Tag Archives: Painting

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An untitled standing mobile from around 1965 by Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976) sold for $471,000 at a sale of Modern & Contemporary Works held January 27th by Skinner, Inc. in Boston, Mass. Also, an oil on canvas by Henri-Jean Guillaume (Fr., 1860-1943), titled La […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sapphire and diamond ring, $103,500, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A dazzling sapphire and diamond ladies’ vintage ring in a gold and platinum setting sold for $103,500 at a Fine Art & Antiques Auction held Sept. 23-24 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) leaded glass Geranium lamp with signed […]

Gavels n Paddles: Gilbert Stuart portrait, $40,625, Doyle New York

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A portrait of a gentleman by the renowned master portraitist Gilbert Stuart (Am., 1755-1828), possibly of Charles Lee of Virginia, who served as U.S. Attorney General under George Washington and John Adams, sold for $40,625 at an American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts Auction […]

Gavels n Paddles: Andrew Wyeth painting, $138,000, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A watercolor and ink on paper by the renowned American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), titled Bert’s Cabin, sold for $138,000 at a Summer Fine Art & Antique Auction held Aug. 29-30 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Me. Also, an oil on canvas […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Fu Baoshi hanging scroll, $1.41 million, Michaan's

Gavels n' Paddles: Fu Baoshi hanging scroll, $1.41 million, Michaan's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A hanging scroll painting by the renowned Chinese artist Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), titled Lady by the Bamboo, sold for $1.41 million at a Fine Asian Works of Art Auction held June 22 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif. Also, Lin Fengmian’s Boats at Shore […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original painting by the Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guyasamin (1919-1999), with a certificate of authenticity from the Foundation Guyasamin, sold for $39,040 at a Mad Men Tribute Auction held April 11 by Palm Beach Modern Auctions in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, two Etruscan […]

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An oil on canvas painting by New Orleans artist Clarence Millet (1879-1959), titled Studio Courtyard, sold for $18,300 at an estates auction held April 18-19 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans, La. Also, a Sevres-style champleve and gilt bronze mounted porcelain vase, […]

Gavels n Paddles: Nine portrait miniatures, $94,163, Louis J. Dianni

Gavels n Paddles: Nine portrait miniatures, $94,163, Louis J. Dianni

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall Nine oval miniature on ivory portrait paintings of prominent men and women from colonial-era America, all of them rendered by Charles Willson Peale (Md./Pa., 1741-1827), sold for a combined $94,163 at the 6th annual Palm Beach Auction, held Feb. 14-16 by Louis J. Dianni, […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table attributed to John H. Belter, circa 1850-1860, sold for $86,637 at a Winter Estates Auction held Jan. 31-Feb.1 by Neal Auction Company in New Orleans, La. Also, a beautifully carved late Qing Dynasty jadeite censer […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century oil on curved panel Russian icon, possibly of St. Maximus the Confessor, 12 inches by 10 inches, sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Nov. 15-16 by Crescent City Auction Gallery […]