News-Antique.com - Oct 21,2011 - Other top lots include Werner Drewes, William Langson Lathrop, Robert Alexander Darrah Miller, Otto Dix, Michael Corinne West, James Bishop, William Joseph Anastasi, Beverly Pepper, Bill Woodrow, Chuck Close and Marilyn Minter.
Lambertville, NJ On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 11 am and 1 pm, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold two auctions of fine art, including a group of paintings from a local Pennsylvania collection passed down directly from the artist to the family and by descent to the present owner, along with many works from private collections throughout the U.S.
19th/20th C. American and European Art: Saturday, November 12 at 11 am
Paintings, works on paper, sculpture and prints in 122 lots: Paintings by Werner Drewes, Jean Jansem, Nicola Simbari, Pedro Angel Gonzalez, Robert Philipp, Hermann Ottomar Herzog, William Gropper, Thomas Rathbone Manley and an exceptional selection of work by the New Hope Impressionists, including a collection direct from the artists to the family selling: Walter Emerson Baum, Giovanni Martino, Alfred Nunamaker, William Langson Lathrop, Robert Alexander Darrah Miller, Harry Leith-Ross, Henry Bayley. Works on paper by Reginald Marsh, Otto Dix, Henry Martin Gasser, Francisco Zuniga, Martha Walter and Andre Lhote. Sculpture by Kees Verkade, Allan Clark, Henry Schoenbauer, Augusto Perez, Dorothea Greenbaum and Boris Lovet-Lorski. Prints by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Rembrandt van Rijn, Paul Gauguin and Armand Seguin, Leonard Tsugoharu Foujita, Martin Lewis, Romare Howard Bearden, Jacob Lawrence and Marc Chagall.
Post-War and Contemporary Fine Art: Saturday, November 12 at 1 pm
Paintings, works on paper, sculpture, prints and photographs in 278 lots: Paintings by Michael Corinne West, Maureen Gallace, Mathieu Mercier, David Korty, James Bishop, Sergio Romiti, Julian Lethbridge, Matt Mullican, William Wood, Ed Templeton, Jean Pellotier, Gustavo Foppiani. Works on paper include a selection of images by Raymond Pettibon, work by William Joseph Anastasi, Franz Ackermann and Karen Kilimnik. Sculpture by Evan Penny, Beverly Pepper, Jessica Stockholder, Peter Shelton, Bill Woodrow, Hannah Wilke and Alan Rath. Prints include a selection of Warhols, as well as work by Chuck Close, Frank Stella, Damien Hirst, Paula Scher, Russell Young, Jennifer Bartlett, Willem de Kooning, Sol LeWitt, Josef Albers, Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg. Photographs by Lucien Clergue, Marilyn Minter, Andreas Feininger, William Christenberry, George Hurrell, Annie Leibowitz, Justin Kurland and Catherine Opie.
"I'm proud to say that this sale features many works that are not only fresh to market and rare, but, in many cases, some of the best examples of works by these artists," said Meredith Hilferty, Director of Fine Art at Rago's. "It's an impressive group of works that I expect will get a strong welcome from collectors."
• Saturday, November 5, 2011 through Thursday, November 10, 12–5 pm and by appointment. Open until 7 pm on Friday, November 11. Doors open at 9 am the day of the sale.
• Rago’s is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Directions online at ragoarts.com.
• Telephone, absentee, online bidding available for those unable to attend.