21 septembre 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Maternité (Maternity), 1948

Lot 256. Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Maternité (Maternity), signed, ink and gouache on silk, 44 by 36.5 cm; 17 1/4  by 14 1/4  in. Executed in 1948. Estimate 800,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Exhibited: Galerie Van Loo, Brussels, February 1948 Notes: One of the four prominent Vietnamese graduates of the École des Beaux-Arts who made a career in France, Lê Phổ produced an oeuvre that was a delicate fusion of Vietnamese themes and French artistic styles. Like... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Presents Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale On 4 October 2016

Zhang Daqian (1899 – 1983), Spring Clouds Amidst Autumn Landscape, 1948. Photo Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby's Hong Kong will present a sale of Fine Chinese Paintings on 4 October 2016 during this year’s Autumn Sale Series at Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, offering around 300 works by celebrated artists and calligraphers. Highlights include neverbeen-seen masterpieces by Fu Baoshi from a European collection, a rich array of paintings, calligraphy and seal impressions previously... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's works of Collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber at Rago Auction 5 june 2016

  Carefully assembled over the course of sixty years from 1955 to 2015, represent the private collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber of Portland, Oregon. After meeting in medical school and marrying in 1954, the couple spent two years in Germany where Seymour served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps; it was during this period that they began to collect art objects. They traveled and moved many times over the coming years, adding to both their collection and their knowledge along... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2016

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS at Masterpiece London 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels. Earrings. Platinum, white gold, round diamonds, square-cut aquamarines. Heritage Collection, 1951. Price on request. Courtesy Van Cleef & Arpels       Van Cleef & Arpels. Necklace. Platinum, white gold, round diamonds, square-cut and diamond-cut aquamarines. Heritage Collection, 1948. Price on request. Courtesy Van Cleef & Arpels   Van Cleef & Arpels. Earrings. Yellow gold, platinum, round diamonds, onyx, green... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2016

Sotheby's to offer property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

Bernard & Josephine Chaus. Photo Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus—co-founders of American sportswear firm, Bernard Chaus Inc.—in a series of auctions beginning this spring in New York. Collected over the course of nearly four decades by the couple, works of art ranging from fine paintings to jewelry to European furniture will be auctioned across seven sales. FROM BUYERS TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS: JOSEPHINE & BERNARD... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2016

"Jean Genet, l’échappée belle" au Mucem du 16 avril au 18 juillet 2016

  Alberto Giacometti, Portrait de Jean Genet, 1954-1955. Paris, Centre Pompidou MNAM-CCI © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Adam Rzepka © Succession Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris / ADAGP, Paris) 2015 MARSEILLE - Il y a trente ans disparaissait Jean Genet, le plus flamboyant et le plus rebelle des écrivains du XXe siècle. À ce poète de la liberté et de l’ailleurs, qui commença son œuvre en prison et l’acheva sur les rives du Jourdain, le Mucem rend hommage par une... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2016

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.
26 novembre 2015

Morandi, Fontana amd Burri lead Sotheby's Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale

Giorgio Morandi (1890 - 1964), Natura Morta, firmato sul retro, olio su tela, cm 34x45. Eseguito nel 1948. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 EUR. Lot sold 747,000  EUR. Photo: Sotheby's. MILAN.- The Part I of the Milanese Modern and Contemporary Art Sale held in the new spot of Palazzo Serbelloni has confirmed the interest and the massive presence of public during the exhibition days. The 1948 Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi, the Italian artist celebrated at CIMA in New... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2015

The Belvedere opens focus exhibition dedicated to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl

Gerhart Frankl, Vienna, April 1936 © Private archive VIENNA.- The Belvedere is devoting the thirteenth Masterpieces in Focus exhibition to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl (1901–1965), who, like his idol Paul Cézanne, sought to create something of lasting significance. In 1925 Frankl wrote to his future wife: “I don’t want to be a ‘famous’ man. […] But I do want to be a truly great person. Totally and utterly responsible. That is essential. […] I don’t want to be a firework, but at every moment to have a clear... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Evening Dress, 1948. Black silk satin and black silk velvet. 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 Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1949 (2009.300.734)
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