Archive for November, 2009

Photographs by Eugene Atget to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Photographs by Eugene Atget to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

. November 15, 2009

After the success of the final part of the Marie-Thérèse & André Jammes Collection in November 2008, Sotheby’s will be staging an auction of photographs from various owners in Paris for the first time on 20 November. The sale includes an impressive selection of 134 high-quality international photographs spanning the history of photography from its […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields Auction to Highlight Artists from California

Bonhams & Butterfields Auction to Highlight Artists from California

. November 15, 2009

California’s oldest and largest auctioneer, Bonhams & Butterfields, will offer contemporary art from the Golden State during the firm’s Made in California sale on November 17, 2009. Though regional in theme, artwork by internationally known artists such as John Altoon, Robert Arneson, Ruth Asawa, Claire Falkenstein, Sam Francis, Robert Graham, George Rodrigue, Wayne Thiebaud and […]

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Sotheby’s Amsterdam Old Masters of the Golden Age Auction

Sotheby’s Amsterdam Old Masters of the Golden Age Auction

. November 15, 2009

Sotheby’s Amsterdam will, going forward, hold two sales of Old Master Paintings every year (one in May and the second in December) and the first of these new-format sales will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 2p.m. This sale will comprise some 69 lots – many with exemplary provenance having not appeared on […]

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Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction Results

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction Results

. November 15, 2009

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Marc Porter, President of Christie’s Americas, states: “This […]

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The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems Auction at Bonhams

The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems Auction at Bonhams

. November 15, 2009

On Wednesday 9th December Bonhams Bond Street will host The Art of Jewels: Fine Jewellery and Iconic Gems. One of the major highlights of the sale will be a stunning pearl necklace, belonging to Lady Houston, the renowned philanthropist and benefactor. The impressive double-row necklace with graduated pearls is expected to fetch £30,000-£50,000. It is […]

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