Skinner Fine Paintings and Prints Auction to Feature Works by Dunning, Peterson and Escher Skinner, Inc will host an auction of American & European Paintings & Prints on Friday, May 20th at noon in the Boston gallery. The sale offers wonderfully fresh material from a number of well-establis
depicts the artist’s three children—Elisabeth, George, and Eleanor—fishing off of the shores of North Haven Island, Maine. The work is estimated at $3,000 to $5,000.
Great German Expressionist prints include Conrad Felixmüller’s Bildnis Max Liebermann, lot 75, estimated at $1,000 to $1,500 and Emil Nolde’s Frau N (Frau Ada Nolde), lot 147, valued at $8,000 to $12,000. The sale also features a highly recognizable M.C. Escher print, Belvedere, lot 72, estimated at $8,000 to $12,000 as well as a good grouping of photographs, a much expanded offering from previous sales.
Previews, Catalog and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Wed, May 18th from 12 to 5 p.m., on Thurs, May 19th from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fri, May 20th from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The Thursday evening preview will feature a reception and gallery walk beginning at 5:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. to 617-350-5400. Illustrated catalog #2547B is available by mail for $35 ($42 for foreign requests) from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery for $32. Auction results will be available on the Skinner website during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogues, and bid live in real-time through SkinnerLive! For more information, visit www.skinnerinc.com or call 508-970-3000.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art and the only major auction house headquartered in New England. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers globally and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Textiles & Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Science & Technology & Clocks, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys & Dolls, and Discovery. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information, visit www.skinnerinc.com.