Under the hammer of Francis Briest and the direction of Bruno Jaubert, the Impressionist & Modern Art department organises two major auction sessions each year, showcasing private collections and major works from the artistic movements of the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Pointillism, Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism, Futurism, Surrealism, etc.
These prestigious auctions are a must for international collectors and art lovers. They offer high-quality works at auction with exceptional results: €6.1m for Aristide Maillol’s La Rivière in 2013, €3.6m for Auguste Rodin’s Andromède in 2017, €7.1m for Vincent Van Gogh’s Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes in 2018, €9.5m for Paul Gauguin’s Te Bourao (II) in 2019, and €2.9m for Portrait de David D. Bourliouk by Mikhail Larionov in 2021.
The department has a long history of selling prestigious collections such as Tériade, Oury, Vierny, Hebey, Leymarie, Kann, Lombard, Claudel, Altounian, Balthus, Garnier, Riedel, Dora Maar, Massimo Campigli and Germaine Richier.
Artcurial’s specialists are committed to coming up with a bespoke strategy for each collection in order to enhance the cultural and commercial value of these exceptional works throughout the world. They are at your disposal for free and confidential valuations of your impressionist and modern works.
On 8th June, Artcurial will auction four important works by artists from the Hanoi School in its Impressionist & Modern Art sale: a rare Maternity by Le Pho alongside with an exceptional group of three works by Mai Trung Thu.
The Impressionist & Modern Art department is pleased to present a magnificent collection of eight Surrealist works at its prestigious sale on 7th June. René Magritte, Paul Delvaux, Francis Picabia, Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Pierre Roy and Félix Labisse will all be on sale, each displaying in a unique way the onirism inherent to the movement. With its variety of subjects and techniques, this collection of works, which is a veritable “Surrealist Room”, allows us to grasp the manifold components of dreams and the different paths of Surrealism.
On 7th and 8th June, the Impressionist & Modern Art and Post-War & Contemporary Art departments will hold their prestige sales of major artworks by great 20th century artists.
On 7th June, Artcurial will be auctioning the works from the estate of the composer and conductor Pierre Boulez. Comprising paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints, the collection bears witness to the links that the composer forged with painters throughout his long career: Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Alejandro Otero, Jean Tinguely, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Zao Wou-Ki, as well as works by Paul Klee, Jean Cocteau, Philip Guston, Pierre Soulages, Francis Bacon, Bernard Saby and many others.
Artcurial’s Impressionist & Modern Art department will dedicated a chapter in its last sale on 4th April 2023 to the artist and woman of letters Juliette Roche featuring 47 of her artworks presented for the very first time at auction.
On the occasion of their last sales, the Impressionist & Modern Art & Post-War & Contemporary Art departments were pleased to highlight two artists: Juliette Roche, a woman of the avant-garde, and T’ang Haywen, one of the most discreet Chinese artists of post-war Paris. These important collections were presented in public exhibitions at Artcurial in March 2023.
On the occasion of their upcoming sales, the specialists of the Prints & Multiples department help you discover all the specificities of prints through several techniques used by the greatest artists, thus allowing to attest their authenticity and value.
On the occasion of its prestige sale on 6th December, the Impressionist & Modern Art department featured an exceptional collection of works by Germaine Richier that came to us straight from her estate: 16 bronze sculptures as well as drawings and engravings dating from 1934 to the mid-1950s.
On 7th December, Artcurial presented the sale entitled Massimo Campigli Collection, Dreamtime, which brought together original artworks by the Italian artist alongside rare mid-20th century Australian Aboriginal paintings and Oceanic art from his collection.
08 Dec. 2021
29 jun. 2021
06 Dec. 2022
08 Dec. 2020
03 Dec. 2019
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes, Août 1882
World record for a landscape from the artist’s Dutch period sold at auction
04 jun. 2018
30 may 2017
02 Dec. 2013
29 may 2011