Virtual Fall Texas Art Auction October 3, 2020

Save the Date for the Virtual Fall Texas Art Auction, 2020

Fall 2020 – Virtual Texas Art Auction
David Dike Fine Art presents the Texas Art Auction for the 24 th year in a row. Highlights in the sale include exceptional paintings by Jose Arpa, several works by Julian Onderdonk, and early Dallas painter and teacher, Frank Reaugh. There are strong examples of midcentury modern works by Seymour Fogel, Jennie Haddad and Robert Preusser as well as some rare pieces by Dallas Nine artist Perry Nichols.
The safety of our clients and staff remains our top priority. To that end, the Fall Texas Art Auction will take place without a live audience. The sale will still be a live sale, conducted by Louis Murad of Murad Auctioneers (TXS 13362). As in the past, we will provide live traditional phone bidding, absentee bidding, live online bidding through Live Auctioneers, and new this year: NextLot. Forms and bidding platform links available below.
Like other auction houses have practiced throughout the world over the past several months, David Dike Fine Art will host the sale virtually with a live video feed. We will maintain our traditional live, real time methods of phone and live bidding through Live Auctioneers with the new added option of bidding with NextLot. Please visit the links below for full instruction on pre-registration. We encourage our bidders to log in and register in advance of the sale and familiarize yourself with the platform of your choice. Again, we will maintain our traditional phone and absentee bidding options as well. The Fall sale features 410 lots of art. For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the short information page here: FAQ PAGE LINK or call the gallery: 214-720-4044.
The *auction preview will take place at a new location, 214 Projects located at 150 Manufacturing Street, Suite 214, Dallas, TX 75207. You may preview the art safely and in-person at your convenience prior to the sale. The auction on October 3, 2020 will take place with staff only. 214 Projects, the auction location, will be closed to the public and closed to in-person, in-room live audience bidding. Read above and visit our FAQ PAGE LINK for bidding options and do not hesitate to call the gallery to discuss the options with us. We are here to help.
*Health & Safety Notice: in accordance with the Dallas County guidelines, CDC and notice from Gov. Abbott; Masks (2 ply and covering both nose and mouth), are required while visiting the preview location. No more than 10 visitors allowed at a time and must remain a safe distance of 6 feet apart from one another. We appreciate your support in safe practices.
Link to Live Auctioneers catalogue: LINK

Link to NextLot Catalogue: LINK

Next Lot Registration/Bidding Support: (919) 361-1111; 8:30 AM-4:30 PM CST

Link to Phone/Absentee PDF: LINK

See FAQ link above for answers to your bidding, previewing and general auction questions. For any further assistance please call the gallery : 214-720-4044.
NEW Preview Location & Times:

NEW Preview Location:
214 Projects
150 Manufacturing, Suite 214
Dallas, TX 75207

*Preview Dates & Times:
September 14 – October 2, 2020
Mon – Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sat: 12 noon – 5 PM

Auction Location: Virtual. From your computer, device, or pre-registered phone and absentee bid. Visit links above. No in person/audience on date of auction.

Auction Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020, bidding will start at 10:30 AM CST

Fall Texas Art Auction - November 9, 2019

The Texas Art Auction

The David Dike Fine Art, Texas Art Auction took place on November 9, 2019 once again at Wildman Art Framing, Louis Murad was the auctioneer. There were over 350 people who attended auction, which started at 12, noon and the lively event lasted until 5:00 PM. The sale featured 297 lots of early to mid-century modern Texas art. 84.5% of the lots successfully sold at the auction. The overall sold price for all of the lots was $1,894,800 (including the buyer’s premium). Some of the highlights of the sale include the top selling lot 128, the Michael G. Owen painting featuring the artist himself and the great American folk musician, Huddie “Lead Belly” Leadbetter which sold for $228,000.

