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Art Nouveau pocket watch among winners at Hermann Historica series
MUNICH – Hermann Historica enjoyed strong results for sales it held on January 31 and February 1. Highlights included jewelry, precious stones and an extensive poster collection acquired by commercial designer Willi Engelhardt, which proved to be a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Alphonse Mucha’s passions enlivened his Art Nouveau images
NEW YORK — Alphonse Mucha’s paintings and illustrations are synonymous with the Art Nouveau era. The idealized women who graced his artworks were graced with long-flowing hair and elegant garments that created alluring forms against ornate backgrounds.
Freeman’s to sell private collections of Art Nouveau Jan. 22
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – On Jan. 22, Freeman’s will hold its inaugural sale at its new location at 1600 West Girard, showcasing a unique auction of Decorative Arts & Design @1600. With over 150 lots, the sale will primarily feature French furniture and glass from two prominent, private United States collections, including numerous pieces by Louis […]
Art Nouveau trove to be dispersed at Swiss auction
GENEVA (AFP) – A decade after thieves stole a haul of Art Nouveau glassworks in a lightning raid on an exhibition, legitimate collectors will have a chance to bid for the remaining trove of the Swiss-based Neumann family. Due to go under the hammer on April 27 in the medieval castle of Gingins, a hillside […]