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Early Van Gogh Landscape 'Fishing Net Menders in the Dunes' Heading for Auction 2

Early Van Gogh Landscape ‘Fishing Net Menders in the Dunes’ Heading for Auction

Vincent Van Gogh spent the early part of his career in the Netherlands and was inspired to paint an iconic landscape “Fishing Net Menders in the Dunes.” The early representation of his work is heading for the auction block and is expected to fetch up to $6 million. The painting is on display in Paris and will be auctioned June 4. It will be the first Van Gogh auctioned there in more than 20 years....
Luke Skywalker Blaster Used in Star Wars Movie Can Be Yours... For a Price 4

Luke Skywalker Blaster Used in Star Wars Movie Can Be Yours… For a Price

Luke Skywalker was pretty handy with a DL-44 Blaster in movies like “The Empire Strikes Back,” and now you can own one of the guns he used, if you’re willing to part with at least $200,000. That’s the pre-bid auction estimate. So who’s biting? Well, no one yet, according to Nate Sanders Auctions, which is handling the sale. Mark Hamill played Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford played Han Solo. ...
Warhol's Double Elvis (1963) Expected to Fetch $50 Million 12

Warhol’s Double Elvis (1963) Expected to Fetch $50 Million

Elvis Presley has been worth more dead than he ever was in his lifetime, but the late pop artist Andy Warhol could send the King of Rock through the stratosphere. A Warhol painting of Elvis is expected to fetch an astronomical sum at auction. Presley is garbed in cowboy duds, with a six-gun drawn. Sotheby's described him as "a Hollywood icon of the '60s rather than the rebellious singer who shook the world of music."...
Oscar Trash Turns Into Treasure; Auction Nets $3M  14

Oscar Trash Turns Into Treasure; Auction Nets $3M

Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer and Jean Dujardin all cherished their coveted Oscars at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, but over time, even these statuettes may become unwanted--albeit expensive--junk. Some 15 unwanted Academy Awards were sold at auction this week by Los Angeles auctioneer Nate D. Sanders....
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