Ludolf Backhuysen, Ships in Distress off a Rocky Coast, 1667, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

National Gallery of Art Exhibition of Golden Age Paintings Explores Connections Between Birth of Dutch Nationhood and Marine Genre

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • April 12, 2018

Washington, DC—During the 17th century, the Dutch were a nation of merchants, engineers, sailors, and skaters. Water was central to their economic prosperity and naval prowess, essential as a means ...

Roger Medearis (1920-2001), Milking Time, 1947, Signed, dated and inscribed, Egg tempera on board, 14 x 18 inches.  Est.  $4,000-6,000

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle on April 18

  • April 05, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative arts, ...

Landscape by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (Dutch/German, 1803-1862), the "Prince of Landscape Painting", estimated at $30,000/50,000.

Eldred's Americana + Paintings Auction Features Collection of Art Dealer Julian Kotekas

  • Eldred's
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  • March 10, 2018

Eighty-five paintings from the estate of from the estate of Lewis “Julian” Kotekas, an art dealer and collector from Manchester, New Hampshire, highlight Eldred’s Americana + Paintings auction, ...

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean, Prita Meier and Allyson Purpura, eds., 2018.  © Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois on behalf of Krannert Art Museum

Krannert Art Museum Publishes World on the Horizon Catalogue

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • February 28, 2018

Krannert Art Museum (KAM, kam.illinois.edu) has recently published an edited, multi-authored catalogue in conjunction with the groundbreaking exhibition World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across ...

Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

  • February 07, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on ...

Magnificent matching pair of T'ang horses, Chinese, terracotta, 7-8 century

ART ANTIQUES CHESHIRE

  • February 06, 2018

For three days from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February, Art Antiques Cheshire, organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, is an unmissable event that is essential for anyone interested in ...

Gregg Dietrich joins Eldred's as Senior Consultant, Specialist

GREGG DIETRICH JOINS ELDRED’S AS SENIOR CONSULTANT, SPECIALIST

  • Eldred's
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  • January 31, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – The Robert C. Eldred Co. announced today Gregg K. Dietrich has joined the auction and appraisal firm as a Senior Consultant and Specialist. Mr. Dietrich brings to the position ...

Fabergé Silver Samovar, Moscow, 1908-1917, Coat of arms of the Berdyaev family.  Est.  $35,000-55,000

Russian Works of Art, Old Master Paintings, and English and Continental Furnture at Doyle

  • January 23, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of Russian Works of Art in New York. The sale will be presented as a special section of a larger auction comprising English & ...

Adrian Sassoon

TEFAF New York Spring Adds 24 New Exhibitors to May Edition

  • January 21, 2018

On the heels of the acclaimed second edition of TEFAF New York Fall, TEFAF announces the 2018 exhibitor list for TEFAF New York Spring.  91 exhibitors—including 24 new participants— will take part ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 07, 2017

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose to bid in ...

Large (50 inch by 80 inch, framed) oil on canvas maritime seascape painting of a brigantine ship at sea by Wesley Elbridge Webber (Am., 1841-1914) ($9,375).

Oil paintings by William Gear and Wesley Elbridge Webber combine for more than $21,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • November 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), sold for $11,875, and a large ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.

Cartographical Debut of ‘Virginia’ Being Offered at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 16, 2017

Important cartographical milestones abound in Swann Galleries’ auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on Tuesday, December 5. The sale promises to be one of the best ...

The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

  • Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
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  • November 03, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, ...

Antonio Jacobsen (American/Danish 1850-1921) Andes, Oil on Canvas, 1881

Lark Mason Associates Presents British and American Sporting and Maritime Paintings and other Fine and Decorative Works of Art From the Collection of a Legendary Hollywood Film Producer

  • October 30, 2017

Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that the collection of a legendary Hollywood film producer are now live on iGavelauctions.com through November 16. The ...

Lot 51.  John Singer Sargent, "Candelabra with Roses," oil, 21 x 16 in., Est.  $50,000-100,000

Grogan & Company Celebrates Thirty Years

  • Grogan & Company
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  • October 30, 2017

Grogan & Company is delighted to mark their 30th year of serving New England families with the sale of their fine art, jewelry, and antiques with their November 5th auction, which features a ...