26 janvier 2011

Pancrace Bessa (1772 - 1846), Peaches

Pancrace Bessa (1772 - 1846), Peaches.  photo Sotheby's watercolor and gum arabic over pencil heightened with touches of gold on the fly's eyes, on vellum. Together with Pancrace Bessa, Pear and Floral Study for "L'Herbier général de l'amateur." 2 works; the first 8 5/8 by 10 3/8 in.; the second sheet 13 1/4 by 8 1/4 in.; image 7 1/4 by 4 1/2 in. 22.1 by 26.4 cm; 33.7 by 21 cm; 18.4 by 11.4 cm - Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD PROVENANCE: The first: Hotel DrouotGalerie Michel Meyer,... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2009

New acquisition from the J. Paul Getty Museum: a watercolor from Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin, French, Roman Fleet Victorious over the Carthaginians at the Battle of Cape Ecnomus, about 1763. Watercolor, gouache, pen and India and brown ink over black chalk, 8 7/16 x 15 9/16 in. 2006.23. The J. Paul Getty Trust © J. Paul Getty Trust The sea teems with a seemingly endless fleet of warships; a vast battle looms, ships crowd closer and closer to one another. Rows of oars froth up the sea, the frenzied water foreshadowing the impending combat. Standing at opposite ends of the two central ships... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

Adolf Hitler's Watercolors Sell For Over 100,000 Euros at Mullock's

Hitler landscape scene with figure identified in ink with a cross and the initials 'AH' sitting on a bridge over a river. Signed 'A Hitler' and dated '1910' lower right. Verso with further landscape scene showing cattle grazing signed 'A Hitler 1910' to bottom right hand corner. Three watercolors by Adolf Hitler were auctioned. EFE. LONDON.- Mullock's Art Auctioneers sold a series of watercolors painted by Adolf Hitler for over 100,000 euros. The works were mostly landscapes and were found earlier this year in a garage. A work... [Lire la suite]
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