Fine Art

Sotheby’s To Auction Newly Discovered Work by Sir Anthony Van Dyck in London Sale

Sotheby’s To Auction Newly Discovered Work by Sir Anthony Van Dyck in London Sale

Portrait Has Descended through the Same Family for Over 200 Years and Has Been Known as the “Confesseur de Rubens” Sotheby’s has announced that it will sell a newly discovered portrait by the great 17th Century Flemish painter Sir Anthony Van Dyck in its 6th July 2011 sale of Old Master and British Paintings in […]

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Josef Albers Study for Homage to the Square Makes $262,900 Million at Heritage Auction

Josef Albers Study for Homage to the Square Makes $262,900 Million at Heritage Auction

A work by Bauhaus master Josef Albers, Study for Homage to the Square: Stucco Setting, 1958, brought $262,900 as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ $1,552,954 Signature® Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, providing the principal fireworks in an auction that saw strong prices realized across the board for a wide array of 20th century masters. […]

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Sotheby’s Amsterdam 19th Century Paintings Sale Totals 1.6 Million Euro

Sotheby’s Amsterdam 19th Century Paintings Sale Totals 1.6 Million Euro

Sotheby’s Amsterdam sale of 19th Century European Painting brought €1,586,925 ($2,312,848), within pre-sale expectations (est. €1.5 – 2 million). The auction achieved sell- through rates of 46.9% by lot and 69.2% by value, and set three new artist records. The highest price achieved was for Winter in the Streets of a Dutch Town painted by […]

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Early Maritime Oil Painting of Montreal for Auction at Bonhams

Early Maritime Oil Painting of Montreal for Auction at Bonhams

An oil painting entitled ‘The three-masted English merchantman Integrity in two positions in the Saint Lawrence River arriving at Montreal’ will feature in the Old Master Paintings auction on 6th July at Bonhams, New Bond Street, London. Any painting which incorporates a named merchant vessel in British North America and which can be dated prior […]

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Sotheby’s Announces 22nd June Impressionist & Modern Art Sale Highlights

Sotheby’s Announces 22nd June Impressionist & Modern Art Sale Highlights

Sotheby’s London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, on Wednesday 22nd June 2011, will offer a selection of works of exceptional quality and rarity, many of which have remained in private collections for decades and have never before appeared at auction. In addition to two exquisite works on one of René Magritte’s most sought-after themes, […]

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Vereschagin Paintings Auctioned for $5.7 Million at Sotheby’s

Vereschagin Paintings Auctioned for $5.7 Million at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Important Russian Paintings a group of works by renowned Russian master Vasily Vasilievich Vereschagin of Russian, Indian and Balkan scenes brought the well above-expectations combined total of £3.7 / $5.7 million (pre-sale estimate for the group: £1.2-1.9/$1.9-3.1 million). The top-selling lot of this group also set a new auction record […]

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Debbie Harry Portrait by Andy Warhol Highlights Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Debbie Harry Portrait by Andy Warhol Highlights Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction

A portrait of Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry by Andy Warhol is to highlight Sotheby’s forthcoming Contemporary Art Auction this June. The artist’s 1980 acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas of Debbie Harry, the renowned lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie, is estimated at £3.5-5.5 million and will be offered […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Works from the Collection of Eurythmics Legend Dave Stewart

Sotheby’s to Auction Works from the Collection of Eurythmics Legend Dave Stewart

Sotheby’s are to offer at auction a group of works by Damien Hirst, Gilbert & George and Angus Fairhurst from the collection of Eurythmics legend, Grammy and BRIT Award winning musician, songwriter, record producer, and a friend of Damien Hirst, Dave Stewart. The offering of seven artworks, which combined are estimated to realise in excess […]

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Bonhams Announces Inaugural Aboriginal Art Auction

Bonhams Announces Inaugural Aboriginal Art Auction

Bonhams announce their inaugural Aboriginal art auction scheduled for Tuesday 28 June as part of the Winter Auction Series at Byron Kennedy Hall, Moore Park, Sydney. The newly established department of three specialists, Francesca Cavazzini, Greer Adams and Senior Consultant Tim Klingender, presents a carefully curated sale of a select 145 lots. Bonhams is the […]

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Christie’s Appoints Deborah Bell as Head of Photographs

Christie’s Appoints Deborah Bell as Head of Photographs

Ms. Bell is known throughout the art world for her eponymous Chelsea gallery, which is lauded for its exquisite range of 19th and 20th Century photographs as well as contemporary works by artists such as Louis Faurer, Diane Arbus, William Eggleston, Lisette Model and Garry Winogrand. Since opening The Deborah Bell Gallery in 2000, Ms. […]

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Complete Prints Portfolio, Unite, by Le Corbusier for Auction on artnet

Complete Prints Portfolio, Unite, by Le Corbusier for Auction on artnet

artnet Auctions announce the sale of a Le Corbusier’s complete prints portfolio, Unité, 1953 (with additional black and white set) from the collection of renowned architect Mohinda N. Kawlra. Only the first 30 prints portfolios of this edition of 130 contain the full 37 prints—17 color prints and 20 black and white prints on Rives […]

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Ferdinand Hodler Masterpiece Femme Joyeus Auctions for CHF2,882,50 at Sotheby’s in Zurich

Ferdinand Hodler Masterpiece Femme Joyeus Auctions for CHF2,882,50 at Sotheby’s in Zurich

Sotheby’s Swiss Art sale in Zurich realised CHF 9,453,500 (€7,730,599) under the hammer of Dr. Claudia Steinfels, Director of Sotheby’s Zurich. The auction was led by Femme joyeuse (Joyful Woman) which sold for CHF 2,882,500 (€2,357,164), against a pre-sale estimate of CHF 2.5-3 million (€ 1,890,000-2,260,000). Lot 72 was the first in a series of […]

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