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Three (3) oil on canvas paintings by John D. Sember (Illinois, born 1938). 1st item: Painting titled "October 1962" depicting a steamboat sailing towards a group of buildings on a hill beneath a sun, the yellow sky reflecting into the water that encompasses the majority of the canvas. Signed and dated "Sember 68" center left below shoreline. Titled, en verso of stretcher. Sight: 23 3/4" H x 30" W. Framed: 24 1/2" H x 30 3/4" W. 2nd item: Painting titled "Here a Chick…There a Chick" depicting a group of chickens before a white farm house with green roofs before a sun and a yellow sky. Signed "Sember" lower right. Titled with additional artist's signature, en verso of stretcher. Sight: 26" square. Framed: 26 1/2" square. 3rd item: Still life painting titled "When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best" depicting basket of white, pink, orange, and blue flowers on a yellow surface, against a slightly lighter yellow background. Signed and dated "Sember 69" lower right of basket. Titled with additional artist's signature, en verso of stretcher. Sight: 22" H x 28" W. Framed: 22 3/4" H x 28 1/2" W. All paintings housed in frames comprised of thin wooden veneers applied to sides of canvas. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Artist biography: "John Sember was a Chicago artist. He studied at Wesleyan University, was a window designer at Marshall Fields, had several shows and exhibits, including a show at Dorth Gallery in Minneapolis in 1970; at galleries in Memphis; participated in countless art fairs; and displayed his paintings in the Merchandise Mart and the Chicago Public Library." (Source: Askart). Condition: 1st & 3rd items: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with 1/8" indentation, lower center of canvas (does not pierce canvas). 1/8" area of dampstaining, lower right.