August, 2013

Bonhams to auction artworks by Sir Sidney Nolan

Bonhams to auction artworks by Sir Sidney Nolan

Bonhams are to auction 64 artworks by Sir Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) on on Friday 9 August. Estimated to fetch up to $1.3 million, 64 artworks from the estate of Sir Sidney Nolan will be on public view at Byron Kennedy Hall in the Entertainment Quarter, Sydney from 9-11 August ahead of the Bonhams Melbourne auction […]

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Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction when it realized $262,900 at Heritage Auctions July 27-28. The sale provided a monster payday for the collector who bought the 14 by 36 inch poster as a teenager for only a few dollars […]

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Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

Christies is to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A (1880-1964) – the celebrated collector, architect and President of the Royal Academy (1954-1956), in London on 18 and 19 September 2013. All great collections are exercises in creativity and self-expression, but rarely do they give such a vivid impression of the collector’s discerning […]

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EARLY BUFFLEHEAD DRAKE DECOY CRAFTED CIRCA 1910-1912 BY RENOWNED CARVER A. E. (ELMER) CROWELL REALIZES $207,000 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC.

EARLY BUFFLEHEAD DRAKE DECOY CRAFTED CIRCA 1910-1912 BY RENOWNED CARVER A. E. (ELMER) CROWELL REALIZES $207,000 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC.

The auction was held July 28-29 at the Cape Codder Resort & Hotel in Hyannis (on Cape Cod). (HYANNIS, Mass.) – An early bufflehead drake decoy, made around 1910-1912 by the renowned carver A.E. (Elmer) Crowell (Mass., 1862-1952), the highest-graded bufflehead drake by Crowell ever offered, and one of only two known in such a […]

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