The “Portrait de Marjorie Ferry” showing a young woman draped in a satin sheet, her body, hair and painted fingernails contrasting with the cool grey tones of the sheet and background, will be offered during Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art evening sale.
Included among the murals, paintings and sculptures are pieces by big names such as Wilhelm Sasnal, Marcin Maciejowski, Piotr Uklański, Zbigniew Rogalski and Paweł Swanski.
The painting ‘La Tunique rose’ went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in New York alongside masterpieces by Picasso, Monet and Calliebotte as part of their ‘Impressionist & Modern Art’ event.
The medieval triptych, the ‘Last Judgement’, is one of the most outstanding and best-preserved examples of Dutch painting in the world. But while the painting exudes action and drama, the story of how it came to be in Gdańsk is no less exciting.
The displays will give art lovers the chance to see works that could go for the highest prices ever seen at a Polish auction.
More than forty years ago, the picture by one of the greatest painters in art history was found hanging in the rectory of a small parish church in Kosów Lacki. Now, Dr Izabella Galicka, one of the woman who found it, has been awarded the medal for services to culture.
The project by local arts student Dominika Cebula celebrates the significance of flowers in culture and “the contrast between colourful flowers and a concrete city.”
The oil on canvas by one of Poland’s most eminent urban landscape painters shows the vast knave and impressive vaulting inside Milan’s cathedral, which is the largest church in Italy, the third largest in Europe and the fourth largest in the world.
Because the sand will soon be blown away by the wind it was chosen especially to present some of the worlds most endangered species.
Painted onto pillars beneath the Gdańsk Strzyża station, the mural is a tribute to all the women who fought for a free Poland during communism and acts as a reminder of their role in the historic events that began in Pomerania in August 1980, and then spilled across the whole country.