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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 […]

Sanford Robinson Gifford’s Civil War Masterpeace at Christie’s American Art Sale

Sanford Robinson Gifford's Civil War Masterpeace at Christie's American Art Sale

Robinson Gifford’s Sunday Morning in the Camp of the Seventh Regiment near Washington, D.C., in May 1861 will be among the highlights at Christie’s American Art sale on 5 December. Estimated at $3-5 million, the work stands to set a new world auction record for the Hudson River School master. Elizabeth Sterling, Head of American […]

Claude Lorrain’s Mediterranean Port at Sunrise Could Fetch $8 Million at Christie’s

Claude Lorrain's Mediterranean Port at Sunrise Could Fetch $8 Million at Christie's

Claude Lorrain’s Mediterranean port at sunrise with the Embarkation of Saint Paula for Jerusalem is among highlights of Christie’s Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale in London on 3 December 2013. His spectacular landscape is estimated to fetch £3 – 5 million ($4,8 – 8,1 million). Commissioned in 1650 by the Roman Cardinal Domenico […]