William Standing painting sets record at March in Montana

William Standing (1904-1951), ‘The Last Chase,’ 38in x 69in, oil on canvas, signed and dated, 1925, Price realized: $118,000. March in Montana image

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho – The March in Montana sale went from a packed house of hundreds in 2019 to a small group of staff conducting the sale exclusively via remote bidding in 2020. Sales were not tempered in the least, though, with 90% of all lots selling for a total over $1.8 million, the second-highest in the auction’s history. Absentee and Internet live bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.

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House with Frank Lloyd Wright-approved design finds new life

The restored Mills House in Greenwood, Indiana, was built by a follower of Frank Lloyd Wright with his approval. Image courtesy of the Harry Cooler Conference Center

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) – The treasures are in the small details.

Glass aquarium corners in the Harry Cooler Conference Center give the sense of stepping into the outdoors and looking out over the wooded land around it, even while staying indoors. Ingeniously designed window placements and skylights allow for ample natural light but never overwhelming direct sunlight.

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Turner to auction designer fashion, luxury accessories April 11

Hermès tan leather purse, 9 x 7 x 1in.; strap 14in.; good condition, light scratching to hardware. Estimate $500-$700. Turner image

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will open the door to the Nancy Glenn couture closet on Saturday, April 11. This online auction, Part 2 of the Nancy Glenn Collection, features over 200 lots of jewelry, handbags, clothing, shoes, hats, decorative items and more – many from celebrated fashion designers. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fans eagerly await Julien’s April 4 auction of Doris Day estate items

Doris Day’s Golden Globe Award from 1962 comes with a photo of her and her friend and frequent costar, Rock Hudson. Julien’s Auctions image

BEVERLY HILLS. Calif. – Julien’s Auctions will present Property from the Estate of Doris Day, an exclusive two-day auction event celebrating the life and career of the legendary American actress, singer and animal rights pioneer, Doris Day, will take place a day after what would have been her 98th birthday, Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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