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20 articles taggés "still life"
Fernand Léger's Contrasting Rhythms
When the painter reinvented the centuries-old theme of the still life in light of modernity, he created a jewel of pure graphic design.
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 Fine Harvest of Fruit and Portraits
The paintings in the Yvonne and Jean Riechers collection mainly featured the early 17 th century still life genre in France. The more unobtrusive portraits…
Success for the Jouve Collection
From a Cubist painting by Alice Halicka to a sculpture of the Roman god Janus, this sale hailed the taste of Jean-Pierre Jouve.
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.
Treasure of an Italian Collector
In the Ile Saint-Louis apartment of this Venetian collector, two objects evoke the turbulent history of the lagoon city, while the Dutch lifestyle…
Objects Endowed with a Spirit, from Braque to a Tortoiseshell Case
A Cubist still-life and a Boulle inlaid case were the highlights of an auction boasting many, from paintings by Charreton or Stork to tableware by…
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…
Maria Van Oosterwyck's Rare and Intriguing Vanitas Paintings
Turquin's latest discovery is a red-letter event: there are very few of these ambitious compositions with extremely sophisticated messages by the 17…
Fantin-Latour, in All Simplicity
This finely observed, delicately painted still life attests to the painter’s subtlety.
Enjoying Old Masters at Canesso
Split-roasted pork, roast turkey or capon, fish and spider crabs… At a time when restaurants sadly remain closed, feast your eyes at the Canesso Gallery…
The Timeless World of Maria Van Oosterwyck
A rare work by a woman painter met with huge success in Troyes, France: a just reward for this Dutch still life virtuoso, adulated both then and now.…
Monnoyer’s 17th-Century View of Nature
This 1665 work is emblematic of the 17 th -century flower painter’s precocious virtuosity and one of his early masterpieces.
Bountiful Nature, from Korovin to Alfred Boucher
Modern artists Constantine Korovin, Henri Hayden, Moïse Kisling and Alfred Boucher celebrated fruits and flowers.
A Brazilian Still Life by Alberto da Veiga Guignard
Alberto da Veiga Guignard and Henri-Edmond Cross were the front runners at this sale focusing on modern artists.
A Floral Triumph for Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer
Early painting blossomed, led by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (1636-1699) and Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721).
High Bids for Prud'hon and Foujita
Two lovely works by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon and Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita achieved their rightful prices at this sale, which also included a portrait…
The Modernity of Henri Rousseau’s Bouquet
All eyes were on the naïve painter’s pleasingly composed bouquet of flowers.
Monnoyer’s Opulence; Criaerdl’s Elegance
This summer session showcased a writing desk stamped Antoine Mathieu Criaerd, and other famous names including Monnoyer and Cartier.
Valtat: The Virtuoso of Color
The painter, famous for his vivid landscapes, was celebrated through two works typical of his approach to form and use of fragmented brushstrokes.…
A Solid Investment: The Hermès 'Himalaya' Birkin Bag
The Waltz of Sculptures, from the 18th Century to Camille Claudel
A Spectacular Folly in the Form of a Chinese Pagoda
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