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

Exceptional Whaling Journal Headlines Eldred's Fall Sales

  • Eldred's
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  • 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 ...

Engraved whale’s tooth, 1825, Edward Burdett (1805–33).  Sperm-whale ivory and ink; 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.  Nantucket Historical Association Collection, gift of Robert and Nina Hellman

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

  • 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 ...

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

  • 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, ...

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

  • 888 Auctions
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  • 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 ...

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

  • 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 Magnificent Sword Collection of William Koch

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

  • 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 ...

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

  • Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
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  • 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 ...

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.

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • 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 ...

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

  • 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 ...

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

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • 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, ...

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

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • 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 ...

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

Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle

  • 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 ...

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

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • 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 ...

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

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

  • 888 Auctions
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  • 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 ...

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

  • 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 ...