Simpson Galleries is proud to offer this collection of art, antiques, and jewelry. Chosen by the head of each of our departments, in this catalog you will find some of the finest examples of fine art, furniture, and decorative arts, that have been collected over generations. It is our pleasure to make them available for future generations to enjoy.
This catalog embodies the art of collecting, from the Roman Era to Modern and Contemporary Art. Highlights include sculpture from artists Robert Summers, Ferdinand Barbedienne, and Joseph Whitley; our Latin American department offering items by artist Jesus Rafael de Soto; a unique collection of Chinese jade and jadeite carved figures from the 18th and 19th centuries; paintings including works by Edouard Cortès, Edward Potthast, Julian Onderdonk, Josef Manyai, Martha Walter, and Bruce Crane; from our Mid Century Modern department, pieces by esteemed designers such as George Nelson, Carl-Harry Stalhane, Alvar Aalto, Russel Wright, Warren Platner, and Hans Wegner.
Exclusively offered by Simpson Galleries is the lifetime collection of American and Western art and jewelry from the estate of the late Charles A. and Betti F. Saunders of Houston, Texas. This collection includes works by some of the most notable artists from the late 19th and early 20th century.