Norman Rockwell

N.C. Wyeth, Rockwell Lead $7.2-Million Auction at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX – A pair of paintings by iconic American artist Newell Convers Wyeth combined to sell for more than $1.1 million, leading Heritage Auctions’ American Art Auction to a record $7,294,250 in total sales with a sell-through rate of 90 percent by value. The final total for the sale, in which auction records were established for eight artists, was the largest ever for American Art in Heritage Auctions’ history.

Crockwell, Elvgren and Rockwell Highlight Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Event

DALLAS — Gil Elvgren’s racy ‘Bare Essentials,’ a 1957 Brown & Bigelow calendar painting from the peak era of the classic American pin up, is expected to realize $75,000+ in its auction debut as part of Heritage Auctions’ July 31 Illustration Art Signature® event in Dallas. Elvgren’s iconic image heralds a veritable who’s who of 19th and 20th century artists.

Rockwell Exhibition Closes, Two New Exhibitions Open at Crystal Bridges

BENTONVILLE, AR — The halls of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art were especially busy this spring, as visitors from near and far came to view American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell, a traveling exhibition organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. When the exhibition concluded on May 27 after its 11-week duration, more than 121,000 people had visited the museum to view it.

Gil Elvgren Dominates Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Event

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Collector enthusiasm for the works Gil Elvgren remains undiminished as the great illustrators’ work dominated the top 10 lots of Heritage Auctions’ $3,000,000+ March 3 Illustration Art Signature® Auction, led by Vision of Beauty (Unveiling), 1947 (Realized: $140,500) and Let's Eat Out, 1967 (Realized: $104,500), both of which come from the continually prolific Estate of Charles Martignette. All prices include Buyer’s Premium.