Art In America

Auction Houses Report Mixed Results for Asian Sales

Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian art sale on Sept. 10 realized $2.6 million, with 58% of by lot and 63% by value finding buyers. An untitled canvas by MF Husain expected to bring as much as $700,000 carried the highest estimate of...

Maritime Painting Leads at Sotheby's Old Masters Sale

Sotheby's sale of Old Master and British paintings in London on July 4th lacked the big-ticket item that propelled Christie's sale the previous evening to $133.4 million. Of 43 lots offered, 29 found buyers (or 67%) for a total of $50.6 million, at...

In London, John Constable Sets Auction Records

This week in London the auction houses join dozens of galleries by hosting sales of old master & British paintings during the city's Old Masters Week. Christie's evening session on July 3 totaled $133.4 million for 54 lots, near the high end of the...

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