26 mai 2009

“Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923)” @ Museo del Prado

The White Boat, Jávea. Oil on canvas, 105 x 150 cm., 1905. Private collection MADRID.- This May, the Museo del Prado is presenting the largest and most important retrospective ever to be devoted to the work of Joaquín Sorolla, the most internationally celebrated Spanish painter of the XIX century. The exhibition includes more than 100 paintings by the artist and will offer a comprehensive overview of his finest works, among them all of his great masterpieces. They include the group of panels entitled Visions of Spain, painted... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2009

Quote : John Constable

John Constable, “Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows” (1831). Private Collection. Copyright 2006 The New York Times Company "Cozens is the greatest genius that ever touched landscape". John Constable
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25 mai 2009

Paillette & Cie Paris- Anvers. Superbe pendulette de bureau. Vers 1930.

Paillette & Cie Paris- Anvers. Superbe pendulette de bureau. Vers 1930. en cristal de roche dépoli, les panneaux en jade gravé à décor japonisant, les colonnes et le dos en onyx, l'ensemble rehaussé de motifs en corail sculpté dont un bouddha, le cadran avec aiguille et chiff res asiatiques en or, remontoir composé d'une perle de cristal, côte de melon. Mouvement mécanique 8 jours. (manque). Elle est accompagné de son écrin. Dim: 16.5 x 5.7. Haut avec statue: 14 cm. Estimation : 15 000 - 17 000 € Mercredi 27 mai, salle... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2009

'The States Wu and Zhao of Yong'. Anonymous. 18th century

'The States Wu and Zhao of Yong'. Anonymous. 18th century Ink and colour on silk, a set of eight paintings each finely painted with generals, traders and ministers with Bactrian camels, horses and elephants, engaged in various activities including tribute and dialogue, one with four-character inscription reading Wu yu Zhao Yong with two seals, all framed and glazed. 28.5cm x 38.8cm (11¼in x 15¼in). (8). Sold for £10,800 Provenance: a Spanish private collectionNote: The title of the eight paintings can be... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2009

Bague en platine, ornée d'un saphir rectangulaire à pans en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille baguette.

Bague en platine, ornée d'un saphir rectangulaire à pans en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille baguette. Poids du saphir: 23 cts env. Poids brut: 13.30 g. TDD: 53. Estimation : 27 000 - 35 000 € Mercredi 27 mai, salle 4 - Drouot-Richelieu. Delorme, Collin du Bocage SVV. Vendôme Expertise. EMail : info@parisencheres.com
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25 mai 2009

A large carved wood figure of Guanyin. Ming Dynasty

A large carved wood figure of Guanyin. Ming Dynasty The Goddess of Mercy standing on a double-lotus pedestal, her right hand raised in abhayamudra and her left stretched alongside her body holding the celestial scarf flowing from the shoulders and falling in soft ripples, wearing an elaborate crown surrounding the high chignon above the benevolent face, adorned with beaded and floral jewellery. 117cm (46in) high. Sold for £14,400 Provenance: a Spanish private collectionNote: A certificate issued by RCD RadioCarbon... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2009

Bague en platine, ornée d'un diamant taille émeraude à pans coupés en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille tapers.

Bague en platine, ornée d'un diamant taille émeraude à pans coupés en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille tapers. Poids du diamant: 8.12 cts. F VS2. Il est accompagné de son certificat LFG n°188348 du 03/04/2009. Commentaires: Témoin de la forme de brut - Natural. Nuance rosée sous-jacente. Poids brut: 5.20 g. TDD: 47 avec boules. Estimation : 50 000 - 60 000 € Mercredi 27 mai, salle 4 - Drouot-Richelieu. Delorme, Collin du Bocage SVV. Vendôme Expertise. EMail : info@parisencheres.com
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25 mai 2009

Park West Gallery Launches Dali, Rembrandt, and Picasso Websites

SOUTHFIELD, MI.- Park West Gallery recently launched three website featuring the Park West Salvador Dali Collection of artwork, Rembrandt etchings and Picasso graphic works. This collection is one of the most thoroughly documented and authenticated collections of Dali artwork in existence and the other two websites feature the works that make up the Park West Rembrandt and Picasso Collections. Site visitors can learn about Salvador Dali’s Biblia Sacra, Divine Comedy and Albaretto Editions - sought-after collections of works... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2009

Bague solitaire en platine, ornée d'un diamant taille ancienne en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille baguette.

Bague solitaire en platine, ornée d'un diamant taille ancienne en serti griffe, épaulé de diamants taille baguette. Poids du diamant: 5.02 cts, attestation HRD n° 09002681001 du 19.02.2009 attestant que la pierre est de couleur D, Pureté VVS2. Poids brut: 5.10 g. TDD: 52.5. Estimation : 150 000 - 170 000 € Mercredi 27 mai, salle 4 - Drouot-Richelieu. Delorme, Collin du Bocage SVV. Vendôme Expertise. EMail : info@parisencheres.com
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25 mai 2009

An extremely rare documentary parcel-gilt lacquered-wood figure of Avalokitesvara. Dated 10th year of Chenghua, AD1475

An extremely rare documentary parcel-gilt lacquered-wood figure of Avalokitesvara. Dated 10th year of Chenghua, corresponding to AD1475 and of the period The figure seated in vajrasana on a pierced rockwork pedestal with graduating crevices, the hands held in dhyana mudra, the finely incised hair falling in braids onto the shoulders and around the ears and swept into a topknot held by a ruyi diadem encircled by the elaborate tri-lobed crown carved with a seated Amitabha amidst cloud scrolls, the face with eyes... [Lire la suite]