26 janvier 2011

Vincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929), Two Studies of a SkeletonVincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929), Two Studies of a Skeleton

Vincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929), Two Studies of a Skeleton. photo Sotheby's signed and dated 1881 V. Gemito lower left, pen and brown and gray ink and gray wash heightened with white on paper. Together with Jean-Galhard Salvage, early 19th century, Studies of Arms for "L'Anatomie du gladiateur combattant, aux beaux-arts," Plate 16, pen and black ink with red chalk on laid paper. 2 works, the first 12 by 8 5/8 in.; the second 16 1/8 by 18 1/4 in. (30.4 by 21.9 cm; 40.9 by 46.3 cm) - Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2010

Italian, 18th century, memento mori panel with a skeleton.

Italian, 18th century, memento mori panel with a skeleton. photo Sotheby's 118 by 86 cm., 46½ by 33¾in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP Lot Sold 10,000 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art. 08 Jul 10. London www.sothebys.com
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22 janvier 2010

Bonhams Best-Ever Gentleman's Library Sale makes over £1m - World Record Price for Frampton Portrait

Meredith Frampton (British, 1894-1984), 'Dr. Clive Forster-Cooper, F.R.S.', bears inscription on label on reverse, oil on canvas, 86.3 x 106.7cm (34 x 42in). Sold for £79,200. Photo Bonhams Bonhams Gentleman's Library Sale on 20 January realised £1,084,320 making it the most successful in its history. "This impressive total in our first major sale of the year, and above estimate prices for high quality items, shows that the market remains resilient." said Bonhams Head of Collectables, Jon Baddeley.The highlight of the... [Lire la suite]
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