Socialite Maureen Dunkel Force by Bankruptcy to Sell
Princess Diana wearing one of the dresses up for auction in March.
Ten of Princess Diana’s
most iconic dresses, once owned by Florida socialite Maureen Dunkel
, are up for auction to satisfy creditors in her bankruptcy case, creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of fashion history.
Called His Golden Muse During Highly Productive Period
“Woman sitting near a window” is of Picasso’s young mistress.
rivaled other modern-era painters with the sale of a 1932 painting of his “golden muse” for a stunning $45 million at Sotheby’s in London. The impressionist and modern art sale also included Monet, Edgar Degas
Record-Setting Price Stunned Art World at Time of Sale
New York billionaire Leon Black spent $120 million in 12 minutes of furious bidding to become the proud owner of one of four copies of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece “The Scream.”
Personal Copy of Constitution, Bill of Rights Set Record for U.S. Docs
George Washington at the signing of the U.S. Constitution from the famous Howard Chandler Christy painting.
presided over the Constitutional Convention
that drafted the U.S. Constitution so it was only natural that he got a copy of the august document and Bill of Rights, both of which just set a record at auction for U.S. documents.
Chinese and Asian Buyers Are Paying Record Prices for Art
Roy Lichtenstein's Sleeping Girl was expected to sell for $40 million
The art market shows no signs of cooling off after record sale prices in the past week for works like Andy Warhol’s
“Double Elvis,” Roy Lichtenstein’s
“Sleeping Girl,” and Mark Rothko’s
“Orange, Red, Yellow.”
First growth horizontal lot wines from 2000 in France Also Featured
de Luze et Fils Grand Fine Champagne Cognac 1820
A bottle of 1820 A. De Luze et Fils grand fine champagne cognac is one of the highlights of a fine wine auction in Boston next month. Wines from Bordeaux, Napa, Burgundy and the Champagne region of France will also be featured.
Hot Market for Contemporary Art Could Push Up Price Even More
Elvis Presley has been worth more dead than he ever was in his lifetime, but the late pop artist Andy Warhol could send the King of Rock through the stratosphere. A Warhol painting of Elvis is expected to set a new record at auction.