Another whopper of an auction week, as the next round of Aristophil material goes under the hammer.

Sotheby's Dada Data: Books and Boîtes by Marcel Duchamp and Others sale ends on Monday, November 16. The first twenty-eight lots are from the collection of

Here's what's coming up this week:

Artcurial in Paris will sell Livres & Manuscrits on Tuesday, September 22, in 236 lots. One of twenty deluxe copies of the 1959 exhibition catalog of the Exposition

Paris - In its Comic Strips sale on November 21, 2020, Artcurial will reveal an exceptional and highly original item: the artwork by Georges Rémi, known as Hergé, designed for the cover of the 1936 album Le Lotus bleu.

Deemed too costly to reproduce with the four-colour technique used in 1936, the design was

Doré, at least in the world of antiquarian books, is a name that hardly needs an introduction. Gustave Doré (1832-1883) was a French artist who found enormous commercial success by illustrating everything from classics to comics, and notably, Bibles. As the Getty Museum notes, “Dramatic, chiaroscuro

A very busy week coming up in the salerooms; here are a few of the auctions I'll be watching.

Things kick off with six sales on Tuesday, December 10:

Illustration Art at Swann Galleries, in 280 lots; these include several illustrations by Ludwig Bemelmans and Edward Gorey.


Paris — For its Comic Strips sale, Artcurial will be auctioning, for the first time, a collection of original drawings from the adventures of Caroline. These 22 illustrations, estimated between €3,000 and 6,000 have come directly from the illustrator Pierre Probst’s family.

The auction will also be offering a Tintin

Before we get to the very busy calendar of sales coming up this week, I must note a couple of the results from last week's auction at Christie's, which saw Einstein's "God Letter" set a new auction record for an Einstein letter at $2,892,500, and a copy of 

On 3 to 9 November 2014, Artcurial will show future sales highlights in New York, at the Arader Galleries in the heart of the Upper East Side. This will provide an opportunity for international collectors and enthusiasts to view a selection of the most prestigious pieces appearing in the IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN and POST-WAR &

Paris—During the first half of 2014, Artcurial realised a sales total of 105 M?? / 142 M$, up 14.6% on the same period in 2013, with some 61 sales organised across twenty different specialist fields.

This figure does not include the Collectors’ Car sale on 5 July 2014 (estimate : ?? 9M), the Furniture and Decorative