Eli Wilner and Company Honored to Frame for Sotheby’s American Art Sale

Eli Wilner & Company is honored to have been selected to provide bespoke frames for 9 of the paintings in this week’s American Paintings Sale.  Some of the highlights of the sale featuring our frames include the following:

 

Lot 66  Albert Bierstadt

The Light in the Forest

52 x 42 inches

$2,000,000 – $3,000,000

Replica of an American frame circa 1880’s, applied ornament and gilded.

Frame price:  $65,000

 

Lot 7  Thomas Hart Benton

Flood Disaster

25 ½  by 36 ½  inches

$800,000 – 1,200,000

Replica of an early 20th century American frame, shaped and painted.

Frame price:  $32,000

Lot 10  Milton Avery

March with Cello

52 by 34 inches

$800,000 – 1,200,000

Replica of an early 20th century American frame, shaped and painted.

Frame price:  $26,000

About Eli Wilner & Company

Recognized as the foremost worldwide authority on antique frames, and founded in 1983, Eli Wilner & Company specializes in American and European frames from the 17th-through mid-20th centuries.  Clients include fine art collectors, major art and historical institutions as well as The White House, where he has created 28 frames for its collection.

 

With an atelier composed of a team of thirty highly skilled artisans, including 15 frame conservators, and over 10,000 custom framing projects completed to date, Eli Wilner & Company takes pride in each project.  Every frame is handcrafted to not only reflect the time in which the painting was created, but also to best reflect the framing choices known to be made by the artists themselves.

www.eliwilner.com

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