Important American and European Paintings — June 12, 2012 Auction Results

Auction results appear in US dollars.  Sales results are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

Auction Lots

Lot 1

British School, late 16th Century

British School, late 16th Century Portrait of Dorothy Petre, Lady Wadham (1534-1618), 1595 Inscribed with sitter and age upper right Oil on Canvas 36 x 29 inches Provenance: Newhouse Galleries, circa 1960’s Other Notes: Dorothy Wadham (1534/4-1618), the daughter of Sir William Petre, co-founded Wadham College at Oxford University with her husband, Nicholas Wadham. A similar portrait of her is in the collection of Petworth House, in Petworth, West Sussex, England, where it is accompanied by a companion portrait of her husband. Estimate: $5,000-10,000 The property of a Distinguished American Collector
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Lot 2

British School, late 16th Century

British School, late 16th Century Edward Hastings, Baron Hastings of Loughborough (1512/15-1572) Inscribed variously verso Oil on cradled panel 35 x 27 inches Provenance: Newhouse Galleries, circa 1960’s Exhibitions: National Portrait Gallery, 1866 Other Notes: Edward Hastings, Baron Hastings of Loughborough (1512/15-1572) served as a privy to Queen Mary I. He was elected to the Order of the Garter in 1555, and is pictured here wearing the Order’s collar around his neck. The inscription surrounding his coat of arms, “Honi soit qui mal y pense” refers to the Order’s motto. This picture was exhibited at
Price Realized: $10,540
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Lot 3

British School, early 18th Century

British School Pair of early 18th Century Portraits of a Man and a Woman Oil on canvas In early carved and gilt wooden frames (2) 30 x 24 inches (oval) Provenance: Purchased by the present owner at Hubley’s Auction Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, circa 1970 Estimate: $4,000-6,000 Property of a Massachusetts Gentleman
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Lot 4

Attributed to Roelof Koets, (1592-1653)

Attributed to Roelof Koets,(1592-1653) Grapes, Quinces, Plums and Pears on a Tabletop Unsigned Oil on panel 20 1/2 x 32 5/8 inches ” Provenance: Donald Antiques, London, England, October 1951; By descent in the family ” Estimate: $8,000-15,000
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Lot 5

Attributed to Jost Amman (Swiss, 1539-1591)

Attributed to Jost Amman (Swiss, 1539-1591) Sampson Carrying Off the Gates of Gaza Ink on paper 10 x 6 1/2 inches Other Notes: The drawing includes two collector’s marks. This first (Lugt L.2672), distinguished by the inclusion of a lion, belongs to the Austrian collector Ludwig Zatzka (b. 1857) whose collection included around 2,000 folios, European paintings and bronze sculptures. The other mark (Lugt L.2347), which includes the initials “SAG”, is unidentified but possibly belongs to Count Saint-Germain or the Artaria publishing house in Vienna. Estimate: $5,000-10,000
Price Realized: $5,270
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Lot 6

Italian School, 18th Century

Italian School, 18th Century Italian Ruins Unsigned Oil on canvas 30 x 40 1/4 inches Estimate: $2,000-4,000
Price Realized: $1,364
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Lot 7

Harry Fenn (American, 1845-1911)

Harry Fenn (American, 1845-1911) Rushing Forest Stream Signed lower left “”H Fenn”” Oil on canvas 24 x 20 inches Provenance: Private collection, New York Estimate: $4,500-6,500 Property of a New York Gentleman
Price Realized: $1,240
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Lot 8

Edward Moran (American, 1829-1901)

Edward Moran (American, 1829-1901) Unloading the Boat, Sunset Signed lower left “Ed Moran” Oil on canvas 18 x 14 inches Estimate: $5,000-10,000
Price Realized: $5,704
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Lot 9

Thomas Doughty (American, 1793-1856)

Attributed to Thomas Doughty (American, 1793-1856) Rushing River through a Ravine Unsigned Oil on canvas Retains its original spandrel frame 34 1/4 x 44 1/4 inches Estimate: $10,000-20,000
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Lot 10

American School, 19th Century

American School, 19th Century River Scene Oil on canvas 18 1/2 x 32 inches Estimate: $2,000-4,000
Price Realized: $1,736
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Lot 11

