31 mars 2011

Record for Any Paul Gauguin Print Sold at Auction Established Today at Sotheby's

Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903), Crouching Tahitian woman seen from the back (Field 75). LONDON.- This morning at Sotheby’s in London , ten prints by Paul Gauguin from the Collection of Stanley J. Seeger, sold for £1.54 million ($2.47 million), almost four times the pre-sale low estimate for the group. A new auction record for a print by Paul Gauguin was achieved when Crouching Tahitian Woman Seen From The Back sold for £577,250 ($924,466), over three times the estimate (£180,000-220,000). The traced monotype, or ‘printed drawing’, was... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Pichet Noir et la tête de mort (Mourlot 35).

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Pichet Noir et la tête de mort (Mourlot 35). photo courtesy Bonhams Lithograph, 1946, on Arches, an unsigned proof aside from the edition of 50, 320 x 440mm (12 1/2 x 17 1/4in)(I) , (unframed. Estimate: £3,500 - 4,500, € 4,300 - 5,500  - Unsold Bonhams. Picasso Editions, 23 Sep 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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25 septembre 2010

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455). Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Grande Odalisque à la culotte Bayadère (D. 455). photo courtesy Sotheby's Lithograph, 1925, a fine impression, signed in pencil, inscribed and numbered épr. d'artiste 2/10 (aside from the edition of 50), on china paper; image: 547 by 442mm; 21½ by 17 3/8 in - sheet: 715 by 572mm; 28 1/8 by 22½in. Estimate 150,000—200,000 GBP. Lot Sold 229,250 GBP NOTE: Matisse focused on lithography in three phases in his life: 1906, 1914 and again in the 1920's when he chose this medium to produce a series of... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2010

Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992), Study for portrait of pope Innocent X.

Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992), Study for portrait of pope Innocent X. photo courtesy Sotheby's Lithograph printed in colours, 1989, signed in pencil, inscribed AP, (an artist's proof aside from the edition of 60), on Arches wove paper; image: 950 by 689mm; 37 3/8 by 27 1/8 in - sheet: 1157 by 770mm; 45½ by 30¼in. Estimate 12,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 22,500 GBP Sotheby's  Modern and Contemporary Prints including Pablo Picasso: Master Printmaker, Works from a Private European Collection, 16 Sep 10, London... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2010

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Serigraphs & Lithograph @ Artnet Auctions

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (Per Capita), 1983 Serigraph / Screenprint. 40 x 40 in. Estimate: from $16,000 to $20,000Note: Jean-Michel Basquiat, born in 1960, gained popularity at a young age.  Just entering his twenties, Basquiat became known for the political and poetical graffiti that began to appear on walls around New York City under the signature SAMO (“same old shit”). The most successful of the 1980s-era Neo-expressionist artists, Basquiat’s work is in major museum collections around the world.  Basquiat’s... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2010

Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger (signed announcement card), 1975

Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger (signed announcement card), 1975 Offset lithograph, postcard paper. Signed on recto bottom in black felt pen. height - 6 in, width - 4 in, depth - 0 in. Estimate: from $3,500 to $4,500 Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger (signed announcement card), 1975 Offset lithograph, postcard paper. Signed vertically on front . height - 6 in, width - 4 in, depth - 0 in. Estimate: from $3,500 to $4,500 Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger (signed announcement card), 1975 Offset lithograph, postcard paper. Signed... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2009

Francis Bacon, 8 lithographies @ Sotheby's London

Francis Bacon, Hans Hartung, Sebastian Matta and Henry Moore, Eddy Batache. Requiem pour la Fin des Temps. photo courtesy Sotheby's The complete portfolio, 1978, comprising eight etchings and etchings with aquatint, the colours fresh, each signed in pencil and numbered 94/100, signed in pencil by the author and stamp numbered 94 on the justification, with title-page, text and justification, published by Editions Georges Visat, Paris, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition, the sheets loose, in original blue... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2009

Francis Bacon, Study for human body, 1981

Francis  Bacon,  Study for human body, 1981 Lithograph. height - 34.6 in, width - 25.9 in, depth - 0 in. signed, bottom right in margin and marked 106/250 bottom left. Work is framed under Plexiglas. Estimate: from $12,000 to $15,000 Francis Bacon, born in 1909, was an Irish figurative painter known for his bold, austere, homoerotic and often violent or nightmarish imagery. Bacon typically paints isolated masculine figures set against flat nondescript backgrounds. Bacon drew on such sources as Velazquez’s Portrait... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

James Rosenquist (American, born 1933), Skull Snap(G. 220), 1989

James Rosenquist (American, born 1933), Skull Snap(G. 220), 1989 Lithograph in colors with collage and colored pressed paper pulp on circular handmade paper, signed in pencil, titled, dated and numbered 23/38 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), with the blindstamp of the publisher, Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, the full sheet, in apparently excellent condition, framed (not examined out of frame). diameter 59in. Estimation 5 000 - 7 000 US$ Bonhams & Butterfields: Monday, May 11, 2009
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