Works Held Privately, Untouched for Decades, Surface in Rago's Fine Art Auctions in May Featuring the Reingold Collection of Sculpture and Reliefs, as well as the work of Richard Anuszkiewicz, Julian Stanczak, Roy Lichtenstein, Jules de Balincourt, Raymond Pettibon, Damien Hirst, Andy Wa
News-Antique.com - Apr 27,2012 - Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold three auctions of fine art: 19th/20th C. American and European Art, The Reingold Collection of Sculpture and Reliefs, and Post-War and Contemporary Art.
This sale features works from prestigious collections that have been tucked away for decades," said Meredith Hilferty, Director of Fine Art at Rago's. "We have everything from 19th Century American bronzes to an incredible collection of Op Art from the 1960s."
• Saturday, May 5, 2012 through Thursday, May 10, 12–5 p.m. and by appointment. Open 12-7 p.m. on Friday, May 11. Doors open at 9 a.m. 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.
• Printed catalogues: Post-War/Contemporary Art: $20; 19th/20th C. American and European Art / The Reingold Collection: $20 (or both for $30). Available by calling 609.397.9374 or e-mailing a request to email@example.com.
• View a complete online catalogue with color images at ragoarts.com.
19th/20th C. American and European Art: Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m.
Paintings, works on paper, sculpture and prints in 128 lots:
The sale has paintings by Birge Lovell Harrison, Bryson Burroughs, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Dean Cornwell, Frederick Judd Waugh, Humbert L. Howard, John R. Grabach, Theo Tobiasse and William Trost Richards. Featured paintings include: lot 12, an oil on canvas by Frederick Judd Waugh (American, 1861 - 1940), “Seascape”, c. 1900, estimated at $35,000-45,000; lot 15, a William Trost Richards (American, 1833 - 1905) oil on canvas, “Breakers at Atlantic City”, estimated at $15,000-25,000; lot 98, an acrylic on masonite by David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexican, 1896-1974), “Dos Cabas”, estimated at $25,000-35,000; lot 109, an oil on canvas by Theo Tobiasse (French/American, b. 1927), “La dome au Samavour”, 1966, estimated at $8,000-12,000.
There are Pennsylvania Impressionists such as: Alexander Farnham, Anthony Michael Autorino, Antonio Pietro Martino, Arthur Meltzer, Bernard Badura, Daniel Garber, Edward Willis Redfield, Fern Isabel Coppedge, Frederick R. Wagner, George William Sotter, Giovanni Martino, Harry Leith-Ross, Henry Bayley Snell, Joseph Barrett, Lee Gatch, Lloyd Raymond Ney, Louis Bosa, Maximilian (Maxo) Vanka, Melville F. Stark, Morgan Colt, Nancy Maybin Ferguson, Ramstonev Cooperative, Raymond Barger, Richard Harrison Crist, Susan Catherine Moore Waters and Thomas Rathbone Manley. Featured works by Pennsylvania artists, all from private collections, include: lot 23, an untitled oil on panel by Edward Willis Redfield (American, 1869 - 1965), which is accompanied by letter of authenticity from Dr. Tom Folk, estimated at $8,000-10,000; lot 26, an oil on canvas by Antonio Pietro Martino (American, 1902 - 1988), “Oakview Waterfalls”, 1927, estimated at $8,000-12,000; lot 33, an oil on canvas by Arthur Meltzer (American, 1893-1989), “Byways of Yesterday”, 1929, estimated at $30,000-40,000; lot 36, an oil on board by George William Sotter (American, 1879-1953), “A Little House, Winter”, $20,000-30,000; lot 39, an untitled landscape by Fern Isabel Coppedge (American, 1883 - 1951),