American Art

As the only house outside of New York with auctions devoted solely to American Art, Freeman’s consistently presents high-quality works in various media and subject matter by some of the most recognizable names in the field.

Collecting Categories:

  • Pennsylvania Impressionists

  • Marine Art

  • Illustration Art

  • The Wyeth Family

  • The Philadelphia Ten

  • Graduates from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • Ashcan School

  • The Ten

  • American Impressionism

  • Illustration Art

Artists & Designers of Interest: 

  • N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth

  • William Glackens

  • Cecilia Beaux

  • Martin Lewis

  • Childe Hassam

  • Arthur B. Carles

  • Martha Walter

  • Milton Avery 

  • Guy C. Wiggins

  • Thomas Eakins  

In recent years, Freeman’s has won the consignment of several major American Art collections, such as The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art ($4.4 million), as well as The Collection of Dorrance “Dodo” H. Hamilton ($4.9 million), both yielding resounding prices (including world records) for works by Fred Wagner, Frank Weston Benson, Jonas Lie, Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, Martin Johnson Heade and Childe Hassam.


Curious about the value of your collection?


Upcoming Auctions

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists

June 6, 2PM EST

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Collect: American Art

June 9, 11AM EST

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Single-Owner Collection Successes


The Collection of Dorrance "Dodo" H. Hamilton

Sell Through: 99%

Final Sale Total: $6,087,375

Pre-Sale Estimate: $3,639,750 - $5,421,250