Guy Rose, “Sierra Vista Hill,” oil on canvas, 23 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches ($100,000-$200,000)

In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week I couldn’t choose just one! You’ll see why here.

More than 200 outstanding works of California and American fine art will soon be available via John Moran Auctioneers. On October 24, the house will be hosting its California & American Fine Art Auction, offering a wide range of historical and contemporary works to collectors. Estimates range from the low thousands to six figures.

A 134-page fully illustrated color catalogue for the auction is available here. Among the top-tier American artists represented in the sale are Guy Rose, Phil Dike, George Benjamin Luks, Franz A. Bischoff, Joseph Morris Raphael, William Clapp, Edgar Payne, and Emil J. Kosa Jr.

For more information, visit John Moran.

Fred Grayson Sayre, “Wastelands,” oil on canvas, 40 x 50 inches ($10,000-$15,000)
Clyde Aspevig, “Shadow Land,” oil on linen, 36 x 40 inches ($25,000-$35,000)
John Frost, “The Desert — Barstow,” oil on canvas, 26 x 30 inches ($30,000-$50,000)
Paul Lauritz, “The Evening Hour,” oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches ($15,000-$20,000)
Maynard Dixon, “Inyo Mountains — Evening,” oil on canvas, 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches ($20,000-$30,000)
Edgar Alwin Payne, “Glacier,” oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches ($30,000-$40,000)
Maurice Braun, “Mountain Towards Evening,” oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches ($20,000-$30,000)

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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