June 10, 2024

Knecht Collection on sale on 26 June 2024

  Knecht collection On sale Wednesday 26 June 2024   German-Dutch couple Arie and Astrid de Knecht have been collecting contemporary art, particularly paintings, for several decades. Their collection includes not only works by renowned contemporary artists such as Baselitz and Lüpertz, but also pieces by international figurative artists such as Jan Muche and Zou […]

May 30, 2024

An exceptional emerald necklace for a diva

  An exceptional emerald necklace for a diva by Jean-Norbert Salit, jewellery expert at Maison Tajan   Auction sale June 27, 2024 at 2:30 pm   This magnificent necklace is composed of a set of approx. 43 carats of Colombian emeralds of the finest water and translucency, richly enhanced with diamonds of approx. 45 carats. […]

May 28, 2024

Jean Baptiste Corneille l’Ancien, Alexandre faisant boire ses soldats

Jean Baptiste Corneille l’Ancien Alexandre faisant boire ses soldats On sale June 12, 2024     Jean Baptiste Corneille l’Ancien (Paris 1649-1695) Alexandre faisant boire ses soldats Canvas 118 x 169,6 in. 300 000 / 500 000 € Classified as a Historic Monument     Provenance: Most probably from the collection of Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), […]

May 7, 2024

Gilbert Stuart, two rediscovered portraits on sale on 12 June 2024

Two portraits by Gilbert Stuart (1755 – 1828) For sale on June 12 at Tajan in Paris   Tajan offers a rare insight into the beginnings of American painting at the end of the 18th century. The Portrait of William Bingham (1752 – 1804) and The Portrait of Anne Willing Bingham (1754 – 1801) and […]

May 7, 2024

The art of glass by François Décorchemont

  BHV x TAJAN Discoveries Thursday 16 May 2024   François Décorchemont (1880-1971), a master glassmaker and son of the sculptor Louis-Emile Décorchemont, began his career as a painter and turned to the art of glassmaking after starting out as a ceramist with Dammouse. He studied at the École nationale des arts décoratifs in Paris, […]