Matthew's Galleries "Fall Fine Arts Auction" promises a broad selection of 19th & 20th century American and European paintings, watercolors and fine prints: Modernism, Western, Northwest Regionalism, and Impressionist works. Notable selections from the September 20, 2011 sale include "View from the Plaza" by Guy Carleton Wiggins, a 9" x 12" oil estimated at $15,000-25,000; an early figural painting by Kenneth L. Callahan, circa 1940, 20" x 30", the oil is estimated at $4,000-5,000; a watercolor of white roses by Paul De Longpre, 21" x 15" with a guess of $4,000-6,000; an early Olympic Mountain scene with Indians by James Everett Stuart in watercolor, 13" x 26" with an estimate of $1,500-2,500; a Wells Fargo stage coach scene by Gary Kapp, an oil measuring 24" x 48", carries an estimate of $3,000-4,000; Levi Wells Prentice, five apples, oil of 11" x 16" estimated at $8,000-12,000; James Abbott McNeill Whistler, "Thames Warehouses", etching, estimated at $1,500-2,500; and much more. The entire auciton may be viewed on the gallery's website www.matthewsgalleries.com.
15800 Upper Boones Ferry Rd. #300
Lake Oswego, Oregon
About Matthew's Galleries
Matthew's Galleries was opened by its current owner/director Matthew W. Gerber in 1968. The specialty has always been quality 19th & 20th century American paintings with some European works as well. Emphasis is on Northwest and California regionalist artists. The retail part of the gallery offers at least 300 works for sale on exhibit at any given time. In addition, the gallery presents at least two art auctions each year at its large venue located about 10 miles from Portland, Oregon, just one block off I-5.