News about Modern Collectibles
Picabia paintings top treasures in Christie’s Swaythling collection sale, May 27
LONDON– On Friday May 27, Christie’s will offer 170 lots from The Collection of the late Lord and Lady Swaythling in a live auction. David Montagu, 4th Lord Swaythling (1928-1998), had an illustrious career spanning the worlds of banking, racing, politics and media. The works being offered weave together fascinating strands of several notable family […]
Maud Lewis paintings motored to $390K at Miller & Miller
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A pair of paintings by the Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1901-1970) blasted through their pre-sale estimates to finish at a combined $501,500 (about $390,000), and a group of letters written by Lewis to a fellow artist and confidante hit $82,600 in an online Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction held May […]
Seven epic allegorical paintings featured at Andrew Jones auction, March 27
LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions will present its Design for the Home and Garden sale on Sunday, March 27, starting at 10 am Pacific Time. Nearly 300 lots of fine art, antiques and design from antiquity through the 21st century will be offered. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Kenneth Snelson paintings lead Rivich March 24 Interior Design, Art, Antiques & Jewelry Auction
CHICAGO – On March 24, Chicago’s trusted estate auction specialist, Rivich, will once again present an outstanding selection of fine art, including works with provenance from Kenneth Snelson, a legendary sculptor who fused art, science and engineering.