Impressionist 
  & Modern Art

Impressionist
  & Modern Art

Under the hammer of Francis Briest and led by Bruno Jaubert, Artcurial’s Impressionist and Modern Art Department organises more than 2 important sales sessions per year, focusing on major works from the main artistic movements of the first half of the 20th century  impressionism, postimpressionism, pointillism, cubism, fauvism, dadaism, futurism, surrealism, etc.

Unmissable events for international collectors and connoisseurs, these auctions feature major artworks which achieve exceptional results – €6.1M Aristide Maillol’s La Rivière in 2013, €3.6M for Auguste Rodin’s Andromède in 2017, €7.1M for Van Gogh’s Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes in 2018, €9,5M for Paul Gaugin’s tahitian masterpiece Te Bourao (II) in 2019, and €1M for Bernard Buffet's Deux clowns trompette from Maurice Garnier Collection in 2020.

The Impressionist & Modern department is well known for the sale of prestigious collections such as than the Teriade, Oury, Vierny, Hebey, Leymarie, Kann, Lombard, Claudel, Altounian, Balthus or Garnier collections. Our specialists are committed to deploying a tailor made strategy for each collection, in order to enhance its cultural and commercial value throughout the world.

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Sanyu auction: spotlight on the master of modern calligraphy

Sanyu auction: spotlight on the master of modern calligraphy

Artcurial is pleased to present the sale of Sanyu, Brush Drawings on 9th June. Composed of 45 drawings from the Jean-Claude Riedel Collection, this set highlights the delicate work of this modern calligrapher.

Private collections highlighted in the Modern and Contemporary Art auctions

Private collections highlighted in the Modern and Contemporary Art auctions

The Impressionist & Modern Art and Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in December were highlighted by the dispersion of five private collections of artworks by the greatest artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Serges Poliakoff, Balthus and Emile Gilioli.

Monaco Sculptures: Success for the second edition reaching €3.8 M

Monaco Sculptures: Success for the second edition reaching €3.8 M

Once again this year, Artcurial has step up to the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, in the heart of Monaco. During these few days, the Principality lived to the rhythm of the prestigious sales of the Monaco Auction Week, a highlight of the Monegasque life.

Une opération par le Docteur Péan à l’Hôpital International, the background of an exclusive artpiece on the market

Une opération par le Docteur Péan à l’Hôpital International, the background of an exclusive artpiece on the market

Artcurial is proud to present a rare masterpiece by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec at the Impressionist & Modern Art auction on 29 June. Entitled Une opération par le Docteur Péan à l’Hôpital International, this work was realised in 1891 and has remained in the hands of the same family ever since, which is none other than that of Toulouse Lautrec's doctor, to whom the artist gave it that year. This same doctor, Frédéric Baumgarten, is depicted in the front of the composition. Exhibited only once in 1914, this artpiece is an important rediscovery, as unique in its exclusivity on the market as in its subject. 

Upcoming sales

may
28
17:00
                        A Moroccan Spring
may
28
17:00

N°A3913

A Moroccan Spring

Majorelle & his contemporaries Moroccan and International Modern & Contemporary Art

Marrakech, en duplex à Paris
jun.
08
20:00
                        Modern Art
jun.
08
20:00

N°4201

Modern Art

Evening Sale

Artcurial, Paris
jun.
09
11:00
                        Sanyu, brush drawings
jun.
09
11:00

N°4261

Sanyu, brush drawings

Jean-Claude Riedel Collection, part 3

Artcurial, Paris
jun.
09
14:00
jun.
27
18:00