Archive for May, 2011

Rago May 14 Fine Art Sale Brings $1.56 million

Rago May 14 Fine Art Sale Brings $1.56 million

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art auctions on May 14 brought in a rousing $1.56 million, with spiriting bidding for top lots (reflects buyer’s premium of 24%). “If the top lots tell any story, it’s that Rago’s sells a wide variety of art and sells it all well,” said Meredith Hilferty, who directs Rago’s […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Sell 70 Acres of Virginia U.S. Route 1 Acreage

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Sell 70 Acres of Virginia U.S. Route 1 Acreage

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., (www.nichollsauction.com) announces the auction of 70 acres of prime Spotsylvania County real estate on June 17, 2011, at 3pm in Woodford, Va., according to John Nicholls, president of the company. “This acreage is well located with road frontage on bustling U.S. Highway 1. It is convenient to Northern Virginia, Washington, […]

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Birger Sandzen Late Moon Rising brings $262,900 at Heritage Fine Art Auction

Birger Sandzen Late Moon Rising brings $262,900 at Heritage Fine Art Auction

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Birger Sandzén’s Late Moon Rising (Wild Horse Creek), 1923, brought a stunning $262,900 as the top lot in Heritage Auction’s May 17 combined Signature® Fine American, European Art & Western Art sale, held May 17 at Heritage’s Design District Annex at 1518 Slocum Street. The auction realized $2,597,907 total, with a sell-through rate of 71.7% […]

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Helen Allingham Buckinghamshire Cottage Watercolour to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Helen Allingham Buckinghamshire Cottage Watercolour to be Auctioned at Bonhams

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Artist illustrated Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd and was the first woman admitted as a full member of the Royal Watercolour Society A beautiful painting by the Victorian watercolourist Helen Allingham entitled Buckinghamshire house at Penstreet is estimated to sell for £10,000-15,000 in Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction on 13th July 2011. The […]

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Maud Earl Painting of Clumber Spaniels Offered at Bonhams

Maud Earl Painting of Clumber Spaniels Offered at Bonhams

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

A beautiful oil painting by the renowned canine artist Maud Earl (1864-1943) depicting two Clumber Spaniels, will feature in the 19th Century Paintings auction on 13th July 2011 at Bonhams New Bond Street. Entitled Surely, Surely, Slumber is more sweet than Toil, the work is estimated to sell for £3,000-5,000. The two spaniels are Champion […]

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