Rainbow Infinity is an innovative light stick that lets users program virtually infinite light patterns

Rainbow Infinity

Rainbow Infinity

HONG KONG, CHINA, August 22, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Light sticks are incredibly popular throughout Asia and are growing in popularity in the United States and other regions as well. From concerts to festivals to other events, light sticks help to take the celebration up a notch.

Rainbow Infinity is a new LED light stick that purports to be better than all the rest. Most of the current light sticks on the market offer minimal customization, if any, and can typically only be used once. Rainbow Infinity, on the other hand, has LED lights that can produce nearly 17 million different color combinations. It comes with 12 light patterns already programmed into the device, and users can create up to 4 custom settings of their own.

Users can control Rainbow Infinity using its associated mobile app, soon to be available on both Android and iOS platforms. The Android version of the app will be available in January 2019, with the iOS version following in February. The light stick interacts with the mobile app through a basic Bluetooth connection, which is standard on most modern smartphones.

This light stick is infinitely reusable as well. It operates with a 18650 lithium rechargeable battery, which is readily available in most markets. Due to shipping restrictions, the creators of Rainbow Infinity are unable to include the battery with the device at this time so users will have to provide their own.

Users can recharge the battery using a standard micro-USB cable, which comes with the product. Rainbow Infinity is fully operational without a battery as long as it is plugged into a power source, including mobile power banks.

Aside from special events, Rainbow Infinity is also useful in a variety of other scenarios. It can be used as a reading light in bed or as a flare to alert other motorists of a broken-down vehicle, to name just a few options.

The creators of Rainbow Infinity have completed the prototype of the device and the associated testing. They are now ready to move forward with production but require additional funding to do so. They are launching a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with a flexible funding goal of $50,000 to build injection molds and other components. Those who contribute to the campaign can get a Rainbow Infinity light stick for just $39 and can expect to receive the product in time for Christmas 2018. More details is located at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/rainbow-infinity-make-your-own-rainbow-bluetooth-family#/

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Paintings attributed to van Gogh, Emil Filla, Alexej von Jawlensky, others will be part of Woodshed's Sept. 6th auction

Gouache on board attributed to Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890), titled Bedroom at Arles (est. $100,000-$150,000)

Oil on canvas attributed to Alexej von Jawlensky (Russ., 1864-1941), titled Portrait of a Woman (est. $50,000-$70,000)

Oil on board attributed to Emil Filla (Czech., 1882-1953), titled Oval Still Life (est. $45,000-$60,000)

Acrylic on canvas portrait attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), titled Silhouette on Black and White Background (est. $75,000-$100,000)

Oil on canvas abstract composition attributed to Franz Kline (Am., 1910-1962), framed (est. $150,000-$200,000)

The 237-lot Hidden Masterpieces Art Auction will be held live in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 500 Gallery at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin, Mass. and online.

We have a selection of very strong original paintings on canvas this month, reflecting the growth of our auction house and the confidence of our consignors. Bidders will be dazzled by what they see.”

— Bruce Wood

FRANKLIN, MA, UNITED STATES, August 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — FRANKLIN, Mass. – Paintings attributed to the Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), the Czechoslovakian Cubist-Fauvist Emil Filla (1882-1953) and Russian Expressionist Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941) are just a few of the artworks up for bid in a live and internet auction slated for Thursday, September 6th, by Woodshed Art Auctions, starting at 5:30 pm Eastern time.

The 237-lot Hidden Masterpieces Art Auction will be held live in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 500 Gallery, at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin, with a preview exhibition that will begin on Wednesday, August 29th. The color catalog can be viewed now at woodshedartauctions.com, as well as on the bidding platform LiveAuctioneers.com. People can register to bid on either site.

