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Shannon’s Spring Fine Art Auction Sale

Shannon’s Fine Art Auction planned for Thursday, April 28th, at 6 pm Eastern time, will include leading lots by Charles Burchfield, Francis A. Silva, Guy C. Wiggins and more. A public preview begins on Monday, April 18th at Shannon’s galley in Milford. The full catalog, preview hours and sale information are available now, at

Headlining the auction are three exceptional works by Charles Burchfield (American, (1893-1967). Nighthawks and the Moon, (1965) 1966, 35 inches by 26 inches, was exhibited at ACA Galleries in New York in 1970. The watercolor work is a nocturnal scene of nighthawks circling the moon. In the foreground trees and flowers vibrate in the moonlight, lending a mysterious air to the composition. This painting is easily among the artist’s best (est. $200,000-$300,000).

To view the full catalog, condition reports and to bid live online, visit Previews will be held by appointment from April 18th-27th, weekdays from 11 am to 6 pm Eastern time, and Saturday, April 23rd from 10 am to 3 pm, closed Sunday. Virtual previews and additional photos are available by request.

Bidding is available by telephone, absentee or live on A live-stream of the auction will be broadcast on Telephone bids can be reserved in advance and absentee bids will be accepted before the auction through April 28th at noon or on Consignments at Shannon’s are accepted year-round. To consign a single item or an entire collection, contact [email protected]. For more, visit

Watercolor and pastel on paper by Maurice Prendergast (American, 1858-1924), titled Picnic, signed (est. $50,000-$75,000).

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