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Vintage 1774 French Wine Sells for Record 103,700 euros

A bottle of Jura wine dating back to 1774 sold Saturday for a record 103,700 euros ($120,800) at auction in eastern France while two others of the same vintage also touched new highs. "I didn't think that these bottles would sell for so much. The last record set in 2011 was 57,000 euros," said auctioneer Brigitte Fenaux from the Jura...

Christie’s Spring Season of Latin American Art, totals $31,258,125

Christie’s Latin American Art live auction totaled $19,492,375 with 85% sold above the low estimate across the two sale sessions May 23-24. Active in-room, phone, and online participation was seen from established collectors to new buyers with registered bidders across 36 countries, spanning the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Together with the Latin American works included in The Collection of Peggy...

World Auction Records Achieved for rare Escher prints at Bonhams

The May 22 sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples at Bonhams achieved US$1,227,500 and the top lot of the sale was Andy Warhol’s Rebel Without a Cause, which realized $125,000. World auction records were achieved for Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Relativity and Sky and Water I, as well as Wayne Thiebaud’s Country City, 1988. Deborah Ripley, Director Prints & Multiples, New...

British Museum Positions Itself as a European Expert on Korean art With Major Conservation Project

The British Museum (BM) stepped up its commitment to Korean art in April by becoming the first Western institution to launch a long-term project to study and conserve historic and contemporary pictorial Korean art. The five-year initiative, supported by the Korean company Amorepacific, seeks to bridge a gap in expertise in this area in the West and help the...

Bonhams Announces the Spring Sale of Modern Decorative Art + Design

Bonhams announced highlights from the upcoming auction of Modern Decorative Art + Design, which will take place on June 7 at 2pm. The sale encompasses over 130 lots and includes a broad selection of works from renowned designers such as Harry Bertoia, George Nakashima, Frank Lloyd Wright, Claude Lalanne, and Carlo Scarpa. Additional highlights include a Robert Goossens chandelier that...

Highly Coveted Works by Homer and Gorky Steal the Show in Rago’s $2.7 million Fine Art Auctions

Rago Arts and Auction Center's May Fine Art Auctions realized $2,700,499 in sales on Saturday, May 5. The highest price achieved by a single lot went to Lot 540, Still Life with Pitcher by American artist Arshile Gorky, which sold for $175,000 against an estimate of $50,000-70,000. The lot was part of the Post War & Contemporary Art sale,...

Berlin’s Ethnological Museum Returns Grave-plundered Artefacts to Alaska

Germany has restituted nine artefacts belonging to indigenous people in Alaska after determining they were plundered from graves. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which oversees museums in the German capital, said Wednesday the burial objects were brought to Berlin in 1882-1884 on commission by the then Royal Museum of Ethnology. But "everything shows today that the objects stemmed from a grave...

Yeats’ Homage to Roaring Boy Hero Leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art Sale

Donnelly’s Hollow by the Irish artist Jack B. Yeats leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art Sale in London on Wednesday 13 June. It is estimated at £300,000-500,000 (€340,000-570,000). The large work (36x24 inches) depicts the natural amphitheatre at the Curragh in County Kildare where, in 1815, the Irish boxer Dan Donnelly defeated the English champion, George Cooper. The victory assumed lasting...

Picasso ”Accidentally” Damaged, Withdrawn From Sale

A Picasso self-portrait estimated to be worth $70 million and due to go under the hammer in New York on Tuesday, has been "accidentally damaged" and withdrawn from auction, Christie's said. The 1943 masterpiece called "The Marin" or "The Sailor" had been a highlight of Christie's marquee impressionist and modern evening art sale. According to US media, it belongs to...

Claude Monet’s ‘Gare Saint-Lazare’ to lead Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Paintings can be like buses, or in this case like trains: you wait ages for one and then two turn up at once. Earlier this week in New York, Christie’s sold one of Claude Monet’s pictures of the bustling Gare Saint-Lazare from the Rockefeller collection for $32.9m; next month the auction house is selling another in London with a price...

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