Wyoming Art Auction - Catalog Online Now!

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  • January 26, 2021

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Charlie Dye (1906-1972), Throwing the Houlihan, oil on masonite, 24 x 36, Estimate: $30,000-$50,000

Jackson, Wyoming – February 20, 2021 – The Jackson Hole Art Auction is pleased to present the inaugural Wyoming Art Auction, scheduled for February 20, 2021 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. An exclusive online sale of exceptional quality, the Wyoming Art Auction offers western, wildlife, sporting, and landscape works in a range of price-points. From smaller works by established western masters to larger decorative pieces—there is something for everyone from the emerging collector to the established connoisseur. The Wyoming Art Auction is thrilled to announce that the full catalog of 225 lots is online now for preview and open for advance bidding. In-person preview is also available at the gallery in Jackson Hole, Monday-Friday or by appointment.

Connor Liljestrom (1995- ), The Twitty Brothers, 2020, oil and mixed media on linen, 72 x 48 (each), Estimate: $15,000-$25,000

Among the highlights for February’s sale is a classic western painting by Charlie Dye entitled Throwing the Houlihan. Being offered for the first time at auction, this 24 x 36 oil on board is estimated at $30,000-$50,000. The sale also features six works by historic western artist Edward Borein, which range from Sitting Pretty (etching, 7 x 5) at $1,500-$2,500 to Untitled (Vaquero) (watercolor/paper, 13 ½ x 19 7/8) at $12,000-$18,000. Taos artists are also represented in the sale with Oscar E. Berninghaus’ Green Aspens from 1950 (oil/canvas, 20 x 24) being offered at $20,000-$30,000. The sale also features historic works by Joe Beeler, Gerard Curtis Delano, and Porfirio Salinas.

In addition to traditional and historic western works, the sale also features a number of contemporary and modern pieces. Connor Liljestrom’s diptych entitled The Twitty Brothers (oil and mixed media/linen, 72 x 48 each) will be offered at $15,000-$25,000. A set of four Fritz Scholder lithographs (12 x 18 each) from his Indian Landscape series will be offered at $2,000-$4,000. Meanwhile, a rare work by Carl Roters from 1963, On the Warpath (polymer/board, 25 x 39 ¾) is estimated at $5,000-$7,000. New works by Aaron T. Barrett, Jim Carson, Bruce Cheever, Thomas de Decker, and D. Lee will also be on offer.

Bob Kuhn (1920-2007), Watch the Buck Runways, 1968, acrylic and conte crayon on paperboard, 16 1/2 x 25 1/2, Estimate: $10,000-$15,000

Sporting and wildlife highlights include an illustration by wildlife master Bob Kuhn, entitled Watch the Buck Runways this acrylic and conte on paperboard measures 16 ½ x 25 ½ and will be offered at $10,000-$15,000. Other sporting highlights include multiple works by Stanley Meltzoff, among them is Jacks 2 - Jacks and Squid (oil/canvas on board, 20 x 24) which will be offered at $8,000-$12,000. A charming sporting piece by Robert Abbett, Bo and Luke (oil/board, 18 x 24) is also estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Wildlife highlights include three paintings by Linda St. Clair, with Bearfaced (oil/canvas, 30 x 36) being offered at $3,000-$5,000. The sale also features quality offerings from Luke Frazier, Pip McGarry, Jim Morgan, and Ralph Oberg, among others.

For bidding information call 866-549-9278, email info@wyomingartauction.com or visit www.wyomingartauction.com. This sale will offer Absentee and Online bidding only. The Buyer's Premium will be the same for every bidding method, with no additional fee for online bidding.

Madison Webb
Wyoming Art Auction

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