Freeman's to Sell Notable Works by Wharton Esherick from Historic Hedgerow Theatre Collection

Freeman's to Sell Notable Works by Wharton Esherick from Historic Hedgerow Theatre Collection

Notable works from the historic Hedgerow Theatre by renowned American artist and woodworker Wharton Esherick will come to auction for the first time on March 31 in Philadelphia.

02/03/2020     News and Film

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Wharton Esherick's "Thunder Table" in situ at historic Hedgerow Theatre, Rose Valley, Pennsylvania



Representing decades of creative exchange between the master woodworker and the Theatre, this significant collection leads Freeman's forthcoming Design auction. The collection-which includes eight of Esherick's earliest "Hammer-Handle" chairs and the important "Thunder Table" from 1929-celebrates Esherick's lengthy and seminal relationship with the Theatre and demonstrates its considerable influence on his evolution as an artist and craftsman.



Freeman's is honored to present these exemplary pieces of Pennsylvania's cultural history at auction. Proceeds from the sale will benefit future preservation of Hedgerow Theatre and will assist them in fulfilling their mission as a professional theatre ensemble and theatre school as well as a cultural center. It will enable them to continue their steadfast commitment to progress, education, and artistic excellence that has impacted countless cultural institutions and artists nationwide for nearly a century.



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March 31 | 10am



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