25 mai 2009

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century Oil on canvas, finely painted with two ladies seated at a table within an interior, with an attendant lighting an opium pipe, the table supporting two piles of books and a gu vase holding flowers, four framed floral scrolls hang on the wall above, framed. 44.7cm x 58.5cm (17½in x 23in). Sold for £4,200 Provenance: acquired in China circa 1910Purchased from a Belgian traderA Belgian private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
25 mai 2009

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century Oil on canvas, painted with a seated elderly gentleman within an interior, the lady holding a long opium pipe, with a long table displaying a bronze bell supported by frame, tripod censer and vase, framed. 49.2cm x 63.1cm (19¼in x 24¾in). Sold for £7,200 Provenance: Denys Cowell, Sussex Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
23 mai 2009

Sir Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820). A Portrait of Peter Beckford (1672/3-1735).

Sir Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820). A Portrait of Peter Beckford (1672/3-1735). Oil on canvas. Signed and Dated 'B. West/ 1797'. Price on application. Provenance: Commissioned by William Beckford, Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire;By descent to Susan Euphemia, his daughter, who married Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton; ... Note: The sitter was the son of Peter Beckford (1643-1710) and his second wife, Anne Ballard. At his death he was the wealthiest planter in Jamaica and was said to "be in possession of the largest... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Femme dans un paysage or Petite baigneuse en buste

Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Femme dans un paysage or Petite baigneuse en buste Oil on canvas, circa 1890. Signed with initial 'R' lower right. Price on application.. Note: Will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique du Peintre Pierre-Auguste Renoir being prepared from the archives of François Daulte, Durand-Ruel, Venturi, Vollard and Wildenstein.Certificate: Wildenstein Institute, no. 04.12.07 / 9393, Paris December 7, 2004 ; Guy-Patrice and Michel DauberviProvenance: Private collection, France Frans Jacobs... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

Carle Van Loo (1705 - 1765), French, A Portrait of William, 1st Viscount Bateman

Carle Van Loo (1705 - 1765), French, A Portrait of William, 1st Viscount Bateman Oil on Canvas. Signed. Price on application. Note: The sitter, William, 1st Viscount Bateman, of Shobdon Court, near Leominster, Herefordshire (circa 1695-1744) was the son of Sir James Bateman. In 1720 he married Lady Anne Spencer, daughter of Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, by his wife, Anne, daughter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. He was made a Knight of the Bath in 1732. He later died in Paris in semi-official exile, where he... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

Tom Wesselmann (1931 - 2004), Study for Seascape Prick

Tom Wesselmann (1931 - 2004), Study for Seascape Prick signed and dated 69 on the overlap; titled and dated 1969 on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 7 7/8 by 7 7/8 in. 20 by 20 cm. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,000 USD PROVENANCE: Galerie Rackey, Bad HonnefChristie's, South Kensington, April 1, 2004, Lot 290Acquired by the present owner from the above sale Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Sale. 13 May 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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13 mai 2009

Yan Pei-Ming, Silver Skull

Yan Pei-Ming, Silver Skull signed, titled and dated 18.05.2005 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 15 3/4 by 19 3/4 in. 40 by 50 cm. Est. 40,000—60,000 USD PROVENANCE : Galleria Massimo De Carlo, MilanAcquired by the present owner from the above Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Sale. 13 May 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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08 mai 2009

A Gauguin Painting Donated by Trustee Melvin "Pete" Mark to Portland Art Museum

Paul Gauguin, Vue d'un jardin, Rouen, 1884, Oil on canvas, Gift of Melvin "Pete" Mark in honor of Mary Kridel Mark, 2009 PORTLAND, OR.- The Portland Art Museum announced its latest acquisition, an 1884 canvas, Vue d’un jardin, Rouen (Garden View, Rouen) by Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903). The painting is from Gauguin’s Impressionist period and depicts the corner of a walled garden in early spring. Longtime Museum patron and trustee Melvin “Pete” Mark gave the gift in memory of his wife, Mary Kridel Mark. For more... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

Sotheby's to Offer Jusepe de Ribera's Darmatic Prometheus in Spectacular Single-Owner Sale

Jusepe de Ribera, called Lo Spagnoletto (1591-1652), Prometheus, oil on canvas, est: £800,000-1.2 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London announced a two-day single-owner sale of property from The Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection at its New Bond Street saleroom on the evening of Wednesday, July 8, 2009 and then the following day on Thursday, July 9. As an art connoisseur, humanitarian and philanthropist, Barbara Piasecka Johnson - the wife of the late J. Seward Johnson Sr, one of the co-founders of the Johnson... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Paysage à Juan-les-Pins

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Paysage à Juan-les-Pins signed and dated 'Picasso 24' (lower right). oil on canvas. 7½ x 13 in. (18.4 x 33 cm.). Painted in 1924. Est. $500,000 - $700,000 - Lot sold $542,500  Provenance: Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York.Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 21 October 1980, lot 236.Saidenberg Gallery, New York.Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 1989, lot 377. Literature: C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1952, vol. 5, no.... [Lire la suite]
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