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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 08, 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...