Fairfield Auction

707 Main Street, Monroe, Connecticut 06468

About Auction House

Fairfield Auction is a leading regional auctioneer of antiques and fine art based in Monroe, Connecticut with additional offices in Scotts Valley, California. Principals Jack and Rosie DeStories have served individuals and estates since 1988, handling over seventy-five million dollars of antiques and fine art and serving over 12,000 consignors. In May 2008, they achieved an astonishing $2,185,000 for an 18th century Tlingit warrior's helmet. They also garnered national recognition for the sale of the Michael Martucci collection of Tiffany glass which grossed over $350,000, as well as the sale ...Read More
of celebrity estates including the Roxbury home of author William Styron and a large group of property from the estate of actor Jason Robards in Southport.Read Less

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    Abstract Gouache by Alexander Calder and Bronze Relief Plaque by Boris Schatz Highlight Fairfield Auction’s December Sale

    Alexander Calder was an American sculptor celebrated for his groundbreaking kinetic mobiles and massive static public sculptures. He is also remembered for his Modernist abstract paintings. Calder often transcribed the bright visual aesthetics of his sculptures into two-dimensional mediums. An abstract gouache work by Alexander Calder, titled Butterfly, Mouse, and Snail, is a key highlight of Fairfield Auction’s upcoming December sale. It portrays the artist’s trademark style of using primary colors to depict natural themes, which greatly inspired him.  Stuart Davis’ watercolor New York City Café (1912) is another notable work on offer. The painting reflects the Ashcan School’s influence on the artist. Davis started his art training at the school in 1909 under the guidance of Robert Henri. New York City Café best exemplifies the Ashcan art movement, known for artworks depicting scenes from everyday life in New York. Boris Schatz’s available bronze plaque, The Rabbi’s Blessing, is a relief work featuring significant Jewish imagery. Schatz was a Lithuanian Jewish sculptor and artist based in Israel. To view the complete catalog and register to bid online, visit Bidsquare.