20 mars 2015

Sotheby's to offer works collected by Hollywood legends Samuel Goldwyn Senior & Junior

Pablo Picasso, Femme au chignon dans un fauteuil. Signed Picasso (upper right) and dated 1.11.48 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 36 ¼ by 28 ¾ in. (92 by 73 cm). Painted in 1948. Estimate $12/18 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Goldwyn Collection across a series of auctions in 2015. While the Goldwyn family is legendary within the film industry, many will discover in these sales that their creative vision also extended to collecting fine art. Samuel Goldwyn Sr. assembled a... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2014

Masterpieces of painting from French national museums on view at Macao Museum of Art

Jean Clouet, Portrait of François I, King of France, circa 1530. Oil on wood (oak), 96 x 74 cm. Collection of Musée du Louvre. © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski.  MACAO.- After showcasing the treasures of Napoleon last year by Le French May, the Macao Museum of Art is celebrating its 15th anniversary in hosting 12 of the greatest masterpieces on loan from the most prestigious French museums: Musée d’Orsay, Château de Versailles, Musée du Louvre and Centre Pompidou.  Organized especially to... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2014

Swann Galleries to auction choice selection of Old Master to Modern prints on April 29

Pablo Picasso, Tête de Femme (Portrait de Jacqueline de Face, II), color linoleum cut, 1962, one of approximately 20 artist's proofs, aside from the edition of 50 (estimate: $100,000 to $150,000). NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday, April 29, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints that features works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Whistler, Hopper, Picasso and more.  A choice selection of prints by the Old Masters includes significant works by Albrecht Dürer, such as St. Anthony Reading, a richly-inked... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2014

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Promenade des oliviers.

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Promenade des oliviers. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed 'Henri.Matisse' (upper left), oil on canvas, 8¼ x 22 in. (46.2 x 56 cm.). Painted in 1905. Estimate £2,000,000 – £3,000,000 ($3,324,000 - $4,986,000) Provenance: Galerie Druet, Paris.Michael & Sarah Stein, Paris, by whom acquired from the above in Spring 1906 (entrusted to Greta and Oskar Moll, Berlin, 1914 - circa 1917; allegedly confiscated by Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin, 1917 - 1919; reclaimed for the Steins by Hans Purrmann in... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2012

Paintings by Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse stolen from Kunsthal Rotterdam

This photo released by the police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, shows the 1898 painting ’Girl in Front of Open Window’ by Paul Gauguin. AP Photo/Police Rotterdam. AMSTERDAM (AP).- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse potentially worth hundreds of millions. Police haven't said how they pulled off the early hours heist, but an expert who tracks stolen art said the robbers clearly knew what they were after. "Those... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2012

Detroit Institute of Arts present Picasso and Matisse: The DIA's Prints and Drawings

Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline in a Flowered Hat, 1963. Linoleum cut. Detroit Institute of Arts. © 2012 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York DETROIT, MI.- Works by two artists who have long been favorites of the public will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings, on view July 11, 2012–January 6, 2013, will feature almost all of the works by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) and Henri Matisse (1869–1954) in the museum’s collection, showcasing their... [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]
25 septembre 2010

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455).

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455). photo courtesy Sotheby's Lithograph, 1925, a fine impression, signed in pencil, inscribed and numbered épr. d'artiste 2/10 (aside from the edition of 50), on china paper; image: 547 by 442mm; 21½ by 17 3/8 in - sheet: 715 by 572mm; 28 1/8 by 22½in. Estimate 150,000—200,000 GBP. Lot Sold 229,250 GBP  NOTE: Matisse focused on lithography in three phases in his life: 1906, 1914 and again in the 1920's when he chose this medium to produce a... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2010

Phillips de Pury & Company va organiser la vente d’une partie de la collection d’art moderne et contemporain de Marc Dreie

Marc Dreier. photo Associated Press NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS) – La maison de ventes Phillips de Pury & Company va organiser la vente d’une partie de la collection d’art moderne et contemporain du cabinet juridique de Marc Dreier. Celui-ci purge une peine de 20 ans de prison aux USA pour escroquerie financière. 81 œuvres de la collection d’art moderne et contemporain du cabinet Marc Dreier incluant deux œuvres de Matisse, cinq d’Andy Warhol et deux de Damien Hirst, sont mises aux enchères le 21 novembre 2010 à New York par... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

La police italienne saisit 500 faux tableaux vendus sur Internet

Giorgio de Chirico, Hector et Andromache (1917) - Photographe : Crimilda - Licence Creative Commons 3.0 ROME (ITALIE) – Quelques 500 faux tableaux de peintres modernes comme Matisse, De Chirico ou Magritte ont été saisis par la police italienne auprès de collectionneurs amateurs qui déclarent les avoir achetés de bonne foi sur des sites Internet. La police italienne en charge de la protection du patrimoine culturel a saisi près de 500 faux tableaux d'artistes modernes comme Henri Matisse ou Giorgio De Chirico, mais aussi de... [Lire la suite]

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