Warhol Screenprint of Greta Garbo Soars to $52000 during Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
March 30, 2017 - table lamp
CRANSTON, R.I. – A screenprint in color, accented with solid dirt of shade fable Greta Garbo as Mata Hari by Andy Warhol, patrician The Star and from Warhol’s “Myths” portfolio, sole for $52,000 during a two-session Spring Antiques and Fine Arts Auction hold Saturday, Mar 25th by Bruneau Co. Auctioneers, online and in a firm’s gallery during 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.
The screenprint was sealed in pencil by Warhol and numbered “4 of 200” on a verso. It also came with a strange certificate of flawlessness from Gallery 121 in New York City and sole for scarcely dual times a guess to take tip lot honors. “With seductiveness worldwide, a Warhol imitation had a clever outcome for today’s market,” pronounced Kevin Bruneau, association boss and auctioneer.
In further to strange artworks and prints, a auction also featured excellent antiques, musical arts, selected toys and aged comic books. “It was a really clever sale with good formula all around,” pronounced Travis Landry, Bruneau Co. dilettante and auctioneer. “I was generally tender with a Martinez portrayal which, according to records, is a new record cost for a work by a artist.”
He was referring to a Mexican painter Miguel Martinez (b. 1951) and a excellent pastel and oil on paper patrician Woman from Velarde, New Mexico that brought $8,125. The 30 in. by 40 in. work (sight, reduction frame) flashy a boundless and charming face of a immature Hispanic lady over a credentials of rolling farmlands. It was sealed and antiquated (“95”) in a reduce right palm corner.
Approximately 100 people packaged themselves into a Bruneau Co. Auctioneers gallery, while a towering 7,845 others purebred to bid online, regulating LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Bidlive.Bruneauandco.com. Over 150 write and absentee bids were also recorded. The Warhol square captivated 11 phone bids and dual absentee bids. Overall, 470 lots came adult for bid.
Following are additional highlights from a auction. All prices quoted embody a 25 percent buyer’s premium.
The day started with a morning “Discoverit” sale, charity over 150 lots to an in-house throng usually – no absentee or phone bidding. A prominence was a bronze sculpture of a samurai that sole for $450. The initial apportionment of a catalog featured 100 works of art, many from an superb Westport, Mass., collection. The Warhol and Martinez pieces both came out of that collection.
Noteworthy artworks from a cataloged sale during noon enclosed a singular stipple by Pablo Picasso, pencil sealed and numbered (91/200) in a domain and antiquated (“21.4.60”) in a image ($4,065); an oil on board sea digest by Walter Franklin Lansil (Mass./Maine, 1846-1925), patrician Boston Harbor, sealed and antiquated “1879” ($3,437); and a well-executed oil portrayal by Wesley Webber (Mass./Calif., 1841-1914), display a milkmaid and cows in a margin ($2,250).
Overall, a second apportionment of a cataloged event consisted of over 225 different lots. These enclosed a Pairpoint Puffy retreat embellished hummingbird and rose list lamp, done around 1920. The flare bright a room for $2,812. Also, a Czechoslovakian Art Deco forged alabaster and patinated steel figural list lamp, done circa 1920 with a creation form shade, went for $750.
A mid-20th century George Nelson for Herman Miller modular lounge set – one territory carrying a laminated list trustworthy to a bottom and behaving as a dilemma side table, a other placed subsequent to a side list to organisation an “L”-shaped lounge – brought $2,375. Also, an 18th century stout American Chippendale mahogany high chest with a altogether strange finish, 60 inches tall, reached $1,625.
An English 20th century Royal Crown Derby cooking use for 8 in a Red Aves pattern, in really good condition and appearing never to have been used, altered hands for $2,125. Tops in a Asian difficulty was a excellent span of early 20th century Chinese Export porcelain famille jaune (ground yellow in color) house vases, 36 ½ inches tall, display warriors on horseback ($3,250).
Also from Asia, a vast Chinese impressive rug, done circa 1930 and depicting a church in a reduce right and colorfully decorated, 139 ½ inches by 108 inches, coasted to $1,500; and a vast Japanese Meiji duration (19th century) festooned and woven tapestry, flashy with a brood of dragons and other fabulous creatures opposite a clouds, 81 inches by 55 inches, reached $812.
Back to vases: An Art Deco Rookwood pottery vase, done circa 1946 and designed by Jens Jensen, flashy with 5 extending deer in a steel blue and gray high glaze, 7 ¼ inches tall, knocked down for $812; while a Roseville Art Deco vase in a Laurel settlement (form #675-9), in a immature tone movement and with a strange Roseville foil sticker, altered hands for $688.
A collection of 5 CBCS-graded Superman and Batman comic books, interconnected with a organisation of Silver, Bronze and Golden Age comics, all from a 20th century, went for $750; a collection of 8 CBCS-graded Tales of Suspense comic books, interconnected with a organisation of Avengers-related comics, satisfied $531; and a duplicate of Marvel Comics’ Amazing Spider-Man #50 (July 1976), with a initial coming of Kingpin and carrying an altogether class of 4.5, rose to $406.
Bruneau Co. Auctioneers’ subsequent sales will be on Saturday, May 6th, featuring a single-owner collection of excellent Asian arts; and Saturday, Jun 3rd, being billed as a Summer Estates Auction.
To learn some-more about Bruneau Co. Auctioneers and a May 6th and Jun 3rd auctions, revisit www.bruneauandco.com. To hit Bruneau Co. around e-mail, use firstname.lastname@example.org.
Image: Original screenprint depiction of shade fable Greta Garbo as Mata Hari by a iconic cocktail artist Andy Warhol ($52,000).