Tag Archive for: American art
NEW YORK – On Thursday, June 15, Capsule Auctions presents American and European Art, a sale of figurative work, landscapes, genre scenes, still lifes, and marine paintings from 19th- and 20th-century artists. The auction spans Realist, Barbizon, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Fauvist works from artists such as Louis Valtat, Marc Chagall, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Armand Guillaumin, Louis Lozowick and sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS — On May 12, Heritage Auctions showed real muscle and its own evolution in the American Art category with a finely curated event that brought a frenzy of bidders and broke auction records for a handful of beloved artists. The Diverse Visions: Important Works by American Masters Signature® Auction brought in $6,105,750. It took more than two hours to sell just 68 lots, with more than 500 bidders engaged. In addition, with the results of this auction, Heritage’s average lot value in its American Art Signature events is now just under $100,000. Works by familiar American greats, revisited stars, and increasingly desirable sleepers gave shape to an event that included Ernie Barnes, Arthur Wesley Dow, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Joseph Leyendecker and Charles White.
CHICAGO – A pair of Fern Coppedge winter scenes will anchor a strong group of American landscapes in Hindman’s Friday, May 19 American Art auction. The sale will provide a look at how a range of celebrated artists approached the genre. Spanning Impressionist to more abstract styles, paintings by Milton Avery, Maurice Prendergast and Wolf Kahn are also highlights. In addition to works by Fern Coppedge, paintings and sculptures by other accomplished historic and contemporary American women artists such as Gertrude Abercrombie, Miyoko Ito and Harriet Whitney Frishmuth will also be offered. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS — Heritage Auctions‘ Diverse Visions: Important Works by American Masters Signature® Auction, taking place Friday, May 12, promises much and is sure to deliver. Works in the sale represent the apex of American artistic achievement, with a host of both expected and unexpected pieces by names that make collectors and institutions sit up and pay attention: George Bellows, Charles White, George Tooker, Maurice Sendak and Winslow Homer. There are only 68 lots in the May 12 lineup, and each one of them is remarkable. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES — On November 15, John Moran Auctioneers presented the autumn rendition of its California and American Fine Art sale. Leading the auction was a work by William Wendt, followed by a Theodore Earl Butler painting. Other highlighted artists included John Marshall Gamble, Colin Campbell Cooper, Margaret Keane and Christopher Blossom.
DALLAS – The art market showed no signs of slowing during Heritage Auctions’ American Art November 4 sale featuring choice works by Mark Rothko, Joseph Leyendecker and Thomas Moran. The event, which realized $6,895,750, broke auction records for a number of beloved American artists who have shaped the art of the last century.
DALLAS – Works by Maurice Sendak, Mark Rothko, Maynard Dixon, Thomas Moran and the self-taught artist Howard Finster all appear in Heritage Auctions‘ much-anticipated American Art Signature® Auction, scheduled for Friday, November 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DENVER, Pa. – A fine and decorative arts selection of incomparable quality awaits bidders at Morphy Auctions on June 8, 9 and 10. The gallery is at its shining best, with rare and beautiful objects at every turn, including 75 leaded and stained-glass lamps, 100 pieces of art glass, 100+ paintings, 50 figural bronzes, 50 lots of silver, and 30 pieces of coveted Amphora pottery. Additionally, there are 30 cylinder and disc music boxes, 15 bird boxes, and long-held private collections containing 100 figural napkin rings, 80 antique, hand-blown colored-glass wedding bells; 50 figural and mechanical gadget canes; and the acclaimed Don and Mary Ann Livingston collection of antique sleigh bells. On day three, Morphy’s will unveil a sumptuous array of fine jewelry plus 30 pocket and wristwatches. Those who are not able to attend in person are invited to absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.