Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneSat, Jun 10, 2017 6:00 PM UTC
Fine Art & Antiques Session I
Simpson Galleries is pleased to present another wonderful selection of fine art and antiques from some of Houston's most esteemed collectors. This catalog largely focuses on American Art from the collection of a prominent Houston family, most of the artists having been elected in to the National Academy of Design. It is our pleasure to make these items available for future generations to collect and enjoy. On offer is an extensive eclectic mix that embodies the art of collecting from the Roman Era to Modern and Contemporary Art. Highlights include sculpture from artists Clement Meadmore, Brad Miller, and Benno Elkan; our American Art department offering paintings by artists Donald Roller Wilson, Guy Carleton Wiggins, and Julian Schnabel; a unique collection of Georgian Sterling Silver by Paul Storr, John Hugh le Sage, and Philip Rundell; and works by Daum Freres, Rene Lalique, and Louis Comfort Tiffany. From our Mid Century Modern department, pieces from designers such as Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, and Florence Knoll. Exclusively offered by Simpson Galleries is the lifetime collection of Modern and Contemporary Art and Design from the estate of architect, Robert Hayden Wilson, Houston, Texas. This collection includes works by some of the most notable artists from the early to mid 20th century.