Dan Fogelberg's Maine Estate Collection to be auctioned



May 29, 2024

/PRNewswire/ — A large and diverse selection of articles from the

Deer Isle, ME

Estate of the deceased musician

Daniel Fogelberg

(1951-2007) is sold by


Auction House Thomaston Place Auction Galleries,

June 28th

29 and 30.

He is best known for hits such as “Same Old Lang Syne,” “Leader of the Band,” “Longer,” and the Kentucky Derby theme “Run for the Roses.” Fogelberg was an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who performed a one-man show at Carnegie Hall at age 27. With seven platinum albums to his credit, he was inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame, the Red Rocks Performers Hall of Fame, and the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in 2017 for his contributions to the music industry. “The Reach,” his song about life and lobster fishing on the coast of


is an integral part of local radio.

Thomaston Square

Owner and auctioneer

Kaja Veilleux

said: “We are honored to have the opportunity to view Fogelberg’s amazing collections from his



Fogelberg's wife Jean noted: “Dan's taste in art was as varied and eclectic as his taste in music, and he collected from all over the country. As an art student at the

University of Illinois

He studied American and European masters and their techniques. After his first hit records, he left

Los Angeles

for a ranch in


and immersed himself in the western and Indian culture of the Four Corners region in the southwest. In the mid-1980s he bought an old captain’s cottage on

Deer Island

and sailed along the coast of New England until the last months of his life.”

The sale includes outstanding examples of European marble and bronze sculpture, important European prints, finely crafted Native American woven and beaded artifacts, and decorative art. Objects on display include: a Carrara marble sculpture depicting a young Neapolitan fisherman by Cesare Lapini (1848-1893), an etching with drypoint from ca. 1652 entitled “Faust” by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669), a beautiful watercolor depicting a gray whale mother and her calf by

Robert Wyland

(1956-), a 19th century Sioux Indian pipe bag decorated with beads and feathers, a Navajo eye blinder from the early 20th century


rug and a pair of Italian sterling silver dolphin-shaped candlesticks by Buccellati. Also included in the auction is a fringed and beaded men's mooseskin jacket by Overland Sheepskin Co.

All lots can be viewed on the Thomaston Place Auction Galleries website at Virtual catalogues will be available. In addition, each auction will offer live bidding in person, by phone, absentee and online on three Internet platforms.

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries is Northern New England’s leading international auction house located on US Route 1 in

Thomaston, ME


Thomaston Square

is a leader in the discovery of antiques and art treasures by offering free appraisals in the gallery every Tuesday, organizing fundraisers for civic and charitable organizations, and offering home visit appraisal services. Their expertise in researching and marketing antiques and art has

Thomaston Square

the respect of buyers, collectors and experts worldwide.

Lot 2362 in the Summer Splendor Special Auction

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