02 décembre 2009

[CHINE] 8 aquarelles érotiques sur papier, XIXe siècle

[CHINE] 8 aquarelles érotiques sur papier, XIXe siècle L_309 x H_ 303, montées sur carton. Cartons de support effrangés. Estimation : 1 000 - 1 500 € Pierre Bergé & associés. « Un Enfer Privé : Collection  Sieglinde et Karl Ludwig Leonhardt » Jeudi 03 décembre à 11h00. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 16 - Paris - EMail : contact@pba-auctions.com
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29 novembre 2009

[CHINE] 12 aquarelles érotiques sur papier, Début XIXe.

[CHINE] 12 aquarelles érotiques sur papier, Début XIXe. L_238 x H_ 288, montées sur carton avec bordures de soie bleue Rendez--vous intimes, dans la tradition des albums réalisés sous les Qing au XVIIIe siècle, décors luxueux de jardins ou pavillons. Estimation : 2 000 - 3 000 € Pierre Bergé & associés. « Un Enfer Privé : Collection  Sieglinde et Karl Ludwig Leonhardt » Jeudi 03 décembre à 11h00. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 16 - Paris - EMail : contact@pba-auctions.com
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26 novembre 2009

"Eighteen Arhats" by 16th century Ming dynasty painter Wu Bin Sells for Record $24 Million

HONG KONG (REUTERS).- A rare, classical scroll by a Ming dynasty artist fetched $24.8 million at a Beijing sale, the highest price ever paid for a Chinese painting at auction, in a positive sign for the downturn-stricken Chinese art market. The painting, "Eighteen Arhats" by 16th century Ming dynasty painter Wu Bin, was sold to Shanghai private collector Liu Yiqian for 169.1 million yuan including commissions, almost eight times its pre-sale estimate of 20 million yuan, said auctioneers Poly International. The Chinese... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

Mary and George Bloch Collection of Lin Fengmian Paintings Goes Under the Hammer at Bonhams Hong Kong Autumn Auctions

Lin Fengmian (1900-1991) Autumn Lake. Ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll. Signed Lin Fengmian, with one seal of the artist, 67cm x 67cm (26in x 26in).Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - 2,500,000, $190,000 - 320,000. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams will offer the Mary and George Bloch Collection of Lin Fengmian paintings at its 2009 Autumn Auction. A foremost collector of fine arts in Hong Kong, George Bloch (12 October 1920 - 27 April 2009) was born into a prominent industrial family in Vienna. He went to school in England, but his... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Achieves US$4,680,000 for Sanyu's Masterpiece

Sanyu (Chang Yu) 1901-1966, Lotus et Poissons Rouges (Lotus and Red Fish), detail. photo courtesy Sotheby"s HONG KONG.- Today at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2009, Sanyu’s monumental Lotus et Poissons Rouges commanded HK$36,500,000/ US$4,680,000, selling to a Chinese buyer over the telephone after heated competition with five other bidders from across Asia (est. HK$15-25 million/ US$1,940,000-3,230,000). Sotheby’s achieved the second highest auction price for Sanyu as well as an auction... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2009

'Eccentric Visions: The Worlds of Luo Ping (1733-1799)' @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Luo Ping (1733-1799), Portrait of Jin Nong (ca. 1760) The first comprehensive exhibition of Luo Ping's paintings ever presented in America, Eccentric Visions: The Worlds of Luo Ping (1733-1799) will bring together nearly sixty works, including many Chinese "National Treasures," by one of the most celebrated painters in 18th-century China. Complemented by 27 pieces from American collections, this momentous international-loan exhibition will reveal the range and brilliance of the artist's vision as well as his place... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2009

Eskenazi Presents Seven Classical Chinese Paintings

Falconer and Horse. Ink and colours on silk. Attributed to Chen Juzhong. Southern Song period, late 12th -early 13th century, 24.8 x 26.3 cm Seven rare Chinese paintings will be offered by Eskenazi, one of the world’s leading dealers in Chinese works of art, at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 29 October to Friday 27 November 2009 to coincide with the 12th staging of Asian Art in London, 29 October to 7 November. The unparalleled expertise on Asian art to be found in London is demonstrated during this annual event... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2009

Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales Estimated in Excess of US$100 Million

Hong Kong, August 2009 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2009 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3 to 8 October 2009. This sales series will offer over 2,300 lots of Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian Art, traditional Chinese paintings, fine Chinese ceramics and works of art as well as jewellery, watches and wine with a total estimate in excess of HK$780 million / US$100 million*. Selected highlights will be showcased during travelling exhibitions across Asia and in New York in August... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2009

“Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China” @ Stanford

STANFORD, CA.- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces an exhibition that brings to the United States a rare and important group of 20th-century paintings by four Chinese modern masters. The exhibition “Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China” presents more than 110 works, in two rotations, February 17 through July 4, 2010. A fully illustrated catalogue with scholarly essays in English accompanies the exhibition, including two introductory essays and essays on each artist. Full... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese blue and white at Chrostoe's Interiors

A pair of Chinese blue and white jars and covers . 18th century Each painted with four phoenix flying amongst oversized scrolling peony sprays and dense foliage. 16¾in. (42.6cm.) high (2) Estimate £3,000 - £4,000 A pair of Chinese celadon ground blue and white vases and covers. 19th century Each with applied twin dragons to the shoulder, painted to the body with a tiger amongst a rocky landscape, the reverse with chrysanthemum sprays issuing from rockworks, Buddhistic lion finial to covers. 24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2)... [Lire la suite]