James Brade Sword (American, 1839-1915)

James Brade Sword (American, 1839-1915) Wish We Could Go Play, 1883 Signed and dated lower right “”J B Sword ’83″” Inscribed with title verso Oil on canvas 24 x 15 1/2 inches Estimate: $3,000-5,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $2,852
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Lot 12

James Gale Tyler (American, 1855-1931)

James Gale Tyler (American, 1855-1931) Busy Harbor Signed lower left “”J. G. Tyler””Oil on canvas 22 x 18 1/8 inches Estimate: $2,000-4,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
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Lot 13

Samuel S. Carr (American, 1837-1908)

Samuel S. Carr (American, 1837-1908) Picking Goldenrod Signed lower left “”S.S. Carr”” Oil on canvas 10 x 14 inches Estimate: $5,000-8,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $4,960
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Lot 14

David Johnson (American, 1827-1908)

David Johnson (American, 1827-1908) Sunset on the Unadilla River, New York, 1856 Signed and dated lower left, “”D Johnson 1856″” Inscribed and titled on a label affixed to the frame Oil on Canvas Retains the original frame 19 x 28 1/8 inches ” Other Notes: Johnson claimed to be self-taught, but records show he studied at the National Academy of Design, and with Hudson River artist Jasper Cropsey (a student of Frederic Edwin Church). Johnson exhibited at the National Academy of Design regularly and became an associate in 1860 and a full academician the following year.
Price Realized: $167,400
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Lot 15

19th Century American School

19th Century American School Landscape with Native American Warrior Signed on stretcher in chalk “”T J Jones (?)”” in early 19th C. script Oil on canvas 20 x 26 3/4 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Various Owners
Price Realized: $1,612
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Lot 16

George William Whitaker (American, 1841-1916)

George William Whitaker (American, 1841-1916) Rainbow After the Storm, 1898 Signed and dated lower right “G W Whitaker / -98-” Oil on canvas 16 1/8 x 24 3/8 inches Estimate: $3,000-5,000
Price Realized: $1,984
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Lot 17

Alexander Lawrie (American, 1828-1917)

Alexander Lawrie (American, 1828-1917) Mountain Lake with Rocky Shoreline in Autumn Signed lower left, “”A. Lawrie”” Oil on panel An old label verso from Curtis H Moyer of Hartford, Connecticut 6 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches Estimate: $500-700 Property from a Prominent New England Family
Price Realized: $8,060
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Lot 18

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905) The Otter Cliffs, Mount Desert Island, Maine , 1866 Signed and dated lower right “”WM T Richards / 1866″” Oil on panel backed canvas 36 1/4 x 29 inches Other Notes: William Trost Richards returned from Germany in the spring of 1866. He traveled to Mount Desert Island, Maine, perhaps encouraged by fellow artists Thomas Cole, Frederic Edwin Church, Jervis McEntee and William Stanley Haseltine. This is one of the few paintings extant from that trip. It signifies an important transition from pure landscape painting to his signature coastal scenes,
Price Realized: $235,600
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Lot 19

Edward Mitchell Bannister (American, 1828-1901)

Edward Mitchell Bannister (American, 1828-1901) Sheep Grazing in a Newport, Rhode Island Landscape Signed lower right “”E M Bannister”” Oil on canvas 12 x 16 inches Estimate: $8,000-12,000 Various Owners
Price Realized: $9,920
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Lot 20

Henri Rondel (French, 1857-1919)

Henri Rondel (French, 1857-1919) Young Girl Fishing at a Stream Signed lower right “”H Rondel”” Oil on canvas 12 1/8 x 9 ¼ inches Estimate: $1,500-2,500 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $2,232
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Lot 21

George William Whitaker (American, 1841-1916)

George William Whitaker (American, 1841-1916) An Opulent Fruit Still Life with Grapes, Oranges, Plums and Pears with a Silver Charger, 1899 Signed and dated lower left “”G. W. Whitaker ’99″”Oil on canvas 26 x 22 inches “ Provenance: On the remnants of a label, the artist inscribed the gift to the Dining Hall of the Moses Brown School, Providence, Rhode Island. Gift from the artist to Moses Brown School, Providence, Rhode Island, 1902;Gift to a custodian of the school, circa 1965;Thence by descent;Private Collection.” Estimate: $3,000-5,000 Various Owners
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Lot 22

