Johan Zoffany: Artist and Adventurer

Johan Zoffany: Artist and Adventurer

  • Sue Bond Public Relations
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  • November 30, 2009

Published in December 2009 to mark the bicentenary of the artist’s death. Paul Holberton Publishing is pleased to announce the first comprehensive biography of the portrait painter Johan ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

Lot 572: Extensive 275-piece Faberge silver flatware service in original case, circa 1908-17.  Pre-sale estimate $30,000-50,000

Very Special & Highly Important Three-Day Auction From Museum Vaults: Deaccessions from the Centennial Museum at the University of Texas at El Paso

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • November 16, 2009

Charlton Hall will offer at auction an important collection of porcelain, silver, furniture, fine and decorative art and historic weapons recently deaccessioned from the Centennial Museum at the ...

Large kovsh Carl Fabergé, over-stamping workmaster’s mark Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908 Silver-gilt, opaque and painted filigree enamel, cabochon amethysts, 29.8 x 38.3 x 24 cm © Khalili Collection, courtesy of Khalili Family Trust

KHALILI COLLECTION OF ENAMELS OF THE WORLD TO BE UNVEILED AT THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, ST PETERSBURG

  • The State Hermitage Museum
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  • November 10, 2009

Enamels of the World 1700-2000 from the Khalili Collections, to be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, from 8 December 2009 to 14 March 2010, is the inaugural presentation of a ...

Frank Auerbach (born 1931) Shell Building Site from the Thames, 1959 Oil on board, 152.4 x 121.9 cm.  Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

FRANK AUERBACH: LONDON BUILDING SITES 1952–62

  • Courtauld Gallery
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  • November 10, 2009

This exhibition explores an extraordinary group of paintings of post-war London building sites by Frank Auerbach (born 1931), one of Britain’s greatest living artists. The series of fourteen major ...

Pere Borrell Del Caso (1835-1910) Escaping Criticism, 1874.  Oil on canvas, 76 x 63 cm.  Collection of the Bank of Spain.

ART AND ILLUSIONS MASTERPIECES OF TROMPE L’OEIL FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

  • Palazzo Strozzi
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  • November 10, 2009

The major international exhibition Art and Illusions: Masterpieces of trompe-l’œil from antiquity to the present at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, from 16 October 2009 to 24 January 2010 is ...

Constantinos Maleas' (1879-1928) View of the Acropolis was exhibited in Paris in 1919, during a collective exhibition of modern Greek artists of the "Omada Texnis." Est.  £200,000-300,000.

Bonhams to Sell Museum Quality Greek Art

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

Bonhams will be celebrating their 15th Greek Sale at New Bond Street on 10th November. The sale will include a selection of works ranging from 19th Century classic art to high-profile modern and ...

Estimated at $30/40,000, Franz Bergman's "Prince & Mandolin Player" lamp (c.  1900) is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the Matt Wyse collection.

Several Outstanding Collections Highlight 20th Century Sale at Bonhams This December

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

A number of rare pieces and notable collections mark Bonhams' upcoming 20th Century auction. Taking place on December 9th the sale will offer a diverse and meticulously chosen selection of ...

The November 2 sale, Part II of the Mariani Collection, brings many rare and impressive pieces to auction.

The Antonio and Liliane Mariani Collection of Continental & English Furniture & Decorative Arts at Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

More than 400 lots of superb English, French and Italian furniture and decorative arts from the collections of the late Antonio Mariani and his wife Liliane Mariani, owners of the well-respected ...

The November 8th, 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from François Linke and Paul Sormani, KPM and Meissen porcelain, beautiful examples of gilt bronze and lighting fixtures as well as a discerning selection of furniture, decorative and fine arts from across Europe.

Style on Sunset : 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November

  • October 28, 2009

Style on Sunset: 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November at Bonhams & Butterfields International fine arts auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased ...

Jean-Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721) Mezzetin (Mezetin) Oil on canvas; 21 3/4 x 17 in.  (55.2 x 43.2 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Munsey Fund, 1934 (34.138)

"Watteau and Words: A Reading of French Poetry" by Philippe de Montebello at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 19, 2009

Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and currently the Fiske Kimball Professor in the History of Culture and Museums, Institute of Fine Arts, New York ...

Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910) The garland makers.  Oil on panel, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4in.  Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000

Property of a Gentle Lady: Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent on Offer in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 15, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California.  Assembled over the course of a ...

Dylan Graham, Dissent In The Colonial Pacific, 2009

Artist Talk with Dylan Graham, Shown in DOUBLE DUTCH

  • hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
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  • October 3, 2009

Dylan Graham's paper cutouts are monochromatic two-dimensional works made by delicately cutting paper down to minute details. The depictions are generally of dramatic global events seen from ...

"Baby's First Kiss" by Eugenio Zampighi (1859-1944) brought $30,500, including buyer's premium.

The Collection of Spiritual Leader JZ Knight Brings More than $1-Million at Bonhams & Butterfields

  • Bonhams
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  • September 29, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was honored to present The JZ Knight Collection on September 27, 2009.  Amassed over a decade, the Collection featured eclectic and unique examples of period ...

The iPhone application goes along with the exhibition "Van Gogh's letters: The artist speaks," showing 120 original letters exhibited alongside the works that Van Gogh was writing about.

Van Gogh Museum first museum on the Continent to launch iPhone application

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • September 28, 2009

iPhone, blog, multimedia tour and web edition make Van Gogh’s letters accessible worldwide The Van Gogh Museum is the first museum on the European Continent to have developed, in collaboration ...