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Nye & Company will hold an online-only Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction September 7th-8th
Offered will be a mix of fine and decorative arts from the 16th century to present day, including an exceptional group of Old Masters paintings from a New England collection and a terrific selection of modern and contemporary art and sculpture.
By: Nye & Company Auctioneers
The Old Master paintings primarily range from the 16th-19th centuries. Highlights include an en grisaille oil on panel portrait of a gentleman attributed to Anthony van Dyck (Belgian, 1599-1641), and a portrait of Isabella of Savoy attributed to Frans Pourbus II (French, 1569-1622). There is also work on paper version of Summer: Peasants Going to Market attributed to Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640). Sebastian Vrancx is also represented with an epic allegorical battle scene attributed to the artist.
For those who prefer more contemporary and modern works, there is a fine selection of works by well-known and highly regarded artists. Of particular note is a conte crayon and watercolor on paper titled Cicada Pines in August by Charles Burchfield; an Andy Warhol silkscreen of baseball player Pete Rose, signed by both Warhol and Rose; a Maxfield Parrish gouache on paper, study for advertising art and three Childe Hassam watercolors.
William Scott, the celebrated UK artist, has one of his charcoal on paper abstract drawings in the sale. Pablo Picasso is represented with a large-scale goat's head in profile Madoura ceramic charger. The self-taught/
There are several pieces from the David and Laura Finn family collection. David, a well-known photographer, forged relationships along with his wife with many of the artists that they collected. A portion of the collection was previously offered at Sotheby's in May 2017 and more recently, a curated selection at Christie's, London in June 2022. Both performed extremely well.
Start times both days are 10 am Eastern. Real time Internet bidding and absentee bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, Bidsquare.com and the Nye & Company website: www.nyeandcompany.com. Telephone bidding will also be available on a limited basis.