In addition to the artworks from the three abovenamed artists, the sale will also feature large canvases signed Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler, Willem de Kooning and Oswaldo Guyasamin. Other prime works include sketches and paintings attributed to Claude Monet, Andy Warhol, Wifredo Lam, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

“We have a selection of very strong original paintings on canvas this month, reflecting the growth of our auction house and the confidence of our consignors,” said Bruce Wood of Woodshed Art Auctions. “Bidders will be dazzled by the wide array of rare and new-to-the-market paintings and drawings pulled from private collections in Europe and the Americas.”

The gouache on artist board signed “Vincent” and attributed to van Gogh is titled Bedroom at Arles and has a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$150,000. Significantly, the painting is marked verso with the collector’s stamp of Dr. Paul Gachet (van Gogh’s physician) and his son. Van Gogh painted three authenticated oil versions of his bedroom in Arles. This study, 12 ¼ inches by 15 ½ inches (sight), bears striking similarities to the first two oil versions of the composition.

Alexej von Jawlensky’s signed oil on canvas attribution titled Portrait of a Woman measures 19 inches by 19 inches (framed) and is estimated to bring $50,000-$70,000. Jawlensky was born in Russia but worked in Germany, where he was a member of the New Munich Artists Association, The Blue Rider and The Blue Four. The painting in the sale was recently cleaned and retouched.

The oil on board attributed to Emil Filla is titled Oval Still Life and is expected to command $45,000-$60,000. The work, on an oval stretcher with a rope frame, is signed and dated “1923” bottom right and has a shipping sticker dated 1924 verso. Filla aligned himself with a variety of movements, most notably Cubism. He founded the Group of Visual Artists, a Cubist collective.

Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987) is represented multiple times in the auction. Works attributed to the Pop Art icon include a mixed media (acrylic, silkscreen and ink) on paper portrait of Rolling Stones front-man Mick Jagger, signed lower right and verso (est. $40,000-$50,000); and a mixed media (acrylic, ink and others) stylized rendering of a Coca-Cola Bottle (est. $20,000-$30,000).

An oil on canvas abstract composition attributed to Franz Kline (Am., 1910-1962), 31 inches by 60 ½ inches (framed), is estimated at $150,000-$200,000. Kline was a key figure in the Abstract Expressionist and Avant-Garde movements. His emphatic black and white paintings (like the one in this auction) were set down with confidence and exemplified Action Painting achievements.

Who wouldn’t want a painting signed Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988) or Jackson Pollock (Am., 1912-1956)? The acrylic on canvas portrait attributed to Basquiat, titled Silhouette on Black and White Background, measuring 33 inches by 24 ¾ inches (framed), should knock down for $75,000-$100,000; while the Pollock attribution, an enamel on canvas work titled Red, Yellow, Orange and Black Drip, 36 inches by 24 inches (sight), should realize $60,000-$80,000.

An untitled oil on board maritime scene attributed to William Henry (W.H.) Johnson (Am., 1901-1970), painted in the Expressionist style Johnson experimented with in France (but atypical of his normal oeuvre devoted to depictions of black men and women), signed bottom right, has an estimate of $35,000-$45,000); while an unframed gouache on paper attributed to Fernand Leger (Fr., 1881-1955), titled Female Faces, signed with initials, should hit $20,000-$30,000.

An oil on canvas abstract composition done in the manner of the Joan Miro (Sp., 1893-1983), impressive at 40 ½ inches by 53 inches (framed), signed upper right and verso, with a decorative stamp and seal of Fundacio Joan Miro on verso, should finish at $30,000-$50,000. Also, an oil painting on three sheets of laid paper laid to board by Massimo Campigli (It., 1895-1971), titled Women on a staircase, signed and framed under museum glass, is estimated at $20,000-$40,000.

An oil on paper Grey Still Life attributed to American painter-photographer Ralston Crawford (1906-1978), artist signed and measuring 24 inches by 18 inches, is expected to change hands for $12,000-$18,000. Also, an oil on canvas painting by “second-generation” abstract Expressionist Michael Goldberg (Am., 1924-2007), titled Dune House No. 2, signed on the bottom and titled and dated (“1960”) on verso, measuring 24 inches by 20 inches, should reach $8,000-$12,000.

