8 Press Releases

Tag: Jean Cocteau

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Berenice Abbott

    Barridoff Galleries Offers Three Vintage Photos of a Changing New York After settling in Paris, pioneering photographer Man Ray started looking for an assistant. He specifically sought a candidate with no previous experience in photography who could learn his distinct style. Ray eventually hired a young journalism dropout who had…

    Artist to Know Berenice Abbott1
  • Auction Result

    Tamara de Lempicka’s Glamorous Artwork and Its History at Auction

    “Among a hundred paintings, you could recognize mine”- Tamara de Lempicka Tamara de Lempicka, a noteworthy female artist of the Art Deco era, was famous for her expressive and sensual female paintings. Her inter-war artworks earned her the nickname ‘the baroness with a paintbrush.’ Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)Image source: Famous…

    Tamara de Lempickas Glamorous Artwork and Its History at Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Olympia Auctions announces highlights included in the British and Continental Pictures and Prints Auction

    Jacques Francois Carabain (1834-1933), Street Scene. Signed and dated l.l. J. Carabain f 58, oil on canvas, 74 x 92 cm / 29 x 36 in. Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500. LONDON.- The British and Continental Pictures and Prints Auction of 227 lots taking place on 22nd September commences the Autumn auction…

    Olympia Auctions announces highlights included in the British and Continental Pictures and Prints Auction
  • Auction Preview

    British & Continental Pictures and Prints

    John Piper was known for his landscape scenes of ruins, painted in the style of the 19th-century English Romantics. Piper’s wartime works became widely recognized after World War II. The artist worked on a series of street scenes that showed the destruction of iconic British churches, monuments, and buildings due…

    CHARLES JAMES FOX (1822-1904)
  • Auction Preview

    Opulent Jewels, Accessories & Important Jade

    In the upcoming sale, GWS Auctions will present jewelry and accessories with an emphasis on jade items. A jade Buddha pendant is one of the featured lots. Made from Type A jade, this pendant is finished with an 18-karat white gold mounting and diamond accents. In Chinese culture, jade is considered a…

    23mm Certified Natural Type A Jadeite & 18K Ring
  • Auction Preview

    US Auction #3

    The upcoming Antiquarian Auctions sale includes vintage books and manuscripts. Also offered are several artistic works, portraits, photographs, and other ephemera of interest to the book-minded collector. Leading the auction are original typescripts of articles and items related to Winston Churchill (also known as “Churchilliana”). One item of interest is…

  • Press Release

    Art, Press & Illustrated Books: Blake, Cocteau & Rackham—Fall 2019 Fine Books & Manuscripts At Auction October 10 Upcoming Highlights

    William Morris, News from Nowhere: or, an Epoch of Rest, Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance, Kelmscott Press, 1892. $2,000 to $3,000. The heart of this Art, Press & Illustrated Books section includes an array of rare livres d’artiste, private press and finely printed books, important works of typography and design,…

    Swann Galleries
  • Auction Preview

    Sept-4 Labor Day Buy Now Sale

    Scanlan's upcoming Labor Day Buy Now Sale is a unique two week opportunity to purchase items unsold at previous Scanlan auctions. With set prices ranging from $45-$27,000 and no buyers premium, the collection offers significant savings on amazing works of art.   Dominating the sale are over 80 lots of Asian…

    The Scanlan Collection