14 juillet 2013

"The Poetry of Paper" at J. Paul Getty Museum

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660-1704),A Seated Peasant Looking Down to the Right, Holding a Pitcher, about 1680s, Dutch, Black and red chalk, 24.7 x 22.9 cm, 2004.72, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.  When looking at drawings, one generally focuses on what’s there: the figures, landscape, buildings, and other objects in the work. The Poetry of Paper however, focuses on what’s NOT there — the artists’ use of negative space, described as areas of paper left blank to create the illusion of light and form. Featuring... [Lire la suite]

06 février 2011

"French Drawings: Poussin to Seurat" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Georges Seurat, Seated Nude: Study for 'Une Baignade', 1883. Conte crayon on cream paper: 31.70 x 24.70 cm. National Gallery of Scotland EDINBURGH.- An outstanding collection of French master drawings will be the focus of a new display at the National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh next spring. Over the last thirty years the Gallery has carefully and deliberately strengthened its holdings in this area, and is now home to one of the best collections of French drawings in the UK. Among the 60 works on show, ranging in date from the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2010

La Galerie De Bayser @ XXVe Biennale des Antiquaires. Grand Palais

Girolamo da Treviso (1498-1544) Apollon musicien. Plume et encre brune, lavis brun, pierre noire et rehauts de gouache blanche, 23,5 x 18,7 cm © Galerie De Bayser Georges Seurat (1859-1891) Le cheval noir. Exécuté vers 1882. Crayon conté, 23 x 30 cm. Au verso, paraphe de l’inventaire posthume n°256 © Galerie De Bayser Monsieur Matthieu de BAYSER. BAYSER (DE). Stand S28. XXVe Biennale des Antiquaires. Grand Palais, 15-22 septembre 2010 - galerie@debayser.com - www.debayser.com
06 février 2010

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Receives Impressionist Marion and Henry Bloch Collection

Pierre Bonnard, French, (1867-1947), "The White Cupboard" (L’armoire blanche), 1931. Oil on canvas, 49 3/8 x 36 3/4 inches. Promised gift of Marion and Henry W. Bloch, 11.2007.28. KANSAS CITY, MO (AP).- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is receiving an extensive impressionist collection that includes works by Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh, the Kansas City museum announced Friday. The collection is from Marion and Henry Bloch, founder of Kansas City-based tax preparation company H&R Block Inc. The Blochs'... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2009

Georges Seurat (1859 - 1891). Femme avec deux fillettes

Georges Seurat (1859 - 1891). Femme avec deux fillettes Exécuté vers 1882-84. crayon Conté sur papier.  31,2 x 22,5 cm ; 12 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. Est. 1,000,000—1,500,000 EUR. Lot Sold 1,520,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Atelier de l'artisteLéon Appert (beau-frère de l'artiste), ParisCollection particulière, Paris (par descendance du précédent et vendu : Ader Picard Tajan, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 novembre 1989, lot 4)Acquis lors de cette vente par le propriétaire actuel EXHIBITED: Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Seurat, 1957,... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

Two Exceptional Drawings by Georges Seurat Head Sotheby's Impressionist Modern Art Sale

Georges Seurat, Femme Avec Deux Filletes, Circa 1882-84. ‘Conté’ pensil on paper, 31.2 x 22.5 cm ; 12 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. Est. 1.000.000—1.500.000 EUR. Copyright: Sotheby’s – ArtDigital Studio PARIS.- Two exceptional drawings by Georges Seurat, consigned from a private Parisian collector, will head the Impressionist Modern Art sale at Sotheby's in Paris on May 28. After the record €5 million ($6.3 million) achieved by Seurat's extraordinary drawing Au Divan japonais last December, Sotheby’s Paris will again highlight Seurat's work... [Lire la suite]


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