26 Press Releases

Tag: Painting

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    European Art

    Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer started his artistic career as a lithographer and ceramist before revolutionalizing the French pottery style in the 1890s. It was only after 1895, following a trip to Italy, that he started working with oil paint. His first exhibition at the Galerie Georges Petit in Paris was comprised of…

    DÉSIRÉ-FRANÇOIS LAUGÉE (French, 1823-1896)
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques, Sculpture, Glass, Original Illustrations

    A French painter and printmaker, Louis Valtat was strongly associated with Fauvism, a style of painting that emphasized fierce brushwork and the use of colors rather than realistic qualities. His oil on canvas painting titled La Mer is one of the leading lots at the upcoming Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques,…

    Fernando Cueto Amorsolo (1892 - 1972)
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    The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries

    Several Baroque paintings by prolific French artists depicting landscapes, portraits, and religious scenes will be presented in the upcoming Lyon & Turnbull auction. The Deposition, by Eustache Le Sueur, reflects the Baroque style as well as the artist’s signature use of color and lighting. Also available is a portrait of…

    Fine Art
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    Death and the Maiden

    Known best as a Surrealist painter, Tiffany Dae incorporates classical oil painting techniques into her imaginative works. Raised with a passion for media and magic, Dae creates with the belief that art mirrors culture. Her paintings often depict celestial realms, which she describes as “... representations of another world, in…

    Carla Secco
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    European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Online

    Offered in the upcoming sale, presented by Sotheby's, are 65 lots of European paintings, drawings, and sculptures. One highlighted item is a work executed by Guillaume Seignac. A French academic painter, Seignac was trained in both the academic style of the École des Beaux-Arts and the classical themes of the…

    JULES JOSEPH LEFEBVRE - AN ELDERLY GREEK WOMAN
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    Modern Art Hong Kong | Evening Sale

    Founded in 1824 by Alexander Reid, a barley farmer and schoolteacher, The Macallan was one of the first legally licensed distilleries in Scotland. Bottles from the collection of Californian retailer Wing Hop Fung come to auction in the upcoming Sotheby’s sale. Many of the available bottles were acquired directly from…

    The Macallan Fine & Rare 34 Year Old 51.0 abv 1968 (1 BT75cl)
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    Palm Beach Collections Session I

    A leading lot of the upcoming Palm Beach Collections auction, presented by Hindman, is a sculpture carved by Arno Breker. Originally from Germany, Breker abandoned his studies in 1924 and moved to Paris. While there, he began to meet with artists such as Pablo Picasso. Breker would later play a…

    A Pair of Large French Gilt and Patinated Bronze Fourteen-Light Candelabra Height overall 45 inches.
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    Art Of Asia - Antiquity To Present Day

    Historically, the Batak tribe of modern-day Indonesia believed a shaman could harness both white and black magic. Each shaman would craft a staff to channel their abilities. One such staff from the Batak people is highlighted in the upcoming Art of Asia auction, presented by Artemis Gallery. Human and animal…

    Early 20th C. China Miao Silvered Copper Necklace
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    Contemporary Curated

    In the 1950s, Joan Mitchell emerged as a leading Abstract Expressionist at a time when few women artists were recognized. The upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s, will feature several works by Joan Mitchell. Explaining her expressive art experience in her works, she said, “Abstract is not a style.…

    Adolph Gottlieb
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    The Collection of Mario Buatta - Day 1

    Mario Buatta, an American interior decorator, was commonly regarded as “the Prince of Chintz.” Buatta owned a significant personal collection of decorative art, fine art, and furniture. This March, Stair presents over 1,000 items from Buatta’s collection over two days. The first session particularly features an ebonized four-light girandole mirror.…

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Vases Mounted as Lamps
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    Contemporary Edition

    The upcoming sale presented by Christie's will include 201 lots of contemporary and modern art. Among the top lots of the sale is an oil painting created by Helen Frankenthaler. The piece, titled Guadalupe, was created by staining a solid pigment onto canvas. Frankenthaler’s technique helped shape Abstract Expressionism and…

    Contemporary Edition
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    Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale

    Available in the upcoming Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale offered by Clarke Auction Gallery are nearly 200 lots of paintings and sculptures. These items have remained in storage due to non-payment or lack of placement in another event. They come to auction this March with no reserves. Several oil paintings…

    ILLEGIBLY. Signed Oil On Canvas Houses On River
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    The Winter Sale 2020

    Duck hunters use confidence decoys to lull their prey into a false sense of security. These decoys are not modeled after ducks, but instead other birds that a duck would encounter in an everyday environment, such as a goose or swan. A 1920 swan confidence decoy carved by Charles Birch…

    Percival Rosseau (1859-1937) New England
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    Vintage Posters

    The upcoming auction of Vintage Posters, offered by Swann Auction Galleries, features a number of Art Nouveau posters by renowned artists of the early 20th century. Several featured works were designed by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist known for his stylized theatrical posters. Highlighted is his…

    ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931). A. BROSSARD
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    Disneyana

    Charles Ridgway was one of the only journalists to write a positive review of Disneyland's opening day in July of 1955. The park ran out of food and most of the rides broke down. But Ridgway came early enough to try the food and stayed late enough for the rides…

    Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers.
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    Modern Art & Design + Urban Culture Auctions: 3 Sessions

    French artist Albert Gleizes dedicated his life to contributing and explaining the Cubist art movement. His early exposure to the new art form of geometric patterns, lines, and colors came from his father’s fabric studio. Although Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso were the leaders of Cubism, it was Gleizes and…

    Monumental Pablo Picasso Tarasque Jug-Vessel (A.R. 247)
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    Old Masters Online

    In 1511, Joos van Cleve rose through the ranks of an Antwerp guild as a ‘master painter.’ He was best known for his detailed portraits of royalty and his religious paintings. Most of his artworks reflect an aspect of everyday life. In the upcoming Old Masters Online auction, Sotheby's presents…

    HYACINTHE RIGAUD - PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, HALF-LENGTH, IN A RED MANTLE
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    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    The Impressionist movement was a major shift in the way the art world perceived skill, technique, and style. Its emphasis on short, defined brushstrokes and abstraction should not be mistaken for  a lack of skill. In the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper auction presented by Christie’s, sketches,…

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
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    MCM Furniture, Art & Decor Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneer’s upcoming September MCM Furniture, Art, & Decor Auction features impeccably preserved mid-century pieces from several New England estates. Go straight to the MCM sources that continue to inspire contemporary designers’ work today with the classic clean lines and bold colors. The auction is a wonderful opportunity…

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneer’s
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    Vintage Estate Antiques, Fine Art & Jewelry Auction

    With an eye for vintage items and commitment to excellence, Burchard Galleries Inc. truly showcases a wide range of selection in its Vintage Estate Antiques, Fine Art & Jewelry auction. It features H. Claude Pissarro’s invaluable oil on canvas with lustrous use of colors depicting a vibrant art market. An…