13 mars 2023

Giovanni Boldini, Portrait of Cléo de Mérode, 1901

Giovanni Boldini, Portrait of Cléo de Mérode, 1901. Oil on canvas, 97.8 x 81.3 cm (38.5 x 32 in.). Courtesy WILDENSTEIN & CO. INC. Provenance: Commissioned in 1901 by Sigismond Bardac (1856-1919), Paris; acquired sometime after his death byBaron Maurice de Rothschild (1881-1957), ParisGeorges Wildenstein (1892-1963), Paris, by 1925, until 1942; sold under duress in December 1942 (during the liquidation of Wildenstein property in Paris by the Commissariat Général aux Questions Juives), toCount Renato... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2020

Exceptional results for the Collection of Paul-Louis Weiller at Christie's Paris

Lot 212. Nicolas de Largillière (Paris 1656-1746), La Belle Strasbourgeoise, huile sur toile, 131,5 x 105,5 cm. Estimate €600,000 - €1,000,000. Sold under the hammer of François Curiel for €1,570,000 establishing a new world auction record for the artist. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- On 15 & 16 September 2020, Christie’s hosted the sale of Commandant Paul-Louis Weiller (1893-1993)'s collection which realised a total of €6,138,500/ £5,683,795 / $7,309,362. These exceptional... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2020

The best art in town - and open to all: Top ten works at London Art Week Digital, 3-10 July

LONDON.- From Rembrandt and Van Dyck to Gainsborough, Constable and Turner; Degas and Bonnard to Picasso and Freud; Edward Lear to LS Lowry; Rodin to Henry Moore; the roll-call of famous names for sale at London Art Week opening this Friday spans the arc of art history. Usually London Art Week takes place in galleries around St. James's and Mayfair, and although many exhibitions are now able to open by appointment, the event is available for all to enjoy online in a new digital format, involving art galleries from the USA, UK... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

Renewed interest in historic art sets stage for third edition of TEFAF New York Fall

  NEW YORK, NY.- Following the success of the second annual TEFAF New York Spring in May, TEFAF is offering a “first look’ at the works that will be showcased this Fall. With a focus on fine and decorative arts and jewelry from antiquity through the early 20th century, TEFAF New York Fall returns to the historic Park Avenue Armory from October 27-31. As the conversation and climate for historic art in America continues to grow, TEFAF New York Fall is at the forefront of the renewed interest in this area,... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2018

Sotheby's to offer Paintings and Bronzes from European Masters

PARIS - Sotheby’s annonce sa prochaine vente de Tableaux, Sculptures et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle qui se tiendra à Paris le 21 juin 2018. Réunissant trois départements, elle offre un riche panorama de l’histoire de l’art occidental, du Moyen-Age à la fin du XIXe siècle. Tableaux et Dessins Anciens : l’histoire de l’art au féminin Le département des tableaux anciens reste fidèle cette année à son ambition de défendre les femmes artistes, avec un superbe portrait par Adélaïde Labille-Guiard et deux scènes charmantes de la... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts'

 Jakob Lena Knebl, Chesterfield, 2014 (detail), Courtesy of Jakob Lena Knebl - Pleated skirt, c. 1526 (detail), Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Hofjagd- and Rüstkammer - William Larkin, Portrait of Diana Cecil, later Countess of Oxford, c. 1614-1618 (detail), English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London) © Kunsthaus Zürich 2018 ZURICH.- From 20 April to 15 July 2018, visitors to the Kunsthaus Zürich can look forward to ‘Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts’. More than 230... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2018

International masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum from Cranach to Velázquez, Rembrandt and Manet

Paolo Veronese, Count Iseppo da Porto / Countess Livia da Porto Thiene, c. 1552. Baltimore, Walters Art Museum and Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, Contini Bonacossi Collection Portret van Marten Soolmans / Portret van Oopjen Coppit, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1634. AMSTERDAM - From 8 March to 3 June 2018, the Dutch national museum, the Rijksmuseum, is presenting High Society. Over thirty-five life-size portraits of powerful princes, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy citizens by the great masters of art... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2017

Comprehensive and spectacular retrospective of the work of Giovanni Boldini on view in Rome

Giovanni Boldini, Self-Portrait at sixty-nine years, 1911. Oil on canvas, 105x97 cm, Ferrara, Museo Giovanni Boldini © Ferrara, Galleries of Modern and Contemporary Art ROME.- The exhibition devoted to Giovanni Boldini (Ferrara, 1842 – Paris, 1931), from 4 March to 16 July at the Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini in Rome, is one of the most comprehensive and spectacular retrospectives of last decades, comprising over 150 works by Boldini and the most important artists of his time. Feminine charms,... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2016

19th Century European Art at Sotheby's New York: Spring auction to feature 'An American in Paris'

  Lot 27. Giovanni Boldini (1842 - 1931, Italian), Portrait of Celia Tobin Clark, signed Boldini (lower left), oil on canvas, 86 5/8 by 47 1/2 in., 220 by 120 cm. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 USD (899,523 - 1,349,285 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual spring auction of 19th Century European Paintings in New York will be held on 18 May 2016, featuring 96 exceptional works of art that showcase in the artistic... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd @ Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

Giovanni Boldini (Ferrara 1842-1931 Paris), A Lady Wearing a Blue Feathered Hat and a Veil. Watercolour on paper. Signed Boldini at lower right. 510 x 355 mm. (20 1/12 x 14 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd.  Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week PROVENANCE: Sale J.J. Terris et F. Courchet, catalogue of the Cabinet d’un amateur parisien, Hall of the Savoy Hotel, Nice, 24th to 28th June 1942, no.219, according to the period label on the old backing board. Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forli), A... [Lire la suite]
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