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Category: Paintings

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Works By Fritz Scholder Highlight Bonhams Modern Native American Art Sale

    [L-R] Hollywood Indian #2, 1972, estimated at $30,000 – 50,000, Dartmouth Portrait #8, 1973, estimated at $100,000 – 150,000, and Hopi Snake Priest, 1972, estimated at $30,000 - 50,000, by Fritz Scholder. View Catalogue Los Angeles – On August 31, Bonhams will present its third annual Modern Native American Art sale in Los Angeles which will showcase important works…

  • Auction Preview

    Artworks by Lynne Mapp Drexler and Thanos Tsingos Grab Attention in Upcoming Barridoff Auctions Fine Arts Sale

    Lynne Mapp Drexler was well-known for her Abstract Expressionist artworks. Her paintings often involved vibrant landscapes recalling Henri Matisse’s works. The upcoming Barridoff Auctions sale presents an untitled Lynne Mapp Drexler painting. The 1961 gouache on paper depicts the artist’s Hans Hofmann-inspired brushstrokes. The vibrant color swatches in Drexler’s artwork…

    Untitled By Lynne Mapp Drexler.
  • Auction Preview

    Henry-Theodore Fantin-Latour’s Mystical Depiction of Daphne & Apollo Leads British Fine Art Auction

    A rare Napoleonic War-era portrait thought to be of Juliette Récamier is coming to NY Elizabeth’s upcoming auction of British Fine Art. It is an 18th-century French Napoleonic portrait of a lady seated in an interior believed to be painted by Ingres, Simon, or Gerard. Juliette Récamier, born Jeanne Françoise…

    Daphne & Apollo Oil Painting
  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: July 2022

    What is the latest news from around the auction world this July? The highly-anticipated Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of 2022 netted a respectable USD 16.4 million this month after setting numerous world records for American Western artists. Phillips reported a record mid-year high in sales, as well as the opening…

  • Auction Result

    Smashing Records With Every Stroke - Ernie Barnes

    Ernie Barnes’ work isn’t particularly new to the auction industry. However, in the past few years, the artist’s works have realized unpredictably high prices in the art market, and the trend continues to rise. During a 2022 Christie’s auction, an Ernie Barnes painting sold for a record USD 15.3 million.…

  • Auction Industry

    Reappearance of a Sketch for the Panthéon by Baron Gros

    Missing since the post-mortem sale of the French neoclassical and pre-Romantic painter, this sketch for the dome of the Panthéon—under which Victor Hugo and Jean Moulin lie buried—is up for sale with a new Montpellier auction house. Antoine-Jean Gros, known as Baron Gros (1771-1835), Charlemagne and Hildegarde, sketch for the dome…

  • Auction Industry

    Montmartre in 1890: Louis Anquetin and His Model

    Louis Anquetin painted this portrait during his most inventive and desirable period, “Cloisonnism”. It breathes new life into Juliette Vary, one of the most popular models in fin-de-siècle Paris. Louis Anquetin (1861–1932), Torse de jeune fille (Torso of a Young Woman), oil on canvas, signed and dated 1890, 76 x 59 cm/29.92…

  • Auction Industry

    Cheers! TavernTrove's July Quality Beer Advertising Auction

    A cold beer and the hazy, lazy days of July go hand in hand. So the timing could not be more perfect for TavernTrove's July Quality Beer Advertising Auction. This sale, to be held on July 30, 2022, offers nearly 460 lots of primarily early to mid-20th century breweriana– beer…

  • Auction Preview

    Modern Artworks by Aboudia and Samuel Fosso Highlight Bonhams’ Upcoming African Art Sale

    Abdoulaye Diarrassouba, also known as Aboudia, is celebrated for his multilayered art influenced by the graffiti and street culture of his hometown, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His characteristic murals and massive canvases depict frenzied scenes with street children as the central subject. An untitled artwork by Aboudia is a key highlight…

