Ernest S. Kramer Fine Arts & Prints, Inc.

P.O. Box 81037, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-0001

About Auction House

Kramer Fine Art has been in business for over 35 years. All of our art works are original, guaranteed, and in very good to excellent condition. Much of our pricing has been reduced. We are offering discounts on many of our prints. Listed pricing is negotiable. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire fine works of art at very affordable prices! Please inquire!

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    Copley To Offer American Prints from the Ernest and Carolyn Kramer Collection

    Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold its Winter Sale on February 17 at the American Theater located in the Design District of Upper King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The sale will take place on Friday, February 17 in conjunction with the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition. Bidding on over 450 lots will begin at 11 am, with preview times running from 8:30 am until 10:30 am. Frank W. Benson (1862-1951), The Log Jam, 1915, etching, 9 ⅞ by 7 ⅞ inches, Estimate: $6,000-$9,000Copley Fine Art Auctions, A wide selection of prints from the Ernest and Carolyn Kramer Collection will be on offer. After close to fifty years of collecting and thirty-five years in business, the Kramers have decided to retire, and they would like to give collectors the opportunity to acquire fine examples of sporting art by Frank W. Benson, as well as works by many other important twentieth century printmakers. Twenty-two rare and collectible Benson etchings, such as The Log Jam ($6/9,000) and The Retriever ($4/6,000) will be available, alongside five Aiden Lassell Ripley prints and additional works by important American printmakers Anders Zorn, Raphael Soyer, and others. Other artists in the sale include Minna Citron, Luigi Kasimir, Louis Lozowick, A. Lassell Ripley, and Harry Wickey. Ernest and Carolyn Kramer's interest in art was sparked by the rich artistic heritage of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Carolyn's hometown. Gloucester and nearby Rockport have attracted important world-class artists since the turn of the century, such as Fitz Hugh Lane, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, Frank Duveneck, Emile Gruppe and Aldro Hibbard.  Anders Leonard Zorn (Swedish/American, 1860-1920), Augustus Saint Gaudens II, 1897, etching, 5 ½ by 7 ⅞ inches, Estimate: $3,000-$5,000Copley Fine Art Auctions, In 1968 the Kramers began collecting etchings by Frank W. Benson, "The Dean of American Sporting Art", and this became the catalyst for their collection and the business, Ernest S. Kramer Fine Arts & Prints, Inc., established in 1982. The gallery was a direct outgrowth of years of collecting Gloucester, Rockport, and Cape Ann paintings, as well as nineteenth and early twentieth century American and European fine prints. Online bidding…