08 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces highlights included in the Asia Week Sales Series in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the contents of its upcoming Asia Week sale series in New York. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Asia Week New York, the sales feature an exceptional group of over 1,150 lots spanning centuries of artistic production. All eight auctions in the series open for public exhibition in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 14 March, with auctions taking place from 18 – 23 March. Christina Prescott Walker, Senior Vice President & Division Director of Asian Art, commented: “We are... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2018

Chen Hongshou (1598-1652), Alchemist

Lot 2275. Chen Hongshou (1598-1652), Alchemist, ink and colour on silk, hanging scroll, 125 by 48 cm; 49 1/4  by 18 7/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,240,000 HKD (335,419 EUR). © Sotheby's 2018.  signed Laolian Hongshou and with two seals of hiswith six collector’s seals of Zhang Daqian(1899 - 1983) and one collector’s seal of C.C. Wang(1907 - 2003). With pale celadon porcelain knobs inscribed Dafeng Tang Cang  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2017

A blue and white jardinière, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650

Lot 3555. A blue and white jardinière, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price Realized $87,500. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The deep jardinière is decorated on the exterior in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a continuous scene of ‘The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove’. The figures are variously shown in conversation, reclining at leisure, enjoying a game of weiqi, playing the qin, and appreciating a scroll painting, all beneath a band of pointed leaves. The flat... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

Chen Hongshou (Chinese, 1598 - 1652), Hermit in landscape, 1622-1644

Chen Hongshou (Chinese, 1598 - 1652), Hermit in landscape, 1622-1644, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)-Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hanging scroll. Ink and colors on silk. H. 93 5/8 in × W. 26 in, H. 237.8 cm × W. 66 cm (overall); H. 49 3/8 in × W. 19 1/2 in, H. 125.4 cm × W. 49.5 cm (image); W. 29 5/8 in, W. 75.2 cm (knob to knob); H. 27 7/8 in, H. 70.8 cm (upper border height). Museum purchase, B79D8 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. A man wearing a loose robe and straw sandals... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

Chen Hongshou (Chinese, 1598 - 1652), Branch of Blossoming Prunus, 1622-1644, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Chen Hongshou (Chinese, 1598 - 1652), Branch of Blossoming Prunus, 1622-1644, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Fan. Ink on gold-flecked paper. H. 13 1/4 in × W. 24 in, H. 33.7 cm × W. 61 cm (overall); H. 6 5/8 in × W. 21 1/4 in, H. 16.8 cm × W. 54 cm (image); H. 20 in × W. 26 in, H. 50.8 cm × W. 66 cm (framed). Museum purchase, B83D1 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
06 juillet 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Painting at Berkeley - The First Fifty Years

Sun Junze: Landscape with Buildings, early 14th century; hanging scroll: ink and color on silk; 73 x 44 1/4 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Sarah Cahill, in memory of James Cahill.. BERKELEY, CA.- Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA’s acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter—from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters—highlights the... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2013

First major exhibition to examine Chinese reclusion as a response to political turmoil opens

"Temple on a Mountain Ledge" (1661) by Kuncan is shown in this undated handout photo released to the media on March 19, 2013. The hanging scroll examines a period when poets and artists withdrew from public life. Source: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection/Asia Society, New York via Bloomberg. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society presents a major exhibition of Chinese paintings that reveal the private world of the scholar-painters who lived during one of the most tumultuous periods of Chinese history—the end of the Ming dynasty... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2012

Bonhams announces Fine Chinese Painting & Calligraphy sale this September 12

Zheng Xie (1693-1765), Calligraphy in Running Script, 1750 (detail). Ink on paper, mounted, framed and glazed, dated Qianlong gengwu(1750), 68 x 38 1/2in (172.2 x 97.8cm). US$60,000-90,000. Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- On September 12, Bonhams New York will hold its inaugural Chinese painting and calligraphy auction featuring a selection of excellent examples spanning the 14th century to 2005. Comprised of over one hundred works on paper and silk the sale will commence with a number of early classical treasures.  Opening for... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2012

Sotheby's Classical Chinese painting sale to be held in New York during Asia Week

Emperors of the Southern Song, 12th to 13th Century. Calligraphy In Various Script Forms. Est. $750,000/1 million, (one of four is pictured). Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- On March 22, 2012, Sotheby’s New York will present Fine Classical Chinese Paintings, the debut sale of this category in Sotheby’s New York March Asia Week series of events. The auction will include a rich and varied selection of fine paintings and calligraphy dating from the 12th century to the 20th century. The number of important and rare works, many from... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2010

"La voie du Tao. Un autre chemin de l’être" @ Galeries nationales Grand Palais.

Brûle-parfum tripode en bronze doré et émail cloisonné. H. 42 x D. 36 cm. Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Ancienne collection Montigny, catal. 1854, déposé en 1901 du musée de la Marine. Musée Guimet, Paris © Rmn / Thierry Ollivier Ouvertes à tous les champs de la création et en particulier aux grandes civilisations, les Galeries nationales, en co-production avec le musée des arts asiatiques Guimet, consacrent pour la première fois en Europe une grande manifestation au Taoïsme. Cloche taoïste (détail). Porcelaine à émaux... [Lire la suite]