Dallas Auction Gallery Art Sale Begins Tomorrow

Dallas Auction Gallery announces its sale of American and European works of art on April 30. The auction will present an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, works on paper and prints. The sale includes selected pieces from the estate of Mary Jo Vaughn Rauscher, lifelong Dallas resident, civic leader, globetrotter and collector, as well as pieces from a collection assembled by the late Mr. and Mrs. IC Deal, Dallas, Texas.

Important parts include:

  • Jacques Lipchitz, lead sculpture “La Rencontre”, 1913 (estimate: $600k-$800k)
  • Barbara Hepworth, “Summer Dances” polished bronze set, 1971 (estimate $500k-$700k)
  • Victor Pasmore, Oil and Print on Panel “Linear Pattern” 1966/67 (estimate $80k-$120k)
  • Pablo Picasso, “Sebastia Junyer-Vidal in Majorca” (Estimate $250-350K)
  • Stanley Willaim Hayter, oil and acrylic on canvas “Néréides” 1958 (estimate $10k-$15k)
  • Robert Goodnough, acrylic on canvas “Colors on Pale Purple-Green”, 1976 (est. $3k-$5k)
  • George Rodrigue, mixed media “Blue Dog Series” (8-12K)

DAG Vice President Adriane Shuford Crosland has been named Vice President of Fine Arts and Institutional Services. Ms. Crosland has worked at the Museum since 2003, most recently devoting her time to evaluations and institutional services.

“Fine art is a booming segment of auctions and nowhere is this more evident than at the Dallas Auction Gallery, where sales have increased over 300% in two years.” said Adriane Crosland, “I’m thrilled to be returning to my roots in the fine arts department. We will continue to enhance this area of ​​our business, adding top talent to our growing staff. »

DAG has had remarkable success and a significant increase in volume over the past few sales. What started as a regional auction house 10 years ago has grown into an international business with bidders from over 40 countries. DAG recently captured the world’s attention with the sale of a pair of 19th century porcelain Russian Imperial Palace Vases ($2.7 million) and also set a record price for a Carlos Cruz-Diaz ($519 $000).

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