14 janvier 2014

Sotheby's to sell works from the Private Collection of legendary art dealer Jan Krugier

Alberto Giacometti, Homme traversant une place par un matin de soleil, conceived in 1950. Est. £3-5 million/$5-8 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On 5 and 6 February 2014, Sotheby’s London will present over 100 masterworks from a collection that has captivated the imagination of world connoisseurs since it was first unveiled 14 years ago: The Private Collection of Jan Krugier. A survivor of the Holocaust, the legendary art dealer – perhaps best known for his involvement with the work of Picasso – walked through life believing in... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2013

The first exhibition to focus on fashion in the works of the Impressionists opens in Chicago

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904), Édouard Manet, 1867. Oil on canvas; 46 5/16 x 35 7/16 in. (117.5 x 90 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Stickney Fund CHICAGO, IL.- The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity, which opened in Paris in October 2012, landed at the Art Institute this summer as the final stop on its world tour. Organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, the exhibition broke... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2013

Art Institute of Chicago receives nearly 1,000 works of art in single gift from Dorothy Braude Edinburg

Fernand Léger, Study for The Ball Bearing, 1926. Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection. (c) 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago announced a major gift from Massachusetts collector Dorothy Braude Edinburg. The gift, one of the most significant in the museum’s history, is composed of nearly 800 works on paper—primarily European prints and drawings from Old Master to modern—and 150 works from China, Korea, and Japan,... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2012

Attribué à Edgar Degas Paris, 1834 -1917, Etude de draperie

Attribué à Edgar Degas Paris, 1834 -1917, Etude de draperie.  Photo Artcurial Huile sur papier. Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 €'STUDY OF DRAPERY', OIL ON PAPER, ATTRIBUTED TO EDGAR DEGAS16 x 11 cm (6,24 x 4,29 in.)Provenance : Probablement ancienne collection Léonce Mauger ;Sa vente, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20 décembre 1934, n° 83, non repr., de mêmes dimensions (La collection Mauger comprenait environ 80 lots de Degas provenant de la succession Degas);Ancienne collection Pierre-Olivier Dubaut ;Puis par... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2012

"BEAUTÉ ANIMALE. de Dürer à Jeff Koons" @ Galeries nationales du Grand Palais PARIS

  Melchior D’Hondecoeter, Paons, mâle et femelle 1681. Huile sur toile, 113 x 134 cm © Service presse Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais / Agence Bulloz  Depuis la Renaissance, artistes et naturalistes n’ont cessé d’observer les animaux et de les représenter avec toute l’exactitude possible. Néanmoins, le naturalisme s’arrête là où commencent la norme et la morale : des critères éthiques et esthétiques sont mis en place, qui motivent les différences de point de vue. Ainsi, les manières de représenter une... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2011

"Rembrandt & Degas" @ Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait as a Young Man, c. 1628-29. Oil on panel, Alte Pinakatothek, München. Photo © bpk/Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait, 1857-58. Oil on paper on canvas, 26 x 19 cm. Williamstown, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.544. Photo Michael Agee. AMSTERDAM.- Although it is well known that the famous French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was inspired by Rembrandt, the forthcoming exhibition is the first actually devoted to Rembrandt’s influence on Degas.... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2011

Christie’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art and Art of The Surreal realise £84.9 million/$136.3 million/€99.9 millions

A Christie's employee poses with Paul Gauguin's "Nature morte a 'L'esperence'" at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. LONDON. A painting by Paul Gauguin, billed as the top lot at Christie's auction of modern and impressionist works in London, failed to find a buyer on Wednesday. The tribute to the artist's friend Vincent Van Gogh, in the form of a still life with sunflowers called "Nature morte a 'L'Esperance," had been expected to fetch up to 10 million pounds ($16 million).... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2011

Property from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp Exceeds High Estimate to Bring $1.6 Million

The top lot of the auction was the watercolor Lemon, attributed to Giovanna Garzoni, which soared to more than 10 times its pre-sale high estimate and achieved $62,500. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Old Masters Week opened today at Sotheby’s New York with the dedicated auction of Property from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp, which exceeded its high estimate in achieving $1,628,727 (est. $800,000/1.2 million*). Many bidders competed in the room and by phone for drawings, furniture and decorations from Mr. Ryskamp’s private... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2010

Trésors du coffre Vollard ont totalise 23 M€ @ Sotheby's Paris

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)), Le Repas Frugal, eau-forte, 1904; planche : 46 x 37,7 cm ; 18 1/8 x 14¾ in. Estimation 180,000 - 300,000. Prix réalisé 720,750 € (880,439 $) à un collectionneur européen. Record pour une gravure de Picasso en France. photo Sotheby's Paris – Sotheby’s a dispersé hier une collection dont l’histoire et le parcours sont certainement parmi les plus fascinants du marché de l’art. Composé de tableaux, de gravures, de livres, de manuscrits, de dessins et de photographies d’artistes-clés de l’avant-garde de... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2009

Forty Exceptional Works will be Offered at Christie's Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art

Tamara De Lempicka (1898-1980) Portrait du Marquis Sommi, signed 'T.DE LEMPITZKA' (lower right), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 28¾ in. (100 x 73 cm.) Painted in 1925. Est. $2,000,000 - $3,000,000. Photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and important works by Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, and Piet Mondrian are among the highlights of Christie’s upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on November 3. Forty exceptional works will be offered, including... [Lire la suite]