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Category: Drawings & Watercolors

  • Auction Preview

    Sotheby’s Presents 16th-Century Old Master Drawings

    Old Master drawings, most of which have not appeared in the art market for at least 40 years, will be available in Sotheby's upcoming auction. The event features the Old Master drawings collection of Dr. John O’Brien. It will offer 16th- to 18th-century Italian drawings that Dr. John O’Brien has…

    Taddeo Zuccaro
  • Art World

    Artprice global indices show the strength of contemporary art and drawing in 2020

    Artprice Global Indices (in USD) PARIS.- As at 1 January 2021, the Artprice Global Indices are stronger actually stronger than twelve months earlier when the health crisis was still (almost) unthinkable. Six months ago no-one would have predicted such an outcome! In reality, the art market reacted quickly to the lockdown measures with…

    Artprice global indices show the strength of contemporary art and drawing in 2020
  • Auction Preview

    Jean-Etienne Liotard’s Pastel Work Available in Upcoming Christie’s Auction

    A work from Jean-Etienne Liotard, titled Portrait of Philibert Cramer, will be available in an upcoming Christie's sale. Often described as porcelain-like, Swiss painter Jean-Etienne Liotard’s pastel portraitures exemplified his attention to detail. Explaining his method of painting, Neil Jeffares writes in the lot essay: “To achieve his highly enameled…

    JEAN-ETIENNE LIOTARD (Geneva 1702-1789)
  • Exhibitions

    The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU opens two dynamic spring exhibitions

    Black Kirby, Sun Woman, 2012. Digital archival print on paper, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist. MIAMI, FLA.- This January, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU will launch its spring programming, celebrating topics that include Afrofuturism and the concept of cyclical time. Transfiguration: A Black Speculative Vision of FreedomSince…

    The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU opens two dynamic spring exhibitions
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s In Praise of America Auction Celebrates American Folk Art

    The term “folk art” originated in the United States in the early 1900s to describe works produced by those who lack formal artistic training. It includes a range of mediums, from painting and crafted objects to sculpture and furniture. American folk art was not fully appreciated until the turn of…

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  • Auction Preview

    Martha’s Vineyard Treasures at Sotheby’s

    Established in 1642, Martha’s Vineyard was a destination for the whaling community. Located in Massachusetts, it is now known as a vacation spot for the rich and famous. Sotheby’s upcoming auction will feature items from a nautical Martha’s Vineyard collection. Among the featured lots is a 19th-century American School oil…

    American School Portrait of Cornelia Eliza Morse
  • Auction Preview

    Outsider Artists Come Inside at Christie’s

    The term “outsider art” is used to describe works that do not fit into the conventional art world. These pieces are often created by artists who are mentally ill or outside the mainstream for some other reason. Over the years, the term has grown to include “vernacular” art created by…

    BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
  • Auction Industry

    Inspiration at Michaan’s first auction of 2021.

    Inspiration at Michaan’s first auction of 2021. ALAMEDA, CA, USA, January 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Inspiration, in all its many forms, can illuminate the darkest of winters. At Michaan’s Auctions we are inspired by the ancient and the modern, by the historic and the ephemeral; by families, and cultures, and all that…

    Inspiration at Michaans first auction of 2021
  • Auction Industry

    Illustration Art and Children’s Classics Headline Swann Galleries’ Upcoming Sale

    Illustration art is one of the most powerful forms of visual communication. It informs, instructs, inspires, and reaches people. The visual layout of storytelling is not new; it dates back to the cave paintings created in Lascaux, France around 15,000 B.C.E. Illustration art includes many different interests, from childhood stories…

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  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Art And Objects From The Estate Of Jack Warner, Plus Items From The Rms Carpathia, Will Headline Ahlers & Ogletree’s Jan. 15th-17th Auction

    The auction will be conducted in Ahlers & Ogletree’s spacious Atlanta showroom. Start times all three days are 10 am Eastern time. Internet bidding is available thru www.AandOAuctions.com. Oil on canvas painting by Hudson School artist Jasper F. Cropsey (N.Y., 1823-1900), titled A Roadside in England, (1879), 14 inches by…

    Art And Objects From The Estate Of Jack Warner, Plus Items From The Rms Carpathia, Will Headline Ahlers & Ogletrees Jan. 15th-17th Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Tony Hart auction reveals how his work on another BBC show years before inspired the Blue Peter Ship emblem

