14 Press Releases

Tag: etchings

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    Prints & Multiples Online

    After the success of his 1960s Campbell’s Soup series, Andy Warhol began creating screenprints of celebrities to honor stars after their deaths. Among the subjects captured by the Pop artist is a portrait of American movie star and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Completed in 1984, two years after her death, the…

    Prints & Multiples Online
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    Prints & Multiples Monthly Online

    The Prints & Multiples auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by several well-known artists, including pieces by Melvin John Ramos. Ramos was an American figurative painter who specialized in female nudes, often emerging from or resting on unusual objects such as a candy bar wrapper, a Titleist golf ball,…

    Joan Miró (1893-1983). Le roi david, 1972. Etching and aquatint in colors on wove paper.
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    Eclectic Variety Auction

    Rugs have been woven in Turkey since the 13th century, following the arrival of nomadic tribes from Central Asia. Turkish carpets were highly influenced by the Greeks, who dominated carpet manufacturing at that time. The carpets often employ geometrical motifs and are made of wool, cotton, and silk. They are…

    20TH C STILL LIFE DRAWING OF FLOWERS
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    Antiques, Clocks & Estate Auction

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Moulin Rouge: La Goulue poster continues to be one of his most-recognized designs. The Moulin Rouge dance hall opened in October of 1889, but by 1891, attendance had fallen due to increased competition. In 1891, Toulouse-Lautrec was commissioned to produce posters for the newly opened cabaret. His first, La…

    R. Ogwus, Kittens on the Keys
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    President's Weekend Gallery Auction

    Leland Little presents a selection of decorative arts, Asian arts and antiques, and collectibles in the upcoming Presidents’ Gallery Weekend Auction. Featured is a LeCoultre Atmos clock. The clock was invented in 1928 by Swiss engineer Jean-Léon Reutter, who desired to create a clock that would run forever. The result…

    President's Weekend Gallery Auction
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    No Reserve Discovery Auction

    By the 1930s, Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Clarabelle Cow were made into collectible dolls, puppets, and figurines. The characters were featured on lunch boxes, handkerchiefs, and backpacks as well. Whitley’s Auctioneers, in their upcoming No Reserve Discovery Auction, will present a selection of Disneyana figurines, paintings,…

    DISNEY CLASSICS FIGURINE, PETER PAN, CERTIFICATE & BOX
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    Valentine’s Estate Jewelry, Coins & Collectibles

    The Golconda mines in southern India have produced some of the most historic diamonds since the time of the Moghul Emperors. Jeweler Laurence Graff’s artistic journey began with a 1974 acquisition of a yellow diamond, the Star of Bombay from the Golconda mines. He bought the diamond from a European…

    Graff 8.56ct Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
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    Decorative Arts and Fine Art

    The upcoming two-day Decorative Arts and Fine Art auction presented by Bunte Auction Services, Inc. features paintings and etchings by Wallace Nutting, Ada Walter Shulz, Hiroshi Yoshida, John James Audubon, Frank Benson, and others. Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the best-known artists of the shin hanga style, had a great affinity for…

    2 ROBERT HELD ART GLASS VASES
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    Winter Gallery Auction

    Lazy Susans, also known as dumbwaiters, date back to 18th century England. Although the origin of the word is a mystery, some say Thomas Jefferson invented the term because his daughter complained of being served last at dinner. The spinning disks assist in serving meals and contributed to the replacement…

    A Chinese Cloisonne Censer with Cover
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    Liquidation Auction

    The upcoming Liquidation Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature paintings, books, and furniture. A key highlight is an untitled acrylic painting by José Castro Leñero, the winner of the Rufino Tamayo sixth and eighth biennial artistic competitions. Known for his hyperrealistic paintings, the available piece depicts a scene of Mexico…

    Scene of mother and daughters. XIX century. Engraving, dry point technique on paper. Signature A.P. Framed in carved wood.
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    20th Century Fine Art

    Born in Almería, Spain, Federico Castellon’s parents moved to the United States when he was seven years old. As a Spanish-speaking child with limited English skills, he was often ostracized by his peers and was held back in school for two years. To save his sanity, Castellon turned to drawing.…

    Enrique Cantú Montemayor (b. 1952) La Bañista
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    Deck The Walls- Holiday Prints & Multiples

    Mr. Brainwash, also known as Theirry Guetta, rose to fame after Banksy, a fellow street artist, made an acclaimed documentary about him.  Exit Through the Gift Shop follows the evolution of the street art movement. In his work, Mr. Brainwash uses elements from Pop Art and raw street art to…

    Deck the Walls
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    Fine & Decorative Arts at Auction- Sale 219

    The upcoming Fine & Decorative Arts auction offered by Rachel Davis Fine Arts will present a variety of Asian antiques and Haitian paintings. A particular highlight is a piece by Shiko Munakata. Regarded as one of the most significant modern Japanese artists, Munakata’s woodcut titled Fish and Flower and Female Buddha will…

    Fine & Decorative Arts at Auction- Sale 219
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, offered by Witherell’s, features a large collection of concert memorabilia, including handbills from the Family Dog/Avalon Ballroom and “Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco.” Many of the handbills match with separately listed posters. Two signed album covers will also cross the auction block: Cheap Thrills…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction