03 novembre 2009

Forty Exceptional Works will be Offered at Christie's Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art

Tamara De Lempicka (1898-1980) Portrait du Marquis Sommi, signed 'T.DE LEMPITZKA' (lower right), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 28¾ in. (100 x 73 cm.) Painted in 1925. Est. $2,000,000 - $3,000,000. Photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and important works by Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, and Piet Mondrian are among the highlights of Christie’s upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on November 3. Forty exceptional works will be offered, including... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

Tamara de Lempicka @ the Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico

A man stands beside the painting "M. Tadeusz Lempicki" during the exhibition of works of art made by Tamara de Lempicka which opened at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. Photo: EFE/Mario Guzmán. MEXICO CITY.- President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the Tamara de Lempicka Exhibition at the Palace of Fine Arts, adding that during his government, an enormous effort has been made to enable Mexicans to discover and enjoy great national and international exhibitions, some of which have been unparalleled. He said that... [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]
06 mai 2009

Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art Totals $61,370,500, Picasso and Giacometti Go Unsold

Pablo Picasso, La fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau, 1938, est. $16/24 million. Unsold. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby´s. Alberto Giacometti’s Le Chat from 1951. Unsold. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby´s. NEW YORK, NY.- This evening’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in New York brought a total of $61,370,500 (est. $81.5/118.8 million), and was 80.6% sold by lot. The sale was led by Piet Mondrian’s Composition in Black and White, with Double Lines, which brought $9,266,500, well above its... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2009

Robbers stole a Tamara de Lempicka and a Salvador Dali from the Scheringa Museum for Realist Art in Spanbroek

Tamara de Lempicka, "La Muscienne," 1929 SPANBROEK.- Masked men entered a Dutch museum on Friday and stole two paintings. The robbers walked into the Scheringa Museum for Realist Art in Spanbroek, a village north of Amsterdam, at around midday on Friday and took two paintings from the wall, threatening museum staff with a gun, police said to Reuters The museum said in a statement the robbers took "Adolescence," a 1941 gouache by Dali and "La Muscienne," an oil painting from 1929 by Polish-born art... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), A l'opéra

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), A l'opéra Painted in 1941. Signed T. de Lempicka and dated 1941 (lower right) Oil on canvas. 76.2 by 50.8 cm. Est. 300,000—400,000 USD PROVENANCE: Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, 1979Acquired by the present owner, Wolfgang Joop, in 1980 EXHIBITED: New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Tamara de Lempicka (Baroness de Kuffner), 1941, no. 18Los Angeles, Julien Levy Galleries, Tamara de Lempicka, 1941, no. 7Milwaukee Art Center, Tamara de Lempicka (Baroness Kuffner), 1942, no. 12Tokyo & Osaka,... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), Le téléphone II

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), Le téléphone II Painted in 1930.  Signed Lempicka (upper right)  Oil on panel. 35 by 27 cm. Est. 800,000—1,200,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired by the present owner, Wolfgang Joop, in 1980 EXHIBITED: Paris, Galerie Colette Weil, Tamara de Lempicka, 1930Tokyo & Osaka, Seibu Gallery, Tamara de Lempicka, 1981Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Eva und die Zukunft: das Bild der Frau seit der französischen Revolution, 1986Rome, Accademia di Francia (Villa Medici), Tamara de Lempicka, Tra eleganza... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), La Couronne de fleurs II

Tamara de Lempicka(1898 - 1980), La Couronne de fleurs II Painted circa 1932. Signed Tamara de Lempicka and dated Paris 1925 (on the reverse). Oil on panel. 31 by 22 cm. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD PROVENANCE: Private Collection, United States, 1988Acquired by the present owner, Wolfgang Joop, in 1994 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Gioia Mori, Tamara de Lempicka, Paris 1920-1938, Florence, 1994, no. 96, illustrated p. 271 Alain Blondel, Tamara de Lempicka, Catalogue raisonné, 1921-1979, Lausanne, 1999, no. B.168, illustrated p.... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2009

Picasso Portraits and Rare Works by Ernst, Giacometti, and Jawlensky Highlight Christie's Sale

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). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced details of its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 6, 2009. Comprised of 50 works from the great masters of the era, the sale presents a unique opportunity to collect rare and important works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Tamara de Lempicka, Henry Moore, Alexej... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2009

Sotheby's Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to be Held on May 5 & 6 in New York

Pablo Picasso, La fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau, 1938, est. $16/24 million. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby´s. NEW YORK, NY.- Two great icons of Modern Art will be featured in Sotheby’s May 5, 2009 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York – Pablo Picasso’s La Fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau from 1938 and Alberto Giacometti’s legendary sculpture, Le Chat from 1951. A rare group of paintings by Tamara de Lempicka from the collection of German fashion designer Wolfgang Joop is... [Lire la suite]