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1Lot 1: Yeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman ClarkYeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman ClarkLot 1: Yeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman Clark

Yeu-Qua or Yeuqua (Chinese, fl. 1860-1885) miniature watercolor portrait of young Kate Freeman Clark (Mississippi/New York, 1875-1957), in original studio paper and silk frame and case with Yeu-Qua label, Hong Kong. Miss Clark, depicted at about 6 years of age, is posed standing next to a short column with green plant, and is dressed in a white lace dress with blue sash and matching headband. Original label is pasted to silk covered case and includes cleaning instructions along with the painter's studio address. A faint pencil inscription notes this painting was copied from a "photo" of the little girl. Portrait – 5" H x 3 1/4 " W. Case – 7" H x 5 3/4" W. Circa 1880. Note: Kate Freeman Clark was from a prominent Mississippi family. She grew up to become a painter who studied with William Merritt Chase, and eventually turned her home into a museum that still bears her name in Holly Springs, MS. CONDITION: The painting itself is in excellent condition, with some paper containing Chinese text adhered en verso. The paper "frame" has some grime and edge chipping and has come detached from the actual painting. Case with some grime and moderate wear, fraying at spine. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
22Lot 22: 8 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll Paintings8 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll PaintingsLot 22: 8 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll Paintings

Eight (8) Chinese Yao ceremonial temple watercolor and gouache scroll paintings, some with gold leaf highlights, including one (1) depicting a larger male figure on a dragon and holding a knife, surrounded by foliage and smaller figures engaged in various activities; one (1) larger figure, possibly a demon, brandishing a weapon with two smaller guards before him; one (1) depicting an elderly man or scholar surrounded by a flaming halo and prayer slips affixed to him, with two smaller haloed figures before him; one (1) depicting a larger male figure riding a dragon with a dagger in one hand, two equestrian figures before him; one (1) depicting the human life cycle; two (2) depicting groups of several people, one (1) with male figures surrounded by flaming halos in the top register, and one (1) depicting a male figure, possibly Zhang Daoling, atop a tigerall surrounded by decorative scrolling cloud borders. Black Chinese characters, en verso. All with top string loops for hanging. Approximately 44 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. All items 19th century. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with holes, general wear, fading, dampstaining, and tears, largest 1/2" x 12", to be expected from age and manner of use. Later repair across top of man on tiger painting. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,000.00
23Lot 23: 9 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll Paintings9 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll PaintingsLot 23: 9 Chinese Yao Ceremonial Temple Scroll Paintings

Nine (9) Chinese Yao ceremonial temple watercolor and gouache scroll paintings, some with gold leaf highlights, including one (1) depicting an elderly man surrounded by a flaming halo with two smaller haloed figures before him;one (1) depicting a larger figure, possibly a demon, brandishing an axe with two smaller guards before him; one (1) depicting a haloed man riding a dragon; one (1) depicting two larger male figures, both haloed, one with a flaming halo, surrounded by smaller figures engaged in various activities; one (1) depicting an elderly man surrounded by a flaming halo holding a flower and Chinese prayer slips affixed to him, with two smaller haloed figures before him; one (1) depicting an elderly man surrounded by a flaming halo with two smaller haloed figures before him; one (1) depicting two larger male figures, both haloed, one with a flaming halo, surrounded by smaller figures engaged in various activities; one (1) depicting a man on horseback holding a sword, his helmet surrounded by a flaming halo; and one (1) depicting an man surrounded by a flaming halo and Chinese prayer slips affixed to him, with two smaller haloed figures before him, all surrounded by decorative scrolling borders. Black Chinese characters, en verso. All with top string loops for hanging. Approximately 44 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. All items 19th century. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with holes, general wear, fading, dampstaining, and tears, largest 1 3/4" x 8", to be expected from age and manner of use. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
24Lot 24: Hiroshige Woodblock Print, Poem by Sojo HenjoHiroshige Woodblock Print, Poem by Sojo HenjoLot 24: Hiroshige Woodblock Print, Poem by Sojo Henjo

Utagawa Hiroshige also Ando Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858) color woodblock print on laid-lined paper titled "Poem by Sojo Henjo: The Shirabyoshi Dancer Hotoke Gozen" from the "Ornamental Papers Patterned After the 100 Poets" series in collaboration with other artists, originally published by Ibaya Sensaburo, 1845-1849. Depicts Hotoke Gozen (1160-1180), a Shirabyoshi dancer, dressed in an elaborate kimono in a kneeling position with a fan and a sword in a room, below top panel with poetic inscription by Yoshimine no Munesada, better known as Henjo (816-890), a Japanese waka poet and Buddhist priest, reading "Let the winds of heaven/Blow through the paths among the clouds/And close their gates./Then for a while I could detain/These messengers in maiden form." Printed artist's signature and red seal, lower right, with censor, publisher, and block cutter seals, lower left and right. 14 1/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Meiji Period. Note: This print was reproduced from the original Edo Period print specifically for circulation in a magazine subscription during the Meiji Period. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Toning, few minute foxing spots. Strong colors, good register and impression, average bleed through en verso. Center fold line and six pin prick to be expected from manner of distribution. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
28Lot 28: Luristan Whetstone with Bronze Ibex HandleLuristan Whetstone with Bronze Ibex HandleLot 28: Luristan Whetstone with Bronze Ibex Handle

Ancient Near East cast bronze whetstone finial handle depicting the forequarters of a couchant Ibex with elongated neck and stylized high-arching horns. Original bar shaped whetstone (used for sharpening knives). Sits in a later ebonized wood and metal display stand with old Sotheby's New York sales sticker to underside. 3" H x 7" W x 3/4" D. In stand: 6 3/4" H x 5" W x 1 3/4" D. Northwestern Iran, Luristan, ca. 1000 BCE. Provenance: The Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition with possible repair/re-attachment to one horn. Stone with expected smooth edges and abraded sides. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
29Lot 29: Egyptian Faience UshabtiEgyptian Faience UshabtiLot 29: Egyptian Faience Ushabti

Egyptian blue-green mold formed faience Ushabti, mummiform with headdress and worn hieroglyphics to lower half, probably 26th Dynasty, Reign of Amasis, 570-527 BC. Later frosted fiberglass stand. 7 1/2" H, with stand, 8 1/4" H. Provenance: The Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: Loss to portion of nose and part of 1 finger, small dark spot to hair, other minor nicks and abrasions, fading to glaze pigmentation, wear to hieroglyphic text and some finer details particularly the glaze at lower corner. Light earthen deposits throughout. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
97Lot 97: 2 French Gilt Bronze Sculptures, Joan of Arc & Cherub2 French Gilt Bronze Sculptures, Joan of Arc & CherubLot 97: 2 French Gilt Bronze Sculptures, Joan of Arc & Cherub

Two (2) French Gilt Bronze sculptures, including Joan of Arc and a Cherub. 1st item: Sculpture depicting Joan of Arc standing by a tree with a downward gaze, attired in her armor and holding her sword to her chest. Unsigned. 12" H x 4 3/4" W x 4 3/4" D. 2nd item: Dore bronze sculpture depicting a cherub reclining on a naturalistic ground holding a grape cluster. Unsigned. 5 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W x 4" D. Both items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with a few minor scattered areas of loss to gilt finish. Scabbard for sword missing. 2nd item: Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
98Lot 98: Cold Painted Vienna Bronze Rabbit in BasketCold Painted Vienna Bronze Rabbit in BasketLot 98: Cold Painted Vienna Bronze Rabbit in Basket

Vienna cold painted bronze figure depicting a rabbit seated upon a round, handled basket. Base stamped "4", no makers marks. 5 1/2" H x 10 1/4" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Scattered areas of minute paint loss to rabbit. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
99Lot 99: Jacques Vallin Oil on Canvas Classical LandscapeJacques Vallin Oil on Canvas Classical LandscapeLot 99: Jacques Vallin Oil on Canvas Classical Landscape

Attributed to Jacques Antoine Vallin (Paris, 1760-1831) oil on canvas classical landscape painting titled en verso "Telemaque et Mentor dans l'ile de Calypso" (Telemachus and Mentor in the island of Calypso) and "Telemaque instruisant les bergers" (Telemachus Instructing the Shepherds). Depicting a teacher seated and attired in a red robe with his student who is seated on the ground with his dog and books, listening intently while holding a staff to the center, with classical ruins, trees, and a flock of sheep in the background. Housed in a gilt wood frame with oval spandrel with applied corner elements. Brass artist plaque to lower edge. Old French paper label en verso with artist's information and titles en verso. Sight – 23" H x 19" W. Framed – 29 5/8 " H x 26 1/4" W. 2 1/4" D. Artist's Biography (Adapted from the National Gallery, London): Jacques Vallin entered the school of the French Academy in Paris in about 1775 where he was instructed by Drevet, Callet and Renou. He subsequently exhibited at the Salon between 1791 and 1827. Note: Both Telemachus and Mentor are characters from Greek poem "The Odyssey", attributed to Homer. CONDITION: Painting with overall light craquelure. Losses to beaded frame liner, frame likely with older re-gilding. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
100Lot 100: Manner of Brusasorci, The Risen ChristManner of Brusasorci, The Risen ChristLot 100: Manner of Brusasorci, The Risen Christ

Italian School, 17th century, Manner of Felice Riccio or Felice Rizzo (Italian, 1540-1605), also known as Il Brusasorci, oval oil on slate painting of Christ Triumphant, risen from ruins of a tomb with flag in hand and a figure in the background shielding her eyes with her arm. Later giltwood molded frame with egg and dart moldings and textured spandrels, and partial red wax seal en verso. Sight – 15" H x 10 3/4" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: UV light reveals significant overpainting to Christ figure and 1" spot of overpaint to background. Frame overpainted with shrinkage to spandrels, scattered wear and small losses to edges. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,100.00
101Lot 101: Attr. Pietro Testa, Old Master Pen and Ink Figure DrawingAttr. Pietro Testa, Old Master Pen and Ink Figure DrawingLot 101: Attr. Pietro Testa, Old Master Pen and Ink Figure Drawing

Attributed to Pietro Testa (Italy, 1612-1650) Baroque pen and ink sketch or study on laid paper, depicting male figures ranging from young to old, in various poses. Unsigned. Bears black ink stamp for the collection of the Earl of Dalhousie lower left. Mounted onto cardstock within a gilt and black drawn "frame" and light blue mat, with pencil inscriptions lower left of mat reading "Pietro Testa" and lower right "Coll. Earl of Dalhousie". Additionally pencil inscribed en verso of cardstock "Pietro Testa, Coll. Earl of Dalhousie". Housed in a gilt wood frame with beige mat; label en verso of backing board for Kennedy Galleries, New York. Drawing – 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W. Sight w/ Mat – 8 3/8" H x 5 7/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 13" W. Provenance: a New York record producer's estate, acquired in the 1960s from Kennedy Galleries. Note: The Earl of Dalhousie collection stamp was discovered in two 18th century albums of Italian drawings dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. These were acquired by P. and D. Colnaghi & Company, London in 1922. The first album was sold in individual sheets by Cassirer of Berlin and the second album was transferred to the Frits Lugt collection. Remnants of the two albums were sold in 1955 by Sotheby's London. (Source: http://www.marquesdecollections.fr/detail.cfm/marque/6509/total/1). Biography: Pietro Testa was among the most renowned Italian printmakers and draftsmen of the 1600s. Testa studied with Domenichino and with Pietro da Cortona, who was highly influential on his drawing but who ultimately dismissed Testa due to his difficult personality. He also came into contact with Poussin, who influenced his style of painting. Seeking patronage, he traveled between Lucca and Rome, often supporting himself by making prints characterized, like his paintings, by numerous human figures engaged in a variety of actions. Back in Rome by 1638, he finally received several public commissions for paintings including the "Presentation of the Virgin," c. 1642, for the Buonvisi Chapel (now in the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg) and the "Vision of Sant'Angelo Carmelitano" c. 1646 at S. Martino ai Monti, Rome. However, his work failed to receive full public recognition, and he is said to have grown despondent and drowned himself in the Tiber River in 1650 (source: the J. Paul Getty Museum; British Museum). CONDITION: Sketch is adhered to a cardstock backing within a gilt and black drawn "frame". Small fold with loss lower right corner; light stains/abrasions at some far edges. Light toning throughout. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
102Lot 102: Flemish School Old Master O/B, Christ and The VirginFlemish School Old Master O/B, Christ and The VirginLot 102: Flemish School Old Master O/B, Christ and The Virgin

Flemish Old Master oil on board, school of Marten de Vos (1532-1603), titled en verso "Le Christ et la Vierge" or Christ and the Virgin. Depicting Christ seated and teaching from the Holy Scriptures to a female, the Virgin Mary. Latin inscription to the upper center, the Latin word "Eccfefia" (Crowns) to the left of the Mary, monogram signature to the right of Christ. Three old paper labels en verso, one partially illegible but attributes painting to Marten de Vos, one French label with artist name, title, and medium, and one German label with artist name, title and medium. Verso additionally with incised initials "FH and EW" together with an incised crown and an old wax seal. Housed in a modern carved gilt wood frame with foliate corners. Sight – 25 1/4" H x 34 1/8" W. Framed – 31 1/2" H x 40 1/4" W. 16th/17th century. CONDITION: Professionally restored in 1989 by Faye Wrubel, Art Institute of Chicago. Complete restoration report and photos available upon request. There are presently 3 areas of wood shrinkage visible to the painting along with the previous repaired splits. [See more photos →]

$7,200.00$7,800.00
103Lot 103: Albrecht Durer Woodcut, Christ Before HerodAlbrecht Durer Woodcut, Christ Before HerodLot 103: Albrecht Durer Woodcut, Christ Before Herod

Albrecht Durer (German, 1471-1528), "Christ before Herod" from the "Small Passion," circa 1511, woodcut on laid paper, depicting Christ being brought before the ruler Herod Antipas after his arrest. Artist monogram and date 1509 lower left, in image. Stamp en verso of paper backing for Whitehead & Mangan Rare Prints, New York, with label dating this print to 1511 (Bartsch #31). Housed under glass in a gilt wood frame. Sheet – 4 7/8" H x 3 7/8" W. Framed – 13 3/8" H x 14" W. CONDITION: Trimmed to image; 1/8" tear and black stain or infill color at left edge (on soldier's back). Hinge mounted. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
104Lot 104: Illuminated Miniature from Book of Hours – BurialIlluminated Miniature from Book of Hours – BurialLot 104: Illuminated Miniature from Book of Hours – Burial

Illuminated Medieval manuscript on vellum, framed leaf from a Book of Hours c. 1465, depicting a burial service. Border composed of colorful floral and vine motif with figures including a wolf in Dominican habit, birds and fruit including strawberry (representing perfect righteousness). Verso blank. 6 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W (170 x 122 mm). Framed – 15 3/4" H x 12 3/4" W. Note: A card accompanying this piece states it was intended to accompany "The Office of the Dead," a religious prayer offering for dead loved ones, and attributes it to the Southern Netherlands, c. 1460-1470. Provenance: Private Southern estate, ex-Charles Edwin Puckett. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light toning and discoloration, upper edge appears to have been clipped. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
105Lot 105: Illuminated Miniature Painting on Vellum, The NativityIlluminated Miniature Painting on Vellum, The NativityLot 105: Illuminated Miniature Painting on Vellum, The Nativity

The Nativity, illuminated Renaissance manuscript on vellum. Framed full page miniature leaf, from a Book of Hours, with ruled Latin text en verso, with initials, paragraph markers and endings illuminated by hand in gold, on grounds of blue and/or magenta. Depicts the Holy Family of the Bible with newly born Christ Child, watched over by cow and donkey. A card accompanying this item states that the book was printed in France c. 1512 by Gilles Hardouyn and handpainted in the workshop of Germain Hardouyn, brother of the printer and a skilled illuminator (ref. Bohatta #913, Lancomb #204). Professionally framed under glass in a burlwood molded frame, float mounted, with gilt-lined ivory double mat and window en verso. Sheet – 8 7/8" H x 5 7/8" W (225 mm x 150 mm). Framed – 15 3/4" H x 12 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Southern estate, ex-Charles Edwin Puckett. CONDITION: Vellum exhibits some light toning, some light scattered foxing at left edge, overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
106Lot 106: 18th c. English School Portrait of a Woman, O/C18th c. English School Portrait of a Woman, O/CLot 106: 18th c. English School Portrait of a Woman, O/C

18th century English school oil on canvas half length portrait of a woman, formerly attributed to William Hogarth (British, 1697-1764) and titled "Portrait of Mrs. Hogarth." Depicts a young dark haired woman seated and attired in a fine burgundy dress with lace fichu, cap, and bell sleeves, wearing a taupe silk wrap and set against a plain dark backdrop. Old paper museum labels for The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota en verso of stretcher and frame. Housed in an ornate period gilt carved and gesso Louis XVI style frame. Placard fixed to lower inner edge of frame reads "Wm Hogarth – Portrait of Mrs. Hogarth." Sight – 30" H x 24 5/8" W. Framed – 43 1/2" H x 38 1/2" W. Note: According to 2016 correspondence between the consignor and an archivist at the Walker Art Center, as early as 1907 this painting was originally part of the personal art collection of lumber baron T. B. Walker, whose collection formed the basis of what is now the Walker Art Center. It was illustrated in a 1927 catalogue as a circa 1730 portrait of Mrs. Hogarth by William Hogarth, but deaccessioned sometime after 1951, when museum officials changed the artist attribution to "English School, 18th century." CONDITION: Painting with overall light craquelure to canvas with areas of exfoliation to bow and right arm of the subject. Some inpainting noted to upper left corner with scattered wear and minor losses to perimeter. UV light indicates possible inpaint to exposed chest skin area. Frame with overall scattered wear, craquelure, and multiple losses, particularly to carved center and corner ornaments. [See more photos →]

$3,400.00$3,800.00
107Lot 107: William Oliver O/C Painting, Spanish LoversWilliam Oliver O/C Painting, Spanish LoversLot 107: William Oliver O/C Painting, Spanish Lovers

William Oliver the Younger (France/United Kingdom, 1823-1901) oil on canvas painting depicting a smiling, dark haired young beauty, seated upon a bench and attired in a white dress with an elaborate black lace wrap, with a pink rose behind her left ear and a holding a fan in her left hand; a man attired in a black hat and brown cloak leans on the edge of the bench behind her, gazing attentively. Signed and dated "W. Oliver 1878" lower left. Housed in an elaborate and possibly original gilt carved and gesso rococo style frame. Sight – 17 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W. Framed – 24 3/4" H x 21 1/2" W. CONDITION: Painting in overall good condition with an old wax relining, scattered craquelure. Circular shaped fiber in varnish layer, top right quadrant. Frame with minor gilt losses to the upper right corner and losses with gilt touch up and losses to all of the rear corners. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
108Lot 108: Camille Pissarro Etching, Three Women BathingCamille Pissarro Etching, Three Women BathingLot 108: Camille Pissarro Etching, Three Women Bathing

Camille Pissarro (Danish/French, 1830-1903) etching on laid paper, titled Les Trois Baigneuses (Three Women Bathing, 1895). Depicts three women bathing in an outdoor setting. Artist ink stamp lower left and pencil numbered 13/20 lower right of etching. Additionally pencil numbered and inscribed "D 117 Les trois baigneuses" lower left of sheet (probable reference to Delteil 117; Delteil notes only several lifetime impressions in the two states, plus only 20 posthumous impressions). Housed in a black wooden frame with gilt fillet. Plate – 6 5/8" H x 5" W. Sheet – 10 3/4" H x 8 3/4" W. Sight – 7 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. Framed – 19 7/8" H x 15 7/8" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Note: the etching "Les Trois Baigneuses", numbered 15/20, is in the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, accession no. 133.2004. CONDITION: Etching overall very good condition. Toning around the perimeter of the plate. Scattered minor abrasions to the frame. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
109Lot 109: U. Brunelleschi O/C, Serenading MusiciansU. Brunelleschi O/C, Serenading MusiciansLot 109: U. Brunelleschi O/C, Serenading Musicians

Umberto Brunelleschi (France/Italy, 1879-1949) large oil on canvas painting depicting two male and female musicians in the foreground, playing their instruments, positioned alongside a mother and baby. The male musician peers directly at the viewer, while the female musician appears to gaze wistfully at a European village set in the center background. The baby wears a pink gown with coral hanging from a cord around its neck, matching the ribbons from the mother's white dress. Over half the background is dominated by a brilliant blue cloud-streaked sky. Signed in stylized lettering "Brunelleschi" and dated "1906" in Roman numerals lower left. Housed under glass in a giltwood carved scroll and oak leaf frame. Sight – 36 1/4" H x 44 3/4" W. Framed – 44 1/2" H x 53" W. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. Biography: Umberto Brunelleschi was born in Montemurlo, Italy, and studied at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence. He moved to Paris in 1900 with Ardengo Soffici where he soon established himself as a printer, book illustrator, set and costume designer. He worked for Le Rire as a caricaturist (often under the pseudonyms Aroun-al-Raxid or Aron-al-Rascid). He was also a contributor to many of the deluxe French fashion publications including Journal des Dames et Des Modes, La Vie Parisienne, Gazette du Bon Ton and Les Feuillets d'Art. In the 1920's he diversified into set and costume designs for the Folies Bergere, the Casino de Paris, the Theatre du Chatelet and theaters in New York City, Germany, and in his native country. In Italy, he worked for Opera Houses such as La Scala in Milan, and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence. He created costumes for Josephine Baker. Umberto Brunelleschi died 1949 in Paris, France. CONDITION: Painting is in overall good condition and is housed under glass. Craquelure and exfoliation to the green robe of the male musician and to the pink dress of child. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$8,500.00
110Lot 110: Maude Kaufman Eggemeyer Oil, Nude WomanMaude Kaufman Eggemeyer Oil, Nude WomanLot 110: Maude Kaufman Eggemeyer Oil, Nude Woman

Maude or Maud Kaufman Eggemeyer (American/Indiana, 1877-1959) oil on canvas portrait of a nude woman, seated across a sheet-draped chair with her back to the viewer, her long brunette hair flowing across her open arms. Signed lower right "Maud K. Eggemeyer." Additionally signed en verso. Later giltwood molded frame. Canvas – 30" square. Framed – 33" Square. Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: Overall good condition with original, slightly brittle canvas; scattered fine crackle lines and craquelure; a few extraneous scattered tiny paint spots and a few small light lines, including possible pencil lines, to subject's back and one light line to background, upper right corner; scattered pinpoint sized flakes ( a couple appear to have been inpainted) – most are right side, center, in background. Some discoloration spots verso of canvas. A few minor nicks and abrasions to frame including a 1/2" loss upper left corner. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
111Lot 111: Clyde Singer O/C Painting, Masterpiece at the MetClyde Singer O/C Painting, Masterpiece at the MetLot 111: Clyde Singer O/C Painting, Masterpiece at the Met

Clyde Singer (Ohio, 1908-1999) oil on canvas painting titled "Masterpiece at the Met" depicting two women and an elderly man viewing an old master painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Signed "C. Singer" lower right. Label en verso or The Bonfoey Company, Cincinnati, OH, with title, artist's name, and date "1969" en verso. Housed in a wooden frame with gilt paint, an off white linen liner, and a giltwood rabbet edge. Sight – 17 5/8" square. Framed – 25" square. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Areas of rubbing, largest 1", top left to center left edges of canvas. 1/2" smudge or brown stain, lower left near woman's leg. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
112Lot 112: Joseph Vorst WPA Mural Study, O/B – Hutchinson's WheatbeltJoseph Vorst WPA Mural Study, O/B – Hutchinson's WheatbeltLot 112: Joseph Vorst WPA Mural Study, O/B – Hutchinson's Wheatbelt

Joseph Paul Vorst (Missouri, 1897-1947) WPA era oil on board mural study painting titled "Hutchingsons Wheatbelt" depicting several workers processing bundles of wheat with a grain elevator and industrial facilities in the background. Signed "J. Vorst" lower left. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with a trapezoidal artist and title placard, lower center. Sight – 16 3/4" H x 35 3/4" W. Framed – 23 1/2" H x 42" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Born in Essen, Germany, Joseph Vorst was a portrait and mural painter, block printer, and illustrator. He studied at the Folkwang Academy in Essen and the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin. He settled in St. Louis, Missouri, and exhibited widely including the Corcoran Gallery biennials, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Kansas City Art Institute." (source: Peter Falk, editor, "Who Was Who in American Art."). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with minute areas of paint loss, right edge of board. Natural age shrinkage to frame. [See more photos →]

$4,000.00$4,400.00
113Lot 113: Henry Hintermeister O/C, Statue of Liberty & Farmer w/ PlowHenry Hintermeister O/C, Statue of Liberty & Farmer w/ PlowLot 113: Henry Hintermeister O/C, Statue of Liberty & Farmer w/ Plow

Henry (Hy Jr.) Hintermeister (New York, 1897-1970) oil on canvas illustration landscape painting depicting a farmer pausing in the act of plowing a field to wave at a passing airplane, foreground, with fields and blue mountain ranges surmounted by the monumental image of the Statue of Liberty against a cloudy blue sky in the background. Signed "Hy. Hintermeister" lower left. Includes a handwritten note card with artist's information. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 21 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W. Framed – 27" H x 36" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Henry Hintermeister was born in 1897 in New York. His father John Henry Hintermeister was an illustrator as well. Father and son often worked as a duo, from the 1890's to the 1940's, under the pseudonym Hy Hintermeister. They became well known producing over 1,000 of illustrations; John Henry and Henry were often compared to Norman Rockwell with their illustration storytelling. The duo produced a series of calendars depicting American history from 1775-1787. They used identical signatures making their illustrations nearly impossible to distinguish. As a solo artist, Henry Hintermeister is most known for American themed paintings as well as his paintings of animals". (source: AskArt). CONDITION: Overall good condition with visible stretcher mark across the top of the canvas. 2 3/4" area of paint loss, top left edge. Abrasions, largest 5", to surface of canvas. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
114Lot 114: C. Curry Bohm O/C Harbor Scene, LoadingC. Curry Bohm O/C Harbor Scene, LoadingLot 114: C. Curry Bohm O/C Harbor Scene, Loading

Claude Curry Bohm (Tennessee/Indiana, 1894-1971) impressionistic oil on canvas maritime painting titled “Loading,” depicting a group of fishermen on a dock preparing to board two fishing boats moored in the water, possibly a Gloucester, Massachusetts scene. Signed “C Curry Bohm” lower left. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 19 1/8″ H x 23 1/4″ W. Framed – 25 1/2″ H x 29 1/4″ W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Claude Curry Bohm was born in Nashville, Tennessee and grew up in New Orleans. He studied at the National Academy with Edward F. Timmons and at the Chicago Art Institute. After living and working for awhile in Chicago he moved to Brown County, Indiana in the 1930s, where he painted and taught. He also spent time painting in his home state of Tennessee, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and, in later years, Mexico. He was a member of numerous art associations and won several prizes including Outstanding Watercolor in the Indiana Artists’ Club in 1945, a gold medal in 1931 in the Palette and Chisel Academy, the Frederick M. Vance Memorial Award from the Brown County Art Gallery, the Chicago Municipal Art League Prize; the Edward Rector Memorial from the Hoosier Salon; the Lawrence A. Downs Prize; the Tri Kappa Purchase Prize; Daughters of Indiana Award; and the Hoosier Salon Summer Landscape Prize. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with scattered minor areas of loss/abrasions. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
115Lot 115: Emile Gruppe O/C Harbor Scene, GloucesterEmile Gruppe O/C Harbor Scene, GloucesterLot 115: Emile Gruppe O/C Harbor Scene, Gloucester

Emile Albert Gruppe (American/Massachusetts, 1876-1978) oil on canvas maritime painting titled "Gloucester," depicting a harbor scene with figures gathering on a dock, where two sailboats are moored. Other boats sail in the distance, with the opposite shore visible in the background and a cloudy blue sky overhead. Signed "Emile A. Gruppe" lower left. Housed in a 22K gold leaf hand-carved frame. Sight – 24 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 34 1/4" H x 39" W. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. Biography: The son of landscape artist Charles Gruppe, Emile Gruppe became a renowned artist in his own right and one of the most important Rockport School artists. In addition to being raised by an artistic father, he was also educated in art at The Hague in the Netherlands and in New York City at the National Academy of Design and The Arts Students League. He also received instruction from artists George Bridgman, Charles Chapman, Richard Miller and John F. Carlson, with whom he would later establish the Gruppe Summer School in Gloucester, Massachusetts (1942). He made his permanent studio in Gloucester. Gruppes's prolific career brought him many awards and memberships. He was a member of the Allied Artists of America, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the North Shore Art Association, the Gloucester Society of Artists, the Rochester Art Association, the Sarasota Art Association, the St. Augustine Art Association, and the Salmagundi Club of New York. His paintings are in numerous private and public collections, including the White House. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Canvas has been relined. 1/4" area of paint loss to right side of sailboat, center right. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$10,000.00
116Lot 116: Jay H. Connaway O/B, Launching Boat, Monhegan, MEJay H. Connaway O/B, Launching Boat, Monhegan, MELot 116: Jay H. Connaway O/B, Launching Boat, Monhegan, ME

Jay Hall Connaway (Maine/Arizona/Indiana, 1893-1970) oil on artist's board maritime painting titled "Launching Boat, Monhegan, ME" or "Fishermen," depicting a group of fishermen with rowboats on a shore, foreground, preparing to launch into the surf as clouds gather overhead. Signed "Connaway" lower right. Possible additional signature with titles, en verso of board, along with old Christie's auction label. Housed in a wooden frame with mottled red paint and an off white wooden rabbet edge. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 22 1/2" H x 26 1/4" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Jay Hall Connaway was born in Liberty, Indiana, and was known for his coastal life and marine scenery artwork. After studying at the Art Institute of Indianapolis and at the Art Students League in New York with William Merritt Chase, Connaway traveled throughout the United States, taking a number of blue collar jobs including a doryman in a fishing fleet. He was injured in World War I but continued to help with the war effort as a cartographer and medical draughtsman. After the war, he studied in Paris at the Academie Julian and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He eventually settled on Monhegan Island, a place he and his family inhabited year-round from 1931 until 1947. His work was featured in 85 one-man shows and is in a number of Northeastern museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Source: AskArt). CONDITION: Overall good condition with yellowing, some grime, and scattered minute foxing spots to varnish layer. Board is loose in frame, left edge. Some minor areas of loss to frame, largest 5/8", to rabbet edge. Two stickers, including Christie's auction label, affixed to bottom edge of frame. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
117Lot 117: Leo Blake O/B Large Gloucester Harbor SceneLeo Blake O/B Large Gloucester Harbor SceneLot 117: Leo Blake O/B Large Gloucester Harbor Scene

Leo L. Blake (American, 1887-1976), "Gloucester Harbor," oil on masonite harbor scene, depicting figures working on moored boats, one named Rosetta, under a mostly clear sky with seagulls overhead and in the foreground. Signed "Leo L. Blake," lower right. Housed in a hand carved, ivory painted wood frame with raised silvered molding, probably also made by the artist. Accompanied by the original sales receipt titling this work "Gloucester Harbor," "To Annette," with sales price of $280 in 1958. Sight – 28" H x 30" W. Framed – 33" H x 35" W. Note: this is the larger of two Leo Blake oil paintings titled "Gloucester Harbor" in this auction from the estate of Earl and Annette Bruhn of Chicago, close friends of the late artist. A watercolor painting and archive of this artist are also being sold in this auction. Artist biography: Leo B. Blake studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1908-1912, and began his career in illustration and commercial art. In 1933, he relocated to New England and set up a studio in the Berkshires, where he focused on painting landscapes and taught classes, including at Williams College (1937-1941) and the Berkshire Museum (1943-1953). Blake was a member of numerous organizations including the Pittsfield Art League (where he served as president), the North Shore Arts Association, the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, and the American Artists Professional League. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club, and the Berkshire Museum. CONDITION: Overall good condition, areas of craquelure lower left and center, 2 1/2" scratch lower left near frame edge. [See more photos →]

$2,000.00$2,400.00
118Lot 118: Leo Blake O/B Harbor Scene, Ships in GloucesterLeo Blake O/B Harbor Scene, Ships in GloucesterLot 118: Leo Blake O/B Harbor Scene, Ships in Gloucester

Leo Blake (American, 1887-1976), "Ships in Gloucester," oil on board depicting of several boats docked in Gloucester Harbor, under a cloudless blue sky. Signed "Leo B. Blake" lower right. Molded whitewashed frame with gilt accents. Label en verso for the The American Artists Professional League for American Art, along with another label, possibly an exhibition label, with title and number S-14. Panel – 16" H x 18" W. Framed – 19 1/2" H x 21 1/2" W. Note: This is the smaller of two Leo Blake oil paintings titled "Gloucester Harbor" in this auction from the estate of Earl and Annette Bruhn, who were close friends of the late artist. A watercolor painting and archive of this artist are also being sold in this auction. Artist biography: Leo B. Blake studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1908-1912, and began his career in illustration and commercial art. In 1933, he relocated to New England and set up a studio in the Berkshires, where he focused on painting landscapes and taught classes, including at Williams College (1937-1941) and the Berkshire Museum (1943-1953). Blake was a member of numerous organizations including the Pittsfield Art League (where he served as president), the North Shore Arts Association, the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, and the American Artists Professional League. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club, and the Berkshire Museum. CONDITION: Scattered craquelure, mainly in left and right lower quadrants; otherwise very good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,400.00
119Lot 119: George Matthew Breustle O/C Painting, Impressionist LandscapeGeorge Matthew Breustle O/C Painting, Impressionist LandscapeLot 119: George Matthew Breustle O/C Painting, Impressionist Landscape

George Matthew Bruestle (New York/Connecticut, 1871-1939), "A September Day," impressionistic oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a bank of trees at the edge of a body of water, with hills or a small mountain range, in the background. A partly cloudy sky with a trace of pink is overhead. Signed "Geo. M. Bruestle" lower left. Housed in a period molded Rococo style giltwood frame with stamp en verso. Sight – 17 3/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Framed – 26 1/2" H x 32 1/2" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with buckling to center of canvas, craquelure. Canvas has been relined. Areas of loss to frame. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
120Lot 120: Carl R. Krafft O/C Painting, Autumn LandscapeCarl R. Krafft O/C Painting, Autumn LandscapeLot 120: Carl R. Krafft O/C Painting, Autumn Landscape

Carl Rudolph Krafft (Illinois/Pennsylvania/Ohio, 1884-1938) oil on canvas autumn landscape painting depicting a stream winding through a grove of trees into a larger body of water, with a small village and mountain range, background, and partly cloudy sky overhead. Signed "Carl R. Krafft" with possible thumbprint, lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with molded corner decoration. Sight – 23 5/8" H x 26 5/8" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 32 1/2" W. American, first half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Carl Krafft painted landscapes in primarily the Midwest including Illinois and Brown County, Indiana. In 1912 he visited the Ozarks of South Central Missouri with fellow painter Rudolph Ingerle and the two eventually established an important art colony there called the Society of Ozark Painters. Krafft also founded the Municipal Art League in Springfield, Missouri and the Oak Park Art League. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with stretcher marks visible across top of canvas. Frame with natural age shrinkage and minor areas of loss, largest 5/8". [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,600.00
121Lot 121: American School, 19th C. Steamboat PaintingAmerican School, 19th C. Steamboat PaintingLot 121: American School, 19th C. Steamboat Painting

American School, mid 19th century small oil on canvas painting depicting a paddlewheel steamboat with the initials O.C.M. Unsigned. Housed in a molded git wood frame. Sight: 5 1/2" H x 8" W. Framed: 9 1/4" H x 12" W. Provenance: The collection of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition. Frame with some slight seam separation to two corners and minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
122Lot 122: Chinese Export Marine Painting, ChallengerChinese Export Marine Painting, ChallengerLot 122: Chinese Export Marine Painting, Challenger

Chinese School, circa 1853 oil on linen portrait of a clipper ship flying the American flag, in a Chinese harbor. The ship is titled "the Challenger" on the side of both the bow and the stern. Several smaller boats (with figures in them) surround the main ship, while buildings dot the hills rising in the background. Unsigned. Stained and ebonized wood frame with parcel gilt decoration. Sight – 25 1/2" H x 35" W. Framed – 31" H x 41" W. Note: The ship pictured here may be The Challenger, an extreme clipper ship built by Robert E. Jackson in East Boston in 1853. She sailed in the San Francisco trade and later in the guano trade in Peru. In 1863, she was sold to the Peruvian government and renamed Camille Camour. She was damaged and abandoned off the coast of Mexico in 1875. Source: Bruzelius, Lars: the Maritime History Visual Archives. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Painting was professionally conserved by Cumberland Art Restoration of Nashville in 1980. A copy of the conservation report, including before and after photos, is available on request. A canvas lining was added along with a metal support board en verso. Front surface exhibits widespread craquelure. Discoloration to scattered spots of infill painting, the largest 5" L (at center left, near edge), most noticeably in sky area. Lower left quadrant had extensive damage prior to restoration and now has a more concentrated area of repairs and overpainting. Part of the old canvas is visible along the far right edge, adjacent to the frame. Frame is later and intentionally weathered, with several small holes and abrasions. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
123Lot 123: After John White: Manner of Fishing in Virginia, Rare EngravingAfter John White: Manner of Fishing in Virginia, Rare EngravingLot 123: After John White: Manner of Fishing in Virginia, Rare Engraving

Scarce engraving of Native Americans in Virginia by Theodore de Bry (1528-1598), INCOLARUM VIRGINIAE PISCANDIRATIO "Their Manner of Fishing in Virginia," after a watercolor by John White, most likely from De Bry's GREAT VOYAGES, VOL. 1 PART XIII, originally published 1590. Hand colored; on laid paper with fleur-de-lys watermark. Depicts Native Americans in a canoe, fishing and smoking fish in the foreground, with marine life including fish, turtles, and crab below; other Native Americans are seen spear fishing in the background. Text explanation to the left, in Latin. Date of printing unknown. Hinge mounted and framed under glass in a narrow giltwood frame. 13 1/2" x 17 1/2" sheet. Provenance: the collection of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Hinge mounted. Sides trimmed. Small repaired < shaped tear upper left quadrant. Otherwise good condition with overall toning and light fading. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
127Lot 127: View of Norfolk from Cosport Virginia c. 1820View of Norfolk from Cosport Virginia c. 1820Lot 127: View of Norfolk from Cosport Virginia c. 1820

VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832), from the book "Picturesque Views of American Scenery," published by Mathew Carey & Son, Philadelphia, c. 1820. Hand tinted aquatint on wove paper. Depicts trees and a partially submerged dock the foreground; a building with flags across the water and a dock with several boats; across the bay in the distance are white buildings with red roofs and a windmill. This scarce print is based on a painting or drawing by Joshua Shaw. Shaw was born in England in 1776 or 1777, came to Philadelphia in 1817, and traveled throughout the South making sketches and taking subscription for a series of American views. Another example is in the collection of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. Housed under glass in a narrow ebonized frame. Image – 9 3/4" H x 13 1/2" W. Sight – 12" H x 15" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 24" W. Provenance: the collection of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Hinge mounted. 1" repaired losses in both upper right and lower left corners; 3/4" tear upper right edge, extending into margin; crease lower right edge extending 1/2" into image; overall toning and fading; spot of foxing to lower left margin, scattered creasing. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
128Lot 128: Burning of the NY Merchant's Exchange, 1909 lithographBurning of the NY Merchant's Exchange, 1909 lithographLot 128: Burning of the NY Merchant's Exchange, 1909 lithograph

THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print, after Alfred A. Hoffy (American, 1796-1872), published by Charles Swasey, New Bedford, MA. Depicts a large group of people evacuating the 1835 fire at the Merchant's Exchange and surrounding buildings, as firemen attempt to subdue the flames. Title and publication information, lower center under image. W. Graham Arader III, King of Prussia framing label, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a giltwood frame with lamb's tongue running pattern. Image – 16" H x 20 7/8" W. Sight – 18 1/8" H x 21 5/8" W. 27" H x 30 1/4" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Note: The 1835 fire was one of the worst in New York City's history. Much of lower Manhattan – including most of Wall Street – went up in flames. Adding to the severity of the blaze was the weather: gale force winds surging in from the Northwest and brutally cold temperatures that dipped to negative 17 degrees. Firemen chopped holes in the ice in the East River to get water, but it froze in the hand pumpers. The fire burned out of control for almost two days and forever altered a significant portion of the city's architecture. It is unclear how many copies of the 1909 version of Hoffy's print were produced, but today they are nearly as rare as the original: another copy of this 1909 reissue is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light toning. 1/8" x 3/8" tear, lower right corner (does not affect image). Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
129Lot 129: J. Audubon Havell Ed. Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's CrowJ. Audubon Havell Ed. Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's CrowLot 129: J. Audubon Havell Ed. Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow

