01 août 2013

Famille Rose porcelain in the Royal Collection (part 1)

Three Chinese famille rose porcelain plates, c.1730-50, 2.7 x 22.7 x 22.7 cm. RCIN 59717. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II painted at the centre with sprays of peony and plum blossom with other flowers; pink diaper well border with four reserves with pink blossoms; border painted with four pink peony trails within pink line borders. A Chinese famille rose porcelain plate, c.1725-50, 2.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm. RCIN 59719. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II painted at the centre w ceramic... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2013

Reunited for the first time since 2 June 1953: Outfits from The Queen's Coronation go on display

  To mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace will bring together an unprecedented array of the dress, uniform and robes worn for the historic event.  LONDON.- The largest exhibition ever mounted about the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen opened at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 27 July 2013. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of this historic event, The Queen’s Coronation 1953 at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (27 July – 29 September)... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2013

Oval gold locket with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)

The oval gold locket enameled with black and white pea-pod ornament at the sides is mounted on the lid with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and with an onyx cameo bust of Cleopatra with the asp on the back. Inside there is an enameled miniature of Charles I (1600-1648) facing front with a melancholy expression, wearing sash of the Order head standing out against a celestial blue ground. Locket: early 17th century, Cameo: second half of the 16th century. Each of the component parts of the locket has a... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2012

Annie Leibovitz, Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, London, 2007

Annie Leibovitz, Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, London, 2007.  Archival pigment print. 38.6 × 58 cm (15 1/4 × 22 7/8 in) Signed and numbered 6/25 in pencil on the verso. ESTIMATE £6,000 - 8,000  PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist LITERATURE Annie Leibovitz at Work, London: Jonathan Cape, 2008 Philips de Pury & Company.  Photographs. 8 november 2012. London http://www.phillipsdepury.com
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30 mai 2012

Andy Warhol's take on the Queen, from the Reigning Queens series, for sale at Bonhams

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), Queen Elizabeth II (from Reigning Queens) Screenprint, 1985. Estimate £40,000-60,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare trial proof copy of Andy Warhol’s 1985 portrait of The Queen is to be auctioned at Bonhams Print Sale in London on 11 July. It is estimated at £40,000-60,000. The signed and numbered print, Queen Elizabeth II, is from the Reigning Queens series which also includes the Queens of Denmark, the Netherlands and Swaziland. It was his last print-portrait before his untimely death in 1987.... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2012

"The Queen: Art and Image" at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Elizabeth II by Lucian Freud, 2001. © The Royal Collection © Lucian Freud Archive. LONDON.-The National Portrait Gallery’s touring exhibition of some of the most remarkable and resonant images of The Queen across 60 years of her reign – opens in London today ahead of her Diamond Jubilee weekend celebrations.  From Beaton and Leibovitz to Annigoni and Warhol, The Queen: Art and Image is the most wide-ranging exhibition of images in different media devoted to a single royal sitter. Formal painted portraits, official... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2010

Andy Warhol, Myths: The Star, 1981; Reigning Queens (Royal Edition): Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, 1985 & Liz, 1964

Andy Warhol, Myths: The Star, 1981. photo Phillips de Pury & Company Screenprint in colors with diamond dust, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheet, S. 38 x 38 in. (96.5 x 96.5 cm)  signed and numbered 47/200 in pencil on the reverse (there were also 30 artist's proofs), published by Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc., New York, minor rippling, pressure marks in places along the perimeter of the sheet, occasional minor wear along the sheet edges (with associated minor ink loss), otherwise in very good condition, framed.... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2009

Display Celebrates Anniversary of Jane Bown's Relationship with 'The Observer'

"Bertrand Russell", 1949 ©Jane Bove LONDON.- A new display of fifteen photographs will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jane Bown's relationship with 'The Observer' and the publication of her new book, Exposures. Illustrating the longevity and scope of Bown's career, the photographic portraits on display will range from her portrait of "Bertrand Russell", her first to be published in 'The Observer' in January 1949, to her iconic study of Samuel Beckett (1976) and her recent commission of "Her Majesty... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2009

Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth, circa 1978

Andy  Warhol, Queen Elizabeth, circa 1978 Graphite, J. Green paper. unsigned, stamped, Authenticated by the Warhol Foundation and Estate - height - 28 in, width - 20.5 in. - Estimate: from $65,000 to $85,000 FIRST TIME OFFERED AT AUCTION. Warhol completed this drawing of a joyful Queen Elizabeth of England laughing around 1978. He completed a print of Queen Elizabeth for his "Reigning Queens" series a few years later in 1985. Warhol only completed four drawings of Queen Elizabeth, two of which were for the... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2009

'Queen & Commonwealth: The Royal Tour' @ Buckingham Palace

Evening dress worn during the visit to Barbados, 1985. Bright yellow organza, embroidered with iridescent white and yellow sequins in imitation of rain drops. Designed by Ian Thomas. Photo: Royal Collection © 2009, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LONDON.- This year marks the 60th anniversary of the formation of the modern Commonwealth. In 1949 the London Declaration recognised the British Monarch as the symbol of the free association of independent member nations and as Head of the Commonwealth. In celebration of this event, a... [Lire la suite]


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