Tag Archives: Watercolor

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The watercolor, ink and gouache cover art for the 1944 book The Secret in the Old Attic, for Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #21 by Carolyn Keene, by illustrator Russell H. Tandy, sold for $35,000 at an Illustration Art Auction held June 5th by Swann […]

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2018

What's Selling on eBay: June 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $11,687 (76 bids, 25 bidders): Antique Stevens Painted Cast Iron Monkey Velocipede Tricycle Bell Pull Toy. Measuring 8 1/2 inches long by 8 1/4 inches to the top of the monkey’s hat, this rare Tricycle Bell Toy is in amazing condition except for one problem. In the close-up photographs […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and bronze floor lamp sold for $241,900 and a vintage Tiffany & Company 5.25-carat diamond ring realized $182,900 at Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23-24 in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a watercolor, India ink […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) Venetian desk lamp, circa 1910, lit up the room for $102,850 at an auction held Feb. 24-25 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by the Modernist artist Walt Kuhn (Am., 1877-1949), titled Red Haired Acrobat (1944), […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gouache, watercolor and ink on paper attributed to Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), titled Chanel No. 5, sold for $32,400 in an online-only Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction held March 15th by Woodshed Art Auctions, based in Franklin, Mass. Also, Illustrations of […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: American pewter collection, $282,800, Pook & Pook, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of American pewter from Jeanne and Bernard Hillman, grouped into 145 lots and including a pair of circa 1780 fine Philadelphia tankards attributed to William Will that made $28,800 and $19,200 (one shown), sold for a combined $282,800 at an Americana Auction […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A pen and ink drawing with collage by Saul Steinberg, titled Equivalent of 8 and first appearing in the Nov. 17, 1962 issue of The New Yorker magazine, sold for $20,000 at a sale of Illustration Art held Jan. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on canvas painting by the French artist Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969), titled Winter Place de la Madeleine (1942), sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Sept. 20-21 by Crescent City Auction […]

Colin Cooper painting, $90,000, John Moran

Colin Cooper painting, $90,000, John Moran

Colin Cooper painting, $90,000, John Moran Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A painting of the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts by Colin Campbell Cooper, one of a series set at different times of the day, sold for $90,000 at a sale of California & American Fine Art […]

Virtual Aviary – Audubon Watercolors come to Life at New-York Historical Society

Virtual Aviary: Audubon Watercolors come to Life at New-York Historical Society – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2005 For the first time ever the sounds of birds will accompany an exhibit of original Audubon watercolors when the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) creates a “virtual aviary” with its exhibition, Audubon’s Aviary, open thru March […]