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Granville Redmond "Poppies and Lupine in a Landscape" 20 x 30

Granville Redmond: Color and Silence

Posted: August 22, 2017 15:35 Last Updated: | The Editorial Staff at William A. Karges Fine Art

On March 9th, 1871, Charles and Elizabeth Redmond gave birth to healthy baby boy, whom they named Grenville Richard Seymour Redmond. Sadly – though perhaps from an art historical perspective, felicitously – young Grenville contracted scarlet fever at the age of two, rendering him completely and irreparably deaf. As a result, Redmond never developed the ability to speak. In 1874, the Redmond family moved to the Bay Area, eventually enrolling their son in the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley, one of the nation's most renowned institutions for the hearing impaired. Redmond exce...

Franz Bischoff, Roses, 1912, brought a record-breaking $798,000 at Bonhams & Butterfields' Aug.  3 sale.

Record-breaking Roses: Bischoff's best bouquet sold

Posted: August 18, 2009 23:08 Last Updated: | ArtfixDaily Staff

Even while the state of California is in an economic tailspin, prices for art by California impressionists (dead ones) are soaring to new heights. A masterwork titled "Roses" by early 20th-century impressionist Franz Bischoff inspired heated bidding in Los Angeles on August 3. The 1912 oil on canvas was the top lot in Bonhams & Butterfields' sale of California and American Paintings and Sculpture which featured many fresh-to-the-market works, with several paintings reaching six-figures. "Roses" (est. $600,000-$800,000) garnered $798,000, the highest price ever paid for a Bischoff w...

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