Tag Archive for: John James Audubon
PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s upcoming Books and Manuscripts auction, scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, puts important Americana front and center: the sale is led by more than 100 Americana lots, 57 of which are either examples from the signers of the Declaration of Independence or related to that most famous of American documents. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – First editions of each of Jane Austen’s major novels led Hindman’s May 11 Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts auction. The five books, including Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, realized more than $300,000. Overall, the auction totaled more than $1.1 million and was more than 94 percent sold.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The carefully curated selections featured in Everard Auctions’ June 20-21 Southern Estates and Collections online auction exemplify centuries of excellence and quality across a broad range of fine and decorative art. Highlights include a newly discovered and expertly authenticated waterscape by Sanford Robinson Gifford, John J Audubon’s White Heron, a sizable collection of outsider art, sterling silver, mid-century modern furniture, Asian art, jewelry, watches and autographed sports collectibles. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – Hindman’s Thursday, May 11 Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including Americana auction pays tribute to trailblazers with works related to explorers such as Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the crew of the H.M.S. Investigator, along with editions by leaders in the literary world such as Jane Austen and Ian Fleming. The Americana section includes an impressive selection of material by John James Audubon, Currier & Ives and figures of American history from colonial times to the modern day. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW ORLEANS – A set of four atlas portfolio volumes of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America, a felt on paper artwork by Pop art icon Keith Haring and paintings by acclaimed artists E. S. Cooper and Eugene Louis Boudin are just a few of the expected top lots in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s September Selects Auction. It is slated for Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10, starting at 11 am Central time on Friday and 10 am Central time on Saturday. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Rare Books with Science, Medicine and Natural History on November 18. The sale features more than 240 lots of rare and important books, manuscripts and related materials, with a large portion focused on medicine, science, and natural history. In addition, there is a significant collection of works by or about Winston S. Churchill; important early printings of the classics of literature and history; striking illustrated and color plate books; and gripping accounts of travel and exploration. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
HINGHAM, Mass. – On July 9 and 10, Copley Fine Art Auctions, the nation’s premier decoy and sporting art auction house, will host the Sporting Sale 2021. The sale, consisting of 507 lots, will offer buyers the opportunity to acquire world-class paintings and bird carvings. The auction will begin at 10am Eastern time on both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more