Treadway-Toomey Galleriesí 20th Century Art & Design Auction Sets Record for Karl Schmidt Painting In a surprising twist, a Karl Schmidt triptych estimated at $6,000 to $8,000 stole the show when bidding escalated to achieve $120,000, a record price for this American painterís work.
20th Century Art & Design Auction is March 5 at John Toomey Gallery, 818 North Boulevard, in Oak Park, Ill.
As specialists in 20th Century Design, Treadway-Toomey Galleries offer appraisal services, private consultations, as well as purchasing and acquisition services. They also accept high-caliber consignments. For more information, call (513) 321-6742 or (708) 383-5234 or visit www.treadwaygallery.com.
Note: All prices in this release include the 20 percent buyerís premium, except for the Dirk van Erp wastebasket reference from 1999 with a 17.5 percent buyerís premium.
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