October, 2011

Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

A previously unknown portrait by the Spanish artist Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) will be the highlight of the Old Master Paintings auction on Wednesday 7th December 2011 at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London. The work is a portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black tunic and white golilla collar and […]

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Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s Victorian & Edwardian art sale on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 will be headlined by Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore (1841-1893). Estimated at £300,000-500,000, the painting was the artist’s only contribution to the Grosvenor Gallery exhibition of 1888. It comes to auction following the success of the exhibition The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic […]

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20th Century Bronzes & Metalware for Moran’s November 15th Antiques and Fine Art Auction

20th Century Bronzes & Metalware for Moran’s November 15th Antiques and Fine Art Auction

More than 200 lots of fine and decorative arts from private collections and estates will be offered at John Moran Auctioneers’ November 15th Antiques and Fine Art Auction. Featuring an outstanding group of 20th century bronzes and metalware, the sale offers a rarely seen survey of fine examples of Art Deco, Art Nouveau and abstract […]

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Doyle New York Announces Fundraising Auction to Benefit LaGuardia High School

Doyle New York Announces Fundraising Auction to Benefit LaGuardia High School

Alumni and Friends of LaGuardia High School will host their inaugural fine art benefit auction on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 6:30-9:30pm at the Vincent Astor Gallery in Lincoln Center’s Library of Performing Arts. This landmark event will honor artist Wolf Kahn and includes a cocktail reception, exhibition and auction of almost 100 works to […]

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Roland Auction Offers 20th Century Modern Antiques Nov12

Roland Auction Offers 20th Century Modern Antiques Nov12

When Roland Auction received 20th Century furniture by Tobia and Afra Scarpa, whose work can be seen at MoMA, abstract steel sculptures by Magpantay and fine 19th Century figurative bronzes by Jean-Paul Aube and August Peiffer for its November 12 auction, the words “high style” rippled through the gallery. According to Robert Roland, co-founder, naming […]

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Ferrari 250 GT LWB Tour de France Berlinetta Leads RM London Auction

Ferrari 250 GT LWB Tour de France Berlinetta Leads RM London Auction

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, concluded its 2011 sales calendar on a high note in London on Wednesday (26th October), posting over £13.3 million* ($21,413,000) in total sales with a solid 79% of all lots sold. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB ‘Tour de France’ Berlinetta sold for $3,606,400. […]

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Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

An important Surrealist-inspired painting by Ed Ruscha is among the many highlights to be offered in Christie’s sale of Post War and Contemporary Art at Rockefeller Center on November 8. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish, painted in 1965, is estimated to fetch $3 to $4 million. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish […]

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STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY TO HOLD AN INAUGURAL SALE AT ITS NEW BRANCH LOCATION IN FLOMATON, ALA., ON SAT., NOV. 12, AT 10 A.M. (CST)

STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY TO HOLD AN INAUGURAL SALE AT ITS NEW BRANCH LOCATION IN FLOMATON, ALA., ON SAT., NOV. 12, AT 10 A.M. (CST)

Dwight Stevens acquired the building that formerly housed the Flomaton Auction Company. (FLOMATON, Ala.) – Stevens Auction Company – already an auction powerhouse in the Southeast – is about to expand its presence in the region, having recently acquired the building in Flomaton that previously housed Flomaton Antique Auction, Inc. Stevens will conduct an inaugural […]

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Auctions America to Offer 1894 Roper Steam Powered Motorcycle

Auctions America to Offer 1894 Roper Steam Powered Motorcycle

A historic 1894 Roper Steam Motorcycle is expected to establish a new world record* for a motorcycle sold at auction when it crosses the podium at Auctions America by RM’s debut Last Vegas sale, January 12 – 14, 2012. The multi-day auction will feature an impressive docket of over 400 collector motorcycles. The second of […]

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