Doyle+Design®Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 10am EDT |
Popular Doyle+Design Sale on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10am
Featuring 20th and 21st Century Furniture, Art and Design and a Collection of Tiffany Studios
NEW YORK, NY -- The Doyle+Design® auction on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10am will showcase furniture, design and art by some of the most prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. This sale category takes a look at design that has transformed the way we use living spaces while questioning where we draw the line between fine art and furniture and decorative objects. Among the Modern and Contemporary paintings, drawings and sculpture are works by both established and emerging artists.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
The Doyle+Design auction on June 7 showcases a wide range of objects by Tiffany Studios, highlighted by a magnificent and exceedingly rare favrile glass nautical themes mosaic panel. Iot was created by the Ecclesiastical Department of Tiffany Studios for Dorothy Linn (Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormick, III) of Lake Forest, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1915-22. Measuring 36 inches in height, the panel acquired directly from Dorothy Linn by the current consignor in the 1960s (est. $100,000-150,000).
Property from the Estate of Harry Oppenheimer offers a large group of lamps. Four monumental gilt-bronze and favrile glass table lamps were commissioned circa 1897 from the relatively new Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company for Henry Hardenbergh’s sumptuous Hotel Manhattan, which once stood at the corner of Madison Avenue and 42nd Street near Grand Central Terminal. The rare and important lamp, measuring 53 3/4 inches in height with a shade 31 inches in diameter, was purchased by the current consignor at Doyle in 1987 (est. $40,000-60,000). Go to Tiffany Studios Highlights
Nicholas Carone (1917-2010) was one of the last artists who comprised the generation known as The New York School. These artists, working in an abstract expressionist style, came to prominence in the early 1950s at a time when modernist art was strictly the realm of their European counterparts. An untitled drawing by Carone is a wonderful example of the artist’s expressive line that suggests luscious figurative forms, while not committing to representational Imagery (est. $2,000-3,000).
After graduating from the University of Iowa in 1948 with a master’s degree in fine arts, Raymond Parker (1922-1990) accepted a teaching position at the University of Minnesota. At this point in his career, he worked in a cubist style, as can be seen in the colorful fragmented planes of his 1950 composition, Semaphore in Enclosure, which was exhibited that year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. From the Sara T. and John D. Davies Collection (est. $2,000-3,000).
In a time when abstraction has played a leading role in the contemporary art market, Janet Fish (b. 1938) has remained loyal to producing representational work. Her still life paintings depict traditional as well as challenging subject matter, mixing fruits and vegetables with Windex bottles and Saran Wrap. But she has remained hard to categorize -- her brush stroke is looser than the photorealist, yet she plays with reflective surfaces and light much like they do. From the Property from a Pennsylvania Collection (est. $1,500-2,500).