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Artemis Gallery to Auction Important Museum-Exhibited Russian Icons & Religious Art, March 23

BOULDER, CO – The 2003-4 “Windows Into Heaven” exhibition held at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated a period that was the zenith of Russian art’s long and illustrious history. The stellar exhibition that drew international media attention featured 18th- and 19th-century Russian icons on loan from the Lilly and Francis Robicsek collection. It would be ano...

Author: ggtaylor , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 20-Mar-2017

Historically significant 1777 Rev-War sword will headline John McInnis Auctioneers' March 24-26 auction

AMESBURY, Mass. – An important Revolutionary War sword and scabbard made by John Bailey and descended in the family of patriot Francis Dana (1743-1811), a pair of circa 1820 floor globes by Cary of London, each standing 39 inches tall, and a large oil portrait painting by William McGregor Paxton (Am., 1869-1941) will all come up for bid at a March 24-26 auction.   This sword, made by ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 18-Mar-2017

Original ink drawing by Vincent van Gogh will be part of The Woodshed Gallery's March 29 art auction

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An original ink drawing by Vincent van Gogh, an untitled 1967 gouache study by Adolph Gottlieb, a work by Fernand Leger titled Composition with Three Women and a paint and ink on cardboard attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat will all be part of a tidy, 97-lot online-only Master Artworks Discovery sale planned for March 29th by The Woodshed Gallery.   Original dark bro...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 16-Mar-2017

Lou Gehrig-signed baseball cards, comic books, comic art all do well at Weiss Auctions' March 4 sale

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A pair of Goudey baseball cards signed by Yankees’ slugger Lou Gehrig, one from 1933 and the other from 1934, sold for $37,950 and $49,450, respectively, at an auction held March 4th by Weiss Auctions, online and at the firm’s gallery in Lynbrook. Both were record prices for Lou Gehrig Goudey cards for those years, and both had JSA certificates.   Original...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 13-Mar-2017

Asian objects will be sold with items from the Western culture in East Meets West Auction March 24th

MALVERN, Pa. - Over 300 lots of fine American, European, African, Chinese and other Asian items will be sold in an internet-only Spring East Meets West Auction on Friday, March 24th, by Converse Auctions, based in Malvern. Online bidding will be available via the Converse Auctions website (www.converseauctions.com), or App, plus LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com.   Rare Leslie & Pr...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 12-Mar-2017

Andy Warhol screenprint of Greta Garbo as Mata Hari will headline Bruneau & Co.'s March 25th auction

CRANSTON, R.I. – An original screenprint depiction of screen legend Greta Garbo as Mata Hari by Andy Warhol, plus additional artworks by Miguel Martinez, Walter Franklin Lansil, William Perkins Babcock, Craig McPherson and Bruno Bruni will headline a two-session spring antiques and fine arts auction planned for Saturday, March 25th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers.   Original screenp...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 11-Mar-2017

Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme’s Art Collection headed to Auction March 19

PHILADELPHIA, PA – One world is enough for Material Culture, the Philadelphia auction house that respectfully celebrates the art of all nations and societies, past or present. On Sunday, March 19, the company will shine its spotlight on premier works from the folk and self-taught art collections of Academy Award-winning Hollywood director Jonathan Demme and his friend and past collaborator, ...

Author: ggtaylor , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 11-Mar-2017

A major fine estate out of Baltimore will be sold March 31-April 2 at Great Gatsby's in Atlanta, Ga.

ATLANTA, Ga. – An exceptional estate from Baltimore, Maryland featuring an extensive collection of S. Kirk & Son sterling silver, French furniture, 19th century Wedgwood basalt, Persian rugs, Continental bronzes and 19th century paintings, along with fine antique Asian porcelains and tapestries, are part of a three-day auction planned for March 31st-April 2nd by Great Gatsby’s Auct...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 09-Mar-2017

Original 1968 Mad Magazine Beatles Cover Art stars in Hake’s March 14-16 Auction

YORK, PA – Looking back on the year 1967, some might say that it was, paradoxically, a time of peace, love and war. Lyndon B. Johnson was president, 475,000 US troops were fighting in Vietnam, the Beatles unveiled their immortal Sgt. Pepper’s LP, and the Chiefs and Packers squared off at the first Super Bowl. Today, collectors clamor for mementos related to those historical people and ...

Author: ggtaylor , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 09-Mar-2017

Drawings by Chagall, Man Ray, Twombly, Leger -- even Dr. Seuss -- all do well at The Woodshed Gallery, Feb. 22nd

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A pair of drawings on white paper by the renowned Russian-born French artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985) combined for over $25,000 in an online-only fine art auction held February 22nd by The Woodshed Gallery, based in Franklin. The sale featured nearly 200 prints and drawings by Old and Modern Masters representing four centuries of artwork on paper.   Mixed media work ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 07-Mar-2017
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