News about Catholic Art
Wreck of 17th-century royal warship found off UK coast
LONDON (AP) – Explorers and historians are telling the world about the discovery of the wreck of a royal warship that sank in 1682 while carrying a future king of England, Ireland and Scotland.
$2M gold relic stolen, angel statue beheaded at Brooklyn church
NEW YORK (AP) – Police say someone broke into the altar at a New York City church, stole a $2 million gold relic and removed the head from a statue of an angel at some point late last week. The incident happened between 6:30 pm May 26 and 4 pm May 28 at St. Augustine’s […]
John Dorfman joins Skinner as director of Books & Manuscripts
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Skinner Auctioneers announces the appointment of John Dorfman as the company’s director of Books & Manuscripts. In his capacity with the auction house, Dorfman will oversee the research, acquisition and sale of rare books, historical documents, autographs and ephemera.
Grand English estate’s collection offered at Dreweatts, May 10
LONDON – Dreweatts will sell the contents of Rawdon Hall, home of the same family for more than 425 years, in Town & Country: The Collections of Charles Plante and Rawdon Hall, scheduled for Tuesday, May 10. The historic house in Yorkshire contains an extensive collection of fine art, including family portraits, furniture and works of […]