David Dike auction uplifted by bidding through LiveAuctioneers

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Julian Onderdonk’s ‘October Landscape,’ New York, c. 1907-08, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches, sold for $49,350 through LiveAuctioneers. David Dike Fine Art image

 

DALLAS – David Dike Fine Art opened its 31st year with the annual Texas Art Auction on Jan. 21, in which Internet bidders using the LiveAuctioneers online platform accounted for approximately $130,000 in sales.

The annual auction set a house record for sales made through LiveAuctioneers, totaling twice as much online as the previous two years combined.

Texas artist Julian Onderdonk’s October Landscape (above), painted in New York in 1907-08, sold to an Internet bidder through LiveAuctioneers for $49,350. Prices include the buyer’s premium. A second Onderdonk painting, New York Farmhouse, sold for $36,425.

The overall top lot of the sale was a small oil on board painting of a lone longhorn on the range by Frank Reaugh. It sold for $58,750.

 

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Frank Reaugh, ‘Longhorn,’ 1901, oil on board, 8 x 17 inches. Price realized: $58,750. David Dike Fine Art image

 

Charles T. Bowling’s depiction of Little Mexico, Dallas (below) sold for $54,050.

 

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Charles T. Bowling, ‘Little Mexico, Dallas’ oil on Masonite, 16 x 20 inches. Price realized: $54,050. David Dike Fine Art image

 

A Texas landscape titled Spring Flowers (below) by Robert Wood sold to a LiveAuctioneers bidder for $24,675.

 

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Robert Wood, ‘Spring Flowers,’ oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches. Price realized: $24,675. David Dike Fine Art image

 

Verbena and Coreopsis (below), painted by Porfirio Salinas in 1961, sold for $21,150, also to an Internet bidder utilizing LiveAuctioneers.

 

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Porfirio Salinas, Verbena and Coreopsis, 1961, oil, 25 x 30 inches. Price realized: $21,150. David Dike Fine Art image

 

William Lester, a Texas artist known for his scenes of arid landscapes and everyday life in the Southwest, took a turn toward the abstract in the 1950s. One of his untitled oil on Masonite works from that era sold to a LiveAuctioneers bidder for $6,463.

 

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William Lester, Untitled, c. 1950, oil on Masonite, 19 x 24 inches. Price realized: $6,463. David Dike Fine Art image

 

To contact David Dike Fine Art about consigning to an auction, call 214-720-4044.