NEW YORK CITY — “Two Centuries of American History,” Sotheby’s sale of rare books and manuscripts on May 26, charting the development of the United States of America, achieved $6,183,250.... Read Full Article.
LONDON — A masterwork by John Constable, R.A. (1776–1837), the full-scale six-foot sketch for “View on the Stour near Dedham,” circa 1821–22, will be offered alongside other masterpieces.... Read Full Article.
LONDON — Led by an unrecorded first folio at Christie’s, the firm’s sale of the William Shakespeare’s first four folios on May 25, commemorating 400 years since the playwrights’ death.... Read Full Article.
NEW YORK CITY — There was energy in the salesrooms of the city’s major auction houses this past week as back-to-back American art sales were conducted.... Read Full Article.
RHINEBECK, N.Y. — Antiques at Rhinebeck kicks off this weekend, May 28-29, offering an across-the-board selection of quality antiques spanning continents, centuries and styles.... Read Full Article.
LISBON FALLS, MAINE — The May 6-7 sales at Daniel Buck’s gallery offered a wide selection of merchandise, including a 1923 Model T Ford, automobilia, good bottles and flasks.... Read Full Article.
Redding, Conn., resident Hugh Karraker, is a great-grandson of Belgian-American inventor Leo Baekeland, who more than 100 years ago invented Bakelite, the grandfather of all synthetic plastics.... Read Full Article.
GREENWICH, CONN. — Margarita Karasoulas, curator at The Bruce Museum, introduces her new exhibition entitled “Electric Paris.”.... Read Full Article.
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