American | California | Western Fine Art | Watercolor | Scene Painting | Women in Art
For over fifty years, John Moran Auctioneers has been known for our unparalleled track record in achieving excellent prices for California & American fine art. Moran’s was the first auction house to sell a work by a California artist for over a million dollars, and continues to bring outstanding works by pre-war artists such as Guy Rose, Granville Redmond, Marion Kavanaugh Wachtel, Edgar Alwin Payne, and many more to market in our highly anticipated California & American Fine Art auctions. Select works are also featured in our California Living, ReDesigned, and Studio Fine Art auctions throughout the year.
Guy Wiggins | Maxfield Parish | John Frost | Nicolai Fechin | Thomas Hill | Thomas Moran | Birger Sandzen | Robert Henri | Jasper Cropsey | Childe Hassam | N.C. Wyeth | Albert Bierstadt | Norman Rockwell | Antonio Jacobsen
Edgar Payne | Granville Redmond | Alson Clark | Aurthur Rider | Guy Rose | William Wendt | Wayne Thiebaud | Grigory Gluckmann | Maurice Braun | John Marshall Gamble | Edgar Payne
Western Fine Art
Edward Borein | Joseph Henry Sharp | Frederic Remington | Charles Marion Russell | Maynard Dixon | Olaf Wieghorst | Tucker Smith | Howard Terpning | Victor Higgins | Carl Rungius | Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert
Phil Dike | Millard Sheets | Percy Gray | Paul De Longpre | Donald Teague | Elmer Wachtel | Jake Lee
Thomas Hart Benton | Dan Lutz | Ben Messick | John Haley | Rex Brandt | Paul Sample | Don Kingman | Emil Kosa, Jr. | Fletcher Martin | Barse Miller | Phil Paradise | Otis Oldfield
Women in Art
Marion Kavanagh Wachtel | Anna Hills | Anna Katherine Skeele | Jane Peterson | Georgia O’Keeffe | Mary Cassatt | Elaine de Kooning | Lee Krasner | Suzanne Valadon | Mabel Alvarez | Marjorie Reed
Head of Sale
Senior Vice President, Fine Art Director
Morgana Blackwelder has been in the antique business since 2004.
Morgana joined Moran’s full time in 2007 as a client service specialist. In this position, she was pivotal in the expansion of the jewelry department and creating stand-alone sales in coordination with the sale director. During this same time, Morgana became one of Moran’s fine art cataloguers and found her true love of fine art.
After taking a sabbatical to travel the world, she has returned to a full-time position as our Director of Fine Art.
Sold for $200,000
Sold for $660,000
Sold for $10,200
Sold for $72,000
Marion Kavanagh Wachtel
Sold for $36,000
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