Description: An erotic gouache of a female nude, signed to mount Andre Masson, a pencil study of a nude, initialled LF, a lithograph of a clergyman's hand initialled GS, and a watercolour of a moorland landscape in a rainstorm, largest 15" x 22". Shipping: Buyer pays shipping cost. Shipping cost can be paid by credit card.
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The painting, one of the largest works Modigliani ever made and one of only five of his nudes ever to come up for auction, was hoped to be able to reassure the market that in an industry increasingly concerned with contemporary painters early 20th -entury masterpieces are again finding favor. That was emphatically true for Modigliani, whose prices have for years lagged behind peers like Picasso and Monet. When a crowd formed outside the gallery to gawp at the works, the police demanded the immediate closure of the show.
It was a place where people would go to sell items from their homes—pictures, or any kind of furniture or jewelry. I grew up in a small town called Lake Charles in Louisiana, but for high school I went to Taft, a boarding school. You literally study in front of paintings.
Remember me. The woman in black lacquer with her hands folded behind her head and her bare chest poked out was the first lamp I saw on the table. It was among a thicket of metal table lamps and art-glass shades that looked as if you needed a machete to get through them.
Heavily indebted Japanese husband is forced to auction his wife off to the gangsters and their clients. In this scene the wife is introduced to the buyers and embarrassingly has to strip naked in front of a group of clothed mafiosi and perform various humiliating things they ask of her. Continue reading
Domingo Alvarez Gomez Spanish b - Chalk pastel on Bristol paper depicting a recumbent female nude in white shift. Signed lower right. Domingo Alvarez Gomez Spanish b - Chalk pastel on Bristol paper depicting a standing female nude in white robe.
This article first appeared on the Riding the Elephant blog. Souza, one of the country's most famous artists, who died in India's old modern masters have been taking it in turns to hit record India prices at auctions. Souza's sometimes tortured canvases and evocative line drawings of figures, often nude, and of townscapes are regularly on offer, but their prices have been beaten in recent years by other old members of the Progressives Group such as V.