Press Releases tagged with henri matisse

Lot 424: Henri Matisse, Grand Masque, aquatint, inscribed to model Nadia Sednaoui, 1948.  Sold May 8, 2018 for $87,500, a record for the work.  (Pre-sale estimate: $50,000 to $80,000)

Personalized Portrait by Matisse Leads Swann Print Auction

Released: May 10, 2018

With highlights spanning six centuries, Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on May 8 offered works by the greatest innovators in the field. The sale totaled more than $2M. Leading the auction was a gift from Henri Matisse to one of his favorite models, Nadia Sednaoui. The evocative aquatint Grand Masque, 1948, a stylized portrait of the young woman, is signed and inscribed to her by the artist. It sold for $87,500, a record for the work. Another auction record was set for the artist’s 1938 linoleum cut Diane, at $20,000. Tête de femme, de profil, 1905, an early...

Lot 687: Andy Warhol Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Portfolio $50,000 - 80,000


Released: April 13, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. Included among the 500+ lots of paintings, prints, sculptures and works on paper for sale, also is a sequenced sale of some 30 works from the personal collection of celebrated art critic, dealer and collector, Clara Diament Sujo. Entitled "Presencia de lo Humano" (Human Presence), this session attests to Clara Sujo’s exquisite taste, with works from Luis Martínez Pedro, Alirio Rodriguez, Antonio Seguí, Luis Fernando Benedit, Manuel Espinoza ...

The top lot of the sale was this stylized rendering of the iconic Chanel No.  5 perfume bottle ($32,400).

Three artworks attributed to Andy Warhol sell for a combined $50,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

Released: March 22, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Three artworks attributed to Pop Art icon Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987) – stylized renditions of the products Chanel No. 5 and Absolut Vodka, plus one of Elvis Presley as a gun-toting cowboy – combined for a little more than $50,000 in an online fine art auction titled Private Art Collections & Estate Discoveries held March 15th by Woodshed Art Auctions.   Chanel No. 5 was the top earner in the 163-lot sale, selling for $32,400 (with buyer’s premium). The gouache, watercolor and ink on paper work was signed lower center and verso. It was also marked with the stamp ...

Untitled skeleton head painting attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), unframed and artist signed, 12 inches by 22 inches ($37,500).

Basquiat and Warhol share the spotlight in Woodshed Art Auctions' online-only fine art auction, Feb. 1st

Released: February 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s fitting that the top two lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet only fine art auction held February 1st were claimed by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. Not only were the two arguably the kings of the New York Pop Art scene of the 1980s, they currently occupy first and second place for most ever paid for an artwork by an American artist at auction.   Warhol held the record for several years when his 1963 canvas titled Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) sold for $104.5 million at an auction held in 2013 at Sotheby’s in New York. But in May of last year, Basq...

Tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work ($96,000), one of five Van Goghs in the sale.

Paintings attributed to Monet and Van Gogh each bring $96,000 at Woodshed Art Auctions

Released: August 22, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, each soared to $96,000 in Woodshed Art Auctions’ Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction that ended on July 26th.   The Monet was the auction’s expected top lot. It was signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and with a pencil-written reference number. The modest painting was possibly a study made on location, for on...

Guests will be able to enjoy an array of works by Gockel, such as Infinity Hour, which brings to life his unique combination of an elegant and whimsical style.

Artworks by renowned German painter Alfred (Alex) Gockel will be featured at a July 30th auction

Released: July 28, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –Baterbys Art Gallery of Orlando will present a special live art auction event on Saturday, July 30th, featuring a collection of over 300 works of art by some of the biggest names in the world of fine art. The event will be hosted by ProSource of Jacksonville in their showroom at 5250 Sunbeam Road in Jacksonville and is open to the public. The preview and registration will commence promptly at 5pm Eastern time; the live auction will start at 6pm. The impressive lineup of artists on display will include iconic masters such as Salvador Dali, Peter Max, Marc Chagall and P...

Artworks by Picasso will be showcased for one evening only, July 30th, at live art auction event

Released: July 26, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 30th, artworks created by the 20th century master Pablo Picasso will be showcased for one day only. Baterbys, Central Florida’s largest art gallery, invites the general public to an evening art event and live auction that will feature works by Picasso and other artists, in the showroom of ProSource of Jacksonville at 5250 Sunbeam Road. The artwork of Picasso is widely regarded as the most important of the 20th century, due to its influence on movements that occurred throughout the period. If it weren’t for Picasso’s ingenuity and passion for creatin...

The Painter and his Model: Studio Interior, 1921, Private Collection

“Matisse and the Model” opens at Eykyn Maclean on October 28

Released: October 03, 2011

  “I depend entirely on my model.” - Henri Matisse, 1939. As Matisse noted in 1939, he relied on his models to help him find expression for his shifting creative vision, and he looked upon them as partners in his work. Whether exploring the tensions between abstraction and figuration, fact and fantasy, other and self, his devotion to the human figure was a constant theme. Eykyn Maclean presents “Matisse and the Model,” an in-depth survey of Henri Matisse‟s unwavering commitment to the subject of the human figure throughout his career, which will be on exhibit in their New York g...

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