02 avril 2009

Nguyen Van Tay (1912- ), Le Bananier (Banana Tree)

Nguyen Van Tay (1912- ), Le Bananier (Banana Tree) signed, signed again with a seal of the artist and inscribed in Chinese upper right. Executed circa 1938. lacquer on panel. 90 by 60cm.; 35¼ by 23½in. Estimate 100,000—120,000 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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02 avril 2009

Nguyen Quan (B. 1948), Untitled

Nguyen Quan (B. 1948), Untitled signed upper right. oil on canvas. 139 by 100cm.; 54¾ by 39¼in. Estimate 40,000—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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02 avril 2009

Nguyen Gia Tri (1908-1933), Fishing Boats In Ha Long Bay

Nguyen Gia Tri (1908-1933), Fishing Boats In Ha Long Bay signed and dated '60 lower right. lacquer on panel. 37 by 45cm.; 14½ by 17¾in. Estimate 500,000—600,000 HKD NOTE: This extraordinary lacquer corresponds to a change in the style of the greatest lacquer artist in Vietnamese history. In 1960 the artist was living in Saigon, where he went after the Geneva Agreements – that sealed the division of Vietnam – were signed in 1954. Gia Tri, the "Northerner", born in Hadong near Hanoi was a fervent nationalist... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2009

Christie’s april jewels sale features exquisite gems from ear clips to an elephant

A diamond 'organdie' necklace by Carnet. Estimate: $60,000 – $80,000. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 New York – Christie’s Jewels Sale on April 22 is rich in quality and will offer collectors unique opportunities with a sparkling selection of diamonds, colored gems, and signed jewels including Antique, Belle Époque, Art Nouveau, Retro and Contemporary creations. Five jewels created by JAR are leading highlights in the sale. A pear-shaped diamond ring of 30.02 carats. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 Leading the diamonds... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2009

A superb pair of 'famille rose' mille-fleurs bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng

A superb pair of 'famille rose' mille-fleurs bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng each with white porcelain body delicately potted with gently sloping sides, meticulously painted on the exterior with a dense and lush profusion of floral blooms and their foliage, including pink, purple, orange and yellow peonies, prunus blossoms, yellow mallows, orange lilies, pink lotuses, yellow hydrangeas, pink chrysanthemums, pinks, asters, dahlias, camellias, white magnolias, narcissus, blue morning glories, and a ripe... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2009

A painting from Ary Scheffer has been rediscovered in a Church in Rural Minnesota

Ary Scheffer (1795 – 1858), Christus Consolator, 1851 MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- A painting from 1851 of one of the most celebrated and reproduced religious images of the nineteenth century – Christus Consolator – has been rediscovered by Rev. Steven Olson, pastor of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel, Minnesota, and given in memory of Rev. D. J. Nordling to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA). This wonderful oil was painted by the artist Ary Scheffer (1795 – 1858), one of the pre-eminent Romantic painters active in Paris during... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2009

"Christian Dior: 60 Years of Photography" @ Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Dior has always fostered a special bond with great photographers MOSCOW.- Christian Dior presents the exhibition Christian Dior: 60 years of Photography that will be held during the 6th International Festival “Fashion and Style in Photography 2009”. This exhibition tells the history of Christian Dior through a selection of 120 pictures from the world’s greatest photographers. Dior has always fostered a special bond with great photographers. In the 1940s and 1950s Erwin Blumenfeld, Willy Maywald, John Rawlings, Henry Clarke,... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2009

The "Virgin with the Child" of Luis de Morales @ Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

Luis de Morales (Badajoz, c. 1509-86), Virgin of the Hat or Virgin with the Child, c. 1570. Oil on panel, 70,5 x 50 cm. Arango Collection, Madrid BILBAO.- From 2001, The Guest Work programme has exhibited outstanding works from a number of museums and collections as a way of enriching our vision of artists with works in the permanent Museum collection, or of showing artists not represented there. In 2004 the Fundación Santander became involved with the initiative, sponsoring each new edition, facilitating the organization of... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2009

Goethe

Colors are the deeds of light, its deeds and sufferings. Goethe
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