Fine Art

Jackson Hole Art Auction

Jackson Hole Art Auction

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 Trailside Galleries of Jackson, WY and Scottsdale, AZ, in partnership with the Gerald Peters Gallery of Santa Fe, NM are pleased to present the seventh annual Jackson Hole Art Auction at the Center for the Arts in downtown Jackson Hole. The annual live auction has quickly become one of the […]

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Fragonard Portrait on View at Bonhams Geneva

Fragonard Portrait on View at Bonhams Geneva

A major work by the 18th century French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Portrait of François-Henri duc d’Harcourt, will be on public view at the newly opened Bonhams Geneva office, at 10 rue Etienne-Dumont, 1204 Geneva. Viewing will be from Tuesday 24th September until Thursday 26th September, from 9am to 6:00pm. Victoria Rey-de-rudder, Bonhams representative in […]

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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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AUCTION RECORD FOR PAUL CADMUS SET AT SWANN GALLERIES AMERICAN ART AUCTION

AUCTION RECORD FOR PAUL CADMUS SET AT SWANN GALLERIES AMERICAN ART AUCTION

An outstanding collection of Paul Cadmus drawings led the bidding at Swann Galleries’ first stand-alone auction of American Art on June 13. The drawings, from the artist’s late-career Nantucket Man series, all featured Cadmus’s longtime lover Jon Anderson. Anderson met Cadmus in Nantucket in 1965, and their 30-year collaboration explored all aspects of the male […]

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CHRISTIES AUCTIONEERS ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER EXHIBITION OF BRITISH POP ART IN LONDON

CHRISTIES AUCTIONEERS ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER EXHIBITION OF BRITISH POP ART IN LONDON

In October 2013 Christie’s, in association with Waddington Custot Galleries, will stage When Britain Went Pop!, an exhibition exploring the early revolutionary years of the British Pop Art movement, which will launch Christie’s new gallery space in Mayfair. This is the first comprehensive exhibition of British Pop Art to be held in London. When Britain […]

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Midsummer Night’s Dream fairy painting for Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction

Midsummer Night’s Dream fairy painting for Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction

A scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a magical watercolor fairy painting by John Simmons is offered for sale with an estimate of £40,000-£60,000 at Bonhams 19th Century Paintings Sale on 10th July. The scene depicts Act II Scene II of Shakespeare’s play which sees Oberon, the Fairy King, planning to sprinkle a love potion […]

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World record prices set at Bonhams 19th century pictures auction

World record prices set at Bonhams 19th century pictures auction

The Ionian Dance by Sir Edward John Poynter, rediscovered after almost 100 years out of the spotlight, was the highlight of Bonhams’ 19th Century Paintings sale today on 10th July, selling for £301,250 to the successful buyer amongst a multitude of telephone bidders. The re-emergence of The Ionian Dance at auction is the first time […]

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Frankenstein insert for Heritage Auctions July 27-28 movie poster sale

Frankenstein insert for Heritage Auctions July 27-28 movie poster sale

An original 1931 Frankenstein movie poster insert will provide a monster payday for the collector who bought it as a teenager for only a few dollars at a local antique store and later kept it in the closet for over 30 years when it crosses the block July 27-28 as part of Heritage’s Movie Poster […]

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Florentine picture panel auctioned at Bonhams

Florentine picture panel auctioned at Bonhams

A Florentine 17th century ‘pietre dure’ panel depicting a coastal scene was the prize piece at Bonhams Fine European Furniture sale yesterday, 4th July, selling for £157,250, five times its pre-sale estimate. It was brought to a Bonhams valuation day in Suffolk earlier this year where it was recognized as something rather special. This spectacular […]

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CHRISTIE’S ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL FIRST IMPRESSION PRINTS & MULTIPLES SALE

CHRISTIE’S ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL FIRST IMPRESSION PRINTS & MULTIPLES SALE

Christie’s announce its inaugural First Impression sale in New York on July 16. In this fresh perspective, surprising juxtapositions of past and present printmakers exemplify the exciting and diverse field of printmaking. The sale encompasses a strong selection of Post-War & Contemporary and Modern works as well as examples from several important institutional collections, including […]

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Bonhams California and Western Art auction August 6

Bonhams California and Western Art auction August 6

This summer’s auction of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture at Bonhams will take place August 6 in Los Angeles, simulcast in San Francisco. Particularly notable in the sale will be the largest work by Selden Connor Gile to be offered at public auction since 2006, an oil on canvas painting, “Wagon team and barn,” […]

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BANKSY for Neal Auction in New Orleans

BANKSY for Neal Auction in New Orleans

Neal Auction Company announce the inclusion of a contemporary work by the highly controversial British street artist Banksy within its July 13 & 14, 2013 Summer Estates Auction. Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal. A city where everybody could draw wherever they liked, where every street was awash with a million colours and little […]

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