19 juin 2011

Bonhams to Sell J.M.W Turner Masterpiece

Joseph Mallord William Turner, RA (British, 1775-1851), Oyster beds at Whitstable, Kent, signed 'J M W Turner' (lower left), watercolour, 15.7 x 24.3cm (6 3/16x 9 9/16in). Estimate: £120,000 - 180,000, € 140,000 - 200,000. Photo Bonhams One of the highlights of Bonhams next 19th Century Paintings sale will be a remarkable watercolour of the Oyster Beds at Whitstable, Kent by the master of colour, light and atmosphere, J.M.W. Turner. It is estimated to sell for £120,000-180,000 when it is offered for auction on 13th July 2011, at... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2010

Five records for "An Exceptional Eye: A Private British Collection" sale @ Sotheby's

John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797), The Lake of Albano and Castel Gandolfo. photo Sotheby's watercolour over pencil, 43.3 by 62 cm.; 17 by 24 1/2 in. Est. 500,000—700,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,393,250 GBP to Private Collector. RECORD FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION. Commenting on the sale, Emmeline Hallmark, Head of British Paintings and Watercolours at Sotheby’s, said: “The very successful result of this sale is a wonderful testimony not only to the discerning eye of this extraordinary collector, but also to Henry Wemyss (1956‐2010),... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2010

J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires Turner Masterpiece at Sotheby's for a Record $45.10 Million

Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A. (London 1775 - 1851), Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino, 35 ½ by 48 in. 90.2 by 122 cm. Sold for 29,721,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today that it made a successful bid at auction on J.M.W Turner's masterpiece painting Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino. The auction took place at Sotheby's in London on Wednesday, July 7. One of the greatest paintings by Turner to come on the market, Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino has had only two owners in its 171-year history... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2010

Turner and The Masters Opens @ Museo del Prado with Additional Works of Art

Snow Storm-Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth. JMW Turner. 1842. Oil on canvas. MADRID.- Having already been seen in London and Paris, Turner and the Masters will now be shown at the Museo del Prado in Madrid. Its aim is to reveal to visitors the extent of Turner’s links with other historically important artists and the profoundly original way in which he assimilated their influence. This comparison will assist in an understanding of how Turner’s approach to and assimilation of other artists was intended not just as an homage to... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

'Turner and the Masters'

The exhibition brings together around one hundred works of supreme historical significance from collections around the world LONDON.- Turner and the Masters will present a selection of magnificent paintings by JMW Turner (1775-1851) alongside related works by the old masters and contemporaries he hoped to imitate, rival and surpass. Bringing together around one hundred works of supreme historical significance from collections around the world this will be the first exhibition to look at Turner’s work in the company of the... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2009

"Turner and the Masters" @ Tate, London

JMW Turner, Rome, from the Vatican Exhibited 1820. © Tate. LONDON.- Turner and the Masters will present a selection of magnificent paintings by JMW Turner (1775-1851) alongside related works by the old masters and contemporaries he hoped to imitate, rival and surpass. Bringing together around one hundred works of supreme historical significance from collections around the world this will be the first exhibition to look at Turner’s work in the company of the greatest painters in the preceding history of western art. It will... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2009

"JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Mark Rothko (1903-1970" @ Tate Britain

JMW Turner, A Pink Sky above a Grey Sea circa 1822 © Tate. Gouache and watercolour on paper, 188 x 227 mm LONDON.- Tate Britain brings together two of the world’s most iconic and influential painters, JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Mark Rothko (1903-1970). As part of the BP British Art Displays, this unique display of works from the Tate Collection will be on show from 23 March to 26 July 2009. The links between these two artists are well documented. After visiting an exhibition of Turner’s works at the Museum of Modern Art in New... [Lire la suite]
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