Helen Lafrance Original Collection
Listing ID#: 678552

Sale Location

Nashville, TN 37205
Sale Dates and TimesSALE IS COMPLETED
Tuesday Mar 26, 2024 Completed
Saturday May 11, 2024 Completed
Sale Type
   Live with Online Auction (shipping available)
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James R. Cash Auctions & Real Estate

Contact: Jay Cash
Phone: 615-785-8982
Email: jaycash@me.com
Website: www.jamesrcashauctions.com

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Listing Terms and Conditions
Shipping is Available. All shipping and Insurance Fees Will Be Paid By the Buyer.

Artwork will also be available for in-person pick up in Nashville, TN.

Please contact Jay Cash at 615.785.8982 with any questions.

Please make sure you have read the terms of this auction before bidding.

Bidding Information:
Online Bidding Starts: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Online Bidding Ends: The first lot closes at 10am CST on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Payment and Pickup:
Payment: Invoices over $5000 must be paid by Cash, Wire Transfer or certified funds.
All invoices under $5000 will be paid with credit card on file.

Pickup will be in Nashville, TN By Appointment Only.
Link to schedule appointment for pickup will be sentt with winning invoice and will include pickup address.

Disclaimer:
All lots sell as is, where is, with all faults. James R Cash II Auctions and the seller do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. James R Cash II Auctions encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. James R Cash II Auctions is not responsible for incorrect listing information, if any. James R Cash II Auctions has attempted to provide accurate descriptions of all items, however, it is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Printed statements or descriptions by James R Cash II Auctions staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion.

All sales are final. There are no returns, refunds, or adjustments.

Buyer's Premium:
A buyer's premium of fifteen percent (15%) of the high bid will be added to the total bid for all bidders to determine the final sales price for the auction lot.

Sales Tax:
James R Cash II Auctions will not collect sales tax on items in this auction
Listing Information

Welcome art enthusiasts, collectors, and admirers to this prestigious auction celebrating Helen Lafrance's extraordinary life and talent.

 

We are honored to present the curated selection of Lafrance's masterpieces, each a testament to her boundless creativity and unwavering passion for storytelling.

 

Her artwork transports us to a simpler time, from bustling town squares to her landscapes, where joy and hardship intertwine in the fabric of daily existence.

 

Get ready to journey through the captivating world of America's most revered folk artist. With each stroke of her brush, Lafrance breathes life into scenes of rural Kentucky. Born in 1919, Helen Lafrance's legacy extends far beyond the canvas.

 

Her paintings serve as a window into the soul of southern culture, embodying the resilience, warmth, and spirit of community that defines a region.

During her life, she was featured on many national media outlets and an award-winning documentary was created about her life and art. Lafrance died in her sleep at the age of 101 in Mayfield, Ky.

 

Her remaining pieces of artwork are gathered in this collection for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase these canvas-painted originals at Absolute Auction,

 

Selling to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price! Many of these pieces have been featured in museums and shows across the United States and are part of Bruce Shelton's private collection.

 

The Auction Is Being Conducted by Jay Cash, James R. Cash Auction Style, and the Auction Zepplin, Tommy Anderson, Auctioneer 

 

CATALOG TEXT BELOW:

1 - Country Nighttime Scene (Blue Sky) 18" x 24"

2 - Cotton Fields, 22'" x 28" Oil On Canvas

3 - Rooster, 24" x 18" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

4 - County Fair, Night Races 22" x 28" Wood Frame,

5 - Children Sleeping #2, 24" x 36" Wood Frame

6 - Ride to School, 9.5" x 12" Wood Frame

8 - Churning Butter, 20" x 24" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

9 - Starting Supper, 20" x 24" Oil on Canvas, Wood Frame

10 - Church Wedding, 18" x 36" Wood Frame

11 - Out For Dinner, 20" x 30" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

12 - Downtown, 16" x 20" Wood Frame

13 - Peeling Potatoes, 20" x 24" Wood Frame

14 - Tobacco Field, 22" x 24" Wood Frame

15 - Cabbage Patch 20" x 24" Wood Frame

16 - BARBQUE Stand18" x 24" Wood Frame

17 - Repairing Barn Rood, Wood Frame, Larger - The back side of the frame is ripped.

18 - River Baptism, 24" x 36"

19 - County Fair (nighttime) 30" x 36" Wood Frame

20 - School Bus, 18" x 24" Wood Frame

21 - Church Gathering, w/ Helen Lafrance "Easter Egg" Wood Frame, Measurement Upon Request

22 - Community County School 22" x 28" Wood Frame

23 - Happy Birthday America, 1997 18" x 36" Wood Frame

24 - Yard Sale, 22" x 28" Wood Frame

26 - Mayfield-Graves County Courthouse, 46" x 36" The Graves County Courthouse was constructed in 1823, the same year Kentucky County was officially organized. The building was damaged beyond repair in the middle of the night during a horrific tornado in 2021. Helen Lafrance was a "memory painter," just like this courthouse is now a memory to all who have ever called Mayfield, Kentucky… Home.

27 - First Presbyterian Church, Mayfield, Kentucky est. 1998, 32" x 42"

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James R. Cash Auctions & Real Estate

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Contact: Jay Cash
Phone: 615-785-8982
Sale Location
Exact Address to be given to buyer
Nashville, TN 37205
Sale Dates and Times
Tuesday Mar 26, 2024 Completed
Saturday May 11, 2024 Completed
Sale Terms and Conditions
Shipping is Available. All shipping and Insurance Fees Will Be Paid By the Buyer. Artwork will also be available for in-person pick up in Nashville, TN. Please contact Jay Cash at 615.785.8982 with any questions. Please make sure you have read the terms of this auction before bidding. Bidding Information: Online Bidding Starts: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Online Bidding Ends: The first lot closes at 10am CST on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Payment and Pickup: Payment: Invoices over $5000 must be paid by Cash, Wire Transfer or certified funds. All invoices under $5000 will be paid with credit card on file. Pickup will be in Nashville, TN By Appointment Only. Link to schedule appointment for pickup will be sentt with winning invoice and will include pickup address. Disclaimer: All lots sell as is, where is, with all faults. James R Cash II Auctions and the seller do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. James R Cash II Auctions encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. James R Cash II Auctions is not responsible for incorrect listing information, if any. James R Cash II Auctions has attempted to provide accurate descriptions of all items, however, it is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Printed statements or descriptions by James R Cash II Auctions staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. All sales are final. There are no returns, refunds, or adjustments. Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium of fifteen percent (15%) of the high bid will be added to the total bid for all bidders to determine the final sales price for the auction lot. Sales Tax: James R Cash II Auctions will not collect sales tax on items in this auction
Listing Details

Welcome art enthusiasts, collectors, and admirers to this prestigious auction celebrating Helen Lafrance's extraordinary life and talent.

 

We are honored to present the curated selection of Lafrance's masterpieces, each a testament to her boundless creativity and unwavering passion for storytelling.

 

Her artwork transports us to a simpler time, from bustling town squares to her landscapes, where joy and hardship intertwine in the fabric of daily existence.

 

Get ready to journey through the captivating world of America's most revered folk artist. With each stroke of her brush, Lafrance breathes life into scenes of rural Kentucky. Born in 1919, Helen Lafrance's legacy extends far beyond the canvas.

 

Her paintings serve as a window into the soul of southern culture, embodying the resilience, warmth, and spirit of community that defines a region.

During her life, she was featured on many national media outlets and an award-winning documentary was created about her life and art. Lafrance died in her sleep at the age of 101 in Mayfield, Ky.

 

Her remaining pieces of artwork are gathered in this collection for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase these canvas-painted originals at Absolute Auction,

 

Selling to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price! Many of these pieces have been featured in museums and shows across the United States and are part of Bruce Shelton's private collection.

 

The Auction Is Being Conducted by Jay Cash, James R. Cash Auction Style, and the Auction Zepplin, Tommy Anderson, Auctioneer 

 

CATALOG TEXT BELOW:

1 - Country Nighttime Scene (Blue Sky) 18" x 24"

2 - Cotton Fields, 22'" x 28" Oil On Canvas

3 - Rooster, 24" x 18" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

4 - County Fair, Night Races 22" x 28" Wood Frame,

5 - Children Sleeping #2, 24" x 36" Wood Frame

6 - Ride to School, 9.5" x 12" Wood Frame

8 - Churning Butter, 20" x 24" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

9 - Starting Supper, 20" x 24" Oil on Canvas, Wood Frame

10 - Church Wedding, 18" x 36" Wood Frame

11 - Out For Dinner, 20" x 30" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

12 - Downtown, 16" x 20" Wood Frame

13 - Peeling Potatoes, 20" x 24" Wood Frame

14 - Tobacco Field, 22" x 24" Wood Frame

15 - Cabbage Patch 20" x 24" Wood Frame

16 - BARBQUE Stand18" x 24" Wood Frame

17 - Repairing Barn Rood, Wood Frame, Larger - The back side of the frame is ripped.

18 - River Baptism, 24" x 36"

19 - County Fair (nighttime) 30" x 36" Wood Frame

20 - School Bus, 18" x 24" Wood Frame

21 - Church Gathering, w/ Helen Lafrance "Easter Egg" Wood Frame, Measurement Upon Request

22 - Community County School 22" x 28" Wood Frame

23 - Happy Birthday America, 1997 18" x 36" Wood Frame

24 - Yard Sale, 22" x 28" Wood Frame

26 - Mayfield-Graves County Courthouse, 46" x 36" The Graves County Courthouse was constructed in 1823, the same year Kentucky County was officially organized. The building was damaged beyond repair in the middle of the night during a horrific tornado in 2021. Helen Lafrance was a "memory painter," just like this courthouse is now a memory to all who have ever called Mayfield, Kentucky… Home.

