DoneWed, May 26, 2004 11:00 AM EDT
New York, NY, USA
Highlighting the May 26 auction of American Art will be The Faenza Jar by Marsden Hartley. This circa 1912 oil on canvas was exhibited in Atlanta at the High Museum's 1986 exhibition “Advent of Modernism”. Another featured painting in the sale is the colorful oil on canvas, Boats and Car Track, circa 1915, by William James Glackens. James Edward Buttersworth, known for his marine paintings, is represented by a masterful harbor scene of tall ships, Shipping in a Port. Certain to attract attention is the intriguing painting, Nocturne, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1900, by Childe Hassam, as well as the serene Portrait of a Young Boy by Eastman Johnson. Other artists whose works are featured in the auction are Alfred Henry Maurer, Arnold (Aaron) Friedman, Ernest Lawson, David Johnson, Edward Henry Potthast, Thomas Moran, Herman Herzog, Milton Avery, Alice Beard, Ralph Albert Blakelock, Mary Stevenson Cassatt, John Edward Costigan, Arthur B. Davies, Louis Michel Eilshenius, Abbott Fuller Graves, John William Hill and John Henry Hill, Charles Webster Hawthorne, George Inness, Walt Kuhn, Richard Hayley Lever, Louis Henry Charles Moeller, Guy Pene Du Bois, Chauncey Foster Ryder, Everett Shinn, Edward Emerson Simmons, Henry Pember Smith, Joseph Stella, Guy Wiggins, and William Zorach, among many others.