Results: Sotheby’s 2017 Americana Week achieved $19.4 million across six blockbuster auctions. This unforgettable series of sales are testament to collectors' continued interest in the finest works of American furniture, folk art, silver, letters and manuscripts.
Auction Details: The Ralph and Susanne Katz folk art collection is comprised of outstanding examples of 19th century American portrait and landscape paintings. The collection includes seven paintings by the celebrated marine and landscape artist Thomas Chambers (1808 - 1869), five paintings by Vermont artist James Hope (1818 - 1892), and five paintings by Ammi Phillips (1788 - 1865). Other artists represented in the collection are William Matthew Prior (1806 - 1873), Sturtevant J. Hamblin (1817 - 1884), John Usher Parsons, The Burpee-Conant Limner, Erastus Salisbury Field (1805-1900), and Martín Ramírez (1895 - 1963).