13 décembre 2009

German School, circa 1600, A skull, a lizard, coins and an hourglass in a painted stone niche

German School, circa 1600, A skull, a lizard, coins and an hourglass in a painted stone niche © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd oil on canvas - 28.5 x 23.2cm (11 1/4 x 9 1/8in). Sold for £50,400 Note: The lizard depicted in the present painting relates, in reverse, to one which appears in a study of insects and reptiles by Georg Hoefnagel (1542-1601) now in the Liechtenstein collection (inventory number GR 399). Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 9 Dec 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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11 décembre 2009

Florentine School, 16th Century. A Vanitas Still life with a Skull

Florentine School, 16th Century. A Vanitas Still life with a Skull. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, inscribed: VL/ TIMVM/ TERRI/ BILIVM/ MORS/ +RESPICE FINEM+ and on the reverse: Andrea del Sarto/ Cigoli, 18.5 by 13.7 cm.; 7 1/4 by 5 3/8 in. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  133,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale. 10 Dec 09. London www.sothebys.com
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22 novembre 2009

Deux sérigraphies d'Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Skull, 1976 @ Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Skull, 1976 (feldman & schellman II, 159) 3ème planche de la série “Skulls”. Sérigraphie en couleurs sur papier Strathmore. Bristol signée et numérotée 30/50. Editeur Andy Warhol Enterprises, New York. 76,2 x 101,6 cm - Estimation : 12 000 / 15 000 € Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Skull, 1976 (feldman & schellman II, 158) 2ème planche de la série “Skulls”. Sérigraphie en couleurs sur papier Strathmore. Bristol signée et numérotée 30/159. Editeur Andy Warhol Enterprises, New York, 76,2 x... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2009

Tom Sachs (B.1966) Skull, 2007

Tom Sachs (B.1966) Skull. photo Sotheby's bronze with gold patina, painted black, incised with the artist's signature, date 2007 and number 2/7 on the underside, 6 by 9 by 6 in. 15.2 by 22.9 by 15.2 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Baldwin Gallery, AspenAcquired by the present owner from the above Sotheby's.Contemporary Art Day Auction. 12 Nov 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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10 novembre 2009

Memento Mori en ivoire représentant le Christ Enfant. France ou Flandres, XVIIe siècle

Memento Mori en ivoire représentant le Christ Enfant. France ou Flandres, XVIIe siècle. photo courtesy Sotheby's sous un dais en bois ; avec une étiquette du XIXe siècle inscrite à l'encre L'Insouciance par François Flamand et un texte manuscrit à l'encre collé en-dessous du socle. haut. ivoire 10,5 cm ; haut. dais 15,5 cm - Est. 3.000—5,000 EUR Sold 4,375 EUR LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: G. Laue, Memento Mori, Kunstkammer Georg Laue, Munich, 2002, n°78 NOTE: Les attributs comme le crâne ou l'arbre de la Connaissance... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2009

F. Caby, L'aube de la mort.

F. Caby, L'aube de la mort. Huile sur panneau. Signée et datée 73 en bas à droite. 17,5 x 29 cm. Estimation : 6 000 / 7 000 € Damien Leclere - Marseille. Vente du Samedi 31 octobre 2009. Tableaux Anciens et Modernes - Dessins - Mobilier - Objets d'Art. Peintures & Arts Graphiques. 5 rue Vincent Courdouan 13006 Marseille. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 04 91 50 00 00.
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24 octobre 2009

The Master of the 1540s (Antwerp, active 1540-1551). Portrait of a Gentleman with his Right Hand Pointing to a Skull

The Master of the 1540s (Antwerp, active 1540-1551). Portrait of a Gentleman with his Right Hand Pointing to a Skull and his Left Hand Holding a Glove with a Protruding Yellow Violet oil on panel. Height : 17.00 cm - Width : 13.00 cm - Price on applicationNote: The Master of the 1540s is the name given by Max J. Friedländer to an anonymous painter of a group of approximately thirty known portraits. Regarded as a follower of Joos van Cleve (1485-1540), his period of activity from 1540-1551 began immediately after Van Cleve's... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

Eighteen skulls from Danien Hirst @ Other Criteria, London

Damien Hirst, The Dead Turquoise Panama Copper Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Lime Green Raven Black Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Oriental Gold Loganberry... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), 'Skull and crossbones'.

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), 'Skull and crossbones'. photo Sotheby's Flush-mounted, the photographer's copyright stamp, signed and dated in ink, and edition number '3/10' and '[MAP] 1163' in ink and pencil on the reverse, framed, 1983. 15¼ by 15¼ in. (38.7 by 38.7 cm.). Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Sold 3,750 USD Sotheby's. Photographs. 09 Oct 09. ew York www.sothebys.com
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22 août 2009

Jim Dine, 'My Nights in Santa Monica' , 1985

Jim  Dine, 'My Nights in Santa Monica' , 1985 Engraving, Aquatint, Drypoint. height - 35.5 in, width - 72.25 in, depth - 0 in. Signed, Hand signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower left. Estimate: from $6,000 to $8,000Notes: This is an original, large scale etching, direct gravure, spit-bite aquatint, soft ground etching, and power tool drypoint with burnishing on Arches Cover Buff; with torn edges by artist Jim Dine entitled 'My Nights in Santa Monica' from 1986. The piece is hand signed, numbered, & dated in... [Lire la suite]
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