The top lot of the auction was a David Hockney photo portfolio from 1976, collection of Ileana Sonnabend, that earned $75,000.

Buyers Focus On Photography, Art At Millea Bros. Spring Select Auction

  • Millea Bros.
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  • June 04, 2018

If a photograph is worth 1,000 words, then Millea Bros.’ Spring Select Auction May 17–19 is worth a book. Boasting over 1,000 lots, all with compelling stories of their own, the auction showcased ...

The top lot of the auction was this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator clock retaining its original 14-inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.” that set a world auction record price at $145,200.

Choice Antiques, Clocks Drive Fontaine’s Auction Over $1 Million

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • June 04, 2018

It’s little surprise that of the top 5 selling lots at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s May 19 auction, three of them were clocks, by E. Howard & Company, Seth Thomas and R.J. Horner. Fontaine’s ...

Lot 183: Charles Schulz, Do you like Beethoven?, ink and graphite, signed and inscribed, for Peanuts, 1970.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Swann Galleries’ Illustration Sensation Features Addams, Schulz

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 17, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Illustration Art on Tuesday, June 5, with more than 250 original works of art including comics, pin-ups and covers for books and magazines. Setting the ...

Lot 264: Barbara Hepworth, Opposing Forms, complete portfolio with 12 color lithographs, 1969-70.  Sold May 22, 2018 for $40,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $20,000 to $30,000)

Abstract Attracts at Swann Galleries’ Contemporary Art Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 24, 2018

Swann Galleries offered nearly 400 works by some of the twentieth century’s greatest innovators in their May 22 auction of Contemporary Art. Abstract works ruled the day, with only three of the top ...

Lot 264: Barbara Hepworth, Opposing Forms, complete portfolio with 12 color lithographs, 1969-70.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Pop & Sculpture Dominate Swann Contemporary Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 04, 2018

— Swann Galleries’ offering of Contemporary Art on Tuesday, May 22 features a wide-ranging selection of sculpture, paintings and multiples with important works by Alexander Calder, Barbara ...

Lot 424: Henri Matisse, Grand Masque, aquatint, inscribed to model Nadia Sednaoui, 1948.  Sold May 8, 2018 for $87,500, a record for the work.  (Pre-sale estimate: $50,000 to $80,000)

Personalized Portrait by Matisse Leads Swann Print Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 10, 2018

With highlights spanning six centuries, Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on May 8 offered works by the greatest innovators in the field. The sale totaled more than ...

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

  • Swann Galleries
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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 ...

Lot 76: Man Ray, [London Transport] – Keeps London Going, 1938.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

$100K Man Ray Leads Swann Galleries Auction Celebrating Graphic Design

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 10, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Graphic Design on Thursday, May 3, celebrating innovation in the field, with an array of vintage posters, along with a coterie of fine graphically-oriented ...

Lot 169: Gustav Klimt, Das Werk von Gustav Klimt, with 49 plates, Vienna & Leipzig, 1918.  Sold April 26, 2018 for $106,250.  (Pre-sale estimate: $25,000 to $35,000)

$100K Klimt Leads Fine Books & Graphics at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 01, 2018

Swann Galleries offered an auction of Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics on April 26, with highlights by artists of the twentieth century and scarce volumes from fine presses. Leading the sale ...

Lot 168: Gustav Klimt, Eine Nachlese, with 30 plates, Vienna, 1931.  Estimate $15,000 to $25,000.

Visual Feast of Scarce Volumes in Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 13, 2018

Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 26 auction of Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics will offer books, magazines, portfolios, editions and unique works, with material that changed the trajectory of ...

Lot 45: Norman Lewis, Untitled, oil on canvas, 1956.  Sold April 5, 2018 for $725,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $150,000 to $250,000)

Delaney, White & Woodruff Set Records at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 13, 2018

Swann Galleries held their highest-grossing auction to date on April 5, totaling $4.5M—more than $1M over the high estimate of the sale. The 160 works that made up the highly curated offering of ...

Lot 19: Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Parts I & II, first separate edition, first state, Philadelphia, 1776-77.  Sold April 12, 2018 for $50,000.

Swann’s $1M Americana Auction Continues Upward Trend

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 17, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana on April 12 was the department’s highest-grossing sale in four years, continuing an upward trajectory as each offering of Americana ...

Lot 19: Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Parts I & II, first separate edition, first state, Philadelphia, 1776-77.  Estimate $50,000 to $75,000.

Paine’s American Crisis Leads Swann Americana Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • March 21, 2018

Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 12, auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana illustrates the many facets of American history, from the records of a sixteenth-century Mexican silver mine, to ...

Rock Groups San Francisco by Irving Penn, platinum-palladium print, 1967 (printed 1974).  National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn © The Irving Penn Foundation.

National Portrait Gallery Presents “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey”

  • June 03, 2018

The year 1968 was a time of revolutionary change in the United States. Americans across disciplines put forth new ways of thinking that overturned the status quo and influenced the events that ...

Richard Hambleton: Eternity on view June 14 through July 27, 2018, at ACA Galleries (529 West 20th Street, NYC).

'Richard Hambleton (1952 - 2017): Eternity' Opens June 14 at ACA Galleries

  • May 31, 2018

ACA Galleries is pleased to announce Richard Hambleton: Eternity on view June 14 through July 27, 2018 (529 West 20th Street, NYC). This exhibition showcases major paintings and works on paper from ...