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]

13 juillet 2019

'Impressionism and Post-Impressionism' at the Scottish National Gallery

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Before the Performance, About 1896 - 1898. Oil on paper laid on canvas, 47.60 x 62.50 cm, National Galleries of Scotland. Presented by Sir Alexander Maitland in memory of his wife Rosalind, 1960, NG 2224. © National Galleries of Scotland. Photo: Antonia Reeve. In April 1874 a group of young artists defied the official Paris Salon by setting up their own independent exhibition. Including works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas and Berthe Morisot, it became known as... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2019

Detroit Institute of Arts exhibits Impressionist era treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Study for “Le Chahut,” 1889, Georges Seurat, French; oil on canvas. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, General Purchase Funds, 1943:10. DETROIT, MICH.- From Wednesday, June 26 to Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Detroit Institute of Arts presents Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. The exhibition, featuring 44 works by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot,... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2019

Internationally acclaimed exhibition reveals the radical evolution of Monet's final decade

Claude Monet, The Artist's House Seen from the Rose Garden, 1922–24. Oil on canvas, 31 7/8 x 36 5/8 in. (81 x 93 cm). Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, Michel Monet Bequest, 1966, inv. 5087. FORT WORTH, TX.- Monet: The Late Years is the first museum exhibition in more than 20 years dedicated to the final phase of Monet’s career. Through approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition traces the evolution of Monet’s practice from 1914, when he embarked on a reinvention of his painting style that led to increasingly bold and abstract... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2019

$110.7 million Monet masterpiece makes auction history at Sotheby's New York

Meules is the first work of Impressionist art to sell for more than $100 million at auction. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Moments ago in a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s New York, Claude Monet’s Meules from 1890 — one of art history’s most evocative images – sold for $110.7 million. The result marks a new world auction record for any work by Claude Monet and the first work of Impressionist art to cross the $100 million threshold at auction. Meules is one of only four works from Monet’s acclaimed Haystacks... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

Claude Monet (1840-1926) Le pont japonais, circa 1918-1924

Lot 36. Claude Monet (1840-1926) Le pont japonais, stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower right); stamped again with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse), oil on canvas, 28 ¾ x 39 ½ in. (73 x 100.3 cm.) Painted in Giverny, circa 1918-1924. Estimate USD 12,000,000 - USD 18,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Michel Monet, Sorel-Moussel (by descent from the above).Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the above).Acquired... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2019

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Coin du bassin aux nymphéas, circa 1918-1919

Lot 35A. Claude Monet (1840-1926), Coin du bassin aux nymphéas, stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; upper right); stamped again with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse), oil on canvas, 51 3/8 x 35 in. (130.5 x 88.8 cm.) Painted in Giverny, circa 1918-1919. Estimate USD 15,000,000 - USD 25,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Michel Monet, Sorel-Moussel (by descent from the above). Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2019

One of the finest examples of Claude Monet's Haystacks series estimated to sell for in excess of $55 Million

Claude Monet, Meules. Oil on canvas. Executed in 1890, signed and dated by the artist in 1891. Estimate in excess of $55 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby’s announced that an enduring symbol of Impressionism from Claude Monet’s iconic Haystacks series will lead an important private collection of eight Impressionist masterworks on offer in our Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on 14 May in New York. Of the 25 canvases that the artist created in the early 1890s, Meules from 1890 is one of only four works... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sale totals $115.3m

The sale was led by a record for a Venetian View by Claude Monet at £27.5 Million / $36.2 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Tonight’s Evening Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art brought a total of £87.7 million / $115.3 million (est. £62.1 – 89.3 million). Helena Newman, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, said: “It was great to see these first indicative sales of the season hit the ground running with such a promising and lively start. The combination of... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2018

‘Collections Privées: un Voyage des Impressionnistes aux Fauves’ at musée Marmottan Monet until 10 February 2019

PARIS.- Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 13 septembre 2018 au 10 février 2019, l’exposition « Collections privées : un voyage des impressionnistes aux fauves ». Soixante-deux  peintures, dessins et sculptures conservés en mains privées (Europe, Etats-Unis, Amérique latine) et dont une importante partie n’a jamais ou rarement été vue à Paris, composent un itinéraire pictural, de Monet à Matisse. PARIS.- The Musée Marmottan Monet is presenting—until 10 February 2019—an exhibition... [Lire la suite]