Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Donald Wilson Painting Headlines Penny Marshall Estate For Abell | Abell Auction Company

Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Donald Wilson Painting Headlines Penny Marshall Estate For Abell

COMMERCE, CALIF. — On September 13,
Abell Auctions offered 512 lots in the first of
two scheduled sales from the estate of Hollywood
actress and producer, Penny Marshall
(1943-2018). Topping the sale was
“Libra” by Donald Roller Wilson (b 1938),
which brought $39,000 from a Southern California
private collector bidding online. The
circa 1971 oil on canvas, which measured 65
by 71 inches, was signed, titled and dated
lower right and had provenance not only to
Sotheby’s New York but also the Coe Kerr
Gallery, Inc., in New York City. It had been
estimated at $35/40,000. The next highest
lot in the sale, which was more than 92 percent
sold by lot, was a pair of Handel lamps
with Native American decoration, which
brought $19,200.
Prices quoted include the buyer’s premium.
An upcoming issue will feature a more
extended sale review.