John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII, engraved, printed, and hand-colored by Robert Havell (English, 1793 – 1878) from the double-elephant-folio first edition of The Birds of America (London: 1827-1838). All birds depicted upon branches and titled below. Paper watermarked J WHATMAN 1837. Housed in a paint and gilt wood frame. Plate: 25 3/4"H x 21 7/8" W. Sight: 38 1/4" H x 24 3/4" W. Sheet: 38 7/8" H x 25 3/8" W. Framed: 41 1/2" H x 28" W. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Toning and some minor spotting to paper. The sheet is entirely loose and mounted to backing with mylar pockets. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
130Lot 130: Audubon Havell Ed. Nashville and TN Warblers, ExhibitedAudubon Havell Ed. Nashville and TN Warblers, ExhibitedLot 130: Audubon Havell Ed. Nashville and TN Warblers, Exhibited

Two (2) John James Audubon (1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engravings, NASHVILLE WARBLER and TENNESSEE WARBLER, printed and published by R. Havell, first edition of The Birds of America (London: 1827-1838). Both etchings exhibited, The Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2006. 1st item: Nashville Warbler, Plate #89, No. 18, depicting a male and female resting upon a shrub with red berries. J WHATMAN 1832 paper watermark. Housed in a contemporary gilt wood frame. Plate – 19 1/8" H x 13 7/8" W. Sight – 22 7/8" H x 15 3/4" W. Sheet – 37 3/4" H x 25 1/2" W. Framed – 44 3/4" H x 37 3/4" W. Printed 1830. 2nd item: Tennessee, Plate #154, No. 31, depicting a male resting upon a shrub with red berries. J WHATMAN TURKEY MILL paper watermark. Housed in a painted wood frame. Plate – 19 1/2" H x 12 1/4" W. Sight – 21 1/2" H x 13 1/4" W. Sheet – 38" H x 25 1/4" W. Framed – 40 3/4" H x 27 5/8" W. ("Tennessee Warbler" published in the "Art of Tennessee" catalog, page 145, fig. 108. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Both sheets are entirely loose. 1st item: Overall light toning and scattered foxing or spotting. 2nd item: Overall light toning, one area of dampstaining upper right corner. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
131Lot 131: Harriet Frishmuth Bronze Sculpture, The StarHarriet Frishmuth Bronze Sculpture, The StarLot 131: Harriet Frishmuth Bronze Sculpture, The Star

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (American, 1880-1980) bronze sculpture titled, “The Star,” depicting a nude female, standing and reaching upwards with one arm. Stamped “Harriet Frishmuth 1918” to top of bronze base and stamped “Gorham Co. Founders 0505 #115″ along the side of the bronze base. Mounted onto a black square marble platform. Figure – 18 3/4″ H. Sculpture with bronze base – 19 1/8″ H. Overall height – 20”. Biography: Born in Philadelphia, Harriet Frishmuth became one of the ground-breaking female sculptors of the early 20th century. She studied art with Auguste Rodin in Paris and at the Academie Colarossi under Henri Desire Gauquie and Jean Antoine Injalbert, and in New York at the Art Students League under Gutzon Borglum. She also undertook the study of dissection at the Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons to better understand the human form. Her Beaux Arts style sculptures were exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Salon in Paris, the Golden Gate International Exposition, and the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. Source: Paul Sternberg, Sr., “Art by American Women”; the National Gallery of Victoria. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Bronze with very slight abrasions and some minor scratches to upper right torso and arm and a few minor areas of oxidation Some scattered chipping to marble platform edges, notably to one corner. [See more photos →]

$4,000.00$4,500.00
132Lot 132: Henry K. Brown Bronze Bust of Henry Clay, 1852Henry K. Brown Bronze Bust of Henry Clay, 1852Lot 132: Henry K. Brown Bronze Bust of Henry Clay, 1852

Important Henry Kirke Brown (American, 1814-1886) bronze cabinet-size bust depicting the American attorney and statesman, Henry Clay Sr. of Kentucky (b.1777-d. 1852). Signed on the left back shoulder "H. K. Brown Sculptor Sept. 1852." 16 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W x 6" D. Note: This bronze bust, which descended to the present consignor from the estate of U.S. Senator John Marshall Butler of Maryland, was created by Brown three months after Clay's death. It is one of five Clay busts known to have been made by Brown. One, dated June 1852, the month of Clay's death, is in the collection of the Newark Museum; others with posthumous 1852 dates are in the collection of the U.S. Senate, The National Portrait Gallery, and the Special Collections of the University of Kentucky. These may have been commissioned by Clay supporters or produced by Brown in anticipation of demand for likenesses of the influential Senator following his demise. Clay represented Kentucky in both the House and Senate, serving as the seventh House Speaker and ninth Secretary of State. He was also a presidential candidate and helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party. Artist biography: Born in Massachusetts, Henry Kirke Brown (1814-1886) displayed and early talent for portrait art and began with Chester Harding at the age of 18. During this period, he began modeling with clay and developed an interest in this medium. He subsequently worked as an engineer on Illinois' first railroad to earn enough money to study sculpture in Italy, where he spent four years. He returned to New York in 1846 and established a studio and small foundry. Brown was the creator of the first western themed bronze, "The Choosing of the Arrow" that was distributed by The American Art Union. In addition to western bronzes, Brown also created sculptures for the National Statuary Hall in the U. S. Capital Building and several notable equestrian statues including the one of George Washington in New York's Union Square. He became a member of the National Academy of Design in 1851. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some small scattered spots of oxidation and very light minor wear or surface imperfections noted to the upper back shoulders, front lower left chest area and to the base. [See more photos →]

$18,000.00$22,000.00
134Lot 134: Exhibited Nell Choate Jones O/C Painting, Purple TwilightExhibited Nell Choate Jones O/C Painting, Purple TwilightLot 134: Exhibited Nell Choate Jones O/C Painting, Purple Twilight

Nell Choate Jones (Georgia/New York, 1879-1981) oil on canvas landscape painting, possibly a Georgia scene, titled "Purple Twilight" depicting a dirt road situated in a field with flowers, with blue and purple mountains below a cloudy blue sky tinged with pink. Unsigned. Exhibition label en verso for the Southern States Art League, Hotel Biltmore, Atlanta, GA, 1925 with title, artist's name and Brooklyn, NY, address en verso. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with gilt metal placard with title, artist's name, and erroneous birth date and death date. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Framed – 24 1/2" H x 28 1/8" W. First quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Born in Hawkinsville, Georgia, Jones was only five years old when her father, who had served as a captain in the Confederate forces, died and her family relocated to Brooklyn. Following graduation from Adelphi Academy, she taught elementary school. Jones' career objectives changed in the 1920s, when her husband, the etcher and painter Eugene Arthur Jones, encouraged her to focus on art. Her impressionistic landscapes appeared in the Southern States Art League's 1925 exhibition in Atlanta and, two years later, at the Holt Gallery in New York City. Jones traveled to Paris in 1929, where she was awarded a scholarship to the Fontainebleau School of Art, located in the heart of the French countryside made famous by the Barbizon painters. In 1936, Jones returned to Georgia and found inspiration in the South; this subject matter triggered a shift in Jones' aesthetic. She began to make periodic trips to the South, where she created landscapes as well as genre scenes of regional traditions. Frequently, her paintings depict African Americans at labor and in moments of leisure. Jones served as president of the National Association of Women Artists and, simultaneously, as the first female president of the Brooklyn Society of Artists. In 1941, Jones initiated efforts to establish an art museum at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, to which she donated twelve paintings. As Jones neared her centennial birthday, she was named Woman of the Year by the National Association of Women Artists and was honored with a Distinguished Citizen Award from the Brooklyn Museum. (adapted from The Johnson Collection). CONDITION: Overall good condition with visible stretcher marks, buckling, lower right of canvas. Areas of loss, largest 1/2", to frame. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
135Lot 135: Lamar Dodd O/C, Alabama Valley LandscapeLamar Dodd O/C, Alabama Valley LandscapeLot 135: Lamar Dodd O/C, Alabama Valley Landscape

Lamar William Dodd (Georgia/New York, 1909-1996), "Alabama Valley" or "The Peaceful Valley," large oil on canvas impressionist Southern landscape painting, depicting a valley with animals grazing at center under a line of trees, a body of water to the left, bordered to the right with a split rail fence, and rolling blue hills in the background. Titled "The Peaceful Valley" on upper stretcher; paper label en verso reads "This painting ALABAMA VALLEY is the property of the artist LAMAR DODD ON permanent loan to Mrs. F. J. Dodd LaGrange, GA". Housed in a textured gilt wood frame. Sight – 24 3/4" H x 35 3/8" W. Framed – 30 1/2" H x 41 3/4" W. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook and The New Georgia Encyclopedia): Lamar Dodd is known for modernist-leaning landscape, genre, and still life painter, and as an educator. He had a career centered in his home state of Georgia, although his education at the Art Students League in New York City, and some of his painting assignments, such as being an official artist for the National Aerospace Program, took him far beyond his home town of Athens. Dodd was head of the art department at The University of Georgia (UGA) from 1938 until 1973, when he stepped down. He remained chair of the Division of Fine Arts until he retired in 1972. In 1963 a new art building was dedicated on UGA's north campus. The Department of Art was renamed the Lamar Dodd School of Art in a dedication ceremony in 1996, just months before Dodd's death later that year. CONDITION: Painting overall excellent condition, one errant paint drip lower right quadrant. Scattered minor rubbing and gilt loss to frame, primarily left edge and rear edges. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$9,000.00
136Lot 136: Carl Christian Brenner O/C, Sunset Landscape PaintingCarl Christian Brenner O/C, Sunset Landscape PaintingLot 136: Carl Christian Brenner O/C, Sunset Landscape Painting

Carl Christian (Charles) Brenner (Kentucky/Switzerland/Germany, 1838-1888) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a grove of trees at the edge of a body of water, with luminous pink sunset in the background. Signed "Carl C. Brenner" lower right. Canvas is backed with (but not adhered to) a board bearing a partial late 19th century catalog listing. Period Label en verso of stretcher, "From James S. Eaple & Sons 1831-1890". Painting has descended in the consignor's family with the oral title "Beech Woods" (one of the titles from the catalog listing). Period floral-molded giltwood and composition frame with gold-brown velvet liner. Canvas – 10" H x 8 1/4" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. Biography: "A native of Lauterecken, Bavaria, Carl Christian Brenner is noted for his landscapes and genre paintings. As a youth, he demonstrated sufficient artistic talent to be offered admission to the Munich Art Academy. However, Brenner's father insisted he decline the offer and instead be trained as a glazier. At the age of fifteen, Brenner immigrated to the United States, landing first at New Orleans in 1853. He worked as a sign painter and glazier in that city for a few years, but then moved to Louisville, Kentucky, where he made his home for the remainder of his life. Working from his adopted city, Brenner painted a panoramic view of Civil War scenes for the Masonic Hall of Louisville in 1863. In the 1870s, Brenner began to devote his energies to landscape painting, creating many detailed views of the parks, rivers and forests in Louisville and the Cumberland mountains, for which he became well known and especially beloved locally. He also traveled to the West to paint views of the Plains states, Colorado, California, Washington, and Oregon. Brenner exhibited landscapes in the Louisville Industrial Exposition of 1874 and Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. He participated regularly in annual exhibitions of the National Academy of Design from 1877 to 1886 and in those of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1881 to 1885. His work is in the collections of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, St. Louis Museum of Art, Speed Art Museum, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art, and Morris Museum of Art." (Source: The Johnson Collection). CONDITION: Canvas is in overall good condition but needs to be restretched (some light buckling); scattered fine craquelure. A couple of tiny spots fluoresce in the sky under UV light. Frame has some small losses and wear to gilding; wear to velvet liner. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
137Lot 137: J. Vance Miller O/C Painting, Swimming PoolJ. Vance Miller O/C Painting, Swimming PoolLot 137: J. Vance Miller O/C Painting, Swimming Pool

James Vance Miller (West Virginia/Virginia, 1912-2002) oil on board impressionist landscape painting titled "Swimming Pool" depicting several people swimming and jumping into a river surrounded by large trees, rendered in a heavy impasto technique. Inscribed signature "J. Vance Miller" lower right. Handwritten label with title, en verso. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 21 1/2" H x 27 1/2" W. Framed – 28" H x 34" W. American, second half 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with some natural age shrinkage, areas of loss, largest 1". [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
138Lot 138: Eliot Clark O/C Painting, Virginia BarnEliot Clark O/C Painting, Virginia BarnLot 138: Eliot Clark O/C Painting, Virginia Barn

Eliot Candee Clark (New York/Virginia/Europe, 1883-1980) oil on canvas painting titled "Virginia Barn" depicting a barn and a silo with a human figure and sheep in a late autumn landscape, fore and middle ground, with a low mountain range beneath cloudy blue sky, background. Signed "Eliot Clark" lower right. Typed label with title and artist's name, en verso. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 24 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 34 1/2" H x 39 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with craquelure to sky region. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
139Lot 139: Omer Lassonde O/B Painting, Idyllic LandscapeOmer Lassonde O/B Painting, Idyllic LandscapeLot 139: Omer Lassonde O/B Painting, Idyllic Landscape

Omer Thomas Lassonde (American, 1903-1980) impressionist oil on board landscape painting depicting a seaside village, rendered in a heavy impasto technique. Signed "Lassonde" lower right. Artist's name, en verso of board. Housed in a contemporary giltwood frame with bead course running pattern and an off white linen liner. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 15 3/8" W. Framed – 25 3/4" H x 21 3/4" W. Second/third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Omer Lassonde was a New Hampshire-born artist with ties to Tennessee and Samoa. Lassonde was schooled at Manchester and Philadelphia, while painting at Monhegan and Gloucester with some of the great colorists of the 1920s. At the Manchester Institute of Arts and Science (now the NH Institute of Art) he learned the design theories of Denman Ross and Albert Munsell's color theory. He also attended the Hugh Breckenridge School of Color, East Gloucester, Massachusetts. While at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, he won 13 prizes in 3 years, and became friends with Nashville artist Charles Cagle. His earliest solo exhibits, besides the regular class competitions at school, were in his hometown, Monhegan, NH and Nashville, Tennessee, where he exhibited 12 paintings at the Tennessee State Fair in 1929. Lassonde is best known for the year 1930, which he spent painting the landscape and native life of West Samoa. Upon his return these works earned him his successful first exhibitions in New York and Boston in 1931 and 1932. Throughout the 1930s, Lassonde visited friends in Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee, where he painted portraits, landscapes, and scenes of rural African-American life. Several were exhibited in Nashville, Columbia, TN, and Bowling Green, Kentucky. He also painted in Europe, and in later life, in North Africa. In the post-war years he became a more outspoken advocate for artistic modernism, painting in a series of new styles, but always remaining a committed colorist. In 1947 Benjamin C. Bradlee, later editor of the Washington Post, called Lassonde "One of America's Great Painters" and wrote that he had "done more than any man living to put New Hampshire on the map artistically". In 1934 he exhibited at the Grand Salon of Paris, Paris, France and was elected to Societe Des Artists Francais. Source: Richard Candee, Professor Emeritus, Boston University; and President of the Portsmouth, New Hampshire Historical Society. He and Robert S. Chase were co-creators of the exhibit, "Omer T. Lassonde, Versatile Colorist", held at the Historical Society April 5-May 31, 2013. (source: American Eagle Fine Art). CONDITION: Overall good condition. Board bowed toward center. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
140Lot 140: Angel Botello Barros Oil LandscapeAngel Botello Barros Oil LandscapeLot 140: Angel Botello Barros Oil Landscape

Angel Botello (Barros) (Puerto Rico/Haiti/Spain, 1913-1986) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a road winding through a hilly landscape dotted with colorful trees. Shadows fill the valley below, while a distant mountain range is illuminated by the overcast sky above. Signed "A Botello Barros" lower left. Conservation label en verso. The hand carved whitewashed frame, with gilt bead course running pattern, mounted to a larger wooden frame, may be original to the piece. Sight – 28 1/2" H x 32 1/2" W. Framed – 39" H x 42 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Nashville collection. Biography: Sometimes referred to as "The Caribbean Gaugin" for his use of bold colors and depictions of island life, Angel Botello Barros, later known simply as Angel Botello, was born in Galicia, Spain. He moved to Bordeaux, France with his family in the 1920s and studied for four years at L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. In 1935 he returned to Spain to study at the Academia de Bellas artes de San Fernando in Madrid. The Spanish Civil War disrupted his life and education. He joined the army as a cartographer, and eventually was reunited with his family in France in a refugee camp. They resettled in the Dominican Republic, where Botello's career flourished. Many of his paintings created at this time were presented at the Latin American Art Exposition at the Riverside Museum in 1940. His paintings gained the attention of the Peruvian ambassador, who invited Botello to show them in Port-au-Prince, Haití in 1944. There Botello met his future wife, Christiane. The couple lived in Haiti for about ten years until the 1950's when they moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 1953, they opened an art gallery at the Caribe Hilton Hotel. (source: AskArt, the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with scattered craquelure. A few scattered flecks of paint loss, largest 5/8", lower left. Painting was cleaned, lined and placed on a new ICA spring stretcher during professional restoration by Cumberland Art Conservation, Nashville, TN, March 1997. An area of small flakes at the right edge, just below center, were infilled at the same time. Full conservation report available on request. Frame with natural age cracks. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$12,000.00
141Lot 141: M.J. Cazabon 19th C. Watercolor Landscape, TrinidadM.J. Cazabon 19th C. Watercolor Landscape, TrinidadLot 141: M.J. Cazabon 19th C. Watercolor Landscape, Trinidad

Michel Cazabon (France, Trinidad and Tobago, 1813-1888) Caribbean watercolor landscape depicting the figures of an adult and child standing at the edge of a body of water, with trees and hut in background and cattle drinking water in the foreground, under a hazy gradient sky. Faint signature “Cazabon” lower left. Housed under glass in a later, narrow stained wood molded frame. Sight – 9 7/8″ H x 13 7/8″ W. Framed – 18″ H x 21 3/4″ W. Provenance: acquired by consignor’s ancestor while he was working in the Caribbean for the Theodore Roosevelt administration during the early 1900s. Biography: Michel Jean Cazabon, regarded as one of Trinidad’s most important painters, was born to freed black immigrant parents from Martinique. He studied in Europe before establishing a studio in Port of Spain in 1848. Cazabon became best known for supplying landscape paintings of the area, mostly in watercolor, for local officials and wealthy planters. He also produced drawings for two subscription albums of lithographs published in 1851 (Views of Trinidad) and 1857 (Album of Trinidad) and contributed to a series of lithographs of Demerara and Martinique. CONDITION: Painting is adhered to backing board. General, even toning and some possible light fading. 1/2″ tear at upper right corner. 1/32″ hole lower right edge (goes through backing board). [See more photos →]

$10,000.00$14,000.00
142Lot 142: Joseph Delaney Watercolor of a Nude WomanJoseph Delaney Watercolor of a Nude WomanLot 142: Joseph Delaney Watercolor of a Nude Woman

Joseph Delaney (Tennessee/New York, 1904-1991) watercolor on cream paper depicting a nude female figure, reclining with arms crossed behind her head and right knee slightly bent, rendered in colors of blue, brown, black and cream. Signed and dated with inscription lower left corner “In Solemn Friendship to Marie Woods From Joe Delaney, 1941”. Float mounted onto cream cardstock and housed in a simple painted wood frame. Paper: 19 3/4″ H x 29 7/8″ W. Sight: 22 7/8″ H x 32 3/4″ W. Framed: 24 3/8″ H x 34 3/8″ W. Note: In the book THE LIFE, ART, AND TIMES OF JOSEPH DELANEY 1904-1991, author Frederick C. Moffatt, notes that Marie Woods was a lifelong companion who assisted Delaney in editing and typing his hand written notes and texts (page 44). A watercolor portrait of Marie Woods by Delaney was featured in the 2016 exhibit “Life in the City: The Art of Joseph Delaney” at the Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture at the University of TN Knoxville. Artist’s Biography: Biography (By Frederick C. Moffatt) “Joseph Delaney was born in Knoxville in 1904, the ninth of ten children born to a Methodist Minister. He and his older brother, Beauford, discovered their interest in art by drawing on Sunday School cards. In 1930, Joseph left Tennessee for New York where Beauford was also working as an artist, and enrolled in the Art Students League under the tutelage of Thomas Hart Benton and Alexander Brooke. The subject matter he found there, including the city’s landmarks and its people, are the images for which he is best known. In 1986, Delaney returned to Knoxville to live and was artist-in-residence for the University of Tennessee Art Department until his death in 1991.” Delaney’s works are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Chicago Art Institute, The Knoxville Museum of Art, and The Smithsonian American Art Museum. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. CONDITION: Watercolor is float mounted onto cream cardstock. Some waviness noted to paper along the top margin. Old creasing to paper noted to lower right corner and the vertical length of left margin. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
143Lot 143: Romare Bearden Serigraph, Mother and ChildRomare Bearden Serigraph, Mother and ChildLot 143: Romare Bearden Serigraph, Mother and Child

Romare Bearden, "Mother and Child," color screenprint and photo lithograph, 1977. Signed in pencil lower right margin and titled in pencil lower left margin. Matted and framed under glass in a light bronze color metallic frame. Image – 24" H x 16" W. Sight – 26" H x 17 3/4" W. Framed – 35" H x 28" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection, acquired from the Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC. (label en verso). CONDITION: Very good impression with strong colors. No damage. Slight color overrun upper right corner of image. Some slight wear and tiny dings to frame. [See more photos →]

$2,000.00$2,400.00
144Lot 144: Helen LaFrance O/C, Church PicnicHelen LaFrance O/C, Church PicnicLot 144: Helen LaFrance O/C, Church Picnic

Helen La France (Kentucky, 1919-2020) large oil on canvas landscape painting depicting an African American congregation gathering for a Church Picnic, with automobiles parked in front of a church and horse and buggy approaching lower left; a table is being spread in the background, while little girls play a circle game in the right foreground. Signed "Helen La France" lower right. Housed in a hand made grain painted frame with carved rondels at corners and beaded rabbet edge. Sight – 24" H x 36" W. Framed – 32" H x 43" W. Biography: "Self-taught African American artist Helen LaFrance was born on a Kentucky farm and began painting in her 40s. She is known for her "memory paintings" – drawn from her recollections of life growing up in the rural South. Several museums and private collectors, including Oprah Winfrey, own examples of her work." (Source: "Helen LaFrance Folk Art Memories" by Kathy Moses). Helen Lafrance died November 22, 2020 in a Mayfield, Kentucky nursing home at the age of 101. Provenance: Private Mississippi collection. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. 1/4" inclusion in tree/leaf area; a few scattered flyspecks. [See more photos →]

$3,400.00$3,800.00
145Lot 145: Helen LaFrance O/B, Cotton FarmHelen LaFrance O/B, Cotton FarmLot 145: Helen LaFrance O/B, Cotton Farm

Helen La France (Kentucky, 1919-2020) oil on canvasboard landscape painting depicting six African American figures picking cotton from a field, with three other figures sitting in horse drawn wagons, foreground and background. A farm building occupies the center of the canvas, while two paddlewheel steamboats pass in the distance, and a brownish cloud hovers overhead. Signed "Helen La France" lower right and dated '95. Sight – 17 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 39 1/4" W. Biography: "Self-taught African American artist Helen LaFrance was born on a Kentucky farm and began painting in her 40s. She is known for her "memory paintings" – drawn from her recollections of life growing up in the rural South. Several museums and private collectors, including Oprah Winfrey, own examples of her work." (Source: "Helen LaFrance Folk Art Memories" by Kathy Moses). Helen Lafrance died November 22, 2020 in a Mayfield, Kentucky nursing home at the age of 101. Provenance: Private Mississippi collection. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition with a few scattered extraneous paint spots/drips, trapped brush hairs. A few scattered abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
146Lot 146: Helen LaFrance O/C, Fourth of July PicnicHelen LaFrance O/C, Fourth of July PicnicLot 146: Helen LaFrance O/C, Fourth of July Picnic

Helen La France (American/Kentucky, 1919-2020) oil on canvas painting depicting a crowd of people gathered outdoors for a patriotic or political program, possibly a 4th of July Independence Day event with a number of figures dressed in military uniforms. Some people in civilian clothes stand while others are seated at red and white cloth covered tables. At center, a United States flag flies over a dais as one figure appears to speak from a podium and a woman sits at a piano below. A clearing beyond the podium suggests the scene is set in front of a lake. Signed lower right. Housed in a weathered giltwood frame. Canvas – 9″ H x 12″ W. Framed – 12″ H x 15″ W. Biography: “Self-taught African American artist Helen LaFrance was born on a Kentucky farm and began painting in her 40s. She is known for her “memory paintings” – drawn from her recollections of life growing up in the rural South. Several museums and private collectors, including Oprah Winfrey, own examples of her work.” (Source: “Helen LaFrance Folk Art Memories” by Kathy Moses). Helen Lafrance died November 22, 2020, in a Mayfield, Kentucky nursing home at the age of 101. Provenance: Private Mississippi collection. CONDITION: Couple of narrow lines of dripped paint at center of painting (near podium), a few brush hairs trapped in paint. Overall excellent condition. Frame has some wear, a couple of extraneous paint drips, and scratches. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
147Lot 147: Leroy Almon Autobiographical Bi-fold PaintingLeroy Almon Autobiographical Bi-fold PaintingLot 147: Leroy Almon Autobiographical Bi-fold Painting

Leroy Almon, Sr. (Georgia, 1938-1997) outsider art autobiographical bi-fold painting, mixed media, signed en verso and dated 1990. This assemblage is composed of scenes from the artist's life, rendered in paint and markers on paper and applied to a painted and hinged pair of plywood boards with applied rope edging. Scenes include his birthplace in 1938, his childhood, his sales career with Coca-Cola, his move to Atlanta and, on the final panel, a list of events including his Governor's Award for the Arts in 1985, in 1986 "Anointed Preacher of the Gospel by Jesus Christ," and 1990 "Established Artist and Preacher." 32"H x 48" W x 1/2" D. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Leroy Almon, Sr. was a non denominational evangelical preacher known for his interpretations of spiritual and secular themes carved in low relief with knife and chisel. Almon was born in Tallopoosa, Ga, but grew up in Columbus Ohio and worked as a shoe salesman and for the Coca Cola Co. in Columbus. Following a job loss in 1979, he apprenticed and eventually collaborated with Elijah Pierce, the well known African American lay minister and woodcarver. In 1982, Almon returned to Tallapoosa, and converted his boyhood home into a workshop and gallery and became an ordained minister." (source: Lynda Hartigan, "Contemporary Folk: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum" and the Souls Grown Deep Foundation). CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. 1/2" tear to "Art Career Begins" painting, a few other spots with tiny minor tears or scratches and corner folds, some not fully adhered to boards. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
157Lot 157: 2 Olen Bryant Carved Walnut Sculptures2 Olen Bryant Carved Walnut SculpturesLot 157: 2 Olen Bryant Carved Walnut Sculptures

Two (2) Olen Bryant (Tennessee, 1927-2017) carved walnut sculptures. 1st item: Figured walnut carving of an elongated horizontal face, with brass and black metal detail along the sides and glass eyes and fitted with hardware for hanging en verso. Pencil signed and dated "O. Bryant 2001" en verso. 12" H x 24 1/2" W. 2nd item: Figured walnut sculpture depicting an abstract face and torso on a wood pedestal. Unsigned but tag on base identifies piece as an Olen Bryant piece. 15 3/8" H x 5 1/2" H. 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). CONDITION: 1st item: Losses along the left mid margin, some minor wood shrinkage. Overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
158Lot 158: Olen Bryant Tall Wood Sculpture With CrownOlen Bryant Tall Wood Sculpture With CrownLot 158: Olen Bryant Tall Wood Sculpture With Crown

Olen L. Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) tall carved wooden sculpture of a figure wearing a crown studded with colored stones, additional stone adorning the neck, with rudimentary carved hands and curule feet. Unsigned. 59 1/2" H x 6" W x 3" D. Provenance: Estate of Olen Bryant, Cottonwood/Clarksville, TN. A letter of authenticity and provenance from the artist's niece, who served as his studio assistant and personal representative for his estate, will accompany this lot. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). CONDITION: Minor specks of paint to right side of neck and shoulder, few spots of light wear, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
159Lot 159: Paul Lancaster O/C, Jungle Eyes IIPaul Lancaster O/C, Jungle Eyes IILot 159: Paul Lancaster O/C, Jungle Eyes II

Paul Lancaster (Tennessee/Colorado, 1930-2019) oil on canvas painting titled "Jungle Eyes II" depicting a young woman with dark hair in a jungle setting with several pairs of eyes hiding in the foliage, and a pair of tropical birds on a branch below a moonlit sky in the background . Signed and titled "Lancaster Jungle Eyes II" lower right. Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 40" H x 30" W. Late 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Self-taught artist Paul Lancaster began painting in the late 1950s in Colorado, while training as an Army medic. His grandfather and great grandfather were Cherokee Indian, and Lancaster's love of nature and spirituality influence many of his canvases. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions including The Art of Tennessee at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and a 2013 one man show at the Parthenon in Nashville, which brought together many of his works created over the last 50 years. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
160Lot 160: 2 Werner Wildner Works on Paper, Gnomes2 Werner Wildner Works on Paper, GnomesLot 160: 2 Werner Wildner Works on Paper, Gnomes

Two (2) Werner Wildner (Nashville, Tennessee, 1925-2004) works on paper. 1st item: Pastel painting with graphite, depicting a gnome in a blue suit and red hat with a large white beard smoking a pipe, seated on a large mushroom. Initialed "W." lower left. Double matted. Sight – 14 1/2" H x 11 1/8" W. Matted – 20" H x 16" W. 2nd item: Watercolor and gouache painting with graphite on paper depicting a gnome in a green suit and hat with a black and gold belt seated on a large mushroom. Initialed "W." lower left. Double matted. Sight – 14 7/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Matted – 19 1/2" H x 14 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Nashville painter Werner Wildner, known for his fantastical paintings and drawings of whimsical, sometimes grotesque creatures, was known to joke that he was "the reincarnation of Hieronymus Bosch." Wildner was born in Germany but emigrated to America with his family as a child and, as by his teenage years, was living in Nashville. He served in the Army in 1944 and studied art briefly at the Meinzinger Art School in Detroit. He practiced commercial art in Nashville for awhile, but by the mid-1950s had decided to pursue his own art career. A 1962 exhibit of his art at the Nashville art institution now known as Cheekwood led to greater renown as well as critical and commercial success. However, the death of his parents and collapse of his marriage in the 1970’s led him to become reclusive in the last two decades of his life. CONDITION: Both overall very good condition. 2nd item: Some waviness to paper. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
161Lot 161: 2 Werner Wildner Surrealist Artworks2 Werner Wildner Surrealist ArtworksLot 161: 2 Werner Wildner Surrealist Artworks

Two (2) Werner Wildner (Nashville, Tennessee, 1925-2004) surrealist artworks. 1st item: Watercolor and gouache painting with graphite depicting an anthropomorphized figure with a human face, claw-like gauntlet arms, one holding the ace of spades, and a sword through its head, leaning against a table with two ordinary legs, one bird claw leg, and one leg in the shape of a branch, against a white background. Initialed "W." lower left. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 9" H x 7 5/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 12 1/2" W. 2nd item: Pencil and gouache surrealist drawing on paper depicting an anthropomorphic egg creature with bird like feet, a stitched mouth, a nose ring, and an arrow through its forehead, with a crane riding on the top of its head a landscape background. Initialed "W." lower left. Double matted. Sight – 9 7/8" H x 6 3/4" W. Matted – 18 5/8" H x 10 5/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Nashville painter Werner Wildner, known for his fantastical paintings and drawings of whimsical, sometimes grotesque creatures, was known to joke that he was "the reincarnation of Hieronymus Bosch." Wildner was born in Germany but emigrated to America with his family as a child and, as by his teenage years, was living in Nashville. He served in the Army in 1944 and studied art briefly at the Meinzinger Art School in Detroit. He practiced commercial art in Nashville for awhile, but by the mid-1950s had decided to pursue his own art career. A 1962 exhibit of his art at the Nashville art institution now known as Cheekwood led to greater renown as well as critical and commercial success. However, the death of his parents and collapse of his marriage in the 1970's led him to become reclusive in the last two decades of his life. CONDITION: Both overall very good condition. 1st item: Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
162Lot 162: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Man w/ butterfliesCarroll Cloar Drawing, Man w/ butterfliesLot 162: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Man w/ butterflies

Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed graphite drawing on vellum, likely a sketch or study for a larger painting, depicting a swarm of butterflies surrounding a figure with a slightly tilted head and one closed eye. Signed “Carrol Cloar” lower left. Unframed. 12″ H x 16″ W. Biography: Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scene, and noted that literature, particularly by Southern Gothic writers such as William Faulkner or Eudora Welty, influenced his artistic approach. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar’s achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and upon his return, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar’s career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid-1950’s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar’s painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Source: The Johnson Collection/Memphis Brooks Museum of Art). Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection, acquired directly from the artist. The artist and his wife were close longtime friends to the consignor’s parents. CONDITION: Overall very good condition, slight creasing to paper noted to upper left corner. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
163Lot 163: Burton Callicott Abstract O/C, Outpouring No. 2Burton Callicott Abstract O/C, Outpouring No. 2Lot 163: Burton Callicott Abstract O/C, Outpouring No. 2

Burton Harry Callicott (Tennessee/Indiana, 1907-2003) abstract oil on canvas painting titled "Outpouring No. 2" depicting a white central circle with radiating bands rendered in the primary, secondary, and tertiary shades of the color wheel. Signed and dated "Callicott '85" lower right. Title, date, artist's name, and additional information en verso. Housed in a white wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight – 59 1/2" square. Framed – 6 5/8" square. American, late 20th century. Biography: "Born in 1907 in Terre Haute, Indiana, Burton Callicott spent much of his childhood and his seventy-year career as an artist and educator in Memphis. Callicott graduated in 1931 from the Cleveland School of Art, where he began an exploration of the use of light and dark that would follow him throughout his life. He is perhaps best known regionally for his set of three large murals in the Memphis Pink Palace Museum titled The Coming of De Soto. Completing his training in sculpture at the Cleveland School of Art in the midst of the Depression, Callicott returned to Memphis, where his mother and stepfather, Michael Abt, resided. The director of the western division of Tennessee's Federal Works of Art Project, Abt played a major role in launching Callicott's career. He put Callicott to work immediately on Memphis Cotton Carnival floats and displays for other Memphis festivals while also helping him secure a commission for a Public Works of Art Project mural in 1933. Installed in the Memphis Museum of Natural History (now the Memphis Pink Palace Museum), the three-panel mural depicts Hernando De Soto's arrival in West Tennessee. Another of Callicott's most recognized works, The Gleaners (1936), was completed during the early years of his career and received much attention at the 1939 New York World's Fair. These early projects set Callicott off on a long and successful career in Memphis. Callicott became a founding faculty member of the Memphis Academy of Art (now the Memphis College of Art) in 1937. Callicott became professor emeritus in 1978. Callicott's works have been exhibited at various museums across the state and region, including the Cheekwood Museum of Art and the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, the West Tennessee Regional Art Center in Humboldt, the Knoxville Museum of Art, the Carroll Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University, the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, and the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia. Samples of his artwork are on permanent display at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Memphis Pink Palace Museum. The Tennessee Arts Commission chose to honor the work of Callicott in 2000 with a specialty license plate for which he designed a rainbow with the caption, "art is…a rainbow." Callicott continued to live in Memphis until his death in 2003". (source: "Burton Callicott" by Elizabeth H. Moore, originally published October 8, 2017, https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/burton-callicott/). Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$4,000.00$4,400.00
164Lot 164: George Cress O/C Painting, SeawallGeorge Cress O/C Painting, SeawallLot 164: George Cress O/C Painting, Seawall

George Ayers Cress (Alabama/Tennessee, 1921-2008) oil on canvas expressionist painting titled "Seawall," rendered in shades of yellow, green, and brown with a stretch of blue across the top. Signed and dated "George Cress 1970" lower right. All-State Artist Exhibition, 1970 label with artist name, title, notation that this painting won the 1st Purchase Prize in Oil, and list of judges name including Lamar Dodd, Ferdinand Warren, and Marshall Boudin, III, en verso. Housed in a wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight – 36 1/8" H x 44" W. Framed – 37" H x 44 3/4" W. American, third quarter 20th century. Biography: George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council. He sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 he was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. The Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. (Source: The Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vol. XLIV No. 2: "Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985"). Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Areas of scattered loss/exfoliation primarily to middle quadrant, largest 1 1/4" x 2" with radiating impact craquelure, center right. [See more photos →]

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165Lot 165: Joanna Higgs Ross O/C Painting, Cades Cove No. 9Joanna Higgs Ross O/C Painting, Cades Cove No. 9Lot 165: Joanna Higgs Ross O/C Painting, Cades Cove No. 9

Joanna Higgs Ross (Nashville, TN, born 1934) oil on canvas expressionist landscape painting titled "Cades Cove No. 9" depicting a field and a line of trees, fore and middle ground, against a hazy blue mountain range, background. Signed and dated "Joanna Higgs Ross, 1985" with title and additional signature, en verso of stretcher. Label en verso for the Annual Tennessee All-State Artist Exhibition, Parthenon Galleries, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN and a blue Purchase Award ribbon from the same exhibition, en verso. Housed in a grey painted wooden frame. Sight – 36" H x 48" W. Framed – 36 3/4" H x 48 5/8" W. American, late 20th century. Biography: Joanna Higgs-Ross was born in Nashville and is associated with the "Knoxville Seven", a group of progressive artists connected to the University of Tennessee which included Richard Clarke, Robert Birdwell, C. Kermit Ewing, Walter H. Stevens and Carl Sublett. She majored in art at UT Knoxville, and received a B.F.A. in 1956 and received her M.F.A. from University of Illinois in Urbana in 1961. She taught art at Lambuth College in Jackson, TN, 1961-1982. Paintings in public collections include Tennessee State Museum, Knoxville Museum of Art, and Memphis Museum of Art. Recent exhibitions include the Tennessee Arts Commission and Knoxville Museum of Art. (Source: the Tennessee Arts Commission). Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light craquelure, visible stretcher marks across top of canvas. [See more photos →]

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166Lot 166: John Chumley Cades Cove Oil on Board PaintingJohn Chumley Cades Cove Oil on Board PaintingLot 166: John Chumley Cades Cove Oil on Board Painting

John Wesley Chumley (Virginia/Tennessee, 1928-1984) panoramic egg tempera on board titled "Cades Cove" depicting a panoramic view of the valley located in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Signed lower left "Chumley". Artist label with title en verso. Exhibition label also en verso from the R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana. Exhibition titled "John Chumley's Rural America, Oct.1 – Nov. 5 1972, from the collection of Mrs. Waldo Adler, Chestnut Hill, PA". Housed in the original gilt wood frame with linen liner. Sight – 14" H x 35 3/4" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 43 1/2" W. Painted circa 1970. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook/J.C. Tumblin): "John Chumley was born in Minnesota and grew up in Tennessee. His interest in realism flourished while studying under Walter Stuempfig at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; he also studied at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida and was Artist in Residence at the Fort Worth Center of Art in Texas from 1958-1961. Chumley moved with his family to the Shenandoah Valley in 1961. Scenes from his native East Tennessee were a frequent source of inspiration. He had one man shows at the Dulin Gallery of Art (predecessor of the Knoxville Museum of Art, Fort Worth, Norfolk, Va., Pennsylvania and New York. His New York exhibits were very successful and earned him national recognition and comparisons with Hopper and Wyeth. He is buried in Winchester, Virginia. Provenance: Private Maryville, TN estate, by descent of the original owner Mrs. Waldo Adler. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Light overall grime, most notable in sky area and linen liner. Very slight wear to the frame. [See more photos →]

$9,000.00$10,000.00
167Lot 167: 2 Carl Sublett Watercolors, Hill Tree & Winter Mountain2 Carl Sublett Watercolors, Hill Tree & Winter MountainLot 167: 2 Carl Sublett Watercolors, Hill Tree & Winter Mountain

Two (2) Carl Sublett (Tennessee, 1919-2008) watercolor on paper landscape paintings. 1st item: Watercolor landscape titled "Hill Tree" depicting the base of a tree with bare branches, set in a field with a line of trees in the background beneath a grey sky. Dated and signed "75 Sublett" lower right. Collector's Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, label with artist's name, title, and additional information, en verso. Double matted and housed under glass in a a metallic silver painted wooden frame. Sight – 13 3/4" H x 10 1/2" W. Framed – 24" H x 20" W. 2nd item: Watercolor landscape titled "Winter Mountain", depicting an expressionist view of a snowy mountainside. Dated and signed "74 C/ Sublett" lower right. Collector's Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, label with artist's name, title, and additional information, en verso. Float mounted and housed under glass in a metallic silver painted wooden frame with black trim. Sheet – 10 7/8" H x 14" W. Framed – 18 3/4" H x 21 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Carl Sublett studied Art History at the American Academy in Florence, Italy, after serving as a sergeant in World War II. He moved to Knoxville in 1954 where he studied with Kermit Ewing and eventually became a Professor of Fine Art at the University of Tennessee. Sublett was a founding member of the art group, The Knoxville Seven, a progressive group working from 1955-1965, which produced some of the first abstract expressionist art in Tennessee. In 1982 he retired from teaching and in 1984, he opened the Sublett Gallery in Knoxville. In 1991, "The Unseen Carl Sublett" was the first exhibit at the new Knoxville Museum of Art (built on the site of the 1982 World's Fair). Sublett won numerous awards for his paintings and was a member of the National Academy of Design. His works are in the collections of the National Academy of Design, The Tennessee State Museum, and Cheekwood, Nashville. (source: The Tennessee Arts Commission). CONDITION: Both paintings overall very good condition, with slight waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frames. 2nd item: Area of minor gilt loss to top edge of frame. [See more photos →]

