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25 articles taggés "drawing "
Three questions for Hubert Duchemin
The painting and drawing expert Hubert Duchemin likes to approach market ethics in the light of his own experience. We talk to a militant in terms…
A minister magnified by Ingres
"Degas Danse Dessin"
To mark the centenary of Edgar Degas' death, the Musée d'Orsay in Paris is paying tribute to him in an exhibition where the main theme is the little-known…
Fine Arts Paris: first round
A new player in the antique art fair arena, Fine Arts Paris is counting on both beginner’s luck and its organising team’s expertise to score its first…
A virtually polyglot Salon du Dessin
It took a little under thirty years for the Paris fair to achieve a perfect balance between French and foreigners. Is Paris finally polyglot?
Marina Lochak: the art of risk-taking
Marina Lochak, founder of the Proun gallery in 2007 and in charge of programming for Moscow's Manege culture centre, took over as the Pushkin Museum's…
The beauty of line
Two collections dedicated to Michaux
A matter of attribution
A metal point sends the price of an Italian Renaissance drawing soaring.
Son of antique dealer Didier Aaron and brother of Hervé Aaron, who chaired the Syndicat national des antiquaires and the Salon du dessin, Olivier Aaron…
Moonlight on Korea
At Drouot, on Friday 26 April, this gouache by Kim Whan-ki with its poetic subject of a stag, a mountain and the moon, fetched €84,320.
Pierre Brissaud at the top of the bill
The French illustrator took centre stage with a series of original drawings, including a cover illustration for the American magazine House & Garden…
Fantasy versions of Versailles
Here we see things that never happened, but might have, with the many faces of Versailles: residence of sovereigns from Louis XIV to Louis-Philippe.…
Jean Joubert joins the Louvre
This sale included works by Jean-Paul Alaux, Mathurin Méheut and Jean Joubert, whose gouaches made for Versailles were pre-empted by the Louvre.
Ink: a big future in the art market?
The Asian market is mad about this traditional medium, so conducive to hybridisation and technical innovation, and Western museums and collectors are…
Record for a drawing by Carmontelle
The meeting between Vivant Denon and the Chevalier de Cossé, drawn by Carmontelle, captured everybody’s attention and broke the world record for a…
René Huyghe: an academician's collection
The great art historian's academician's sword is pre-empted by the Musée Zadkine, while drawings and mementos from his collection remain in private…
Zix: chronicler of Napoleon's conquests
A sketchbook and twenty-eight drawings by this French artist provide priceless testimony of the advance of Napoleon I's army through Europe.
Bertrand Gautier: an appetite for risk
Talabardon & Gautier Gallery, a founding member of Fine Arts Paris, is known for its famous discoveries due to the work of passionate, even jubilant…
A charming character
A pastel of a charming milliner landed a world record for a work on paper by Émile Friant.
Not just one, but two Lemoynes!
While Versailles carried off a study by François Lemoyne for the ceiling of the Salon d'Hercule, a pair of Sèvres vases, one decorated with an antique…
Roses for Jeanne Baudot and a beautiful Italian girl
A young woman friendly with artists was given a delightful hat by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, while Matisse limned an ode to a beautiful odalisque.
Chagall promotes harmony
Yielding to no one, the two goats of the fable moved towards success beneath a crescent moon.
The panache of English drawings: a world record for Cosway
Six old drawings, including two English ones, from the collection of a French professor of surgery swept away their estimates.
A drawing by Ingres and a Louis XIV chest
An extraordinary drawing by the brilliant herald of neoclassicism stood out in this diverse group.
Biron Collection: speech is silver
Marianne Rosenberg: fundamentals and determination
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
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