DENVER – Western artists ranging from historic painters such as Albert Bierstadt, William R. Leigh and Leon Shulman Gaspard to contemporary names such as Ed Mell, Jeremy Lipking and John Nieto achieved outstanding prices during Hindman’s May 4 Western & Contemporary Native American Art auction. Contemporary Native American artists were also among top performers, led once again by an iconic Fritz Scholder work, Indian at the Bar. Paintings by Native American artists such as Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith and Kay WalkingStick were also among the highlights. With a lively room of bidders and strong competition from the phones and online platforms, the auction ultimately realized more than $2 million, with 94 percent of lots sold.
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GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions’ Important Timepieces & Decorative Arts auction, scheduled for Friday, March 31, will feature the collection of Dr. William Thomas of Naples, Florida, showcasing 50 of the finest examples of French and European clock masterpieces. The auction, starting promptly at noon Eastern time, features 220 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will kick off its Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction on Wednesday, July 20, which will contain designer and English furniture and fine and decorative art. Bidding will begin promptly at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s will offer Banksy’s Girl with Balloon in its winter auction slated for Friday, December 17. The final month of 2021 will actually bring two exciting auction events to Michaan’s, with the bonus of their monthly Gallery Auction taking place on December 18. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available for both events through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 5 American Art Signature® Auction boasts myriad major works that make up the season’s most significant sale of American masters, ranging from Golden Age illustrators to Hudson River School landscape painters to the makers of beloved children’s stories to the leader of the progressive Ashcan School, Cincinnati-born Robert Henri, whose 1926 portrait Sarah Burke is one of his masterful love letters to Ireland. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’s latest American Art event, held May 7, was its biggest ever, realizing more than $10.75 million in a near-sellout that resulted in myriad records, among them the highest price – by far – ever paid for a painting by legendary illustrator Joseph Christian Leyendecker. His Beat-up Boy, Football Hero, which appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post on Nov. 21, 1914, sold Friday for $4.12 million, shattering the previous world record for a work by the influential illustrator.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions is honored to announce one of the most thoughtful, comprehensive and bountiful American art events in recent memory. The catalog for the May 7 American Art Signature Auction reads like a syllabus, a history, and a love letter to the men and women who have defined and defied the American landscape for centuries, among them such names as Norman Rockwell, Albert Bierstadt, Andrew Wyeth, Thomas Moran, Thomas Hart Benton, and Grandma Moses. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.