EDWARD BURGESS BUTLER (1853-1928): “CLEARING UP: LONG ISLAND SOUND, 1917”, Oil on canvas; from Art Institute of Chicago, gift of the artist. 25 x 30 in. (sight). Framed in its original Newcomb Macklin frame.


Including property from the Estates of Elizabeth Davis, Rhinebeck, NY; Martha (Patsy) House Crimmins; Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Southampton; Gloria Kaplan, Manhattan; Bill Reider, Florida; and Alyene Massey, Nashville; along with property from the Collections of Gerald Kornblau; Sallie Blumenthal, Manhattan; Denys Sutton, London; Douglas Cramer, New York; Pat Passlof, New York and Yale University. Property sold with the approval of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Benefit Acquisition Funds; Property formerly in the Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago; and property from the Salander-O’Reilly Galleries’ Collection, consigned by the Trustee.

The auction includes a Rare Russian Imperial Figure, by Faberge, and a fine group of Sporting Paintings and Bronzes.

Click here to read the Bidding Conditions for the Russian Imperial Figure, Lot 125.

Preview begins October 12

A fully illustrated online catalogue will be available 10 days prior to the sale.  All purchases are subject to a 17% buyer’s premium discounted to 15% for cash or check.

We accept phone and absentee bidding for this sale. Submit bids through the online Absentee/Phone Bid Form, or print an Absentee/Phone Bid Form and fax to 518-751-1010. We must insist that all bidding be arranged by noon the Thursday before the sale.

We also accept live online bidding via Artfact. Click here to register through Artfact in advance of the sale to be approved for bidding.

Saturday, October 26th, 11am

Early Decorations
Russian Decorations and Fabergé
Sporting Art
Works on Paper
1 – 110
111 – 127
128 – 272
273 – 318
319 – 433
434 – 537

Sunday, October 27th, 11am

English Furniture
French & Continental Furniture
540 – 623
624 – 709
710 – 849
850 – 949
950 – 978
979 – 1070