|WINDSOR, Conn. – Horses will help ring in the new year at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. The Jan. 1 auction will be highlighted by Cavalli in Riva al Mare (Horses by the Sea), by Giorgio De Chirico (Italian, 1888-1978). It is estimated at $50,000-80,000. This signed, 20 by 24 inch oil on canvas captures a bare chested rider in a red hat upon one horse; another horse follows to his side. The painting is accompanied by a letter from the artist to William Wyler talking about Mr. Wyler purchasing this painting, along with another letter from Wyler.
According to Eddie Nadeau, President of Nadeau’s Auction Gallery, “The countdown is on to one of our most premier events of the year, our annual New Year’s Day sale,” said Eddie Nadeau, president of Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. “My team and I have spent the last year preparing for this signature auction, collecting only the finest, most interesting, and rarest temptations for this world-class sale. The fine and decorative arts offerings are simply outstanding. Our space feels more like a museum than an auction gallery these days. I can’t wait to see what the De Chirico and Warhol bring.”
This important sale features wall-to-wall selections of 20th century fine art, with subjects ranging from traditional to contemporary. A still life by Charles Ethan Porter (American, 1847-1923) is estimated at $15,000-25,000. This signed, oil on canvas work features a basket overflowing with apples, pears, and grapes, measures 20 by 29 inches and is handsomely housed in a gilt gold frame.
Paintings with more interpretive themes are also well represented in this event as evidenced by Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), is estimated at $40,000-60,000. This 1967 green, yellow, orange, and pink paper screen print of the legendary beauty queen measures 36 by 36 inches, is signed on the back by the artist, and is numbered and stamped 137/250.
Fine selections of men’s and women’s jewelry, watches, and precious metal accessories add a golden glow to this can’t miss event.
The exceptional furniture available through this sale is certain to catch the eye of collectors, interior designers, and museums nationwide. Many examples are from legacy manufacturers and highly sought after artisans. A Regency specimen marble occasional table, attributed to Gillows, is estimated at $6,000-12,000. This circa 1815 example is 29 inches tall, with its top measuring 17-1/4 by 25-1/2 inches.
This beautifully curated sale rounds out with outstanding selections of decorative arts, lamps and glass, silver, rugs, and other antiques that bridge conventional categories.
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