Woodshed Art Auctions is a family-owned art gallery specializing in oil painting restoration and live and online art auctions, celebrating its 50th anniversary. The firm is always accepting quality artworks for future auctions. To inquire about consigning a single piece or an entire collection, you may call Bruce Wood at 508-533-6277; or, e-mail him at bruce@woodshedartauctions.com.

For more information about Woodshed Art Auctions and the Hidden Masterpieces Art Auction scheduled for Thursday, September 6th, please visit www.woodshedartauctions.com.

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12- and 25-Year Old Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Gift Set from Modena, Italy

12- and 25-Year Old DOP Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar Gift Pak

Authentic DOP Balsamic Vinegar Barrel-Aged 12 Years and 25 Years Now Featured by Gourmet Living. Tested, bottled and Sealed by the Italian Consortium.

These exceptional balsamic vinegar gift sets speak to the centuries of traditions in making great balsamic vinegars. Experience the difference in authentic balsamic vinegars of Modena.”

— Sheila May

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES, August 19, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Gourmet Living is delighted to announce the introduction of two special balsamic vinegar gift sets that feature 12-year and 25-year traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, Italy.

The first gift set of DOP balsamic vinegar consists only of 100 ml bottles of certified "Affinato" (barrel aged a minimum of 12 years) and "Extravecchio" (25 years) that have been tested, bottled and sealed by the Italian Growers Association.

The second balsamic vinegar gift set consists of both the 12- and 25-year old traditional vinegars and a 250 ml bottle of premium IGP certified balsamic vinegar. All three are exceptional, but the difference in aging brings out an entirely different tasting experience.

These authentic balsamic vinegar gift sets may be purchased on Amazon and both gift sets are offered with free shipping.

Sheila May of Gourmet Living states the following, "Many commercial brands of balsamic vinegars are not properly aged and bottled in accordance to the centuries-old traditions of Emilia Romagna. Experiment with quality balsamic vinegars that respect these values. The difference in taste and viscosity is significant."

Goccia d'Oro is a premium grade balsamic vinegar with a density level of 1.33. This award-winning balsamic vinegar comes with an attractive display box and wax seal and makes a great gift for cooks and gourmands seeking a high-quality balsamic vinegar. This is a must-have gift for fellow gourmands.

Gourmet Living's 12 and 25-year DOP traditional balsamic vinegar is sold in the required 100 ml bottle mandated by the Italian Growers Consortium. Consisting of 100% wine must and no wine vinegar, this barrel-aged wine must is tested, bottled and sealed by the Consortium to avoid fraudulent misrepresentation.

These balsamic vinegars have been certified by the Italian authorities and are designated as IGP and DOP. In keeping with Gourmet Living's rigorous standards, its balsamic vinegars contain no additives or preservatives and are bottled in Italy under the strict supervision of the Italian Growers Consortium.

Gourmet Living's balsamic vinegar product line has been created to provide buyers an authentic taste of artisan vinegars at various price points to suit their budget. A few drops of this vinegar is all that is needed to create a dish that tastes as if it were made in the heart of Italy itself. These vinegars are made from pressed Trebbiano and Lambrusco grapes in Modena, Italy, and then aged in oak, chestnut and cherry barrels.

These gift sets will be treasured by fellow gourmands who can appreciate the difference in these excellent balsamic vinegars.

Sheila May
Gourmet Living
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Musician Advertising Website, Alldifferenttalents, Set to Take the Internet by Storm

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM, August 17, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Alldifferenttalents, an advertising website for musicians, has announced it's online launch effective 14th August 2018. The website is aimed at aspiring singers and songwriters looking to advertise online.

Alldifferenttalents gives absolutely anyone, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to advertise and showcase their musical talent. Each advertisement measures 3000 x 3000 pixels and contains a picture of the artist, a short bio and a sample of the artist singing their own song.

