Baterbys to Hold Major Year End Auction

Orlando, FL, October 24, 2008 --( Dozens of important works of art by renowned 20th-century masters such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Marc Chagall will be offered at auction on Saturday, Nov. 8, by Baterbys Art Auction Gallery. The sale will be conducted live and online.

Baterbys expects a packed showroom for the event, but bidding may also be placed online, in advance, or live through eBayLiveAuctions and Phone, absentee and e-mail bids will also be accepted. Serious collectors of fine art by 20th-century masters need to mark their calendars for this auction. These are wonderful works by famous artists.

Some of the highlights include: Works by Salvador Dali (1904-1989) include a pair of lithographs done in 1966 and based on the “Our Father” prayer found in Matthew 6:7-13. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) will be represented by two works. The first, executed circa 1939, is a signed linocut titled Pigeonneau (The Young Pigeon). A linocut is a variation on a woodcut in which a sheet of linoleum, mounted on a wood block, is used for the relief surface on watercolor paper. The other work is an unsigned original 24-color lithograph from 1961 titled Picadores I.

Offerings by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) include a biblical-themed original color lithograph. Also slated to cross the block on Nov. 8 will be works of art by the following noted artists:
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920), Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983), Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917), Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947) and several others.

Baterbys has over 25 years' experience in the art world and auctioneering. The firm specializes in Internet and live auctions of world-class, authentic artwork, especially 20th-century masters. Baterbys' main concentration is on rare graphic works. The firm is always accepting quality consignment for future fine art auctions.

For more information on Baterbys and the company's upcoming calendar of auction dates, you may log on to To consign a single piece of art, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them directly, at (888) 682-9995. Or, you can send them an e-mail, to

Kato Meister