RESULTS: Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

New York

Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

New York – Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Sale no: 2362 – Top Ten

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]






Lots Sold:  96

Lots Offered: 148

Sold by Lot: 65%

Sold by $: 76%

Exchange Rate: £ = $1.56 /  € = $1.31



Estimate ($)

Purchase Price



Frank Weston Benson, Two Little Girls, oil on canvas, 1903

1,500,000- 2,500,000




Caldwell Gallery

Manlius, NY


John Singer Sargent, Ricordi di Capri, oil on panel, 1878

1,500,000- 2,500,000




American Private


Georgia O'Keeffe, Canna Red and Orange, oil on canvas, Painted in 1926

1,200,000- 1,800,000




American Private


Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Fountain, Central Park, watercolor and pencil on paper

700,000- 1,000,000




American Private


William Herbert Dunton, The Bob Cat Hunter, oil on canvas





American Private


John Frederick Kensett, New England Sunrise, oil on canvas, circa 1863





Questroyal Fine Art

New York


Robert Henri, The Blue Plaid Dress (Annie), oil on canvas, 1927





American Private


Mary Cassatt, Master Alexander J. Cassatt, Jr., pastel on paperboard, 1914





American Private


Maxfield Parrish, Autumn Brook, oil on board, 1948





American Private


Milton Avery, Cello Player, oil on canvasboard, 1944





American Private

Eric Widing, Head of American Paintings, comments: Eric Widing, Head of American Paintings, comments: “Much like our major Evening Sales in New York last month, this sale was dominated by private collectors, who returned to the saleroom in force along with a crop of new buyers. American Art was broadly represented in the sale today, with strong prices achieved for the great masters of American Impressionism, Modernism, Western Art and portraiture. We were especially pleased to achieve a strong result for Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Canna Red and Orange, which was consigned by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum to benefit its acquisitions fund.”

Press Contact: Erin McAndrew, 212 636 2680

Date and Location of Next Sale: New York, 3 March 2011

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