William Wendt painting, $299,000, Cottone Auctions
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An original oil on canvas painting by American landscape artist William Wendt (1865-1946), titled Patriarchs of the Grove (1920) sold for $299,000 at a multi-estate auction held Mar. 22-23 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, an oil on canvas by Jonas Lie (Am., 1880-1940), titled Manhattan, soared to $126,500; a late 19th century bronze group of a bogatyr by Evgeni Lanceray (Russ., 1848-1886) garnered $115,000; and a Gustav Stickley oak corner cupboard, circa 1905, went for $92,000. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.