Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of ...

Ghislain d'Humieres

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Names Ghislain d'Humieres, an Art World Veteran, to Oversee its Core Operations

  • December 12, 2017

As part of a streamlining of its leadership team, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has named Ghislain d’Humières as its executive director and senior vice president, core operations, a newly ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 7, 2017

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose to bid in ...

Day, Siamese Coast, S.S.  Malini Hilda May Gordon (1874-1972) Gouache 7 1/4 x 10 in.  Inscribed as title, verso

Extraordinary, Globe Trotting Artist, Hilda May Gordon, to be the Focus of Martyn Gregory's Exhibition in Master Drawings New York 2018 in January

  • December 11, 2017

While women artists traveling the globe are commonplace today, in 1922 it was not only unusual but dangerous for a woman to set off alone “for no particular reason,” as Hilda May Gordon wrote in ...

George Grant Elmslie (1871-1952) Six Leaded Glass Windows for the Henry B.  Babson House, circa 1907 (estimate: $ 15,000 - 20,000)

ICONS OF MODERN DESIGN AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

  • December 7, 2017

New York – On December 14, the Modern Decorative Art + Design auction at Bonhams New York will be led with rare lamps by Alberto Giacometti, spectacular window panels by Frank Lloyd Wright and by ...

Bruce Berman

THE PRODUCER’S PIX: Photographs from Film Industry Executive Bruce Berman’s Collection to Sell at Bonhams Los Angeles

  • December 7, 2017

Auction Date: December 14 and 15, 2017 Public Exhibition: December 9-14 Los Angeles – Bonhams will offer a noteworthy selection of photographs from the collection of film industry executive ...

Paul Cézanne, Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888–1890, oil on canvas National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 28, 2017

Washington, DC—Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. ...

Acrylic on canvas abstract painting by Paul Jenkins (Am., 1923-2012), titled Phenomena Sleight of Hand, signed and dated 1969 (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Acrylic on canvas abstract painting by Paul Jenkins (Am., 1923-2012) will be in Nye & Company's Dec. 13-14 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • December 5, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Quality items from collections in Southampton and Gramercy Park, N.Y, unseen and off the market for decades, will co-headline a Collectors’ Passion & Estate Treasures Auction ...

Cartier.  A very fine diamond-set jade, onyx, coral, beryl and gold Chinoiserie desk clock (estimate: $40,000 - 60,000)

CARTIER AND ART DECO SHINE IN THE ART OF TIME AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

  • November 30, 2017

New York – A dazzling selection of clocks and watches will be offered in the December 4 auction of The Art of Time at Bonhams New York. Leading the sale is a selection of timepieces from ...

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

American Landscape Paintings Highlight Weschler's December 8th Sale

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • 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 ...

Anonymous (Netherlandish?) goldsmith.  Detail of the Domitian dish from the Aldobrandini Tazze, ca.  1587–99.  Gilded silver.  Minneapolis Institute of Art, The James Ford Bell Family Foundation Fund, The M.  R.  Schweitzer Fund, and The Christina N.  and Swan J.  Turnblad Memorial Fund; Anonymous (Netherlandish?).  Detail of the Titus dish from the Aldobrandini Tazze, ca.  1587-99.  Gilded silver.  Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery

  • November 28, 2017

The superb technical virtuosity of Renaissance silversmiths is nowhere more evident than in the magnificent set of 12 silver-gilt standing cups from the 16th century known collectively as the ...

Hieronymus Bosch, The Owl's Nest, c.  1505/1515 pen and brown ink on paper, laid down Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • September 29, 2017

Washington, DC—Rotterdam's historic Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen holds one of the finest collections of Netherlandish master drawings. In a special presentation of this collection at the National ...

Joseph Yoakum, Briar Head Mtn of National Park Range of Bryce Canyon National Park near Hatch, Utah U.S.A., c.  1969, blue-black and black ballpoint pen and colored pencil on paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and the Donald and Nancy de Laski Fund

American Self-Taught and Avant-Garde Art Explored in Major Traveling Exhibition

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 1, 2017

Their classification may have varied—from folk and primitive to naïve and visionary—but intermittently throughout the history of modern art, gates have opened, boundaries have dissolved, and those ...

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s miniature on vellum National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection

Prints of La Verna Explore Franciscan Imagery at the National Gallery of Art, February 25 through July 8, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 16, 2017

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis ...

Shirin Neshat, Untitled, from the series Rapture, 1999.  Gelatin silver print.  Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Susan and Arthur Fleischer, Jr., B.A.  1953, LL.B.  1958.  © Shirin Neshat.  Courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

Artists in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope

  • November 27, 2017

The Yale University Art Gallery is now presenting Artists in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope, a novel investigation of the experience of exile in the visual arts. The exhibition spans 200 years ...