Press Releases tagged with sporting art & decoys

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Donna Howell-Sickles, "Dancing With Elvis, " Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in

'Women of the West' Redefines Stereotypes

Released: August 14, 2018

Women of the West is a group exhibition capturing the many facets of Western women and its female artists featuring mixed media, oil painting, and sculpture by honored artists Donna Howell-Sickles, Dinah Worman, Veryl Goodnight, Heather Foster; introducing Tanya Bone. Artists’ Reception on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 from 5 to 7PM at Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt. “When it comes to these women, they each embody the West in their own way, and together create a powerful comparison in their work and their lives,” reflects gallery owner, Ann Korologos. “Western Women tend to be put in boxe...


Joseph B.  Thomas, Hounds and Hunting through the Ages, Derrydale Press: New York, 1928.  First edition.  Estimate: $600-900

Online Sale of Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson at Doyle.com

Released: August 03, 2018

Following the successful online sale of Angling Books, Doyle is now auctioning a selection of Hunting Books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. The current sale comprising over 200 lots of books is being presented as a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. Bidding will close on Tuesday, August 14 beginning at Noon EDT. All of the books will be on public exhibition at Doyle on Friday, August 10 and Monday, August 13. Doyle is located at 175 East 87th Street in Manhattan. The auction offers books covering all aspects of hunting around the world: big game...


Alfred Jacob Miller, The Thirsty Trapper, 1850; Estimate $1,500,000-2,500,000

COEUR D’ALENE ART AUCTION RETURNS TO BIDSQUARE AS ITS EXCLUSIVE ONLINE BIDDING PARTNER FOR THE 33RD ANNUAL FINE WESTERN & AMERICAN ART AUCTION

Released: July 23, 2018

Every Western art lover's attention will turn toward the same place on July 28th, as The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction holds their 33rd annual Fine Western & American Art auction from the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. The catalog will include 315 selections of unparalleled quality, representing the most revered names the genre has to offer. Online bidding will only be available exclusively through Bidsquare (www.bidsquare.com). Bidsquare, the exclusive online bidding platform for The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction for the fourth consecutive year, is prepared to get back in the saddle on auctio...


Sir William Jardine, Baronet, British Salmonidae.  London.  Est.  $150-250

Gone Fishing: Doyle to Auction Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

Released: July 13, 2018

Doyle will auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over 350 lots, the current offering of property from this remarkable collection is being presented in a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. The Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson offers a wide range of material, from rare works dating to the 18th century to finely produced recent publications. Fishing for trout, salmon and fly-fishing are well represented, as are deep sea and sport-fishing. Featured are copies of important titles with inscriptions...


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

Released: 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 Before Father’s Day   What:               Mantuary Auction (Online) When:              Opened Monday, May 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.                         Closes Monday, June 11, 2018, starting at 10:00 a.m. Annex Preview: Tuesday, June 5 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where:             Preview at Witherell’s, 1925 C Street, Sacramento 95811 Exclusively on http://www.bidsquare.com/ Who:  ...


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

Released: 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 of furniture and decorations, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings will offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A special section of the sale is devoted to property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. Wendy was born in...


New Antiques Show to Pop Up in The Berkshires

Released: March 20, 2018

Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio have announced a new one-day show, The Berkshire Antiques, Vintage and Art Fair, which will take place on Saturday, June 16, from 10AM to 4PM at the Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, in Canaan, New York. Comments fair manager Gaglio, “The popularity, fast pace and fresh merchandise at many one-day shows has prompted us to fulfill the request of dozens of dealers to create a one-day, low cost, highly advertised event in a location that is convenient, accessible and collector rich. The Berkshire Farm Center facility fills all those require...


Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) 'Ralla'

Brunk Auctions Announces The Estate of Elizabeth Dunn Clark

Released: March 19, 2018

On the weekend of May 12, 2018, Brunk Auctions will offer at auction The Estate of Elizabeth Dunn Clark, Springfield Farm, Middleburg, Virginia. Over 300 lots from the Estate will be sold, including fine selections of Sporting Art, Jewelry, Automobiles, and Furniture.   A consummate sportsman, Elizabeth Dunn Clark was an achieved and renowned breeder, and passionate supporter of animal hospitals and programs. Her famous Springfield Farm Labrador Retriever kennels produced over 125 homebred champions and won five national specialty shows. Clark supported and sat on the boards of many or...


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

Released: 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, scheduled for April 6-7 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. The 800-lot sale, which also features items from the Claflin estate of Marion, Massachusetts, and items from the estate of Ambassador Charles Richard Crane, will include antique furniture, Oriental rugs, silver and decorative arts. “We’re honored to bring items from Julian’s vast personal collection to m...


