16 janvier 2010

Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours at Christie's

Sir William Orpen, R.A., R.H.A. (Stillgoran, 1878-1931 London), "In Dublin Bay: Portrait of the Artist's Wife", signed 'ORPEN'. Oil on canvas, (105.5 x 83 cm.) 41½ x 32 3/4 inches. Est. 700,000 - 1,000,000 U.S. dollars. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Following the record-breaking success of its Old Master & 19th Century Art sale in December in London, Christie’s presents its flagship New York sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors in a two-part auction on... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2009

Thomas Chippendale, Gainsborough armchairs. Circa 1760

Thomas Chippendale, Gainsborough armchairs.  Circa 1760 Height : 37.50 cm. Width : 27.00 cm. Depth : 28.50 cm. Price: $128,500 Notes: Refined elegance as championed by Thomas Chippendale is clearly evident in the masterful design of this pair of antique Gainsborough armchairs. Referred to as Gainsborough chairs for their resemblance to those seen in 18th-century paintings by Thomas Gainsborough, these generously proportioned chairs feature hallmarks of Chippendale design such as square backs, carved and... [Lire la suite]