More than 1,600 lots will cross the block at Louis J. Dianni's annual Palm Beach Auction, Feb. 15-17 Around 1,600 quality lots in a wide range of collecting categories will be sold at the fifth annual Palm Beach Auction slated for Feb. 15-17 by Louis J. Dianni, LLC in West Palm Beach, Florida.
(est. $8,000-$10,000); and an oil on canvas landscape rendering with figures by Dutch painter Marinus Koekkoek (1807-1870), mid-19th century, 19 inches by 25 inches (est. $3,000-$4,000).
Other artworks that day will feature an oil on canvas landscape work by Cullen Yates (Am., 1866-1945), rendered circa late 19th or early 20th century and measuring 25 inches by 32 inches (est. $2,000-$3,000); and an oil on canvas by Homer Dodge Martin (Am., 1836-1897), titled simply Waterfall and showing a waterfall in a forest, probably painted in the third quarter of the 19th century and measuring 36 inches by 22 inches, minus the frame (est. $2,000-$3,000).
World War II-era posters will be sold on the sale’s final day as well. Examples include a 1943 poster by Norman Rockwell (Am., 1894-1978), titled Four Freedoms, 28 inches by 40 inches (est. $500-$1,000); a 1943 work titled Bits of Careless Talk by Stephen Dohanos (Am., 1907-1994), 28 inches by 40 inches (est. $200-$400); and a 1942 poster by John Falter (Am., 1910-1982), titled The World Cannot Exist Half Slave, 28 inches by 40 inches (est. $200-$400). All 530 of the World War I and II posters are a single-owner collection assembled from shortly after World War I until the owner’s death in 1989 and are to be sold unreserved.
Previews will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, from 3-7 p.m., and on auction days, Feb. 15-17, from 9 a.m. until the gavel falls on the first lot at noon. Louis J. Dianni, LLC, has been in the business of selling antiques since 1973. The firm’s auctions are annual events, held at the peak of the season, in lucrative and historic areas of the country. The firm uses promotion booths at significant and relative collector shows. E-mails are sent to over 150,000 avid collectors and dealers worldwide.
Louis J. Dianni, LLC, is always accepting quality items for future auctions. To inquire about consigning an item, a collection or an entire estate, you may call them at (954) 895-8727 or you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Louis J. Dianni, LLC and the upcoming 5th annual Feb. 15-17 Palm Beach Auction log on to www.LouisJDianni.com.