Original oil paintings by the renowned late 19th/early 20th century Black American artists Henry Ossawa (H.O.) Tanner and Charles Ethan Porter will headline Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Day auction, slated for Friday, Jan. 1, in the firm’s gallery at 25 Meadow Road in Windsor, Conn. Around 650 lots in a variety of categories will come up for bid. Many paintings and prints in the sale are from the huge, 3,500-piece Americana collection of the banking giant Credit Suisse, featuring large framed portraits, period American furniture, quilts, maps and more. On November 7th, Nadeau’s Auction Gallery sold Part I of the collection. Many paintings and other artworks will be sold on New Year’s Day. The balance of the collection will be sold in subsequent auctions throughout 2016. All will be held by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. The Jan. 1 auction will feature original artworks, estate jewelry, Victorian and continental furniture, furniture creations by Margolis and Fineberg, vintage lamps and more. Internet bidding will be provided by Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. The sale will get underway promptly at 11 a.m. (EST). Previews will be held Monday through Thursday and on auction day from 9-11 a.m. Lots may be viewed at www.NadeausAuction.com.
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