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When Buyers Lack Perspective – Last Weeks Impressionist Sales
When Buyers Lack Perspective – Last Weeks Impressionist Sales

When Buyers Lack Perspective – Last Weeks Impressionist Sales

When Buyers Lack Perspective – great article by Souren Melikian about the offerings in last weeks Impressionist sales and the prices paid.    

Barnett Newman Leads Sotheby’s NYC $294 Million Auction
Barnett Newman Leads Sotheby’s NYC $294 Million Auction

Barnett Newman Leads Sotheby’s NYC $294 Million Auction

Barnett Newman Leads Sotheby’s NYC $294 Million Auction – more on last night’s sale.  The sale was not as strong as they expected since they only exceeded the lower end of the presale estimate ($284 – $383M) with the buyer’s premium … More…

Contemporary Evening Sale
Contemporary Evening Sale

Contemporary Evening Sale

The results tonight were rather interesting and uneven.  Some works did well and others found it very hard to find buyers – selling on the reserves – and others found no takers.  Jeff Koons was hit hard when his New … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Jay Davenport’s “Chow Hound”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Jay Davenport’s “Chow Hound”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Jay Davenport’s “Chow Hound”

An incredible new painting by Jay Davenport entitled “Chow Hound.”  

Cakes for Celebrities, Coveted by Collectors
Cakes for Celebrities, Coveted by Collectors

Cakes for Celebrities, Coveted by Collectors

Everyone loves cake… well, most of us do at least. And when it is a few days old, it’s still pretty good. But what about when it’s a few decades old? I guess we could say it is an antique. … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “A Beautiful Reflection”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “A Beautiful Reflection”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “A Beautiful Reflection”

A Beautiful Reflection.  Here is another fabulous 19th century French Academic painting by Leon Perrault, from 1886, that we sold many years ago.  

Rolex Sets $1.16 Million Record, Lollobrigida’s Gem Sale
Rolex Sets $1.16 Million Record, Lollobrigida’s Gem Sale

Rolex Sets $1.16 Million Record, Lollobrigida’s Gem Sale

Rolex Sets $1.16 Million Record, Lollobrigida’s Gem Sale – a 1942 split-second Rolex chronograph made a record price at a sale in Geneva.  Tomorrow the largest D flawless diamond will be offered — 101.73 carats!  Will let you know how that … More…

DiCaprio’s Movie Pals Aid Tiger in $39 Million Auction
DiCaprio’s Movie Pals Aid Tiger in $39 Million Auction

DiCaprio’s Movie Pals Aid Tiger in $39 Million Auction

DiCaprio’s Movie Pals Aid Tiger in $39 Million Auction – the craziness has begun (though this round was for a good cause).  The contemporary sales began last night with a charity sale that brought in $33.3M (presale estimate range was $13-$18M).   … More…

Lost paintings by Britain’s first female artist on show at Tate Britain after being found in Parisian antiques shop
Lost paintings by Britain’s first female artist on show at Tate Britain after being found in Parisian antiques shop

Lost paintings by Britain’s first female artist on show at Tate Britain after being found in Parisian antiques shop

An incredible discovery was made was made at an antique shop in Paris as an art historian uncovered 2 works by Mary Beale (1633-1699), who is revered as the first professional British female artist. These compositions are done in oil … More…

Happy Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti!
Happy Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti!

Happy Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti!

Rossetti, the English poet, illustrator, painter and translator would have turned 185 yesterday! Happy Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti!  Founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 alongside William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, these men still have an immense influence … More…