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Bonhams Sale Includes Work By Palestinian and Israeli Artists

Bonhams Sale Includes Work By Palestinian and Israeli Artists

. May 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

On the 24th May 2011, Bonhams and Montefiore Auction Houses launch their inaugural sale of Israeli art in London. Bonhams has teamed up with Montefiore Auction House, Tel Aviv, to offer a selection of works that covers nine decades. This auction is set to be the most comprehensive sale of Israeli art in Europe, offering […]

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painting Makes $29.2 Million at Sotheby’s New York

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painting Makes $29.2 Million at Sotheby’s New York

. May 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

A masterpiece by Victorian artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema set another incredible price at Sotheby’s New York today in the sale of 19th Century European Art. Two determined phone bidders held a steady competition for The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC for over eight minutes, driving the final price to a remarkable $29,202,500–nearly six […]

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Clarke Auction Uncovers Two Jasper Cropsey Hudson River Oils

Clarke Auction Uncovers Two Jasper Cropsey Hudson River Oils

. May 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

On March 5th, 2011, auctioneer/owner Ronan Clarke of Clarke Auction had provided his company’s premises, and along with other local appraisers, volunteered his expertise for an antiques appraisal day to benefit the Larchmont Historical Society. While over a hundred people over four hours paid up to forty dollars apiece to have their treasures or mysteries […]

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Sotheby’s London to Auction Important Work by Egon Schiele

Sotheby’s London to Auction Important Work by Egon Schiele

. May 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s will auction one of the most important oils by Austrian artist Egon Schiele ever to come to the market, on 22 June in London. The painting – Häuser mit bunter Wäsche,“Vorstadt” II of 1914 – ranks among just a small number of significant cityscapes by Schiele remaining in private hands. Having been acquired – […]

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Maurice de Vlaminck Painting Sets Record at Christies Auction

Maurice de Vlaminck Painting Sets Record at Christies Auction

. May 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

A new world auction record has been set for the French artist Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), at Christie’s New York The vividly-hued 1905 landscape, a fitting tribute to springtime in New York, sold for $22,482,500 (£13,489,500/€15,063,275). The magnificent Fauvist landscape – a highlight of the pre-sale exhibition – was fought over by multiple bidders before […]

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