Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Surrealist Max Ernst branches out into forest30 November 2020
De Baecque & Associés (27% buyer’s premium) offered the second instalment of the Modern and Contemporary art collection of Colette Creuzevault.
Unattributed work now ascribed to one of da Vinci’s closest pupils sets €1.4m record30 November 2020
A painting by the artist known as Salai, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s closest pupils, proved to be the toast of the latest sale of Old Master and 19th century paintings and sculpture at Artcurial (25/20/12% buyer’s premium).
Phillips to offer specialist dealer's art pottery30 November 2020
Art Nouveau-era art pottery from the collection of Jason Jacques, the well-known specialist dealer in this field, will be offered on December 9.
Fine Arts Paris goes digital for autumn24 November 2020
Like many fairs this year, because of the Covid-19 crisis, Fine Arts Paris, which was due to be staged at the Palais Brongniart in the French capital in late November, has changed from a physical event to an online platform showcasing exhibitors’ works.
High hopes for aviation fan’s de la Tour23 November 2020
Lempertz in Cologne is selling 23 paintings from the collection put together by the aviation entrepreneur Hinrich Bischoff and his wife, Ingrid.
Go nuts about fan leaf Down Under23 November 2020
Twenty lots from a private Sydney collection will open the sale devoted to Chinese Paintings to be held by Bonhams on December 2 in Sydney.
Cambodian Khmer carved stone statue offered at Christie’s in Paris23 November 2020
This Cambodian Khmer carved stone statue of a male divinity is one of the highlights of the Asian Art sale at Christie’s in Paris on December 10.
Old Masters: ‘The Spinola Rubens’ makes return to Vienna23 November 2020
A painting from the workshop of Peter Paul Rubens making its second appearance at Dorotheum (28/25/22/18% buyer’s premium) in the space of a decade was the best-seller in the November 10 Old Masters auction in Vienna.
Yuan dynasty jar spotted in Dallas23 November 2020
This small 14th century Yuan dynasty longquan celadon jar moulded with peonies, a dragon chasing a pearl and with five-point stars will feature in the December 11 sale of Fine and Decorative Asian Art at Heritage in Dallas.
Work attributed to the circle of Patinir offered at Ivoire Angers23 November 2020
One of the highlights at Ivoire Angers on December 10 will be this small 9 x 13in (23 x 32cm) Flemish school oil on cradled panel.
Vernet adds drama to Tivoli23 November 2020
A painting by the celebrated landscape painter Joseph Vernet (1714-89) depicting Tivoli near Rome which has not been seen since the 19th century is making an appearance in Sotheby’s Paris rooms on December 3.
Rediscovered 15th century Virgin and Child reflects Bastiani’s broader style23 November 2020
This 15th century painting of the Virgin and Child was discovered by Léonard Pomez of the Hôtel des Ventes de Troyes during the course of a valuation at a property near Troyes and comes up for auction in the city on November 27.
Qianlong period panel among highlights at Sotheby’s in Paris23 November 2020
One of the highlights of Sotheby’s Asian works of art sale in Paris on December 11 will be this jade, zitan and boxwood panel from the Qianlong period.
Yongzheng dish branches out to French sale23 November 2020
One of the highlights at Millon in Paris on December 8 will be this 18th century Yongzheng mark and period porcelain dish estimated at €150,000-200,000.
Le Pho painting on offer in Paris23 November 2020
This painting by Le Pho (1907-2001) will be one of the highlights of the Asian works of Art sale to be held by Tajan on December 7 in Paris.
Lam in the swim of things at Tajan16 November 2020
Wifredo Lam’s untitled piscine painting from 1974 will be offered in the Modern Art auction to be held by Tajan in its Paris rooms on November 24.
Picasso ceramic portrait at Piasa16 November 2020
This painted and glazed earthenware ceramic by Pablo Picasso from 1956 decorated with a profile Portrait de Jacqueline will feature in the November 25 sale of Modern and Contemporary Art at Piasa in Paris.
Paper view: 30 previews of books, prints, posters, ephemera and documents available at dealers and auctions16 November 2020
The term ‘works on paper’ encompasses a diverse range of media from artist’s prints to posters, ephemera and documents. Pictured here, along with an array of books, is a section of items available to buy from dealers or bid for at auction.
Calder gets mobile to create a saleroom record16 November 2020
Works by Alexander Calder (1898-1976) proved to be the toast of a recent Hindman (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) sale of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
Corporate collection on offer to public16 November 2020
Jackson’s is holding an auction on December 1-2 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, which will include more than 100 lots by Modern and Contemporary masters in a variety of media comprising primarily works that have been deaccessioned from a corporate collection.