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Hockney lithograph achieves $20K at La Belle Epoque

David Hockney, ‘Four Flowers in a Still Life,’ $20,480

David Hockney, ‘Four Flowers in a Still Life,’ $20,480

NEW YORK – On August 13, La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery held its first auction after temporarily shutting down since suffering extreme water damage in the spring of 2022. A David Hockney (British, b. 1937-) lithograph, signed by the artist, took the lead in the sale. The live online-only Multi-Estates Summer auction featured more than 300 lots with a varied selection of fine art, decorative items, furniture, Mid-century Modern pieces and silver.

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Pair of 19th-century Chinese carved green jade elephants, est. $700-$900

La Belle Epoque rebounds from flood with eclectic Aug. 13 estates auction

Pair of 19th-century Chinese carved green jade elephants, est. $700-$900

Pair of 19th-century Chinese carved green jade elephants, est. $700-$900

NEW YORK – On Saturday, August 13 at 10 am Eastern time, La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery will conduct its first sale since suffering extreme water damage in the spring of this year. Dubbed the Multi-Estates Summer Auction, it will feature almost 300 lots of fine art, decorative items, furniture, Mid-century Modern pieces and silver. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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One of several vintage posters from La Belle Epoque Vintage Posters’ inventory. The bulk of its holdings was irreparably damaged in an early May flooding incident. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction

Flood damages La Belle Epoque’s poster inventory; July sale still on

Interior of La Belle Epoque Vintage Posters, a gallery affiliated with La Belle Epoque Auction. Much of the poster inventory was irreparably damaged in an early May flooding incident. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction

Interior of La Belle Epoque Vintage Posters, a gallery affiliated with La Belle Epoque Auction. Much of the poster inventory was irreparably damaged in an early May flooding incident. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction

NEW YORK – Boutique auction house La Belle Epoque announces it is staying open after suffering extreme water damage in early May. The water damage was caused by a small fire in the space above La Belle Epoque, which set off sprinkler systems for an extended period of time, causing major flooding in the space below, with portions of the ceiling literally caving in.

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Linda Tarasuk, a former early childhood teacher, loves sharing her passion for art and antiques at her new auction gallery in Manhattan. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery.

Belle of the auction ball: Linda Tarasuk on her 2022 ‘debut’

Linda Tarasuk, a former early childhood teacher, loves sharing her passion for art and antiques at her new auction gallery in Manhattan. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery.

Linda Tarasuk, a former elementary school teacher, loves sharing her passion for art and antiques at her new auction gallery in Manhattan. Image courtesy of La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery.

NEW YORK – Elie Saporta and Linda Tarasuk, co-owners of La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery, are long-time collectors with a keen eye for antiques and art. The auction house’s name might seem familiar; it references La Belle Epoque Vintage Posters, which Saporta and Tarasuk founded in 1985. The poster gallery continues to operate as a separate business, but the two recently made their foray into auctions. The house’s debut sale was in February. Tarasuk talked with Auction Central News about the new venture, trends and the challenges of launching a business during a pandemic.

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La Belle Epoque reports excellent debut auction

Art Deco-style bronze figural table lamp, $5,120

Art Deco-style bronze figural table lamp, $5,120

NEW YORK – Manhattan’s newest full-service boutique auction house, La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery, held its premiere sale on Saturday, February 5. It featured a selection spanning fine and contemporary art, antiques, furniture, mid-century Modern, decorative items and collectibles from multiple estates.

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La Belle Epoque unveils highlights of exciting Feb. 5 debut auction

 

Byron Browne, ‘Sunset on the Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

NEW YORK – La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery will hold its much-anticipated debut auction on February 5. This beautifully curated event will feature more than 300 lots of fine art, furniture, decorative accessories and more. Amongst the many highlights are a Byron Browne (American, 1907-1961) modernist abstract painting titled Sunset on the Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; and six leather and chrome LC2 club chairs by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand for Cassina. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Interior of La Belle Epoque Gallery, a new two-level, 5,000-square-foot boutique auction house in New York that will hold its first sale on January 22, 2022.

New York’s La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery to launch in February

Interior of La Belle Epoque Gallery, a new two-level, 5,000-square-foot boutique auction house in New York that will hold its first sale on January 22, 2022.

Interior of La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery, a new two-level, 5,000-square-foot boutique auction house in New York that will hold its first sale on February 5, 2022.

NEW YORK – New York City is about to welcome a brand new, full-service auction house. La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery will open its doors in February 2022, offering a friendly new auction experience to art and antique lovers, dealers, collectors, first-time buyers and consignors.

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