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Auctioneer Hockessin Auction Company 3025095258
Auction Date Mar 22 Auction
7209 Lancaster Pike #4-327
Hockessin , DE
Time 06:15PM
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Auction of Fine Art

This sale obtains a wide variety of items ranging from fashion (Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton) to fine art, (Pablo Picasso, Bill Traylor, William Ranney).  Highly desired and collectible memorabilia (Signed books, Presidential memorabilia). 

Pablo Picasso- The watercolor wash with watermark to lower right has great visual provenance on verso and additional provenance after the work had been taken out of the frame completely. Backside labeling reads "Purchased from Sterr Otto Meder. Anselm and Ruthard Gallerie Berlin, Germany in 1929.” - Additional writing present - "Picasso Col. G.L. Bollag Zurich. Lastly, after removal of the frame and a full examination - " "Vendu en 1925 1,100 Francs a Mr. A. Flechtheim”. Full translation reads in English: "Sold in 1925 for 1100 Swiss Francs to Mr. A. Flechtheim”. Alfred Flechtheim was a German art dealer, art collector, journalist and publisher known for selling major works of art. Over 400 hours of research, emails and phone calls and in person examination were done by the previous owner (owned work in 2016) with the help of the galleries who specialized in works by Pablo Picasso. They have stated they have no doubts this is a work by Picasso and believe it to be preliminary work to Picasso's - The Watering Place (1906) featuring a similar boy on horse.

Bill Traylor- Medium: Pencil and paint on paper (applied to an advertisement board). Drinking Man with a Top Hat. Signature: Left side. Dimensions: 10 x 8.5 inches. Lot note and provenance: From a New York collection.

William Ranney- Medium: Oil on Canvas. Title: Before the Hunt. Signature: Lower right. Dimensions: Canvas: 18 x 28 inches. Frame: 25.5 x 34.5 inches. Lot note and provenance: Private collection, Illinois.

Choose amongst this variety of Fine Art and Antiques. If you have any questions please contact us! Thank you

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