Whether it’s an abstract sculpture, impressionist painting or indigenous objects, there is a style of art for every collector and admirer.
Amazing works of art are donated to Goodwill agencies across the country each day. Most have little value. However, there are those treasure finds or, better yet, rare pieces that make their way through our doors.
The website www.shopgoodwill.com has Goodwill online auctions from all over the United States. Here are some of the more valuable pieces sold online within the past 60 days.
This piece is a Salvador Dali lithograph donated to Goodwill Industries of Akron. It was sold on www.shopgoodwill.com for more than $750.
An antique painting, possibly from Claude Lorrain, was sold by a Goodwill agency in Delaware for more than $6,000!
This gorgeously-framed Ross oil painting sold for more than $250.
The statue is one of the most expensive art items selling on www.shopgoodwill.com within the past 60 days. This Allegra sculpture by Harriet Frishmuth (1880-1980) was sold for more than $5,300 by the Columbia-Willamette Goodwill agency in Oregon.
This acrylic triangle sculpture by ‘Van’ is a modern art piece posted by a Goodwill agency in Michigan. This simple yet colorful 6.5” prism sold for more than $460 and had more than 21 bids.
Indigenous art can tell a story of a people, culture and time. Many times the artisans will pass their skills and knowledge to the next generation to preserve traditions. This Hopi Pottery Vase was crafted by Adelle L. Nampeyo and sold for more than $150 by a Colorado Springs Goodwill.
This signed drawing by Thomas Schofield Handfirth (1897-1948), named “Trees Near Vezelay” was sold for $801 by the Goodwill in Seattle, Washington.
If you’re a collector of art whether it be antique paintings, modern sculptures, prints or photography, you will want to visit www.Shopgoodwill.com to see what treasures can be found.
**Note: Information was collected through the website www.shopgoodwill.com. This site contains live and closed auctions from participating Goodwill agencies from across the United States. The items above are now closed and were sold online within the past 60 days. A few came from Goodwill Industries of Akron, but most are from other agencies. Please visit the website for more information or to browse the thousands of live auctions.