Category Archives: Paintings

Collection of Helen W. Benjamin Sotheby’s 1996

Property from the Collection of Helen W. Benjamin
Mrs. Benjamin was a trustee of Mount Sinai Hospital and her husband, a corporate lawyer, developed an interest in contemporary art that led to her involvement with the Whitney Museum. She served as a member of its Painting and Sculpture Committee from 1978 to 1989. Works included by Delvaux, Feininger, Giacometti, Gonzalez, Magritte, Man Ray Moore, Morandi, Nicholson, Picasso, Richier and Tanguy

2nd May 1996

New York

Rare well illustrated catalogue
Condition very good

Price £14.00


Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales Australia

Property from the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Fine Australian Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings, Prints and Books, European and American Works of Art

19 & 20 August 1996

Well illustrated colour catalogue
Extract of Lots 1 to 49
Condition Excellent

Price £12.00


Property from the estate of Giancarlo Baroni 2013

Estate of Giancarlo Baroni, brought a strong total of $13,859,634, above pre-sale expectations of $8.4 – 12.1 million. Bidders from around the globe filled the salesroom actively pursuing works from the renowned Old Master connoisseur, collector and dealer’s collection, which ranged from 15th century gold ground paintings to works by El Greco, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bernardo Bellotto and Giovanni Boldini, among others. The sale was led by Eva Gonzalès’ La demoiselle d’honneur, which achieved $2,546,500, more than four times its pre-sale high estimate of $600,000, and a new record for the artist at auction. The evening session alone brought in $11.6 million.

29 & 30 January 2013
New York

Very Heavy well illustrated catalogue, includes the results sheet
Condition Excellent

Price £22.00


Pennsylvania German Folk & Decorative Arts from Mr & Mrs Richard Flanders Smith

Pennsylvania German Folk Art and Decorative Arts from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Flanders Smith
Includes furniture, toys, quilts, housewares, baskets and all manner of folk art items from Mennonite, Amish and generally Pennsylvania Dutch craftsmen of this and previous centuries.
3rd June 1995

Lebanon Valley Exposition Center

Well illustrated heavy rare catalogue
Condition Very Good

Price £18.00


Fine Furniture, Paintings, Sculpture & Works of Art the Estate of John F. Fleming

Fine European Furniture, Paintings, Sculpture and Works of Art from the Estate of John F. Fleming
John Francis Fleming was born in 1910 and grew up in New York City. He got his start in the book business when he was fifteen as a clerk for the renowned “Napoleon of Books,” A. S. W. Rosenbach. Rosenbach was Fleming’s patron and mentor. Fleming worked his way up in Rosenbach’s company, ascending from clerk to manager to vice president.

17th June 1989

New York

Well illustrated rare catalogue
Condition Very Good

Price £16.00


Russian Art

Spectacular selection of paintings and works of art in this Russian Art sale, the majority of which were offered from private collections, including Aristarkh Lentulov’s vibrant Cubo-Futurist Landscape with bridge, Kislovodsk and a rare and important pair of porcelain vases by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, Period of Nicholas I. The catalogue also features major paintings from such Russian masters as Roerich, Vereshchagin, Gorbatov, Golovin and Burliuk in addition to significant pieces by Fabergé and an important group of rare Russian Silver. With over 300 lots ranging from £1,000 to £1,500,000, this sale presented one of the finest assemblages of Russian Art at auction in recent history.

2nd June 2014

Well illustrated heavy catalogue
Condition Excellent includes the results sheet

Price £14.00