Gavels 'N Paddles: Thomas Hill painting, $180,000, Shannon's

Gavels 'N Paddles: Thomas Hill painting, $180,000, Shannon's

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by Ken Hall
An oil on canvas Yosemite scene by Thomas Hill (Am., 1829-1908), titled Fishing on the Merced River, signed and dated 1891, sold for $180,000 at a Spring Fine Art Auction held April 23 by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers in Milford, Conn. Also, an untitled abstract painting by the American Modern artist Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), dated 1949, climbed to $132,000; and a figure in landscape rendering by Daniel Ridgway Knight (Am., 1839-1924), titled A Maid in Her Garden, changed hands for $120,000. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels ‘N Paddles: Thomas Hill painting, $180,000, Shannon’s