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Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

. November 15, 2013

Alexander Calder’s 1960 sculpture Maripose realized $1,805,000 in Bonhams November 12 Contemporary Art sale. Exemplifying the artist’s striking sense of balance and momentum, this stunning large scale mobile had been in private hands for nearly 40 years. Works by Calder performed well overall, with his untitled exuberant 1931 circus drawing soaring past its estimate to […]

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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

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

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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