Painting of the Day (Available): Johan Jongkind’s “Nadorstlaan à Rotterdam”
Nadorstlaan à Rotterdam. This one by Johan B. Jongkind (1819-1891) will be on view at the Baltimore summer Antiques Show which opens on Thursday.
More Hospitals Use the Healing Powers of Public Art
More Hospitals Use the Healing Powers of Public Art – nice article on the ‘healing’ powers of art. Another great reason to have some in your home as well!
Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
Here are a couple of shots of our booth before setting up … this is the smallest space of any show we do — it will be jam-packed — after-shots tomorrow.
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives): Edouard Cortes’ “Trocadero”
Trocadero. here is a somewhat recent addition to our Sold Archives by Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969).
Judge Clears Way for Corcoran Takeover
Judge Clears Way for Corcoran Takeover – the museum’s fate seems to have been decided. It is a sad day for one of our nation’s oldest museums.
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Eugene Boudin’s “Le Rivage a Plougastel”
Le Rivage a Plougastel. Here is a painting from 1872 by the French Impressionist Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) that we just added to the available online inventory.
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…