, 1947, by René Gruau Jacques Fath, 1950 by René Gruau Jacques Fath, 1950, by René Gruau
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21 septembre 2015

Christian Dior by René Gruau

Christian Dior, Ispahan, 1947, by René Gruau Christian Dior, 1949 by René Gruau
07 septembre 2015

Zhang Dazhuang 1903-1980; Ma Heng 1881-1955, Bird and lotus; calligraphy in seal script

Zhang Dazhuang 1903-1980; Ma Heng 1881-1955, Bird and lotus; calligraphy in seal script, 1947. Estimate  5,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Painting signed Zhang Dazhuang, dated dinghai (1947), the seventh lunar month, with a dedication and one seal of the artist, da zhuang. Calligraphy signed Yin Ma Heng, with one seal of the artist, ma heng, ink and color on paper, folding fan; 26 by 54.5 cm. 10 1/8  by 21 1/4  i;  Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2015

Picasso masterpiece becomes the most valuable work ever sold at auction: $179,365,000

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Les femmes d'Alger (Version 'O'), signed 'Picasso' (upper right); dated '14.2.55.' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 44 7/8 x 57 5/8 in. (114 x 146.4 cm.). Painted on 14 February 1955. Estimate Upon Request. Price Realized $179,365,000. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  NEW YORK (AFP).- A Picasso masterpiece fetched more than $179 million in New York on Monday, smashing the world record for the most expensive art... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Christie's to offer Giacometti's iconic life-size sculpture L'homme au doigt (Pointing Man)

L'homme au doigt signed and numbered 'A Giacometti 6/6' inscribed with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' bronze with patina and hand-painted by the artist Height: 69 7/8 in. (177.5 cm.) Conceived in 1947. Estimate upon request. Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2015/© 2015 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, announces a major highlight of its upcoming spring auction in New York: Alberto Giacometti's most iconic and evocative... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2015

"Balenciaga, magicien de la dentelle" à la Cité de la dentelle et de la mode, Calais

Affiche de l'exposition. CALAIS - À l’occasion des 120 ans de la naissance de Cristóbal Balenciaga (Getaria, 1895-1972, Javea, Espagne), la Cité de la dentelle et de la mode à Calais consacre une exposition à ce grand couturier. Elle aborde un sujet inédit : l’oeuvre en dentelle de Balenciaga, thème évident tant la dentelle a tenu, tout au long de sa carrière, une place extraordinaire. La dentelle, Cristóbal Balenciaga l’appréciait. Il l’employa aussi bien en ornementation qu’en textile. Jouant sur les motifs,... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2014

Van Cleef and Arpels (CO. An Impressive Diamond and Gold Ring, 1947

Van Cleef and Arpels (CO. An Impressive Diamond and Gold Ring, 1947. Photo Phillips. Of bombé design, centering on an old-cut diamond, weighing approximately 3.12 carats, to the polished gold surround with circular-cut diamond accents, mounted in 18K yellow gold, size 5 1/2. Signed 'Van Cleef & Arpels', 'NY 12287'. Estimate $25,000 - 30,000 Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK 30 APRIL 2014 10AM - http://phillips.com/
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