The scarce oil on canvas painting "Wrapped in Lemons on a Tabletop", by William McCloskey, set a modern record for the artist's work sold at auction, after commanding $216,000 during Clars Auction Gallery’s July 17th sale.
Today's American art market is healthy and is being driven by interest in a variety of segments (Western, illustration, and regional art), reports Noah Fleisher, editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2017, in a review of the market.
Original works by J.M.W. Turner fetch high sums at auction, but etchings of Turner’s works, engraved by other artists, are readily available and affordable.
Leading the lots that changed hands in Ahlers & Ogletree's spring estate auction was a 16th century figural tapestry panel with German text.
An extensive collection of pewter items, including pieces by Alberti, Kirby, and Will, are among the 300 lots in Pook & Pook's Americana auction Jan. 15-19.
A historic 19th century oak chair wherein five U.S presidents and others sat for a photography session with iconic photographer Matthew Brady sold for a staggering $449,000, during an auction offered by Bonhams.
Items from the collection of Lupita Tovar, a noted silent film star, are part of the 400 lots in Artemis Gallery's Sept. 24 Ancient, Ethnographic and Spanish Colonial Auction.
The first large, pastel artwork by artist Frank Reaugh, to appear at auction will make its debut during Heritage Auctions' May 16 Texas Art Auction.
Contemporary and 19th century portfolios, albums and individuals black-and-white images and photographs will share the auction block Oct. 17, at Swann Galleries' Fine Photographs: Icons & Images auction.
An impressive collection of vintage Barnum and Bailey circus posters, fresh-to-market fine art, Native American pottery, and several pieces of an extensive collection of jazz memorabilia heads up a Sept. 13 sale.