Highlights in Fine Art

07 Dec
Print, Marc Chagall, In the Land of the Gods

Print, Marc Chagall, In the Land of the Gods

December 2017 Auction Fine Art Highlights

Print, Joan Miro, Barbare dans la Nuit

Print, Joan Miro, Barbare dans la Nuit

Several works from the private collection of Dr. Phil Zimbardo, Prof. Emeritus of Psychology, Stanford University, Founder, Heroic Imagination Project, and head researcher of the Stanford Prison Experiment will highlight the Fine Art Sale. Works from Dr. Zimbardo’s collection include a rare lithograph in colors by Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985). Titled “And you wove for your tender neck seductive garlands of ravishing flowers,” 1967, from “In the Land of the Gods,” will be offered with an estimate of $20,000 – $25,000.

Another rare print by Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) will be offered. Titled Barbara dans la Nuit, 1967, this etching and aquatint in colors carries an estimate of $10,000 – $15,000.

A large oil painting by Mihail Chemiakin (Russian, b. 1943) is also part of this collection. Titled Carnival St. Petersburg, VII, this work will be offered with an estimate of $10,000 – $15,000.


Painting, Mihail Chemiakin

Painting, Mihail Chemiakin

Our 2-day December 2017 Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces & Asian Art Auction will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 16th and 17th, 2017. The sales will begin promptly at 9:30am on Saturday and Sunday. Previews for this sale will be held Friday, December 15th from 1pm to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9:00 am and by appointment the week prior. A complete catalog is available online prior to the sale.

Bidding is available in person, by phone, absentee and live online at Live.Clars.com and through Liveauctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Clars Auction Gallery is located at 5644 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609.

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