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168Lot 168: Carl Sublett Watercolor, Gay Street BridgeCarl Sublett Watercolor, Gay Street BridgeLot 168: Carl Sublett Watercolor, Gay Street Bridge

Carl Sublett (Tennessee, 1919-2008) watercolor on paper depicting the Gay Street bridge located in Knoxville, TN. Signed lower right "Sublett". Housed in a modern giltwood frame with linen weave mat. Painting – 17 1/2" H x 23 5/8" W. Sight – 17 3/4" H x 24 1/4" W. Framed – 26 1/2" H x 32 1/2" W. Biography: Carl Sublett studied Art History at the American Academy in Florence, Italy, after serving as a sergeant in World War II. He moved to Knoxville in 1954 where he studied with Kermit Ewing and eventually became a Professor of Fine Art at the University of Tennessee. Sublett was a founding member of the art group, The Knoxville Seven, a progressive group working from 1955-1965, which produced some of the first abstract expressionist art in Tennessee. In 1982 he retired from teaching and in 1984, he opened the Sublett Gallery in Knoxville. In 1991, "The Unseen Carl Sublett" was the first exhibit at the new Knoxville Museum of Art (built on the site of the 1982 World's Fair). Sublett won numerous awards for his paintings and was a member of the National Academy of Design. His works are in the collections of the National Academy of Design, The Tennessee State Museum, and Cheekwood, Nashville. (Source: The Tennessee Arts Commission). CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

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169Lot 169: 2 Carl Sublett Watercolor Paintings incl. The Steeple House2 Carl Sublett Watercolor Paintings incl. The Steeple HouseLot 169: 2 Carl Sublett Watercolor Paintings incl. The Steeple House

Two (2) Carl Sublett (Tennessee, 1919-2008) watercolor on paper paintings. 1st item: Watercolor landscape on paper titled "The Steeple House" depicting a white clapboard church. Signed lower left "Sublett." 1975 Nashville gallery label en verso. Housed in a gilt and green painted wood frame. Sight – 10 3/4" H x 12 3/4" W. Framed – 19 1/8" H x 21 1/8" W. Circa 1975. 2nd item: Watercolor painting depicting a two story white frame house with reddish colored shutters, portico, and roof, and a mountain range visible in the distance, beneath a grey and blue sky. Signed "Sublett" lower right. Float mounted and matted under glass in a black wooden frame with gilt trim. Sheet – 12 1/4" H x 16 1/8" W. Framed – 21 3/4" H x 25 5/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Carl Sublett studied Art History at the American Academy in Florence, Italy, after serving as a sergeant in World War II. He moved to Knoxville in 1954 where he studied with Kermit Ewing and eventually became a Professor of Fine Art at the University of Tennessee. Sublett was a founding member of the art group, The Knoxville Seven, a progressive group working from 1955-1965, which produced some of the first abstract expressionist art in Tennessee. In 1982 he retired from teaching and in 1984, he opened the Sublett Gallery in Knoxville. In 1991, "The Unseen Carl Sublett" was the first exhibit at the new Knoxville Museum of Art (built on the site of the 1982 World's Fair). Sublett won numerous awards for his paintings and was a member of the National Academy of Design. His works are in the collections of the National Academy of Design, The Tennessee State Museum, and Cheekwood, Nashville. (source: The Tennessee Arts Commission). CONDITION: Both paintings overall good condition. 2nd item: Few scattered minute foxing spots. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

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170Lot 170: Pauline Wallen O/C, TN Still Life PaintingPauline Wallen O/C, TN Still Life PaintingLot 170: Pauline Wallen O/C, TN Still Life Painting

Pauline "Polly" Wallen (Tennessee, 1922-2010) oil on canvas still life painting depicting a vase of mixed flowers and three lemons on a table with a striped tablecloth, against a mottled green and brown background. Signed "Pauline Wallen" lower right. Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 32 1/4" H x 26" W. American, late 20th/early 21st century. Biography: A Knoxville native, Wallen studied art at Salem College in Winston-Salem, N.C.; the University of Tennessee; the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Stuart Art School, both in Washington, D.C. In 1982 she was awarded the Medaille D'Argent Aquarelle at Le Grand Palais Salon Des Artistes Francais for her watercolor painting, CLASSIC REALISM. Wallen was also a member of the Tennessee Watercolor Society and Associations of Art in Paris. (courtesy: Hanson Gallery). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with minor scattered surface scratches, largest 1 1/2". [See more photos →]

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171Lot 171: Exhibited Edwin M. Gardner Painting, Hoe in HandExhibited Edwin M. Gardner Painting, Hoe in HandLot 171: Exhibited Edwin M. Gardner Painting, Hoe in Hand

Edwin Maximilian Gardner (Tennessee, 1845-1935) oil on canvas painting titled "Hoe in Hand" depicting a young African American man holding a hoe and a basket and standing on a dirt road in the shadow of a tree. A broken fence or gate is visible in the right foreground. Signed and dated "Edwin M. Gardner 1903" lower left. Typed artist's information label and conservation label, en verso. Housed in a gilt wood frame with reeded and lamb's tongue running patterns. Sight – 29 5/8" H x 21 5/8" W. Framed – 35 5/8" H x 27 1/8" W. American, early 20th century. Note: This painting was exhibited at the Tennessee State Museum's "Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee, 1810-1985," held in 1985, and is illustrated no. 46 in the catalog. It also is the illustration provided for the artist biography in the Tennessee Encyclopedia by Madeline Reed. Biography: "Edwin M. Gardner, illustrator, portraitist, and cartographer, was born near Pulaski in Giles County, TN, but while still a young boy, he moved with his family to Mississippi, where he probably had some formal training in art. While in his teens, Gardner fought in the Civil War as a member of Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry. Following the war, he began his formal art education in Memphis, then moved to Europe to train at the Royal Academy in Brussels, with later studies in France and Italy. Upon his return to the United States, Gardner resumed study at the National Academy of Design in New York. Afterwards, he moved to Aberdeen, Mississippi, where he taught art at a female academy. He next moved to Winchester in Franklin County [TN], where he spent five years on the faculty at Mary Sharp College. Gardner made his last home in Nashville, where he had his greatest artistic influence. He made the first woodcuts and pen portraits for photoengraving used in the local daily newspapers, including the first published pen portrait of Sarah Childress Polk. Although Gardner was listed in the catalogue of the 1885 Watkins Institute Art Show as a teacher there, he actually taught under the auspices of the Nashville Art Association [which he co-founded] in the art room which Watkins provided. His first official association with Watkins's Night School probably came in September 1910, when he was hired to teach industrial art. (School commissioners were perhaps still uncomfortable with the term "fine" art.) Gardner's presence on the Watkins Institute faculty gave the school a teacher trained in commercial and fine arts. He encouraged his students to draw by taking casts and using live models, and this laid the foundation for the school's Department of Fine Art." (source: "Edwin M. Gardner" by Madeline Reed, Tennessee Encyclopedia, originally published October 8, 2017, https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/edwin-m-gardner/). Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Painting was relined with some areas of inpainting, largest 2" x 1/8" to left margin of sky area, and mounted on a new ICA spring stretcher during professional restoration in 1985. Conservation treatment report available on request. 3" x 2 1/2" circular stain to upper left of sky, possibly resulting from water or other fluid drip. [See more photos →]

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172Lot 172: Large Washington Girard TN Oil LandscapeLarge Washington Girard TN Oil LandscapeLot 172: Large Washington Girard TN Oil Landscape

Washington Girard (Tennessee, 1873-1931) oil on board Tennessee landscape painting depicting a stream flowing through a grove of beech trees. Signed "Girard." lower left. Original period carved giltwood frame with projecting corners. Sight – 26 3/8" H x 23 5/8" W. Framed – 34" H x 31" W. American, early 20th century. Biography: William Washington "Wash" Girard was born on Sycamore Creek in Cheatham County, TN and after high school traveled to New York to study under marine painter Edward Moran. Following the death of his girlfriend, he returned to Nashville, where he continued painting and was a prolific writer. "His paintings of beech trees, his favorite theme, were often small and painted on Sycamore Creek or Brown's Creek in the Nashville area. Not overly sentimental, these paintings were praised for their romanticism while remaining realistic." (source: Weesner, "William Washington Girard", Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Spring, 1986). Provenance: a Nashville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with yellowing to varnish layer. Frame with some shrinkage cracks and areas of rubbing, largest 1". [See more photos →]

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173Lot 173: Gilbert Gaul O/C Landscape, Country RoadGilbert Gaul O/C Landscape, Country RoadLot 173: Gilbert Gaul O/C Landscape, Country Road

Gilbert Gaul (American, 1855-1919), oil on canvas landscape depicting a country road with two wooden structures painted red, one possibly a barn with weathervane, obscured by leafy trees, under a mostly cloudy sky. Titled "Tennessee Back Road" on previous sales label en verso, along with artist information. Signed "G. Gaul" lower left. Housed in a gold leaf cove molded frame with carved acanthus leaf ornaments at corners. Canvas – 12" H x 18" W. Framed – 20" H x 26" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. Biography: New Jersey born artist Gilbert Gaul studied art with Lemuel E. Wilmarth at the school of the National Academy of Design from 1872 to 1876, and privately with the noted genre painter, J. G. Brown. He continued his training at the Art Students League during 1875 and 1876. Gaul first exhibited his work at the National Academy in 1877. In 1881, he inherited a farm in Van Buren County, Tennessee, from his mother's family, and lived there four years to fulfill terms of the bequest. In 1885, he returned to New York though he also continued to spend time at the farm in Tennessee. Gaul gained acclaim for his illustration art and portrayals of Civil War scenes. He became a regular exhibitor at the National Academy annuals between 1877 and 1902; in 1882, he was accorded the status of full academician-the youngest artist to attain the honor. He exhibited at the 1889 Paris Exposition; the 1893 World Columbian Exposition in Chicago; and the 1902 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, where he was awarded medals. In 1876 Gaul made his first trip to the American West, an area for which he developed a particular affinity. He made numerous western trips in subsequent years, photographing and rendering scenes of Native Americans and the frontier, which he would later work up into paintings in his studios in New York or Tennessee. In 1890, he worked for the United States census on reservations in North Dakota. He also visited Mexico, the West Indies, Panama, and Nicaragua. An account of his travels was published in Century Magazine in 1892. In 1904, he returned to Tennessee and settled in Nashville. The decreasing interest in Civil War subjects resulted in financial hardship for Gaul. He gave private art lessons, and taught at the Watkins Institute, Nashville, and at Cumberland Female College, in McMinnville. He also spent time in Charleston, South Carolina. By 1910, he had moved to Ridgefield, New Jersey, where he continued to paint and live out his remaining years. (source: The Johnson Collection). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with small repair left center near edge of canvas (in trees), some spots of light grime in sky. Later frame. [See more photos →]

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174Lot 174: Cornelius Hankins O/C, Autumn Landscape w/ CreekCornelius Hankins O/C, Autumn Landscape w/ CreekLot 174: Cornelius Hankins O/C, Autumn Landscape w/ Creek

Cornelius Hankins (Mississippi/Tennessee, 1863-1946) oil on canvas late Autumn landscape, likely Middle Tennessee. Landscape depicts a creek surrounded by nearly-bare trees, with footbridge and hills in the background, under a partly cloudy sky. Signed “Cornelius Hankins” lower right. Molded giltwood frame, likely original. Sight – 13 1/2″ H x 18 1/2″ W. Framed – 20″ H x 25″ W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. Note: Hankins studied with Robert Henri, leader of the Ashcan School, and with William Merritt Chase in New York. He was active for much of his career in the Nashville area. CONDITION: Excellent condition, lined. Frame exhibits some scattered light wear and minor losses. [See more photos →]

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175Lot 175: Cornelius Hankins O/P, Still Life w/ Wine BottlesCornelius Hankins O/P, Still Life w/ Wine BottlesLot 175: Cornelius Hankins O/P, Still Life w/ Wine Bottles

Cornelius Hankins (Mississippi/Tennessee, 1863-1946) oil on panel still life painting depicting a bottle of wine, a fiasco bottle, a wine glass, a plate with a piece of a meat pie, a bunch of grapes, and other items on a tabletop against a mottled brown drapery background. Signed "Cornelius Hankins" lower left. A. Frank & Co. label with artist's name and "Richmond Va" en verso of frame. Housed in a cove molded giltwood frame with lamb's tongue fillet. Sight – 9 7/8" H x 7 3/4" W. Framed – 13 3/4" H x 11 5/8" W. American, early 20th century. Note: Hankins studied with Robert Henri, leader of the Ashcan School, and with William Merritt Chase in New York. He was active for much of his career in the Nashville area. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure to lower right quadrant. 1/2" x 3/4" area of paint rubbing, lower right. [See more photos →]

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176Lot 176: Robert Loftin Newman Exhibited Painting, "Mother and Child"Robert Loftin Newman Exhibited Painting, "Mother and Child"Lot 176: Robert Loftin Newman Exhibited Painting, "Mother and Child"

Robert Loftin Newman (Tennessee/NY/ France, 1827-1912), "Mother and Child," oil on board painting depicting a woman closely holding a very young child in a dark, dense landscape setting. The dark haired woman wears a dress with light blouse and full red skirt, and the unclothed child stands on her lap with one arm outstretched. Signed "R.L. Newman" lower right. Exhibited, the National Collection of Fine Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. retrospective of Newman's work, October 26, 1973 – January 6, 1974, and pictured in the catalog on page 158 (#109). Exhibition label en verso identifies the lender to that exhibit as Victor Spark; catalog also lists Graham Gallery, New York in the provenance line. Molded giltwood frame. Sight – 16 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W. Framed – 23" H x 19" W. Biography: Born in Richmond, Virginia, Robert Newman grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee. He is sometimes associated with Albert Pinkham Ryder, with whose work he shared thematic and stylistic affinities. Mothers and children were frequent subject matter, along with Old and New Testament themes. He studied briefly with Thomas Couture in Paris in 1850, and on a second trip to Paris in 1854, William Morris Hunt introduced him to J. F. Millet and to Barbizon. Newman served with the Confederate forces during the Civil War before moving to New York. He returned to Tennessee in 1872 and tried to establish an academy of fine arts in Nashville, but by 1873 he was back in New York, where he resided the rest of his life. He rarely exhibited his work. Source: Matthew Baigell, "Dictionary of American Artists" ; Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"; The Smithsonian American Art Museum. CONDITION: Painting in very good condition with restored varnish and newer backing board added. Frame likely not original. [See more photos →]

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177Lot 177: Hugh Tyler O/B Landscape w/ Cows, poss. TNHugh Tyler O/B Landscape w/ Cows, poss. TNLot 177: Hugh Tyler O/B Landscape w/ Cows, poss. TN

Hugh C. Tyler (Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976) impressionist oil on board American landscape painting, possibly East Tennessee, depicting a pasture with grazing cows, framed by a stand of trees, with a forest background. Signed faintly lower left "H. C. Tyler". Housed in a burnished gilt and green painted wood frame. Sight: 7 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed: 11 1/8" H x 13 1/8" W. Biography (courtesy the McClung Historical Collection): "Although he was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Hugh Tyler (1885-1976) spent most of his childhood and young adulthood in Knoxville. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1905 and studied drawing and painting with a local teacher. Tyler attended Pratt Institute in New York for two years and worked for a time designing tapestries and rugs for Hunter Looms in New York City. In 1911 he studied landscape painting with John Carlson at Woodstock, New York. In 1912 Tyler travelled to Europe where he studied at the Academie Julian in Paris and at the French Academy in Rome. He pursued a successful career as both an artist and as a decorative artist. Hugh Tyler was especially noted for his marine landscapes, painted in a number of places such as the South Seas during his travels. Decorative painting projects were often in collaboration with Knoxville architect Charles I. Barber. " His paintings of Tennessee landscapes are rare. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition with light grime. Frame with minor paint/residue transfer left frame margin and left corner. [See more photos →]

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178Lot 178: TN Mountain O/B Landscape by Charles KrutchTN Mountain O/B Landscape by Charles KrutchLot 178: TN Mountain O/B Landscape by Charles Krutch

Charles Krutch (Tennessee, 1849-1934) East Tennessee oil on board painting depicting a Spring/Summer mountain landscape, likely the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. EG Gagg Knoxville Framery label en verso. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Signed lower right in red "Krutch." Sight – 6 1/4" H x 9" W. Framed – 8 1/4" H x 11" W. Biography (Courtesy Knoxville Museum of Art): Krutch is regarded as one of East Tennessee's first painters to specialize in scenes of the Smoky Mountains. Krutch earned the nickname "Corot of the South" for his soft, atmospheric watercolor and oil paintings of the mountain range that served as his sole focus. Totally untrained as an artist, he often applied thick layers of oil paint with brushes as well as his fingers. Krutch’s goal was to capture the changing "moods" of the mountains. CONDITION: Overall grime. Light rubbing noted to left margin. A couple of pinprick losses of paint upper right quadrant. Very minor errant spotting upper right corner. [See more photos →]

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179Lot 179: Lloyd Branson Oil on Cardstock Landscape PaintingLloyd Branson Oil on Cardstock Landscape PaintingLot 179: Lloyd Branson Oil on Cardstock Landscape Painting

Lloyd Branson (Tennessee, 1861-1925) panoramic oil on cardstock fall landscape painting depicting a rock lined stream flanked by fall trees foreground and a meadow with trees and mountains visible background. Signed lower right "Branson". Housed in a gilt carved frame with oak leaf and anthemion decoration. Sight – 5 1/2" H x 12 1/2" W. Framed – 12" H x 19" W. Early 20th century. Biography: Enoch Lloyd Branson was best known for his Southern portraits and depictions of East Tennessee history. He moved to New York in 1873 to study at the National Academy of Design, where he won a first prize in 1875. In a partnership with Frank McCrary from 1885 to 1903, Branson became a leader in the East Tennessee arts community. He was a mentor to Catherine Wiley and is credited with discovering Beauford Delaney. (Research courtesy of James A. Hoobler, Tennessee State Museum). CONDITION: A couple of pin prick losses, one to right sky area and one to right side tree area. Frame with repaired break to upper right and lower right frame edges and minor scattered losses to gilt, including lower underside edge. [See more photos →]

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180Lot 180: L. Branson Oil Landscape & E. Hurst Pastel PortraitL. Branson Oil Landscape & E. Hurst Pastel PortraitLot 180: L. Branson Oil Landscape & E. Hurst Pastel Portrait

Two (2) Tennessee art works, including Lloyd Branson and Edward Hurst. 1st item: Lloyd Branson (American/Tennessee, 1861-1925) small oil on paper autumn landscape painting, mounted on board, depicting a forest pathway. Signed lower right "Branson." Housed in a carved early 20th giltwood frame. Sight – 4" H x 6" W. Framed – 7 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W. 2nd item: Edward Hurst (American/Tennessee, 1912-1972) pastel portrait on paper bust portrait depicting Margaret Netherland Yeager Brackney (1902-1993) of Knoxville, TN as a young woman with cropped, brunette hair and wearing a yellow blouse. Signed and dated lower right "E Hurst 30-." Housed in a simple black wood frame. Sight – 18 1/2" H x 11 3/4" W. Framed – 22 1/2" H x 15 1/2" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Painting overall good condition, with recent light cleaning, Frame with some newer repairs to corners sides. 2nd item: Portrait overall good condition. Toning to paper matte. Abrasions to frame, losses to the lower right corner. [See more photos →]

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181Lot 181: Adelia A. Lutz Portrait PaintingAdelia A. Lutz Portrait PaintingLot 181: Adelia A. Lutz Portrait Painting

Adelia Armstrong Lutz (American/Tennessee, 1859-1931) oil and pastel on cardstock portrait of a young girl with long red hair, attired in a white dress with an upward gaze and with a pink rose lower center. Signed lower left “A. A. Lutz”. Inscription en verso partially reads “Artist —– Given to Charles & Annette Harris in frame by Mrs. Bill Colqueth —— Circle Knoxville TN 37920”. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame with gilt wood liner. Sight: 7 3/4″ H x 6 1/4″ W. 13 1/2″ H x 12″ W. 20th century. Framed: Biography: Adelia Armstrong Lutz was known for painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. She was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She studied art at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and abroad. Upon her return to Knoxville in 1887, she was a director of the Knoxville Art Club and co-organized the Nicholson Art League. She married John Edwin Lutz in 1885 and they built their home, “Westwood”, on Knoxville’s Kingston Pike in approximately 1890. CONDITION: Painting overall good condition. Frame with later added gilt paint and some scattered minor losses. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
182Lot 182: Pair of Early East TN O/C PortraitsPair of Early East TN O/C PortraitsLot 182: Pair of Early East TN O/C Portraits

Pair of 19th century East Tennessee oil on canvas three-quarters length companion portraits, unsigned but possibly by William (John) Harrison Scarborough (TN/SC, 1812-1871). The gentleman is depicted wearing a tan suit coat and white shirt and the lady is depicted wearing a dark dress with an elaborate lace collar and lace cap. Housed in a period gilt and gesso frame having a rope twist outer edge and sight edge and a reeded central cove edge. Sight – 29 3/4" H x 24 1/2" W. Framed – 37 1/2" H x 32 1/4" W. Second quarter of the 19th century. CONDITION: Male portrait with overall craquelure and grime, rubbing the stretchers, rippling to lower left corner and some areas of paint exfoliation, primarily to face and center coat area and lower left quadrant. Repair with patch to man's forehead. One patch to canvas en verso. Female portrait with craquelure, 1 1/2" scratch to hair area, some scattered exfoliation to background and abrasions to lower left edge. Framed with minor touch ups. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
244Lot 244: European Marble Bust of a WomanEuropean Marble Bust of a WomanLot 244: European Marble Bust of a Woman

Continental carved marble bust depicting a young maiden wearing a headscarf and a rose colored dress on a shaped integral marble base. 14 1/2" H x 14" W x 6 1/2" D. Unsigned, but likely European, 19th century. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Minor chipping noted along the base edge, with base front left corner having a clean glue break. [See more photos →]

$450.00$550.00
245Lot 245: Italian Alabaster Sculpture, Giusto VitiItalian Alabaster Sculpture, Giusto VitiLot 245: Italian Alabaster Sculpture, Giusto Viti

Giusto Viti (Italian, Late 19th to early 20th century) carved alabaster bust of a man, depicted smiling with a turned head and drape, above an rectangular plinth. Signed en verso of base. 21 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W X 6 1/2" D. Circa 1900. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. A few small scattered spots of discoloration and scratching including between eyebrows and small marks in eye area. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
246Lot 246: Bronze Cleopatra Sculpture signed E. BouretBronze Cleopatra Sculpture signed E. BouretLot 246: Bronze Cleopatra Sculpture signed E. Bouret

Attributed to Eutrope Bouret (French, 1833-1906), gilt and patinated bronze figurine depicting Cleopatra. Subject is depicted standing and leaning against a plinth with Egyptian hieroglyphic inscriptions, wearing a robe and crown and holding a staff adorned with twin serpents in her right hand. Signed on the side of the base "Bouret" and dated "1872". Bronze rests on a conforming black stone base. Sculpture: 13 3/4" H x 5 1/4" D x 7 3/8" W. Including base: 14 3/4" H x 6" D x 9" W. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Sculpture in overall good condition with old patination. Staff with slight bending near the center. Sculpture is attached to the base. Base with wear and chip to one front edge. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
247Lot 247: 2 Art Nouveau Bronze Figural Trays2 Art Nouveau Bronze Figural TraysLot 247: 2 Art Nouveau Bronze Figural Trays

Two (2) Art Nouveau bronze figural trays, including one (1) female circular form relief tray by Gustav Gurschner (1873-1970), marked "Gurschner Depose" to the top edge and "MOD No 92" to the underside and one (1) female rectangular form relief tray, unmarked. Round tray – 6 1/4" dia. x 5 1/2" dia. Rectangular tray – 10 1/4" H x 4" W. Both items Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Round tray with some minor oxidation, both pieces overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
249Lot 249: Miniature Chalcedony Classical Plaque, 18K MountingMiniature Chalcedony Classical Plaque, 18K MountingLot 249: Miniature Chalcedony Classical Plaque, 18K Mounting

French Empire bas relief cameo carved chalcedony miniature plaque, possibly a Grand Tour souvenir. Rectangular with canted corners, decorated with a procession of lovers in a classical chariot, accompanied by Bacchanalian figures including animals and cherubs. Set in a 18K yellow gold (tested, not marked) foliate mounting with a blue enamel border, and housed in a giltwood frame with a silk-covered matte. Plaque: 1 7/8" H x 3 1/4" W. Overall: 4 1/2" H x 6" W. 19th century. CONDITION: Several chips and hairlines, including chips at left top corner and along top edge. Hairlines extending from lower left corner and along left edge, from top edge, and lower right edge. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
319Lot 319: Phillip Perkins O/C Painting, French SailorPhillip Perkins O/C Painting, French SailorLot 319: Phillip Perkins O/C Painting, French Sailor

Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970), "The French Sailor," oil on canvas portrait of a young man with light brown hair in white shirt and blue pants, seated with one knee in front of his chest, his head slightly tilted. Unsigned. Housed in an ovolo-carved parcel gilt frame, likely hand carved by Clarence Stringfield (Tennessee, 1903-1976). Sight – 30" H x 24" W. Framed – 36" H x 30" W. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Some slight tenting to canvas along center and upper quarter. Scattered pin sized areas of loss, mostly to lower half. Some wear and minor losses to frame. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
320Lot 320: Philip Perkins O/C Portrait, Man in SuitPhilip Perkins O/C Portrait, Man in SuitLot 320: Philip Perkins O/C Portrait, Man in Suit

Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas painting, bust length portrait of a seated man wearing a brown suit and sweater vest against a grey background. Signed "Perkins" top right. Paul Foinet Fils, Paris, France ink stamp en verso of canvas. Housed in a carved giltwood Rococo style frame with pierced corners. Sight – 31 1/4" H x 25 1/4" W. Framed – 39 1/2" H x 33 1/2" W. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. CONDITION: Two areas of repair and inpainting, largest 4 1/2" x 3 1/2", largest repair visible middle left en verso. Areas of paint loss, largest 1 1/2", primarily to top edge of canvas. Faint stretcher marks to perimeter of canvas. Evidence of dampstaining, en verso of canvas. Natural age related shrinkage to frame, largest 15 1/2". [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
321Lot 321: 3 Philip Perkins Drawings3 Philip Perkins DrawingsLot 321: 3 Philip Perkins Drawings

Three (3) Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) works on paper, including two (2) pastel abstract expressionist drawings and one (1) ink on paper figurative drawing. 1st item: "Untitled" pastel on paper abstract drawing rendered in shades of blue, green, black, and brown. Signed "Perkins" lower right. Title, date "1969," artist name, medium, and measurements, en verso. 2nd item: Pastel on paper expressionist drawing depicting a room rendered in shades of grey and black. Signed and dated "Perkins 66" lower right. 3rd item: Ink on paper abstract drawing depicting a religious scene. Signed "Perkins" lower right. All items matted and housed under glass in wooden or black metal frames, two with old Nashville TN framing labels en verso. Sight sizes ranging from 13 7/8" H x 9 7/8" W to 18" H x 12" W. Frames ranging in size from 20" H x 16 1/8" W to 27 1/8" H x 20 1/4" W. All items third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. None examined out of frames. 3rd item with 1/4" break to glass, lower right (does not affect drawing). [See more photos →]

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322Lot 322: 2 Mary Cipolloni Knoxville, TN Paintings2 Mary Cipolloni Knoxville, TN PaintingsLot 322: 2 Mary Cipolloni Knoxville, TN Paintings

Two (2) Mary Elizabeth Cipolloni (Tennessee, 1913-1986) oil on board paintings. 1st item: Painting titled "'Peg' Returns" depicting a street scene with an old fashioned car parked in the road before a storefront surrounded by trees, with additional trees beneath a cloudy blue sky in the background. Signed and dated "Cipolloni 49" lower left. Knoxville Art Center paper label with artist's name, title, and additional information with date "1949" en verso. 2nd item: Painting depicting a blue cabin surrounded by trees, with additional cabins and trees beneath a cloudy blue sky. Signed and dated "Cipolloni 48" lower left. Ink inscription with artist's name, date, and additional information, en verso. Both housed in identical modeled tan painted frames. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 19 1/4" H x 23" W. Both items American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Note: Mary Cipolloni was a member of the Knoxville Art Director's Club. She was buried at the Sunset Cemetery in Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee. CONDITION: Both items in overall good condition. 1st item slightly loose in frame. Areas of loss, largest 4", to paint on frames. [See more photos →]

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323Lot 323: Louise LeQuire Print, Cades CoveLouise LeQuire Print, Cades CoveLot 323: Louise LeQuire Print, Cades Cove

Louise Lequire (American/Tennessee, 1924-2006) linocut or block print titled "Cades Cove, 1966." Smoky Mountain landscape rendered in shades of yellow, blue, and green, signed lower right in the plate and numbered 19/20 lower right margin; titled and dated lower left margin. Housed under glass with an ivory mat in a whitewashed wood grain frame. Sight – 16" H x 22" W. Framed – 24" H x 30" W. Biography: The mother of noted sculptor Alan Lequire, Louise LeQuire was a portrait and landscape artist who taught art at Montgomery Bell Academy and worked as an artist and teacher at the Nashville Institute of the Arts from 1980-1992. She also wrote extensively about art and was the arts editor at Nashville Life Magazine. Her work can be found in the collections of Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee State Museum. Note: proceeds from the sale of this lot benefit St. Luke's Community House, Nashville. CONDITION: Edge toning and some creasing/rippling to paper. 2" slightly dark mark upper left quadrant; couple of scattered subtle fingerprint size spots. Scattered spots of wear to frame. Top edge of frame is loose. [See more photos →]

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324Lot 324: Oil on Board Landscape, attrib. Thomas CampbellOil on Board Landscape, attrib. Thomas CampbellLot 324: Oil on Board Landscape, attrib. Thomas Campbell

Attributed to Thomas Campbell (Tennessee, 1834-1941), oil on board East Tennessee landscape depicting a woodland stream with mountains visible right background. Unsigned. Housed in a simple wood frame. Sight: 6 3/8" H x 13 1/4" L, Framed: 6 3/4" H x 13 3/4" L. Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Some minor scratching and losses noted to lower right quadrant, some scratching lower right corner. [See more photos →]

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325Lot 325: Puryear Mims Limestone Sculpture & Plaster BustPuryear Mims Limestone Sculpture & Plaster BustLot 325: Puryear Mims Limestone Sculpture & Plaster Bust

Two (2) sculptures attributed to Thomas Puryear Mims (American/Tennessee, 1906-1975) including a limestone sculpture of a young girl and a plaster cast bust of a child with short hair, both depictions of his daughter. Sculpture: 22" H x 10" W x 7 3/4" D. Plaster bust: 13" H x 12" W x 7" D. Biography: Born into a distinguished Southern literary family, Puryear Mims earned an English degree from Vanderbilt University and taught the subject for a brief period. His fascination with sculpture eventually led him to study at the Academie Julian in Paris and the Art Students League in New York, where he trained under two of America's pioneer abstractionists, Robert Laurent and William Zorach. He also worked in the studio of the sculptor Saul Baizerman in New York. In 1934 he worked on the Mount Rushmore project as an assistant to Gutzon Borglum, but found it to be more "mechanical" than artistic. He returned to the Art Students League and eventually, to Nashville. Mims taught art at Vanderbilt University and in 1958 was appointed Sculptor in Residence. He created numerous public sculptures around Nashville, participated in several one-man and multi-artist exhibits, and, following his death, was the subject of a retrospective at Cheekwood. While Mims's early work was largely representational, he was influenced by cubism in the late 1950s and evolved into an abstract, organic, curvilinear style of sculpture. Women as voluptuous, creative beings, in particular Eve and Athena, were frequent subjects in the 1960s. Mims retired from Vanderbilt in 1972 and taught privately until his death three years later. (Information courtesy "Thomas Puryear Mims" by Philancy Holder, published by Tennessee Botanical Gardens & Fine Arts Center, Inc., Cheekwood, Nashville, Tn., 1977). Mims's work is sometimes compared with that of another prominent Nashville sculptor working around the same time, William Edmondson. Works by the two artists were displayed together in a 1988 exhibition at the Nashville Metropolitan Arts Commission Gallery, "Spirit and Form: the Art of William Edmondson and Puryear Mims." Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Limestone sculpture overall good condition with void to left front corner, seems to be in the making. Plaster bust with slight fleabites along the lower edge, overall good condition with light grime. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
326Lot 326: Limestone Sculptures, attrib. Puryear MimsLimestone Sculptures, attrib. Puryear MimsLot 326: Limestone Sculptures, attrib. Puryear Mims

Limestone Sculpture depicting the conjoined busts of a man and woman, attributed to Thomas Puryear Mims (American/Tennessee, 1906-1975). 11 1/2″ H x 10 1/2″ W x 4 1/2″ D. Biography: Born into a distinguished Southern literary family, Puryear Mims earned an English degree from Vanderbilt University and taught the subject for a brief period. His fascination with sculpture eventually led him to study at the Academie Julian in Paris and the Art Students League in New York, where he trained under two of America’s pioneer abstractionists, Robert Laurent and William Zorach. He also worked in the studio of the sculptor Saul Baizerman in New York. In 1934 he worked on the Mount Rushmore project as an assistant to Gutzon Borglum, but found it to be more “mechanical” than artistic. He returned to the Art Students League and eventually, to Nashville. Mims taught art at Vanderbilt University and in 1958 was appointed Sculptor in Residence. He created numerous public sculptures around Nashville, participated in several one-man and multi-artist exhibits, and, following his death, was the subject of a retrospective at Cheekwood. While Mims’s early work was largely representational, he was influenced by cubism in the late 1950s and evolved into an abstract, organic, curvilinear style of sculpture. Women as voluptuous, creative beings, in particular Eve and Athena, were frequent subjects in the 1960s. Mims retired from Vanderbilt in 1972 and taught privately until his death three years later. (Source: “Thomas Puryear Mims” by Philancy Holder, published by Tennessee Botanical Gardens & Fine Arts Center, Inc., Cheekwood, Nashville, Tn., 1977). Note: Mims’s work is sometimes compared with that of another prominent Nashville sculptor working around the same time, William Edmondson. Works by the two artists were displayed together in a 1988 exhibition at the Nashville Metropolitan Arts Commission Gallery, “Spirit and Form: the Art of William Edmondson and Puryear Mims. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
327Lot 327: Olen Bryant Wood Sculpture of headOlen Bryant Wood Sculpture of headLot 327: Olen Bryant Wood Sculpture of head

Olen L. Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) carved wood sculpture of an elongated head with dark stain. Unsigned. 19" H x 8" W x 9" D. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). Provenance: Estate of Olen Bryant, Cottonwood/Clarksville, TN. A letter of authenticity and provenance from the artist's niece, who served as his studio assistant and personal representative for his estate, will accompany this lot. CONDITION: Scattered specks of white paint. Natural stress cracks in wood on right side, stretching from base to crown of sculpture and scattered areas of wood shrinkage. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
328Lot 328: Joe Parrott O/C, Talahi Fountain, KnoxvilleJoe Parrott O/C, Talahi Fountain, KnoxvilleLot 328: Joe Parrott O/C, Talahi Fountain, Knoxville

Joe Parrott (American/Tennessee, 1944) oil on canvas depicting the iconic Talahi fountain in the Sequoyah Hills neighborhood in Knoxville, TN. Partially rendered in a heavy impasto technique. Signed and dated 2009 lower left. Housed in an ebonized and gilt wood frame. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 23 1/4" H x 27 1/4" W. Biography: Joe Parrott was born and lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. He earned a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1967 and is a self-taught artist. He worked in the graphic arts industry for 43 years while continuing to pursue his artistic aspirations. He currently paints full-time and is dedicated to a lifelong pursuit of creative evolution and exploration. Influences include Edward Hopper, Van Gogh and printmaker Martin Lewis (Courtesy: https://faso.com). CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition. Minor abrasions to the frame. [See more photos →]

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329Lot 329: 4 William "Bill" Kidwell Paintings, incl. Ghost on the Veranda4 William "Bill" Kidwell Paintings, incl. Ghost on the VerandaLot 329: 4 William "Bill" Kidwell Paintings, incl. Ghost on the Veranda

Four (4) William "Bill" Kidwell (Tennessee, 1934-2015) works on paper. 1st item: Watercolor and gouache painting titled "Ghost on the Veranda" depicting a wood paneled house with a large veranda surrounded by a tree and shrubbery, the ghostly figure of a person seated on a chair by the front door beneath a cloudy blue sky. Signed and dated "Kidwell '91" lower right. Titled, top center. Float mounted and matted under glass in a black wooden frame with foliate running pattern. 2nd item: Watercolor and gouache painting depicting a winter landscape with a train in the foreground before a wooden train station, middle ground, with trees beneath a white sky. Signed and dated "Kidwell 1996" lower right. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. 3rd item: Watercolor and gouache painting depicting a city street scene, circa 1940's below a cloudy blue sky. Signed and dated "Kidwell 1975" lower right. Double matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame. 4th item: Pen and ink with watercolor painting depicting a seated, late middle aged man, foreground, against a black background with white lettering reading "CANADA DR…" slightly obscured by his head. Signed and dated "Kidwell 1975" lower right. Float mounted and housed under glass in a silver metal frame. Sights range in size from 11" H x 14 5/8" W to 20" H x 27" W. Framed – 20 1/4" H x 23 1/2" W to 28 1/2" H x 34 1/2" W. Biography: William "Bill" Kidwell was born in Knoxville and studied painting at the University of Tennessee. He worked as an assistant to Kermit Ewing, one of the "Knoxville Seven" artists, and later as a technical illustrator for Lockheed Aircraft in California. During the 1960s he traveled across the U.S. extensively, spending prolonged amounts of time in New Orleans, Berkeley, CA, and Taos, New Mexico. He eventually returned to the Knoxville area and taught for awhile at UT. Kidwell moved to Middle Tennessee in 1973, and remained there until his death in 2015, exhibiting through galleries in Tennessee, California and North Carolina. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light toning. Not examined outside of frames. 4th item: Scattered minute foxing spots. Area of dampstaining, lower left of mat. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
330Lot 330: Jim Gray W/C, Maritime Sailboat PaintingJim Gray W/C, Maritime Sailboat PaintingLot 330: Jim Gray W/C, Maritime Sailboat Painting

Jim Gray (Tennessee, 1932-2019) watercolor on paper maritime painting depicting a man working on a sailboat raised on scaffolding on a beach, with water and a building in the background. Signed and dated "Jim Gray '68" lower right. Housed and double matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 29 1/4" H x 21 5/8" W. Framed – 39 1/2" H x 31 1/4" W. American, third quarter 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with foxing spots, largest 5/8", primarily to sky. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
331Lot 331: Stephen Rascoe O/B Roses from the GardenStephen Rascoe O/B Roses from the GardenLot 331: Stephen Rascoe O/B Roses from the Garden

Stephen Thomas Rascoe (Texas, 1924-2008) oil on board painting titled "Roses from the Garden," depicting a floral arrangement rendered in shade of red, blue, and green in a clear vase atop a table, with a magazine and single flower on either side. Signed "Stephen Rascoe" lower right. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 29 5/8" H x 20 1/2" W. Framed – 31 1/4" H x 22" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minor scattered brown stains to top center edge and lower right quadrant, near edge. Largest 1" x 1/2". [See more photos →]

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332Lot 332: Stephen Rascoe O/B, Racing SceneStephen Rascoe O/B, Racing SceneLot 332: Stephen Rascoe O/B, Racing Scene

Stephen Thomas Rascoe (Texas, 1924-2008) oil on board painting titled "Racing," depicting the silhouettes of riders on six galloping horses, all rendered in shades of orange, beige, brown, and black. Signed "Stephen Rascoe" lower right. Framed by the artist in a painted black wood frame with natural colored edges. Sight – 23 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 29" H x 40 3/4" W. Provenance: Stephen Rascoe received his BFA and MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked as a draftsman for Shell Oil Company and had cartoons published in several national magazines during World War II. In 1964, Rascoe accepted a position as a professor of fine art at the University of Texas in Arlington, where he taught and continued to paint. Rascoe retired in 1990. His paintings are in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, the Houston Museum of Art, the Art Museum of South Texas and numerous other institutions. CONDITION: Minor scattered areas of flaking to outer margins, largest 1/2" x 1/4" in lower right quadrant corner. Frame – Scattered scratches and paint loss, largest 1/2" x 1/4". [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
333Lot 333: Pr. Oil on Board New Orleans Paintings, HeldnerPr. Oil on Board New Orleans Paintings, HeldnerLot 333: Pr. Oil on Board New Orleans Paintings, Heldner

