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
Joseph Kratina, Charles Muller, Edward Kretschman, Louise Kidder Sparrow and George Edwin Bissell. Featured presidential/political items include: lot 146, consisting of eight plaques, & medallions, estimated at $2,000-3,000; lot 168, bronze Lincoln bookends by Daniel Chester French (American, 1850-1931) (This is a smaller version of the sculpture at The Lincoln Memorial at The National Mall in Washington, D.C.), estimated at $2,000-3,000; lot 172, bronze Plaques & Medallions of Abraham Lincoln by C. Ricelli along with bronzes by Charles Calverley, Adrian Paul Broodeur, Victor D. Brenner, and M. Peinlich, estimated at $3,000-5,000; lot 176, Teddy Roosevelt items, including plaques and bookends, by William O'Donovan, James Earle Fraser, Allen George Newman, Carmine Rouselli, Robert B. Rogers and Gregory Allen, estimated at $3,000-5,000.
Sculpture by Albin Polasek, Alexander Phemister Proctor, Anna Coleman Watts Ladd, Carol Brooks MacNeil, Chaim Gross, Clemente Spampinato, Cleo Hartwig, Daniel Chester French, Edmund Thomas Quinn, Eugene Gauss, Gleb W. Derujinsky, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, Henri Crenier, Henry Schonbauer, Isidore Konti, Janet Scudder, Jonathan Kenworthy, Karl Heinrich Gruppe, Louise Allen, Mabel Conkling, Malvina Cornell Hoffman, Mario Joseph Korbel, Marshall Maynard Fredericks, Nat Smolin, Nathaniel Choate, Nathaniel Kaz, Oronzio Maldarelli, Peter Anthony Chinni, Petro Vande Velde, Raymond Turner, Robert Tait MacKenzie, Roland Hinton Perry, Sally Clark, Sally James Farnham, Thomas Crawford, Walter A. Sinz, Waylande Gregory and William Zorach. Featured lots of sculpture include: lot 125, an untitled bronze (Girl with Shell) by Janet Scudder, estimated at $3,000-5,000; lot 133, a bronze entitled “Star” by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 142, a plaster entitled “George Washington Greene” by Thomas Crawford, $3,000-5,000; lot 205, a bronze, “The Vine”, 1921, by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 233A, a marble sculpture, “Bust of Child”, ca. 1925 by Mario Joseph Korbel, estimated at $2,000-3,000; lot 267, an untitled plaster sculpture of a young girl with cats by William Zorach estimated at, $3,000-5,000; lot 278A, is a grouping of bronze lamp bases by John Hovannes, Thomas LoMedico, Concetta Scaravaglione, Margaret Brassler Kane, and Hugo Robus, estimated at $8,000-10,000; lot 293A, an untitled marble child with bird by Petro Vande Velde, estimated at $6,000-8,000; lot 321, is an untitled bronze on marble sculpture of a lion by Jonathan Kenworthy, estimated at $3,000-5,000; lot 326, is a bronze “Un Puyazo” (The Picador), 1953 by Malvina Cornell Hoffman, $4,000-6,000; and lot 359, an untitled bronze sculpture by Peter Anthony Chinni, estimated at $3,000-5,000. Lot 159 is a bronze, “Tamzin Goose Girl”, by Karl Heinrich Gruppe, estimated at $3,000-5,000. The work was published in "149th Annual Exhibition National Academy of Design," National Sculpture Review, Vol 23, no. 3, Fall 1974 (page 24, another example) and the artist was awarded the Daniel Chester French Medal for the 22" version of this sculpture.
Post-War and Contemporary Fine Art: Saturday, May 12 at 2:30 p.m.
Paintings, works on paper, sculpture, prints and photographs in 271 lots:
The sale contains a collection of prints that have been untouched since they left Castelli Gallery decades ago, including lithographs and screenprints by artists