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Ahlers & Ogletree's huge, online-only Fine Estates & Collections auction, Aug. 25-27, has 1,289 lots
The three-day event, with no live gallery bidding, is packed with nearly 1,300 lots, pulled from prominent local estates and collections. Internet bidding is on several platforms, including Ahlers & Ogletree's new Auction Mobility platform.
By: Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc.
Session 1, on Thursday, August 25th, will feature 362 lots of Asian and ethnographic arts. Session 2, the following day, will contain 396 lots of Mid-Century Modern and modern art and design, jewelry and silver. The final session, on Saturday, August 27th, will have 529 lots of period antiques and fine art, making for a three-day event bursting with a total of 1,289 lots.
The large oil on canvas by Igor Tulpanov, 36 inches by 59 ½ inches (less frame), is a colorful surrealist work titled Samurai (est. $35,000-$55,000)
The oil on canvas portrait painting by Jean Baptiste Van Loo is an 18th century three-quarter length painting of the actress and playwright Madame Marie Justine Benoit Duronceray Favart (French, 1727-1772), shown in a blue dress with jewels, against a red draped background (est. $15,000-$25,000)
The oil on board depiction of an Old Man Reading by Eastman Johnson depicts a gentleman with white hair reading a book on a table in a darkened interior, initial signed ("E.J.") lower left, with two paper labels on verso, possibly in Johnson's hand, and nicely housed in a 20 ¾ inch by 27 inch frame (est. $4,000-$6,000)
Internet bidding will be available on Ahlers & Ogletree's Auction Mobility bidding platform, bid.AandOAuctions.com, as well as LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will also be taken. Live, in-person previews will be held August 22nd-24th, from 10-5 all three days, in the Ahlers & Ogletree showroom, located at 700 Miami Circle in Atlanta.
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