03 février 2021


Pieter Brueghel the Younger (Brussels 1564-1636 Antwerp), Saint George’s kermis with the dance around the maypole, 1627. Oil on panel, 54.6 x 75.7 cm. Signed at the bottom left 'P. BRUEGHEL 1627'. DE JONCKHEERE at BRAFA 2021 Provenance: F.B. Greenstreet, London; private collection, USA, 1940; subsequently by descent; Anonymous Sotheby’s sale, New York, 29 January 2009, lot 43; Richard Green Fine Paintings Ltd., London; private collection, USA. Literature: G. Marlier, Pieter Brueghel Le Jeune, Brussels... [Lire la suite]

12 février 2020

David Hockney's 'The Splash' makes £23.1 million at Sotheby's London

David Hockney's breath-taking The Splash sold for £23,117,000/ $29,820,930 / €27,509,230 (est. £20-30 million) – the third highest price for the artist. Executed in 1966, the landmark pool painting first appeared at auction in Sotheby’s London salesroom in 1973, and again in 2006 when it sold for £2.9 million / $5.4 million – a record price for Hockney at the time. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Seminal pop art painting "The Splash" by David Hockey sold for £23.1 million ($29.8 million) at a London auction on Tuesday, the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

London Art Week from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December

  London Art Week holds its third Winter edition from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December in locations across Mayfair and St James’s. During the week, some 35 leading specialist galleries and the major auction houses will stage special exhibitions and talks. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twentieth century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the highlights is a lunchtime talk at the National Gallery on Monday 2 December, the... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2019

Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), 1960

Lot 36 B. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), signed and dated 'Yves Klein 1960' (lower right), dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas, 42 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (108.9 x 65 cm). Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 3,500,000 - USD 4,500,000. Price realised USD 4,212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Karl Flinker, ParisPrivate collection, Paris, 1974Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 07 February 2007, lot 14Siegfried and Sissy... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Christie's to offer monumental canvas by Yves Klein

Yves Klein, Barbara (ANT 113), 1960. Estimate: $12-18 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Yves Klein’s monumental Barbara (ANT 113), 1960 (estimate: $12-18 million) will highlight Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on 13 November. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this work will benefit The Water Academy for Sustainable and Responsible Development Foundation.The Water Academy SRD is an international initiative whose mission is to create a new Culture of Water to... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2019

Yves Klein, des cris bleus... au Musée Soulages Rodez

Portrait d’Yves Klein réalisé à l’occasion du tournage de Peter Morley The Heartbeat of France © Charles Wilp - BPK, Berlin - Ditr. RMN - Grand Palais / Image BPK Rodez - Après Pablo Picasso (2016), Alexander Calder (2017), Le Corbusier (2018), le groupe japonais Gutai (2018), le musée Soulages, 820 000 visiteurs depuis son ouverture fin mai 2014, organise cet été une exposition consacrée à l’une des figures majeures de l’art moderne, Yves Klein (1928-1962). C’est un... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2019

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Portrait relief de Claude Pascal (PR3)

Lot 4. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Portrait relief de Claude Pascal (PR3), pigment pur et résine synthétique sur bronze monté sur panneau recouvert de feuilles d'or, 176 x 94 x 31 cm; 69 1/4 x 37 x 12 1/4 in. Exécutée en 1962, cette oeuvre est le numéro 4 d'une édition de 6 exemplaires plus 2 Hors Commerce et 2 épreuves d'artiste. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. Cette oeuvre est enregistrée aux Yves Klein Archives sous le numéro PR3. Provenance: Claude Pascal,... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2018

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44)

Lot 12. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Monogold Sans Titre (MG 44), signed, dated Paris 1961 and dedicated Pour Jeannine avec la vraie amitié de Yves on the reverse, gold leaf on wood panel, 21 by 15.5 by 8 3/8 by 6 1/8 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Pierre and Jeannine Restany, ParisRoland de Montaigu, ParisGalerie natalie Seroussi, ParisClaude Berri, ParisChristie's, Paris, 22 October 2016 Lot 28 BAcquired from the above by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2018

Yves Klein, Monochrome rose sans titre (MP 27), 1960

Lot 22. Yves Klein, Monochrome rose sans titre (MP 27), dry pigment and synthetic resin on canvas, laid on panel, 40 x 35 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.). Executed circa 1960. Estimate £800,000 - 1,200,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under the number MP 27, and will be included in the new edition of the Catalogue Raisonné of the artist’s work being completed under the supervision of Madame Rotraut Klein-Moquay, Paris. Provenance: Galerie... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

Passion & desire from antiquity to the present day at Sotheby's London

French, 18th century, After the Antique, Bust of Antinous, white marble, on a cippolino marble socle and column; bust: 75cm., 29½in.; socle: 18cm., 7 1/8in.; base: 6.5cm., 6½in.; column: 115cm., 45¼in. Estimate £100,000-150,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s LONDON.- Artists throughout history have been drawn to the human form. In the second edition of Sotheby’s Erotic: Passion & Desire sale, Pre-Columbian sculpture will be paired with Picasso works on paper; masters of... [Lire la suite]