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Gertrude Abercrombie dinosaur scene sets record at Hindman

 Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘The Dinosaur,’ $387,500


Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘The Dinosaur,’ $387,500

CHICAGO – An extraordinary surreal Gertrude Abercrombie painting set a new world auction record for the artist at Hindman Auctions on February 17 when it sold for $387,500. The 1964 oil on panel, entitled The Dinosaur, was the highlight of Hindman’s Somewhere Out There auction, which featured incredible one-of-a-kind artworks from the more “out there” regions of the imagination. Led by the Abercrombie piece, the auction achieved a total of $970,656, nearly tripling its presale estimate.

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N.C. Wyeth, ‘When Drake Saw for the First Time the Waters of the South Sea,’ $275,000

Hindman’s three mid-December art auctions take in $4.2M

L-R: N.C. Wyeth, ‘When Drake Saw for the First Time the Waters of the South Sea,’ $275,000; Gladys Nilsson, ‘See Far: Son Good,’ $212,500; Albrect Durer, ‘The Four Horsemen,’ $62,500

L-R: N.C. Wyeth, ‘When Drake Saw for the First Time the Waters of the South Sea,’ $275,000; Gladys Nilsson, ‘See Far: Son Good,’ $212,500; Albrect Durer, ‘The Four Horsemen,’ $62,500

CHICAGO – In mid-December, Hindman Auctions achieved more than $4.2 million during three days of Fine Art auctions. Across the December 13 American and European Art, the December 14 Post War & Contemporary Art and the December 15 Prints & Multiples auctions, bidders from 32 countries and 42 states participated. Works by artists such as N.C. Wyeth, Orville Bulman, Gladys Nilsson, Larry Poons, Friedel Dzubas, Lois Dodd, Albrecht Durer and Julie Mehretu saw extraordinary engagement. Eager competition was demonstrated for the thoughtfully composed selection of more than 300 works.

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