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Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

| November 15, 2013

A portrait of Flora MacDonald, a heroine of the Jacobite risings, who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape after the Battle of Culloden is to be sold at Bonhams Scottish pictures sale in Edinburgh on Thursday 5 December. It is estimated at £7,000-10,000. Following his defeat at Culloden on 16 April 1746, Charles Edward Stuart – […]

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Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

| November 9, 2013

Norman Rockwell’s full-length portrait The Song of Bernadette realized $605,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $3.7+ million Illustration Art Auction event. Records were set for scores of artists across Classic and Golden Age Art, Science Fiction, and Pulp genres, as sell through rates reached 98 percent by value and 92 percent by lot. Treasures from the […]

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Pissarro and Van Gogh paintings for Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Auction in New York

| November 8, 2013

Le jardin de Maubuisson, Pontoise, la mère Bellette by Camille Pissarro led Bonhams November 5 sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, selling for $1,805,000. A masterclass of Impressionist innovation from the movement’s most important years, the picture was formerly in the collections of noted connoisseur Alfred Bergaud and French Prime Minister Fernand Bouisson. “La mère […]

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Andy Warhol’s ‘Lenin’ Leads Bonhams Prints Auction on November 19

| November 5, 2013

A portrait of former Soviet Union leader and father of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, Vladimir Lenin, by American pop artist Andy Warhol, will be a highlight at Bonhams Prints sale on November 19 in London’s New Bond Street. ‘Lenin’ (1987), a screen print in colors on Arches 88, signed and inscribed ‘PP 1/6’ in pencil, […]

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Asian Art in London – Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions join the Asian Celebration

| October 30, 2013

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will be taking part in Asian Art London for the first time this year and have marked this prestigious occasion with a sale of some of the finest Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art. The sale will be the final auction of the event and will take place on Monday […]

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Frank Stella’s Eskimo Curlew (3X) for Heritage Auction

| October 20, 2013

Eskimo Curlew (3X) by Frank Stella could bring $200,000+ to lead Heritage Auctions’ Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction. More than 200 works of painting, sculpture and prints from important private collections nationwide make up the sale, which will be held Nov. 2 in Dallas. Highlights include Maria Helena Vieira da Silva’s untitled composition oil […]

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GIACOMETTI MASTERPIECE TO HEADLINE CHRISTIE’S IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART AUCTION

| October 12, 2013

Alberto Giacometti’s (1901-1966) Diego en chemise écossaise, estimated at $30—50 million, will lead Christie’s November 5 Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. This painting is among the most compelling renderings Alberto ever produced of his brother Diego, his most frequent and by now signature subject. Diego en chemise écossaise showcases the […]

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