Press Releases tagged with european paintings

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875) La Baie de Somme  signed 'Corot' (lower left) oil on panel 9 3/8 x 19 5/8in (24 x 50cm) Est $ 100,000 - 150,000


Released: October 08, 2013

NEW YORK — Bonhams European Paintings auction on November 6 will feature excellent late 19th century landscapes by French masters Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem (1821-1911) and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875).   Corot's La Baie de Somme, painted circa 1855-1860, is a tender depiction of peasants and their cattle passing through a tranquil seaside meadow towards a rural village (est. $100,000-150,000). Corot was the leading Barbizon painter and his innovative style anticipated the Impressionist movement while simultaneously referencing the Neo-Classical. This canva...

"Shore Scene", Maurice G.  Logan, Estimate: $30,000-50,000

MATTHEW'S GALLERIES - March 12th Fine Arts Auction

Released: February 07, 2013

Matthew's Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announces its Spring Fine Arts Auction, March 12, 2013, of American & European paintings, watercolors & fine prints.  Highlighting the sale is "Shore Scene" by Maurice G. Logan (American, 1886-1977).  The 20" x 24" oil on canvas is Logan at his best, with an estimate of $30,000-50,000.  Also of note is "Bull Moose" by Carl Rungius (American, 1869-1959).  Estimated at $25,000-35,000, it measures 14" x 18".  Of interest to Northwest collectors are three paintings by William S. Parrott (American, 1843-1915), two by h...

David David Gallery


Released: October 26, 2012

The Boris Lurie Art Foundation and David David Gallery are pleased to announce that a major exhibition of the work of Boris Lurie will take place at David David Gallery in Philadelphia, PA, from November 14 to December 12, 2012, with an opening reception on Wednesday, November 14, from 5pm to 8pm. Born in Leningrad in 1924, Boris Lurie suffered the great upheavals of the Twentieth Century at first hand. His grandmother, mother, and sister were executed by the Nazis in the 1941 massacre at Rumbula, near Riga, and he and his father were interned at, and survived, a series of concentr...

Salvador Dali - "Time & Space - lithograph - Estimate: $800-1,200

MATTHEW'S GALLERIES - September 25th Fine Art Auction

Released: August 09, 2012

 Matthew's Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon is accepting consignments for its September 25, 2012 fine arts auction.  The gallery is seeking American and European paintings, watercolors, fine prints and sculpture of the 18th to 20th centuries, especially Northwest and California artists.  Already included are a number of paintings of interest to Northwest and California collectors, including work by Percy L. Manser, Edward B. Quigley, Albert Patecky and Arthur W. Best.  Fine prints by Dali, Chagall and Matisse have already been consigned.  The deadline for consig...

"Family", Paul Guiragossian

Matthew's Announces June Art Auction

Released: May 01, 2012

Matthew's Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announces a summer art auction, June 19, 2012.  The gallery is seeking consignments of American and International art from Old Masters to the 20th century, including paintings, watercolors, fine prints and sculpture.  Already included in the sale is "Family" by Paul Guiragossian (Armenian, 1926-1993).  The 15" x 18" oil on canvas was painted about 1963, and carries an estimate of $10,000-15,000.  From the selection of Amerian art is "Guarding the Move" by Ace Powell (1912-1978), a Western oil on canvas measuring 20" x 30" ...

Eisele Painting Brings Just Shy of $12,000

Successful Art Auction at Matthew's Galleries

Released: March 23, 2010

Matthew’s Galleries March 16th art auction resulted in a good-sized crowd, somewhat mixed results, but an overall successful sale. The featured lot was a panoramic circa 1890 view of Portland, Oregon. The 40” x 70” canvas carried an estimate of $8,000-12,000 and fetched just below the high figure of $12,000 (prices include buyer premium). William S. Parrott’s view of Mt. Hood, a 11.5” x 7” oil, fell within estimate at $4,560, yet an 16” x 8” Alaskan oil by Sydney M. Laurence fell below the low guess at $11,400. Modernist works of note were an oil by Robert Colescott, seated woman, 34” ...

J.  F.  Portaels - Young Woman With Flowers

Portaels Painting Offered by Matthew's Galleries

Released: March 12, 2010

Young Woman With Flowers by Jean Frans Portaels (Belgian, 1818-1895), is now part of the 19th century European collection at Matthew’s Galleries. While Portaels was known as an Orientalist, this oil suggests a Pre-Raphaelite direction. The 19.75” x 16” canvas is included in the Portaels catalogue raisonné by Antoinette De Laet, (artist’s niece), Brussels, Belgium.  It is offered at $110,000.

View of Portland, Oregon - C.  C.  Eisele

Important NW Historical Painting Offered at Matthew's Galleries Auction

Released: March 10, 2010

Nineteenth century views of Northwest American cities are scarce, and sought after by collectors and museums alike. Matthew’s Galleries is pleased to offer an important view of the East side of Portland, Oregon painted about 1890 by Charles Christian Eisele (1854-1919). On the auction block with a conservative estimate of $8,000-12,000, the oil on canvas is grand in size as the Oregon landscape it depicts: 40” x 70”. The view is from Mt. Tabor with considerable foreground view of figures, houses, trains, trolleys and farms. In the distance is Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Ra...

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