Press Releases tagged with dale nichols

Oil on canvas painting by Australian-American artist Richard Hayley Lever (1876-1957), titled The Old Lighthouse and Fleets of St.  Ives ($162,500, a new world auction record).

Oil painting by Richard Hayley Lever soars to a record $162,500 at Shannon's fall art auction, Oct. 26th

Released: November 8, 2017

MILFORD, CT – Strong prices were reported at Shannon’s 20th anniversary fall art auction held October 26th. Nearly 300 lots went under the hammer, grossing over $2.3 million, with 72 percent of lots sold. Shannon’s set a world record high price for at least three artists in the sale, achieving an impressive $162,500 for Richard Hayley Lever’s The Old Lighthouse and Fleets of St. Ives. Six works by the American realist Henry Martin Gasser were offered, all achieving notable prices. Winter Corner, a city scene by Gasser, sold for $32,500, setting a world record price for a work on paper by...


Oil on board painting by William Glackens (Am., 1870-1938), titled The Bathers, unsigned (est.  $250,000-$350,000).

Oil paintings by Glackens, Graves and Nichols will headline Shannon's 20th anniversary fine art auction, Oct. 26

Released: October 13, 2017

MILFORD, CT. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Thursday, October 26th, with a special inaugural auction in their new gallery location at 49 Research Drive in Milford, Connecticut. For the past 20 years, Shannon’s has worked with private collectors, institutions and dealers to sell over $100,000,000 in fine art. For this auction, Shannon’s will present nearly 300 lots of American and European paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings. Leading the sale are several fine paintings from a prominent collection in Michigan. The works represent the best of ...


Large-format oil on canvas painting by the American Regionalist painter Dale Nichols (1904-1995), titled Mid-Nation Winter, 30 inches by 40 inches ($120,000).

Large-format oil on canvas painting by Dale Nichols (Am., 1904-1995) soars to a record $120,000 at Shannon's May 4th auction

Released: May 15, 2017

MILFORD, Conn. – A large-format oil on canvas painting by Dale Nichols (Am., 1904-1995), titled Mid-Nation Winter, sold for $120,000 – a new record price for the artist at auction – at a Fine Art Auction held May 4th by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, online and in the gallery at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford. The work dated to a key period in Nichols’ successful career. The 30 inch by 40 inch painting, executed by Nichols in 1967, soared past its pre-sale estimate to finish in the six figures, shattering previous records. The work depicted a red barn in a bold and vivid snowy setting. It...


Original gouache on paper by Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976), titled Fleurs d'Ete, artist signed and dated (est.  $50,000-$75,000).

Artworks by Alexander Calder and Andre Brasilier will headline Shannon's May 4th auction

Released: April 13, 2017

MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host a biannual American & European Fine Art Auction on Thursday, May 4th at 6 pm Eastern time, in their gallery at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford, as well as online at www.Invaluable.com. Headlining the auction of 271 lots are works by blue-chip modern and contemporary artists Alexander Calder and Andre Brasilier. The Calder is a remarkable gouache titled Fleurs d’Ete, dated 1968, a notable year for the artist; he exhibited similar works on paper at Gallery Maeght in Paris and Perls Gallery in New York (est. $50,000-75,000). The p...


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