02 novembre 2017

GURLITT: STATUS REPORT. Nazi Art Theft and its Consequences

Claude Monet (1840–1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas, lined, 65 × 101.5 cm, www.lostart.de/532967. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bequest of Cornelius Gurlitt 2014. Provenance undergoing clarification / Currently no indications of being looted art. BERN - Gurlitt Status Report is the title of two concurrent exhibitions with different thematic focuses. The Bundeskunsthalle and the Kunstmuseum Bern present works from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of the Third Reich art dealer... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2017

Detroit Institute of Arts to open a major painting exhibition: “Monet: Framing Life”

Claude Monet, “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs),” 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT - “Monet: Framing Life” is an intimate exhibition focusing on an important painting in the DIA collection—Claude Monet’s “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” from 1876, formerly known as “Gladioli” and recently retitled based on new research. Monet created this work while living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive time. It was... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2017

Cézanne still life leads Zweig Collection at Sotheby's New York

Lot 27. Paul Cézanne, Nature morte. Painted circa 1890. Oil on canvas, 11 1/8 by 15 7/8 in. 28.3 by 40.5 cm. Estimate 7,000,000 — 10,000,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Collection of Barbara and Martin Zweig as a highlight of their Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 14 November in New York. Led by Paul Cézanne’s vibrant still life Nature morte (estimate $7/10 million), the collection features exceptional examples by many of the greatest French... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

DC's Phillips Collection Presents 'Renoir and Friends'

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1880–81. Oil on canvas, 51 1/4 x 69 1/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1923. Washington DC - Opening this fall on October 7, The Phillips Collectionpresents an exceptional exhibition inspired by the museum’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre Auguste Renoir. Comprised of more than 40 carefully chosen works from private and public collections around the world, Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Monet collectionneur au musée Marmottan

Monet collectionneur : Renoir, Manet, Caillebotte, Cézanne, Pissarro, Morisot... Affiche. PARIS - Claude Monet, le plus célèbre des impressionnistes, fut aussi le plus secret des collectionneurs. A l’exception de ses estampes japonaises, on ignore les chefs-d’œuvre qu’il a réunis tout au long de sa vie. Ils constituent pourtant le panthéon artistique et sentimental du maître de Giverny. Pour la première fois, le musée Marmottan Monet lève le voile sur cette passion privée et organise, du 14 septembre 2017 au 14 janvier 2018,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

"Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade" at the Legion of Honor, June 24 - September 24, 2017

Edgar Degas, "Portrait of Zacharian," ca. 1885. Pastel on paper laid down on board, 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (39.7 x 39.7 cm). Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 18341917) was enthralled with another aspect of modern life in the French capital: high-fashion hats and the women who created them. Degas’s fascination inspired a visually compelling and profoundly modern body of work that... [Lire la suite]

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]