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Richard Stedman presents art from Gertrude Whitney Vanderbilt estate, Jan. 21

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney bronze shepherd statue, estimated at $10,000-$20,000. Image courtesy of Richard Stedman Estate Services

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney bronze shepherd statue, estimated at $10,000-$20,000. Image courtesy of Richard Stedman Estate Services

TAMPA, Fla. – On Saturday, January 21, starting at noon Eastern time, Richard Stedman Estate Services LLC will hold The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Estate Auction. It will feature 22 sculptures by the Whitney Museum founder and great-granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt from her landmark Old Westbury, Long Island, New York studio as well as Vanderbilt family silver, Chinese vases, jewelry, paintings and decorative arts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sterling Associates’ Nov. 9 auction brimming with estate art, jewelry 

Hudson Mindell Kitchell (NY/NJ/RI, 1862-1944), nocturnal landscape, oil on canvas, signed, 23in x 19in (framed size). Estimate $600-$800

NORWOOD, N.J. – New Jersey’s estate specialists, Sterling Associates, will host a November 9, 2022 art and antiques auction featuring a carefully vetted selection of goods from estates and upscale residences in the Garden State and beyond. The boutique auction comprising 178 lots includes an eclectic array of fine and decorative art, furniture, clocks, watches and fine jewelry. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Apollo Art Auctions offers magnificent ancient art & antiquities, Oct. 9 

Egyptian mummy mask cartonnage, Ptolemaic Period, circa 332-30 BC. Made from layers of plaster-covered linen, polychrome painted and gilded. Size: 500mm x 340mm (20in x 13.4in). Provenance: most recently in the collection of an Oxfordshire (England) medical doctor. Accompanied by Art Loss Register Certificate. Estimate £20,000-£40,000 ($22,938-$45,876)

LONDON – With each successive sale, London’s Apollo Art Auctions delights collectors of ancient art and antiquities with a fresh selection of fully authenticated treasures from bygone civilizations. Each rare object – whether valued for its great beauty, historical significance, or both – is offered with the assurance that it has been vetted by top experts working under the direction of Apollo’s founder, Dr. Ivan Bonchev (Ph.D., University of Oxford). On October 9th, the London-based firm will conduct yet another outstanding gallery auction of ancient art and antiquities, with worldwide bidding available online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917), ‘The Thinker,’ original model 1881–82, enlarged 1903. Bronze, cast by Alexis Rudier, 1928. Baltimore Museum of Art. Jacob Epstein Collection, 1930.25.1

Rodin exhibition on view through Sept. 18 at Clark Art Institute

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917), ‘The Thinker,’ original model 1881–82, enlarged 1903. Bronze, cast by Alexis Rudier, 1928. Baltimore Museum of Art. Jacob Epstein Collection, 1930.25.1

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917), ‘The Thinker,’ original model 1881–82, enlarged 1903. Bronze, cast by Alexis Rudier, 1928. Baltimore Museum of Art. Jacob Epstein Collection, 1930.25.1

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — While there has been much consideration of Auguste Rodin’s reputation in France and throughout Europe, less attention has been paid to his legacy in the United States. Organized by the Clark Art Institute, Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern presents one of the largest Rodin exhibitions in the United States in the last 40 years. Featuring some 50 sculptures and 25 drawings, including both familiar masterpieces and lesser-known works of the highest quality, the exhibition tells the story of the collectors, agents, art historians and critics who endeavored to make Rodin known in America and considers the artist’s influence and reputation in the U.S. from 1893 to the present. Rodin in the United States is on view at the Clark Art Institute through September 18.

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Tony Abeyta, ‘The Navajo Yei Council of Gods,’ est. $2,000-$4,000  

Best of the West celebrated at John Moran’s July 26 sale

Tony Abeyta, ‘The Navajo Yei Council of Gods,’ est. $2,000-$4,000  

Tony Abeyta, ‘The Navajo Yei Council of Gods,’ est. $2,000-$4,000

LOS ANGELES — For those that are longing for a sense of adventure, yet don’t want to leave the house, John Moran Auctioneers offers its Art of the American West Online auction on Tuesday, July 26, beginning at noon Pacific time. The 284-lot sale features a wide range of artwork, Native American ceramics, textiles and accessories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Louis Valtat, ‘Vase d'Anemones et Jonquilles (Vase with Anemones and Daffodils),’ est. $10,000-$15,000

