West Palm Beach, FL, USA, November 5, 2020 -- A watercolor on paper figural work by Marc Chagall, a life-size marble figure of Pamona by Adelaide Pandiani Maraini, a Chinese Imperial style ormolu, enamel and paste-set automaton table clock, and original oil paintings by Montague Dawson and Daniel Ridgway Knight will all come up for bid in A. B. Levy’s online-only auction Thursday, Nov. 19.
The auction – officially titled The Collector: Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art – is packed with European paintings, 20th century decorative art, fine jewelry, antiques, drawings and sculpture. Online bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and the A. B. Levy’s website (http://ablevys.com/live.html). Phone and absentee bids will be accepted.
“Representing the rich artistic diversity of the 19th and 20th centuries, this sale features art that spans a variety of countries and schools, led by the Barbizon, Orientalist, Sporting and Belle Époque genres,” said Albert Levy, the owner of A. B. Levy’s. “With enticing estimates, including property offered without reserve, this sale presents an opportunity for new as well as established collectors to discover this diverse category.”
Live bidding will begin promptly at 2 pm Eastern time.
The colorful and vibrant tempera, gouache, pastel, crayon and watercolor painting by the famous Russian-French artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985), titled The Artist at His Easel, is artist signed lower right and measures 8 ½ inches by 11 ½ inches (less frame). The pre-sale estimate is $100,000-$200,000. Works by Chagall are highly prized by collectors.
Just as coveted are paintings by the renowned British maritime artist Montague Dawson (1890-1973). His circa 1949 oil rendering titled Deep Waters – depicting a four-masted steel barque that was built in Hawaii in 1892 by C. Connell & Co., Glasgow, Scotland – is expected to bring $60,000-$80,000. The painting is 39 inches tall by 34 inches wide.
The beautiful Imperial style ormolu, enamel and paste-set automaton table clock, after the Guangzhou Workshops in China, 37 ½ inches tall, boasts a richly gilded upright case resting on elaborately ornamented bracket feet, with columns cast with opulate foliate scrolls, flowers and fruit, plus a painted 6 ½ inch dial, should realize $40,000-$70,000.
The lovely oil on canvas painting of a young woman in an outdoor setting titled Trimming Her Sunday Hat, by Daniel Ridgway Knight (American, 1839-1924), carries an estimate of $60,000-$90,000 and measures 31 inches by 25 inches. The painting is signed and inscribed (“Paris 1923”) lower right and is confirmed authentic by Howard L. Rehs.
The life-size Italian marble figure of Pamona with a Bacchic herm by Adelaide Pandiani Maraini (Italian, 1836-1917), created in Rome circa 1890-1890, should change hands for $60,000-$90,000. The statue, inscribed “Adelaide Maraini/Roma”, rests on an associated granite plinth with a title plaque from around 1850. The group has a height of 84 inches.
To learn more about A.B. Levy’s and the November 19th online-only auction titled The Collector: Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art please visit www.ablevys.com.
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