16 Press Releases

Tag: portraits

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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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    Quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog

    One of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, David Hockney has explored traditional artistic genres through mediums as diverse as printmaking, photography, painting, and iPad drawing. An example of his work is available in the upcoming Quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts sale, presented by Bunch Auctions. The available…

    DAVID HOCKNEY (BRITISH, B. 1937), EARLY LANDSCAPE
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    February Eclectic Auction

    The upcoming February Eclectic Auction presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers offers an array of furniture, firearms, stoneware, collectibles, and more. Available in the sale is a breech-loading rifle by J.H. Hall. In 1811, New England gunsmith John H. Hall patented his newly developed breech-loading rifle. Eight years later, he signed a…

    https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/mission-table-lamp-with-leaded-shade.-BDB4085A37
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    Triumphant Grace: Important Americana from the Collection of Barbara and Arun Singh

    The Americana genre explores the charm and nostalgia of the country’s past, from paintings and illustrations of rural life and factories to the work of self-taught artists and handmade crafts. Sotheby’s will highlight a selection of Americana in the upcoming Triumphant Grace auction, featuring the collection of Barbara and Arun…

    Triumphant Grace: Important Americana from the Collection of Barbara and Arun Singh
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    Important European & American Fine Art, Antique & Jewelry Auction

    As a prominent painter in the Florentine Renaissance of the late 1400s, Sandro Botticelli was married to his work. He was trained at the feet of masters before overtaking his teachers and making his own contributions to Italy’s artistic Renaissance. Known best for his religious and mythological works, such as…

    Attributed to Sandro Botticelli (1445 - 1510)
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana

    The infamous outlaw and bank robber of the Old West, Jesse James, wrote a heated letter in 1875 to defend his integrity. A founding member of the notorious James-Younger gang, he refused to allow his name to be slandered as a petty horse thief. His spirited dissent and autographed letter…

    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana
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    The Collection of Claire Tracy and Frank Glaser

    The Collection of Claire Tracy and Frank Glaser is offered by Doyle as a single-owner sale of American paintings, furniture, and decorative arts. Featured items include a portrait of a “Boy with a Red Book” by William Matthew Prior, several unique American weathervanes, and over 20 lots of late 19th…

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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    Pook & Pook Inc.’s auction Online Only Decorative Arts features a staggering 850 lots replete with American history.  Containing classic pieces of domestic life such as Victorian children squeak toys and redware molds, this unusual auction provides glimpses into historical American households.  There are creative pieces of folk art that…

    Online only Decorative Arts/AuctionDaily
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    The Collector’s Sale: American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts

    The Collector’s Sale: American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts auction by Freeman’s Auction has 115 Americana-style items from the 19th and 20th centuries.   Bring home a piece of history with a set of eight federal-style chairs. True to the federal period, these mahogany chairs feature shield backs, spade feet and…

    Freeman's
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    Americana and Fine Arts

    Limitless imagination, attention to details and precision can transform a regular work into a great a piece of work. Introducing such antiques is Duane Merrill & Co at Americana and Fine Arts auction, this August. Highlighted lot in the auction is an item made prominent with the hard work of…

    Duane Merrill & Company
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Find the next work of decorative art, for home and office, in the upcoming Friday Afternoon auction offered by Stair. From portraits for the mantle, flatware for the kitchen, carpets for the den, and furniture, this auction features works appropriate for any living space worth decorating. The lots include antique…

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    The Peck Family Historical Collection

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals offers a historical collection of the Peck family in their upcoming auction. Included are an 1864 signed photograph of Mark Twain, an 1863 letter from President Abraham Lincoln, also several portraits, landscapes and still life paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Antique cameras, phonographs and…

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC
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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
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    American History: Premier Auction

    Experience the annals of American history in the upcoming American History: Premier Auction offered by Cowan’s Auctions. Highlighting all eras of America’s past, this auction features historical photography, letters, documents, flags, political ephemera and more. A sample of the wide selection include an album containing photographs of Sioux involved in…

    PR-218 American History Premier Auction by Cowans Auctions
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    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana

    This is the premier of two “Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana” auctions being held by Cowan’s Auctions this Summer. The collection on auction is quite large, heavily slanted toward American works, though it also at times is interspersed with European art or other items of interest. There are many…

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    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana: Live Discovery Auction

    A taste of an American home is offered by Cowan’s at the Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana: Live Discovery auction. It also showcases a broad range of artwork from several different categories. Wood-carved centerpieces, glazed stoneware pitchers and molds, and a sterling flatware set from Wallace are samples of…

    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana Live Discovery Auction by Cowan