Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhis Gift To His Irish Friend, Emma Harker, For Sale At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

A Burmese Arakan gilt bronze figure of a seated Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi, will be sold by ...

The JZ Knight Collection will be auctioned this September in LA.

The Heart and Soul of a Collector The JZ Knight Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields in September

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the September 27, 2009 auction of The JZ Knight Collection. Amassed over a decade, the Collection will feature eclectic and unique examples of ...

Stunning Images Of Constantinople, Romania, Hungary, Germany, England, France, Italy and Malta

Maltese Artist's 1875 Grand Tour Watercolour Sketchbook To Sell For £500,000 At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

A remarkable sketchbook containing over 80 stunning watercolours by Count Amadeo Preziosi, who left Malta to spend his life in Constantinople (Istanbul), is one of the highlights of Bonhams next ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the Art and Craft of Greene and Greene, July 14-Oct.  18, 2009

A ‘NEW AND NATIVE’ BEAUTY: THE ART AND CRAFT OF GREENE & GREENE AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, CELEBRATES THE VISION OF RENOWNED 20TH-CENTURY ARCHITECTS CHARLES AND HENRY GREENE

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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  • August 5, 2009

Famous for the ‘Ultimate Bungalow,’ the Designers Helped to Create the California Style Beauty with a purpose was the guiding aesthetic for Charles and Henry Greene, acclaimed architects and ...

Mathias Bengtsson, "Slice" Armchair, designed 1999, made 2006, 2008.64 The MFAH, gift of Cecily E.  Horton © Mathias Bengtsson

Recent Accessions in Design, Opening August 16, Showcases Objects Made from Innovative Materials and Cutting-edge Technologies

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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  • August 5, 2009

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston´s curator of modern and contemporary decorative arts and design, Cindi Strauss, has hand-picked a selection of the most significant decorative art objects to have ...

Julia Margaret Cameron England, 1815 - 1879 Allegorical Study, 1865 photograph 12 x 10 1/2 inches Private collection

Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron on View at the Portland Museum of Art

  • Portland Museum of Art
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  • August 3, 2009

During her lifetime, Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) was recognized as one of the leading portrait photographers of her era. Cameron is known for assembling photographic albums as invitations to ...

Charles DuBack United States, 1926 First House, 1957 oil on canvas 53 x 37 3/4 inches.  Courtesy of the artist.

Paintings, Collages, and Watercolors by Charles DuBack at the Portland Museum of Art

  • Portland Museum of Art
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  • August 3, 2009

Charles DuBack (born 1926) first came to Maine from New York City in the mid-1950s. Charles DuBack: Coming to Maine will feature 20 paintings and collages focusing on his rarely shown, but pivotal, ...

ARTFIXdaily.com offer free marketing tools for art world professionals

Galleries, Auction Houses, Museums get free marketing tools from ARTFIXdaily

  • July 28, 2009

The aggregrate art news Web site ARTFIXdaily unveiled a suite of free marketing tools today for galleries, auction houses, and museums to promote their own news. Art dealers, curators, auction ...

In the Quail Lodge sale, Carmel, Calif., Bonhams' offers the legendary 1938-39 V12-cylinder Auto Union racing car

Bonhams & Butterfields to Offer Hans Stuck’s Legendary Auto Union Grand Prix Racer at Quail Lodge in August

  • Bonhams
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  • July 28, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is delighted to offer for sale by auction nothing less than one of the most charismatic Grand Prix racing cars ever built – the 1939 Auto Union ‘D-Type’ with rear-mounted ...

Robert Burns' Auld Lang Syne original manuscript and lyrics at Bonhams' auction in Edinburgh

Bonhams to sell sponsorship to the soundtrack of New Year

  • Bonhams
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  • July 27, 2009

Patronage of Robert Burns’s original manuscript and lyrics to Auld Lang Syne go under the hammer at 10th Made in Scotland Sale A bidder at Bonhams annual Made in Scotland Sale, held in ...

 Kenyon Cox (1856–1919) Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1887; this replica, 1908 Oil on canvas; 33 1/2 x 47 5/8 in.  (85.1 x 119.7 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of friends of the artist, through August F.  Jaccaci, 1908 (08.130)

Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Features Work of Renowned 19th-Century American Sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • July 27, 2009

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907) was a French-Irish immigrant who became the greatest American sculptor of his day. From humble roots, through his prodigious talent, he rose in society, ...

Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767) ,' View of the Tiber looking towards the Castel Sant'Angelo, with Saint Peter's in the distance’

Painting Discovered In A Devon Cottage Sells For £1.3m At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • July 24, 2009

A painting by Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767), estimated to sell for £150,000-250,00 in Bonhams sale of Old Master Paintings on 8th July, made a world record price for the artist at £1.3m. Titled ...

KPM China Lady with Bun, Germany, c.  1845, est, $8,000-10,000, at Skinner's Oct.  10 auction.

Skinner to Auction the Richard Wright Collection October 2009

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • July 23, 2009

Two Sessions:  October 10th and October 24th Wright Widely Recognized as Prominent Doll Expert and Discerning Collector www.skinnerinc.com - Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction ...

1933 Duesenberg Model J Torpedo Victoria Convertible

Bespoke Collection of American & European Cars to Highlight Bonhams’ Carmel Auction

  • Bonhams
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  • July 21, 2009

Sidney H. Craig Collection, with remarkable Hollywood history, is to be offered at summer Quail Lodge sale Bonhams & Butterfields is privileged to announce the consignment of 14 ...

Franz Bischoff, Roses (est.  $600,000-800,000)

Impressions of California - Roses, Mt. Wilson and the West to Highlight Auction of California & American Paintings & Sculpture

  • Bonhams
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  • July 21, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its summer auction of California and American Painting and Sculpture on August 3, 2009. The Los Angeles-based sale will feature a wide variety of important ...

Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca.  1525–30; Safavid period (1501-1722) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi, Author; Qasim, son of 'Ali, Artist (attributed to); Aqa Mirak, (supervised by) Made in Tabriz, Iran.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Arthur A.  Houghton Jr., 1970 (1970.301

Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Fund New Gallery for Persian Art at Metropolitan Museum

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • July 21, 2009

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that a new gallery dedicated to Safavid and Later Persian Art (1500-1924) has been designated the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Gallery. It is ...

Henrietta Shore (1880 - 1963) Mount Wilson Oil on Canvas, 21 x 33 inches Courtesy of The Irvine Museum

The Outsiders, Modernism in California, 1920-1940

  • The Irvine Museum
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  • July 21, 2009

The plein-air style was the most popular art style in the southern California art community from about 1895 to 1930. The California Art Club, founded in 1909 and still very active today, was made ...

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Park at Monsieur Wallet at Voincinlieu, 1866.  Oil on canvas.  Collection of Lady Ridley-Tree.

Corot in California, July 4 - October 11, 2009

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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  • July 20, 2009

Corot was the most absorbing, respected, and influential landscape painter in France in the generation before Impressionism. He was much beloved by his peers and collectors alike, and remains an ...

Innocence Plate Artist: Bruno Geye

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China

  • Mint Museum of Art
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  • July 16, 2009

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China, at the Mint Museum of Art, Sat, Aug 22, 2009 - Sat, Jan 30, 2010 Lenox china is often referred to as America’s greatest porcelain. The Mint Museum's ...

TEFAF 2010

TEFAF on paper – a new section proposed for TEFAF Maastricht 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • July 14, 2009

  Dealers are being invited to apply to take part in a new section specializing in a wide range of works on paper proposed for TEFAF Maastricht 2010, the world’s most influential art and ...