Art for sale

Our catalogues

March 2008
March 2008 Fine Estate Art Catalogue
May 2007
May 2007 Fine Estate Art Catalogue
Hoosier Landscape  by William Forsyth Bright Hills by Fred Rigley Along the Missouri (Near Bellvue, NE) by John (Jan) Zwara Dusk at French Farm by Alexis Jean Fournier Brown County Autumn Magic by Anthony Buchta Midnight Drive by Simon Paul Baus Appalachian Farmstead by Clifton Alfred Wheeler Orvietto Market by Jerry Smith

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We buy vintage art

Fine Estate Art deals in vintage Indiana artwork including pieces related to Brown County, Richmond, Indianapolis/John Herron, The Hoosier Salon, The Hoosier Group and the Indiana Dunes.

If you have artwork you are considering selling, please drop us a note or call us at (317) 253-5910.

Enjoy browsing through the site, we have listings for over 1000 artists. With a few exceptions, nearly all of the artists we deal in have some relationship to Indiana and our state’s rich art heritage. The artists to the right comprise our favorites and we continue to develop biographical information for these and other listings. Please contact us if you can provide us with any additional biographical information.


Fine Estate Art is located at 2158 N. Talbott St., Indianapolis, IN 46202. We’re in downtown (well, Herron Morton Place, to be exact) near 22nd and Meridian St.


Our hours are (religiously) Tuesday-Friday 11a.m.-5p.m., Saturday 11a.m.-3p.m. Or by appointment, per your needs.

Our Annual Spring Auction of Indiana Art (5/5/24)

Our Eighth Annual Curated Sale of Historic Indiana Art auction is taking place Sunday May 5, 2024 at the Arch in downtown Indianapolis. The sale will feature over 100 paintings and works on paper by listed Indiana/Midwestern artists. If you have pieces you care considering selling, please contact us to discuss including them into our sale.

Recent Additions

February 2024
George Ames Aldrich – Normandy Canal with Figure
Carl Rudolph Krafft – Late Winter Sun
John Paul (J.P.) Marsh – Gray Skies
Evelynn Mess – View of Other Works
George Jo Mess prints – Snowy Gate; Summer Nocturn; Winter Nocturn; Feathered Quartette; Off the Main Highway; Prevailing Winds
Jerry Smith – Sleeping Bear Dunes

January 2024
Jan Zwara – Indiana Glow
Arnold Turtle – Olympic Pines
George Jo Mess – No Moon; Adirondacks Landscape; Circular Drive; Early Budding
Richard Buckner (R.B.) Gruelle – Crashing Waves
Ruthven Byrum – The White River Mount Desert Island; Storm in the Rockies
Derk Smit – Brown County Barn with Figures
Edna Cathell – Pom Pom Zinnias with Ageratum
Glenn Bastian – Winter; Spring; Summer; “Fall” https://fineestateart.com/gallery/show/10798
Jerry Smith – Amish Country (SOLD); Noontide Rhythm
Dorothy Frantz – Autumn Glory; Barn on the River; Frozen Creek; Autumn Creek Bend; Church in the Valley, Nashville, IN; Gloucester
Glenn Cooper Henshaw – Picture for Mildred

December 2023
Leota Loop – Floral Still Life
Constance Forsyth – Winona Lakehouse
Clifton Wheeler – Barn and Shed
Donna Short – Indy Sundown Lights
Donna Short – Indy Dazzle
Floyd Hopper – Blizzard of 1978
Kenneth Reeve – Another Winter; The Old Log Jail, Brown County; Road to Cataract Falls
Frederick Polley – Shadow Hill Farm; Shaded Road; Dancing Woods; Palace Gate House
L.O. Griffith – Covered Creek; Shaded Barn
Will Vawter – Low Stream
Constance Forsyth – In the Study (SOLD)
Frank Hohenberger – Light From O’er the Hill; Late Afternoon; Dreamy Dusk; Birches; Beeches in Autumn; Home

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Fine Estate Offers Fine Framing and Conservation Services

Framing We offer a full range of framing services. As a gallery, we frame 200-300 paintings and works on paper every year for our own throughput. We also offer fine frame conservation and gilding. Please contact us if we can assist.

Painting and Print Conservation Services We offer conservation services for oil paintings, prints (and if ya really wanna go there) select watercolors and pastels. Please contact us if we can assist.

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