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Comments on the Art Market

Celebrating 18 Years Of Comments On The Art Market

Released: December 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, announces the release of Comments on the Art Market – Volume 216.   The first edition of the gallery’s monthly newsletter Comments on the Art Market was released in January 2001. It began as a sort of instruction manual for people entering the art market.  Early volumes discussed authenticity, quality, condition, size, title, provenance, storage, insurance, etc.  By 2002, highlights from recent auction sales were included and as the years rolled on, auction reviews became a staple.   What st...


Lot 297: 315-294 BC Macedon Silver Tetradrachm

888 Auctions’ December 06 Auction Ushers in Holiday Season with Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques

Released: November 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 391 fresh to market items will be available to the discerning buyers and collectors in 888 Auctions’ December 06 auction featuring the finest in Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques. Taking place in the afternoon at 2 PM (EST), bidders will be competing against one another over a variety items on display at 888 Auctions with considerable interest being focused upon the ancient Roman and Greek coins highlighted in the auction.   In this winter auction, Lot 247 and Lot 297 are the featured attraction and star lots of the auction. Lot 247 features a Northe...


Hilda May Gordon's Cremation of King Rama IV of Siam (1924), from the exhibition "Hilda May Gordon: Artist, Adventurer" at Martyn Gregory.

From Minnekästchen to Mary Shelley Memorabilia, A Checklist of Must-See Works During London Art Week 2018

Released: November 27, 2018

From Thursday 29 November to Friday 7 December, London Art Week includes events at 32 galleries and auction houses in St. James’s and Mayfair. Portrait Stars  There is a flowering of interest in Old Master portraiture, and LAW Winter 2018 provides plenty of inspiration.  As Cesare Lampronti of Lampronti Gallery, says: “Man’s desire to celebrate his appearance through portraiture in order to present individuality and uniqueness remains a relevant theme that continues to define our time.” Works by Annibale Carracci, a youthful Anthony Van Dyck, and Giovanni Battista Moroni, are stars...


19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair

iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

Released: November 27, 2018

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days of Christmas—and they are anything but traditional. And why would they be? iGavel broke with tradition long ago when it launched as one of the first online auction sites to offer unique items from the world of antiques, collectibles and fine art. So grab your songbook and sing along to iGavel’s version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” and start bidding on www.igavelauctions.com! On the 12 days...


‘Les coteaux de Sèvres’.  Oil on canvas.  Albert-Charles LeBourg (1849-1928).  40 x 71 cm.  Courtesy of Walker Galleries © Walker Galleries

BADA 2019 Adds Exhibitors for 27th Edition in London Next Spring

Released: November 13, 2018

BADA, the British Antique Dealers’ Association, has announced that it will be returning to Duke of York Square in March for the 27th edition of its annual celebration of fine art, design and antiques, BADA 2019. Showcasing more than 5,000 objects, spanning ancient antiquity to modern and contemporary, BADA 2019 will offer collectors, curators and art lovers the opportunity to browse and buy exceptional items of incomparable craftsmanship and provenance from 100 of the UK’s finest dealers. Among the leading galleries exhibiting at BADA 2019 will be Godson & Coles, specialists in Engli...


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42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, November 16-18

Released: November 13, 2018

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 42nd year, November 16-18, 2018. Featuring the collections and rare treasures of 132 booksellers from the U.S., England, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany, Russia, Denmark, and Argentina, the Boston Book Fair gives visitors the opportunity to see, learn about, and purchase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, graphics, maps, atlases, photographs, fine and decorative prints, and much m...


Exceptional illustrated journal covering a whaling voyage from Nantucket to the Pacific

Exceptional Whaling Journal Headlines Eldred's Fall Sales

Released: November 08, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – An exceptional illustrated whaling journal, a complete set of Elmer Crowell miniature songbird carvings, a Tiffany Studios tea screen, a rare Simon Willard & Sons lighthouse clock and paintings by Robert Salmon and Ralph Cahoon are just a few of the highlights in Eldred’s eclectic series of auctions taking place November 15, 16 and 17 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Mass., on Cape Cod. Thursday, November 15 will be a dedicated Marine Art Auction with just over 500 lots of scrimshaw, paintings, models, woolworks and other artifacts. Eldred’s, building o...


