02 avril 2011

Dessins français anciens @ Christie's Paris

François Boucher (Paris 1703-1770) et Atelier, Femme dans un parc tournée vers la droite, autrefois dit 'Madame de Pompadour'. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011 signé et daté 'f. Boucher 1752'; pierre noire, sanuine, craie blanche, rehaussé de pastel, sur papier brun, 523 x 398 mm. Estimate €100,000 - €150,000  Price Realized  €325,000 Provenance: Marquis de Cypièrre; sa vente, Paris, 10 mars 1845, lot 165 (comme François Boucher).Paris, Arthur Georges Veil-Picard; par descendance au propriétaire actuel. Literature: P.... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2011

"Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings from the Blanton Museum of Art" @ Frick Art & Historical Center

Charles-Antoine Coypel (1694–1752), France Thanking Heaven for the Recovery of Louis XV, 1744. Black and white chalks with brush and gray wash and touches of red chalk on crea, 11 15⁄16 x 7 ⅞ inches PITTSBURGH, PA.- Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings from the Blanton Museum of Art opens at the Frick Art & Historical Center on February 5, 2011. Composed of 56 drawings made between 1500 and 1900, this exhibition chronicles the full range of artistic uses of the medium, from quick sketches to finished... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2009

"Masterworks from the New Orleans Museum of Art" @ the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte

Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917, Dancer in Green, circa 1878, pastel on paper. Gift of Charles C. Henderson in memory of Nancy S. Henderson CHARLOTTE, NC.- When the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, staff at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) took refuge in their museum to protect its artwork from looters and water damage. The fruits of their efforts are reflected in the pristine collections of European and American art which will be on view at the Mint Museum of Art March 14 – June 21, 2009 as the... [Lire la suite]