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Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – William H. Yorke’s “The Duchess of Breyle”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – William H. Yorke’s “The Duchess of Breyle”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – William H. Yorke’s “The Duchess of Breyle”

The Duchess of Breyle.  Here is a beautiful ship portrait by the 19th century British marine artist William H. Yorke that was painted in 1875.  We sold this painting back in 1990.      

Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Art of Golf
Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Art of Golf

Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Art of Golf

Philadelphia Museum of Art –  The Art of Golf runs through July 7 and is centered around Scottish artist Charles Lees’ The Golfers (painted in 1847).  This is the shows last stop of its tour.  

Ron Wilson Museum Drawings: Artist And Professor Wows Us With Amazing Sketches
Ron Wilson Museum Drawings: Artist And Professor Wows Us With Amazing Sketches

Ron Wilson Museum Drawings: Artist And Professor Wows Us With Amazing Sketches

Ron Wilson Museum Drawings: Artist And Professor Wows Us With Amazing Sketches – here is one from the Academic side of the contemporary art world.  Ron Wilson, a professor at Case Western Reserve University, is one talented artist — Enjoy!  

Andy Warhol and His Foundation: The Questions by Richard Dorment
Andy Warhol and His Foundation: The Questions by Richard Dorment

Andy Warhol and His Foundation: The Questions by Richard Dorment

In 1994, 7 years after the death of Andy Warhol, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts initiated work on a multi-volume catalogue raisonne of Warhol’s art. This was thought to help “contribute to the stabilization of the market … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Erik Koeppel’s “Three Palms at the Ft. Pierce Inlet”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Erik Koeppel’s “Three Palms at the Ft. Pierce Inlet”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Erik Koeppel’s “Three Palms at the Ft. Pierce Inlet”

A NEW Florida landscape, Three Palms at the Ft. Pierce Inlet.  

Never Seen Dali’s Head To Auction
Never Seen Dali’s Head To Auction

Never Seen Dali’s Head To Auction

Prominent Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, is best known for his bizarre and striking images.  Over 4 decades ago, Dali was commissioned to paint  a series of 14 watercolors of his famous  “psychedelic plant life” works.  Kept in secrecy,  these works have finally surfaced and are … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Antoine Blanchard’s “Notre Dame, Paris”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Antoine Blanchard’s “Notre Dame, Paris”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Antoine Blanchard’s “Notre Dame, Paris”

Notre Dame, Paris.  Here is a great, early, painting by Antoine Blanchard that we currently have for sale.  

Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s …
Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s …

Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s …

Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s … more from the amazing Contemporary art market.  It is truly sad what is considered “art” today.  

Aston Sets $4.85 Million Record, Mouse Nest DB5 $486,469
Aston Sets $4.85 Million Record, Mouse Nest DB5 $486,469

Aston Sets $4.85 Million Record, Mouse Nest DB5 $486,469

Aston Sets $4.85 Million Record, Mouse Nest DB5 $486,469 – Aston Martin prices still seem to be holding strong.  

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Julien Dupre’s “Femme et la vache de l’eau”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Julien Dupre’s “Femme et la vache de l’eau”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Julien Dupre’s “Femme et la vache de l’eau”

Femme et la vache de l’eau.   This incredible 19th century European painting, which dates from 1884, is among Dupre’s earliest works to include an animal and really shows him at the top of his artistic game.  Over the years we … More…

Getty Acquires Canaletto, Rembrandt
Getty Acquires Canaletto, Rembrandt

Getty Acquires Canaletto, Rembrandt

Getty Acquires Canaletto, Rembrandt – the Getty recently added a Rembrandt and a Canaletto to its already amazing art collection.  

Pictures – Amazing 3D sidewalk art
Pictures – Amazing 3D sidewalk art

Pictures – Amazing 3D sidewalk art

Pictures – Amazing 3D sidewalk art – these artists do create an amazing effect.  

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”
Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”

Marchands des Fleurs.  Here is another 19th century European painting that was sold this past week — Henry V. Lesur’s Marchands des Fleurs.  

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting
Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting – here is an image of the painting at the center of the Peter Doig lawsuit.  

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces
Walter Sickert and the Three Graces

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces, at V&A – a short review of the current Walter Sickert show that runs through January 5th at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.  

The Past Two Weeks
The Past Two Weeks

The Past Two Weeks

The Impressionist/Modern and Post War/Contemporary auctions are finally over and the results were nothing short of spectacular.  I will go into more detail in my upcoming Comments on the Art Market (out at the end of the month), but overall … More…

Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof
Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof

Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof

This summer you will be able to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newest roof garden artwork. The “landscape” painted by Imran Qureshi, who is from Pakistan, is the first work to be painted directly on the rooftop. The work … More…

Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”
Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”

Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”

A beautiful new Harris available, Sunlight, Wind and Sea.  

Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures
Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures

Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures

The United Kingdom has begun efforts to recover from the billions of dollars lost during the dictatorship of the Qaddafi family in Libya.  It is believed that the family has invested around $165 billion in art from around the world,  $100 million from … More…

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”
Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”

La Porte Neuve, Paris.  We are pleased to inform you that this lovely painting by Henry V. Lesur, titled La Porte Neuve, Paris, is making its way to a new home today.  

Contemporary Art Frenzy
Contemporary Art Frenzy

Contemporary Art Frenzy

Contemporary Art Frenzy – here is Souren Melikian’s take on the Christie’s blockbuster evening sale.   In case you are wondering, when you add up all the works sold at the two main salerooms the total reaches $977.2M … then tack … More…

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale
Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale – the last of this weeks contemporary sales in NYC … this one squeezed past its low estimate only with the help of the buyer’s premium (presale est. $77.5-$105.5).  Warhol’s Four Marilyns (a 29 … More…

Painting of the Day (NEW & AVAILABLE) Erika Baez’s “Jax”
Painting of the Day (NEW & AVAILABLE) Erika Baez’s “Jax”

Painting of the Day (NEW & AVAILABLE) Erika Baez’s “Jax”

A new piece by Erika Baez hitting the market, Jax.  

Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs
Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs

Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs

Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs – I was recently asked if I would contribute to the Art, Antiques and Luxury Design Blog … so here is my first post: some of my favorite questions and comments we … More…