Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold a three-day Estates Auction, Sept. 11-12-13, in New Orleans

Original oil on canvas paintings by renowned Louisiana artists George Rodrigue (1944-2013) and Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), plus a fine selection of designer purses by some of the most respected names in couture, are a taste of what's up for bid.
By: Crescent City Auction Gallery
 
 
Selection of designer purses plus other couture.
Selection of designer purses plus other couture.
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 21, 2020 - PRLog -- Original oil on canvas paintings by renowned Louisiana artists George Rodrigue (1944-2013) and Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), plus a fine selection of designer purses by some of the most respected names in couture, are just a taste of what bidders will find in Crescent City Auction Gallery's Estates Auction slated for the weekend of Sept. 11th-12th-13th.

The painting by George Rodrigue is from the artist's famous Blue Dog series and is titled Flames of Hope (1992). The signed and titled work, 13 ½ inches by 10 ¾ inches, carries an estimate of $20,000-$40,000. The oil painting by folk art legend Clementine Hunter, titled Wash Day (circa 1985), is signed lower center right. It measures 17 ¾ inches by 23 ½ inches (est. $3,000-$5,000).

The selection of designer purses includes fashionable examples by names such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, Prada, Fendi, Celine and Hermes. A portion of the auction is dedicated entirely to couture and includes an embroidered silk coat by Oscar de la Renta (circa 2000), a vintage full-length dark brown mink coat by Jay Lester, and a belt and bracelet both by Hermes.

Rodrigue and Hunter are not the only local-grown art talent in the sale. Also offered will be an oil on board by Knute Heldner (1877-1952, New Orleans), titled Pirate's Alley, Old New Orleans, signed lower right (est. $3,000-$5,000); and an oil on Masonite by Alberta Kinsey (1875-1952, New Orleans) titled Her Patio, 823 Royal Street (1934), signed lower right (est. $1,200-$1,800).

The three-day weekend event is packed with 975 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and BidSquare.com. Absentee and phone bids will be accepted until 1 pm Central time on Thursday, September 10th. A printed catalog is available; call 504-529-5057 or e-mail info@crescentcityauctiongallery.com.

The gallery, at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, will be open for exhibitions beginning Thursday, September 3rd, from 10-5 Central time, by appointment only (excluding Sunday). A live Saturday preview will be held September 5th, from 9am to 1pm, also by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 504-529-5057 or email info@crescentcityauctiongallery.com.

For more information, visit www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com.  Updates are posted often.

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