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Detail of Gertrude Abercrombie’s ‘Giraffe and Moon,’ $182,700, from the May 19 American Art sale. Image courtesy of Hindman

Hindman American and European Art sales deliver combined $2.5M total

Left, Gustave Loiseau, ‘Le quai du Pothuis a Pontoise,’ $201,600, from the May 18 European Art sale; Right, Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘Giraffe and Moon,’ $182,700, from the May 19 American Art sale. Images courtesy of Hindman

Left, Gustave Loiseau, ‘Le quai du Pothuis a Pontoise,’ $201,600, from the May 18 European Art sale; Right, Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘Giraffe and Moon,’ $182,700, from the May 19 American Art sale. Images courtesy of Hindman

CHICAGO – Hindman held back-to-back art auctions in May, one a European art sale on May 18 and the other an American art sale on May 19, which together totaled $2.5 million.

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Fern Coppedge, ‘The Lock Keepers Lodge,’ estimated at $30,000-$50,000. Image courtesy of Hindman

Fern Coppedge winter scenes likely hot sellers at Hindman, May 19

Fern Coppedge, ‘The Lock Keepers Lodge,’ estimated at $30,000-$50,000. Image courtesy of Hindman

Fern Coppedge, ‘The Lock Keepers Lodge,’ estimated at $30,000-$50,000. Image courtesy of Hindman

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.

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Jewelry, watches and Calder tapestry led Nadeau’s New Year’s Day sale

Platinum ring centered on a 10.07-carat pear shape diamond, $66,000

Platinum ring centered on a 10.07-carat pear-shape diamond, $66,000

WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery saw success at its signature January 1 New Year’s Day sale. After spirited and competitive bidding, it realized $2,664,825, with a 96% sell through rate and rock-solid results across all category. This was Nadeau’s tenth consecutive New Year’s Day Sale that surpassed the seven-figure mark.

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Castle and Kline headline Neue’s May 15 Modernism auction

Still life floral painting by Le Pho, estimated at $6,000-$9,000

Still life floral painting by Le Pho, estimated at $6,000-$9,000

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An important and visually arresting dining table custom designed by Wendell Castle (American, 1932-2018), an untitled ink on paper artwork by Franz Josef Kline (American, 1910-1962), and a still life floral painting by the Vietnamese artist Le Pho (1907-2001) are just a few expected highlights in Neue Auctions May 15 Modernism auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Milton Avery, Rainbow Rocks, 1921. Oil and wax on board. 16 x 20 inches. The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc. © 2021 The Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Wadsworth Atheneum explores Milton Avery’s Connecticut roots

Milton Avery, Two Cows, 1932. Gouache on colored paper. 12 x 17 inches. The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc. © 2021 The Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Milton Avery, Two Cows, 1932. Gouache on colored paper. 12 x 17 inches. The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc. © 2021 The Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

HARTFORD, Conn. – An intimate look at Milton Avery’s longstanding connections to Connecticut, Milton Avery: The Connecticut Years focuses on the artist’s earliest works from the 1910s and 1920s, revealing their significance to his artistic development. The exhibit opens at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art on May 14 and continues through October 17. Two dozen sketches, watercolors, and oils illustrate his early interest in depicting landscapes, demonstrating how Avery’s time in Connecticut sparked his passion for exploring a sense of place through his work, a trait that remained a constant throughout his career.

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Cape Ann: a picturesque magnet for artists and tourists

Gifford Beal’s oil on Masonite of Rockport Harbor brought $5,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2018 at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery.

Gifford Beal’s oil on Masonite of Rockport Harbor brought $5,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2018 at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery.

NEW YORK — While Cape Cod is better known as a tourist destination, Cape Ann has cemented its own legacy in the art world. About an hour’s drive north of Boston, Cape Ann juts out from Massachusetts on the Atlantic Ocean and demarcates the northern edges of Massachusetts Bay. The rocky cape has attracted legions of artists for more than 150 years and still enjoys a rich and diverse tradition in art-making.

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