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Sequana auction house, in Rouen, in collaboration with our experts specialized in free valuation and free appraisal will sell at auction a French Regence period kingwood parquetry box, Sunday 31st May in Rouen.» Read more
Roberto Matta-Echaurren (1911-2002) said Matta is one of the leading painters of the surrealist movement. His production was exceptional in the link he established between his paintings, his personal history and history.» Read more
From 86 to 16 000 euros for a Gallé lamp, what a gap ! Our fine arts specialists try to give you some advice on what to look at before to purchase some Gallé work of art.» Read more
From £200 to £120 000, the prices of his works are vary wide. Major player in the Figuration Libre of the 1980s, Combas is always an artist popular of the French contemporary art market.» Read more
On désigne par bronze animalier
une sculpture en bronze dont le sujet principal est un animal.
Le premier âge d’or du bronze animalier date de la première moitié du XIXème siècle.» Read more
Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) is a leading furniture designer, of Italian origin, active in the 1900s whose fame is now overshadowed by those of his two sons, Rembrandt, sculptor, and Ettore creator of the famous eponymous car brand.» Read more
Cartier, the name evokes, for each of us, luxury, jewelry, gold, precious stones and watches. More than the story of a personality, Cartier is a family in which four successive generations perpetuated and expanded the art of jewelry and watches.» Read more
King of the auctions, Felix Ziem remains a relatively unknown artist to
the public. He knew a quick notoriety and unusual fact: one of his
paintings enters in the Louvre during his lifetime.» Read more
Picasso is currently recognized as one of the greatest artists of all time for both his graphic work, particularly his paintings (he holds the world record for most expensive painting sold at auction in the world) and for his sculptures. But he was also interested in ceramics in the period after the war.» Read more
Of all the major sculptors of his time, Charles Cordier (1827-1905) is certainly one whose style and art stand out the most.» Read more
Zao Wou-Ki, one of the greatest French-Chinese painters of the second half of the twentieth century, died a few weeks ago at the age of 92.» Read more
At the dawn of the 20s, the production of Limoges enamels, fallen into abeyance in the late nineteenth century, is experiencing a new boom in the person of Camille Faure (1874-1956). Brilliant entrepreneur, he was able to grab spirit of the times in its active workshops from 1920 to 1980.» 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
Jean-Baptiste Olive (1848-1936) was a French painter of the second
half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth specializing in
landscape and marine frequently representing his native Provence.
Unknown to the general public, it is celebrated on the Cote d'Azur, and in
particular in Marseilles he painted many times for his pictures full of
sunshine and light.» Read more
The name of Rene Jules Lalique (1860-1945) is associated with the world of luxury and fashion either for his jewellery designs or his master glassmaker art. In the 20's, Lalique started the creation and the pproduction of car mascots in particular the famous Five Horses.» Read more
Of all the great sculptors of the second half of the 18th century, Claude Michel said Clodion is probably one of the best known and his name evokes in the minds of many an bacchanal in clay, a bas relief or a bronze cast saw in an auctioneer, a gallery, or at Drouot or in a museum.» Read more
Jules Rene Herve (1887-1981) was a French impressionist painter of our time. He is best known for his paintings depicting scenes of Parisian life full of light.» Read more
Of all the great sculptors of the second half of the 19th century, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux is probably one of the best known and his name evokes in the minds of many a sculpture in bronze, marble or terracotta seen at auction, in a gallery, at Drouot or in a museum.» Read more
Eugène Galien Laloue (1854-1941) is an impressionist painter specializing in paintings of Paris during the Belle Epoque. Very prolific artist, he produced some 5,000 paintings and 1,000 works in oil representing Paris but also landscapes.» Read more
Philocale auction house, Matthieu Semont auctioneer, in collaboration with our experts specialized in free valuation and free appraisal sold at auction a French 18th century silver and blue glass jam pot, Tuesday 26th November in Orleans.» Read more