Single-owner collection unites East and West at Capsule Auctions, June 29

 

Louis Valtat, ‘Vase d'Anemones et Jonquilles (Vase with Anemones and Daffodils),’ est. $10,000-$15,000

Louis Valtat, ‘Vase d’Anemones et Jonquilles (Vase with Anemones and Daffodils),’ est. $10,000-$15,000

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, June 29, Capsule Auctions will offer the private collection of Joseph Rondina, a single-owner sale with a vast array of treasures from decades of collecting. Rondina was an internationally renowned antiques dealer who built a distinguished private collection of antique furniture, objet d’art, fine art and Asian art. Session I, which is devoted to Asian art, will begin at 10 am Eastern time, and Session II, which showcases antiques and fine art, will start at 2 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding for both sessions will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Morphy’s lavish June 8-10 auction led by rare Tiffany lamp of extraordinary quality

Tiffany Studios table lamp with 20in conical leaded-glass shade in ‘Poppy’ motif exhibiting the very highest standards of Tiffany artistry. Astounding colorway and complex composition. Exceptionally rare base with 16 iridescent Favrile-glass balls as supports for the telescoping stem. Tiffany stamps to both shade and base. Estimate $350,000-$450,000

DENVER, Pa. – A fine and decorative arts selection of incomparable quality awaits bidders at Morphy Auctions on June 8, 9 and 10. The gallery is at its shining best, with rare and beautiful objects at every turn, including 75 leaded and stained-glass lamps, 100 pieces of art glass, 100+ paintings, 50 figural bronzes, 50 lots of silver, and 30 pieces of coveted Amphora pottery. Additionally, there are 30 cylinder and disc music boxes, 15 bird boxes, and long-held private collections containing 100 figural napkin rings, 80 antique, hand-blown colored-glass wedding bells; 50 figural and mechanical gadget canes; and the acclaimed Don and Mary Ann Livingston collection of antique sleigh bells. On day three, Morphy’s will unveil a sumptuous array of fine jewelry plus 30 pocket and wristwatches. Those who are not able to attend in person are invited to absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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Harry B. Wagoner, ‘Desert Landscape,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

John Moran readies next Art of the American West sale for May 24

Harry B. Wagoner, ‘Desert Landscape,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Harry B. Wagoner, ‘Desert Landscape,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers, Inc.’s first Art of the American West sale of 2022 will take place on Tuesday, May 24. Enthusiasts of Native American art as well as Western art will find abundant examples of pottery, textiles, basketry and beadwork as well as fine art, sculpture, Native American kachina figures and painted retablos. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Artemis Gallery to auction antiquities, ethnographica, Picasso pottery, May 19

Gandharan Empire schist sculpture of Bodhisattva Maitreya (The Earthly Buddha), 3rd century CE, exquisitely carved to show deity in lotus position, wearing ‘jewelry’ with billowing folds of a lengthy robe secured by a stippled belt. Size: 10.6in wide, 12.6in high; 15.3in high when measured with included custom stand. Refer to examples at Victoria and Albert Museum, British Museum, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Purchased in Afghanistan in 1961. Estimate $22,000-$33,000

BOULDER, Colo. – On Thursday, May 19, Artemis Gallery will auction a very special collection of fine art from the Hollywood Hills that includes coveted Picasso and Rookwood ceramics. This lively private collection is a featured highlight of the company’s 153-lot auction event composed primarily of classical antiquities, ancient, and ethnographic art from many of the world’s most influential and celebrated cultures. Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Near Eastern, Asian, Pre-Columbian, Native American, African/tribal, Oceanic and Spanish Colonial-era civilizations are represented. All auction items are guaranteed to be authentic, legally acquired and legal to resell, if desired. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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Apollo Galleries to auction Ancient, Chinese & Islamic Art from fabled collections, March 27

Roman bronze Cupid statuette, circa 100 AD, 235mm high. Similar to example in collection of Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. Provenance: property of a London gentleman. Estimate $26,225-$52,450

LONDON – Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of their March 27, 2022 sale. The 488-lot Ancient, Chinese and Islamic Art Auction is divided into four sections that encompass a broad range of deeply provenanced artifacts covering the Classical European era and important civilizations of the Near East, Egypt, India and China.

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