The following statements were taken from the website homepage at http://www.alldifferenttalents.com;

"Here at Alldifferenttalents, we allow anyone to advertise their singing and songwriting talents with us. Our aim is to allow absolutely anyone, who sings and writes their own songs/music, to advertise with us. The purpose of this is to give artists, from all walks of life, the opportunity to let the world see them in action without actually having to leave their homes".

"Our goal for Alldifferenttalents is to push for as much exposure as possible for our talents to get them out there for the whole wide world to see. We are currently only in our infancy, however, with our hard work and dedication, we hope to make Alldifferenttalents a worldwide phenomenon thus helping our talents to reach their full potential".

You can find out more information from the website at http://www.alldifferenttalents.com

Contact Details: contact@alldifferenttalents.com

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Poetry Immortal Launches Their New Website

Poetry Immortal, an online encyclopedia of famous poets and their works, has launched their new multilingual website.

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, August 17, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Poetry Immortal, an online poet encyclopedia and resource, has just launched their new website. This website provides a comprehensive collection of famous poets and their works, all in multiple languages with English translations. This poetry website provides a useful resource for students and for poetry enthusiasts alike.

“We’re very excited about the launch of our new website,” says Chris, the owner of Poetry Immortal, “We’re very passionate about famous historical poets and their work, so it feels great to be able to share these resources with the world.”

In addition to the expansive database of poets and poetry works, Poetry Immortal also offers intriguing blog posts that inspire though-provoking reads.

“Our blog section is dedicated to inspire current poets and ignite their passion for writing,” adds Chris, “But also to provide insight into historical poetry for new and aspiring poets.”

Poetry Immortal currently has a collection of 125 historical poets, from eight different historical nationalities including English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Greek, Roman & American poets. In regard to individual poems and written pieces, there are hundreds to choose from and read within Poetry Immortal’s vast collection.

About Poetry Immortal:
Poetry Immortal is a Canadian based online encyclopedia highlighting various poets and their works through history. The large collection of written works includes poems and poets of various nationalities and in multiple languages. For English readers with an interest in international poets, the website operators provide very useful translates for any poem into English for the reader. The online collection of historical poems and poet directory will continually be updated, as well with the thought-provoking blog. Poetry Immortal is a must-read website for any poem enthusiast or aspiring poet.

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SGB in Full Swing for Nov. 8 Inaugural Fundraising Golf Tournament

Walking the Gleneagles Course for Nov. 8

SoFlo's Signature Gives Back to Elevate UnLIMBited Foundation's Tommy Fund and Upward On Veterans Outreach

We are the Change We Wish to See in this World.”

— Wendy Pressner

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, August 17, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — BOCA RATON, FL— Signature Gives Back (SGB) has announced in-depth info about its Inaugural Fundraising Golf Tournament slated for Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the prestigious Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, FL.
Registration starts at 11:30 a.m., with shotgun at 1 p.m., and the tournament concludes with a 5 p.m. networking cocktail reception in The Glen Bar. The event is open to the public and will raise funds to champion UnLIMBited Foundation, Signature Gives Back, and Upward On.

SGB’s golf tournament will feature the notable talents of one-arm, 7-year-old golf prodigy, Tommy Morrissey, who’s appeared on TV’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Little Big Shots” (starring entertainer Steve Harvey). National and international press coverage for the tournament is strongly expected, and early registration is recommended for this greatly anticipated event.

UnLIMBited Foundation provides critical financial assistance to those families needing support as their child undergoes extensive, advanced limb-saving surgery and rehabilitation through the world-renowned Paley Institute in West Palm Beach. Tommy’s mother, Marcia Morrissey, is serving as Honorary Chair. Chairs of Event are: Ivan Benjamin, Jr., Robert Gleichenhaus, Melainey Gunning and Wendy Pressner. Chairs of Sponsors/Auction are Sung Knowles and Rachel Gleichenhaus.
Tommy Morrissey is all business when it comes to his golf game. Representing “The Tommy Fund” for UnLIMBited Foundation, he will lead the way in a One-Arm Challenge with golfers from Signature Real Estate Companies and beyond.

