19 avril 2019

Masterpieces of Japanese art donated to The Met, Freer│Sackler, and Portland Art Museum

Yosa Buson (Japanese, 1716–1783), Thatched Retreat on Cold Mountain (detail), early to mid-1770s, hanging scroll, ink and color on silk. Courtesy of Mary and Cheney Cowles, L2017.67.39. Courtesy of Portland Art Museum. NEW YORK, NY.- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Freer|Sackler, and the Portland Art Museum announced jointly today that the three institutions are to receive superlative works of Japanese painting, calligraphy, and ceramics from Seattle-based collectors Mary and Cheney Cowles.... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2018

Twenty treasures of Japanese metalwork to lead Asian Art Sales at Bonhams New York

Lot 125. A rare and unusual pair of cloisonné rhombus-shaped vases, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850); 14 1/2in (36.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 26,000 - 43,000). AMENDED © Bonhams 2001-2018  NEW YORK, NY.- On September 10 and 12, Bonhams will offer three auctions — Chinese Works of Art and Paintings, Ancient Skills, New Worlds: Twenty Treasures of Japanese Metalwork from a Private Collection, and Fine Japanese and Korean Art. The sales present an array of 600 rare and... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2018

Painting and calligraphy by Zen masters on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Hakuin Ekaku (1686–1768), Hotei in the Guise of a Street Performer, mid-18th c., Ink on paper, Museum purchase: Asian Art De-Accession Fund. © New Orleans Museum of Art NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The New Orleans Museum of Art presents Teaching Beyond Doctrine: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Masters, on view through January 20, 2019. Featuring forty paintings and works of calligraphy by Zen masters of the Edo period (1615-1868), Teaching Beyond Doctrine highlights important new acquisitions to NOMA’s... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2018

Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Amida Buddha, Japan, Heian period, 11th-12th Century. Wood with traces of gilding, inlaid crystals, 88 x 71 x 49.5 cm (34.75 x 28 x 19.5 in.). Image courtesy Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018. Provenance: An inscription on the interior of the figure refers to Nansho-in temple, Japan, 1729. Nonko (Raku Dōnyū), A Raku pottery sake bottle with European figures, Japan - 17th century, Edo period. Ceramic, 17 x 20 cm (6.7 x 7.9 in.). Image courtesy Gregg... [Lire la suite]