Rago’s May 12 Fine Art Auctions Realize Over $2 Million. Multiple Records Set. Lambertville, NJ Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art auctions on May 12 brought in an abundant $2 million, with enthusiastic bidding for top lots (reflects buyer’s premium of 25%).
News-Antique.com - May 18,2012 - “We saw spirited bidding for art in almost every category," said Meredith Hilferty, who directs Rago's Fine Art department, "While Bucks County Impressionists seem to be holding their own; we saw incredible enthusiasm for Contemporary Art. Many of these lots exceeded estimates and broke records, including work by Jerzy Kujawski, Rodney Graham and Suzanne Caporael."
1. 133 Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, Star $ 22,500
2. 205 Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, The Vine $ 13,750
3. 359 Peter Anthony Chinni, Untitled $ 11,250
4. 321 Jonathan Kenworthy, Untitled (Lion) $ 6,875
5. 125 Janet Scudder, Untitled (Girl with Shell) $ 4,375
Consignments are now being accepted for Rago’s November Fine Art auctions and all of Rago’s Fall 2012 auctions: 609.397.9374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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