02 décembre 2009

Pieter Claesz.(Berchem 1597/8 - 1660/1 Haarlem), A still life with an overturned pewter jug, a Roemer and a blue lined beer glas

Pieter Claesz.(Berchem 1597/8 - 1660/1 Haarlem), A still life with an overturned pewter jug, a Roemer and a blue lined beer glass, surrounded by grapes and leaves, a pewter plate with a ham, a salt cellar, a roll and a sliced lemon on pewter plates with olives in a porcelain bowl. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 78.3 by 94.4 cm - Est. 70,000—90,000 EUR - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  108,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Collection Vicktor Decock;His sale, Paris, Charpentier, 12 May 1948, lot 62 (as by W.C. Heda);Private... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2009

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Head of a Philosopher with a Red Hat. 18th century

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo,  Head of a Philosopher with a Red Hat. 18th century Oil on canvas. Height : 60.60 cm; Width : 50.90 cm. Price on application This work is one of a series of philosopher heads by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. The group is based in part on an earlier "philosopher" series by his father, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and also relates to two sets of etchings made by Giandomenico after his father's paintings, the Raccolta di Teste. It is generally thought that circa 1757 Giambattista... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2009

Yan Pei-Ming (b.1960) Self Portrait as a Skull (Autoportrait en crâne)

Yan Pei-Ming (b.1960) Self Portrait as a Skull (Autoportrait en crâne) (Triptych), oil on canvas, 2006, 150 x 150 cm. each - Est.: HK$2.5-3.5 million Notes : Death has been a subject matter that has intrigued Yan Pei-Ming in recent years, particularly since his father passed away. This powerful triptych, drenched in a sanguinary red, is composed with a ponderous hand charged with the fear of death. The work succeeds in revealing the artist's fear of and insights on death; the skulls are symbolic of the artist's direct... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2009

Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste

Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste three-quarter-length, in black costume with a white ruff and a lace cap, holding gloves and standing before a green curtain - inscribed and dated: 'ANNO.DO.1617/AETATIS.SVAE.18' (upper left) oil on canvas- 114.2 x 84.3cm (44 15/16 x 33 3/16in). Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000, €23,000 - 35,000 PROVENANCE: The Hoste family, Sandringham, Norfolk, until 1832By descent to the Hoste Henley family, Leigh Court, near Chard, until the late 19th CenturyBy descent to... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2009

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Timonier 009, 1998

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Timonier 009, 1998 Oil on canvas.  130 x 97 cm. (51 1/8 x 38 1/8 in).  Signed, titled and dated ‘"Timonier 009" 98 Yan Pei-Ming [in Chinese and Pinyin]' on the reverse. Est. £150,000-200,000 PROVENANCE Galerie Liliane et Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris; Private collection, Paris NOTE "When I was little in Shanghai I started drawing Mao, when I arrived in France I painted him too, I started painting him formally in 1987. In 1991 I had my first solo exhibition, at the time all... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2009

Ed Ruscha, That Was Then This Is Now , 1989

Ed Ruscha, That Was Then This Is Now , 1989 Oil on canvas. 106.7 x 243.8 cm. (42 x 96 in).   Signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1989' on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1989 That Was Then This Is Now' on the stretcher. Est. £600,000-800,000 PROVENANCE Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC#ER332); Fred Hoffman Gallery, Inc., Los Angeles; Collection of Jay Chiat, Los Angeles  This work will be included in the forthcoming Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume Four: 1988-1992, edited... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Artist Described by Hitler As "Degenerate"

‘the total sum of your work is like a painting of the whole world, as though you tried to embrace world, its cities, its people, its condition’. (Andrew Forge, 1962). Oscar Kokoschka, A view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea, 1957 LONDON.- Oscar Kokoschka’s magnificent riverscape, `London, Chelsea Reach’, a view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea was done when the artist was 71 years old in 1957 having fled Prague in 1938 to escape Hitler’s invading army. Bonhams are selling this picture (estimate at... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

William Meadows (1830 - 1930) View of the Grand Canal, Venice

William Meadows (1830 - 1930) View of the Grand Canal, Venice signed W. Meadows lower right. oil on canvas. 51.5 by 76 cm. Est. 2,000—4,000 USD - Lot Sold 3,125 USD Sotheby's. Old Master & 19th Century European Art. 05 Jun 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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07 juin 2009

Marc Aldine (1870-1956) The Giudecca Canal, Venice

Marc Aldine (1870-1956) The Giudecca Canal, Venice signed Marc Aldine lower right. oil on canvas. 54.6 by 46.5 cm. Est. 5,000—7,000 USD - Lot Sold 5,000 USD Sotheby's. Old Master & 19th Century European Art. 05 Jun 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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07 juin 2009

Follower of Lambert Sustris, Susanna and the Elders

Follower of Lambert Sustris, Susanna and the Elders oil on canvas. 130 by 178 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD - Lot Sold 68,500 US Note: Lambert Sustris (born c. 1515-1520, died c. 1584) was a Dutch painter active mainly in Venice during the Mannerist style. He is also referred to as Alberto de Olanda (Albert of Holland). He was born in Amsterdam, and only came to Venice when over 40 years old. His training is unknown, but he was utilized by the studio of Titian for the depiction of landscapes. He accompanied Titian on his trips... [Lire la suite]