September, 2011

RM to Auction Force India Formula One Car

RM to Auction Force India Formula One Car

RM Auctions, in partnership with the Force India Formula One Team, is proud to offer a unique Force India Formula One ‘Art Car’ as a featured attraction at its highly- anticipated London, UK sale next month (26 October, 2011). Racing chassis VJM1-05 has been wonderfully hand-painted by world-renowned motorsport artist Dexter Brown and signed by […]

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announce Auction of the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announce Auction of the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, have announced the single-owner auction of the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr. on November 6-8, 2011. Dr. Vignos, who passed away in June 2010, was an accomplished rheumatologist at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as a generous philanthropist, avid sportsman and art lover. Over the course of their […]

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Dreweatts Bloomsbury to Host Auctions at The Cumberland Hotel on October 10

Dreweatts Bloomsbury to Host Auctions at The Cumberland Hotel on October 10

Guoman Hotels is to welcome top London salesroom Dreweatts Bloomsbury to its Cumberland hotel on October 10th for two style-packed auctions.Eight works by legendary graffiti artist Banksy, a vintage Hermes crocodile ’Kelly’ handbag and a collection of costume jewellery that once belonging to the Duchess of Windsor are among the lots on offer at the […]

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Bonhams Auction Contents of Lord Glenconner St Lucia Home

Bonhams Auction Contents of Lord Glenconner St Lucia Home

A gem-set gold pendant from the treasury of the legendary Indian ruler, Tipu Sultan, was the star lot in the sale of the contents of Lord Glenconner’s St Lucian home at Bonhams in London on 28 September. The pendant, which is set with a 38 carat emerald surrounded by nine precious stones including topaz, blue […]

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Vasili Vasilievich Vereshchagin Painting Leads Sotheby’s New York Sale of Important Russian Art

Vasili Vasilievich Vereshchagin Painting Leads Sotheby’s New York Sale of Important Russian Art

Sotheby’s auction of Important Russian Art on 1 November 2011 will be led by Vasili Vasilievich Vereshchagin’s Pearl Mosque at Delhi, the most accomplished painting from the artist’s famed Indian series and his most significant canvas to appear at auction in over a century (est. $3/5 million*). The monumental work – measuring approximately 13 by […]

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Sotheby’s New York Announces Photographs Auction for 5 October

Sotheby’s New York Announces Photographs Auction for 5 October

Sotheby’s fall Photographs auction on 5 October 2011 in New York will offer a varied range of material from the 19th to the 21st centuries — from an early copy of Gardner’s Sketch Book of the War to Contemporary photographs by Peter Beard, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bernd and Hilla Becher. Of particular note are masterpieces […]

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Ketterer Kunst to Auction Painting by Willem I van de Velde

Ketterer Kunst to Auction Painting by Willem I van de Velde

Ketterer Kunst are to auction a rare painting by Willem I van de Velde on 27 October. With Willem I van de Velde’s grisaille-work ”Englische Kriegsschiffe“ (English Warships) a masterpiece of marine painting will be offered at Ketterer Kunst in Munich. ”This means that a painting by the presumably most renowned 17th century marine painter […]

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Phillips de Pury & Company and the Guggenheim Museum Announce Auction of Important Contemporary Works

Phillips de Pury & Company and the Guggenheim Museum Announce Auction of Important Contemporary Works

Phillips de Pury & Company together with the Guggenheim Museum are proud to announce a special auction to benefit the Museum this fall. The Guggenheim auction will be the first of its kind to be held outside of the Museum and will be an evening sale taking place on November 7 at 6pm at Phillips […]

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Swann Galleries Announce Auction of Fine Photographs on October 18

Swann Galleries Announce Auction of Fine Photographs on October 18

Swann Galleries Tuesday, October 18 auction of Fine Photographs features classical and iconic images that range from contemporary artworks, to masterpieces of 20th-century modernism and photojournalism, to exquisite daguerreotypes, cased images, and majestic scenes of the American West. Featured examples of Contemporary Art are Cindy Sherman As Marilyn Monroe, chromogenic print, 1982 (estimate: $8,000 to […]

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