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Bonhams to auction Newly discovered painting by Lucas Cranach

Bonhams to auction Newly discovered painting by Lucas Cranach

A painting by the German 16th century master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), not seen in public for over 100 years, is to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale at 101 New Bond Street London on Wednesday 4 December. It is estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000. Painted in oil on panel in 1537, Venus with […]

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Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

Calder Mobile Leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Auction In New York

Alexander Calder’s 1960 sculpture Maripose realized $1,805,000 in Bonhams November 12 Contemporary Art sale. Exemplifying the artist’s striking sense of balance and momentum, this stunning large scale mobile had been in private hands for nearly 40 years. Works by Calder performed well overall, with his untitled exuberant 1931 circus drawing soaring past its estimate to […]

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Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

Portrait of Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald for auction at Bonhams

A portrait of Flora MacDonald, a heroine of the Jacobite risings, who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape after the Battle of Culloden is to be sold at Bonhams Scottish pictures sale in Edinburgh on Thursday 5 December. It is estimated at £7,000-10,000. Following his defeat at Culloden on 16 April 1746, Charles Edward Stuart – […]

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Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

Norman Rockwell’s The Song Of Bernadette Brings $605,000 At Heritage Auction

Norman Rockwell’s full-length portrait The Song of Bernadette realized $605,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $3.7+ million Illustration Art Auction event. Records were set for scores of artists across Classic and Golden Age Art, Science Fiction, and Pulp genres, as sell through rates reached 98 percent by value and 92 percent by lot. Treasures from the […]

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