18 février 2011

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild. photo courtesy Sotheby's signed, dated 1992 and numbered 767-1 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 62 by 62cm.; 24 3/8 by 24 3/8 in. Estimate 250,000—350,000 GBP. Lot Sold 589,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkAcquired directly from the above by the present owner LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Angelika Thill, et al., Gerhard Richter Catalogue Raisonné: 1962 - 1993, Vol. III, Ostfildern-Ruit, 1993, p. 138, no. 767-1, illustrated in colour NOTE: '22 September 1992.... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2011

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960à), Mao Chinese Vermillion #9

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960à), Mao Chinese Vermillion #9. photo courtesy Sotheby's signed, titled and dated 2001 on the reverse , oil on canvas, 60 by 50cm.; 23 5/8 by 19 3/4 in. Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 97,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Max Hetzler, BerlinGalerie Rodolphe Janssen, BrusselsAcquired directly from the above by the present owner Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction, 16 Feb 11, London www.sothebys.com
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18 février 2011

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Grand Timonier

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Grand Timonier. photo Christie's Ltd 2011 signed in Chinese, signed, titled and dated 'Grand Timonier 2000 Yan Pei-Ming' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 3/8 x 98 3/8in. (250 x 250cm.). Painted in 2000. Estimate £250,000 - £350,000. Price Realized £529,250 Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2000. Notes: 'When, for example, I paint the portrait of Mao, I am painting a father figure, someone who is strangely close, but also distant from me' (Pei-Ming, interview... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2011

Jan Davidsz. De Heem (Utrecht 1606 - 1683/4 Antwerp), Still Life of a Pewter Tankard, Lemon, Oysters and Grapes

Jan Davidsz. De Heem (Utrecht 1606 - 1683/4 Antwerp), Still Life of a Pewter Tankard, Lemon, Oysters and Grapes. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 21 by 18 in.; 53.3 by 45.7 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 28,125 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly Elisabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart and John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, Ham House, London, by 1683;Thence by descent until 1948;Possibly with Ronald Lee, London, 1953 (perhaps sold by Lee as the agent for Sir Lyonel Tollemache 4th Bt. (1854-1962));With P. de Boer, Amsterdam,... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2011

Félix Ziem (French, 1821-1911), Merchants on the Venetian lagoon

Félix Ziem (French, 1821-1911), Merchants on the Venetian lagoon.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed 'Ziem.' (lower left), oil on canvas, 20 x 27¾ in. (50.8 x 70.5 cm.) - Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. This lot has been withdrawn from the sale. Property from a private San Francisco Collection Christie's, 8 - 9 February 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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08 février 2011

Workshop of Jacopo Tintoretto (Italian, 1519-1594), A double portrait of Venetian senators

Workshop of Jacopo Tintoretto (Italian, 1519-1594), A double portrait of Venetian senators. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on canvas, 32½ x 35¾ in. (82.5 x 90.8 cm.). Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $20,000 Provenance: with Blakeslee Gallery, New York. Notes: This striking double portrait appears to be a fragment excised from a much larger group portrait produced in the workshop of Tintoretto, a large-scale work that would have been comparable, for example, to the group portrait of the confraternity... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2011

Circle of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1562-1609), Saint John the Baptist with a lamb

Circle of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1562-1609), Saint John the Baptist with a lamb. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on canvas, 60 x 47 in. (152.5 x 119.4 cm.) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $35,000 Provenance: Marie-Caroline, Duchesse de Berry; Sale, Paris, 19 April 1865, lot 99, as 'Monrealèse: Saint-Jean assis, caressant son mouton'. Notes: This painting - which shows the clear influence of Caravaggio's Saint John the Baptist (commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and now in... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2011

Lorenzo Lotto (Venice circa 1480 - 1556 Loreto), Portrait of a Jeweler, Probably Giovanni Pietro Crivelli.

Lorenzo Lotto (Venice circa 1480 - 1556 Loreto), Portrait of a Jeweler, Probably Giovanni Pietro Crivelli. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 30 3/8 by 25 1/4 in.; 77.2 by 64.1 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD. Lot Sold 578,500 USD PROVENANCE: Richard von Kaufmann (1850-1908), Berlin and Charlottenberg, by 1901;His deceased sale, Berlin, Cassirer, Helbing, 4 December 1917, lot 57;Robert Koch, Frankfurt-am-Main, by 1925;With Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1934 (possibly on consignment from Koch, but not sold);Mrs. Robert von Hirsch... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2011

Hubert Robert (Paris 1733 - 1808), View of Antiquities under an Arch.

Hubert Robert (Paris 1733 - 1808), View of Antiquities under an Arch. photo Sotheby's inscribed on a label on the reverse: Robert Hubert/1789/Donné par l'auteur à Mr Dumont François/Son ami, oil on canvas, 14 5/8 by 17 7/8 in.; 37 by 45.5 cm. - Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: François Dumont collection;Antoine-Bias Dumont, second son of the above, until 1878;Doctor Henri Gillet, until 1907;Anonymous sale, Monaco, Sotheby's, 15 June 1990, lot 291;There purchased by the present collector. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Jules-Léopold Boilly (Paris 1796-1874), Trompe l'Oeil of a Bookshelf with a Terracotta Relief .

Jules-Léopold Boilly (Paris 1796-1874), Trompe l'Oeil of a Bookshelf with a Terracotta Relief . photo Sotheby's signed J s. BOILLY, oil on canvas, 15 15/16 by 12 13/16 in.; 40.5 by 32.5 cm. - Estimate 150,000—200,000 USD. Lot Sold 152,500 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly in the collection of Jules-Léopold Boilly;Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 31 January 1997, lot 95;There purchased by the present collector. NOTE: The terracotta relief of a Triton depicted in this painting once belonged to Jules Boilly and was included in... [Lire la suite]
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