Spermo Cutting In Whales On Japan, 1822, ca.  1823, J.  Fisher (life dates uncertain).  Oil on canvas; 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.  Nantucket Historical Association Collection, gift of the Friends of the Nantucket Historical Association

The Winter Show 2019 Loan Exhibition 'Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World' Features the Nantucket Historical Association

Released: November 02, 2018

The Winter Show has announced its 2019 loan exhibition Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World, celebrating 125 years of collecting by the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA). The Winter Show’s annual loan exhibition offers visitors a focused look at exceptional collections of art, antiques, and design from leading historic institutions, reflecting the quality, range, and expertise of the fair’s exhibitors. From January 18-27, 2019, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, The Winter Show celebrates its 65th year as the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featurin...


Beatriz Milhazes's "Purple Dahlia," 2015, was a highlight sold at the Fine Art Print Fair

From Unique Masterworks to New Editions: A World of Discovery at the 2018 Fine Art Print Fair

Released: October 30, 2018

The Fine Art Print Fair, the largest fair devoted to printmaking, concluded its 27th annual run on Sunday, October 28th, showcasing works from 80 exhibitors, spanning old master to contemporary, unique masterworks to new editions. 27 international exhibitors participated from the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, Denmark, Italy and Ireland, as well as five distinguished first-time exhibitors. Artist highlights include Vija Clemins, Eugené Delacroix, Edvard Munch, Carmen Herrera, Kiki Smith, and Bruce Nauman. Exhibitors sold a wide variety of works across the boar...


888 Auctions’ 2-Day Auction Features Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Nov. 8 and Nov. 9

Released: October 29, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 878 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder in 888 Auctions’ 2-day auction featuring the best in Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Asian Art. Taking place in the afternoon, November 8 to November 9, knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers will be able to participate in the first winter auction of the season. Competing against one another over a quality assortment of items on display at 888 Auctions, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.   The star lot of the auction is an attributed Fei Yi...


Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), Portrait of Charles-Etienne-Raymond Victor de Verninac (1803-1834), the Artist's Nephew.  Est.  $300,000-400,000.

Portrait by Delacroix Highlights Doyle’s Old Master Auction on October 31

Released: October 22, 2018

Doyle will hold an auction of Old Master Paintings on Wednesday, October 31 at 10am in New York. The sale offers landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance through the early 19th century. Highlighting the sale is an early portrait by the great Romantic master Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) whose work is currently the subject of an important exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The portrait depicts the artist's nephew, Charles de Verninac (est. $300,000-400,000). Charles-Etienne-Raymond-Victor de Verninac was the o...


The Magnificent Sword Collection of William Koch

World Renowned Collector William I. Koch to Sell Extraordinary Historical Swords at Cowan’s

Released: October 16, 2018

The unrivaled collection is the finest assemblages of swords to ever be offered in the United States and features stunning British swords from the turn of the 19th century and historic presentation swords from the Mexican-American and Civil Wars. CINCINNATI -- Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. announced today that it plans to offer 45 magnificent swords from the collection of William I. Koch in its two-day fall Historic Firearms & Militaria auction to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 30-31. The $2 million collection features a stunning array of ornate British and American ceremonial an...


WILLARD LEROY METCALF, American (1858-1925), "The Road That Leads Home," oil on canvas, signed, 26 x 29 1/4 inches, Estimate:$200,000-300,000

Oil painting by William Leroy Metcalf (Am., 1858-1925) could hit $200,000-$300,000 at Shannon's Oct 25 auction

Released: October 11, 2018

MILFORD, CT. – Important American paintings from the 19th century through the contemporary era will be available during Shannon’s semi-annual American and European Fine Art Auction to be held at 6PM on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Milford, Connecticut. Featuring 238 lots, the auction will include quality examples of American Impressionism, American Coastal scenes,  Modernism and European paintings. Leading the auction is a New England landscape by American Impressionist Willard Leroy Metcalf. The painting, titled “The Road that Leads Home,” romantically depicts a quiet village scene. Me...


