Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Lichtenstein and Warhol with a touch of Hockney23 January 2023
Key artists in the American pop art movement such as Roy Lichtenstein (1923-97) and Andy Warhol (1929- 87) make big ticket prices.
Shipshape and soup shape prints make Maine attraction23 January 2023
Among the graphic works on offer in Thomaston Place’s Winter Enchantment sale in Maine on February 24-26 are these two prints by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.
BRAFA preview: Celebrate Art Nouveau in Brussels16 January 2023
The BRAFA fair this year – and several of its exhibitors – has adopted the city’s theme for 2023
Strong London presence at NY event09 January 2023
An event that started back in 2006 as a casual gallery tour held during the New York Old Masters auctions has grown this year to 25 exhibitors.
Bonhams to sell Chinese export porcelain from dealer Cohen & Cohen09 January 2023
On January 24 Bonhams in New York will offer a single owner-sale of more than 150 lots of Chinese export porcelain from the renowned specialist dealer in the field, Cohen & Cohen.
Early delftware serves up wine bottles09 January 2023
More than 80 lots of early English and Dutch delftware are included in the collection of scholar, collector and author Margaret Berwind Schiffer to be offered on January 18 by Pook & Pook in Pennsylvania.
European items abound in big collection09 January 2023
On January 15-16 Andrew Jones in Los Angeles will offer over 550 lots of paintings, furniture and works of art comprising the collection of Jack and Ellen Phillips of California.
US spotlight: Bumper line-up of Old Masters09 January 2023
News of a busy month in New York including major fairs and a bigger auctions schedule
Two Turners offered at Christie's Old Master series09 January 2023
Two works by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), an early oil on canvas of the Thames and a watercolour of Switzerland, feature in Christie’s Old Masters series in New York.
Restituted work at Sotheby's revealed as an early Bronzino09 January 2023
The highlight of Sotheby’s January 26 part one Old Masters auction will be this newly discovered and recently restituted portrait of a man with a quill pen and a sheet of paper by Bronzino (1503-72).
Baroque Old Masters lead group of works from the Fisch Davidson collection09 January 2023
Assembled over three decades, the Fisch Davidson collection on sale at Sotheby’s on January 26 focuses on paintings by Baroque Old Masters.
Flower power as Martinware, Amphora and Daum lead auction of single owner collection09 January 2023
Edward and Marilyn Flower embraced a huge variety of collecting enthusiasms.
Old Master and commander offered at Doyle's auction09 January 2023
This portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) will be included in the sale of English and Continental Furniture, Decorative Arts and Old Master Paintings at Doyle in New York on January 25.
Socialite’s bedroom opened up19 December 2022
Pieces that had decorated Paris home of a famous patron of the arts come to Fontainebleau auction
Rare Colombe goes to the Louvre12 December 2022
Terracotta Virgin and Child joined a handful of other known works after 2010 attribution
Moses sketch marks early Manet work12 December 2022
This youthful work by Edouard Manet (1832-83) was the top-seller in the Modern and Contemporary auction at Tajan (26/21/14% buyer’s premium) in Paris.
Single-owner collection offers sizeable showcase of Lérat couple’s ceramics12 December 2022
Jean (1913-92) and Jacqueline (1920- 2009) Lérat were artist ceramicists based in central France.
Merged Paris fair brings back the crowds12 December 2022
Over 17,000 visitors including representatives from French and foreign museums, major collectors and decorators attended the first staging of the newly merged fair Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale.
Royal Worcester: Two collections offered in Australia in the same month05 December 2022
In collecting terms it is not surprising that a country such as Australia should have a tradition of interest in English ceramics – factories such as Royal Doulton and Moorcroft have a noticeable following.
Timing was picture perfect for Paris photograph auction28 November 2022
Staging a photo collection sale just as a specialist fair opened proved a great choice.