Fine Art

Bonhams to auction single owner collection of Ivon Hitchens

Bonhams to auction single owner collection of Ivon Hitchens

Bonhams, will sell the largest single owner collection of paintings by Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) ever to be offered – some 15 oil paintings produced over three decades on May 28th in New Bond Street, London. The collection is estimated in excess of half a million pounds. Bonhams is the third largest international fine art auction […]

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BONHAMS HOST EXHIBITION OF PRINTS BY BRITISH WAR ARTIST C.R.W. NEVINSON

BONHAMS HOST EXHIBITION OF PRINTS BY BRITISH WAR ARTIST C.R.W. NEVINSON

In honor of the centenary of World War I this year and following an overwhelming response to last year’s Grosvenor School sale pre-view, Bonhams will host a dedicated exhibition of works by war artist Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson to accompany its April Prints sale. The exhibition will run from the 11th-23rd of April. In 1917 […]

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Bonhames to auction Prayer in the Mount of Olives by Constantinos Parthenis

Bonhames to auction Prayer in the Mount of Olives by Constantinos Parthenis

Prayer in the Mount of Olives, a major work by the Greek Modernist painter Constantinos Parthenis (1878-1967), leads the Greek Art Sale in London on the 9th of April. It is estimated at £300,000-500,000. Painted in 1930, Prayer in the Mount of Olives is an outstanding example of Parthenis’ mature style which built on the […]

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New York Portrait By John Singleton Copley For Bonhams Auction

New York Portrait By John Singleton Copley For Bonhams Auction

Bonhams American Art sale on May 21 will feature a long-lost 1771 portrait of Captain Gabriel Maturin by John Singleton Copley, one of approximately 25 portraits by the artist painted during his six-month sojourn in New York City four years prior to the American Revolution (est. $500,000-700,000). The portrait was recorded in Copley’s 1771 list […]

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EDVARD MUNCH MASTERPIECES LEAD CHRISTIE’S LONDON PRINT SALE

EDVARD MUNCH MASTERPIECES LEAD CHRISTIE’S LONDON PRINT SALE

Christie’s announce the forthcoming sale of Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints, which will be held on Wednesday, 19 March 2014, and is set to attract buyers and collectors from around the world. The sale offers a vibrant and varied range of works from the late 15th century to the present day by many of […]

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Major Impressionist work by Cadell for Bonhams Scottish sale

Major Impressionist work by Cadell for Bonhams Scottish sale

Summer Garden, a sunny and serene painting by the leading Scottish Colourist, Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, is among the major works to be offered at Bonhams Annual Scottish Sale in Edinburgh on April 15. It is estimated at £70,000-90,000. Painted in 1907, Summer Garden reflects many of the influences the artist absorbed during his studies […]

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Painting and prints specialists from Bonhams auctioneers visit Sydney and Melbourne

Painting and prints specialists from Bonhams auctioneers visit Sydney and Melbourne

Art specialists from Bonhams, the leading international fine art auction house, will host two valuation events in Sydney on 17-19 March and Melbourne on 20-21st March in a bid to discover artworks to be sold in Bonhams, London. Recently, a number of Australian discoveries have made record prices in London auctions (see below). Visiting specialists […]

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Adrien von Ferscht Joins Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Adrien von Ferscht Joins Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

British fine art and collectibles auction house Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions have appointed Adrien von Ferscht as Consultant: Chinese Export Silver, in a move that allows Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions to make further inroads in to the flourishing Chinese fine art market. James Nicholson, Deputy Chairman of Dreweatts and International Head of Jewellery, Silver and […]

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JEFF KOONS CRACKED EGG FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIE’S

JEFF KOONS CRACKED EGG FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIE’S

Christie’s will present a central sculpture from Jeff Koons’ highly acclaimed Celebration series at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 13 February 2014 in London. A key work by the world’s most expensive living artist at auction, Cracked Egg (Magenta) is the most significant work by Koons to be offered in London since […]

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Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

Bonhams to auction the Fritz Gold Collection Of Maritime Paintings in New York

Bonhams is to offer the maritime paintings collection of noted connoisseur Alfred “Fritz” Gold, in the Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts sale to be held on January 24, 2014. A veteran of WWII who received a Purple Heart for his bravery, Gold went on to find success in commercial real estate, while becoming a […]

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Bonhams set new world auction records in 2013

Bonhams set new world auction records in 2013

The past year (2013) saw a series of art records broken in Bonhams salerooms round the world in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Records were achieved for Old Master Painting, Jewelry, Russian Art, Indian and Islamic Art, Chinese Art, Contemporary African Art and Collectors’ Cars. The year has […]

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Bonhams California And Western Paintings Auction takes $3.4 Million

Bonhams California And Western Paintings Auction takes $3.4 Million

With a substantial turnout, Bonhams Fall sale of California and Western Paintings & Sculpture held on November 25 made a total sale of $3.4 million. The success of the evening came from strong bidding amongst auction room, internet and phone bidders. The auction included numerous important California impressionist Plein Air works, Society of Six landscapes […]

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