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GIACOMETTI MASTERPIECE TO HEADLINE CHRISTIE’S IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART AUCTION

GIACOMETTI MASTERPIECE TO HEADLINE CHRISTIE’S IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART AUCTION

Alberto Giacometti’s (1901-1966) Diego en chemise écossaise, estimated at $30—50 million, will lead Christie’s November 5 Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. This painting is among the most compelling renderings Alberto ever produced of his brother Diego, his most frequent and by now signature subject. Diego en chemise écossaise showcases the […]

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KENO AUCTIONS TO SELL THE LAST PAINTING,  BY WILLEM DE KOONING, CONSIGNED BY GRACE TAFE, THE ARTIST’S CAREGIVER  OCTOBER 30, 127 EAST 69TH STREET

KENO AUCTIONS TO SELL THE LAST PAINTING, BY WILLEM DE KOONING, CONSIGNED BY GRACE TAFE, THE ARTIST’S CAREGIVER OCTOBER 30, 127 EAST 69TH STREET

New York: Keno Auctions is pleased to announce that the last work painted by Willem de Kooning will be sold at its October 30 auction, 127 East 69th Street. Hidden for 25 years, the oil –on- canvas is conservatively estimated at $80,000- 120,000 and has been consigned by Grace Tafe, the artist’s beloved caregiver who […]

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Christie’s announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design on 30 October

Christie’s announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design on 30 October

Christie’s London announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design, to take place on 30 October 2013. The auction will offer discerning collectors the opportunity to acquire furniture from the home of two of Britain’s most significant Post-War designers, Robin and Lucienne Day, together with avant-garde furniture designed by Gerrit Rietveld from the […]

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Christie’s auctioneers announce the rediscovery of an important Japanese hanging scroll-painting

Christie’s auctioneers announce the rediscovery of an important Japanese hanging scroll-painting

Christie’s is proud to announce the rediscovery of an important Japanese hanging scroll-painting, Jigoku dayu [Hell Courtesan] by the eccentric yet brilliant artist Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-89) (estimate: £300,000-500,000). Believed lost for over half a century and known only from two black and white images taken in 1911 and 1942, the painting has been found in […]

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