Shannon’s online fine art auction, open for bidding until January 20, features 228…

Oil on canvas by Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908), titled View Near Hudson, signed lower right, 9 inches by 18 inches (estimate: $15,000-$20,000).
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MILFORD, CONN. – Online bidding is open through January 20 at 2 p.m. EST for 228 lots of artwork from the 19th century to the present in the Shannon Artwork Auction on the Internet only, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. To view the full catalog, condition reports and to bid live online, visit

American Art leads the auction with an original painting by Alfred T. Bricher from his early period, titled View near Hudson, estimated between $15,000 and $20,000; a large, impressively framed view The Cornish coast, England by William T. Richards, estimated between $8,000 and $12,000; and an evening tonalist view by Dwight W. Tryon, titled Novemberestimated between $8,000 and $12,000.

Oil on panel by Dwight William Tryon (American, 1849-1925), titled November, (1891), signed and dated, 20 inches by 31 ½ inches (estimate: $8,000-$12,000).
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Shannon’s will also be giving away a large 52-inch by 77-inch painting of safari animals by renowned French artist Henri Maik, estimated between $10,000 and $15,000. Other French paintings in the sale include works by Adrien de Boucherville, Jacqueline Marval, Antoine Bouvard, Henri Jules Gunier, Raoul DeLongpre and Jules René Hervé.

A rare landscape by Laura Woodward from a private collection in New England is sure to spark interest for an attractive estimate of $3,000 to $5,000. There are three works by Jane Peterson, with copies of the original receipts from the sale of her property to O. Rundle Gilbert. Other female artists in the auction include Martha Walter, Olive Parker Black, Juanita Marbrook Guccione and others.

Oil on Masonite by Eric Sloane (American, 1905-1985), titled The Hilltop, signed lower right, 20 inches by 24 inches (estimate: $4,000 – $6,000).
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American Impressionism is represented by oils and works on paper by Eric Sloane, two oil paintings by Johann Berthelsen, as well as works by William Chadwick, William Lester Stevens, Thomas Alexander Harrison, Emile Gruppe, Wilson Irvine and many others.

Bronzes by Irish sculptor Patrick O’Reilly, depicting teddy bears as humans in fantasy settings, will dominate the sculpture category. There are four O’Reilly bronzes in the auction, each estimated between $3,000 and $7,000. Contemporary sculptures include works by Chaim Gross, Seymour Meyer and Anthony Scott.

The prints featured in the sale include four works by Robert Motherwell, including America – France, Variations IV, V and VII, each estimated between $2,000 and $3,500. More contemporary prints by Helen Frankenthaler, Emily Mason, Ellsworth Kelly, Jim Dine, Larry Rivers, Henry Moore and Alexander Calder will be offered at attractive prices.

Previews will be by appointment, January 13-19, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. Virtual previews and additional photos are available upon request. Auctions are available online at A live stream of the auction will air on at 2:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 20.

Shipments to Shannon are accepted year round. To consign a single item or an entire collection, contact [email protected] Their phone number is 203-877-1711. To learn more, please visit

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Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers ~ Established in 1997. Shannon’s prides itself on providing each customer with personal service, educating shippers and buyers about fine art, the auction process and market trends. Spring and Fall Art Auctions: Each year, Shannon’s holds two Cataloged Art Auctions in the Spring and Fall. These sales present more than 200 lots of paintings, drawings, fine engravings and sculptures from the 19th century to the contemporary. Winter and Summer Online Art Auctions: Shannon’s also hosts online art auctions in January and June each year. These sales are hosted exclusively online with in-person previews available. Periodically, Shannon’s holds online auctions of private owners’ collections or corporate collections. Our areas of specialization include American Art, European Art, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Fine Art, Sculpture, Impressionism, and more. New England’s First Fine Art Auction House: Shannon’s is aggressively positioned to compete with New York City auction houses in the middle market. Shannon’s offers a bank of over 20 phone lines, online auctions and an app available to shoppers. Targeted emails, full color catalogs, an extensive mailing list, and a user-friendly website attract buyers from across the United States and abroad. Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers opened in 1997 as New England’s first fine art auction house. Founded by partners Gene and Mary Anne Shannon, the company quickly established an international reputation for integrity, fine art knowledge and personalized service. In 1998, their daughter, Sandra Germain, joined the company, bringing her vast experience in business, marketing and fine arts. In 2014, Sandra assumed the position of Managing Partner. Shannon’s team of employees continues to provide its clients with personalized and responsive service that is unmatched in the auction market.

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