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Tag: Marilynn Alsdorf

  • Auction Preview

    Ancient Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

    Lifelike funerary portraits flourished in Roman-era Egypt between the first and third centuries CE. Painted with tempera on wood or linen, these realistic pictures accompanied the deceased in funerals. The portraits joined Egyptian funerary traditions with Greco-Roman art practices. The upcoming sale of ancient art from the James and Marilynn…

    A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST OF THE YOUNG CARACALLA
  • Press Release

    RESULTS: Christie’s American Art Sales Total $24,132,875

    AMERICAN ART: $21,895,250 . AMERICAN ART ONLINE AUCTION: $2,237,625. ANDREW WYETH (1917-2009) Oliver’s Cap, tempera on panel, 1981, Price Realized: $2,415,000 New York – Christie’s American Art sale on November 20 realized $21,895,250, and the American Art Online Auction totaled $2,237,625. The top lot of the sale was Andrew Wyeth’s Oliver’s Cap from the…

    RESULTS- Christie’s American Art Sales Total $24,132,875
  • Auction Industry

    $19.6 M. Magritte Tops Steady, Subdued $191.9 M. Imp-Mod Sale at Christie’s New York

    Christie’s season-opening evening sale of Impressionist and modern art in New York on Monday night proved to be smooth and comfortably steady, with a respectable and workmanlike $191.9 million result. That tally, including buyer’s premium, came close to the high end of presale expectations pegged at $138 million to $203.1…

    $19.6 M. Magritte Tops Steady, Subdued $191.9 M. Imp-Mod Sale at Christie’s New York