The Beatles take the stage this week at Sotheby's 89 lot sale featuring original artwork, autographed manuscripts and corrected typescripts by John Lennon. Not to be missed are the large collection of humourous drawings that capture and reflect the whimsical imagination of one of the world's most intriguing creative individuals. The sale will be held on June 4th in New York. See Barneby's John Lennon lots here.

Lot 65. John Lennon. Untitled Illustration of Two Men with Two Creatures on Leads, ink drawing in black on single leaf (7 x 10 in.; 177 x 254 mm, unwatermarked), unsigned, adhesive tape marks not affecting image, some soiling. Estimate: $12-15.000

Lot 73. John Lennon. Untitled Illustration of a Hairy Woman Holding a Miniature Man by the Arm, ink drawing in black on single sheet (10 x 14 in.; 254 x 356 mm, unwatermarked), unsigned, adhesive tape marks, surface abrasions, slight browning. Estimate: $12-15.000

American Art & Pennsylviania Impressionists, sale at Freeman's.

Featuring paintings dating from the eighteenth to early twentieth centuries the sale of 159 lots held on Sunday June 8th offers a magnificent showcase of American art including work from the Hudson River School, The Archean School, Western art and illustration with subjects ranging from landscapes and historical portraiture to genre paintings. See Freeman's lots on Barneby's here.


Lot 100. Andrew Wyeth (American 1917-2000), Grist Mill signed 'Andrew Wyeth' lower left, watercolor on paper.  20 x 28 1/8 in. (50.8 x 71.4cm). Estimate: $150-250.000

Lot   116. Martha Walter (American 1875-1976), Beach Scene signed 'Martha Walter' bottom right, oil on canvas 13 5/8 x 18 in. (34.6 x 45.7cm). Estimate: $50-80.000

Lot 25. Mary Cassatt (American 1844-1926). Sketch on a chair with 'Mathilde X Collection Stamp' upper right, pencil on paper. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (19.1 x 11.4cm). Estimate: $2-3.000

Sale 310 - Marketplace, sale at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is one of the Midwest's leading and largest auction houses conducting more than 50 auctions a year. Barneby's has choosen their June 5th and 6th sale due to the high volume of lots, 3010 to be precise! Ranging from antique furniture, decorative arts and fine arts there are many both quirky and unique objects to be found. See all Leslie Hindman Auctioneers lots on Barneby's here.

Lot  2387. A French World War II Color Poster, Un Mur Pour La Liberte, (after Caillet), Imprimerie Bacconnier, Alger (printer). Height 34 x width 23 inches. Estimate $150-250

Lot  2404. Two Majolica Pedestals, each of baluster form, with polychrome decoration. Height of taller 28 1/4 inches. Estimate $150-250

To see a full listing of this week's world-wide Barneby's auctions here.