GREAT FALLS — An auction to benefit the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls grossed just over $5.6 million.
Three Russell pieces — two oils and a bronze — combined sold for $2.85 million during the auction Saturday.
The Great Falls Tribune reports that four watercolors also saw solid sales in the $200,000 to $250,000 range.
The piece titled “For Supremacy,” which depicts a battle between Blackfeet and Crow warriors, sold for $1.5 million.
The auction is the climax of Western Art Week.
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