Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An original oil painting of laborers working the rice fields in the shadow of a distant volcano by Philippine artist Fernando Amorsolo sold for $100,725 at an Antiques & Fine Art Auction held Aug. 19-22 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, Montague Dawson’s marine portrait of a tall ship in full sail on white-tipped green waves realized $74,062; a rendering of Ernest Hemingway by Waldo Peirce breezed to $53,325; and a late 19th century copper weather vane from a large collection reached $47,400. Prices include an 18.5 percent buyer’s premium.