William Hogarth (English, 1697-1764).  The Rake’s Ruin at the Gaming Table from A Rake’s Progress, c.  1765.  Original copperplate engraving, 20 ¼ x 22 ¼ in.  Private collection

New exhibition at Morris-Jumel Mansion explores site's history with chocolate

  • Bow Bridge Communications, LLC
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  • January 6, 2017

NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORES CHOCOLATE AS A COMMODITY IN 18‒19TH CENTURY NEW YORK A Taste for Chocolate on view February 17–May 29, 2017 New York, NY (1/6/17)…The Morris-Jumel Mansion (MJM), ...

The Winter Sale 2017 Catalog

Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC - Winter Sale 2017 Catalog Order

  • January 6, 2017

Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC The Winter Sale 2017 February 17 | 11am The American Theater | 446 King Street Charleston, South Carolina This dynamic auction brings to the block more than 450 ...

17th century rendering of the legendary Roman figure Lucretia, attributed to the Italian artist Francisco Albani (1578-1660).

17th century painting from the estate of a Holocaust survivor will be sold at auction Jan. 22nd in Florida

  • Auction Life
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  • January 6, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 17th century oil on canvas figural rendering, attributed to the Italian painter Francisco Albani (1578-1660) with provenance, from the estate of Holocaust survivor Edith ...

Lot 1 Edwin Mieczkowski, (b.  1929) - Untitled

Gray’s Opens 2017 Auction Season with 300 Lots Jan 18

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • January 3, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (January 3, 2017) Starting off the new year with a catalogue of over 300 items, Gray’s Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art auction will be held January 18. The sale begins with ...

Early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by F.  Pelissier (est.  $500-$900).

Beautiful French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by Pelissier to be sold Jan. 14-15

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful continental specimen marble center table, an early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece clock set by F. Pelissier, a bronze figural group by the French ...

1970 Dodge Challenger convertible with a frame-off restoration, in like-new condition and one of only 378 made.

Rare vintage muscle cars, Whitney Houston stage-worn gowns, more at Stevens Auction, Jan. 7th

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • January 2, 2017

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Rare vintage cars, including a 1959 Corvette convertible, a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda and a 1970 Dodge Challenger convertible – all in mint condition – plus other items ranging from ...

Group portrait oil on canvas by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871), depicting 43 of the leading American businessmen of the 19th century (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Oil study of prominent 19th century American businessmen by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871) will be sold at Nadeau's, Jan. 1st

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 16, 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. – A Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case, a pair of George III satinwood and tulipwood marquetry bookcase cabinets in two parts, an oil on canvas ...

Land Crab, Mark Catesby, 1729-1747

'Opulent Oceans' Showcased in Rare Books at American Museum of Natural History

  • December 13, 2016

Inspired by the book Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History, this exhibition (through Oct. 2017) includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 ...

The only authenticated image of Emily Dickinson, Daguerreotype, ca.  1847.  The Emily Dickinson Collection, Amherst College Archives & Special Collections.  Gift of Millicent Todd Bingham, 1956, 1956.002.

I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson at The Morgan

  • December 13, 2016

One of the most popular and enigmatic American writers of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) wrote almost 1,800 poems. Nevertheless, her work was essentially unknown to ...

Signature evil queen dress worn by Julia Roberts in the movie Mirror Mirror Evil Queen, designed by the late Oscar-winning costume designer Eiko Ishioka (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Elaborate costumes and props from films and TV will be sold Dec. 17th at Premiere Props auction

  • Premiere Props
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  • December 12, 2016

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Costume dresses worn by Julia Roberts as the evil queen in the movie Mirror Mirror Evil Queen, a screen outfit worn by the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in his ...

The Bishop from ‘The Game of Kings’ stands 12 inches tall as a plumed horse; its blinkers adorned with the alchemical symbol for silver and head bowed in respect.  Photo: Andy Scott Public Art

The Game of Kings: Bespoke Silver Chess Set by Sculptor Andy Scott

  • Andy Scott Sculptures
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  • December 1, 2016

The artist of the world’s largest equine sculptures, The Kelpies, has something more intimate but no less remarkable in mind for this holiday gift giving season. Andy Scott’s new artwork, The Game ...

Tiffany Diamond Brooch brings $250,000

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

  • December 7, 2016

The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. ...

Gorgeous rosewood Victorian bedroom suite, made by the renowned 19th century New York cabinetmaker Pottier & Stymus.

Spectacular Victorian rosewood two-piece bedroom suite by Pottier & Stymus will headline Stevens Auction's Jan. 7th auction

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • December 7, 2016

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Rare vintage cars, including a 1959 Corvette convertible, a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda and a 1970 Dodge Challenger convertible – all in mint condition – plus other items ranging from ...

The last made LaFerrari Coupé sold for $7 Million to raise funds for Italy's earthquake victims.

Record-Setting $7 Million LaFerrari Sold to Raise Funds for Italy Quake Victims

  • December 6, 2016

RM Sotheby’s partners with Ferrari for exclusive charity auction of a unique LaFerrari Coupé Offered from Ferrari’s own collection, the coveted hypercar garners a remarkable $7 million – a ...

MoPOP is housed in a 140,000 square foot Frank O.  Gehry-designed building.

Paul Allen's Gehry-Designed Museum Gets New Name, Loses CEO

  • December 5, 2016

Paul Allen's EMP Museum is now the Museum of Pop Culture – MoPOP. The name MoPOP better reflects the museum’s vision for curating, exploring, and supporting creative works that shape and inspire ...