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Rockwell’s ‘The Rookie’Could Fetch $30 Million at Christie’s

Rockwell’s ‘The Rookie’ to be auctioned May 22 at Christie’s

Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room) will be offered at Christie’s sale of American Art, scheduled for May 22nd. The work, which has never been offered at auction could fetch $30 million. The work, painted in 1957 which shows Boston players dressing in the locker room, appeared on the cover of […]

Christie’s First Auction Dedicated to Comics


Christie’s is launching its first auction dedicated to comics on 5 April 2014, in partnership with the renowned collector and gallery owner: Daniel Maghen. Approximately 370 comic boards, drawings, original editions will be offered at sale and the entire selection is expected to realise in the region of €3 million ($4,13 million). Francois de Ricqles, […]

Historic Mansion in Montecito Designed By Stanford White on Sale for $13.9 Million

Only West Coast Mansion Ever Designed By Stanford White Listed At $13.9M

Nestled in coveted Glen Oaks, historic Colonial Revival Mansion in Montecito designed by Stanford White has been listed on sale for $13,9 million at Christie’s International Real Estate. Set on over 3.5 sprawling acres, this exceptional 1895 estate offers breathtaking ocean glimpses and mountain views. Lovingly and artistically restored in 1994, the original layout and […]

Celebrities Support Tibet House US 11th Annual Benefit Auction

Uma Thurman, Hugh Jackman and More Up For Bid To Benefit Tibet House

The 11th annual Tibet House US Benefit auction is taking place on December 16 at Christie’s (20 Rockefeller Plaza) in New York City. The event, organized in conjuction with global charity auction website Charitybuzz is aimed at promoting and preserving Tibetan culture. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Tibet House US and The Tibetan […]

Edward Hopper’s “East Wind Over Weehawken” Sold for $40.5 Million

Edward Hopper painting sets record for $40.5 million

Edward Hopper’s “East Wind Over Weehawken” sold for $40.5 million at Christie’s sale of American Art in New York. That makes it the most expensive Hopper ever sold, beating the record $26.9 million for “Hotel Window,” and exceeds pre-auction estimates of $22 million to $28 million. The painting which captures the melancholy of post-Depression life […]

Fender Stratocaster Played by Bob Dylan Sold for $965,000

Bob Dylan’s Fender Stratocaster guitar breaks auction record, sells for nearly $1 million

Bob Dylan’s legendary Fender Stratocaster, played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold for $965,000 at Christie’s (nearly double its high pre-sale estimate). The controversial sunburst instrument went for the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. The previous auction record for a guitar was for Eric Clapton’s Fender Stratocaster, which fetched $959,500 […]

Andy Warhol’s Original Artworks at Christie’s Christmas Online-only Auction

Play Santa With Andy Warhol at Christie's: A Christmas Thing

To coincide with the holidays, Christie’s, the Andy Warhol Foundation’s auction partners, has organized a Christmas-themed online -only auction as part of its ongoing Warhol sales series. Andy Warhol@Christie’s: A Christmas Thing, which runs from 2 to 11 December will offer 99 lots – photographs, prints and drawings by the Pop Art master. Conceived with […]