The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Saturday, September 20, 2014


Major American Impressionist Painting To Sell at Bonhams
Frederick Carl Frieseke, Rose Garden, Giverny.
NEW YORK.- A newly discovered and previously unrecorded oil painting by the American Impressionist artist Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939), is expected to fetch US$800,000-1,200,000 when it comes up for sale at Bonhams in New York on 28 November 2007. Specialists at Bonhams & Goodman found the painting Rose Garden, Giverny in an Australian private collection during a routine valuation.

The dreamy composition of ladies in long, white dresses, languishing in a flower garden, has since been authenticated by both Bonhams' US Director of Fine Arts Alan Fausel, who flew out to Australia to view the work, and the artist's grandson and editor of the Frederick C.Frieseke Catalogue Raisonné, Nicholas Kilmer.

Bonhams New York's Director of Fine Arts, Alan Fausel, says: "This is an incredibly exciting find for American art. The painting has not been recorded for a long time. We understand that it has been in Australia for over six decades and it is in pristine condition. It will be an exciting fresh work to offer on the American market."

A great admirer of Claude Monet, Frieseke moved to Giverny in 1906 where he painted at the art colony. While there he met Australian artists Emanuel Phillips Fox and Ambrose Patterson, who heavily influenced his work, including this particular example, to be sold by Bonhams.

Hugh Ramsay and Ambrose Patterson rented a studio in the same building as Frieseke at 51 Boulevard St Jacques, Montparnasse in Paris. George and Amy Lambert lived nearby, and the eclectic group of artists had "jolly musical soirees, drinking, eating, burning gum leaves and playing the piano in Ramsay and MacDonald's studio," according to art historian Patricia Fullerton who has included a photograph of Frieseke and Ramsay in her book Hugh Ramsay: His Life and Work (Melbourne 1988).

In 1910, Frieseke began to include outdoor subjects in his annual exhibitions at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Art in Paris, with whom he first exhibited in 1899 and it is thought that Rose Garden, Giverny was painted no later than the summer of 1911.

In January 1912, Frieseke held his first solo exhibition at the Macbeth Gallery in New York, which included a number of similar compositions featuring female figures in outdoor scenes and Alan Fausel goes as far as saying: "There is a strong possibility that there is a match between this painting, whose title has not been preserved, and the title, Roses and Pansies - one of the lost garden paintings that was included in the 1912 Macbeth Gallery exhibition - of which no image has been discovered."

The oil painting measures 32 x 32 inches and is expected to fetch US$800,000- 1,200,000.



Today's News

November 17, 2006

Willem de Kooning's Untitled XXV Sells for Record $27M

Record Set for a Masterpiece by Francis Bacon at Sotheby's

The Fantastic Heads of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt

Major American Impressionist Painting To Sell at Bonhams

Two Italian Renaissance Paintings Found

OMA in Beijing: China Central Television Headquarters

Monika Tichacek Wins 2006 Anne Landa Award

Beholding Salvation: Images of Christ at BYU MOA

ArtSway Open06 Announced

Latino Works on Paper from 1921-Present

USHMM to Project Wall-Sized Images of Genocide in Darfur

Modern Photographs from the Charles Cowles Collection

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Fever mounts as stunning statues found at Alexander The Great-era tomb

2.- Hi-tech underground scans reveal vast complex of monuments at Britain's Stonehenge

3.- National Geographic Museum opens exhibition featuring shark-munching Spinosaurus

4.- First major New York City exhibition to explore Vienna Actionism opens at Hauser & Wirth

5.- Elizabeth I 'airbrushed' for 18th century make-over and a bug is found in Edward VI

6.- Award winning Swedish director Daniel Fridell to direct Kalliope Films' Vincent Van Gogh biopic

7.- Comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Joan Miró's work opens at the Albertina

8.- Synchrotron radiation technology in art conservation: Science to the rescue of art

9.- Mona Kuhn's first solo exhibition in the US opens at Edwynn Houk Gallery

10.- Sotheby's announces details of its sales series for Property from the Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site