Pair of Colette Pope Heldner (Minnesota, Louisiana, 1902-1990) oil on board street scene paintings depicting New Orleans. One night scene titled en verso "Pirate's Alley towards Rue Royale" and the other titled "Brulatour Courtyard, New Orleans, LA". Both signed lower left Colette and housed in natural wood frames. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed – 22 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W. CONDITION: Some bowing to both boards and evidence of moisture/humidity to the backs. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
334Lot 334: Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Charleston Old Tavern Pink House EtchingElizabeth O'Neill Verner, Charleston Old Tavern Pink House EtchingLot 334: Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Charleston Old Tavern Pink House Etching

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (South Carolina, 1883-1979), "Old Tavern (Pink House), Charleston," etching on paper, numbered 46/80, street scene depicting figures in front of the historic Pink House. The circa 1700 pink Bermuda stone building is one of the oldest in South Carolina and is the second oldest residence in Charleston; it was used as a tavern for many years and in the 1930s housed the studio of artist Alice R. Huger Smith. Titled, in pencil, lower left below plate, signed "Elizabeth O'Neill Verner" and numbered, in pencil, lower right below plate. Hinged mounted and housed in an off white mat. Plate – 7" H x 5" W. Sheet – 10" H x 7 3/4" W. Sight – 7 7/8" H x 5 1/2" W. Mat – 16 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Note: proceeds from the sale of this lot benefit St. Luke's Community House, Nashville. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning/acid burn to mat and area surrounding image. Scuffs, pencil inscriptions to lower margin of sheet (does not affect image). Minute tears, areas of loss, largest 1/8", top left and right of sheet. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
335Lot 335: Alfred Hutty and Chauncey Ryder Landscape Etchings, 2 itemsAlfred Hutty and Chauncey Ryder Landscape Etchings, 2 itemsLot 335: Alfred Hutty and Chauncey Ryder Landscape Etchings, 2 items

Alfred Hutty and Chauncey Ryder Landscape Etchings, 2 items total. 1st item: Alfred Heber Hutty (Charleston, South Carolina, 1877-1954) etching on paper, "Birches," depicting a landscape with birch trees in the foreground and a field in the background beneath a clear sky. Signed "Alfred Hutty" with snail monogram, in pencil, lower right under plate. Umbria, Italia watermark, top left of sheet. Plate – 6 7/8" H x 7 3/4" W. Sheet – 10 1/4" H x 12 1/8" W. Note: Another image from this unnumbered edition is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2nd item: Chauncey Foster Ryder (New York, New Hampshire, 1868-1949), "Home in the Valley," etching on lined paper depicting a house along a road with tall, bare trees, set against a mountain range. Signed "Chauncey F Ryder," in pencil, lower right below plate. J. Whatman watermark along lower right edge; Chicago Society of Etchers embossed logo, lower left margin. Float mounted on an off white mat. Plate – 10" H x 12" W. Sheet – 13 1/2" H x 15 3/4" W. Sight – 10 7/8" H x 12 5/8" W. Mat – 16 1/4" H x 20 1/8" W. Note: Ryder was a member of the Chicago Society of Etchers. Both items first half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered areas of toning/acid burn, including concentrated area lower center margin. Scattered areas of foxing spots, largest 1 1/4" x 2". Pencil inscriptions to top margin. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with two 1/4" x 1/2" pieces of brown tape at top edge of sheet. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
336Lot 336: Rodrigue Blue Dog Lithograph, Choo Choo Ch'BoogieRodrigue Blue Dog Lithograph, Choo Choo Ch'BoogieLot 336: Rodrigue Blue Dog Lithograph, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie

George Rodrigue (Texas, 1944-2013) hand-pulled stone lithograph titled "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," after one of the last paintings by the artist. Lithograph depicts Blue Dog seated beneath an oak tree with a toy train and conductor on either side. Signed in the image lower left and numbered 68/275 in the image lower right. Lower left margin reads "Estate of George Rodrigue." Housed in a black wood modern frame. Verso of frame with Estate Certificate of Authenticity. Image – 24 1/4" H x 35 3/4" W. Sight – 27 3/4" H x 39 1/2" W. Framed – 31 1/4" H x 43" W. Note: This was printed in the old style in Paris, France after one of the last paintings by the artist, by the artist's request. CONDITION: Lithograph overall very good condition. Frame with minor abrasion to the upper left corner. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,000.00
337Lot 337: Rodrigue Blue Dog Estate Print, Take Me Back to TexasRodrigue Blue Dog Estate Print, Take Me Back to TexasLot 337: Rodrigue Blue Dog Estate Print, Take Me Back to Texas

George Rodrigue (Texas, 1944-2013) limited edition estate print, titled "Take Me Back to Texas" depicting Blue Dog sitting and wearing a black cowboy hat and red boots against a red/orange backdrop and yellow moon. Signed in the image lower left and numbered in the image lower right 49/450. Lower left margin reads "2015 Estate of George Rodrigue." Housed in a black wood modern frame. Verso of frame with Estate Certificate of Authenticity. Image – 36" H x 23 3/4" W. Sight – 39 1/2" H x 27 1/2" W. Framed – 43" H x 31" W. CONDITION: Print and frame in overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
338Lot 338: Norman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The RunawayNorman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The RunawayLot 338: Norman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The Runaway

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) lithograph titled "The Runaway", after the original oil painting that was the cover illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, September 20, 1958. Pencil signed lower right and numbered 155/200 lower left. Housed in a modern gilt frame. Sight: 28 1/2" H x 26 3/4" W. Framed: 34 1/2" H x 32 3/8" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Print and frame overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
339Lot 339: Norman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The GossipsNorman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The GossipsLot 339: Norman Rockwell Signed Lithograph, The Gossips

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) lithograph titled "The Gossips", after the original oil painting that was the cover illustration for the Saturday Evening Post, March 6, 1948. Pencil signed lower right and numbered 129/200 lower left. Housed in a modern gilt frame. Sight: 21 1/8" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed: 27 3/4" H x 25 7/8" W. Circa 1971. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Print and frame overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
340Lot 340: 2 Reginald Marsh Prints, Minsky's New Gotham Circus & Two Girls2 Reginald Marsh Prints, Minsky's New Gotham Circus & Two GirlsLot 340: 2 Reginald Marsh Prints, Minsky's New Gotham Circus & Two Girls

Two (2) Reginald Marsh (New York/Vermont, 1898-1954) prints from the Thirty Etchings and Engravings portfolio, edition of 100, printed by Andersen-Lamb Photogravure Corporation, published by Whitney Museum of American Art (originally created 1936 and 1943, printed 1969). 1st item: Etching titled "Minsky's New Gotham Circus," numbered "61/100," depicting several dancing girls with feather headdresses on stage with the orchestra before them and spectators to the right. Initialed and dated "RM 1936," in the plate, lower right, numbered, in pencil, lower left below plate, "WM," embossed lower right below plate. Pencil inscription en verso. Hinge mounted in an off white mat. Plate – 9" H x 12" W. Sheet – 13 1/8" H x 15 5/8" W. Sight – 10 3/4" H x 15 1/8" W. Mat – 16 1/4" H x 20 1/8" W. 2nd item: Engraving titled "Two Girls Walking to the Right," numbered "68/100," depicting two young women walking and talking on a sidewalk, the forms of two additional women behind them. Numbered, in the plate, lower left, numbered, in pencil, lower left below plate, "WM," embossed lower right below plate. Typed information label with retail sticker, lower right of mat. Float mounted in an off white mat. Plate – 10" H x 7 7/8" W. Sheet – 15 5/8" H x 13 1/4" W. Sight – 10 7/8" H x 8 5/8" W. Mat – 20 1/8" H x 16 1/4" W. Both items American, third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Both items in overall very good condition. 2nd item: Waviness, minor creases to edges of paper (does not affect image). [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
341Lot 341: Thomas Hart Benton Lithograph, "Plowing It Under"Thomas Hart Benton Lithograph, "Plowing It Under"Lot 341: Thomas Hart Benton Lithograph, "Plowing It Under"

Thomas Hart Benton (Missouri/Massachusetts/Kansas, 1889-1975) signed limited edition lithograph on paper titled "Plowing It Under," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Depression-era Dust Bowl scene depicting an African American farmer and a mule plowing a field beneath a cloudy sky. Signed "Benton" lower right in the plate and additionally pencil signed "Benton" lower left margin. Housed and matted under glass in a giltwood frame. Image – 8" H x 13 3/8" W. Sight – 8 5/8" H x 13 7/8" W. Framed – 15 1/8" H x 20 3/8" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with overall toning to sheet, hinge mounted to backer board. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
342Lot 342: Georgiabelle Clark O/B, PicnicGeorgiabelle Clark O/B, PicnicLot 342: Georgiabelle Clark O/B, Picnic

Georgiabelle Clark (Ohio/Indiana, 1907-1976) oil on board painting depicting an African American man and woman having a picnic in a landscape setting, with trees and mountains below a cloudy blue sky. Signed “GB CLARK” lower right. Newspaper clipping with artist biography, affixed en verso. Housed in a carved giltwood frame with fluted cove and beaded running pattern and an off white linen liner. Sight – 15 1/4″ H x 19 3/8″ W. Framed – 21 3/8″ H x 25 3/8″ W. Second/third quarter 20th century. Biography: Georgiabelle Clark was born in Indianapolis. She studied at the Herron Art Institute and with Emma Mendenhall and Carl Zimmerman. She exhibited at the Hoosier Salon from 1954-1971 and at the Cincinnati Women’s Art Club. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Areas of staining to liner, center right. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
343Lot 343: American School Portrait of an African American WomanAmerican School Portrait of an African American WomanLot 343: American School Portrait of an African American Woman

American School, early 20th century oil on canvasboard painting, interior scene depicting an African American woman seated and cleaning or peeling a vegetable over a bowl in her lap. Pots and pans are on a table beneath a window in the background. Unsigned. Illegible writing, possibly framing notes, en verso. Housed under glass in an early 20th century carved frame with bronze color finish. Baerst Bros. Fine Arts, Chicago label en verso of frame. Sight – 12" H x 9" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W. Provenance: Private Nashville Collection. CONDITION: Painting in very good condition. Several losses and some overpaint to frame. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
344Lot 344: 2 Oil Paintings, incl. African American Portrait, Bluebonnets2 Oil Paintings, incl. African American Portrait, BluebonnetsLot 344: 2 Oil Paintings, incl. African American Portrait, Bluebonnets

Two (2) Oil Paintings, including African American portrait of a mother and daughter and a Texas Bluebonnet scene. 1st item: Oil on canvas portrait, likely Southern, depicting a young African American girl holding her doll and standing with her mother, who is wearing a headscarf and holding a basket of produce, in a landscape setting. Unsigned. Housed in a gilt carved frame. Sight – 12" H x 6 7/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 10" W. 19th century. 2nd item: Oil on board landscape painting depicting a field of Texas bluebonnets. Signed lower left "Mary F. Albright." Pen note en verso reads "Texas Blue Bonnets by Mary Albright, 1931." Housed in a green paint and gilt frame. Sight – 6 5/8" H x 8 5/8" W. Framed – 8" H x 10 3/8" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Painting with overall grime and craquelure. Frame with later added gilt paint, minor losses and separation to the corners. 2nd item: Very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
345Lot 345: Howard Thomas Watercolor Streetscape, poss. GeorgiaHoward Thomas Watercolor Streetscape, poss. GeorgiaLot 345: Howard Thomas Watercolor Streetscape, poss. Georgia

Howard Wilber Thomas (NC/GA, 1899-1971) watercolor street scene, possibly Georgia, rendered in shades of black and gray, depicting railroad tracks running in front of a Rexall Drug Store and Service Station, with "Western" street sign. Signed "Howard Thomas" lower right. Circa 1950. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography (Courtesy Columbus Museum — Georgia): Howard Wilber Thomas, painter, printmaker, and educator, began studying art in 1919 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1930, after several years of teaching high school, he began teaching at Milwaukee State Teachers College. He also directed the Milwaukee Handicraft Program sponsored by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s. Thomas made his first visit to the South in 1941 and never left. In 1942 he became chair of the art department of the College for Women, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Soon after, he relocated to Decatur, Georgia, to teach at Agnes Scott College. In 1945 he joined the faculty of the art department of the University of Georgia, where he remained until retiring in 1965. Thomas exhibited extensively throughout his career and won many honors and prizes, including invitations to exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1950 and the Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art at the Whitney Museum in 1958. His later painting technique, which involved the use of natural earth pigments, was documented in a film, "Earth Red: Howard Thomas Paints a Gouache," produced in 1964 with his wife, artist Anne Wall Thomas, and his colleague, James Herbert. CONDITION: Painting is hinge mounted and in overall good condition with some toning to paper; some grime to mat. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
346Lot 346: Frederick Detweiller O/C, N.Y.C. From Carnegie HallFrederick Detweiller O/C, N.Y.C. From Carnegie HallLot 346: Frederick Detweiller O/C, N.Y.C. From Carnegie Hall

Frederick Knecht Detwiller (New York/Maine, 1882-1953), "N.Y.C. From Carnegie Hall, 1928." Oil on canvas cityscape painting depicting buildings in Midtown Manhattan with the Hudson or East River, beyond, as viewed from the rooftop of Carnegie Hall, where his studio was located. Two airplanes are visible through the sun's rays in the cloudy sky overhead. Signed and dated "EK Detwiller 1928" lower right. Titled with additional signature, monogram, and additional information, en verso. Housed in a parcel gilt wooden molded frame. Sight – 39 5/8" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 47 3/4" H x 37 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Frederick Detwiller began his professional life as a lawyer in New York City before enrolling at Columbia University to study art and architecture. He went to Paris in 1910 and enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts from 1910 to 1911, and at the Academie Colarossi in 1914. He also attended the Instituti de Belli Arti in Florence but was forced to return to the United States at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. He began a two-year study at the Art Students League in New York and established his studio in the Carnegie Hall Building. He painted many views of the city, which are considered to be among the best examples of his painting. He was a member of numerous associations including the National Academy of Design, the Brooklyn Watercolor Club, the Society of Independent Artists, and the Paris Art Association. He served as the President of the Allied Artists of America from 1943 to 1945. From 1948 until his death in 1953, he was resident artist at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. (adapted from Askart). CONDITION: Overall good condition. 2" x 2" patch, visible center right verso of canvas, with corresponding inpainting, recto. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
347Lot 347: Joseph Cain O/C, New York HarborJoseph Cain O/C, New York HarborLot 347: Joseph Cain O/C, New York Harbor

Joseph Lambert Cain (Rhode Island/Iowa, 1904-2003) oil on canvas New York City urban harbor painting, depicting a group of young people in swimsuits sunbathing on a pier, with the New York City skyline, including the Empire State building and a bridge in the background, under a partly cloudy sky. Signed "Jo Cain" lower right. Signed "JO CAIN Strauser Collection" to stretcher, en verso. Housed in a wooden frame with giltwood trim. Sight – 27 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 34 1/4" H x 41 5/8" W. Mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Born in New Orleans, Joseph Cain was a painter, muralist, and lithographer who was a Professor of Art at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston from 1944 and chair of the department from 1944 to 1958. He studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York with Kenneth Hayes Miller. He also took classes with Abstract Expressionist Hans Hofmann. He exhibited widely including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the National Academy of Design in New York." (source: Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art). CONDITION: Overall good condition with some craquelure, and stretcher marks. Some buckling to canvas, lower right. Scattered paint flakes with inpainting, largest 1 1/4" x 1/2", top right of sky quadrant. Minor losses to frame. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
348Lot 348: 19th c. Landscape attr. Marcus Mote19th c. Landscape attr. Marcus MoteLot 348: 19th c. Landscape attr. Marcus Mote

Attributed to Quaker artist Marcus Mote (Ohio/Indiana, 1817-1898), oil on canvas painting depicting a river winding through a landscape with deciduous and evergreen trees, with hills and small mountain in the background and a partly cloudy sky overhead. Unsigned. Housed in a later molded giltwood frame. Sight – 18" H x 25 1/2" W. Framed – 20" H x 28" W. Biography: Marcus Mote was born in Miami County, Ohio, the son of a Quaker farmer and cabinetmaker. He was raised in a strict Quaker household where art was not encouraged. In spite of this, he chose art as his career, eventually becoming a self-taught painter of miniature portraits, landscapes, panoramas, biblical scenes, and ornamental works. He was also a pen artist, engraver, daguerreotypist. In 1864 he moved his family to Richmond, Indiana, where he opened a School of Design, teaching drawing and painting and advocating for these subjects to be taught in public schools. (Source: the Indiana Historical Society). See other work by Marcus Mote from same consignor also in this auction. Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: 2 very small C shaped tears upper and lower left quadrants, midsection; small area of exfoliation lower right corner. Canvas with vertical rubbing to stretchers. A couple of other scattered pinpoint sized flakes; scattered light craquelure; grime throughout. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
349Lot 349: Hudson River School Painting, CatskillsHudson River School Painting, CatskillsLot 349: Hudson River School Painting, Catskills

Hudson River School Painting depicting a river valley in the Catskill Mountains. One figure sits on a bank, fishing, while another figure appears to be waving to a sailboat in the distance. Tall trees dominate the foreground, and large clouds billow overhead. Indistinctly signed JF or TS lower right in red. Possible date '54. Period giltwood frame. Sight – 25 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 33" H x 43" W. American, third quarter 19th century. Provenance: a Clarksville, TN estate. CONDITION: Repaired 3" V shaped tear near upper left edge, in trees. 9" area of tenting lower left with some exfoliation; largest area of loss 3/8" diameter. 1/2" diameter flake lower left quadrant. Possible repair in sky area. Scattered craquelure. Likely relined. Scattered losses and wear to frame. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
350Lot 350: Hudson River School Autumn LandscapeHudson River School Autumn LandscapeLot 350: Hudson River School Autumn Landscape

American Hudson River School 19th century landscape, oil on canvas, laid on board, depicting a river winding between two banks, lined with trees in brilliant red autumn foliage, with a mountain rising in the backround and a hazy sky overhead. Faint illegible signature lower left. Edward H. Curlander Fine Arts Gallery of Baltimore, Maryland label en verso of board. Housed in a carved and painted wood frame. Sight: 21 1/2" H x 33 1/2" W. Framed: 27 1/4" H x 39 1/4" W. CONDITION: Canvas laid on board, some blistering noted lower left and upper right corners, with some pin prick losses noted to lower left corner. Old varnish layer applied to entire canvas. [See more photos →]

$3,400.00$3,800.00
351Lot 351: Alfred Kappes Oil on Canvas Genre Scene, "Corn Husker"Alfred Kappes Oil on Canvas Genre Scene, "Corn Husker"Lot 351: Alfred Kappes Oil on Canvas Genre Scene, "Corn Husker"

Attributed to Alfred Kappes (New York/Virginia, 1850-1894) oil on canvas genre scene depicting a man seated on an upturned barrel in a barn interior, shucking corn, with corn cobs, shucks, and corn scattered about the floor. Unsigned, but placard on frame lower edge reads "Alfred Kappes". Housed in an ornate gilt and gesso carved frame with projecting corner ornaments. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 49 1/2" H x 37" W x 4 1/2" D. CONDITION: Overall craquelure to canvas. Large old patch repair, lower edge center en verso. Blacklight photo reveals repair and some inpainting in same area. Losses to canvas lower left and upper right edges. Slight gap between canvas and frame lower left corner. Frame with scattered abrasions and losses, primarily to the corners. See blacklight photo. [See more photos →]

$6,000.00$6,400.00
352Lot 352: James Northcote O/C painting of dogsJames Northcote O/C painting of dogsLot 352: James Northcote O/C painting of dogs

James Northcote (American, New York 1822 – 1904) oil on canvas interior barn scene depicting mice or chicks under a cage with two dogs excitedly looking inside. Signed and dated lower right in red "James Northcote 1865"." W Shaus Fine Arts Depository, 719 Broadway New York" label en verso of frame. Housed in a cove molded gilt wood frame with gilt liner. Sight: 7 1/4" H x 9 1/4" W. Framed: 15 3/8" H x 17 1/4" W. CONDITION: Painting is in overall very good condition with some craquelure, loose in frame. Frame overall good condition with minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
353Lot 353: Alexis Fournier O/B Painting Barbizon-Style LandscapeAlexis Fournier O/B Painting Barbizon-Style LandscapeLot 353: Alexis Fournier O/B Painting Barbizon-Style Landscape

Alexis Jean Fournier (Minnesota/Indiana, 1865-1948) Barbizon-style oil on board landscape painting depicting a dirt path situated in a grove of trees with late summer foliage, below a cloudy blue sky, background. Signed "Alex – Fournier" lower right. Handwritten artist information, en verso. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with laurel running patterns and quatrefoil stenciling to rabbet edge. Sight – 10 7/8" H x 8 1/2" W. Framed – 16 1/4" H x 14" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Biography: "Alexis Jean Fournier was a landscape painter who is a noted figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and is recognized as an influential member of the Roycroft community in East Aurora, New York. He is also one of the most recognized American painters in the Barbizon style. Fornier was born on July 4, 1865 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He began his artistic career in his teenage years, working as a sign painter and traveling to the San Juan Valley to sketch homes of cliff dwellers for the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Fournier later attended the Minneapolis Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under Douglas Volk. He furthered his studies abroad at the Julian Academy in Paris. He also spent several years at the Barbizon School, studying the works of masters Jean-François Millet, Theodore Rousseau, and Charles – François Daubigny. Elbert Hubbard, founder of the Roycroft Arts and Crafts community, discovered Fournier and his work while lecturing in Chicago. Hubbard invited him to Roycroft, and in 1903, Fournier relocated to East Aurora where he contributed several murals to the Roycroft Inn. In addition to his work with Roycroft, Fournier worked with other artist colonies in Woodstock, New York; Provincetown, Massachusetts; and Brown County, Indiana. He was a member of several professional organizations including the National Arts Club, the Cliff Dwellers’ Club and the Chicago Galleries Association, and was an honorary member of the Arts Club of Buffalo and the Buffalo Society of Artists… His landscapes are included in collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Minnesota Historical Society, the Minnesota Museum of American Art, and the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame." (Source: the Burchfield-Penney Art Center). Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with losses, largest 3 3/4". [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
354Lot 354: Robert Emmett Owen, New England Landscape O/CRobert Emmett Owen, New England Landscape O/CLot 354: Robert Emmett Owen, New England Landscape O/C

Robert Emmett Owen (New York/Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1878-1957) impressionistic oil on canvas landscape painting titled "At Lost River New Hampshire Summer 1936" depicting a dirt road winding between trees and a picket fence with a mountain range beneath a cloudy blue sky, background. Title with date and additional inscription with artist's name description, and a New York gallery address, en verso of stretcher. Phillips Auction House, New York tag affixed en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame with decorative carved corners. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed – 20 3/4" H x 24 3/4" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with 1 3/4" area of paint loss, top right edge of canvas. Areas of loss, largest 2 5/8", to frame. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
355Lot 355: George Pearse Ennis O/C, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, MaineGeorge Pearse Ennis O/C, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, MaineLot 355: George Pearse Ennis O/C, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Maine

George Pearse Ennis (New York/Maine, 1884-1936) oil on canvas expressionist landscape titled "West Quoddy Head," depicting a point at Quoddy Head State Park in Lubec, Maine. The painting portrays a rocky coastline with crashing waves, foreground, overlooked by the West Quoddy Head lighthouse and other buildings atop a cliff, with a tumultuous ocean below and a cloudy blue sky above. Signed "Ennis" lower right. Titled en verso with artist's name and date "July 3rd 1922," ink inscription "To Mrs Annie Newcomb," along with USA Art shipping label. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 23 5/8" W. Framed – 20" H x 28 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Born in St. Louis, Missouri, George Ennis was an easel painter known for his watercolors and stain glass windows. He also designed Washington Hall, the West Point mess hall. He was a student at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Chase School in New York City. He was a participant in the Federal Art Project during the 1930s. The Art Institute of Chicago has work by George Ennis in its collection." (source: Peter Hastings Falk, editor, "Who Was Who in American Art."). CONDITION: Overall good condition few areas of paint loss, largest 1/4", towards center on cliffs. Areas of light rubbing, minor abrasions, left and top edges of canvas. [See more photos →]

$1,600.00$1,800.00
356Lot 356: William Grauer O/C Painting, Seaside VillageWilliam Grauer O/C Painting, Seaside VillageLot 356: William Grauer O/C Painting, Seaside Village

William C. Grauer (Ohio, 1896-1985) oil on canvas marine painting depicting a seaside village with three figures standing on a porch and beside a building, and four boats in the foreground, under a darkening sky. Signed "Wm. C. Grauer" lower right. Housed in a giltwood and black painted frame. Sight – 29 1/2" H x 35 3/4" W. Framed – 37 1/2" H x 43 1/2" W. American, second/third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "William C. Grauer was a painter, muralist, and art teacher active in Cleveland for nearly 60 years. Born in Philadelphia, he graduated from the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art in 1914 and saw service in France during World War I. Coming to Cleveland as a freelance artist in 1927, he married Natalie Eynon (1888-1955), a fellow native Philadelphian and artist with whose career his own became intertwined. Invited to contribute murals to the President's Cottage at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., in 1932, they returned to found and co-direct the Old White Art Colony, School and Gallery there during the summers from 1934-40. During the same period they also started the art department at Cleveland College of Western Reserve University. Grauer painted murals for the West Virginia exhibitions in both the Chicago Century of Progress (1933) and the New York World's Fair (1939). Following the death of his wife, Grauer married another Cleveland College art instructor, Dorothy Turobinski, in 1964. He retired from Western Reserve University as associate professor of art in 1966 but continued to paint and to teach privately. Increasingly abstract in style in his later years, his work was exhibited in 55 May Shows at the Cleveland Museum of Art". (source: Encyclopedia of Cleveland History). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with minute areas of paint loss to edges of canvas. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
357Lot 357: Sam Thal O/B Painting, Maine LandscapeSam Thal O/B Painting, Maine LandscapeLot 357: Sam Thal O/B Painting, Maine Landscape

Samuel Thal (Massachusetts, 1903-1964) abstract oil on board painting titled "Maine Landscape" depicting a small village and a church set among green hills below a hazy blue sky. Signed and dated "Sam Thal 35" top right. Title, medium, and additional signature, with pencil inscription and possible auction lot tag, en verso of board. Housed in a wooden frame. Sight – 13 3/8" H x 16 3/8" W. Framed – 18 3/4" H x 22" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with few minute paint flakes, top right. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
358Lot 358: George Adomeit O/B Coastal LandscapeGeorge Adomeit O/B Coastal LandscapeLot 358: George Adomeit O/B Coastal Landscape

George Gustav Adomeit (Ohio/Germany, 1879-1967) impressionist oil on board seascape painting depicting a rocky coastline with seafoam, and a calm ocean beneath a cloudy blue sky. Unsigned. Pencil sketch of scene, en verso of board. Handwritten artist information, en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 20" H x 24" W. Second/third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Few areas of loss/abrasions, largest 3" x 1/2", to frame. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
359Lot 359: John Inglis O/C, Marine Painting w/ LighthouseJohn Inglis O/C, Marine Painting w/ LighthouseLot 359: John Inglis O/C, Marine Painting w/ Lighthouse

John J. Inglis (New York/Ireland, 1867-1946) oil on canvas marine painting depicting a brick house and an ivy covered lighthouse on a grassy hillside, foreground, boats and a small building on a shore, middle ground, the ocean and the opposite shore beneath a cloudy blue sky with the sun breaking through, background. Signed "John J. Inglis" lower right. Housed in a rustic wooden frame. Sight – 29 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 34" H x 39 5/8" W. First half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "John Inglis, originally from Dublin, Ireland (born in 1867), studied at the Dublin Academy then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under Jean-Leon Gerome. At the Academie Colarossi his teachers were Raphael Collin and Gustave Courtois. Inglis settled in Rochester, New York, where he was active in the Rochester Art Club, and served as president. He taught at the School of the Mechanics Institute. With his academic European training, Inglis was regarded as a learned senior painter. His basically conservative style included elements of Impressionism. At the Art Exhibition of the Rochester Industrial Exposition in 1925, Inglis won a gold medal. For his genre scene, A First Sledding, Inglis won a silver medal at the same show five years later. The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester has his Old Homestead. Inglis was honored with a one-man show in the fall of 1939, and he was one of the founding members of the Rationalists, self-declared "liberal-conservatives," who wished to uphold "logic and order" in the Fine Arts. Inglis was active in exhibiting his works at Brodhead Gallery in Rochester. He died in 1946". (source: AskArt). CONDITION: Overall good condition with visible stretcher marks to perimeter. Natural age cracks to frame. [See more photos →]

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360Lot 360: Gustave Wiegand O/C Painting, Autumn Landscape w/ SheepGustave Wiegand O/C Painting, Autumn Landscape w/ SheepLot 360: Gustave Wiegand O/C Painting, Autumn Landscape w/ Sheep

Gustave Adolph Wiegand (New York/Germany, 1870-1957) impressionist oil on canvas autumn landscape depicting a dirt path winding through low hills, past a figure and three sheep, to a body of water. Hills are visible in the background under a pink-tinted early morning or late afternoon sky. Signed "Gustave Wiegard" lower right. Pencil inscription, possibly a title, "Ruby Autumn Tints," en verso of stretcher. Housed in an American early 20th century style giltwood frame with carved corner decoration. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 37 1/2" W. Framed – 27 3/4" H x 41 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Born in Germany, Gustave Wiegand studied at the Royal Academy and in Berlin and Dresden before coming to America. He exhibited, and won a medal, at the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904, and later, a prize from the National Academy of Design. He was a member of the National Arts Club, the Allied Artists of America and of the New York Society of Painters. His work is in the collection of the Brooklyn and Newark Museums. (Source: The New York Herald Tribune obituary, Nov. 6, 1957). CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with a few areas of loss, largest 3 3/4". [See more photos →]

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361Lot 361: Exhibited Gustave Cimiotti, Jr. O/B Landscape, Farm Amongst HillsExhibited Gustave Cimiotti, Jr. O/B Landscape, Farm Amongst HillsLot 361: Exhibited Gustave Cimiotti, Jr. O/B Landscape, Farm Amongst Hills

Gustave Cimiotti, Jr. (New York, 1875-1969) oil on canvasboard landscape painting titled "Farm Amidst Hills" depicting a country road and a large tree situated beside a fenced in field, foreground, a whitewashed house against a line of trees, middle ground, with a mountain range beneath a cloudy blue sky, background. Signed "Cimiotti" lower left. Salmagundi Club Auction Exhibition 1950 label with artist's signatures, title and additional information affixed with old tape, The Marbella Gallery, New York gallery label, and later handwritten artist biography, with additional tag and labels, en verso . Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 11 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 15 1/4" H x 19 1/2" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Gustave Cimiotti was one of the exhibitors at the Armory Show of 1913. He began his art education at the Art Students League in New York, studying under artists including Robert Blum, Oliver Reid, Karl Volk, and John Twachtmann. He attended the Academy Julian in 1899 and later the Delacluse Academy. He eventually returned to New York and had a studio for 54 years in New York at 51 W. 10th Street where William Merritt Chase, Winslow Homer, and John La Farge also worked. He taught at the Berkshire Summer School of Art, the Montclair Museum School, the old Whitney Museum School, the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts, and the Pratt Institute. In 1943, Cimiotti moved briefly to Laguna Beach, California, but returned to New York City in 1945. He exhibited widely at the National Gallery of Art, the Salmagundi Club, the Corcoran Gallery, the National Academy of Design, and with the Society of American Artists. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with some cracks, areas of damage, largest 3 3/4", to right side. [See more photos →]

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362Lot 362: Nellie Augusta Knopf O/C, Ogunquit, MaineNellie Augusta Knopf O/C, Ogunquit, MaineLot 362: Nellie Augusta Knopf O/C, Ogunquit, Maine

Nellie Augusta Knopf (Illinois/California, 1875-1962), "Ogunquit, Maine," impressionist oil on canvas coastal landscape painting depicting a seashore with waves crashing against the rocks and a blue expanse of ocean beneath a cloudy grey sky. Signed and dated "N.A. Knopf 1913" lower right. Titled faintly with inscription in pencil, en verso of canvas. Housed in a carved giltwood frame with off white linen liner and a giltwood rabbet edge. Sight – 16 7/8" H x 20 7/8" W. Framed – 26" H x 29 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with errant paint marks, largest 3 1/2", lower right margin. Few vertical surface abrasions, largest 2", to sea and sky quadrants. [See more photos →]

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363Lot 363: John Ellsworth Weis O/C Landscape, poss. Provincetown, MAJohn Ellsworth Weis O/C Landscape, poss. Provincetown, MALot 363: John Ellsworth Weis O/C Landscape, poss. Provincetown, MA

John Ellsworth Weis (Ohio/Indiana, 1892-1962) oil on canvas landscape painting, possibly Provincetown, Massachusetts, depicting rocky cliffs, foreground, a white building with a central tower and red roof, and a smaller building beneath a blue sky. Signed "J.E. Weis" lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with carved corner elements and an off white liner. Sight 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 24" H x 28 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Born in Powell County, Indiana, John Weis became a painter of varied output that includes regional scenes of Ohio, shaded New England and French streets, still lifes, and portraits. He moved at a very young age with his family to Higginsport, Ohio and then when he was age nine to Norwood, Ohio. The early death of his father and the struggle of his mother to raise the family were lasting influences on the young man who at age fourteen enrolled in night classes at the Cincinnati Academy. He worked during the days at many jobs including at a lithography shop, as a sign painter, a soda fountain clerk, and an electric coil winder until he was able to enroll full time in the Academy. His teachers were so impressed that he was offered a job on the faculty when he was age twenty-two. He held this position for thirty-eight years. However, he spent time serving in the military during World War I and then returned to the Academy. He traveled widely in Europe, spending much time in Paris in the 1920s and associating with prominent Cincinnati artists Elizabeth Nourse and James Hopkins. He also traveled widely in the United States including Taos, New Mexico; Provincetown, Woodstock, Rockport, Gloucester, Massachusetts; and Booth Bay Harbor, Maine. He married Sally Cuthbert, an Academy student, who became a prominent instructor at the College of Design at the University of Cincinnati. In 1957, Parkinson's Disease forced him to retire from the Art Academy, and in 1962, he died from a fall at his home. He had been a vital part of the Cincinnati community for forty years." (Source: "An Exhibition of Paintings by John Ellsworth Weis" (Ran Gallery); Text by Allen W. Bernard, Ph. D.) CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Few areas of minute paint loss, largest 1/8", to top left and right margins painting. Frame with dust/surface grime. [See more photos →]

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364Lot 364: Richard Holberg O/C Painting, Harbor SceneRichard Holberg O/C Painting, Harbor SceneLot 364: Richard Holberg O/C Painting, Harbor Scene

Richard A. Holberg (Wisconsin, 1889-1942) abstract oil on canvas marine painting depicting a New England harbor beneath a cloudy grey sky. Signed "Richard A Holberg" lower left and right. Photocopy of artist's address included en verso. Housed in a carved wooden frame with off white linen liner and black wooden rabbet edge. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Framed – 22 1/2" H x 26 1/2" W. American, first half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with buckling to canvas. Canvas has been relined. Areas of rubbing to edges of canvas. 1/4" area of paint loss, lower right. Few minor areas of loss/abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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365Lot 365: Harry A. Davis Acrylic on Board Downtown Scene of GreensburgHarry A. Davis Acrylic on Board Downtown Scene of GreensburgLot 365: Harry A. Davis Acrylic on Board Downtown Scene of Greensburg

Harry Allen Davis (American/Indiana, 1914-2006) acrylic on board titled en verso "View of Greensburg" depicting a downtown view of Greensburg, Indiana including railroad tracks and power lines foreground and buildings including a church, background. Signed lower right "Harry A. Davis". Gallery label with title and artist information en verso and date of 1974. Housed in the original gilt wood frame. Sight: 23 1/4" H x 31 1/4" W. Framed: 22 1/4" H x 39 1/2" W. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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366Lot 366: Clyde Singer O/B Painting, Girl with LuggageClyde Singer O/B Painting, Girl with LuggageLot 366: Clyde Singer O/B Painting, Girl with Luggage

Clyde Singer (Ohio, 1908-1999) oil on masonite board painting titled "Girl with Luggage" depicting a woman with curly long black hair and wearing a pink blouse with jeans, holding a suitcase in each hand against a grey background. Signed and dated "C. Singer '74" lower right. Title, additional signature, and dated en verso of board. Float mounted in a silvered gilt wood frame. Board – 14 3/4" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed – 20 1/8" H x 13 1/4" W. American, third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light wear to edges of board. [See more photos →]

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367Lot 367: Sterling Strauser O/B Painting, Alley in the SpringtimeSterling Strauser O/B Painting, Alley in the SpringtimeLot 367: Sterling Strauser O/B Painting, Alley in the Springtime

Sterling Strauser (Pennsylvania, 1907-1995) abstract oil on board street scene painting titled "Alley in the Springtime" depicting a residential alley with figure on bicycle in the foreground and another figure in a yard nearby, along with houses, and flowering trees, under a partly cloudy sky. Signed and dated "Strauser 85" lower right. Additionally signed with title, en verso of board. Housed in a gilt wood frame with off white linen liner. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 47 1/2" W. Framed – 31 1/4" H x 55" W. American, 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Light staining to liner. Frame with minor abrasions. [See more photos →]

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368Lot 368: Sterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still LifeSterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still LifeLot 368: Sterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still Life

Sterling Strauser (Pennsylvania, 1907-1995) oil on board still life painting depicting flowers in a vase against a brown background, rendered in a thick impasto technique. Signed and dated "Strauser 74" lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with carved corner elements and an off white linen liner. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 17 3/8" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 23 1/4" W. American, third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Board slightly loose in frame. [See more photos →]

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369Lot 369: Sterling Strauser O/B, Young Man with a HornSterling Strauser O/B, Young Man with a HornLot 369: Sterling Strauser O/B, Young Man with a Horn

Sterling Strauser (American, 1907-1995), "Young Man with a Horn," oil on board full length portrait of an African American musician standing and playing a saxophone. Scattered impasto highlights and a mottled background of peach, rose and blue conveying a sense of movement and rhythm. Signed and dated "Strauser 1979" lower left. Narrow gold-tone frame. Sight – 48" H x 24" W. Framed – 49" H x 25" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Possible 1" scratch to upper left quadrant, background; overall excellent condition. A few scattered abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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370Lot 370: David Burliuk Drawing, Portrait of a LadyDavid Burliuk Drawing, Portrait of a LadyLot 370: David Burliuk Drawing, Portrait of a Lady

David Burliuk (Russian, 1882-1967) pen and conte crayon on paper bust length drawing of a lady with dark short or upswept hair, wearing a collared dress with green brooch, against a green background. Signed "Burliuk" lower left. Matted and housed under glass in a carved giltwood frame with pierced corner ornaments. Sight – 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W. Framed – 17" H x 14" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. Biography: Born into a privileged class of Russian Society, David Burliuk became a central figure in the history of the Russian avant-garde movement as an accomplished poet, art critic, and exhibition organizer. He studied at the Kazan School of Fine Arts in 1898, then in Odessa, Moscow, Munich, and in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, however, as a breaker of artistic tradition, he found himself expelled from the Moscow Institute in 1911. His early works were Fauve-like and were exhibited with the Blue Riders in Munich. With the advent of World War I, he left Russia and traveled for four years. He moved to America in 1922 and settled on Long Island where he continued to paint until his death there in 1967. (Source: Michael David Zellman, 300 Years of American Art). CONDITION: Toning to paper, particularly at edges. Paper has slipped slightly in frame. There appear to be some small dark spots to the underside of the glass (not on the paper). Wear and several small surface losses to frame. [See more photos →]

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371Lot 371: Carl Von Hanno O/B, Men Weighing FishCarl Von Hanno O/B, Men Weighing FishLot 371: Carl Von Hanno O/B, Men Weighing Fish

Carl Von Hanno (Norway/France, 1901-1953) oil on board painting titled "No. 12 Fish Weighting Norway," 1948, depicting a group of men processing fish on a covered dock, with men in small boats moored alongside. A body of water and hills are visible in the background, beneath a pale blue sky. Signed and dated "Carl V. Hanno 48" lower right. Titled with additional ink inscription en verso of board. Housed in a molded wooden frame with stained outer and rabbet edges. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Framed – 19 1/4" H x 23 1/4" W. Mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Von Hanno grew up in a bourgeois family and registered at the Norwegian School of Crafts and Art Industry School (SHKS) evening school at age thirteen and he graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts under Christian Krohg and Halfdan Strom 1920-22. He lived in Paris in the fall of 1925 and became a student of Andre Lhote. In the second half of the 1920s, von Hanno worked in Western Norway, in Italy, and in North Africa. During this time, a painting of his was purchased by Queen Maud at an exhibition in the Artists' Association. After returning home, he participated in the competition for the decoration of Folkets Hus' party hall in Oslo and was awarded the 2nd prize for his draft Kranselaget. He continued to be influenced by French modernism and developed a characteristic form of cubism. In the fall of 1932 he was awarded the Draner Association's scholarship and stayed in Paris until the spring of 1933. Here he received a proof of Marcel Gromaire at Academie Scandinave. He attended exhibitions in renowned galleries and his work was purchased for the Musee de Jeu de Paume. Descriptions of workers and craftsmen became a main theme. Eventually, the content of his paintings became more politically motivated, and in 1933-34, von Hanno appeared as a social trendist in a moderate Cubist language. In 1935-37 he was an active member of the Socialist Cultural Front, a free-standing political association consisting of intellectuals and artists with a strong attachment to the labor movement. (source: Translated from the Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, the largest Norwegian biographical encyclopedia, originally published by Aschehoug, Oslo, between 1921-1983, 1999-2005). CONDITION: Overall good condition. Partial left margin of unfinished board visible, approx. 13 1/2" L. Minor abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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372Lot 372: Andrew F. Bunner O/C, Venice – San Giorgio Maggiore at SunsetAndrew F. Bunner O/C, Venice – San Giorgio Maggiore at SunsetLot 372: Andrew F. Bunner O/C, Venice – San Giorgio Maggiore at Sunset

Andrew Fisher Bunner (New York/Italy, 1841-1897) oil on canvas painting titled "Venice – San Giorgio Maggiore at Sunset," depicting several boats sailing in the lagoons around the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in the glow of the late afternoon sky. Signed "A.F. Bunner" lower left. Title with additional signature, en verso of canvas. Housed in a modeled giltwood frame with reeded, bead course, and lamb's tongue motifs with off white linen liner. Sight – 17 5/8" H x 33 1/2" W. Framed – 24 3/4" H x 40 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Andrew Fisher Bunner was born in 1841 in New York City. He studied extensively in France, Holland, Germany, and Italy, especially Venice, where he lived from 1883-1886. He exhibited every year 1865-1896 at the National Academy of Design, most years at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1877-1890), and frequently at the Boston Art Club and the Brooklyn Art Association as well as the Paris Salon, 1878. Elected to Associate of the National Academy in 1880, Bunner might well have become a full member except for his relatively early death at age 56 in 1897. (source: Peter Hastings Falk, editor, "Who Was Who in American Art."). CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, buckling to left side of canvas. Area of impact crackle lower center. 1" x 5 1/4" whitish area to title en verso of canvas does not appear to be indicative of any repaired damage. [See more photos →]

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373Lot 373: Albert Foweraker W/C Landscape, AlgecirasAlbert Foweraker W/C Landscape, AlgecirasLot 373: Albert Foweraker W/C Landscape, Algeciras

Albert Moulton Foweraker, R.B.A. (United Kingdom, 1873-1942) watercolor and gouache on paper painting titled "Moonlight: Algeciras" depicting a night scene of the port of Algeciras, Cadiz in Spain near Gibraltar, situated near a body of water with a moored boat and a man fishing by the shore. Signed "AM Foweraker" lower right. Title with possible museum accession number en verso of sheet. Typed artist's label, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a carved giltwood frame with bead course running pattern. Sight – 13 5/8" H x 20 5/8" W. Framed – 26 3/8" H x 32 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Albert Foweraker was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and showed over 50 works between 1902 and 1912. He also taught watercolour painting at Algernon Talmadge’s Cornish School of Landscape and Sea Painting in St. Ives. He produced a number of views of the landscapes and coastlines around Cornwall and Dorset (where he moved in the 1920s). He also exhibited scenes of Spain, France and North Africa, where he traveled extensively. (Source: Askart). CONDITION: Overall very good condition with waviness to paper. Minor losses, largest 1/8", to frame. [See more photos →]

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374Lot 374: Edmund Niemann O/C Mountain LandscapeEdmund Niemann O/C Mountain LandscapeLot 374: Edmund Niemann O/C Mountain Landscape

Edmund Johann Niemann (United Kingdom, 1813-1876) oil on canvas painting titled "A Welsh River Landscape," depicting a river surrounded by trees beginning to turn to autumn colors, beneath a blue sky. Signed lower right "Niemann". Label en verso reads "Artist – Neimann, A Welsh River Landscape, English Original". Back of canvas stamped Farquharson & Co., Artist's Colormen, 221 Streetford Road Manchester." Housed in a gilt wood leaf and foliate carved frame with a gilt wood liner. Sight – 19 3/8" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 27 3/4" H x 38" W. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a very minor loss to lower left corner. Frame overall good condition with a few minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

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375Lot 375: Attr. Alexis De Leeuw O/C, Travelers and Horses at RestAttr. Alexis De Leeuw O/C, Travelers and Horses at RestLot 375: Attr. Alexis De Leeuw O/C, Travelers and Horses at Rest

Attributed to Alexis De Leeuw (Belgium, 1828-1898) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting two travelers, presumably a father and his son, resting with their horses and a cart beside a small body of water with a line of trees beneath a blue sky, background. Signed "A. De Leeuw." lower left. Partial London Old Bond St Galleries paper label en verso of frame. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame with gilt wood liner. Sight – 13 3/4" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed 25" H x 34 3/4" W. European, second half 20th century. Provenance: a Nashville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with stretcher marks visible across the top. Slight buckling to canvas. Natural age shrinkage, largest 11 3/4", to frame. [See more photos →]

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376Lot 376: 2 British O/C Horse Portraits by Collier, Trickett2 British O/C Horse Portraits by Collier, TrickettLot 376: 2 British O/C Horse Portraits by Collier, Trickett

Two (2) British oil on canvas equestrian portraits by Imogen Collier and Walter Wasdell Trickett. 1st item: Imogen Collier (United Kingdom, fl. 1898-1904) oil on canvas painting depicting a horse standing in a fall grassy landscape with tree right background. Signed lower left. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame. Sight – 20 7/8" H x 26 1/4" W. Framed – 28" H x 33 3/4" W. 2nd item: Walter Wasdell Trickett (United Kingdom, 1866 – 1939) oil on canvas painting titled "Blazer", depicting a young horse standing in a grassy field with rolling hills and trees in the background. Titled, signed and dated in red lower left "Blazer, W. Wasdell Trickett, 1919". Housed in a contemporary carved gilt wood frame. Sight – 11 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 17" H x 21 3/8" W. Both paintings early 20th century. CONDITION: Both items in overall good condition with overall light grime and a few errant scratches. [See more photos →]

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377Lot 377: J. H. Hooper O/C Painting, Grandfather's BoatJ. H. Hooper O/C Painting, Grandfather's BoatLot 377: J. H. Hooper O/C Painting, Grandfather's Boat

John Horace Hooper (British, 1851-1906) oil on canvas landscape titled "Grandfather's Boat". Depicts a boat, filled with children and an older male standing with an oar at the helm and straw by his feet, docking by a lakeshore. Signed lower left (partially obscured by the frame) "J. Horace Hooper". Gilt plaque on the frame reads "Grandfather's Boat J. H. Hooper". Housed in a gilt carved frame with foliate and shell projecting corners and gilt liner. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 26 1/4" W. Framed – 21" H x 33" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light grime. Old repair patches en verso. Frame with older repairs. [See more photos →]

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378Lot 378: English School, O/C Portrait of a Young Man with BooksEnglish School, O/C Portrait of a Young Man with BooksLot 378: English School, O/C Portrait of a Young Man with Books

English School, 19th century oil on canvas three quarter length portrait of a young fair haired boy, depicted seated with his right arm resting on a stack of books including Lyttleton's History of England and Collier's Dictionary, and holding another book in his hand. Subject is attired in a dark suit and blue necktie, against a muted brown backdrop. Housed in an antique, likely original gilt carved frame with acanthus and rope moldings. Wiebold Studios restoration label en verso. Sight – 29 5/8" H x 24 1/4" W. Framed – 37 3/4" H x 32" W. Provenance: Private Kentucky collection. CONDITION: Relined. Craquelure, including impact crackle to cheek and chest; 1/2" circle of whitish residue to lap area; couple of drops of red paint to subject's elbow and upper left background. Frame with scattered cracks, repairs and losses to gilding, plus some traces of later yellow paint. [See more photos →]

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379Lot 379: Attr. Louis Tannert O/P, Young Woman with MirrorAttr. Louis Tannert O/P, Young Woman with MirrorLot 379: Attr. Louis Tannert O/P, Young Woman with Mirror

Attributed to Louis Tannert (Germany, 1844-1910) oil on panel painting depicting a young brunette woman wearing a red and gold dress in an ornate interior setting, holding a rose beside her ear while she admires the effect in a handheld mirror. Signed "Louis Tannert" lower left. Handwritten previous owner label, en verso. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 13 3/8" H x 10 1/4" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, a few scattered scratches to top half. Areas of loss to frame, largest 1 1/4". [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,100.00
380Lot 380: Carl Muller Oil on Canvas, Dancing FemalesCarl Muller Oil on Canvas, Dancing FemalesLot 380: Carl Muller Oil on Canvas, Dancing Females

Attributed to Carl Muller (Austria, 1862-1938) oval oil on canvas depicting females dancing in circles together in a woodland clearing, flanked by stands of trees with mountains visible in the center background. Signed lower left "C. Muller" with other illegible writing below. Housed in a simple gilt and ebonized wood frame. Sight: 25 1/2 " H X 24 3/4" W, Framed: 31 1/4" H X 26 1/8 W, 2 " D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall craquelure and light grime. Some shrinking of canvas from frame and scattered rubbing to canvas edges. Very minor abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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381Lot 381: 7 Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III Woodblock Prints7 Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III Woodblock PrintsLot 381: 7 Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III Woodblock Prints

Seven (7) Utagawa Kunisada also Utagawa Toyokuni III (Japanese, 1786-1865) color woodblock prints on paper, including one (1) Edo Period print with a Toshidama cartouche. 1st item: Woodblock print depicting a seated woman playing a shamisen and a man with a sword standing behind her in a room, both wearing black and white kimono or yukata. Printed red Toshidama cartouche, lower right with title, top right, censor and publisher seals, lower left and right. 14 5/8" H x 10 1/4" W. Edo period, circa 1857. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) diptych woodblock prints, one (1) depicting a samurai in a Mino (straw cape) and holding a helmet, standing in the snow covered entryway to a house, one (1) depicting an elderly man seated in a room, both with a snowy mountain range in the background. Printed artist's signature and seals, lower left and right, titled, top left. 14 3/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Meiji Period. 4th-7th items: Four (4) woodblock prints from an unknown series, each depicting a man or woman in nighttime landscape or cityscape scenes, all connected by a yamato-e style "floating cloud" in the middle ground. One (1) male print with red titled cartouche, top right. Printed artist's signature, censor and publisher seals, lower left and right. Three (3) hinge mounted to cardstock. Prints – 14 1/4" H x 9 7/8" W. Cardstock ranging in size from 17 1/8" H x 11 3/4" W to 18 1/8" H x 13" W. Meiji Period. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. Toning, few minute foxing spots, few minute tears to edges. Strong colors, good register and impression, average bleed through en verso. [See more photos →]

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382Lot 382: 6 Japanese Framed Woodblocks6 Japanese Framed WoodblocksLot 382: 6 Japanese Framed Woodblocks

Six (6) framed Japanese woodblock prints depicting courtesans and Kabuki actors, including two (2) by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865); one (1) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861); one (1) by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900); and two (2) by unknown artists. All prints matted and housed under glass in wood frames. Sights range from 13 1/2" H x 9" W to 14" H x 9 1/2" W. Frames range from 22" H x 17" W to 24 1/2" H x 18 1/2" W. All prints early to mid 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: All prints overall good condition. Some prints with foxing spots, toning, fading to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

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383Lot 383: Japanese Woodblock Framed DiptychJapanese Woodblock Framed DiptychLot 383: Japanese Woodblock Framed Diptych

Framed Japanese woodblock print diptych by Utagawa Kunisada, also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865) depicting a scene between three Kabuki actors, c. 1840s. Matted and housed under glass in a wood frame. Sights – 13 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W. Frames – 23 1/2" H x 29 3/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minor fading, expected with age. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
384Lot 384: 2 Asian Scroll Paintings & 2 Japanese Prints2 Asian Scroll Paintings & 2 Japanese PrintsLot 384: 2 Asian Scroll Paintings & 2 Japanese Prints

Four (4) Asian works of art. 1st item: Chinese scroll painting on silk by Ren Bonian (1840–1896, also known as Jen Po Nien) titled "By the River Hsunyang". Circular form on cream brocade backing, depicting a young beauty holding a stringed instrument sitting by a river. Signed in the painting with characters and one red stamp, titled and signed verso edge of scroll. Retailer label on lower edge. Painting – 9 3/4" dia. Total scroll – 49" H x 14 1/2" W. 2nd item: Japanese scroll painting, ink and light color on silk, by Chu Jui titled "Crossing a Snow-Covered Mountain." Square form mounted on cream paper, depicting a procession of wagons, one foreground pulled by a team of oxen with figures guiding the wagons through a snow covered mountain pass. Signed with red seals in the painting. Additionally titled and signed verso edge of scroll. Retailer label on lower edge. Painting – 10 1/4" H x 10 1/2" W. Total scroll – 48 1/2" H x 14" W. 3rd & 4th items: Two (2) Japanese color woodblock prints, including one (1) Yoshimoto Gesso (Japanese, 1881-1936) titled "Bird on Persimmon" and one (1) Giosui (Japanese, 20th Century) titled "Bee on Melon," both depicting close-up views of either a bird or a bee on a flowering tree branch. Both with black seals, lower left or right of image. Both titled, in pencil, lower right under image, both with artist's name, in pencil, lower right under image. Giosui with pencil inscription indicating that this print was a wedding present from the artist, who was a personal friend of the Groom, in New Bedford, MA circa 1930's. Both float mounted and housed under glass in painted red wooden frames. Sheets sizes approximately 10" H x 5". Framed – 17" H x 9 1/8" W. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Paper and silk in overall good condition. Toning and spotting throughout both. 3rd & 4th items: Both items in overall good condition with waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

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404Lot 404: 2 Bas Relief Plaques, Columbus Related2 Bas Relief Plaques, Columbus RelatedLot 404: 2 Bas Relief Plaques, Columbus Related

Pair of American Patriotic bas relief composition plaques, possibly from the 1893 Columbian Exposition. 1st item: Shield shaped plaque decorated with relief molded foliate scroll border, surrounding scenes from the journey of Christopher Columbus, along with emblematic mythological figures (one seated atop a buffalo, the other atop a cow). Hallmarks typically associated with those on English silver, lower left, suggest this design may have been molded from an original silver plaque. 31 3/4'' H x 23 1/2'' W. 2nd item: Smaller bas relief composition plaque depicting a male figure, possibly Christopher Columbus, enclosed in a circle with laurel leaves, eagle, and flag. 7 1/2'' H x 6 1/2'' W. Both late 19th to early 20th century. CONDITION: A few minor abrasions and scattered whitish residue, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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406Lot 406: Bronze Garden Antelope SculptureBronze Garden Antelope SculptureLot 406: Bronze Garden Antelope Sculpture

Bronze garden statue depicting a Springbok African Antelope atop an oval base. Unsigned. 36" H x 28 3/4" L x 9" D. Early 20th century. Provenance: acquired by consignor's mother from the estate of Harvey Pride, Nashville, Tennessee, 1955. Pride was a well known member of Nashville's Belle Meade society. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with patination commensurate with outdoor exposure. Some minor scattered wear and pitting to body, mostly to the antlers and neck area. Areas of erosion and thinning to base platform, largest to center measuring approx. 2". [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
436Lot 436: Vannoy Streeter Horse and RiderVannoy Streeter Horse and RiderLot 436: Vannoy Streeter Horse and Rider

Vannoy Streeter (Tennessee, 1919-1998) wire sculpture of a figure riding a high-stepping Tennessee Walking Horse. 5 3/4" H x 6" W x 2" D. Biography (source: The Tennessee Encyclopedia): "Self-taught sculptor Vannoy Streeter was known as "Wireman" because of the fanciful creations he fashioned from coat hangers and metal wire. Best known for his depictions of the Tennessee Walking Horse, Streeter also created scores of other images using wrapped and twisted wire…By the time of his death in 1998, Streeter had gained national exposure. He participated in the National Black Arts Festival in 1990, and his work attracted collectors from around the United States. Born in 1919 in Wartrace, Tennessee, Streeter moved with his family to what would later become a Tennessee Walking Horse farm. At the time, owners were still training their mixed thoroughbreds to prance in front of buggies. The oldest of six brothers, he learned the horse grooming and training business from his father. When the first Walking Horse Celebration was held in Wartrace, Streeter was there to observe the high-stepping front legs and sliding, low-slung back legs that created the characteristic rocking gait. After the Walking Horse Celebration moved to its current home in the county seat of Shelbyville, Streeter took special pride in the fact that African American trainers helped develop the Walking Horse style and that champion horse "Strolling Jim" was from Wartrace." Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of the late interior designer Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition with scattered oxidation. Some remnants of yellow and red paint remain on wire. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
439Lot 439: 2 Lamar Sorrento Folk Art Paintings on Board2 Lamar Sorrento Folk Art Paintings on BoardLot 439: 2 Lamar Sorrento Folk Art Paintings on Board

Two (2) Lamar Sorrento (Tennessee, 20th/21st Century) folk art acrylic on board paintings of Memphis musicians. Includes one (1) portrait of singer Carla Thomas against a red background, surrounded by writing in multi-colored paint including singer's name and phrases including "Gee Whiz.." and "B.. A.. B.. Y.."; one (1) painting depicting participants of the "Million Dollar Quartet" recording session from 1956 in Memphis, including Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins with their respective instruments. Group name and date are written in white paint, along left side of painting. Both paintings signed lower left, and float mounted on textured blue and purple fabric in painted wood frames. Sights ranging in size from 24" H x 20 3/4" W to 24" H x 31 3/4" W. Frames ranging in size from 33 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W to 30 3/4" H x 38 3/4" W. CONDITION: Both paintings overall good condition. Crease to top left corner of quartet painting, previously repaired with tape en verso. Minor clear accretion in top right quadrant of Carla Thomas painting, above "T", 1/4" dia. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
448Lot 448: 3 Jerry Coker Outsider Art Human Sculptures3 Jerry Coker Outsider Art Human SculpturesLot 448: 3 Jerry Coker Outsider Art Human Sculptures

Three (3) Jerry Coker (Arkansas, b. 1938) outsider art mixed metal and wood sculptures depicting human subjects, including one (1) titled "Oliver Stubbs," en verso. All signed on the base "J. W. Coker." Ranging in size from 18" H x 11" W to 26 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W. 20th century. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. [See more photos →]

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552Lot 552: Georg Grasegger "Das Tapfere Schneiderlein" BronzeGeorg Grasegger "Das Tapfere Schneiderlein" BronzeLot 552: Georg Grasegger "Das Tapfere Schneiderlein" Bronze

Georg Grasegger (German, 1873-1927) bronze sculpture of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale figure, titled "Das Tapfere Schneiderlein", or "The Brave Little Tailor" on front of integrated bronze base. "Sieben auf einen Streich" inscribed on figure's belt. Signed "G. Grasegger" on top of base. Including base: 11 1/8" H x 4 3/4" W x 2 1/2" D. German, likely first quarter 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Minor denting to edge of base. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
553Lot 553: J. Malet Bronze Figure, Woman in PantsJ. Malet Bronze Figure, Woman in PantsLot 553: J. Malet Bronze Figure, Woman in Pants

Joseph Malet (French, 1873-1946) gilt bronze sculpture depicting a young woman wearing pants with short cropped hair. Dated 1919 and signed on the base "J. Malet". Mounted onto a stepped engraved brass base. Sculpture – 12 1/4" H. Overall – 16 1/2". Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a few scattered spots of oxidation. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
554Lot 554: Berta Margoulies Sculpture, Mother and ChildBerta Margoulies Sculpture, Mother and ChildLot 554: Berta Margoulies Sculpture, Mother and Child

Berta O'Hare Margoulies (Polish/American, 1907-1996) mid-century carved stone sculpture depicting a woman wearing a hooded cloak, kneeling and embracing a child. Signed and dated '57 to the lower back edge. 20" H x 8 1/2" W x 8 1/4" D. 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern collection. Biography: Berta O'Hare Margoulies (Polish/American, 1907-1996) was born in Poland and emigrated with her parents to the United States via Belgium, Holland and England during WWI. She graduated from Hunter College in 1927. She subsequently studied at the Art Students League with Edward McCartan, and in 1928 won a Gardner Foundation Award to study in Paris. She enrolled at the Academie Colarossi and Academie Julian in Paris and briefly attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts. She returned to the United States in 1931 and participated in the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program throughout the 1930's and 1940's. She won the Avery Award from the Architectural League in 1937 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1946. Additionally, Margoulies became a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City in 1944. Her works have been exhibited at Art Institute in Chicago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey. (Adapted from Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein, American Women Sculptors and Jules and Nancy Heller, North American Women Artists and AskArt). CONDITION: Overall good condition with scattered minor abrasions to stone. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
555Lot 555: Anthony Quinn "Song of Zorba" Bronze SculptureAnthony Quinn "Song of Zorba" Bronze SculptureLot 555: Anthony Quinn "Song of Zorba" Bronze Sculpture

Anthony Quinn (Mexican/California, 1915-2001), "Song of Zorba," bronze sculpture, signed (c) "A. Quinn 84" on base and mounted on a green marble base. Sculpture – 21 1/2" H. Base – 2"H x 6 1/2" W x 8 1/2" D. Provenance: the estate of Michael Zeoli, Clarksville, Tennessee. Biography: Anthony Quinn, best known to many as an Oscar winning actor, was also a professional artist. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was a child. At age nine he began sculpting and at age 12, entered a California statewide competition, which he won with a plaster bust of Abraham Lincoln. Another art competition prize in his late teens earned Quinn the opportunity to study with Frank Lloyd Wright. Although his career as an actor propelled him to national recognition, Quinn continued to draw, paint and sculpt, often between takes while working on various films. He occasionally exhibited his sculpture in galleries, including a one-man sell-out exhibit at a gallery in Honolulu, and sold works to celebrity friends. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
556Lot 556: Ignacio Gallo Bronze Sculpture, Girl with GreyhoundIgnacio Gallo Bronze Sculpture, Girl with GreyhoundLot 556: Ignacio Gallo Bronze Sculpture, Girl with Greyhound

Ignacio Gallo (Spain, 20th century) cold painted and patinated bronze sculpture titled "Deco Girl with Dog," depicting a young female attired in a green flapper style dress holding a cape with a greyhound dog. Signed on the top of the bronze base "I. Gallo" together with a gilt metal placard with the title and artist. Bronze is mounted onto a green oval marble base. 23 3/4" H x 21 1/2" W x 10 1/2" D. 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
557Lot 557: Philbrick M. Crouch Sculpture, Seated FigurePhilbrick M. Crouch Sculpture, Seated FigureLot 557: Philbrick M. Crouch Sculpture, Seated Figure

Philbrick McLeod Crouch (American/Tennessee, 1911-1999) mid-century clay sculpture titled "Seated Figure," depicting a nude female seated on a naturalistic ground, her head turned to her right and held, angled slightly, in her left hand. Signed and dated "Philbrick Crouch '53" to one side of base. Paper label for the Tennessee All-State Artist Exhibition 1954-55 affixed to the base. 10 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W x 5 1/2" D. Biography: Philbrick Crouch studied sculpture at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design and at the Art Students League in New York in the 1930s. He was an assistant sculptor to Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney of the Whitney Museum from 1936-1939 and exhibited in numerous venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1941 and the National Ceramic Exhibition in Syracuse, NY in 1948. He also created life sized bronze figures for several parks and gardens in New York City; and made exhibitions for the New York Zoological Society at the World's Fair. In 1947 he moved to Nashville to work as a preparator at the Children's Museum, and served as its director from 1953 to 1970, although he continued to create and exhibit sculpture. This sculpture was the First purchase prize winner for the 8th Tennessee All State Artists Exhibition in 1954. Crouch founded the Tennessean Association of Museums and was a founding member of the Nashville Artists Guild. (Source: The Art of Tennessee exhibition catalog, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2006; information from the family of the artist). Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: A couple of very slight abrasions to the top of the head, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
558Lot 558: 3 Olen Bryant Ceramic Sculptures & 1 other3 Olen Bryant Ceramic Sculptures & 1 otherLot 558: 3 Olen Bryant Ceramic Sculptures & 1 other

Three (3) Olen Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) ceramic sculptures plus one (1) other. 1st item: Large Olen Bryant sculpture having a grey, off white glaze with textured surface, depicting a female figure with a serene face and wavy halo emerging from a square base. Signed on the back base edge "O. Bryant". 20 3/4" H x 11 1/4" W x 6" D. 2nd & 3rd items: Two (2) carved ceramic faces by Olen L. Bryant including one square form plaque with central face having a buff and white crackle glaze, signed and dated "O. Bryant '81" en verso and a freeform face with celadon and brown speckled glaze, signed and dated "O Bryant '77" en verso, both designed for hanging. 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" and 7 1/2" H x 8" W respectively. 4th item: Oval carved ceramic face with iridescent black glaze, signed and dated en verso "Andrews 2000". 9" H x 10 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). CONDITION: All pieces overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$450.00$550.00
560Lot 560: F. Clark Stewart Pyramid SculptureF. Clark Stewart Pyramid SculptureLot 560: F. Clark Stewart Pyramid Sculpture

F. Clark Stewart (American, b. 1942) allegorical pyramid sculpture, titled "Marriage of Heaven & Hell". Comprised of various materials and painted decoration. Signed and dated 1978 on the base edge. 16 1/2" H x 14" L x 6 5/8" W. Biography: Born in 1942 in Evansville Indiana, Clark's family moved to New York, then in 1949 to California where he received a BA at the University of Redlands and later his MFA at Claremont Graduate University in 1966. Steward joined the University of Tennessee School of Art faculty in 1966 until retiring in 2005. Original check receipt retained with sculpture price and title. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
561Lot 561: Robert Longhurst Abstract Wood SculptureRobert Longhurst Abstract Wood SculptureLot 561: Robert Longhurst Abstract Wood Sculpture

Robert Longhurst (American, b. 1949) abstract wood sculpture titled "Wisp," likely carved from bubinga wood and mounted onto a square wood base. Base with artist/gallery card. 29" H x 19" W x 12" D. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some very minor sun fading. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
562Lot 562: Robert Keyser Abstract Wood SculptureRobert Keyser Abstract Wood SculptureLot 562: Robert Keyser Abstract Wood Sculpture

Robert Keyser (American, 1924-1999) abstract wood sculpture, titled "The Chalice of Tears" on the base. Additionally signed and dated "1992" on the base. 18 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Note: Primarily known for painting, Robert Keyser studied at the University of Pennsylvania and with Fernand Leger in Paris, France. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
563Lot 563: Joan Miro Signed Lithograph, Solar Bird, Lunar Bird, Spark, 95/150Joan Miro Signed Lithograph, Solar Bird, Lunar Bird, Spark, 95/150Lot 563: Joan Miro Signed Lithograph, Solar Bird, Lunar Bird, Spark, 95/150

Joan Miro (Spain/France, 1893-1983) color lithograph on paper titled "L'Oiseau Solaire, L'Oiseau Lunaire, Etincelles" (The Solar Bird, the Lunar Bird, Sparks), numbered 95/150, printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, published by Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967. Depicts abstract shapes in shades of blue, red, yellow, green, and black against a wash of brown, with "MIRO" in the center. Numbered in pencil, lower left under image, signed "Miro" in pencil, lower right under image. Typed artist label, en verso. Hinge mounted and floated under glass atop a black mat with white border in a silver metal frame. Sheet – 25 3/4" H x 19 1/4" W. Framed – 33 3/8" H x 26 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
564Lot 564: Joan Miro Lithograph, Zephir VogelJoan Miro Lithograph, Zephir VogelLot 564: Joan Miro Lithograph, Zephir Vogel

Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) abstract surrealist color lithograph on paper titled “Zephir Vogel (Zephyr Bird),” unnumbered edition of 1500 copies published in the catalog Derriere le Miroir (DLM) for an exhibition, printed by Mourlot, Paris, 1965. Depicts a human-like figure with a bird and other colorful shapes against a yellow and blue background. Unsigned. Housed and matted under glass in a silver metal frame. Image – 13 1/2″ H x 21″ W. Sight – 14 1/2″ H x 21 1/2″ W. Framed – 20 1/4″ H x 26 1/4″ W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with toning. Vertical fold line to center of sheet. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
565Lot 565: 2 Karel Appel Abstract Color Lithograph, incl. T.V. Blues2 Karel Appel Abstract Color Lithograph, incl. T.V. BluesLot 565: 2 Karel Appel Abstract Color Lithograph, incl. T.V. Blues

Two (2) Karel Christiaan Appel (New York/France/Italy/Switzerland, 1921-2006) color lithographs. 1st item: Color lithograph on Arches paper titled "T.V. Blues" depicting an abstract multicolor human figure outlined in black. Numbered "33/100" in pencil, lower left under image, signed and dated "Appel 75" in pencil, lower right under image. Arches, France water mark, top right, Horn Edition, New York embossed watermark, lower right of sheet. Additional signature with title en verseo of sheet. Artist's CV, published and distributed by the London Arts Group, in a Collector's Gallery, Nashville, TN envelope, affixed en verso. Float mounted under glass in a yellow painted wooden frame with gilt trim. Sheet – 19 1/4" H x 15" W. Sight – 24 3/4" H x 20" W. Framed – 26 1/2" H x 21 5/8" W. 2nd item: Color lithograph on paper depicting an abstract multicolor human figure against a black and pink background. Numbered "41/75" in pencil, lower left under image with embossed stamp, signed and dated "Appel 69" in pencil lower right under image. Float mounted under glass in a silver metal frame. Image – 25 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Sheet – 30" H x 22 1/2" W. Framed – 32 1/4" H x 24 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition with light toning. Hinge mounted. 2nd item: Overall good condition with toning. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
566Lot 566: 2 Victor Vasarely Op Art Serigraphs2 Victor Vasarely Op Art SerigraphsLot 566: 2 Victor Vasarely Op Art Serigraphs

Two (2) Victor Vasarely (France/Hungary, 1906-1997) Modern Op art color serigraphs on paper, including one (1) artist's proof (also known as epreuve d'artiste, or E.A) titled "Boglar," numbered "EA II/XXX" in pencil, lower left under image, and one (1) from his Gestalt Series, numbered "35/125" in pencil, lower left under image, both depicting geometric shapes in shades of brown, yellow, orange, grey, blue, and black. Both signed "Vasarely-" in pencil, lower right under image. "Boglar" serigraph with typed information label including, en verso. Housed under glass and matted silver metal frames. Images ranging in size from 11 1/8" to 18" square. Sights ranging in size from 15" H x 14" W to 23" H x 22" W. Frames ranging in size from 23 1/2" H x 22 1/4" W to 34 3/4" H x 32 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Largest serigraph with toning, waviness to paper, acid burn to mat. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
567Lot 567: Victor Vasarely Modern Op art Screenprint, YakVictor Vasarely Modern Op art Screenprint, YakLot 567: Victor Vasarely Modern Op art Screenprint, Yak

Victor Vasarely (Hungarian/French, 1906-1997) Modern Op art artist's proof (also known as epreuve d'artiste, or E.A.) screenprint titled "Yak." Signed in pencil lower right and numbered EA 2/25 lower left. Housed in a modern gilt metal frame. Sight – 21 7/8" H x 21" W. Framed – 32 1/2" H x 29 1/4" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Small crease and some buckling noted to paper, lower right corner. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
568Lot 568: Yaacov Agam Kinetic Art Serigraph, Three Movement IIYaacov Agam Kinetic Art Serigraph, Three Movement IILot 568: Yaacov Agam Kinetic Art Serigraph, Three Movement II

Yaacov (Gibstein) Agam (Rishon LeZion/New York/Israel/France, born 1928) kinetic art artist's proof serigraph, titled en verso "Three Movement II." Signed twice lower right "Agam" in red and blue and initialed A.P. lower left. Housed in a gilt metal frame. Sight – 17 3/4" H x 33 1/2" W. Framed – 24 1/4" H x 40 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Serigraph overall very good condition. Matte with stain upper left corner, beneath the glass. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
569Lot 569: Signed Frank Stella Poster, 1983 Whitney Museum ExhibitionSigned Frank Stella Poster, 1983 Whitney Museum ExhibitionLot 569: Signed Frank Stella Poster, 1983 Whitney Museum Exhibition

Signed Frank Stella (New York/Massachusetts, b. 1936) limited edition offset lithographic poster, numbered 87/100, promoting the exhibition of his work titled "Prints 1967-1982" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, January 13-March 13, 1983. Copyrighted by Frank Stella/Tyler Graphics, Ltd., 1982. Depicts a black and white image from Stella's Swan Engraving series. Numbered, signed, and dated "87/100 F. Stella '85" lower right under black and white image. Housed under plexiglass in a silver metal frame. Sight – 74 1/8" H x 51 1/8" W. Framed – 75 1/2" H x 52 1/2" W. American, late 20th century. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some fading to red ground. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
570Lot 570: Leonardo Nierman O/B, Abstract Expressionist PaintingLeonardo Nierman O/B, Abstract Expressionist PaintingLot 570: Leonardo Nierman O/B, Abstract Expressionist Painting

Leonardo M. Nierman (New York/Mexico, b. 1932) oil on board abstract expressionist painting depicting shades of blue, green, brown, and off white. Signed and dated "Nierman 61" lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame mounted onto another wood frame cover with light brown fabric. Sight – 31 1/2" H x 23 3/4" W. Framed – 37 1/8" H x 29 1/8" W. American third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light craquelure. Fraying, light staining to fabric. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
571Lot 571: William Scott Screenprint, Bottle and Bowl, Blues on GreenWilliam Scott Screenprint, Bottle and Bowl, Blues on GreenLot 571: William Scott Screenprint, Bottle and Bowl, Blues on Green

William Scott (Ireland/England, 1913-1989) screenprint on paper titled "Bottle and Bowl, Blues on Green," numbered 69/100, depicting a grey bottle form and a blue bowl against a green background, and part of a round, grey object in the lower right quadrant. Numbered in pencil, lower left under image, signed and dated "W. Scott 70," lower right under image. Label en verso for Waddington Galleries, London, England with artist name, title, and additional information en verso. "K" watermark with ink stamped letters reading "7532," lower right, en verso of sheet. Housed and matted under glass in a silver metal frame. Image – 23 1/4" H x 30 1/2" W. Sight – 24" H x 31" W. Framed – 28 1/4" H x 40 1/8" W. Note: A print from this edition, numbered A/P, is in the collection of the Tate Modern Museum, London. CONDITION: Screenprint in overall very good condition with minor toning. Mat has areas of dampstaining, largest 5" x 15". Frame with a couple of tiny chips, largest 1/4", to glass at frame edges/corners. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
572Lot 572: David Blackwood Signed Etching, The MessengerDavid Blackwood Signed Etching, The MessengerLot 572: David Blackwood Signed Etching, The Messenger

David Lloyd Blackwood (Canada, b. 1941) colored etching and aquatint, "The Messenger," depicting three figures in a barren outdoor setting. Pencil titled "The Messenger / Artist Proof" lower left margin; pencil signed and dated "David Blackwell 1965" lower right margin. Housed in a gilt painted wood frame. Plate – 19 7/8" H x 24 7/8" W. Sight – 20 1/2" H x 25 3/4" W. Framed – 30 3/4" H x 35 1/4" W. CONDITION: Light toning to paper, crease upper left edge. Scattered abrasions to the frame. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
573Lot 573: Ben Shahn Ink & WC Drawing, Two FiguresBen Shahn Ink & WC Drawing, Two FiguresLot 573: Ben Shahn Ink & WC Drawing, Two Figures

Ben Shahn (New York, 1898-1969) pen and ink with watercolor on paper drawing depicting two young boys seated at a table. Signed "Ben Shahn" lower left. Float mounted and housed under glass in a black wooden frame. Sheet – 18 5/8" H x 15" W. Framed – 29" H x 25 7/8" W. American, 2nd/3rd quarter 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light toning, slight waviness to paper. Few areas of loss to corners of frame. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

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574Lot 574: 2 Will Barnett Artist Proof Prints, incl. Reflections, The Zither2 Will Barnett Artist Proof Prints, incl. Reflections, The ZitherLot 574: 2 Will Barnett Artist Proof Prints, incl. Reflections, The Zither

Two (2) Will R. Barnet (New York/Massachusetts, 1911-2012) artist's proof prints on paper. 1st item: Serigraph on paper titled "Reflections" depicting a young woman in a high neck green dress seated on a purple rug before an older woman in a high neck black dress standing before a fireplace mantel with a mirror in a light blue room. Titled, in pencil, lower left under image, "Artist's Proof," in pencil, signed "(copyright) Will Barnett," in pencil, and dated "1971," in ink, lower right under image. Float mounted in an off white mat. Image – 22" H x 14 1/2" W. Sheet- 28 1/2" H x 18 3/4" W. Sight – 23 1/4" H x 15 3/8" W. Mat – 29 3/8" H x 21 1/2" W. 2nd item: Roulette etching and aquatint on paper titled "The Zither," numbered III/X, from the portfolio "Will Barnet/Images of Children/A Suite of 8 Woodcuts and Etchings Created from 1937 to 1940," published by Associated American Artists in an edition of 60, plus 18 various proofs, 1982. Depicts the black and white image of a young child playing with a zither instrument. Titled, in pencil, lower left below plate, numbered, in pencil, lower center below plate, signed "Will Barnet," in pencil, lower right below plate. Embossed "S" lower right of sheet. Hinged mounted in a white mat. Plate – 10" H x 10 7/8" W. Sheet – 16" H x 20" W. Sight – 11 3/4" H x 12 3/4" W. Mat – 18" H x 22 1/8" W. Both items American, third quarter/late 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with toning to edges of sheet. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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575Lot 575: Georges Rouault Etching, Homo Homini LupusGeorges Rouault Etching, Homo Homini LupusLot 575: Georges Rouault Etching, Homo Homini Lupus

Georges Rouault (France, 1871-1958) mixed etching on laid Arches paper titled "Homo Homini Lupus" (One Man Wolf), Plate #37, from the Miserere Series, edition of 450, printed by Ambroise Vollard, published by Etoile Filante, Paris, 1948. Depicts a skeletal figure with skulls against a dark background. Unsigned. "Ambroise Vollard" and "Arches" watermarks to right edge of sheet. Handwritten label en verso. Hinged mounted, housed and matted under glass in a metallic painted wooden frame. Image – 23" H x 16 1/2" W. Plate – 23 1/8" H x 16 5/8" W. Sheet – 25 3/4" H x 20" W. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 17" W. Framed – 31 1/2" H x 24 3/8" W. Second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning/acid burn. Areas of dampstaining, largest 4" x 5", tape residue to perimeter, en verso. [See more photos →]

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576Lot 576: Salvador Dali Abricot Chevalier LithographSalvador Dali Abricot Chevalier LithographLot 576: Salvador Dali Abricot Chevalier Lithograph

Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989) photolithograph of an original gouache painted on printed illustration plus original engraving on Rives paper titled "Abricot Chevalier," from his 1969 series FlorDali/Les Fruits, numbered 119/200, published by Jean Schneider, Basel. Depicts an anthropomorphized branch of apricots above the image of a charging knight. Numbered, in pencil, lower left below plate, signed "Dali," in pencil, lower right below plate. Rives watermark, top right of sheet. Typed artist biographical information label with typed previous owner label. en verso. Housed under glass in a modeled giltwood frame with green trim. Plate – 22 1/4" H x 14 1/4" W. Sight – 29 1/4" H x 21 5/8" W. Framed – 31 1/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Note: proceeds from the sale of this lot benefit St. Luke's Community House, Nashville. CONDITION: Foxing spots and toning/acid burn, largest 1" x 5 1/2", to perimeter of sheet, including signature (does not affect image). Not examined outside of frame. Frame with some abrasions and areas of loss, largest 1 1/8", to frame. [See more photos →]

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577Lot 577: 2 Works on Paper, incl. Yozo Hamaguchi2 Works on Paper, incl. Yozo HamaguchiLot 577: 2 Works on Paper, incl. Yozo Hamaguchi

