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Rago Auctions to Host Series of Outsider Art Consignment Events in June 2019

Jun 03,2019 | 10:00 EDT By Rago Auctions

Lambertville, NJ: During the month of June Rago Auctions in Lambertville, NJ will host a series of three property valuation events inviting the consignment of outsider/self-taught art and uncommon objects for potential inclusion in Rago’s October 2019 Curiouser + Curiouser Auction.

Edward Hart: Diorama of Boxing Squirrels

The first of these events will be held on June 15 between 10 am and 4 pm at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT and will be attended by Rago fine art appraisers Jenny Pitman, Lauren Bradley and Mick Byers, along with outsider art specialist Miriam Tucker and outsider art dealer Marion Harris. In addition to outsider/self-taught art, the Rago specialists on hand will offer valuations of traditional and contemporary paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints. Valuations are open to the public, though reservations are required. Those interested in attending can make an appointment with Jenny Pitman at or 917-745-2730.

Following this, Rago will host a second outsider/self-taught art valuation day at Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ on Sunday, June 23 between 12 pm and 4 pm. Miriam Tucker and Marion Harris will evaluate objects ranging from articulated mannequins to automata, from botanical and scientific models to sideshow and carnival items, and from the erotic to the spiritual. An RSVP is required for an appointment between 12 pm and 2 pm. Walk-ins will be welcomed from 2 pm – 4 pm. Guests may make an appointment with Sam Grillo at

Edgar Tolson: Expulsion

And lastly, on Sunday, June 30 Rago’s Miriam Tucker and Marion Harris invite guests to bring their outsider/self-taught art and uncommon objects to ArtYard gallery in Frenchtown, NJ between 11 am and 4 pm for free opinions of value. An RSVP is required for an appointment between 11 am and 2 pm. Walk-ins will be welcomed from 2 pm – 4 pm. Guests may make an appointment with Sam Grillo at

All three valuation events are free to attend and guests are invited to bring up to 3 pieces of property per person or 4 pieces per couple. Rago will donate a portion of its commission on property consigned from these appraisal events back to the hosting organizations/venues. Those who would prefer to send photos rather than attend the event may do so by contacting Sam Grillo at

About Rago Auctions: Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with nearly $34 million in sales in 2018. It serves thousands of sellers and buyers yearly with global reach, personal service and competitive commissions for single pieces, collections and estates. Rago's expertise encompasses 20th/21st century design; fine art; outsider art; American, European, English and Asian decorative arts and furnishings; fine jewelry and coins/currency. An internationally known venue through which to buy and sell, it offers free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections), as well as USPAP compliant estate and appraisal services. Rago is located midway between Philadelphia and New York with satellite offices in Westchester/Connecticut. 

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