French Ministry of Culture will return for restitution seven canvases XVII-XVIII centuries, the heirs of Holocaust victims. Six paintings by Italian and German artists will be transferred Selldorfu Thomas (Thomas Selldorff), eighty grandson of Austrian textile magnate Richard Naumann (Richard Neumann). Another painting by Dutch artist returns to his family in Prague banker Josef Wiener (Josef Wiener). Four of the seven returned work until recently belonged to the collection of the Louvre. The other three are in museums in the Tour, Saint-Etienne and Agen.
Textile industrialist Richard Neuman made a collection of over 200 works of art at its Vienna villa, but in 1938 he was forced to flee from Austria, capturing only a portion of the meeting. He first came to Paris, then emigrated to Spain, and finally settled in Cuba. His grandson Thomas Selldorf now lives in the U.S.. Six paintings which now intends to return the French government, were left fleeing Nazi persecution Neumann in Paris. They confiscated a museum Adolf Hitler in Linz. This is the "Allegory of Venice" Gaspare Ditsiani (Gaspare Diziani), «St. Francis of Paola," Salvatore Francesco Fontebasso (Salvator Francesco Fontebasso) and "Portrait of Bartolomeo Ferrachina" brush Venetian Alessandro Longhi (Alessandro Longhi). In addition, the grandson Neumann will return the product of Italian master Sebastiano Ricci (Sebastiano Ricci) «The Temptation of St. Anthony and the work of" Miracle of St. Eligius, "Gaetano Gandolfi (Gaetano Gandolfi), as well as works by the German artist Francois-Charles Palko (Francois-Charles Palko).
Another picture - "Stop" by Dutch artist Pieter Jans van askhana (Pieter Jansz van Asch) - will be transferred to the Restitution family Prague banker Josef Wiener (Josef Wiener), died on the way to Theresienstadt concentration camp.
In the footsteps of the "Russian week in London
Big is seen in the distance... On first impression about such results "Russian week" I want to forget. Now after some time visual perception markedly blunted, and you can try to figure out what it was
Auction Christmas gifts LEAD. Summary
Holiday auction VEAD brought more than 4 million rubles. Well traded for Galle vases and porcelain from a family of Kollegala
"House of antique books in Nikitsky" November 21, and December 11. Summary
The overall result of the two auctions — 34.9 % of the lots sold for a total of over 1.6 million. E.
Buying antique weapons on the Russian auction. Questions and answers
Buy antique dagger, and won't there be any problems with the police? And not the procedure simply to apply what-нибудь license? Fortunately, the law does not repairing any obstacles bona fide old (antique) weapons
The art market for generation Z
In the foreseeable future we should expect a strong reduction of prices in the second names of Russian classics. Not from-за current situation, and the fundamental reasons
Fair episode will take place in Brussels on 24 January to 1 February 2015
On the eve of the fair BRAFA 2015 talk about the most interesting exhibits — Egyptian, Greek, pre-Columbian artifacts, Dutch landscapes, French sculpture, modernist paintings, and much more
Top-10 of the most expensive works of women-художниц
November 21, canvas American artist Georgia O'keeffe was sold for 44,4 million dollars. A new record total of women in the arts has led us to compile a ranking of the most expensive works of women-художниц
What we need to build a house? Auction, and art
In the foreseeable future should not expect the opening of new auction houses in Russia. Business for beginners is not very profitable and too troublesome
Kandinsky gave Pavel Pepperstein
Pavel Pepperstein became a laureate of the "Kandinsky Prize 2014" project "Holy policy". Winner in the category "Young artist. Project of the year" was albert soldiers video "Balthus"
Italians have stopped the sale of 4500-летней figurines at Christie's
Marble statuette of the goddess-матери bronze age, apparently, was illegally exported from Sardinia. She was supposed to appear at auction on December 11, with an estimate of up to $ 1.2 million
Stolen from the Roman Museum, the sculpture was found in the Luggage
The sculpture "the Sick child" Italian impressionist, Medardo Rosso, stolen from the National gallery of modern art in Rome, has been in storage for Museum visitors
At the fair in Miami stole a silver plate Picasso
Stolen plate 1956 is 85 000 dollars. Unknown offender or group of offenders has stolen the work of Picasso from the stand Amsterdam gallery Leslie Smith at the contemporary art fair Art Miami on the evening of 3 December
From the Roman Museum stolen sculpture worth 500 thousand euros
The robbery took place at the National gallery of modern art in Rome on 4 December. A thief stole a bronze sculpture "Sick child" Italian sculptor-импрессиониста Medardo Rosso
The winner of the Turner prize 2014
The winner of the main prize in the amount of 25 thousand pounds was an Irish artist Duncan of Campbell
Two German football fans tried to steal from a Museum painting by Emil Nolde
The incident took place in Nuremberg during the celebration of the victory of the German team in the world Cup. Mount-воры did not even have time to make a painting from a Museum, as they were caught by the police. The verdict in their case was made yesterday
Collector forgot to train Chinese scroll value in million euros
Collector Francesco Plateroti accidentally left on a train going from Paris to Geneva, Chinese scroll XIII century (the era of the yuan dynasty) wizard van Jungpana
The Melnikov House Museum opens
Today in the test mode offer to visit the Pilot house-мастерская Konstantin Melnikov. Before the end of the restoration, the Museum will take no more than 5 people a day by appointment
Mental health of Cornelius Gurlitt before the death of the questioned
