Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1955 painting done by JFK, $162,500, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1955 painting done by JFK, $162,500, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall

A painting completed in 1955 by John F. Kennedy consigned by Kennedy family heirs sold for $162,500 at an Americana & Political Auction held December 2nd by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a cigar store Indian tobacconist figure signed by artist Julius Theodore Melchers climbed to $81,250; an 1846 quarter plate daguerreotype profile portrait of Pres. John Quincy Adams brought $31,500; and a New York City skyline sketch by Donald Trump gaveled for $20,000. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1955 painting done by JFK, $162,500, Heritage Auctions