Archive for January, 2012

Heritage Auctions appoint Brian Roughton as Director of American & European Art

Heritage Auctions appoint Brian Roughton as Director of American & European Art

. January 24, 2012 . 0 Comments

Heritage Auctions has announced that longtime dealer, gallery owner and private collection curator Brian Roughton has joined the company as Director American and European Art. He has been an important fixture in the art business for more than four decades, and will bring that extensive experience, across all markets, to bear on his role at […]

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R M Auctions posts over $25.5 million for its annual Arizona Biltmore sale

R M Auctions posts over $25.5 million for its annual Arizona Biltmore sale

. January 23, 2012 . 0 Comments

RM Auctions started its 2012 calendar on a positive note in Arizona last week, posting over $25.5 million* in sales with a strong 89 percent sell-through at its annual Arizona Biltmore sale in Phoenix. 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Scaglietti Coupe sold for $1,815,000. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2011RM Auctions. Now in its 13th year, the well-established […]

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Grateful Dead, Family Dog, Fillmore and Psychedelic Concert Posters for Auction Jan 20

Grateful Dead, Family Dog, Fillmore and Psychedelic Concert Posters for Auction Jan 20

. January 23, 2012 . 0 Comments

The selection of approximately 300 lots includes Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd, Concert Posters, Woodstock memorabilia, Jackson 5 autographs and Records, among other things. Artwork by Rick Griffin, Stanley Mouse and Wes Wilson are likened as the Toulouse Lautrec and Pablo Picasso of their era and style […]

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Sotheby’s New York Americana Week auctions total $17.9 million

Sotheby’s New York Americana Week auctions total $17.9 million

. January 23, 2012 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Americana Week auctions concluded in New York with a combined total of $17,900,261 – Sotheby’s highest total for this annual week of sales since 2007. Ammi Phillips, Portrait of a Winsome Young Girl in Red with Green Slippers, Dog and Bird, circa 1840 (est. $300/500,000). Photo: Sotheby’s. The Important Americana auction on Friday and […]

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Binoche & Giquello and Sotheby’s announce the sale of Part II of the Library of R. & B. L. in Paris on 28 March

Binoche & Giquello and Sotheby’s announce the sale of Part II of the Library of R. & B. L. in Paris on 28 March

. January 23, 2012 . 0 Comments

Paris auctioneers Binoche & Giquello, in association with Sotheby’s, announced the sale of Part II of the Library of R. & B. L. in Paris on 28 March 2012. Expert Yves Lebouc (Bouquinerie de l’Institut) will team up with Sotheby’s specialists for the sale – to be held at the Galerie Charpentier – with the […]

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