• Antiques And The Arts Weekly
    Spaniard's Venetian View Finds Favor With European Bidder at DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. — DuMouchelle's March 25-26 auctions included more than 800 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century pieces of fine and decorative art, including more treasures from the collection of Michigan Senator Jack Faxon,
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly04/16/2021
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    Bertoia ‘Willow’ Sculpture Tops Robust Sessions At DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. — DuMouchelles’ February 25-26 auctions included more than 800 curated pieces of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century fine and decorative art from the estate of Senator Jack Faxon and other prominent estates and collectors.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly03/12/2021
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    David Shepherd Wildlife Portraits Reign at DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. – Day two of DuMouchelles’ January 28-29 auctions was still raging on when the firm’s Karen Beecher reported standouts of the sale – two oils on canvas of African wildlife by David Shepherd OBE, FRSA (British, 1931-2017). Shepherd’s iconic African elephant, “A Happy Elephant,” 24 by 52 inches, sold for $57,150
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly01/22/2021
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    DuMouchelles Continues Estate Collections Sales Jan. 28-29

    DETROIT, MICH. — DuMouchelles’ Thursday and Friday, January 28 and 29 auctions feature the continuation of the collection of Michigan Senator Jack Faxon, an avid art collector and a champion for the arts that led to him create the Michigan Council for the Arts. Senator Faxon’s extensive collection of stained glass leaded windows, more than 250 pieces of African tribal art, a wide variety of Chinese art, in addition to paintings, sculptures and lithographs by iconic artists, are the focus of his collection at auction.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly01/22/2021
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    DuMouchelles Offers Estate Of Michigan State Senator & Arts Patron Jack Faxon

    MICH. — DuMouchelles hosted a twoday sale December 17-18, with about half of its 731 lots hailing from the estate of Jack Faxon, a Birmingham, Mich., collector and state Senator who was responsible for the creation of the Michigan Council for the Arts, as well as initiating state grant funding for the Detroit Institute of Arts in the 1970s. Faxon was not only an observer and proponent of the arts, but a visual and performing artist himself. He was a lifelong devotee to education, serving as headmaster to schools both before and after his political life.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly01/08/2021
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    Al Held Painting Breaks Through For DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. – A geometric acrylic on canvas work by Al Held (American, 1928-2005) bested its $40,000 high estimate when it sold for $152,500 in DuMouchelles’ December 17-18 auction. The hard edge geometric work features outlines in black of a three-dimensional square and triangle juxtaposed with two two-dimensional spheres, all on a white background.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly12/22/2020
  • The Detroit News
    DuMouchelles to sell late Sen. Jack Faxon's art collection

    Former state Sen. Jack Faxon, who died in January, was an avid collector who filled his Birmingham house with art and objects ranging from African masks to choice pieces of American arts-and-crafts.
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    –Michael H. Hodges The Detroit News12/11/2020
  • Antiques And The Arts Weekly
    DuMouchelles Offers Michigan Senator's Estate, Other Private & Estate Collections Dec 17 & 18

    DETROIT, MICH. – The estate collection of Michigan Senator Jack Faxon headlines DuMouchelles' auctions on Thursday and Friday, December 17-18. Senator Faxon was an avid art collector and a champion for the arts that led to him creating the Michigan Council for the Arts.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly12/04/2020
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    Lazell River Scene Woodcut Doubles Estimate for DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. — A woodcut on paper by American artist Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) titled “The Monongahela II” sold for $39,650, nearly double the estimate, at DuMouchelles’ September 24-25 sale.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly10/09/2020
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    Old Master Prints, Michigan Contemporary Art, Headline At DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. – The two-day sale at DuMouchelle Art Gallery on August 20-21 offered a combined 879 lots; according to Invaluable, more than 750 lots sold from the podium for a sell-through rate of more than 87 percent. Bidding was available by phone, absentee and online with DuMouchelle’s dedicated platform, Invaluable and LiveAuctioneers. For the first time since March, the auction house opened its doors for a three-day by-appointment preview, though firm president Joan Walker said traffic through their galleries was light, with many clients still reluctant to come in and look at things in person. Despite that, she was upbeat about the result of the sale.
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    –Madelia Hickman Ring Antiques And The Arts Weekly09/01/2020
  • The Detroit News
    Experts dispute displaying El Greco painting at DIA raises its resale value

    The moral crux of the alleged conflict-of-interest scandal besetting the Detroit Institute of Arts and Director Salvador Salort-Pons is whether putting his father-in-law's painting by Spanish master El Greco on display could boost its value, and thus enrich the director's family.
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    –Michael H. Hodges The Detroit News07/24/2020
  • Antiques And The Arts Weekly
    DuMouchelles Sees Robuts Bidding For Impressionist, Cubist, Modern & Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts

