From 29th November to 5th December, will take place at the Parisian house. Kicking off proceedings is the Modern Art evening sale. 70 works will be going under the hammer, including a female nude by Russian figurative painter Chistovsky and a section dedicated to the painters of Provence, including Olive, Matisse and Ambrogiani.

MAURICE UTRILLO (1883-1955) RUE DU POTEAU, MONTMARTRE Oil on canvas MAURICE UTRILLO (1883-1955)
RUE DU POTEAU, MONTMARTRE
Oil on canvas

On December 5th, books and manuscripts will be in the spotlight, to the delight of lovers of literature and history. This sale will be followed on December 6th by the Editions auction. A first this year for Tajan, this sale is a great opportunity for the younger generations to start collecting with entry level prices.

On December 7th, Contemporary Art will be in the spotlight, including a hypnotic Vasarely, an amazing creation by New York artist Kaws and a work by Pierre Soulages.

KAWS (Born in 1974) Chum, 2016 Acrylic on canvas mounted on panel, 152 x 124 cm Estimate: 200,000/300,000 € KAWS (Born in 1974)
Chum, 2016
Acrylic on canvas mounted on panel, 152 x 124 cm
Estimate: 200,000/300,000 €

PIERRE SOULAGES (né en 1919) Peinture 130 x 81 cm, 30 Novembre 2010, Acrylique sur toile. Signée, titrée et datée au dos 130 x 81 cm Estimation: 400 000 / 600 000€ PIERRE SOULAGES (né en 1919)
Peinture 130 x 81 cm, 30 November 2010
Estimation: 400 000 / 600 000€

On December 11th, 300 Asian Art wonders will be up for auction, including two paintings signed by the Vietnamese master Mai-Thu, as well as a Tibetan statuette of Begtse, in gilded copper alloy.

STATUETTE DE BEGTSE en alliage de cuivre doré, Tibet, XVIIIe siècle. Haut. 18 cm. Estimation : 20 000/40 000 € Gilded copper alloy statue, Tibet, 18th century. 18 cm.
Estimation : 20 000/40 000 €

CARTIER Paire de pendants d’oreille “panthère” Estimation: 12 000/18 000 € CARTIER
Pair of earrings "panther"
Estimation: 12 000/18 000 €

ROLEX CELLINI VINTAGE, VERS 1976 Magnifique et rare montre de dame joaillerie sertie de diamants et de saphirs cabochon. Estimation: 40 000/60 000 € ROLEX
CELLINI VINTAGE, 1976
Beautiful and rare lady jewelery watch set with diamonds and cabochon sapphires.
Estimation: 40 000/60 000 €

From December 12th, jewels and watches including pieces by Cartier, Dior, Chanel, Rolex and Audemars Piguet will all be featured.

Finally, on 19th December, the Tajan series of auctions will be closed by the traditional sale of Old Paintings which will highlight in particular a majestic painting by Nicolas Poussin, The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist.

NICOLAS POUSSIN (1594-1665) The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist (detail) Canvas, 52 x 68 cm Estimate: 300 000/400 000 € NICOLAS POUSSIN (1594-1665)
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist (detail)
Canvas, 52 x 68 cm
Estimate: 300 000/400 000 €

The Holy Family fascinated the painter who painted it around fifteen times, varying the number of characters, introducing landscapes or ancient buildings, moving away from Venetian models to draw inspiration from Raphael.

Check out the full catalogue here.

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