IH - Important American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture 5 December 2002


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Important American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture 5 December 2002 This post auction catalog consists of 200 lots all illustrated in color and all described in detail, SOME ARTISTS WORKS:BELLOWS BUTTERSWORTH CASSATT CHASE GLACKENS HASSAM HOMER REMINGTON ROCKWELL SARGENT WYETH. Catalog is in fine condition. This season's offerings, the largest ever presented at Christie's, features works by such famous masters as Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Thomas Moran and Andrew Wyeth. Setting the tone is an incomparable example of Winslow Homer's brilliance with the watercolor medium. Dated 1875 and entitled Watching Ships, Gloucester, the work is one of the artist's most extraordinary and poignant depictions of children. Other sale highlights include Green River, Wyoming, a newly discovered masterwork by Thomas Moran. Dated 1878, it is one of the artists earliest interpretations of the Green River and a heroic depiction of the American West. In addition to these two remarkable paintings, the auction boasts a comprehensive selection of major works in still life, portraiture, landscape, Impressionism, the Ash-can school, early modernism and sculpture.