Knoxville (865) 558-3033 • Nashville (615) 812-6096 •

Case Auctions
Live Auction

2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 372

John Alexander O/C, Water Lilies, Deep Red

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

John Alexander (American/Texas, b. 1945), "Deep Red," large modernist oil on canvas depiction of water lilies on a variegated red background, 1996. Signed, numbered, and titled en verso of canvas. Marlborough Art Gallery (New York City) label en verso top left stretcher. Housed in a simple stained and ebonized wood frame. Sight: 34 1/8" H x 38 1/8" W. Framed: 35 1/2" H x 39 1/2" W. 

Artist's biography: Born in Beaumont, Texas, Alexander remained in southeast Texas until entering graduate school at Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1969. Upon completing an MFA in 1970, he moved to Houston, established a studio, and became a member of the art faculty of the University of Houston. In the late 1970s Alexander left Texas and moved to New York. The artist currently divides his time between New York City and Amagansett. His work is in the permanent collections of leading museums including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Dayton Institute in Ohio, the Dallas Museum of Art; The Meadows Museum, Dallas; The McNay Museum, San Antonio; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Nevada Museum of Art; The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans; The Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton; The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, as well as many other distinguished public and private collections worldwide (Courtesy:

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Richard J. Eskind, Nashville.


Overall very good condition.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Payment must be received no later than five (5) days after the sale.

If paying with a credit card, a 3% credit card processing fee will be applied to the final sales price (i.e. hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes). If you have a credit card on file with Case, any winning bids will be automatically charged (up to $3000) along with applicable fees 72 hours after you receive your invoice unless other arrangements have been made.

If paying with wire transfer, please use the following information:
Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
Routing, Transit, ABA: 064008637
Beneficiary: Case Antiques, Inc.
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
Account #: NOT DISCLOSED (please refer to your invoice email for the Deposit Account Number or contact us )

The UPS Store of Bearden 865-584-0081 (press 5), fax 865-584-0094 

The UPS Store of Northshore Knoxville Contact – Eve 865-951-2499

John & Max Express LLC NOTE: large items & white glove delivery services only (driving range limitations may apply) Contact – Dina 865-230-1568

The Estate of Richard J. Eskind, Nashville.