Lewis & Maese sale toasts modern/contemporary art Apr. 24

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), ‘Title Page From the Bible Verve,’ original lithograph in colors, 1956. Morurlot Freres: Paris, signed in the plate in  mint condition. Height: 27 and 14 inches by width: 23 and 10 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), ‘Title Page From the Bible Verve,’ original lithograph in colors, 1956. Morurlot Freres: Paris, signed in the plate in mint condition. Height: 27 and 14 inches by width: 23 and 10 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

HOUSTON – Lewis & Maese auction house is celebrating the clean lines, daring design and functionality of 20th century art and home furnishings during the month of April, culminating with a Modern and Contemporary auction Wednesday, April 24. On the block are two art modern art collections, mid-century leather and chrome furniture, wood, chrome and metal sculptures, lighting fixtures and rugs, as well as Asian porcelain and jade, African art, art books, collections, Baccarat crystal and decorative art.

LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

One of the highlights of the auction is an art chair created by the late Bert Long, a beloved Houston artist who died earlier this year. The auction proceeds from the chair will benefit local nonprofit art organizations. A sample of the artists to be sold April 24: Salvador Dali lithographs, Reuben Nakian sculptures, Picasso lithographs, David A. Haberman paintings, Jerry K. Deasy sculptures, Bill Keating’s wood sculpture, an Erté intaglio collagraph and a piece by Belgian sculptor Loet Vanderveen.

Examples of the modern and contemporary home furnishings are: mid-century style rosewood tables from the Keno Brothers’ studios, an exquisite Julian & Co. Gray Works Lucite and glass-top dining table (original price $20,000), three Baccarat crystal vases, table lamps, an Art Deco chandelier, glass and chrome occasional tables, leather ottomans, leather and chrome chairs and end tables, mid-century sectional sofa/chaise, Julia Cheshire occasional tables, Val St. Lambert crystal candlesticks, Asian porcelain and jade decorative art, a collection of rock and crystal skulls and a number of mirrors.

For more information, call 713-869-1335.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Marc Chagall (1887-1985), ‘Title Page From the Bible Verve,’ original lithograph in colors, 1956. Morurlot Freres: Paris, signed in the plate in  mint condition. Height: 27 and 14 inches by width: 23 and 10 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), ‘Title Page From the Bible Verve,’ original lithograph in colors, 1956. Morurlot Freres: Paris, signed in the plate in mint condition. Height: 27 and 14 inches by width: 23 and 10 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Joan Miro ‘Pligrafa Xv Years,’ color lithograph on  guarro paper, 1979, signed in the plate. height: 26 and 14 inches by width: 22 1/2 and 10 1/2 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Joan Miro ‘Pligrafa Xv Years,’ color lithograph on guarro paper, 1979, signed in the plate. height: 26 and 14 inches by width: 22 1/2 and 10 1/2 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Bert Long (1940-2013), ‘Get Up and Get Moving,’ chair of plaster, found objects, mixed media. Lewis & Maese image.

Bert Long (1940-2013), ‘Get Up and Get Moving,’ chair of plaster, found objects, mixed media. Lewis & Maese image.

Steve Penley, (b. 1964), ‘Three Liberty Heads,’ acrylic paint and marker. Signed ‘Penley’ lower  right. mounted behind glass, matted and framed, height: 48 and 50 inches by width: 62 and 50 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Steve Penley, (b. 1964), ‘Three Liberty Heads,’ acrylic paint and marker. Signed ‘Penley’ lower right. mounted behind glass, matted and framed, height: 48 and 50 inches by width: 62 and 50 inches. Lewis & Maese image.

Salvador Dali (1904-1989), ‘The Twelve Apostles,’ color lithograph, edition number 240/350. After the ‘Knights of the Round Table,’ original gouache, pencil signed. Lewis & Maese image.

Salvador Dali (1904-1989), ‘The Twelve Apostles,’ color lithograph, edition number 240/350. After the ‘Knights of the Round Table,’ original gouache, pencil signed. Lewis & Maese image.

David Haberman, ‘Cancun Surf VI,’ acrylic on canvas, Cancun Series, 2001/2007. Height: 39 inches by width: 90 inches and numbered. Height: 37 and 19 inches by width: 31 and 18 in. Lewis & Maese image.

David Haberman, ‘Cancun Surf VI,’ acrylic on canvas, Cancun Series, 2001/2007. Height: 39 inches by width: 90 inches and numbered. Height: 37 and 19 inches by width: 31 and 18 in. Lewis & Maese image.