25 novembre 2010

Sotheby's London Sees Strong Prices for Spanish, Scandinavian, Orientalist and Greek Art

LONDON.- Sotheby’s sale of 19th Century European Paintings in London today (which included works by Spanish, Orientalist, German, Austrian, Scandinavian and Symbolist artists) brought a total of £11,166,050 (€13,168,101), a figure comfortably within pre-sale expectations of £8.6-12.8 million. Spanish Painting: The top-selling lots of the sale overall were two outstanding beach scenes by the Spanish master, Joaquín Sorolla. Depicting children by the sea, both works were painted over the summer of 1904 on Cabañal beach, Valencia , a... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

“Do or Die -The Human Condition in Painting and Photography” @ Wallraf

Bartholomäus Bruyn d.Ä. (Wesel [?] 1493 – 1555 Köln), Bildnis einer jüngeren Frau mit Nelke, um 1537-1539, Eichenholz, 37 x 30 cm, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Köln Hendrik Kerstens (* 1956 Den Haag lebt in Amsterdam und New York), „Bag“, November 2007, c-print/dibond, Ed./Aufl.: 5/6, 108 x 87 cm COLOGNE.- Helmut Newton & Ingres, Nan Goldin & François Boucher, Paul McCarthy & Wilhelm Leibl, Jack Pierson & Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder – these are just four of the approximately fifty... [Lire la suite]