The frame which once held Rembrandt's The Storm on the Sea of Galilee at the Gardner Museum.

A Podcast Will Explore the Unsolved Mystery of the Gardner Museum Heist

  • July 19, 2018

WBUR and The Boston Globe have joined forces to launch Last Seen, a weekly podcast on a still-shocking unsolved art crime. that will debut on September 17. (Listen to a Preview here.) Hosted by ...

Babe Ruth, Lefty O'Doul, Lefty Grove and others Signed Baseball (1927-1930)

A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s 
Mantuary Online Auction Just Before Father’s Day

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  • May 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Lilly Wyatt 925.408.2737 http://lilly@lillywyattpr.com     A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s Mantuary Online Auction Just ...

Palm Beach Show Group Kicks Off Show Season this Summer with the 38th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

  • June 05, 2018

Palm Beach Show Group looks forward to another exciting show season ahead.   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one ...

Lot 398: Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, de profil, drypoint, 1905.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

Early Portraits by Picasso & Rembrandt Lead Swann Prints Auction

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  • April 20, 2018

Swann Galleries’ offering of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Tuesday, May 8 forms a comprehensive survey of Western art history and the development of the modern style. More than 500 rare and ...

Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936), titled The Fourth of July, Essex, Connecticut (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936) will be part of Nye & Company's June 6-7 auction

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  • May 21, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A two-day Estate Treasures Auction featuring numerous treasures pulled from prominent estates and collections, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, June 6th and 7th, by Nye & ...

James Lynwood Palmer (British, 1868-1941) Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Arriving At Brighton, Driving his Coach "Venture," 1909.

Property of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and Norman and Lili Israel Highlight Doyle’s May 23 Auction

  • May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Old Master Paintings and Drawings. The sale presents a broad selection ...

Untitled oil on canvas painted in the manner of Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), 36.25 inches by 29 inches, unframed, signed and dated 1983 (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

In the Manner Of -- a new art auction house offering just attributions -- will hold its first online sale May 17th

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  • May 08, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A new specialty art auction house that deals exclusively in antique and vintage artworks created in the styles of master artists will hold its inaugural internet-only sale on ...

SAVE THE DATE • 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

  • May 07, 2018

 SAVE THE DATE 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018  •  Labor Day Weekend Baltimore Show kicks off its 38th edition at the Baltimore ...

Chapel of the Crucifix, San Miniato al Monte, Florence, Italy

San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel

  • May 03, 2018

The basilica of San Miniato al Monte, a Romanesque masterpiece established a thousand years ago as a basilica by Bishop Ildebrando, celebrates its millennial anniversary with the meticulous ...

Two newly acquired works by Cosimo Rosselli —Saint Ansanus (left) and Saint Anthony Abbot (right), both painted ca.  1470—rejoin Rosselli’s Madonna and Child in Glory (center) in The Huntington’s collections.  Saint Ansanus (36 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.), Saint Anthony Abbot (36 1/4 x 19 3/8 in.), Madonna and Child in Glory (36 x 28 in.), tempera with gold leaf on poplar wood panel.  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Huntington Acquisitions Reunite Panels of Renaissance Altarpiece

  • May 01, 2018

The Art Collectors’ Council of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in San Marino, Calif., has purchased two panel paintings by Italian Renaissance master Cosimo Rosselli ...

Lot 230: Sir Philip Sidney, The Defence of Poesie, unauthorized first edition, London, 1595.  Sold March 8, 2018 for $149,000, a record for the work.

Defence of Poesie Reaches $149K at Swann Galleries

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  • March 14, 2018

On March 8, Swann Galleries held an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, coinciding with the opening of Rare Book Week in New York City. With 94% of offered lots sold, ...

“Nymph of the Spring” (ca.  1537-1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger

San Diego Museum of Art Acquires Masterworks by Cranach and Sargent

  • March 12, 2018

The San Diego Museum of Art announced last month the acquisition of two outstanding paintings, Nymph of the Spring (ca. 1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger and Portrait of John Alfred Parsons ...

Lot 113: Luis de Lucena, Arte de Ajedres, first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early Printed Books on Cats, Chess & Erotica Stand Out at Swann Galleries

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  • February 15, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Thursday, March 8, featuring an extensive selection of early Spanish books on a variety of ...

Guido Cagnacci (1601–1663), Italy, The Death of Cleopatra, circa 1660–62, oil on canvas, Pinacoteca di Brera, 2341

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death, starting March 23

  • February 15, 2018

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death on view March 23–July 22, 2018. This free special feature brings together a select group of Italian ...

Leonardo da Vinci, The head of Leda, c.1504-6.

144 Leonardo da Vinci Drawings from Royal Collection to be Exhibited Across UK

  • February 08, 2018

In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous ...