Dallas Auction Gallery fine art auction totals $2.8M

Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Summer Dance,’ painted polished and patinated bronze in two parts, 1971. Estimate $500,000-$700,000. Price realized: $926,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Summer Dance,’ painted polished and patinated bronze in two parts, 1971. Estimate $500,000-$700,000. Price realized: $926,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

DALLAS – Dallas Auction Gallery anticipated and was rewarded with excellent prices at their Spring Fine Art sale on April 30. One hundred and nineteen lots of high-quality paintings, lithographs, graphic works, photography and sculpture – representing modern, contemporary, post-impressionist and Southwest artists – resulted in over $2.8 million in sales and a 76 percent sell-through rate.

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Contemporary and modern works from the estate of Mary Jo Vaughn Rauscher and a collection assembled by the late Mr. and Mrs. I.C. Deal of Dallas were standouts.

Two sculptures were the top lots of the evening: lot 78, a bronze by Dame Barbara Hepworth titled, Summer Dance, realizing a price of $926,500 against an estimate of $500,000-$700,000; and lot 81, a lead sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz titled The Meeting, which sold for $662,500 with an estimate of $600,000-$800,000. The sculptures were two of many pieces from the estate of Mary Jo Vaughn Rauscher, a prominent Dallas civic leader.

Modern British and European artists brought strong prices. Two works by British artist Victor Pasmore sold over estimate. Lot 79, Linear Motif, a relief painting with gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1967, sold for $158,500. Lot 80, Linear Motif, a gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1966-1967 sold for $146,500. Lot 77, Stanley William Hayter’s Nereides, oil and acrylic on canvas, sold for $18,750. Three works by Spanish artist Joan Miro sold for $43,250.

American artists were also represented with outstanding prices realized. For example, lot 13, Loren Mozley, View of Queretaro, oil on canvas, sold for $53,125. Lot 76, Dimitri Hadzi, Thebes III, a bronze sculpture, sold for $46,875. A collection of graphic works by Sam Francis including four monotypes sold for $65,000.

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Summer Dance,’ painted polished and patinated bronze in two parts, 1971. Estimate $500,000-$700,000. Price realized: $926,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Dame Barbara Hepworth, ‘Summer Dance,’ painted polished and patinated bronze in two parts, 1971. Estimate $500,000-$700,000. Price realized: $926,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Jacques Lipchitz, ‘The Meeting,’ lead sculpture, 1913. Estimate: $600,000-$800,000. Price realized: $662,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Jacques Lipchitz, ‘The Meeting,’ lead sculpture, 1913. Estimate: $600,000-$800,000. Price realized: $662,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Victor Pasmore, ‘Linear Motif,’ relief painting with gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1967, panel: 48 x 48 inches. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Price realized: $158,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Victor Pasmore, ‘Linear Motif,’ relief painting with gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1967, panel: 48 x 48 inches. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Price realized: $158,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Loren Mozley, ‘View of Queretaro.’ oil on canvas, signed lower right, ‘Mozley,’ canvas: 28 x 44 3/4 inches. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. Price realized: $53,125. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Loren Mozley, ‘View of Queretaro.’ oil on canvas, signed lower right, ‘Mozley,’ canvas: 28 x 44 3/4 inches. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. Price realized: $53,125. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Dimitri Hadzi, ‘Thebes III,’ bronze sculpture, 1980, 65 1/2 x 44 inches. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Price realized: $46,875. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Dimitri Hadzi, ‘Thebes III,’ bronze sculpture, 1980, 65 1/2 x 44 inches. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Price realized: $46,875. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Stanley William Hayter, ‘Nereides,’ oil and acrylic on canvas, 1958. Signed and dated lower right, ‘Hayter 58,’ canvas: 78 3/4 x 67 1/4. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Price realized: $18,750. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Stanley William Hayter, ‘Nereides,’ oil and acrylic on canvas, 1958. Signed and dated lower right, ‘Hayter 58,’ canvas: 78 3/4 x 67 1/4. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Price realized: $18,750. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Four Sam monotypes by Sam Francis sold for $65,000. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Four Sam monotypes by Sam Francis sold for $65,000. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Victor Pasmore, ‘Linear Motif’ gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1966-1967, initialed, signed and dated en verso, ‘VP Victor Pasmore 1967,’ panel: 48 x 48 inches. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Price realized: $146,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.

Victor Pasmore, ‘Linear Motif’ gravure and oil on plastic and panel, 1966-1967, initialed, signed and dated en verso, ‘VP Victor Pasmore 1967,’ panel: 48 x 48 inches. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Price realized: $146,500. Dallas Auction Gallery image.