Two (2) works on paper, including one (1) Yozo Hamaguchi mezzotint print and one (1) surrealist watercolor. 1st item: Yozo Hamaguchi (Japan/California, 1909-2000) abstract mezzotint on wove paper, signed in pencil lower right and numbered 48/50 lower left. Housed under non-glare glass in a wide giltwood frame. Plate – 7 1/2" square. Sight – 8 3/4" square. Framed – 14 1/2" square . Note: Yozo Hamaguchi is considered the 20th century master of the mezzotint technique. His prints are in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Portland Art Museum. 2nd item: Watercolor painting titled "Quo Vadis" (Where Are You Going), depicting a series of Knight-like figures and faceless figures in black hats, set against an industrial background, illegibly signed "Niem…" in pencil lower right. Framed under glass with silver metal frame and beige mat. Bill Knox Interiors (Nashville, TN) and Lyzon Gallery labels en verso of frame. Image – 20 1/2" H x 13 3/4" W. Sight – 22" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 31 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of the late interior designer Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Few scattered spots of light foxing. 2nd item: Toning, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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578Lot 578: 3 Johnny Friedlander Abstract E.A. Aquatint Etchings3 Johnny Friedlander Abstract E.A. Aquatint EtchingsLot 578: 3 Johnny Friedlander Abstract E.A. Aquatint Etchings

Three (3) Johnny Gotthard Friedlaender (France/Poland, 1912-1992) abstract artist's proof (also known as epreuve d'artiste, or E.A.) aquatint etchings, including one (1) titled "Verse Le Nord et Verse Le Sud." Etchings depict shapes in muted shades of blue, green, yellow, red, black, grey, and brown. All etchings labeled "E.A." in pencil, lower left of image, signed "Friedlaender"in pencil, lower right of image. All etchings float mounted and housed under glass in silver metal frames. Sheets range in size from 21 1/2" H x 29 1/4" W to 29 7/8" H x 22 1/8" W. Frames range in size from 25 1/4" H x 32 1/4" W to 32 1/4" H x 24 1/4" W. Second half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

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579Lot 579: 2 Charley Harper Bird Serigraphs, incl. Seeing Red, Baffling Belly2 Charley Harper Bird Serigraphs, incl. Seeing Red, Baffling BellyLot 579: 2 Charley Harper Bird Serigraphs, incl. Seeing Red, Baffling Belly

Two (2) Charley Harper (Ohio/West Virginia, 1922-2007) bird serigraphs on paper prints, including "Seeing Red" and "Baffling Belly (Red Bellied Woodpecker)". Both published by the Frame House Gallery, Inc., Louisville, KY, 1971 and 1977. 1st item: Serigraph titled "Seeing Red," numbered 1010/2500, depicting a red Cardinal gazing at its reflection in a blackened window. Numbered, in pencil, lower left under image, signed "C. Harper," in pencil, lower right under image. Image – 13 1/8" H x 19 1/8" W. Sheet – 17" H x 23" W. 2nd item: Serigraph titled "Baffling Belly (Red Bellied Woodpecker)," numbered 46/1500, depicting a woodpecker with a black and white striped body and a black, red, and tan head turned right towards a yellow and black striped beetle against a brown, black, white, and light blue striped background. Numbered, in pencil, lower left under image, signed "C. Harper," in pencil, lower right under image. Image – 18 1/2" x 13 1/8" W. Sheet – 21 1/4" H x 15 3/4" W. Both items include tissue paper guards, Frame House Gallery portfolios, and additional documentation. Both housed in original Frame House Gallery envelopes. Envelopes ranging in size from 17 1/8" H x 23 1/8" W x 21 1/8" H x 25 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Both serigraphs in overall very good condition. Tissue paper guards, portfolios, documentation, envelopes with toning/acid burn (does not affect prints). Envelopes with tears, largest 2 3/8" x 1 3/4". [See more photos →]

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580Lot 580: John Baeder "Dinersores" DrawingJohn Baeder "Dinersores" DrawingLot 580: John Baeder "Dinersores" Drawing

John Baeder (American/Tennessee, b. 1938), "Dinersores," pen and ink drawing on Strathmore embossed paper, depicting a diner set into the side of a prone dinosaur. Titled below image in pencil, signed "John Baeder" lower right and dated 1990. Double matted and framed in silvered molded frame. Sight – 6" H x 10" W. Framed – 10 1/2" H x 14 1/2" W. Note: We wish to thank the artist for confirming the authenticity of this image, which was created to benefit the Tennessee Performing Arts Center for the Stardoodles fundraiser in 1990. Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. Biography: John Baeder studied art at Auburn University in Alabama and worked as an art director in New York. He is known for his photorealist paintings depicting American roadside diners. CONDITION: Smudges lower center (across and near title), some scattered foxing upper right. Some scattered mold and dampstaining to paper backing. Few small stains to mat. [See more photos →]

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581Lot 581: Phillip Perkins O/B, Abstract Painting of Two FiguresPhillip Perkins O/B, Abstract Painting of Two FiguresLot 581: Phillip Perkins O/B, Abstract Painting of Two Figures

Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on board expressionist painting depicting two figures in a green landscape against a blue mountain beneath a green and black sky. Signed and dated "Perkins '46" lower right. Housed in a white painted wooden frame. Sight – 12" H x 14 7/8" W. Framed – 13 1/4" H x 16 1/8" W. American, second quarter 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of paint rubbing, largest 2 1/4". Frame with Surface scuffs, some paint loss. [See more photos →]

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582Lot 582: Evelyn Taylor O/C Painting, Boat with Tattered SailsEvelyn Taylor O/C Painting, Boat with Tattered SailsLot 582: Evelyn Taylor O/C Painting, Boat with Tattered Sails

Evelyn Taylor (American, b. 1925) oil on canvas surrealist landscape painting depicting a sailboat with tattered sails, set in a field with wildflowers below a blue sky with scattered clouds. Signed "Taylor" lower left. Housed in a narrow giltwood frame. Sight – 24" square. Framed – 24 3/4" square. Third quarter 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of wear, largest 3 5/8" L, to edges of canvas. Light surface abrasions, largest 3", to canvas. Frame with areas of loss, largest 5 1/2", to gilt trim. [See more photos →]

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583Lot 583: Claude Weisbuch O/C Man Emerging From BoxClaude Weisbuch O/C Man Emerging From BoxLot 583: Claude Weisbuch O/C Man Emerging From Box

Claude Weisbuch (French, 1927-2014) oil on canvas painting depicting a man emerging from a box, possibly a self portrait, rendered in loose black and flesh colored brushstrokes against a blue-gray background. Signed "Weisbuch" upper right corner. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 49" square. Framed – 54" square. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Few miniscule pin-prick holes along left and right edges of canvas, likely from previous stretcher staples, some with minor paint loss (largest 1/4" L). [See more photos →]

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600Lot 600: Leon Levinstein Photograph, Lower East SideLeon Levinstein Photograph, Lower East SideLot 600: Leon Levinstein Photograph, Lower East Side

Leon Levinstein (American, 1913-1988) gelatin silver print titled "Lower East Side", depicting a New York man with a cigarette in his mouth; the tilted head of another man is slightly out of focus in the foreground as he walks by. Writing en verso of photograph reads, "Leon Levinstein: New York, c. 1955, gelatin silver print, Gift of Stuart E. Karn, 1996.753, Ry21484". Rectangular Stamp with artist's name and "LL.78.6" en verso. Housed behind glass in a matted contemporary black frame. Sight – 9 3/4" H x 12 3/4" W. Framed – 19 1/8" H x 23 1/8" W. Note: this image is also in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Biography: Leon Levinstein attended the Maryland Institute of Art after his family removed to Baltimore from West Virginia during the Great Depression. He served in the Army Air Force (Air Corps) during World War II. Levinstein studied photography under Sid Grossman at the Photo League and later at Grossman's residence. He gained national attention during the 1950s when he was featured in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art. (Source: National Gallery of Art). Provenance: private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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601Lot 601: Chris Heisner Oil on Canvas Desert LandscapeChris Heisner Oil on Canvas Desert LandscapeLot 601: Chris Heisner Oil on Canvas Desert Landscape

Chris Heisner (American/California, 1870-1947) oil on board California desert landscape painting depicting a valley with blooming vegetation foreground and mountains in the background. Signed lower right "Chris Heisner". Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 21 1/2" H X 27 1/4 " W. Framed – 25 1/8" H X 31" W. 1st half 20th century. CONDITION: Canvas overall very good condition. Minor scattered abrasions to the frame. [See more photos →]

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602Lot 602: Fritz Scholder Serigraph and Book, 2 itemsFritz Scholder Serigraph and Book, 2 itemsLot 602: Fritz Scholder Serigraph and Book, 2 items

Two (2) Fritz Scholder (American, 1937-2005) items, including "Screaming Indian" serigraph. 1st item: Fritz Scholder serigraph titled "Screaming Indian," depicting the head, neck, and flowing hair of a Native American man, with his body undefined and appearing to vanish into the solid tan background. Signed in pencil "Scholder" lower right and numbered 77/100 lower left. Framed under glass in a pebble texture carved wood frame with ivory mat. Sight – 32 3/4" H x 21 1/4" W. Framed – 40" H x 28 W. 2nd item: Hardcover book, FRITZ SCHOLDER: indian NOT INDIAN, ed. Lowery Stoke Sims. National Museum of the American Indian: Washington and New York, 2008. 192 pp., 126 color plates. CONDITION: 1st item: Possible spot of handling grime lower left corner, under glass, otherwise excellent condition. 2nd item: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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653Lot 653: Richard Russell Maquette attr. Frederick HartRichard Russell Maquette attr. Frederick HartLot 653: Richard Russell Maquette attr. Frederick Hart

Attributed to Frederick Elliott Hart (American/Georgia, 1943-1999) resin maquette for his 7 ft marble sculpture of U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr., commissioned for the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. and unveiled 1996. The senator from Hart's home state of Georgia is depicted standing in a three piece suit and tie, with one hand in coat pocket and the other slightly extended, palm forward. Base inscribed RICHARD B RUSSELL JR SENATOR FROM GEORGIA 1933-1971. Unsigned. 17 3/8" H x 4 1/2" W x 3 1/2" D. Circa 1995. Note: A member of the Democratic Party, Richard Russell (1897-1971) served as the 66th Governor of Georgia from 1931 to 1933 before serving in the United States Senate for almost 40 years, from 1933 until his death in 1971. Artist biography (From the U.S. Senate Art Collection): "Frederick Hart is known for his monumental public commissions and his graceful, figurative sculptures. Born in Atlanta, the artist studied at the University of South Carolina, and the Corcoran School of Art and American University in Washington, D.C. Hart began to learn the skill of stonecutting in 1967 at the National Cathedral. By 1974 he had won an international competition to create a series of sculptures for the main entrance of the cathedral. The works, three life-size statues and three relief panels, later came to be known as the Creation Sculptures. In 1984 Hart's bronze figurative sculpture entitled Three Soldiers was dedicated as part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Other notable works by the artist include The Cross of the Millennium, a clear acrylic resin sculpture simultaneously representing the birth, death, and resurrection of Christ; the James Earl Carter Presidential Statue, a larger-than-life bronze on the grounds of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta; the Fauquier County Veterans Memorial in Virginia; and a bronze portrait bust of James Webb at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The artist is further represented in the Senate by a bronze bust of Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina. Although Hart was awarded a third Senate commission for a marble bust of former Vice President Dan Quayle, he died in 1999 before he could complete the sculpture." Provenance: Private Atlanta area collection. CONDITION: 1/16" chip to tip of subject's nose and 1/16" dark mark to lip; 1/8" chip to lower edge of base, otherwise excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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747Lot 747: Alexander Bower O/C Seascape, Crashing SurfAlexander Bower O/C Seascape, Crashing SurfLot 747: Alexander Bower O/C Seascape, Crashing Surf

Alexander Bower (Delaware/Maine, 1875-1952) oil on canvas marine painting depicting a rocky shore with tumultuous, crashing waves beneath a sky with purple-tinged clouds. Signed "Alexander Bower" lower right. Housed in a Louis XIV style molded giltwood frame. Sight – 23 1/4" H x 35" W. Framed – 32 1/2" H x 44 1/2" W x 3" D. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Alexander Bower was known for his seascapes, particularly scenes depicting the coasts of Cape Elizabeth and Cliff Island, Maine. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, and exhibited there and at the Carnegie Institute, the National Academy of Design (of which he was an Associate Member), and the Art Institute of Chicago. He also was director of the Sweat Memorial Art Museum and the School of Fine Applied Art, both in Portland, Maine, and an art instructor at Bowdoin College. His works are in several Maine museums. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, visible stretcher marks. Canvas has been relined. 2" x 1 3/4" area of inpainting lower left quadrant of canvas (on rock). Areas of natural age shrinkage to frame. [See more photos →]

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748Lot 748: Marshall Johnson Jr. Maritime PaintingMarshall Johnson Jr. Maritime PaintingLot 748: Marshall Johnson Jr. Maritime Painting

Marshall Johnson Jr. (American/ Massachusetts, 1850 – 1921) oil on canvas maritime painting depicting a fully masted sailing boat in a harbor with a smaller manned boat to the right at sunset or sunrise. Signed and dated lower left "Marshall Johnson Jr. / 82". Housed in a modern gilt carved wood frame. Sight: 8 5/8" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed: 13 1/2" H x 16 3/8" W. Provenance: the collection of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition. Frame with light minor scuffing/losses to back corners. [See more photos →]

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749Lot 749: Stanley Woodward O/C LandscapeStanley Woodward O/C LandscapeLot 749: Stanley Woodward O/C Landscape

Stanley Wingate Woodward (Massachusetts, 1890-1970) impressionist oil on board painting, likely Rockport, Massachusetts, depicting figures on a pier with wooden buildings and a rocky shore in the foreground. A flock of seagulls fly over a figure in a small row boat on a calm sea, with the opposite shore visible in the background, under a cloudy blue sky. Signed "Stanley Woodward" lower right. Lyzon Nashville framing label and Illegible pencil inscriptions en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame with carved and pierced corner ornamentation. Sight – 11 5/8" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 17 5/8" H x 21 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Rockport, Massachusetts painter and illustrator Stanley Wingate Woodward was known for his marine paintings and seascapes. He was the author of "Adventures in Marine Painting" (1948) and "Marine Painting in Oil and Watercolor" (1961). He worked as an illustrator for Collier's and Ford Times magazines and taught at the Woodward Outdoor Painting School; the Ringling Art School, and the Laguna Beach School Art & Design. Woodward exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy, Corcoran Gallery, National Academy, and Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He was awarded prizes by the National Academy, American Watercolor Society, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Rockport Art Association, and North Shore Art Association. (source: Peter Falk, editor, "Who Was Who in American Art."). CONDITION: Overall very good condition. A few possible flyspecks or areas of inclusion, sky area. Frame with a few areas of minor shrinkage. [See more photos →]

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750Lot 750: Thomas Craig O/C Painting, New England Autumn LandscapeThomas Craig O/C Painting, New England Autumn LandscapeLot 750: Thomas Craig O/C Painting, New England Autumn Landscape

Thomas Bigelow Craig (Pennsylvania, 1849-1924) oil on canvas Fall landscape painting depicting a field and walking path with autumn foliage and low mountains in the background below a hazy grey sky. Signed "Thos.B.Craig." lower left. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with guilloche, reeded, and bead course running patterns and an off white linen liner. Sight – 15 3/8" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 22 5/8" H x 25 5/8" W. American, third quarter 19th century/first quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Foxing spots, en verso of canvas. [See more photos →]

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751Lot 751: Norman Anderson O/C, Farmhouse in Autumn LandscapeNorman Anderson O/C, Farmhouse in Autumn LandscapeLot 751: Norman Anderson O/C, Farmhouse in Autumn Landscape

Norman J. Anderson (Illinois, b. 1892) impressionistic oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a man in a horse drawn wagon driving down a dirt road towards a farmhouse in a field surrounded by trees with autumn foliage and blue and purple mountains below a hazy blue sky in the background. Signed "Norman Anderson" lower left. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with off white linen liner. Sight – 15 3/4" H x 17 3/4" W. Framed – 22 3/8" H x 24 1/2" W. American, first half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light craquelure, visible stretcher marks. [See more photos →]

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752Lot 752: Panoramic Oil on Canvas Landscape, John EarhartPanoramic Oil on Canvas Landscape, John EarhartLot 752: Panoramic Oil on Canvas Landscape, John Earhart

John Franklin Earhart (American/Ohio, 1853 – 1938) panoramic oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a forest meadow or clearing flanked by trees foreground and valley vista and mountain range, background, signed and dated lower left "Earhart 1907". Housed in a heavily carved gilt rococo style frame. Sight: 17 1/2" H X 27 1/2" W, Framed: 27 1/2" H X 37 1/4" W, 3" D. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition with light grime. Frame likely with later gilding, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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753Lot 753: Sterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still LifeSterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still LifeLot 753: Sterling Strauser O/B, Floral Still Life

Sterling Strauser (Pennsylvania, 1907-1995) oil on board still life painting depicting flowers in a vase, rendered in a thick impasto technique. Signed and dated "Strauser 91" lower left. Additionally signed and dated, en verso. Float mounted in a gilt wood frame with imbricated bay leaf or laurel running pattern, an off white cover molded linen liner, and a gilt wood fillet. Board – 24" H x 10 1/8" W. Framed – 29 3/4" H x 15 3/4" W. American, late 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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754Lot 754: Sterling Strauser O/B Floral Still LifeSterling Strauser O/B Floral Still LifeLot 754: Sterling Strauser O/B Floral Still Life

Sterling Strauser (Pennsylvania, 1907-1995) oil on board still life painting depicting multi- colored flowers in a vase, painted with thick impasto technique. Signed and dated "Strauser '91" lower left. Unframed. 23 7/8" H x 12" W. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Very minor fleabites noted to mid-left margin of board. [See more photos →]

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755Lot 755: 2 Sterling Strauser paintings, Racing Scene and Amaryllis2 Sterling Strauser paintings, Racing Scene and AmaryllisLot 755: 2 Sterling Strauser paintings, Racing Scene and Amaryllis

Pair of Sterling Strauser (Pennsylvania, 1907-1995) oil on board paintings. 1st item: Small panoramic oil on board painting depicting a horse and buggy racing scene, titled en verso "The Finish." Signed and dated "Strauser 1959" lower right. Unframed. 6" H x 14 5/8" W. 2nd item: Oil on board painting depicting a blooming white amaryllis against a dark blue background, painted with thick impasto technique. Signed and dated lower left "Strauser '94". Unframed. 12" H x 16" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Minor losses to upper right corner, with slight wear to lower corners. Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Scattered areas of paint exfoliation to lower center and right flower edges, otherwise overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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756Lot 756: Arthur Laws O/B, Harbor Town SceneArthur Laws O/B, Harbor Town SceneLot 756: Arthur Laws O/B, Harbor Town Scene

Arthur J. Laws (New York, 1894-1960) oil on board coastal painting depicting a harbor town before a line of trees and a large building with a clock tower against a cloudy, late afternoon sky. Signed "Arthur J. Laws." lower right. Artist's label reading "Provenance Estate of the Artist" with pencil inscriptions, including one reading "…finished this painting just before his death. Started it much before" en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 27 1/2" W. Framed – 19 3/4" H x 29 3/4" W. Third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Corners of board are not present. Paint flakes, largest 1/4", surface grime to sky quadrant. Gilt frame with minor losses. [See more photos →]

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757Lot 757: J. Califano O/B Landscape Painting of SheepJ. Califano O/B Landscape Painting of SheepLot 757: J. Califano O/B Landscape Painting of Sheep

John Califano (Illinois, California, Italy, 1862/64-1946) oil on board landscape painting depicting a flock of sheep resting in a green pasture by a body of water, with a grassy hill in the background. Signed lower left J. Califano. Metal placard fixed to lower edge of frame inscribed "Prof. J. Caifano." Housed in a heavily carved rococo style frame. Sight – 13 3/4" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 25 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition with light surface grime. Frame with restoration to old breaks and losses, overall good condition. [See more photos →]

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758Lot 758: Francesco Spicuzza O/B, Self Portrait PaintingFrancesco Spicuzza O/B, Self Portrait PaintingLot 758: Francesco Spicuzza O/B, Self Portrait Painting

Francesco Jiaconino Spicuzza (Wisconsin, 1883-1962) oil on board bust-length self-portrait painting depicting the artist as a elderly man with receding, wavy light gray hair with encroaching greys, wearing round metal glasses and a white shirt with a black bow tie. Signed and dated "Spicuzza 1954" lower left. Dated and titled en verso with pencil inscription indicating that the artist was 74 years old when the portrait was executed. Housed in a painted wooden frame with glass, mat, and giltwood fillet. Board – 23 3/8" H x 19 1/4" W. Framed – 27 3/8" H x 23 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Francesco Spicuzza was born in Termini, Sicily and came to Milwaukee with his parents when he was a child. Spicuzza's early art training began when a Milwaukee businessman arranged for Spicuzza to have art classes with Wisconsin artist Robert Schade. While in his mid-twenties, Spicuzza studied with Alexander Mueller at the Milwaukee Art Students' League and had a one-person exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Society in 1915. He then left Milwaukee briefly to study Impressionism for a summer under John Carlson in Woodstock, New York. Spicuzza taught art at the Milwaukee Art Institute and during the 1940s in his studio. He was also a member of the Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors and his work was featured in many one-person and selected group exhibitions, including the Chicago Art Institute in 1912. (source: https://wisconsinart.org/archives/artist/francesco-jiaconino-spicuzza/profile-161.aspx). CONDITION: Overall good condition with abrasions and areas of loss to edges of board, most notably in a 6 1/4" area of scuffs at right side of board and an area lower center. Slight yellowing to varnish. Painting has been removed from frame; frame retained. [See more photos →]

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759Lot 759: J.E. Weis O/C, Self PortraitJ.E. Weis O/C, Self PortraitLot 759: J.E. Weis O/C, Self Portrait

John Ellsworth Weis (Ohio/Indiana, 1892-1962) oil on canvas self portrait depicting the artist as a man in his early middle age with light brown hair and blue eyes, wearing a brown sweater vest, a red tie, and a blue shirt, against a red and green background. Unsigned. Handwritten label, en verso of stretcher, "Self Portrait" written in pencil, "Self Portrait N.F.S." en verso of canvas. Includes a Ran Gallery, Cincinnati, OH postcard advertising a John Weis exhibition, June 9-July 8 1995. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 23 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed – 27 1/2" H x 23 3/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: "Born in Powell County, Indiana, John Weis became a painter of varied output that includes regional scenes of Ohio, shaded New England and French streets, still lifes, and portraits. He moved at a very young age with his family to Higginsport, Ohio and then when he was age nine to Norwood, Ohio. The early death of his father and the struggle of his mother to raise the family were lasting influences on the young man who at age fourteen enrolled in night classes at the Cincinnati Academy. He worked during the days at many jobs including at a lithography shop, as a sign painter, a soda fountain clerk, and an electric coil winder until he was able to enroll full time in the Academy. His teachers were so impressed that he was offered a job on the faculty when he was age twenty-two. He held this position for thirty-eight years. However, he spent time serving in the military during World War I and then returned to the Academy. He traveled widely in Europe, spending much time in Paris in the 1920s and associating with prominent Cincinnati artists Elizabeth Nourse and James Hopkins. He also traveled widely in the United States including Taos, New Mexico; Provincetown, Woodstock, Rockport, Gloucester, Massachusetts; and Booth Bay Harbor, Maine. He married Sally Cuthbert, an Academy student, who became a prominent instructor at the College of Design at the University of Cincinnati. In 1957, Parkinson's Disease forced him to retire from the Art Academy, and in 1962, he died from a fall at his home. He had been a vital part of the Cincinnati community for forty years." (source: "An Exhibition of Paintings by John Ellsworth Weis" (Ran Gallery); Text by Allen W. Bernard, Ph. D.) CONDITION: Overall good condition with visible stretcher marks. Area of dampstaining, en verso of canvas. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
760Lot 760: American School 19th C. Portrait of Two GirlsAmerican School 19th C. Portrait of Two GirlsLot 760: American School 19th C. Portrait of Two Girls

American school oil on canvas portrait of two young girls, presumably sisters. Subjects are depicted seated against a draped backdrop, one attired in a white dress and the other in a pink dress and holding a grape cluster. Housed in a gilt composition frame with an oval opening and rectangular carved and molded surround. Unsigned. Sight – 27 1/2" H x 22 3/8" W. Framed – 37" H x 32 1/2" W. 19th century. CONDITION: Painting with overall light grime. Light craquelure and minor lifting noted to lower right corner, small area of discoloration to lower left corner. Both with spots of inpainting on foreheads. 2" oval spot of restoration above girl in pink dress and 1" oval spot of restoration in background. Frame with some minor hairlines and scattered losses, primarily to corners. Both lower corners with old repaired breaks. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
761Lot 761: Marcus Mote, "Girls' School During Recess"Marcus Mote, "Girls' School During Recess"Lot 761: Marcus Mote, "Girls' School During Recess"

Marcus Mote (Ohio/Indiana, 1817-1898) oil on canvas painting, "Girl's School During Recess," depicting the interior of a classroom, with young ladies engaged in various acts of mischief. Housed in a later ebonized frame. Titled en verso with additional inscription, "The Alarm! The Teacher's Coming! Painted by Marcus Mote __ 27, 1882 from a picture sent to Ida E. Peltz from Germany." Canvas – 26" H x 42" W. Framed – 32" H x 47" W. Biography: Marcus Mote was born in Miami County, Ohio, the son of a Quaker farmer and cabinetmaker. He was raised in a strict Quaker household where art was not encouraged. In spite of this, he chose art as his career, eventually becoming a self-taught painter of miniature portraits, landscapes, panoramas, biblical scenes and ornamental works. He was also a pen artist, engraver, daguerreotypist. In 1864 he moved his family to Richmond, Indiana, where he opened a School of Design, teaching drawing and painting and advocating for these subjects to be taught in public schools. (Source: the Indiana Historical Society). Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: Painting is in need of restoration. 3" repaired tear and 3/4" tear lower left quadrant; two 2" repaired tears lower right quadrant; 2 other small tears center right across child's chest; other scattered losses, scratches and exfoliation, particularly around edges. Frame is later and in good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
762Lot 762: Pair of 18th Century Portraits, Man with Letter and Woman in BonnetPair of 18th Century Portraits, Man with Letter and Woman in BonnetLot 762: Pair of 18th Century Portraits, Man with Letter and Woman in Bonnet

American or European School, early 19th century pair of oil on canvas portraits depicting a middle aged gentleman and lady, presumably a married couple. The gentleman wears a dark coat and mustard yellow vest and holds a letter, with inkwell on table beside him. The lady is dressed in empire-waisted dress with a white bonnet and ruffled collar. Both are housed in later giltwood frames with carved laurel molding at rabbet edge. Circa 1800. Sight – 11 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 12 1/4" W. CONDITION: Portrait of a lady has been backed with a board. Both paintings with craquelure, stretcher marks, and a few scattered tiny flakes. UV light reveals overpaint to man's hair and 1" repair to jacket area. Restoration and/or infill painting to line across lady's face. Some infill painting to background, along left edge. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,400.00
763Lot 763: English School, 17th C. Portrait of Lady in Early FrameEnglish School, 17th C. Portrait of Lady in Early FrameLot 763: English School, 17th C. Portrait of Lady in Early Frame

English School, 17th century portrait of a lady, possibly Lucretia Gray, wife of Edward Sealy of Bridgwater, in an 18th century or earlier giltwood frame with relief carved oak leaves and acorns, grapes and roses. The half length, three quarter view oil on canvas portrait depicts a woman with dark upswept hair and dark eyes, wearing a dangling pearl earring, dark red gown with white ruffle and blouson sleeves, gilt brocade bodice, and royal blue wrap. Jeweled pins accent the bodice and sleeve. Unsigned. Handwritten note en verso reads, "Supposed to be Lucretia Gray, Wife of Edward Sealy, Born 1606 Died 1663/4). Sight – 29" H x 24" W. Framed – 39" H x 34" W. Frame possibly Continental. Note: Lucretia Gray (b. 1606) was a descendant of H.R.H John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, third son of King Edward III. She married Edward Sealy, magistrate and mayor of Bridgewater in the mid 1600s. (Source: http://bridgwaterheritage.co.uk/ ). Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Relined. UV light shows considerable restoration to facial area and parts of background. Scattered craquelure. 3" area of bloom upper right quadrant, background. 3" area of alligatoring and a 3" light colored line (possible abrasion) both in background of upper left quadrant. Frame is early with scattered losses to carved elements and abrasions, likely regilt. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
764Lot 764: Trebol Rojo O/C Portrait of a Young BoyTrebol Rojo O/C Portrait of a Young BoyLot 764: Trebol Rojo O/C Portrait of a Young Boy

Trebol Rojo (Mexico, Late 19th/20th century) oil on canvas portrait depicting a young boy clothed in dress attire including a hat and cane, standing on a green checkered carpet with a dog to his right and a red draped table with dried floral arrangement and crucifixion scene to his left. Banner below reads "True portrait of the child Mariano Sanchez Suarez painted in Mexico City at the age of 6 in the year 1895" and signed by the artist with a red clover in border lower right. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight: 23 1/8" H X 17 1/2" W, Framed: 29 7/8" H X 24 1/8" W. Depth – 2 1/2" CONDITION: Overall good condition. Canvas is relined. Some scattered touch up to frame. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
765Lot 765: Pair Old Master O/C Portraits, Christ & MaryPair Old Master O/C Portraits, Christ & MaryLot 765: Pair Old Master O/C Portraits, Christ & Mary

Pair of European, possibly Italian, Old Master oil on canvas portraits depicting Christ and Mary. Christ is depicted wearing a red robe, a crown of thorns and a weapon piercing his side as he gazes upward. Mary is depicted wearing a black head covering and dark robe while holding a white cloth while gazing upward mournfully. Both are unframed and unsigned. 20" H x 16 1/4" W. 17th or 18th century. CONDITION: Both canvas have been trimmed and relined and stretched. Both with overall light craquelure and rubbing to areas of the perimeter. Christ portrait with area of loss to right side of head. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
766Lot 766: Early Carved Santos, Body of ChristEarly Carved Santos, Body of ChristLot 766: Early Carved Santos, Body of Christ

Early fragmentary Santos carving, carved wood body of Christ, lacking head, arms, and cross; remnants of old white paint. Mounted to a wood panel and housed in a deep molded ebonized and stained wood frame. Fragment – 22" H. Framed – 32" H x 14" W. Continental, 18th century or earlier. Provenance: The estates of sculptor Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: Head, arms and part of one leg missing; significant wear to paint, overall shrinkage to wood. Some whitish discoloration to top of frame. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
768Lot 768: Continental School, Oil Portrait of a CardinalContinental School, Oil Portrait of a CardinalLot 768: Continental School, Oil Portrait of a Cardinal

Continental School, possibly French, late 18th to early 19th century, oil on canvas portrait of a Catholic Cardinal, depicted wearing robes with a fine lace garment and jeweled ring, and seated next to an elaborate desk with his hand on an open book. Unsigned. Illegible pencil inscriptions en verso of stretcher including word "Paris." Antique giltwood frame with laurel molding at rabbet edge. Sight – 10" H x 8" W. Framed – 13 1/2" H x 11 1/2" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with significant craquelure, tiny piece of white paper adhered to lower right quadrant, under subject's hand; 2 tiny areas of loss, lower right corner and upper right background near edge. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
769Lot 769: Russian Silver Relief Icon & Madonna w/ Child IconRussian Silver Relief Icon & Madonna w/ Child IconLot 769: Russian Silver Relief Icon & Madonna w/ Child Icon

Two (2) Russian Orthodox religious icons, including Crucifixion of Christ and Smolensk Mother of God. 1st item: Silver plate relief decorated panel over wood icon depicting the crucifixion of Christ. Signed center upper margin. 12 x 10 3/8" W. 2nd item: Smolensk Mother of God, polychrome tempera and gilt wood panel icon depicting the Virgin Mary with the Christ child, who holds a scroll in his hand. Titled lower margin with possible signature right mid-margin. 8 3/4" H x 7" W. Both items Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some scattered wear and seam separation to edges. Some minor denting noted to corners. 2nd item: Overall good condition, some scattered wear and paint loss, particularly at edges. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
770Lot 770: 2 Russian Icons: St. Nicholas and Ascension2 Russian Icons: St. Nicholas and AscensionLot 770: 2 Russian Icons: St. Nicholas and Ascension

Lot of two (2) Russian icons. 1st item: Icon comprised of tempera and gilt on wood panel with bracing, depicting St. Nicholas flanked by vignettes of Jesus and Mary and titled top margin. Russian stamp en verso. 12" H x 8 3/4" W. Late 19th century. 2nd item: Icon comprised of tempera and gilt paint on wood panel depicting the Ascension of Christ into Heaven, titled upper margin and en verso. 14 3/8" H x 9 1/4" W. Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some wood shrinkage to board. Overall general wear and losses to edges and upper right corner. Some paint chips to center, center lower edge and right middle edge. 2nd item: Overall general wear, losses to corners and perimeter, particularly to right margin, unknown white residue lower right corner. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
772Lot 772: 5 Stained Glass Window Studies, Munich Studios Chicago5 Stained Glass Window Studies, Munich Studios ChicagoLot 772: 5 Stained Glass Window Studies, Munich Studios Chicago

Five (5) watercolor designs for ecclesiastical stained glass church windows, attr. Munich Studios, Chicago, possibly by Max Guler. All windows portray Biblical imagery including one (1) depicting Jesus engaged in carpentry work with his earthly father Joseph; one (1) large tripartite window showing Christ preaching to a crowd (the Sermon on the Mount, with beatitude banner); one (1) double window design of a man being struck and Christ comforting a person; one (1) titled "The Espousal of the Blessed Virgin"; and one (1) of an angel offering a cup to a saint. The double window is housed in a mat stamped THE MUNICH STUDIO CHICAGO, with remnant of a Munich Studios red foil seal upper left. The other mats all have their studio stamps rubbed out and residue from foil seals upper left (one stamp is overprinted with "Ideal Art Glass, N. Western Ave., Chicago" and it and another have the Ideal Art Glass studio stamp en verso. The large tripartite window design has "Munich Studios 300 W. So. Water St. Chicago" written en verso in pencil. Ranging in size from 11 1/2" H x 11 1/4" W to 18 3/4" H x 10 1/2" W. Circa 1913-1923. Note: An influx of Middle European immigrant craftsmen and the rush to rebuild Chicago after the Great Fire of 1871 resulted in the establishment of many stained glass studios in the city – so much so that it became known as the Art Glass Capital of the Midwest. Max Guler emigrated to Chicago in 1896 from Munich, Germany and by 1903, the Munich Studio was listed in the Chicago Directory with Guler as president. The company specialized in church windows. Their 1915 catalog stated the company used "only imported antique glass on which is put the very best efforts of very competent artists" in the production of their "ecclesiastical figure windows". Munich Studios thrived up until the Great Depression, producing windows for churches throughout Chicago and the Midwest. After the studio closed in 1932, Goler and several of his employees went to work for the Drehobl Art Glass company, which remains in business to this day in Chicago. It is not known which, if any, churches ultimately ordered or installed these designs. CONDITION: Most actual window images in very good condition with varying degrees of toning; a few with possible light fading. "Espousal of the Blessed Virgin" has a full vertical separation to lower quarter. Most studio stamps and foil seals rubbed/removed. Wear and losses to tape joining mats to backings. A few mat fronts have scratches, stains and small losses. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
773Lot 773: Persian Miniature Illuminated Manuscript, Noblemen Playing PoloPersian Miniature Illuminated Manuscript, Noblemen Playing PoloLot 773: Persian Miniature Illuminated Manuscript, Noblemen Playing Polo

Persian miniature illuminated gouache and watercolor manuscript with a painting depicting three noblemen on horseback playing polo, with two servants holding mallets in a brown field, against two structures and a hilly landscape below a dark blue sky. Painting bordered on three sides by diagonally written black nastaliq script and a foliate border with gilt accents. Housed under glass in a carved giltwood frame with an off white linen liner and giltwood rabbet edge. Painting – 6 7/8" H x 3 1/2" W. Sight – 11" H x 6" W. Framed – 19 3/4" H x 14 5/8" W. 18th/Early 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with waviness, areas of dampstaining, to paper. 1/2" x 1" areas of repair with inpainting, center left. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
774Lot 774: Watercolor of Islamic Palace or TempleWatercolor of Islamic Palace or TempleLot 774: Watercolor of Islamic Palace or Temple

English School, late 19th century, Orientalist watercolor painting depicting the ornate doorway of an Islamic or Moorish palace or temple, with architectural features rendered in fine detail. Illegibly signed lower right. Housed under glass in a hand carved stained wood frame. Sight – 8 3/4" H x 6" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 13" W. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light fading. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
881Lot 881: Myles Maillie Sculpture of a CityMyles Maillie Sculpture of a CityLot 881: Myles Maillie Sculpture of a City

Myles Maillie (American/Tennessee, b. 1951) painted wood sculpture of a city, signed en verso and dated March 23, 1990. 15" H x 16" W x 12" D. Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of the late interior designer Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Some surface grime, otherwise very good condition. [See more photos →]

$200.00$250.00
882Lot 882: Scott Duce Pastel LandscapeScott Duce Pastel LandscapeLot 882: Scott Duce Pastel Landscape

Scott Duce (American, b. 1956) pastel landscape depicting a lone shadowed figure, lower left, in a valley with rolling hills. Signed lower left. Housed in a gilt wood frame with corner adornments, linen matte and gilt liner. Sight – 28 1/2" H x 42" W. Framed – 42" H x 55" W. CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition. Frame with minor wear, mostly to upper right. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
883Lot 883: Harold Kraus oil on board still life, 36" squareHarold Kraus oil on board still life, 36" squareLot 883: Harold Kraus oil on board still life, 36" square

Harold Kraus (Tennessee, b. 1940s), "Floral Fanfare," oil on board still life painting depicting multicolored flowers in a glass vase, set against a background in shades of orange. Signed lower right. Additionally signed and dated 1997 en verso. Parcel gilt and ebonized molded frame with linen liner. Panel – 36" square. Framed – 48" square. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate, purchased Anne Laine Goad Art Inc., Brentwood, Tennessee, 1998. The original sales receipt showing purchase price of $5,283 is available to the winning bidder. CONDITION: Painting: Excellent condition. Frame: A few small scattered abrasions, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
884Lot 884: Paul Lancaster O/C, Tropical Still LifePaul Lancaster O/C, Tropical Still LifeLot 884: Paul Lancaster O/C, Tropical Still Life

Paul Lancaster (Tennessee/Colorado, 1930-2019) oil on canvas painting titled "Tropical Still Life" depicting a bowl of fruit and a blue vase with flowers on a table with a pattern red table cloth, against a triptych of birds and colorful plants. Signed "Lancaster" lower right. Titled, signed, and dated "1995" en verso of stretcher. Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 34 1/4" H x 34" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Self-taught artist Paul Lancaster began painting in the late 1950s in Colorado, while training as an Army medic. His grandfather and great grandfather were Cherokee Indian, and Lancaster's love of nature and spirituality influence many of his canvases. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions including The Art of Tennessee at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and a 2013 one man show at the Parthenon in Nashville, which brought together many of his works created over the last 50 years. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light 4 1/2" surface scratch, lower right. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
885Lot 885: David Orth Bronze Sculpture, AdamDavid Orth Bronze Sculpture, AdamLot 885: David Orth Bronze Sculpture, Adam

David Orth (Illinois/Arkansas, 20th-21st century) bronze sculpture titled "Adam," depicting a nude man in a crouching position. Signed between the feet "Orth" and mounted onto a green square marble base. 7" H x 10" square. (44.2 lbs). Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with minor wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
886Lot 886: Joseph Seigenthaler Ceramic Sculpture, BusterJoseph Seigenthaler Ceramic Sculpture, BusterLot 886: Joseph Seigenthaler Ceramic Sculpture, Buster

Joseph Seigenthaler (American/Tennessee, b. 1959) sculpture titled "Buster" comprised of acrylic and hair on fired stoneware. Depicts the head and torso of an obese white man with a bright pink and grimacing face, his right arm extended down and holding a clump of his hair. Unsigned. 44" H x 32" W x 24" D. Created in 1985. Biography: Joseph Seigenthaler is an American sculptor who was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned a BFA in painting from the Memphis College of Art in 1981 and studied ceramic art at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tennessee between 1984 and 1986. He earned an MFA from Northern Illinois University in 1990. His work is included in numerous private collections and in the permanent collections of the Contemporary Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan and Museo de Escultura Figurativa Internacional Contemporanea, Spain. Exhibitions have included "Surrealism: The Conjured Life at the Museum of Contemporary Art," Chicago, IL; the 2002 Armory Show, New York; and the National Touring Exhibition, "Confrontational Clay: The Artist as Social Critic". Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$2,000.00$2,400.00
887Lot 887: Olen Bryant Ceramic Sleeping FigureOlen Bryant Ceramic Sleeping FigureLot 887: Olen Bryant Ceramic Sleeping Figure

