Pablo Picasso's "Les Femmes d’Alger."News Feed

Speculation Swirls Around Buyer of Record $179 Million Picasso

Page Six / May 21st, 2015

“Les Femmes d’Alger,” the Pablo Picasso painting sold at Christie’s this month for a world record auction price of $179 million, went to an anonymous telephone bidder. The buyer's identity has been kept private since the May 11 sale. ...

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) Fillette au chapeau bleu Pastel 24.8 x 20.8 in $167,000-279,000 Calendar

Mary Cassatt Drawing Offered at PIASA Auction in Paris

Paris / June 3, 2015

The wealthy, elegant American painter Mary Cassatt settled in France after visiting the leading museums of Europe. Her friend Degas was amazed by both her bearing and her artistic gifts – even declaring that he could 'hardly believe a...

Oysterwood veneers, parquetry and bun feet distinguish this rare and exquisite William and Mary period chest.Blogs

Continental Inspirations: The Furniture of William and Mary

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / May 19th, 2015 16:32

When the Dutch William III and his wife Mary II overthrew King James II in the 1688 Glorious Revolution, their victory signaled not only the end to the tensions that existed between the British Crown and Parliament, but also the...

Detail Tiffany "River of Life" Window that fetched $394,000 (estimate $200/300,000).

O'Keeffe Flower Painting, Tiffany Glass Lead Sotheby's Sales

ArtfixDaily / May 20th, 2015

Masterworks of Tiffany and Prewar Design from the Warshawsky Collection led Sotheby's sale on May 19 to $8 Million total, topped by a Tiffany "Oriental Poppy" Floor Lamp which sold for $1.1 Million, an auction record for the model. The ...

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Rybolovlev Family Trust Joins Picasso Heir in Legal Action Against Art Dealer

Art Newspaper / May 18th, 2015

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev's family trust has reportedly joined a Picasso heir as a plaintiff in legal proceedings against French art dealer Olivier Thomas. Paris police questioned Thomas last week in regards to allegations ...

(Detail) Paul Cezanne’s ‘Young Italian Woman at a Table’ possibly was found in a vehicle over the weekend.

Turkish Authorities Seize Possible Cezanne Painting

World Bulletin / May 18th, 2015

A work possibly by the French post-Impressionist master Paul Cezanne was seized by police in Turkey’s northwestern province of Yalova following a tip. Thought to be ‘Young Italian Woman at a Table’, and valued at $150-200 million, the ...

Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice

Court Battle Continues Over Peggy Guggenheim Art Collection

Telegraph / May 18th, 2015

A feud that dates back 20 years has resumed in a Paris court over the Peggy Guggenheim collection of art housed in Venice.  Works by Picasso, Braque, Chagall, Kandinsky, Dali and Miro that Guggenheim acquired in the mid-20th century ...

Piet Mondrian’s “Composition No.  III, with Red, Blue, Yellow, and Black” from 1929.

Mondrian Fetches Record $50.6 Million at End of $2-Billion Sales Series

Reuters / May 15th, 2015

The record-smashing week at New York auctions continued on Thursday night when a work by Piet Mondiran sold for 50.6m, the highest price ever achieved at auction for the Dutch artist. Titled Composition No III, with Red, Blue, ...

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  • Guy C.  Wiggins (1883 - 1962) Winter Along Central Park.  Signed, Guy Wiggins, NA, lower right, titled and signed again, verso, oil on canvas, 30" x 25".  The Cooley Gallery at the Armory Antique Show.
  • Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Blue Mountain, New Mexico, 1918.  Pastel on paper 17 x 27 1/2 inches.  James Reinish & Associates, Inc.
  • Ammi Phillips.  Portrait of a Winsome Young Girl in Red with Green Slippers, Dog and Bird.  Est.  $300/500,000.
  • LOUIS VALTAT, Vase de Fleurs, Oil on canvas, 21 3/8 x 25 ¾ inches (54.3 x 65.4 cm), Schiller & Bodo European Paintings
  • Mary Cassatt (1845-1926) Children Playing with a Cat, 1908.  Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 ½ inches.  Courtesy of John H.  Surovek Gallery.
  • Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) Summer Day, 1911.  Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 32 1/8 in.  (91.8 x 81.6 cm).  Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.  Photography by Dwight Primiano.  © Estate of Frank Weston Benson / Licensed by Faith Andrews Bedford, St.  Petersburg, FL
  • The Dancers, by Arthur Frank Mathews (1869-1945), oil on board, City of Monterey deHaven/Jacks Collection.
  • Catalogue cover featuring a detail of William Frederick de Haas (1830–1880), Fishermen Off Beavertail Light, 1875.
  • Dale Chihuly, Lime Green Icicle Tower, installed in the Shapiro Family Courtyard at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  • Lockwood de Forest's (1850 - 1932) Full Moon Over Sea, 1906, is part of an exhibition of the artist's work at Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA., January 6-April 11, 2011.
  • Snowy Owls from John James Audubon's Birds of America at Sotheby's Dec.  7 London auction.
  • Charles Courtney Curran (American, 1861-1942) Breakfast for Three, 1909.  Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches.  Gift of the West Foundation in honor of Gudmund Vigtel 2010.117.  High Museum of Art.
  • At Bonhams is Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953) The Singer, 1920.  Pastel on paper, 13 x 16 1/2in.  Estimate: $100,000 - 150,000
  • Frank Vining Smith, The Seventh Wave, 1942.  Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 in.  Private Collection.
  • Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Croquet Players, 1865.
  • Willard L.  Metcalf's (1858–1925) Poppy Field (Landscape at Giverny), 1886.  Oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 18 5/16 inches.  Inscribed on verso: La Maison de Claude Monet Giverny.  Looking across from the end of my garden W.  L.  Metcalf
  • John Marin American (1856-1915) The Times Tower, West 42nd Street, circa 1909-10 Watercolor on paper, 12 x 9 inches.  Courtesy of Thomas Colville Fine Art.
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  • Eduard Charlemont Austrian, 1848-1906 Artist in his Studio 1890 signed and dated lower right: Ed.  Charlemont 1890 oil on cradled panel 36 x 28 ½ inches 46 x 38 inches framed Schiller & Bodo European Paintings
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  • Master of the Johnson Assumption (Tuscany, active c.1485-1515), Madonna and Child with Young Saint John the Baptist, Tondo, tempera on panel.  Diameter: 88.5 cm, 34⅞ ins
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