Frank E.  Schoonover (1877-1972), Trappers On The Lake, 1932, oil on canvas, 20 by 44 inches, Estimate: $100,000-$150,000

The Winter Sale 2017

The American Theater
446 King St
Charleston, South Carolina

On Friday, February 17, Copley Fine Art Auctions, the nation’s premier decoy and sporting art auction house, will offer over 450 lots of the finest antique and contemporary decoys and American sporting art at the American Theater in Charleston, South Carolina. Copley’s sporting sales have led the field with first-rate offerings and results for the past decade. Highlights include a Frank Schoonover painting Trappers on the Lake ($150/250,000), important watercolors by Frank W. Benson, two quintessential Edmund Osthaus oil paintings, the Ernest and Carolyn Kramer Collection of American Prints, and exemplary works by sporting art masters. Decoy highlights include a stellar selection of works by A.E. Crowell, such as a rare “dust jacket” plover in original paint and emerging plumage ($30/40,000). Also set to cross the block is a rare Charles Birch swan ($60/70,000) and a flying mallard pair with outstretched wings carved and painted by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland ($40/50,000).

Online bidding on over 450 items will be available through Bidsquare and Copley Live. A full-color catalog will be available. The auction will take place at the American Theater in Charleston, South Carolina. Bidding will commence at 11 am on Friday, February 17, with a preview from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. For more information, a full schedule of events, or to order a catalog, please send an email to info@copleyart.com, call 617.536.0030, or visit copleyart.com.

Upcoming Events

Alexander Calder, "Untitled", 1945
  • February 21 - March 31, 2017
  • Los Angeles, California

Surreal / Unreal - EXTENDED DATES!

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
357 North La Brea
Los Angeles, California

http://jackrutbergfinearts.com

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A Monumental Haeger Pottery Vase
  • February 24, 2017
  • , California
1958 French-made Henri Selmer Mark IV tenor sax, decorated with a beautifully etched floral design to the shell and recently replaced pads (est.  $1,500-$2,500).
  • February 25, 2017
  • Cranston, Rhode Island

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, Feb. 25th

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
63 Fourth Avenue
Cranston, Rhode Island

http://www.bruneauandco.com

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Alexander Calder
  • February 25 - May 21, 2017
  • Greensburg, Pennsylvania

When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
221 N Main Street
Greensburg, Pennsylvania

http://thewestmoreland.org/

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  • February 25, 2017
  • San Diego, California
Installation view of Alexander Calder: A Survey in East Building, Tower 2 galleries.  Works of art © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  Photo by Rob Shelley © 2016 Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington
  • February 26, 2017
  • Washington, DC

Calder Tower

National Gallery of Art
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/lectures-signings/calder-tower.html

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Theaster Gates, 2014.  Photo: Sara Pooley, Courtesy of the artist.
  • February 26, 2017
  • Washington, DC
Photo Courtesy of Winterthur
  • March 1 - October 25, 2017
  • Wilmington, Delaware

Squeaky Wheels

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, Delaware

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  • March 2 - April 2, 2017
  • Miami, Florida

“Territorios” by Claudio Tozzi

Gary Nader Art Centre
62 NE 27th Street
Miami, Florida

www.garynader.com

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Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Graphic Design + Digital Media is proud to present Meticulous Calligraffiti, an exhibition showcasing the work of calligrapher and street artist, Peter Greco.
  • March 2-29, 2017
  • Laguna Beach, California

Meticulous Calligraffiti

Laguna College of Art and Design

LCAD Gallery
374 Ocean Ave
Laguna Beach, California

https://www.lcad.edu/peter-greco/

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  • March 3, 2017
  • San Diego, California

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Max Kurzweil (Austria, 1867–1916), The Cushion (Der Polster), 1903.  Color woodcut.  Cantor Arts Center collection, Museum Purchase Fund, 1969.151
Intimate Frontiers: The Male Gaze in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna
Cantor Arts Center
April 13 - August 8, 2016
Stanford, California
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Schwenke Auctioneers - Eastern European and Asian Decorative Arts Auction - Feb 22

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