Monday, October 22, 2012

Auction Preview: Bonhams European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture
October 31, 2012

Philip de László
Portrait of Richard William Castle Jr. (detail)

On October 31st, 2012, Bonhams Auctions will be holding its sale of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, in San Francisco and New York City, simultaneously.  The featured lot in this sale is a nice painting by John William Godward, which is expected to fetch between $400,000 and $600,000 USD, but there are several good portraits by Philip Alexius de László which should not be overlooked.  There are a total of 158 lots in this auction, and previews of the entire sale will be open to the public in San Francisco first (October 12-14), followed by viewings in New York City (October 27-30).  Bidding will take place in New York on the 31st, and will be simulcast in Bonhams San Francisco location.

The New York City previews will run during the following times:

October 27, 2012  |  12:00 PM -  5:00 PM
October 28, 2012  |  12:00 PM -  5:00 PM
October 29, 2012  |  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
October 30, 2012  |  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

To see the lots in person, please visit Bonhams New York City at 580 Madison Avenue during the above listed times.  To see the lots online, please visit Bonhams' website.

Philip de László
Portrait of Richard William Castle Jr. (1921)
oil on canvas
36 X 24½ in.

Philip de László
Portrait of Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt (1928)
oil on canvas
52½ X 37 in.

Philip de László
Portrait of Mrs. Robert Livingston Fryer, née Miss Melissa Dodge Pratt (1923)
oil on canvas
56 X 40¼ in.

Jules Adolphe Goupil
An Admiring Glance
oil on panel
21¼ X 17¾ in.

Harrington Mann
Portrait of Jean McKelvie Sclater-Booth and her brother (1916)
oil on canvass
75 X 54 in.

Gustave Jean Jacquet
The Blue Ribbon
oil on panel
10¼ X 7¾ in.

Luigi Bianchi
The Shepherdess
oil on canvas
32½ X 21¼ in.

Hermann David Salomon Corrodi
A Villa in Venice
oil on canvas
65 X 33¾ in.

Sir Frank Brangwyn
The Brunswick Caught Anchors with her Enemy (c. 1893)
oil on board
29 X 22 in.

Alexander Max Koester
Ducks Resting in the Evening Sun
oil on canvas
31½ in. diameter

Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer
Afternoon Tea in the Garden
oil on canvas
16 X 10¼ in.

John William Godward
Waiting for the Procession (1890)
oil on canvas
42¼ X 28 in.


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