Popular among collectors, Alphonse Mucha's sensual style typically featured intriguing female figures. "Four Seasons" was Mucha's first series of decorative panels and one of his most popular works.
Learn the story behind the little known printmaker being credited for influencing urban crime drama popularized by 1930s film noir, with his sobering etchings.
A single strand of graduated natural pearls with Tiffany & Co. 18-karat gold clasp and three European cut diamonds sold for $143,750 at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
On Sunday, Feb. 10, Thomas Schwenke’s Woodbury Auction held its Mid-Century, Country & Decorative Arts Auction — despite the Blizzard of 2013.
Southwestern artist Howard Schleeter's painting “Spur Line (Las Vegas, New Mexico-1938),” 24 inches by 30 inches, soared to $26,070 at auction — a world record for this artist.
Sculpture is strongly represented with a large bronze work by David Aronson estimated at $18,000-$25,000 and a carved elm and polychrome work from 1967, titled "Red Stockings" by David Hostetler estimated at $9000-$12,000 and an unusually large Curtis Jere mixed metals tree with bird and nest, from the late 1960's valued at $600-$1000.
Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers of Delaware, Ohio, has announced the addition of specialist Shane David Hall. Formerly of The Historic Charleston Foundation, Hall’s immersion in the world of art, architecture and decorative arts brought him to Garth’s in October 2012.
1stdibs (www.1stdibs.com), an online global marketplace for rare and desirable objects, announces its purchase of Online Galleries, the prestigious U.K.-owned online services provider to the arts and antiques trade.
Think about the 1980s and among the first images that will come to mind for many of us are the illustrations of Patrick Nagel. The hard-edged geometry of his female subjects practically shout “Duran Duran!”
The top lot in Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers Oct. 24, 2012 sale may be “Canal in Venice” by Franz Richard Unterberger. Also available are pieces from the Cape Ann School, American Impressionists, European and American Modern and Abstract artists, 19th century European artists, Orientalist artists and more.