SGB organizes a myriad of volunteer and fundraising events, supporting an array of charities and local South Florida causes. It is a volunteer-driven organization utilizing the talents of its participating REALTORS® and management team from The Signature Real Estate Companies, headquartered in Boca Raton, FL.

Upward On assists veterans and their families transition from military service to civilian life and inspires continuous growth through mentorship and transition-resource facilitation.

For sponsorship opportunities and registration as a golf participant or cocktail reception guest, visit: Golf.SignatureGivesBack.com, email: Golf@SignatureGivesBack.com, or call: 561.371.1107, and “Be the Change You Wish to See in this World.”

Dana Levy, REALTOR®, MHS, CRC, MRP
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Linda Beard Set to Launch New Weaning Products under 'Designs for Kids®' Label

Animal Krackers by Linda Beard

Linda Beard confectionary designs for Boots plc

Linda Beard Designs for Kids®

Wallcoverings, textiles and ceramics designer Linda Beard known for best-selling Animal Krackers Men Only & Dolly Mixtures ranges to launch Designs for Kids®

When adults or children look at my designs and tell me they make them feel happy and make them smile, that's what gives me the greatest satisfaction.”

— Linda Beard

LONDON, UK, August 16, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Highly successful designer Linda Beard will launch a fun mix ‘n’ match tableware range for children this autumn. This collection is the first to be created under the new Linda Beard Designs for Kids® label.

Linda Beard is a name synonymous with best-selling wallcoverings, textiles and ceramics including iconic ranges such as Dolly Mixtures, Animal Krackers and Men Only and her seasonal ranges designed for Boots plc. Animal Krackers kid’s range of bedlinen for Ashley Wilde sold extensively in UK, Europe and USA. Using bold primary colours and witty animal motifs, the collection proved to be as popular with parents as it was with children.

Linda only designs products which interest her and which she sees as having exciting commercial potential. She attributes her success to her ability to design not only what she likes but also what she considers her customers want. "When adults or children look at my designs and tell me they make them feel happy and make them smile," explains Linda, "that's what gives me the greatest satisfaction. The feedback I have received from parents and children to my new weaning range for kids, indicates that this collection will do just that.”

Linda works from her home in Cornwall which she shares with two ginger cats and an abundance of wildlife which provides inspiration for her work.

Her new collection will be launch to the retail trade in Autumn 2018.

Trade enquiries to:
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PR enquiries to:
CORPORACT

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Market-fresh portrait painting by Renoir will be auctioned sometime in the fall or winter by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

The painting, executed circa 1918, was appraised in July for $250,000.

The painting’s signature is “in the artist’s characteristic manner,” according to Dr. Lori Verderame, PhD.

The painting’s subject was Gabrielle Renaud, Renoir’s wife’s cousin and the nanny to the couple’s three children.

Markings on the painting’s verso stretcher, plus Renoir’s signature and date and more, make this work the genuine article.

Handwritten by Renoir on verso stretcher and canvas is “Par Mon Main” (“by my hand”).

The work, titled Portrait of Gabrielle leaning on her hand, promises to be the auction's centerpiece lot. It is market-fresh, out of an estate in Massachusetts.

It’s a good feeling when you have a higher-end item, like this Renoir painting, which has all the information on the back, making what’s on the front all the more beautiful.”

— Kevin Bruneau

CRANSTON, RI, UNITED STATES, August 16, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — CRANSTON, R.I. – A fresh-to-the-market oil painting by the French impressionist master Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), done around 1918 and titled Portrait of Gabrielle leaning on her hand, promises to be the centerpiece lot in an auction slated for Saturday, September 22nd, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, online and in the firm’s gallery at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.

