05 mai 2011

Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale Sets Records, Realizes $155,995,500

 Christie's employee poses with artist Claude Monet's "Les Peupliers" at Christie's auction house. The piece, estimated to fetch up to $30 million (18.4 million pounds), was auctioned in New York on May 4, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale achieved $155,995,500 (£93,597,300/€104,516,985), demonstrating the continuing appeal of this category among collectors worldwide. Three works sold for over the US$20 million mark, and two new artist records were set for the... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2010

"Matisse to Malevich, Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage" @ the Hermitage Amsterdam

Henri Matisse, The Red Room (Harmony in Red), 1908 © Succession H. Matisse c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2010 AMSTERDAM.- Outstanding works by Matisse, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain and many other contemporaries of theirs will be seen in a magnificent display from 6 March 2010 to 17 September 2010 at the Hermitage Amsterdam in the exhibition Matisse to Malevich. Pioneers of modern art from the Hermitage. For this exhibition about 75 paintings have been selected from the Hermitage St.- Petersburg, which has one of the... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2010

Picasso Portrait Among Four Works Promised to North Carolina Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso, "Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background", 1952, enamel on composition board, 49 3/16 x 31 7/8 inches. Promised gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York RALEIGH, NC.- Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director, North Carolina Museum of Art, today announced a promised gift to the Museum from the collection of Josie and Julian Robertson, of New York. The gift includes four paintings by important European Impressionist and modern artists. In... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) Paysage de neige

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958)  Paysage de neige Huile sur toile. Signée en bas à gauche. Hauteur : 54 Largeur : 65 cm. Estimation 30 000 - 40 000 € Commentaire : Une attestation du Wildensteinn Institute sera remise à l'acquéreur Artcurial. Art moderne. 20 avr. 2009 20:30. Hôtel Marcel Dassault www.artcurial.com
01 février 2009

Maurice de Vlaminck, Remorqueurs sur la Seine

Maurice de Vlaminck, Remorqueurs sur la Seine Painted in 1906. signed Vlaminck (lower right). oil on canvas. 51 by 65cm. Estimate 600,000—800,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Perls Galleries, New YorkMr & Mrs Paul Wurzburger, Cleveland (1960-68)(possibly) Stanley N. BarbeeAcquavella Galleries, New YorkDaniel Malingue, ParisPrivate Collection, Japan (acquired circa 1995)Private CollectionSale: Christie's, New York, 8th May 2002, lot 249Private Collection, Europe (purchased at the above sale)Acquired from the above by the present owner... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2008

Lawyer Holding $30 Million Stolen Art Sentenced To Seven Years

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876 - 1958), Fleurs, date unknown, oil on canvas (65 x 50 cm). BOSTON, MA.-Robert Mardirosian, a Boston lawyer, was sentenced to 7 years in a Federal jail for concealing stolen pictures for 30 years and for trying to profit from them. They were originally entrusted to him by the alleged thief whom he represented. In 1978 seven pictures including a Cezanne painting, Bouilloire et Fruits, were stolen from the house of Michael Bakwin in Massachusetts. There was no trace of them until 1999 when attempts were... [Lire la suite]


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