George Henry Hall (American, 1825-1913)

George Henry Hall (American, 1825-1913) A Plea for Peace, 1861 Signed and dated lower left “”G.H. Hall / 1861″” Oil on board 18 3/4 x 15 inches ” Provenance: Late Ms. Delia P. Frissora of Watertown, Mass. Other Notes: This work was purportedly loaned to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1972. George Henry Hall’s A Plea for Peace called into question the feminine qualities generally associated with floral still-lifes. Hall, who earlier in his career painted historical and allegorical subjects, managed to reflect the political turbulence of the times by depicting flowers in
Price Realized: $86,800
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Lot 24

Salomon Leonardus Verveer (Dutch, 1813-1876)

Salomon Leonardus Verveer (Dutch, 1813-1876) Figures by a Stream at Sunset, Windmill Beyond, 1861 Signed and dated lower right “”S. L. Verveer 1861″” Oil on canvas 15 1/4 x 22 inches Estimate: $4,000-8,000 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $3,472
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Lot 25

Alexandre Defaux (French, 1826-1900)

Alexandre Defaux (French, 1826-1900) Study of Cows and Chickens Signed Lower Right “”A. DeFaux””Oil on canvas 21 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches Estimate: $4,000-6,000
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Lot 26

Frederic Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928)

Frederic Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928) Camel and Merchant at a Town Gate Signed with initials and inscribed, “”To my friend WB”” Oil on panel 22 x 16 1/2 inches Estimate: $5,000-10,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $5,332
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Lot 27

Hamilton Hamilton (American, 1847-1928)

Hamilton Hamilton (American, 1847-1928) Sierras 1873 Signed and dated and inscribed with title lower right “”Hamilton Hamilton ’73 / Sierras S****”” (indistinct) Oil on canvas 18 x 29 7/8 inches Other Notes: Hamilton Hamilton was largely self-taught, however, in 1870; he traveled to Europe studying in Paris. After two years, he returned home opening a portrait studio in 1872. In 1873 he made a sketching trip west to Colorado and spent much of the summer and winter there, completing forty-seven paintings, filled with brilliant and luminous color. Few of these works are known to exist today.
Price Realized: $74,400
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Lot 28

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Mother and Child Reading Signed upper right “”F. Wagner”” Pastel on paper 8 x 10 1/2 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
Price Realized: $930
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Lot 29

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Public Building with American Flags Signed lower left “”F. Wagner”” Pastel on paper 9 x 11 1/2 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
Price Realized: $1,116
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Lot 30

George W. Seavey (American, 1841-1916)

George W. Seavey (American, 1841-1916) Fresh Cut Roses Signed lower right Oil on canvas 10 x 14 inches Provenance: Mrs. Delia Fissora, Watertown, Massachusetts Estimate: $600-800 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $868
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Lot 31

David Johnson (American, 1827-1908)

David Johnson (American, 1827-1908) On the Wa-wa-yan-da Orange Co. NY , 1875 Signed with conjoined initials and dated ’75 lower right Signed again verso and dated DJ. 1875 Inscribed with title and Orange Co. NY on the stretcher Inscribed indistinctly on the stretcher Oil on canvas 9 1/4 x 12 inches Provenance: Curtis H. Moyer Pictures and Framers, Hartford Conn Estimate: $3,000-5,000 Property from a Prominent New England Family
Price Realized: $6,200
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Lot 32

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905) Guernsey, Low Tide Signed lower left “”Wm. T. Richards”” Oil on artist’s board 9 x 16 inches Estimate: $8,000-12,000 Property of a Private American Collection
Price Realized: $11,780
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Lot 33

Harriet Bowdoin (American, 1880-1947)

Harriet Bowdoin (American, 1880-1947) Figures by Shore Signed lower left “”Harriet Bowdoin””Oil on panel 9 x 11 inches Estimate: $3,000-4,000 Property of Another Owner
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Lot 34

John Henry Dolph (American, 1835-1903)

John Henry Dolph (American, 1835-1903) Still Life with Grapes and Pears, Butterflies Fluttering, 1864 Signed with conjoined initials and dated lower right “”JHD, 1864″” Oil on artists board 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches Estimate: $800-1,200
Price Realized: $2,480
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Lot 35

