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Salmagundi Club brings fresh art to auction March 3 and 8

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Written by Auction House PR   
Monday, 25 February 2013 16:05
‘Model's Break’ by Marc Chatov, oil 40 x 30 inches. Opening bid: $3,400. Image courtesy of Salmagundi Club. NEW YORK – The Salmagundi Club, one of the oldest artists' organizations in the United States, will continue its annual spring auctions on Sunday, March 3, and conclude on Friday, March 8. Nearly 150 extraordinary artworks by Salmagundi artists will be auctioned. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

An initial session was conducted Feb. 20.

Collectors over the years have flocked to these events, held every spring and fall, to find top-quality works of representational painting, drawing, fine-art graphics, photography and sculpture, most at better-than-reasonable prices.

Salmagundian artist member Del Bourree-Bach will be the auctioneer.

The next auction will be on Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. EST, following a champagne brunch in the gallery dining room. The final spring auction will be on Friday, March 8, at 8 p.m. Viewing hours at the club are from 1-8 p.m. Monday, 1-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Viewing can also be arranged by appointment.

The Salmagundi roster of artists is famous for the quality and diversity of their works of contemporary realism. Collectors can expect to find pieces of lasting beauty and value at prices far below those at other New York galleries.

About the Salmagundi Club: Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi Club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in an historic brownstone mansion in Greenwich Village, the club offers programs including art classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations and art auctions throughout the year for members and the general public. The Salmagundi facilities include three galleries, a library, an elegant period parlor, and a dining room 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 140-year history and has a membership of over 850 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 lineage by providing a center for the resurgence of representational art in America. The Salmagundi Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

View the fully illustrated catalogs and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE
‘FlatIron’ by Leon Loughridge, reduction print, 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Opening bid: $175. Image courtesy of Salmagundi Club. ‘African Violets’ by Duchesne Mireille, oil 11 1/2 x 15 1/2. Opening bid: $400. Image courtesy of Salmagundi Club. Zhang, ‘New London Harbor Sunset,’ oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches. Opening bid:  $1,700. Image courtesy of Salmagundi Club.
Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 17:57
 
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