Fine Art

Saffronart Absolute Auction Announced for 10th &11th July

Saffronart Absolute Auction Announced for 10th &11th July

Saffronart, India’s leading auction house will showcase a significant selection of modern and contemporary Indian artists at their 24-Hour Absolute Auction. An Absolute Auction is defined as an auction with no reserve prices. Initial online bids on each lot will be accepted at US$ 100 or Rs. 5000, no matter the estimate, and each lot […]

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Colourist painting leads Bonhams Scottish sale in Edinburgh

Colourist painting leads Bonhams Scottish sale in Edinburgh

An important still life by the Scottish Colourist, Samuel Peploe, leads Bonhams Annual Scottish Pictures Sale on August 20th in Edinburgh. Still Life of Mixed Roses in Chinese Vase(£200,000-300,000) was painted at a pivotal moment in Peploe’s artistic career. In the early 1900s Peploe and his fellow Colourist, George Hunter, explored still life painting, a […]

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Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams is presenting a large selection of about 300 lots of Asian art in its Period Art & Design auction, July 22-23 in San Francisco. The sale will also include offerings in the categories of Silver, Pacific Voyages & Hawaiiana, European Paintings, American Art, Modern & Contemporary Art, Prints, Native American Art, Wine, Rugs and […]

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Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

A delicate and incisive portrait by one of Britain’s most infamous artists will be on sale at Bonhams 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours sale on 11th July, in London. ‘Portrait of Mr. George Bailey’ is a great example of Richard Dadd’s mastery of watercolour. It was painted in the same year as his masterpiece […]

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Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

Christie’s Interiors Department presents the newly re-launched Open House Sale, which will take place on July 16. Victor Vasarely, TA-MA, acrylic on canvas, 1977. Estimate: $30,000 – 50,000. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2012. The sale encompasses 173 lots from world renowned artists including Ruth Asawa, Sol LeWitt, Louise Lawler, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, […]

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Miniature painting of Queen Victoria at the theatre to be auctioned by Bonhams

Miniature painting of Queen Victoria at the theatre to be auctioned by Bonhams

A painting of Queen Victoria in the Royal Box at the Drury Lane Theatre is one of the highlights of the Fine Miniature Portraits sale taking place at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, on the 28th June. Estimated to sell for £4,000 – £6,000, the miniature, on porcelain and by French artist Sophie Liénard, shows the Queen standing […]

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Christie’s announce the auction of Old Master & Early British Drawings and Watercolours for 3 July

Christie’s announce the auction of Old Master & Early British Drawings and Watercolours for 3 July

Christie’s announce the sale of Old Master & Early British Drawings and Watercolours which will take place on 3 July 2012, during London’s Master Drawings week. Featuring a selection of works by Old Masters that have been recently discovered, this auction offers the opportunity to acquire drawings and watercolours which have not been seen in […]

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Bonhams to auction painting by Walter Osborne

Bonhams to auction painting by Walter Osborne

Walter Frederick Osborne R.H.A, R.O.I (1859-1903) was the most important Irish artist of his generation, and a wonderful example of his work, Feeding the chickens (1884-85), is to be offered for auction as part of the 19th Century Paintings sale on Wednesday 11th July 2012, at Bonhams 101 New Bond Street, London. The oil painting […]

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Bonhams to auction prints from the Grosvenor School of printmaking on 11 July

Bonhams to auction prints from the Grosvenor School of printmaking on 11 July

Bonhams announce that another distinguished selection of prints by these leading British artists will feature in its Prints sale at New Bond Street, London on 11 July. Among the pieces will be Runners by Cyril Power (£20,000-30,000); Market Day by Sybil Andrews, (£15,000-20,000); Swing Boats by Claude Flight (£15,000-20,000) and Paris Omnibus, (£15,000-20,000) also by […]

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