Modern Paintings Feature Heavily in First Auction of the Year, January 18 at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • January 11, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – January 18 marks the first auction of the year at 888 Auctions. Collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of 399 fresh-to-market items with prices ranging in the ...

REMBRANDT PEALE (1778- 1860) AFTER CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) Portrait of George Washington as a Colonel of the Alexandria Militia, early 19th Century.  Oil on canvas.  Estimate: $400,000-600,000

Peale's Washington, Eisenhower's Silver and a Tour-de-Force Tall Case Clock at Christie's Americana Sales

  • January 11, 2018

Christie’s Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held January 12-19 with sales comprised of Chinese Export Art featuring 100 Lots from Marchant, est. 1925 on ...

One-sheet original poster from the 1940 Western movie Triple Justice, 27 inches by 41 inches (est.  $500-$1,000).

Old movie posters and stock certificates, vintage bottles, Native Americana, more at Holabird's Jan. 20-21 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • January 11, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is on the cusp of presenting its first big auction of the New Year – a two-day affair slated for the weekend of January 20th and 21st, ...

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004), of a nude female bust (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) will headline Nye & Company auction, Jan. 31

  • Nye & Company
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  • January 10, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Folks pouring into New York City for Americana Week beginning January 15th would be wise to consider sticking around for Nye & Company Auctioneers’ big Collectors’ Passion ...

Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563– London 1639) The Crowning with Thorns, Oil on canvas 410 x 515 cm.  (16 x 20 in.)

With New Partners and Expanded Purview, Master Drawings New York Returns to the Upper East Side in January

  • January 8, 2018

Master Drawings New York (MDNY) returns to the Upper East Side for its twelfth year from Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Saturday, February 3, 2018, at a time when all eyes are on the Old Masters ...

PORTRAIT

  • Opera Gallery
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  • January 5, 2018

PORTRAIT An Exhibition at Opera Gallery New York January 19 - February 8, 2018 To kick off 2018, Opera Gallery proudly presents an exhibition dedicated entirely to the art of portraiture ...

Pair of George II Walnut Library Armchairs, Circa 1755.  Est.  $250,000-350,000

Sale of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection at Doyle on January 17

  • January 5, 2018

Doyle will begin the New Year with the auction of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection on Wednesday, January 17 at 10am. This remarkable collection comprises important English furniture and ...

The Met Updates Admissions Policy to Charge Non-New Yorkers

  • January 4, 2018

(New York, January 4, 2018)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a revised admissions policy. Under the updated policy, which received approval from New York City's Department of Cultural ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), signed and dated ($1.08 million).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud soars to $1.08 million at Nadeau's New Year's Day auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • January 4, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Only a few times has an item ever sold for over $1 million at a Connecticut auction, but this very rare feat was accomplished on January 1st when an oil on board painting by Wayne ...

La Surprise, ca.  1718, Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721).  Oil on panel.  36.3 x 28.2 cm.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Michelangelo to Degas: Major New Acquisitions

  • January 2, 2018

In July 2017, the J. Paul Getty Museum announced one of the most important acquisitions in its history: sixteen major drawings and an exquisite painting by Jean Antoine Watteau. Michelangelo to ...

Watercolor painting signed by Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), titled Poetic Expressions, from the private collection of the artist's son (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Paintings by Chughtai, Folinsbee, Whittredge will headline Ahlers & Ogletree's Jan. 6-7 auction in Atlanta

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • January 2, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is gearing up for its big annual Signature Estates Auction, a two-day affair planned for the weekend of January 6th and 7th, online and in the ...

The sale's expected top lot is this bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-9999), titled The Bather (1983), 8.25 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born American realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 6 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, January 6th, featuring fine items ...

Pierre-Jean David d'Angers, Comte Boulay de la Meurthe, 1832 marble 70 cm (27 1/2 in.) with base National Gallery of Art, Washington Patrons’ Permanent Fund and the Buffy and William Cafritz Family Sculpture Fund

Major Portrait Bust by Celebrated Sculptor David d'Angers Acquired by National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • December 19, 2017

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today the acquisition of a major portrait bust by one of the most renowned sculptors of the Romantic era, Pierre-Jean David d'Angers ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of ...

Ghislain d'Humieres

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Names Ghislain d'Humieres, an Art World Veteran, to Oversee its Core Operations

  • December 12, 2017

As part of a streamlining of its leadership team, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has named Ghislain d’Humières as its executive director and senior vice president, core operations, a newly ...