April, 2010

Spectrum Wine Auctions Spring Auction Brings in Nearly $US3.5 Million

Spectrum Wine Auctions Spring Auction Brings in Nearly $US3.5 Million

With a champagne toast and a pound of the hammer, Principal Auctioneer and Spectrum Wine Auctions’ Director of Client Services Amanda Keston kicked off Spectrum Wine Auctions’ second live auction last weekend, held simultaneously at Charlie Palmer Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California and Crown Wine Cellars in Hong Kong. Before the auction […]

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Conan Doyle Psychic Painting for Bonhams Auction

Conan Doyle Psychic Painting for Bonhams Auction

A painting inspired by the psychic spirits of dead soldiers and bought by a grieving Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who lost a son in WW1 is for sale as part of the Owston Collection in Sydney with Bonhams on June 25 and 26. The painting by William Francis (Will) Longstaff (Australian, 1879-1953) titled ‘The Rearguard […]

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Sotheby’s Amsterdam Old Master Paintings Auction

Sotheby’s Amsterdam Old Master Paintings Auction

The Battle of Lepanto (lot 35) by Andries van Eertvelt (1590 – 1652) is one of the highlights of the Old Master paintings sale which will be held Tuesday 18 May 2010 at Sotheby’s Amsterdam. The Battle of Lepanto took place on 7 October 1571 in the Gulf of Patras, off western Greece, and was […]

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Joaquin Sorolla Painting Leads Spanish Section of European Paintings Sale at Sotheby’s

Joaquin Sorolla Painting Leads Spanish Section of European Paintings Sale at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s London announced that the Spanish section of its 19th Century European Paintings sale on Wednesday, 2 June, 2010 will be headed by a rare work by Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923). Joaquín Sorolla stands out as the period’s most prolific and renowned artist and was the subject of a major retrospective of his life and work […]

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