May, 2012

Bonhams to auction celebrity portraits donated by leading photographers for the NSPCC

Bonhams to auction celebrity portraits donated by leading photographers for the NSPCC

A host of leading photographers and private collectors donated works to the Photographs sale at Bonhams that took place on the 17th May, raising £33,687 for the leading children’s charity the NSPCC. Highlights included a striking image of Kate Moss which was donated by the photographer Sølve Sundsbø and the model herself that sold for […]

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Tyrannosaurus bataa Makes $1,052,500 At Heritage Auctions

Tyrannosaurus bataa Makes $1,052,500 At Heritage Auctions

One of the great dinosaurs of the Cretaceous era, an eight-foot tall, 24-foot long, 75% complete Tyrannosaurus bataar – the slightly smaller Asian counterpart to the legendary North American T-Rex – has sold for $1,052,500, contingent upon resolution of a Texas state court proceeding. Heritage Auctions sold this dinosaur on May 20 as part of […]

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Christies to auction Joaquin Sorolla Y Bastida paintings in 19th Century European Art sale on 12 June

Christies to auction Joaquin Sorolla Y Bastida paintings in 19th Century European Art sale on 12 June

Christies are to auction 19th Century European Art including Orientalist Paintings in London on 12 June 2012. The sale presents four masterpieces by Joaquín Sorolla Y Bastida (1863-1923), from private collections; forming an exceptional group of highly-desirable works, these paintings are expected to realise a combined total in the region of £2 million. Joaquín Sorolla […]

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Christie’s announces Jubilee Line an exhibition dedicated to the Royal Portrait Collection of Sir Timothy Rice

Christie’s announces Jubilee Line an exhibition dedicated to the Royal Portrait Collection of Sir Timothy Rice

To mark the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, Christie’s is pleased to announce ‘Jubilee Line’, an exceptional exhibition dedicated to the Royal Portrait Collection of Sir Timothy Rice. From 30 May to 1 June, this collection of important works of art will be open to the public at the historical London premises of Christie’s, King […]

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