L’amore del mondo by Giorgio De Chirico sold for $902,500

On the same note as our previous post and because Christie's and Sotheby's like to have similar auctions at the same time, here is a pick from Christie's recent "Impressionist Modern Sale" auction event on Nov 4 in New York"L'amore del mondo" by Giorgio De Chirico - sold for $902,500From the lot description: "L'amore del mondo of 1960 is a reworking of an earlier painting entitled Le mauvais génie d'un roi of 1914-1915 and [...]

By | 2009-11-10T01:00:15-07:00 November 10th, 2009|Arts|0 Comments

Cavaliere by Marino Marini sold for $1,082,500

Marino Marini's sculpture titled Cavaliere was sold for $1,082,500 at Sotheby's Impressions & Modern Art Evening Sale on Nov. 9, 2009 in New York.From the lot's note:"A dominant theme of Marini's art, the subject of horse and rider underwent a number of stylistic transformations throughout the decades, from the simple, rounded forms of the early 1940s, to the highly stylized, almost abstract manner of his late works. With its solid forms, the pronounced vertical [...]

By | 2009-11-10T00:41:21-07:00 November 10th, 2009|Arts|1 Comment

Degas’s “Petite danseuse de quatorze ans” to be sold by Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s will have an amazing auction coming up on Feb 3, 2009 in London during which Degas’s most important and iconic sculpture, the “Petite danseuse de quatorze ans” will be on the block with an estimated selling price of £9 – £12 million Below is Sotheby’s press release: LONDON, 6 January 2009 – Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that it is to offer Petite danseuse de quatorze ans in its next sale of Impressionist [...]

By | 2009-01-15T08:08:49-07:00 January 13th, 2009|Arts|3 Comments

More million-dollar paintings sell in London this week

As we wrote about it before, both Christie's and Sotheby's have large, multi-day modern art sale events this week in London. New results are in from the latest auctions and many masterpieces went for around a million dollars. Below is the selection of some of the recent sales: "Idylle" by Henri Martin - 541,250 GBP ($1,064,098) "Les deux fusils" by Fernand Léger - 481,250 GBP ($946,138) "La dame en rose" by Raoul Dufy - [...]

By | 2008-07-03T16:43:17-07:00 June 26th, 2008|Arts|4 Comments

Le bassin aux nymphéas by Monet sold for over $80 million

Several amazing paintings were sold today in the million dollar price range in London, during the "Impressionists and modern art" auction at Christie's. "Nature morte. Poissons et poêle" by Pablo Picasso - sold for £577,250 ($1,134,874) "Chaumières au flanc de la Montagne Sainte-Marguerite" by Paul Gauguin - sold for £577,250 ($1,134,874) "Frau mit erhobenem Bein und lila Strümpfen" by Egon Schiele - sold for £481,250 ($946,138) "Gladiolen" by Leo Gestel - sold for £505,250 [...]

By | 2008-06-25T01:01:11-07:00 June 24th, 2008|Arts|3 Comments
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