Tag Archive for: Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington from the Met’s collection offered at Christie’s Jan. 18

Jorge Blanco, ‘Thinker,’ $11,340

Sarasota Estate Auction sees success with sale of fine art, old and new

Jorge Blanco, ‘Thinker,’ $11,340


Jorge Blanco, ‘Thinker,’ $11,340

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Estate Auction had another extraordinary sale on January 7 and 8. Exceeding $550,000, multiple lots performed extremely well, and some significantly outperformed their estimates.

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Joan Mitchell untitled pastel on paper, estimated at $20,000-$40,000

Bevy of art luminaries featured at Sarasota Estate Auction, Jan. 7-8

Joan Mitchell untitled pastel on paper, estimated at $20,000-$40,000

Joan Mitchell untitled pastel on paper, estimated at $20,000-$40,000

SARASOTA, Fla. — Sarasota Estate Auction will present fantastic, important art in its two-day sale scheduled for Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8. Headlining the 1,100-lot auction will be works by American portrait artists John Singer Sargent and Gilbert Stuart, along with pieces by the more contemporary artists Joan Mitchell and Fernando Botero. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Original print of U.S. Constitution at heart of Crystal Bridges show

 

John Dunlap and David Claypool, The Official First Edition of the Constitution, 1787, ink on paper, 16 1/8 by 10 1/8in. Private collection. Photography courtesy of Sotheby’s, Inc.

John Dunlap and David Claypool, The Official First Edition of the Constitution, 1787, ink on paper, 16 1/8 by 10 1/8in. Private collection. Photography courtesy of Sotheby’s, Inc.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will open We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy, placing a rare, original print of the U.S. Constitution — there are just 11 known in the world — in conversation with works of art that provide diverse perspectives on the nation’s founding principles. Original prints of other founding and historical documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the proposed Bill of Rights and the Emancipation Proclamation will also be on view alongside works by influential historical and contemporary artists, including several works new to the Crystal Bridges collection by Shelley Niro, Roger Shimomura and Luis C. Garza. A new Mark Bradford work, in which he shall be, will debut in the exhibition. We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy will be on view from July 2 to January 2, 2023.

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Thomas Sully, ‘Portrait of Commodore James Biddle,’ est. $30,000-$50,000

Biddle descendant’s treasures enrich Doyle’s May 4 sale

Thomas Sully, ‘Portrait of Commodore James Biddle,’ est. $30,000-$50,000

Thomas Sully, ‘Portrait of Commodore James Biddle,’ est. $30,000-$50,000

NEW YORK –  On Wednesday, May 4, at 10 am Eastern time, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th- and 19th-century American furniture and decorative arts, including ceramics, mirrors, folk art, Chinese Export porcelain and rugs. This auction category is Doyle’s premier venue for 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, including Hudson River School landscapes, Western and Regional art, still lifes, portraits, nautical scenes and folk paintings. The May 4 sale will also offer selections from the collection of Christine Biddle Wainwright, as well as Audubon, Currier & Ives and topographical prints. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Andrew Clemens portrait sand bottle, est. $100,000-$150,000

Hindman plans superlative Americana sales, Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Andrew Clemens portrait sand bottle, est. $100,000-$150,000

Andrew Clemens portrait sand bottle, est. $100,000-$150,000

CINCINNATI – On September 30 and October 1, Hindman Auctions will present its American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts auction. The sale will offer property from the Dean Lower estate of Lanark, Illinois; the estate of a collector from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; a prominent midwest estate; the Wes and Shelley Cowan collection; the estate of Paul Thomas Griffith of Dayton, Ohio; and the collection of Dr. James Dawson of Manchester, Kentucky. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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