20 février 2017

A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century

Lot 221. A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century. Estimate 400,000-600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13426.Height: 4  7/8  in. (12.5 cm) Provenance: Bukowskis Stockholm, 13-16 December 1988. Literature: K. Debreczeny, The Black Hat Eccentric: Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa, New York, 2012, pp. 66-67, fig. 2.1.  H. Uebach and J. L. Panglung, "A Silver Portrait of the 6th Źwa-dmar Karma-pa... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2016

Aktis Gallery à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Zao Wou Ki, Portrait, 1951. Indian ink and wash on paper, 39 x 30 cm. Signed lower right. © Aktis Gallery A certificate of authenticity has been issued by the Zao Wou-Ki Foundation. This work will be reproduced in the catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. Zao Wou-Ki, Sans titre, 1967. Encre et aquarelle sur papier, 31,5 x 37 cm. Signé et daté en bas à droite. © Aktis Gallery Provenance: collection privée, Yo et Mario Prassinos, Paris ; Collection privée, Suisse. ... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2014

École Flamande, 1623, Portrait d'un homme âgé de 25 ans en habit noir avec fraise de dentelle

École Flamande, 1623, Portrait d'un homme âgé de 25 ans en habit noir avec fraise de dentelle. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. Huile sur panneau de chêne, trois planches. Légendé et daté 'AETATIS 25 / A° 1623' en haut à gauche. Porte deux fois la marque de la main d'Anvers au verso; 64 x 49 cm (25,20 x 19,29 in.). Estimation : 10 000 / 15 000 € 'PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN', OIL ON PANEL, FLEMISH SCHOOL, 1623 Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. Mercredi 19 mars 2014. Hôtel Dassault - 7 Rond Point des Champs-Elysées -... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2014

Joseph Wright of Derby portrait donated to the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

Joseph Wright of Derby, Portrait of Elizabeth Balguy, c. 1783. Oil on canvas, 76.2 by 63.5 cm BATH.- A fine and elegant portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) has been gifted to the Holburne Museum under the Cultural Gifts Scheme introduced by the UK Government last year. This is the third gift under this major initiative to encourage philanthropy to UK cultural institutions.  The work is the first painting by Wright, one of the most significant 18th century British artists, to be acquired by the Holburne Museum in... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2014

Francis Bacon portrait of George Dyer, his greatest muse, to be offered at Christie's

 Francis Bacon, Portrait of George Dyer Talking, 1966. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer a celebrated portrait by Francis Bacon at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 13 February 2014. Portrait of George Dyer Talking was executed in 1966, at the artist’s creative peak, and depicts George Dyer, his lover, muse and arguably his greatest influence. A powerful and poignant portrait it has been widely celebrated since it was first shown in Paris in the year of its creation, and was... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2014

German school, 16th century, Portrait of a bearded man

German school, 16th century, Portrait of a bearded man. Photo Sotheby's Gouache on vellum. Diameter: 66 mm; 2 1/2 in. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD Although this miniature and the following lot do to some extent resemble the portrait miniatures of Hans Holbein the Younger, to whom they were previously attributed, they are ultimately more Germanic in style, and closer to the works of Lower Rhenish artists, such as Barthel Bruyn. It has also been suggested that they may be somewhat later in date - i.e. late 16th or even 17th... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2013

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725 - 1805 Paris), Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725 - 1805 Paris), Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry. Photo Sotheby's. oil on canvas; 23 1/2 by 18 5/8 in.; 60 by 47.5 cm. Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 USD Provenance: M. Mainnemare collection, Paris;His estate sale, Paris, 18 rue de Courcelles, 21 February 1843, lot 15;John Allan Rolls, 1st Baron Llangattock (1837-1912), The Hendre, Monmouth, Monmouthshire;Thence by descent to John MacLean Rolls, 2nd Baron Llangattock (1870-1916);His estate sale, London, Christie's, 28 November 1958, lot 27. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2013

Lombard Master, 1540 – 1560, Portrait of a gyrfalcon, viewed from three sides

Lombard Master, 1540 – 1560, Portrait of a gyrfalcon, viewed from three sides. Photo Sotheby's. oil on canvas, unlined; 29 3/4 by 39 5/8 in.; 75.7 by 100.5 cm. Estimation 700,000 — 1,000,000 USD Provenance: Adamo Boari (1863 - 1928) collection, (according to tradition of the family in whose possession the painting remained for most of the 20th century);In a private family collection from the 1920s until circa 2000;When acquired by the present owner. Exposition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Arcimboldo, artista milanese tra Leonardo e... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2013

Flemish School, circa 1610. Portraits of Charles-Alexandre de Croÿ (1581 - 1624), Marquis d'Havré and Duc de Croÿ and his first

Flemish School, circa 1610. Portraits of Charles-Alexandre de Croÿ (1581 - 1624), Marquis d'Havré and Duc de Croÿ and his first wife, Yolande de Ligne (1585 - 1611). Photo Sotheby's. a pair, both oil on canvas; each 76 3/4 by 42 7/8 in.; 195 by 109 cm. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD Provenance: Coudenhove family, Flanders;Thence by descent within the family to Jakob Graf Coudenhove-Kalergi, Vienna;By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 4 December 1997, lot 150;With Johnny van Haeften, London, 1998;With Weiss Gallery, London;From... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2013

Guillim Scrots and workshop (Active in England 1537 – 1553), Portrait of King Edward VI

Guillim Scrots and workshop (Active in England 1537 – 1553), Portrait of King Edward VI. Photo Sotheby's.  inscribed at left on pedestal (now partially illegible): Arte hast not mist but lively e[xp]reste/the Shape of Englands [Treasu]r/yet unexprest r[i]maneth the be[ste]/Vertues [beyond] all m[easur]/[text in Greek script]/Exprimit Anglora [decus] Pictura, sed illa/Munera virtutum nulla tabella d[a]b[it]; oil on panel; 62 by 35in.; 157.5 by 89 cm. Estimation 400,000 — 600,000 USD Provenance: Edward Law, 1st Earl of... [Lire la suite]
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