Henry Koerner’s Under the Overpass realizes $252,000 at John Moran Auctioneers’ June 14th American A An important work by acclaimed Austrian / American painter Henry Koerner (1915 – 1991) realized $252,000, the second-highest price achieved at auction for the artist, at John Moran Auctioneers’ June 1
within estimate for $60,000. A superb example of the work of Los Angeles painter William Lees Judson (1842 – 1948), a dockside harbor scene with boats titled Old San Pedro, found an eager buyer at $19,200 (estimate: $10,000 – 15,000). Two stunning High Sierras mountain landscapes by Edgar Payne (1883 – 1947 Los Angeles, CA), Fifth Lake High Sierra and Palisades Glacier- Calif. Sierras, exceeded their high estimates of $50,000 and $25,000, bringing $57,000 and $30,000 respectively.
John Moran Auctioneers’ next California and American Art Auction is scheduled for October 18, 2011. Consignments are now being accepted for that sale. Moran’s next Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction, which includes European paintings, will take place July 19, 2011.
All of Moran’s auctions are conducted at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA. Full sale catalogues are posted at www.johnmoran.com 2-3 weeks prior to each sale. Bidding is available from the floor and via absentee, telephone or online through Artfact.com. Please contact Moran’s offices at 626-793-1833 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.