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Childe Hassam, "The East Hampton Elms in May," SOLD FOR $288,000
Louis Remy Mignot, "Travelers in a Tropical Landscape," SOLD FOR $516,000
Edward Moran, "Summer Morning, New York Bay," SOLD FOR $300,000
Le Pho, "Le The," (Tea Time), SOLD FOR $100,000
Franz Richard Unterberger, "Canal in Venice," SOLD FOR $180,000
Roy Lichtenstein, "Reverie," 1965, SOLD FOR $120,000
Adolph Gottlieb, "Untitled #30," SOLD FOR $162,500
Percival Rosseau, Pointers on the Hunt, SOLD FOR $100,000
Dale Nichols, "Mid-Nation Winter," SOLD FOR $120,000
Cyrus Dallin, "Appeal to the Great Spirit," SOLD FOR $84,000
John F. Peto, Self-Portrait with Rack Picture, SOLD FOR $156,000
Severin Roesen, Still Life with Fruit and Champagne, SOLD FOR $60,000

From 19th century works to Abstract Expressionism we saw strong results across the board in our 2020 auctions.


We are now accepting consignments for our 2021 auctions. Contact us today for a free auction estimate on a single item or a whole collection.

https://www.shannons.com/auction-estimates

203-877-1711 | info@shannons.com


20TH CENTURY AMERICAN ART

GEORGE BELLOWS

American (1882-1925)

"Farmer and Chickens," Woodstock, October 1922

oil on panel, signed

20 x 24 inches


SOLD FOR $106,250

(including buyer's premium)




CHARLES COURTNEY CURRAN

American (1861-1942)

"Wind on the Cliff"

oil on canvas board, signed and dated

30 x 40 inches


SOLD FOR $100,250

(including buyer's premium)



CHARLES BURCHFIELD

American (1893-1967)

Steel Mill Homes (Blast Furnace)

watercolor on paper, signed and dated

18 1/4 x 31 3/8 inches (sight)


SOLD FOR $75,000

(including buyer's premium)


MODERNISM AND ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM

ADOLPH GOTTLIEB

American (1903-1974)

Untitled, #30, 1970

acrylic on paper, signed and dated

23 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches


SOLD FOR $162,500

(including buyer's premium)










MILTON RESNICK

(American, 1917-2004)

"Ulysses"

oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left "Resnick 56," titled on the reverse

57 x 44 inches


SOLD FOR $137,500

(including buyer's premium)











JACKSON POLLOCK

American (1912-1956)

Untitled, 1952-1956

ink and gouache on light blue paper, unsigned

3 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches


SOLD FOR $112,500

(including buyer's premium)


19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN PAINTINGS

MONTAGUE DAWSON

British (1890-1973)

The Needles (Passing the Lighthouse)

oil on canvas, signed "Montague Dawson" lower left

24 x 36 inches


SOLD FOR $93,000

(including buyer's premium)



HUGUES MERLE

French (1822-1881)

Young Woman in Blue

oil on canvas, signed and dated left center "Hugues Merle 79"

24 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches


SOLD FOR $50,000

(including buyer's premium)








19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PAINTINGS

CHARLES ETHAN PORTER

American (1847-1923)

Peonies

oil on canvas, signed

20 x 24 inches


SOLD FOR $55,000

(including buyer's premium)





JOHN GEORGE BROWN American (1831-1913) Seesaw oil on canvas, signed and dated 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches


SOLD FOR $45,000

(including buyer's premium)













ALFRED THOMPSON BRICHER

American (1837-1908)

Sailboat Along the Rocky Shore

oil on canvas, signed

18 x 39 1/2 inches


SOLD FOR $42,500

(including buyer's premium)

MILFORD, CONN. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host their last auction of the year next Thursday, November 19th at 2PM. The sale of 242 lots includes American and European Art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Modern and Contemporary art, Fine Prints, sculpture, and drawings. Bidding is available by absentee and online through Invaluable.com.

The top lot in the sale is a rare drawing by Dutch artist Rudolf Bonnet. The drawing of two women carrying water jugs on their heads, “Waterdraagsters,” was painted while the artist was living and working in Bali. Bonnet devoted his life to artistic and philanthropic efforts to promote Balinese art. His genre scenes of Balinese people capture the spirit of life in Bali and are widely collected by enthusiasts of Indonesian art.


Another rare gem leading the November 19th sale is an Eliseo Meifren painting of his garden in Majorca. The painting was originally shipped to the United States for the Pan-Pacific International Exhibition in 1915, where the artist was awarded a Medal of Honor. It was sold at The Anderson Galleries in New York City before the Spanish Commissioner returned home in 1919 and has since descended into a private collection. This fresh-to-the-market painting beautifully depicts the artist’s colorful garden in a Spanish Impressionist style.

American paintings in the sale are led by a large Antonio Jacobsen of the U.S.M. Pennsylvania—measuring 32 x 60 inches, it is an impressive composition. Other highlights in American Art include paintings by New Englander Eric Sloane; Hudson River School paintings by Arthur Parton and Samuel L. Gerry; 19th century genre paintings by Hamilton Hamilton and Francis Coates Jones; Western art by Frank McCarthy and Carl Pugliese; and American Impressionism by Richard Hayley Lever, Emile Gruppe, Clarence Kerr Chatterton, Charles Warren Eaton and more.

An original work on paper by Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled from 1983 leads the Contemporary offerings at a $10,000-15,000 estimate. This solvent transfer with acrylic and graphite presents a unique opportunity for new and seasoned collectors to own an original Rauschenberg at an approachable price. A modern abstract by George L.K. Morris on paper is another such opportunity for a collector to buy an original, quality work by a highly sought-after artist, estimated at only $7,000-9,000.


Managing partner, Sandra Germain, commented “ 2020 brought about many changes for all of us. At Shannon’s, our online sales have become even more important. We are happy to be able to offer fresh-to-the-market, high-quality fine artworks at all price points. Clients in our online sales range from younger people furnishing new living spaces to long-time clients expanding or changing their collections. Our international client base is expanding every day. This will be our fifth and final sale of the year and we are excited about the range of offerings. We are thankful to our clients and staff during this challenging year, and we are looking forward to a successful and healthy 2021.”


The auction will start promptly at 2:00 PM ET on Thursday, November 19th. The digital catalog and a link to bid live on Invaluable is available on the Shannon’s website, shannons.com. Absentee bids may be arranged by request directly through shannons.com or by contacting the gallery at 203.877.1711 or by email at info@shannons.com.


Previews are going on now by appointment weekdays from 11AM-5PM through November 18th. Please visit shannons.com to schedule an in-person preview appointment or contact the gallery for a digital preview.


Consignments for auctions at Shannon’s are accepted year-round. To consign a single piece of artwork, an estate, or a collection, please call (203) 877-1711; or, send an e-mail to info@shannons.com.

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