27 - First Presbyterian Church, Mayfield, Kentucky est. 1998, 32" x 42"

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Helen Lafrance Original Collection
 Live Auction w/Online Bidding
Sale Date(s)
Tuesday Mar 26, 2024 Completed
Saturday May 11, 2024 Completed
Sale Location

Nashville, TN 37205
Company
James R. Cash Auctions & Real Estate

Contact: Jay Cash
Phone: 615-785-8982
Email: jaycash@me.com
Website: www.jamesrcashauctions.com

Listing Terms and Conditions
Shipping is Available. All shipping and Insurance Fees Will Be Paid By the Buyer. Artwork will also be available for in-person pick up in Nashville, TN. Please contact Jay Cash at 615.785.8982 with any questions. Please make sure you have read the terms of this auction before bidding. Bidding Information: Online Bidding Starts: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Online Bidding Ends: The first lot closes at 10am CST on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Payment and Pickup: Payment: Invoices over $5000 must be paid by Cash, Wire Transfer or certified funds. All invoices under $5000 will be paid with credit card on file. Pickup will be in Nashville, TN By Appointment Only. Link to schedule appointment for pickup will be sentt with winning invoice and will include pickup address. Disclaimer: All lots sell as is, where is, with all faults. James R Cash II Auctions and the seller do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. James R Cash II Auctions encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. James R Cash II Auctions is not responsible for incorrect listing information, if any. James R Cash II Auctions has attempted to provide accurate descriptions of all items, however, it is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Printed statements or descriptions by James R Cash II Auctions staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. All sales are final. There are no returns, refunds, or adjustments. Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium of fifteen percent (15%) of the high bid will be added to the total bid for all bidders to determine the final sales price for the auction lot. Sales Tax: James R Cash II Auctions will not collect sales tax on items in this auction

Welcome art enthusiasts, collectors, and admirers to this prestigious auction celebrating Helen Lafrance's extraordinary life and talent.

 

We are honored to present the curated selection of Lafrance's masterpieces, each a testament to her boundless creativity and unwavering passion for storytelling.

 

Her artwork transports us to a simpler time, from bustling town squares to her landscapes, where joy and hardship intertwine in the fabric of daily existence.

 

Get ready to journey through the captivating world of America's most revered folk artist. With each stroke of her brush, Lafrance breathes life into scenes of rural Kentucky. Born in 1919, Helen Lafrance's legacy extends far beyond the canvas.

 

Her paintings serve as a window into the soul of southern culture, embodying the resilience, warmth, and spirit of community that defines a region.

During her life, she was featured on many national media outlets and an award-winning documentary was created about her life and art. Lafrance died in her sleep at the age of 101 in Mayfield, Ky.

 

Her remaining pieces of artwork are gathered in this collection for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase these canvas-painted originals at Absolute Auction,

 

Selling to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price! Many of these pieces have been featured in museums and shows across the United States and are part of Bruce Shelton's private collection.

 

The Auction Is Being Conducted by Jay Cash, James R. Cash Auction Style, and the Auction Zepplin, Tommy Anderson, Auctioneer 

 

CATALOG TEXT BELOW:

1 - Country Nighttime Scene (Blue Sky) 18" x 24"

2 - Cotton Fields, 22'" x 28" Oil On Canvas

3 - Rooster, 24" x 18" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

4 - County Fair, Night Races 22" x 28" Wood Frame,

5 - Children Sleeping #2, 24" x 36" Wood Frame

6 - Ride to School, 9.5" x 12" Wood Frame

8 - Churning Butter, 20" x 24" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

9 - Starting Supper, 20" x 24" Oil on Canvas, Wood Frame

10 - Church Wedding, 18" x 36" Wood Frame

11 - Out For Dinner, 20" x 30" Oil On Canvas, Wood Frame

12 - Downtown, 16" x 20" Wood Frame

13 - Peeling Potatoes, 20" x 24" Wood Frame

14 - Tobacco Field, 22" x 24" Wood Frame

15 - Cabbage Patch 20" x 24" Wood Frame

16 - BARBQUE Stand18" x 24" Wood Frame

17 - Repairing Barn Rood, Wood Frame, Larger - The back side of the frame is ripped.

18 - River Baptism, 24" x 36"

19 - County Fair (nighttime) 30" x 36" Wood Frame

20 - School Bus, 18" x 24" Wood Frame

21 - Church Gathering, w/ Helen Lafrance "Easter Egg" Wood Frame, Measurement Upon Request

22 - Community County School 22" x 28" Wood Frame

23 - Happy Birthday America, 1997 18" x 36" Wood Frame

24 - Yard Sale, 22" x 28" Wood Frame

26 - Mayfield-Graves County Courthouse, 46" x 36" The Graves County Courthouse was constructed in 1823, the same year Kentucky County was officially organized. The building was damaged beyond repair in the middle of the night during a horrific tornado in 2021. Helen Lafrance was a "memory painter," just like this courthouse is now a memory to all who have ever called Mayfield, Kentucky… Home.

27 - First Presbyterian Church, Mayfield, Kentucky est. 1998, 32" x 42"