Auction Block, Dec. 2022

December 7, 2022

A 1776 George Washington manuscript, Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” from a private collection, a rare U.S. Liberty Head coin that sold for twice its asking price, and a Picasso […]

Luxe Auto Allure at The Amelia 

March 9, 2022

By Sonya Bernhardt   The Amelia Concours d’Elegance, now in its 27th year, evoked more than the usual oohs and aahs from car lovers, many of whom arrived via private […]

Auction Block: January 12, 2022 Issue

January 19, 2022

Over the holiday season, auction houses were busy with a host of interesting sales including a nearly 30-year-old bottle of wine, a sapphire and diamond ring, a first edition of “Leaves of […]

Auction Block – December 8, 2021 Issue

December 13, 2021

This month’s auction block includes a bejeweled bracelet from Doyle, a seasonally appropriate Norman Rockwell from Weschler’s, a Picasso original at Sotheby’s and signed items from Ben Franklin and the […]

LAST CHANCE: Atlas Executive Director Is This Thursday’s Breakfast Speaker

October 10, 2019

Douglas Yeuell will describe how the Atlas Performing Arts Center, in a landmark movie theater, has been a key player in the rebirth of the H Street NE neighborhood. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

LAST CHANCE: Strathmore CEO to Speak This Thursday

May 6, 2019

Strathmore President and CEO Monica Jeffries Hazangeles will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at 1310 Kitchen & Bar. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

African Art Museum Is Focus of June 7 Breakfast

May 7, 2018

Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford, the new director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the George Town Club as part of Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series, sponsored by Bonhams.

The Auction Block: Asia Week 2018

March 15, 2018

Here are several choice lots coming up during Asia Week auctions in New York on March 19 and 22-23.

The Auction Block Feb. 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

BONHAMS “A Throne for Two Kings” Gonçalo Mabunda (b. 1975) Estimate: $14,000 – $21,000 Auction Date: February 28 Two years after Mozambique gained independence in 1972, civil war broke out. […]

The Auction Block Jan. 10, 2018

January 10, 2018

FREEMAN’S “Les Ombres Sur la Prairie” Blanche Hoschedé-Monet (1865–1947) Estimate: $40,000 – $60,000 Auction Date: January 23 Blanche Hoschedé-Monet became part of a family at the core of the French […]