Archive for June, 2008

Bloomsbury Auctions New York launches Photography Department

Bloomsbury Auctions New York launches Photography Department

. June 12, 2008

Bloomsbury Auctions announces the launch of their Photographs Department in New York with the appointment of John Cowey as Head of Department and Hannah Hayden as Junior Specialist. The department is being guided by the world-renowned photography specialist Rick Wester, of Rick Wester Fine Art, Inc., as International Consultant. Bloomsbury Auctions opened their New York […]

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Skinner to Host Semi-Annual 20th Century Furniture & Decorations Auction June 28th

Skinner to Host Semi-Annual 20th Century Furniture & Decorations Auction June 28th

. June 12, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – June 12, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, a will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorations in its Boston gallery on June 28th at 10 a.m. The sale is an eclectic mix of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, mid-century modern and […]

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Martial Raysse – Head of a Girl Auctioned at Ketterer Kunst

Martial Raysse – Head of a Girl Auctioned at Ketterer Kunst

. June 12, 2008

Almost € 100 000* was the sum paid by a connoisseur of art and women from southern Europe for the small (36.2 x 36.2 cm) but exquisite Martial Raysse “Mädchenkopf” [“Head of a Girl”]. Thus he ensured that the estimate of € 40 000 was more than doubled at the Ketterer Kunst auction on 5 […]

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Project Bundle-Up Auction

Project Bundle-Up Auction

. June 12, 2008

PITTSBURGH – From haute couture to autographed sports memorabilia, there is something for everyone on the Project Bundle-Up online auction. In its second year of online bidding, the former live televised broadcast has now gone to the web to reach even more people in the convenience of their own homes. Founded 22 years ago by […]

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19th Century Paintings Auction Includes Masterpiece by Ippolito Caffi

19th Century Paintings Auction Includes Masterpiece by Ippolito Caffi

. June 12, 2008

MILAN – Following the world record for the great “View of Piazza Navona, Roma” by Ippolito Caffi, (Sotheby’s Milan, June 2007, € 1,588,800), this time in the 19th century Paintings sale there is another beautiful Roman painting by Caffi: “The Pope benediction from St. Peter’s Basilica”. Created in 1857, two years after Caffi’s return to […]

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