Crescent City Auction Gallery's Important September Estates Auction, Sept. 11-12,
is Packed with Over 800 Quality Lots
The sale, online and live in the New Orleans gallery, will have Old Master paintings, artworks by
local and regional painters, Newcomb College art pottery, silver, more.
New Orleans, LA, USA, August 26, 2021 -- Crescent City Auction Gallery will greet the busy fall season
with a two-day Important September Estates Auction on Saturday and Sunday, September 11th and
12th, starting at 10 am Central time both days. More than 800 lots, pulled from prominent estates and
collections, will come up for bid, online and live in the gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Ave.
A large collection of Old Master paintings will be on offer, led by a 19th century oil on board after
Domenico Tintoretto (1560-1635), titled The Penitent Magdalene, measuring 24 ½ inches in height by
18 ½ inches in width (estimate: $1,000-$2,000). Also, an unsigned 18th century oil on board painted in
the manner of Antoine Watteau (French, 1684-1721), titled Fete Galante Picnic, 17 ½ inches tall by 21
¼ inches wide, carries a pre-sale estimate of $3,000-$5,000.
The renowned Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be represented twice in the
auction, once with a circa 1965 oil on canvas board titled Uncle Tom in the Garden with Little Eva,
signed lower right and measuring 17 ¼ inches by 23 ¼ inches (estimate: $4,000-$8,000); and again
with an oil on canvas board, also painted around 1965, titled Cotton Picking with African House, 17 ½
inches by 23 ½ inches. The work should finish at $3,000-$5,000.
A Newcomb College art pottery Moon and Moss matte glaze baluster vase, crafted in 1921 by Anna
Frances Simpson, 10 inches tall by 6 inches in diameter, is expected to change hands for $4,500-
$6,500. Also, a pair of French bronze and alabaster 12-light chandeliers from the late 19th century, 42
inches in height and 39 ½ inches in diameter, has a pre-sale estimate of $800-$1,200.
American furniture will be highlight