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Irving Penn Harlequin Dress Brings $131,450 as Top Lot in Heritage Photography Auction

Irving Penn Harlequin Dress Brings $131,450 as Top Lot in Heritage Photography Auction

. May 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

The work of Irving Penn proved irresistible to a passionate collector on May 2 at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion as the famed photographer’s Harlequin Dress, Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, 1950, brought $131,450 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $697,000+ Signature® Vintage & Contemporary Photography Auction. All prices quoted include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “This image dates directly from the very peak […]

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Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art Auction in London 1 June

Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art Auction in London 1 June

. May 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

Work by Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern and South Asian artists from eight countries – Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, India, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka – will be on sale at Bonhams on June 1st. Among the notable names are works by Sual al-Attar, Fadi Barrage, Ismael Fattah, M.F. Hussain, Sadanand K. Bakre, Raza, and George […]

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Richard Winterton Presents Fine Art & Collectors Auction on 2 June

Richard Winterton Presents Fine Art & Collectors Auction on 2 June

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Lichfield will become the centre of attention of the international fine art market on 2nd June when the quarterly prestigious Fine Art & Collectors’ Sale is held at Richard Winterton’s Lichfield Auction Centre. The sale showcases the cream of the crop of over five hundred specially selected items of jewellery, silver, coins/medals, glass, ceramics, works […]

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Leslie Hindman Chicago Auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art Sets Records

Leslie Hindman Chicago Auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art Sets Records

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Spring auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art set records, realizing over $2.7 million, as a crowded salesroom, busy phone lines and aggressive internet bidding contributed to strong prices. Several highlights of the Modern and Contemporary session were from the collection of Milwaukee’s Bradley Family Foundation. Sir Terry Frost’s Orange and […]

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Sotheby’s London Auction of 19th Century European Paintings Raises £5,403,625

Sotheby’s London Auction of 19th Century European Paintings Raises £5,403,625

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s sale of 19th Century European Paintings in London brought a total of £5,403,625 ($6,190,388). German, Austrian and Central European Paintings: Notable highlights of this section of the sale were Polish artist Henryk Siemiradski’s By the Fountain (lot 29), which sold for £301,250 ($345,112) against an estimate of £250,000-350,000, and Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein’s […]

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