ALLAN STONE AND ADRIANA WILLIAMS COLLECTIONS DRAW ATTENTION TO RAGO’S NOVEMBER 5 AUCTIONS

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art including selections from the Allan Stone Collection. This auction series will also include the sale of Intoxicated by Art: The Collection of Adriana Williams featuring fine and decorative art including works by Mexican artists Miguel Covarrubias, Rosa Covarrubias and Francisco Toledo as well as Symbolist paintings, Surrealist paintings, contemporary glass, Art Nouveau and jewelry. Biographer to the Covarrubiases and companion to Luis Barragán, Adriana Williams spent much of her life immersed in the arts. The Adriana Williams Collection, assembled over 39-years in partnership with her husband, Tom Williams, affords an intimate glance at the life and tastes of an art world insider. The sales feature many works fresh to market.

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19th/20th C. American/European Art: Sat., November 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., 146 lots
Paintings by William Lester Stevens, Alfred Morang, Joseph Amadeus Fleck, Allen Tucker, Edouard Léon Cortès, Frederick Judd Waugh, John Francis Murphy, Hugh Bolton Jones, Carl Rungius, William Bruce, Martin Rico y Ortega, Charles Edward Perugini, Murray Bewley, Harry Roseland, Robert Gwathmey, Stephen Etnier, Yosl Bergner, Oswaldo Guayasamín, Angel Botello and Senake Senanayake. Pennsylvania Impressionists and Modernists including Samuel George Phillips, John Fabian Carlson, William Langson Lathrop, Fern Isabel Coppedge, William Francis Taylor, Theresa Bernstein, Walter Elmer Schofield, Robert Spencer, Henry Bayley Snell, John F. Folinsbee, Walter Emerson Baum, Edward Willis Redfield and Arthur Meltzer. Prints by Luigi Rist, Robert Riggs, M.C. Escher, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Paul Cadmus, Jean Dufy, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Marc Chagall and Fernando Botero. Sculpture by William Zorach, Maurice Glickman, Bessie Potter Vonnoh, Chaim Gross and Frederick Elliott Hart. Works on paper by Hayley Lever, John R. Grabach, Charley Harper, Will Henry Stevens, Mané-Katz, André Dunoyer de Segonzac, Fernand Léger, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, John Graham, John Whorf, Winslow Homer, Ludwig Bemelmans and Thomas Hart Benton.

 

Intoxicated by Art – The Adriana Williams Collection: Sat., November 5, 2016 at 12:00 p.m., 149 lots.
Featuring works by Mexican artists Francisco Benjamín López Toledo, Miguel Covarrubias and Rosa Rolanda Covarrubias including the first photographs by Rosa Covarrubias to ever be offered at auction. Surrealist paintings by Leonor Fini and Marguerite Bordet. Symbolist paintings by Erwin Stolz, Paul Grabwinkler, William Andrew (Willy) Pogany, János Miklós Vaszary, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin, Edgard Maxence, Alphonse Osbert, Jean Paul Laurens, Marie Auguste Emile René Ménard and Arild Rosenkrantz. Works by California artists Claude Buck, Maynard Dixon, Armin Carl Hansen, Francis Luis Mora, Ferdinand Burgdorff and Thomas McGlynn. Early 20th C. Ceramics by Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Royal Dux, Lambert Escaler Mila, Zsolnay and Edward T. Hurley. Art Glass by Galle, Tiffany Studios, Lino Tagliapietra, Massimiliano Schiavon, Dino Rosin, Dale Chihuly, Rodolfo Dordoni, Joseph Pagano, John Lewis, Flo Perkins, Dante Marioni, Robin Grebe, Steven Tobin, Colin Reid, Oiva Toikka, Martin Rosol, Edward Nesteruk, Mark Abildgaard, David Schwarz, Molly Stone, Daum and more. Sculpture by Josef Dorls, Ford Frick, Natalie Wolfe and Georges de Kerveguen. Jewelry by Antonio Pineda, William Spratling, Emilia Castillo, Primavesi & Kaufmann and Durand & Co.

 

Post-War and Contemporary Art: Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., 291 lots
Post-War and Contemporary Art features selections from the Collection of Allan Stone including works by Lorraine Shemesh, John O’Reilly, Stephen Cornelius Roberts, Ousmane Sow, Richard Hickam, Franz Josef Kline, Oscar Bluemner, Wolf Kahn, Chris Van Allsburg, Harry Bowden, Franz Josef Kline, Robert Kulicke, John Gibson, James Grashow, Bernard Langlais, Richard Haden and Claes Oldenburg. Also includes Paintings by André Marfaing, Albert Bitran, John von Wicht, Harold Barling Town, Olga Albizu, Martin Barré, John Saccaro, Michael (Corinne) West, Alfred Leslie, Julian Stanczak, Grace Hartigan, Lester Johnson, Vivian Springford, Alma Thomas, Jacob El Hanani, Douglas Ohlson, James Siena, Hiro Yokose, Sue Williams, Joan Snyder, Leonard L. Nelson, Jim Dine and Jonathan Meese. Photographs by Man Ray, Harry Callahan, André Kertész, Cindy Sherman, Henry Wessel, Martin Denker, Steven Klein, Elliott Erwitt, Annie Leibovitz, Michael Kenna, Abelardo Morell and Carrie Mae Weems. Prints by Joan Mitchell, Zao Wou-Ki, Serge Poliakoff, Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Christo, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Indiana, Jim Dine, Alex Katz, Ed Ruscha, Sol LeWitt, David Hockney, Robert Rauschenberg, David Hockney, Sam Francis, Gene Davis, Bridget Riley, Larry Rivers, Richard Diebenkorn, Mike Bidlo, Richard Estes, Jasper Johns, Keith Haring and Jeff Koons. Sculpture by Betty Parsons, Larry Rivers, George Segal, Ernest Tino Trova, Abbott Pattison, Buckminster Fuller, Peter Chinni, Beverly Pepper, Mark di Suvero, Arthur Gibbons, Reuben Nakian, Tony W. H. Wong, Arman, Bruce Beasley, Alison Saar, Alan Rath, Tracey Emin, Tolla Inbar, Jeff Koons and Emile Gilioli. Works on paper by Chen Chi, Avinash Chandra, Jack Youngerman, Pierre Alechinsky, Jacques Lipchitz, Red Grooms, Mark Tobey, George L.K. Morris, Larry Rivers, Norman Bluhm, Armando Morales, Dorothea Rockburne, Paul Jenkins, Mel Bochner, Bryan Hunt, Raymond Pettibon, Damien Hirst, Gu Wenda, Qiu Zhijie and Donald Baechler.

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