Shannon's online fine art auction, Jan. 28, features American and European art, drawings, sculptures
The sale, at 2 pm Eastern, includes 123 lots of American and European art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Modern and Contemporary art, fine prints, sculpture and drawings. Bidding is available by absentee and online through Invaluable.com.
By: Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
Leading the auction is a work on paper by Connecticut-
Another visual gem is a Hannes Beckmann abstract. The work appears concave and convex at the same time, creating an optical illusion that immediately captures the viewer's attention (est. $8,000-12,000)
The largest work in the sale is a 20-piece composition by avant-garde American architect and artist Lebbeus Woods. The work, titled Valhalla Series No. 2, can be arranged in different configurations. Woods sought to conceptualize spaces free from conventional limits and embrace "multiplicity"
A jovial composition by French artist Henri Maik, titled Entoute Amitie (In All Friendship), leads the European paintings category. It's estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Maik's naive and colorful style has attracted collectors from all over the world for decades. The painting in Thursday's auction descended in a private family collection and is fresh-to-the-
The digital catalog and a link to bid live on Invaluable is available on shannons.com. Absentee bids may be arranged by request directly through shannons.com or by contacting the gallery at 203.877.1711, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previews are going on now by appointment only on weekdays from 11-5 through January 27th. Please visit shannons.com to schedule an in-person preview appointment or contact the gallery for a digital preview.
Consignments for auctions at Shannon's are accepted year-round. To consign a single piece of artwork, an estate or a collection, please call (203) 877-1711; or, send an e-mail to email@example.com. To learn more about Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers and the Thursday, January 28th auction, please visit www.shannons.com and follow them on social media. Updates are posted frequently.