Plein-air masterpieces win attention, strong bids at John Moran

John Marshall Gamble ‘Poppies and Lupine Near Sta. Paula,’ $34,375
John Marshall Gamble ‘Poppies and Lupine Near Sta. Paula,’ $34,375
John Marshall Gamble ‘Poppies and Lupine Near Sta. Paula,’ $34,375

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.

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John Moran’s May 4 sale celebrates California art

John Marshall Gamble, ‘Landscape with Poppies,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000
John Marshall Gamble, ‘Landscape with Poppies,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000
John Marshall Gamble, ‘Landscape with Poppies,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000

MONROVIA, Calif. – On May 4, John Moran Auctioneers will stage its spring California and American Fine Art sale, offering 67 choice works by William Wendt, Percy Gray, E. Charlton Fortune, and other sought-after artists within the beloved genre. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Moran’s art-filled California Living auction set for April 6

Tiffany Studios counterbalance floor lamp, circa 1902-1919, $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy John Moran Auctioneers

MONROVIA, Calif. — John Moran Auctioneers‘ April 6 California Living auction is filled with fine art and accoutrement perfect for the California abode. The live auction will begin 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. Absentee and live online bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Continue reading