Fine Art

Model of Spirit of Bristol Sculpture for Auction at Bonhams

Model of Spirit of Bristol Sculpture for Auction at Bonhams

A stainless steel 57cm high model of Paul Mount’s iconic Spirit of Bristol sculpture is to be sold at Bonhams as part of its Vision 21 sale on 16 March 2011, and has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £2,000 – £3,000. Cornwall-based artist, Paul Mount, who died in 2009 at the age of 86, was […]

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Christie’s to Auction The Football Match by L.S. Lowry

Christie’s to Auction The Football Match by L.S. Lowry

The Football Match, 1949, by Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) will be offered at auction on 26 May 2011 in Christie’s sale of 20th Century British Artin London. An exceptionally rare depiction of one of Britain’s most popular sports – football – by one of the country’s most iconic British artists, this painting is a […]

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Quinn’s Auction Galleries Fine and Decorative Art Sale March 5

Quinn’s Auction Galleries Fine and Decorative Art Sale March 5

Quinn’s Auction Galleries will host its 500-lot International Furnishings, Fine & Decorative Arts sale on March 5, 2011. “The selection of fine art and furniture in this auction is, by far, the finest and most diverse we have ever offered,” said Quinn’s VP Communications & Marketing Matthew Quinn. “The main consignor is a Washington-area physician […]

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Sotheby’s New York Auction of Indian and South East Asian Art 25 March

Sotheby’s New York Auction of Indian and South East Asian Art 25 March

Sotheby’s sale of Indian and South East Asian Art on 25 March 2011 will be led by one of the most important paintings by a modern Indian painter ever to have appeared on the market. Untitled (Reclining Nude) is one of the highlights of Sotheby’s Asia Week series of auctions in New York and carries […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction The Robert Rubin Collection Of African Art in New York

Sotheby’s to Auction The Robert Rubin Collection Of African Art in New York

Sotheby’s will offer The Robert Rubin Collection, one of the most important collections of African art to have appeared on the international market in recent years, on 13 May 2011 in New York. Mr. Rubin (1934–2009) was a founding trustee of the Museum for African Art in New York and a major figure in the […]

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Paris to Become Sotheby’s European Centre for 0th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs Auctions

Paris to Become Sotheby’s European Centre for 0th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs Auctions

Sotheby’s announced that Paris will become the company’s European centre for sales of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs. Biannual sales in each category will be held at the Galerie Charpentier in May and November. From 2011, 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sales will be held exclusively in Paris. Cécile Verdier, European […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Early Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists

Sotheby’s to Auction Early Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists

Sotheby’s Hong Kong announce the sale of an important private collection of contemporary Chinese Art on 3 April: The Ullens Collection – The Nascence of Avant Garde China, offering 106 masterpieces from the legendary Collection, which are expected to bring a total of HK$100 million to HK$130 million / US$12.7 million to 16.7 million*. Zhang […]

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Sotheby’s Auction Picasso’s La Lecture Painting for $40.7m

Sotheby’s Auction Picasso’s La Lecture Painting for $40.7m

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening sale in London was led by Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter, La Lecture, which sold to a round of applause for £25,241,250 /$40,711,612 / €29,744,296, more than double the low estimate (est. £12 – 18 million/$18.5-27.8 million). Following a heated bidding contest that lasted six minutes among […]

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ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY RUSSIAN ARTIST BORIS ISRAELEVICH ANISFELD (1879-1973) REALIZES $93,225 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, JAN. 21st-23rd

ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY RUSSIAN ARTIST BORIS ISRAELEVICH ANISFELD (1879-1973) REALIZES $93,225 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS, JAN. 21st-23rd

Also, the original 2-piece costume worn by TV’s Captain Kangaroo changed hands for $9,323. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – An original oil on canvas painting by the renowned Russian artist Boris Israelevich Anisfeld (1879-1973) sold for $93,225 at a three-day multi-estate sale held Jan. 21-23 by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firm’s spacious gallery facility located at […]

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SEVERAL ORIGINAL ARTWORKS BY FLORIDA’S LEGENDARY HIGHWAYMEN WILL BE SOLD AT BATERBYS 2011 WINTER AUCTION SLATED FOR FEB. 19 & 26

SEVERAL ORIGINAL ARTWORKS BY FLORIDA’S LEGENDARY HIGHWAYMEN WILL BE SOLD AT BATERBYS 2011 WINTER AUCTION SLATED FOR FEB. 19 & 26

Paintings by Sam Newton, Alfred Hair, Willie Daniels and James Gibson will cross the block. (ORLANDO, Fla.) – Several original works of art by Florida’s legendary Highwaymen – the loosely affiliated group of African-American artists who eked out a meager living mainly in the Fort Pierce area of Florida, from the 1950s to the 1970s […]

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Bonhams Seeks David Hockney Treasures

Bonhams Seeks David Hockney Treasures

Bonhams is mounting a campaign in Yorkshire to unearth paintings, prints and related objects by David Hockney for its dedicated Hockney sale in London on 20 April. The auctioneers will be offering free, confidential valuations at Salts Mill, Saltaire, on 19 February 2011. Bonhams will also be holding a general valuation, at the same time […]

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Unknown Painting by Walter Sickert for Auction at Bonhams

Unknown Painting by Walter Sickert for Auction at Bonhams

A previously unknown painting by Walter Sickert, entitled The Blind Sea Captain, is one of the highlights of the 20th Century British Art Sale in New Bond Street on the 9th March. The painting, which is estimated to sell for £40,000 – 60,000, is from a private collection, inherited by the vendor from her grandfather. […]

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