17 mai 2023

$53.2M Klimt stars in Sotheby's Modern Evening Auction in New York

Lot 107. Property from an Important New York Collection. Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918), Insel im Attersee (Island in the Attersee), signed Gustav Klimt (on the stretcher), oil on canvas, 100.5 by 100.5 cm. Executed circa 1901–02. Lot sold 53,188,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Moments ago in Sotheby’s New York saleroom, Insel im Attersee by Gustav Klimt achieved $53.2 million, marking one of the most significant prices ever achieved for the artist... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2023

Exhibition traces the demonstrable influence of avant-garde artists on Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt, Water Serpents II, 1904/1906–07, Private collection, courtesy of HomeArt. VIENNA.- Which works by Vincent van Gogh did Gustav Klimt actually know? How familiar was he with Henry Matisse’s oeuvre? Together with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Belvedere traces the demonstrable influence of those avant-garde artists on the great master of Viennese Modernism. The exhibition also includes works that do not usually go on loan due to their fragile condition. With Water Serpents II, last shown... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2022

Christie’s Announces Highlights from Visionary: The Paul G. Allen Collection

 Georges Seurat (1859-1891), Les Poseuses, Ensemble (Petite version). oil on canvas, 15.1/2 x 19.3/4 in.(39.3 x 50 cm.) Painted in 1888. Estimate on request, in excess of $100,000,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2022 NEW YORK – Christie’s and the estate of the philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, Paul G. Allen, are honored to unveil highlights from Visionary: The Paul G. Allen Collection, featuring 500 years of groundbreaking art. The highlights will be part of an... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

Claude Monet's masterful View of Venice sells for $56.6 million at Sotheby's in New York

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection. Lot 8. Claude Monet (1840 - 1926), Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute, signed Claude Monet and dated 1908 (lower right), oil on canvas, 29 by 36 ⅜ in. 73.5 by 92.5 cm. Executed in 1908. Lot sold: 56,625,500 USD (Estimate Upon Request). © 2022 Sotheby's  NEW YORK, NY.- In its very first auction appearance, Claude Monet’s luminescent 1908 view of Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute sold for... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2022

Three Monet from the Collection of Anne H. Bass sold at Christie's New York, 12 may 2022

Lot 10C. Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le Parlement, soleil couchant, signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1903’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 32 x 36 1⁄4 in. (81.2 x 92 cm.) Painted in 1900-1903. Price realised USD 75,960,000 (Estimate USD 40,000,000 – USD 60,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, May 1904).Elizabeth and William Lowell Putnam, Boston (acquired from the above, 1907).Anna and Augustus Lowell Putnam,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2022

Claude Monet's masterpiece 'Saule Pleureur' to make Asian auction debut at Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale

  Claude Monet (1840-1926) Saule pleureur, oil on canvas, 51 3/8 x 43 3/8 in. (130.5 x 110.2 cm.) Painted in 1918 – 1919. Estimate: HK$95,000,000 – 135,000,000/ US$12,200,000 – 18,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. HONG KONG.- Christie’s announced the Asian auction debut of Saule pleureur, a masterpiece by Claude Monet, at Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale, to be held on 26 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.Monet reacted to the onset of unrest in Europe in 1914 with an... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2022

Cincinnati Art Museum hosts Impressionist still lifes in intimate exhibition

Claude Monet (1840–1926), France, Still Life with Bottle, Carafe, Bread, and Wine, circa 1863–63, oil on canvas, 15 5/8 x 23 9/16 in. (36.7 x 59.9 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 2014.18.32.    CINCINNATI, OH.- One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissarro and Friends focuses on still life paintings by five French painters, all created in the mid-1860s, the formative years of Impressionism. This single-gallery special exhibition, organized in... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2022

Exposition "Monet/Rothko" au musée des impressionnismes Giverny

Du 18 mars au 3 juillet 2022, le musée des impressionnismes Giverny proposera à ses visiteurs un dialogue exceptionnel entre les œuvres de Claude Monet et de Mark Rothko. Rassemblant les peintures tardives du maître de l’impressionnisme et les couleurs énigmatiques de l’artiste américain, l’exposition Monet/Rothko orira une expérience immersive et rare, une invitation à la contemplation. Depuis quelques années, les recherches sur l’impressionnisme tardif ont mis en valeur les correspondances souvent insoupçonnées entre les œuvres... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2022

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, 1994

Lot 102. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild signed Richter, numbered 817-1 and dated 1994 (on the verso), oil on canvas, 51 by 56.1 cm. 20 by 22 in. Executed in 1994. Lot sold: 2,092,000 GBP (Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP). © Christie's 2022 Property from a Private European Collection.  Provenance: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above in 1995) Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2022

Sotheby's unveils towering example of Monet's Waterlilies & Picasso portrait of his rival lovers

A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series from a distinguished Japanese private collection, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted between 1914 and 1917. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Works by two of the most internationally acclaimed artists were unveiled at Sotheby’s Hong Kong this past week, ahead of Sotheby’s Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction in London on 2 March.A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted... [Lire la suite]
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