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Portions of Maurice Sendak’s 1930s Mickey Mouse Collection up for bid in Benefit Auction (7/3/14)
Sendak’s self-portrait depicting himself seeing Mickey Mouse in the mirror. According to longtime friend Ted Hake, Sendak viewed Mickey as “energetic and rascally, and he personified—for Maurice—all that is good.”It is a pretty well-known fact that Maurice Sendak—the American illustrator and author of children’s books best known for his … More >>


Most Expensive Thing in the World is a One-Cent Stamp; Is this a Good Thing? (6/20/14)
Stamps used to be a cheap and easy collection for kids to start. Today, not so much.The new Most Expensive Thing in the World is a stamp; the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta postage stamp, to … More >>


John Lennon Drawings & Manuscript Sale Fetches $2.9 Million—Twice High Estimate (6/4/14)
“Untitled Illustration of a Four-Eyed Guitar Player,” a black ink drawing penned by John Lennon, realized $109,375—the highest price paid for a drawing in the John Lennon: ‘You Might Well Arsk’: Original Drawings and Manuscripts, 1964-65 auction held at Sotheby’s on June 4.The single-owner auction, John Lennon: ‘You Might Well Arsk’: Original Drawings And Manuscripts, 1964-65—featuring Lennon’s original artwork and autographed manuscripts … More >>


A True Southern Lady’s Lifetime Collection, Estate of to be sold at Auction (6/4/14)
The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of a world-renowned surgeon, who appointed their spectacular Louisiana home (above) with the finest artwork, furniture and decorative accessories life had to offer, gathered quite literally from around the word—will be sold on Saturday, June 7, by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen.ABERDEEN, Miss. – The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of … More >>


Porcelain Retrieved from 1690 Chinese Shipwreck to Highlight Auction (6/3/14)
Chinese blue and white kangxi porcelain finger bowl with blue banding on interior, exterior with landscape with buildings and rocks, was purportedly recovered from the Vung Tau, a ship that sank off the coast of Vietnam in the late 17th century. Despite its history, it has a modest auction estimate, as it is expected to fetch between $100 and $200. ATLANTA – Porcelain pieces retrieved from a Chinese shipwreck in 1690, as well as important paintings by noted British artists … More >>


Norman Rockwell’s Iconic ‘The Rookie’ Hits a Home Run at Auction (5/23/14)
The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room)NEW YORK – Norman Rockwell’s iconic baseball painting “The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room)” sold for $22,565,000 May 22 to … More >>


LeRoy Neiman’s Marilyn Monroe Portrait on DiMaggio-Signed Baseball Nets $96,000 (5/20/14)
marylinI met Joe DiMaggio once, when I was 17. A friend of mine was DiMaggio’s third cousin, twice-removed or something … More >>


Self-Taught Sam Doyle’s Painting of his Grandmother Soars to $204,000 at Folk Art Sale (5/15/14)
Sam DoyleBUFORD, Ga. – When Sam Doyle sat down with a few cans of house paint and a piece of rusted … More >>


Auction Report: LeRoy Neiman Art-on-Baseballs Collection for Sale (5/9/14)
mantleIn 1978, LeRoy Neiman—known for his boldly colored, expressionist artwork of athletes, musicians and sporting events—tried his hand at working … More >>


Cottone Auctions Sale to Feature Works by Greatest Names in the Art World (3/18/14)
Faunes et ChevreGENESEO N.Y – Works by some of the greatest names of 19th- and 20th-century art will be part of Cottone … More >>


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