Fine Art

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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Bonhams to auction Newly discovered painting by Lucas Cranach

Bonhams to auction Newly discovered painting by Lucas Cranach

A painting by the German 16th century master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), not seen in public for over 100 years, is to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale at 101 New Bond Street London on Wednesday 4 December. It is estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000. Painted in oil on panel in 1537, Venus with […]

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Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

Alexander Calder’s 1960 sculpture Maripose realized $1,805,000 in Bonhams November 12 Contemporary Art sale. Exemplifying the artist’s striking sense of balance and momentum, this stunning large scale mobile had been in private hands for nearly 40 years. Works by Calder performed well overall, with his untitled exuberant 1931 circus drawing soaring past its estimate to […]

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Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

A portrait of Flora MacDonald, a heroine of the Jacobite risings, who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape after the Battle of Culloden is to be sold at Bonhams Scottish pictures sale in Edinburgh on Thursday 5 December. It is estimated at £7,000-10,000. Following his defeat at Culloden on 16 April 1746, Charles Edward Stuart – […]

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Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

Norman Rockwell’s full-length portrait The Song of Bernadette realized $605,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $3.7+ million Illustration Art Auction event. Records were set for scores of artists across Classic and Golden Age Art, Science Fiction, and Pulp genres, as sell through rates reached 98 percent by value and 92 percent by lot. Treasures from the […]

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