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  • SET OF 2, 300 YEARS OF AMERICAN ART BOOKS
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 1

    SET OF 2, 300 YEARS OF AMERICAN ART BOOKS

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • MONET, THE TRIUMPH OF IMPRESSIONISM, 4 VOL., BOOKS
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 2

    MONET, THE TRIUMPH OF IMPRESSIONISM, 4 VOL., BOOKS

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • 2 BOOKS, EDWARD HOPPER; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN ART
    Estimate
    $20 - $40
    Lot 3

    2 BOOKS, EDWARD HOPPER; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN ART

    Est.
    $20 - $40
  • 5 PELICAN HISTORY OF ART BOOKS
    Estimate
    $125 - $200
    Lot 4

    5 PELICAN HISTORY OF ART BOOKS

    Est.
    $125 - $200
  • THE NEW KERAMIC GALLERY, 2 VOLUMES, BOOKS
    Estimate
    $80 - $160
    Lot 5

    THE NEW KERAMIC GALLERY, 2 VOLUMES, BOOKS

    Est.
    $80 - $160
  • SET OF 2, FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON BOOKS
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 6

    SET OF 2, FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON BOOKS

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • 5 VOL. BRYAN DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 7

    5 VOL. BRYAN DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • 3 BOOKS, OLD MAPS AND A HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 8

    3 BOOKS, OLD MAPS AND A HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • LEONARDO BOOK, BY ELIZABETH ELIAS KAUFMAN
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 9

    LEONARDO BOOK, BY ELIZABETH ELIAS KAUFMAN

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • GEORGE CHINNERY, ARTIST OF INDIA AND THE CHINA COAST
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 10

    GEORGE CHINNERY, ARTIST OF INDIA AND THE CHINA COAST

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • SET OF TWO BIOGRAPHICAL BOOKS BY IRVING STONE
    Estimate
    $80 - $150
    Lot 11

    SET OF TWO BIOGRAPHICAL BOOKS BY IRVING STONE

    Est.
    $80 - $150
  • COURBET, BY SEGOLENE LE MEN, BOOK
    Estimate
    $50 - $200
    Lot 12

    COURBET, BY SEGOLENE LE MEN, BOOK

    Est.
    $50 - $200
  • 3 BOOKS, ON EDOUARD MANET
    Estimate
    $50 - $125
    Lot 13

    3 BOOKS, ON EDOUARD MANET

    Est.
    $50 - $125
  • 7 BOOKS, O'KEEFFE, CASSATT, HARTLEY
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 14

    7 BOOKS, O'KEEFFE, CASSATT, HARTLEY

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 5 BOOKS, ON SPANISH ART HISTORY
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 15

    5 BOOKS, ON SPANISH ART HISTORY

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 3 RETROSPECTIVES ON C. CLOSE, A. WARHOL AND J.JOHNS
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    $20 - $100
    Lot 16

    3 RETROSPECTIVES ON C. CLOSE, A. WARHOL AND J.JOHNS

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    $20 - $100
  • 3 RETROSPECTIVES ON H.ROUSSEAU, P. GAUGIN, SEURAT
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 17

    3 RETROSPECTIVES ON H.ROUSSEAU, P. GAUGIN, SEURAT

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 2 BOOKS, ON WAYNE THIEBAUD
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 18

    2 BOOKS, ON WAYNE THIEBAUD

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • SET OF 3 ART BOOKS, IMPRESSIONISM MOVEMENT
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 19

    SET OF 3 ART BOOKS, IMPRESSIONISM MOVEMENT

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • WRIGHTSMAN COLLECTION, PAINTINGS; DRAWINGS; SCULPTURE
    Estimate
    $20 - $200
    Lot 20

    WRIGHTSMAN COLLECTION, PAINTINGS; DRAWINGS; SCULPTURE

    Est.
    $20 - $200
  • GROUP OF 9 JAPANESE ART MAGAZINES
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 21

    GROUP OF 9 JAPANESE ART MAGAZINES

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • RETROSPECTIVE, SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, BOOK
    Estimate
    $50 - $150
    Lot 22

    RETROSPECTIVE, SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, BOOK

    Est.
    $50 - $150
  • THE SPECTECTULER ART OF JEAN-LEON GEROME
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 23

    THE SPECTECTULER ART OF JEAN-LEON GEROME

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • GROUP OF 4 JAPANESE ZEN-INK PAINTING BOOKS
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 24

    GROUP OF 4 JAPANESE ZEN-INK PAINTING BOOKS

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • SET OF 3 BOOKS, ON DRAWING
    Estimate
    $80 - $150
    Lot 25

    SET OF 3 BOOKS, ON DRAWING

    Est.
    $80 - $150
  • VOL 1, 2 CHARLES GLEYERE LIFE AND WORKS, CATALOGUE
    Estimate
    $100 - $250
    Lot 26

    VOL 1, 2 CHARLES GLEYERE LIFE AND WORKS, CATALOGUE

    Est.
    $100 - $250
  • 2 BOOK SET ON REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN
    Estimate
    $50 - $150
    Lot 27

