Crescent City’s May 12-13 Estates Auction has Oil Paintings, Rolex Watches, Newcomb College Pottery



The auction, at 10 am Central time each day, contains nearly 700 lots in a wide variety of categories. The auction will be held online and live at the Crescent City gallery, New Orleans.

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New Orleans, LA, USA, May 9, 2023 — Original oil paintings by Gustave Courbet, Emilio Sanchez, Clementine Hunter and Sir Edwin Henry Landseer; two spectacular Rolex watches (one man’s, one lady’s); and gorgeous vases by Newcomb College potters Maria de Hoa Leblanc and Anna Francis Simpson are just a few of the expected highlights in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Two-Day Estates auction slated for May 12th and 13th, online and live at the New Orleans gallery.

The auction, starting at 10 am Central time both days, is loaded with nearly 700 choice lots in a wide variety of collecting categories. In-person gallery previews will be held Wednesday, May 3rd, thru Thursday, May 11th (except Saturday and Sunday) from 10 am to 5 pm, in the Crescent City gallery located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue. Telephone and absentee bids will be accepted.

The oil on canvas painting by Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877) is titled Autumn Landscape and is signed “G. Courbet” lower right. It measures 15 ½ inches by 19 ½ inches, less the lovely gilt and gesso frame (est. $10,000-$20,000). The oil on canvas by Emilio Sanchez (Cuban/N.Y., 1921-1999) is titled Casita en Miami Rosada and is initialed “ES” lower left and titled en verso. The work, measuring 24 inches by 36 inches (less wooden frame) should reach $15,000-$25,000.

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer’s (British, 1802-1873) oil on panel titled Portrait of a Falconer and His Falcon is signed lower left and comes with an artist plaque and dates attached to the bottom of a nice antique gilt and gesso frame (est. $5,000-$10,000). Legendary Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter’s (1887-1987) oil on canvas board titled Saturday Night at the Juke Joint, initialed upper right, is one of the last works to be completed by the artist (est. $3,000-$5,000).

For more information regarding Crescent City Auction Gallery and the Important Estates auction May 12-13 online and live in the New Orleans gallery visit