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Jean-Léon Gérôme picture

Orientalist painting authenticated on BBC show 'Fake or Fortune?' heads to auction at Sotheby’s

13 October 2021

A picture bought for around £4000 and eventually authenticated on the BBC programme 'Fake or Fortune?' as by 19th-century French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme is to be offered at Sotheby’s with an estimate of £80,000-120,000.

Neil Grenyer, Brian Goodison-Blanks and Cristian Beadman

New appointments – the latest news across auction houses in the UK and overseas

13 October 2021

A round-up of moves across the art and antiques sector.

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Exceptional copy of TS Eliot poem published in New York makes record

11 October 2021

Uncut and in near pristine condition, an exceptional first-state copy of TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land was the top lot and also a recordbreaker at a Sotheby’s New York (26/20/13.9%% buyer’s premium) online sale.

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Marilyn exercising – by Marilyn

11 October 2021

Two Marilyn Monroe lots were among the more successful entries in an Entertainment & Music Memorabilia sale at Heritage (25% buyer’s premium).

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'Lovely' copy of George Eliot’s masterpiece

11 October 2021

The timed online sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana that closes at Christie’s New York on October 15 includes books from the estate of Theodore Cohn, a professor of political science.

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Alexander Hamilton fascination

11 October 2021

On October 25 Philadelphia firm Freeman’s will offer the Alexander Hamilton collection of John E Herzog.

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Houdini held upside down

11 October 2021

Sotheby’s New York is selling the Ricky Jay collection on October 27-28.

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Body of work – large-scale anatomical atlas

11 October 2021

Printed in Amsterdam in 1685, Anatomia humani corporis, centum & quinque tabulis, per artificiossis by Godard Bidloo (1649-1713) was the first large-scale anatomical atlas since Vesalius’ De humani corporis fabrica in 1543.

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Super English delftware selection sells stateside

11 October 2021

Adam and Eve charger takes top price in collection amassed by American couple

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Latest international auction house appointments

11 October 2021

A look at recent new roles across salerooms.

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Pro-vaccination: Jenner work

11 October 2021

The sale of Early Printed Books at Swann in New York on October 14 includes this author’s presentation copy of Edward Jenner’s On the Varieties and Modifications of the Vaccine Pustule, Occasioned by an Herpetic State of the Skin.

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First things first for horror and fantasy

11 October 2021

The Gary Munson collection of horror and fantasy books will be offered by Heritage Auctions in Dallas on October 14.

‘Diego y yo’ by Frida Kahlo

Sotheby’s adjusts sale categories in time for upcoming New York auction series

08 October 2021

Sotheby’s has tweaked its sale categories for its flagship 20th and 21st century art auctions and will apply the changes at its upcoming New York series in November.

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Ghastly tales, joyful vendors

04 October 2021

Remarkably well-preserved 1818 Frankenstein and 1897 Dracula firsts impress in New York

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Jasper Johns and Alan Reynolds feature at Doyle sale in New York

04 October 2021

Doyle in New York is holding several sales that feature aspects of Post-war and Contemporary art over the next few weeks.

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Henry Moore rocks up to Connecticut

04 October 2021

Two works by Henry Moore (1898-1986) will feature in the sale at Shannon’s in Milford, Connecticut, on October 28.

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Broken Qing vase still takes $2m hammer at US auction

27 September 2021

Topping this season’s Asian art series in New York was a piece of Qing imperial porcelain sold not at Sotheby’s, Christie’s or Bonhams but at Doyle.

Alice Strang

New joiners and returning faces in the art and antiques sector

23 September 2021

A round-up of Movers and Shakers across auction houses in the UK, Europe and US.

Madison Avenue

Stanley Gibbons starts bankruptcy process for subsidiary Mallett after New York lease dispute

21 September 2021

Stamp and coin dealership Stanley Gibbons Group has begun a Chapter 11 process in the United States for its US subsidiary Mallett Inc.

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White gloves for Oppenheimer sale of Meissen porcelain at Sotheby’s

20 September 2021

Every lot of a collection of Meissen porcelain, restituted earlier this year to the heirs of Dr Franz Oppenheimer, was sold in a recent US sale.

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