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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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Jerry Weist Collection Of Sci-Fi And Fantasy Art Leads Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Sale

Jerry Weist Collection Of Sci-Fi And Fantasy Art Leads Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Sale

The Jerry Weist Collection of Science-Fiction and Fantasy art anchors Heritage Auctions June 27-28 Illustration Art Signature® Auction with iconic art from greats of the genre such as Frank R. Paul, J. Allen St. John, Michael Whelan, Alex Schomburg, Wally Wood, and many others. Frank R. Paul (American, 1884-1963), Wonder Stories pulp cover, August 1930. […]

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Christie’s announce Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale on 3 July

Christie’s announce Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale on 3 July

Christie’s Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale on 3 July 2012 features 64 works which present international collectors and institutions with landmark rediscoveries and works of exceptional quality, spanning 500 years of European art history. Leading the sale is John Constable’s (1776-1837) celebrated British landscape The Lock (estimate: £20 million to £25 million), from […]

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Christie’s to auction Yves Klein masterpieces on 27 June in London

Christie’s to auction Yves Klein masterpieces on 27 June in London

On the 50th anniversary of Yves Klein’s death, two masterpieces by the artist will be offered in Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction, London on 27 June. This follows the outstanding result achieved at Christie’s New York last May when the legendary FC 1 (Fire-Color 1), sold for $36,482,500 (£22,619,150), setting a new world […]

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