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California's Sierra Nevada Mountains were Edgar Alwin Payne's favorite subject. His oil on canvas painting ‘High Sierra Lake' is estimated at $50,000-$70,000. Image courtesy Susanin's.

Susanin’s Premiere Auction on Sept. 12 holds world views

California's Sierra Nevada Mountains were Edgar Alwin Payne's favorite subject. His oil on canvas painting ‘High Sierra Lake' is estimated at $50,000-$70,000. Image courtesy Susanin's.
California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains were Edgar Alwin Payne’s favorite subject. His oil on canvas painting ‘High Sierra Lake’ is estimated at $50,000-$70,000. Image courtesy Susanin’s.
CHICAGO – Susanin’s Premiere Auction 76 on Sept. 12 will feature a diverse selection of paintings from around the world in addition to furniture, accessories, textiles, Asian arts and silver. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

Among of the top paintings in the 700-lot sale is a landscape by Edgar Alwin Payne (American, 1883-1947), who devoted much of his later career to painting the California Sierra Nevada Mountains. His oil on canvas painting titled High Sierra Lake is 20 by 24 inches and has a $50,000-$70,000 estimate. Payne was well known in Chicago, having lived there and studied briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago.

An 8 1/4- by 10-inch painting titled Le Rendex-Vous by Vu Cao Dam, an important Vietnamese artist of the 20th century, is estimated at $6,000-$8,000. Born in Hanoi in 1908, Vu Coa Dam moved to Paris in the 1930s and was greatly influenced by the French impressionists and later by the work of his neighbor Marc Chagall.

Paris street scenes by Edouard Leon Cortes are often found at auctions, but the fine example Susanin’s is offering at Saturday’s Premiere Auction 76 measures about 20 by 25 3/4 inches and features Notre Dame cathedral in the is the background. The oil on canvas painting has a $15,000-$20,000 estimate.

The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Central with the sale of a Le Corbusier metal and leather chaise lounge designed by Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret in 1928 and manufactured by Cassina. The chaise lounge is inscribed “Le Corbusier, LC/4 620 1.” It has an $800-$1,000 estimate.

For details call 312-832-9800.

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

Click here to view Susanin’s Auction’s complete catalog.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Vu Cao Dam (1908-2000) is considered one of the important Vietnamese painters of the 20th century. This small oil on canvas titled ‘Le Rendez-Vous' is dated ‘69' and has a $6,000-$8,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin's.
Vu Cao Dam (1908-2000) is considered one of the important Vietnamese painters of the 20th century. This small oil on canvas titled ‘Le Rendez-Vous’ is dated ‘69′ and has a $6,000-$8,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin’s.

British artist William James Muller's signature can be seen indistinctly at the lower left of this oil on canvas painting, which measures 24 by 42 1/4 inches. It has a $6,000-$10,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin's.
British artist William James Muller’s signature can be seen indistinctly at the lower left of this oil on canvas painting, which measures 24 by 42 1/4 inches. It has a $6,000-$10,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin’s.

Edouard Leon Cortes (French, 1882-1969) included the Notre Dame cathedral in this Paris street scene. The large oil on canvas painting has a $15,000-$20,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin's.
Edouard Leon Cortes (French, 1882-1969) included the Notre Dame cathedral in this Paris street scene. The large oil on canvas painting has a $15,000-$20,000 estimate. Image courtesy Susanin’s.

The diamond in this 14K white gold solitaire is 2.02 carats and has SI-1 clarity and H color. The ring is estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy Susanin's.
The diamond in this 14K white gold solitaire is 2.02 carats and has SI-1 clarity and H color. The ring is estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy Susanin’s.