Heritage Auctions' capped off a record-setting year in animation art auctions with its Dec. 9-10 auction. The sale finished above $1.5 million, the seventh $1M+ auction of the year for the department. Leading the way were Disney Ducks.
In the first quarter of the 20th century, the pulp fiction magazine Weird Tales drew its share of criticism for its risque covers. Covers created by "The Queen of the Pulps," Margaret Brundage. Learn more...
Did you know the enchanting images appearing on the cover of books in J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Ring" series is actually portions of a single illustration? Come May 12 Heritage Auctions will present the illustration, by artist Barbara Remington, to bidders.
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.
J.C. Leyendecker’s illustrations helped build the circulation of The Saturday Evening Post to 2 million in the early 20th century. Antoinette Rahn explores more little-known facts about this important artist.
More than 40 original works and printed Saturday Evening Post covers featuring those works are part of a new exhibition, America, Illustrated: Six Decades of Saturday Evening Post Covers, set to open at M.S. Rau Antiques, beginning Nov. 6, 2015.
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 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.