Jean Hasbrouck House (ca.  1721), Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY.  Photo by Pieter Estersohn, 2017.  Courtesy Historic Huguenot Street.

Historic Huguenot Street in Hudson Valley NY opens new exhibition showcasing 17th-century Dutch culture

  • HIstoric Huguenot Street
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  • August 30, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street exhibition showcases 17th-century Dutch culture including paintings, furniture, and decorative items from the George Way Collection Complementary display of American and ...

Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Bronze plaque by Roy Lichtenstein, titled Peace Through Chemistry, 27 inches by 46 inches (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Works by Calder, Lichtenstein, Wyeth, Bertoia, Audubon, others at Cottone Auctions, Sept. 22-23

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • August 25, 2017

GENESEO, N.Y. – Day 1 of Cottone Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art and Antiques Auction, slated for September 22nd and 23rd, will feature the lifetime collection of Annette McGuire Cravens, the ...

Warring States carved jade pillow.  Headrest above two hogs.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 254, September 9.

Chinese Headrests Make For Good Pillow Talk

  • August 24, 2017

The small, personal items from China's long history are as fascinating to collectors as paintings and ceramics. Take, for instance, the "pillow" collection coming to auction at Gianguan Auctions on ...

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), depicting a female sharecropper hoeing a cotton field (est.  $5,000-$8,000).

Diminutive genre painting by William Aiken Walker will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 16 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • August 24, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on board genre painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), a Chinese Ming dynasty Junyao purple splashed footed pottery bowl, a set of 12 Mintons for Tiffany ...

1948 Original Study for "Tough Call" by Norman Rockwell

World Record Norman Rockwell Price Leads $10.7 Million Heritage Auction Platinum Night Sports Event

  • August 21, 2017

Study for one of the master illustrator’s top works commands $1.68M winning bid Heritage Auctions recorded 14 six-figure sales in its recent Platinum Night Sports auction, but it is the ...

Tiffany & Co mantle clock

A Cornucopia of Treasures

  • August 21, 2017

The end of summer is upon us, and you can harvest a bumper crop of fine art, furniture, decorative art & jewelry at Gray’s Auctioneers. The August 30th auction includes over 500 lots from ...

The only sweeping Madonna would soon be doing would be sweeping up award after award at the Emmys.

Trove of 66 Polaroid photos of Madonna taken in 1983, pre-fame, is for sale at Manhattan Rare Books

  • August 21, 2017

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A complete set of 66 original Polaroid photos of Madonna, taken in 1983 by the noted portrait photographer Richard Corman (Am., b. 1954), just six weeks before the release of ...

Monumental portrait painting of American inventor Thomas A.  Edison by Ellis M.  Silvette, signed by both men, 47 inches by 96 inches in the frame (est.  $70,000-$80,000).

Larger-than life portrait painting of Thomas Edison, signed by him and the artist, will be auctioned Aug. 29

  • University Archives
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  • August 21, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A fantastic selection of autographed documents, manuscripts, books and relics are up for bid in an internet-only auction already online by University Archives, based in Westport. ...

Conjoined tianhuang seal with coiling Qilin atop.  Height: 2 in.  Width: 31⁄2 in.  Lot 49.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Chinese Signature Seals - Best Sellers at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 16, 2017

There's a trend in the works and it's coming from a decidedly traditional place - the emporers and scholars of China. Everyone wants one of the carved signature seals that were originally used to ...

HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) slate print by William Kent, is as relevant today as when it was created a half century ago.  Photo courtesy of: Marc Chabot Fine Arts, an exhibitor in the new Works on Paper gallery section of the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL BROOKLYN ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR DEBUTS A NEW “WORKS ON PAPER’ GALLERY SECTION WHEN IT RETURNS TO THE BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER, SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2017

  • August 14, 2017

There’s even more to experience, more to enjoy and – best of all -- more to buy, when the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, September 8-10, 2017.  ...

Magnificent, original cased yellow and orange cut velvet art glass brides basket with enamel floral decor, set on an unmarked Wilcox silverplate frame.

Part 1 of an outstanding art glass collection will be auctioned Sept. 9th, online and in Kansas

  • Woody Auction
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  • August 14, 2017

Fred and Maxine Zumthurn of California accumulated so many pieces of art glass and other antiques over the course of their long and fruitful lives (Maxine has passed away), it will take at least ...

Wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921), depicting an unknown man of means (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Oil portrait attributed to Jean Paul Laurens (Fr., 1838-1921) will come up for bid August 25th

  • Converse & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – A colorful cloisonné tripod censer of three enameled cranes is expected to bring $3,000-$5,000 and a wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul ...

Watercolor depiction of homes in a bucolic countryside setting by Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), signed and titled Avallon (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Paintings by Kharlampi Kostandi, Reginald Marsh and Ogden Minton Pleissner will headline Nye & Co.'s Aug. 16 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Paintings by the Russian Federation artist Kharlampi Kostandi (1868-1939), Reginald Marsh (Am., 1898-1954) and Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), plus items from the ...

Wilderness Stories Theater in Life in the Adirondacks permanent exhibition at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

New permanent exhibition "Life in the Adirondacks" opens at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in upper NY state

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 2, 2017

NEW GALLERY INSTALLATION “LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS” AT ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE PROVIDES AN IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION OF ADIRONDACK HISTORY, CULTURE, AND PEOPLE New permanent exhibition ...