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September 22, 2020 Artcurial

Books & Manuscripts
Sale #4033

Sept 22nd 14:30 (lot 1 to 218)
Sept 22nd 18:00 (lot 219 to 240)

EXHIBITION:
Sept 17th 11am - 6pm
Sept 18th 11am - 6pm
Sept 19th 11am - 6pm
Sept 21st 11am - 6pm

Artcurial
7 Rond-Point des Champs-Élysées
Marcel-Dassault

Paris, France

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September 23, 2020 Freeman's Auctions - Online only

Ritual and Culture
Sale #1680

10am

Preview by appt. only.

Freeman's Auctions

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September 23, 2020 Guernsey's -- Online Auction

The Legendary Vladi Collection of Historical Maps
One of the world's preeminent map collection comes to auction

The auction will include over 300 examples of the finest quality antique maps, with proceeds benefiting MapAction, an organization that uses maps to aid those in disaster-stricken areas. In addition to a discerning collector of maps, Farhad Vladi, is the foremost international island broker, having sold more than 2,000 private islands over his near five-decade career. His interest in antique maps was born out of his interest in islands. Whenever he represented an island, he would seek out antique maps of that island to gift to his clients. What began as a generous gesture burgeoned into a world-class collection.

In addition to individual maps, the collection includes atlases and map sets. The atlases in the collection by Ortelius and Mercator, the inventors of the modern-day atlas, are exquisite examples with very fine coloring. One of the most sought-after examples of the history of cartography is the set of maps by Willem Jansz Blaeu, all colored by hand, that depict the world as known to his contemporaries of the four continents.

12pm

Guernsey's Auction
65 East 93rd Street (between Madison & Park)

New York, NY

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September 24, 2020 El RemaTe Subastas

AUCTION OF ANTIQUE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PRINTS,
ENGRAVINGS, MAPS AND COLLECTING ON PAPER

18.00

El RemaTe Subastas
Calle de Modesto Lafuente, 12

Madrid, Spain

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September 24, 2020 The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Presents: The Very Virtual Benefit & Auction

The virtual fundraiser is being held in lieu of the Museum’s annual Carle Honors Benefit Gala, which has been postponed to September 2021. Proceeds will support the Museum and our art and literacy programs, including our online and in-person picture book art exhibitions, art projects, and educational resources for children, families, and educators around the world. 

The evening will feature celebrities and guest artists and authors in the world of picture books, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at exciting exhibitions coming up at The Carle. The broadcast will have a special virtual message by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, who together have written more than 30 best-selling books for children. Other inspiring segments will include Tami Charles reading her powerful forthcoming book All Because You Matter, illustrated by Bryan Collier, an exhibition video from Sandra Boynton and Yo-Yo Ma, and appearances by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Melissa Sweet, and David Wiesner, among other leaders in the field.

A special auction representing the kind of exceptional art on view at The Carle will open for silent bidding before the event. Two pieces of art will be auctioned live with an auctioneer during the broadcast. 

The nineteen confirmed auction artists are: Sophie Blackall, Sandra Boynton, Eric Carle, Bryan Collier, Diane Dillon, Tony DiTerlizzi, Vashti Harrison, Oliver Jeffers, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Grace Lin, LeUyen Pham, Jerry Pinkney, Christian Robinson, Maurice Sendak, Don Tate, Raúl The Third, Evan Turk, Rosemary Wells, and Mo Willems. The art auction will open for bidding on Friday, September 18. The two items for the live auction will be available for preview at that time.

7:00pm - 7:45pm

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road

Amherst, MA

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