NEW YORK, NY.-
Lark Mason Associates sale of Old Master, Modern, and Contemporary Art, which closed on November 19 on the iGavelauctions.com
platform, returned strong results for affordable middle-market works, with a total of $159,393 including buyers premium
for the forty works sold out of 59 offered.
Spirited bidding accompanied many of the lots with the most interest for Guy Wigginss Snow Storn, 42nd Street, from the estate of Flora Crichton, the noted San Antonio philanthropist and collector, which hammered down at $23,125. Bidders also flocked to the 15th century Italian carved marble relief sculpture of the Virgin and Child, Tuscan School, which realized $13,750. Though significantly damaged, it had a provenance that dated back to a Parke-Bernet sale in April 1946 and the Soviet Art Treasures exhibition in Berlin in 1928.
Additional sales included The Arrival in Saint Anne in the Port of Antwerp, an oil-on- canvas by Van Helmont and Van Minderhout, dated 1662, which realized $37,500; Bridge over Owl Kil by Anna Mary Robertson, Grandma Moses, an oil-on-panel, for $16,943 and Donald Judds Untitled, a set of three aquatints, which fetched $9,687.
Says Charlene Wang, the expert in charge of the sale, We are pleased with the sale results and gratified to see that our sale attracted both seasoned and beginning collectors.