For the first time in France: a rare Alexander Calder stabile for sale
On 8th and 9th July, the Impressionist & Modern and Post-War & Contemporary departments will have the pleasure of holding their prestige sales, which will offer a vast selection of exceptional paintings and sculptures. At the evening Contemporary Art sale, collectors will have the opportunity to explore works by Simon Hantaï, Pierre Soulages and Antoni Tapiès. For the first time in France, a rare and exceptional stabile by Alexander Calder will be on offer.
In 2019, Artcurial, leading French auction house, has confirmed its position of major international player in the art market and totaled €203.1 m, +4% compared to 2018.
Louise Gréther’s selection
Dazzling diamonds, rare pocket watches, an irresistible ladies’ watch selection and a colourful selection of Hermès vintage bags are among the star lots presented in our prestigious Monaco winter sales. Louise Gréther, the director of our Monaco office, picks out her favourite pieces.
Te Bourao (II) by Paul Gauguin reaches €9,5M
The Impressionist & Modern sale was dominated by the exceptional painting Te Bourao (II) by Paul Gauguin, the last artwork still in private hands of a major nine paintings cycle painted in Tahiti and sent to Paris in 1898 as part of an exhibition dedicated to the artist at the Ambroise Vollard gallery. The oil on canvas reaches €9,553,200, almost twice its estimate.
Artcurial Opens an Office in Morocco
After a historic presence in Morocco, Artcurial opens an office in Marrakech and becomes the only international auction house to have a permanent structure on Moroccan land.