North American Auction Company
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Last Chance July Passed Lots Auction - Ends AUG 4th

Mon, Jul 31, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Aug 4, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 25

Olaf Wieghorst (1899-1988) Nighthawk Artist Proof

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
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$2,000 $250
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$25,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Featured in this lot is an artist proof titled "Nighthawk" by Danish/American artist Olaf Wieghorst who was born in 1899 and died in 1988. The artist proof has a wonderfully and professionally crafted construction. The artwork is of a cowboy smoking a cigarette watching over his cows late at night. The artwork reads as follows: A/P - Nighthawk by Olaf Wieghorst. The artwork is hand signed in the bottom right hand corner and includes a plaque on the bottom of the gold frame. Olaf Wieghorst (April 30, 1899 – April 27, 1988) was a Danish-American painter who specialized in depictions of the American frontier. His art was in the vein of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell. In 1992, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The overall condition of this framed artist proof is good with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of this framed artist proof are 28" x 32 1/4" and the visible artwork measures 21 3/4" x 26".*

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