Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Classic Wedgwood and Meissen features in New York from two single-owner groups14 October 2019
A feast of English and Continental ceramics will be laid on in the Big Apple next week to tempt enthusiasts for classic 18th and 19th century pottery and porcelain from two of the major factories of western Europe.
Louvre buys Napoleon campaign depictions14 October 2019
A group of drawings and a sketchbook compiled by an artist assigned to Napoleon’s campaigns in Prussia and Poland in 1806-07 has been secured by the Louvre at a Toulouse auction.
Warner collection sale: English items assembled over nearly four decades produce suitable results14 October 2019
Market freshness, provenance and attractive estimates were the features that held sway to ensure a high selling rate for a single-owner collection of British delftwares offered at Woolley & Wallis (25/12% buyer’s premium).
Louvre buys sketches showing Napoleon’s seizure of art during Prussian campaign08 October 2019
A group of drawings and a sketchbook compiled by an artist assigned to Napoleon’s campaigns in Prussia and Poland in 1806-7 has been secured by the Louvre at a Toulouse auction.
Bible from 1462 on offer07 October 2019
The most famous book from the first years of printing using moveable type is the Bible produced by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz in the mid-1450s, but in Hamburg on November 25 Ketterer Kunst will be offering another very rare and early Bible.
Moveable type used for fourth time07 October 2019
A work printed by Johannes Fust and Peter Schöffer will be offered for sale this month in Königstein, as part of Reiss & Sohn’s October 29-31 series of book, map, manuscript, photograph and print sales.
Father and son’s exceptional collection of vintage motorbikes to be offered in Chartres sale10 September 2019
A collection of 64 vintage motorbikes and seven bicycles that a father and son have spent 50 years assembling and restoring is to be sold at auction in France.
Head of French statesman: Country house discovery of bronze ‘Bordoni’ bust emerges after 400 years09 September 2019
A rare early 17th century bronze bust of a French statesman has been discovered in a French country house and will be offered for auction at Drouot in Paris in November with an estimate of €500,000-800,000.
Florence attracts new faces from London for 31st staging09 September 2019
The Biennale Internationale dell’Antiquario di Firenze (Florence Biennale) opens this month for its 31st edition – celebrating 60 years of showcasing and selling art and antiques in the city.
Read all about it: the Fairfax sale at Bonhams Sydney09 September 2019
Selection of contents from Sydney house of media family comes to auction in Australia
On the trail of French ceramic treats02 September 2019
A traditional feature of the ‘rentrée’ for the Paris art market in September is the Left Bank, gallery-based Parcours de la Céramique et des Arts du Feu.
Major attractions in Left Bank gallery02 September 2019
The Left Bank Galerie Vauclair on the rue de Beaune is one of the participants in the Parcours de la Céramique but it is also is putting on an exhibition titled Majeur! This not only spans the Parcours’ dates but runs until October 31.
The Warner collection of delftware02 September 2019
Market freshness and well-regarded primary and secondary provenances distinguish the 250-300 pieces of early English delftware to be offered for sale by Woolley & Wallis in a stand-alone auction in Salisbury on September 17.
Autumn Altounian at Artcurial02 September 2019
One of the first major dispersals of the autumn season in Paris will take place at Artcurial on September 17-18.
Architect’s items draw interest02 September 2019
Christie’s is holding a five-day exhibition from September 13-17 in its Paris rooms of selected works from the collection of the famous architect IM Pei which are to be sold across various Impressionist and Modern and Contemporary and 20th century Chinese art auctions in Paris, New York and Hong Kong over the autumn season.
International relationship as German dealer stages show in Paris02 September 2019
Galerie Neuse, the German dealership based in Bremen, will be in Paris during the second half of September setting up at the Paris Galerie Aveline where it is presenting an exhibition titled 'L’Apothéose du Génie' from September 11-28.
Paris galleries in the mix bringing harmony02 September 2019
The Galerie François Léage, the Right Bank dealer specialising in 18th century furniture and objets d’art, has joined forces with the art dealer Galerie Daniel Gervis to produce a co-curated exhibition titled 'Harmonie'.
French art world back in gear02 September 2019
Capital comes to life after summer break with fairs, auctions and numerous gallery shows.
Family of marine artists featured in Paris exhibition02 September 2019
The Galerie Delalande, which specialises in maritime artefacts, is holding a selling exhibition at its rue de Lille Left Bank gallery devoted to the Roux dynasty of specialist marine painters who hailed from Marseille.
English mystery and crime fiction from renowned collector19 August 2019
A group of 481 rare book lots from the personal collection of renowned collector in the New York literary community features in Heritage Auctions’ rare books sale on September 5.