    Abdoulaye Diarrassouba Aboudia
  • Auction Industry

    Cameos and Intaglios: The Glyptic Arts

    Like the phoenix, frontally or in profile, incised or in relief, cameos and intaglios transcend the ages, always being reborn and leaving their imprint. Gold snuffbox, lid inlaid with a neo-classical oval intaglio on agate probably depicting the Apotheosis of Bonaparte or Napoleon I, master goldsmith Adrien Jean Maximilien Vachette (1753-1839), Paris,…

  • Auction Preview

    First Open Commotion at Christie’s, Featuring Richard Prince, Alex Katz, and Andy Warhol

    In 2014, Richard Prince, who was well-known as a “rephotographing” artist, exhibited 38 “New Portraits” at Gagosian in New York. The portraits consisted of “celebrity” Instagram screenshots with Prince’s comments underneath, expanded and printed onto large canvases. The commotion created in the art community was both positive and negative, with…

    RICHARD PRINCE (b. 1949)
  • Auction Industry

    A Fake Chagall Painting? Attribution and Authenticity in the Auction World

    What happens when art experts change their minds? For one collector, that could result in the loss of a major asset: a painting formerly attributed to Marc Chagall. The piece was worth USD 100,000 until an expert panel weighed in. A painting, formerly attributed to Marc Chagall, owned by Stephanie…

  • Auction Result

    Auction Result: Notable Works of Canadian Folk Art at Miller & Miller

    The Canadiana and Decorative Arts auction, hosted by Miller & Miller, featured an array of Canadian folk art and decorative art from the late 19th century. Held on May 14th, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT, the sale included a lineup of estate-fresh Canadian art by Maud Lewis, Joseph Swift, J.…

  • Art Industry

    A Strange TEFAF in Maastricht

    The 2022 edition will be remembered for the spectacular robbery right before the eyes of dumbfounded visitors, who could not believe it was happening. But Tefaf is not just about real life, which is crazier than the cinema. Tefaf Maastricht 2022: the Wildenstein gallery booth, with Fragonard's Repentant Saint Peter.© Loraine Bodewes…

  • Auction Industry

    A Silent Still Life by Sébastien Stoskopff

    Sébastien Stoskopff (1597-1657) was a still life painter who excelled at rendering materials, raising this work to the rank of a vanity. Sébastien Stoskopff (1597-1657), Noix, raisins et roemer sur un entablement (Walnut, Grapes and a Beer on a Table), 1644, oil on canvas, 35 x 33 cm/13.78 x 12.99 in.Estimate: €60,000/80,000 An…

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    The Coeur d’Alene Art Auction Returns with Charles M. Russell Paintings and Western American Fine Art

    This year’s Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of Fine Western & American Art presents a curated and highly anticipated selection of fine art from both historical and contemporary artists. It will take place in Reno, Nevada on July 23, 2022, starting at 3:00 PM EDT. Those interested in participating remotely can…

  • Art Industry

    Art Basel Confirms the Market's Rosy Health

    The 2022 edition of Art Basel posted record sales and splendid attendance. A return "to normal" welcomed by gallery owners. Number 341 (2022) by Leonardo Drew.Courtesy Leonardo Drew, Goodman Gallery and Galerie Lelong © Art Basel It’s a reliable gauge for the art market, and this year, Art Basel turned out to be…

  • Auction Preview

    Claude Monet Painting and Michael Simon Pottery Lead Marvelous Mid Century, Pottery & Paintings Sale

    A train from Normandy with a large bellow of smoke and steam rising in the air is depicted in an oil painting attributed to Claude Monet. A large crowd of people surround the train. A closer look shows the colorful details of the street and people. Monet’s signature verifies that…

  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: June 2022

    The art world is slowly shifting into its summer season, complete with mid-year special sales and hints of what will come over the next few months. This June, Auction Daily spoke with several industry experts about their specialties, including Teddy bears and Native American art. We also explored contemporary LGBTQ+…

  • People

    Dimitris Daskalopoulos: Contemporary Art Open to the World

    On the occasion of his major donation, the Greek collector talks to us in his Athens HQ about the reasons for this decision, his passion for art and his philosophy. Dimitris Daskalopoulos in front of David Hammons' Untitled, Body Print, 1975 (106.7 x 78.7 cm/42 x 30.9 in), which he recently donated…