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]

09 mai 2018

Records set for Monet and Matisse in first Rockefeller evening sale

Lot 15. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Fillette à la corbeille fleurie, signed ‘Picasso’ (upper right); signed again, dated and inscribed ‘Picasso 1905 13 Rue Ravignan’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 7/8 x 26 in. (154.8 x 66.1 cm.) Painted in 1905. Estimate On Request. Price realised USD 115,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The opening evening sale of works from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller generated huge international interest, which resulted in new world auction... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2014

Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940), Iris et pensées

Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940), Iris et pensées. Photo: Bonhams. indistinctly signed and dated 'E Vuillard 1901' (lower right); oil on cardboard, 60 x 48cm (23 5/8 x 18 7/8in). Painted in 1901. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€36,000 - 61,000) PROVENANCE: Paul Cassirer, Berlin.Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 11 September 1905, no. 14486.Maurice Fabre, Paris, 11 December 1905. Lady Berwick, U.K.; Christie's, London, 2 July 1974, lot 70.Acquired from the above by the present owner. EXHIBITED: Brussels, La Libre Esthétique, 1908, no. 216. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2012

"Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard" @ the Phillips Collection

  George Hendrik Breitner, Girl in Red Kimono, Geesje Kwak, 1893–95. Collection RKD (Netherlands Institute for Art History), The Hague. George Hendrik Breitner, Girl in a kimono (Geesje Kwak) at Breitner’s house on Lauriersgracht, n.d.. Collection RKD, The Hague. WASHINGTON, DC.- The invention of the Kodak handheld camera in 1888 gave post-impressionist artists a new source of inspiration. Seven artists—well known for their paintings and prints—who used the apparatus to document their public spheres and... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2010

Matisse, Picasso, Goncharova and van Dongen Highlight Christie's Auction

Kees van Dongem (1877-1968), "Gitane", circa 1910-1911, signed 'van Dongen' on the lower right. Oil on canvas, (100.2 x 81.2 cm.) 39.3/8 x 32 inches. Estimate: £5,500,000-7,500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale and the auction of The Art of the Surreal will take place on 2 February 2010 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £56,505,000 to £80,805,000. The leading highlights include Gitane by Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) (estimate: £5.5 million to £7.5 million);... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2009

Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Mme Vuillard à table, circa 1903

Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Mme Vuillard à table, circa 1903 Huile sur carton signé en haut à drotie 19,5 x 28 cm (7,61 x 10,92 in.). Estimation : 20000/25000 € Provenance : Atelier de l'artiste Max Kaganovitch, Paris Karin Meyer, Paris Bibliographie : Antoine Salomon et Guy C ogeval, "Vuillard, Le regard innombrable, catalogue critique des peintures et pastels", volume II, Wildenstein Institute et Skira, Paris, 2003, n° VII-153, reproduit page 621 SAMEDI 25 AVRIL à 14h00. Sarl B. VASSY et P. JALENQUES... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2009

Claude Monet's Dans la Prairie Highlights Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Dans la prairie, signed and dated 'Claude Monet 76' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 3/4 x 32 1/4 in. (60.3 x 82 cm.) Painted in 1876. Estimate on Request (in the region of £15 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place at Christie’s on 4 February and will offer 47 works of art, including exceptional museum-quality masterpieces by Claude Monet, Amedeo Modigliani, Kees van Dongen, Edward Vuillard and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2008

La vente Jeanne Lanvin chez Christie's Paris.

"Cette prestigieuse collection, offerte dans un climat économique pourtant incertain, a su attirer de nombreux collectionneurs, ravis de pouvoir découvrir des œuvres restées jusqu'alors dans la même famille. Les oeuvres invendues, sont le reflet d'estimations jugées trop hautes par le marché actuel tandis que les tableaux raisonnablement estimés ont suscité un grand intérêt de la part des collectionneurs internationaux,  tel Au Théâtre de Jean-Louis Forain (lot 13) qui a plus que doublé son estimation pour atteindre €65.800.... [Lire la suite]