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Alex Cooper to Auction Important Collection Feat. 19th Century European Bronzes and Paintings from Prominent Baltimore Surgeon

Mar 08,2019 | 12:25 EST By Alex Cooper Auctioneers

TOWSON, MD — March 5, 2019 – Baltimore-based Auctioneer Alex Cooper will host an exclusive one day auction featuring the life’s collection of a prominent Baltimore surgeon and art collector. The auction will be held on Tuesday, March 19th and will feature an expansive offering of exquistite European art from the 19th and early 20th century.

Lot 100, Ernesto Biondi, Woman and Children, Bronze; Estimate $30,000-$50,000

The auction will feature the work of renowned artists Ernesto Biondi, Louis-Ammy Blanc, Andre Gisson, Pierre Gourdault, Giuseppe Gabani, William Etty and numerous others. Along with the vast array of art,  several pieces of European furniture and decorative arts will be offered.

“We are very pleased to offer this outstanding collection from a local art patron with whom we have worked for many years,” said Paul Cooper, Vice President of Alex Cooper. “It is inspiring to see the results of one man’s life passion all in one place. For our clients, this is an exciting opportunity to own a piece of not only European history, but Baltimore as well.”

Lot 101, Louis-Ammy Blanc, Allegories of Spring and Autumn, pair of oils on canvas; Estimate $12,000-$16,000

Alex Cooper will host a preview of the collection beginning Monday, March 18th and ending March 19th at the onset of the auction.  The Tuesday, March 19th auction will begin promptly at 12 noon EST. These auctions will take place at Alex Cooper Auctioneers, located at 908 York Road in Towson, Maryland.


Alex Cooper, headquartered in Towson, Md., is one of the largest auctioneers in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1924 by Alex Cooper, the company has more than 50 employees and specializes in the sale of residential, commercial and industrial real estate as well as antiques, household furnishings, vehicles, office equipment and industrial machinery. The showroom also features a “Gallery of Rugs” offering one of the region’s most expansive rug collections, including pieces from Persia, Turkey, China, India and the Caucasus.

By Alex Cooper Auctioneers