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The William C. Rives Collection: Remarkable Connections in Southeast Asian Paintings

In March of 1999, William C. Rives purchased what he thought was a beautiful and outstanding painting at an auction in Singapore. The painting was by Alix Aymé, and was of a tranquil river landscape in Luang Prabang, Laos (Lot 42 in the September 19th Asian Works of Art auction). Rendered with sensitive brush strokes and an exquisite color palette, the painting depicts a woman dressed in pink, standing on a bridge overlooking the Nam Khan river, where boats skim across the surface of the water which in turn reflects the mountains and sky above.… Read More

Skinner Offers Asian Works of Art at Auction in Boston September 19th

Including Fine Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian Art

BOSTON, MA – September 8, 2015 –Skinner, Inc. will hold an important Asian Works of Art auction of over 600 lots on Saturday, September 19. Featuring Chinese jades, paintings, and ceramics, Korean traditional and contemporary paintings, and modern Japanese prints and ceramics, the sale will coincide with the annual Fall Asia Week in New York.

An online auction with more than 450 lots selected to complement the live sale will be open for bidding from September 10, 2015 to September 21, 2015.… Read More