Tag Archives: Picasso

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Aquatic Fish Lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany aquatic fish lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) leaded glass aquatic fish lamp sold for $193,600 at an auction held September 14th by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, a Pablo Picasso Taureau faience pitcher, just over 12 inches tall, made $54,450; a large group of religious […]

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

How Women’s Hats and Men’s Ties Completed The Looks of the Times A Woman’s Style is Set by the Tip of Her Hat 1930’s Following The Crash of 1928, hats reduced in size and decoration. Usually a single brooch on a simple cloche hat was all that was necessary. Through the 30s, the era of […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An oil on canvas painting by Claude Monet (Fr., 1840-1926), titled Nympheas (1907), sold for $27 million at an Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale held May 6 by Christie’s in New York City. Also, an oil on […]

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An unsigned linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso, titled Buste de Femme d’apres Cranach le Jeune, sold for $572,500 at a Modern and Contemporary Art Auction held May 14 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, a […]

Picasso's Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction

Picasso's Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction

Picasso’s Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 1962 color linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso titled Tete de Femme (Portrait Stylise de Jacqueline) sold for $48,000 at a sale of 19th and 20th Century Prints & Drawings held Mar. 7 by Swann […]

Ken's Korner: Thieves steal artwork worth $100 million+

Ken’s Korner: Thieves steal artwork worth $100 million+ News & Views from the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Thieves working quickly and using brute force stole seven paintings collectively worth over $100 million from a museum in the Netherlands. Works by Matisse (shown), Picasso, Gauguin, Monet and others were ripped from the […]

Ken's Korner: Picasso’s daughter disputes Costco art

Ken’s Korner: Picasso’s daughter disputes Costco art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 Maya Widmaier-Picasso, the 70-year-old daughter of iconic artist Pablo Picasso, has called into question three works of art either sold or being offered for sale through Costco she says are fakes. Ms. Widmaier-Picasso, who looks remarkably like her […]

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 […]