Auctions: Lehman Brothers art an autumn highlight

By David Iams

For The Inquirer

On Nov. 1, Freeman’s will begin liquidating the corporate art collection of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. as part of its fall sale of modern and contemporary artwork. More art from the former global financial-services firm will be sold in December and February.

The 650-lot collection consists of a large selection of modern and contemporary paintings, prints, and drawings, along with a smaller group of American and fine European paintings and prints from Lehman offices in New York, Boston, and Delaware, according to a release from Freeman’s.

lso from the Lehman Brothers collection is Louis Lozowick’s 1938 lithograph depicting a crew on a scaffold repairing the Brooklyn Bridge. It has a presale estimate of $7,000 to $10,000.

Also from the Lehman Brothers collection is Louis Lozowick’s 1938 lithograph depicting a crew on a scaffold repairing the Brooklyn Bridge. It has a presale estimate of $7,000 to $10,000.

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Source: Philadelphia Inquirer. Home and Design. August 21.2009

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/home_design/20090821_Auctions__Lehman_Brothers_art_an_autumn_highlight.html

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