14 novembre 2010

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972. photo Philips de Pury & Co Screenprint in colors, on Beckett High White paper, the full sheet, S. 36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)  signed in ball-point pen, inscribed in pencil and stamp numbered 105/250 on the reverse (there were also 50 artist's proofs), co-published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples, Inc., New York, the sheet toned, occasional cracking in the ink (particularly at chin, to left of face and at upper left corner), mat staining on the reverse, a moisture stain at the reverse of the... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Two gem-set, shell, and eighteen karat gold objet d'art by Andrew Grima

A shell, eighteen karat gold and ruby objet d'art, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as a seagull with shell body, circular-cut ruby eyes and gold legs, perched on a slice of polished agate; signed Grima, AG.Ltd, with signed wooden box dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 7 1/4in. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 95, plate 282 for a sketch of a similar example.Willsberger, Johann, Grima, 1991, see color plate for a similar example. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2010

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972. Sotheby's Composed of faceted gold beads and amber beads, length 28 inches, signed VCA NY, numbered 4V326-2. Est. 7,000—9,000 USD - Lot Sold 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 03 Feb 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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09 juin 2009

Wristwatch owned by Isabel Peron, president of Argentina, the first woman to head a western government

This file picture taken 22 September 1974 shows Argentina's President Isabel Peron waving to the crowd from the balcony of the Pink House, Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires. photo Getty Images One of the most fascinating items in Bonhams next sale of fine watches on 10th June in London is a wristwatch once owned by Isabel PeronMaría Estela Martínez Cartas de Perón (born February 4, 1931), better known as Isabel Martínez de Perón or Isabel Perón, was the former President of Argentina. She was also the third wife of former President,... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2009

Peter Beard (né en 1938) Francis Bacon on his roof at 80 Narrow street, Londres, 1972

Peter Beard (né en 1938) Francis Bacon on his roof at 80 Narrow street, Londres, 1972 Épreuve au platine de 1999. Encadrée. Signée, titrée, datée et légendée dans la marge. Mentions manuscrites et étiquette de la Galerie Kamel Mennour (Paris) au dos du cadre. 56 x 40 cm avec marges. (22 x 15.7 in. with margin). Estimation : 2 000 / 3 000 €Provenance : collection Assane Fall-Diop. Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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17 mai 2009

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Yves Saint Laurent

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Yves Saint Laurent stamped with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts stamps and numbered '15.313' (on the reverse), graphite on paper, 40 x 30½ in. (101.6 x 77.4 cm.) Drawn in 1972.  Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $50,000 Provenance: The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Andy Warhol, Patrons and Friends... [Lire la suite]
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