15 janvier 2021

Christie's to offer Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate

Lot 53. Jean-Étienne Liotard (Geneva 1702–1789), Portrait of Philibert Cramer, with period frame and glass pastel on blue paper, mounted on canvas, 25 x 21¼ in. (63.5 x 53.8 cm). Estimate: $400,000-600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s online auction Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate will be offered for sale 14-28 January and will feature works from the 15th to the 19th centuries, with a particular focus on drawings by some of the greatest... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2019

Unveiling timeless treasures from the collection and library of Count & Countess de Ribes

Jacqueline et Edouard de Ribes. Sotheby’s / ArtDigital Studio PARIS.- The name “de Ribes” resonates internationally with a timeless sense of style – the essence of French chic and elegance. On 11 and 12 December, Sotheby’s Paris will offer for sale a selection of historical pieces from the collection of the Count and Countess de Ribes. Held over two sessions, the auction will present artworks, fine books and manuscripts from the family’s ancestral home in Paris – covering three centuries of French history.In the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2019

Christie's to offer masterpieces from a Rothschild Collection

  LONDON.- Telling the remarkable story of objects collected across centuries and treasured for generations, Christie’s will offer a landmark collection sale Masterpieces from a Rothschild Collection in London on 4 of July. Comprising approximately 57 lots each with exceptional provenance, this sale includes important European Furniture, Works of Art and Old Master Paintings, collected by members of the prominent Rothschild banking family, particularly by Baron Gustave de Rothschild (1829-1911), and housed in some of the... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2017

Exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum focuses on the life of Giacomo Casanova

  Giacomo Casanova, by his brother Francisco Giuseppe Casanova, 1750-1755. FORT WORTH, TX.- Notorious today for his amorous pursuits, Giacomo Casanova (1725–98) was esteemed by his contemporaries as a charming conversationalist, expert on many topics, and an international man of letters. He traveled widely throughout the continent, with extended sojourns in his native Venice, Paris, London, and much of Eastern Europe, mingling with royalty, popes and luminaries such as Voltaire and Benjamin Franklin along the way. This... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2017

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), La coquette fixée, ca. 1755

Lot 331. Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), La coquette fixée, ca. 1755. Oil on canvas, 55.9 x 45.7 cm. Estimate: € 200.000 - 400.000. Photo Hampel Accompanied by certificate. Provenance: J. Porgès, Château de Rochefort. Mme L. Surmont. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 15 March 1935, lot 3 (to Gibour). Private collection, England. Private collection, France; sale Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 2000, lot 93, from where purchased by Hall & Knight, Ltd., by whom sold to... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2017

Piguet Auction House to offer The Givaudan collection: The epitome of French 18th century taste

Lot 793. Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), La tendresse conjugale, huile sur panneau, signée, 52,5x43,5 cm. Estimation CHF 60,000-80,000.   GENEVA.- This Spring, Piguet Auction House gives pride of place to the Xavier and Leon Givaudan collection with the wonders of French 18th and 19th century art. The collection houses pieces of furniture and paintings from the most renowned cabinet makers and artists of the period as well as silver and works of art. These works will be auctioned... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

Bacri Frères-Antiquaires Paris, la collection d’un des plus grands marchands d’art du milieu du XXe siècle chez Sotheby's

Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon, Portrait d’Anne de Pisseleu, duchesse d’Étampes (1508-1580), vers 1545. Estimation : 200.000-300.000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS – Sotheby’s a l’honneur d’annoncer la vente de la collection Bacri Frères - Antiquaires Paris qui se tiendra à Paris le 30 mars prochain. Héritiers du « connoisseur » du XVIIIe siècle, amateurs, collectionneurs et marchands influents, à l’instar des familles d’antiquaires Fabius ou Seligmann, ils furent les grands... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

Benvenuto Cellini, A Satyr, 1544/1545, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, with framing line in brown ink, overall: 41.6 x 20.3 cm (16 3/8 x 8 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Patrons' Permanent © 2016 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC—Ian Woodner assembled an extraordinary collection of over 1,000 old master and modern drawings, making him one of the 20th century's most important collectors. More than 150 works from his... [Lire la suite]