02 juin 2009

Leandro Bassano (Bassano del Grappa 1557 - Venise 1622), Le Christ portant sa croix

Leandro Bassano (Bassano del Grappa 1557 - Venise 1622), Le Christ portant sa croix Toile. 84,5 x 127,5 cm. Estimation : 20 000 / 30 000 €Note: Notre tableau s'inspire du tableau de Jacopo Bassano, peint vers 1543, conservé au Fitzwilliam Museum de Cambridge (voir A. Ballarin, Jacopo Bassano, Cittadella, 1996, reproduit en couleur tome III, fig. 141).Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Haute Epoque, Art Religieux. Delorme - Collin du Bocage - Paris
02 juin 2009

A jadeite cabochon and diamond ring

A jadeite cabochon and diamond ring The jadeite cabochon of intense emerald green colour and good translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and trifurcated shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, jadeite cabochon, diamonds approximately 1.80 carats total, jadeite dimensions 16.9 x 13.2 x 5.2mm, ring size 6½..Sold for HK$240,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the cabochon is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number EXKJ 0805, dated 7th March... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

Luigi Domenico Soldini (Florence ( ?) 1715 - vers 1780), Étude de fontaine

Luigi Domenico Soldini (Florence ( ?) 1715 - vers 1780), Étude de fontaine Plume, lavis gris et rehauts de gouache. Signé, localisé et daté vers le bas à gauche Soldini Romano 1762. 54,5 x 41 cm. Estimation : 12 000 / 1 500 € Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Haute Epoque, Art Religieux. Delorme - Collin du Bocage - Paris
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02 juin 2009

a Pompeii wall panel fresco from a Manhattan auction house seized by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The fresco panel, which was the subject of an international search by INTERPOL, was located by the Art Loss Register of New York. NEW YORK, NY.- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today seized a Pompeii wall panel fresco from a Manhattan auction house that was reported stolen in Italy 12 years ago. The fresco panel, which was the subject of an international search by INTERPOL, was located by the Art Loss Register of New York and brought to the attention of ICE and Italian Authorities. Italian authorities provided... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

'15 Years of Collecting - Against the Grain' @ Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Andreas Gursky, Pyongyang V, 2007 WOLFSBURG.- The foundation of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in 1994 simultaneously marked the launch of its mission to build a permanent collection. Today, along with the museum’s exhibition programme, the collection enjoys an international reputation and is one of the outstanding cultural features that contribute to the City of Wolfsburg’s appeal. To mark the museum’s 15th anniversary, Markus Brüderlin, the director of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg since 2006, has chosen to present the collection in a... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2009

Portraits, Pastels, Prints: Whistler in The Frick Collection

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean, 1866 Oil on canvas 31 ¾ x 40 1/8 inches The Frick Collection, New York. Photo: Michael Bodycomb NEW YORK, NY.- This summer The Frick Collection will present a focus exhibition dedicated to the colorful and often controversial artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Frick’s ensemble of four full-length portraits by Whistler will be displayed in the museum’s Oval Room alongside his evocative seascape, Symphony in Grey and Green: The... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

Quote : De Kooning

"I think of myself as a really talented housepainter who got a little excited". De Kooning
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02 juin 2009

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875), Jeune Pêcheur à la Coquille (Fisherboy with a shell)

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875),  Jeune Pêcheur à la Coquille (Fisherboy with a shell) signed: JB CARPEAUX. white marble. 59cm., 23¼in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: The Jeune Pêcheur à la Coquille epitomises Carpeaux's style and quickly became a symbol of his art, revised and repeated in many forms. From the sculpture's debut at the 1858 Salon, it was rightly seen as a masterful synthesis of contemporary and Renaissance influences: contemporary in its homage to Carpeaux's master, Franços Rude, whose Jeune Pêcheur à... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875), Ève tentée (Eve tempted)

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875),  Ève tentée (Eve tempted) signed: JBte Carpeaux, stamped: PROPRIETE CARPEAUX and ATELIER & DEPOT AUTEUIL PARIS 74 RUE BOILEAU and numbered: 2326. terracotta. 71.5cm., 28 1/8 in.. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: Carpeaux modelled his figure of Eve tentée at the end of his life whilst staying with his friend the painter Bruno Chérier in Montparnasse in 1874. It relates closely to the sculptor's Daphnis et Chloé of the previous year. The sculptor was still working on this latter... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875), La tendresse maternelle No 1 (maternal tenderness)

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827 - 1875), La tendresse maternelle No 1 (maternal tenderness) signed: JB Carpeaux and inscribed F.BARBEDIENNE.Fondeur.Paris with the Collas pastille; inscribed in ink on the underside 53039 glon.ol x 1800. bronze, mid-brown patina. 78cm., 30 5/8 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP NOTE: La Tendresse Maternelle is amongst Carpeaux's earliest sculptures, modelled when he was 27 years old and before he left for the Villa Medici in Rome. In 1870 Ferdinand Barbedienne saw the model in Carpeaux's studio in... [Lire la suite]