Sotheby's Preview November 1996.
Plumptre, George (editor).
Place Published: New Britain, Conn:
Date Published: 1996.
Description: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Sotheby's Preview Magazine. November 1996. 112 pages. Black & white and color photo illustrated. JMVintage specializes in books, magazines, and treasures related to the Duke & Duchess of Windsor..and other curiuous subjects. Front Cover: Edvard Munch, Girls on a Bridge, signed and dated 1902, oil on canvas, 100 by 102.5 cm. (393/4 by 401/4 in.) Estimate: $7,000,000-9,000,000 (£4,50Q,000-6,000,000). Impressionist & Modern Art Part I, New York, 12th November; NOVEMBER 1996 View from Sotheby's; Treasures from a Great Collection Edvard Munch's Girls on a Bridge is the latest in a succession of superlative paintings to be sold at Sotheby's from the collection formed by Wendell and Dorothy Cherry, as Ronald Varney recalls; Connoisseur [Michael] Caine: The actor's love of collecting art was eclectic and stylish, as he told Philippe Garner; A Work of Genius: John Culme unveils the Penthievre- Orleans tureen, made by Thomas Germain, the most distinguished piece of silver ever to come to auction ; People at Sotheby's; Rare Blake watercolours from The Frick Collection: An exquisite group of watercolours illustrating The Pilgrim's Progress have an intriguing history, which is unravelled by Henry Wemyss; Stylish Bravado from Sevres: Gillian Arthur applauds an ingenious and truly royal mantle clock; Masterpieces by Degas and Manet: John Tancock looks at the provenance of a group of Impressionist art from the Havemeyer collection, one of America's most illustrious private collections; A Royal Dutch Collection: Max Hemelraad tells the story of art steeped in royal history, that enlivens the collection of Princess Christina of the Netherlands; Sotheby's News; Charting Unknown Territories: Stephen Roe describes how the Mercator Atlas of Europe is a unique early masterpiece of European topographical history; A Feast of Celadon: The world's most important private collection of this subtle ceramic is admired by Julian Thompson; A Victim of Success: The vicissitudes of Jean-Michel Basquiat's career are summarised in his work, Embittered; Auctions by Category; Auction Highlights; Sotheby's International Realty; Auction CalendarBinding: Paperback
Book Id: 7654