Guy Rose's Wind Swept Pines brings $374,500 to Bonhams

Bonhams' August 6 auction of California and Western Paintings & Sculpture has been highlighted by the sale of Guy Rose's Wind Swept Pines in Los Angeles.

Guy Rose Wind Swept Pines
Guy Rose (1867-1925) was one of California's leading impressionist artists

The piece was expected to fare well as the cover lot of the auction, valued at $150,000-250,000. However, the vibrant oil on canvas work soared past expectations, making $374,500 - a 49.8% increase.

Also starring was Selden Connor Gile's Waggon Team and Barn, the largest of his works to be offered at auction since 2006, which made $110,500.

Frederic Remington's The Cheyenne, a bronze sculpture from the famous Western painter, sold for $80,500.

At this year's Coeur d'Alene Art Auction, a Remington work entitled Cutting Out Pony Herds sold for $5m to lead the sale.

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