Current Events & Trends | June 2011 |
Arader Charity Auction
In New Orleans this weekend at Neal Auction Company, Arader Galleries is auctioning several lots of nature prints, books, and maps for charitable causes. As Graham Arader posted earlier this month on his blog:
On anything that you buy in this sale I will give 20% of the hammer price to the charity of your choice. Over $2,000,000 has been raised in previous auctions and this sale hopefully will generate $750,000 in charitable contributions!What else? Check out the full catalogue here.
This is a sale that includes a spectacular collection of the aquatints of birds by John James Audubon (lot 81 through 146 - all being sold without any reserves.) And then there is the masterpiece of the sale - a complete set of Audubon's Quadrupeds - all 150 of his Imperial Quadrupeds in mint condition in three volumes.
Then there will be some single examples of his Imperial sized lithographs of Quadrupeds (lots 155 through 166 - again NO reserves). There also are fine examples of the complete works of John Goulds Hummingbirds (lot 167,) Birds of Great Britain (lot 173) and Birds of Europe (lot 174.)...