American West, modern design highlight twin bill Nov. 14

This second phase Navajo chief’s wearing blanket is expected to earn $50,000-$70,000. John Moran Auctioneers image

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers’ Nov. 14 two-session sale will begin with the Art of the American West auction at 2:30 p.m. Pacific time. Selections include paintings, drawings and prints by Western American artists; important Navajo weavings including two 19th-century chief’s wearing blankets; and bronzes and sculpture depicting cowboy and Native American subjects. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Tiffany window may be on road to $50,000 bid Nov. 14

Tiffany Studios leaded Favrile glass window, ‘Christ on the Road to Emmaus,’ circa 1912-1917, 105in. x 68.5in. Estimate: $50,000-$70,000. Heritage Auctions image


DALLAS – A glorious and unique stained glass window by Tiffany Studios may sell for as much as $50,000 on Nov. 14 in Heritage Auctions’ 20th Century Decorative Arts, featuring Tiffany, Lalique and Art Glass sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Beautiful geishas grace Jasper52 woodblock prints auction Nov. 14

Ikeda Eisen, ‘Geisha of the Eastern Capital, published by Sano-ki, original edition of circa 1825, oban size (approx. 15in. x 10in.). Estimate; $3,800-$4,000. Jasper52 image


NEW YORK – Beautiful women, often geishas, were favorite subjects of artists working in traditional Japanese woodblock prints. Several of these colorful prints are among the top lots in a Jasper 52 online auction of Japanese woodblock prints being held Tuesday, Nov. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to chair Met Gala

Left: El Greco, Cardinal Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541–1609), ca. 1600, oil on canvas; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.5); Image © Metropolitan Museum of Art. Right: Evening Coat, Cristobal Balenciaga for House of Balenciaga, autumn/winter 1954–55; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bryon C. Foy, 1957 (C.I.57.29.8); Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Digital Composite Scan by Katerina Jebb


NEW YORK (AP) – Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will join Vogue editor Anna Wintour in chairing next year’s star-studded Met Gala, which will take on a religious theme: “Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”

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