Archive for July, 2013

Skinner to Host Asian Art Auction in Marlborough on July 26

Skinner to Host Asian Art Auction in Marlborough on July 26

. July 17, 2013

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Asian Works of Art on July 26th in its Marlborough gallery. Following the event, a second offering of lots will be open for bidding beginning on July 29th through August 6th exclusively online as a Skinner timed auction. This eclectic sale features a wide variety […]

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CHRISTIE’S TO HOLD AUCTION IN MUMBAI IN DECEMBER

CHRISTIE’S TO HOLD AUCTION IN MUMBAI IN DECEMBER

. July 17, 2013

Christie’s announces that it will hold its inaugural auction in Mumbai in December 2013, becoming the only international auction house to conduct sales in India. This development follows the recent announcement that Christie’s will hold a sale in Shanghai in September 2013, becoming the first international auction house to operate independently in mainland China. Christie’s […]

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Midsummer Night’s Dream fairy painting for Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction

Midsummer Night’s Dream fairy painting for Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction

. July 16, 2013

A scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a magical watercolor fairy painting by John Simmons is offered for sale with an estimate of £40,000-£60,000 at Bonhams 19th Century Paintings Sale on 10th July. The scene depicts Act II Scene II of Shakespeare’s play which sees Oberon, the Fairy King, planning to sprinkle a love potion […]

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Davis Chiodo Still-Lifes For Gray’s Early Summer Auction on July 31

Davis Chiodo Still-Lifes For Gray’s Early Summer Auction on July 31

. July 16, 2013

Gray’s Auctioneers’ summer Warehouse Sale features over 300 lots of fun and affordable art, furniture and decorative objects. Scheduled for July 31 beginning at 11am, live bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com A highlight of the sale includes still life paintings by Davis Chiodo. Three vibrant floral still-lifes (Lots 1-3), direct from the artist’s collection, […]

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World record prices set at Bonhams 19th century pictures auction

World record prices set at Bonhams 19th century pictures auction

. July 16, 2013

The Ionian Dance by Sir Edward John Poynter, rediscovered after almost 100 years out of the spotlight, was the highlight of Bonhams’ 19th Century Paintings sale today on 10th July, selling for £301,250 to the successful buyer amongst a multitude of telephone bidders. The re-emergence of The Ionian Dance at auction is the first time […]

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