November, 2009

Chorley’s Offer Old Master and British Pictures

Chorley’s Offer Old Master and British Pictures

Chorley’s are delighted to be offering a good collection of Old Master and British pictures in their sale on Thursday 10th December 2009. 11 paintings come from Penarth in South Wales. They belonged to the late Millicent Hope Bovey wh had inherited a very large collection of Old Master and British Paintings from the estate […]

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Van Ham to Auction Works by Established Photographers

Van Ham to Auction Works by Established Photographers

On the occasion of the anniversary sale, VAN HAM Cologne presents numerous works of established photographers such as Werner Mantz, Albert Renger-Patzsch and August Sander as well as interesting contemporary photo art, such as Beate Gütschow with a fascinating nature depiction, Petra Wunderlich with an urban motif and furthermore Gudrun Kemsa and Thomas Struth. Albert […]

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The De Orbe Novo Collection: Exploration in the New World 1492-1625 for Bloomsbury Auction

The De Orbe Novo Collection: Exploration in the New World 1492-1625 for Bloomsbury Auction

Bloomsbury Auctions is pleased to announce a significant sale that offers the rarest Americana. This collection of just 82 lots contains accounts of European explorers in the New World, all of which were printed prior to 1625. This collection of books and charts from Bruce McKinney ranks as one of the finest in private hands. […]

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Bonhams December Wine Sale

Bonhams December Wine Sale

Bonhams final wine sale of 2009 will take place at 101 New Bond Street on 3rd December. As always the sale contains a wide spectrum of different wine styles at a broad range of prices. The sale kicks off with Champagne, including three bottles of Krug, Clos du Mesnil 1979 (£4000-5000) and two methuselahs of […]

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Bonhams New York Presents First Coins and Banknotes Auction

Bonhams New York Presents First Coins and Banknotes Auction

Collectors are eagerly awaiting the first sale of rare and exceptional Coins and Banknotes to bepresented by Bonhams New York. Taking place on December 3rd, the sale consists of over 400 lots ranging from 1692 to the early 21st-Century. Amongst the most coveted lots will be an exceptionally rare 1796 $10 so-called “Eagle” graded. Bright […]

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Works by Giacometti, Hodler and Vallotton to Highlight Sotheby’s Swiss Art Auction

Works by Giacometti, Hodler and Vallotton to Highlight Sotheby’s Swiss Art Auction

Sotheby’s auction of Swiss Art will be held in Zurich, on Monday, 7th December 2009, at 6pm. Urs Lanter and Stéphanie Schleining Deschanel, Specialists of Swiss Art at Sotheby’s, will offer 123 lots spanning more than 250 years of Swiss artistic history. The sale highlights classical artists such as Amiet, Anker, Biéler, Bocion, Buchet, Calame, […]

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Masterworks from Band Estate Auctioned at Heffel

Masterworks from Band Estate Auctioned at Heffel

Fifteen masterworks from the collection of Helen E. Band estate brought in a combined $10,494,024, and with the other 84 lots in Heffel’s second session of Fine Canadian Art, totaled $17.5-million. The first session featuring Canadian Post-War and Contemporary Art that occurred between 4 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. brought in $3.3-million. The two sessions combined […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Unique Jeff Koons Work

Sotheby’s to Auction Unique Jeff Koons Work

One of the major events at Sotheby’s this Autumn promises to be the sale in Paris on December 8 of a unique work by Jeff Koons: “Elephant” (Purple), donated by the artist to the Foundation Claude Pompidou in 2009. This masterpiece from 1999 (estimate €300,000-400,000) will be sold to help finance the Foundation’s most recent […]

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Contemporary Artists Books for New York Auction

Contemporary Artists Books for New York Auction

Bonhams New York is pleased to present the Arnold Smoller Collection of Contemporary Livres d’Artiste. A wonderfully astute and varied assemblage of nearly 200 volumes, the collection spans several decades of American and international art. It includes experimental works made of such surprising materials as lead, hair, plastics, and rubber. The works range in date […]

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