Yesterday, he was twenty years old. “Little genius con” as it was called by Edith Piaf, “singer variety the most important of the Twentieth century,” according to CNN and Time , Charles Aznavour has come to an end on 1 October 2018, after seventy years of career. Eight months later, the auction house Christie’s is organizing the 4th of June, in Paris, of the auction in which two works from the personal collection of the artist franco-Armenian will be offered.
” READ ALSO – Death of Charles Aznavour after a long and beautiful life bohemian
In December 2017, this sculpture Richier had been auctioned in Paris a little more than 3 million euros. Christie’s
Passionate art, Charles Aznavour was among its collection as the famous sculpture of Germaine Richier (1902-1959). On the theme of bullfighting, it is one of eleven copies existing in the world. Present in several great museums, including the Guggenheim Foundation in New York and the royal museum of modern art in Brussels, it will be one of the two parts to be part of the catalog.
In December 2017, this sculpture had been auctioned in Paris a little more than 3 million euros. An auction record for the sculptor French international fame which has been the subject of a retrospective at the Foundation Maeght of Saint-Paul-de-Vence in 1996. Designed by the artist in 1953, this sculpture had been acquired by Charles Aznavour with his friend, the singer Fred Mella, a member of the Companions of the song.
The “Plate Tesconi” Caesar’s is estimated to be between 60,000 and 80,000 euros. Christie’s
With an estimated 1.5 to 2.5 million euros, the work will be unveiled first in New York city between march 4 and may 16. It then travel to Hong Kong, where it will be exposed to between 22 and 25 may, then finish her race in Paris, where she can be admired, as from 27 may and up to its sale on 4 June.
A second implementation of the collection of Charles Aznavour signed Caesar on the front of the base, called “Plate Tesconi” it was designed in 1958 and was carried out between 1976 and 1988. On sale June 4, also, it is estimated to be between 60,000 and 80,000 euros. It is the sixth copy of a series of eight copies and carries the stamp of the founder at the rear of the base.
” READ ALSO – Aznavour expo: a tribute imagined in his lifetime.
on The 7th of February last, the car Vanden Plas Princess Charles Aznavour was sold by the Bonhams auction house at the Grand Palais in Paris, with the first grey card of the singer, thus bringing his birth name, “Aznavourian”.