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A World Record for Victor Tardieu
A World Record for an Indian Runner Duck
Napoleon I Broke a World Record
Surprise Record for Borgeaud
A Successful Garden Party
Barbedienne and Édouard Lièvre: A Perfect Duo
The Citroën 2CV: A Market Icon
A Major Song Piece from China
World Record for Artemisia Gentileschi
A Magisterial Bid for a Pointillism Landscape
Chilean Painting in the Limelight
The Pipe Smoker
Two Amphibians Make the Headlines
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Zhang Daqian: Record-setting Artist
Very few know his name in the West… but in 2016, sales of his paintings totted up a grand total of $355 million.
Cherkaoui's Sun Painting
In Indochina, Reality is as Beautiful as Myth
1968, a Creative Year
Indochina Breaks Two World Records
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.
Largillière Climbs to the Top in France
Nicolas de Largillière breaks a French record with a beautiful portrait of a man: the great 18 th century in all its splendour.
A World Record for Georges Kars
Le Douanier Rousseau, Raden Saleh, Raoul Dufy and a world record for Georges Kars… A winning quartet in a sale dedicated to modern art.
Record for a Drawing by Carmontelle
The meeting between Vivant Denon and the Chevalier de Cossé, drawn by Louis Carrogis Carmontelle, captured everybody’s attention and broke the world…
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.…
A Triumphant Art Deco Sale
Printz and Fjerdinstad: two highlights in a sale dedicated to Art Deco, where yesterday's one-of-a-kind pieces met with success at auction today.
Bosschaert the Elder's Flowers Garner €3,307,800
With Bosschaert the Elder, Dutch still lifes with flowers truly established their pedigree, as further proved by these cut flowers.
A rare stop-off in Paris by the Austrian Franz Christoph Janneck met with resounding success
Art Deco Icon
François Pompon’s Ours Polaire ( Polar Bear ) broke the world record for a model in Lens stone.
A Beautiful Offering for the Gods of Olympus
These Greco-Roman divinities could proudly look down from their peaks. This seduction scene by Theodoor Rombouts fetched four times the initial estimate.…
A Zamoyski Bronze Proves its Mettle
A bronze head by Zamoyski becomes an icon of Polish Formism with a world record.
Triumph for a Rare Louis XIII Coin
Bidding for an outstanding Louis XIII gold coin soared at the auction of an important collection of French royal coins formerly owned by a Bordeaux…
A French Record for the Spanish Artist del Mazo
Velasquez's son-in-law, Juan Bautista Martínez del Mazo, fairly inconspicuous in the market, made a much-remarked appearance with this panoramic view…
Vietnamese Painters Get a Warm Welcome
Works by Le Van De and Mai-Thu have been acclaimed with several records. Vietnamese art has constant appeal, in both West and East.
The Soul of Poland
This large painting by the Polish painter Edward Okun fetched €91,448 to the melody of a Chopin mazurka , setting a world record.
A World Record for the Late Huang Yong Ping
In presenting a large installation by Huang Yong Ping, knocked down for €411,920, this contemporary art sale became a form of tribute, as the Franco-Chinese…
Success for the Jean-Claude Delauney Collection
Ten pre-emptions and a world record for Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. Assembled by three generations with the same passion and high standards, the…
Hong Kong: Breaking Records and Windows
Hong Kong has consolidated its presence as the Asian capital of the art market, but for how long?
The Triumph of Bernardino Luini
Confirmed as belonging to the Lombard painter's small body of work, this panel set a world record and encouraged visitors to discover other Old Masters.…
Records for a Delicate Touch and Angelic Inspiration
This French record for a painting by Michael Sweerts adds to the corpus of an artist who can be relished in every sense of the word.
A Charming Character
A pastel of a charming milliner landed a world record for a work on paper by Émile Friant.
The Indo-Mughal Magic Worked
The planets were perfectly aligned for this painting masterpiece, which justifiably broke the record for a Mughal artwork in France.
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.
Battle Between Old Master and Modern Schools
Camille Pissarro beat Georges Rouget by a short head in a peaceful struggle between two schools of painting.
Baccio Bandinelli Triumphs in Le Havre
The little-loved sculptor and painter took his revenge with a dizzying bid before a graceful sconce by Jean Royère calmed things down.
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.…
A Dapper Old Chap By Jusepe de Ribera
This unusual painting by Neapolitan artist Jusepe de Ribera found a second youth and broke a French record.
A Record for Marie Guillemine Benoist’s Psyche
In Bordeaux, the woman who painted Les Adieux de Psyché à sa famille ( Psyche Bidding Farewell to Her Family ) enjoys well-deserved success.
A Look Back: €8,128,000 was the Highest Bid in France in 2020
Two albums created quite a stir, sparking a nearly 30-minute battle that ended with a result of €8,128,000.
Behjat Sadr and the Abstract Movement from Iran
A well-deserved reward for Behjat Sadr, pioneer of Iranian abstraction and star of the collection of a pair of Parisian aesthetes.
A World Record in Bordeaux for a Work by Alexandre-François Desportes
His dazzling, virtuosic rendering of fruit skins and birds' plumage made the master' s Still Life a distinct rival to an extremely rare series of Inca…
The Vuitton Collection: The Majestic Art of Hunting
The stag, the king of the forest, proudly watched over the white-glove results of the Patrick-Louis Vuitton Collection.
Lê Thi Luu and Nguyen Van Ty: A Rain of Records for Vietnamese Paintings
The triumph of this Vietnamese polychrome lacquer was followed by other successes.
