Salcedo Auctions announces Philippine Art sale-A A +A
Friday, September 2, 2011
SALCEDO Auctions is pleased to announce its forthcoming Philippine Art sale at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10, at its Three Salcedo Place auction room, Ground Level, 121 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village in Makati City.
An online catalogue will be available at www.salcedoauctions.com, and preview of the artworks on offer runs from September 3-9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday).
This sale features rare and important paintings and sculpture by Philippine National Artists and significant local artists from private collections.
They include a preparatory painting by Juan Luna circa 1886, two oil on wood panel paintings by the early modernist Juan Arellano, a highly important relief sculpture in narra by Carlos “Botong” V. Francisco, an oil canvas Galumph painting and a delightful frottage by Lee Aguinaldo, a sought-after nude charcoal by Victorio Edades, a 1948 oil on canvas by the renowned nautical painter Alfredo Carmelo, an iconic Maze painting and a spectacular collage and pastel work by the internationally celebrated David Medalla, and a complete illustrated Stations of the Cross by J. Elizalde Navarro.
Upholding the auction house’s reputation as a source of exquisite works by Vicente Manansala, Planting Rice, a 1967 ink wash by the master, is also up for bidding.
Also included are works by leading postwar Philippine modernists such as Cesar Legaspi, Arturo Luz, Romeo Tabuena, Fernando Zobel, and Onib Olmedo, as well as oeuvres by established contemporary artists: among these, a very fine book piece by Santiago Bose, an iconic Mark Justiniani, a whimsical opus by Geraldine Javier, and hard-to-find pastels by Jose (Jojo) Legaspi.
To register to bid, order a printed catalogue, or inquire about this sale, please contact email@example.com or phone +632-964-4996 / 659-4094.
Here are the selected highlights of this auction: