Entries by Tom Hoepf

Trove of war posters discovered in library basement

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – One poster in a recently discovered trove vilifies the Nazis with a sword through a Bible and the words “This Is the Enemy.” Some encouraged self-sacrifice by promoting recycling, planting gardens and buying potatoes. Still others warned that loose lips can literally sink ships and get American soldiers killed.

Top 20th-century photographers lead gravure auction Nov. 21

NEW YORK – Fifty famous images produced by the most significant names in photography are offered in a Jasper52 auction dubbed Vintage Gravures: The Premium Sale, which will take place online Wednesday, Nov. 21. Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking process used for rich, high-quality photo reproduction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Asian decorative art to star at Turner Auctions + Appraisals Nov. 20

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – On Tuesday, Nov. 20, Turner Auctions + Appraisals is will offer a wide selection of Asian Decorative Works of Arts. The sale features over 210 lots from China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and other countries, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Rare artworks grace Clars Auction Gallery event Nov. 17-18

OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will host an important sale Nov. 17 and 18 that will feature impressive and rare works by both American and European artists. Also to be presented will be exceptional works in sterling, art glass and a number of special collections. Clars’ November 2018 Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry […]

Fine estate items in Auctions at Showplace sale Nov. 18

NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will conduct a 302-lot sale of fine and decorative arts, furniture, lighting and more on Sunday, Nov. 18, beginning at noon Eastern. The top lot is expected to be a Fernandino Vichi-attributed neo-Renaissance bronze Putti Concerto sculpture (above). Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.