05 juin 2018

Christie's announces highlights from the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London

20th Century at Christie’s London, June 2018 © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place on 20 June, part of 20th Century at Christie’s, a series of auctions that take place from 15 to 29 June 2018. A group of masterpieces from the late 19th and 20th century will lead the auction, including La Gare Saint-Lazare, vue extérieure by Claude Monet (1877, estimate on request), Femme dans... [Lire la suite]

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]
09 juillet 2017

'Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot: In the Forest' opens at the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh, Path in the Woods, 1887, oil on canvas, 45.3 cm x 37.7 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation). AMSTERDAM.- The exhibition 'Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot: In the Forest' combines wooded views and landscapes by Vincent van Gogh with those of such painters as Théodore Rousseau and Camille Corot. From 7 July 2017. These French artists were among those who retreated to the Forest of Fontainebleau in order to paint the unspoiled landscape. They favoured motifs such as trees,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

The Morgan Library & Museum acquires important drawings by Hockney, Puryear, Corot

NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the acquisition of three major drawings by David Hockney, Martin Puryear, and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. Each is a valuable addition to a drawings collection at the Morgan that is considered one of the greatest in the world.   “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of these outstanding works,” said Colin B. Bailey, director of the museum. “The Hockney is a superb and iconic example of his precise, delicate style of the 1960s and depicts one of... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875), Vue de Venise, 1928

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875), Vue de Venise, 1928. Inscribed Venise 12 juillet (lower right), oil on paper laid down on canvas, 10 by 12 1/8 in. (25.8 by 32 cm.). Price on request. Gallery 19c. This newly discovered painting is one of only five known depictions of Venice from Corot’s first trip to Italy in 1828.   Provenance: Private French Collection (and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, April 23, 2004, lot 4, illustrated) Salander O’Reilly Galleries, New... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2017

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875) Venise, vue du Campo della Carita en regardant le Dôme de la Salute, 1834

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875), Venise, vue du Campo della Carita en regardant le Dôme de la Salute, 1834. Vente Corot stamp lower right, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 10 1/2 by 15 in. Price on request. Gallery 19c. There is only one master here - Corot. We are nothing compared to him. - Claude Monet Provenance: Estate of the artist (and sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Vente Corot, May 29 - June 9, 1875, lot 80) Collection Hector Brame Ernest May, Paris (and sold, his sale June... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2016

15 preeminent New York City dealers launch October Art Week

Gaspare Traversi, (Napoli 1722 ca. - Roma 1770), The Monk, the Novice, and the Maiden. Oil on canvas, 24 3/8 x 29 1/8 inches (62 x 74 cm.). Courtesy Robert Simon Fine Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Fifteen of the city's preeminent galleries-all clustered on the Upper East Side-are hosting simultaneous opening-night receptions to kick off the first edition of October Art Week, October 20 to 26. The gallery receptions, open to the public and comfortably walkable from one another, are being held to expand upon the buzz and... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2016

Gallery 19C brings together two views of Venice by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- For the first time since Corot’s lifetime, two of his early paintings of Venice have been reunited. Gallery 19C has recently acquired both works, which when viewed side-by-side provide a rare opportunity to examine the development of Corot’s plein-air painting style in the early formative years when he was in Italy. Both pictures, painted in 1828 and 1834, depict an on-site view of the Campo della Carità looking towards the Duomo della Salute. The addition of the earlier view now constitutes the... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2016

The National Gallery explores great paintings from a unique perspective

LONDON.- Spanning over five hundred years of art history, Painters’ Paintings presents more than eighty works, which were once in the possession of great painters: pictures that artists were given or chose to acquire, works they lived with and were inspired by. This is an exceptional opportunity to glimpse inside the private world of these painters and to understand the motivations of artists as collectors of paintings. The inspiration for this exhibition is a painter’s painting: Corot’s Italian Woman, left to the nation... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2010

Records mondiaux à la vente de Tableaux et dessins anciens et du XIXe siècle chez Sotheby’s France

Gaspare Traversi (NAPLES 1722/4 - 1770 (?) ROME) La rixe de jeu, huile sur toile, XVIIIème siècle, 101 x 128 cm ; 39 3/4 by 50 1/3 in. Prix réalisé 1.083.950 € par un collectionneur italien. Record mondial pour l'artiste. photo Sotheby's La vente consacrée aux Tableaux et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle chez Sotheby’s à Paris a atteint un montant de 4.5M€, enregistrant quatre record mondiaux pour Gaspare Traversi, Marguerite Gérard, Henri Mauperché et Christiaen van Pol. Les collectionneurs n’ont pas manqué de comprendre... [Lire la suite]