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]

27 mars 2018

Large donation brings Matisse masterpiece to National Gallery of Denmark

Henri Matisse, Nymph and Faun, c. 1911. © National Gallery of Denmark COPENHAGEN.- With a substantial million-euro donation, the New Carlsberg Foundation and the Augustinus Foundation have made SMK – National Gallery of Denmark the new home of a truly remarkable painting by the French artist Henri Matisse, Nymph and Faun. A painting, that SMK has been trying to locate since the 1990s. SMK – National Gallery of Denmark owns one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse’s art found anywhere outside of... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2018

Phillips announces highlights from largest London auction in company history

Lot 14. Mark Bradford, Helter Skelter I, signed with the artist's initial, titled and dated '"HELTER SKELTER" m 2007' on the reverse, mixed media collage on canvas, 365.8 x 1036.3 cm (144 x 407 7/8 in.). Executed in 2007. Estimate £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ upcoming Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is poised to set the highest total for a London sale in company history. With 50 works of art spanning over a... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

Daphne Alazraki Fine Art at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Jean Dufy (Le Havre, 1888 - Boussay, 1964), Venise, le Grand Canal, 1929. Oil on canvas, 65 x 80 cm (25.5 x 31.5 in.) Signed and dated lower center 'Jean Dufy 29'. Daphne Alazraki Fine Art (Stand 363). © TEFAF 2018 This painting is sold with a certificate of authenticity from Jacques Bailley. Provenance: Collection Kleinmann & Co, New York; Private collection, Europe. Literature: Jacques Bailly, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre Jean Dufy, 1888-1964, France 2011, volume I, p. 354, no.... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

"Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection" exhibition at the MET

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867). Study for "Raphael and the Fornarina" (detail), ca. 1814. Graphite on white wove paper, 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.646) Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning October 4, presents 60 masterpieces of European drawing spanning the Renaissance to the Modern age. It is the first presentation to highlight the... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2017

The Stadel Museum in Frankfurt presents two outstanding artists - Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard

Pierre Bonnard, Reclining nude against a white and blue plaid, ca. 1909, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, Property of the Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V. From 13 September, the Frankfurt museum will be presenting two outstanding artists – Henri Matisse (1869–1954) and Pierre Bonnard (1867–1947) – in an exhibition that is the first in Germany to bring these key modern masters together. At the heart of the comprehensive presentation is the friendship between the two French artists which lasted for over forty... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Le Jardin secret des Hansen, la collection Ordrupgaard au Musée Jacquemart-André

Le Jardin secret des Hansen : La collection Ordrupgaard. Affiche. PARIS - Comme au Musée Jacquemart-André, la collection Ordrupgaard est constituée par un couple féru d’art, les danois Wilhelm (1868-1936) et Henny (1870-1951) Hansen. Homme d’affaires passionné d’art, esprit indépendant et visionnaire, Wilhelm Hansen assemble en seulement deux ans entre 1916 et 1918 une collection unique en Europe d’oeuvres représentatives de l’impressionnisme et du postimpressionnisme de la seconde moitié du XIXe et du début... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2017

First exhibition to examine Henri Matisse’s profound influence upon the development of American modern art

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Nude in a Wood (Nu dans la forêt; Nu assis dans le bois), 1906. Oil on board mounted on panel, 16 x 12 " in. (40.6 x 32.4 cm), Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George F. Of, 52.150 ©2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York MONTCLAIR, NJ,—Beginning February 5, 2017, Montclair Art Museum (MAM) will present Matisse and American Art, the first exhibition to examine this French master’s profound impact upon the development of American modern art from 1907 to the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2017

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Anthropometry (ANT 114), 1960

Lot 25. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962),  Untitled Anthropometry (ANT 114), stamped with artist’s monogram on the overlap; titled ANT 114 on the reverse, dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas, 246 by 50.3 cm. 96 7/8 by 19 7/8 in. Executed circa 1960. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP. Lot Sold  2,108,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: The Artist Private Collection Galerie Gmurzynska, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006 ... [Lire la suite]