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Boys Fishing on a Seaside Dock Signed lower left “”F. Wagner””Pastel on paper 5 x 6 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
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Lot 36

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Inner Harbor Signed lower right “”F. Wagner””Pastel on paper 4 1/2 x 6 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
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Lot 37

Frederick Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)

Frederick Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) Wintertime In New York 1893 Signed and dated lower left “Childe Hassam, New York 1893” Watercolor and gouache with pen and ink on paper Retains original gilt frame 2 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches Provenance: Descended in a prominent New York family, to the present owner, a New Jersey gentleman Literature: This painting will be included in Stuart P. Feld’s and Kathleen M. Burnside’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s works. Other Notes: Frederick Childe Hassam was born in 1859, in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He married in 1884 and moved to
Price Realized: $37,200
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Lot 38

Jean Francois Raffaelli (French, 1850-1924)

Jean Francois Raffaelli (French, 1850-1924) Shoreline with a Fisherman in Foreground Signed lower left “”JF. Raffaelli””Oil on board 25 x 30 inches “ Other Notes: Jean Francois Raffaelli was born in Paris on April 20, 1850. He was accepted at the Paris Salon of 1870 despite his lack of formal training. He was known for picturesque views of quaint Paris neighborhoods and focused on scenes of middle-class life. He was associated with the Realists as well as the Impressionists, yet his work does not fall into either category. While in his earlier work his characterized
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Lot 39

Hendrik Willem Mesdag (Dutch, 1831-1915)

Hendrik Willem Mesdag (Dutch, 1831-1915) Morning Fishing Boats at Anchor Signed lower right “”H W Mesdag”” Oil on canvas Inscribed with title on a label affixed to the stretcher 24 x 51 inches This work retains its original frame Provenance: Purchased by Eliza Hall Park McCullough and John G. McCullough circa 1900; And by descent in the family; The Park McCullough House Association, 1975 Other Notes: Hendrik Willem Mesdag was the first of the artists to move to The Hague in 1869, followed by Maris, Israels Mauve and Weissenbruch, amongst many others. The group became
Price Realized: $198,400
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Lot 40

John Fabian Carlson (American, 1874-1945) , “May Mo

John Fabian Carlson (American, 1874-1945) Sunrise on the Shore Signed lower right “”John F. Carlson””Signed again dated “”jan, 7th 1917″” and inscribed “”To Susan and Boardman Tyler/ In memory of a very/ wonderful day/ From Margaret G. and John F. Carlson/ with affectionate regard””Oil on board mounted to paperboardUnframed 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inchesTogether with May Morning, Oil on canvasboard, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Estimate: $3,000-5,000 The property of a Prominent New England Family
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Lot 41

Chauncey Foster Ryder (American, 1868-1949)

Chauncey Foster Ryder (American, 1868-1949) Egremont, Massachusetts Signed lower left “”Chauncy F Ryder”” Oil on canvas 12 x 16 inches Estimate: $2,000-4,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $2,790
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Lot 42

Bruce Crane (American, 1857-1937)

Bruce Crane (American, 1857-1937) Spring Walk Signed lower right “”BRUCE CRANE”” Oil on canvas 22 x 32 inches Estimate: $8,000-12,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $8,060
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Lot 43

American School, circa 1850

American School, circa 1850 Holding the Fort Unsigned Oil on canvas Unframed 20 x 16 inches Estimate: $800-1,200 Property from Various Owners
Price Realized: $744
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Lot 44

Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926)

Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926) Wood Nymph with Rabbit UnsignedOil on canvas Byron Price (Director, Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of the American West, University of Oklahoma) has authenticated this painting. 9 x 5 1/4 inches “ Provenance: Trails End Gallery, Pasadena, California;The Hammer Brothers, New York, New York by 1957To Private Collection, circa 1972 Exhibitions: Los Angeles, California, Department of Municipal Art, August 29- September 13, 1957; San Francisco California palace of the Legion of Honor (September ’57); Fine Art Gallery, October 1-12, 1957; Great Falls Montana, The C.M. Russell Foundation, Inc.,
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Lot 45

Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926)

Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926) The Burning of the Tonquin Unsigned Oil on canvas Byron Price (Director, Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of the American West, University of Oklahoma) has authenticated this painting. 7 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches ” Provenance: Trails End Gallery, Pasadena, California; The Hammer Brothers, New York, New York by 1957 To Private Collection, circa 1972 Exhibitions: Los Angeles, California, Department of Municipal Art, August 29- September 13, 1957; San Francisco California palace of the Legion of Honor (September ’57); Fine Art Gallery, October 1-12, 1957; Great Falls Montana,
Price Realized: $22,320
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Lot 46

Walter Farndon (American, 1876-1964)

Walter Farndon (American, 1876-1964) The Old Grist Mill Signed lower left “”Walter Farndon NA”” Inscribed with title and Roslyn, New York verso also inscribed “”From Marie and Walter”” verso Oil on masonite 14 x 18 inches Estimate: $1,500-3,000 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $1,612
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Lot 47

Alexander Helwig Wyant (American, 1836-1892)

Alexander Helwig Wyant (American, 1836-1892) Summer Stream UnsignedOil on canvas Retains the original frame 30 1/8 x 40 1/4 inches Estimate: $5,000-10,000
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Lot 48

Mabel May Woodward (American, 1877-1945)

Mabel May Woodward (American, 1877-1945) Sketching By the Sea Signed lower left “”M. Woodward”” Oil on canvas 10 x 8 inches Estimate: $4,000-6,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $6,820
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Lot 49

Theodore Wores (American, 1859-1939)

Theodore Wores (American, 1859-1939) The Shrine in Spring Signed lower right “”Theodore Wores”” Watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on board 13 x 19 1/2 inches ” Other Notes: Wores was one of the best-known and most admired artists of California, based primarily in San Francisco during his long career. After entering the first classes at the California School of Design in 1874, he went the following year to Munich, Germany, which was second only to Paris for the artistic education of American painters in the 1870’s and ’80’s. Wores trained in the academic manner
Price Realized: $1,240
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Lot 50

John LaFarge (American, 1835-1910)

John LaFarge (American, 1835-1910) Study on the Reef at Tautira, Tahiti , 1891 Unsigned Watercolor and gouache on paper 8 x 9 inches (sight) ” Provenance: Vance Jordan Fine Art, Inc., circa 2002 Exhibitions: Records of Travel, New York, no. 170; Paris, no. 169 John LaFarge’s Second Paradise, Voyages in the South Seas 1890-1891: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, Oct. 19, 2010- January 2, 2011; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, January 22- March 27, 2011, Catalogue number 38 Other Notes: In February of 1891, John LaFarge and Henry Adams were traveling from
Price Realized: $16,120
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Lot 51

John LaFarge (American, 1835-1910)

John LaFarge (American, 1835-1910) Flower Study: Cobaea Scandens (Cup and Saucer Vine), circa 1906UnsignedWatercolor and gouache on brown toned paper 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches Provenance: Vance Jordan Fine Art Inc., New York, NY Estimate: $5,000-7,000
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Lot 52

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Sunrise Signed lower right center “”F. Wagner””Pastel on paper 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
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Lot 53

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940)

Frederick R. Wagner (American, 1864-1940) Path to the Barn Signed lower right “”F. Wagner””Pastel on paper 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches Estimate: $1,000-2,000 Property of Another Owner
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Lot 54

Hayley Lever (American, 1876-1958)

Hayley Lever (American, 1876-1958) Pears Still Life, 1943 Signed and dated lower right “”Hayley Lever 1943″”Signed again, inscribed and dated versoOil on board 16 x 24 1/2 inches Estimate: $4,000-6,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
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Lot 55

George Benjamin Luks (American, 1867-1933)

George Benjamin Luks (American, 1867-1933) Children of the Street Signed lower right “”George Luks”” Inscribed with title verso Oil on canvas 20 x 16 1/8 inches ” Other Notes: Luks made many paintings of working class subjects and scenes of the urban street. Luks’s representations of immigrant shoppers, pushcart peddlers, casual strollers and curious onlookers of the ethnic variety characterized metropolitan, turn-of-the century New York. It was very important for the artists associated with the Ashcan school to depict real life. Luks’s work typifies the ‘real-life’ scenes painted by the Ashcan School artists, in Children
Price Realized: $14,880
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Lot 56

