Archive for May, 2011

THE PROPERTY OF LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY, A SMALL LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL ABOUT TO CLOSE ITS DOORS, WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 28

THE PROPERTY OF LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY, A SMALL LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL ABOUT TO CLOSE ITS DOORS, WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 28

. May 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

The auction will be conducted in the Student Union Building by Stevens Auction Company. (JACKSON, Tenn.) – It isn’t often that an institution of higher learning sells off most of its holdings and closes its doors for good, but that’s exactly what is about to happen at Lambuth University, a small liberal arts school located […]

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Irving Penn Harlequin Dress Brings $131,450 as Top Lot in Heritage Photography Auction

Irving Penn Harlequin Dress Brings $131,450 as Top Lot in Heritage Photography Auction

. May 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

The work of Irving Penn proved irresistible to a passionate collector on May 2 at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion as the famed photographer’s Harlequin Dress, Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, 1950, brought $131,450 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $697,000+ Signature® Vintage & Contemporary Photography Auction. All prices quoted include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “This image dates directly from the very peak […]

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Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art Auction in London 1 June

Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art Auction in London 1 June

. May 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

Work by Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern and South Asian artists from eight countries – Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, India, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka – will be on sale at Bonhams on June 1st. Among the notable names are works by Sual al-Attar, Fadi Barrage, Ismael Fattah, M.F. Hussain, Sadanand K. Bakre, Raza, and George […]

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American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Bring $27.1 Million at Sotheby’s New York

American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Bring $27.1 Million at Sotheby’s New York

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Today’s auction of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture at Sotheby’s New York achieved $27,124,125 in total, above a pre-sale low estimate of $25.3 million*. Six of the paintings on offer brought prices over $1 million, and new artist records were set for Ernest Leonard Blumenschein, William J. McCloskey and William Aiken Walker. The sale featured […]

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Bonhams to Auction Contents of the St Lucia Home of Lord Glenconner

Bonhams to Auction Contents of the St Lucia Home of Lord Glenconner

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announce the sale of the contents of the late Lord Glenconner’s property, ‘Beau House’, St Lucia, on behalf of the Glenconner Trustees and Estate on Wednesday 28 September 2011 at 2pm in New Bond Street, London. The 3rd Lord Glenconner, formerly Colin Tennant, was best known for transforming the barren Caribbean island of Mustique […]

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