Tag Archives: Sotheby’s London

Sotheby’s to Offer the Collection of Mark Birley from his London Home

28
Jan
2013
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Sotheby’s London announced that it will offer for sale the collection of renowned arbiter of taste and fêted London club owner Mark Birley (1930-2007), on 21st March 2013. The auction will comprise property fro Thurloe Lodge, his home in Kensington … Continue reading  

A Rare Collection of French Impressionist & Modern Art to be Auctioned

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Jan
2013
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Sotheby’s London announced that it will offer for sale the distinguished collection of George, 9th Earl of Jersey (1910-1998). The auctions on 5th and 6th February 2013 will present the rare phenomenon of an English aristocratic collection of French Impressionist … Continue reading  

Picasso and Monet to Lead Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

15
Jan
2013
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Sotheby’s London forthcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on Tuesday 5th February 2013 will be led by a monumental 1932 portrait of Picasso’s ‘golden muse’ Marie-Therese Walter (est. £25-35 million). Featuring an exceptional group of works from eminent collections, … Continue reading  

Andrei Tarkovsky Archive Shatters Estimates, Sells for $2.4 Million

29
Nov
2012
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Soviet film-maker Andrei Tarkovsky’s personal archives sold at auction in London for £1.5 million ($2.4 million, 1.85 million) on Wednesday, returning to Russia at the end of a fierce bidding war. The 18-minute battle, which saw the sale price rise … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s to Offer the Only Surviving Artwork from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

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Nov
2012
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On 13th November 2012, Sotheby’s London will offer an image familiar to millions of music fans around the world – Sir Peter Blake’s original 1967 collage for the insert for The Beatles’ legendary Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – … Continue reading  

Fontana, Manzoni and Marini Headline Sotheby’s Upcoming London Sale of 20th Century Italian Art

27
Sep
2012
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Sotheby’s London presents its forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale, which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2012. The auction will include major works by Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Alberto Burri, Marino Marini and Giorgio Morandi, in addition to … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s to Offer an Opulent Private Collection of Precious European Goldsmith’s Work

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Sep
2012
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Sotheby’s London will offer an unrivalled private collection of precious Central European silver and goldsmith’s art in the single-owner sale “Dr. Heller’s Lexicon” on 4th December 2012. Over 200 works, spanning four centuries – from the 16th to the 20th … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s To Present Part of Chelsea collection in its Modern & Post-War British Art Sales

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Sep
2012
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Sotheby’s London will present Property from a Chelsea Collection as part of its Modern and Post-War British Art sale on 13th & 14th November 2012. This important group of 56 works, by artists including Frank Auerbach, Lucian Freud, John Craxton … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s London to Present a Rare and Important Offering of Old Master and British Paintings

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Jul
2012
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Sotheby’s London will present an outstanding selection of rare and important masterpieces in its Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on July 4th 2012. The sale will, notably, feature no less than three large paintings by Pieter Brueghel the … Continue reading  

Joan Miró Masterpiece Sells for $36.9 Million Setting a World Record

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Jun
2012
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Tonight in a dramatic bidding battle at Sotheby’s London saleroom, a new benchmark was set when Joan Miró’s 1927 modern masterpiece Peinture (Étoile Bleue) sold for £23,561,250 / $36,946,396 / €29,260,764, exceeding the pre-sale estimate of £15-20 m / US$ … Continue reading