Rago’s Sept. 15 Contemp. Art sale to benefit the critically ill

Joseph Stabilito (American, b. 1955), Five oil and collage on paper, all untitled, 1994; Signed and dated; 50

Joseph Stabilito (American, b. 1955), Five oil and collage on paper, all untitled, 1994; Signed and dated; 50

LAMBERTVILLE, Pa. – The Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction a collection of 26 lots of artwork on Saturday, Sept. 15, the proceeds of which will fund Philadelphia’s Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA). This is part of a three-day sale, consisting of a no reserve Discovery Auction on Sept. 14-15 and an Estates auction on Sept. 16. Internet live bidding will be available through www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) is a nonprofit organization that cooks and delivers nourishing meals to neighbors in the Philadelphia area who are battling life-threatening illnesses. Three meals a day, seven days a week, MANNA meals deliver hope to those who need it most. MANNA’s philosophy is that food is medicine, and their goal is to improve each client’s health by providing medically appropriate meals that heal and nutrition counseling to educate their clients about the role of nutrition in battling chronic illness. More than 1,500 caring individuals volunteer over 70,000 hours of service each year, enabling MANNA to deliver over 900,000 meals, free of charge, each year.

All of the MANNA lots are very attractively priced and will be sold to the high bidder without reserve.

This grouping, catalogued as lots 974-999, includes work by artists Bob Reinhart, Michael Wilse, Andee Dubin, Kenneth Bushnell, B. Wells, Alice Iyock, Marta Sanchez, Holly Roberts, Timothy Hawksworth, Barbara Schaff, Stuart Netsky, Peter Berg, Larry Spaid, Kevin Melchionne, Daniel Forbes Dallmann, Margot Dewit, Betsey Meyers, Dolores Poacelli, Cathleen Hughes, Nancy Adler, Alex Kanevsky, Brady Sanders, Paul Rider, Daniel Teis, Pamela Hoffman Taggart, Sarah Roche, Leah MacDonald, Charles Olson, Charlotte R. Yudis, Amy Morken, Jennifer Meghen White, Andre Toploski, Terrance Bankole, Zachary Fae, Charles Deantonio, Donald Owen Colley, Joseph Stabilito, Kenneth Wayne Bushnell, H. Gilbert, Aline Feldman, Michelle Marcuse, Warren Holzman, Miro, Kandinsky, Topias and Saul Steinberg. A few works are by unknown artists. There is also a lot consisting of 20th-century textile and ceramic art. It includes an Anna Neilson hand-knit multicolor jacket, a Echols-Howell crocheted art purse, an Alan Willoughby ceramic charger, and a Brooke Hine ceramic sculpture titled “Entrail 2.”

For more information, call 609-397-9374 or email info@ragoarts.com.

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

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Joseph Stabilito (American, b. 1955), Five oil and collage on paper, all untitled, 1994; Signed and dated; 50

Joseph Stabilito (American, b. 1955), Five oil and collage on paper, all untitled, 1994; Signed and dated; 50

Bob Reinhart (American, 20th Century) Oil on canvas; Untitled, 1982; Signed; 58

Bob Reinhart (American, 20th Century) Oil on canvas; Untitled, 1982; Signed; 58

Kenneth Bushnell (American, b. 1933), Oil on canvas (two irregular); EDC Arc XVI; 60

Kenneth Bushnell (American, b. 1933), Oil on canvas (two irregular); EDC Arc XVI; 60

20th Century Regional Artists, Three framed works: Betsey Meyers, untitled abstract oil pastel, 2002, 12 1/2

20th Century Regional Artists, Three framed works: Betsey Meyers, untitled abstract oil pastel, 2002, 12 1/2

Derriere Le Miroir Group, Eleven lithograph covers and pages by artists including Miro, Kandinsky, Topias; and Saul Steinberg issue; dating from 1957-1977; including two drawings; 15

Derriere Le Miroir Group, Eleven lithograph covers and pages by artists including Miro, Kandinsky, Topias; and Saul Steinberg issue; dating from 1957-1977; including two drawings; 15