Shapiro Auctions’ June 2nd sale of International & Russian Fine and Decorative Art will feature over 400 lots in a wide range of artworks

SA image 1 Original oil on canvas painting by Maurice Utrillo (French, 1883-1955), titled Le Moulin de la Galette, measuring 18 ¾ inches by 22 inches (est. $60,000-$80,000).

Shapiro Auctions’ Saturday, June 2nd sale of International & Russian Fine and Decorative Art will feature over 400 artworks from the 19th century to post-war and contemporary, across all media. Works include Maurice Utrillo’s Le Moulin de la Galette (est. $60,000-80,000); Paysage de Bretagne by Robert Delaunay (est. $20,000-$30,000); Domenico Gnoli’s Fish Market (est. $40,000-$60,000); a print of M.C. Escher’s famous Belvedere (est. $15,000-$20,000); a pair of landscapes by Stanilsav Yulianovich (est. $25,000-$35,000 and $20,000-$30,000); and a work by Francisco Mireles Y Gallup (est. $10,000-$15,000).

SA image 2 Original mixed media on canvas painting by Domenico Gnoli (Italian, 1933-1970), titled Fish Market (1960), measuring 42 inches by 42 inches (est. $40,000-$60,000).

Also up for bid will be two bronze sculptures by John Singer Sargent, each estimated at $10,000-$15,000; works by the three most important Vietnamese-French artists: Mai Trung Thu, Le Pho, and Vu Cao Dam; a rare drawing from 1996 by Thai artist Charlemchai Kositpipat, titled Thippayasathan Nai Chit (Heavenly Place of the Mind) (est. $18,000-$25,000); Russian artist Nikolai Roerich’s 1918 painting Tulola, Sketch for Ladoga Series (est. $180,000-$250,000); a painting of the Volga River by Konstantin Gorbotov, titled The Volga (est. $50,000-$70,000); and Nikolai Nevrev’s The Wanderers (est. $25,000-$35,000). To see more, click here.

SA image 3 Tempera and pencil on paper laid on board by Nikolai Konstantinovich Roerich (Russian, 1847-1947), titled Tulola, Sketch for a Lagoda Series (est. $180,000-$250,000).

 

 

 

Clements Auction Gallery’s Sunday, June 3rd sale is appropriately titled Treasures of Discovery, with fine European and Continental furnishings

CA image 1 Oil on canvas harbor scene by Charles Malfroy (Fr., 1862-1918), titled Arrival of the Fishermen, signed lower left, 23 inches by 31 ½ inches in the frame (est. $8,000-$12,000).

Clements Auction Gallery’s Sunday, June 3rd sale is aptly titled Treasures of Discovery. The sale is packed with 453 lots of fine European and Continental furnishings, with comparable accessories to include silver, paintings, porcelains, bronzes and works of art. Included, too, are Oriental rugs and dazzling estate jewelry. The auction will begin at 1 pm Eastern time, online and at Clements’ gallery in Hixson, Tenn. Bidders can visit ClementsAuctionGallery.com now, to view all items and register to bid. They can also utilize Clements’ free auction software or download the app to enjoy a low online buyer’s premium.

CA image 2 From the Orient is this Southeast Asian bronze sculpture of Rama (est. $500-$1,000).

Treasures of Discovery is truly a collector’s trip around the world. From Europe is an oil painting by French painter Charles Malfroy (1862-1918), titled Arrival of the Fishermen (est. $8,000-$12,000); a bronze mantel clock depicting Perseus freeing Andromeda by Jean-Louis Gregoire (Fr., 1840-1890), and a magnificent Irish Waterford chandelier. From America is the collection of Michael Wilkinson (Calif., 20th century), featuring Moonscape: Aria, Rhapsody and New Dawn. From the Orient is a Southeast Asian bronze sculpture of Rama. And from the Middle East is a pair of 19th century illuminated manuscripts. For more info, click here.

CA image 3 Moonscape: Aria by Michael Wilkinson (Calif., 20th c.), Lucite sculpture depicting two lovers under the moon’s glow, 20 inches tall, signed, dated, numbered (est. $2,000-$4,000).

 

 

 

 

Prominent Park Avenue estate to highlight Marion Antique Auctions’ June 9th sale, online and at the Marion Music Hall

MA image 1 Late 19th century blackamoor automaton with glass eyes, carrying a tray with three pieces of fruit, which open to reveal a monkey head, bride and groom and a mouse, all of which move (est. $8,000-$12,000).

On June 9th Marion Antique Auctions will conduct its annual summer sale, online and at the historic Marion Music Hall in Marion, Mass. The contents of several prominent estates will comprise the eclectic 500-lot auction. The art collections of Bokara Legendre, the philanthropist, performer and socialite, will feature a Camille Pissarro charcoal drawing, a red chalk drawing by Paul Cesar-Helleu, two oil paintings by Jean Baptiste LePrince, an ink drawing by Giovanni Battista, an acrylic on paper by Helen Frankenthaler and 18th century Tibetan thangkas. Legendre lived in an apartment on New York City’s Park Avenue.

MA image 2 Acrylic on paper by Helen Frankenthaler (N.Y./Conn., 1928-2011), Untitled No. 2, signed lower right, dated 1960, 32 ½ inches by 26 ½ inches in the frame (est. $30,000-$50,000).

The sale will also include a large grouping of gold and silver coins; 19th century French paperweights; two early Chinese paintings on silk depicting generals of Imperial Rank; a Roman head fragment, circa 1st or 2nd century AD; two hand-painted doors with original bill of sale from Tiffany’s; an 18th century Colchester (Conn.) desk and bookcase; 18th and 19th century boxes and tea caddies; Georgian and American sterling silver; an automaton and music box collection; a selection of 18th and 19th century furniture (American, Continental); 18th century Italian, English and American looking glasses; and whaling and nautical items. To view all items being auctioned, click here.

MA image 3 Clichy millefiori cinquefoil paperweight with garland, on upset muslin ground; multi-colored, 3 inches diameter, one of several paperweights in the auction (est. $1,000-$1,300).

 

 

 

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