12 Press Releases

Tag: european art

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    American + European Art

    Over 150 lots of furniture, painting, and sculpture will be available on the second day of the upcoming Object & Home sale, offered by Rago. A white dining table from Guglielmo Ulrich will be featured among them. Known for his intersecting skills as a furniture designer, architect, and painter, Ulrich…

    Charles Sucsan, table lamp
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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    19th Century European Art

    Known best as a writer, social critic, and playwright, August Strindberg was also a prominent Swedish painter. Strindberg used his art as a centering tool, an escape from his tumultuous personal and political life. The upcoming fine art auction offered by Sotheby’s will highlight one of his Impressionist works, titled…

    Eugène-françois-marie-joseph Devéria- Portrait Of Laurence Davidson And His Three Sons
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    Old Master & British Drawings Including Works from the Collection of Jean Bonna

    In the 18th century, young British aristocrats began traveling more frequently around the world to see the major sights, a practice called the Grand Tour. A Venetian artist named Canaletto benefitted so much from the patronage of British travelers on the Grand Tour that he eventually moved to their country.…

    Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (Palmanova 1762-1844 Milan)
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    Marc Jacobs: A Life of Design

    When fashion designer Marc Jacobs began collecting art in 2000, his only background knowledge in the field was an art history class he took in high school. Now, the Marc Jacobs: A Life of Design event, presented by Sotheby's, brings to auction over 50 pieces from Jacobs' estate. Highlights include…

    Marc Jacobs: A Life of Design
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    American and European Art

    This December, Hindman Auctions will present a collection of artwork representing American and European culture. The sale features the work of Bernard Buffet, a French Expressionist and member of L'homme Témoin, an anti-Abstract art group. A prolific painter, he created over 8,000 pieces during his career. Among them, a piece…

    Margaret Clarke (Irish, 1888-1961) Columbine Rests, c. 1923-1924
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    19th Century European Paintings

    Realism art emerged in the 19th century  to portray those in poverty. Life of peasants enduring hard labor was painted by artists like Jean-Francois Millet. However, artist Daniel Ridgway Knight chose a different approach. He depicted French peasantry as people involved in leisurely activities. The upcoming auction by Bonhams offers…

    Daniel Ridgway Knight
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    European Art Part I

    The Art journal from 1896 referred to John William Waterhouse as, "An artist who adds to his designs a certain mystic suggestion—a touch of that sad wonderment which troubles the deep thinker." Waterhouse is amidst the most admired artists from Europe in the 19th-century. Later in his life, he embraced…

    John William Waterhouse, R.A. (British, 1849-1917)/Auctiondaily
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    Contemporary

    In the upcoming auction, entitled “Contemporary,” Bonhams pushes the limits of modern art. The auction’s 136 lots represent contemporary fine art, furniture, and art installations from numerous countries, from Serbia to America. One of the pieces with a high estimated value is “Polans,” a piece from Hungarian and French artist…

    Bonhams
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    American & European Art + Editions

    The American & European Art + Editions auction, offered by Capsule Gallery, is a curated sale including works from the Ines Bausili and Rosalie Coe Wier estates. Among the pieces with the highest estimated value is a striking painting of a beach in Tangier by John Lavery. An Irish painter…

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    European Furniture, Decorative Arts, & Garden Antiques Auction

    Explore the annals of European history in the European Furniture, Decorative Arts & Garden Antiques Auction offered by Uniquities Architectural Antiques. With items from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, this auction offers items for every area of the home or gallery, including elegant seating, ornate wall décor, ornamental busts…

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    The Fine Sale

    The Fine Sale offered by Stair feature works of art from every corner of the world. Offering primarily fine and decorative arts, the auction also makes available antique furniture, Asian works of art, and an assortment of collectible figurines, maps and desk décor. Notable items include Autumn Harmony, a colorful…

    PR-221 The Fine Sale by Stair