Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fitz Henry Lane work, $296,250, James D. Julia

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An unsigned oil on canvas painting by Fitz Henry Lane, depicting New Bedford Harbor and housed in a lovely Eli Wilner & Company frame, sold for $296,250 at a Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Auction held August 24-26 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, Edward Willis Redfield’s River Decorations soared to $148,125; a pair of porcelain plaques by Wang Dafan sold as one lot for $118,500; Andrew Wyeth’s River Greys fetched $66,953; and Abbott Fuller Graves’s A Hot Shoe rose to $41,475. Prices include an 18.5 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Fitz Henry Lane work, $296,250, James D. Julia