04 mai 2011

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Brings $170.5 Million in New York

 NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s New York achieved $170,478,000, within the overall pre-sale estimate ($158.9/229.7 million). The auction was 74.6% sold by lot, and saw a total of 37 works sell for over $1 million. Pablo Picasso’s Femmes lisant (Deux personnages) was the top lot of the night, achieving $21,362,500, and auction records were established for the Surrealist artist Paul Delvaux and for a sculpture by Paul Gauguin. “This evening’s sale saw solid bidding activity from... [Lire la suite]
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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30 juin 2010

Trésors du coffre Vollard ont totalise 23 M€ @ Sotheby's Paris

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)), Le Repas Frugal, eau-forte, 1904; planche : 46 x 37,7 cm ; 18 1/8 x 14¾ in. Estimation 180,000 - 300,000. Prix réalisé 720,750 € (880,439 $) à un collectionneur européen. Record pour une gravure de Picasso en France. photo Sotheby's Paris – Sotheby’s a dispersé hier une collection dont l’histoire et le parcours sont certainement parmi les plus fascinants du marché de l’art. Composé de tableaux, de gravures, de livres, de manuscrits, de dessins et de photographies d’artistes-clés de l’avant-garde de... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2010

Gauguin @ Tate Modern in September 2010

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Two Tahitian Women (1899) Photograph: Francis G Mayer/Corbis Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Self-Portrait with a Palette (1894) Photograph: Francis G Mayer/Corbis Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Woman With a Mango (1892) Photograph: Francis G Mayer/Corbis Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Aha Oe Feii / What, Are You Jealous? (1892) Photograph: Francis G Mayer/Corbis Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Vision of the Sermon / Jacob Wrestling With the Angel (1888) Photograph: Francis G... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

A Gauguin Painting Donated by Trustee Melvin "Pete" Mark to Portland Art Museum

Paul Gauguin, Vue d'un jardin, Rouen, 1884, Oil on canvas, Gift of Melvin "Pete" Mark in honor of Mary Kridel Mark, 2009 PORTLAND, OR.- The Portland Art Museum announced its latest acquisition, an 1884 canvas, Vue d’un jardin, Rouen (Garden View, Rouen) by Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903). The painting is from Gauguin’s Impressionist period and depicts the corner of a walled garden in early spring. Longtime Museum patron and trustee Melvin “Pete” Mark gave the gift in memory of his wife, Mary Kridel Mark. For more... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

Auckland Art Gallery to Receive Works of Art Including Paintings by Picasso, Cezanne, and Matisse

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) Spain, Femme à la résille (Woman in a hairnet), 1938. Oil on canvas, 460 x 380 mm. Julian and Josie Robertson Collection. AUCKLAND CITY.- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki today announced a promised gift of 15 works of art to the gallery through its Foundation – including well-known paintings by Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin and Piet Mondrian – the largest gift ever made to an art museum in Australasia. The gift, from New York art collectors and philanthropists Julian and... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2009

Works by Picasso and Giacometti Lead Christie's Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art

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). Unsold. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale achieved a total of $102,767,000/£68,511,333 /€77,268,421 for paintings and sculpture with top lots from Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, and Tamara de Lempicka commanding the highest prices. A new world auction record was set for Tamara de Lempicka’s Portrait de Madame M. from... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Paul Gauguin’s masterpiece to make its first trip to Asia

Paul Gauguin, (1897–1898), Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? oil on canvas, 139.1 × 374.6 cm. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MA.- Paul Gauguin’s masterpiece, D’où venons-nous? Que sommes-nous? Où allons-nous? (Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?) (1897–98, MFA), will leave its home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), this spring to make its first trip to Asia. The occasion is the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the MFA’s sister museum, the Nagoya/Boston Museum of... [Lire la suite]
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