Albrecht Dürer

A Spring Celebration of Dürer at the National Gallery

Washington, DC—Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) is widely considered the greatest German artist. From March 24 through June 9, 2013, the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria, will lend to the National Gallery of Art 118 works on paper by Dürer for a magnificent exhibition that will be on view only in Washington. Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina features nearly all of Dürer's finest watercolors and drawings from the collection of the Albertina, as well as 27 of the museum's related engravings and woodcuts.

In the Company of Animals: Art, Literature, and Music at the Morgan

New York, NY, February 16, 2012— Animals have provided a particularly fertile source of inspiration for artists, writers, and composers for centuries. From the carving of ancient seals with fearsome lions and mythical beasts, to the depiction of the serpent in representations of Biblical scenes by such luminaries as Albrecht Dürer, to more recent portrayals of endearing animal figures in children's stories, such as Babar and Winnie the Pooh, animals are everywhere.

Illustrated Fontaine Fables Highlights Bonhams Fall Auction

Los Angeles/New York - On October 10, collectors focused their attention on Bonhams highly anticipated Fine Books & Manuscripts auction.  Simulcast to New York, the Los Angeles-based sale was comprised of fine and rare first edition books, maps, manuscripts, ephemera and illustration art. Bonhams is proud to be the only auction house to offer bi-coastal previews to Books & Manuscripts clients.