Original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning (Dutch/Am., 1904-1997), not a print or a multiple.

Charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, plus works by Boldini and Slonem, will headline Weiss Auctions' May 24-25 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • May 8, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, oil paintings by Giovanni Boldini and Hunt Slonem, a fabulous collection of bronze sculptures, dazzling estate jewelry, rare ...

Design for Obama Presidential Center Emphasizes Community, Sustainability and Citizenship

  • May 5, 2017

Campus Setting Will Include Presidential Museum, Public Plaza and Space that Features a ‘Working Center for Citizenship;’ Plan Revitalizes Jackson Park to Re-Establish Connection to Lake Michigan ...

An Early 20th century Eagle's Head Sleigh

The Marcy Carsey Important Collection of American Furniture and Folk Art To Be Offered by Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auction Platform

  • May 11, 2017

The Marcy Carsey Collection of American furniture and folk art, one of the most notable collections of Americana brought to auction in recent memory, will be presented by Lark Mason Associates on ...

19th century white marble sculpture by Cesare Lapini (It., 1848-1893), depicting Diana (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Fine artworks and gorgeous French clocks will head the list of expected top lots at Fontaine's May 20 auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 4, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Gorgeous French-made clocks will command center stage at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 20th, when the firm conducts an Antiques & Fine Art Auction where seven ...

Oil on board painting by African-American artist Henry O.  Tanner (1859-1937), titled Portrait of a Woman with a Head Scarf, unsigned (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Oil paintings by renowned African-American artists Henry O. Tanner and Rex Goreleigh will headline Nadeau's May 20th auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • May 3, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – Original oil paintings by noted African-American artist Henry O. Tanner (1859-1937) and Rex Goreleigh (1902-1986), plus a late 19th century table by the renowned Philadelphia ...

 Kay Kavus Crowns His Grandson Kay Khusraw, Painting from an illustrated manuscript of the Shahnama by Firdawsi

A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti

  • May 1, 2017

From May 20, 2017–August 13, 2017, " A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti," is on view at the University Research Gallery, Harvard Art Museums. This focused ...

Beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by the French-born New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), titled The Back of City Park, New Orleans (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Beautiful landscape painting by Richard Clague (1812-1873) will headline Crescent City's May 13-14 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • April 27, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), three oil on board figural works by the iconic African American folk artist ...

Rare piece of George III silver Argyle made in York, 1790

The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood, West Yorkshire

  • The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited
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  • April 26, 2017

The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood returns to the spectacular surroundings of Harewood House at an earlier time this year, from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May 2017.  Organised by The Antiques ...

José María Velasco (1840–1912), Valle de México (The Valley of Mexico), 1877, oil on canvas, 63 3/16 × 90 7/16 in.  Museo Nacional de Arte, INBA, Mexico City, SIGROPAM 24433.  Reproduction authorized by the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature, 2016.

Sweeping International Loan Exhibition at the Huntington to Explore Images of Latin American Nature From the Late 1400s to the Mid-1800s

  • April 24, 2017

A sweeping international loan exhibition at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens will explore how the depiction of Latin American nature contributed to art and science ...

A recently discovered oil on canvas folk art portrait of a gentleman, signed on the back "Painted by A.L.  Powers" with illegible date, for Asahel Lynde Powers (1813 - 1843) , the frame size 34" high, 29 1/2" wide.

Previously Unknown Asahel Powers Portrait Among Fine Americana & Folk Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers April 26th Estates Auction

  • April 24, 2017

Offering Americana From Several Local Fairfield and Litchfield County Estates This Wednesday April 26th at 11am, Schwenke Auctioneers will hold an Americana & Folk Art Fine Estates Auction, ...

Two original signed gouache on paper paintings by the French-born Russian artist Erte (1892-1990) will be sold, to include this mesmerizing work (est.  $2,000-$6,000).

Pair of original artworks hand-signed by Erte (1892-1990) will be part of Auction Life's May 7th sale

  • Auction Life
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  • April 24, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A pair of original artworks hand-signed by the French-born Russian artist Erte (1892-1990), a huge fossil mural from the Green River region of southwestern Wyoming, a 10-acre ...

Detail of “Pursuit of Happiness” on the Sussex Declaration.  West Sussex Record Office Add Mss 8981.

Harvard Researchers Discover a Second Copy of Declaration of Independence

  • April 21, 2017

A duo of researchers at Harvard (Danielle Allen and Emily Sneff) have uncovered a parchment manuscript of the Declaration of Independence, which they have dated, based on material evidence, to the ...

Catawba Wine bitters bottle with embossed grapes, circa 1860-1866, with overall crudity and pontiled variant, making it the finest example known ($18,400).

Beautiful western bottles from the 1800s soar to record prices at American Bottle Auctions

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • April 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Lacour’s Sarsapariphere Western bitters bottle, made circa 1866-1875, the early variant number one and in a color that is highly desirable to collectors, and an E. G. Lyons ...

John Ruskin (British, 1819-1900) sunset, distant view of Abbeville and St.  Wulfran church, watercolor over pencil enhanced with bodycolor


  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • April 20, 2017

CRN Auctions, Inc. of Cambridge, MA will be holding their Annual Spring Auction at their gallery at 57 Bay State Road on Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Offered is the usual eclectic mix of American, ...

Imperial Guardian Lion Mystery Clock, 1929; Produced by Maurice Couet (French, 1885-1963) for Cartier (Paris, France); Carved nephrite, enamel, gold, cabochon emeralds, cabochon rubies, carved citrine, rose-cut diamonds, carved coral, pearls, platinum; 17 × 9.3 × 16.2 cm (6 11/16 × 3 11/16 × 6 3/8 in.); Photo: Doug Rosa

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection

  • April 19, 2017

“Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum features more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury ...