27 juin 2019

Detroit Institute of Arts exhibits Impressionist era treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Study for “Le Chahut,” 1889, Georges Seurat, French; oil on canvas. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, General Purchase Funds, 1943:10. DETROIT, MICH.- From Wednesday, June 26 to Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Detroit Institute of Arts presents Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. The exhibition, featuring 44 works by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot,... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Sales series rises to $394.6 million in New York

Lot 143. Émile Bernard (1868 - 1941), Bretonnes ramassant des pommes. Signed E. Bernard and dated 89 (lower left). Oil on canvas, 33 3/4 by 21 1/2 in., 85.7 by 54.6 cm. Estimate $400,000 - $600,000. Lot sold $1,940,000. New world auction record for the artist. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Scott Niichel, Head of Day Sales and Deputy Co-Head of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s, New York. said “The Impressionist and Modern Art Day sale results... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2019

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) La Seine à Argenteuil, 1888

Lot 27 A. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) La Seine à Argenteuil, signed and dated 'Renoir 88' (lower left) oil on canvas 21 ½ x 25 ¾ in. (54 x 65 cm.) Painted in 1888. Estimate USD 3,000,000 - USD 5,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 30 January 1892).Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, by March 1892).Sam Salz, New York (acquired from the above, 11 November 1943).Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York. M.... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Le pêcheur à la ligne, 1874

Lot 38 A. Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Le pêcheur à la ligne, signed 'Renoir.' (lower right) oil on canvas 21 ¼ x 25 5/8 in. (54.1 x 65.2 cm.) Painted in 1874. Estimate USD 8,000,000 - USD 12,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: The artist; sale, Maître C. Pillet, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 March 1875, lot 48. Georges Charpentier, Paris (acquired at the above sale); Estate sale, Maître P. Chevalier, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 11 April 1907, lot 22.Raymond Elois Tournon, Paris (acquired... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2019

Le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle

PARIS - Au printemps 2019, le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle, une des collections particulières les plus prestigieuses au monde. Présenté pour la première fois en France, cet ensemble, réuni entre 1936 et 1956 à Zurich, propose un panorama de l’art français du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle. Né en Allemagne, Emil Georg Bührle (1890-1956) s’établit en Suisse en 1924 et rassemble, surtout entre 1951 et 1956, plus de 600 oeuvres d’art. Pour la première fois à Paris, une partie de ces... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2019

Les Journées du dessin chez Christie's incluant une selection d'oeuvres de la collection Jean Bonna

Jean Bonna. Photo courtesy Christie's. PARIS.- Cette année encore, Christie’s organisera les journées du dessin les 27 et 28 mars prochains. Plus de 300 dessins anciens et oeuvres modernes sur papier seront dispersés en deux jours dont une partie de la célèbre collection Jean Bonna. Cet ensemble, composé d’une centaine de feuilles exposées en partie à l’Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts en 2006-2007 et au Metropolitan Museum de New York en 2009, sera dispersé chez Christie’s lors de plusieurs... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2018

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao exhibits fifty works from the Thannhauser Collection

BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Van Gogh to Picasso: The Thannhauser Legacy, featuring the celebrated Thannhauser Collection gifted to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and marking the first time the majority of the collection as such leaves New York to be exhibited elsewhere. The show includes some fifty works by a number of the most well recognized Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and modern masters, such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh.  The... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2018

Exhibition at the Frye Art Museum traces the development of French landscape painting

  Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. Monte Cavo, ca. 1825–28. Oil on cardboard. © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, Legacy Paul Jamot. Photo: C. Devleeschauwer.  SEATTLE, WA.- Towards Impressionism traces the development of French landscape painting from the informal schools of Barbizon and Honfleur to Impressionism. The majority of the works in the exhibition come from the extraordinary collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, France, with selections from the Frye Art Museum’s own holdings. Together, these... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2018

Exhibition traces the evolution of landscape painting in 19th century France

Théodore Rousseau, 'La mare', 1842 - 1843 © Reims, Musée des Beaux-Arts, photography Christian Devleeschauwer. WINTER PARK, FLA.- The Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened the exhibition, Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet. Highlights from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims. This exhibition is curated by Suzanne Greub, founder and director, Art Centre Basel, in collaboration with the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims and the City of Reims, France. Towards Impressionism marks the first time that an... [Lire la suite]
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]