Bessie Pease Gutmann's work is unmistakeable. Be it familiar depictions of charming children, or masterful illustrations that have become an integral part of literary history, her contributions also represent a life well lived, as explained by Mary Manion in her latest Art Markets column.
A diverse selection of items (nearly 2,800 in all) will cross the auction block during Hake's Americana & Collectibles' March 17-19 sale. The spectrum of feature items spans from Revolutionary War artifacts to 20th-century comic strip art.
A restored copy of Detective Comics #27, circa 1939, marking the debut of Batman is set to cross the auction block during Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art auction, Feb. 19-21.
Cordier Auction & Appraisals’ Summer Two Day Firearm & Militaria and Antique & Fine Art Auction saw a motley selection of 1,000 lots cross the auction block Aug. 23-24, headlined by two diverse, but equally intriguing pieces of art.
Original artwork of the first appearance of 'Wolverine' on the final page of The Incredible Hulk #180, circa 1974, rose to $657,250, setting and tying world records, during a May 16 auction offered by Heritage Auction.
Many lots of Native American artifacts, painting, sculptures and other Indian themed items will headline the Spring Feature auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
Dr. Anthony Cavo, a graduate appraiser of the Asheford Institute of Antiques, weighs in on the history and value of two early 20th century service posters.
The Curt Swan cover art for Action Comics #309 helped rewrite the record books at Hake’s when it closed at $112,015 at the Nov. 19-21 auction at Hake's, which finished with total sales of $1,346,848, the highest-grossing auction since the company’s launch in 1967.
Hake’s Americana Auction #210 is chock-full of rare and beautifully preserved memorabilia, including examples from Maurice Sendak’s own Disneyana collection.
The Don & Maggie Thompson pedigree collection debuts with high-grade examples of key books, including a Near Mint 9.4 copy of The Avengers #1, estimated to bring $80,000+ Nov. 21-23 in Beverly Hills DALLAS – One of the finest known copies of The Avengers #1, CGC NM 9.4, is expected to bring $80,000+ to...