09 février 2011

Picasso's La Lecture Sells at Sotheby's for £25.2 Million in Sale Totalling £68.8 Million

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973),  La Lecture, painted in January 1932, signed Picasso (upper right); inscribed 11 decembre M.CM.XXXII. on the reverse, oil on panel, 25 3/4 by 20 1/8 in. Estimate 12,000,000—18,000,000 GBP. Sold 25,241,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Tonight, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening sale was led by Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter, La Lecture, which sold to a round of applause for £25,241,250 /$40,711,612 / €29,744,296, more than double the low estimate (est.... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2011

Major Picasso Portrait of His Mistress and Muse to Lead Sotheby's Sale in February

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), La Lecture, 1932. Est: £12-18 million / $18.6- $27.9 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s forthcoming Evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, to be held in London on Tuesday, 8th February 2011, will be led by a major painting by Pablo Picasso, depicting Marie-Thérèse Walter, the woman who transformed both his life and his art. Picasso’s La Lecture of 1932 (estimated at £12,000,000-18,000,000 / US$18,570,000 - $27,850,000*) relates closely to the legendary painting Le Rêve (The Dream),... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2010

Exceptional Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte at Sotheby's

Paul Cézanne (1830-1906), Pichet et fruits sur une table. oil on paper laid down on panel, 41.5 by 72.3 cm. 16 3/8 by 28 1/2 in. Painted in 1893-94. Estimate 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 GBP. photo courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works - each one a masterpiece - are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2009

Une statue d’Henry Moore volée au Royaume-Uni a été fondue

Henry Moore, Figure Allongée, 1979. Photograph: Henry Moore Foundation/PA D’après la police britannique, une statue de deux tonnes d’Henry Moore, volée en 2005 et estimée 3,4 millions d’euros, a été fondue pour la valeur du bronze. La recrudescence des vols de statues à destination de la fonte inquiète de nombreux professionnels. La statue « Figure Allongée » réalisée par Henry Moore en 1970 avait été volée dans les jardins de la fondation dédiée à l’artiste dans le Hertfordshire en décembre 2005. La police a déclaré le... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2009

Picasso Portraits and Rare Works by Ernst, Giacometti, and Jawlensky Highlight Christie's Sale

Max Ernst (1891-1976), Malédiction à vous les mamans, oil on canvas, 51¼ x 63¾ in. (139 x 162 cm.) Painted in 1928 estimate: $7-9 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced details of its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 6, 2009. Comprised of 50 works from the great masters of the era, the sale presents a unique opportunity to collect rare and important works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Tamara de Lempicka, Henry Moore, Alexej... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2009

'Elsbeth Juda (Jay) Photographs 1940-1965' @ L’Equipment Des Arts, London

Elsbeth Juda, ‘Milling Around Lancashire’ Barbara Goalen, 1952 Elsbeth Juda (always known professionally as Jay) is 97 years old. For over thirty years spanning WWII right through to the early 1970s she took spectacular photographs of contemporary Britain. The vehicle for almost all her output was the remarkable magazine set up in 1940 by her husband, Hans Juda, to promote British (in all its aspects) overseas. Far from being the dry trade magazine its title might suggest, “The Ambassador, The British Export Magazine” was full... [Lire la suite]
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