Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Buford, GA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 7, 2009 2:00 PM GMT
Folk Art from The Lynne Ingram Collection
1,200 Lots. Two-Day Sale. Slotin presents the lifetime self-taught Art collection of Lynne Ingram, early folk art collecting pioneer and author of Not By Luck. Ms. Ingram lives in New Jersey but is originally from North Carolina. Beginning in the 1980s, she started collecting folk art when the genre was still in its relative infancy. But she didn't just passively acquire pieces. She actually traveled around the Southeast and visited the artists who became her friends. All the while she was amassing an outstanding collection filled with the earliest and best examples created by these artists. Many of the lots featured in this sale are illustrated prominently in Ingram's book. Sale highlights include the Southern Folk Pottery of Lanier Meaders, B.B. Craig, and Billy Ray Hussey, Photography, Slave-made furniture, African American Quilts, Rock 'n Roll Posters, Outstanding new discoveries in including American paintings that have been in storage for more than 60 years, Self-taught art masterworks by Bill Traylor, Adolf Wolfli, Calvin Black Possum Trot Doll, Dilmus Hall Sculpture, William Hawkins, Sam Doyle, Gustav Klumpp, Vestie Davis, James Castle, Antonio Esteves, Justin McCarthy, Sterling Strauser, Jon Serl, Lawrence Lebduska, Howard Finster, S.L. Jones Sculpture Raymond Coins, Charlie Willeto, George Lopez, Clementine Hunter, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Daniel Pressley, Elijah Pierce, Thornton Dial, Nellie Mae Rowe, B.F. Perkins, Eddie Arning, Andrea Badami, Malcah Zeldis, David Butler, William Dawson, Charlie Lucas, J.B. Murry, Pappy Kitchens, Leroy Almon, Edgar Tolson, Linville Barker, James Harold Jennings, Georgia Blizzard, Malcolm McKesson, Bernice Sims, Woody Long, George Williams, Philadelphia Wireman, Mose Tolliver, Anatolio Alexandrovich Sokoloff, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, Purvis Young, Mary T. Smith, Jack Savitsky, Sybil Gibson, works by John Edward Welch, African American Sign Maker, International Folk Art, Religious Banners, Erotica, and so much more!