30 August - 1 September 2011
PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION
[DRAMA.] -- The Drama: Its History, Literature and Influence on Civilization. Alfred Bates, editor. London: Historical Publishing Company, 1903.
20 volumes, 8o (222 x 147 mm). Colored engraved title in volume one, all volumes with titles printed in red and black, numerous engraved plates (some colored). Contemporary red half calf, spines gilt with marbled paper gilt lettering-pieces (some staining and rubbing).
LIMITED EDITION, numbered 923 of 1000 copies of the "King Edward Edition." (20)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
Sarah Bray and Anne Spilman take us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the objects offered in the August Interiors sale
Celebrity estate agent Josh Flagg on how he acquired a gilt mirror and other treasures formerly owned by Betsy Bloomingdale
Items from the personal collection of one of L.A.’s most admired antiques dealers are offered online from 7 February, and in New York on 13 February
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection