Candid portrait photograph, 1942
A candid portrait photograph, signed and inscribed by Django Reinhardt, additionally annotated with a doodle of a guitar. 📸Cigarette and cognac in hand, Reinhardt awaits his turn at billiards, the image inscribed and dated in blue ink. 🔔Charlie Watts: Literature and Jazz Part I: 28 September, London.
Oil Portrait Painting of a Girl
📸Pictured here is 'Portrait of a girl, (probably 'The Little Maid')' by Sir George Clausen, R.A., R.W.S. The powerful moral driver behind George Clausen's work was to represent country folk and ways of life that were being savagely eroded by the inexorable tide of industrialisation. 🔔
Selfhood: Portrait Exhibition
To celebrate the reopening of the National Portrait Gallery, Christie's are delighted to present a selling exhibition focusing on art as a vehicle for the expression of self-identity as part of the gallery's #PortraitMode campaign. The cross-platform exhibition includes works by Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud, Alice Neel, Suzanne Valadon and many more.📍On view now at Christie's in London through 13th July. Entry is free. 🔔Selfhood: Explorations of Being and Becoming in 20th and 21st Century Art.
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
The only surviving child of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I was twenty-five years old when she inherited the throne from her half-sister Mary. This painting is known as the ‘Coronation portrait’ and shows Elizabeth crowned, wearing the cloth-of-gold robes that she wore at her coronation in Westminster Abbey on 15 January 1559. 📸 Queen Elizabeth I, by an unknown artist, circa 1600 – National Portrait Gallery, London. #CoronationPortraits #Coronation
Earliest known portrait of an English monarch
Dressed to Impress: Coronation Portraits with Jonquil O’Reilly 👑 This wood-panel painting of King Richard II, dating from the 1390s, is the earliest known portrait of an English monarch. It shows the young king dressed in a green tunic decorated with the letter R, wearing a crimson robe lined with ermine, vermilion socks and gold shoes. 📸 King Richard II ‘The Westminster Portrait’, unknown artist, 1390s. #CoronationPortraits #Coronation #KingsCoronation #KingCharlesIII #Coronation2023⠀
The new San Francisco Art Gallery Space
A stunning colorblock, pop-art inspired portrait titled 'Style Variation 3 (High Top)' by printmaker and artist Derrick Adams is now on-view in San Francisco. Numerous artworks by contemporary artists inspired collector Jordan Schnitzer and continue to inspire us at Christie's. From now until March, view the art exhibition at our new Christie's San Francisco gallery space. #ArtGallery #ArtExhibition #ArtShow #PortraitInspiration #ContemporaryArt #ContemporaryPortrait
Thought Provoking Art: 'I've Been a Witness to this Game'
Leading contemporary artist Mildred Howard highlights our San Francisco art exhibition titled 'Witness to this Game'. Alongside many other contemporary artists such as Kehinde Wiley, Mark Bradford, Derrick Adams, Amy Sherald, Alison Saar, Romare Bearden, and Robert Colescott. Discover your new favorite contemporary artist in our new art gallery space. This print is a monoprints and digital print with collage and gold leaf. #ArtInspiration #ArtCollage #MultiMediaArt #ContemporaryArt
Alison Saar (b.1956), 'Kiss on a Rope'
Christie’s is pleased to present Witness to this Game, a special exhibition of prints and multiples, taking place at Christie's San Francisco’s new downtown gallery space, 20 January – 25 March 2022. The exhibition will be comprised of 64 curated artworks by a group of 17 Black artists, including leading contemporary stars such as Mark Bradford, Derrick Adams, Alison Saar and Kehinde Wiley, as well as established 20th century master print-makers including Romare Bearden and Robert Colescott.
Alison Saar (b.1956), 'Redbone Blues'
The exhibition is a testament to Jordan Schnitzer’s lifelong collecting journey emphasizing his dedication to acquiring works by artists from the Pacific Northwest and California. The exhibition’s title is a direct reference to Bay Area-based artist Mildred Howard’s series of prints, I've Been a Witness to this Game, eight of which will be featured in the exhibition.
San Francisco Art: the Schnitzer Exhibition
View leading works by contemporary artists such as Kehinde Wiley, creator and artist of the Obama portraits, Mark Bradford, Mildred Howard, Derrick Adams, and more in the Christie's San Francisco art Exhibition 'Witness to this Game' from January 21 through March 25, 2022. This print, 'Handsome' by Amy Sherald was made as a screenprint. #ScreenPrint #ArtInspiration #ContemporaryArtists #HowToPrint
Alison Saar (b.1856), 'High Yella' Blue
Virtually view the 'Witness to this Game' Exhibition. intaglio and pochoir on found vintage handkerchief, 2016, edition 1/21, published by Tandem Press, Madison, WI. 11 3/8 x 11 3/8 in
Emma Amos (b. 1937), 'Identity, from Femolio'
Emma Amos (b. 1937) Identity, from Femfolio digital print with lithography, 2006, edition 3/5 published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, New Brunswick, NJ. Virtually step inside our San Francisco gallery linked below!