Spring Texas Art Auction

About the 2019 Spring 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

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Fall Texas Art Auction - October 27, 2018

About the 2018 Texas Art Auction

The Texas Art Auction has been a tradition in buying important art since 1996. The auction in recent history has been held each January. This October 27th marks the second auction of 2018, with anticipation of turning the auction schedule to Spring and Fall sales.

This next auction features over 340 lots of turn of the century to mid-century Texas Art. Major highlights from the sale are a Florence McClung of downtown Dallas in 1945 celebrating the engineering feet of the Triple Underpass entering Dallas, it is the first time the painting has been for sale in over 30 years; an H.O. Kelly farm scene from the Martha Hyder Estate in Fort Worth that was part of the Fort Worth Art Association Collection (which became the Modern); and a groundbreaking painting by Texas modernist, Seymour Fogel. The sale also features over one hundred pieces of uniquely selected pieces for first-time collectors.

The sale features a collection of over 85 paintings from the Robert Brousseau Estate. Brousseau built a collection of some of the most significant early Texas paintings over the course of 40 years; some of the most important paintings by artists: Jose Arpa, one of the largest Porfirio Salinas bluebonnets ever painted, a vibrant 1930 Harry Anthony DeYoung, a mosaic mural by Dallas artist Octavio Medellin of the history of money are just a few of the pieces from this carefully curated collection. We are no longer taking consignments for this sale.

The auction is an afternoon/evening event that draws a crowd of 400. Do not miss this festive event which celebrates and continues to make collecting important Texas art a tradition.

We are no longer taking consignments for this sale.

Auction Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: Doors open at 10 AM, Auction Starts at 12, noon.
Preview: Oct 8 – 12, 15 – 19 and 22 – 26 from 10 AM – 5 PM

Auction and Preview location: Wildman Art Framing
1715 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207

AUCTION RESULTS – Oct 27, 2018 Sale: Oct 27, 2018 Auction Results

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