2016 has kicked off with a number of outstanding opportunities for collectors of Old Master, European, and traditional art. One of them is the acclaimed Freeman’s, which is offering you a chance to bring a view of the world into your own home.
Over 250 exceptional lots will become available on January 25 during Freeman’s European Art & Old Masters Auction, including what the auctioneer states is “likely the single largest offering of oil, watercolors, and etching by Canadian artist Frank Milton Armington (1876-1941).” The auction will be hosted at Freeman’s Philadelphia headquarters, with an exhibition of the lots scheduled for today, January 21.
Fernando Cueto Amorsolo, “Lavanderas,” 1930, oil on canvasboard, 16 x 19 3/4 in. (c) Freeman’s 2016
In addition to a number of works by Armington, the sale is also strong in 16th- and 17th-century drawings that also display an array of subjects, including genre, landscape, and Neoclassical studies. Collectors with a taste for Russian artworks will also want to take note of the sale, which features a gorgeous sculpture by Prince Paolo Troubetzkoy and a number of oils by Henryk Siemiradzki, Lukian Popov, Konstantin Trutovsky, Konstantin Gorbatov, and Petr Vereshchagin. Continuing, the auctioneer suggests, “Other standouts in the sale include previously unknown works by Lesser Ury, John William Godward, and Franz Richard Unterberger. Post World War II works by Auguste Chabaud, Edouard Cortes, Jean Dufy, and Jorge Gonzalez Camarena round out this fine sale.”
Franz Richard Unterberger, “The Bacino di San Marco, Venice, Looking East,” oil on canvas,
43 3/4 x 40 in. (c) Freeman’s 2016
To view the full catalogue, visit Freeman’s.
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