17 août 2016

From Manet to Dalí, European and American masters gather at Swann in New York for September 22 sale

Henri Matisse, Nu au coussin bleu, lithograph, 1924. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Auction Galleries’ September 22 auction of 19th & 20th Century prints and drawings in New York features a host of American and European masters spanning the past 200 years. From Manet and Renoir to Whistler and Toulouse-Lautrec, 19th century artists meet leading lights of the 20th, including Picasso, Matisse, Miró, Chagall, Braque and Dalí. Édouard... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2015

Rembrandt's Self portraits: Four Prints at Sotheby's

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait(?) with plumed cap and lowered sabre. Etching, 1634. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. a fair impression of the third (final) state, after the plate had been reduced to an oval, the upper half of the oval emphasized with printing ink; sheet: 130 by 108mm 5 1/8 by 4 1/4 in Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait with Saskia. Etching, 1636. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2010

Damien Hirst, Victory over Death, 2008

Damien Hirst, Victory over Death, 2008. photo Philips de Pury & Co Etching in colors, on Velin Arches paper, with full margins, I. 36 7/8 x 33 3/4 in. (93.7 x 85.7 cm); S. 47 x 42 1/2 in. (119.4 x 108 cm)  signed on the front and numbered 45/58 on the reverse in pencil, published by Paragon Press, London, in excellent condition, unframed. ESTIMATE $15,000-25,000 Philips de Pury & Co. Editions. 21 November 2010. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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18 septembre 2010

Sotheby's Sets Record for Any Single Print Sold at Auction

Pablo Picasso, La Minotauromachie, Etching, 1935 (detail). Estimate: £400,000 - 600,000. Sold for £1,273,250 ($1,987,416). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- A new record has been set for any single print sold at auction with the sale of Pablo Picasso’s La Minotauromachie for £1,273,250 / $1,987,416 at Sotheby’s in London . The print eclipsed the pre-sale high estimate of £600,000 (the estimate was £400,000-600,000). Discussing the sale, James Mackie, Sotheby’s Prints specialist, said: “A new record has been set for any single print... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2010

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Etchings with aquatint from La Tauromaquia

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Modo con que los Antiguos Espanoles Cazaban Los Toros Á Caballo En El Campo; Capean otro Encerrado; El Cid Campeador Lanceando otro Toro (D. 224, 227, 234; H. 204, 207, 214). photo courtesy Sotheby's Etchings with aquatint, three plates from La Tauromaquia, 1816, fine impressions of the first edition, on laid paper, H. 204 and 207 with Morato watermark, with margins (3) - each circa 250 by 350mm; 9¾ by 13¾in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Francisco José de Goya y... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2009

Pablo Picasso's "Le Repas Frugal" recovered by the FBI

WILMINGTON, DE. - Acting U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss and Tricia A. Gibbs, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Supervisory Special Agent announced today the unsealing of an indictment charging Marcus Patmon with wire fraud in the attempted sale of a stolen Pablo Picasso etching entitled "Le Repas Frugal." Patmon, 38, is a resident of Miami, Fla. He faces a maximum statutory sentence of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release, restitution, and a $100 mandatory special assessment. Miami... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2009

Francisco de Goya, 'Fantasies, Follies and Disasters' @ Manchester Art Gallery

Francisco de Goya, Disparate Allegre (merry folly) © Manchester City Galleries MANCHESTER.- A new exhibition featuring a compelling selection of rarely displayed etchings by Francisco de Goya opens at Manchester Art Gallery this August. Fantasies, Follies and Disasters features 30 prints selected from the artist’s three best-known and most significant groups of etchings: Los Caprichos (The Fantasies), Los Desastres della Guerra (The Disasters of War), and Los Disparates (The Follies). The works are all drawn from Manchester Art... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

Rembrandt van Rijn, Abraham Francen, 1657

Rembrandt van Rijn, Abraham Francen, 1657 Original Etching. EDITION: State VII (of IX) impression. IMAGE SIZE: 8 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in (141.8 cm x 15.9 cm). SHEET SIZE: 8 1/2 in x 6 5/8 in (21.6 cm x 16.9 cm). FRAMED SIZE: 23 3/4 in x 21 3/4 in (60.3 cm x 55.2 cm). PRIX 18,000 US$  DISCUSSION: Created in c. 1657, this original etching is from the unsigned, undated edition classified by Nowell-Usticke as a State VII (of IX) impression with strong, parallel regular shading along bend to the left of the hat; regular... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2009

"Morandi. L'arte dell'incisione" @ the Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara

Giorgio Morandi: Paesaggio (Casa a Grizzana), 1927, Acquaforte, mm 265 x 204 . Firenze, Galleria degli Uffizi, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe FERRARA.- The spring exhibition at the Palazzo dei Diamanti presents the engravings of Giorgio Morandi with a collection of over 130 works made by the artist over the course of his career. From Dürer to Parmigianino, from Rembrandt to Piranesi, from Goya to Picasso; the history of etching is an important chapter in the history of art. For Morandi, this was true. He regarded etching as an... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2009

"Rembrandt: Prints from the Collection"@ The Snite Museum of Art

Self-portrait in a velvet cap with plume, 1638, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), etching, 5.28 x 4.06 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack F. Feddersen. 1991.025.001 NOTRE DAME, IN.- This exhibition of 20 works provides another rare opportunity to study the exceptional collection of Rembrandt van Ryn etchings that were donated to the museum by Mr. & Mrs. Jack Feddersen. As these master works on paper are extremely sensitive to changes in light and environment, the museum only places the collection on view every... [Lire la suite]
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