Cottone Auctions will hold a Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction Saturday, March 29, in Geneseo, NY On March 29th, Cottone Auctions will be holding their annual Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction offering 500+ lots in Cottone’s 6000 square foot gallery at 120 Court Street, Geneseo, N.Y.
(American, B. 1932) which was purchased in 1977 directly from the artist. Castle is often credited for being the father of the art furniture movement.
From the Americana collection is a 19th c. cigar store Indian which was featured in “Treasury of American Design” by Clarence P. Hornung; Image #140 & #143. According to the National Gallery, the image was a watercolor rendering in 1935, done for the book as a part of the WPA Project. The illustration can be found at the National Gallery. The Indian is expected to bring between $30,000-$40,000.
These pieces will be sold along with nearly 500 other fine offerings from various private estates, collections and institutions on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 starting at 11:00am. Preview will be available on Thursday the 27th from 12-5, Friday the 28th from 12-5, Saturday the 29th from 9:00-11:00 am and anytime by appointment.
For more information on Cottone’s fine art and antiques auction, check their website; www.cottoneauctions.com or contact Cottone Auctions at 585.243.1000.
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