Salmagundi

Center for American Art since 1871

 

SPRING AUCTION 2020

LIVE ONLINE BIDDING

CapsuleAuctions.com

&

LiveAuctioneers.com

 

Spring Auction

One Night Only – All Lots

Friday, June 19, 4PM

On View Now through June 19

Live Auctioneers & Capsule Auctions

Watch a video preview of the auction here below

Antonio Cirino (1880-1983), Sugar House Autumn, oil on canvas, 25×30

 

The Salmagundi Club

Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi Club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in a historic brownstone mansion in Greenwich Village, New York City, the Club offers programs including art classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations, and art auctions throughout the year for members and the general public.

In line with its rich American Art history, Salmagundi hosts the traditional Spring Auction on Friday, June 19, at 4 PM. This time exclusively online due to the public health guidelines and for the safety of the members and the guests.

 

Nicholas Dawes, Salmagundi Chairman of the Board and Senior Vice President of Heritage Auctions, will host the online proceedings. The auction will be broadcast and bids will be accepted absentee or live online. Phone bids are also welcome.

 

Bidders will be treated to works by current Salmagundi members and have the opportunity to own rare works from Salmagundi’s archives.

 

Participants will be part of the oldest continuous art auction in New York City. Each sale supports our historic Club, home to such luminaries as Louis Comfort Tiffany, Childe Hassam, William Merrit Chase, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Norman Rockwell, and Guy Wiggins

 

Works will be on view online and open to bids on May 15th and the live online Auction will occur on Friday, June 19, beginning at 4 PM on the websites www.capsuleauctions.com and www.liveauctioneers.com.

  

Palettes, Portrait, & Commissions

 

Centennial Palette by Jessica Van Denburg, 12×9, Oil, Opening Bid $200
Sample by Joe Goldman for

one of the two photography commissions, Opening Bid $200

Sample for a 10×8 Portrait painted by Eddie Rochat, Oil, Opening Bid $1,000

         

 

As an added attraction to this spring’s auction, participants can bid on a selection of rare Salmagundi Palettes (painted in 2017 to celebrate the organization’s 100 years at 47 Fifth Avenue), on a Commissioned Photograph or Painting of their favorite location in Manhattan whether it be a place of fond memories or a portrait of your urban abode, or on a Portrait Commission of themselves or a loved one.

 

Four Ways to Bid

 

1) Online at Live Auctioneers, either live during the auction or absentee in advance.

 

2) Online at Capsule Auctions

either live during the auction or absentee in advance.

 

3) Absentee Bid using this bid form that can be faxed to 646.349.2275 or emailed to info@salmagundi.org.

 

4) By Phone during the auction.

Call 212.255.7740 or email info@salmagundi.org to register prior to the auction. Bidders will be called back shortly before the lot comes up for auction.

 

Antonio Cirino (1880-1983), Sugar House Autumn, oil on canvas, 25×30

 

Arthur H. Sidney Jones (1875 – ?), Washington Square Arch, 1921, Oil on canvas, 22×20 1/8

 

Carole Teller, Night Window View, Oil on Board, 10×8

Del-Bourree Bach, Golden Evening, Acrylic on Panel, 9×12

 

Doug Zider, In Midtown, Oil, 6×6

 

Elizabeth Rhoades, Evening’s Golden Cast, Pastel, 12×16

 

Gayle Madeira, Winter Clementine, Oil, 6×6

 

Jane Sklar, Building View, Manipulated Photograph, 8.5×5.5

 

Jay Brooks, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Oil, 20×30

 

Kathy Anderson, Pam’s Garden, Oil, 10×8

 

Richard Lithgow, Birdman, Oil, 11×14

 

Rod Brayman, Pointe Shoe, Photograph, 8×10

 

Seth Harris, Absorbed, Oil, 20×16.8

 

Join us Online on June 19th!

 

Did you know…?

 

The Salmagundi Club originated in 1871 as a sketch class in Johnathan Scott Hartley’s studio and purchased this mid-nineteenth century brownstone house in 1917 as its second home. It was cited in 1957 for its architectural distinction by the Society of Architectural Historians and the Municipal Art Society.

Originally formed as the Salmagundi Sketch Club in 1871, the Club adopted its present name a hundred years ago after Washington Irving published his potpourri of wit and wisdom called “The Salmagundi Papers”. The name also serves as the club dining room’s famous “Salmagundi Stew”.

The Club fosters an atmosphere of conviviality that encourages discussions on art and other topics and leads to lasting friendships among both artists members and patrons. While members are mainly residents of the Tri-State area, Salmagundian’s are to be found throughout the United States and Canada, as well as such faraway places as London, Amsterdam and Lisbon

Through the years the Club has been the singular gathering place for such great artists as Childe Hassam, William Merrit Chase, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Ogden Pleisner and many others. Honorary members have included such luminaries as Sir Winston Churchill, Buckminister Fuller, Paul Cadmus, Al Hirschfeld, Thomas Hoving and Schuyler Chapin.

The Salmagundi facilities include three galleries, a library, an elegant period parlor, and a restaurant and bar with vintage pool tables. All facilities are available for special events and private rentals.

The Club owns a collection of over 1,500 works of art spanning its 149-year history and has a membership of over 1,000 artists and patrons. Its members have included important American artists such as Thomas Moran, William Merritt Chase, Louis Comfort Tiffany, N.C. Wyeth and Childe Hassam. Today the Club builds on this legacy by providing a center for the resurgence of representational art in America.

 

Salmagundi Club

47 Fifth Ave @ 12th Street

NYC 10003

 (212) 255-7740, info@salmagundi.org

Salmagundi.org

 

Salmagundi is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

 

Edited by Joseph Ralph Fraia

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