Shannon's is seeking quality consignments for its April 25 fine art auction Quality consignments are currently being accepted for a fine art auction slated for Thursday, April 25, at Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, in the firm’s gallery located in Milford, Conn., at 6 p.m.
is inscribed “Lindsborg, KS” on the reverse. Sandzen was a Swedish-born landscape artist, engraver and lithographer.
The Hudson River School will be represented by the artists J.F. Cropsey (Autumn Landscape) and David Johnson. Cropsey (N.Y., 1823-1900) had an epiphany as a young man when he climbed a hill, gazed out on the landscape and had an artistic vision. Johnson (N.Y., 1827-1908) was renowned for his ability to delineate accurately rock formations and foliage.
Previews will be held daily starting Monday, Apr. 15, and running through auction day, Apr. 25 (except Sundays, when Shannon Fine Art Auctioneers is closed). Preview hours are 11-6 (EST), except Apr. 25, when the preview will end at 5 p.m., an hour before the auction start time. Online bidding will be facilitated by Artfact.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted.
Historically, Shannon’s has specialized in American and European art executed between 1840 and 1940. In recent years the firm has expanded more into post-war modern and pop art. Shannon’s produces an extensive 132-page, color catalog, which is available for sale on their website (shannons.com). A large, 8-page color brochure will also be mailed to 18,000 clients.
Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign a single piece of artwork, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them at (203) 877-1711; or, you can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers and the Apr. 25 auction, please log on to www.shannons.com.