Issue 47

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American Fine Art Magazine #47

September 2019


Gallery Shows


78

America’s Storyteller

A new show at Menconi + Schoelkopf offers an important trio of N.C. Wyeth works that have never been on the market

82

Significant Works

Questroyal Fine Art’s annual catalog show gives collectors the opportunity to view and purchase some of the finest examples of American art

86

Half Century

Debra Force Fine Art presents a new exhibition that examines 50 years of American art

90

The Dean

WOLFS Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, is holding an exhibition for watercolorist Frank Wilcox

94

Beauty of the World

Gerald Peters Gallery presents an exhibition of Gustave Baumann’s Southwestern prints

Departments


34


36

New Acquisitions



38

Art Market Updates



40

Market Reports



42

Museum News



45

People & Places


Columns


48

Shore Birds I


Features


52

History and Memory in Augustus Saint-Gaudens

The monumental artwork of Saint-Gaudens takes us on a journey through history, conjuring sentiments of times long past

60

In the Valley

The collection of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest illustrates the long history of art in Bucks County

60

Rare Opportunity

The first major exhibition of James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s watercolors since the 1930s is on view at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art

70

Art for the Soul

The artwork hanging in Peter King’s East Coast home brings the beauty of landscapes to a city space

Events & Fairs


98

Teeming with History

The Boston International Fine Art Show returns this October with a variety of top historic art and a few new elements

102

Inaugural Showcase

The first Jackson Hole Fine Art Fair will feature exhibitions from 50 dealers of historic and contemporary artwork

Museum Exhibitions


104

Working Women

A Georgia exhibition spotlights the contributions of women artists of the Great Depression era

108

The Touch of Color

A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art explores the beauty and history of pastels

112

Generational Effect

The Baltimore Museum of Art brings the previously touring Solidary & Solitary exhibition into a new era

116

Beauty Obsessed

A new exhibition featuring the Gil Waldman Collection opens at Arizona’s Western Spirit museum

120

Pleasure Cruising

The evolution of sailing as a mode of transport into a recreational sport is chronicled in an exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum

Auctions


124

Slices of Life

Landscapes and daily scenes are among the highlights of John Moran Auctioneers’ California & American Fine Art sale

128

Something for Everyone

American artwork for all price ranges will be available at Sotheby’s American art sale on September 17 in New York

130

Crowd-pleaser

The return of Swann Auction Galleries’ popular African-American Fine Art sale brings fresh works from prominent black artists to the market

132

The Wild and the West

Important examples of wildlife and Western art will be offered at the Jackson Hole Art Auction on September 13 and 14

134

Autumnal Offerings

Hindman’s American and European Art sale returns this fall with works from notable private and corporate collections

136

Joint Auction Preview



138

Banner Year

New collectors and competitive bidding brings huge numbers for Western art at the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

140

Hometown Glory

The return of Freeman’s hallmark American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists auction resulted in record-breaking sales

142

Joint Auction Report


Galleries in this Issue




The San Francisco Fall Show

The San Francisco Fall Show

CA

Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers

Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers

CT



Boston International Fine Art Show

Boston International Fine Art Show

MA





The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

NM
















A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

WA

Jackson Hole Fine Art Fair

Jackson Hole Fine Art Fair

WY