Sporting Art Auction Works Displayed in Sales Pavilion

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LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 10, 2017) – Visitors to the Keeneland Sales Pavilion during the September Yearling Sale will be able to view the 175 high-quality pieces of art that are cataloged to the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction, to be held in the Sales Pavilion on Sunday, Nov. 19. The auction begins at 2 p.m. ET.  

Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington collaborate to hold the Sporting Art Auction, which features fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from celebrated artists. Highlights include:

  • Heading Home, a signed 30” x 40” oil on canvas by Andre Pater
  • A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath, a signed 15¼ x 28¼ oil on canvas by Sir Alfred Munnings
  • Jocks Room Colors, a stunning 40” x 30” oil on canvas by LeRoy Neiman

The auction also will feature works by such acclaimed artists as Henry Stull and John Frederick Herring Jr., and contemporaries Larry Wheeler, Peter Howell, Richard Stone Reeves and Quang Ho.

The auction is free and open to the public. In keeping with the Keeneland Association’s mission, Keeneland’s portion of the auction proceeds will benefit its non-profit initiatives, including the Keeneland Library Foundation.

Catalogs are available from Sporting Art Auction representatives in the Sales Pavilion’s Limestone Café or on the auction’s website at thesportingartauction.com. Inquiries are welcome via the website, by email to info@thesportingartauction.com or by calling Cross Gate Gallery at 859 233-3856.

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