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]
15 janvier 2010

"Impressionnisme, une Renaissance Moderne" @ Fondation Mapfre à Madrid

Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Le fifre, 1866. Huile sur toile. H. 160 ; L. 97 cm. Paris, musée d'Orsay, legs du comte Isaac de Camondo, 1911 © photo RMN, Hervé Lewandowski MADRID.- Fundación MAPFRE and the Musée d’Orsay jointly present the exhibition, Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay which will be on view through April 22. The exhibition includes approximately 100 paintings from the Musée d’Orsay’s permanent collection and highlights the work of nearly 40 artists including Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet,... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Fall Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to Be Held in New York on 4 & 5 November 2009

Pablo Picasso, Buste d’homme. Painted on October 15, 1969. Oil on canvas, 76¾ by 51⅛in. (195 by 130 cm). Est. $8/12 million. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s fall Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 4 November 2009 presents a remarkable offering ranging from an exquisite group of classic Impressionist pictures by Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley from the family of legendary dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, to key works by modern masters such as Picasso, Giacometti, Derain and Miró. Many come from esteemed... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2009

Impressionist Paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection will be sold @ Sotheby's NY

NEW YORk, NY. - Sotheby’s 4 November 2009 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York will feature seven paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection, encompassing works by a number of the Impressionist masters that legendary art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel represented -- Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley. All but one work were acquired by Paul Durand-Ruel directly from the artist and all have remained in the family ever since. Many have not been exhibited since the 1950s and together the offering is... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2009

Picasso, Monet and Giacometti, Lead Sotheby's Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Pablo Picasso, Homme à l’épée, oil on board, 146 by 114 cm. Painted on 25th July 1969. Estimate: £6-8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby's forthcoming sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on the evening of Wednesday, June 24, 2009 will be led by rare works by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Pablo Picasso’s Homme à l’épée, a striking and monumental depiction of a musketeer from the artist’s late oeuvre, will be one of the centre-pieces of the sale... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2009

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). Étude pour le jugement de Pâris

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). Étude pour le jugement de Pâris Exécuté vers 1913-14.  signé Renoir (en bas à droite). sanguine et craie sur papier. 62,8 x 46,8 cm ; 24 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. Est. 50,000—70,000 EUR. Lot Sold 48,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Otto Wertheimer, ParisAcquis du précédent en 1954 par le père du propriétaire actuel LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Ambroise Vollard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paintings, Pastels & Drawings, San Francisco, 1989, no. 174, reproduit p. 44 NOTE: signed 'Renoir' (lower... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2009

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La douleur passe, la beauté reste. Pierre Auguste Renoir
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12 avril 2009

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Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) Portrait de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1870. Huile sur toile - 62 x 51 cm  Montpellier, Musée Fabre (dépôt du Musée d'Orsay)  Photo : D. Rykner On ne dit jamais "je serai peintre" devant un beau site, mais devant un beau tableau. Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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