Large oil on canvas done in the manner of Winslow Homer (Am., 1836-1910), 50 inches by 75 inches, depicting a lady at a New England seashore, nicely framed, with museum labels on back.

Painting attributed to Winslow Homer will be sold at auction October 20th in Aberdeen, Miss.

Released: October 09, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The contents of the historic Adams French Mansion, belonging to Stevens Auction Company founder Dwight Stevens, will be sold on the grounds of the mansion itself, located at 301 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, on Saturday, October 20th, starting at 9 am Central time. The sale will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, also based in Aberdeen. A detailed video of the mansion’s interior can be seen online, at www.adamsfrenchmansion.com.   The auction will comprise most of Mr. Stevens’s 38-year antique collection, which includes several private warehouses of highly ...


View of The Winter Show 2018, Courtesy The Winter Show.  Photo by Simon Cherry

The 65-Year-Old Winter Antiques Show Gets a Reboot With New Name, Executive Director and Exhibitors

Released: October 01, 2018

The Winter Show, previously known as The Winter Antiques Show, has announced the participating exhibitors of its 2019 edition, to be held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from January 18-27, 2019. Under the leadership of new Executive Director Helen Allen, New York’s longest-running art, antiques, and design fair celebrates its 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee. The 2019 edition will feature 70 exhibitors presenting a dynamic mix of fine and decorative arts from around the world, dating from ancient times through the present day. In 2018, The Winter Show changed its name...


Fresh-to-Market Americana, Historic Pieces, and Rare Sand Bottles Highlight Cowan’s Fall Americana, Including Fine & Decorative Art: Premier Auction

Released: September 25, 2018

John James Audubon's Favorite "Long Tom" Fowler, the first portrait of Henry Clay by Matthew Harris Jouett, an exceptional John Henry Belter parlor suite with political and literary portrait busts, and two rare Andrew Clemens sand bottles are expected to be the top lots of the day. CINCINNATI -- Cowan’s will offer a strong selection of over 500 lots of Kentucky rarities, painted furniture, folk art, ceramics and silver in its Americana, Including Fine & Decorative Art: Premier Auction on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The auction features items for collectors of all interests and budgets...


Oil on canvas by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973), titled Portrait of a Woman, measuring 21 inches by 25 ¼ inches in the frame, signed and dated “7.1.39” (est.  $200,000-$300,000).

Picasso's Portrait of a Woman is expected to reach $200,000-$300,000 at Woodshed's Oct. 4 auction

Released: September 25, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An elite selection of 54 original oil and watercolor Impressionist, Pop and Modern paintings by and attributed to renowned artists such as Picasso, Monet, van Gogh, Franz Kline and Sam Francis will come up for bid in an auction slated for Thursday, October 4th, by Woodshed Art Auctions, online and in the 500 Gallery at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin.   Live bidding will begin promptly at 5:30 pm Eastern time. People can register and bid now, at www.woodshedartauctions.com. Previews will be held at 500 Gallery starting September 26th.   “Our auctions have g...


William Trost Richards (1833-1905), Stormy Seas with Whitecaps, 1904.  Est.  $100,000-150,000

Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle

Released: September 22, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts. Featured in the fine art section of the sale is a broad range of works, including 19th century portraits, Hudson River School views, Western-themed landscapes and sculpture, fine examples of naïve painting, and still lifes. A native of Philadelphia, William Trost Richards (1883-1905) studied with such noted landscape painters Paul Weber and William Stanley Haseltine and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He traveled widely and painted and sketched the land...


20th c.  art to be sold includes this abstract mixed media on paper by Afro Basaldella (Italian, 1912-1976) dated 1948.  This (and the large canvas by Julian Stanczak) is from the estate of a fellow artist and friend of both artists.  In 1956, Afro, as he is known, was given the award as Best Italian Artist at the Venice Biennale.

