Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Clintondale, NY, United States
DoneMon, Apr 23, 2018 11:00 PM GMT
Fine Art & Antique Estate Auction
Maurice Sendak: "Wild Things" and more at Kensington Estate Auctions’ 23 April 2018 Sale Kensington Estate Auctions will present an on-line live auction on Monday, 23 April at 7:00pm EST. The auction will offer unique works by American, Asian & European artists, as well as photographs, jewelry, books, tools, sculptures, science-fiction illustrations, urban/graffiti art & objects d’art. A collection of Maurice Sendak signed illustrated works, from the collection of & authenticated by the prominent authority: Justin Schiller, will be offered. Highlighting the art category are Italian watercolors: Leopoldo Mariotti; American Landscape: Cecil Chichester; stage-set designs: Beni Montresor; English Countryside painting: James Aumonire; illustration: Dorrit Dekk; oil painting: Ben Neill & other notable artists. Remarkable highlights include a semi-antique Persian Isfahan silk hunting rug (7’); Webley & Scott World War I flare gun; signed Arts & Craft copper bookends; pair of carved architectural griffins; Grand Tour terra-cotta plaques by Ipsen; 19th century limestone printing block & more. The prominent NY graffiti artist: LA II is featured in the Modern/Graffiti/Urban section by a metallic painting & painted train set. Other outstanding artists & works are: Francois Berthoud’s Visionaire No. 17; Outsider paintings: Keith Morris, abstract paintings: Stefanachi & more than 50 signed taboo paintings. Several special items to be offered: first-day-of-issue cover of the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, signed by noteworthy authors such as Arthur Miller, Hermon Wouk, Saul Bellow (included: full sheet of commemorative Shakespeare stamps); 32 18th-19th century original Etruscan vase designs executed in pencil; Herb Ritts: "Free Tibet"; 1st edition: Matisse "Jazz"; inscribed Fannie Hurst book & more. Bidding through Liveauctioneers.