Entries by Tom Hoepf

Rare works offered by Poster Auctions International Oct. 28

NEW YORK CITY – A collection of over 50 rare, original propaganda posters will be auctioned on Sunday, Oct. 28, by Poster Auctions International Inc., as part of the firm’s Rare Poster Auction #76. The collection includes World Wars I and II, the inter-war period, the beginnings of the Cold War, and the Cuban Revolution. […]

Thomas Hart Benton: American Regionalism

NEW YORK – Bold and expressive, Thomas Hart Benton’s paintings and lithographs tell the story of America in a way few artists have managed to capture so eloquently. His elegantly detailed and realistic paintings depict the everyman moving through life in such works as his 10-panel mural America Today to his powerful depictions of the […]

63 Rolex models offered in luxury watch auction Oct. 24

NEW YORK – Watch collectors and anyone desiring a luxury timepiece should peruse the Jasper52 auction catalog of premium designer wristwatches that will be sold Wednesday, Oct. 24. The auction features the most sought-after names in watchmaking such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, LeCoultre and Rolex, many in 18K gold. Absentee and Internet live bidding […]

Portrait of Washington heads University Archives’ sale Oct. 31

WESTPORT, Conn. – A rare, 1785 hand-colored portrait engraving of George Washington, printed for and sold by the London publisher Carington Bowles (British, 1724-1793), will be a featured lot in University Archives’ next online-only auction, slated for Wednesday, Oct. 31. The auction will begin at 10:30 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is […]

Taste-tempting vintage posters the toast of Jasper52 sale Oct. 24

NEW YORK – Before the invention of the radio and television, businesses advertised their goods and services in print media. The most attractive means was posters—the bigger and brighter, all the better. Dozens of original 19th- and 20th-century posters are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 24. Absentee and […]