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  • September 25, 2015

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Wind River Country Wyoming, ca 1860, oil on canvas, 28.25 x 39 inches.
Jackson Hole Art Auction.

Jackson, Wyoming – The ninth annual Jackson Hole Art Auction was held on September 18th and 19th in Jackson, WY. Hosted by Trailside Galleries and the Gerald Peters Gallery, 81% percent of the 304 lots were sold over two days, realizing $6.5 million in sales. Eighteen new artist world records were established, including Top Tier entry Four American Visionaries by Jenness Cortez, which realized a world record price of $128,700. Both sessions featured very enthusiastic bidding across a variety of genres, excellent floor attendance and robust remote bidding.

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The cover lot, Albert Bierstadt’s Wind River Range, Wyoming fetched $800,000. Additional top sales included Carl Rungius’ Grizzly Bear ($269,100) and G. Harvey’s Hope of the Confederacy ($263,250). Howard Terpning’s Good Medicine realized $228,150.

Martin Grelle’s dramatic White Water Passage, created specifically for the Jackson Hole Art Auction, realized $157,590.

Richard Schmid’s Olympic House brought $111,150; the Jackson Hole Art Auction continues to hold the world record for Richard Schmid.

Wildlife offerings, the signature of the Jackson Hole Art Auction, also yielded healthy results:
Bob Kuhn’s Cheetah’s on a Termite Hill sold for $204,750 and Winter Browse-Mule Deer realized $87,750.

The esteemed Top Tier jury selected Z.S. Liang’s The Holy Rattle (Elkwater Lake Battle, 1864) for the merit award. The painting sold for $111,150.

Full auction results are available at www.jacksonholeartauction.com

Additional images are available upon request.
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Since 2007, the Jackson Hole Art Auction has been recognized as one of the premier art events in the country, defined by the high standards of works offered in a variety of genres including western, wildlife, sporting, figurative, and landscape art by both renowned past masters and contemporary artists. With showrooms in Scottsdale, Arizona, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York, the auction partners bring over 100 years of experience and expertise to the event. The Jackson Hole Art Auction is a signature event of Jackson Hole’s annual Fall Arts Festival and attracts collectors from across the country as well as abroad.

Jackson Hole Art Auction
130 E. Broadway
PO Box 1568
Jackson, Wyoming
coordinator@jacksonholeartauction.com
866-549-9278
http://www.jacksonholeartauction.com
About Jackson Hole Art Auction

Since 2007, the Jackson Hole Art Auction has been recognized as one of the premier art events in the country, defined by the high standards of works offered in a variety of genres including western, wildlife, sporting, figurative, and landscape art by both renowned past masters and contemporary artists. With showrooms in Scottsdale, Arizona, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York, the auction partners bring over 100 years of experience and expertise to the event. The Jackson Hole Art Auction is a signature event of Jackson Hole’s annual Fall Arts Festival and attracts collectors from across the country as well as abroad.


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