888 Auctions Sale Featuring Modern Art, Paintings & Chinese Antiques

. October 6, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 491 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, October 11, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing against one another over a quality assortment of items on display at 888 Auctions. With modern art, postwar contemporary paintings and Asian antiques dotting the sale, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.

The star piece of the auction features an oil on canvas featuring a two figures dancing and attributed to Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 1932) at lot 190. This work is expected to exceed its high estimate of $4,000.

Another standout piece can be seen at Lot 81, featuring a gouache on paper featuring a portrait of a woman. Signed and attributed to Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862-1918) on the lower right corner, this lot features a high estimate of $6,000.

Last but not least, lot 216 features an original and charming oil on canvas landscape scene, signed by Nicolas Rubio (Spanish, born 1928) on the lower left corner. This piece is expected to reach its high estimate of $3,000.

Two Asian art pieces are also featured in the catalog and can be found at the following lots:

Lot 24: Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983) Watercolor on Paper Scroll (High Estimate: $9,000)
Lot 196: Jung Euh-Suh (Korean, XX) and Dated 1989 Oil on Canvas (High Estimate: $1,200)

Modern paintings abound in this autumn auction catalog and collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of several quality lots:

Lot 91: Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) Gouache On Paper (High Estimate: $7,000)
Lot 131: Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967) Surrealist Man (High Estimate: $9,000)
Lot 152: Theo Van Doesburg (Dutch, 1883-1931) Oil On Canvas (High Estimate: $5,000)
Lot 158: Eugene Galien-Laloue (French, 1854-1941) Oil On Board (High Estimate: $5,000)
Lot 169: Marc Chagall (Russian-French, 1887-1985) Oil On Board (High Estimate: $6,000)
Lot 199: Tamara De Lempicka (Polish, 1898-1980) Oil On Paper (High Estimate: $6,000)
Lot 227: Winston Churchill (British, 1874-1965) Oil on Canvas Windsor Castle (High Estimate: $10,500)

For auction previews, visit the gallery floor at 888 Auctions. The public viewing period is as follows: Tuesday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and just before the auction on Thursday, October 11 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 info@888auctions.com to schedule an appointment with 888 Auctions.

The next scheduled auction and the first auction of the busy autumn season takes place Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).

Website: www.888auctions.com

Lot 190: Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 1932) Oil on Canvas

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