Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Houston, TX, United States
DoneWed, Sep 23, 2009 10:30 PM GMT
Lewis & Maese Sept. 23, 2009 Fine Art Auction
This evening auction will include many important paintings, drawings and watercolors representing 400 years of American, British, Mexican and European history. Highlights include works by Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse, Harmensz van Rijn, Paul Sandby, Thomas Gainsborough, Larry Bell and Charles Schorre. This important auction will also include the works of German artist Arthur Muller, circa 1922-1968. During World War II, Mr. Muller, who was a high profile dissenter, was arrested and incarcerated in a concentration camp from 1943-1945. Mr. Mullerâ€™s haunting drawings from that era have survived and these works will be part of this auction.