Worthpoint Painting Beats Estimate in Huge Sotheby’s Auction
A painting stored in the closet of a Boulder home and brokered by WorthPoint has sold at Sotheby’s prestigious spring sale of Impressionist and Modern Art for nearly 50 percent above its low estimate.
The painting, “Coin De Paris, Rue de Meaux,” by Takanori Oguiss sold in the second day of the two-day auction for $103,000. Its pre-sale estimate was $70,000-$90,000.
Lennon’s “Give Peace A Chance” Lyrics to be Auctioned
LONDON – “It will be worth something someday,” John Lennon told Gail Renard four decades ago, handing her scribbled lyrics to “Give Peace a Chance.”
Those lyrics are featured among Renard’s rock and pop collectibles that will be auctioned by Christie’s of London. The lyrics will go on public view in New York on May 7-20 and in London on July 5. They will be auctioned on July 10.