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 record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
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.
A lot has changed since Little Golden Books became a staple of childhood 75 years ago this year (2017), but they remain some of the most popular children’s books ever published, as demonstrated in a recent Ten Things You Didn’t Know column.
Art illustrations from three classic children's books, Madeline, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, are each expected to fetch a minimum of $10,000, and are among the expected headlining lots of Swann's Jan. 22 sale.
A seldom-seen one sheet movie poster from the 1927 film "London After Midnight" not only earned the top lot in Heritage Auctions' signature movie poster auction in Nov. 22, but it also set an auction record, commanding $478,000.
A robust selection of Star Wars movie memorabilia, including Starship designs and an original 1975 'Star Wars' screenplay, from the personal collection of science fiction movie pioneer Colin Cantwell, will lead a Dec. 5-6 sale being offered by Julien's Auctions.
Original Picasso 'Mediterranean Sunshine' with provenance of his daughter is one of several special pieces being brought to market Nov. 11-13 by Hake's.
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.