Fine Art Auction
Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 10 AM
on premises

Newman Galleries Warehouse

2304 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
at 10 AM


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Huge inventory of framer’s equipment and supplies; original antique, modern, and contemporary paintings/prints; vintage gallery furnishings and display pieces from one of Philadelphia’s oldest art galleries, to include:


Equipment and supplies:

(2) high-quality vacuum/heat presses, the one 42” x 62”; Seal heat press; Kutrimmer vintage paper cutting table; mat board cutter; Powermatic planer; Ulmia mitre saw; Cut-off saw; De Walt table saw; (2) compressors; Fletcher/Terry wall-mounted glass cutter; large quantity, uncut frame strips; quantity, framing glass, mat board, and other assorted framing materials; heavy duty rulers, straight edges, etc.; commercial and other vacuums; ladders, large quantity quality vintage and modern picture frames, many in fine condition, and to include 50+ medium- to large-scale elaborate gesso gilt 19th and early 20th C. examples, and more!.



250+ original oil; watercolor; mixed media paintings, 19th/20th C. and earlier (some by prominent Philadelphia artists once represented by Newman Galleries), with the following brief sampling of names among them: Walt Kelly; Marc Whitney; Alice Renshaw; Ramon Lombardi; Virgil Sova; Robert W. Crowthers; Edmund Darch Lewis; Walter Andrews Newman; Suite, fine antique Continental small-scale portraits of elegant women: oil on porcelain panels; thousands of assorted vintage and modern American/Old West/European/Oriental prints (most unframed), and more! 


Newman Galleries vintage furnishings and display pieces:

Interesting period Anglo-American Hepplewhite 3-place paint-decorated sofa; Philadelphia Empire sofa; several vintage Queen Anne-style wing chairs; original large-scale advertising display box from Walnut St. entrance foyer; c. 1900 four-place tete-a-tete seating unit; (3) runs, decorative wrought iron and bronze gallery railing from stairway and second floor; (2) panels, wrought iron low gates.


Other furnishings; distinctive decorative and other objects:

Amelie Zell original full-scale plaster work-up for the bronze “eagle in flight” which for many years was displayed from the first-floor ceiling of John Wanamaker’s Philadelphia department store; Sheraton-style mahogany Carlton desk; fine Philadelphia Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski large-scale advertising poster, c. 1920; late 19th C. full-size canoe; unusual late 19th C. architect’s swivel stool; bentwood rocker; assorted framed 19th C. folio and other maps (most mid-Atlantic region); large-scale framed vintage photo portrait of John Wanamaker; fine antique four-panel Chinese lacquer and mother-of-pearl wall panel, and more!


Inspection: 9 AM Day of Sale. 

Terms: $50 refundable deposit required for bidder’s number. CASH/CC 15% B P. Full Payment Auction Day. Immediate removal required.


Barry S. Slosberg, Inc.      Auctioneers/Appraisers AU-1487-L