Archive for May, 2012

Christie’s sale of Latin American Art totals $27,731,875 and sets 32 world auction records

Christie’s sale of Latin American Art totals $27,731,875 and sets 32 world auction records

. May 24, 2012

Christie’s highly anticipated two-day auction on May 22-23 of Latin American Art totaled $27,731,875, and set 32 world auction records. The spring sale was comprised of 299 lots and was 84% sold by value and 74% sold by lot. Virgilio Garza, Head of the Latin American Art department, comments: “Major records for modern and contemporary […]

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Christie’s pleased to auction Girolamo Romanino masterpiece in New York summer sale of Old Master Paintings on June 6

Christie’s pleased to auction Girolamo Romanino masterpiece in New York summer sale of Old Master Paintings on June 6

. May 24, 2012

Christie’s announce its summer sale in New York of Old Master Paintings on June 6, 2012, at 5 pm, which primarily consists of works from private collections and institutions that are fresh to the market. The star lot is the 16th-century masterpiece of the Italian High Renaissance, Christ Carrying the Cross (estimate: $2,500,000-3,500,000) by Girolamo […]

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ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY AMERICAN ARTIST PAUL CORNOYER (1864-1923) FETCHES $96,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, APRIL 26

ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY AMERICAN ARTIST PAUL CORNOYER (1864-1923) FETCHES $96,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, APRIL 26

. May 24, 2012

The signed work, depicting carriages in New York City, was the top lot of the $2 million sale. (MILFORD, Conn.) – A painting by American artist Paul Cornoyer (1864-1923), titled A Spring Day, New York and depicting carriages in New York City, sold for $96,000 at an auction held April 26 by Shannon’s Fine Art […]

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WineGavel Wine Auction Offers Rare Marilyn Merlot Vintage

WineGavel Wine Auction Offers Rare Marilyn Merlot Vintage

. May 23, 2012

Fifty years ago the world was rocked by the untimely death of legendary Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe. Many things that bore her likeness quickly became collector’s items, and wine was no exception. Specialty auction house WineGavel will recognize the historic half-century anniversary of the actress’ death by including in their May auction a rare 1st […]

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Christie’s auctioneers announces exhibition of sculptural works by leading contemporary artists at Waddesdon Manor

Christie’s auctioneers announces exhibition of sculptural works by leading contemporary artists at Waddesdon Manor

. May 23, 2012

Major sculptural works by the world’s leading contemporary artists will be shown by Christie’s Private Sales from 26 May to 28 October 2012, in a curated exhibition inspired by Chardin’s Boy Building a House of Cards, 1735, in the grounds of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, the home of the Rothschild Collection and one of the […]

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