News about Paintings
Henry Moore bronze turns heads in run-up to Freeman’s May 11 sale
PHILADELPHIA — Henry Moore’s evocative, energetic bronze Architectural Project leads Freeman’s May 11 Modern and Contemporary Art auction. Offered at an estimate of $200,000-$300,000, the elegant work, dating to 1969 and stamp-numbered 8/12 on its base, highlights the maturity and life force of the eminent British artist’s later work and represents an unmissable addition to […]
Chinese jades, archaic bronze vessels await at Hindman, March 29
CHICAGO – An archaic bronze vessel and some of the last remaining pieces from the estate of collector Hisazo Nagatani will be offered at Hindman’s March 29 Chinese and Himalayan Works of Art auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Laverne bronze coffee table led tempting selection at Neue Auctions
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A bronze coffee table by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, titled Eternal Forest, sold for $27,060 in an online Winter Fine Antiques & Art auction held February 19 by Neue Auctions. It was the top earner of the more than 300 lots that came up for bid.
Met acquires important Cavalli Renaissance bronze relief
NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it has acquired an extremely rare bronze relief attributed to Gian Marco Cavalli, an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, print engraver and medalist who worked for the Gonzaga court in Mantua. Created around 1500, it is both the largest and one of the most technically sophisticated examples of […]