18 mai 2016

Largest exhibition ever staged in the north of England of Francis Bacon's work opens at Tate Liverpool

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion, circa 1944. Oil on board; support, each: 940 x 737 mm; frame, each: 1162 x 960 x 80 mm. Presented by Eric Hall 1953 © Tate LIVERPOOL.- Tate Liverpool presents the largest exhibition ever staged in the north of England of one of Britain’s greatest modern painters. Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms will be the first dedicated exhibition to survey an underexplored yet significant element of Bacon’s work.  Francis Bacon... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

A diamond, emerald, and ruby "Danseuse" brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1944

Lot 86. A diamond, emerald, and ruby "Danseuse" brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1944. Estimate US$50,000 - 70,000 (€44,000 - 62,000). Photo Bonhams.  designed as a ballerina, with a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond face, her sleeves accented with two cushion-cut emeralds and skirt detailed with circular-cut emeralds and rubies; signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no.7033; mounted in 18k gold; length: 2in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 15:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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12 août 2015

Tate announces first exhibition to survey an unexplored yet significant element of Francis Bacon's work

Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait 1952. Oil and sand on canvas, 880 x 770 mm frame: 880 x 740 x 70. Bequeathed by Simon Sainsbury 2006, accessioned 2008 © Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002 LIVERPOOL.- Tate Liverpool presents the first exhibition to survey an unexplored yet significant element of Francis Bacon’s work. Considered one of Britain’s greatest modern painters, Bacon (1909 – 1992) often painted an architectural, ghost like framing device around his subjects... [Lire la suite]