Harley Brown's "Sitting Bull," a pastel on paper, is one of the works of classic and contemporary Western and American art recently auctioned at the Coeur d'Alene Art Auction of Reno, Nev. The Canadian-born Brown, now of Tucson, Ariz., saw his portrait of the Indian chief sell for $34,500.
G. Harvey's oil painting "Thinking of Summer" was sold for $63,250.
The number one casting of Charles M. Russell's largest bronze sculpture, titled "Meat for Wild Men," sold for $4,047,000.
Russell's oil painting, "The Hold Up" (1899), up for auction from the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, was the biggest seller: $5,167,000.
Howard Terpning's "The Cynic" sold for $115,000.
The lions in John Banovich's "Brothers in Arms" captured $69,000.
Ken Carlson's "Goat Ledge" sold for $103,500.
The paired "Navajo Portraits I and II" by Gerard Curtis Delano (1890-1972) sold for $21,850.
The oil "Moonlight Pueblo de Taos" by Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936) sold for $316,250. The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction's final tally for the July 26 showcase: $37,000,000, a record for a single sale of Western art.