Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Auctions

In a coup for Australia, the National Gallery of Australia has secured James A. Whistler’s Harmony in blue and pearl: The Sands, Dieppe 1885. Purchased for $1.4million and with the support of a handful of generous private donors from Australia and...
Only a few times has an item ever sold for over $1 million at a Connecticut auction, but this very rare feat was accomplished on January 1st when an oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (American, b. 1920),...
The holiday spirit could be felt throughout Bertoia Auctions’ gallery even weeks before their $2.6 million Fall Signature Sale commenced. The spacious auction venue looked like an upscale toy store from a classic film, with pristine playthings lined up in...
The sale of the collection of Eleanor Post Close (1909-2006) and her son Antal Post de Bekessy (1943-2015) concluded tonight with an outstanding total of €7,139,047 ($8,466,553), well above pre-sale expectations (est. €3.9 – 5.9 million). Over the course of...
A 12-panel set of ink-brush paintings by the Chinese ­­­traditional master Qi Baishi sold on Sunday, 17 December, at Poly Auction Beijing for a record RMB931.5m ($141m). The sale, to an undisclosed Chinese buyer, is the highest auction price...
A previously unknown Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine by the Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold at Drouot in Paris on 19 December for an artist record of €2,360,600 (€1.850m at the hammer, against an estimate of €300,000-€400,000). The work,...
A still-life by the Chinese artist Sanyu sold for a record 8.8 million euros ($10.3 million) in Paris Monday. The oil painting of a pot of flowers set a new European record for the artist, who died in 1966, having...
At the December auctions of Sotheby's 20 th century design was completed this week in New York with a prevailing market totaling $ 26.4 million. The US, which is much ahead of the high valuation of the series in...
More than 1,200 lots pushed Heritage Auctions' winter Fine & Decorative Art Auction past $1.8 million Dec. 8-10 in Dallas. The auction's theme focused on The Holiday Table, which presented full dinner and stemware service sets from private collections. Nearly...
Auction House Heritage Auctions in Dallas sold a rare painting, authored by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th US President. The buyer laid out 162.5 thousand dollars for a landscape size of 55 × 40 cm on sale were exhibited memorabilia...

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