Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Vietnamese artists make their mark at French auction houses24 October 2022
The growing interest in inter- and post-war works by Vietnamese artists - particularly those alumni of the Ecole des Beaux Arts d’Indo-Chine - means that France, as a former colonial power in the region, is well supplied with examples.
Soulages from 1981 on offer24 October 2022
Among the potential highlights in Aguttes’ Contemporary Art auction in Neuilly on November 2 will be this work by Pierre Soulages (b.1919), 30 mai 1981.
Keep an eye out for Sanyu paintings24 October 2022
Auction firm Art Research Paris will be offering two paintings by the Paris school Chinese-French artist Sanyu (1895-1966).
Sale celebrates Cocteau and his artist friends24 October 2022
A third sale featuring ceramics by Jean Cocteau took place in Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr’s (27.5%/26/20/14.5% buyer’s premium) Paris saleroom.
First of two single-owner selections coming up at Artcurial10 October 2022
Titled 'De Watteau à Vuillard Une Collection Parisienne', paintings, works on paper, furniture and objects from a Parisian collection were the object of the first of two single-owner classic contents sales marking the start of the new auction season for the Old Master, furniture and objects departments at Artcurial (26/20/14.5% buyer’s premium).
König goes big on the small-scale detail10 October 2022
An early 17th century gouache by the German artist Johann König (1586-1642) was a highlight of the Ivoire Troyes (24% buyer’s premium) auction.
Le Gray was also a painter10 October 2022
Gustave le Gray is well known today as a pioneering French photographer but not as a painter.
English scent bottle emerges in Chicago from a Kansas City collector10 October 2022
A single-owner collection of 42 gold boxes and objects of vertu from the estate of a Kansas City collector is to be offered by Hindman on October 18.
Meiji era wisteria wonder10 October 2022
This Japanese Meiji-era cloisonné vase decorated with wisteria by Namikawa Yasuyuki will feature in a US auction.
Seventeenth-century Hôtel Lambert furnishes enough lots for a six-sale series03 October 2022
Sotheby’s Paris is selling the contents from the Hôtel Lambert, a 17th century Parisian Hôtel Particulier on the Ile de La Cité.
Mechanical creative marvels from a comprehensive collection03 October 2022
From jukeboxes to robotic bands, a comprehensive collection was on offer in Pennsylvania.
Venetian style and high value26 September 2022
Drinking vessel generates remarkable result.
Second slice of de Marteau collection comes up in Paris26 September 2022
Following on from its first dispersal of works from the collection of dealer and collector Claude de Marteau held by Bonhams in Paris this June, the second sale takes place in the French capital on October 4, held by Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr.
Court in action26 September 2022
The multi-talented dramatist, artist and set designer Louis Carrogis known as Carmontelle (1717-1806) is well known for his extensive series of portraits of members of the French Court and other famous personalities.
Toys steam away from Australian museum26 September 2022
Davidson Auctions in Annadale, New South Wales, Australia, is dispersing the contents of the Leuralla Toy and Railway Museum.
Original Bond artwork by McGinnis on offer26 September 2022
Even if you do not know the name Bob McGinnis (b.1926) you will probably be familiar with his work.
Rowlandson collector24 September 2022
Prints and drawings by the English artist and caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) from an American collector are being sold on iGavel auctions in an online sale presented by Lark Mason Associates that runs until September 28.
Get set for the Getty collection19 September 2022
Ann and Gordon Getty sale turns focus to the best of British and Continental furnishing.
Put some chrome in your home19 September 2022
Among the pieces included in Freemans’ Art and Design sale is this Womb chair by the Finnish-American designer Eero Saarinen, a design from 1947-48.
Cameo appearance in Kansas19 September 2022
Woody Auctions in Kansas is selling the collection of Van and Karen Turner from Oklahoma on September 24.