Keywords:
Original Art by Paul Penczner from the Penczner Art Gift
to Benefit the University of Tennessee Foundation

Date & Time: Sold Online - March 26, 2014
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CLOSED AUCTION


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McLemore Auction Company, LLC sold via absolute auction more than 270 original works by the internationally renowned artist, Paul Penczner. Upon his death in 2010, Mr. Penczner donated his entire personal collection of his own work to establish an endowment in the artist's name in the UTHSC Department of Physiology. Art included 9 pen-and-ink works from the Jesus Christ and the Twelve Apostles series given to the Vatican in Rome and accepted for exhibition by Pope John Paul II in 1989. Also included in the sale were 13 "Wanda" portraits which depict one of Penczner's favorite subjects, Wanda Wilson, the former owner of the P&H Café in Memphis.

All sale proceeds of the Penczner collection benefited the University of Tennessee Foundation. The works were available for a special public auction preview at the W.O. Smith School of Music on March 25.

Gross Auction Sales: $71,860.97
Number of Lots: 303
Participating Bidders: 158

Additional Notes
Additional information about Paul Penczner and his gift the University of Tennessee Foundation can be found at the links below:

Paul Penczner's Obituary in The Commercial Appeal of Memphis, TN

Wikipedia Entry on Paul Pencner

University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Website about the Penczner Gift

"UT to sell trove of works from artist Paul Penczner's bequest" from The Commercial Appeal

"Party Line: 'A Magical Night' in Overton Park" from GO Memphis


The following is an interview with Zach Pretzer, Director of Development for the College of Medicine at The University of Tennessee, which originally aired on WATN Memphis March 25th, 2014.



Auction Proceeds to Benefit


Dates and Times
Open Date
Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Close Date
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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Beginning at 10:00 AM CT
Inspection Date
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Tue, March 25th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CT
Pickup Date
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Thu, March 27th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

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Gross Auction Sales: $71,860.97
Number of Lots: 303
Participating Bidders: 158
Categories: Catalog Summary - ALL ITEMS (303) - ART (292) - ARTS AND CRAFTS SUPPLIES (1) - FURNITURE (2) - HOME DECOR (5) - MARKETING MATERIALS (3)
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