25 juillet 2009

Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto furniture, circa 1900 @ Christie's Interiors

A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto two-seat sofa. Circa 1900 Each seat formed as a carved scallop shell above dolphin arm supports on rockwork carved legs. 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto two-seat sofa. Circa 1900 Each seat carved as an open scallop-shell with dolphin arm supports on rockwork carved legs. 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 A Venetian painted and parcel-gilt grotto... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2009

Chine. époque Yongzhen (1723-1735) Important bol en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux dit "doucai"

Chine. époque Yongzhen (1723-1735)  Important bol en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux rouges, verts, jaunes et manganèse dit "doucai" de coqs à longue queue, poules et poussins près d un bananier et d un papyrus et rochers percés, pivoines et lys. Diam. 15,2 cm - Haut. 6,9 cm - Estimation sur demande Dimanche 11 OCTOBRE à 15 h 00. Mayenne. Me Pascal BLOUET Email : pascalblouet@orange.fr  Voici quelques résultats aux enchères d'un bol semblable : A pair of... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2009

lbert Marquet, Venise, 1936

Albert Marquet, (1875-1947) Venise, 1936 Huile sur toile. Signée en bas à gauche, 38 x 55 cm. Estimation : € 120,000-140,000 Provenance : Aquavella Galleries, New York Collection particulière, Suisse Un certificat du Wildenstein Institute référence 04.06.04/678/9234, en date du 4 mai 2004, sera remis à l'acquéreur Cette œuvre figurera dans le catalogue raisonné actuellement en préparation sous l''égide du Wildenstein Institute TAJAN; ART MODERNE, ART CONTEMPORAIN & DESIGN, 28 juil. 2009 20:00, Monaco www.tajan.com ... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2009

Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste

Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste three-quarter-length, in black costume with a white ruff and a lace cap, holding gloves and standing before a green curtain - inscribed and dated: 'ANNO.DO.1617/AETATIS.SVAE.18' (upper left) oil on canvas- 114.2 x 84.3cm (44 15/16 x 33 3/16in). Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000, €23,000 - 35,000 PROVENANCE: The Hoste family, Sandringham, Norfolk, until 1832By descent to the Hoste Henley family, Leigh Court, near Chard, until the late 19th CenturyBy descent to... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2009

Francisco de Zurbarán (Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz 1598-1664 Madrid) The Veil of Saint Veronica

Francisco de Zurbarán (Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz 1598-1664 Madrid) The Veil of Saint Veronica oil on canvas, 41 x 33¼ in. (104 x 84.5 cm.) Estimate £200,000 - £300,000 Provenance: Juan Pereira González, Madrid, by whom given to the father of the present owner, a spanish gentleman. Literature: J. Gállego and J. Gudiol, Zurbarán 1598-1664, Barcelona, 1976; Eng. Trans., London, 1977, no. 554, p. 122, fig. 495, under works of uncertain date. Notes: The apocryphal gospel of Nicodemus relates how, as Christ was on the Way... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

Willem Claesz. Heda (Haarlem 1594-1680) A blackberry pie, an upturned nautilus cup, a salt-cellar, a façon- de-Venise flute...

Willem Claesz. Heda (Haarlem 1594-1680) A blackberry pie, an upturned nautilus cup, a salt-cellar, a façon- de-Venise flute of wine, a silver ewer, an upturned roemer, hazelnuts, a silver knife and a knife-case, on a partly-draped table with pewter plates oil on panel. 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm.) Estimate £300,000 - £500,000 Provenance : G. Arnot, London, 1926.Ten Cate collection, Dieren.with Nathan Katz, Dieren.Purchased from the above on 8 August 1940 by Dr. Hans Posse, Dresden, for the planned Führermuseum, Linz, no.... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2009

'Pages of Gold: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan' @ The Morgan Library & Museum

Scenes from the Life of David, leaf from the Winchester Bible, illuminated by the Master of the Morgan Leaf. England, Winchester, Cathedral Priory of St. Swithin, ca. 1160-80. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912; MS M.619v. NEW YORK.- Famous for its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, The Morgan Library & Museum also holds a notable collection of single illuminated pages. Extracted from full texts, these works were acquired because they include some of the most spectacular examples of medieval painting, often with... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

Fra Bartolommeo, van Dyck, Marieschi and Turner Lead Auction of Old Masters at Christie's

Michele Giovanni Marieschi (Venice 1710-1743) The Courtyard of the Doge's Palace, Venice, with the Giant's Staircase, Saint Mark's Basilica beyond, oil on canvas 46 5/8 x 71 1/8 in. (118.5 x 180.7 cm.) Estimate: £2 million to £3 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- Christie’s announce the inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale which will take place on 7 July 2009, and which will present important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history. The auction... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2009

The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Sales: Asian Art, Ceramics, Furniture, Islamic Art and Antiquities

The evening session of the Sculpture and Works of Art sale on 25 February, which included a wide range of Asian Art, Ceramics, Furniture, Islamic Art and Antiquities and conveyed Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s taste for exceptional decorative works, realised a total of €42.8 million / £38.1 million / $55.4 million. The top lots were exceptionally rare bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit made for the Zodiac Fountain of the Emperor Qianlong’s Summer Palace in China which each sold for €15.8 million / £14.0 million / $20.3 million.... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2009

The Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Collection: the top ten of Sculpture and Works of Art

“The longest lasting sculpture sale ever took place, when we sold the 279 lots of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé collection. In six hours numerous records were set within a sale result of €24,207,825, tripling its low estimate. The range of works dating from the 13th to the 19th Century attracted mainly private collectors and many new bidders to the category from all over the world”, commented Donald Johnston, Head of European Sculpture. A bronze head of Janus, Circle of Francesco Primaticcio (1504-1570), third... [Lire la suite]
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