Join us for a virtual preview and gallery walk of our upcoming September Fine Paintings & Sculpture and Fine Prints & Photographs auctions. Take a digital stroll through the gallery to view the array of artwork included in this week’s auctions, and watch video clips of department specialists Robin Starr, Liz Haff, Kate Leland, and Brianna Lovensheimer as they provide a wealth of information on several of the auction highlights.… Read More
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Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough
Tuesday, June 4 | 1:30PM – 4PM
Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Karen Keane, Jonathan Dowling & Kaitlin Shinnick will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.
Experts Available in June:
Robin S.R. Starr – Director of American & European Works of Art, will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for upcoming auctions. She is looking forward to seeing examples by listed, sought-after artists, as well as iconic works of fine art photography from the 19th through 21st centuries, with market interest over $1000.… Read More
BOSTON, MA – May 17, 2019. Skinner’s Boston May 10 auction of American & European Works of Art saw a curated two-session sale of Prints, Multiples, and Photographs followed by Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings. Participation was brisk with over 1,000 registered bidders from the U.S., Central America, United Kingdom, and Europe competing online, by telephone, in the room, and via partner platforms.John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Bologna Fountain (sold for: $183,000)
Top lots in the auction included two watercolors by John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925).… Read More
BOSTON, MA – January 14, 2019 – On Friday, January 25, Skinner presents an outstanding two-session auction of Prints, Multiples & Photographs and Paintings & Sculpture with over 350 lots spanning Old Masters through contemporary offerings.
An exceptional selection of bronze sculptures is spearheaded by an important group of western bronzes by Harry Jackson, including early works Stampede (Lot 278, Estimate: $80,000-120,000) and Range Burial (Lot 279, Estimate: $50,000-70,000) among others from the collection of Joseph Thomas Alvarez III.… Read More
Skinner’s September 21, 2018, Fine Paintings & Sculpture Auction will include a selection of artwork from the collection of singer-songwriter Dory Previn. Previn was a composer, lyricist, author, playwright, recording artist, and performer. Her early successes came in Hollywood while working for MGM, where she wrote songs for films, usually as a lyricist teaming up with her then-husband, composer and conductor André Previn.… Read More
An Evening of Art & Anecdotes with Joby Baker
Wednesday, September 19, 5:30PM
Skinner welcomes Joby Baker, the widower of Dory Previn who will discuss Dory’s art collection, music, and poetry as we tour the gallery and view her works.
This event is held in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s September 21st auction of American & European Works of Art.
Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston MA, 02116
BOSTON, MA – August 23, 2018 – On Friday, September 21, Skinner presents an outstanding two-session auction of Prints, Multiples & Photographs and Paintings & Sculpture with over 350 lots spanning Old Masters through contemporary offerings. Robin S. R. Starr, Vice President and Director of American & European Works of Art, notes, “We’re excited about the depth and breadth of the works in the September auction, from a rediscovered Gérôme masterpiece to a considerable number of fresh to the market works from private collections, including of the composer, lyricist, author, playwright, recording artist, and performer, Dory Previn.”
The marquee lot of the sale is by Jean-Léon G érôme.… Read More
Alexander Calder was an artistic “jack of all trades.” He worked in metal, from jewelry to large-scale public works; he made paintings, as a theatrical set designer; and he was also a successful lithographer. What makes Calder so compelling in any medium is his wit and energy.
I walked into the room, and before me on the table was a softly lit impressionist landscape depicting an olive grove with distant red-roofed houses. A French scene; southern France. The signature seemed to read “F.C. Frieseke”, and stylistically the painting was in the right ball park. Frederick Carl Frieseke was an American Impressionist who worked in France.