14 septembre 2010

"Notorious & Notable" @ Museum of the City of New York

Evening gown worn by Isadora Duncan, ca. 1912. Cream chiffon tunic-style gown with chenille-like design of gold roses on fabric. Label: “Paul Poiret. Paris”. Museum of the City of New York, Bequest of Mary Fanton Robert, 62.119.3 Co-presented with the National Jewelry Institute, Notorious and Notable: 20th Century Women of Style highlights 80 prominent New York women who used their style, talent, or wealth to capture the attention of society and the media. The exhibition features a runway of original attire—much of it created... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2010

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), 'Diana Vreeland', 1970s & 'Halston', 1970s

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), 'Diana Vreeland', 1970s. photo Bonhams signed and numbered '233/250' in pencil verso, gelatin silver print, printed 1980, image  image size 42 x 29cm (16 9/16 x 11 7/16in). Sold for £840 Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), 'Halston', 1970s. photo Bonhams signed and numbered '233/250' in pencil verso, gelatin silver print, printed 1980, image size 42 x 29cm (16 9/16 x 11 7/16in).Sold for £840 Bonhams. Vision 21, 30 Jun 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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21 avril 2010

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Vionnet dresses, Schiaparelli Jacket & Chanel Sequined Suit

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Vionnet Dress with Fan, 1977. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1978 - signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '35/37', '1817', inscribed 'Merry Christmas with love to Pat 1979' in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount) - 21 1/8 x 19 5/8in. (54 x 50.4cm.) - Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realised $47,500 "When I saw Diana Vreeland's show for The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2008

Yellow sapphire and diamond brooch, Verdura

Yellow sapphire and diamond brooch, Verdura Designed as a bombé heart set with oval yellow sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, accented with a stylised ribbon bow of rope twist design, mounted in yellow gold, signed Verdura. Estimate 30,000—40,000 CHF NOTE: One of the 20th Century's most innovative designers, Fulco di Verdura was born into an aristocratic and eccentric Sicilian family in 1898. As a child he was surrounded by lush gardens, fruit trees and a variety of animals that fired his imagination and would continue to... [Lire la suite]


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