25 septembre 2015

Artcurial to offer fashion photographer Amedeo M. Turello's collection of photographs

Nickolas Murray, Frida Kahlo, 1939, collection Amedeo M. Turello (estimation 8 000 – 10 000 € / 8 900 – 11 150 $).  Paris – A l’occasion de la FIAC, Artcurial dispersera la collection de photographies d’Amedeo M. Turello. L’ensemble d’œuvres qu’il a réuni reflète ses goûts artistiques tout en étant autant de témoignage des rencontres qu’il a pu faire dans sa carrière de photographe de mode professionnel. Au gré des collaborations, il a été amené à cotoyer les plus célèbres photographes du XXe siècle. Certains sont... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2015

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015

Unique gold headband by the Italian painter, Pietro Annigoni, c. 1955. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. 18ct gold headband, the shaped ribbon decorated in repousse with in the centre a gorgon's head with green garnet eyes, to the left a fish and a scallop shell and to the right, a bud and flower spray.  "Testa di Edipo", 1967. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. Medallion cast in 18ct gold with a stylised bearded face of Oedipus, with a pierced hole in the centre of his... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2015

Zhang Daqian paintings lead fine Chinese works of art and paintings auction at Bonhams, 23 jun 2015

San Francisco - Two important paintings and a couplet by renowned artist Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) will headline the June 23 auction of Fine Chinese Works of Art and Paintings to be held at Bonhams in San Francisco. The Splashed-Ink Autumn Landscape, dated 1965, and titled "Qiu Shan Xiao Si" ("Buddhist Temple in Autumn Mountain") (est. $180,000-250,000) and a monumental landscape Mountain Retreat Among Clouds and Streams, dated 1972 (est. $150,000-250,000) were purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Hal Louchheim in the mid-1970s from the Erickson... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2015

Exhibition of paintings from the 1970s by Jules Olitski opens at Galerie Daniel Templon

Jules Olitski, Without Trembling-One, 1974, acrylique sur toile, 172,7 x 150 cm, 68 x 59 in. Courtesy Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, © Jules Olitski PARIS.- La Galerie Templon présente un ensemble exceptionnel de toiles des années 70 par le maître du Color Field Painting Jules Olitski (1922-2007). Les années 1970 représentent une période d'intense inventivité pour l'artiste. Jules Olitski, qui a mis au point le processus de pulvérisation du pigment sur la toile à l’aide d’un pistolet, y... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2014

Van Cleef and Arpels (CO.). A Diamond and Gold Bracelet, 1972

Van Cleef and Arpels (CO.). A Diamond and Gold Bracelet, 1972. Photo Phillips. Of flexible design, centering on a series of circular-cut diamond quatrefoil links, framed by a border of textured gold links enhanced by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in 18K yellow gold, length 6 1/4 to 7 inches, additional link adds 1/2 inch. Signed 'VCA', no.23412, with French assay marks. Estimate $25,000 - 35,000 Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK 30 APRIL 2014 10AM - http://phillips.com/
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10 septembre 2012

Car first owned by 1940s screen icon Margaret Lockwood sold for £51,750 at Bonhams

The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork, was purchased by the actress directly from the Delage stand at the 1938 Motor Show. Sold for £51,750. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- The car bought new by 1940s star of stage and screen Margaret Lockwood (1916 – 1990) with one of her first film pay cheques was offered for sale at the Bonhams Beaulieu Sale in Hampshire on Saturday 8th September – one week before what would have been her 96th birthday. The 1938 Delage D6-70 Tourer, in striking red-and-black paintwork,... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2011

Cultured pearl and diamond demi-parure, Grima, 1972

Cultured pearl and diamond demi-parure, Grima, 1972. Photo Sotheby's Comprising: a necklace of abstract design, set with white and black cultured pearls of irregular shapes, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 444mm, signed Grima; together with a pair of earrings of similar design, post and clip fittings. ESTIMATE 6,000-10,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 44,450 GBP LITERATURE: Cf: Goldsmiths' Hall, Grima Retrospective, London, 1991, where there is an illustration and listing catalogue no. 44, 1972. Cf: Grima, ed... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2010

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972. photo Philips de Pury & Co Screenprint in colors, on Beckett High White paper, the full sheet, S. 36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)  signed in ball-point pen, inscribed in pencil and stamp numbered 105/250 on the reverse (there were also 50 artist's proofs), co-published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples, Inc., New York, the sheet toned, occasional cracking in the ink (particularly at chin, to left of face and at upper left corner), mat staining on the reverse, a moisture stain at the reverse of the... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Two gem-set, shell, and eighteen karat gold objet d'art by Andrew Grima

A shell, eighteen karat gold and ruby objet d'art, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as a seagull with shell body, circular-cut ruby eyes and gold legs, perched on a slice of polished agate; signed Grima, AG.Ltd, with signed wooden box dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 7 1/4in. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 95, plate 282 for a sketch of a similar example.Willsberger, Johann, Grima, 1991, see color plate for a similar example. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2010

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972. Sotheby's Composed of faceted gold beads and amber beads, length 28 inches, signed VCA NY, numbered 4V326-2. Est. 7,000—9,000 USD - Lot Sold 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 03 Feb 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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