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Sotheby’s London Sale of 19th Century European Paintings 18 May

Sotheby’s London Sale of 19th Century European Paintings 18 May

. May 11, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London Sale of 19th Century European Paintings on Wednesday, 18 May, 2011 will bring together some 163 works by artists from no fewer than 15 countries: among them Spain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Italy, France, Switzerland, Britain, Israel, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, and South America. Among the distinct categories of pictures to be offered […]

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Sotheby’s Amsterdam Modern & Contemporary Art Auction 17 May

Sotheby’s Amsterdam Modern & Contemporary Art Auction 17 May

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Amsterdam will offer at auction on Tuesday 17 May 2011 Marie-Antoinette (1986) by the German artist Anselm Kiefer (1945). Kiefer’s Marie-Antoinette was a gift to designer and interior decorator Benno Premsela from the famous Dutch furniture designer Martin Visser . Premsela received the present work for his help with the negotiations of the bequest […]

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Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

A portrait of François Roques, the first outside artistic advisor to the renowned Fashion House Hermès, will be offered in the Russian Sale on 8th June at Bonhams, New Bond Street. Painted by Marie Vassilieff in 1930, the portrait is estimated to sell for £50,000 – 80,000. During the 1920s François Roques produced designs for […]

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Christie’s to Auction Art From the Estate of Ernst Beyeler

Christie’s to Auction Art From the Estate of Ernst Beyeler

. May 8, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s fine art auctioneers has announced the sale of the Estate of Ernst Beyeler, the late Swiss art connoisseur who was one of the greatest art dealers, collectors and curators of our time. The sale, which will include art works Ernst and his wife Hildy lived with at their private home as well as significant […]

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Sotheby’s to Offer Francis Bacon, Crouching Nude at Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Sotheby’s to Offer Francis Bacon, Crouching Nude at Contemporary Art Evening Auction

. May 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s have announced that its forthcoming summer Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London will be led by Crouching Nude, an important masterwork by the renowned British artist Francis Bacon (est. £7-9 million / $10-15 million)* which has never before been offered at auction. The 1961 oil on canvas, which is one of Bacon’s large-scale paintings, […]

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