Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
St. Petersburg, FL, United States
DoneSun, Nov 13, 2016 5:00 PM UTC
Estate Fine Art, Antiques and Jewelry Auction
St Petersburg FL ? The continuing Estate Collection of Yves Georges Prade (1904-1992), Vice-President of the Municipal Council of Paris and of the General Council of the Seine will be on the Auction Block November 12th/13th at Burchard Galleries. Prade, a major force in the Parisian art world, was editor and art critic for the ?Blue Review? and, along with Pablo PICASSO, was a war time activist for imprisoned artist Max JACOB and others. Prade also served as Secretary of the Management of the Bank of Paris and the Netherlands and Director of Mumm Champagne. Over 150 artworks to include Paintings, Prints and Sculpture by well noted artists such as: AUDUBON, James; DALI, Salvador; GROSZ, George; MAX, Peter; MACGINNIS, Henry; MACNULTY, William; MOORE, Benson Bond; ROSENQUIST, James, and many more! In addition, a ?Rare Estate find?? Artworks from the estate of Christian Buchheit (1885-1974) who was for 50 years the Building Superintendent for The Art Students League of New York. Honoring his retirement, many of the ?League? artists and teachers paid tribute to Chris with a 50th year anniversary party presenting him with a portfolio of original watercolors, drawings, oils and prints, many of which are in this Auction. Also, 19th C French Marble Top Furnishings; Civil War Swords; Vintage Lighting; 3 Large Horner Quality Triple Bow Oak Curios; Old Posters; Many Pristine Oriental Rugs; Spectacular Gold, Diamond and Gemstone Jewelry and more included in this ?Fresh to the Market? Auction you won't want to miss as it will most certainly be another ?Unbelievable Auction Weekend?!