Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An original oil on canvas painting by the French artist Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969), titled Winter Place de la Madeleine (1942), sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Sept. 20-21 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans, La. Also, a 14kt white gold diamond link necklace, with each of the 102 links having a graduated round diamond, realized $13,035; and a watercolor work by Blanche Nettie Lazzell (W. Va., 1878-1956), titled Abstraction (1936), went to a determine bidder for $7,380. Prices include a sliding scale buyer’s premium.