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Martha’s Vineyard Memories

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Menemsha Pond (Lot 306, Estimate $12,000-18,000)

Two works in Skinner’s September 27 Fine Paintings & Sculpture auction will surely please lovers of Martha’s Vineyard: a view of Menemsha Pond by Thomas Hart Benton (Lot 306) and Dinghies at a Shallow Mooring by Loïs Mailou Jones (Lot 321). Both artists had enduring ties with the island and were influenced by the island’s landscape and culture, even though their reputations were largely built elsewhere.… Read More

Michelle Lamunière Appointed as Photography Specialist

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – August 13, 2013 – Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers announces the appointment of Michelle Lamunière to its American & European Works of Art department as a photography specialist. In her new role, Lamunière will be charged for the continued growth of the photography division of American & European Works of Art.

Lamunière comes to Skinner from Harvard, where she served as the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Assistant Curator of Photography at the Fogg Museum/Harvard Art Museums, and was responsible for the research, cataloging, and preservation of the permanent collection and new acquisitions.… Read More