Monday, September 27, 2021
In the Studio: Asian Art Featuring Works from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton (Online)
1334 York Avenue,
New York, USA
Sep 17, 2021 To Sep 28, 2021
Detail: In September 2021, Sotheby’s will present In the Studio: Asian Art Featuring Works from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton, reflecting their collecting taste as literati scholars, the selections in this sale include scholar’s objects, Chinese paintings, ceramics, bronzes, furniture. Longtime philanthropists and supporters of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), the Daytons’ immense generosity, impeccable eye, eclectic interests, and continual curiosity shaped the institution into one of the leading encyclopedic art collections in America. Other works in the sale include a collection of snuff bottles from an important American private collection, works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, and a selection of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian art.