David Dike Fine Art

Gallery Hours:

MONDAY - FRIDAY | 10 - 5
SATURDAY | 11 - 4
SUNDAY | Closed

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214-720-4044 or use our Online Contact Form.

About the Gallery

David Dike Fine Art was established in 1986 in the Arts District of Uptown Dallas where it resides today. The gallery specializes in late 19th and 20th century American and European paintings with an emphasis on the Texas Regionalists and Texas Landscape painters. The gallery provides a compilation of traditional and distinctive works for both the new and mature collector.

The gallery provides collection management, fine art appraisal services and collection cataloging by independent ISA accredited member appraiser, Anne Kelly Lewis. Kelly has been an ISA practicing member since 2012 with a focus on fine art. Please contact the gallery directly for further information.

The Texas Art Auction

David Dike Fine Art hosted the 23rd Annual Fall Texas Art Auction on Saturday, October 27. With over 350 in attendance, the auction was an astounding success. Louis Murad and the team at Murad Auctions group conducted the sale for the sixth year in a row. Mudhen Meat & Greens catered to everyone’s delight with beef sliders, and started the day with Bloody Maries and mimosas. A strong volume of the art moved with 88 percent of the 340 lots sold, and an overall sales price (including the buyers premium) of $2,355,840. 9.7 percent of sales were online via Live Auctioneers.

The top selling painting in the action was lot 163 the Florence McClung painting, “Triple Underpass” (1945), which was an unprecedented auction sale for the artist at $252,000. The next highest seller at $198,000 was lot 140, “Pink Flox,” a painting by early Texas and Spanish painter Jose Arpa. Rounding out the top three sales is lot 149; this Julian Onderdonk painting from 1911, “Golden Evening, Southwest, TX,” sold for $104,400.

The day marked many unprecedented auction sales, including lot 84 by Richard Lentz, “Trinity River Bottom, Near Dallas” (1886), which was part of the Robert T. Brousseau estate. To date, this painting is the only painting by the artist offered at auction -- it sold for $37,200. Another painting from the expansive Brousseau collection that exceeded records was lot 91, a painting by Edward Eisenlohr titled “Peaceful Hour,” selling for $22,800. This small painting, measuring 9 ½ x 14 inches, sets a new auction record as measured by price per square inch for the artist. Other auction sales records: lot 97 by James F. Enser, “Yellow Field” (1928) for $9,000; lot 99 by Harry Worthman, “The Artist and his Family” (1965) for $9,380; lot 118 by Cecil Casebier, “The Yellow Chair,” selling for $28,800; lot 128 by Lloyd Goff, “Old Union Station, Dallas” (1930), sold for $24,000; lot 130 by Edmund Kinzinger, “Mexican Family” (1936), sold for $24,000; lot 135 the Octavio Medellin mosaic piece, “History of Money” (1960), sold for $50,400; lot 136 by Lucian Abrams, “Bluebonnet Landscape” (1927), sold for $52,800; lot 138 the Harry Anthony DeYoung painting, “Musquiz Canyon, West Texas Canyon”, sold for $48,000; lot 139 the large Porfirio Salinas bluebonnet landscape painting, “Texas Hill Country Spring,” sold for $90,000; 1ot 164 by Marie Haines Burt, “Rooftops, Galveton, TX,” sold for $66,000; and finally lot 279, a set of 1937 mural sketches of Texas settlement by Edward Lanning, sold for $21,000. Superlatives and lists aside, this was a record breaking auction for both David Dike Fine Art and Texas art in general.

The noteworthy quality and quantity of turn-of-the-century to pre-1950 paintings available for sale set this auction apart and contributed to its overwhelming success. David Dike Fine Art thanks the Robert T. Brousseau estate, as their contribution and faith in the Texas Art Auction helped make this auction exemplary of what is possible for a focused, regional art auction. Robert T. Brousseau built a world-class collection of early Texas Art, and we hope the legacy left by his collection inspires future collectors. David Dike Fine Art is now hosting this auction event twice a year, and we look forward to seeing you at the next auction in spring 2019, date to be announced.

AUCTION RESULTS - Oct 27, 2018 Sale: Oct 27, 2018 Auction Results



To view the January 2018 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2018 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE
To view the 2017 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2017 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE
To view the 2016 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2016 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE
To view the 2015 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2015 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE
To view the 2014 virtual flip book catalogue, click here: 2014 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE

David Dike Fine Art is proud to participate in many regional and national art fairs and symposiums each year. Please mark your calendars and check here often for a list of upcoming events. Some of our regularly scheduled events include:

David Dike is a member of the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and the Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) and has contributed to various books on Texas art. He is highly regarded nationally and is recognized as an authority on Texas art.

Anne Kelly is an ISA accredited member appraiser.


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