Vagabond Antiques A Parliament of Owls

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 9-11 MARCH 2018 TRADE PREVIEW 8 MARCH

Released: February 14, 2018

After 29 years, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 9-11 March 2018, trade preview 8 March, is still the leading regional event to beat, where rustic to refined ultra-relevant stylish English Country House style,  Mid Century design, industrial chic, Swedish period painted furniture, period portraits and perennially fashionable crusty iron garden furniture will rub shoulders with decorative staples of the 80s and 90s now back in demand by a new and younger audience – French marble top chocolatiers’ tables, elaborate brass and steel bakers’ racks, buffets and armoires in fruitwood, huge pine ...


Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

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

Released: 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 sale for the show, which will be held from Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, at The Navy Yard, with a Preview Party on Thursday, April 19.  Sixty of the nation’s most distinguished dealers will showcase some of the finest examples of 17th century through 20th century furniture, paintings, jewelry, crafts, silver, textiles, porcelain, and other works.  The dealers, as well as guides and lo...


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

ART ANTIQUES CHESHIRE

Released: 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 acquiring the best in fine art, antiques and design from 30 specialist dealers from all over the UK.  Mixing antiques with furnishings and design objects and offering antiquities alongside art to the present day, the event has a broad approach and relaxed atmosphere, creating the perfect shopping environment. This top-class boutique-style fair returns for the seventh year, taking place at The Mere Golf ...


Antiques for Everyone at UK's National Exhibition Centre

Released: January 18, 2018

Featuring the widest range of Decorative Arts, 20th Century collectors’ pieces, traditional antiques, vintage accessories, sculpture and custom made works of art, Antiques for Everyone takes place at the National Exhibition Centre from 5 – 8 April 2018. Known across the world for its variety of exhibits, Antiques for Everyone is an essential buying source for collectors, interior designers, decorators and anyone with an interest in fine art and period design.    Around 200 specialist dealers take part in a fair that is divided into two distinct areas, one providing an elegant showcase fo...


Locke art glass liquor decanter with golf theme valued at $250/500 in Witherell's Holiday Auction Dec 6.

Bid on unique gifts December 6 in Witherell's Holiday Auction

Released: December 01, 2017

Starting at 10 a.m., people can bid online, call-in or join the fun at Witherell’s gallery in Sacramento for the Holiday Gifts auction December 6, 2017. Bid on unique items of jewelry, watches, coins and luxury goods. for loved ones, friends and colleagues Witherell’s gallery is located at 300 20th Street, Sacramento, Calif., 95811.                   Witherell’s is the perfect source for something special besides being an exciting way to shop….  For the serious collector, Witherell’s is offering a 1853-D U.S., gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle coin, estimated at $4,000 to $6,000. For that...


Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh by William Coventry Wall (Am.  1810-1886)

American Landscape Paintings Highlight Weschler's December 8th Sale

Released: November 30, 2017

[ROCKVILLE, MD] Weschler's is pleased to present a diverse offering of over 420 lots in their Capital Collections Estate Auction and an extensive Native American Collection from several owners to wrap up the 2017 auction season.The two sales will be held in back-to-back sessions on Friday, December 8that 10 am and 3pm, respectively. Fine landscape paintings and sporting art are well represented in the sale, with two expansive landscapes by Pennsylvania artist William Coventry Wall (Am. 1810-1886), Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh, each estimated to bring $20,000-30,000. Hudson River ...


Leon Loughridge, "Grass Creek"

HOME for the HOLIDAYS: Small Works, Big Statements

Released: November 17, 2017

Ann Korologos Gallery presents Home for the Holidays: Small Works, Big Statements featuring printmakers Paula Schuette Kraemer, Leon Loughridge, Joel Ostlind, Sherrie York, and paintings, photographs, and sculpture by renowned local and national artists. Holiday Party and Artists’ Reception on Thursday, December 7th from 5 to 7PM at Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt. In the spirit of the holidays, this curated collection of small works by over 30 artists appeals to the passions and palate of those who love the West, with the opportunity to give unique gifts that leave a lasting impression....


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

Released: 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 preview opens on October 30 at the iGavel Auctions, 227 120th Street in New York. Says Lark Mason, “This is an excellent opportunity to acquire some of the best 19th century British and American sporting and maritime paintings by the leading artists of this period.” Among the fifty-four lots are numerous British and American sporting and maritime paintings and decorative works of art. Of particul...


La Place Antiques French flower maket cart

Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair 13-15 October 2017

Released: September 26, 2017

The Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair returns to the luxury laden Haynes International Motor Museum from 13-15 October, 2017, following a smash hit debut in October 2016 when buyers flooded in from across the country and the rest of the world! Organisers Cooper Events will welcome some brilliant new names on board, Kore Purchase, Tetbury, Bombe Interiors and Elham Antiques from Kent, Molly & Maud’s Place and Chris Holmes Decorative Antiques both Yorkshire, John Read Smith, Wales, The Archives from The Netherlands will join Bruton this year with their Folk Art, Country House furniture ...


