19 septembre 2016

Sotheby's to offer Lord & Lady Attenborough's celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics

 “My family and I have experienced untold joy assembling our ceramic collection over the last 50 years” Lord Attenborough, 2007. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This November, Sotheby’s will offer at auction the celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics assembled by Lord and Lady Attenborough. Renowned for its quality and prescience, the collection was built with the joyfilled tradition of an annual pilgrimage to the South of France, where Lord Attenborough, his wife Sheila, and their children enjoyed... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

Pablo Picasso, "Horloge à la Langue" or "Clock with Tongue" Gold Pendant/Brooch, 1956

Pablo Picasso. "Horloge à la Langue" or "Clock with Tongue" Gold Pendant/Brooch, 1956. Signed and numbered 4/20 1427 with maker's mark PH for Pierre Hugo and the French assay mark. Photo courtesy Leah Gordon.
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17 août 2016

Pablo Picasso's gold jewelry at Louisa Guiness Gallery

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Dormeur, 1398, conceived in 1956. Stamped with the artist's signature and François and Pierre Hugo reference number and numbered 'Picasso/2/20/1398' (on the reverse); stamped with makers mark 'PH' (on the suspensory loop to the reverse). 22k gold medallion. Diameter: 4.9cm.  Wooden case edition of 20 plus 2 artist's proofs. Courtesy of Louisa Guiness Gallery. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Le Rond Pendant. Francois Hugo edition, signed, numbered and stamped 'FH' to... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

Pablo Picasso's gold jewelry in Diane Venet Collection

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Visage rond, 1972. Brooch – 23 carat gold, diam: 5 cm. Edition 16/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Visage aux taches. Brooch – Gold, diam: 5 cm. Editon 4/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Le grand faune. Pendant – Gold. Edition 3/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Tréfle, brooch, gold, 4.4 x 5.4 cm. D. Venet Collection. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Médaillon oval, 1972. Brooch - Gold, 3.5 x 5.3 cm Edition 5/20. Coll. Diane Venet. Pablo... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

From Manet to Dalí, European and American masters gather at Swann in New York for September 22 sale

Henri Matisse, Nu au coussin bleu, lithograph, 1924. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Auction Galleries’ September 22 auction of 19th & 20th Century prints and drawings in New York features a host of American and European masters spanning the past 200 years. From Manet and Renoir to Whistler and Toulouse-Lautrec, 19th century artists meet leading lights of the 20th, including Picasso, Matisse, Miró, Chagall, Braque and Dalí. Édouard... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2016

Pablo Picasso, Painter and His Model, 1914

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France), Painter and His Model, 1914. Oil on canvas, 22 13/16 × 22 in. (58 × 55.9 cm). Musée national Picasso – Paris. Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY, photograph: René-Gabriel Ojéda. An example of the artist’s lifelong fascination with the motif of painter and model, this picture, painted on an ordinary dish towel, was discovered only after... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2016

Pablo Picasso, Self-Portrait with Wig, ca. 1898–1900

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France), Self-Portrait with Wig, ca. 1898–1900. Oil on canvas, 21 15/16 × 18 1/16 in. (55.8 × 45.8 cm). Museu Picasso, Barcelona, MPB 110.053 © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Image Museu Picasso, Barcelona Picasso’s familiarity with the conventions of the old masters is evident in this work, which he likely made as a teenager while living in Madrid and Barcelona. He began with a traditional self-portrait—the... [Lire la suite]
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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]
12 juin 2016

"Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change" opens at the Columbus Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Harlequin Musician, 1924, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Given in loving memory of her husband, Taft Schreiber by Rita Schreiber. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. COLUMBUS, OH.- The Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, presents Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change June 10 – September 11. Curated by Simonetta Fraquelli, an independent curator and specialist in early... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

A complete set of 24 Picasso silver plates to lead Sotheby's HK's "Boundless: Contemporaty Art Sale"

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), A Complete Set of Twenty-Four Silver Plates Conceived in ceramic by Picasso between 1956 and 1967 and executed in repoussé silver by François Hugo and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus 2 exemplaires d’artiste and 2 exemplaires d’auteur, Est. HK$12 – 18 million / US$1.55 – 2.33 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- On 23 June 2016 at the Boundless: Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s will offer a set of 24 silver plates by Pablo Picasso (Est. HK$12 – 18 million /... [Lire la suite]