Jackson, Wyoming – September 18-19, 2015 – Trailside Galleries of Jackson, WY and Scottsdale, AZ, in partnership with Gerald Peters Gallery of Santa Fe, NM and New York, NY are pleased to present the ninth annual Jackson Hole Art Auction. The Session I sale will be held midday on Friday, September 18 at Trailside Galleries in downtown Jackson Hole. The Session II sale will be held on Saturday, September 19 at the award-winning Center for the Arts venue. Both sessions will be led by auctioneer Jason Brooks.
New auction highlights include Albert Bierstadt’s masterwork Wind River Country, Wyoming, ca. 1860, estimated at $1,000,000-$2,000,000. Richard Schmid’s Olympic House will be offered at $75,000-$100,000. Howard Terpning paintings that will be offered include Good Medicine at $100,000-$150,000 and Empty Handed at $75,000-$100,000.
Featured wildlife lots include Bob Kuhn’s Cheetahs on a Termite Hill, estimated at $200,000-$400,000. A selection of additional Bob Kuhn paintings will be offered, including In the Drink ($40,000-$60,000), Winter Browse-Mule Deer ($40,000/$60,000) and Elk in Down Timber ($35,000-$55,000). The Jackson Hole Art Auction will also offer two classic Carl Rungius paintings: Grizzly Bear, estimated at $250,000-$450,000 and Moose and Mate, estimated at $70,000-$90,000. Other notable wildlife offerings include works by Robert Bateman, John Banovich, Ken Carlson, Tucker Smith, and more.
Several Top Tier artists have completed their submissions, to be juried in September by a panel of esteemed private collection curators. These artists, chosen by invitation only, consist of a select group of contemporary artists holding auction records in excess of $50,000. Top Tier paintings completed at time of press include Bonnie Marris’ Exploring the Banks of the Sable ($30,000-$40,000), Ken Carlson’s Great Plains Pronghorn ($45,000-$55,000) and Z.S. Liang’s The Holy Rattle, Elkwater Lake Battle, 1864 ($80,000-$120,000).
Additional highlights include works by Arnold Friberg, Martin Grelle, G. Harvey, Tom Lovell, Frank McCarthy, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington and many more.
The Jackson Hole Art Auction is currently seeking high quality consignments for the 2015 sale. For further information call 866-549-9278, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jacksonholeartauction.com.