Fine Art

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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Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (http://www.mmipublicrelations.com), a full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm will sponsor Visual Art Exchange’s (VAE) upcoming For The Love Of Art auction and gala. Held Saturday, Feb. 2, the silent auction begins at 5 p.m., with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., coffee and dessert at […]

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James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

A James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894) painting entitled Flying Cloud on her record breaking voyage to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89-days, April 20th 1854 nearly doubled its pre-sale low estimate to sell for $398,500 at Bonhams Important Maritime Paintings & Decorative Arts on January 25. A bidding war brewed in the crowded saleroom, and […]

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Bonhams to auction Art of the South Seas in San Francisco on February 10

Bonhams to auction Art of the South Seas in San Francisco on February 10

Bonhams announce its second-ever annual sale solely devoted to Art of the South Seas, February 10 in San Francisco. The auction will include fresh-to-the-market Polynesian, Micronesian, Melanesian, Indonesian and Australian works of art made for use by those within their respective cultures. Highlights of the auction will include an important and rare Rarotonga pole club […]

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Painting of battle between British and American warships for auction at Bonhams

Painting of battle between British and American warships for auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is selling a painting of the epic fight between H.M.S. Shannon and the U.S.S. Chesapeake during the Anglo-American War of 1812-14 – one of the most renowned naval encounters of the nineteenth century and arguably the quickest and most decisive frigate action ever fought. This oil painting by John Steven Dews (British, born 1949), […]

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El Greco painting auctioned at Bonhams Old Masters Sale

El Greco painting auctioned at Bonhams Old Masters Sale

An oil painting of Saint Peter attributed to Domenikos Theotokopoulos, better known as El Greco, sold for £791,650 against a pre-sale estimate of £40,000 – 60,000 at Bonhams yesterday, 5th December 2012. Saint Peter oil on canvas 68 x 56cm (26 3/4 x 22 1/16in). unframed Attributed to Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco (Candia 1541-1614 […]

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