Houston, TX, United States
DoneFri, Oct 22, 2010 12:00 AM UTC
Fine Paintings, Antiques, Jewelry and Carpets
Featuring modern British Paintings; including property belonging to the Caldwell Family Collection, Houston & Dallas, Texas. Post-WW II paintings and drawings by British artists. From British Royal Academy artists' portraiture subjects as varied as Queen Elizabeth II and Rudolph Nureyev to social cartoonist illustrations, landscape artists and botanical drawings; art-loving Anglophiles will be intrigued. European and American artists are also represented. Rounding out the auction are opulent carpets from Persia, Colonial Mexican silver, art glass, porcelain, European and American sterling, exquisite 19th Century French furniture, alluring jewelry and other sophisticated objects to complement an elegant lifestyle. Artists include: Ruskin Spear, Alexander Calder, John Carleton Wiggins, David P. Adickes, Peter Lanz Hohnstedt, George Chapman, John Rock Jones, Frederick Mortimer Lamb, Alexander “Alex” Koolman, Frederick Deane, Dale Pring Macsweeney, Henri Gadbois, among others.