Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon’s online Fine Art auction, April 30

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Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30

MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s online-only Fine Art auction on April 30th exceeded expectations, selling 80 percent of the 185 lots. Shannon’s spring auction is usually a destination for collectors, with a busy preview, a full saleroom and a bank of 20-plus phone lines. Adapting to the COVID global pandemic, Sandra Germain, managing partner, made the decision to hold an online sale with fewer lots in place of the full catalog auction, which has been postponed. Instead of in-person interactions, the staff at Shannon’s fielded phone calls and emails from their home offices, sent video previews to clients and scheduled previews