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Online Talks from London Art Week, March 2021

John Carter, View of the Library at Strawberry Hill, watercolour, 23.7 × 28.8 cm, from Horace Walpole, A Description of the Villa … at Strawberry-Hill (Strawberry Hill, 1784). The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. ◊  ◊ ...
From: Enfilade on 14 Mar 2021

Online Talk | A New Copley Acquisition

This Wednesday, from Vermont’s Shelburne Museum, as announced at ArtDaily: Together Again: A New Acquisition Reunites a Pair of Copley Portraits Online, Shelburne Museum, 17 February 2021, 6pm (ET) Join Shelburne Museum director Tom Denenberg to...
From: Enfilade on 16 Feb 2021

At Christie’s | In Praise of America

Lot 103: Carved and painted oak box (detail), attributed to the shop of Thomas Dennis (d. 1706), Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1670–1700 (estimate: $15,000–30,000). ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release from Christie’s...
From: Enfilade on 14 Jan 2021

At Sotheby’s | Sassoon: A Golden Legacy

Front and back views of a parcel-gilt silver and enamel Torah Shield, signed and dated In Hebrew, Elimelekh Tzoref Of Stanislav, 1782, 8 inches high. Estimate $600–900,000. More information is available here. ◊  ◊  ◊ ...
From: Enfilade on 6 Dec 2020

Masterpiece Online 2020, Panel Discussions

From the schedule: Masterpiece Online, Panel Discussions 22–28 June 2020 Masterpiece Online showcases our exhibitors’ knowledge and passion, reproducing that sense of discovery that sparks new conversations at the fair. Join us for live panel...
From: Enfilade on 21 Jun 2020

At Auction | Horse Racing Tickets

Lot 276: Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle Grand Stand, 1800, silver, unsigned, grandstand, rev. horse standing right, held by a jockey, named (His Grace the Duke of Northumberland), 31mm, 15.05g (W 1545; D & W 323/17; cf. DNW 157, 1319-20)....
From: Enfilade on 12 May 2020

Trinity Fine Art Offers Ricci’s Lapiths and Centaurs at TEFAF

Sebastiano Ricci, The Battle of the Lapiths and the Centaurs, early eighteenth century, oil on canvas, 63 × 76 cm (Offered at TEFAF Maastricht 2020 by Trinity Fine Art for approximately one million euros). ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ ...
From: Enfilade on 2 Mar 2020

At Sotheby’s | 1794 Charter for America’s First African Free School

Press release, via Art Daily (27 February 2020). . . Sotheby’s announced today that the Books & Manuscripts department will offer the 1794 land indenture for the use and benefit of New York City’s African Free School—founded by...
From: Enfilade on 28 Feb 2020

At Christie’s | American Week

Joshua Johnson (ca.1763–after 1824), A Pair of Portraits: Boy with Squirrel and Girl with Dog, oil on canvas, 30 × 24 inches. Lot 219: estimate, 100,000–150,000. Related paintings by Johnson date from around 1800 to 1805. ◊ ...
From: Enfilade on 27 Dec 2019

London Art Week Winter 2019

From the press release: London Art Week Winter London, 1–6 December 2019 The galleries and auction houses of London Art Week throw open their doors for the third iteration of LAW Winter, from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December 2019. Thirty-two special...
From: Enfilade on 23 Nov 2019

At Sotheby’s | Fine European Ceramics

Pair of Sèvres bottle coolers (Seaux à bouteille) from a service for Madame du Barry, ca. 1770, each side reserved with a gilt-edged circular medallion depicting a seated putto in a landscape with attributes of Music, Poetry, War, and Peace–with...
From: Enfilade on 19 Nov 2019

At Sotheby’s | Canaletto Drawing Sets New Auction Record

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (1697–1768), The Presentation of the Doge in San Marco, ca. 1766–67, pen and brown ink and three shades of grey wash, heightened with touches of (partly oxidised) white over black chalk, within original...
From: Enfilade on 13 Jul 2019

At Sotheby’s | Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition

Thomas Smith, View of Chatsworth from the Southwest, 1740–44, oil on canvas (Chatwsorth) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From Chatsworth: Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition Sotheby’s New York, 28 June — 18...
From: Enfilade on 28 Jun 2019

At Sotheby’s | Old Masters Evening Sale

Thomas Gainsborough, Going to Market, Early Morning, oil on canvas, 122 × 147 cm (lot 22, estimate £7–9 million). ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release, via Art Daily: Old Masters Evening Sale (Sale L19033)...
From: Enfilade on 28 Jun 2019

At Christie’s | Old Master Paintings and Sculpture Sales

Claude-Joseph Vernet, Un port de mer au clair de lune, 1774, oil on canvas, 115 × 163 cm (Lot 33: sold for €416,000) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release, via Art Daily: Tableaux anciens et du XIXème siècle...
From: Enfilade on 28 Jun 2019

At Sotheby’s | MFA, Boston Acquires Two Paris of Torah Finials

Press release (via Art Daily, 11 June 2019) . . . Important Judaica Featuring the Serque Collection (Sale N10086) Sotheby’s, New York, 5 June 2019 Jurgen Richels, German parcel-gilt silver Torah finials, made in Hamburg, ca. 1688–89, acquired...
From: Enfilade on 12 Jun 2019

At Christie’s | Masterpieces from a Rothschild Collection

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Dans les blés (estimate: £700,000–1 million) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From the press release (via Art Daily) . . . Masterpieces from a Rothschild Collection (Sale 17726) Christie’s,...
From: Enfilade on 12 May 2019

At Christie’s | Asian Art

Press release (via Art Daily) . . . Art d’Asie (Sale 17457) Christie’s, Paris, 12 June 2019 Imperial embroidered silk robe dating from the end of the Qianlong period (1736–1795). Estimate: €80,000–120,000. On 12 June, Christie’s...
From: Enfilade on 3 May 2019

At Christie’s | Desmarais Collection

Jean-Henri Riesener, Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Bois Satine, Amaranth, Sycamore, and Marquetry Commode, 1774 (Lot 51: estimate: $700,000–1,000,000). ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release for the sale: The Desmarais Collection:...
From: Enfilade on 7 Apr 2019

Salon du Dessin 2019

From the press kit: Salon du Dessin 2019 Palais Brongniart, Paris, 27 March — 1 April 2019 The eagerly anticipated Salon du Dessin will take place again this spring under the vaulted roof of Paris’s Palais Brongniart and will once again feature...
From: Enfilade on 28 Mar 2019

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