Ming dynasty bowl used as cat bed sells at auction for £108,000
Ming dynasty bowl used as cat bed sells at auction for £108,000 – more amazing prices for Chinese ceramics. Here a bowl that had seen better days and was used by the owners cat to sleep in, blew past its £200 to … More…
Painting of the Day (just hit the SOLD archives): Antoine Blanchard’s “Place du Tertre a Montmartre, Paris”
Place du Tertre a Montmartre, Paris. This one never made it to the available online inventory … it went very fast! A rather unique view by Antoine Blanchard (1910-1988).
Rauschenberg Foundation Appeals Ruling Awarding $24.6 Million to Trustees
Rauschenberg Foundation Appeals Ruling Awarding $24.6 Million to Trustees — the battle continues, and so do the legal fees! There is a big difference between the $24.6M award and the $375,000 that the foundation feels is appropriate compensation.
Señor Miró’s Matter
A couple of weeks ago, the Fundació Joan Miró set up an exhibition in Santiago, Chile to show (unsurprisingly) the works of the Spanish painter Joan Miró. The exhibition began on July 31st, and is running until October 26th, showing … More…
Painting of the Day (hit the SOLD archives last night): Edouard Cortes’s “Marche aux fleurs, Madeleine”
Marche aux fleurs, Madeleine. This early painting by Edouard Cortes (1882-1969) hit the SOLD archives last night.
Romantic Landscapes at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York City
Romantic Landscapes at the Morgan Library & Museum – currently on view at the Morgan — A Dialogue With Nature: Romantic Landscapes From Britain and Germany. Sounds like an interesting exhibit which explores the plein-air work of some early 19th century artists. … More…
Painting of the Day (just hit the SOLD archives): Antoine Blanchard’s “Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe”
Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe. This early work by Antoine Blanchard (1910-1988) is on its way to a new home.
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) John Kuhn’s “Columbine”
A SOLD work by John Kuhn, Columbine.
Gallery owner claims art dealer sold him fake works
Gary Tatintsian, a Manhattan gallery owner, has filed a $62 million lawsuit to prove his innocence for allegedly peddling 35 fraudulent works to a Russian oligarch. According to the New York Post, Tatintsian claims that he bought about 200 works … More…
Ferrari Coupe May Race to Record $75 Million at Auction
Ferrari Coupe May Race to Record $75 Million at Auction – looks like it could be a very BIG week for car collectors. It will be very interesting to see if they can get $75M for a Ferrari. Last year this … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives): Eugene H. Cauchois’s “Still Life of Flowers”
Still Life of Flowers. Here is one by the 19th century French still life artist Eugene Henri Cauchois (1850-1911) that we sold many years ago.
Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art Looks at Gold
Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art Looks at Gold – this museum is going for the GOLD!
Stewart’s Department Store (Baltimore) Exhibit – 1954
Stewart’s Department Store Exhibit – 1954. Another ad for an exhibition our founder, ‘Eddie’, held at Stewart’s department store, Baltimore, in 1954. Paintings were priced from $30 – $150! Ahhh, the good old days.
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Alonso-Perez’s “La Noce”
La Noce. A new addition, by the late 19th century artist Alonso-Perez (1881-1914), to our available online inventory.
‘Jacopo Boncompagni’ by Scipione Pulzone at the Frick
‘Jacopo Boncompagni’ by Scipione Pulzone – “Men in Armor, El Greco and Pulzone Face to Face” … an extremely small exhibit that is on view at the Frick through October 26th. Featured are just two paintings … one by Pulzone (which sold … More…