Igor Mitoraj (1944 – 2014)

Repro du 16.11.16

Iststne jest, że jest to egzemparz trzeci z szeciu a nie 300 z 1,000 jak to zwykle bywa z odlewami ‘pamiątkarskimi’  Mitoraja.


Lot 55. IGOR MITORAJ (1944-2014)
Bouclier, circa 1980
Epreuve en bronze à patine verte
Signée et numérotée : EA III / VI
Cachet du fondeur Tesconi Pietrasanta
52 x 29 x 15 cm

Provenance
Collection particulière
Acquise en 1984 à la galerie Cupillard, (Grenoble)

Estimate 6,000-8,000 euro. Monte Carlo. 12/14/16 (1619000)

Repro du 16.11.16

Abraham Neumann (1873 – 1942)

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Lot 58. Abraham Neumann, Coastal Landscape with Houses, Oil, 1929
Oil on canvas, relined and laid down on cardboard
Abraham Neumann (1873-1942) – Polish landscape painter and graphic artist
Signed and dated ‘A. Neuman / 1929’ lower right
Dimensions: c. 35.5 x 48.5 cm
Gilt frame: 48.5 x 61.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Berlin

Condition:
The painting is in good condition, consistent with age. It is slightly discolored and with tiny losses of color in the part of the vegetation. The frame shows usual signs of age and wear.

Abraham Neumann (1873-1942)
The Polish painter Abraham Neumann who was born in 1973 in the former Russian Sierpc studied around the turn of the century at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. Later he went to a study stay to the Académie Julian in Paris. Neumann travelled a lot in his life: He visited the Netherlands, Belgium, England and Germany, stayed in Vienna for some time and travelled to the US and around Palestine in the 1920s. In Jerusalem, he taught at the Academy of Art and Design in Bezalel. The artist primarily painted landscapes but portraits and genre scenes, interiors and still lifes belong to his oeuvre as well. During the era of national socialism Neumann was detained in the Krakow Ghetto where he created (self) portraits. In 1942, the artist was shot dead during the evacuating of the ghetto by German National Socialist.

Estimate 1,600-2,000 euro. Auctionata. 11/29/16 (160)

Stanisław Żukowski (1873 – 1944)

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Lot 63. Stanislaw Zukowski, At the Sea Shore, Oil, 1920
Oil on canvas, relined to the edges
Stanislaw Zukowski (1873-1944) – Polish-Russian impressionist
Signed and dated ‘S. Zukowski / 1920’ lower right
On the reverse again signed and dated ‘Stanislaw Zukowski / 1920’
Dimensions: 63 x 88.5 cm
Ornamental partly gilt frame: 79 x 103 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Poland

Panorama painting of a coastal landscape with young green firs in the foreground and view over the wide sea towards the horizon. The artist who was at that time a famous painter stands in the tradition of the impressionists.

Condition:
The painting is in good condition, consistent with age. It bears overall tiny craquelure. There are rubbed spots due to the frame in some places and under UV light several small retouched spots, mainly to the edges, can be seen. The frame shows signs of age and wear and several small losses of color.

Stanislaw Zukowski (1873-1944)
In 1892 Stanislaw Zukowski attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as a pupil of Makowski and Arkhipov. In addition, he was taught by the great Russian painter Isaak Ilyich Levitan. Already as a student he was honored with several awards, his work ‘Moonlit Night’ was purchased by the Tretyakov Gallery. From 1895 Zukowski regularly participated in exhibitions in Moscow. He was a member of the group ‘Mir Iskusstva’ and the Union of Russian Artists. Zukowski was a celebrated landscape painter in Russia in the tradition of Impressionism; the Russian patron Pavel Tretyakov bought several of his works. Later the artist also received awards abroad, e.g. at the International Art Exhibition in Munich. In 1912 he visited Europe, traveling through Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy. After the October Revolution Zukowski initially stayed in Moscow, then worked in Poland, where he taught young artists. In the 1920s, Zukowski’s works were exhibited in the US and Canada, as well as Paris and Copenhagen. Recurring themes in the artist’s oeuvre are landscapes, as well as interiors and window views. His paintings are exhibited in the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the Museum of Russian Art in Kiev, the National Art Museum of Belarus in Minsk, the National Museum in Warsaw, and the National Gallery in Krakow.

