Moranís Announces First Decorative and Fine Arts Sale of 2011 Moranís Announces First Decorative and Fine Arts Sale of 2011
Silver, British Furniture, Twentieth Century Design Featured
Pasadena, CA Ė Building on their successes of 2010, John Moran Auctio
Moranís fine arts offerings will include European and American works spanning the 19th and 20th centuries. Two Russian works are offered, both still lifes with flowers, by Alexander Osmerkin (1892 Ė 1953) and renowned Russian Futurist David Burliuk (1882 Ė 1967). Each oil painting is assigned an estimate of $8000 Ė 12,000. Mexican artist Francisco Zuniga (1912 Ė 1998), known as a leader of Mexican modernism whose work is found in the permanent collections of New Yorkís Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum, is represented by a 1974 pastel depicting two seated women, which is offered for $3000 Ė 5000. The saleís American fine art section will include works by Californians George Bickerstaff, Christian Jorgensen, Lorenzo Latimer, Thaddeus Welch, and John Anthony Conner, and East Coast artists Pal Fried, Arthur Diehl and Henry Bacon.
Many more items will be added to the sale as consignments continue to arrive. Updated highlights are viewable at www.johnmoran.com. All of Moranís sales are conducted at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA. Full sale catalogues are posted at www.johnmoran.com 2 -3 weeks prior to each sale. Bidding is available from the floor and via absentee, telephone or online through Artfact.com.
Consignments are accepted throughout the year for Moranís Antiques and Decorative Arts Auctions, held seven times a year, and for their California and American Fine Arts Auctions, held tri-annually in February, June and October. Please contact Moranís offices at 626-793-1833 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.