Sotheby's American Art sale on 16 November will present a superb group of paintings, sculpture and works on paper. Among the highlights is Grant Wood’s Portrait of Nan, a portrait of his sister who served as the model for his iconic American Gothic. Also included is Norman Rockwell's Tired Salesgirl on Christmas Eve, an exceptional example of the artist's beloved series of cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post.
We are also offering three important paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe (Property from the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund). Two of these works will be offered in the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 14 November 2018. Cottonwood Tree in Spring, a distinguished example of O’Keeffe’s work from the early 1940s, will be offered in the American Art sale.