Reginald Marsh (American, 1898-1954)

Reginald Marsh (American, 1898-1954) Two Women on a Boardwalk, 1943 Signed and dated lower right “”R. Marsh 1943″” Watercolor on paper 11 x 9 1/2 inches Provenance: Hudson’s Department Store, Detroit, Michigan Other Notes: Reginald Marsh was known for his depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s through 1950s. Crowded Coney Island beach scenes, popular entertainments such as vaudeville and burlesque, women, and jobless men on the Bowery are subjects that reappear throughout his work. Two Women on the Boardwalk is an iconic example of Marsh’s watercolors from the depression era, his women
Price Realized: $6,200
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Lot 57

Jerome Myers (American, 1867-1940)

Jerome Myers (American, 1867-1940) Carousel, 1930 Signed and dated lower right “”Jerome Myers 1930″” Oil on canvas 25 x 30 inches ” Provenance: Vose Galleries, Boston, MA Other Notes: Myers studied at in Paris and in NY at the Art Students League but his main classroom was the streets of New York’s lower East Side. His strong interest and feelings for the new immigrants and their life resulted in hundreds of drawings, paintings, etchings and watercolors. He capturing the whole panorama of their lives as found outside of the crowded tenements which were their first homes
Price Realized: $47,120
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Lot 57A

George Ford Morris (American, 1873-1960)

George Ford Morris (American, 1873-1960) Byerly Turk, circa 1943 Unsigned Oil on board 23 1/2 x 30 inches Provenance: Collection of the artist, 1943 Thence by descent to Mrs. Patricia Morris Davis, daughter of the artist; Purchased by the current owner from the above, circa 1981 Exhibitions: Washington County Museum of Fine Art, Hagerstown, MD Estimate: $8,000-12,000 Other Notes: George Ford Morris was known for painting famous horses, their owners and their riders. He was largely influenced by artists such as George Stubbs and Benjamin Marshall, and strove to elevate the painting of animal portraits
Price Realized: $10,540
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Lot 58

Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965)

Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965) Beach Photographer, 1930 Signed lower left center “”Milton Avery”” Watercolor and gouache on black paper 17 1/2 x 24 inches (sight) Provenance: Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona Purchased from the gallery by the present owner. Estimate:$20,000-40,000 Property of a Private American Collection
Price Realized: $22,630
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Lot 59

Charles Demuth (American, 1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (American, 1883-1935) Two Men and a Woman on the Beach 1912 Signed and dated lower right “”C. Demuth 1912″” Watercolor over pencil on paper on board 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches (sight) ” Provenance: Durlacher Brothers, New York Purchased from the above by the Estate of a Midwestern collector Exhibitions: New York, NY, The Museum of Modern Art, Charles Demuth, 1950, cat. no. 10 New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Charles Demuth, sometime in 1950, catalogue no. 10-A Retrospective Exhibition March – June 11, 1950 Other Notes: Charles Demuth was
Price Realized: $58,280
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Lot 60

Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965)

Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965) Red Reflections, 1959 Signed and dated lower left “”Milton Avery 1959″” Oil crayon on paper 15 x 22 inches ” Provenance: The Avery Trust; David Barnett gallery; Private Collection” Estimate: $8,000-12,000 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $8,680
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Lot 62

Paul A Grimm (American, 1891-1974)

Paul A Grimm (American, 1891-1974) San Jacinto’s Front Yard Signed lower right “”Paul Grimm””Signed and inscribed with title versoOil on canvas 24 x 30 inches Estimate: $2,500-4,500 Property from Various Owners
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Lot 63

Esteban Vicente (American, 1903-2001)

Esteban Vicente (American, 1903-2001) On Space, 1987 Signed, dated and inscribed with title verso “”Esteban Vicente”” Oil on Canvas 54 x 64 inches Provenance: Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, circa 1988. Purchased by the present owners from the Riva Yares Gallery. Estimate: $30,000-60,000
Price Realized: $65,100
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Lot 64

Aaron Bohrod (American, 1907-1992)

