Matthew’s Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon, is offering an Edgar A. Payne (American, 1883-1947) painting as its featured lot in its spring fine arts auction, March 20th. Fresh on the market, “Off Shore, French Tuna Boats”, 20" x 24", carries an estimate of $20,000-30,000. The sale of 19th & 20th century California, Northwest, American & European art includes more than 120 lots. Another painting of note is a rediscovered oil by the 19th century Oregon landscape artist William S. Parrott (1843-1915). The 20" x 30" oil depicts a rocky forest interior, and is estimated at $7,000-10,000. Other California and Northwest artists included are Conrad Buff, Arthur W. Best, Frederick F. Schafer and many others. Fine prints include work by Marc Chagall, Rufino Tamayo, Gatja H. Rothe and others. While the auction is live at the gallery, internet, absentee and phone bidding are encouraged.
15800 Upper Boones Ferry Rd. #300
Lake Oswego, Oregon
About Matthew's Galleries
Matthew's Galleries was opened by its current owner/director Matthew W. Gerber in 1968. The specialty has always been quality 19th & 20th century American paintings with some European works as well. Emphasis is on Northwest and California regionalist artists. The retail part of the gallery offers at least 300 works for sale on exhibit at any given time. In addition, the gallery presents at least two art auctions each year at its large venue located about 10 miles from Portland, Oregon, just one block off I-5.