Archive for January, 2012

Vancouver Art Gallery hosts  Art Auction 2012 on February 18

Vancouver Art Gallery hosts Art Auction 2012 on February 18

. January 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

How do you raise nearly $1 million dollars in a single night…? Through the tremendous generosity of distinguished artists, private galleries and top collectors across Canada and the United States, who have donated more than 70 outstanding works of art for DESIRE: Art Auction 2012. Internationally renowned artists Roy Arden, Edward Burtynsky, Robert Davidson, Rodney […]

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Saffronart announces inaugural auction of Impressionist and Modern art

Saffronart announces inaugural auction of Impressionist and Modern art

. January 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

Saffronart, India’s leading auction house announces its entry into Western art with its Inaugural Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art on FEB 15-16, 2012. As part of its long-term commitment to provide art connoisseurs in India and across the globe with access to the finest art works, Saffronart now introduces this landmark auction of Western […]

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MYSTERIOUS TOLKIEN LETTER DISCOVERY AUCTUIONED At RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS

MYSTERIOUS TOLKIEN LETTER DISCOVERY AUCTUIONED At RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS

. January 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

Mystery surrounds a letter written by world famous ‘Lord of the Rings’ author J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) which sold for £1.5K at auction in Lichfield this week. The single page letter dated 1963 on headed paper was addressed to ‘My Dear People’. Tolkien goes on describe his and his wife’s health a ‘disastrous holiday’ and to […]

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O’Hara’s Gallery auction totals $1,539,060 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

O’Hara’s Gallery auction totals $1,539,060 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

. January 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

The sale of property from O’Hara’s Gallery realized $1,539,060 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on January 22-24. The extraordinary results of the sale were largely due to strong online activity, with an average of nearly 800 bidders each day. The highlight of the sale was a Chinese carved hardwood opium bed with inset marble panels that […]

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Harold Harvey Painting Of Tin Miners In Cornwall auctioned for £40,850 at Bonhams

Harold Harvey Painting Of Tin Miners In Cornwall auctioned for £40,850 at Bonhams

. January 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

Tin Miners, a fine example of Harold Harvey’s works depicting the industrial side of Cornwall, sold for £40,850 yesterday (Wednesday 25th January 2012) in the 19th Century Paintings sale at Bonhams,101 New Bond Street, London. This far exceeded its pre-sale estimate of £20,000-30,000. Peter Rees, Head of Sale for the 19th Century Paintings Department, comments, […]

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