    2 BOOK SET ON REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN

    Est.
    $50 - $150
  • 2 PHOTOREALISM ART BOOKS BY LOUIS K. MEISEL
    Estimate
    $60 - $150
    Lot 28

    2 PHOTOREALISM ART BOOKS BY LOUIS K. MEISEL

    Est.
    $60 - $150
  • 6 BOOKS ON SPANISH AND ITALIAN PAINTINGS
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 29

    6 BOOKS ON SPANISH AND ITALIAN PAINTINGS

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • SET OF 2 JACKSON POLLOCK RETROSPECTIVE BOOKS
    Estimate
    $50 - $150
    Lot 30

    SET OF 2 JACKSON POLLOCK RETROSPECTIVE BOOKS

    Est.
    $50 - $150
  • SET OF 3 BOOKS ON PHOTOGRAPHY
    Estimate
    $50 - $150
    Lot 31

    SET OF 3 BOOKS ON PHOTOGRAPHY

    Est.
    $50 - $150
  • 3 BOOKS, ON COLLECTING AND BUYING ART
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 32

    3 BOOKS, ON COLLECTING AND BUYING ART

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • SET OF 4 HISTORICAL BOOKS ON AMERICAN ART
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 33

    SET OF 4 HISTORICAL BOOKS ON AMERICAN ART

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • 3 BOOKS, ON GREAT AMERICAN ART
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 34

    3 BOOKS, ON GREAT AMERICAN ART

    Est.
    $40 - $80
  • 15 BOOK SET METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART PORTFOLIOS
    Estimate
    $20 - $80
    Lot 35

    15 BOOK SET METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART PORTFOLIOS

    Est.
    $20 - $80
  • SET OF 3 DICTIONARIES OF ART AND ARTISTS
    Estimate
    $50 - $150
    Lot 36

    SET OF 3 DICTIONARIES OF ART AND ARTISTS

    Est.
    $50 - $150
  • 3 BOOKS ON CALLIGRAPHY AND WRITING
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 37

    3 BOOKS ON CALLIGRAPHY AND WRITING

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • 4 BOOKS OF AMERICAN FOLK PAINTING, A. ADAMS PORTFOLIO
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 38

    4 BOOKS OF AMERICAN FOLK PAINTING, A. ADAMS PORTFOLIO

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • GROUP OF 2 WALLPAPER BOOKS
    Estimate
    $200 - $500
    Lot 39

    GROUP OF 2 WALLPAPER BOOKS

    Est.
    $200 - $500
  • GROUP OF 5 BOOKS ON IMPRESSIONISM
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 40

    GROUP OF 5 BOOKS ON IMPRESSIONISM

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • SET OF THREE BOOKS, BRITISH ART MOVEMENT
    Estimate
    $100 - $250
    Lot 41

    SET OF THREE BOOKS, BRITISH ART MOVEMENT

    Est.
    $100 - $250
  • TWO RETROSPECTVE BOOKS, CLYFFORD STILL 1904-1980
    Estimate
    $150 - $300
    Lot 42

    TWO RETROSPECTVE BOOKS, CLYFFORD STILL 1904-1980

    Est.
    $150 - $300
  • 3 SOFTCOVER BOOKS ON THE WORK OF MAGRITTE
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 43

    3 SOFTCOVER BOOKS ON THE WORK OF MAGRITTE

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 6 BOOKS ON HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING
    Estimate
    $60 - $120
    Lot 44

    6 BOOKS ON HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING

    Est.
    $60 - $120
  • 3 BOOKS ON HOLBEIN
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 45

    3 BOOKS ON HOLBEIN

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 5 BOOKS ON MODERN AMERICAN ART
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 46

    5 BOOKS ON MODERN AMERICAN ART

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • 5 BOOKS ON LATIN AMERICAN AND SPANISH ART
    Estimate
    $20 - $100
    Lot 47

    5 BOOKS ON LATIN AMERICAN AND SPANISH ART

    Est.
    $20 - $100
  • GROUP OF 3 JAPANESE ART BOOKS
    Estimate
    $40 - $80
    Lot 48

    GROUP OF 3 JAPANESE ART BOOKS

    Est.
    $40 - $80

Auction Description

Classic and Contemporary Art Auction by Lion and Unicorn
Paintings • Photography • Limited Editions • Lithographs • Serigraphs • Sculptures • Animation Art • Sketches • Art Books

Whitley’s Auctioneers invites you to bid on a remarkable selection of over 200 lots of paintings, sculptures and photography, ranging from classic to contemporary art during our auction on Wednesday, August 21st. Central to this auction is a collection of photographs, limited edition prints, serigraphs, lithographs, sketches as well as a fantastic grouping of animated art from the Warner Brother’s and Disney studios.

