Consignment period extended for Shannon's April 26, 2018 Auction, read on for more information about this sale.

  • DALE NICHOLS American (1904-1995) oil on canvas, signed "Dale Nichols" and dated "1969" lower left.

    DALE NICHOLS American (1904-1995) oil on canvas, signed "Dale Nichols" and dated "1969" lower left.

  • HANS HOFMANN American (1880-1966) Untitled, c.  1932 watercolor on paper, signed lower right.

    HANS HOFMANN American (1880-1966) Untitled, c. 1932 watercolor on paper, signed lower right.

  • WILLIAM TROST RICHARDS American (1833-1905) Off Conanicut, Newport, 1898 oil on canvas, signed "WM.  T.  Richards" and dated '98" lower right

    WILLIAM TROST RICHARDS American (1833-1905) Off Conanicut, Newport, 1898 oil on canvas, signed "WM. T. Richards" and dated '98" lower right

Shannon’s to host bi-annual live Fine Art auction at their Milford, Connecticut gallery on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6PM EDT.

MILFORD, CT. – Important American paintings from the 19th century through contemporary will be available during Shannon’s bi-annual American and European Fine Art Auction to be held at 6PM on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Milford, Connecticut. Featuring 250 lots, the auction will include quality examples from the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, Regionalism, Modernism, and European art.

A painting by Dale Nichols is a standout lot in the auction (est. $50,000/75,000). This fresh to the market work was painted by the artist in 1969. Shannon’s recently achieved a world record price for the artist when Mid-Nation Winter sold in their last auction for $120,000.

A highlight in the Modern and Contemporary category is a work on paper by Hans Hofmann. Painted in 1932, the untitled abstract is an early work by the artist when he first moved to America (est. $10,000-15,000). This work shows Hofmann’s mastery of Abstract Expressionism and his characteristic use of bright colors.

Leading 19th century paintings is an exceptional seacape fresh from a Connecticut collection, Off Conanicut, by William Trost Richads (est. $50,000-75,000). The 20 x 32-inch canvas features the luminst sky and translucent waves that Richards is so well recognized for.

Other highlights in American Art include paintings by Eric Sloane, Albert Francis King, Jack Levine and many more!

Previews will be held daily, starting Monday, April 16th, and continuing through Wednesday, April 25th (closed Sunday, April 22nd). Preview hours are 11-6 (EDT), except on Saturday, April 21st, when the preview will be from 10:00AM-3:00PM. There will also be a preview on Thursday, April 26th, the date of sale, from noon until 5:30PM. The auction will start promptly at 6PM EDT. Live, internet, phone and absentee bidding will all be permitted.

Shannon’s produces an extensive 180-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. The next auction will be an Online Fine Art Auction in June 2018 followed by another cataloged Fine Art Auction in October 2018. To consign a single piece of artwork, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (203) 877-1711; or, e-mail at info@shannons.com. To learn more about Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers and the Thursday, April 26th auction, please visit www.shannons.com. Updates are posted frequently.

Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
49 Research Drive
Milford, Connecticut
info@shannons.com
(203) 877-1711
http://www.shannons.com
About Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers

Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneer’s opened in 1997 as Connecticut’s premier fine art auction house. Founded by partners Gene and Mary Anne Shannon, the firm quickly established a reputation for integrity, knowledge of fine art and personalized service. With over 40 years of experience as a fine art dealer and auctioneer, Gene Shannon provides his clients specialist knowledge of American and European 19th and early 20th century paintings and the fine art market.

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