Modern Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques Feature Heavily July 05 at 888 Auctions

. June 27, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the summer auction season in full swing, 888 Auctions continues to conduct auctions at a prodigious rate, allowing buyers and sellers to find fresh-to-market items quickly and at fair market prices. The upcoming auction, featuring Modern Art, Paintings and Asian Antiques, will be listing 386 lots.

Headlining the sale will be the cover lot of the auction: Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile. Accompanied with a certificate, this original piece hails from a Southern Ontario estate and is unique in its subject matter and colors. It is expected to exceed its high estimate of $8,000.

Other big names are also featured in the upcoming auction. Notably, Lot 59, a gouache on paper signed and attributed to Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989). Featuring a surrealist landscape scene, this framed original piece commands a high estimate of $8,000.

Another surrealist piece is expected to garner significant bidding action at Lot 91, an original attributed piece by Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). The oil on board piece features a surrealist scene and is signed on the lower margin. Hailing from a private collection in Toronto, Ontario, it is expected to surpass its high estimate of $8,000.

Other outstanding pieces can be found at the following lots below:

Lot 28: Dan Parent (American, born 1964) Marker on Paper of Jughead Jones (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 40: Georges Seurat (French 1859-1891) Gouache on Paper (High Estimate: $6,000)
Lot 51: Amedeo Modogliani (Italian, 1884-1920) Gouache/Paper of Reclining Nude (High Estimate: $7,000)
Lot 63: David Burliuk (American, 1882-1967) Gouache on Paper Featuring Girls (High Estimate: $5,000)
Lot 76: Leonard Foujita (Japanese-French, 1886-1968) Portrait of a Girl (High Estimate: $8,000)

Mixed media original pieces have been finding their way to 888 Auctions and collectors of these eclectic pieces will be please to find the inclusion of two original works of art. Lot 132, an Yves Klein (French 1928-1962) Mixed Media Monochrome Framed Work, features a high estimate of $6,000; Lot 137, a Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008) Mixed Media on Paper, features a high estimate of $4,500.

For auction previews, visit the gallery floor at 888 Auctions. The public viewing period is as follows: Monday, July 02 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, July 03 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, July 04, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and just before the auction on Thursday, July 05 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

888 Auctions continues to accept consignments on a rolling basis. With auctions taking place every other Thursday at the auction house, there are plenty of opportunities to sell rare and fresh-to-market items at 888 Auctions. Valuations and authentications are complimentary with no obligation to consign. Contact the auctioneers by phone 905-763-7201 or by email at to schedule an appointment with 888 Auctions.

The next scheduled auction takes place Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).


Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile

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