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December 8, 2018

20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

Highlighting our December 8th auction are eclectic and interesting collections of 20th century fine art and sculpture from New York City dealer and collector Elaine G. Weitzen, and collector and renowned Egyptologist William Kelly Simpson. Highlights from the Weitzen collection include works by Mark Tobey, Charles Seliger, Willem de Kooning and Michael Goldberg. Mrs. Weitzen was a long-time supporter of the Sculpture Center and Sculpture Key West and her collection includes works by George Rickey, Jesus Raphael Soto, John Newman and Ronald Bladen. Mr. Simpson collected across all genres and styles. 20th century works from his collection include a rare ballet costume design by Anatoli Petrinky, set designs by Eugene Berman, and works on paper by Raoul Dufy and Robert Wilson. Other highlights in the sale include a small ink drawing by Pablo Picasso, a fine selection of works on paper by American mid-century modernists, works by Jim Dine, Robert Rauschenberg, Tom Wesselmann, and a curated selection of photography.


We accept phone bids, absentee bids and live online bidding for this sale.
All bidding for this sale must be arranged prior to 5pm on Friday, December 7.

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For inquiries regarding the items in this sale please contact us at 518.751.1000 or

Time & Location

Saturday, December 8, 11am

Catalogue Online

Wednesday, November 21

Gallery Preview

Friday, November 24 – Saturday, December 8

Gallery Hours

Monday – Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 12-5pm

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