10 September 2008
Andre Brasilier (b. 1929)
Les chevaux bleus
signed 'André Brasilier.' (lower right); signed with initials and titled 'A.B. Les Chevaux bleus' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
38 1/8 x 57 3/8 in. (96.3 x 145.7 cm.)
Painted in 1988
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1989.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
X. de Coulanges, André Brasilier: Catalogue Raisonné 1982-2002, Paris, 2002, vol. I, p. 115, no. 1988/26 (illustrated in color).
New York, Hammer Galleries, André Brasilier, October-November 1989.
In China this season, a dedicated Maotai sale plus two auctions featuring works by Warhol, Zao Wou-Ki, Yayoi Kusama and Yoshitomo Nara
The greatest privately owned collection of American Modernist art ever to come to market, featuring O’Keeffe, Hopper, Sheeler, de Kooning, Pollock and more
Specialist Imogen Kerr on why the artist wanted everyone to be able to own one of his works
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels