Archive for May, 2008

Fine Art and European Furniture from the Estate of José Iturbi On Offer at Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles on June 2nd

Fine Art and European Furniture from the Estate of José Iturbi On Offer at Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles on June 2nd

. May 14, 2008

Summer auction highlights the lifestyles of ‘old-Hollywood’ royals: Countess Dorothy di Frasso, designer Elsie de Wolfe and the renowned musician, movie star and philanthropist José Iturbi. Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to offer property from the Estate of José Iturbi and Marion Seabury, sold to benefit the José Iturbi Foundation, on June 2, 2008 in […]

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Major Artists Reach New Heights with Eight World Auction Records

Major Artists Reach New Heights with Eight World Auction Records

. May 14, 2008

NEW YORK – Christie’s highly anticipated Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $348,263,600, marking the second highest total ever in auction history for the category. Eight new world auction records were established for artists including Richard Prince, Sam Francis, Leon Gottlieb, with Lucian Freud’s Benefits Supervisor Sleeping setting a world auction record for any […]

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Wyeth’s Portrait of Andy Warhol & Select Works of Robert E. Miller Spotlight May 20th Bonhams Auction

Wyeth’s Portrait of Andy Warhol & Select Works of Robert E. Miller Spotlight May 20th Bonhams Auction

. May 13, 2008

On May 20th, international fine art auctioneers Bonhams will present a highly anticipated sale of 19th and 20th Century American paintings in New York City. With more than 100 lots on the block, including a Wyeth portrait of Andy Warhol, works by Richard E. Miller, and works of many acclaimed artists, the upcoming auction is […]

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Walkinshaw Commodore brings $87,000 at Shannons

Walkinshaw Commodore brings $87,000 at Shannons

. May 13, 2008

A pristine, one registered owner Holden VL Commodore Group A ‘Walkinshaw’ sedan with just 16,637 kilometres on its odometer sold for $87,000 at Shannons Sydney Autumn Auction last night – nearly double its original new price of 20 years ago. The vehicle sold was number 594 out of the 750 radical aero-styled Azure Blue Commodores […]

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Masterworks of 20th Century Russian Literature and Illustration

Masterworks of 20th Century Russian Literature and Illustration

. May 13, 2008

Bloomsbury Auctions New York is delighted to bring to the market an extraordinary collection of early 20th Century Russian Literature, autographs, photographs and associated illustration art from 1900 through to 1950, beginning with pieces from the ‘Silver Age’ through the Revolutionary and post Revolutionary periods through to the Stalin era. This wide ranging collection shows […]

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