California Impressionists Weather the Storm at John Moranís October 13, 2009 California and American Pasadena, CA - While a rare, heavy rainstorm pounded outside, all was sunshine and roses inside the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on the evening of October 13th, 2009, as John Moran Aucti
estimate. Moranís now holds the top three records for the artist.
Several other new artist records were set during the evening, including those for California artists Darwin Musselman, Wilfrid Mills, Bjorn Rye and Merrell Gage, the sculptor.
John Moranís next major California and American Paintings Auction is scheduled for February 16, 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena CA. Consignments for that sale are still open, and early highlights include a fresh-to-the-market Granville Redmond poppies landscape and a landscape with barn by Society of Six member August Gay.
Moranís next, and final, 2009 auction is their Estates Auction, including fine jewelry, scheduled for December 8 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena CA. This two-session sale will begin with the no-reserve, un-catalogued Discovery Sale at 3pm. The fully catalogued Evening Session will begin at 6pm. Previewing for both sessions begins at noon. Bidding is available from the floor, by telephone, absentee or online at www.Artfact.com. For more information, to register, or to view the catalogue, please visit John Moranís website at www.johnmoran.com or call 626-793-1833.
PHOTO 1:Moran.Butler.October09.jpg: This stunning view of Pasadenaís Colorado Street Bridge by Howard R. Butler, inspired intense bidding at Moranís October sale, realizing $14,950.