CLOSE
( E-Mail, User ID, or Auctioneer ID )
(Uncheck if using a shared computer)
 
 
 
 

Auctions in your inbox!

Get notified about the latest local and online auctions.

We value your privacy! Click here to read our policies.



Auction Information
Auctioneer Bruneau & Co Auctioneers 401-533-9980
Auction Date Feb 18 Auction
Location
63 Fourth Avenue
Cranston, RI
Time 12:00PM
Auctioneer's Other ListingsE-mail AuctioneerAuctioneer's Web Site
View Full Photo Gallery
Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 29124

Online Bidding for this auction is available through AuctionZip!

             Tamara and Norman Jay Bolotow of Barrington, Rhode Island were collectors of antiques and fine art for three decades beginning in the late 1970s. The Bolotows ascribe their collecting of fine art to their affiliation with the Rhode Island School of Design and RISD Museum. Norman served on the Museum Council in the late 1970s later becoming a Trustee of RISD through the 1980s while Tamara acted as a Museum Associate. Tamara and Norman were close friends with Museum Director Franklin Robinson and Curator of Prints and Drawings Deborah Johnson-Serinsky. The Bolotows credit both Robinson and Johnson as part of their earliest influences to collect fine art, often through RISD’s Collectors’ Club and annual Art for Your Collection sales. 

            The Bolotow collection is comprised of one hundred and sixty-five works spanning over two centuries of American and European art history. Their appreciation for art brought them around the globe from New York to Paris introducing them to some of the most distinguished artists and art dealers and galleries of the time. Tamara and Norman were dissimilar in their collecting druthers; Norman favored Expressionism, Social Realism, the boardwalk beauties of Reginald Marsh, the droll humor of Heinrich Kley, and the aesthetic of Leonard Dufresne’s modern genre scenes while Tamara appreciated the work of female art pioneers Alice Schille and Julia Margaret Cameron. Beyond their personal favorites, together they collected Austrian Art Nouveau and Art Deco sculpture, 19th Century American and European art, Modern Abstractionism and Expressionism, and American contemporary art.




Auctioneer License Information: RI3916

    Auction Listings provided by AuctionZip.com. Although the information published herein is from sources deemed reliable, AuctionZip.com expressly disclaims any liability for errors, omissions or changes regarding any information provided for this auction. Potential buyers are urged to verify auction date, time, and content directly through the auctioneer's website or by contacting the auctioneer directly. The terms and conditions of the auction may or may not be published in this listing. ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE THE DAY OF THE AUCTION ARE BINDING AND TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY INFORMATION FOUND HEREIN.
Join Our E-Mail List

Receive notifications of our upcoming auction listings.

E-Mail: 
First Name: 
Last Name: 
City: 
State: 
Phone: 

Interested in Auction Types: