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Christie’s Previews Lots from Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales in...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s presented in Hong Kong one of George Stubbs’ most important works at the Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on 5 July 2011 in London. Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey by...

Christie’s Previews Lot from Impressionist & Modern Art Sale in Hong...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s presented in Hong Kong one of George Stubbs’ most important works at the Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on 5 July 2011 in London. Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey by Ge...

Local Derbyshire Scene Bought for Buxton Museum and Art Gallery by...

LONDON.- National fundraising charity the Art Fund has helped Buxton Museum and Art Gallery acquire an important 18th century painting capturing a local scene. The Art Fund contributed £6,666 towards the acquisition of View of Matlock, Derbyshire by W...

Rarely Seen 18th-Century Pastel Portraits on View in New Exhibition at...

NEW YORK, N Y.- Pastel quite suddenly became popular throughout Europe in the 18th century, so much so that, by 1750, some 2,500 artists and amateurs were working in pastel in Paris alone. Portraits in pastel were commissioned by all ranks of society, ...

Rarely Seen 18th-Century Pastel Portraits on View in New Exhibition at...

NEW YORK, N Y.- Pastel quite suddenly became popular throughout Europe in the 18th century, so much so that, by 1750, some 2,500 artists and amateurs were working in pastel in Paris alone. Portraits in pastel were commissioned by all ranks of society, ...

From Street Singer to Mistress of David Garrick, Bonhams Offers Portrait...

LONDON.- A portrait miniature of the 18th century actress Margaret “Peg” Woffington by the artist James Ferguson, is one of the highlights of the Fine Portrait Miniatures sale on the 25th May at Bonhams, Knightsbridge and is estimated to sell...

Old Masters Meet Contemporary Artists When Bernheimer-Colnaghi Exhibits at Masterpiece London

LONDON.- Bernheimer-Colnaghi will show the unusual combination of Old Master paintings and contemporary photographs at the second staging of Masterpiece London, the luxury fair that was launched to great acclaim last summer and will take place in the S...

Spanish Police Recover Stolen Masterpieces

MADRID (AP).- Spanish investigators have recovered stolen masterpieces by two of the country's most revered artists: Goya and El Greco, a police statement said Friday. The oil on canvas works, Goya's 18th-century "The Apparition of the Virgin of Pilar...

Exhibition in Houston Explores the Five Senses Through Works by Masters

HOUSTON, TX- Picturing the Senses in European Art, organized by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, explores artists’ interest in evoking the five senses through both allegorical and realistic associations. The exhibition of 16th-, 17th- and 18...

Christie’s Backs Stubbs to Join Old Masters Elite, Painting Expected to...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Christie's will offer a George Stubbs horse painting for sale in London on July 5 and expects it to make more than 20 million pounds ($33 million), potentially putting it in the Old Masters auction elite. "Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath...

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