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July 2024: Premier Selections

Fri, Jul 19, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-07-19 11:00:00 2024-07-19 11:00:00 America/New_York DuMouchelles DuMouchelles : July 2024: Premier Selections https://live.dumoart.com/auctions/dumouchelles/july-2024-premier-selections-16068
You must register for this sale separately from our Online Only auction. Featuring an extraordinary collection of fine art, jewelry, MCM furniture, and antiques. Highlights include a comprehensive set of 1840 Paoletti Grand Tour Intaglios from the estate of Leon Zielinski, significant paintings by Wenzel Ulrik Tornoe and Lydia Field Emmet, and exquisite jewelry pieces from private collections in Clinton Township, MI. Notable MCM furniture includes pieces from Eames, Giandomenico Belotti, Edward Wormley, and others. Also showcasing prints by Henri Matisse, Ben Shahn, and Pablo Picasso.
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Lot 1002

Lydia Field Emmet (American, 1866-1952) Oil on Canvas 1904, "Portrait of Lowrie Sage", H 59" W 35.25"

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Signed and dated upper right. Framed H. 67" x W. 43". Lydia Field Emmett was an American portrait artist who studied under William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League and later became an instructor at Chase's Shinnecock Summer School of Art on Long Island. Lowrie Sage was a resident of Oyster Bay and married W. Allston Flagg, an investment banker, former governor of the New York Stock Exchange, and a partner in the brokerage firm of Post & Flagg. He served in WWI as submarine chaser commander in WWI and as a Lt. Commander in WWII. Alexander Gallery Label on verso, 942 Madison Ave, N.Y. Also exhibition label from the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Mass. This work was exhibited in "The Emmets: A Family of Women Painters”, at the Berkshire Museum August 6 - September 26, 1982, and then at the Danforth Museum October 10 - December 5, 1982. Provenance: Collection of a prominent, Grosse Pointe Park, MI collector of American art. Alexander Gallery, New York, Mrs. W. Allston Flagg (Lowrie Sage), Oyster Bay, NY. C Extensive museum quality restoration including canvas repair and overpainting. The critical areas of the figure are in good condition. See UV photo. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.

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Collection of a prominent, Grosse Pointe Park, MI collector of American art. Alexander Gallery, New York, Mrs. W. Allston Flagg (Lowrie Sage), Oyster Bay, NY. C