Last month, the painting was given an insurance appraisal of $250,000 by Dr. Lori Verderame, Ph.D, the director of Masterpiece Technologies Trumbauersville, Pa. Dr. Verderame said in her report the painting’s signature, lower right (“Renoir”) was “in the artist’s characteristic manner,” and the sitter was the artist’s “long-standing model and relative by marriage, Gabrielle Renaud.”

The painting – a small-scale oil on canvas portrait, unframed, measuring 14.25 inches by 9.80 inches – is typical of Renoir’s style. He was a consummate celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality. Works by him are highly coveted by collectors. In May 1990, Renoir’s work Bal du moulin de la Galette sold for $78.1 million at an auction held by Sotheby’s in New York.

“It’s a pretty surreal experience to be handling an authentic Pierre Auguste Renoir painting,” said Travis Landry, a Bruneau & Co. specialist and auctioneer. “Plus the fact that this is a first time to the market painting with authentication, fresh out of a Massachusetts estate, literally makes my heart race. It just goes to show there is so much stuff out there that’s still left to be discovered.”

Bruneau & Co. company president and auctioneer Kevin Bruneau added, “It’s a good feeling when you have a higher-end item, like this Renoir painting, which has all the information on the back, making what’s on the front all the more beautiful. Provenance is everything with this or any painting, and it’s exciting to offer this one with the history that it has. It was a real find.”

The information on the back includes markings on the verso stretcher that read, in French, “Palais des Beaux Arts, Exhibition”(stamped); and words written on verso stretcher and canvas “Par Mon Main” (translated as “by my hand”). The work is also marked and dated “Renoir 1918” and is marked on verso “Ambroise Volliard 6 rue Lafitte 19…” (with the rest illegible).

Vollard was Renoir’s art dealer and longtime friend who had a gallery at 6 rue Lafitte in Paris, from 1896-1924. He represented Renoir’s work to the art market, along with other luminaries of the day such as Bonnard, Picasso and Cezanne. Vollard was the artist’s representative at the time of Renoir’s death, and it’s possible this painting was left in Vollard’s studio and later marketed.

As for the dark-haired sitter, Gabrielle Renaud, she is depicted leaning on her right hand near her right eye. Her left hand is on her chest. Her deep-set dark eyes and closed mouth are accentuated, as is the white flower hair accessory shown above her left ear. The foreground and background suggest printed floral textile and wallpaper in a palette of gold, yellow, brown and other colors.

Gabrielle’s life is nearly as fascinating as the artist who painted her. Born in the Aube region of France on Aug. 1, 1878, she was a cousin of Aline Victorine Charigot, who became the wife of Pierre Auguste Renoir. At age 16, Gabrielle moved to Montmartre, in Paris, to live with the Renoir family. There, she worked as a nanny for the Renoirs’ two (and later three) children.

Gabrielle became the subject of many of Renoir’s portraits. She was often depicted with the Renoir children. During the last few years of Renoir’s life, he suffered from rheumatoid arthritis but he continued to paint, with Gabrielle’s assistance. She would place the artist’s paint brushes carefully between his disfigured fingers so he could continue to produce art, from 1917-1919.

In 1921, Gabrielle married an American painter, Conrad Hensler Slade (1871-1955), and they had a son, Jean (named after Renoir’s son). Following the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II, Gabrielle and her family moved to the United States, where Jean, who had taken Renoir’s famous last name for himself, as Jean Renoir, became a Hollywood film director.

After Conrad Slade’s death in 1955, Gabrielle moved to Los Angeles to be near her son and live out her days. She died at her home in Beverly Hills in 1959. History won’t remember her so much, but she was a central figure in the life of one of fine art’s true giants. Her assistance in all facets of his life helped Renoir become as prolific as he was, producing thousands of artworks.

Pierre Auguste Renoir was born in the manufacturing town of Limoges, France, in 1841. His family moved to Paris when he was four. He took an early interest in graphic arts and at age 13 went to work for a ceramics firm, painting flowers on porcelain. Later he took a job decorating fans. In 1861 he enrolled at the Gleyre atelier, where Sisely, Monet and Bazille were studying.

