Exceptional American Paintings are in Shannon’s Fall Fine Art Auction on Thursday, October 27th

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Bidding will be available live on shannons.com, by telephone or by absentee. The catalog is available online at shannons.com. A full-color catalog is available by contacting the gallery.

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Milford, CT, USA, October 22, 2022 — Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host their next fine art auction on Thursday, October 27th at 6 pm Eastern time. The extraordinary sale features numerous examples of quality, fresh-to-the-market American art, primarily from private collections and institutions. Bidding will be available live on shannons.com, by telephone or by absentee. The catalog is available online at shannons.com and a full-color printed auction catalog is available by contacting the gallery.

American Impressionist paintings by New Hope artists Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber and John F. Folinsbee will be offered for the first time in over a decade from an important private collection. The Redfield, titled Drifted Road from 1917, measures 38 inches by 50 inches and depicts an early winter landscape with dappled sunlight (est. $200,000-$300,000). The Garber, titled Elm Bough, is included in the artist’s catalogue raisonné, where the provenance traces it all the way back to the original sale (est. $200,000-$300,000).

Folinsbee’s, Goat Hill, from 1923, traveled to the 1924 Texas State Fair as part of a loan exhibition of American paintings (est. $40,000-60,000). From another collection, an exceedingly rare, large New Hope school painting by New England artist William Lester Stevens of Point Pleasant on the Delaware River, from circa 1927-1929, measures 42 inches by 48 inches (est. $20,000-$30,000).

There are three works by members of the important American Ashcan group known as “The Eight.” The leading lot is a Maurice Prendergast, oil on panel, depicting a Beach Scene in Boston (est. $175,000-$275,000). From the same collection are a Robert Henri of Faith, an oil portrait of an Irish child (est. $100,000-$150,000), and a rare John Sloan oil, titled Croquet from circa 1908 (est. $25,000-$35,000). By Walt Kuhn, an American Modernist who painted with Sloan and Henri, Girl in Green, a portrait of a circus performer, is fresh-to-the-market measures 30 inches by 25 inches and is from a private mid-western collection (est. $80,000-$120,000).

To learn more about Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers and the fine art auction on Thursday, October 27th, please visit www.shannons.com.