Birger Sandzén’s Late Moon Rising Brings $262,900 to Lead $2.597+ Million Heritage Fine Art Auction


DALLAS, TX.- Birger Sandzén’s Late Moon Rising (Wild Horse Creek), 1923, brought a stunning $262,900 as the top lot in Heritage Auction‘s May 17 combined Signature® Fine American, European Art & Western Art sale, held May 17 at Heritage’s Design District Annex at 1518 Slocum Street. The auction realized $2,597,907 total, with a sell-through rate of 71.7% by value. All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “Prices realized across the board were solid,” said Ed Beardsley, Managing Director of Heritage’s Department of Fine Art. “We saw more than 750 bidders vying for 391 lots across three different categories. Interest was strong and the bids were there to back that interest up.” The $262,900 realized for Sandzén’s Late Moon Rising (Wild Horse Creek) is the second highest price ever realized for the artist at auction. “Sandzen’s works are among the most highly desirable paintings on the market today, as evidenced by the fierce bidding