Artists Janet Scudder and Emily Mason will attend Shannon’s Summer Online Art Auction on Thursday, December 24th

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Bronze sculpture by Janet Scudder (American, 1873-1940), titled Victory, signed, 31½ inches high. Estimate: $ 15,000 to $ 25,000.

Oil on canvas by Emily Mason (American, 1932-2019), titled Gentian Waves, signed and dated 1986-87.  Estimate: $ 8,000-12,000

Oil on canvas by Emily Mason (American, 1932-2019), titled Gentian Waves, signed and dated 1986-87, 44 inches by 43 ¾ inches. Estimate: $ 8,000-12,000

Oil on wood by Charles James Theriat (American, 1860-1934), titled A Beauty by a River, signed and dated.  Estimate: $ 8,000 to $ 12,000.

Oil on wood by Charles James Theriat (American, 1860-1934), titled A Beauty by a River, signed and dated, 6¼ “x 8½”. Estimate: $ 8,000 to $ 12,000.

Scudder was successful as a sculptor in a male dominated field. Mason worked in the traditions of Abstract Expressionism and the Color Field.

Other works by artists include drawings by Fidelia Bridges, portraits by Anna Meltzer, sculptures by Marg Moll, Doris Caesar and Brenda Putnam as well as prints by Käthe Kollwitz and Louise Nevelson. “

– Sandra Germain

MILFORD, CT, UNITED STATES, June 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Online bids for Shannon’s Summer Online Auction are now through Thursday, June 24th at 2 p.m. Eastern Time for 212 fine art lots from the 19th. Sales of two bronzes will be led by Janet Scudder (American, 1873-1940), entitled Cupid and Tortoise Fountain and Victory, valued at $ 15,000 to $ 25,000 each. Scudder was successful as a sculptor in a male-dominated field during her lifetime. She was a feminist and suffragette, and often marched in parades and demonstrations to support women’s issues.

Two paintings by Emily Mason (American, 1932-2019). Mason worked in the Abstract Expressionism and Color Field traditions to develop her own “lyrical, luminous abstraction” (emilymasonstudio.com). Mason is from New York City and taught painting at Hunter College for over 25 years. Shannon’s offers Gentian Waves, an oil on canvas from 1986-1987 for $ 8,000 to $ 12,000 and an untitled oil on paper for $ 5,000 to $ 7,000.

Other works by artists in the auction include two botanical drawings by Connecticut artist Fidelia Bridges, portraits by Anna Meltzer, modernist sculptures by Marg Moll, Doris Caesar and Brenda Putnam, and prints by Käthe Kollwitz and Louise Nevelson.

Other contemporary offerings include a suite of four paintings commissioned by The Lego Group from Danish artist Hans Tyrrestrup. The series of paintings was executed in primary colors with an abstract Lego motif. Tyrrestrup’s work has been exhibited internationally, and it is widely used in Denmark and the United States. Each of the four 30 by 30 inch works is valued at $ 700 to $ 1,000.

19th century American paintings are led by a cute scene of a young girl with her picnic basket by genre artist JG Brown, estimated at $ 12,000 to $ 18,000. A rare work by Charles Theriat, titled A Beauty by a River (circa 1888), retails for $ 8,000 to $ 12,000. This tiny 6 by 9 inch work is one of the artist’s finest and has many of the hallmarks of American Impressionism. A William T. Richards from The Cornish Coast retails for $ 5,000 to $ 7,000.

The prints in the auction include 19th-century works by James Whistler, Camille Corot, and Joseph Pennell; Modernist prints by Georges Rouault, George Tooker, and Reginald Marsh; and contemporary prints by Robert Kulicke, Louise Nevelson, Ana Maria Pacheco, and Leonard Baskin.

Other works include surrealist paintings by Polish artist Rafal Olbinski, modernist scenes by Peppino Mangravite, a selection of works on paper by 20th century abstract artist Gerome Kamrowski, and scenes from New York City by Adolf Dehn, Bruce Braithwaite and Nicolai Cikovsky.

To view the full catalog and health reports and bid live online, visit www.shannons.com. Pre-viewing will take place by appointment from June 18-23, weekdays from 11am to 5pm Eastern Time. Virtual previews and additional photos are available upon request. Bidding is available online through shannons.com. The auction will be streamed live on shannons.com on Thursday, June 24 at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Shannon’s broadcasts are accepted year round. To send in a single item or an entire collection, contact [email protected]

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Sandra Germain
Shannon’s art auctioneers
203-877-1711
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