Estate of Orleans Artist Barbara A. Melcher to be Offered at Public Sale

June 29th and 30th - Hosted by Gaynor's Fine Consignments
One of the many works of art by Barbara A. Melcher that will be offered in a public estate sale this weekend in Orleans. (Courtesy of Gaynor's Fine Consignments)

Editor's Note:  Here is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shop a treasure trove of artwork from a renowned Cape Cod artist.

Contents from the estate of Orleans artist Barbara A Melcher will be offered at a public estate sale.  The sale includes a treasure trove of her artwork including paintings, etchings, and lithographs. The sale will also feature art supplies and art reference books, as well as antiques, furniture and household items. Barbara’s artwork is featured in the permanent collection of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda MD and the Cape Museum of Art in Dennis.  She was a member of numerous New England Art associations including the prestigious Provincetown Art Association. She won many art awards on the Cape in the 1970’s and 1980’s.  The sale is being hosted by Gaynor’s Fine Consignments on June 29th and 30th from 9AM to 2PM at 15 Ellerslie Road, Orleans. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on