Art of the Americas
Live Auction: 18 January 2023 • 12:00 PM EST • New York

Art of the Americas 18 January 2023 • 12:00 PM EST • New York

S otheby’s is pleased to present our inaugural Art of the Americas auction on 18 January 2023. This exciting sale series, taking place during Americana Week at Sotheby’s, will present examples of 19th and early 20th century historical American paintings, drawings and sculpture by prominent artists from John James Audubon to Frederic Remington. The auction will be lead by Property from a Distinguished Canadian Private Collection which includes Asher B. Durand’s masterwork Lake Hamlet (Passing Showers) as well as works by Albert Bierstadt, Alfred Bricher, William Trost Richards and David Johnson. In addition, Sotheby’s will be offering Property from a Distinguished Private Collection presenting important historical paintings by John James Audubon, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Fitz Henry Lane, Robert Salmon and many more. In this auction we are thrilled to be featuring Property From the Estate of Benjamin D. Holt, Jr. and Property from the Philadelphia Montessori Charter School.

Property From a Distinguished Canadian Private Collection
View 1 of Lot 6: Lake Hamlet (Passing Shower)
Asher Brown Durand
Lake Hamlet (Passing Shower)
Estimate: 400,000 – 600,000 USD

Masterworks by Cornelius Krieghoff from the Collection of General Sir Charles Trollope

The American West

View 1 of Lot 3: Mountain Out of the Mist
Albert Bierstadt
Mountain Out of the Mist
Estimate: 300,000 – 500,000 USD

Narrating America

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
View 1 of Lot 4: White-Headed Eagle
John James Audubon
White-Headed Eagle
Estimate: 600,000 – 800,000 USD

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