Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
First edition of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest emerges in Chicago06 February 2023
Included in Potter & Potter’s latest sale of Books and Manuscripts is a rare first edition limited issue of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest.
Mantel clock is pick of a d’Estaing presidential selection06 February 2023
Clock formed as memorial to Napoleonic general stars among contents of d’Estaing family home
Bouguereaus double up at US auction06 February 2023
Works by the married artists both feature in Philadelphia saleroom Freeman's
Louvre acquisitions announced for Abu Dhabi and Paris06 February 2023
Main and Middle East branch of the French museum revealed as the buyers of works offered in French auctions
Third slice of Soulages ready to taste at Paris auction06 February 2023
Millon’s March 6 sale in Paris is its third to be given over entirely to the graphic (engraved) work of Pierre Soulages (1919-2022).
Strong early sales at BRAFA as it returns to traditional time slot02 February 2023
Dealers hailed the latest edition of the BRAFA Art Fair as a success with early sales.
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