Shannon's First Auction of the Year Features 228 Quality Artworks

Online Fine Art Auction - Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 2:00PM EDT

MILFORD, CONN. – Online bidding is open now through January 20th at 2PM for 228 lots of fine art from the 19th century through the present. American art leads the auction with an original painting by Alfred T. Bricher from his early period View Near Hudson, estimated at $15,000-20,000; a large, impressively framed view of The Coast of Cornwall, England by William T. Richards, estimated at $8,000-12,000; and a tonalist evening view by Dwight W. Tryon, November, estimated at $8,000-12,000.

Photo of an oil painting by Dwight Tryon

DWIGHT WILLIAM TRYON, American, (1849-1925), "November," 1891, oil on panel, signed and dated, 20 x 31 1/2 inches, Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Shannon’s will also offer a large 52 x 77-inch painting of safari animals by celebrated French artist Henri Maik, estimated at $10,000-15,000. Other French paintings in the sale include works by Adrien de Boucherville, Jacqueline Marval, Antoine Bouvard, Henri Jules Gunier, Raoul DeLongpre and Jules Rene Herve.

Oil Painting by Henri Maik

HENRI MAIK French, (1922-1993) "La Jungle Brûle" | oil on canvas | Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

A rare Laura Woodward landscape from a private collection in New England will surely attract interest at an attractive $3,000-5,000 estimate. There are three works by Jane Peterson with copies of original receipts from the sale of her estate at O. Rundle Gilbert. Other female artists in the auction include Martha Walter, Olive Parker Black, Juanita Marbrook Guccione and more.

Oil on Canvas by Jane Peterson

JANE PETERSON American, (1876-1965), Bouquet,oil on canvas, Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

American Impressionism is represented by oils and works on paper by Eric Sloane, two oil paintings by Johann Berthelsen as well as works by William Chadwick, William Lester Stevens, Thomas Alexander Harrison, Emile Gruppe, Wilson Irvine and many others.

Photo of an oil painting by Eric Sloane

ERIC SLOANE, American, (1905-1985), "The Hilltop," oil on masonite, signed lower right, 20 x 24 inches, Estimate $4,000-6,000

Bronzes by Irish sculptor, Patrick O’Reilly, depicting teddy bears as humans in fantastical settings lead the sculpture category. There are four O’Reilly bronzes in the auction estimated between $3,000-7,000. A Jeff Koons Balloon Dog, will be offered at $1,000-2,000 along with other contemporary sculptures by Chaim Gross, Seymour Meyer and Anthony Scott.

Photo of a bronze and tulle sculpture by Patrick O'Reilly

PATRICK O'REILLY Irish, (b. 1957), Ballet Bear, bronze and tulle, Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Prints featured in the sale include four works by Robert Motherwell including America – La France, Variations IV, V, and VII each estimated between $2,000-3,500. More contemporary prints by Helen Frankenthaler, Emily Mason, Ellsworth Kelly, Jim Dine, Larry Rivers, Henry Moore and Alexander Calder will be offered at attractive estimates.

print by Robert Motherwell

ROBERT MOTHERWELL, American (1915-1991), America - La France Variations IV, 1984, color lithograph with collage, 46 1/4 x 32 inch, Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

To view the full catalog, condition reports and to bid live online, visit Previews will be held by-appointment January 13-19th , weekdays from 11AM to 5PM ET. Virtual previews and additional photos are available by request. Bidding is available on-line through A live-stream of the auction will be broadcast on at 2PM ET on Thursday, January 20th.
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