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36 articles taggés "record"
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
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 Carmontelle, captured everybody’s attention and broke the world record for a…
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?
Erté revisits the château of Beauty and the beasts
Bacon's reading: the dangers of the too-exclusive
Literature, guest of honour at the fifth Aristophil sale
One more Pissarro
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