22 September 2009
Camille Bombois (1883-1970)
Deux enfants jouant dans la fôret
signed 'Bombois. C.lle' (lower right)
oil on canvas
23 5/8 x 28¾ in. (60 x 73 cm.)
Galerie Bing, Paris (1952).
Dr. Franz Meyer, Switzerland.
Mrs. Marguerite-Meyer-Mahler, Switzerland.
Dr. A.H. Jenny, Switzerland.
Acquired by the present owner, 1998.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Olivier and Bertrand Lorquin have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Meet Scott Stulen, the director of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, who is determined to bring its art to a younger audience
We talk to co-curator Keith Hartley about the largest UK show of the controversial German Expressionist in more than two decades
Works by Miró, Klee, Degas, Cézanne and more, offered in the Impressionist & Modern Works on Paper sale on 21 June at Christie’s in London
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
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