Artworks by Picasso, Calder, Renoir, Warhol, others to be sold March 30th by A. B. Levy's in Florida 125 modern and contemporary works of art by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, etc., will be sold by A.B. Levy’s on March 30 in West Palm Beach, Fla
(1923-2012), titled Phenomena Prism Anvil (2004), an energetic painterly abstract work measuring 45 inches by 57 ½ inches, should rise to $25,000 to 35,000; while a wool pile rug showing the famous L-O-V-E image by Robert Indiana and titled Winter Love (1970), 72 inches square (94/300), should bring $3,000-$5,000.
A small but refined selection of Latin American art will feature an untitled landscape work by the Cuban-born artist Tomas Sanchez (b. 1948), showing foliage done in watercolor, signed and dated (est. $20,000-$25,000); and a surrealist oil on canvas titled Olor a Lluvia (1965) by Arnoldo Coen (Mex., b. 1940), who was encouraged to paint by the muralist Diego Rivera. The painting carries a pre-sale estimate of $6,000-$8,000).
The earlier day sale contains a small group of European 19th century paintings, including an oil painting in the tradition of Canaletto, of Boats on the Venetian Lagoon, which has been attributed to the 19th century artist Felix Ziem. Estimated at just $ 20,000-$30,000, this painting will be the object of intense competition. The day sale also features good 18th century Italian furniture, Italian micro-mosaic and pietre dure plaques, plus 100 lots of estate and gold jewelry.
Between the day and evening sales, a total of 375 lots will come up for bid. Internet bidding will be provided by three platforms: LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com (formerly Artfact.com) and Saleroom.com. A buyer’s premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases up to $100,000 (15% after that). Phone and absentee bids will be taken, in addition to live and internet bidding.
A.B. Levy’s is actively accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single piece, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them at (561) 835-9139, or you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To learn more about A.B. Levy’s and the March 30th day sale and Contemporary and Modern Evening Sale, log on to www.ablevys.com. Updates are posted often.