Lon Brauer

Dawn Bryant

Manon Sander

Chad R. Steve

Don Wilks

Special Offerings

Janeen Mason, Curator at Lighthouse Art Center,

will have a few special pieces on offer from the following 3 artists.


John Lee Fitch

Woodland Waterfall, appraised at $42,000 six years ago, offered for $15,000

Woodland Waterfall

42″w x 49″h, Oil.

Signed lower right dated 1868

Landscape painter, John Lee Fitch is known for forest scenes. He began his art education under Julius Busch and Geroge F. Wright in Hartford before going to Europe from 1855 and 1859. Upon his return, Fitch worked in Harford until 1866 when he settled permanently in New York City. He painted in the White Mountains with Winslow Homer and Homer D. Martin. In 1866 he painted in the heart of the Adirondacks in Keene Valley, NY. In 1871, he made a second visit to Germany.

Mark T. Smith

Son of Apollo, appraised at $35,000 four years ago, offered for $15,000

Artist: Mark T. Smith (American, b.1968) Title: “Son of Apollo”
Object: Painting
Date: 2009-2010

Medium: Mixed media on canvas            Size: 75” high x 138 1⁄4” wide

Annotations: No visible markings.            Condition: Excellent

Provenance: Commissioned from the artist

Description: The concept that the work is based on is the Son of Apollo. Phaethon and the Sun Chariot According to the ancient myths, the Sun was put in a chariot and everyday God Helios would drive the chariot all along the sky. That is how the Sun would rise and set. Phaethon was the son the god Helios who secretly took the chariot one day to drive it. However, as he was young and inexperienced, he lost control of the horses and died.

Purvis Young

Those offered will be at 50% of the appraised value.

Purvis Young (February 4, 1943 – April 20, 2010) was an American artist from the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, Florida. Young’s work, often a blend of collage and painting, utilizes found objects and the experience of African Americans in the south. Young gained recognition as a cult contemporary artist, with a collectors’ following that included Jane Fonda, Damon Wayans, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, and others. In 2006 a feature documentary titled Purvis of Overtown was produced about his life and work. His work is found in the collections of the American Folk Art Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the High Museum of Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and others. In 2018, he was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.

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