Painting by Childe Hassam will headline Shannon's fine art auction Thursday, April 25th An exceptional painting by American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) is just one in a last-minute flurry of consignments slated for auction Thurs., April 25, by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers.
Bow and Sheet Music (est. $20,000-$30,000). The 28 inch by 17 inch painting is signed and dated 1903.
Shannon’s is entering the Chinese contemporary art market in this auction with five paintings by Cao Dali (Tsao Tali, b. 1934). Several works by Cao Dali have previously sold at auction, including a 1985 oil on canvas that brought $686,675 in 2011 in Shanghai, China.
Shannon’s is always strong on Modernism and this auction won’t disappoint collectors. There are 11 works by Rolph Scarlett and good representations by Arthur Dove, Alexander Calder, Claire Falkenstein and Marino Marini, to name a few.
The Hudson River School, a longtime favorite for the auction house, has wonderful selections by Jasper Cropsey, David Johnson, William Hart and William Trost Richards.
European selections are led by a Venice canal scene by M. Rico Y Ortega ($40,000/$60,000), two girls skipping rope in the park by Henri Lebasque ($50,000/$75,000) and a monumental painting of a London genre scene by Thomas Armitage, direct from the collection of George McGovern, at $25,000/$35,000.
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.
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