VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Westchester Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers' founders Michael F. Meyer and Frederick “Rick” Rock announce that their inaugural art auction will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the historic Hammond House in Eastview, near Valhalla.
The auction will be offering more than 200 works of art as well as a selection of vintage frames sold in three sessions beginning at 12 p.m.
The sale represents a cross-section of paintings, drawings and sculpture from old masters to contemporary works of art. Fine examples of Hudson River School artists include a large view of the Hudson River from Peekskill by regional artist Frank Anderson painted in 1887, as well as works by contemporaries William Henry Bartlett, William Louis Sonntag, Shepard Alonzo Mount, William Huston, Joseph Antonio Hekking, James Renwick Brevoort and James D. Smillie. The sale also includes a western landscape oil study on paper by Albert Bierstadt. The auction will take place at the Hammond House, a historic landmark built circa 1719, between Tarrytown and Valhalla. The house was once a colonial tenant farmhouse on the Phillipsburg Manor. The Inaugural event will be held at noon on Sunday, Oct. 12. Three days of previews will began on Thursday, Oct. 9, and will continue on Friday and Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.
An Art Dealer & Collector Swap Meet will be held during the day on Thursday. A Gala Preview Party will be held Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m. Hammond House is on Grasslands Road (Rte.100-C) in Valhalla between the Sprain and Sawmill Parkways.
For more information about the auction sale visit www.westchesterfineart.com .
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