Christie’s To Sell George Washington’s Original Thanksgiving Proclamation In November


American History is on the auction block at Christie’s in November when a proclamation signed by George Washington (estimate: $8-12 million) will be sold. The proclamation signed on October 3, 1789 established the first federal Thanksgiving and set the last Thursday of November as the day. Continue Reading

Sotheby’s Offers Historic Works By Twombly, Chamberlain and Newman From The Dia Art Foundation


The Dia Art foundation, one of the world’s preeminent Contemporary art institutions will be offering historic works by by Cy Twombly, John Chamberlain, and Barnett Newman at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale in New York this November. The proceeds from the sale will be used to establish an endowment for acquisitions that will strengthen its permanent collection. Continue Reading