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Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Sendak romps, Peale’s Washington saluted at Heritage American art sale

 Left: Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500; Right: Rembrandt Peale portrait of George Washington, $591,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions


Left: Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500; Right: Rembrandt Peale portrait of George Washington, $591,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Spanning George Washington to the Wild Things, Heritage Auctions’ latest American Art Signature® Auction set numerous auction records May 10 on its way to a $6 million finish.

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American art and illustration luminaries grace Heritage May 10 auction

J.C. Leyendecker, ‘First Long Suit,’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

J.C. Leyendecker, ‘First Long Suit,’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions will soon hold one of the most comprehensive – and jubilant – American art events in recent memory. In the words of Senior Vice President Aviva Lehmann, the May 10 American Art Signature® Auction, featuring 150 works, is “a museum-quality auction showing off our strength and ability to curate a perfect sale that covers every genre of American art.” Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sire Records founder Seymour Stein’s collection at Rago, Feb. 16

George Tooker, ‘Sleep,’ est. $60,000-$80,000. Image courtesy of Rago and LiveAuctioneers

George Tooker, ‘Sleep,’ est. $60,000-$80,000. Image courtesy of Rago and LiveAuctioneers

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – On Wednesday, February 16, Rago Arts and Auction Center will present Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein, founder of Sire Records. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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George Tooker, ‘Untitled (Young Man Facing a Woman),’ estimated at $100,000-$150,000

George Tooker’s magic realist work in spotlight at Swann, June 30

George Tooker, ‘Untitled (Young Man Facing a Woman),’ estimated at $100,000-$150,000

George Tooker, ‘Untitled (Young Man Facing a Woman),’ estimated at $100,000-$150,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries will present a sale of American Art on June 30. The auction will include notable works from prominent artists working in America beginning in the mid-1800s and continuing through the contemporary era. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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