The rest, as they say, is history. Renoir went on to become a leading painter in the development of the impressionist and post-impressionist style. His paintings are notable for their vibrant light and saturated color, frequently focusing on people in intimate and candid compositions. The female nude was a primary subject. The painting in the auction is a fine example of his work.

Online bidding is via bidLIVE.Bruneauandco.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Bidsquare.com, or by downloading the mobile app “Bruneau & Co.” on iTunes or GooglePlay.
To learn more about Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers and the firm’s calendar of upcoming auctions, visit www.bruneauandco.com. To contact the company via e-mail, use info@bruneauandco.com.

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Travis Landry
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Oil painting by French impressionist master Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) will be in Bruneau & Co. auction, Sept. 22

The painting, executed circa 1918, was appraised in July for $250,000.

The painting’s signature is “in the artist’s characteristic manner,” according to Dr. Lori Verderame, PhD.

The painting’s subject was Gabrielle Renaud, Renoir’s wife’s cousin and the nanny to the couple’s three children.

Markings on the painting’s verso stretcher, plus Renoir’s signature and date and more, make this work the genuine article.

Handwritten by Renoir on verso stretcher and canvas is “Par Mon Main” (“by my hand”).

The work, titled Portrait of Gabrielle leaning on her hand, promises to be the auction's centerpiece lot. It is market-fresh, out of an estate in Massachusetts.

It’s a good feeling when you have a higher-end item, like this Renoir painting, which has all the information on the back, making what’s on the front all the more beautiful.”

— Kevin Bruneau

CRANSTON, RI, UNITED STATES, August 16, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — CRANSTON, R.I. – A fresh-to-the-market oil painting by the French impressionist master Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), done around 1918 and titled Portrait of Gabrielle leaning on her hand, promises to be the centerpiece lot in an auction slated for Saturday, September 22nd, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, online and in the firm’s gallery at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.

Last month, the painting was given an insurance appraisal of $250,000 by Dr. Lori Verderame, Ph.D, the director of Masterpiece Technologies Trumbauersville, Pa. Dr. Verderame said in her report the painting’s signature, lower right (“Renoir”) was “in the artist’s characteristic manner,” and the sitter was the artist’s “long-standing model and relative by marriage, Gabrielle Renaud.”

The painting – a small-scale oil on canvas portrait, unframed, measuring 14.25 inches by 9.80 inches – is typical of Renoir’s style. He was a consummate celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality. Works by him are highly coveted by collectors. In May 1990, Renoir’s work Bal du moulin de la Galette sold for $78.1 million at an auction held by Sotheby’s in New York.

“It’s a pretty surreal experience to be handling an authentic Pierre Auguste Renoir painting,” said Travis Landry, a Bruneau & Co. specialist and auctioneer. “Plus the fact that this is a first time to the market painting with authentication, fresh out of a Massachusetts estate, literally makes my heart race. It just goes to show there is so much stuff out there that’s still left to be discovered.”

Bruneau & Co. company president and auctioneer Kevin Bruneau added, “It’s a good feeling when you have a higher-end item, like this Renoir painting, which has all the information on the back, making what’s on the front all the more beautiful. Provenance is everything with this or any painting, and it’s exciting to offer this one with the history that it has. It was a real find.”

The information on the back includes markings on the verso stretcher that read, in French, “Palais des Beaux Arts, Exhibition”(stamped); and words written on verso stretcher and canvas “Par Mon Main” (translated as “by my hand”). The work is also marked and dated “Renoir 1918” and is marked on verso “Ambroise Volliard 6 rue Lafitte 19…” (with the rest illegible).

Vollard was Renoir’s art dealer and longtime friend who had a gallery at 6 rue Lafitte in Paris, from 1896-1924. He represented Renoir’s work to the art market, along with other luminaries of the day such as Bonnard, Picasso and Cezanne. Vollard was the artist’s representative at the time of Renoir’s death, and it’s possible this painting was left in Vollard’s studio and later marketed.

