Salmagundi sale Oct. 16 taps works from club’s archive


Antonio Cirino (1888-1983), ‘Covered Bridge,’ oil, 20 x 24in unframed. Opening bid $1,000.
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NEW YORK – In keeping with the organization’s rich American art history, the Salmagundi Club will host its Fall Auction on Friday, Oct. 16, at 4 p.m. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

The 211-lot auction will feature a selection of historic members’ works, carefully selected from the Salmagundi archive collection, which be offered alongside modern work.


Tore Arvid Asplund (1903-1978), ‘Ernst N. Townsend Sketching,’ oil on canvas, 16 x 14in. Opening bid $400. Salmagundi Club image

The auction will be held in collaboration with Capsule and Litchfield Auctions, local auctioneers dedicated to promoting the quality and authenticity of Salmagundi art to a new audience.


Walter Hatke, ‘Provincetown,’ oil on linen, 27 x 27in. framed. Estimate: $5,400-$8,100. Salmagundi Club image

Nicholas Dawes, Salmagundi chairman of the board and senior vice president of Heritaqe Auctions, will host the online proceedings. The auction will be broadcast and bids will be accepted absentee or live online. Phone bids are also welcome.


Kathie Odom, ‘Glen Mills Kept,’ oil on Linen, 16 x 20in. Opening bid $700. Salmagundi Club image

Bidders will be treated to works by current Salmagundi members and have the opportunity to own rare works from Salmagundi’s archives. A number of commissioned works will also be available.


Donald Demers, ‘Resting Cat,’ oil, 9 x 12in. Opening bid $900. Salmagundi Club image

Participants will be part of the oldest continuous art auction in New York City. Each sale supports our historic club, home to such luminaries as Louis Comfort Tiffany, Childe Hassam, William Merritt Chase, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Norman Rockwell and Guy Wiggins.


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