Archive for July, 2013

Finest Batman #1 Known, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight #2 Cover Art May Each Hit $500,000+ for Heritage Comics & Comic Art Auction

Finest Batman #1 Known, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight #2 Cover Art May Each Hit $500,000+ for Heritage Comics & Comic Art Auction

. July 7, 2013

A Dynamic Duo of Dark Knight treasures, led by the highest-graded copy of Batman #1, ever certified in 9.2 grade, and Frank Miller’s original cover art for The Dark Knight Returns #2, 1986, are expected to bring $500,000+ each in Heritage Auctions’ Comic and Comic Art Auction Aug. 1-3. “Whenever you offer the highest-graded copy […]

Continue Reading

Asian Art, Continental & American Decorative Arts Lead Garth’s July 26-27 Auction

Asian Art, Continental & American Decorative Arts Lead Garth’s July 26-27 Auction

. July 6, 2013

One of the largest assemblages of high impact items in Garth’s history will go into the record books on July 26 and 27, when more than 1,000 lots come up for auction in Delaware, Ohio. “It really could have been two auctions,” comments Amelia Jeffers, President of Garth’s. “We have an important Asian auction on […]

Continue Reading

CHRISTIE’S ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL FIRST IMPRESSION PRINTS & MULTIPLES SALE

CHRISTIE’S ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL FIRST IMPRESSION PRINTS & MULTIPLES SALE

. July 6, 2013

Christie’s announce its inaugural First Impression sale in New York on July 16. In this fresh perspective, surprising juxtapositions of past and present printmakers exemplify the exciting and diverse field of printmaking. The sale encompasses a strong selection of Post-War & Contemporary and Modern works as well as examples from several important institutional collections, including […]

Continue Reading

Bonhams California and Western Art auction August 6

Bonhams California and Western Art auction August 6

. July 4, 2013

This summer’s auction of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture at Bonhams will take place August 6 in Los Angeles, simulcast in San Francisco. Particularly notable in the sale will be the largest work by Selden Connor Gile to be offered at public auction since 2006, an oil on canvas painting, “Wagon team and barn,” […]

Continue Reading

Aleksei Remizov tops Russian Literature auction at Bonhams New York

Aleksei Remizov tops Russian Literature auction at Bonhams New York

. July 4, 2013

Aleksei Mikhailovich Remizov’s “U Lisy Bal,” (“At the Fox’s Ball”) from 1939 sold for $62,500 at Bonhams June 26 auction of Russian Literature and Works on Paper. The exquisite calligraphic poem, written in Russian, French and German, was accompanied by four eccentric ink drawings. An avant-garde take on the fables of Reynard the Fox, “U […]

Continue Reading