Our 2 October auction of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculptures achieved 3,009,689 USD. Highlighting the sale was Leon Gaspard's Spring in Siberia, which sold for more than double the high estimate for 317,000 USD. Also performing strongly was Jasper Francis Cropsey'sThe Greenwood Lake, selling above estimate for 215,000 USD.
On 2 October Sotheby’s will offer a rich array of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from the 19th and 20th centuries, including strong examples by Thomas Waterman Wood and Alfred Thompson Bricher. American Impressionism is well represented by Frederick Carl Frieseke, Leon Gaspard, and Louis Ritman and complemented by Harriett Frishmuth’s bronze Joy of the Waters. In addition we will offer 14 lots by Fairfield Porter from the Estate of Anne E. C. Porter, the artist's wife. For these and others, we look forward to welcoming you to our exhibition starting on 26 September.