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20 articles taggés "20th century "
Stories in a bottle
Perfume bottles recount a wealth of many-hued stories. Here are a few of them.
Victory for a Chinese Bell
The Middle Kingdom largely dominated an eclectic session.
On the road again
The French Expressionist
A masterpiece by Gen Paul is eagerly awaited at Saint-Brieuc: a 1928 painting from the finest Expressionist period of this gifted but little-known…
Ruben Sobol, photographer of the Roaring Twenties
A painstaking search resulted in a major donation to the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF): around 300 prints by a Parisian portrait photographer…
Velickovic at top speed
The Serbian-born painter vaulted every hurdle and garnered a world record, alongside two highly original 20th century figures, Dado and Antonio Segui.…
On Wednesday May 6, live on the Internet, Pestel-Debord continued its connection with the world of watches and jewellery.
Zingg: in praise of the rural world
The summer with its harvests outweighed the wintry weather at the sale of seven works by Jules-Émile Zingg from a private collection
One sale; one work (1 and 2)
During the lockdown, the Millon auction house took the initiative of staging private sales featuring a single work.
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"…
A library's hour of glory
The one belonging to Robert Beauvillain contained precious illuminated manuscripts that decidedly lit up the bidding.
While the Chirico exhibition was supposed to open on April 1 at the Orangerie, Paris under lockdown turned into a positive Chirico painting, to the…
Lalique in precious settings
As many as four items whet buyers’ appetites in this sale of precious finery.
Picasso: the face of the 20th century
Apart from Pierre Jeanneret and his two easy chairs, sold for €14,375, Picasso was the winner in this 20 th century special on Saturday, June 27 at Fontainebleau…
Étienne Dinet's very promising outlook
A group of little girls by Étienne Dinet greatly appealed to fans of this brilliant Orientalist painter.
Renoir and the sea
A small painting by Renoir depicting a timeless Mediterranean, once owned by Vollard, charmed beyond expectations.
Anne Gruner: the quiet philanthropist
Creator of the Fondation des Treilles, Anne Gruner Schlumberger devoted her life to artists and built up a collection of works by Dubuffet, Arp, Ernst,…
A voyage crowned with success for Yeats
This painting by the Irish artist was eagerly awaited at auction, as his work with its powerful style is not often found this side of the Atlantic.…
The Villa Noailles: A Modernist Camelot
An extraordinary house, the Clos Saint-Bernard, today known as the Villa Noailles, sits near the summit of a hill in Hyères, a small town on France’s…
Lalique: An expression of love
René Lalique's love ring: a refined celebration of Art Nouveau modernism.
The Gilles Labrosse collection: fashion throughout the ages
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
Emmanuel de Bayser’s design
The new Sotheby’s is coming
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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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