02 mars 2018

"All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life" opens at Tate Britain

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Figures and Portrait, 1975. Oil paint and pastel on canvas, 1981 x 1473 mm. Tate. Purchased 1977. © Estate of Francis Bacon. LONDON.- A landmark exhibition at Tate Britain celebrates how artists have captured the intense experience of life in paint. All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life showcases around 100 works by some of the most celebrated modern British artists, with Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon at its heart. It reveals how their art captures... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2010

Walter Richard Sickert, Vue du Palazzo Montecuccoli, dit aussi Palais Polignac, Venise

Walter Richard Sickert (MUNICH 1860 - 1942 BATHAMPTON), Vue du Palazzo Montecuccoli, dit aussi Palais Polignac, Venise. photo courtesy Sotheby's Huile sur toile. Signé en bas à droite Sickert - 61,5 x 50 cm ; 24 1/4 by 19 3/4 in. Est. 40,000—60,000 EUR. Lot Sold 264,750 EUR LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Wendy Baron, Sickert, Paintings and drawings, Yale University Press, 2006, pp.272-273, n°174.3 (cité). NOTE: Le Palais Montecuccoli se trouve au sud du Grand Canal de Venise. Egalement appelé Palazzo Contarini dal Zaffo, il... [Lire la suite]