Paavo Tynell (1890-1973)
An exceptional brass mod. 143 “Snowflake” ceiling lamp from the Fantasia serie by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy, circa 1940
A European Collection
On 20th October, in parallel with Paris+ by Art Basel, Artcurial will be auctionning the Eclectic Eye collection from a London apartment. Assembled over the space of 20 years by discerning collectors, this is a rare, cutting-edge collection that brings together objects and periods. From the great modern artists Berthe Morisot and Pierre Bonnard, to contemporaries Peter Doig and Olafur Eliasson, as well as rare 18th-century furniture and exceptional Chinese and Sèvres porcelain. This collection of nearly 160 lots will invite you on a unique journey into the free and intuitive spirit of collectors.
Yves Dana, un autre regard sur la sculpture
The Post-War & Contemporary Art department at Artcurial presents from 5th to 26th October 2023 an exhibition spotlighting the remarkable sculptor Yves Dana, the Egyptian-born Swiss artist. In collaboration with the renowned London gallery Waddington Custotand spanning 25 years of his career, this first major exhibition in France includes 16 artworks, in stone and bronze, offering the opportunity to discover the work of this highly regarded sculptor much appreciated by collectors across the world. All the sculptures presented will be available for purchase.
Fragonard, a rediscovered masterpiece
As every year, the Old Master & 19th Century Art department will hold its prestige sale on 22nd November, in conjunction with Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale. The sale will feature a masterpiece by Jean-Honoré Fragonard: The Sacrifice to the Minotaur. Estimated €4,000,000 - 6,000,000, this oil on canvas has been kept in the same family for over a century. An exceptional, unpublished still life by Louyse Moillon and a Saint John the Evangelist by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo will also be offered for sale.
A royal jewel feet in the water on Cap-Ferrat
John Taylor Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
This waterfront property is located in the very quiet and private area of Cap-Ferrat.
A real gem that belonged to two crowned heads: built by the Belgian King Leopold II at the end of the 19th century and also belonged to Prince Rainier III of Monaco between 1950 and 1956.
Grace Kelly also stayed there.
It was purchased by the current owners in 1962 and has never been on the market since.