Fine Art

Ketterer Kunst Autumn Auction Results

Ketterer Kunst Autumn Auction Results

With an overall result of more than € 2,6 million* in the October Ketterer Kunst auctions, the autumn season saw quite a promising beginning. “34 percent new bidders alone in the section of Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century – almost 10 percent more than in spring – once more confirm the ever […]

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Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

A previously unknown portrait by the Spanish artist Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) will be the highlight of the Old Master Paintings auction on Wednesday 7th December 2011 at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London. The work is a portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black tunic and white golilla collar and […]

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Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s Victorian & Edwardian art sale on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 will be headlined by Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore (1841-1893). Estimated at £300,000-500,000, the painting was the artist’s only contribution to the Grosvenor Gallery exhibition of 1888. It comes to auction following the success of the exhibition The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic […]

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Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

An important Surrealist-inspired painting by Ed Ruscha is among the many highlights to be offered in Christie’s sale of Post War and Contemporary Art at Rockefeller Center on November 8. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish, painted in 1965, is estimated to fetch $3 to $4 million. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish […]

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Sotheby’s London Announces Auction of Victorian & Edwardian Art Nov 15

Sotheby’s London Announces Auction of Victorian & Edwardian Art Nov 15

Sotheby’s Victorian & Edwardian art sale on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 will include a collection of six works by Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929) which come to the market from a Private Collection. With a combined pre-estimate low estimate of just over £200,000, the group comprises oils, a sculpture and a watercolour. Although Tuke was born […]

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Christie’s Hong Kong Announce Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Sales

Christie’s Hong Kong Announce Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Sales

Christie’s will mark another significant milestone in the auctions of Asian 20th century & contemporary art. Previously sold in a separate category, Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art will be integrated into the Asian 20th century & contemporary art sale, enjoying a new level of international exposure when placed alongside the art from China, India, […]

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Sotheby’s New York Contemporary Art Sale Features Masterpieces by Francis Bacon

Sotheby’s New York Contemporary Art Sale Features Masterpieces by Francis Bacon

Sotheby’s New York Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 9 November 2011, will be led by masterpieces by Clyfford Still, Gerhard Richter, Francis Bacon and Mark Rothko, among others. Four paintings by the celebrated American Abstract Expressionist Clyfford Still come from the Estate of Patricia Still and are being sold by the City and County of […]

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W. R. Leigh Home Sweet Home Painting for Heritage Auctions Art Of The American West Event

W. R. Leigh Home Sweet Home Painting for Heritage Auctions Art Of The American West Event

Two spectacular western paintings by W.R. Leigh, Home Sweet Home, 1932 and Renegade at Bay, 1941, are estimated to bring in a combined $700,000+ when they are offered as part of Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 5 Art of the American West Signature® Auction, at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. The paintings carry $400,000+ […]

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Nicolae Grigorescu Leads Bonhams European Painting Auction

Nicolae Grigorescu Leads Bonhams European Painting Auction

Bonhams announces its sale of European Paintings, October 26 in New York, simulcast to San Francisco. The sale will feature a wide range of paintings spanning several centuries and artistic periods. Nicolae Grigorescu, “The Bull Cart. Estimate: $100,000-150,000. Photo: Bonhams A highlight to the sale comes from Romanian artist Nicolae Grigorescu. “The Bull Cart,” featuring […]

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Sotheby’s London Announces Modern and Post War British Sale Nov 15

Sotheby’s London Announces Modern and Post War British Sale Nov 15

Sotheby’s London announces its first Evening Auction of Modern and Post-War British Art on Tuesday 15h November 2011. The sale comprises 37 lots and is estimated to reach a combined total of £7.2 – £10.8 million. The auction features remarkable works by artists including Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood, to be sold on behalf of […]

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Christie’s New York to Auction Private Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art

Christie’s New York to Auction Private Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art

Christie’s announces the upcoming sale of an outstanding private American collection of Modern and Contemporary Art: Property from a Distinguished West Coast Collection. Remarkable for the extraordinary quality, rarity and iconic status of its works, the collection boasts masterpieces by René Magritte, Georgia O’Keeffe, Hans Hofmann, Jean Dubuffet, Joan Miró, Kees Van Dongen, Marc Chagall […]

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Calder And Foujita Lead Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art Auction on November 7

Calder And Foujita Lead Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art Auction on November 7

Bonhams present a striking selection of well-known artists in various media in the Modern & Contemporary Art auction on November 7. Taking place in New York, this auction boasts 116 lots across a variety of price points that will appeal to a wide array of bidders, both private and trade. Sharon Goodman Squires, Senior Specialist […]

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