07 janvier 2011

Flacon à poison en corail sculpté. Trapani, XVIIe. siècle

Flacon à poison en corail sculpté. Trapani, XVIIe. siècle. dun putti couché sur un lit de fleurs et de fruits, intérieur à double réceptacle. L. 5 cm. - Pas d'estimation SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. DIMANCHE 23 JANVIER à 14 H 00. 28, rue Mendès France, 27400 Louviers. Tél. : 02.32.40.22.30 - Fax : 02.32.25.15.05 - Email : info@prunierauction.com
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07 janvier 2011

Art Fund and National Trust Campaign to Save Brueghel Reaches £2.7 Million Target

Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s The Procession to Calvary, 1602. © National Trust, Robert Thrift. LONDON.- The Art Fund, the National Trust and National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) announce that Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s ‘The Procession to Calvary’ has been saved for the nation after an intensive three month fundraising campaign. The £2.72 million total was announced today (Thursday 6 January) with the news of the NHMF grant of £1,034,000. Along with the Art Fund’s £500,000 grant that kick started the appeal, over £680,000... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2011

Sale of Important Old Master Paintings & Sculptures Announced at Sotheby's in New York

Gerrit Dou, An Elderly Woman, Seated by a Window at her Spinning Wheel, Eating Porridge. Estimate: $2/3 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s auction, on January 27, 2011, of Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture in New York will feature significant works by artists from across Europe. The morning session of Important Old Master Paintings is led by Titian’s monumental Sacra Conversazione, a rare work by the artist still in private hands (est. $15/20 million*). The afternoon session of Old Master Paintings... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2011

International Dealer John Eskenazi to Bring Spectacular Sculptures to New York

Dancing Shiva, Eastern India, Bihar or Bengal, 5th/6th century. Terracotta. Height: 25 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- A wonderful selection of rare and beautiful Asian sculptures will be brought to New York by John Eskenazi for his annual New York exhibition Recent Acquisitions at Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, from Wednesday 16 to Wednesday 30 March 2011, as part of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) and coinciding with Asia Week. London-based John Eskenazi is one of the world’s most respected dealers in Indian, Gandharan, Himalayan and... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2011

Dennis Hopper Art Collection Up for Auction Next Week at Christie's in New York

“You can’t have preconceived ideas. You have to live in the moment. You have to keep yourself open.” — Dennis Hopper, 2010 Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Dennis Hopper, 1977 unique Polacolor Polaroid print; copyright credit blindstamp (in the margin); Estate stamp (on the verso); 3¾ x 2¾ in. (9.5 x 7 in.) - Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 The Dennis Hopper Collection Provenance: with Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills. NEW YORK, NY. (AP).- Dennis Hopper shot two bullet holes through an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2011

"Neon Nu" by Joseph Bleu

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04 janvier 2011

Waterpot in the form of a large open lotus-leaf with curled edge, Yuan dynasty, circa 1300.

Waterpot in the form of a large open lotus-leaf with curled edge, Yuan dynasty, circa 1300. photo Marchantand further branches of lotus leaves, arrow head, flower and bud tied to form the handle, supporting another lotus leaf, which could act as a shallow brushwasher, three of the branches and the brown lotus leaf on the underside forming a footrim, the stone white with brown, russet and natural markings. 7/8 inches, 14.9cm long, 2 ¼ inches, 5.8cm high. Price on application Formerly in a private English collection,... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2011

Archaeologists Discover Cretan Tools That Point between 130,000 and 700,000 years old

An Early Stone Age axe discovered by a US-Greek team of archaeologists. AP Photo/Greek Culture Ministry ATHENS (AP).- Archaeologists on the island of Crete have discovered what may be evidence of one of the world's first sea voyages by human ancestors, the Greek Culture Ministry said Monday A ministry statement said experts from Greece and the U.S. have found rough axes and other tools thought to be between 130,000 and 700,000 years old close to shelters on the island's south coast. Crete has been separated from the mainland... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2011

David Tremlett, "Place on paper" @ Galerie Jean Brolly

David Tremlett, Drawing-Pigment and Graphite-Madras (détail), 2008. Pastel et graphite sur papier. 150 x 366 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jean Brolly © David Tremlett «C'est au spectateur de récréer le temps et l'endroit.» David TremlettDavid Tremlett est avant tout un artiste nomade qui se nourrit des cultures du monde. Très tôt, il parcourt l'Inde, l'Afrique, l'Australie, l'Amérique du Sud, et consigne, crayon en main, dans un carnet ses impressions et ses découvertes de voyages: les ondulations de la nature, les formes de... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2011

Louise Bourgeois in the intimacy of the Musee Balzac

Louise Bourgeois, Eugénie Grandet, 2009. Gouache on paper, 59.6 x 45.7 cm. Courtesy Cheim & Read, Hauser & Wirth and Galerie Karsten Greve. Photo: Christopher Burke © Louise Bourgeois Trust / Adagp, Paris 2010. PARIS.- The preeminent contemporary artist, Louise Bourgeois wished to present an exhibit in the intimacy of the Musee Balzac. This original work especially created for the museum is not a confrontation with one of Balzac’s most famous novels but rather according to the artist an identification with Eugenie... [Lire la suite]
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