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RAGO TO SPOTLIGHT ANDY WARHOL, WINSLOW HOMER, ARSHILE GORKY, M.C. ESCHER, LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS AND MORE IN A SUBSTANTIAL BI-ANNUAL FINE ART AUCTION

Lambertville , New Jersey -- 13 April 2018
Lot 687: Andy Warhol Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Portfolio $50,000 - 80,000
Lot 687: Andy Warhol Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Portfolio $50,000 - 80,000
(Rago Auctions)
Lot 10: Winslow Homer The Dutch Door $30,000 - 50,000
Lot 10: Winslow Homer The Dutch Door $30,000 - 50,000
(Rago Auctions)
Lot 657: Louis F.  Benedit El Campo $6,000 - 9,000
Lot 657: Louis F. Benedit El Campo $6,000 - 9,000
(Rago Auctions)
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Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art.

Included among the 500+ lots of paintings, prints, sculptures and works on paper for sale, also is a sequenced sale of some 30 works from the personal collection of celebrated art critic, dealer and collector, Clara Diament Sujo. Entitled "Presencia de lo Humano" (Human Presence), this session attests to Clara Sujo’s exquisite taste, with works from Luis Martínez Pedro, Alirio Rodriguez, Antonio Seguí, Luis Fernando Benedit, Manuel Espinoza and other modern and contemporary artists from Latin America.


“Our American & European Art auction is well provided with strong and fresh-to-market offerings. A personal favorite is Winslow Homer’s The Dutch Door, which comes to us from a private collection where it has been held for the last 60+ years.”
- Lauren Bradley; Specialist, Fine Art


"We are thrilled to represent so many compelling artists from the 20th Century. From Gorky to Warhol, this sale gives collectors access to works that have been held privately for decades."
- Meredith Hilferty; Director, Fine Art


American/European Art
May 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., 143 lots


Paintings by: Charles Warren Eaton, William Wendt, Thomas Pollack Anshutz, Winslow Homer, Jules Breton, Gustave Loiseau, Henri Baptiste Lebasque, Peter Bela Mayer, Blanche Hoschedé-Monet, Louis Aston Knight, Jean Dufy, Louis-André Margantin, Gerrit Beneker, Charles Hargens, Sigmund Menkes, Louis Michel Eilshemius, Richard Hayley Lever, Henry Asbury Rand, Ernest Blumenschein, Edouard Leon Cortes, Bernard Cathelin, Andre Hambourg, Humbert L. Howard, Robert Lougheed, Alice Dalton Brown, Karl Dempwolf, Anthony Michael Autorino, Alexander Farnham, James Jeffrey Grant, March Avery, Jane Piper, Arturo Rodriguez, Antoni Taule, Peter Max, Henry Faulkner, Jean Pierre Roc-Roussey, Diane Burko, Noi Volkov, Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, Bernard Badura, Vira Scheibner, George William Sotter, Josef Zenk, Joseph Crilley, Joseph Barrett.

Prints by: Georges Rouault, John French Sloan, Luigi Rist, Thomas Hart Benton, Raoul Dufy, Georges Braque, M.C. Escher, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Milton Avery, Joan Miró, Fernand Léger, Marc Chagall, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jacob Lawrence, Ben Shahn, Yozo Hamaguchi, Salvador Dali, Rufino Tamayo, Franz Marc.

Sculpture by: Allen George Newman, Cyrus Edwin Dallin, Maurice Guiraud-Riviere, Paul Howard Manship, Joe Brown, William Zorach, Salvador Dali, Julio Alpuy, Miklos L. Sebek, Gary Weisman, Eudald Serra Guell.

Works on Paper: Thomas Pollack Anshutz, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Joaquim Sunyer, Pierre Bonnard, Henri Emilien Rousseau, Leon Kelly, Milton Avery, Reginald Marsh, Jane Peterson, Paul Cadmus, Robert Riggs, Louis Michel Eilshemius, John Whorf, Hayley Lever, Henry Martin Gasser, Werner Drewes, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Jean Jansem, Stephen Scott Young, Peter Sculthorpe, B. J. O. Nordfeldt, Ben Shahn, Gennady Spirin, Robert Kulicke, Neil Welliver, Jan Lebenstein, Jane Piper, Frederick Harer

Post-War and Contemporary Art
May 5, 2018 at 12:30 p.m., 365 lots


Paintings by: Mohan B. Samant, Louise Nevelson, Eliot Porter, Rolph Scarlet, Kenneth Noland, Theodoros Stamos, John Harrison Levee, Joseph Downing, Michael Goldberg, Alma Thomas, Haywood Bill Rivers, Humbert L. Howard, Giorgio Cavallon, Arshile Gorky, Pierre Lesieur, Max Ackermann, Norman Carton, Michael Loew, Angelo Ippolito, Elaine de Kooning, Ronnie (Ronald) Landfield, Robert Goodnough, Walter Darby Bannard, Sanford Wurmfeld, Manuel Espinoza, Ana María Mazzei, Alirio Palacios, Alirio Rodriguez, Luis Fernando Benedit , Antonio Seguí, Jacobo Borges, Bo Bartlett, Budd Hopkins, Edna Andrade, Sandro Chia, Mark Kostabi, James Bohary, Kazuko Inoue, Edvins Strautmanis, Robert Rasely, Ron Schwerin, George Deem, Richard Estes, Bert Long, Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, Cynthia Westwood, Arman, Zhao Nengzhi, Ben Aronson, Jonathan Viner, Clare Rojas, Bjarne Melgaard, Richard Aldrich, Louise Fishman, Ryan Wallace, Jimmy Ernst, John Alexander, Aaron Johnson, Robert Lucander.

