May, 2012

Bonhams to auction Herbert Ponting’s images of Captain Scott’s expedition to South Pole

Bonhams to auction Herbert Ponting’s images of Captain Scott’s expedition to South Pole

Three photographs taken by the pioneer of polar photography, Herbert George Ponting, of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole (1910-1913) are to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, as part of its Photographs Sale on 17 May 2012. Having accompanied the Terra Nova crew for almost 14 months, Ponting took over […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS TO OFFER THE BRIAN BROOKS COLLECTION OF WHISKY DISPENSERS

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS TO OFFER THE BRIAN BROOKS COLLECTION OF WHISKY DISPENSERS

Whisky is a drink steeped in history. First distilled in Scotland in the fifteenth century, it was consumed as a means of fortification against the weather. Originally popular with the poorer classes, by the mid nineteenth century thanks to more palatable blends, a lack of French brandy being imported and aggressive marketing it became a […]

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Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

The auction of fine Prints at Bonhams, May 1 in San Francisco, simulcast to Los Angeles, brought an impressive result of $1,277,413. Leading the auction were various works by Joan Miró (1893-1983). The top lot of the auction was Miró’s One Plate, from The Prints of Joan Miró, 1947, a signed etching with intricate handcoloring […]

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Christie’s New York Latin American Auction Offers Works by Modern and Contemporary Masters

Christie’s New York Latin American Auction Offers Works by Modern and Contemporary Masters

Christie’s New York Latin American sale, on May 22 and 23, will offer an exceptional selection of works by modern and contemporary masters hailing from Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Colombia, and many other regions throughout the Americas. Rich in works from private collections, the two-day auction presents over 300 works by leading Latin […]

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