Published: June 21, 2022
ALAMEDA, CALIF. — Michaan’s annual Summer Fine Sale on June 18 offered highly sought-after property from an array of genres, including jewelry, fine art, Asian art, furniture and decorative arts. A Western genre painting by Frank Tenney Johnson (American, 1874-1939) topped the action when “A Lone Rider Alhambra,” 1935, oil on canvas, sold for $139,700, including buyer’s premium. Measuring 24¼ by 18½ inches and signed lower left “F. Tenney Johnson, A.N.A.,” its provenance included a label affixed verso for the “9th Annual State-Wide Exhibition,” with Johnson’s name, address and painting’s title. It was purchased in 1936 by a private collector in Oakland Calif., and came down by familial descent to the consignor. More highlights from this sale will appear in a future issue.
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