American Art: June 30, 2021 Auction Highlights

Lot 172: Alice Beach Winter, Pond, Gloucester, oil on canvas, circa 1920. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.

Lot 9: John La Farge, The Sphynx is Weary, She Dreams o’er the World, gouache, watercolor and black chalk, 1865. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.

Lot 114: Charles Burchfield, Untitled (The House in the Woods), watercolor, gouache and charcoal. Estimate $5,000 to $8,000.

Nineteenth Century

Lots 1 to 37

Impressionism, Aestheticism & Tonalism

Lots 38 to 79

Ash Can School

Lots 80 to 88

Early Twentieth-Century Modernism

Lots 89 to 144

Lot 23: William Aiken Walker, Farm Scene with Cotton Fields, oil on canvas, circa 1900. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.
Lot 143: Rockwell Kent, Irish Lad, watercolor and pencil, 1927. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Lot 246: Emil Bisttram, Sanctuary, oil on canvas. Estimate $25,000 to $30,000.

New York & Industrial Scenes

Lots 145 to 167

Post Impressionism

Lots 168 to 212

Mid-Century Modernism & Symbolic Realism

Lots 213 to 286

Social Realism

Lots 287 to 312

Lot 364: Thomas Martin Uttech, Mijakwadong Gisiss (Azure Blue Twilight), oil on canvas in the artist’s original painted frame, 1996.

Lot 321: Fairfield Porter, Fairview, North Carolina, watercolor and pencil, 1964. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.

Post Surreal & Expressionist Figures & Landscapes

Lots 313 to 334

Abstract Art

Lots 335 to 340

Landscape New Realism

Lots 341 to 368

Lot 365: Neil Welliver, Shaled Trees, Alagash, oil on canvas, 1994. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.

What You Need to Know on Auction Day

This auction will be held live and conducted remotely.

There will not be bidding in the room, though we accept order bids, and interested buyers will be able to participate live via the Swann Galleries App. The app is available in the App Store and on Google Play, which can also be accessed on a desktop at

Please note: phone bidding registrations will close the day before the sale at 4pm. 

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Todd Weyman

Director, Prints & Drawings

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