Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563– London 1639) The Crowning with Thorns, Oil on canvas 410 x 515 cm.  (16 x 20 in.)

With New Partners and Expanded Purview, Master Drawings New York Returns to the Upper East Side in January

  • January 8, 2018

Master Drawings New York (MDNY) returns to the Upper East Side for its twelfth year from Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Saturday, February 3, 2018, at a time when all eyes are on the Old Masters ...

The top lot of the auction was this untitled Luminist landscape painting by the renowned Hudson River School painter Jasper F.  Cropsey ($38,400).

Luminist style landscape painting attributed to Jasper F. Cropsey brings $38,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • January 8, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A stunning late autumn Luminist style landscape painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper F. Cropsey (Am., 1823-1900), sold for $38,400 in Woodshed Art ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), signed and dated ($1.08 million).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud soars to $1.08 million at Nadeau's New Year's Day auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • January 4, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Only a few times has an item ever sold for over $1 million at a Connecticut auction, but this very rare feat was accomplished on January 1st when an oil on board painting by Wayne ...

La Surprise, ca.  1718, Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721).  Oil on panel.  36.3 x 28.2 cm.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Michelangelo to Degas: Major New Acquisitions

  • January 2, 2018

In July 2017, the J. Paul Getty Museum announced one of the most important acquisitions in its history: sixteen major drawings and an exquisite painting by Jean Antoine Watteau. Michelangelo to ...

The sale's expected top lot is this bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-9999), titled The Bather (1983), 8.25 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born American realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 6 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, January 6th, featuring fine items ...

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 ...

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ Carrying the Cross, from the Engraved Passion series, 1512.  Engraving on paper.  Museum purchase through the Champion & Partners Acquisition Prize in Honour of Richard Hamilton (2017)

Krannert Art Museum Wins Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, adds 16th-century Print to Collection

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • November 30, 2017

Krannert Art Museum has added a 16th-century print by Albrecht Dürer – one of the world’s most skilled engravers – to its collection, thanks to an acquisition prize that provided funds for the ...

Hieronymus Bosch, The Owl's Nest, c.  1505/1515 pen and brown ink on paper, laid down Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • September 29, 2017

Washington, DC—Rotterdam's historic Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen holds one of the finest collections of Netherlandish master drawings. In a special presentation of this collection at the National ...

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 1 - Still Life by Severin Roesen

Bountiful Masterpieces at Gray's

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • November 21, 2017

The 19th century Prussian immigrant Severin Roesen’s masterful American still life paintings feature the abundance of the new world’s bountiful harvest.  The vibrant colors of an autumnal yield of ...

Friends of Florence completes major restoration of Renaissance frescoes at Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata

  • Bow Bridge Communications, LLC
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  • November 2, 2017

MAJOR RESTORATION PROJECT AT THE BASILICA OF THE SANTISSIMA ANNUNZIATA, FLORENCE COMPLETED BY FRIENDS OF FLORENCE  Renaissance frescoes and artwork by Florentine masters restored in the Cloister ...

Mix of Historic and Contemporary Ensures Success for 21st Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

  • November 7, 2017

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four, Co-Producers of the Boston International Fine Art Show are thrilled to announce the success of the 21st annual event. Forty exhibitors from the United ...

David Hockney Featured in Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Art Auction November 9

David Hockney Featured in Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Art Auction November 9

  • 888 Auctions
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  • November 6, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – A David Hockney oil on canvas and a slew of modern paintings feature heavily in 888 Auctions’ Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Furniture auction on November 9, 2017. Furthermore, ...

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, ...

Saint Jerome, about 1605-6.  Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610).  Oil on canvas.  Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo–Galleria Borghese.

'Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese' to Open in California

  • October 30, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum will host a rare exhibition of three celebrated works by the great Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), on loan from the Galleria Borghese in ...