Aaron Bohrod (American, 1907-1992) Mother Earth Signed and dated indistinctly lower right 19..? Oil on masonite 12 x 16 inches ” Provenance: A distinguished Midwest collection. Other Notes: This work is a commentary on organic and inorganic substances-completely has to do with ecology-commentary on our material society and the passage of time. Bohrod studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and Art Students League, he returned to Chicago working as an illustrator in the 1940s. In 1948 he replaced John Stuart Curry as professor of art at the University of Wisconsin, during that time he pursued
Price Realized: $6,200
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Lot 65

Lodewijk Karel Bruckman (Dutch, 1913 – 1980)

Lodewijk Karel Bruckman (Dutch, 1913 – 1980) Egg, 1960 Signed upper right “”Lodewijk / Bruckman / f ’60 t”” Signed, inscribed and dated verso “”Lodewijk Bruckman / Providence / Cape Cod / Mass. / 1960 Tempera on canvas 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches Estimate: $2,000-4,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $1,860
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Lot 66

Roberto Anotonio (Echaurren) Matta (Chilean, 1911-2

Roberto Anotonio (Echaurren) Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002) Topologie de I’illusion, 1990 Signed lower right Signed again, inscribed with title verso Acrylic on canvas 74 1/2 x 82 3/4 inches Please Note: A certificate of authenticity is in process with Germana Matta Ferrari and will be delivered to the successful bidder. We guarantee this work as being by the artist. Provenance: Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, circa 1991 Other Notes: Matta left Chile as a young man, for Paris to study, New York to work and Rome to live his mature years. He did not like
Price Realized: $99,200
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Lot 67

Raphael Soyer (American, 1899-1987)

Raphael Soyer (American, 1899-1987) The Bathrobe Signed lower right “”RAPHAEL SOYER”” Oil on canvas 24 1/2 x 16 inches Estimate: $2,000-3,000 Property of a New Jersey Collection
Price Realized: $2,480
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Lot 68

Lester F. Johnson (American, 1919-2010)

Lester F. Johnson (American, 1919-2010) Three Women Walking Signed lower right “Lester Johnson” Oil on Canvas 30 x 20 inches Estimate: $5,000-10,000 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $6,324
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Lot 69

Nicola Hicks (British, 1960)

Nicola Hicks (British, 1960) Wild Boar Charcoal on brown wrapping paper 39 1/2 x 51 inches “ Provenance: Sold Sotheby’s London, Wed., Nov.26, 1997, Lot 126“ Estimate: $4,000-6,000
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Lot 70

Jean-Paul Riopelle (Canadian, 1923-2002)

Jean Paul Riopelle (Canadian, 1923-2002) Folâtre, 1957 Signed lower right “Riopelle” 23 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches ” Provenance: Jane Kahan Gallery; Purchased by the present owner from above, 1992 Literature: Michel Waldberg, Yseult Riopelle, Monique Brunet-Weinmann, François Odermatt (Editor), Jean Paul Riopelle : catalogue raisonné, Montreal : Hibou Éditeurs, 1999, Cat No. 1957-059, illustrated Other Notes: Riopelle was a member of the group Les Automatistes (founded by Montreal artist Paul-Emile Bourduas, the group was influenced by Surrealism and its theory of automatism). This movement was seen as the beginning of Canadian Modern Art. Many of
Price Realized: $173,600
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Lot 71

Robert Arthur Goodnough (American, 1917-2010)

Robert Arthur Goodnough (American, 1917-2010) Abduction By Boat, 1963 (A Tondo) Signed and dated lower right “”Goodnough / ’63″” Signed, dated and inscribed with title verso Oil on canvas 47 inches, diameter Estimate: $2,000-4,000 Property of Various Owners
Price Realized: $4,960
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Lot 72

John M. Johansen (American, b. 1916)

John M. Johansen (American, b. 1916) Modernist Edifice, 1953 Signed and dated lower left “”John MacL. Johansen / ’53″”Watercolor and gouache on paper 26 x 19 inches (sight) “ Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist;By decent in the Family “ Estimate: $2,000-4,000
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Lot 73

Ilya Bolotowsky (Russian-American, 1907-1981)

Ilya Bolotowsky (Russian-American, 1907-1981) Geometric Abstraction, 1953 Signed lower right “”I. Bolotowsky / 53″” Mixed media on cardboard 7 1/2 x 10 inches Estimate: $3,000-5,000
Price Realized: $21,080
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