    General view. Courtesy of Ewbank’s Auctions. LONDON.- Copies of original 1950s designs for the Blue Peter ship emblem by TV artist and presenter Tony Hart will come to auction at Ewbank’s in Surrey on January 29. Consigned from the collection of Hart’s close friend and agent Roc Renals (1922-2014), the 55-lot…

    Tony Hart auction reveals how his work on another BBC show years before inspired the Blue Peter Ship emblem
  • Exhibitions

    Treasured watercolours collected by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to go on display in Edinburgh

    James Roberts, The Drawing Room, Balmoral, 1857. Royal Collection Trust/ © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2020. EDINBURGH.- Watercolours collected by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, an evocative record of their public and private lives together, will go on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse in 2021. Throughout their…

    Treasured watercolours collected by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to go on display in Edinburgh
  • Art Fairs

    Ninth edition of The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair goes online

    Claude Muncaster, P.R.S.M.A, R.W.S., R.O.I., R.B.A. (1903-1974): Nelson's Column from Admiralty Arch, London 1924, watercolour signed and dated 'Claude Muncaster/June 1924' (lower left), 14 x 19¾ in (35.5 x 50 cm), £5,500 from Rountree Tryon Galleries. LONDON.- As with many events planned for early in 2021, the ninth edition of The…

    Ninth edition of The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair goes online
  • Auction Preview

    Vintage Lithographs and Rare French Postcards Highlight Artelisted Sale

    In Tibetan Buddhism, a mandala painting is symbolic of the universe. Intricately executed, every detail has a meaning associated with it. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming auction of vintage lithographs, presented by Artelisted, is a Tibetan Buddhist mandala painting in cobalt blue. With its geometric configuration, the…

    YVES TANGUY Vintage Litho The Rapidity Of Sleep
  • Auction Result

    Success of First Greenhouse Auctions Event Supports a New Way to Collect

    For art collectors looking to make a difference with their purchases, Greenhouse Auctions offers a fresh model. The online platform launched in 2020 amid growing critiques of the auction industry. Built to address some of the problems that traditional auction houses face, it advocates change through transparency and community empowerment.…

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  • Auction Industry

    Gifts of enduring value: Whyte's announces Christmas online auction

    Graham Knuttel (b.1954), Red Cat. Oil on canvas. Size: 9.45 x 14in. (24 x 35.56cm). Framed Size: 13.25 x 17.25in. (33.66 x 43.82cm). Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500. DUBLIN.- Looking for inspiration this Christmas? Why not decorate that home office? Whyte’s online only auction on 11-16 December will offer shoppers a chance to acquire…

    Gifts of enduring value Whytes announces Christmas online auction
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Los Carpinteros

    Rago Will Offer Three Early Sketches From Cuban Artist Collective It was 1991, and the Soviet Union had just collapsed. The economic impacts were felt worldwide but were especially acute in Comecon-supported Cuba. Food shortages and mass financial hardship closely followed the government’s hasty austerity policies. During this time, now…

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  • Auction Preview

    Spin Art, Sketches, and Sculpture at Rago

    The Cuban artist collective known as Los Carpinteros dismissed individual authorship to embrace the ideals of artisans and laborers. To Los Carpinteros, art is always a collaborative effort. Several of the collective’s works are up for bid in the upcoming 20 | 21 Art auction, offered by Rago. Also in…

    Los Carpinteros, La Fuente
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Swann Sets Hedda Sterne Record in Inaugural Sale of Modern & Post-War Art

    Sale brings five artist records total; exceeds high estimate by $200k Hedda Sterne, Untitled, oil on canvas, 1962. Sold for $100,000, a record for the artist. MODERN & POST-WAR ART Sale 2553; December 3, 2020 Sale total: $739,155 Estimate for sale as a whole: $355,000–$518,000 We offered 75 lots; 69…

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  • Auction Preview

    Christie's To Offer Post-War and Contemporary Art in Upcoming Sale

    A member of the Bay Area Figurative Movement, Joan Brown (1938 – 1991) was a painter who played a significant role in the local artistic community. Her painting style was characterized by the use of bold colors and symbolism with a personal touch. The upcoming Christie's auction of post-war and…

    Joan Brown (1938-1991) David with Statue of Mary Julia #2