Olen L. Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) terracotta sculpture with partial blue glaze, depicting a sleeping figure. Initialled "O.B. '81" with additional illegible inscriptions to underside of base. 25" L x 11 3/4" W x 6" D. Third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Olen Bryant, Cottonwood/Clarksville, TN. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). Provenance: Estate of Olen Bryant, Cottonwood/Clarksville, TN. A letter of authenticity and provenance from the artist's niece, who served as his studio assistant and personal representative for his estate, will accompany this lot. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Firing flaws in the making, largest 4 1/2", to underside of base. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
888Lot 888: Olen Bryant Tall Ceramic SculptureOlen Bryant Tall Ceramic SculptureLot 888: Olen Bryant Tall Ceramic Sculpture

Olen Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) tall ceramic sculpture depicting a head with a serene face and torso. Natural clear glaze finish. Unsigned but retains a gallery exhibition card. 19 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W. 13.9lbs. Biography: Born in Cookeville, TN, Bryant was a 1950 graduate of Murray State University and a 1954 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan with a Master's Degree in Fine Arts. He additionally studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Institute in the Visual Arts in American Culture at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum in 1967. Bryant was a professor at Austin Peay State University from 1964 to 1991. Bryant's artwork is widely collected around the United States and is a part of several museum collections, including the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, the Tennessee State Museum of Art and the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville and his works have been displayed at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and at the Governor's Mansion during the Phil Bredesen administration. He was a founding member of the Nashville Artist Guild and the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (source: Nashville Fine Arts Magazine & The Leaf Chronicle). CONDITION: Some minor abrasions to the head, overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
896Lot 896: Ed Dollriehs O/C Painting, Lunch Hour, Hong KongEd Dollriehs O/C Painting, Lunch Hour, Hong KongLot 896: Ed Dollriehs O/C Painting, Lunch Hour, Hong Kong

Edward (Ed) J. Dollriehs (Ohio, 1917-1991) oil on canvas city street painting titled "Lunch Hour, Hong Kong" depicting a vibrant street with food stalls in Hong Kong crowded with people, advertising signs and building facades beneath a blue sky. Signed and dated "Ed J. Dollriehs 1984" lower right. Title placard affixed lower center of frame. Housed in a geometric modeled giltwood frame. Sight – 28 3/4" H x 36 3/4" W. Framed – 35" H x 43" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with areas of rubbing, largest 1/4", to corners of frame. 1 1/4" area of errant paint marks, lower center of frame. Fading to title placard lettering. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
897Lot 897: William Eckert O/C, California LandscapeWilliam Eckert O/C, California LandscapeLot 897: William Eckert O/C, California Landscape

William John Eckert (California/Colorado, 1898-1973) oil on canvas painting depicting figures in a modern subdivision of houses, possibly in the San Francisco or Oakland, California, area. Structure are laid out in grid blocks among green hills and a field, with a body of water, a bridge, and mountains visible in the background below a blue sky. Signed "W.J. Eckert" lower left. Housed in a giltwood frame with decorative carved corners. Sight – 19 5/8" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 29 1/4" H x 33" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: William John Eckert was born in Colorado in 1898 and active in California by 1924. He had an art studio in Denver, Colorado in 1930. In 1939, while in California, he assisted Millard Sheets in painting a 20'x25' mural for the Golden Gate International Exposition. By 1940 he had moved to Oakland and was teaching art. He died in Los Altos, CA in 1973. Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940". CONDITION: Overall good condition with visible stretcher marker. Frame with areas of loss, largest 14", to gilt paint. [See more photos →]

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898Lot 898: Guy Maccoy Autumn Landscape PaintingGuy Maccoy Autumn Landscape PaintingLot 898: Guy Maccoy Autumn Landscape Painting

Guy Crittington Maccoy (Kansas/California, 1904-1981) gouache on paperboard painting depicting a group of red buildings, possibly barns, behind a row of yellow bushes and two bare trees, under a gray sky. Signed lower right. Black and white painted wood frame. Image – 19 1/2" H x 30 3/4"W. Frame – 26 1/2" H x 37 1/2" W. Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of the late interior designer Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some grime to top edge of paper. Possible small hole to paper, 1/8" diameter, in trees upper right quadrant. Some wear and small losses to frame. [See more photos →]

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899Lot 899: Cortland Butterfield O/C, Portrait of WomanCortland Butterfield O/C, Portrait of WomanLot 899: Cortland Butterfield O/C, Portrait of Woman

Cortland (W Cortland) Butterfield (Pennsylvania/New Jersey, 1904-1977) oil on canvas painting depicting the portrait of a pensive brunette woman with upswept hair and a burgundy shawl on a balcony overlooking a city at nighttime. Signed "W Cortland Butterfield" lower right. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame with pierced corners and center and an off white linen liner. Sight – 23 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 32 3/4" H x 44 1/2" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of impact crackle, largest 4 x 5 1/2", primarily across top of painting. Areas of loss, largest 2 1/2", to frame. [See more photos →]

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900Lot 900: Albert Pels O/B Painting, Subway on the "EL" TrackAlbert Pels O/B Painting, Subway on the "EL" TrackLot 900: Albert Pels O/B Painting, Subway on the "EL" Track

Albert Pels (New York, Ohio, 1910-1998) oil on board painting titled "Subway on the 'EL' Track" depicting a group of passengers riding a subway with city skyline visible in the background windows. Signed "Pels" lower left. Titled, en verso of board. Housed in a modeled giltwood frame. Sight – 11 5/8" H x 15 5/8" W. Framed – 13 3/4" H x 17 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with 3/4" x 1/2" stain, lower center right. Areas of paint rubbing, largest 2 1/2", to edges of board. [See more photos →]

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901Lot 901: Garth Williams Archive of The Rescuers Books Illus., 87 itemsGarth Williams Archive of The Rescuers Books Illus., 87 itemsLot 901: Garth Williams Archive of The Rescuers Books Illus., 87 items

Garth Montgomery Williams (Colorado, 1912-1996) archive of eighty-seven (87) sketches, letters, and printed proofs related to his illustrations for Margery Sharp's children's books The Rescuers, Miss Bianca, and The Turret published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1959, 1962, and 1963. 1st-4th items: Three (3) pen and ink and one (1) pencil on stock paper preliminary illustrations for The Rescuers, 4 items total, including two (2) ink drawings likely depicting Bernard, one (1) pencil drawing depicting Miss Bianca, and one (1) depicting two mice with the Norwegian poet in the ocean. All signed "Garth Williams" or "GW". Pencil drawing to reverse side of one ink drawing. Pencil numerals en verso. All approximately 8 1/4" H x 12 1/8" W. 5th-11th items: Seven (7) pen and ink on stock paper preliminary illustrations for The Turret, depicting Miss Bianca, other mice, and human characters from various scenes in the book. Four (4) signed "Garth Williams". All with book title and/or other information across lower quadrant. Pencil numerals and ink inscriptions reading "Return To Little Brown & Co 34 Bacon St BOSTON MASS" en verso. Ranging in size from 9" H x 8 5/8" W to 12 5/8" H x 9 1/8" W. 12th-32nd items: Twenty-one (21) items pertaining to Miss Bianca, including one (1) satirical pencil and ink on paper drawing by Williams titled "Portrait of Miss Bianca By The Time Garth Williams Finishes the Book", signed "GW" lower right, seventeen (17) hand-written production notes, one (1) typed letter from A. Bradlee Emmons, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, dated November 21, 1961 regarding Margery Sharp's ideas for a third Bianca book and requesting for Williams to create a draft for the cover and one (1) typed list of illustrations needed for the Bianca book with ink notations by Williams, one (1) typed response letter from Williams, Guanajuato, Mexico, dated November 27, 1961, stating that he has provided three rough ideas for the Bianca cover. All items approximately 11 1/4" H x 8 5/8" W. 33rd-87th items: Fifty-five (55) printed illustration proofs on paper, including forty-eight (48) cut-outs, depicting various illustrated scenes from The Rescuers. All with printed "Garth Williams" signatures. Seven (7) with page numbers, book title, and/or other information across lower quadrant. Pencil numerals and/or measurements en verso. Ranging in size from 3 1/8" H x 6" W to 14 1/4" H x 8 5/8" W. All items mid 20th century. CONDITION: All items in overall very good condition. 1st-32nd items: Light toning to edges, light scuffs, few minute foxing spots. 33rd-87th items: Includes duplicate images. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
902Lot 902: Dame Laura Knight Drawing and DrypointDame Laura Knight Drawing and DrypointLot 902: Dame Laura Knight Drawing and Drypoint

Two (2) Dame Laura Knight, R.A. (United Kingdom, 1877-1970) works on paper. 1st item: Charcoal on paper drawing titled "Prompter", depicting a human figure acting as a theatrical prompter (someone who provides performers with their lines when they forget). Titled and signed "Laura Knight" lower to center right. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 13 5/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Framed – 19 5/8" H x 15 5/8" W. 2nd item: Drypoint etching on paper titled "Country Girls" depicting three young women seated together, two depicted in profile and one depicted in three quarter view, against a plain background. Signed "Laura Knight" in pencil, lower right under the plate. Typed artist's label, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with metallic trim. Plate – 9 1/8" H x 6 3/4" W. Sight – 12 5/8" H x 9 1/8" W. Framed – 17 5/8" H x 13 5/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with acid burn to perimeter of sheet. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with light toning. Both items not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
903Lot 903: Framed Erte Print and Pierre Bonnard Opera ProgramFramed Erte Print and Pierre Bonnard Opera ProgramLot 903: Framed Erte Print and Pierre Bonnard Opera Program

Framed Erte Art Deco style print and Pierre Bonnard Art Nouveau sheet music cover for Du Pays Tourangeau, 2 items total. 1st item: Erte (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian/French, 1892-1990), "L'Orientale," serigraph of woman in mask and Art Deco attire. Signed in pencil lower right margin and numbered "285/300" lower left margin. Framed under glass with white mat in a giltwood leaf molded frame. Sight – 21" H x 15 1/2"W. Framed – 37" H x 31" W. Late 20th century. 2nd item: Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947) "Du Pays Tourangeau" lithographed cover for sheet music by Claude Terrasse, c. 1898, for Le Repertoire des Pantins. Published by the Mercure de France. Housed under glass in a giltwood molded frame with white mat. Sight – 12 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed – 27" H x 24" W. Note: Interior pages are in a pocket en verso, but may not be complete. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Both items very good condition. Not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

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904Lot 904: 7 David Freed Artist Proof Color Etchings7 David Freed Artist Proof Color EtchingsLot 904: 7 David Freed Artist Proof Color Etchings

Seven (7) David Freed (Virginia/Ohio, born 1936) artist proof color etchings titled "Title Page," "Waves," "Switch," "Monument," "Philosophy," "Soft Wear," and "Drama," all depicting abstract imagery and graphics, some with letters or numbers. All titled in pencil, lower left under image, with "AP" in pencil, lower right under image, and signed in pencil, lower right under image. All hinge mounted to white mats. Sheets approximately 14 7/8" H x 22" W. Sights – 11 1/2" H x 18 1/4" W. Mats – 18 1/4" H x 24 1/4" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning, few minute brown stains. Three etching wrapped in Mylar have not been examined. [See more photos →]

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905Lot 905: Clyde Butcher Photograph, Moonrise EvergladesClyde Butcher Photograph, Moonrise EvergladesLot 905: Clyde Butcher Photograph, Moonrise Everglades

Clyde Butcher (Florida/California/Cuba, b. 1942) silver gelatin black and white photograph titled "Moonrise," numbered 134/250 HPA," print by the artist, 1986. Depicts the Florida everglades beneath a cloudy, nighttime sky with the moon overhead. Numbered, in pencil, lower left under image, titled, in pencil, lower center under image, signed "Clyde Butcher," in pencil, lower right under image. Artist biography with additional information, en verso. Float mounted and matted under glass in a black frame. Image – 19" " H x 13 1/8" W. Sight – 23 1/4" H x 17 3/8 W. Framed – 36" H x 30" W. American, late 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. 1" x 3" area of damage to top left in sky quadrant. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

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906Lot 906: 4 Bronze Sculptures or Plaques, incl. after Rodin, Renoir4 Bronze Sculptures or Plaques, incl. after Rodin, RenoirLot 906: 4 Bronze Sculptures or Plaques, incl. after Rodin, Renoir

Four (4) Bronze Sculptures or Plaques, including after Rodin and Renoir. 1st item: After Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917) "Man with Broken Nose" bronze, with green patina, mounted on a square black marble base. Bronze numbered 8/100 on base and signed "Rodin" to left side of neck. Marble base with gilt placard reading "Man With Broken Nose, by A. Rodin". Sculpture – 11 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W. Overall – 13" H x 8" W x 8" D. 20th century. 2nd item: After Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919) bronze sculpture of a young female circus performer with an armful of oranges titled "Fille du Cirque" (Circus Girl) based on the 1879 painting "Acrobats at the Cirque Fernando" by Renoir. The front of the base with a gilt plaque reading "FILLE du CIRQUE – D'APRES RENOIR." Back edge of base signed "Kalish ©" together with the foundry stamp for COLLECTION CONNOISSEUR – USA. 8 1/2" H. 20th century. 3rd-4th items: Pair of Art Nouveau style bronze relief wall plaques signed McPherson (American, 20th century) depicting female nude figures. One (1) numbered "134/750" and dated "N82" and one (1) numbered "291/500" and dated "'81." 12 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W and 11 1/2" H x 9" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Sculpture does not sit square on the marble base, base with light wear. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. 3rd-4th items: Both excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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907Lot 907: Ronald Searle Signed Litho, "Rat Race"Ronald Searle Signed Litho, "Rat Race"Lot 907: Ronald Searle Signed Litho, "Rat Race"

Ronald Searle (British, 1920-2011) limited edition signed color lithograph, “Rat Race,” depicting a rat on motorcycle speeding past a cat on horseback headed in the opposite direction, against a stark landscape under a red sun. Signed in pencil lower right. Numbered 42/99 and titled in pencil lower left. Embossed printer information for Michel Casse Litho Paris and Edition RS Paris lower left and right, respectively. Sheet – 19 1/2″ H x 25 1/2″W. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Toning to paper, otherwise excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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908Lot 908: Salvador Dali Etching, Queen Iseult & Her DaughterSalvador Dali Etching, Queen Iseult & Her DaughterLot 908: Salvador Dali Etching, Queen Iseult & Her Daughter

Salvador Dali etching titled "Queen Iseult and Her Daughter" from the Dali "Tristan and Iseult" book series published in 1970. Printed on Chiffon de Mandeure embossed paper. Initialed in pencil lower right and numbered in pencil 9/125 lower left. Double matted and housed under glass in a gilt wood frame. Plate – 15 3/4" H x 10 1/2" W. Sight – 17 7/8" H x 12 5/8" W. Framed – 29 3/8" H x 24 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Etching adhered to matte with duct tape. [See more photos →]

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909Lot 909: 3 Associated American Artists Lithos, incl. G. Schreiber, Costigan, Dehn3 Associated American Artists Lithos, incl. G. Schreiber, Costigan, DehnLot 909: 3 Associated American Artists Lithos, incl. G. Schreiber, Costigan, Dehn

Three (3) Associated American Artists Lithos by Schreiber, Costigan, and Dehn relating to American farming genre. 1st item: George Schreiber (Belgian/American, 1904-1977) lithograph on paper titled "In Tennessee," published by the Association of American Artists, edition of 250, circa 1945. Depicts a rural landscape featuring two farm workers in a mule-drawn hay wagon, with fence and wildflowers in the foreground. Signed in pencil "G. Schreiber" lower right margin. Unframed. Accompanied by a cut out printed biography of the artist. Image – 9" H x 13" W. Sheet – 12" H x 15 7/8" W. 2nd item: John Edward Costigan (Rhode Island/New York, 1888-1972) etching on paper titled "Workers in the Field," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Great Depression era scene depicting a family in a desolate field, foreground, a worker and a horse, left middle ground with a farmhouse and a plain in the background. Signed "J. E. Costigan" lower left in the plate, signed "J. E. Costigan N. M. – S. M. E." in pencil, lower right margin. Includes original brown paper frame backing with artist's label indicating that this image was the winner of the 1934 Shaw Prize. Hinge mounted to original mat. Plate – 8 1/2" H x 12 7/8" W. Sight – 9" H x 13 1/8" W. Mat – 14 5/8" H x 18 3/4" W. 3rd item: Adolf Arthur Dehn (New York/Minnesota, 1895-1968) limited edition lithograph on paper titled "Threshing," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Landscape scene depicting cattle and chickens in an enclosed pen to the right of two buildings and several figures threshing grain in a nearby field. Signed "Adolph Dehn" in pencil, lower right under image. Includes original brown paper frame backing with artist's label. Hinge mounted to original mat. Sight – 9 3/4" H x 12 7/8" W. Mat – 15" H x 18 1/8" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Framer's tape remnants at upper corners, otherwise excellent condition. 2nd-3rd items: Overall good condition with toning/acid at matte edges. Few minute foxing spots to Costigan print. [See more photos →]

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910Lot 910: 8 Margery Ryerson Prints, Drypoints & Lithographs8 Margery Ryerson Prints, Drypoints & LithographsLot 910: 8 Margery Ryerson Prints, Drypoints & Lithographs

Eight (8) Margery Ryerson (American, 1886-1989) drypoints and lithographs. 1st item: Drypoint etching, titled "No. 8 Baby with Ball" c. 1940, depicting the side view of a child seated in a chair with ball in hand. Plate size – 5" H x 3 7/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 11 7/8" W. 2nd item: Drypoint etching titled "No. 64 Warm Blue" depicting the side profile of a child, with hand coloring to the skin and shirt. Plate size – 4 7/8" H x 4" W. Framed – 15" H x 12" W. 3rd item: Hand colored drypoint etching titled "No. 7 Baby Sleeping" depicting a baby at rest in a pink swing or hammock. Plate size – 9 7/8" H x 6 7/8" W. Framed – 19" H x 14 7/8" W. 4th item: Lithograph depicting two sisters seated at piano. Likely titled "No. 52 Sisters". Gallery label for Associated American Artists en verso for a piece by Ryerson titled "The Cuckoo". It appears to have been attached to this piece for sake of including artist's bio. Plate size – 9 5/8" H x 7 3/8" W. Framed – 19 3/8" H x 15 1/2" W. 5th item: Drypoint etching titled "No. 6 Baby Francis" depicting a seated young girl holding an infant child in her lap. Labelled "Trial proof" in lower left corner. Bennett Galleries label en verso. Sight – 7 1/2" H x 7" W. Framed – 15" H x 12" W. 6th item: Drypoint etching titled "No. 49 Roy" depicting a young boy in profile view. Bennett Galleries label en verso. Sight – 8 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W. Framed – 15" H x 12" W. 7th item: Lithograph titled "No. 52 Sisters" depicting the backs of two young girls in dresses sitting on a bench at a piano with a window in the background. Bennett Galleries label en verso. Sight – 10 1/2" H x 8" W. Framed – 19" H x 15" W. 8th item: Lithograph titled "No. 47 Practice" depicting a young boy seated at a piano with sheet music in front of him and a cat sitting on the piano. Bennett Galleries label en verso. Sight – 9" H x 10" W. Framed – 19" H x 15" W. All prints pencil signed lower right. All housed and matted under glass with wood frames. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: All items in overall very good condition with small losses to some frame edges, larged 1/8". [See more photos →]

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960Lot 960: Marcia Odam W/C, Still Life w/ ViolinMarcia Odam W/C, Still Life w/ ViolinLot 960: Marcia Odam W/C, Still Life w/ Violin

Marcia B. Odam (American, 19th Century) watercolor and gouache on paper still life painting depicting a violin, sheet music, a bow, and a laurel wreath on a wooden table against a red drapery background. Signed and dated "Marcia B. Odam '93" lower right. Housed and matted under glass in a carved wood frame with scrolling running pattern. Sight – 5 7/8" H x 7 7/8" W. Framed – 8 7/8" H x 10 7/8" W. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private Southern collection. Note: Marcia B. Odam of Springfield, Illinois, appears in a list of winners for painting in the Illinois State Fair in 1895. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with slight waviness to paper. Toning to mat. Natural age shrinkage to frame. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
961Lot 961: Clara Newman Still Life, "Old China," Exhibited Hoosier SalonClara Newman Still Life, "Old China," Exhibited Hoosier SalonLot 961: Clara Newman Still Life, "Old China," Exhibited Hoosier Salon

Clara G. Newman (American/Indiana, b. 1870), “Old China,” oil on canvas still life with blue and white teapot, vase of flowers, and plates of fruit, set on a table covered by a white cloth in an interior setting, with furniture and curtain in the background. Signed “Clara G. Newman” lower right. Paper exhibition label en verso for the 1950 Hoosier Salon Exhibition along with artist name, address and title of painting. Molded wood frame. Sight – 23 3/8″ H x 21 1/2″ W. Framed – 28″ H x 25 3/4″ W. Biography: Clara Newman studied art with J.E. Forkner, Felix Mahoney, Elizabeth Overbeck, Coats, John King and R. Byram. Born in Nebraska, she moved to Richmond, Indiana by 1897, and in addition to painting, became a public school teacher. She was a member of the Hoosier Art Association, and the Richmond, Indiana Art Association. She exhibited with the Salons of America, the Society of Independent Artists in 1938, and the Indiana State Fair of 1939. Source: Who Was Who in American Art. Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: Overall craquelure and grime; patch repairs to three tears – 1/2″ upper left quadrant in orange flowers; 2″ x 1/12″ flag-shaped repair to lower left quadrant (tablecloth); 1″ repair center background near teapot spout. Scattered wear and abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
962Lot 962: Karl Kappes O/B Painting, Landscape with HousesKarl Kappes O/B Painting, Landscape with HousesLot 962: Karl Kappes O/B Painting, Landscape with Houses

Karl A. (Charles) Kappes (Ohio, 1861-1943) impressionist oil on board landscape painting depicting a house and smaller building set behind a garden and trees beneath a cloudy blue sky. Signed "K Kappes" lower left. Label en verso for Don Treadway, Cincinnati, Ohio. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 15 5/8" W. Framed – 17 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with areas of dampstaining, largest 1 1/4" x 1". Frame with 3 1/2" green stain, lower left. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
963Lot 963: Ida Geyler Tollenger O/C Painting, Landscape with HouseIda Geyler Tollenger O/C Painting, Landscape with HouseLot 963: Ida Geyler Tollenger O/C Painting, Landscape with House

Ida Lauretta Geyler Tollenger (Ohio, 1905-2005) oil on canvas painting depicting a white stucco house with green and orange roofs fronted by a small enclosed garden and a dirt road. Signed and dated "I.L. Geyler '30" lower left. Ink stamps, en verso of canvas, for the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Chester Springs, PA, Oct. 4, 1930. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with guilloche, reeded, and bead course running patterns and an off white linen liner. Sight – 15 5/8" H x 17 5/8" W. Framed – 19 3/4" H x 21 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Note: Ida Geyler Tollenger studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts at Chester Springs, PA. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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964Lot 964: 2 Francesco Spicuzza O/B Impressionist Landscapes2 Francesco Spicuzza O/B Impressionist LandscapesLot 964: 2 Francesco Spicuzza O/B Impressionist Landscapes

Two (2) Francesco J. Spicuzza (Wisconsin, 1883-1962) impressionistic oil on board landscape paintings. 1st item: Painting depicting a figure with a red umbrella walking down a dirt path in a forest with green foliage. Signed "Spicuzza" lower left. Pencil inscriptions, en verso of board. Housed in a molded giltwood frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed – 19 5/8" H x 15 1/2" W. 2nd item: Painting depicting a small body of water with grassy banks, with additional water and a line of trees beneath an early morning sky. Signed "Spicuzza" lower right. 12 7/8" H x 8 3/4" W. Framed – 15 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W. Both items American, early/mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Both items overall very good condition. Minor abrasions to frames. [See more photos →]

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965Lot 965: Ludvig Holberg O/C, Impressionist LandscapeLudvig Holberg O/C, Impressionist LandscapeLot 965: Ludvig Holberg O/C, Impressionist Landscape

Ludvig O. Holberg (Wisconsin/Norway, b. 1870) impressionist oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a field with a large tree rendered in an impasto technique, with additional trees and a mountain range beneath a early morning sky. Signed "Ludvig O. Holberg" lower left. Possible auction lot tag, en verso. Housed in a molded giltwood frame. Sight – 11 3/4" square. Framed – 14 3/4" H square. First half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with minute paint flakes, center right edge. [See more photos →]

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966Lot 966: 2 John Seaford Landscape Paintings incl. Indiana2 John Seaford Landscape Paintings incl. IndianaLot 966: 2 John Seaford Landscape Paintings incl. Indiana

Two (2) paintings by John Albert Seaford (NC/Indiana, 1858-1936), including possible Indiana scenes. 1st item: Watercolor summer landscape scene, likely Indiana, depicting a stream in a meadow with flowers, foreground, with trees in the background, beneath a blue sky. Signed lower left and titled "Summer" on label en verso. Housed in a dark wood frame with gilt and gadrooned rabbet edge. Sight – 15" H x 21" W. Framed – 27 3/4" H x 34" W. 2nd item: Pastel on paper painting depicting a city or village with clock tower and tunnel leading through the outside entrance of the city gate. Signed lower left. Housed in a painted wood frame. Sight – 13" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed – 22" H x 26 3/4" W. Biography: "A profound interest in architectural detail, old buildings and the countryside led John Albert Seaford to record historical views in and around Richmond, Indiana and in seaport towns such as Boston, Massachusetts. Seaford split his time between Richmond and Boston, the two cities he loved and claimed were the most attractive places to live. It was in Boston where he spent most of his time as an illustrator, illustrating books for Radcliff College, Dartmouth, Harvard and the city of Boston. He worked as an illustrator for the Boston Herald where his works would appear often on the front page of the newspaper. An early member of the Art Association of Richmond, he exhibited his paintings yearly in the Annual Exhibit by Indiana Artists. Among his favorites places to paint were old sections of Richmond and Centerville, Indiana as well as Glen Miller Park. His work can be found in the permanent collection of the Richmond Art Museum, Boston Public Library, and the University of Michigan." – Source: The Artists of Wayne County, Indiana (www.waynet.org). Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: 1st item: some toning to paper, with waviness noted to paper at matte. Scattered losses to frame liner. 2nd item: overall very good condition with some toning noted to matte. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
967Lot 967: Leo Blake Watercolor Winter LandscapeLeo Blake Watercolor Winter LandscapeLot 967: Leo Blake Watercolor Winter Landscape

Leo Blake (American, 1887-1976) watercolor on paper painting of a village on a winter day, with figures on a snowy street and a white church in the background. Signed "Leo B. Blake" lower right. Gilt carved frame with white mat. Sight – 8" H x 12" W . Framed – 14" H x 17" W. Provenance: the estate of Earl and Annette Bruhn, who were close friends of the late artist. Two oil paintings and an archive of this artist from the same estate are also being sold in this auction. Artist biography: Leo B. Blake studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1908-1912, and began his career in illustration and commercial art. In 1933, he relocated to New England and set up a studio in the Berkshires, where he focused on painting landscapes and taught classes, including at Williams College (1937-1941) and the Berkshire Museum (1943-1953). Blake was a member of numerous organizations including the Pittsfield Art League (where he served as president), the North Shore Arts Association, the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, and the American Artists Professional League. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club, and the Berkshire Museum. CONDITION: Full crease across lower edge, some light toning to paper. Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

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968Lot 968: Archive of the Artist Leo Blake, incl. Drawings and GouacheArchive of the Artist Leo Blake, incl. Drawings and GouacheLot 968: Archive of the Artist Leo Blake, incl. Drawings and Gouache

Large archive of the artist Leo Blake (American, 1887-1976) including letters and receipts relating to his career, sketches, and photographs. Included are thirteen (13) pen and ink or pencil and ink drawings of various subjects including farm scenes, logging scenes, and harbor scenes, in sizes range from 6" H x 8" W to 9 1/2" H x 12" W. Also included is one (1) 10" H x 12" W gouache on paper painting of the Chicago skyline. The bulk of the archive is comprised of invoices for art supplies dated 1941-1959, including correspondence from patrons, galleries, and other business contacts. There is also one (1) file of student rosters labeled 1952-1956 from Blake's work as an art teacher; one (1) sheet of "seals" from the Capper Foundation for Crippled Children which used one of Blake's paintings for its design (related correspondence is included); postcards and greeting made from Blake paintings (many with personal correspondence); about thirty-six (36) black and white photographs of Blake paintings; eight (8) candid photographs likely used as the basis for Blake paintings; a photograph of the artist and his wife "taken by Dave… July 11, 1965"; and two (2) small albums containing black and white images of Blake paintings, labeled "Return to Blake Studios Berkshire Massachusetts." Provenance: the estate of Earl and Annette Bruhn of Chicago, close friends of the late artist. Two oil paintings and a watercolor by Blake from the same estate are also being sold in this auction. Artist biography: Leo B. Blake studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1908-1912, and began his career in illustration and commercial art. In 1933, he relocated to New England and set up a studio in the Berkshires, where he focused on painting landscapes and taught classes, including at Williams College (1937-1941) and the Berkshire Museum (1943-1953). Blake was a member of numerous organizations including the Pittsfield Art League (where he served as president), the North Shore Arts Association, the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, and the American Artists Professional League. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club, and the Berkshire Museum. CONDITION: All items in overall very good condition with expected toning, minor wear. [See more photos →]

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969Lot 969: Morley Hicks Exhibited O/B Landscape Painting, Settlers ShackMorley Hicks Exhibited O/B Landscape Painting, Settlers ShackLot 969: Morley Hicks Exhibited O/B Landscape Painting, Settlers Shack

Morley Hicks (Wisconsin, Ontario, 1877-1959) oil on board winter landscape painting titled "Settlers Shack" depicting two small shacks in a snow covered landscape with bare trees, fore and middle ground, a line of trees in the background beneath a grey sky. Signed and dated "Morley Hicks. 1926" lower right, inventory number "386" lower left. Exhibition label en verso for Milwaukee Journal Competition with artist name and address, title, and date, with additional title, dates, inventory number, and inscription. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed – 20 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with few areas of paint rubbing, largest 1/2", to edges of board. Some yellowing to varnish. [See more photos →]

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970Lot 970: Carl Zimmerman O/B, School Children on a Winter DayCarl Zimmerman O/B, School Children on a Winter DayLot 970: Carl Zimmerman O/B, School Children on a Winter Day

Carl John Zimmerman (Ohio/Indiana, 1900-1985) oil on masonite board winter scene painting depicting a large group of school children and a dog with their books and backpacks before them on the ground, their parents behind them, foreground, with house facades and bare trees, background. Signed "Carl Zimmerman" lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with leaf running pattern and bead course rabbet edge. Sight – 9 5/8" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed – 15" H x 25" W. American, second/third quarter 20th century. Biography: Carl Zimmerman was a well known Midwestern artist. He studied under Otto Stark at the John Herron Art Institute, at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and at the Cincinnati Art Academy, where he later taught for many years. He was known for both easel and mural painting, and also did illustration work. Zimmerman was also a member and president of the Cincinnati Art Club. (Source: the Cincinnati Art Club). Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of brown dampstaining, largest 3/4" x 1/2". Board slightly loose in frame. Frame with 1 5/8" area of damage, lower center. [See more photos →]

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971Lot 971: Henry Van Notti O/B, NYC SkylineHenry Van Notti O/B, NYC SkylineLot 971: Henry Van Notti O/B, NYC Skyline

Oil on canvas board by Henry Van Notti (New Jersey, 1876-1962) depicting the Manhattan skyline in New York, as viewed from across the East River. Signed lower right "H Van Notti" over initials "HVN". Additionally signed (twice) en verso and dated "1939". Old NY artist board label en verso and remnants of another paper label on frame. Housed in a carved and gilt wood frame. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed – 18" H x 22" W. Biography: Henry Van Notti was born in 1876 in Lugano, Switzerland. He received his formal training from the academy of Fine Arts in Turin, and in Milan, Italy. Van Notti emigrated to the United States in 1903, settling in Weehawken, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from Manhattan, where he remained until 1962. He is known for his impressionist paintings of the New York City skyline, painted at various times of the day, from the New Jersey side of the Hudson. He is also remembered for his participation in the National Public Works Program and for painting murals in many public buildings, including the New York Courthouse in Foley Square. Provenance: the estate of Raeanne Rubenstein, Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School of Communication, Ms. Rubenstein was a professional photographer specializing in images of celebrities ranging from John Lennon, Janis Joplin and Andy Warhol to Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton. Her work appeared in Rolling Stone, Life, People, and most recently the Ken Burns documentary, Country Music. CONDITION: 3 1/2" streak lower right. 1" light streak/smudge lower left. 3 pin sized holes at each upper corner and at center. 1/2" scratch near left edge, center. Overall light grime. A few scattered small inclusions. Frame is likely original with wear and abrasions; some scattered losses to edges up to 3" L. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
972Lot 972: Boy Scout Illustration Art Painting, SchaferBoy Scout Illustration Art Painting, SchaferLot 972: Boy Scout Illustration Art Painting, Schafer

American School oil on board illustration painting depicting two young boys in scout uniforms, seated at a campfire in a forest setting with alarmed expressions on their faces. Signed "Schafer" lower left. Housed in a molded wooden frame. Sight – 25 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed – 31 5/8" H x 25 1/2" W. American, first half of the 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Minor abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
973Lot 973: Walter Whitehead O/C Illustration, Cream of WheatWalter Whitehead O/C Illustration, Cream of WheatLot 973: Walter Whitehead O/C Illustration, Cream of Wheat

Walter Whitehead (American, 1874-1956) oil on canvas ad illustration for Cream of Wheat cereal titled "Encore" depicting a chef holding a bowl of Cream of Wheat against a red draped backdrop. Monogram signature lower right and dated "1908". Housed in a wood frame with linen mat and wood rabbet edge. Sight – 30 1/4" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed – 35 1/2" H x 24 1/4" W. Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minor abrasions to the frame. Very slight pin prick losses to canvas, left central margin. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
974Lot 974: George Bobholz O/C, Winter LandscapeGeorge Bobholz O/C, Winter LandscapeLot 974: George Bobholz O/C, Winter Landscape

George Frank Bobholz (Wisconsin, 1904-1957) oil on canvas winter landscape depicting a stream flowing between snow covered banks with bare trees, with additional trees and hills against a cloudy late afternoon sky in the background. Signed "Geo. F. Bobholz" lower left. Housed in an early 20th century American style carved giltwood frame. Sight – 23 5/8" H x 29 1/4" W. Framed – 28 3/4" H x 34 3/4" W. Second quarter/mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Foxing spots, en verso of canvas. Minor abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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975Lot 975: Ernest Fredericks O/C Painting, Indiana Winter LandscapeErnest Fredericks O/C Painting, Indiana Winter LandscapeLot 975: Ernest Fredericks O/C Painting, Indiana Winter Landscape

Ernest T. Fredericks (Arkansas/Illinois, 1877-1959) oil on canvas Indiana Winter landscape painting depicting a stream flowy between snow covered banks, with snow covered trees in the background. Faintly signed "Ernest Fredericks" lower right. Artist's name and inscription reading "Near Brown County Ind," en verso of stretcher. Housed in a giltwood frame with carved floral motifs to corners, off white linen liner, and a giltwood rabbet edge. Sight – 23 5/8" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 28 1/2" H x 34 1/2" W. American, first half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, visible stretcher marks. Few minor abrasions, largest 1/4", to frame. [See more photos →]

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976Lot 976: Geoffrey Lewis O/B Maritime Painting, SchoonerGeoffrey Lewis O/B Maritime Painting, SchoonerLot 976: Geoffrey Lewis O/B Maritime Painting, Schooner

Geoffrey Lewis (Oregon/California, 1928-2005) oil on board maritime painting titled "Schooner" depicting a schooner sailing on a still ocean, against a cloudy, late afternoon sky. Signed and dated "Geoffrey Lewis 67'" lower right. Pomeroy Galleries, San Francisco, CA label with artist's name and title, en verso of frame. Housed in a black painted wooden frame with giltwood trim and fillet. Sight: 39 1/4" H x 49 1/4" W. Framed: 46" H x 56" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Very minute, largest 1/8", paint flakes to edges of board. Frame with minor abrasions. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
977Lot 977: O/C Spring Cherry Tree Landscape Painting, Signed PalmerO/C Spring Cherry Tree Landscape Painting, Signed PalmerLot 977: O/C Spring Cherry Tree Landscape Painting, Signed Palmer

Impressionistic oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a flowering cherry blossom tree in a green field, with a small village and a series of low hills below a blue sky. Signed "Palmer" lower right. Housed in a contemporary giltwood frame with bead course running pattern and an off white linen liner. Sight – 27 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 34 3/4" H x 42 1/2" W. Second half 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, visible stretcher marks across top. [See more photos →]

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978Lot 978: John Ferdinand O/B Coastal SceneJohn Ferdinand O/B Coastal SceneLot 978: John Ferdinand O/B Coastal Scene

Framed oil on board painting depicting a coast/lake shore scene by John Ferdinand (American, 20th century), signed lower left (artist listed in Who was Who in American Art, Falk). Sight – 15 1/2" Height x 19 1/4" Width. Framed – 19 3/8" Height x 23 1/2" Width. Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition with minor residue drip on upper right side. [See more photos →]

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979Lot 979: Gaetano Capone W/C Painting, Amalfi Coast, ItalyGaetano Capone W/C Painting, Amalfi Coast, ItalyLot 979: Gaetano Capone W/C Painting, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Gaetano Capone (Italy/New York, 1845-1920) watercolor on paper painting depicting a pergola with greenery situated on the terrace of a cliff side villa, blue waters and an Italian city on the Amalfi Coast, likely Maiori, below a cloudy blue sky, middle and background. Signed "G. Capone/Maiori" lower left. Handwritten artist information with additional ink inscription, en verso. Housed under glass in a molded white painted frame with gilt accents, double off white linen liners, and a molded giltwood rabbet edge. Sight – 6" H x 9 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/2" H x 20 5/8" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with slight waviness to paper, foxing spots, few distortions, largest 1/2", in sky and water (possibly in the making). [See more photos →]

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980Lot 980: 3 Kasimir Etchings incl. US Capitol3 Kasimir Etchings incl. US CapitolLot 980: 3 Kasimir Etchings incl. US Capitol

Three (3) Luigi and Robert Kasimir color etchings on paper. 1st item: Luigi (Alois Heinrich) Kasimir (New York/California/Austria, 1881-1962) etching titled "Bad Gastein 28 Mai. 1943" depicting a street in Bad Gastein, an Austrian spa and ski town in the High Tauern mountains south of Salzburg. Titled and dated, lower left in the plate. Signed "Luigi Kasimir," in pencil, lower center below the image. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Plate – 18 5/8" H x 13 5/8" W. Sight – 19" H x 14 /4" W. Framed – 27 1/4" H x 21 3/4" W. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) Robert (R.K.) Kasimir (Pennsylvania/Austria, 1914-2002) etchings, one (1) depicting the United States Capitol building behind a flowering tree, and one (1) depicting a view of Salzburg with mountains in the background. Both signed "Robert Kasimir," in pencil, lower center below the plate. Housed and matted under glass in wooden frames. Plates ranging in size from 4 5/8" H x 7 1/8" W to 18 1/8" H x 13 5/8" W. Sight ranging in size from 5 5/8" H x 8" W to 18 7/8" H x 14 5/8" W. Framed – 13" H x 15" W to 27 5/8" H x 22 5/8" W. All items mid/late 20th century. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with toning, scattered minute foxing spots. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

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981Lot 981: 2 Hartger Van Brakel O/B European Winter Landscapes2 Hartger Van Brakel O/B European Winter LandscapesLot 981: 2 Hartger Van Brakel O/B European Winter Landscapes

Two (2) Hartger Van Brakel (Dutch, b. 1942) oil on wood panel paintings of northern European winter landscapes with village scenes, depicting figures engaging in everyday activities. Both paintings signed H. V. Brakel lower left. Supplemental cards with artist biographical information affixed to frames en verso. Additional card included with largest painting, listing a title, "Prov. Drente Winterlandschap met Schaatsers en Koek en Zopie Bude" and date 2004, along with artist's signature. Housed in gilt decorated wood frames. Smallest: Sight -11" H x 15" W. Framed – 17 3/4" H x 21 3/4" W. Largest: Sight – 14 3/4" H x 18 3/4" W. Framed – 21" H x 25" W. CONDITION: Both items overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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982Lot 982: Charles R. Leslie O/C British Lake SceneCharles R. Leslie O/C British Lake SceneLot 982: Charles R. Leslie O/C British Lake Scene

Charles Leslie (British, 1835-1890) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting an English or Scottish loch with a lone figure and sheep on a cliff right foreground and mountains in the background. Signed and dated lower left "Chas. R Leslie, 1886". Housed in a contemporary rococo style frame. Sight: 11 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed: 19" H x 31" W. CONDITION: Overall light craquelure. One vertical area of loss upper center sky area, 1 1/4" L. Minor paint loss lower right corner. [See more photos →]

