Adrian Sassoon

TEFAF New York Spring Adds 24 New Exhibitors to May Edition

  • January 21, 2018

On the heels of the acclaimed second edition of TEFAF New York Fall, TEFAF announces the 2018 exhibitor list for TEFAF New York Spring.  91 exhibitors—including 24 new participants— will take part ...

Les Enluminures Announces 2 Events During Bibliography Week in New York City

  • January 9, 2018

“Bibliography Week” happens every year in New York City at the end of January when principal national organizations devoted to book history have their annual meetings. Many interesting events are ...

Pair of George II Walnut Library Armchairs, Circa 1755.  Est.  $250,000-350,000

Sale of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection at Doyle on January 17

  • January 5, 2018

Doyle will begin the New Year with the auction of The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection on Wednesday, January 17 at 10am. This remarkable collection comprises important English furniture and ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s miniature on vellum National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection

Prints of La Verna Explore Franciscan Imagery at the National Gallery of Art, February 25 through July 8, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 16, 2017

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis ...

Lot 304: Edward Hopper, The Lonely House, etching, 1923.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $317,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $150,000 to $200,000).

Swann Galleries Sets Record for a Print by Hopper at $317K

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 3, 2017

A new auction record for any print by American master Edward Hopper was established at Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, November 2. The extremely rare ...

The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

  • Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
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  • November 3, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, ...

Detail of Erythraean Sibyl, before and after restoration, change of colour

Web App Reveals Painstaking Restoration of Ghent Altarpiece

  • October 30, 2017

The Getty Foundation and the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels) announced today the launch of major enhancements to the website ‘Closer to Van Eyck,’ which provides ...

Lot 10: Albrecht Dürer, The Nemesis, engraving, circa 1501-02.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

Seven $100k Lots in Swann Galleries' Star-Studded Print Sale

  • October 5, 2017

An outstanding auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann Galleries on Thursday, November 2 offers seven lots with an estimate at or above $100,000, more than any from the house’s Prints ...

Lot 163: Aegidius Romanus, Lo libre del regiment dels princeps, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480.  Sold October 17, 2017 for $50,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $10,000 to $15,000).

Manuscripts & Bibles Exceed Estimates in Swann Galleries’ $500k Early Printed Books Auction

  • October 20, 2017

Swann Auction Galleries’ auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Tuesday, October 17 garnered eager interest from bibliophiles, exceeding the sale’s high estimate and ...

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564).  Studies for the Three Labors of Hercules, ca.  1530.  Red chalk, 10 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.  (27.2 x 42.2 cm).  Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017, www.royalcollection.org.uk

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

  • October 23, 2017

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from November 13, 2017, through February 12, 2018, will present a stunning range and number of works by the ...

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), Germany, The Four Horsemen for The Apocalypse, circa 1497–98, woodcut (proof before text), Bequest of Herbert Greer French, 1943.212

Cincinnati Art Museum Dürer etching exhibition opens Nov. 17

  • October 16, 2017

CINCINNATI—Explore a 500-year-old revolution in printmaking technology at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free special exhibition Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance, on view ...

Giclee print titled Train Tracks, pencil signed and numbered (75/295) by Bob Dylan, from the singer-songwriter's Drawn Blank Series ($5,312).

Bob Dylan giclee prints, signed and numbered by the singer-songwriter, perform well at Woodshed Art Auctions

  • The Woodshed Gallery
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  • October 12, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s not often Bob Dylan shares center stage with anyone – certainly not 19th and early 20th century painters – but that’s exactly what happened on September 20th when a ...

Panel showing Christ enthroned © Private collection UK

First Exhibition to Explore the Art of Five Major World Religions Includes One of the Earliest Depictions of Christ

  • October 5, 2017

The Ashmolean, Oxford, will stage the first major exhibition to explore the visual cultures of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism as these five religions spread across Asia and ...

George II Silver Cake Basket, Paul de Lamerie, London, 1742.  Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Family.  Est.  $150,000-250,000.

English and Continental Furniture, Silver and Old Masters Highlight Doyle's October 25 Auction

  • October 5, 2017

Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, Including Old Master Paintings and Drawings on Wednesday, October 25 at 10am. The sale will present a broad ...