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A World Record for an Indian Runner Duck
Barbedienne and Édouard Lièvre: A Perfect Duo
Two Amphibians Make the Headlines
The Kugels: A Taste for the Beautiful
Roaring in Bugatti's Cage
A Pas-de-deux with Degas and Paradise with Giampietrino
The auction’s guest of honour was Edgar Degas and one of his iconic sculptures, while a work attributed to Giampietrino represented the Italian Renaissance.…
The Call of Nature, with Bugatti and Renaissance Tapestry Weavers
Two antelopes tamed by Rembrandt Bugatti’s hand frolic against a backdrop of a flowering late 16 th -century tapestry.
Mythological Scene by Camille Claudel
This Persée et la Gorgone or Petit Persée , executed between 1903 and 1905 by Camille Claudel, emerged at a sale in Caen, whetting more than a few…
Two Bugattis Are Better Than One!
French forest animals sculpted by Rembrandt Bugatti proudly lead the way in front of beasts from the savannah.
A Levitating Dali Buddha
Buddha statues from the Kingdom of Dali are extremely rare and each apparition creates quite a stir. This great haloed Buddha sold for €2,560,000.…
Top-ranking Guests at the Château d'Artigny
Two walking panthers by Rembrandt Bugatti on the alert at Rouillac's highly popular Garden Party pounced on €1,364,000, posting the auction house's…
Art Deco Icon
François Pompon’s Ours Polaire ( Polar Bear ) broke the world record for a model in Lens stone.
A Zamoyski Bronze Proves its Mettle
A bronze head by Zamoyski becomes an icon of Polish Formism with a world record.
From Romeda to Vosne-Romanée: A Marathon in Cannes
Cannes Besch Auction celebrated its 30 th anniversary with three days of exceptional sales, clocking up some fine scores in several specialities including…
18th-century Gold and a Bronze by Vanderbilt Whitney
The 18 th century delighted in boxes, designed for different uses and made in the most exquisite materials, like this little item sold in Grenoble.…
Success for a Devoted Servant of the State
A splendid result! At over €3 million, it honoured the exemplary figure of the royal advisor Paul Phélypeaux: cause for rejoicing indeed.
Mahakala Triumphs at Auction
His third eye watched over this statuette of Panjarnata Mahakala, cast in Tibet in the early 16th century.
Pre-emption of a 12th Century Christ
Probably produced in western France, the work now joins the Dobrée Museum in Nantes.
Victory for a Chinese Bell
The Middle Kingdom largely dominated an eclectic session.
A Demure and Elegant Figure of the Renaissance
With this fine pre-emption, the Louvre adds a key piece to its Renaissance bronze department.
"D" as in Degas
An icon of modern art, presented in an authorised reduced-scale model, was poised to seduce bidders.
Picasso and Cocteau: Glittering Artists of the 20th Century
In Mandelieu, on the Côte d'Azur, the blazing genius of the former spawned a powerful feminine sculpture, while the latter revisited Biblical stories…
A Manifesto Work by Camille Claudel and a Lady by Rigaud
Two outstanding lots illuminated the sale in Bordeaux; a moving bronze by the tormented sculptress, and the triumphant effigy of a great lady portrayed…
Sculpture in the Spotlight with an Anonymous Christ
An unexpected sculpture created a sensation – this 18 th -century Christ Crucified, as beautifully carved as a remarkable panel by the Paris sculptor…
Sculptor's François Pompon's Turkey
The farmyard also had its attractions for passionate animal-lover François Pompon, who sculpted animals from this milieu as lovingly as his famous…
Rodin’s Eve at the Gates of Hell
This extraordinary masterpiece by Rodin was hotly disputed in Lyon, its power tempered by the presence of two paintings with softer female models.…
A Zamoyski Bronze Goes Home to Poland
Success for an avant-garde bronze by Auguste Zamoyski, a sculpture emblematic of Formism.
The Tranquility of Amphitrite According to Michel Anguier
The sea goddess’s graceful pose emanates great serenity. This bronze is one of Michel Anguier's "best-sellers", appreciated by connoisseurs of both…
The Rodin Museum and Its Bronzes
Like all cultural institutions, the Rodin Museum in Paris is struggling with Covid-19’s repercussions. But the museum has a unique asset enabling it…
The Carp, the Lioness and the Chicory: From Lalanne to Majorelle
Largely devoted to 20 th -century decorative arts, the Chantilly sale featured pieces by Lalanne, Guyot and Majorelle based on nature and animals.…
Camille Claudel and Two Chinese Thangkas Steal the Show
Used for personal meditation and channeling divine energy, these sacred paintings took the lion's share, but a bust by Camille Claudel also weighed…
A Renoir from the Ambroise Vollard Collection
This small work by the great master unsurprisingly took first place in this sale followed by many lovers of modern painting, Rodin's bronzes and the…
Delacroix and a Qianlong Bronze
This auction featured a bronze deer and an Oriental watercolor, both superb.
Black Panther Study Sets Record for Pompon
This Black Panther , a study for a bronze, is signed by François Pompon and has achieved a world record for a work on paper by the artist.
Dismantling the Museum: Dan Hicks on the Benin Bronzes and Cultural Restitution
In his recent book The Brutish Museum s , Dan Hicks calls for the radical rethinking of Western museums. He uses the case of the Benin Bronzes to call…
A World Record for Pompon
In his fables, the 17th-century French poet Jean de La Fontaine never imagined a meeting between the King of the Forest and the Paschal lamb... The…
Chinese Artworks Reigned Supreme
China, an outsider at this complete auction of several specialties, reigned supreme.
François-Xavier Lalanne and Alberto Giacometti: Winning Bids at Drouot
Watches, Cars and a Record for Ettore Bugatti’s Mido Watch
A Historic Toulouse-Lautrec
Precious Chartreuse from France and Spain
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