As for the dark-haired sitter, Gabrielle Renaud, she is depicted leaning on her right hand near her right eye. Her left hand is on her chest. Her deep-set dark eyes and closed mouth are accentuated, as is the white flower hair accessory shown above her left ear. The foreground and background suggest printed floral textile and wallpaper in a palette of gold, yellow, brown and other colors.

Gabrielle’s life is nearly as fascinating as the artist who painted her. Born in the Aube region of France on Aug. 1, 1878, she was a cousin of Aline Victorine Charigot, who became the wife of Pierre Auguste Renoir. At age 16, Gabrielle moved to Montmartre, in Paris, to live with the Renoir family. There, she worked as a nanny for the Renoirs’ two (and later three) children.

Gabrielle became the subject of many of Renoir’s portraits. She was often depicted with the Renoir children. During the last few years of Renoir’s life, he suffered from rheumatoid arthritis but he continued to paint, with Gabrielle’s assistance. She would place the artist’s paint brushes carefully between his disfigured fingers so he could continue to produce art, from 1917-1919.

In 1921, Gabrielle married an American painter, Conrad Hensler Slade (1871-1955), and they had a son, Jean (named after Renoir’s son). Following the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II, Gabrielle and her family moved to the United States, where Jean, who had taken Renoir’s famous last name for himself, as Jean Renoir, became a Hollywood film director.

After Conrad Slade’s death in 1955, Gabrielle moved to Los Angeles to be near her son and live out her days. She died at her home in Beverly Hills in 1959. History won’t remember her so much, but she was a central figure in the life of one of fine art’s true giants. Her assistance in all facets of his life helped Renoir become as prolific as he was, producing thousands of artworks.

Pierre Auguste Renoir was born in the manufacturing town of Limoges, France, in 1841. His family moved to Paris when he was four. He took an early interest in graphic arts and at age 13 went to work for a ceramics firm, painting flowers on porcelain. Later he took a job decorating fans. In 1861 he enrolled at the Gleyre atelier, where Sisely, Monet and Bazille were studying.

The rest, as they say, is history. Renoir went on to become a leading painter in the development of the impressionist and post-impressionist style. His paintings are notable for their vibrant light and saturated color, frequently focusing on people in intimate and candid compositions. The female nude was a primary subject. The painting in the auction is a fine example of his work.

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3,200 Players Set to Compete in World Amateur Handicap Championship

Players from 48 states and 26 countries have registered to play in the 35th annual event in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

MYRTLE BEACH, SC, USA, August 16, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The field is set for the PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship and 3,200 players from 48 states and 26 countries have registered to play in the 35th annual event.

The 72-hole, net stroke play tournament will be played August 27-31 on 55 of Myrtle Beach’s best courses. The player count represents a seven percent increase over 2017, providing the event a boost with the beginning of the “Everyman’s Major” just days away.

The game’s most inclusive event, the World Am places golfers in tightly bunched flights based on age, gender and handicap. After four rounds, all flight winners and ties advance to the World Championship Playoff on Friday, August 31 at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course, where a champion will be crowned.

South Carolina is sending a tournament high 317 players, followed by North Carolina (285), Florida (273), Texas (252) and Virginia (201). There will be a 190 international participants, including 46 Canadians and a record 45 Germans.

While the competition is initially what lures players to the bucket list event, it’s only part of what keeps them coming back. At the heart of the World Am’s appeal is the camaraderie among its participants and much of that kinship is fostered at the World’s Largest 19th Hole.

Each night of the event, the 19th Hole overtakes all 120,000-square feet of the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, providing participants with free food and drinks, live entertainment, celebrity guest appearances, a golf expo and more.

Players will also receive a gift bag that perennially includes a logo’d hat, shirt, PGA Tour Superstore gift card and an assortment of other goodies.

For more information, visit www.MyrtleBeachWorldAmateur.com.

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