08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque. Oil on canvas, 32.7 x 40.6 cm (12.9 x 16 inches). Signed with Estate stamp lower right. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Wildenstein Institute dated 2nd June 2012 confirming its inclusion in the forthcoming Pierre-Auguste Renoir catalogue raisonné from M. François Daulte, currently being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute. Provenance: Estate of... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes, circa 1910-1911

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes. Oil on Canvas, 28 x 45.7 cm (11 x 18 inches). Signed lower left, Renoir. Executed circa 1910-1911. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Mme Chavan, LausanneSotheby's London, 2nd December 1981 Sotheby’s London, 4th February 2004 Richard Green, LondonPrivate Collection, acquired from the above in August 2004   Literature: Ambroise Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2016

Pierre-Auguste Renoir retrospective opens in Spain

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, After the Luncheon. Óleo sobre lienzo, 100,5 x 81,3 cm, Frankfurt am Main, Städel Museum. MADRID.- Writing about his father, the filmmaker Jean Renoir said: “He looked at flowers, women and clouds in the sky as other men touch and caress.” Renoir: Intimacy, the first retrospective in Spain to focus on the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), challenges the traditional concept that reduces Impressionism to the “purely visual”. Rather, it emphasises the central role played by... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2016

Exhibition at the Holburne Museum, Bath brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections

Poster exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, from 13 February to 5 June 2016. BATH.- An exquisite new exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, on show from 13 February to 5 June 2016 at the Holburne Museum in Bath, brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections to celebrate the Impressionists’ observations of humanity.  The focus of the exhibition is on figurative paintings by artists who exhibited at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874 in Paris, including Edgar Degas,... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2015

'Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting' on view in Philadelphia

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919); Paul Durand-Ruel, 1910. Oil on canvas Private Collection. Archives Durand-Ruel © Durand-Ruel & Cie PHILADELPHIA, PA.- This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a ground-breaking exhibition examining the early struggles and ultimate triumph of the artists who became known as the Impressionists and the role played by the visionary Parisian art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel in their success. Including masterworks by Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas,... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2014

Ketterer Kunst to offer a masterpiece by Georg Flegel at its Auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century

MUNICH.- Georg Flegel is not only one of the most famous European still life painters of the early 17th century, but also the first German artist to specialize in this genre. A masterpiece of his creation will be called up in Ketterer Kunst 's auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th century with an estimate of € 90.000-120.000 on 24 May.  Georg Flegel's famous “Schrankbild“ (”Cupboard“), today in possession of the National Gallery in Prague, was made in close connection with the “Stillleben mit Blumenstrauß und... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2014

« PARIS 1900, LA VILLE SPECTACLE » au Petit Palais

Poster of the Universal Exhibition Palais de l’optique, 1900. © Paris, Musée Carnavalet/ Roger-Viollet PARIS - L’exposition « PARIS 1900, LA VILLE SPECTACLE » invite le public à revivre les heures fastes de la capitale française au moment où elle accueille l’Exposition Universelle qui inaugure en fanfare le 20e siècle. Plus que jamais la ville rayonne aux yeux du monde entier comme la cité du luxe et de l’art de vivre. Plus de 600 oeuvres – peintures, objets d’art, costumes, affiches, photographies, films, meubles,... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2014

Christie's New York presents an American dynasty: Clark family treasures

Heir to a fortune: Huguette Clark, pictured in 1930, was notoriously exclusive. New York – Christie's is honored to announce early highlights and international tour dates for the upcoming sales of property from the Clark Family Collection. As one of the nation’s wealthiest men at the turn of the 20th century, William Andrews (W.A.) Clark’s (1839-1925) name is synonymous with American aspiration, having built a successful personal empire in multiple industries, most notably copper mining. His vast wealth allowed him to... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2013

The first exhibition to focus on fashion in the works of the Impressionists opens in Chicago

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904), Édouard Manet, 1867. Oil on canvas; 46 5/16 x 35 7/16 in. (117.5 x 90 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Stickney Fund CHICAGO, IL.- The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity, which opened in Paris in October 2012, landed at the Art Institute this summer as the final stop on its world tour. Organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, the exhibition broke... [Lire la suite]