Tag Archives: Painting

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on board painting by Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), titled Kansas Landscape, sold for $43,125 at an annual auction held Aug. 17-18 by Manitou Auctions in Santa Fe, N.M. Also, a C. C. Starr […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 45 inch by 32 inch winter landscape original oil painting in a period gilt frame by Dutch artist Louis Franciscus Hendrik Apol (1850-1936) sold for $16,000 at an auction held May 23-24 by Richard D. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Edward Redfield oil, $710,500, Freeman's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Edward Redfield oil, $710,500, Freeman's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Edward Redfield oil, $710,500, Freeman’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil painting by Edward Willis Redfield, titled Winter Sunlight, sold for $710,500 at a sale of The George D. Horst Fine Art Collection held March 30 by Freeman’s in Philadelphia. Also, an oil on canvas […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original gouache painting by the renowned artist Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976), titled Loops Filled In, sold for $78,200 at a Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 29 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. […]

Ken’s Korner: Art bought for $2,500 is worth $30 million

Ken’s Korner: Art bought for $2,500 is worth $30 million

Ken’s Korner: Art bought for $2,500 is worth $30 million News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall When Thomas Schultz and Lawrence Joseph bought a house on Long Island, N.Y., in 2007 for $300,000, they decided to pay an extra $2,500 for some paintings, drawings and journals found in […]

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall Art experts have determined that an unassuming painting of a doorway that had been hanging on a public school administrator’s wall in Pittsburgh is actually a missing work by the French impressionist Henri Le […]

Ken's Korner: Residents of Gary mull value of Picasso mock-up

Ken’s Korner: Residents of Gary mull value of Picasso mock-up – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For the past 35 years, a peculiar looking wooden sculpture has been sitting in a school cafeteria in Gary, Ind. School officials, politicians and the local citizenry know exactly what they’ve got: the 12-foot early version of nearby […]

Ken's Korner: Painting bought in ‘48 for $62.50 brings $3M+

Ken’s Korner: Painting bought in ‘48 for $62.50 brings $3M+ – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 A painting that an Illinois schoolteacher bought in 1948 for $62.50 has sold for more than $3 million at Christie’s in New York. Frank Holland, then the chair of the art department at North Shore High School in […]

European Portrait Painting on Porcelain

European Portrait Painting on Porcelain The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2005 by Frederick Glauser A portrait is an accurate portrayal of the subject’s anatomic and physiognomic features conferring recognition to the observer. Implicit in this definition is the artist’s ability to elicit the subject’s ‘inner presence’ or ‘character.’ This definition, which has […]

Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern

Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2005 A Major Exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art The most comprehensive exhibition of its kind, Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern will be on view at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, through October 16, 2005. […]