Monet’s “Weeping Willow” debuts at Hong Kong auction of Picasso’s masterpiece from Sean Connery’s collection

Monet, The Weeping Willow, 1918–1919, estimated at HK$95 million. (Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s)


Christie’shong kongthis seasonauctionIt will be launched in late May and various categories will be announced one after the other. Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center on May 26, in addition to prior announcements from international superstarsSean Connery(Sean Connery) Pablo Picasso’s masterpiece “Bust of a Man in a Frame”, and Zao Wu-ki’s greatest 1960s masterpiece “29.09.64.” ,

Impressionist master Claude Monet’s famous masterpiece “Soule Plure” will make its debut at Asian auctions, as well as the first large-scale and expansive Romanian artist Adrian Geany. Also from the single-canvas work “Pie Chamber 12” the artist’s world auction record.



Adriennegni's large-scale masterpiece
Adriennegni’s large-scale masterpiece “The Pie Chamber 12” made its auction debut, with estimates starting at HK$68 million. (Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s)


Picasso's from Sean Connery's Old Collection
Picasso’s “Bust of a Man in a Frame” from Sean Connery’s vintage collection will be on display at Christie’s Hong Kong 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale for an estimate of approximately HK$150 million. (Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s)

The “Weeping Willow” series is set in Europe after World War I. During the turmoil of the war, Monet created his world-famous series of monumental paintings “Grand Decoration” in Giverny Gardens, which are considered the final pinnacle of the artist’s career. After the war, the artist donated the “Water Lily Panorama” to the country, as well as 10 paintings depicting weeping willows standing tall and straight by the water lily pond in his Giverny Garden, which Monet’s most direct and deepest battlefields depicted. feedback. The Weeping Willow is one of the most masterpieces at this auction, and one of only five works in the series still in private collection.

Adriennegni’s “Pie Bucket” series is the artist’s most famous series. Much of his work between 2008 and 2012 is a portrait-scale painting of recognizable figures and abstract images, with thick layers of paint on their faces, painting the blurred region between 20th-century European history and collective memory. . The work belongs to a series created from 2012 to 2014, and takes the subject of the paintings to extraordinary heights of film-like scale and complex forms. Through layers of self-citation, it conveys the enticing charm of the illusion and the difficulty of seeing reality. The previous composition of this work, “The Pie Chamber 11” (2014), is now in the collection of the Center Pompidou in Paris.


Adriennegni's large-scale masterpiece
Adriennegni’s large-scale masterpiece “The Pie Chamber 12” made its auction debut, with estimates starting at HK$68 million. (Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s)


The Greatest Oil Painting by Zhao Wu-qi in the 1960s
Zhao Wu-qi’s largest oil painting in the 1960s, “29.09.64.”, is estimated at HK$220 million. (Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s)

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