English artists from yesterday and today reign at ‘British Brushstrokes’ sale Jan. 30

'Horse With Groom,' an 1863 British School painting, estimated at $18,000-$22,000 at Jasper52.

NEW YORK — Jasper52 has announced its latest LiveAuctioneers-exclusive sale, titled British Brushstrokes: Fine Art & Prints, for Tuesday, January 30, beginning at 3 pm Eastern time. The 253-lot catalog is now open for bidding at LiveAuctioneers.

The sale includes a large number of 19th-century works from the period before photography. Artists would create portraits of family members, business leaders, and even animals to enshrine the subjects forever as valuable works of art. This painting, titled Horse With Groom, dates to 1863, a prime period of the Victorian era. Indistinctly signed by a British School artist at the bottom corner, the painting is estimated at $18,000-$22,000.

Andrew Kitson (b. 1959-) is an English artist with an uncanny ability to capture the speed, detail, and emotion of motorsports racing. His originals hang in boardrooms, in the collections of the world’s elite racers, and in the homes of automotive enthusiasts everywhere. His painting of Monza Maestro, a re-creation of Germany’s Michael Schumacher winning the 2000 Monza Grand Prix, carries an estimate of $3,000-$3,500.

My Best Friend is a lovely image of a young girl and her pet Jack Russell terrier by English artist Nigel Reid. Measuring 29 by 25in, this is a substantial work that would hang beautifully in any home or office environment. It is estimated at $3,500-$4,000.

Nye & Co. presents Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, Jan. 19-20

Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000
 Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000

Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ two-day, online Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction planned for Wednesday and Thursday, January 19 and 20, will offer a wide variety of fine and decorative arts, with a concentration on 17th- thru 20th-century paintings, furniture from the 18th through the 21st centuries, as well as silver and jewelry. Sales begin at 10 am Eastern time both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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