Pair of George II Walnut Library Armchairs, Circa 1755.  Est.  $250,000-350,000

Sale of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection at Doyle on January 17

  • January 5, 2018

Doyle will begin the New Year with the auction of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection on Wednesday, January 17 at 10am. This remarkable collection comprises important English furniture and ...

The Met Updates Admissions Policy to Charge Non-New Yorkers

  • January 4, 2018

(New York, January 4, 2018)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a revised admissions policy. Under the updated policy, which received approval from New York City's Department of Cultural ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), signed and dated ($1.08 million).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud soars to $1.08 million at Nadeau's New Year's Day auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • January 4, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Only a few times has an item ever sold for over $1 million at a Connecticut auction, but this very rare feat was accomplished on January 1st when an oil on board painting by Wayne ...

La Surprise, ca.  1718, Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721).  Oil on panel.  36.3 x 28.2 cm.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Michelangelo to Degas: Major New Acquisitions

  • January 2, 2018

In July 2017, the J. Paul Getty Museum announced one of the most important acquisitions in its history: sixteen major drawings and an exquisite painting by Jean Antoine Watteau. Michelangelo to ...

Watercolor painting signed by Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), titled Poetic Expressions, from the private collection of the artist's son (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Paintings by Chughtai, Folinsbee, Whittredge will headline Ahlers & Ogletree's Jan. 6-7 auction in Atlanta

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • January 2, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is gearing up for its big annual Signature Estates Auction, a two-day affair planned for the weekend of January 6th and 7th, online and in the ...

The sale's expected top lot is this bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-9999), titled The Bather (1983), 8.25 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born American realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 6 auction

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  • December 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, January 6th, featuring fine items ...

Pierre-Jean David d'Angers, Comte Boulay de la Meurthe, 1832 marble 70 cm (27 1/2 in.) with base National Gallery of Art, Washington Patrons’ Permanent Fund and the Buffy and William Cafritz Family Sculpture Fund

Major Portrait Bust by Celebrated Sculptor David d'Angers Acquired by National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • December 19, 2017

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today the acquisition of a major portrait bust by one of the most renowned sculptors of the Romantic era, Pierre-Jean David d'Angers ...

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)


  • 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 ...