15 Press Releases

Tag: John F. Kennedy

  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14

    The auctions will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Start times both auction days are 11 am Pacific time. Andrew Jones Auctions’ DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 14th will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Eager bidders will find…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14
  • Auction Industry

    Bes, the Egyptian Dwarf God and Protector of Children: Know Before You Bid

    A Bone-Carved Vessel of the Egyptian God Comes to Auction, Presented by Artemis Gallery Egyptian Bone Cosmetic Vessel Depicting Bes. Photo by Artemis Gallery. Worship of the dwarf god Bes began in the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. 2686–2181 BC) and continued even into the Roman Empire. Representations of his…

    Bes, the Egyptian Dwarf God and Protector of Children Know Before You Bid-1
  • Auction Industry

    Artemis Gallery auction presents antiquities, Asian & ethnographic art

    Ancient Greek Attic black-figure krater by ‘Painter of Louvre F6,’ circa 560-550 BCE, 14in wide with iconographic program featuring a swan between two confronting panthers. Estimate $25,000-$40,000 BOULDER, COLO.- While every auction event conducted by Artemis Gallery is a trip back in time with exciting artifacts from scores of important cultures waiting…

    Artemis Gallery auction presents antiquities, Asian & ethnographic art
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    Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic

    William F. Draper was a portrait painter and former combat artist who painted many leading political and cultural figures of the 20th century. He is best known for his portrait of John F. Kennedy that was completed a year before his assassination. Draper was the only artist for whom President…

    Greek Attic Belly Amphora by Princeton Painter, TLd
  • Auction Result

    Online Sales Surge to $41 Million in One Week at Heritage Auctions Amid Pandemic Concerns

    Thousands of bidders flock to world's leading online auction house to buy rare coins, illustration and modern & contemporary art Source: Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2019 DALLAS, Texas (May 1, 2020) – More than 16,000 online bidders proved a global pandemic could not stop the action at 23 auction sessions…

    Online Sales Surge to $41 Million in One Week at Heritage Auctions Amid Pandemic Concerns
  • Auction Result

    Signed Presidential Letters Lift Heritage Historical Manuscripts Auction Above $1.1 Million

    Kennedy campaign notes draw $25K DALLAS, Texas (April 24, 2020) – A collection of John F. Kennedy’s personal campaign notes and a selection of letters signed by assorted U.S. presidents led the total result for Heritage Auctions’ Historical Manuscripts Auction to $1,164,278 April 22 in Dallas, Texas. John F. Kennedy Uncensored Campaign…

    Benjamin Franklin Pay Document Signed Heritage Auctions
  • Auction Industry

    “Casino Royale” First Edition Copy, Presented by Potter & Potter Auctions: Know Before You Bid

    First edition copy of Casino Royale by Ian Fleming. Photo by Potter & Potter Auctions. After making a bad investment in a chain of French brothels, Soviet counterintelligence operative Le Chiffre plans to get his money back in a game of Chemin de Fer Baccarat. Tasked with bankrupting Le Chiffre…

    “Casino Royale” First Edition Copy, Presented by Potter & Potter Auctions Know Before You Bid1
  • Auction Industry

    John F. Kennedy Campaign Notes, Presented by Heritage Auctions: What to Know Before You Bid

    John F. Kennedy uncensored campaign notes made while suffering from laryngitis. Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions. John F. Kennedy's political opponent, Hubert Humphrey, watched each young, charismatic member of the Kennedys cross the state of Wisconsin during the 1960 Democratic Primary. Humphrey would later say he "felt like an independent…

    John F. Kennedy Campaign Notes, Presented by Heritage Auctions What to Know Before You Bid2
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    Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction

    Heritage Auctions presents a selection of historical manuscripts and documents in their upcoming sale. One highlight is a letter that Albert Einstein sent to his friend Michele Besso. The two-page letter, accompanied by a four-page reply from Besso, includes the original envelope. An engineer and colleague, Besso was a close…

    Thomas Sweeny Signed Carte de Visite.
  • Galleries

    Five for Friday: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio

    Auction Daily:  Your gallery specializes in American Impressionism as well as fine art with ties to Pennsylvania. This includes Pennsylvania Impressionists, the Philadelphia Ten, and painters from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Please tell our readers how your interest in these categories came about, and what makes these…

    Five for Friday Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
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    Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

    The Rare Books, Autographs and Maps auction offered by Doyle will present items from the estates of Sylvia Miles and Florence and David Edelstein. Pieces from the Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection will also be available. Leading this auction is a bronze replica of the Winston Churchill monument…

    [CHICAGO FIRE] the Burning of Chicago
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    Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck Manuscripts Signature Internet Auction

    A pivotal figure of the 20th century literary scene, John Steinbeck was best known for his wry, unromantic portrayal of the Great Depression. In the upcoming Signature Internet Auction presented by Heritage, 36 items from John and Elaine Steinbeck’s estate will cross the auction block. Numerous drafts, typescripts, and letters…

    ohn Steinbeck Signed Copy of Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature Stockholm/AuctionDaily
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    The Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill

    Lee Bouvier Radziwill visited India with her sister, Mrs. John F. Kennedy, in March 1962. Radziwill’s detailed and rare photographic record of their semi-official trip is a notable item in the upcoming October auction by Christie’s.  The 168 items presented are from the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, who was…

    Christie's
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    Italian Art Glass and Decorative Art

    The Italian Art Glass and Decorative Art auction, offered by Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC, is an assortment of collectibles and artworks. The sale features an extensive variety of colorful Italian glass, plus several Lalique items. The pieces of art are primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries, ranging in…

    ITALIAN ART GLASS/AuctionDaily
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    The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction

    Own a piece of history with the third installment of the Armstrong Family Collection by Heritage Auctions.  On July 20, 1969, America had achieved what was previously unimaginable: a man had walked on the moon.  Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission’s monumental achievement has become synonymous with American pride…