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Bill Traylor, ‘Black Panther,’ est. $25,000-$35,000

Bill Traylor, Paul Revere works lead Doyle’s Nov. 2 auction

Bill Traylor, ‘Black Panther,’ est. $25,000-$35,000
Bill Traylor, ‘Black Panther,’ est. $25,000-$35,000

NEW YORK – Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings & Prints on Tuesday, November 2 starting at 11 am Eastern time. Featured will be 19th and 20th century paintings, including fine examples of portraiture; Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; and still lifes. The sale also offers Audubon, Currier & Ives and topographical prints. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Leading lots include Paul Revere’s hand-colored 1770 engraving depicting the Boston Massacre, estimated at $80,000-$120,000.

Paul Revere's hand-colored 1770 engraving of the Boston Massacre, est. $80,000-$120,000
Paul Revere’s hand-colored 1770 engraving of the Boston Massacre, est. $80,000-$120,000

The lineup will also include a selection of Outsider art and folk art from the estate of an Upper West Side collection, featuring works by Ulysses Davis, Clementine Hunter, Reverend Johnnie Swearingen, Mose Tolliver, Woodie Long, Justin McCarthy, Thornton Dial, Purvis Young, Terry Turrell and Raymond Coins.

The collection includes a fantastic group of face jugs by Albert Hodge, Reggie Meaders and Lanier Meaders, as well as Black Panther, a Bill Traylor watercolor and graphite on card estimated at $25,000-$35,000. Also featured are works by Howard Finster, Malcolm McKesson, Philadelphia Wireman and other pivotal Outsider artists.

William Bradford, ‘Whaling Ship and Iceberg,’ est. $60,000-$80,000
William Bradford, ‘Whaling Ship and Iceberg,’ est. $60,000-$80,000

Within the same sale will be a strong selection of marine paintings, including works by Antonio Jacobsen, Edward Moran, Thomas Birch and Roy Cross. A large number of these works are property from a distinguished international corporate collection. This group of works includes excellent examples of 19th and 20th century ship portraiture as well as romantic maritime scenes that document life at sea, as in the beautiful Whaling Ship and Iceberg by William Bradford, estimated at $60,000-$80,000.

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