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  • September 14, 2020

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Henri Fantin-Latour, Six Roses Jaunes dans un Vase en Verre, 1903. Est. $200,000-400,000. The Collection of Dorothea Benton Frank. Lot 203.
John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Louis Alexander Fagan, 1893. Est. $80,000-120,000. Lot 220.

Doyle's auction of Important Paintings on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11am will present paintings and sculpture by some of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries' most prominent American, European, Latin American and Asian artists.

A special section of the sale will showcase works from the Collection of best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank. Highlights include a lovely still life of roses from 1903 by Henri Fantin-Latour (est. $200,000-400,000), a view of Menton on the French Riviera by Jean Francois Raffaelli (est. $70,000-100,000) and a small-scale painting from 1946 by Alexander Calder (est. $70,000-90,000).

From other collections are an 1892 view of Brittany by Emile Bernard (est. $40,000-70,000), an 1893 portrait of Louis Alexander Fagan by John Singer Sargent (est. $80,000-120,000), a 1961 metaphorical painting titled The Wedding Preparation by Aaron Abraham Shikler (est. $30,000-50,000) and original drawings for the 1982 Pont Neuf wrapping in Paris by Christo & Jeanne-Claude (est. $80,000-120,000).

Other notable works include examples by Eugene Boudin, Frank Bowling, Ralston Crawford, Montague Dawson, Wolf Kahn, Brice Marden, Sterling Ruby and Martin Wong.

Bidders may preview the sale at Doyle by appointment only. Doyle is located at 175 East 87th Street, New York, NY. To schedule an appointment, email

The sale will be presented as a live auction event in a closed setting. Bidders may participate by entering absentee bids online, bidding by telephone, or by using Doyle’s BidLive! bidding platform to place bids in real time during the auction with a computer mouse or mobile device.

Alexander Calder, Untitled, circa 1946. Est. $70,000-90,000. The Collection of Dorothea Benton Frank. Lot 201.

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