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Christie’s New York to auction property from the Pincus Collection of Abstract Expressionism

Christie’s New York to auction property from the Pincus Collection of Abstract Expressionism

. March 31, 2012

Christie’s announced the forthcoming sale of an outstanding private American collection of Post War and Contemporary Art: The Property from the Pincus Collection. As philanthropists, humanitarians, and art patrons, David Pincus and his wife Geraldine, known as Gerry, enjoyed a collection of Post War and Contemporary art since the early 60s. Notable for the extraordinary […]

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L.S. Lowry Painting for Bonhams London Auction

L.S. Lowry Painting for Bonhams London Auction

. March 28, 2012

A stunning painting by L.S. Lowry, entitled Yachts at Lytham St Anne’s is one of the highlights of the 20th Century British and Irish Art sale taking place on the 30th May at Bonhams, New Bond Street. L.S. Lowry, Yachts at Lytham St Anne’s Painted in 1951, Lowry has depicted a peaceful scene of yachts […]

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Newly discovered paintings by Sir Stanley Spencer for auction at Bonhams

Newly discovered paintings by Sir Stanley Spencer for auction at Bonhams

. March 27, 2012

Three previously undiscovered paintings by the celebrated artist Sir Stanley Spencer will be offered by Bonhams in the 20th Century British and Irish Art sale on the 30th May. The three landscapes, all unrecorded in the catalogue of works by Spencer, depict scenes of Cookham, the village where Spencer was born and spent much of […]

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Sotheby’s to auction painting by Tamara de Lempicka

Sotheby’s to auction painting by Tamara de Lempicka

. March 27, 2012

Sotheby’s are to auction a major work by the modern artist Tamara de Lempicka, on 2 May 2012 in New York, thought to be lost since the 1920s and only recently brought to light, Nu adossé I is a classic example of the artist’s elegant and sensuous aesthetic and was included in her groundbreaking solo […]

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Sotheby’s Classical Chinese Paintings sale totals $35.2 million

Sotheby’s Classical Chinese Paintings sale totals $35.2 million

. March 23, 2012

Sotheby’s auction of Fine Classical Chinese Paintings brought a total of $35,162,938, totally eclipsing the pre-sale estimate of $9.8/13.7 million. Estimates tumbled throughout the sale and nine lots sold for over $1 million. The auction was led by Emperors of the Southern Song 12th to 13th Century, Calligraphy In Various Script Forms which sold for […]

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Vilhelm Hammershoi paintings headline Sotheby’s Scandinavian auction in London

Vilhelm Hammershoi paintings headline Sotheby’s Scandinavian auction in London

. March 23, 2012

Sotheby’s Scandinavian Sale on Monday, 11 June 2012, features Vilhelm Hammershoi paintings. Four of the paintings depict Hammershøi’s home in Strandgade 30 in Copenhagen, which provided the backdrop for the artist’s most iconic and celebrated works. Together, the group is estimated to bring in excess of £1.45 million. Ida Reading a Letter, painted in 1899 […]

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong announces Southeast Asian Paintings Spring Sale 2012 on 2 April

Sotheby’s Hong Kong announces Southeast Asian Paintings Spring Sale 2012 on 2 April

. March 22, 2012

Sotheby’s Hong Kong announces that its Southeast Asian Paintings Spring Sale 2012 will take place on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Walter Spies, Banyan with Two Young Balinese, 1927. Est: HK$6.5 –11.5 million / US$840,000 – 1.49 million. Photo: Sotheby’s The sale brings together a substantial selection of modern paintings […]

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