Photographs by: Berenice Abbott, Imogen Cunningham, Edward Weston, Brassaï, Robert Doisneau, Ansel Adams, Lucien Clergue, Dennis Stock, Helen Levit, Leonard Freed, Ernst Haas, Julie Becke, Martin Parr, Lynn Davis, Robert Polidori, Joel-Peter Witkin, William Ropp, Zhang Hua, Cindy Sherman, Marilyn Minter, Ola Kolehmainen, Gregory Crewdson, Eliot Porter, Man Ray, Nikki S. Lee.

Prints by: Roy Lichtenstein, Ad Reinhardt, Zao Wou-Ki, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Rauschenberg, Adolph Gottlieb, Antoni Tàpies, Jean (Hans) Arp, Richard Estes, Claes Oldenburg, Willem de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, Karel Appel, Jean Dubuffet, Robert Motherwell, David Hockney, Jim Dine, Tom Wesselmann, Patrick Heron, Frank Stella, Eduardo Chillida, Jesús Rafael Soto, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Christo, Ed Ruscha, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, John Baldessari, Wayne Thiebaud, Eric Fischl, Agnes Martin, Sam Gilliam, Richmond Burton, Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, Kenneth Noland, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Olafur Eliasson, John Armleder, Ed Ruscha, Wolf Kahn, Josh Smith, Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley, Charles Arnoldi, Bernar Venet, Louise Bourgeois, Donald Baechler, Donald Sultan, Mark Francis, KAWS, Zeng Fanzhi, Yue Minjun, Francis Bacon.

Sculptures by: Gerald Laing, Jean (Hans) Arp, Bruce Beasley, Sue Fuller, Lenore Tawney, Raul Milian, Bill Barrett, Ilya Bolotowsky, Francisco Sobrino , Victor Vasarely, Betty Parsons, George Rickey, Carlos Prada, Arman, Rebecca Horn, Mark di Suvero, Chris Van Allsburg, James Croak, Sam Gilliam, Robert Graham, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Maurizio Cattelan, Charles Matton, Kenneth Price, Yayoi Kusama, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Jesús Bautista Moroles.

Works on Paper by: Robert De Niro, Sr., Michael Goldberg, Arshile Gorky, Afro (Afro Basaldella), Claes Oldenburg, Charles Green Shaw, Francisco Benjamín López Toledo, Enrique Castro-Cid, Natvar Bhavsar, Willem de Kooning, Philip Pearlstein, Luis MartÍnez Pedro, Ana María Mazzei, Luis Fernando Benedit, Julio Silva, José Luis Cuevas, Robert Wilson, Edna Andrade, Red Grooms, Enzo Cucchi, Richard Bosman, Keith Haring, Sam Gilliam, Richard Artschwager, Eric Fischl, Marcel Dzama, Damien Hirst, Rodney Graham, Richard Aldrich, Qiu Zhijie.

Auction Exhibition/Preview/Bidding  

  • Saturday, April 28 through Thursday, May 3, 12–5 p.m. Friday, May 4, 12-7 p.m. Also by appointment. Doors open at 9 a.m. on May 5.
  • Open House featuring Rutger's Zimmerli Art Museum Director, Thomas Sokolowski "Andy Warhol: Business Art is the Best Kind of Art” on Wednesday, May 2. The auction house opens at noon, reception at 5 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m. RSVP: 609.397.9374, ext. 125 or raac@ragoarts.com.
  • Rago is located midway between NYC (1 hr. 15 min) and Philadelphia (50 min). Directions online at ragoarts.com.
  • For those unable to attend, telephone/absentee bidding available at 609.397.9374. Online bidding available at www.bidsquare.com.

 

Catalogue  

 

NOTES FOR THE EDITOR  

  • About Rago Arts and Auction Center: Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with $33 million in annual sales. It serves thousands of sellers and buyers yearly with a singular blend of global reach, personal service and competitive commissions for single pieces, collections and estates. Originally specialists in 20th century design, today Rago's expertise covers centuries of fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry and ethnographic property. It is a world-class venue through which to buy and sell. It is also a destination for those who seek to learn and share knowledge about art, antiques and collecting, offering free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals and auction exhibitions in-house and online. Rago, the largest and leading auction house in New Jersey, is located midway between Philadelphia and New York.
  • Next Auctions: Design Auction, May 19-20, 2018

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