22 janvier 2020

HELENE BAILLY GALLERY, Stand 82c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Moïse Kisling (Krakow 1891-1853 Sanary-sur-Mer), Les deux baigneuses, 1917. Oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm. Signed and dated lower left: Kisling 1917 and countersigned, dated and located on the back: Paris juin 1917. © Hélène Bailly Gallery. Kees van Dongen (Delfshaven 1877-1968 Monte-Carlo), Draeger, un merveilleux Ambassadeur, 1924. Watercolour and gouache on paper, 60.4 x 47.7 cm. Signed lower right: van Dongen. © Hélène Bailly Gallery. Pierre Bonnard (Fontenay-aux-roses 1867- 1947 Le Cannet), Paysage méridional, l'enclos aux... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2019

Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale totals $399 million

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Bouilloire et fruits, oil on canvas, painted circa 1888-1890. Estimate: In the region of $40 million. Price Realized: $59,295,000 / £45,611,538 /€52,726,938. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- The top lots of the sale were Cézanne’s Bouilloire et fruits, which sold for $59,295,000 to client on the phone and Van Gogh’s Arbres dans le jardin de l'asile, which realized $40,000,000.  Lot 15. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Arbres dans le jardin de l'asile, oil on canvas, 16 3/8 x 13 ¼ in.... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2019

'Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution' opens at Nelson-Atkins

Nicolas de Largillière, French (1656–1746). Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, about 1715. Oil on canvas. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 54-35. © The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KANSAS CITY, MO.- Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution follows the journey of four works of art that were once in the hands of the Nazis. The exhibition opened Jan. 26 and explores the circumstances surrounding their thefts, their return to their rightful owners, and their subsequent legal... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

Pierre Bonnard (1867 - 1947), Jeune femme au col marin (étude), Circa 1916

Lot 29. Pierre Bonnard (1867 - 1947), Jeune femme au col marin (étude), Circa 1916. Huile sur carton, Cachet de la signature en haut à droite "Bonnard", 46 x 38 cm (18,11 x 14,96 in.). Estimation 150 000 € / 200 000 €. Photo Artcurial. Provenance : Succession Bonnard Collection Paul Lombard Bibliographie : J. et H. Dauberville, "Bonnard Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint **** 1940-1947, supplément 1887-1939", n°02097, reproduit en noir et blanc p. 372  Collection Paul... [Lire la suite]
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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]
15 mai 2017

Exhibition analyzes the Parisian art scene of the late 19th century

Louis Anquentin, Inside Bruant’s Mirliton (l’intérieur de Chez Bruant: Le Mirliton), 1886-87. Oil on canvas, 145 x 157 cm. Private collection. BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting Paris, Fin de Siècle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse - Lautrec, and Their Contemporaries , an exhibition that analyzes the Parisian art scene, underscoring the most important French avant-gardes of the late 19th century, particularly the NeoImpressionists, Symbolists, and Nabis. The leading... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2017

Buccellati one-of-kind yellow gold, white gold and diamonds pendant inspired by Pierre Bonnard’s Deux Vases de Fleurs

Pierre Bonnard, Deux Vases de Fleurs Buccellati one-of-kind yellow gold, white gold and diamonds pendant inspired by Pierre Bonnard’s Deux Vases de Fleurs  © Buccellati 2016  Flowers always inspired Buccellati and this brooch/pendant perfectly shows how the House’s techniques perfectly apply to the representation of Nature. The mimosa branch lazily leaning out from a vase gets new life in the brooch with seven flowers with yellow gold petals set with yellow brilliant-cut diamonds, centering white gold bezels... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2016

Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits nude art from the Tate Collection

Auguste Rodin, The kiss, 1901-04. Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016. SYDNEY.- Nude: art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tells the story of the nude through more than 100 powerful artworks spanning two centuries, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-2017.   The evolution of the nude in Western art is a story of beauty and desire, eroticism and tenderness as well as scandal. From the history... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2016

Romantic marble by Auguste Rodin sets new auction record at Sotheby's New York

NEW YORK – Simon Shaw, Co-Head, Worldwide, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Department, commented: “Tonight we saw a discerning and efficient market at work. Connoisseurs were drawn to works that displayed a key combination of unrivaled quality, great rarity and exceptional provenance. Such was the case with Auguste Rodin’s romantic marble sculpture L'Éternel Printemps, which inspired competitive and international bidding that drove the work to achieve $20.4 million – marking a new auction record for the artist. Tonight was... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

"Enchanted Time". Masterpieces from the Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler Collection on view at the Hamburger Kunsthalle

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Le Semeur, 1888. Öl auf Leinwand, 72 x 91,5 cm. Hahnloser/Jaeggli Stiftung, Winterthur. Photo: Reto Pedrini, Zürich. HAMBURG.- The exhibition Enchanted Times features the historical art collection of Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler, a Swiss couple who between 1906 and 1936 amassed an impressive number of Post-Impressionist masterpieces at the Villa Flora in Winterthur. Having been introduced into leading artistic circles in Paris by the Swiss painter Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) in the early years... [Lire la suite]