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Emilio Sanchez-Perrier – L’Epte à Gisors
a river landscape with houses and figures

Emilio Sanchez-Perrier – L’Epte à Gisors

Rehs Galleries is pleased to have had the opportunity to acquire L’Epte à Gisors, an outstanding painting by one of the finest 19th-century Spanish landscape artists, Emilio Sanchez-Perrier. Emilio Sanchez-Perrier was born in Seville, Spain, on October 15, 1855. His … More…

Update: Inigo Philbrick And His Day in Court
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Update: Inigo Philbrick And His Day in Court

Since 2019 we have covered the unraveling fraud scheme of disgraced art dealer Inigo Philbrick. Philbrick, who has defrauded art collectors, investors, and institutions of $86M, pleaded guilty in Manhattan court on one count of wire fraud. During the hearing, … More…

Christie’s American Art Sale
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Christie’s American Art Sale

As Christie’s New York auction extravaganza comes to a close, the last to cross the auction block was their 20th Century American Art sale, and I would say it went out in style. Top Lots Taking the top spot in … More…

Weekend at Christie’s – The Edwin Cox Collection
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Weekend at Christie’s – The Edwin Cox Collection

Witnessing the events of Thursday November 11th at Christie’s New York was electrifying, to put it lightly. The 23-painting collection of the late Texas oil baron Edwin Cox, which included works by Van Gogh, Monet & Caillebotte, brought in $286 … More…

The Macklowe Collection’s Results
a painting with pink, red and yellow

The Macklowe Collection’s Results

The buying frenzy keeps going and going. On November 15, Sotheby’s presented The Macklowe Collection, a sale of 35 Modern and Contemporary works of art. Before we get started, please note that all the lots in this sale were guaranteed, … More…

Marie Antoinette’s Diamond Bracelets
Marie Antoinette's diamond bracelets in a blue box

Marie Antoinette’s Diamond Bracelets

Marie Antoinette (1755 – 1793) was the last Queen of France and became famous for her lavish lifestyle and eventual beheading. Born in Austria, Marie was the 15th child of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Marie Thérèse. … More…

The Other Boleyn Bird
a bird made of wood

The Other Boleyn Bird

Sometimes you don’t need a stained parchment map with a big, red X to find some treasure. Some treasures can be found in the most unexpected places, including when we’re unknowingly staring right at them. For example, just a few … More…

Art Crime In A Time Of Covid
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Art Crime In A Time Of Covid

The pandemic has been an interesting period to study. With nearly everyone abiding by the prescribed public health measures for nearly two years, not only have our lives clearly changed, but the processes that govern our lives have changed as … More…

Sotheby’s Sale Of Mid-Level European Paintings
man and woman in a buggy

Sotheby’s Sale Of Mid-Level European Paintings

Towards the end of October, Sotheby’s offered their selection of lower to mid-level 19th and 20th century European paintings. As with the competition, the pickings were rather slim. The top seller here was a fresh-to-the-market Jean Beraud titled Le Buggy. The … More…

Al Capone’s Prized Possessions at Auction
Al Capone's favorite gun, a Colt Model 1911 semi-automatic pistol

Al Capone’s Prized Possessions at Auction

Alfonse (Al) Capone was one of the most notorious American gangsters of the 20th century. Also known as Scarface, Capone was the inspiration for many books and movies based on his time with The Chicago Outfit, an organized crime syndicate … More…