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]

28 mai 2012

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Limoges, 1841 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, 1919) Jeune fille à la charlotte, couchée sur l'arbre, 1892

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Limoges, 1841 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, 1919) Jeune fille à la charlotte, couchée sur l'arbre, 1892  Photo Rouillac Pastel signé en bas à gauche : 'Renoir'. 28,5 x 43 cm. Lot 52. Estimation : 100000/150000€ Provenance : collection René Clément, Monaco. Cette oeuvre fait l'objet d'un certificat d'inclusion au catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre de Renoir, consacré aux pastels, à paraître, par François Daulte daté du 2 juin 1975. Cette œuvre fait l'objet d'un certificat de Bernheim-Jeune, en date du 29... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2012

"The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark" @ Kimbell Art Museum

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919). Venice, the Doge's Palace, 1881. Oil on canvas, 21 1/2 x 25 7/8 in. (54.5 x 65.7 cm). Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1933 FORT WORTH, TX.- On March 11, 2012, The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark opened at the Kimbell Art Museum, the only U.S. venue for this first-­‐ever international touring exhibition of French Impressionist masterpieces from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The Clark’s superb... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2011

"PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR. Wie Seide gemalt" @ The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Porträt der Dichterin Alice Vallières-Merzbach, 1913. Öl auf Leinwand, 92 x 73 cm. Association des Amis du Petit Palais, Genève. Foto: Studio Monique Bernaz, Genève CHEMNITZ.- The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz is presenting the large-scale exhibition PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR. Like Painted Silk from 18 September 2011 to 8 January 2012. The exhibition aims to cast an altogether new light on the great Impressionist painter. In addition to masterpieces from private collections and from European museums such as the Musée... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2011

Major Picasso Portrait of His Mistress and Muse to Lead Sotheby's Sale in February

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), La Lecture, 1932. Est: £12-18 million / $18.6- $27.9 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s forthcoming Evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, to be held in London on Tuesday, 8th February 2011, will be led by a major painting by Pablo Picasso, depicting Marie-Thérèse Walter, the woman who transformed both his life and his art. Picasso’s La Lecture of 1932 (estimated at £12,000,000-18,000,000 / US$18,570,000 - $27,850,000*) relates closely to the legendary painting Le Rêve (The Dream),... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2010

"Impressionnisme, une Renaissance Moderne" @ Fondation Mapfre à Madrid

Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Le fifre, 1866. Huile sur toile. H. 160 ; L. 97 cm. Paris, musée d'Orsay, legs du comte Isaac de Camondo, 1911 © photo RMN, Hervé Lewandowski MADRID.- Fundación MAPFRE and the Musée d’Orsay jointly present the exhibition, Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay which will be on view through April 22. The exhibition includes approximately 100 paintings from the Musée d’Orsay’s permanent collection and highlights the work of nearly 40 artists including Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet,... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2010

Matisse, Picasso, Goncharova and van Dongen Highlight Christie's Auction

Kees van Dongem (1877-1968), "Gitane", circa 1910-1911, signed 'van Dongen' on the lower right. Oil on canvas, (100.2 x 81.2 cm.) 39.3/8 x 32 inches. Estimate: £5,500,000-7,500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 LONDON.- The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale and the auction of The Art of the Surreal will take place on 2 February 2010 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £56,505,000 to £80,805,000. The leading highlights include Gitane by Kees van Dongen (1877-1968) (estimate: £5.5 million to £7.5 million);... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Fall Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to Be Held in New York on 4 & 5 November 2009

Pablo Picasso, Buste d’homme. Painted on October 15, 1969. Oil on canvas, 76¾ by 51⅛in. (195 by 130 cm). Est. $8/12 million. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s fall Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 4 November 2009 presents a remarkable offering ranging from an exquisite group of classic Impressionist pictures by Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley from the family of legendary dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, to key works by modern masters such as Picasso, Giacometti, Derain and Miró. Many come from esteemed... [Lire la suite]

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