According to the results of the medical examination, collector-затворник suffered from paranoia and other mental disorders that can give rise to the heirs to challenge his will (on which his entire collection he bequeathed to the Museum in Bern)
The LACMA Museum donated art for $ 500 million
Los-анджелесский County Museum of arts learned as a gift from magnate Jerry Perenchio masterpieces by Degas, Monet, Picasso, Leger, Magritte, Manet, Cezanne and others These 47 works will join a collection of LACMA after the death of Perenchio
The former electrician Picasso charged with possession of stolen works of the artist $ 100 million
In fact, four years ago, new circumstances — not in favor of the former electrician Picasso
"Furious Orpheus". Moses Feigin gallery ARTSTORY
Tonight in the gallery ARTSTORY a large retrospective of the works of Moses Feigin dedicated to the anniversary of the wizard
"Life under the tree". Christmas exhibition at the gallery GROS-Арт
The exhibition organized by the gallery "Eastern abroad" and ГРОСart, presents unique works of painting, graphics, sculpture, ceramics, glass, designer toys more than 20 Moscow artists
"White on white" gallery "Here"
Oscar Rabin, Yevgeny Kropivnitsky, German Egoshin, Marlen Spindler, Aaron Buch, Boris Kocheyshvili, Natalia Nesterova, Vladimir Yashke, Konstantin Batynkov, Semen Agroskin, Alexander Babin
"Paul Klee. No day without a line" in the Pushkin Museum
Today in the Museum of a name of A. S. Pushkin exhibition of Paul Klee from the collection Center Paul Klee in Bern, Fund Beyeler in Basel and other meetings in Switzerland. The exhibition — more than 150 works
"Return of history" in the GIM
Today in the Historical Museum opens exhibition of archaeology, transferred to the Historical Museum of the FSB RF, St.-Петербургу and Leningrad region
Russian glass in the Museum of decorative-прикладного and folk art
Tomorrow night in VMDPNI will take place the presentation of the album "Russian glass XVIII — beginning of the XX century and the opening of the exhibition "Russian glass. New arrivals"
"Art" in the NCCA
Today at 19.00 at the State center of contemporary art in the framework of the project "New arrivals in the collection of the NCCA will open the exhibition "art"
"Gifts of the East and West Imperial court for 300 years"
In the Hermitage in the General staff) exhibited approximately 400 works of fine and applied arts, weapons, books, and numismatics presented to the Russian rulers from Peter I to Nicholas II
The Hermitage — 250: new exhibition in the Main headquarters
December 7, 2014, on St. Catherine's Day, a solemn opening of the permanent exhibitions in the Main headquarters
"Dada and surrealism from the collection of the Israel Museum in the Hermitage
In the Main staff of the show paintings, sculpture, collage, photography artists of the XX century, not represented in the Hermitage. Of special interest are the works of Marcel Duchamp, man ray, Rene Magritte, Jean Miro
"Restoration of the Hermitage. Look through the prism of time"
The exhibition contains about 260 monuments that have undergone restoration in the Department of scientific restoration and conservation of the Museum
A masterpiece from the British Museum in the Hermitage
The exhibition, which opened on December 5, presents the statue of the Western pediment of the Parthenon, created in the workshop of Pheidias in 438-432, BC
Pre-auction "Russian enamel" — December 20,
This auction will be a record number of lots, representing a diversity of Antiques and collectibles. Pre-auction exhibition runs until December 20 from 11:00 to 19:00 (20 December-13:00)
Open 59-е AI trades
The last in 2014 auction AI Auction open. In the directory — scattering of pieces of the sixties; with them adequately neighbor and things almost a century ago, and the work of our contemporaries
Photo by Peter Lik sold in a private transaction for 6.5 million dollars
At least, so says his lawyer. Art-эксперты met this news with a big grain of salt
Karl Bryullov, Henri Matisse, Mikhail Larionov, Konstantin Somov and Mikhail Bulgakov... at auction In Nikitsky"
December 18, "House of antique books in Nikitsky" conducts the auction No. 43, which will be presented over 500 lots of Russian painting and graphics, rare autographs of famous Russian writers, pictures and posters
"The past and the luxury of the Russian emigre in Paris
December 19 at Drouot-Richelieu will be held the first auction of Russian Department of the auction house ADER
"Red curtain" Paul Delvaux at BRAFA 2015
At the Brussels fair episode, which will be held from 24 January to 1 February 2015, during the silent auction — provided the reserve price @there will be sold a picture of Paul Delvaux "Red curtain" 1934
Open 58-е AI trades
Landscapes, images of women, abstract compositions and genre...In the new catalog AI — Lansky, Pakulin, Sooster, Vechtomov, Popkov, Ryazhskaya, Shemyakin, Erte, Koshlyakov and other
The results of the auction ARTinvestment.RU No. 57. Yakovlev — 130 000. Sokolov-Скаля — 70 000
Sold 40 percent of the catalog. Not a record, but from the point of view of the annual market statistics quite convincingly
Painting by William Turner sold for a record 30,3 million pounds
Yesterday at Sotheby's auction painting by William Mellorda Turner "view of Rome from the Aventine hill" was sold for 30,3 million pounds (47.4 million$) — significantly higher than the estimate of 15-20 million pounds
Unknown poems of Alexander Vertinsky, private photos of Russian emperors, the forbidden manuscript Leo Tolstoy and much more at auction In Nikitsky"
The auction No. 42 "Rare books, manuscripts, autographs, pictures and postcards will be held on December 11. Pre-auction exhibition opens today
Auction "Russia: Art and History in Paris
December 9 French auction house Delorme & Collin du Bocage at Drouot auction site-Richelieu (Paris) will hold an auction of Russian icons, paintings, sculptures, prints, books, porcelain, enamels and other