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983Lot 983: Charles Leslie O/C Painting, English Lake SceneCharles Leslie O/C Painting, English Lake SceneLot 983: Charles Leslie O/C Painting, English Lake Scene

Charles Leslie (British, 1835-1890) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a lake beside a hilly bank with shrubbery, fore and middle ground, with hills and a mountain range beneath a cloudy blue sky, background. Signed "Char. Leslie" lower right. Housed in a contemporary giltwood rococo style frame. Sight – 11 3/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Framed – 19" H x 31" W x 2 3/4" D. English, third quarter of the 19th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure, visible stretcher mark to left edge. 3/4" x 2" area of possible inpainting below signature. Paint loss, largest 1 3/4" to edges of canvas. [See more photos →]

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984Lot 984: Pastoral Oil Landscape, Cows & Sheep by BridgePastoral Oil Landscape, Cows & Sheep by BridgeLot 984: Pastoral Oil Landscape, Cows & Sheep by Bridge

English School, 19th century oil on canvas depicting cows and sheep walking by and drinking from a river while a figure on a bridge watches from above. Unsigned. Housed in a modern cove molded gilt wood frame. 1997 conservation report en verso. Sight: 19 1/2" H x 29 1/4" W. Framed: 25 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light craquelure. Conservation report from 1997 en verso. [See more photos →]

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985Lot 985: Large Signed European School O/C, Figures on BridgeLarge Signed European School O/C, Figures on BridgeLot 985: Large Signed European School O/C, Figures on Bridge

Large European School oil on canvas Fall landscape painting depicting two couples, one fishing on a river bank and one standing on a stone bridge above, surrounded by large trees with autumn foliage and European style buildings, beneath a cloudy blue sky, background. Illegibly signed, possibly "Lucius..Hayes…" lower left. Housed in a whitewashed wooden frame with carved scroll decoration at corners and center of each side. Sight – 39 3/8" H x 43 1/2" W. Framed – 45 1/2" H x 49 1/2" W. European, First half of the 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with buckling to canvas, visible stretcher marks. 1 1/4" possible repair, center left of canvas. Areas of loss, largest 1 3/4" with natural age shrinkage to frame. [See more photos →]

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986Lot 986: English School, 19th c. Portrait of a Girl in White DressEnglish School, 19th c. Portrait of a Girl in White DressLot 986: English School, 19th c. Portrait of a Girl in White Dress

English School, mid 19th century oil on canvas (laid down on board) portrait of an adolescent girl with blonde ringlets and white dress, hands clasped, standing in front of a window with drape at one side and table holding a vase of flowers at right. Unsigned. Housed in a gilt wood frame with egg and dart running pattern. Sight – 35" H x 27" W. Framed – 41" H x 33" W. Provenance: Private Nashville collection. CONDITION: Canvas laid down on board, small patch of inpaint to forehead (under 1/2") with face in otherwise good condition; considerable overpaint to dress, especially at shoulder area, scattered overpaint to background and drapery area. 1/2" flake to upper center background. 3" area of board showing through under canvas at right center edge. Scattered craquelure and alligatoring to surface, possibly from heat blistering. [See more photos →]

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987Lot 987: European Floral Still Life with FishEuropean Floral Still Life with FishLot 987: European Floral Still Life with Fish

European oil on canvas floral still life depicting a large bouquet of flowers in a porcelain vase with fish displayed to the right, all displayed within an arched window opening. Housed in a gilt carved wood frame. Sight: 21 1/4" H X 28 3/4" W, Framed: 27 1/8" H X 34 3/4" W, 2 1/4" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Canvas with grime, several tape repairs en verso. Frame with minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

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988Lot 988: Otto Heusgen O/C, Madame Le Brun + Young Man in ArmorOtto Heusgen O/C, Madame Le Brun + Young Man in ArmorLot 988: Otto Heusgen O/C, Madame Le Brun + Young Man in Armor

Two (2) German School 19th Century paintings. 1st item: Otto Heusgen (Germany, 1868-1945) oil on canvas painting after the self-portrait of Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Unsigned. The three quarter bust length portrait of Madame LeBrun, the prominent French portrait painter of the late 18th century, depicts her wearing a white bonnet and dark dress with white lace collar. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with lamb's tongue fillet. Includes a postcard from the Uffizi depicting the painting that served as the inspiration for this portrait. Sight – 13 1/4" H x 11 1/4" W. Framed – 19 1/2" H x 17 5/8" W x 2 1/2" D. Note: According to oral family history, Heusgen traveled to Florence during his first semester at art school fulfill a requirement to copy a portrait, resulting in this painting. He later switched his major to architecture. After graduating, he worked as an archivist for the German state Nordrhein Westfalen in Dusseldorf. 2nd item: 19th century German school oil on canvas painting depicting a young boy attired in a medieval knight's armor. Unsigned, but attributed to Otto Heusgen. Paper label en verso with hand written inscription. Frame stamped D. G. R. M.11194. Housed in a gilt wood frame with laurel leaf border. Sight – 14 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed – 20 3/8" H x 17 1/2" W. Provenance: Descended in the artist's family. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with craquelure. Natural age shrinkage, areas of loss, largest 1 1/2", to fillet. 2nd item: Some light overall craquelure to canvas and rubbing to stretchers. Minor loss to canvas on right middle stretcher. Old repairs to frame. [See more photos →]

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989Lot 989: After Raphael, Madonna della SediaAfter Raphael, Madonna della SediaLot 989: After Raphael, Madonna della Sedia

Oil on board painting after Raphael's "Madonna della Sedia" depicting Mary seated in a chair and embracing the Christ child, while John the Baptist watches with prayerful hands. Corners of board with gilt geometric decoration, imitating spandrels. Unsigned but painted by Julius Hunger (1880-1950), a relative of the consignor. Housed in a gilt carved an gesso foliate frame. Sight – 26 1/8" square. Framed – 33 7/8" H x 33 3/4" W. Note: Julius Hunger (German, 1880-1950) studied architecture and was required to take art his first semester of university. He traveled to Florence to copy the Madonna and after graduation, worked as an architect for a coal mining company in North Rhine-Westphalia. CONDITION: Painting overall good condition with light craquelure. Minute areas of paint loss to Christ child's arm. Framed with minor wear and scattered losses to back edge. [See more photos →]

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990Lot 990: After Sir Joshua Reynolds, O/C, Holy FamilyAfter Sir Joshua Reynolds, O/C, Holy FamilyLot 990: After Sir Joshua Reynolds, O/C, Holy Family

After Sir Joshua Reynolds (United Kingdom, 1723-1792) "The Holy Family with the Infant St. John the Baptist," oil on canvas religious painting depicting Joseph, Mary, the Christ Child, and infant John the Baptist in a landscape setting. Eastlake period frame with incised and grain painted decoration. Unsigned. Probably Continental, mid to late 19th century. 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W sight; 15 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W framed. CONDITION: A couple of scattered small flakes upper right quadrant and lower left, craquelure throughout. Small patch repair to lower right corner visible en verso. Frame has several small scuffs and losses. [See more photos →]

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991Lot 991: 2 Etchings: Jan Harmensz Muller and Francesco Bartolozzi2 Etchings: Jan Harmensz Muller and Francesco BartolozziLot 991: 2 Etchings: Jan Harmensz Muller and Francesco Bartolozzi

Two (2) European etchings, including Jan Harmensz Muller and Francesco Bartolozzi. 1st item: Jan Harmensz Muller (Dutch, 1571-1628) engraving after Hendrick Goltzius of male putto or cherub holding onto a winged sea creature. Plate – 6 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W (174 mm x 180 mm). Sight – 8 1/2" H x 9 5/8" W (220 mm x 245 mm). Framed – 9 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W (244 cm x 270 cm). Likely a 19th century restrike. 2nd item: Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815), etching after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), St. Anne, the Virgin and Jesus, depicting St. Anne, seated on a pedestal, holding the Christ child in her right arm, with the Virgin Mary seated on a chair, leaning towards Jesus. Originally published by J. Boydell, c. 1768; this is a later edition. Framed under glass in a narrow molded giltwood frame. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 13 7/8" W. Framed – 18 5/8" H x 15 1/8" W. Provenance: The estates of sculptor Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Crease lower right, overall excellent condition. 2nd item: Glued down. Some creasing at center. [See more photos →]

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992Lot 992: Russian Icon plus Illuminated Letter P on VellumRussian Icon plus Illuminated Letter P on VellumLot 992: Russian Icon plus Illuminated Letter P on Vellum

Two (2) Works of Art, including Russian Orthodox icon. 1st item: Palekh Russian Orthodox icon, egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on panel, depicting various Biblical scenes of Mary, Mother of God and the Christ Child, set against an architectural background, with portraits of four selected saints in the side borders. Illegible writing en verso. Unframed. 12" H x 10 1/4" W. Circa 1900. 2nd item: Contemporary illuminated letter "P" on vellum, after a 12th century design. Signed lower right, Ana-Maria Lizarralde. 20th century. Housed under glass in a giltwood molded frame. Vellum – 17 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W. Framed – 24" H x 19" W. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with a few scattered spots of overpainting to rays above the Lord's head, center; background behind Joseph's head, center right, and a few scattered other spots. A few scattered tiny flakes, mostly at edges. 3/4" area of tenting to paint, lower left border. 2nd item: Vellum has slipped in frame and exhibits some discoloration. Scattered small spots of wear and abrasion to frame. [See more photos →]

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993Lot 993: Russian Icon, Madonna and ChildRussian Icon, Madonna and ChildLot 993: Russian Icon, Madonna and Child

Russian icon comprised of an oil on wood panel depicting the Madonna and Christ Child with silver or silverplated oklad. Titled along the lower edge. No hallmarks visible. 5 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W. 19th century. CONDITION: Icon is not framed. Some bending to silver oklad, primarily to the center; dents and oxidation. [See more photos →]

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994Lot 994: George Percy Watercolor Interior SceneGeorge Percy Watercolor Interior SceneLot 994: George Percy Watercolor Interior Scene

George Percy Ashburnham (British, 1815-1886) watercolor on paper painting, depicting a mother and father standing with their children in a Gothic cathedral interior. Signature partially visible lower left. Housed in an ebonized frame with gilt liner. Sight – 11 3/8" Height x 15 3/4" Width. Framed – 20 1/4" Height x 24 1/4" Width. 19th century. CONDITION: Watercolor in very good condition. Slight toning to matte. Scattered minor losses to frame, primarily to corners. [See more photos →]

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995Lot 995: Genre Scene with Puppies, Signed HassamGenre Scene with Puppies, Signed HassamLot 995: Genre Scene with Puppies, Signed Hassam

English school oil on canvas laid on board genre scene depicting a female dog laying with her litter of puppies in a barn, with large waterIng cans in mid-ground, trees and sky visible in the background. Signed lower right "Hassam. R". Housed in a carved giltwood frame. Sight: 19 1/2" H X 23" W, Framed: 26 3/4" H X 29 3/8" W, 2" Depth. CONDITION: Overall good condition with overall light craquelure. Canvas has been laid on board. [See more photos →]

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996Lot 996: W. Reimann O/C Painting, English Fox Hunters & HoundsW. Reimann O/C Painting, English Fox Hunters & HoundsLot 996: W. Reimann O/C Painting, English Fox Hunters & Hounds

W. Reimann (Germany, 20th Century) oil on canvas genre scene painting depicting a group of English equestrian fox hunters in red jackets and black hats riding through a forest landscape following a pack of hounds, fore and middle ground, trees and a cloudy blue sky in the background. Signed and dated "W. Reimann. 67." lower right. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 19 1/4" H x 35" W. Framed – 25" H x 40 7/8" W. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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997Lot 997: 2 European O/C Street Scenes incl. Claude Montier2 European O/C Street Scenes incl. Claude MontierLot 997: 2 European O/C Street Scenes incl. Claude Montier

2 European O/C Street Scenes incl. Claude Montier. 1st item: Claude Montier (French, b. 1900) impressionist oil on canvas Parisian street scene depicting pedestrians on a tree lined city street. Signed lower left "Claude Montier". Housed in a molded wood frame. Sight – 15 3/8" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed – 20 1/4" H x 24 1/4" W. 1st half 20th century. 2nd item: Impressionist oil on canvas European city view, depicting a canal with barge and bridge with cityscape in the background. Signed lower right "Chorda". Housed in a cove molded gilt and silvered wood frame. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 28" H x 31 1/2" W. Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Painting overall good condition with light grime. Unknown clear spatter residue lower left corner. 2nd item: Overall good condition with light craquelure. Pin pricks noted to upper right corners. Very slight abrasions to the frame. [See more photos →]

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998Lot 998: European School O/B Painting, Cherbourg HarborEuropean School O/B Painting, Cherbourg HarborLot 998: European School O/B Painting, Cherbourg Harbor

European School impressionistic oil on board painting titled "Cherbourg" depicting the harbor of Cherbourg-Octeville, a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche. Monogrammed "AL" or "AK" in a circle, titled, and dated "1909" lower right. Housed in a molded giltwood frame and mounted in a wooden shadow box with black paint. Sight – 5 3/4" H x 8 1/4" W. Framed – 7 3/4" H x 10 3/8" W. Shadowbox – 9 1/8" H x 11 3/4" W x 2 1/4" D. Early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with few errant black paint marks. Areas of loss to black paint on shadowbox. Not examined outside of shadowbox frame. [See more photos →]

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999Lot 999: 2 European O/C Maritime Paintings2 European O/C Maritime PaintingsLot 999: 2 European O/C Maritime Paintings

Two (2) European oil on canvas seascape paintings. 1st items: Oil on canvas painting depicting a sailboat and rowboat with figures on calm waters foreground and sailboats in the distance. Signed lower right "R. Bille." possibly for Willy Bille (Danish, 1889-1944). Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 25" W. Framed – 22 1/2" H x 30" W. 2nd item: Oil on canvas panoramic seascape harbor scene depicting sailboats and a fishing boat with figures left forefront and rocky isle right background with a rising or setting sun in the center. Signed lower right "W-K-1930". Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 12 1/2" H x 31 3/4" W. Framed – 16 3/4" H x 35 7/8" W. Both items first half 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Canvas with overall grime, rubbing to stretchers. Minor repair/abrasions to upper right frame molding. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Canvas with overall light grime and craquelure. Gilt frame likely retouched, minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

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1000Lot 1000: 3 European School Oil Paintings, Signed3 European School Oil Paintings, SignedLot 1000: 3 European School Oil Paintings, Signed

Three (3) European School signed oil paintings. 1st item: British School oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a man fishing by a body of water, with a small boat moored on the opposite shore with trees, the water extending to the far shores with trees in the background beneath a cloudy sky. Initialed and dated "CSL 1858" lower left. Artist's Colony, London, black ink stamp en verso of canvas, partial old paper label, en verso of stretcher. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 12" H x 17 3/4" W. Framed – 16" H x 22" W. Mid 19th century. 2nd item: Danish school oil on canvas painting depicting a body of water with trees and docks to the right bank, a town with a bell tower visible in the background beneath a cloudy blue sky. Initialed and dated "CP 1904" lower right. Black ink stamps including one reading "A. Stelling/Kjobenhavn (Copenhagen)" en verso of canvas and stretcher, modern white sticker, en verso of frame. Housed in a modeled gilt wood frame. Sight – 9 1/4" H x 13 1/2" W. Framed – 13" H x 17" W. Early 20th century. 3rd item: Dutch School oil on panel painting depicting a man riding a black horse in between a white and a brown horse, all three horses charging down a country road. Signed and inscribed "Naar (to) J. Von Blaas/J. Eilers" lower right. Dutch sticker, en verso of panel. Housed in a modeled gilt wood frame. Sight – 10 1/2" H x 13 3/4" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 18 3/4" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall craquelure, yellowing to varnish layer. Frame has been relined. Buckling to canvas. 1/8" x 1/4" area of paint loss, top right. Minor areas of loss to corners of frame. 2nd item: Canvas is loose in frame. Surface abrasions, areas of paint loss, largest 4 3/4", across top edge of canvas. 3rd item: Panel is loose in frame. Surface abrasions, areas of paint loss, largest 4", primarily to edges of panel. Yellowing to varnish layer. Areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 1/2", to frame. [See more photos →]

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1001Lot 1001: 3 European Pastoral Works on Paper3 European Pastoral Works on PaperLot 1001: 3 European Pastoral Works on Paper

Three (3) European 19th century works on paper depicting pastoral scenes. 1st item: French School grisaille drawing, pen and ink with watercolor and gouache on paper, titled "La grande route de Lyon en arrivant a Grenoble" (the main road of Lyon when arriving in Grenoble) depicting a cobblestone road with peasants lined with trees and a body of water, fore and middle ground, a mountain range in the background. Additionally titled and dated "Grenoble 1828" lower right. Typed information label with title and date range, en verso. Matted and housed under glass in a silver metallic painted wooden frame. Sight – 8" H x 12 5/8" W. Framed – 15 5/8" H x 20 1/8" W. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) English School pencil on paper drawings, possibly studies, one (1) titled "Wash Day at the River," and one (1) titled "Cows Grazing," both depicting pastoral scenes of livestock and peasants. Smallest drawing signed "Papa" lower left. Both with typed information labels with titles and date ranges, en verso. Both matted and housed under glass in giltwood frame with beaded running patterns. Sights ranging in size from 5 5/8" H x 8 5/8" W to 7 1/4" H x 11 1/8" W. Frames range in size from 13 1/4" H x 16 1/4" W to 15" H x 18 3/4" W. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light toning, few scattered foxing spots. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

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1104Lot 1104: 6 Asian Works of Art, incl. Mughal Paintings6 Asian Works of Art, incl. Mughal PaintingsLot 1104: 6 Asian Works of Art, incl. Mughal Paintings

Six (6) Asian works of art, including watercolor on silk painting, Indian School Mughal paintings, and horse woodblock prints. 1st item: Watercolor on silk painting of a woman appearing to give instruction to six younger women, all in an outdoor setting. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with pierced geometric decorations. Sight – 14 1/4" square. Framed – 20 5/8" square. Probably Chinese, Qing Dynasty, late 19th to early 20th century. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) Indian School Mughal Gouache on paper paintings, including one (1) depicting Krishna, the god of love, playing a flute in a tree with several of his female followers bathing a large body of water below, and one (1) possibly depicting a scene from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata during which Draupadi is dragged by Dussasana. Both scenes against red floral backgrounds with decorative yellow, green, and red borders. Both float mounted under glass in giltwood frames Paintings range in size from 6" H x 9 1/8" W to 12" H x 8" W. Frames range in size from 11" H x 14" W to 16 7/8" H x 12 7/8" W. 20th century. 4th-6th items: Three (3) wood block prints depicting horses in various poses. All with red seals, top and lower left of prints, two (2) with illegible printed signatures, lower left and right of prints. All matted and housed under glass in wooden frames, two (2) are identical. Sights range in size from 9" H x 14" W to 14" H x 9" W. Frames range in size from 11" H x 17" W to 18 7/8" H x 14 1/4" W. 20th century. Purchased Tokyo, 1953. Provenance: The Estate of Mrs. Frank Wood, Evansville, Indiana and Dickson, Tennessee. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames. 4th-6th items: One print with foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, 3/4" tear top left. [See more photos →]

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1118Lot 1118: Austrian Bronze Sculpture, Dancing GirlAustrian Bronze Sculpture, Dancing GirlLot 1118: Austrian Bronze Sculpture, Dancing Girl

Art Nouveau bronze sculpture of a young female dancer attired in a flowing short strapless dress, with one leg and both arms lifted. Stamped AUSTRIA on top and side of bronze base. Mounted on a green onyx circular molded plinth. Bronze – 13 1/2" H. Overall – 17 1/4" H. Austrian, circa 1900. CONDITION: Couple of tiny spots of oxidation to back of dress. 1" area of shallow chipping to front of base. Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1119Lot 1119: After P.J. Mene, Bronze Sculpture Horse & JockeyAfter P.J. Mene, Bronze Sculpture Horse & JockeyLot 1119: After P.J. Mene, Bronze Sculpture Horse & Jockey

After Pierre Jules (P.J.) Mene (France, 1810-1879) bronze sculpture of a horse and jockey. Signed "P J Mene" to the base. Sculpture: 25" H x 5 1/2" W x 26" D. Overall with base: 26 3/4" H. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1120Lot 1120: Kim Donaldson Bronze Pelican and Spoonbill SculptureKim Donaldson Bronze Pelican and Spoonbill SculptureLot 1120: Kim Donaldson Bronze Pelican and Spoonbill Sculpture

Two (2) Kim Donaldson (Africa, b. 1952) bronze sculptures of birds, including a Pelican and a Roseate Spoonbill. 1st item: Bronze sculpture of a pelican, signed and numbered 4/199 along side of base. 16 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W x 8" D overall. 2nd item: Bronze sculpture of a Roseate Spoonbill, signed and numbered 2/99 along side of base. 13 1/2" H x 15" W x 9 1/2" D overall. Copy of certificate of authenticity for Spoonbill sculpture from Call of Africa's Native Visions Gallery is available to the winning bidder. Provenance: a Huntsville, Alabama estate. CONDITION: Both items overall good condition. 2nd item: Loose in mounting. [See more photos →]

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1121Lot 1121: Wendy Seaward Beaded MaskWendy Seaward Beaded MaskLot 1121: Wendy Seaward Beaded Mask

Wendy Seaward (American, late 20th to early 21st century) hand crafted female mask with beads, purple feathers and semiprecious iridescent stones. One large bead forms a teardrop at eye. Mask – 7 1/2" H (13 1/2" including feathers and fringe) x 6" W. Biography (from artist's website): "Using off-loom bead weaving techniques Wendy Seaward composes intricate sculptural works out of glass seed beads and natural materials such as semi precious stones, pearls, fossils, and found objects. While living in Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer, she was inspired by the dynamic beadwork of the Ndebele, Swazi, Zulu, Xhosa and Basotho cultures. With a degree in horticulture and a passionate interest in sustainable agriculture and the environment, natural forms are lovingly imbued in her work, evident especially in her freeform pieces, which may feature spirals, curls, droplets, openings and other forms found in nature. Wendy has received national acclaim for her highly elaborate beaded masks. They are exotic in appearance, therapeutic gestures of self reflection. Well known in the Southeast, Wendy has won numerous awards in fine craft shows as well as art exhibits and galleries. Her work is collected by Nashville stylist to the stars, Cheryl Johnson and has appeared on the red carpet of the Country Music Awards, the Ellen Degeneres Show, and during television performances on the Academy of Country Music Awards. She is in the collections of Tene Jewell, wife of country singer Buddy Jewell, Stevie Nicks, Hilary Scott of Lady Antebellum, and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero." CONDITION: One feather slightly bent, otherwise excellent condition. Wood Block attached en verso for ease of hanging for display. [See more photos →]

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1122Lot 1122: Early 20th Cent. African Carved Wood BustEarly 20th Cent. African Carved Wood BustLot 1122: Early 20th Cent. African Carved Wood Bust

Bust-length African hardwood sculpture, likely Zebrawood/Zebrano wood, depicting an African male with short hair achieved through carved stippling effect, carved necklace, bare chest. End-grain carving resulted in highly figured wavy lines across front and rear of sculpture; natural knots in wood accent facial features and chest. Unknown artist, Congo or surrounding region. 15 1/4" H x 11 1/4" W x 6 1/2" D. Circa 1920-1930. Provenance: Note written by third owner, dated 1997, details history of piece. Sculpture purchased by original owner, a missionary, in the Belgian Congo, c. 1927-29, probably from original carver. By descent to his daughter. Purchased by the consigner in 1983. CONDITION: Excellent condition. Original finish has faded in exposed areas, but surface remains largely unblemished. Chip (early, possibly original to carving) in raised necklace, rear, proper left. Non-structural minor split along grain bottom back, in center. [See more photos →]

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1124Lot 1124: 2 Portrait Drawings, incl. Zero Mostel2 Portrait Drawings, incl. Zero MostelLot 1124: 2 Portrait Drawings, incl. Zero Mostel

Two (2) Portrait drawings on paper, including Zero Mostel, Hector Xavier. 1st item: Zero Mostel (New York, 1915-1977) graphite and pastel on paper drawing depicting a seated woman wearing beaded necklaces and a floral shawl, her left hand adjusting her shoe. Signed and dated "Mostel 1959" lower right. Housed under glass in a carved wooden frame with off white linen and gilt wood liner. Sight – 14" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed – 22 3/4" H x 19" W. 3rd item: Hector Xavier (Mexico, 1921-1994) ink on paper drawing titled "Valle de Majo" depicting a seated man with hat and walking stick. Signed, titled, and dated 1962 lower right. 12 5/8" H x 9 3/4" W. All items mid 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with toning/acid burn to paper and liner. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Overall toning with some areas of acid burn from old matte. [See more photos →]

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1125Lot 1125: H.C. Bornholm Watercolor, Painting of Workers & Abstract Nude DrawingH.C. Bornholm Watercolor, Painting of Workers & Abstract Nude DrawingLot 1125: H.C. Bornholm Watercolor, Painting of Workers & Abstract Nude Drawing

Two (2) art works on paper, including H.C. Bornholm. 1st item: H.C. Bornholm (European, 20th Century) watercolor and gouache on paper abstract painting depicting three male workers, a fourth set back from the group to the right, against a background of black and blue clouds. Signed and dated "July 3 35" lower left. Matted and housed under glass in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 4 1/8" H x 4 7/8" W. Framed – 11" H x 12" W. 2nd item: Abstract nude pencil drawing on paper depicting a seated female with flowers to her left. Signed and dated lower right "Bahnoy '63". Housed in a simple ebonized wood frame. Sight – 12" H x 13" W. Framed – 19 1/4" H x 19 3/4" W. Provenance: The Estate of Mrs. Frank Wood, Evansville, Indiana and Dickson, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. Sheet has been cut down. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Overall toning to paper, some minor abrasions to frame. [See more photos →]

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1126Lot 1126: David Schneuer Lithograph, Women on StairsDavid Schneuer Lithograph, Women on StairsLot 1126: David Schneuer Lithograph, Women on Stairs

David Schneuer (Israeli, 1905-1988) lithograph of a man in hat and coat with two scantily dressed women on a staircase. Signed in pencil lower right and numbered "119/300" lower left. Label en verso for The Railings Gallery, London. Matted under glass and housed in a silvered molded wood frame. Sight – 13" H x 10" W. Framed – 24 1/2" H x 20 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Excellent condition, not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

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1127Lot 1127: Max Ackermann Abstract Print, 93/100Max Ackermann Abstract Print, 93/100Lot 1127: Max Ackermann Abstract Print, 93/100

Max Ackermann (German, 1887-1975), "In Praise of Blue," lithograph on wove paper, abstract composition on blue background, signed lower right margin and dated "1956", numbered "93/100" lower left. Float mounted under glass in a silvered wood frame. Image – 19 "H x 12 3/4" W. Sheet – 27 5/8" H x 19 7/8" W. Framed – 33" H x 25" W. CONDITION: Minimal creasing and toning, overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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1128Lot 1128: 2 Ted Jones, TN Animal Prints2 Ted Jones, TN Animal PrintsLot 1128: 2 Ted Jones, TN Animal Prints

Two (2) Ted Jones (Tennessee, b. 1938) masonite prints on handmade paper, unframed. 1st item: "Centennial Park Ducks," woodblock style print of two floating ducks. Titled lower left and signed in pen lower right and dated 1980. 26" H x 38" W. 2nd item: "Rhino," depicting a Rhinoceros walking across patterned ground. Titled lower left and marked AP New Dimension Studio Nashville center. Signed lower right and dated 1977. 18 1/4" H x 24 1/8" W. Biography (source: Askart): Ted Jones is a professor of Art at Fisk University in Nashville who is known for his printmaking. He was included in the 2009 group exhibition Proof Positive: Master Prints from the Collection of Fisk University Galleries at the Crystal Bridges at the Massey, and the 2013 group exhibition "Jubilee!," the inaugural exhibition of the repurposed Van Vechten Gallery at Fisk University. CONDITION: Both items in excellent condition, unframed. [See more photos →]

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1129Lot 1129: 2 American O/C Abstract Paintings, signed Garret2 American O/C Abstract Paintings, signed GarretLot 1129: 2 American O/C Abstract Paintings, signed Garret

Pair of 20th century American abstract oil on canvas paintings, one depicting a detailed close up of a bridge and the other depicting a downtown cityscape. Both signed lower right "Garret" and housed in simple modern ebony and gilt frames. Sight: 11" H x 13 1/4" W. Framed: 12" H x 14 1/4" W. CONDITION: Both overall good condition with light grime. Some seam separation to frame edges. [See more photos →]

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1133Lot 1133: Ron Williams W/C, Winter LandscapeRon Williams W/C, Winter LandscapeLot 1133: Ron Williams W/C, Winter Landscape

Ron Williams (Tennessee, d. 2016) watercolor on paper winter landscape painting depicting a frozen stream with snow covered evergreens and bare trees on either bank, fore and middle ground, a foggy mountain range below a white sky, background. Signed and dated "Ron Williams 11/8/83" lower right. Matted and housed under glass in a metallic silver painted wooden frame. Sight – 22" H x 28" W. Framed – 31 1/2" H x 37 1/4" W. Late 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Slight waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

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1134Lot 1134: Ron Williams W/C, Mountain StreamRon Williams W/C, Mountain StreamLot 1134: Ron Williams W/C, Mountain Stream

Ron Williams (Tennessee, d. 2016) watercolor on paper painting depicting a stream with trees on the opposite bank, and a mountain range beneath a grey sky, middle and background. Signed and dated "Ron Williams 4/10/83" lower right. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 28 1/8" H x 20 5/8" W. Framed – 37" H x 29 1/4" W. Late 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Few areas of loss to frame. Not examined outside of frame. [See more photos →]

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1135Lot 1135: Gus Baker Watercolor of Men on SailboatGus Baker Watercolor of Men on SailboatLot 1135: Gus Baker Watercolor of Men on Sailboat

Gus Baker (American/Tennessee, 1922-1994) watercolor painting depicting 3 young shirtless men putting up the sails on a boat, surrounded by water. Signed in pencil "Gus Baker" lower right. Framed under glass in a natural wood frame with salmon colored fabric mat. Sight – 14"h x 17 1/2"W. Frame – 20" H x 22"W. Provenance: private Nashville collection, acquired from the collection of the late interior designer Bill Knox, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Painting in very good condition with even toning. Not examined out of frame. Widespread creasing to mat. [See more photos →]

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1136Lot 1136: Max Hochstetler Expressionist Painting plus VantreMax Hochstetler Expressionist Painting plus VantreLot 1136: Max Hochstetler Expressionist Painting plus Vantre

Max Hochstetler painting and nine (9) Robert Vantrease Prints of Nashville. 1st item: Terry Max Hochstetler (Tennessee, 1941-2019), "Road Painting," mixed media on paper painting depicting intersecting roads and trees rendered in an expressionist style. Signed and dated "T. M. Hochstetler 71" upper center. Label en verso lists artist's name, title, and description of the work as follows: "Imaginary landscape painting, mixed media on paper utilizing a shaped matt as part of the total design. From the "road series of 1973". Housed behind plexiglass in a wood frame with linen liner. Sight – 26 3/4" H x 29 1/2" W. Biography: Max Hochstetler earned a Master of Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University and served as chair of the art department at Austin Peay State University from 1989 to 1993. His work is included in several prominent collections including the Tennessee State Museum, Customs House Museum, and Vanderbilt University, and his public art commissions include a series of murals depicting the history of APSU in the Sundquist Building; two wall paintings for The Nashville Network and Country Music Television, Gaylord Enterprises, which are now are in the collection of The Country Music Hall of Fame; and three paintings and two wall murals for Opryland Hotel in Nashville. He was a signature artist and board member of the Tennessee Watercolor Society, and past-president of the Nashville Artist Guild. (Source: Tennessee Arts Commission, Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council). 2nd item: Nine (9) Robert Vantrease (Tennessee, 1927-1989) framed prints of Nashville, Tennessee landmarks. Subjects include 2 views of The Hermitage, home of president Andrew Jackson; The Tennessee State Capitol; The Parthenon; Union Station; Kirkland Hall at Vanderbilt University; the Centennial Park Bridge; Fort Nashborough; and Belle Meade Plantation. Housed together under glass in a stained wood frame with ivory mat. All sights approximately 10" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed – 32 1/2" H x 40 1/2" W. Biography: Robert Vantrease was a Nashville artist and longtime director of the Medical Illustration department at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was known for his architectural renderings of buildings and was a member of the Tennessee Art League, the Tennessee Watercolor Society, the Pastel Society of America and Nashville Artist Guild. (Source: Vanderbilt University). Provenance: A Nashville, Tennessee estate. CONDITION: 1st item: Some yellowing to matte. Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Some light toning to paper, few abrasions to frame, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1145Lot 1145: Pair Male and Female Portraits, c. 1850Pair Male and Female Portraits, c. 1850Lot 1145: Pair Male and Female Portraits, c. 1850

American School, mid 19th century, pair of portraits depicting a gentleman and a lady, presumably his wife, both against plain dark brown backgrounds and unframed. 1st item: Half length, three quarter view portrait of a gentleman with dark brown hair and long sideburns, attired in a black coat and tie with jeweled pin and buttons and gold watch chain. Unsigned. 24" H x 20" W. 2nd item: Half length, three quarter view portrait of a lady with dark brown hair, attired in a pink bonnet and a plain black dress adorned with white lace collar, cameo brooch, and gold watch chain with jeweled ornamental fob. 24" H x 20" W. Both unframed, canvases are secured to stretchers. Both circa 1850. CONDITION: 1st item: Wax lining; some light buckling to canvas lower right quadrant in subject's chest area; scattered craquelure, a few very tiny flakes to facial area. 1" scratch in hair area. 2nd item: Wax lining; scattered light buckling to canvas; widespread craquelure. [See more photos →]

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1146Lot 1146: 3 Miniature Portraits plus 2 Silhouettes3 Miniature Portraits plus 2 SilhouettesLot 1146: 3 Miniature Portraits plus 2 Silhouettes

Three (3) Miniature Portraits including one (1) Italian Gentleman and Queen Marie of Prussia, plus 2 Silhouettes, 5 items total. 1st item: Continental School, first half 19th century, miniature rectangular watercolor bust length portrait of a gentleman with dark hair and sideburns in dark coat and white shirt, housed in a giltwood molded frame. Inscriptions en verso with multiple names, including Guillermo de ___ Martinez. Sight – 3 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed – 7 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W. 2nd item: Oval watercolor on porcelain portrait miniature of Marie of Bavaria, Queen of Prussia (1825-1889), after the 1843 portrait by Joseph Karl Steiler. Queen Marie is depicted as a young brunette woman in white dress and red robe. Unsigned. Inscribed en verso: "Konigin Marie v. Bayern". Porcelain plaque: 3 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W. Framed – 4" H x 3 1/4" W. Late 19th century. 3rd item: Miniature oval watercolor on paper profile portrait of a gentleman in dark coat, housed in ebonized frame with gilt rabbet edge. Illegible writing en verso with possible reference to subject's last name as Livingstone. Sight – 3 1/2" H x 2 3/4" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. 4th item: Watercolor silhouette of woman with bow in her hair. Sight – 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W. 5th item: Cut paper silhouette of woman wearing a bonnet. Sight – 4" H x 3" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Gap between top of portrait and frame; frame may not be original. Some cloudiness to underside of glass. 2nd item: Oval plaque is loose in frame. Some light grime/residue to upper left edge and 1/4" spot on subject's neck. 3rd-5th items: All items with light toning to background. Silhouettes have some staining to backgrounds. Watercolor silhouette is missing an ornament at the top of the frame and has chips to 2 frame corners. [See more photos →]

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1147Lot 1147: 4 Signed Portrait Miniatures, incl. Lady Jane Grey4 Signed Portrait Miniatures, incl. Lady Jane GreyLot 1147: 4 Signed Portrait Miniatures, incl. Lady Jane Grey

Four (4) watercolor Portrait Miniatures of women including Lady Jane Grey. 1st item: Manner of Nigel Largilliere (French, 1656-1746), miniature portrait of Lady Jane Grey after a circa 1660 engraved portrait by Willem de Passe. The short-lived English Queen (born c. 1537, executed 1554) is depicted wearing a headband, jewels and a rose dress with ermine-edged blue cloak. Signed "N. Largilliere" lower left. Housed in a burlwood veneer frame. Sight – 3 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed- 5" H x 4 1/4" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: Portrait of a dark haired beauty in Victorian dress, her brunette hair tied in a pink ribbon. Signed "M. Rein" at right edge with illegible writing lower left. Housed in an oval bronze frame with ribbon ornament at top. Sight – 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Overall – 4 1/2" H x 3" W. Probably Continental, mid 19th century. 3rd item: Continental school, portrait miniature of a woman in 18th century style dress with blue feathered hat and blue dress with white collar and peach bow, wearing pearls and a powdered wig. Signed lower right "Latour." Housed in a Rococo style gilt metal frame with velvet mat. Late 19th/early 20th century. Sight – 2 3/8" dia. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/8" W. 4th item: Framed watercolor portrait miniature of a young woman with powdered wig in white dress, after the "Lady Manners" portrait by Richard Cosway (British, 1742-1821). Signed "_ Cosway" lower right. Label en verso identifies the subject as Anne Copley, Lady Manners and attributes it to Cosway; (likely a late 19th or early 20th century painting). Overall – 3 1/2" H x 3" W. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Howard T. DeHaven, Columbia, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Scratch or faint hairline lower right near corner of portrait. Frame – some separation at joints and small veneer chips, mostly at upper and lower edges. 2nd item: Portrait – Couple of very faint hairlines lower center. Pins holding portrait and glass to frame are missing. Chip (1/4" x 1/8") to glass along frame edge in top left quadrant. 3rd item: A few scattered tiny dark spots to background, overall excellent condition. 4th item: Some pale spotting around edges near frame, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1148Lot 1148: Group of 12 Silhouettes, incl. NJGroup of 12 Silhouettes, incl. NJLot 1148: Group of 12 Silhouettes, incl. NJ

A collection of twelve (12) assorted miniature silhouette portraits, late 18th century to circa 1920, including cut paper and watercolor painted examples. Includes one (1) male and one (1) female, both in matching round ebonized frames, identified en verso as Joseph Robbins (1787-1881) and his wife, Elizabeth Steward Robbins (1790-1861), of Monmouth County, New Jersey; one (1) male and one (1) female cut paper and watercolor silhouettes in matching giltwood Neoclassical style frames, verso of female with inscription possibly dated 1920: "These silhouettes are to go to Peggy Elizabeth Barnes, her father being at this time pastor of the Overbrook PA Pres. Church. Rev. George Barnes." (Both have discoloration to paper, male portrait has a couple of tears to background, female portrait has blistering to background). Also included are four (4) cut black paper silhouettes on laid paper in grain painted frames, one (1) of a man in peaked hat with ebonized frame; one (1) of a woman with upswept hair in giltwood frame, and two (2) circa 1920 silhouettes in oval giltwood frames having Washington, DC framer's labels en verso (female 1920s portrait has a full crease across bottom quarter of portrait, affecting image). Sizes range from 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" to 5 1/2" x 7". CONDITION: All with toning and light fading, some with small tears/creases and stains; see item description for additional condition information. [See more photos →]

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1149Lot 1149: Hans J.F. Berg, Watercolor Portrait of 3 ChildrenHans J.F. Berg, Watercolor Portrait of 3 ChildrenLot 1149: Hans J.F. Berg, Watercolor Portrait of 3 Children

Hans Johan Frederick Berg (Norwegian, 1813-1874) watercolor on cardstock portrait of three children standing in an arched doorway; the youngest child, in white, is positioned at the center holding a garland of flowers. Signed HJF Berg lower right and dated 1850. Framed under glass in an ebonized molded frame which appears to be late 19th century, but may not be original. Painting – 7" H x 5" W. Framed – 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W. CONDITION: Cardstock has been laid down on another piece of cardstock. Light even toning and fading. Possible small area of abrasion to the ear of girl in flowered dress. Wear and small losses to frame. [See more photos →]

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1150Lot 1150: John Ramsier KY Portrait MiniatureJohn Ramsier KY Portrait MiniatureLot 1150: John Ramsier KY Portrait Miniature

John Ramsier (Kentucky, 1861-1936) portrait miniature, watercolor on oval milk glass, depicting a mother with her child after Roberto Ferruzzi (Italy, 1854-1934) titled "The New Madonna." Artist label en verso reads "John Ramsier, Artist, after Roberto Ferruzzi, 1896, The New Madonna". Housed in the original or period oval giltwood carved foliate frame. Sight – 3 1/4" H x 2 5/8" W. Framed – 4 5/8" H x 3 1/4" W. CONDITION: Portrait with scattered exfoliation to paint, primarily to headwrap and baby's elbow, some to perimeter. Frame with a few minor losses. Back edge of portrait glass with minor scattered fleabites. [See more photos →]

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