Fine Art

Henry Scott Tuke Painting for Bonhams Auction

Henry Scott Tuke Painting for Bonhams Auction

A beautiful picture by the prolific British maritime and figurative painter, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), entitled Sleeping Sailor, is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of The Marine Sale on 22 March 2011. Initially sold for £15 to Arthur Taylor, it has now attracted a pre-sale estimate of £30,000 – 50,000. […]

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Rare Signed Beatrix Potter Illustrations for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction on February 13th

Rare Signed Beatrix Potter Illustrations for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction on February 13th

Bonhams & Butterfields is offering an original drawing featuring five vignettes by famed children’s author and illustrator Beatrix Potter during the Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction on February 13, 2011. The piece by Potter, circa 1893, depicts a guinea pig grooming and dressing (est. $12,000-$18,000). At least three of the rare illustrations were redone in […]

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Christie’s Reports Global Art Sales of $5.0 Billion in 2010

Christie’s Reports Global Art Sales of $5.0 Billion in 2010

Christie’s International, today announced worldwide sales for 2010 of £3.3 billion/$5.0 billion, up 53% by £ on last year’s figure of £2.1 billion (Figures include buyer’s premium). The highest sales total in the 245 year history of the firm, the figure is also the highest annual sales total ever recorded in the industry. Sales totals […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Prints by Paul Gauguin from The Collection Of Stanley J. Seeger

Sotheby’s to Auction Prints by Paul Gauguin from The Collection Of Stanley J. Seeger

Sotheby?s London will offer for sale a magnificent collection of works on paper by Paul Gauguin that incorporates the artist?s three most significant categories of print?making activity, on Wednesday, 30 March, 201. Executed in France and Tahiti between 1894 and 1902, the works are among the finest within Gauguin’s printed oeuvre, and together they serve […]

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