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June 12, 2017 09:24 AM
by James

The Notman Art Collection at Auction

June 12, 2017 09:24 AM by James | 0 Comments

In this modern age of digitalization, in which everyone has instant online access to old books, publications, inventories, sales records articles galore on nearly every artist and Pinterest posts dedicated to about every subject, it might be hard to imagine that there still existed somewhere out there a heretofore unknown important collection of art. Yet such is precisely the case of the Notman art collection whose works have inconspicuously remained together in the same family for three generations never having been published or publicly displayed since they were first acquired well over a century ago and which have been consigned to sell at Jackson’s International Auctioneers in Cedar Falls, Iowa on June 27th.

The offered collection, which consists of a total of 55 works, features paintings by some of the most prominent American artists such as noted early modernists Marsden Hartley (American 1877-1943), John Marin (1870-1953), Hudson River painter Samuel Colman (1832-1920) as well as others, and each having been acquired directly from the artist or through a gallery representing the artist.

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