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11 and March 12, Sotheby's in partnership with SVV Artcurial auction dispersed in three vacations, the collection of Felix Marcilhac, figure of the art market, antiques dealer and recognized and undisputed expert in Art Deco.
Collected over the past 40 years and consisting of works of the greatest artists and creators» Read more
From 1954 to 1958, Ingo Maurer studied the graphic arts in Munich. He
went to work a few years in New York and California before founding
his studio Design M in Munich in 1963 and devote himself to the design
of light units.» Read more
February 20, Versailles informed us have received an extraordinary gift: a Japanese lacquer commode performed by Gaudreaus for the bedroom of Louis XV in the Chateau de Choisy.
Let’s focus on this piece, the donation and the intricacies of this donation.» Read more
A lacquer flaking immediately after installation, it is infuriating. Fortunately
the Martin have all the solutions for a lacquer that lasts! To discover
exclusively, visit until June 8 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris
the exhibition Secrets of French lacquer: The vernis Martin.» Read more
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is probably the most famous French
sculptors of the second half of the nineteenth century and early
twentieth century. His eponymous museum deals with the highlighting
and protection of his work.» Read more
In November 2012, the magazine Art Absolument dedicated Sera as one
of the 101 best contemporary artists in France over the last ten years.» Read more
Sunday, February 9 SVV Guillaume Le Floc'h, assisted by our Cabinet of
expertise for furniture and works of art, will auction old masters,
modern and contemporary paintings, furniture and works of art from the
XVII, XVIII and nineteenth centuries as well as ceramics.» Read more
It is the reading of Out of Africa at 17 that comes radically overturn the
lives of Peter Beard. He falls deeply love with Africa.
» Read more
All the team of Authenticité joins me to wish you a great 2014. This
week, we take an interest to the bonheur du jour, feminine piece of
furniture in essence. It appears in 1760 in the topology of French
furniture and is characterized by its refined and elegant lines.» Read more
The blacksmith turned designer ...
Jean Prouvé began his career as a steelworker but quickly reveals an
incredible talents of architect and furniture designer.
» Read more
Sold just over 200,000 Euros at Artcurial last October, another sold for £55,000 at Christie's London last week, gold-inlaid are sought after by amateurs and are the pride of the largest collections in particular Rothschild one.» Read more
On Saturday 07 December 2013 the auction room of Alençon (Orne) will sell an Eyema Byeri from the Fang of the first half of the twentieth century.» Read more
Sunday 1st December at Saint-Cloud, master Guillaume Le Floc'h auctioneer will sell jewelry, watches, fashion items especially Hermes and many silverware lots.
Let's look at lot 129, a pair of table covers and a heater, sold by one of our client following a free online valuation.» Read more
Back on the secret and unusual artist which was recently celebrated in a retrospective at the Gianadda foundation in Switzerland.» Read more
The 2014 French budget, passed few days ago, made no concessions to art and the art market.
Here is an overview of taxation that awaits you whether it is sales, capital gains or inheritance.» Read more
Martin Parr was born in England in 1952 in a London wealthy family.
Dive as a teenager by a passion for photography, he studied the subject
in Manchester in the 1970s before joining the prestigious Magnum
agency in 1994.
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Auctions of October were a great success in old masters and modern paintings. Low estimates that have been sprayed or realistic estimates in the light of market have been exceeded.
Back on two sales one in St. Cloud and the other in Orléans that are perfect examples of this trend.» Read more
The legend says that it was after a challenge from his son that Roy
Lichtenstein performs his first painting in 1961 after a drawing of
Mickey. A challenge that will take him far more than he could have
imagined...» Read more
Full marks for our last two auctions, organized by Le Floc'h and Philocale auctioneers, with the collaboration of Cabinet Authenticité for the expertise and appraisal of furniture and objets d'art. Estimates multiplied by two or three for quality lots, from estates and sold in their "juice".» Read more
After 40 years of absence, Georges Braque is finally celebrated in Paris
To mark the 50th anniversary of his death and for four months, the
Grand Palais ambitious retrospective of the artist who transformed
painting of the twentieth century with its innovative vision of landscape
and still life.» Read more