11 juillet 2020

The National Gallery acquires painting by Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro, (1830 - 1903), Late afternoon in our Meadow, 1887. Oil on canvas, 54 x 65 cm © The National Gallery, London.  LONDON.- On the 190th birthday of Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), the National Gallery has announced the acquisition of his Late afternoon in our Meadow (1887) which has been on loan to the Gallery since November 2019.This is the 12th painting by Pissarro to enter the National Gallery’s collection and it has been acquired through a hybrid Acceptance in Lieu with the support of a generous... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2020

Deeply personal collection of works by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century to be offered at Sotheby's

  LONDON.- The passion for collecting often knows no bounds. In the case of Czech-born Albin Schram (1926-2005), that passion was not only boundless, but also intensely personal. From small ink musings to studies for major works of art, the wonderful array of sketches assembled by Schram was borne out of a fascination with the lesser known personalities of historic greats. Together, they reveal the private sides to some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, including Edgar Degas, Paul Klee, Emil Nolde, Félix... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2020

$1.6 million still life by Giorgio Morandi marks new record price for any work offered in an online sale at Sotheby's

Lot 28. Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), Natura morta (Still Life). Signed Morandi (lower right). Oil on canvas, 14⅞ by 17¾ in. (37.8 by 45.1 cm), Framed: 24¼ by 27 in. (61.5 by 68.5 cm). Painted in 1951. Estimate 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Sold for 1,580,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s first-ever Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Online concluded yesterday afternoon, achieving $9.9 million. Attracting an average of 3.5 bidders for every lot sold, the auction... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2020

Still lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & friends on view at the Toledo Museum of Art

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903), Still Life. Oil on canvas, 1867. Toledo Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1949.6 TOLEDO, OH.- ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends opened Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Toledo Museum of Art. Organized in partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum, the exhibition promises to be a focused but rewarding experience of a selection of richly evocative still lifes painted by French artists in the 1860s.ONE... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

Sixty European masterworks from the IMA collection exhibited in China for the first time

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- For the first time in history, 60 European masterworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection traveled to China in the exhibition, Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from the Clowes Collection and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.The exhibition encompasses the most influential periods and schools of European art history. Highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Gauguin and Monet, among others. This international exhibition is curated by Kjell Wangensteen,... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

Restituted artworks by Pissarro and Signac to make auction debut in London

LONDON.- Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 4 February will include three works recently restituted to the heirs of Gaston Lévy, one of the most notable patrons and art collectors living in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s. A highly successful businessman and property developer, Lévy and his family lived in a magnificent apartment on the Avenue de Friedland, which he filled with books, paintings and works of art, many of which he bought from the great dealers of his day, including BernheimJeune, Paul... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2019

MASTERLY! 4 Centuries of Drawing and Painting at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam

  Camille Pissarro, Les Coteaux d'Auvers (The hills of Auvers), 1882, Oil on canvas, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Donation: Rotterdam art friends 1917. Rotterdam - 'Masterly!’ will be presenting a grand retrospective of  four centuries of paintings and drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection. In over 150 works, the exhibition showcases the mastery of 27 artists who all excel in both art forms. It features work by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Delacroix,... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2019

Atlantans Doris and Shouky Shaheen Donate Their Impressionist Paintings Collection to High Museum of Art

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926), Maisons au bord de la route, 1885, oil on canvas, 25 x 32 inches. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Doris and Shouky Shaheen Collection. ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art announced today that Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen have donated their entire impressionist, post-impressionist and modernist painting collection, totaling 24 artworks, to the Museum. The Shaheen gift is one of the most significant groups of European paintings ever to enter the Museum’s collection,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

Major Exhibition Traces the History of Pastel in Art at National Gallery of Art, September 29, 2019, through January 26, 2020

William Merritt Chase, Study of Flesh Color and Gold, 1888, pastel on paper coated with mauve-gray grit (on strainer), overall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Raymond J. and Margaret Horowitz. Washington, DC—In a major new exhibition opening this fall, the National Gallery of Art will examine the beauty and depth of pastel, tracing its rich history from the Renaissance to the present day. The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art will feature some 70 exquisite... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2019

Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale totals $399 million

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Bouilloire et fruits, oil on canvas, painted circa 1888-1890. Estimate: In the region of $40 million. Price Realized: $59,295,000 / £45,611,538 /€52,726,938. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- The top lots of the sale were Cézanne’s Bouilloire et fruits, which sold for $59,295,000 to client on the phone and Van Gogh’s Arbres dans le jardin de l'asile, which realized $40,000,000.  Lot 15. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Arbres dans le jardin de l'asile, oil on canvas, 16 3/8 x 13 ¼ in.... [Lire la suite]
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