Fine Art

Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction Sale in Nevada Tops $16.7 Million

Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction Sale in Nevada Tops $16.7 Million

A capacity crowd of over 600 buyers of Western Art filled the Grand Ballroom of the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno on July 23, 2011 for the 26th annual Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction. In what has long been the single largest event in the field of Classic Western Art, prices soared from the beginning […]

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Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

Gray’s to Auction Civil War Naval Painting on July 28

On July 28, Gray’s Auctioneers will be auctioning lot 177, a rare Civil War painting from1865 entitled ‘Our Flag is There’. The signature is indecipherable however the Gray’s appraisal team has discovered a sketch by Thomas Nast which was featured on the cover of Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1864. The sketch is an exact study […]

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artnet Auction Andy Warhol Flowers Painting for Over US 1.3 Million

artnet Auction Andy Warhol Flowers Painting for Over US 1.3 Million

artnet Auctions achieved a world record for the sale of an Andy Warhol 1978 painting entitled Flowers, which sold for US$1,322,500 (Premium), on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Andy Warhol, Flowers, 1978. Acrylic and silkscreen inks on canvas, 22 x 22 in. Est. US$1,100,000–1,500,000. Sold for US$1,322,500 Premium The buyer was a private American collector. The […]

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Arthur Grover Rider Painting Leads Summer Auction At Bonhams & Butterfields

Arthur Grover Rider Painting Leads Summer Auction At Bonhams & Butterfields

The August 9, 2011 sale of California and American Paintings and Sculpture at Bonhams & Butterfields will offer a wide array of important Western scenes, Plein Air, Society of Six and land and cityscapes. Noted artists represented in the summer auction include E. Charlton Fortune, Granville Redmond, Fredrick Remington and Arthur Grover Rider, among others. […]

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Bonhams to Auction Sir George Back Painting of Canadian Arctic

Bonhams to Auction Sir George Back Painting of Canadian Arctic

One of the highlights of The Marine Sale at Bonhams will be an exciting and previously unknown watercolour of ‘H.M.S. Terror and one of her boats off a spectacular iceberg, apparently in the Davis Strait, between Canada and Greenland.’ This remarkable work is estimated to sell for £10,000-15,000 when it is offered for auction on […]

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Archibald Thorburn Paintings Collection Auctioned at Bonhams

Archibald Thorburn Paintings Collection Auctioned at Bonhams

An outstanding collection of works by Archibald Thorburn sold for fantastic prices in the 19th Century Paintings auction at Bonhams New Bond Street On Wednesday 13 July. A new world record for the artist was made with the highlight of the collection – the magnificent Peacock and Peacock Butterfly fetched £252,000, more than doubling it’s […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Gustav Klimt Painting from the Collection of the Late Viktor and Paula Zuckerkandl

Sotheby’s to Auction Gustav Klimt Painting from the Collection of the Late Viktor and Paula Zuckerkandl

Sotheby’s have announced that its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 2 November 2011 in New York will be led by one of the most accomplished and celebrated landscapes created by Gustav Klimt. Litzlberg am Attersee (Litzlberg on the Attersee) is a dramatic view of the lush environs of Lake Attersee in western Austria, […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction 20th Century British Art from The Dartington Hall Trust Collection

Sotheby’s to Auction 20th Century British Art from The Dartington Hall Trust Collection

Sotheby’s have announced the sale of a remarkable group of works by British artists on behalf of The Dartington Hall Trust, to be sold as part of Sotheby’s sale of 20th Century British Art on Wednesday, 16th November, 2011. The works, comprising paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and ceramics by artists including Ben Nicholson, Christopher Wood, […]

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Swann Galleries Announces New York Vintage Poster Auction on Aug 3

Swann Galleries Announces New York Vintage Poster Auction on Aug 3

On Wednesday, August 3, Swann Galleries will conduct a two-session auction of Vintage Posters, which features a wonderful assortment of summer resort and beach posters from around the world, World War I and II propaganda posters, and the ever-popular Mather Work Incentive posters. The sale opens with a selection of more than 40 American turn-of-the-century […]

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Heritage Auctions to Offer The Haight-Ashbury Collection Of Original Hand-Crafted Psychedelic Art

Heritage Auctions to Offer The Haight-Ashbury Collection Of Original Hand-Crafted Psychedelic Art

The Haight-Ashbury Collection of original hand-crafted psychedelic art, original 1960s rock posters, including original work by the biggest names in the genre – artists Rick Griffin, Alton Kelley, Stanley Mouse, David Singer and Victor Moscoso, among the many – will be offered as part of Heritage Auctions’ July 29 Signature® Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction […]

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Historic Aldershot Tattoo Poster for Auction at Bonhams

Historic Aldershot Tattoo Poster for Auction at Bonhams

A striking and brilliantly conceived poster for the 1934 Aldershot Tattoo, designed by the celebrated printmaking team Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power, is for sale at the Bonhams Print Sale on 12 July. The Aldershot Command Searchlight Tattoo, to use its full name, was a huge national event in the inter-war years attended regularly by […]

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Frankenstein, Dracula And Werewolf Of London Top July Vintage Movie Poster Sale at Heritage Auctions

Frankenstein, Dracula And Werewolf Of London Top July Vintage Movie Poster Sale at Heritage Auctions

The greatest and most horrific monsters, aliens and giant mutated creatures in the history of cinema, including Frankenstein, Dracula and The Wolf Man, will be on the block as part of Heritage Auctions’ July 16-17 Signature® Vintage Movie Poster sale at the company’s Dallas headquarters, 3500 Maple Avenue. “Collectors will have a chance to acquire […]

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