California plein air paintings to light up Abell Auction March 1

Abell Auction Co.’s March 1 sale will feature California plein air paintings from the estate of Eunice and Douglas Goodan, including ‘The Valencia Flower Market’ by Clark Hulings. Estimate: $40,000-$60,000. Abell Auction image

LOS ANGELES – An impressive array of California plein air paintings from the estate of Eunice and Douglas Goodan, grandson of renowned Los Angeles Times publisher and American investor Harry Chandler, will be auctioned on March 1 by Abell Auction Co. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

The Goodan collection comes from residences in Cambria, Pasadena and Montecito, Calif., and features artists such Benjamin C. Brown, Maurice Braun, Jessie Arms Botke and Raoul de Longpre, among others.

‘California Poppies’ by Benjamin Chambers Brown. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Abell Auction image

Abell is also proud to present a collection of 18th- and 19th-century English portrait paintings from the estate of Mary Carlise, an American actress, singer and dancer best known for her roles in 1930s musical-comedy films.

‘Spring Grove’ by Maurice Braun. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Abell Auction image

A stunning array of fine art, antique and contemporary furniture, decorative arts and jewelry from other prominent Southern California estates also will be offered.

David Hockney, ‘Big Celia, Print #2,’ circa 1981, lithograph in black and white signed and numbered 85/100, 52in x 57in. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Abell Auction image

Abell Auction Company, Los Angeles’ original and premier auction house, has been entrusted with fine estates and collections for over a century. Now celebrating its 104th anniversary, it has handled the treasured belongings of many high-profile clients and legendary figures in Hollywood. Abell’s weekly and quarterly sales attract an international audience of in-person and online buyers. For details call 800-404-2235.