Rago art auction features American, European works May 7

Fern Isabel Coppedge, 'Spring on the Delaware.' Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Rago Arts image

Fern Isabel Coppedge, ‘Spring on the Delaware.’ Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Rago Arts image


LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago Arts and Auction Center will conduct auctions of 19th/20th century American and European art and postwar/contemporary art on Saturday, May 7. The sales feature works fresh to market with many significant deaccessions from important collections.

Absentee and Internet live auctions will be available through LiveAuctioneers.com.

The 19th/20th American/European art (Lots 1-160) will be sold starting at 11 a.m. Eastern.

Works by William Merritt Chase, Richard Alan Schmid, Robert Spencer, Fern Isabel Coppedge, Alphonse Mucha, M.C. Escher and Childe Hassam are featured. Also included are a number of photographs from the collection of Dorothy Norman including works by Edward Steichen, Ansel Adams and Dorothy Norman herself.

Postwar and contemporary art (lots 500-750) will be sold beginning at 1 p.m. Select highlights include works by Stephen S. Pace, Michael Goldberg, Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Richard Diebenkorn, Louise Nevelson, Carl Andre, Jean-Michel Basquiat (below) and Raymond Pettibon.


Jean-Michel Basquiat, 'Pure At Heart.' Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. Rago Arts image

Jean-Michel Basquiat, ‘Pure At Heart.’ Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. Rago Arts image


For details call 609-397-9374 or email info@ragoarts.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.