17 - 18 January 2008
Collection of Gene and Linda Kangas
"BLAIR SCHOOL" GREEN WING TEAL DRAKE
Ohio, circa 1870
Tack eyes with white circles painted around them, very diminutive with good form
Original paint with minor wear, structurally good
11½ in. long
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Linda and Gene Kangas. Decoys (Paducah, KY 1991).
Jeff and Joyce Hay 2006 Calendar: Classic Decoys of Ohio & Lake Erie, April (Illustrated).
Salisbury, Maryland, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, July 1992
From the Ottawa Shooting Club, founded 1871, Sandusky, Ohio where affluent East Coast club members brought decoys with them including those of John Blair Sr. whose decoys were then used as models for various local carvers.
American Folk and Outsider Art specialist Cara Zimmerman profiles the artists aspiring collectors should know about
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England