Jackson Hole Art Auction

Tom Lovell: Sundown at Fort Union

Trailside Galleries of Jackson, WY and Scottsdale, AZ, in partnership with Gerald Peters Gallery of Santa Fe, NM and New York, NY are pleased to present the ninth annual Jackson Hole Art Auction. The Session I sale will be held midday on Friday, September 18 at Trailside Galleries in downtown Jackson Hole. The Session II sale will be held on Saturday, September 19 at the award-winning Center for the Arts venue. Both sessions will be led by auctioneer Jason Brooks.

G. Harvey (1933- ) 
The Hope of the Confederacy
oil on canvas
36 x 48 
Est $125,000/$175,000

G. Harvey (1933- )
Jeb Stuart's Return 
oil on canvas
30 x 42 
Est $100,000/$150,000

Carl Rungius (1869-1959) 
Grizzly Bear
oil on canvas
30 x 40
Est $250,000-$450,000

Bob Kuhn (1920-2007)
Elk in Down Timber
acrylic on board
14 1/2 x 18 1/2

“Due to increased interest in our sale by both consignors and purchasers, we have decided to offer an additional session that will be a small, well-curated sale of lots by highly desirable contemporary and deceased artists" said Roxanne Hofmann, Partner.

The Jackson Hole Art Auction is also pleased to announce the second annual Top Tier juried competition. Top Tier artists, chosen by invitation only, will consist of a select group of contemporary artists holding auction records in excess of $50,000. Artists slated to participate at time of press include William Acheff, John Banovich, Ken Carlson, Jenness Cortez, Z.S. Liang, Bonnie Marris, Mian Situ and Tucker Smith. A $10,000 cash prize will be awarded to the artist whose work is of significant merit, as determined by a jury of esteemed private collection curators: Emily Kapes, Art Collection Curator, Raymond James Financial, Natasha Khandekar, Director & Curator of the William I. Koch Collection, and Sue Simpson, Owner, Simpson Gallagher Gallery.

Early auction highlights include Tom Lovell’s Sundown at Fort Union ($150,000/$250,000) and two historically significant G. Harvey civil war paintings: The Hope of the Confederacy ($125,000/$175,000) and Jeb Stuart’s Return ($100,000/$150,000). Important wildlife offerings include Carl Rungius’ Grizzly Bear ($250,000/$450,000) and Bob Kuhn’s Elk in Down Timber ($35,0000/$55,000). Collectors can expect another fine selection of classic western, wildlife and sporting art this year.  

The Jackson Hole Art Auction is currently seeking high quality consignments for the 2015 sale. For further information call 866-549-9278, visit www.jacksonholeartauction.com for more information.

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