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Dal­las Auc­tion Gallery’s lat­est Fine Art Auc­tion fea­tures works from mul­ti­ple gen­res

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Dal­las Auc­tion Gallery’s lat­est Fine Art Auc­tion fea­tures works from mul­ti­ple gen­res

May 16, 6 p.m.

Dal­las Auc­tion Gallery

2235 Mon­i­tor Street

Dal­las, TX 75207 t: (214) 653-3900 www.dal­lasauc­tion­

Span­ning all gen­res and me­dia, Dal­las Auc­tion Gallery’s up­com­ing Fine Art Auc­tion will in­clude oil and acrylic paint­ings, wa­ter­col­ors, lith­o­graphs and bronzes, and takes place May 16.

One of the most no­table works in the sale is a rare un­ti­tled stucco paint­ing by Pablo Pi­casso, painted in 1918 while he was on hon­ey­moon with his first wife, Olga Khokhlova. Es­ti­mated to fetch be­tween $250,000 and $450,000, the paint­ing was a gift for their host­ess Madame Eu­ge­nia Er­rázuriz, and El­iz­a­beth Mann Rhodes, Dal­las Auc­tion Gallery’s fine arts as­so­ciate di­rec­tor, notes,“this fresco cel­e­brates the artist’s new marriage to Olga Khokhlova as well as the love and in­spi­ra­tion he drew from the Mediter­ranean.”

The sale will fea­ture a large se­lec­tion of works by Texas artists, in­clud­ing paint­ings by Por­firio Sali­nas and Robert Wood, who con­tin­u­ally prove pop­u­lar with col­lec­tors.wood’s un­ti­tled oil show­cases a tra­di­tional Texas scene of a field of blue­bon­nets at sun­set, and is es­ti­mated at $6,000 to $8,000. Sali­nas’ Au­tumn in Hill Coun­try is es­ti­mated to achieve $10,000 to $15,000.

Rhodes says, “Known and beloved for his land­scapes of the Texas Hill Coun­try, this work by Sali­nas cap­tures the colors of a beau­ti­ful fall day, com­plete with bright, au­tumn leaves and a crisp blue sky.”

Ad­di­tional works of note in­clude a large blue dog acrylic paint­ing by Ge­orge Ro­drigue, ti­tled Sweet Dreams ofyou, es­ti­mated at $30,000 to $50,000.A sport­ing work from Robert Kennedy Ab­bett, Hunter and Bird Dogs, has an es­ti­mate of $15,000 to $25,000. Guy Car­leton Wig­gins’ 5th Av­enue Storm (est. $20/30,000) fea­tures a view of the Newyork street un­der heavy snow. Other high­lights from the sale in­clude Her­mann Her­zog’s Florida Sun­set Land­scape (est. $25/35,000), Wolf Kahn’s Pur­ple Meadow ($15/25,000) and John Steuart Curry’s Moun­tain Scene (est. $20/30,000).

Robert Kennedy Ab­bett (1926-2015), Hunter and Bird Dogs, 1979. Oil on board, 20 x 30 in., signed and dated lower left: ‘Ab­bett © 1979’’; signed and dated verso: ‘© 1979 Robert K. Ab­bett’ fol­lowed by copy­right state­ment. Es­ti­mate: $15/25,000

Pablo Pi­casso (1881-1973), Un­ti­tled (Fresco from the Villa La Mi­moseraie with verses by Ap­pol­li­naire), 1918. Oil on stucco laid down on can­vas and mounted on board, 50½ x 483/8 in. Es­ti­mate: $250/450,000

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