Work by Carl Andre, A. Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon in Rago's May 7 Fine Art Auction Must-See Work by Carl Andre, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Childe Hassam and William Merritt Chase in Rago’s May 7 Fine Art Auctions.
News-Antique.com - Apr 20,2016 - MUST-SEE WORK BY CARL ANDRE, ANDY WARHOL, JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, FRANCIS BACON, CHILDE HASSAM AND WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE IN RAGO’S MAY 7 FINE ART AUCTIONS.
Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. The sales feature works fresh to market, with many significant deaccessions from important collections.
19TH / 20TH AMERICAN / EUROPEAN ART: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (Lots 1-160)
Paintings by William Aiken Walker, Frederick Judd Waugh, Edward Moran, William Merritt Chase, Joseph Moerenhout, Alfred Walter Williams, Allen Tucker, Joseph Floch, James Carroll Beckwith, Emile Albert Gruppe, Hayley Lever, Richard Alan Schmid, Gary Erbe, Eric Sloane, Robert Gwathmey, Humbert L. Howard, Claude Venard and Raya Sorkine. Pennsylvania Impressionists and Modernists include Fern Isabel Kuns Coppedge, Vira B. McIlrath Scheibner, Hugh H. Breckenridge, Henry Bayley Snell, Robert Spencer, Mary Elizabeth Price, Walter Emerson Baum and William Langson Lathrop. Prints by Jules Chéret, Alphonse Mucha, Henri Matisse, Leonetto Cappiello, Thomas Hart Benton, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Rufino Tamayo, M.C. Escher, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Le Courbusier, Henry Moore and Marc Chagall. Sculpture by Boris Lovet-Lorski, Mabel Conkling, Alexander Proctor, Katherine Lane Weems, Ettore Colla, Charlotte Yazbek, Francisco Zúñiga, Nat Neujean and several works by Malvina Hoffman from the collection of Paul Nassau. Works on paper by Childe Hassam, John Marin, Hans Erni and a small collection of works by Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Also included are a number of photographs from the Collection of Dorothy Norman including works by Edward Steichen, Ansel Adams and Dorothy Norman herself.
Lot 9: William Merritt Chase, The Copper Urn, $45,000-65,000
Lot 94: Richard Alan Schmid, Untitled, $12,000-18,000
Lot 73: Fern Isabel Kuns Coppedge, Spring on the Delaware, $20,000-30,000
Lot 79: Robert Spencer, The Grey Bridge, $8,000-12,000
Lot 21: Alphonse Mucha, Hiver/Winter from The Seasons, 1896, $6,000-8,000
Lot 128: M.C. Escher, Ascending and Descending, 1960, $15,000-20,000
Lot 26: Boris Lovet-Lorski, Untitled, $8,000-12,000
Lot 64: Alexander Proctor, Head of a Cowboy, $2,500-3,500
Lot 22: Childe Hassam, Newburgh, NY, 1914, $25,000-35,000
POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. (Lots 500-750)
Post-War and Contemporary Art features paintings by Donald Sultan, Ludwig Sander, Lucia Stern, Esteban Vicente, Stephen S. Pace, Albert Kotin, Jim Dine, Gandy Brodie, Michael Goldberg, April Gornik, Theodoros Stamos, Walter Darby Bannard, Grace Hartigan, Saliba Douaihy, Robert Goodnough, Mark Kostabi, Thomas Nozkowski, Leonard L. Nelson and Alex Katz. Photographs by Johanna Alexandra "Lotte" Jacobi, Inge Morath, Melvin Sokolsky, Roger Mayne, Yul Brynner, Duane Michals, Allen Ginsberg, Ansel Adams, Elliott Erwitt, Annie Leibovitz, Lucien Clergue, Lee Friedlander, Stephen Shore, Lee Jaffe, Nan Goldin, Aaron Siskind, Mitch Epstein, Richard Misrach, William Wegman, Karen Knorr, Joel-Peter Witkin, Huang Yan, Vik Muniz, Matthew Barney, Gregory Crewdson and several works by Victor Skrebneski. Prints by Robert Motherwell, Josef Albers, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Francis Bacon, Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Rauschenberg, Jim Dine, Richard Estes, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Jasper Johns, Richard Diebenkorn, George Rodrigue, Jules Olitski, Robert