Auction Preview — Analytical Insights — Altermann Galleries SANTA FE: August Auction — August 11, 2018 | BLOUIN ARTINFO
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Auction Preview — Analytical Insights — Altermann Galleries SANTA FE: August Auction — August 11, 2018

The Altermann Galleries SANTA FE — August Auction sale is scheduled on August 11, 2018. The auction features a wonderful selection of paintings, prints, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, statues and photographs by leading artists. The sale will feature major and important works by the likes of Frank Tenney Johnson, Glenna Goodacre, Robert Henri, Kenneth Riley, Gordon Snidow, and Theodore van Soelen. 

At the same auction last year, Altermann Galleries SANTA FE August Auction Sale realized a total sale of $1.9 million with 628 lots. This year, the auction is expected to realize a sale of over $5 million and there are 658 works of 302 artists on offer. Blouin Artinfo takes this opportunity to present numerical insights of this upcoming auction.

1. Past Auctions at a glance:

The same auction took place in Altermann Galleries SANTA FE in August of 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The total sale realized were $1.9 million, $1.5 million, $1.6 million and $1.9 million respectively in those years. This year, we expect sales to cross last year’s mark. The status of bought-ins over years is also shown in the above graph.

Performance of Top Artists (in the same sale) in the Past 3 years

T C Cannon was the top artist of 2017 sale, realizing a total sale of $180K with 1 lot. The sale performance of the top artists in the past 3 years is shown in the graph above.

2. Upcoming Auction on August 11, 2018
2.1 # of Lots on Offer in various estimated low-price bands (in USD).

Most (534) of the artworks in this sale are offered in the low estimated price band of less than $10K. There are about 5 lots (4 artists) in this auction that are expected to sell in the price range of $50K to $100K.

3. Top Artists on Offer by Estimated Sales

The graph above shows the top artists featuring in this auction, their number of lots on offer and expected sales (estimated low and high). Robert Macfie Scriver has the most artworks (22) in this sale followed by Kim Douglas Wiggins (10).

4. Top Artworks on Offer by Estimated Sales

Other top artworks on offer by estimated price (high and low) are presented in the graph below.
Robert Henri’s “Roshanara” is estimated to sell for between $100,000 and $150,000 and Glenna Goodacre’s “Naiads” is expected to sell for between $100,000 and $150,000. 

5. Sale of Similar Sized Artworks of the Top Artists
Frank Tenney Johnson: Sale Price 
of similar sized artworks in the Past 5 years (across all auctions)
“Antelope Hunter” by Frank Tenney Johnson is the expected top lot on offer, estimated to sell for between $100,000 and $150,000. The prices at 
which similar sized artworks (79 x 48 cm) of Frank Tenney Johnson sold in the past 5 years (2012 to 2017) are shown here.

Antelope Hunter
Size: 79 x 48 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas

In the past, the artworks of similar size (79 x 48 cm) of Monet have sold in the price range $58,500 to $409,500.
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