    DETROIT, MICH - DuMouchelles' March 2022 auctions marked a milestone for the Detroit Auction house as, due to the COVID-19 crisis, they conducted their first auction without live bidders on the floor in 93 years.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly04/01/2020
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    Ten DuMouchelle Bidders Vie For Chinese Ten-Panel Screen

    DETROIT, MICH. – One of the top lots at DuMouchelles three-day sale March 20-22 was a Chinese porcelain ten-panel screen that brought $62,000 against an estimate of $2/4,000. Speaking by phone after the sale, DuMouchelles’ president, Joan Walker said
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly03/24/2020
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    Pewabic, Murano & Gibson Bring Strong Prices For DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH - DuMouchelles' January 17-19 live auctions featured nearly 1,400 lots, offering a variety of art and antiques, with spirited bidding, as many prices far exceeded the estimates.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly02/02/2020
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    Local Restauranteur’s Collection Serves Up Top Lots For DuMouchelles

    DETROIT, MICH. – Headlining the December 13-15 sales at DuMouchelle Art Galleries was the collection of Robert “Bob” Schweizer, the proprietor of Schweizer’s Restaurant, a German restaurant that became a Detroit institution during its nearly 130-year existence.
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    –Madelia Hickman Ring Antiques And The Arts Weekly01/07/2020
  • Crains
    Rare art, collectibles up for auction in Detroit

    Rare pieces from renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin and work of Marshall Fredericks, who built the "Spirit of Detroit" statue, will be auctioned off this weekend in Detroit.
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    –KURT NAGL Crains12/10/2019
  • The Detroit News
    DuMouchelles to auction rare Rodin sculptures

    It's not often something you studied in your college Art History class turns up at your local auction house, but that's precisely what's happening this weekend when DuMouchelles puts two small bronzes by French sculptor Auguste Rodin on the block.
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    –Michael H. Hodges The Detroit News12/09/2019
  • Curbed
    The best furniture and antique stores in Detroit, mapped

    If you're looking for a special stand-out piece for your home, Du Mouchelles is the place. Specializing in fine art, the long-standing auction house carries a wide variety of fancy furniture and wares. You can browse online or bid in person at their live auction
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    –Robin Runyan and Aaron Mondry Curbed11/07/2019
  • Antiques And The Arts Weekly
    DuMouchelles’ Three-Day Auction Highlighted By Fine Art

    DETROIT – Artwork by Maurice Brazil Prendergast, John Russell and Marshall Fredericks joined a Tiffany Studios chandelier filling most of the top ten spots at DuMouchelles’ October 18-20 auction.
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    –Anne Kugielsky Antiques And The Arts Weekly11/05/2019
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    Maurice Prendergast ‘Beach At Cape Ann’ Painting Brings $179,800 At DuMouchelles

    DETROIT — On day three of a three-day auction at DuMouchelles, October 18-20, a charming oil and pencil on paper painting by American artist Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858-1924) titled “Beach at Cape Ann” shows people promenading along the beach in Victorian garb. The circa 1907 to 1910, 10-3/8-by-13½-inch work on paper mounted on canvas sold for $179,800 on the last day,
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly10/22/2019
  • The Detroit News
    Tiffany treasure and part of Detroit history to be auctioned this weekend

    It’s hard not to think about the history it has seen. Wander into DuMouchelles, the long-time East Jefferson auction house near downtown’s Renaissance Center, and you may not notice the oversized light fixture at first, surrounded as it is by vintage treasures of all sizes from around the world
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    –Khristi Zimmeth The Detroit News10/17/2019
  • Antiques And The Arts Weekly
    Daniel Ridgway Knight Painting Leans Toward $124,000 At DuMouchelles

    DETROIT — An oil on canvas painting by American artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839–1924) was the top lot of DuMouchelles’ May 17–19, 1,428-lot sale as it sold for $124,000. The 28-by-32-inch painting depicts two young women going about their chores in a garden before a bucolic river landscape.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly05/21/2019
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    Tiffany Tops DuMouchelles Sale

    DETROIT, MICH. – Tis the season for Tiffany, and the top two lots at DuMouchelles December 14-16 sale were both by Tiffany Studios. Nearly 1,400 lots crossed the block during the three-day sale, with modestly valued fine art, premium jewelry and antique furniture selling on the first day.
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    –Uncredited Antiques And The Arts Weekly12/24/2018
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