Jules Eugene Humbert. Manufacture de Sèvres. Rejoux, gilder. Vase Rimini shape, 1868. Porcelain, H. 113 cm History: so far, 2016, acquisition of the Société des Amis des musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie (SAMO), 2016, accepted by the State as a gift from the SAMO for the Public Establishment of the Musée d’Orsay. […]Continue reading "%s"
Alexandre Protais (1826-1890), Military on a quay in Toulon, 1854 History: Purchase and donation of the SAMO, December 2016 Oil on panel; 41 x 73 cm. Photo credit: © Musée d’Orsay / Patrice Schmidt The artist Official artist of the Second Empire, Alexandre Protais is famous for his battle paintings made after taking part […]Continue reading "%s"
Jean-François MILLET (Gréville-Hague 1814 – Barbizon 1875) The meridian Black pencil on paper 22,5 x 33,5 cm Study for Le Midi, part of a series of engravings Les Quatre Heures du jour : scènes rustiques, engraved by Adrien Lavieille, after the original drawings by J.F. Millet, published in Paris, J. Claye, 1860 Provenance […]Continue reading "%s"
Gustaf FJAESTAD (Stockholm, 1868 – Arvika, 1948) Trees frozen at dusk Oil on canvas 110 x 132 cm Signed lower right: G Fjaestad Provenance – Bukowski Auktioner, Stockholm, Sale No. 450, 7-10 April 1987, Lot 37 – Stockholms Auktionsverk, Stockholm, 2 June 2015, Lot 2078 SAMO Donation December 2017 Whether an athlete, […]Continue reading "%s"
Emile Reiber, Fish Vase,1876 ◤ NEW ACQUISITION ◢ A new acquisition thanks to a donation from the Société des Amis des Musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie, this “Vase with two fishes” is the result of the fruitful collaboration between Christofle & Cie and the decorator Émile Reiber. Director of the manufactory’s confection workshops, the latter […]Continue reading "%s"
Manufacture de Sèvres, Greek vase with wheels Manufacture de Sèvres, Greek vase with wheels Designed by Jules Diéterle (1811-1889), this vase is part of a group of neo-Greek forms, here “imitating the Etruscan”, elaborated by the Manufacture de Sèvres in the years 1848-1849 under the administration of Jacques-Joseph Ebelmen (1814-1852). Perched on a stretched campaniform […]Continue reading "%s"