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10 December 2018

December 5, 2018 LONDON: Roseberys London capped off a bumper 2018 with the intriguing studio dispersal of Marie ‘Marevna’ Vorobieff (1892-1984), the well-connected Russian-born painter best known for her work with Cubism. The single-owner sale offered a rare opportunity to acquire art produced during the Cubist period, as well as Marevna’s later works, and comprised […]

07 December 2018

December 4, 2018 LONDON: This explosive example of Abstract Expressionism by one of the movement’s leading female talents was the star turn in a sale of 20th century Art & Design at Roseberys London.Simply titled Kanvas, the fiery work was created in 1958 by American painter Grace Hartigan (1922-2008) (lot 374). The New Jersey-born artist, (who […]

03 December 2018

November 21, 2018 LONDON: A pair of majestic Venetian views soared to £32,000 (£40,000 with premium) at Roseberys London on November 21. The so called ‘capriccio’ oils (lot 62), comprising a fantastical mix of real and imagined buildings, were well executed examples after the great Italian artist Canaletto. The 61 x 82cm oil on panels […]

26 November 2018

LONDON: “What is your dream house?” That was the question Terry Farrell (b.1938), the renowned British architect behind the MI6 building, Charing Cross station and the KK100 tower in Shenzhen, asked his eight-year-old son Max. The answer – a cross between a space station and an oil rig – inspired this huge 176cm high hand-built […]

23 November 2018

LONDON: Fierce competition emerged for this rare and exquisite natural pearl and Belle Epoque diamond necklace (lot 287), offered as the final lot in a sale of jewellery and watches at Roseberys London. Bidding in the November 20 sale commenced at £50,000, rising quickly to £100,000 before it was finally secured by one of three phone […]

21 November 2018

LONDON: Paintings showing a rare glimpse into the forgotten ways of traditional Korean life starred in a sale of Asian art at Roseberys London on November 12. The set of sixteen paintings on silk (lot 502) were created by Kim Jun Keun, better known by his artistic name Kisan, who focused on genre scenes of everyday life […]

12 November 2018

LONDON: All is not what it seems in these impressive Venetian views, which will go under the hammer in a sale devoted to pictures at Roseberys London on November 21. Inspired by the great Canaletto, these so called ‘capriccio’ oils (lot 62) are comprised of a fantastical mix of real and imagined buildings. The setting […]

12 November 2018

LONDON:  A Regency bust of a British War General who served under the Duke of Wellington is heading to auction alongside nearly 400 lots of furniture, works of art ceramics, silver and glass at Roseberys London on November 22. The Viscount William Carr Beresford (1768-1854) served in the Peninsula War of 1808-14 and was responsible […]

09 November 2018

London: An exquisite Belle Epoque drop-shaped saltwater pearl necklace leads a strong line up of jewellery and watches going under the hammer at Roseberys London on November 20. Natural (as opposed to cultured) pearls are highly coveted on the secondary market, particularly among buyers in the Middle East. The drop-shaped natural pearl in this antique […]

07 November 2018

The Studio Collection of Marie Vorobieff Marevna. Narrated by Head of Sales Tess O’Brien On December 5, Roseberys London will offer the studio contents of Marie ‘Marevna’ Vorobieff (1892-1984), the Russian-born painter known for her work with Cubism and Pointillism. A rare opportunity to acquire art produced during the Cubist period, the single-owner sale comprises over […]