12 mai 2011

Andy Warhol's First and Last Self-Portraits Fetch a Combined $66 Million at Christie's

NEW YORK, NY.- The market for important works by Andy Warhol, the reigning king of Pop, continued to reach new heights at Christie’s New York tonight, as bidders chased two iconic self-portraits by the artist, setting a new world auction record for a Warhol portrait in the process. The photo-booth style Self-Portrait, 1963-64 sold for $38,442,500 (£23,449,925/€26,909,750) after an epic 16 minute bidding battle between clients in the room and on the phone. After volleying bids back and forth for what was the longest Evening Sale... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2011

Hans Hartung (1904 - 1989), T1963-U39, 1963

Hans Hartung (1904 - 1989), T1963-U39, 1963. Photo Tajan Acrylique sur toile. Signée et datée 63 en bas à droite. Dédicacée "A Titine pour son frère avec mon affection", contresignée et datée 9/10/69 au dos; 46 x 61 cm - Estimation : 50 000 / 70 000 €Provenance : Ancienne collection Paul et Baptistine Roux, Saint-Paul-de-Vence (La Colombe d'Or)Collection particulière, NiceExposition : Münich, Galerie Günther Franke, Hans Hartung, 1965Cette œuvre est répertoriée dans les archives de la Fondation Hartung Bergman et figurera au... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2010

Cartier jewelry @ Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, New Bond Street, 9 Dec 2010

A rare diamond and pearl bow brooch, by Cartier, circa 1960. photo Bonhams The looped ribbons set throughout with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, suspending two large baroque pearl drops, each with a brilliant and single-cut diamond cap, diamonds approximately 14.00 carats total, signed Cartier London, length at longest point 7.2cm., fitted maker's case - Sold for £300,000 Note: Accompanied by an AnchorCert certificate stating that both pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2010

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1963

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted and glazed ceramic, signed. Executed circa 1963; 28 by 38cm.; 11 by 15in.. Estimate 30,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 61,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Mathias Fels, ParisStig Nordström, HalmstadAcquired directly from the above by the present owner circa 1975 NOTE: This work is recorded in the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan under number 1497/4 Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction, 16 Oct 10, London www.sothebys.com
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11 juin 2010

Pierre Soulages (N. 1919), Peinture 159 x 202 cm, 17 septembre 1963.

Pierre Soulages (N. 1919), Peinture 159 x 202 cm, 17 septembre 1963. photo Sotheby's huile sur toile, signé et daté; signé et daté au dos, 159 x 202 cm; 62 5/8 x 79 1/2 in. Est. 350,000—450,000 EUR Lot Sold 348,750 EUR Exécuté le 17 septembre 1963. PROVENANCE: Kootz Gallery, New York (1963)Galerie de France, Paris (1970)M. Schweig, Saint-LouisMarie-Claude Tubiana, ParisRoger Pailhas, MarseilleVente: Paris, Drouot-Montaigne, 10 mars 1994Collection particulière, Paris EXHIBITED: New York, Kootz Gallery, Soulages,... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2010

Selection of jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, 18 Mar 10, London

Three gem-set brooches, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s Each designed as a duck graduated in size, set with a cabochon emerald body, and a cabochon ruby eye, each signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks, pouch. Est. 2,500—3,500 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Sapphire brooch, Cartier, 1963. photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as an owl on a branch with textured feathers and an articulated head, the eyes set with cabochon sapphires, signed Cartier, maker's marks, British hallmarks for London,... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2009

Pierre SOULAGES (né en 1919) Composition Noire, 1963

Pierre SOULAGES (né en 1919) Composition Noire, 1963 Huile sur papier marouflée sur carton, signée en bas à droite, contresignée et datée 24/12/64 au dos - 131,8 x 98,8 cm - 517/8 x 387/8 in. Estimation : 250 000 / 300 000 € Oil on paper laid on canvas, signed lower right, countersigned and dated 24/12/64 on reverseProvenance : Collection privée, EuropeExpositions : 1963 Paris, Galerie de France, Soulages peintures sur papier, 1946-1963Cette œuvre sera incluse dans le catalogue raisonné Soulages, L'œuvre complet V, Papiers... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

Des céramiques de Picasso aux enchères et en vente aux Etats-Unis

Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Affiche pour l'exposition de céramique de Vallauris, 1959 Linogravure signée et datée en bas à gauche, signature à l'envers de la planche. 49 x 33,5. Pas d'estimation Pablo Picasso 1881-1973. Edition Madoura. Le picador, 1955 Coupelle ronde en terre de faïence émail blanc à décor rouge et noir. Diam. : 12 cm. Tirage à 500 exemplaires. Pas d'estimationBibliographie : A Ramié 289 Vente du Dimanche 19 juillet 2009. Art Impressionniste et Moderne, Art Contemporain, Tableaux du XXe siècle. Besch... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Pair of gem-set and diamond ear clips, Suzanne Belperron, 1963

Pair of gem-set and diamond ear clips, Suzanne Belperron, 1963 Each of stylised foliate design, set with a cabochon ruby, sapphires and emeralds, circular, single, and brilliant-cut diamonds. Accompanied by a letter of authentication. Est. 7,000—9,000 CHF - Lot Sold. 35,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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08 mars 2009

Pablo Picasso: Man with Ruff. 1963

Pablo Picasso: Man with Ruff. 1963 Lithograph. height - 26.75 in, width - 21.75 in. Estimate: from $1,500 to $3,500 Note: This lithograph, “Man with Ruff,” was originally created as a linoleum block print by Picasso in 1963. Picasso created 10 other linocuts in the same year. Gestural in nature, this work demonstrates the artist's lively sense of spontaneity and raw energy in execution. Picasso's production in the period between the Second World War and his death was marked by independence. In his diverse pursuits, he moved... [Lire la suite]
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