A fresh-to-market oil on Masonite painting by the late Francis Newton Souza soared to $235,000 before the gavel fell during Weiss Auctions' May 17 auction.
Best intentions can sometimes produce damaging results, especially when it comes to cleaning fine art. Recently, April Hann Lanford, fine art specialist with DPR Art Rescue, shared tips for cleaning fine art, based on medium.
At first blush, paint by numbers artwork may bring to mind memories of childhood. However, today vintage paint by number is popular as a collectible and element of design.
Displaying single items of artwork or art collections is more than finding an open space, explains Anne Rappa with Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency, Inc. Examining key factors and posing a few primary questions can go a long way to ensuring proper and protective display of art.
Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Auctionata is ushering in the holiday season with an extensive auction schedule, with 14 live-stream auctions, beginning Nov. 23. The final sale is Dec. 14.
A 1950 watercolor of Tadd and Todd, by Dr. Seuss, rediscovered after several decades, will cross the auction block Sept. 29 through Swann Galleries.
Prices realized during James D. Julia's annual August sale verifies that American fine art continues to resonate with bidders.
Artemis Gallery will present a myriad of ancient antiquities and art, during a 400+ lot auction slated for Aug. 25. Among the lots expected to prompt a bidding battle is an ancient polychrome-painted clay Egyptian ushabti figure.