Important American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Offered at Sotheby’s New York


NEW YORK, NY.- The 19 May auction of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture at Sotheby’s New York will offer works by important American artists and genres, spanning Impressionism, Modernism, 19th Century Paintings and Western Art. The sale is highlighted by two important private collections: Property from the Collection of Edward P. Evans, featuring works by American Impressionist and Ashcan School artists, and Property from a Distinguished East Coast Collection, including canvases by Thomas Hart Benton, Milton Avery and Marsden Hartley. The sale will be on exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries beginning 14 May. A well-known member of the equine community, Edward Evans assembled a fine art collection that is a very personal reflection of both his lifelong dedication to the sporting world and his devotion to quality in all forms. The Collection of Edward P. Evans features a range of 19th- and 20th-century