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Lot 224: Aileen Shannon Painting "Natchez, Mississippi" (1925)

Est: $1,000 USD - $1,500 USDPassed
Artemis GalleryNovember 30, 2023Louisville, CO, US

Item Overview

Description

Aileen Phillips Shannon (American, 1888-1964). "Natchez, Mississippi" oil on canvas, 1925. Signed at lower right. A picturesque landscape painted by Aileen Phillips Shannon in 1924. Shannon invites the viewer into the breathtaking view of Natchez, Mississippi via a curved road at the lower left of the composition. To one side of the road are a pair of leafy deciduous trees, while to the right of the road, a blonde woman dressed in a white blouse and a long blue skirt stands before a charming house, peering out at the natural expanse of boulders, tall trees, and golden shrubbery. The Mississippi River with a lone sailboat gliding along the waters graces the middle ground. Finally, a few more homes dot both sides of the riverbank and majestic hillsides rise in the distance toward the serene azure skies and billowing clouds above. All is mounted in an attractive custom frame. Size (sight view): 23.5" L x 35.5" W (59.7 cm x 90.2 cm) Size (frame): 32.625" L x 44.5" W (82.9 cm x 113 cm) Size: 32.625" L x 44.5" W x 2.5" H (82.9 cm x 113 cm x 6.4 cm)

About the artist: Aileen Phillips Shannon was born in Amite County, Mississippi and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under William Merritt Chase. She left the country in 1908 to study abroad in Antwerp and Paris. Upon her return, Shannon studied in Chicago as well as Taxco, Mexico where she took portrait classes with Wayman Adams. By 1910. Shannon had returned to Mississippi, established her own studio, and began offering private art lessons. In addition, she became a founding member as well as the treasurer and three time president of the Mississippi Art Association.

Provenance: private Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA collection

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#182450

Condition Report

Signed at lower right. Label identifying artist, title, and date on verso. Painting has a few areas of craquelure but the surface is stable. The custom, gold-tone frame has a few minor scuffs, nicks, and areas of touch up to the finish but is otherwise very nice and complements the painting beautifully.

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Shipping

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Auction Details

VARIETY | Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic, Fine Art

by
Artemis Gallery
November 30, 2023, 08:00 AM MST

686 S. Taylor Ave., #108, Louisville, CO, 80027, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

26.5%

Bidding Increments

From:To:Increment:
$0$299$25
$300$999$50
$1,000$1,999$100
$2,000$4,999$250
$5,000$9,999$500
$10,000$19,999$1,000
$20,000$49,999$2,500
$50,000$99,999$5,000
$100,000$199,999$10,000
$200,000+$20,000

Antiquities, Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art

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