Latest News Articles by Anne Crane

Lalique dragonfly pendant

Lalique jewellery takes flight

01 November 2021

Naturally inspired creations underline the renowned designer’s range of talents

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Marx and Lehmann motor to saleroom

01 November 2021

The Milestone (20% buyer’s premium) auction held in Cleveland, Ohio, featured just over 700 lots of toys – the majority from one collection.

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English oak took root in the US

01 November 2021

The opening 320-plus lots of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ next sale, Autumn Majestic, from November 12-14 in Maine, comprise the works from the estate of New York advertising photographer Frank Cowan (1934-2003).

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Munnings leads the Los Angeles field

27 October 2021

Equestrian works by the British artist shine as ‘English country house meets Californian chic’

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Fine Arts Paris adds more galleries and specialities

27 October 2021

Fine Arts Paris, which last year was held as an online event, is back at the Carrousel du Louvre, its home in 2019.

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Debussy the composer by artist friend Blanche

27 October 2021

A portrait of the composer Claude Debussy painted by the French artist Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861-1942) met with a flurry of phone bids when it came up for sale on October 12 in Paris.

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Panel from a monumental Parisian wallpaper work

27 October 2021

Early wallpapers and wall coverings are specialities of Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz.

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Follies add serious date weight

27 October 2021

This 19th century China Trade painting was a highlight of the sale held by Ivoire Besançon (22% buyer’s premium) in France on October 17.

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Dollar fits the bill

27 October 2021

Among the works that the Old Master picture dealership Galerie de Bayser, a Fine Arts Paris regular, will be showing at the fair is this equestrian portrait by Jean-Léon Gerome (1824-1904) of the famous thoroughbred Dollar.

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Godchaux’s animal attraction

27 October 2021

Xavier Eeckhout specialises in animalier sculpture and for Fine Arts Paris the Parisian dealer will be focusing the spotlight on the works of Roger Godchaux (1878-1958) an artist whose catalogue raisonné he has just completed.

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Thirst for knowledge

27 October 2021

This Old Master painting by the 18th century Italian landscape artist Andrea Locatelli (1695-1741) will be shown at Fine Arts Paris by L’Horizon Chimérique from Bordeaux.

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Join the tribe

27 October 2021

Non-European ethnographic art is a one of the new categories at Fine Arts Paris, represented by Patrick and Ondine Mesdagh from Brussels who will be showing a selection of pieces from four continents.

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Stonemasons struck gold in house discovery

18 October 2021

Coin hoard dispersed in white-glove auction.

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Sherlock Holmes on the comeback trail

18 October 2021

This handwritten page from the manuscript of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles will feature at Heritage Auctions.

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Breguet astronomical quarter repeating watch

18 October 2021

On October 22 Skinner in Massachusetts is holding a sale of watches and timepieces from the estate of David G Newsom.

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Cuffs that could not hold Houdini

18 October 2021

On October 30 in Chicago Potter & Potter is holding the first part of the Ken Klosterman collection of magic-related artefacts.

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Mirror is Printz charming

18 October 2021

An ensemble of furnishings by the French designer/decorator Eugène Printz (1879- 1948) that were created in the 1930s for a villa in Casablanca, Morocco, will feature at Briscadieu Bordeaux in the French city on November 6.

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Schwitters in the mix

18 October 2021

A number of French auction houses will be holding sales of Modern and Contemporary art to coincide with FIAC, the annual Paris fair devoted to Contemporary art, which takes place this year from October 21-24.

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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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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.