Archive for March, 2012

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on May 1 Features Cezanne Watercolor sSudy

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on May 1 Features Cezanne Watercolor sSudy

. March 28, 2012

A rare watercolor study by the modern master Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) last seen in public in 1953 has re-emerged from a private collection in Texas after nearly 60 years and will be featured as the lead highlight of Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on May 1 in New York. Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), Joueur […]

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Burgundy Prices Soar Above Estimates as Hart Davis Hart Sells 100% of Lots for $3.9 Million

Burgundy Prices Soar Above Estimates as Hart Davis Hart Sells 100% of Lots for $3.9 Million

. March 28, 2012

(Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart conducted an auction in Chicago on Saturday devoted exclusively to the wines of Burgundy and achieved astonishing results. “A Celebration of Burgundy” attracted bidders from all around the world, and the auction was 100% sold. At the end of the day $3,986,424 had been realized against a pre-sale estimate […]

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Newly discovered paintings by Sir Stanley Spencer for auction at Bonhams

Newly discovered paintings by Sir Stanley Spencer for auction at Bonhams

. March 27, 2012

Three previously undiscovered paintings by the celebrated artist Sir Stanley Spencer will be offered by Bonhams in the 20th Century British and Irish Art sale on the 30th May. The three landscapes, all unrecorded in the catalogue of works by Spencer, depict scenes of Cookham, the village where Spencer was born and spent much of […]

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Bonhams appoint George Mullen as new representative in Austria

Bonhams appoint George Mullen as new representative in Austria

. March 27, 2012

Bonhams auctioneers has announced the appointment of George Mullen as its new representative in Austria. He replaces Livia Liechtenstein who is getting married. An Anglo-Austrian with truly international experience, George, 37, has had a career that mixes auctioneering and finance. A multilingualist he speaks five languages and has lived and traveled all five continents. Since […]

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Sotheby’s to auction Photographs on 3 April 2012 in New York

Sotheby’s to auction Photographs on 3 April 2012 in New York

. March 27, 2012

Sotheby’s will auction a selection of Photographs showcasing the versatility and artistic range of the medium, on 3 April 2012 in New York. From some of the earliest photographs made, in 1839, by William Henry Fox Talbot and his circle, to dazzling mural-sized collages by Peter Beard, Sotheby’s brings to market this spring images that […]

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