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SEPTEMBER AUCTION

Released: September 21, 2018

On Sunday, September 30th, CRN Auctions will conduct their Annual Fall Auction of antiques and fine arts at their gallery in Cambridge, MA offering a mix of items ranging in geographical origin and spanning the 17th through mid 20th centuries. Among the approx. 80 lots of works of art offered, included, from the estate of artist William C. Collins, is a large Op-Art canvas by Julian Stanczak, and an abstract by Afro Basadella (both works were acquired from the artist). A color lithograph by Paul Cezanne, purchased in Paris in the 1950’s, is also from the Collins estate. These three works...


Lot 74: HENRI MATISSE French 1869-1954 Gouache/Paper

888 Auctions’ September 27 Sale Featuring Modern Paintings, Fine Art & Asian Antiques

Released: September 19, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 396 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, September 27, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing against one another over a variety of quality items on display at 888 Auctions. With modern paintings, fine art and Asian antiques featuring heavily in the sale, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.  The star piece of the auction features a gouache on paper featuring a figure attributed to Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) at lot 74. This work is...


Hornet the mythical dragon-eel, one of 4 ocean protectors in Fusion Tide

Eight-Year-Old Artist Drives Effort to Save Our Seas through Art

Released: September 05, 2018

Eight-year-old artist Aria Luna is calling attention to the problem of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans that’s impacting the livelihood of millions and decimating marine life. Her latest exhibit and first solo show, an interactive installation titled Fusion Tide, engages visitors in a quest to defeat a monster spawned from the plastics swirling in the sea. Fusion Tide is currently on display at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California and will continue on to other venues in 2019. The world’s oceans are so polluted with plastic that experts say we could see one pound of p...


Oil on canvas Portrait of an Artist from the Circle of Caspar Netscher (Heidelberg 1639-1684 The Hague, the Netherlands).  The half-length portrait is signed “Netscher f”.

Nye & Company's Sept. 12 auction will feature artworks from the 17th century to the modern day

Released: August 31, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A diverse selection of artworks that span from the 17th century through to the modern day – to include a spectacular offering of Self-Taught and Outsider Art being offered from the Namits Collection and an equally exciting group of works from the Westervelt Corp. – will come up for bid at a Fine Art Auction slated for Sept. 12th by Nye & Company Auctioneers.   Also for sale are a number of fabulous frames supplied by firms such as Eli Wilner & Co., one of the leading antique frame dealers and restorers, based in New York. The mid-week sale will be held in Nye...


Charles Woodbury, "Playing in the Waves", oil on canvas, 17" x 21.

22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Features a Strong Showing from New and Returning Exhibitors

Released: August 22, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show. Featuring the work of 40 galleries from across the U.S. this year’s Boston International Fine Art Show will offer original works of art that satisfy a wide array of collectors, tastes and price ranges. The show takes place October 18-21, opening with a Gala Preview to benefit the groundbreaking Art for Justice Fund on Thursday, October 18 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts. www.FineArtBoston.com. The Gala Preview is an elegant evening where attendees have first choic...


Fusion Art's Into the Wild Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries www.fusionartps.com

"Into the Wild" International Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: August 21, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for its 8th International Quarterly Art Competition – Into the Wild. For this art competition, 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best work depicting wildlife. The wildlife theme includes any undomesticated animal species including any wild mammal, wild fish, wild bird or wild reptile. All artists, over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract wildlife art and photography. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s websi...


Gouache on board attributed to Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890), titled Bedroom at Arles, marked on verso with the collector’s stamp of van Gogh’s physician (est.  $100,000-$150,000).

Painting attributed to Vincent van Gogh, marked verso with the stamp of van Gogh's physician, will be auctioned Sept. 6th

Released: August 21, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Paintings attributed to the Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), the Czechoslovakian Cubist-Fauvist Emil Filla (1882-1953) and Russian Expressionist Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941) are just a few of the artworks up for bid in a live and internet auction slated for Thursday, September 6th, by Woodshed Art Auctions, starting at 5:30 pm Eastern time.   The 237-lot Hidden Masterpieces Art Auction will be held live in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 500 Gallery, at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin, with a preview exhibition that will begin on Wednesday, August 29th. Th...


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