04 avril 2016

Sotheby's annual Orientalist Sale to take place as part of Orientalist & Middle Eastern Week: 15-21 April 2016

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824 - 1904), The Grain Threshers, Egypt. Signed and dated J.L. Gerome / 1859 lower left, oil on canvas, 43 by 75cm., 17 by 29½in.. Estimate: £80,000-120,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This Spring in London, Sotheby’s will present Orientalist & Middle Eastern Week, dedicated to over 1000 years ofartworks and objects celebrating the culture of the Middle East and the wider Islamic world. Comprising five sales in total and running from 15-21 April 2016, the series... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2012

Sotheby's Orientalist Sale to present important works depicting Turkey, The Middle East and North Africa

  Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian, 1917-1900), View of Constantinople and the Bosphorus, oil on canvas is estimated at £1.2-1.8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.-Sotheby's Orientalist Sale will take place in London on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. Showcasing paintings, drawings and sculpture depicting Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa, the auction will be led by masterpieces by the Russian artist Ivan Aivazovsky and the Turkish painter and polymath Osman Hamdy Bey. Comprising 33 lots, the sale is estimated to bring... [Lire la suite]