S SANTA FE ART AUC­TION

932 Rail­fan Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 • (505) 954-5858 • www.santafeart­auc­tion.com

Western Art Collector - - RECENTLY ACQUIRED -

anta Fe Art Auc­tion was de­lighted to open the new doors to its mas­sively ex­panded per­ma­nent fa­cil­ity at the Baca Rai­l­yard to a packed house on Novem­ber 9, with well over 200 reg­is­tered bid­ders in at­ten­dance and more than 1,100 reg­is­tered on­line across 20 coun­tries. While the auc­tion house launched a new web­site with its own pro­pri­etary on­line bid­ding plat­form this year, al­low­ing www.santafeart­auc­tion.com in­ter­net bid­ders the same pref­er­en­tial buyer’s pre­mium as floor bid­ders, it con­tin­ues to be avail­able on ma­jor on­line plat­forms in­clud­ing In­valu­able, Liveauc­tion­eers and Bid­square, and saw re­mark­able in­ter­net sales of some 60 per­cent of gross sales of $1.8 mil­lion and a sell-through rate in­clud­ing post-auc­tion sales of 90 per­cent. Nev­er­the­less, no mat­ter the venue, live or on­line, ev­ery art­work sold by Santa Fe Art Auc­tion is ex­hib­ited and avail­able for in­spec­tion, and this year’s sig­na­ture live auc­tion was no ex­cep­tion, with 378 lots dis­played through­out the im­pres­sive new premises. This year’s auc­tion fea­tured a num­ber of spe­cial col­lec­tions, in­clud­ing im­por­tant high­lights from the Pa­tri­cia Ja­nis Broder Col­lec­tion that achieved auc­tion records for distin­guished Amer­i­can In­dian artists in­clud­ing Os­car Howe and Pop Chalee, as well as a sub­stan­tial group of West­ern Amer­i­can women artists, for which the auc­tion record was achieved for early New Mex­ico ab­stract ex­pres­sion­ist Janet Lip­pin­cott.

Up­com­ing auc­tions:

Santa Fe Art Auc­tion

Fall 2020

Santa Fe, NM

Bob Wade, Pan­cho Villa, 1988, print color pho­to­graph, 26½ x 42½” SOLD: $38,025

Alyce Frank, Realm of Ar­royo Hondo, oil on can­vas, 41 x 93 x 1½” SOLD: $21,060

Fritz Scholder (1937-2005), Un­ti­tled (Buf­falo Spirit), acrylic on can­vas, 80 x 70" SOLD: $146,250

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