Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Peder Severin Kroyer’s summer view at Skagen takes €580,000 at Bruun Rasmussen07 March 2017
An oil study by the Danish artist Peder Severin Kroyer for one of his best known and final masterworks has sold for €580,000 (£495,725) at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen.
Striking gold – metal detectorists to share proceeds of Iron Age discovery with landowner02 March 2017
What is thought to be the earliest example of Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain was unveiled to the public this week at The Potteries Museum in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.
Sculptures at the double – Christie’s to offer medieval lions from French king’s tomb01 March 2017
Christie’s is looking to repeat its success by making a bumper price for a piece of medieval tomb sculpture in London this summer.
Marvellous maiolica attracts new admirers25 February 2017
Fresh buyers greet old-fashioned collection which sells out in Paris
Pick of the Week: Ringing endorsement25 February 2017
CHAKKAR quoits may sound like equipment for a friendly game testing your throwing abilities but in reality they have much more intimidating associations.
Royal Academy becomes hub of London summer event rebranded as ‘Mayfair Art Weekend’23 February 2017
The annual summer initiative ‘Brown’s London Art Weekend’, showcasing exhibitions, talks and tours in West End art galleries and auction houses, has announced a major rebranding and partnership.
Bonfire on the beach: Danish artist’s last masterwork comes to auction22 February 2017
This dramatic study for the last masterwork produced by the Danish artist Peder Severin Kroyer (1851-1909) will be one of the highlights of the paintings and drawings sale at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen later this month.
Former dealer Ben Walker joins Bonhams as head of design in US20 February 2017
Bonhams has announced the appointment of Ben Walker as head of modern and decorative art and design in the US.
Sculpture quick out of the blocks18 February 2017
Solid provenances energise early 2017 sales including works owned by distinguished family
Chelsea dealer sells George II table to Leeds’ Temple Newsam House16 February 2017
The London dealer Godson and Coles of Fulham Road has concluded the sale of this George II period brass-inlaid mahogany metamorphic table to Temple Newsam House.
End of year design stars shine04 February 2017
Best selling names from auctions on both sides of the Atlantic in ATG’s selection of highlights
Napoleon’s object of desire – gold ring given to future Emperor's young love emerges at auction01 February 2017
A gold ring set with a carved ivory scene given by the young Napoleon Bonaparte to an early love, Caroline du Colombier, is coming up for auction in Fontainebleau, France next month.
Pick of the Week: Spencer Gore’s £54,000 garden view28 January 2017
THIS landscape by Camden Town school artist Spencer Gore (1878-1914) proved to be the highlight of Cheffins’ art and design sale in Cambridge on January 12 when it sold for £54,000 (plus 22.5% buyer’s premium).
Five favourites: ATG's top picks from around the BRAFA Art Fair21 January 2017
Anne Crane selects five works which caught her eye at the BRAFA Fine Art fair which is on until January 29 at the Tour & Taxis in Brussels.
Take a trip to the Tour & Taxis21 January 2017
Capacity at the former industrial venue hosting first major fair of the year on the Continent
Pick of the Week: The self-portrait of an Orientalist photographer14 January 2017
THIS intriguing full-plate daguerreotype by the photographer Camille Dolard (1810-84) was the toast of the photographic section of Baron Ribeyre/Millon’s sale of the Gerard Lévy collection at Drouot on December 20.
Christie’s tops Paris market in year of ‘closure’ for Drouot14 January 2017
FOR the second year running Christie’s heads the list in the tally of annual turnover figures in France.
Dealers and auctioneers united14 January 2017
January extravaganza in New York brings together a wide range of fairs, exhibitions and sales...
Dealers gear up for BRAFA art fair in Brussels11 January 2017
Over 130 dealers will start setting out their stands next week as the BRAFA art fair, Belgium’s premier art and antiques show, opens in Brussels on January 21.
Top story: Paris fair formula sprouts up in Brussels07 January 2017
PARIS Tableau, the dedicated fair for Old Masters, which ran for five years in the French capital before it merged with the Biennale des Antiquaires this year, is to open a Brussels edition.