World Renown Greencastle Artist's Work hits the Auction Block
Central Pennsylvania Auction House to Sell World Renown Artist's Work
CHAMBERSBURG, PA, August 28, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Walter Washington Smith's art work hung in national galleries in both the US and Europe, but he has central Pennsylvania roots. It seems only fitting that on September 2nd , local auction house, Gateway Gallery Auction in Chambersburg, PA will be selling a piece of his work.
Smith's studio was located in Greencastle, PA on West Baltimore Street where he worked on many paintings throughout the 1920s. His work has been displayed at The Corcoran Gallery in Washington D.C., Boston Fine Arts Academy and Le Salon des Independents in both New York and Paris. Many of his paintings now hang in the Allison- Antrim Museum.
"It's great to see the painting come home to where it was created" Heather Fowler, auctioneer for Gateway Gallery Auction said. "Smith had his works displayed all over the world, but they have a special connection to this area".
Gateway Gallery Auction's Labor Day auction will feature many other pieces of artwork including five Wilma Shearer paintings, local ephemera including items from Greencastle's Old Home Week, 78 cataloged lots of Pottery including John Bell pottery from Waynesboro, and a local Frank Feather carved cane.
The Labor Day Auction will be held September 2nd starting at 10 AM at 643 Kriner Road in Chambersburg, PA. There will be an open house preview Sunday, September 1st from 1-4 PM. Absentee and phone bids accepted.
Gateway Gallery Auction is a full service auction facility providing a state-of-the-art showroom atmospher for competitive, far market exchanges between buyers and seller. We are committed to helping others through the transitions of life with our experience, knowledge and honesty. We value our consignors and work hard to deliver results.For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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