American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, May 22, 2008 Sotheby’s spring sale of American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture includes
works by prominent American artists from the 19th and early 20th centuries, many of which come from distinguished Estates.
Demuth’s favorite subjects—the spirited dance acts that were mainstays of the raucous theater scene
of the time.
In addition to the full sale catalog, three separate catalogs are dedicated to specific offerings: Edward
Hicks’ The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity; Property from the Collection of Gilbert
A. and Anne B. Harrison; and the fine selection of Western bronzes, the majority by Frederic
Remington, from Property of an American Collector Being Sold to Benefit a Charitable Foundation.