24 mars 2009

Le Pho (1907-2001), Femme Au Perroquet (Lady With Parrot)

Le Pho (1907-2001), Femme Au Perroquet (Lady With Parrot) signed, signed in Chinese with a seal of the artist upper right; titled Femme Au Perroquet and numbered 17 on the reverse. ink and gouache on silk. Executed circa 1938. Estimate 950,000—1,250,000 HKD NOTE: It is rare in Vietnamese painting to find a young lady dressed in sombre colour amid austere surroundings. In Le Pho's works, women are always arrestingly beautiful, and dressed in tunics of vibrant colours or at times, white. When he uses white, the painter... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2009

Dang Xuan Hoa (b. 1959), Evening Tenderness

Dang Xuan Hoa (b. 1959), Evening Tenderness signed and dated 10/2008 lower right. oil on canvas. 100 by 120cm.; 39¼ by 47¼in. Estimate 65,000—95,000 HKD Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings. 05 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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24 mars 2009

Dan Hoai Ngoc (1910-), Pagode Au Tonkin (Pagoda In Tonkin)/ Intérieur De Temple Au Tonkin (Temple Interior In Tonkin)

Dan Hoai Ngoc (1910-), Pagode Au Tonkin (Pagoda In Tonkin)/ Intérieur De Temple Au Tonkin (Temple Interior In Tonkin) signed lower right, signed in Chinese with a seal of the artist upper right/ signed lower right, signed in Chinese with a seal of the artist upper left - oil on panel. Executed circa 1932. 18.5 by 26cm.; 7¼ by 10¼in./ 19 by 26cm.; 7½ by 10¼in. Estimate 50,000—60,000 HKD Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings. 05 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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24 mars 2009

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1590

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1590 With sloping rim on short foot, the interior with two large white saz leaves flanking a red fish-scale and white split palmette cartouche, flanked by white floral spray with red and blue highlights, all reserved against a dense ground of green fish-scale, the rim with blue and black cloud and scroll, the exterior with simple blue trefoil alternating with green flowerhead, foot and rim drilled, one large break with old rivets, minor chips to rim. 12¼in. (31.1cm.) diam. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2009

A late Timurid Blue and White Pottery Vase, probably Nishapur, North East Iran, Late 15th Century

A late Timurid Blue and White Pottery Vase, probably Nishapur, North East Iran, Late 15th Century Of drop form, the cream ground painted in underglaze blue with a variety of running animals and birds including lions and deer together with cloudbands around the figure of a large sinuous dragon, damages at top and to foot, losses to glaze, areas of discolouration. 11½in. (28.5cm.) high - Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 Notes: This unusual bottle is relatively heavily potted, with a thick foot-ring exhibiting a body that is more... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2009

A Sultanabad Pottery Bowl, North Iran, 14th Century

A Sultanabad Pottery Bowl, North Iran, 14th Century Of rounded form rising from short vertical foot, the centre of the bowl with a roundel containing a depiction of a prancing deer against a background of dense floral foliage on cobalt-blue ground, around this a border of four radiating panels each with similar foliage around a central drop-shaped panel alternated with thinner bands of small cobalt roundels on white ground and turquoise floral sprays on cobalt ground, repaired breaks. 8 3/8in. (21.3cm.) diam. Estimate £10,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2009

« Filippo et Filippino Lippi, la Renaissance à Prato » @ Musée du Luxembourg

Filippo Lippi - Fra Diamante, Vierge de la Ceinture entre saint Thomas et la commanditaire Bartolommea de 'Bovacchiesi et les saints Grégoire, Augustin, Tobie , Marguerite et l'archange Raphaël, Détrempe grasse sur panneau. Museo Civico, Prato © Archivio Museo Civico di Prato. Cette oeuvre est exposée pour la seconde fois au monde. Située en Toscane, à 15km au nord de Florence, la ville de Prato connaît un essor économique considérable du milieu du XIVe au début du XVe siècle, avant de tomber, conquise par les troupes des... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2009

"JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Mark Rothko (1903-1970" @ Tate Britain

JMW Turner, A Pink Sky above a Grey Sea circa 1822 © Tate. Gouache and watercolour on paper, 188 x 227 mm LONDON.- Tate Britain brings together two of the world’s most iconic and influential painters, JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Mark Rothko (1903-1970). As part of the BP British Art Displays, this unique display of works from the Tate Collection will be on show from 23 March to 26 July 2009. The links between these two artists are well documented. After visiting an exhibition of Turner’s works at the Museum of Modern Art in New... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2009

L’Islande présentera un tableau vivant à la Biennale de Venise

Ragnar Kjartansson. The Great Unrest. Installation and constant performance, 2005 REYKJAVIK (ISLANDE) [23.03.09] – L’artiste islandais Ragnar Kjartansson fera une performance de 6 mois au pavillon islandais de la Biennale de Venise : il peindra en continu le même modèle, tandis qu’une installation vidéo le montrera en train de jouer de la musique au milieu de montagnes enneigées. Ragnar Kjartansson, qui représentera l’Islande à la Biennale de Venise cet été, prépare une performance de 6 mois dans un pavillon transformé en... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2009

"Galileo. Images of the Universe from Antiquity to the Telescope" @ Florence Palazzo Strozzi 13 March-30 August 2009

Peter Paul Rubens, Saturno che divora uno dei figli. Olio su tela; 180×87 cm; 1636-1638 FLORENCE.- Galileo’s first celestial discoveries date to exactly 400 years ago, and to mark this fourth centenary the United Nations has declared 2009 the International Year of Astronomy. Florence has decided to pay homage to the human and intellectual epic of one of its most ingenious sons with a lavish and spectacular exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi through August 30, 2009: Galileo. Images of the Universe from Antiquity to the telescope. The... [Lire la suite]
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