4 Press Releases

Tag: Salvador Dalí

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Akiba Antiques to Offer French and Floridian Estate Finds, Sculptures, and Sterling Silver

    Antonio Frilli (Italian 1860-1920) 19th Cent. Marble Akiba Antiques is poised to offer nearly 600 lots hand-selected by Mr. Jonathan Akiba in an upcoming auction. Estates from Paris, Archamps, Nice, Marseille, and South Florida will be represented. The Estate Finds Throughout France and Miami auction will be held on April…

    Akiba Antiques to Offer French and Floridian Estate Finds, Sculptures, and Sterling Silver3
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Swann Sets Auction Record for Frederick Douglass Autograph at $112K

    Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed, to Sallie Holley recruiting her for the Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851. Sold for $112,500, a record for an ALS by Douglass. FINE BOOKS & AUTOGRAPHS Sale 2559; February 25, 2021 Sale total: $522,632 Estimates for sale as a whole: $304,400–$456,550 We offered 269 lots; 243…

    Swann Sets Auction Record for Frederick Douglass Autograph at $112K-1
  • Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: René Magritte

    Rene Magritte in a Bowler Hat by Duane Michals. Image from the Museum of Contemporary Art. In his art and personal life, Surrealist painter René Magritte became synonymous with the most unremarkable thing he could imagine: the bowler hat. While contemporaries like Salvador Dalí enjoyed standing out, Magritte embraced mundanity.…

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  • Auction Industry

    Notable Impressionist and Modern Art Pieces to be Sold at Christie's

    While pushing the boundaries of traditional art, Impressionism began to emerge in Paris in the 1860s. It paved the way for several other modern art movements, including Surrealism, Fauvism, Expressionism, and abstract art. An upcoming Christie’s event will highlight 132 Impressionist and Modern art pieces from the late 19th century…

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