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 lot has changed since Little Golden Books became a staple of childhood almost 73 years ago, 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.
Rockwell’s masterpiece The Song of Bernadette, one of the most reproduced works of his career, may earn $600K in Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Signature® auction.
Six-sheet "Casablanca" movie poster soars to the top spot, selling for more than $100K, at Heritage Auctions' March 23-24 Vintage Movie Poster Auction.
Get the "inside scoop" on the new just published Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2014 directly from Noah Fleisher, editor of this top-selling antiques guide.
The iconic Norman Rockwell painting, “Willie Gillis: Package From Home,” will be offered at auction in Chicago Dec. 1, 2012. The 1941 painting is the first of a series for the Saturday Evening Post that followed the fictional Willie Gillis through his World War II U.S. military service.
After shattering attendance records in England, “Norman Rockwell’s America” opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art Sept. 16, 2012. Featuring more than 52 original paintings and all 323 vintage Saturday Evening Post covers, the exhibition visually chronicles the evolving landscape of American culture and society from 1916-1969 and is one of the largest Rockwell...
Gil Elvgren’s reign as the greatest and most popular pin-up artist of all time continued at Heritage Auctions on June 27 when his masterful "Skirting the Issue (Breezing Up)," 1956, brought $176,500, earning the top spot in the sale and beating its presale estimate several times over.
The Jerry Weist Collection of Science-Fiction and Fantasy art, one of the most important collections of artwork from the genre to ever be offered, anchors Heritage Auction Galleries' June 27-28 sale.