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16 articles taggés "19th century"
Gustave Doré: a feeling for nature
In this landscape, the artist uses light to pluck the sensitive chord of the forest.
A record for Rémillieux's bouquet
Typical of the famous "Fleur Lyonnaise"school, this spring bouquet by Pierre Étienne Rémillieux was given a rapturous reception in Lyon.
Géricault’s star is on the rise
Disparaged during his lifetime and mourned after his death, Géricault still haunts auction houses.
Stories in a bottle
Perfume bottles recount a wealth of many-hued stories. Here are a few of them.
Old Masters drawings, from Crabeth to Oudry
Entitled "L'Esprit créateur", this auction based on "The Creative Spirit" was held in two parts because of the circumstances: one live, the other as…
The pannotype: star of the photography galaxy
Often confused with the ambrotype, this collodion process on fabric or leather emerged in the middle of the 19 th century. However, it is still not…
When Doré’s pencil meets Shakespeare’s text
If one painter epitomizes the spirit of Romanticism, it is Gustave Doré. He could not help but illustrate the tale of Macbeth, a medieval chronicle…
Turner: paintings and watercolours from the Tate
A triumphant promenade in the Paris region for Carmontelle
Two days of sales with some remarkable and varied lots, like a commode in highly exotic wood, a monumental fountain and a famous "transparent"…
Artists' visions: Picasso and Montézin
Picasso and Montézin reveal two facets of art at the turn of the 20 th century
Renoir and the sea
A small painting by Renoir depicting a timeless Mediterranean, once owned by Vollard, charmed beyond expectations.
"D" as in Degas
An icon of modern art, presented in an authorised reduced-scale model, was poised to seduce bidders.
Tissot: beneath the veneer of appearances
Seductive but slick, are James Tissot's paintings more complex than they seem? This is what the Musée d'Orsay exhibition intends to demonstrate.
Deeply inspired objects from Sèvres to Hadrian
A Sèvres Chinese service and the profile of Emperor Hadrian sculpted in the 17 th century both put on fine performances.
The black suns of Odilon Redon
A sale of prints enlivened with strange, dark, fantastical creatures.
The Gilles Labrosse collection: fashion throughout the ages
Figurative art from van Goyen to Combas and the inescapable Bernard Buffet
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
Covid-19, the moment the art world was forced to go digital
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30 July 2020 - 18:18
Due to the summer holidays there will be a pause in the newsfeed. We will be back Monday, August 24th. Have a wonderful summer vacation!
29 July 2020 - 10:43
Met Museum in New York acquires Wangechi Mutu sculptures
29 July 2020 - 10:34
US House of Representatives vote to create a national museum dedicated to Latin Americans
27 July 2020 - 16:40
Church volunteer confesses to starting the Nantes Cathedral fire
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