Gertrude Abercrombie painting sells for record $437K at Hindman

Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘Untitled (Woman with Tethered Horse and Moon),’ $437,500
Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘Untitled (Woman with Tethered Horse and Moon),’ $437,500
Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘Untitled (Woman with Tethered Horse and Moon),’ $437,500

CHICAGO – Hindman set a new world auction record for Gertrude Abercrombie with the sale of her 1947 painting Untitled (Woman with Tethered Horse and Moon) for $437,500. As a leader in offering works by the artist dubbed the Queen of the Bohemians, the firm broke its own auction record for the artist of $387,500, which it set in February. Abercrombie was just one of many female artists who drove Hindman’s December 14 Post-War & Contemporary Auction to strong results. It realized more than $2.044 million overall, nearly doubling its total estimate.

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