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Two oil paintings by Canadian artist Maud Lewis combine for $501,500 at Miller & Miller Auctions

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A pair of oil on board paintings by the Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1901-1970) blasted through their pre-sale estimates to finish at a combined $501,500, and a group of letters written by Lewis to a fellow artist and confidante hit $82,600 in an online Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction held May 14th by Miller & Miller Auctions. Ltd.   All ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 18-May-2022

Three Burchfield paintings combine for more than $1 million in Shannon's Spring Fine Art Auction

MILFORD, Conn. - Shannon’s achieved jaw-dropping results in their Spring Fine Art Auction held April 28th. The sale focused on quality over quantity and the results proved the excellence of the offerings. Over 82 percent of the 129 lots offered were sold, for a total of $3.5 million. Prices reported below include a 25 percent buyer’s premium. Watercolor on paper by Charles Burchfield ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 06-May-2022

Mixed media painting by Thornton Dial brings $84,700 in Ahlers & Ogletree's January 14-16 auction

ATLANTA, Ga. – A mixed media painting by Thornton Dial (American, 1928-2016) titled Struggling Tiger (1991) sold for $84,700, and a Tiffany Studios Favrile glass door from the 1920s titled The Sower, brought $51,425 to take top lot honors in Ahlers & Ogletree’s New Year’s Signature Estates Auction held January 14th thru 16th. There was no in-person bidding. Paint and mixed m...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 19-Jan-2022

Shannon's online fine art auction, open for bidding through January 20th, features 228 quality artworks

MILFORD, CONN. – Online bidding is open now through January 20th at 2 pm Eastern time for 228 lots of fine art from the 19th century through the present in Shannon’s Internet-only fine art auction featuring paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. To view the full catalog, condition reports and to bid live online, visit www.shannons.com. Oil on canvas by Jane Peterson (American, 187...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 15-Jan-2022

Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction LXXXV on November 14 realizes multiple top sales

New York, NY – November 24, 2021 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) third sale of the year, on November 14, finished at $2,638,320. Rare Posters Auction LXXXV was a world record auction with many lots surpassing their previously realized prices. Leonetto Cappiello, Kub, 1931. ($60,000).   Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “If there was any doubt about the p...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 24-Nov-2021

Shannon's Fall Fine Art Auction, Oct. 28, records strong results, record prices, a $3.6 million gross

MILFORD, Conn. - Lively bidding over the phone and online drove the results at Shannon’s online-only Fall Fine Art Auction held October 28th. Nearly 80 percent of the 177 lots offered were sold, realizing $3.6 million in total sales. All prices reported include the buyer’s premium.   Oil on canvas by Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900), titled On the Susquehanna River, ...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 04-Nov-2021

Dynamic Cubist oil painting by Maqbool Fida Husain (India, 1915-2011) brings $43,750 in Bruneau auction

CRANSTON, R.I. – A dynamic oil on canvas Cubist horse painting by the Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011) sold for $43,750 in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction held Thursday, September 30th. The monotone composition of gray, black and white was the expected top lot of the auction and it did not disappoint, selling within estimate.   T...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 18-Oct-2021

Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #85 will be held Nov. 14, live and online

NEW YORK, N.Y. –– The 85th Rare Posters Auction from Poster Auctions International on Sunday, November 14, features masterpieces and rarities from a century of poster design. The collection includes Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern, and Contemporary lithographs and maquettes that are ideally suited to a variety of interests and tastes.   Leonetto Cappiello, Kub. 1931. Est: $50,000-...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 15-Oct-2021

Sublime painting by John F. Kensett (American, 1816-1872) soars to $1.08 million at Cottone Auctions, Sept. 18

GENESEO, N.Y. – A truly sublime painting titled Singing Beach & Eagle Rock, Magnolia, Massachusetts by American landscape artist John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872), was the top lot in Cottone Auctions’ Fine Art, Antiques and Clock auction held on Saturday, September 18th. The painting saw trade competition into the high six figures, and easily surpassed its estimate, selling to a p...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 05-Oct-2021

Poster Auctions International's 84th Rare Posters Auction LXXXIV, held July 20th, totals $1.9 million

New York, NY – July 30, 2021 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, on July 20th, finished at $1.9 million in sales. Rare Posters Auction LXXXIV demonstrated a continued passion for the masters of the poster—namely, Alphonse Mucha.   Roger Broders, Dunkerque. 1929. $16,800. Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “This auction, collecto...

Author: southeasternog , Category: Art, Posted on: 31-Jul-2021
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