There's no question that appeal for a certain collecting interest can drive sales. So much so, explains Susan Mullikin, in her latest Ask the Experts response, that not knowing the identity of an artist, like the one behind a eye-catching Western print, may not deter buyers in the slightest.
Myers Fine Art's 560-lot European & Asian Antiques Auction, set for March 8, features items from a fabled 19th century family with ties to the Vatican.
The Jan. 12 auction at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches consists of 350 lots, including a unique pair of Russian gold and blue enamel cufflinks which may command $30,000.
Gallery records confirm the history of two 19th century paintings, by Americans who studied in Europe, and lay the foundation for growing attraction of these pieces as they headline the Fine Art Summer Auction offered by Witherell's Antiques, July 9-23.
New Hope Auction is hosting its inaugural online fine art auction May 5, with presale prices ranging from $200 to $60,000 for the online only sale.
An impressive selection of fine art prints from the likes of Toulouse-Lautrec, Warhol and Lichtenstein's are schedule to cross the block at Bonham's April 30.
Diverse artwork by artists of New York's eclectic East Village will take center stage during a Feb. 9 auction at Ivey-Selkirk Auctioneers in St. Louis.
The new year ushers in new area of specialization for Ripley Auctions, as auction house kicks off the year with a fine art and design sale Jan. 24.
An extensive collection of fine art produced by artists at Maine's Monhegan islands will be featured at auction Aug. 25-26, 2012. Artists have frequented this secluded Maine island over the past 150 years, and their resulting works have been sought after by museums and collectors ever since.