Upcoming Highlights: American Art

At Auction June 13

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Emilio Cruz, Four Nudes, oil on paper, circa 1963. $7,000 to $10,000.

Exhibition Open June 8 – June 13

The exhibition is free to attend and open to the public. We welcome special and educational groups with advance notice–send an inquiry to rsvp@swanngalleries.com

Exhibition Hours

Saturday, June 8 – 12 pm to 5 pm

Monday, June 10 – 10 am to 6 pm

Tuesday, June 11 – 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, June 12 – 10 am to 6 pm

Thursday, June 13 – 10 am to 12 pm

Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth-century landscape painting is showcased by Francis Augustus Silva’s Beer’s Cottage, Far Rockaway, Long Island and Albert Bierstadt’s Rocky Mountain Landscape.

Albert Bierstadt, Rocky Mountain Landscape, oil on paper. $20,000 to $30,000.
Francis Augustus Silva, Beer’s Cottage, Far Rockaway, Long Island, oil on canvas, circa 1883. $40,000 to $60,000.
Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Women Near the Sidi Abderrahman, oil on canvas, circa 1880-90. $40,000 to $60,000.
Alfred H. Maurer, Nude in Chase’s Tenth Street Studio, oil on canvas, circa 1895. $20,000 to $30,000.

Twentieth Century

A range of paintings and works on paper by artists active during the twentieth century culminates in a single-owner private collection of Jared French drawings. Extensive studies for many of the paintings French executed throughout his career include That French Island and Man.

Modernism is represented by Suzy Frelinghuysen’s Act Three and Charles G. Shaw’s Beach Scene and Transition, which illustrate the influences of Cubism and Abstract Expressionism on the movement. Works by other important figures of the era include Isabel Bishop, Charles Burchfield, Alfred H. Maurer, Ben Shahn and Guy C. Wiggins.

Charles Sheeler, Arrangement: Studio Interior, oil on board, 1906. $20,000 to $30,000.
Hughie Lee-Smith, Coastal Landscape, oil on canvas, 1960s. $12,000 to $18,000.
Charles Burchfield, Clouds and Trees under Blue Skies, watercolor, circa 1920s. $15,000 to $20,000.


Abraham Walkowitz, Bathers, oil on canvas, circa 1930. $10,000 to $15,000.
Suzy Frelinghuysen, Act Three, oil and collage on board, 1942. $30,000 to $50,000.

New York

Ben Shahn, Men on a Bench, gouache, circa 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
Isabel Bishop, New York Cityscape, oil on board, circa 1920. $4,000 to $6,000.
Howard Cook, Skyscrapers, color pastels, circa 1950. $15,000 to $20,000.

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