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Oakwood Auctions mounts fine art, sculptures sales Oct. 26-27

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Robert Bateman, ‘Great Blue Heron and White Pines,’ oil on board, 2010. Oakwood Auctions image

STOUFFVILLE, Ontario – Oakwood Auctions will conduct a what the company is calling its most important and impressive auction to date on Oct. 26-27. The sale boasts more than 800 lots consisting of many important original paintings and fine sculptures in art styles ranging from pre-impressionist to modern abstract. Many of the more than 100 sculptures being offered are of museum quality and importance. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

In addition to the broad selection of original art and sculptures, are many original lithographs as well as limited edition prints and canvases.

Original artwork will be offered on Saturday, Oct. 26. Robert Bateman is widely known as one of the finest wildlife artists as well as an acclaimed environmentalist. Two superb Bateman original paintings, Goshawk and Balsam and Great Blue Heron and White Pines (above), are featured as well as a collection of his signed, limited edition prints.

Charles Francois Daubigny’s Going to Work (below) is also a featured lot on Day 1. Daubigny, a painter of the Barbizon school, was a pioneer of modern landscape painting and an important precursor of French Impressionism. Dubbed the leader of “The School of Impression,” he drew the attention of Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and many other Impressionists.

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Charles-Francois Daubigny, ‘Going to Work,’ oil on canvas. Oakwood Auctions image

An impressive collection of 32 original paintings by Norval Morisseau will be sold.

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Norval Morrisseau, ‘Thunderbird,’ original acrylic on canvas painting. Oakwood Auctions image

Collectors should be sure to look at Lot 371, Pablo Picasso’s original etching of Viellard Assis Avec Une Femme. Oakwood Auction also has a compilation of Picasso limited edition prints produced by the artist’s estate and signed by the granddaughter of Picasso.

Sculptures are highlighted by Toonoo Sharky’s carved stone Spirit Fish, which measures 32 inches long.

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Toonoo Sharky, ‘Spirit Fish,’ original serpentine stone sculpture Oakwood Auctions image

Additional museum-quality works presented include David Reuben Piqtoukun’s The Hunter’s Dreams; Osuitok Ipeelee’s stone sculpture Caribou and Abraham Anghik Reuben’s soapstone sculpture Drum Dancer.

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David Ruben Piqtoukun, ‘The Hunter’s Dreams,’ Brazilian soapstone sculpture. Oakwood Auctions image

In addition to more of Robert Bateman’s works, Day 2 of Oakwood Auctions’ event will feature Victor Zag’s New York In Abstract original acrylic on canvas painting.

The auction will offer limited edition prints by Leroy Neiman, Fred Stone, James Lumbers, Salvador Dali and Erte.

Oakwood Auctions’ Oct. 26-27 sales will begin at 11 a.m. both days.

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