LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An original Paul Revere silver pitcher with impeccable provenance, a Carl F. Bucherer Manero chronoperpetual limited edition wristwatch, three Charles Schulz Peanuts comic strips and original artworks by Willem de Koonig, Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski, Alex Katz and Ludwig Bemelmans will come up for bid online Wednesday, January 18 and Thursday, January 19 at Weiss Auctions. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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NEW YORK (AP) – Cartoonists across the nation are celebrating the 100th birthday of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz as only they can – with cartoons. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to Peanuts in the November 26 funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In a series of Peanuts comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the “kite-eating tree.” In one episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown declines an offer from nemesis Lucy for her to yell at the tree. “If I had a kite caught up in a tree, I’d yell at it,” Lucy responds in the last panel.
DALLAS — It was the rare sequel that outperformed the original. Heritage Auctions‘ four-day Art of Anime and Everything Cool II Animation Art Signature® Auction, which wrapped December 13, realized $2,635,985 to outperform its June predecessor — itself, a multiple record-setter as the world’s first auction highlighting anime. Numerous lots far exceeded their initial estimates in this complete sell-out.
DALLAS – Christmas comes early for Charlie Brown. An original Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday strip, published Dec. 18, 1966, sold for $360,000 September 10 at Heritage Auctions. That is the highest price ever paid at auction for original Peanuts artwork.
YORK, Pa. – If records are made to be broken, then Hake’s has clearly mastered the art of an encore performance. Their June 29-30 auction, which grossed a robust $3.6 million, rewrote the company’s history books as it became their second consecutive auction to break an existing house record. Along the way, a number of new individual record prices were set, as well.
NEW YORK — Illustration Art is at Swann Galleries June 24. The sale will feature original works by luminaries such as Al Hirschfeld, Edward Gorey and Jo Mielziner, alongside cover designs for The New Yorker, Sunday comics, book illustrations and more. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran’s Fine Jewelry & Timepieces sale offers connoisseurs a myriad of gemstones and pieces from prominent brands such as Cartier, Tiffany, and Breitling. The sale will take place on May 11-12 and will feature the jewelry collection of the late movie actress Vera Ralston. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.