An Important Pair of Early Meissen models of South American Parrots, modelled by Johann Joachim Käendler each perched upon a white tree stump and looking to one side, beautifully naturalistically coloured, each representing a Green Amazon Parrot painted in green with puce detailing to its plumage, and with red, blue and yellow wing tips and tail, the tree stumps issuing leafy berried branches.  Circa 1738-42 1st height: 7 ¾ in (19 ½ cms)2nd height: 7 ½ ins (19 cms)

ART ANTIQUES LONDON RETURNS TO KENSINGTON GARDENS: The world class collectors fair in the heart of London Friday 24th - Thursday 30th June 2016

  • Haughton International Fairs
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  • February 29, 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, Art Antiques London returns to Kensington Gardens, London SW7 from Friday 24th June to Thursday 30th June 2016.  Organised by the London-based  international ...

The Curator's Eye

A New Virtual Auction Model Signals Ground Shift in Art Market

  • The Curator's Eye, LLC
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  • March 1, 2016

The Curator's Eye (TCE), a US digital marketing firm for art dealers and galleries, is announcing its move into virtual auctions, shaping the way auctions will be held and signaling exciting ...

Bruce Boucher

Bruce Boucher Appointed Director of Sir John Soane's Museum in London

  • February 23, 2016

The Trustees of Sir John Soane’s Museum have announced that Bruce Boucher has been appointed Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum. Bruce Boucher, who is currently the Director of the Fralin Museum ...

Van de Weghe at TEFAF 2015

TEFAF Maastricht to Launch Two New Fairs at Park Avenue Armory in New York

  • February 4, 2016

TEFAF | Maastricht, the world's foremost fair of art, antiques and design presented annually in Maastricht, Netherlands, has announced that, through a joint venture with New York based Artvest, it ...

Carracci, Annibale (circle of), Christ and the Woman of Samaria, ca.  1620-30.  1953.21.  Gift of Dr.  and Mrs.  Arthur K.  Solomon.

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College Highlights How Men and Women are Depicted in Art in “Gendered Value: Curators’ Choice”

  • Davis Museum
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  • February 1, 2016

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents Gendered Value: Curators’ Choice, a theme-based exploration of artworks in the permanent collections of the Davis Museum selected by eight members of ...

Knox Martin, "Woman with Red Shoes," oil and gold leaf on linen, 85 x 65, 2010

Lawrence Fine Art to Present "Master Class" with Knox Martin

  • Lawrence Fine Art
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  • January 25, 2016

Lawrence Fine Art will present a "master class" with esteemed American artist Knox Martin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 3. The event will be open to clients of the ...

 Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), After Titian (Tiziano Vecelli) (Italian [Venetian], c.  1488–1576), Rape of Europa, 1628–29.  Oil on canvas, 71 7/8 x 79 3/8 in.

28 Nude Masterpieces From Spain's Prado Head to The Clark This Summer

  • January 20, 2016

In summer 2016 the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass., is the exclusive venue for Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado. The exhibition, co-organized by the Clark and the Museo ...

Lot 1 Emile Gruppe (1896-1978) Winter Scene.

Interiors at Gray’s

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • January 12, 2016

Gray’s January 27th auction features works of art by many notable artists including Thomas Hart Benton, Kieff Grediaga, and Richard Lindner.  The auction also features an eclectic collection of ...

Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874–1939), “Girl Sewing (The Chinese Robe),” 1931.  Oil on canvas.  Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; Museum purchase with funds provided by the Chu Family Foundation.  GMOA 2015.316

Georgia Museum of Art Adds Significant Paintings to Its Collections

  • January 11, 2016

In 2015, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia added 320 objects to its permanent collection through gift or purchase. Two of these objects are especially important: a 17th-century ...

Leroy Neiman Oil Painting

Fireworks for Fine Art Works at Clarke's January 3rd Auction

  • Clarke Auction
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  • December 31, 2015

The first sale of 2016 will show a variety of quality lots of fine art, decorative art, jewelry, silver and modern design on Sunday, January 3rd at Clarke Auction. The fine art selection for ...

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Flowers/A Portfolio of Ten Works, Suite of 10 screenprints 1970 (Lot 70, Estimate $400,000-$600,000)

Works by Andy Warhol Highlight Skinner’s American & European Fine Art Auction on January 22

  • December 30, 2015

BOSTON, MA – December 30, 2015 – On Friday, January 22, 2016, Skinner, Inc. will host an exceptional two-part auction, kicking off at 12PM with Fine Prints & Photographs and continuing at 4PM ...

KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting 'The Garden of Love' (Lot 583, Estimate $2,000-$4,000)

Skinner to Present Auction of Fine European Silver, Ceramics & Decorative Arts in January

  • December 18, 2015

BOSTON, MA – December 18, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. announces an outstanding auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, taking place Saturday, January 9 at 10AM in Boston. Nearly six hundred ...

Lot 1427: Cartier Pinecone Diamond Platinum Shoulder Brooch, Sold for $514,000

A Cartier Brooch Clinches $514,000 in Rago's $4.3 Million December Auction. Janson Collection Tops $579,000.

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • December 10, 2015

A CARTIER BROOCH clinches $514,000 in RAGO’S $4.3 MILLION DECEMBER AUCTION. Janson collection tops $579,000.   Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Arts and Auction Center ended the year in spectacular ...

Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Il Parmigianino (Parma 1503-1540 Casalmaggiore), Man Standing Beside a Plinth on which He Rests a Book, and a Study of Saint Luke, ca.  1530, Pen and brown ink, brown wash, on paper.  Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1909.  The Morgan Library & Museum.

Morgan Library to Present First-Ever U.S. Exhibition on the Great 18th-Century Drawings Collector Pierre-Jean Mariette

  • December 9, 2015

During his lifetime Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694–1774) assembled one of history’s finest and most renowned collections of drawings. He amassed over nine thousand sheets that were dispersed after his ...

Alexander Calder at TEFAF 2015.

TEFAF Showcase Exhibitors 2016 Revealed

  • December 8, 2015

Five galleries from France, The Netherlands and the UK have been selected to take part in TEFAF Showcase, the section that gives galleries a one-off opportunity to exhibit at TEFAF Maastricht, the ...