June 28: Modern Art

On June 28, sculptures, paintings and drawings by Modern Masters Renoir, Rousseau and Picasso are just a few highlights.

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Top left: Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Vaches au paturage
Bottom left: Henri Rousseau, Dit Le Douanier (1844-1910) Vue de Billancourt et Bas Meudon Effet de brume, 1890
Right: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Paysage de Provence, 1965

Chagall collectors will be charmed by L’oiseau et les mariés whilst a rare fragment Claude Monet's Nymphéas will set many bidder's hearts racing.

Claude Monet, Nymphéas, Oil on canvas Claude Monet, Nymphéas, Oil on canvas

Finally, all eyes will be on the magnificent Le Baiser, deuxième réduction (Kiss, second reduction) by Auguste Rodin, one of the most famous sculptures in the world, which did nothing short but impress at Tajan's exhibition of the auction back in early June.

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) Le Baiser, deuxième réduction Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) Le Baiser, deuxième réduction

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) Ceramic table, second version, 1965, Bronze cast and glass plate Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) Ceramic table, second version, 1965, Bronze cast and glass plate

Paul Signac (1863-1935) Port, watercolour on paper; signed lower left , 23.5 X 31.5 CM Paul Signac (1863-1935) Port, watercolour on paper; signed lower left , 23.5 X 31.5 CM

June 29: Contemporary Art

On June 29, 39 carefully selected lots will showcase an exceptional panorama of work by the great Post-war and contemporary artists including: Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva, Sam Francis, Hans Hartung, Antoni Tapies , Serge Poliakoff, David Almejd and Pol Bury.

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Left: Hans Hartung, T1950-43,1950
Right: Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012), Relleu Marró, 1958

The exhibition for this sale will begin on June 24 and will present art lovers the chance to admire this rare oil on canvas by Pierre Soulages.

Pierre Soulages (born 1919), Peinture, 100 X 81 cm, April 5 1951 Pierre Soulages (born 1919), Peinture, 100 X 81 cm, April 5 1951

Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969) Bleu, 1952 Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
Bleu, 1952

Michel Deverne (1927-2012) Disques Plies Laques Jaunes, 1970, painted metal on panel; signed lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse, 52 1/2 x 54 7/8 in. Michel Deverne (1927-2012) Disques Plies Laques Jaunes, 1970, painted metal on panel; signed lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse, 52 1/2 x 54 7/8 in.

Check out the full catalog on Barnebys here.

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