Bi-annual fine art auction slated for Oct. 25

MILFORD, Conn. – Important American paintings from the 19th century through the modern era will be available during Shannon’s bi-annual American and European Fine Art Auction to be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Milford, Connecticut. Featuring over 200 lots, the auction will include quality examples from the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, Modernism and European fine art.

Fine art auction: Edward Moran, Am. (1829-1901), “The Winning Yacht”

Edward Moran, Am. (1829-1901), “The Winning Yacht,” oil on canvas, 40” x 32”, $40,000-$60,000.

The auction will feature works by Colin Campbell Cooper, Willard Leroy Metcalf, Edward Moran, M.F.H De Haas, Guy C. Wiggins, Irving Ramsey Wiles, Arthur Dove, Lawton S. Parker, Alfred S. Mira, Felix Ziem, Edward Henry Potthast, Frederick J. Mulhaupt, George Gardner Symons, Regis Gignoux, William T. Richards, Edouard Cortes, Walter L. Palmer and many others.

Highlights include an Edward Moran painting depicting racing vessels “Madeleine” and “Countess of Dufferin” as they finish the third challenge of the 1876 America’s Cup; a luminist seascape by William Trost Richards; a rare view in New York City by Alfred Mira; and an evening street scene of Paris by Edouard Cortes.

For consignment information for future Shannon’s art auctions, call the firm at 203-877-1711 or e-mail To learn more about Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers and the Thursday, Oct. 25 auction, visit

Fine art auction: Frederick J. Mulhaupt, Am. (1871-1938), “End of the Day, Gloucester Harbor"

Frederick J. Mulhaupt, Am. (1871-1938), “End of the Day, Gloucester Harbor,” 18” x 24” $20,000-$30,000.

Fine art auction: Alfred S. Mira, Am. (1900-1981), oil on canvas

Alfred S. Mira, Am. (1900-1981), oil on canvas, 25” x 30”, $25,000-$35,000. Photos courtesy of Shannon’s