Keeneland Sporting Art Auction

11th Annual Sporting Art Auction Scheduled At Keeneland Nov. 18

Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, Kentucky, will collaborate to host the eleventh annual Sporting Art Auction on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 12 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, the gallery said in a release Wednesday afternoon. Le Grand Prix a Longchamp by French artist, Jean-François Raffaëlli, will serve as the headliner. The event coincides with the 50th anniversary of Secretariat's Triple Crown campaign and an array of works will be offered to mark the occasion. The sale will also include works by renowned masters of the...

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Keeneland Adds Bank of America as Sponsor of Valley View, Art Auction Preview Brunch

Keeneland welcomed back Bank of America as the sponsor of the GIII Valley View S., which is set for Friday, Oct. 27, and the financial institution also becomes the presenting sponsor of the Preview Brunch that will precede the 11th Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland's Sales Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 18, the organization said in a release Friday. "Keeneland is delighted that Bank of America has joined our roster of corporate sponsors, who participate in a variety of events and activities here and play an important role in our success,"...

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Keeneland Sporting Art Auction Draws Best Visitation in 10-Year History

The Sporting Art Auction, conducted by Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington and Keeneland, held the most successful sale in its 10-year history, with 90% of its lots sold this past weekend. Friday's auction drew in 300 buyers from nearly a dozen countries and grossed nearly $2.5 million. The highest-grossing piece was the sale of famed Kentucky artist Henry Faulkner's Floral, a signed oil on Masonite, which went for $123,375. The globally prominent auction, which featured 180 high-quality lots representing fine Sporting Art, American paintings, and sculptures by renowned artists, was...

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