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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