Fine Art

Warhol and Miro artworks top Bonhams $1.9 Million Prints auction

Warhol and Miro artworks top Bonhams $1.9 Million Prints auction

The April 30 Fine Prints auction at Bonhams in San Francisco, simulcast in Los Angeles, saw strong participation onsite, over the phones and online to the tune of $1.97 million. Works such as an Andy Warhol Tomato screenprint in colors from the Campbells Soup I series, 1968, brought $52,500 (est. $15,000-20,000) and a Joan Miró […]

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Bonhams California & Western Art auction totals nearly $5 Million

Bonhams California & Western Art auction totals nearly $5 Million

Bonhams auction of California & Western Paintings & Sculpture realized a total of $4,954,575 on April 30 at the Sunset Boulevard salesroom. The highly anticipated evening auction saw heavy interest from US clients, the majority of whom were California-based, although offers came from as far away as the UK and Hong Kong. Telephone bidders dominated […]

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Rago’s to Host two Auctions of Fine Art on May 18

Rago’s to Host two Auctions of Fine Art on May 18

On Saturday, May 18, 2013, Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold two fine art auctions. A sale of 19th/20th Century American and European Art opens the day at 10 a.m., followed by an auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Noon. The Post-War and Contemporary Art auction begins with a group of important works […]

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Weschler’s Estate Auction Features Josef Albers Painting

Weschler’s Estate Auction Features Josef Albers Painting

A work from Josef Albers’ iconic Homage to the Square series leads the lot at Weschler’s Capital Collections Estate Auction, to be held in Washington, DC on May 17th at 10am. The German-American painter’s disciplined approach produced hundreds of these chromatic explorations, each one produced by hand and without the use of a straightedge. Albers […]

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Christie’s to auction Three generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol

Christie’s to auction Three generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol

Christie’s announce the sale of Three Generations of Wyeth: The Collection of Eric and Cynthia Sambol at the New York sale of American Art on 23 May. Comprised of thirteen works by N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth, the collection includes important and notable works from three generations of perhaps the most remarkable American art family […]

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Samuel Peploe Paintings Auctioned at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Samuel Peploe Paintings Auctioned at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Five paintings by the world renowned Scottish colourist Samuel Peploe made just short of £1,000,0000 at Bonhams Scottish Art sale in Edinburgh on 17 April. Still Life, Roses and Chinese Blue, made £349, 250, ‘Blue & White Vase, Roses, Melon and Orange sold for £277,250 and Stlll Life was bought for £181,250. The first two […]

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Bonhams New York announce May 8 European Paintings auction

Bonhams New York announce May 8 European Paintings auction

French and Italian masters will take center stage in Bonhams upcoming May 8 European Paintings auction at the Madison Avenue salesroom. The offerings will include several notable Costume Paintings from the 19th century – a time when industry and technology were storming forward at a thunderous pace in Europe, leading artists to seek refuge in […]

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Sir Kyffin Williams Welsh art auctioned at Bonhams

Sir Kyffin Williams Welsh art auctioned at Bonhams

The Bonhams Pictures Sale in Chester on March 6 was a triumph for Welsh paintings The sale delivered results which surpassed expectation, with eight of the top ten paintings sold coming from Welsh artists. The buyers bid strongly for Sir Kyffin Williams’ beautiful paintings of unkempt, somber scenery, celebrating the natural beauty of the Welsh […]

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Disney Cels Headline $923,000+ New York Animation Auction At Heritage

Disney Cels Headline $923,000+ New York Animation Auction At Heritage

A three-cel set-up from Walt Disney’s classic Lady and the Tramp realized $33,460 and a cel featuring Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Fantasia sold for $26,290 during Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art Signature® Auction. The Feb. 21 auction sold 93.9% by value and 97.8% by lot. “Our formula was to auction primarily fresh material […]

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Sea Bird by Lucian Freud for Bonhams sale of Modern British and Irish art

Sea Bird by Lucian Freud for Bonhams sale of Modern British and Irish art

The pen and ink with crayon by Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011) titled ‘Oil-bound Puffin’ is signed and dated ‘Lucian Freud/Oct 44’ and is estimated to sell for £200,000-300,000. A grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud arrived in England with his family from Berlin in 1933 at the age of ten. This drawing by one of […]

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Bonhams to auction The Herb Seller by Vladimir Tretchikoff

Bonhams to auction The Herb Seller by Vladimir Tretchikoff

The ‘Herb Seller’ by Vladimir Tretchikoff (1913-2006), a Russian émigré to South Africa, will be sold by Bonhams on March 20th in London. Painted in 1949, it is estimated to sell for £80,000 to £120,000. At one time the painting was owned by Jan Haak, minister of Economic Affairs in the late 1960s and then […]

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Bonhams to auction Chagall’s unseen flowers

Bonhams to auction Chagall’s unseen flowers

Two charming flower paintings, perfect for Valentine’s Day gifts will be among the highlights of Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on Tuesday 5th February at New Bond Street, London. Lasting longer than a bunch of fresh flowers, Marc Chagall’s ‘Petit bouquet’ (estimated £8,000 – 12,000) and Reuven Rubin’s ‘Delphinium’ (estimated £40,000 – 60,000) make […]

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