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Masterworks by Norman Rockwell at Sotheby’s New York Auction

MASTERWORKS BY NORMAN ROCKWELLFROM THE STUART FAMILY COLLECTION

An extraordinary selection of paintings by Norman Rockwell leading at Sotheby’s American Art Auction in New York on 4 December 2013. Rockwell’s seven works including “Saying Grace” and “The Gossips,” are being offered by the family of Kenneth J. Stuart Sr., the artist’s longtime friend and art editor at the Saturday Evening Post magazine. Highlight […]

Rare Imagery at Sotheby’s Bi-annual Auction of Photographs, New York

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Sotheby’s bi-annual auction of Photographs in New York will be held on 2 October 2013. The sale offers an exceptional group of imagery from the 19th to 21st centuries and is especially rich in masterworks from the first half of the 20th century, including several iconic American photographs by artists such as Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel […]

Sotheby’s New York Jewels Auction Of Important Diamonds

Sotheby's New York Jewels Auction Of Important Diamonds

Sotheby’s is going to offer on September 24 in New York pieces from both estate and private collections. Some important jewels that will be offered on the auction are, a 19.51-carat, E, VVS2, type IIa emerald-cut diamond ring by Harry Winston from the family of real estate developer and philanthropist George Rothman. Highlight of the […]

Proserpine Painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Could Fetch £1.8 Million at Sotheby’s

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Prosperine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, one of the paintings in the Pre-Raphaelite era, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s, London on 19 November 2013. His glowing picture of Janey Morris, portrayed as Proserpine comes to the market for the first time in more than 40 years and is expected to fetch up to £1.8 million. This […]

Ben Nicholson Painting Achieves Record Price At Sotheby’s

Largest work ever sold at auction by British artist Ben Nicholson sells for £1.08 million

Benjamin Lauder, Ben Nicholson, was a British painter of abstract compositions, landscape and still-life. His painting, critically-acclaimed Oct 61 (Mycenae-axe-blue), was sold at Sotheby’s London’s Modern & Post-War British Art Evening Sale for $1,635,261. This is the first time the piece has appeared at auction, having been purchased in New York in 1966 by industrialist […]

Rare Works by Monet, Mondrian and Picasso Leading at Sotheby’s London Summer Auction Season

Claude Monet, Le Palais Contarini from 1908

Exceptionally rare and important works by Monet, Mondrian and Picasso will be the highlight of upcoming Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale. Unique view of Venice by Claude Monet, Le Palais Contarini from 1908, is the top lot of the London summer auction season. Estimated to fetch a £15-20 million ($23-31 million), this artwork […]

Monkey Photos Sold For $76,000 At Sotheby’s

Circus chimpanzee Mikki poses next to his camera in Moscow's Red Square

Although blurred, out of focus, and sideways shot, photos made ​​by talented Russian chimpanzee Mikki have sold at Sotheby’s auction in London for $76,680. Blurry photos of the Moscow Red Square were sold as part of the Russian segment of the photos in the auction house, and Mikki handiwork bought the Russian art collector Kira […]