M G Neely Auction specializes in fine art, antiques, mid century modern furnishings, and designer decor. We are always buying Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Miami Beach, and Delray Beach estates.

Paintings are by far the most common item brought in to our gallery, primarily because it can be very hard to tell the difference between just a beautiful painting and valuable artwork. These two Antoine Blanchard oil paintings are an example of the latter.

Antoine Blanchard (1910-1988) was the pseudonym of French-born ‘School of Paris’ movement artist Marcel Masson. Under this name, Blanchard produced his immensely popular Parisian street scenes from the 1950’s. The pieces in our upcoming auction are classic examples of his work, a bustling sidewalk in 19th century Paris. Flower sellers, carriages, and pedestrians share wet streets, movement is conveyed well in his art.

The Arc de Triomphe is prominent in this scene painted from Avenue des Champs-Elysees, known as the most beautiful street in the world.

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French artist famous for his depictions of 19th century Parisian street scenes with prominent French Architecture

 

This oil on canvas depicts one of the four Grands Boulevard, Boulevard de la Madeleine. The Grands Boulevard are considered the most beautiful streets in the Boulevards of Paris, considered the benchmark of the leisurely Parisian culture, lined with cafes, artisan shoppes and renowned architecture.

From a Palm Beach estate, these popular Antoine Blanchard French art paintings will be sold as separate lots, and bidding will start at $400 USD (no reserve). You can bid with us online, phone bidding, or in house. Contact us at 561-585-8511 or sales@neely auction.com for estate appraisals, estate buying, and auction registration.