A Masterful Art Deco Ensemble by Eugène Printz Crowned
In the 1930s, the Art Deco cabinetmaker created a complete set of furniture commissioned by an avant-garde woman for her Paris flat. Preserved intact…
A Million-euro Lé Phô
Vietnam celebrated its painters, who sparked international bidding wars.
Art Nouveau Master Hector Guimard and the Smell of Success
This perfume bottle designed by Hector Guimard achieved a beautiful result.
A French record for Vietnamese artist Phan Chanh
Although a key painter from the Hanoi College of Fine Arts, he was one of the most unobtrusive. This silk painting with its impeccable pedigree could…
Modern Art Sets Sail
From Dufy to Angarola, the program was rich and during the lockdown a journey through painting is a tempting invitation.
King Philip the Fair in Gold
There was no devaluation for this florin d’or à la reine , which, on the contrary, broke a world record.
An Ode to Joy with Chagall, Lalanne & Perriand
Featuring top names, the "Arts+Design" sale was held "extra muros" in Vendôme, acclaiming iconic works in 20 th -century painting, sculpture and design.…
Jean Souverbie & Günther Förg Hit the Heights
From the classic allegory of Jean Souverbie to the dynamic colors of Günther Förg, modern and contemporary arts express its variety.
A Designer's Interior by Jean-Michel Frank
Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux and Clément-Serveau were commissioned to create an elegant layout. The hallmark of a style.
A Leonora Carrington from the André-François Petit Collection
Surrealist painters were the stars here, and for once a woman, the magnificently provocative Leonora Carrington, took center stage.
Boutet de Monvel Reaches the Top
16 th -century illuminated manuscripts and Boutet de Monvel’s modernism achieved this two-day auction’s highest prices.
Art Market Overview: The Highest Prices in 2020
Every year, Artprice ranks the most expensive artworks sold at auction. The website posted very positive results for 2020, but scales of values decreased.…
Preemptions and Records for Del Marle and Tatin
Key works by two outstanding painters dominated this auction, but the decorative arts also made a fine showing.
Trophies for Daret and Bruegel
A hefty result had been expected for the first French portrait of a hunter, painted by Jean Daret, which was preempted by a museum. But the price paid…
A Record for Édouard Charlemont
Endowed with an attractive history, this painting by the Austrian painter broke the world record for a work by the artist.
A New Record for Carl Moll
Indochina at Its Height
Carp frolicking on a folding screen by Pham Hau did not clam up before Alix Aymé’s nudes. Neither did bidders.
A Record for a Bernini Male Nude
The drawing by the master of Baroque art, recently discovered by the Compiègne auction house and making its debut at auction, was bound to light up…
Magnelli’s Lyrical Explosion Soars to New Heights
A work by Alberto Magnelli is a veritable burst of fireworks, with a final result to match.
The Charm of Van Dongen Followed by Two Records
Van Dongen was again revealed to be the master of the female portrait, and a work by Edward Cucuel broke a French record.
Street Artist Dran: Reviving Van Gogh
Street artist Dran reinterprets history in this swirling painting.
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.
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…
Watches, Cars and a Record for Ettore Bugatti’s Mido Watch
The idea behind this extraordinary auction was to feature two current trends, vintage cars and watches. Success was guaranteed.
Art Market Overview: a New Record for Chu Teh-Chun
Chu Teh-Chun is now seventh in the Artprice 2021 rankings, just behind his fellow citizen Zao Wou-Ki.
Decorchemont: Records and Preemptions
The sale of French Senator Paulin Daudé’s decorative arts collection was a resounding success. Excellent results rewarded his eclectic choices.
Art Market Overview: Rising Prices for Paintings by American Artist Robert Colescott
Twelve years after his death, the price index for works by the American New Figuration painter Robert Colescott (1925-2009) are soaring.
A Record on Paper for Nicolas de Staël
Designed to illustrate the cover of a collection of poems by critic and poet Pierre Lecuire, this gouache was the most sought-after object in his wife's…
Baccarat Hits the Heights
A New York auction house created a stir by selling what could be a unique piece: a prototype bottle in Baccarat crystal, preserved in its box and in…
A World Record for Landscape Painter Luigi Loir
Under the brush of Luigi Loir, Paris becomes a seaport and delivers an original version of the famous "Maman les p'tits bateaux" nursery rhyme.
A Floral Triumph for Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer
Early painting blossomed, led by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (1636-1699) and Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721).
Redon and Soulages: A Marriage for the Better
Two artists and prophets of their time, one was collected by Louis-Charles Libaude (1896-1922), the other appeared with an unexpected bronze, an alliance…
A White-Glove Sale Featuring Works from Vietnam by Pham Hau and Alix Aymé
Pham Hau’s folding screen nearly sets a world record and Alix Aymé breaks one.
An Imperial Bid for a Ming Vase
One of the first Chinese porcelain pieces in "blue and white", a decorative technique with a splendid destiny, this Yongle period vase rapidly garnered…
Record for a Scene of Daily Life in the Punjab
Sixteen Indian miniatures from the same private collection provided a glimpse of the customs and habits of this North Indian state, including a striking…
Alex Katz Dominated a Contemporary Art Line-Up
As expected, the cheerful figure of Alex Katz in a black hat was the sale’s most sought-after painting.
French Record for a Lost Fragonard Masterpiece
In a remarkable state of conservation and in its original frame, Un Philosophe lisant ( A Philosopher Reading ) set a French record for the master…
The Hôtel Drouot Reopens for the Season with the “Oeuvres Choisies”
Collecting Art: Morozov and the Russian Art Connoisseurs
Sisley at the Height of His Maturity
Artsy and the Myth of Sisyphus
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