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Categories will include Folk and Outsider Art, Modernism, Asian, French, Italian, Continental, English, American, silver, jewelry and more. Start times all three days are 10 am Eastern time. Online bidding will be available across three platforms.

ATLANTA - GeorgiaChron -- Ahlers & Ogletree's three-session Fine Estates & Collections auction, June 9-11, will be a feast for the eyes and a veritable trip around the world for bidders looking to add quality items to their homes or collections. Start times all three days are 10 am Eastern time, including on Ahlers & Ogletree's new online bidding platform, bid.AandOAuctions.com.

The three-day auction, with more than 1,200 lots total, will feature categories that include Folk and Outsider Art, Modernism, Asian, French, Italian, Continental, English, American, silver, jewelry and more. In addition to bid.AandOAuctions,com, online bidding will be available on LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will also be taken.

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Session 1, on Thursday, June 9th, will feature the collection of Ruth West, plus additional modern art lots – including modernism, folk art and outsider art - plus important works by Kara Walker, Thornton Dial, Alice Neel, Howard Finster and other noted artists, with plenty of discovery opportunities for local and upcoming Georgia artists – 361 lots in all.

The screenprint on paper by Kara Walker (N.Y., b. 1969), titled The Emancipation Approximation, Scene 18 (2000), depicts figural silhouettes in white and black on a gray background, and is expected to find a new home for $10,000-$15,000. The 44 inch by 34 inch (paper, less frame), is artist signed and dated, and is editioned "AP 5" on verso.

A color lithograph on paper by Alice Neel (American, 1900-1984), titled The Family, depicts a seated mother and her three children. It's editioned "76/175" at lower left and is signed and dated lower right. The 31 ½ inch by 26 ½ inch work (sight, less frame) should reach $3,000-$6,000. The Neel and Walker works are both from the Ruth West collection.

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Another star lot in Session 1 promises to be a patinated bronze sculpture by British artist Sophie Ryder (b. 1963), titled Minotaur Sniffing a Daisy (1989).  As the title implies, the sculpture depicts a minotaur sniffing a daisy, while standing on an industrial cog form base. It's 22 ½ inches tall, signed to the base and marked "8/12" (est. $10,000-$15,000).

Live, in-person previews will be held June 6-8, from 10-5 all three days, in the Ahlers & Ogletree showroom, located at 700 Miami Circle in Atlanta. To learn more, please visit www.aandoauctions.com.

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