Lot 204: Bob Kuhn (1920–2007),Closing the Distance, 1977, acrylic on masonite, 24 x 48 in, Sold: $409,500

Jackson Hole Art Auction Announces 2017 Results

Released: September 21, 2017

Jackson, Wyoming – The eleventh annual Jackson Hole Art Auction was held on September 15th and 16th in Jackson, WY. Hosted by Trailside Galleries and the Gerald Peters Gallery, 77% percent of the 367 lots were sold over two days, realizing nearly $5 million in sales. Ten new artist world records were established, including Desert Meeting by Logan Maxwell Hagege, which realized a world record price of $58,500. Both sessions featured very enthusiastic bidding across a variety of genres, excellent floor attendance, and robust remote bidding.   The cover lot, Edgar Payne’s Navajo Scouting ...


View of Blue Mountain Lake from the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

Adirondack Experience Hosts Annual Events in September: 30th Rustic Furniture Fair & Antiques Show

Released: August 28, 2017

ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS: 30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017 WHAT Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) hosts its two highly anticipated events during its late summer season: 30th annual Rustic Furniture Fair September 9–10, and Antiques Show and Sale September 16, 2017. The popular fairs are opportunities to view, learn about, and purchase distinctive furniture and furnishings from emerging and established artisans and makers and antiques and artworks from leading de...


Wilderness Stories Theater in Life in the Adirondacks permanent exhibition at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

New permanent exhibition "Life in the Adirondacks" opens at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in upper NY state

Released: August 02, 2017

NEW GALLERY INSTALLATION “LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS” AT ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE PROVIDES AN IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION OF ADIRONDACK HISTORY, CULTURE, AND PEOPLE New permanent exhibition celebrates 60th anniversary of indoor/outdoor museum BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY… Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX’s stunning 121-acre campus...


Frederic Sackrider Remington (New York, 1861-1909) The Bronco Buster, 1895, #51 of an approximate edition of 64

Important Artworks to Highlight September 15-16 Sale at Brunk Auctions

Released: August 01, 2017

A fine selection of Western and American paintings and sculptures will highlight the September 15-16 Sale at Brunk Auctions. Important works by Frederic Remington, Jane Peterson, Nikolai Fechin, and Thomas Moran are among the top lots in the auction.   The lot with the highest estimate in the auction is The Bronco Buster by Frederic Sackrider Remington, estimated at $150,000 to $250,000. The Henry-Bonnard bronze, an 1899 casting, is number 51 of an approximate edition of 64. The Bronco Buster is Remington’s debut cast as a sculptor and is one of his most iconic works of art. An 1899 ca...


Thomas Chambers (1860-1948), Wood Duck Drake, c.  1900, Sold for $270,000

Copley Fine Art Auctions Holds Record-Setting $4.7 Million Sporting Sale

Released: July 31, 2017

On July 27 and 28, Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC (copleyart.com) held the most successful decoy auction of all time, with an outstanding average price per lot of over $27,000 per decoy. This almost doubled the average price per lot from the sale of the Distinguished Collection of Dr. James M. McCleery held in 2000. Featuring the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Collection of Important American Sporting Art and Decoys, Sessions I and II set numerous world records, signaling the decoy market is back to full strength. Lot 6, a pinnacle wood duck by Canadian carver Thomas Chambers (1860-1948) set the...


Molded and Painted Sheet Copper Goddess of Liberty Weathervane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, c.  1865-75 (Lot 494, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Americana Exceptionalism: Skinner’s August Americana Auctions Celebrate Over 200 Years of the Nation’s Ingenuity and Artistry

Released: July 28, 2017

Skinner’s upcoming August Americana auctions are comprised of a varied and interesting array of early American furniture, paintings, needle works, objects of historical interest, and maritime pieces. Totaling over 1300 lots, each object displays some alluring characteristic that makes it best in its class, whether it’s an 18th century New York Windsor highchair with fine blue-green paint (Lot 377, Estimated between $20,000-25,000) or a late 19th century cap gun toy with a humorous message (Lot 1344, $800-1,200). The 603 lot August Americana live auction will be held at Skinner’s Marlbo...


Fine and Rare Green Cut to Clear Dorflinger Montrose Punchbowl Set

Cut Glass Leads a Brilliant Sale at Brunk Auctions

Released: July 24, 2017

Brunk Auctions held an auction of Fine and Decorative Arts on July 21-22, 2017. Over one thousand lots were offered in the two-day, two-session auction, with significant interest coming from buyers of Cut Glass and Southern objects. The top lot in the auction was a Fine and Rare Green Cut to Clear Dorflinger Montrose Punchbowl Set. The piece was one of the gems of the Collection of George Siek, Founder of the Museum of American Cut and Engraved Glass. Included in the exceptional punchbowl set is thirteen cups and ladle with Dorflinger marks. The final selling price for the Pennsylvania-m...


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