Features and highlights in the auction include two works from the Portfolio of Ten by Brassai and photographs and art by Bernice Abbott, Madame Kai-shek, Michael Kenna, Alistair Morrison, Jim Marshall, Ken Van Sickel, John Kindness, George Tooker, Earl Staley, Laura Grisi, Dorothy Dehner, the Florida Highwaymen, Emile Caille, Eugenio Zampighi Louis Muhstock, David Regan, and other known contemporary and historical artists.

Many of the works in the sale are from well-known collections. Selections from the private photography collection of Ardes Quinn, which hung in the famed Café Loup in the West Village of New York City; the expansive art library from James Swope, adjunct conservator of the Norton Museum of Art; and works from the collection of the Lighthouse Arts Center and Delray Beach Library are on view now at Whitley’s exhibition room inside the Gallery of Amazing Things.

We are happy to assist you with condition reports or any questions you might have, as well as arranging for you to bid by telephone, online or in person. Visit us in our South Florida showroom—just minutes from the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Our showroom is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm or by appointment. For more information call 954-866-8044 or email info@whitleysauctioneers.com.
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Lion and Unicorn
Hollywood, FL 33020
United States

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Phone:+19548668044

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Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide a list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. Read more

Terms & Conditions

We would love for you to attend in person at 485 South Federal Highway, Dania Beach, FL 33004 United States. If you aren't able to attend in person, we welcome absentee/sealed bids, telephone and online bidding. Please feel free to contact us by phone 954-866-8044 Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM or via email info@whitleysauctioneers.com 1. All property is sold as is, and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Without in any way waiving the foregoing, any complaint regarding authenticity, genuineness, attribution or provenance shall be made within fourteen (14) days of the day of sale or such complaint shall be waived. All bidders acknowledge their right to have made or requested full inspection of any and all properties prior to sale and agree to be charged with all matters such inspection may have disclosed or indicated. 2. Condition reports are available up until the day before the Auction. You can also view the items at the following location: 485 South Federal Highway Dania Beach, FL 33004 United States 954-866-8044 3. Whitley's Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw any property at any time before the fall of the hammer in its sole and exclusive discretion. 4. Unless otherwise announced by the auctioneer at the time of sale, all bids are per lot as numbered in the printed catalog. Whitley's Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to determine any and all matters regarding the order, precedence or appropriate increment of bids or the constitution of lots. 5. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have the sole and final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and resell the article in dispute. If any dispute arises after sale, the Company's sale record shall be conclusive in all respects. 6. Upon the fall of the hammer, title to any offered lot or article will immediately pass to the highest bidder as determined in the exclusive discretion of the auctioneer. Such bidder thereupon assumes full risk and responsibility for the property sold, agrees to sign any requested confirmation of purchase, and agrees to pay the full purchase price therefore or such part upon such terms as the Company may require. All merchandise purchased must be paid for within (24) hours and removed from the premises within (30) days from the day of the auction. Whitley's Auctioneers shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than seven (7) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within thirty (30) days from the date of sale, at the option of Whitley's Auctioneers (a) Whitley's Auctioneers may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the thirty days, and/or (b) Whitley's Auctioneers may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 7. Payment is a precondition to removal. Payment shall be by cash (in house only), money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, certified check or similar bank draft, or PayPal. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Whitley's Auctioneers or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Whitley's Auctioneers reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased with personal check until the funds have cleared our account. The purchaser agrees to pay Whitley's Auctioneers a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored. The Company will charge interest of one and a half percent (1.5%) per day on any balance remaining five (5) days after the day of sale. Any exceptions must be made upon the Whitley's Auctioneers, Inc. written approval of credit prior to sale. 8. If the purchaser breaches any of their obligations under the Conditions of Sale, Whitley's Auctioneers, Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser's breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 9. In no event will the liability of Whitley's Auctioneers to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 10. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide a list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 11. Unless the sale is advertised and announced as "without reserve", each lot is offered subject to a reserve and the Company may implement such reserves by bidding through its representatives on behalf of the Consignors. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Whitley's Auctioneers below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Whitley's Auctioneers will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 12. Sales tax in the amount of 7% (or the actual rate to the city or county in Florida) will be added to orders for which the shipping address and/or billing address is in the state of Florida. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties may be exempt from sales tax upon submission of a State of Florida sales tax number prior to the start of the auction. 13. A premium equal to 25% of the final bid price, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. Any presale bids must be left in writing and approved by Whitley?s Auctioneers via our email at charly@whitleysauctioneers.com. The Company's copy of any such bid shall conclusively be deemed to be the sole evidence of same, and the Company shall not be held responsible for any failure to execute any presale bid. 14. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 15. Whitley's Auctioneers and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Whitley's Auctioneers expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Whitley's Auctioneers relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Whitley's Auctioneers and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 16. These conditions of sale shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida. The buyer/bidder agrees and consents to submit to the personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts located in the venues of Miami-Dade and Broward County, Florida, United States. The prevailing party to any dispute in court related to or otherwise arising out of this agreement will shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney's fees and court costs both at the trial and appellate level.