Childe Hassam painting, $288,000, Shannon’s
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auctions from Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A large and important oil painting by the renowned American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), titled The East Hampton Elms in May (1920), sold for $288,000 at a Spring Fine Art Auction held Apr. 25 by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers in Milford, Conn. Also, an oil on board by Martha Walter (1875-1976), titled Tea Party, brought $90,000; Jasper Cropsey’s Greenwood Lake in the Autumn realized $72,000; and a color offset lithograph signed by Andy Warhol, titled Liz, gaveled for $43,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.