Estimate 40,000-50,000 euro. Auctionata. 11/29/16 (160)

Teodor Axentowicz (1859 – 1938)

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Lot 78. Teodor Axentowicz, Portrait of Frieda Moltzer, Pastel, c.1930s
Pencil and pastels on cardboard, mounted on the frame cover
Teodor Axentowicz (1859-1938) – Polish painter, draftsman and graphic artist
Signed ‘T. Axentowicz’ center right
Dimensions: 92.5 x 71.8 cm
Ornamental partly gilt frame: 111 x 89,5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Chile, acquired directly from the artist, family-owned ever since

The portrait of an elegant lady in fancy dress and with perl necklace shows Frida Moltzer, née Fischer, who became member of the Moltzer family throught her marriage. The family owned the Bols distillery since the mid-18th century for around hundred years. The affairs of the company were temporarily conducted by Frida’s husband Jan Moltzer while they had been living in Buenos Aires.

Condition:
The drawing is overall in good condition; discolored consistent with age and with scattered foxing marks. The edges show partially rubbed spots and tiny damages. There are scattered rubbed spots center right and lower right and left. The framing cardboard bears foxing marks on the reverse and the frame shows signs of age and wear.

Teodor Axentowicz (1859-1938)
Teodor Axentowicz was born in 1859 in Kronstadt (Brasov), Transylvania. He studied at the beginning of the 1880s at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. After that he went to Paris where he became a pupil of Emile Auguste Carolus-Duran. In this time, he studied the Old Masters among others Botticelli, Tizian and Velázquez. Right before the turn of the century the artist settled down in Krakow working as a professor at the art college. The oeuvre of the artist presents portraits and figure paintings as well as genre scenes and historic paintings. Axentowicz is well known for his salon portraits and his sceneries of the rural life in East Galicia.

Estimate 6,400-8,000 euro. Auctionata. 11/29/16 (167500)

Stanisław Żukowski (1873 – 1944)

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Lot 108. Stanislaw Zukowski, Under Trees during Winter, Oil, around 1930
Oil on cardboard
Stanislaw Zukowski (1873-1944) – Polish-Russian impressionist
Signed ‘S Zukowski’ lower left
Dimensions: 50 x 61 cm
Ornamental partly gilt frame: 69 x 79.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Poland

Atmospheric winter scenery with path in the center guiding the view of the spectator into the deep forest landscape; individual parts of the snow blanket are sunlit and provide vividness.

Condition:
The painting is overall in good condition. It is slightly discolored, consistent with age. The cardboard shows rippling and there are tiny damages to edges and corners. Scratches can be seen center and lower right and a retouched spot is at the upper edge left. The frame shows signs of age and wear as well as small tears and loss of material to the lower left corner.

Stanislaw Zukowski (1873-1944)
In 1892 Stanislaw Zukowski attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as a pupil of Makowski and Arkhipov. In addition, he was taught by the great Russian painter Isaak Ilyich Levitan. Already as a student he was honored with several awards, his work ‘Moonlit Night’ was purchased by the Tretyakov Gallery. From 1895 Zukowski regularly participated in exhibitions in Moscow. He was a member of the group ‘Mir Iskusstva’ and the Union of Russian Artists. Zukowski was a celebrated landscape painter in Russia in the tradition of Impressionism; the Russian patron Pavel Tretyakov bought several of his works. Later the artist also received awards abroad, e.g. at the International Art Exhibition in Munich. In 1912 he visited Europe, traveling through Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy. After the October Revolution Zukowski initially stayed in Moscow, then worked in Poland, where he taught young artists. In the 1920s, Zukowski’s works were exhibited in the US and Canada, as well as Paris and Copenhagen. Recurring themes in the artist’s oeuvre are landscapes, as well as interiors and window views. His paintings are exhibited in the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the Museum of Russian Art in Kiev, the National Art Museum of Belarus in Minsk, the National Museum in Warsaw, and the National Gallery in Krakow.

Estimate 6,400-8,000 euro. Auctionata. 11/29/16 (160)