The agreement to sell the treasured Rockwell, which could save the financially troubled museum, requires court approval.
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Sales have risen at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips — but are they keeping up with the growth of global wealth?
“Modern British” is the main draw at the 30th edition of the London Art Fair. But a few blue-chip names aside, “Mod Brit” remains a local draw.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired the Bible, from 14th-century Spain, from a collector. It will be on display at the Cloisters.
Auction records tend to give a dazzling sheen to the international art world, but will they have a trickle-down effect on the rest of the market?
Such paintings have been out of fashion for collectors for some time. How much will the dizzying price fetched by a Leonardo in New York change that?
The auction house’s sale of more than 100 works from the playwright’s collection will be held Sept. 26 and benefit his foundation.
A recently surfaced original daguerreotype taken in 1843 of John Quincy Adams will be auctioned at Sotheby’s in October.
Prices have topped $1 million, but national museums and major auction houses have promoted works later said to be fraudulent.
The auction house’s net income decreased by 14 percent but revenues were up 5 percent for the quarter over the same period last year.