Robert Pattinson Autographs Guitar for Auction Benefiting The Midnight Mission in Los Angeles
Robert Pattinson, the teenage heartthrob popularized by the Twilight film series and star of the new romantic drama Remember Me, opening March 12, was browsing through the eclectic inventory of Norman’s Rare Guitars in Tarzana, CA, and couldn’t resist picking up a brand new Fender Telecaster and started to play. As a very talented musician and easily recognizable celebrity, it wasn’t long before store owner Norman Harris noticed Pattinson. Harris, whose store routinely attracts movie stars and Hollywood power brokers alike, struck up a casual conversation with young Pattinson …Related posts:

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Robert Pattinson Autographs Guitar for Auction Benefiting The Midnight Mission in Los Angeles


Sotheby’s To Auction Painting by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
Sotheby’s London will offer for sale, on June 2, 2010, one of the finest figure paintings by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) ever to have appeared on the market. Estimated at £800,000-1,200,000, “Jeune femme à la fontaine” enjoyed an exceptional early provenance before it was requisitioned during WW2 period. It has now been restituted to the heirs of its erstwhile owners and will be one of the centrepieces of Sotheby’s forthcoming sale of 19th Century Paintings.
Jeune femme à la fontaine’s journey through history provides a story that is as compelling as …Related posts:

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Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art Auction
A rare Eastern Plains Catlinite Double-Bowl pipe is featured in Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art Auction on March 26, 2010. With two trapezoidal bowls decorated with human hands and bear claws of lead inlay, this piece dates to the mid-19th century and is one of only a few known examples found in collections around the world. The auction will lead with nearly 400 lots of American Indian Art and followed by a strong selection of respected 19th and 20th century western artists such as Edgar Payne and J.H. Sharp.
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Bonhams New York to Auction An Important Private Maritime Collection
On April 14 at Bonhams a significant private American collection of Maritime paintings, ephemera and models will be sold in New York. Entitled An Important Maritime Collection, Including Maritime Paintings and Shipbuilders’ Models, the auction features over 100 lots, and the collection in its entirety is estimated to realize in excess of $1.4 million.
As Gregg Dietrich, Head of Maritime, states, “This collection represents an important vignette into ship design and Maritime history from the Mid-19th century through the Mid-20th century, charting the evolution from sail to the steam era.”
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Bonhams New York to Auction An Important Private Maritime Collection


Lusitano Horse Auction Reports Record Sales
A four-year-old newly-trained Interagro Lusitano stallion brought a record price of US$145,000.00 recently at The 2010 Lusitano Collection™ International Horse Auction held at The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. With a record attendance of 250 people, the third consecutive U.S. auction attracted a prestigious crowd of notable trainers, breeders, professional riders and amateur practitioners from various regions of the United States and Canada. This select group of horse connoisseurs and aficionados of the equestrian disciplines did not hesitate to make their preferences known for the …Related posts:

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