Past Auction

Fine Modern Art

Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 11am EDT |
New York
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A World Auction Record for a Lichtenstein Entablature Series Print


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  • Auction of Fine Modern Art on Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Showcasing a Wide Range of Affordable Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Prints by Artists Around the World
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NEW YORK, NY -- Following the continued success of the new category of Fine Modern Art, Doyle held its most recent sale on March 10, 2020. Showcasing paintings, drawings, sculpture and fine prints with moderate estimates, this popular category generates excitement among seasoned collectors and new buyers alike. The category presents a wide spectrum of works from various artistic movements and regions of the globe, spanning over one hundred years of creative activity.

Highlighting the sale was Roy Lichtenstein’s (1923-1997) Entablature VIII from 1976, which far exceeded its estimate of $1,500-2,500, achieving an exceptional $15,000 – A World Auction Record for a Lichtenstein Entablature Series Print. Lichtenstein produced two series of Entablature paintings in the 1970s, the second of which were converted into prints. They were inspired by photographs taken by Lichtenstein of building facades in downtown Manhattan. The Entablature series is currently the subject of an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Wayside, 1970, by Long Island artist Robert Dash (1934-2013) also found favor at the auction, fetching $10,000, surpassing its estimate of $6,000-8,000. The founder of the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, Dash is best known for his paintings depicting the gardens and landscapes of the Hamptons.

Among the artists featured in the sale were Werner Drewes, Rainer Fetting, Carl Robert Holty, Albert Kotin, Hunt Slonem, Esteban Vicente, Mary Whyte and Boris Zaborov.

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