Other auction records to date include lot 64 the “Portrait of Governor James Pickney Henderson” by Solomon Salomon (Am. 1869-1937) which sold for $16,800. There were two paintings by Texas modernist, Robert Preusser (Am. 1919-1992) in the sale; the painting titled, “Mayan Antiquity” executed in 1954 sold for $60,000, an auction record for the artist.  The early Texas abstract expressionist, Ben Culwell had two paintings in the sale as well, and lot 132, Untitled work, number 56-II which he executed between 1958 – 1977 sold for $30,000 an auction record for Culwell. The “Red Buds in Spring”, by early Texas landscape artist, Ella K. Mewhinney, lot 115 was an auction record for the artist, selling for $22,800.

Spring Texas Art Auction - April 6, 2019

The Texas Art Auction

The David Dike Fine Art, Spring Texas Art Auction was a festive and successful fine art auction, which took place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Wildman Art Framing. The crowd was filled with interested and dedicated Texas Art enthusiasts. Several first-time buyers were present and active at the sale as well.

The auction sold 88% of the 255 available lots. The top selling lot in the sale was the Julian Onderdonk painting titled Road Through the Trees painted in 1913-1914, which sold for $384,000. The second highest selling work in the sale was lot 127, by Porfirio Salinas titled Cactus in the Hill Country, which sold for $120,000, a new auction record for the artist. Prior to this, the previous the previous record auction sale for Salinas was at the David Dike Fine Art, Texas Art Auction in October 2018; a bluebonnet painting titled Texas Hill Country Spring which sold for $90,000. Another top selling lot in the sale was lot 124, the Florence McClung titled, Dallas executed in 1930, it sold for $72,000. A Florence McClung of similar subject matter, however a much larger work and tighter regional style sold in our October 2018 sale for an auction record-breaking $252,000. A jewel of the sale was lot 146 by Dallas’ own Reveau Bassett titled Ducks in Flight which sold for $39,600.

This spring auction featured the collection of Dallas landscape architect and Texas fine art collector, John Stone, 96% of the lots in his collection sold. These exquisite paintings of which Stone was a steward of for decades have found new eager homes. Please visit our website for information on upcoming shows and auctions.

The Live Auctioneers online catalog, to view the full catalog.


To view the auction results, click here: AUCTION RESULTS

To view the catalogue of unsold and available lots click here: UNSOLD LOT CATALOG

Fall Texas Art Auction - October 27, 2018

David Dike Fine Art presents the now semiannual Texas Art Auction. The Spring sale features 249 lots of early to contemporary Texas Art. Jone Stone, a Dallas art collector for the past 40 years, offers 60 painting from his collection.

Assembled with passion and adored for many decades, the collection of John Stone is inspired by nature and his appreciation and love for Texas art, both contemporary and rooted in the tradition of the early Texas landscape oil painting. The Spring auction features paintings from Dallas’ own Otis Dozier, Olin Travis, Edward Eisenlohr and Merritt Mauzey. Texas Modernism is represented by collections of Seymour Fogel and Zanne Hochberg among many others. Louis Murad of Murad Auctioneers will conduct the sale. (Louis Murad TXS 13362)

The sale will take place once again at Wildman Art Framing on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The bidding will start promptly at 12, noon, the doors will open at 10:00 AM. We will provide live, online bidding, absentee and phone bidding will be available as well. Auction preview will also take place at Wildman Art Framing, Marth 18 – April 5, Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 5 PM

WHAT: Spring Texas Art Auction & Preview                                           

WHEN: Auction: April 6, 2019; Preview: March 18 – April 5, Mon – Fri 10 AM – 5 PM

WHERE: Wildman Art Framing

1715 Market Center Blvd

Dallas TX 75207

The Live Auctioneers online catalogue is now live, click the link below to view the full catalogue


To view the November flip book catalogue, click here: 2019 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the October flip book catalogue, click here: 2018 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the January flip book catalogue, click here: 2018 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the 2017 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2017 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the 2016 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2016 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the 2015 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2015 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

To view the 2014 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2014 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

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