American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 22.05.2018 - 22.05.2018

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Leon Kroll (1884-1974)

Leon Kroll (1884-1974) Building Manhattan signed and dated 'Leon Kroll 1915' (lower right) oil on canvas 46 ¼ x 51 ¾ in. (117.5 x 131.5 cm.) Painted in 1915. Provenance Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York. Mr. Irving Mitchell Felt, New York, acquired from the above, 1969. By descent to the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)

George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) Football Game signed 'Bellows.' (lower center) pastel on paper 14 5/8 x 24 in. (37.2 x 61 cm.) Executed in 1910. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above, 1925. Mr. C. Ruxton Love, Jr., New York, by 1966. [With]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York. Acquired

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)

George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) Meet of the "Daffydil" Athletic Club (Street Scene. A Street Marathon) signed 'Geo Bellows-' (lower left) charcoal on paper laid down on board 16 ¼ x 23 in. (41.3 x 58.4 cm.) Executed in 1906. Provenance Winthrop Taylor, New York. Chapellier Galleries, New York

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953) Lead Mountain, Version II signed and dated 'Marin 49' (lower right) oil on canvas 24 x 29 in. (61 x 73.7 cm.) Painted in 1949. Provenance The Downtown Gallery, Inc., New York. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Loeb, New York, acquired from the above, 1951. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Barges on the Seine signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1953' (lower left) oil on canvas 39 ¾ x 49 ¾ in. (101 x 126.7 cm.) Painted in 1953. Provenance Mr. and Mrs. David Kurzman. Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan. Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1983

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)

Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) Erickson's Barn signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower left) watercolor, drybrush and pencil on paper 21 ¾ x 29 ½ in. (55.2 x 75 cm.) Executed in 1969. Provenance Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, 1980. (Possibly) Taggart & Jorgensen Gallery, Washington, D.C. Marcelle Gallerie

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Richard Lorenz (1858-1915)

Richard Lorenz (1858-1915) Western Scene signed and dated 'R. Lorenz/1907.' (lower left) oil on canvas 29 ½ x 40 1/8 in. (74.9 x 101.9 cm.) Painted in 1907. Provenance The artist. (Probably) Gift to the present owner from the above

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)

Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952) Home Seekers in Indian Country signed 'O.E. Berninghaus' (lower right)--inscribed with title (on the backing) oil on canvas 25 1/8 x 30 in. (63.8 x 76.2 cm.) Provenance Eleanor Burkhart Galleries, Peoria, Illinois. Private collection, Saint Louis, Missouri

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Otis Kaye (1885-1974)

Otis Kaye (1885-1974) Amor Vincit Omnia signed and dated 'Otis Kaye/1950' and inscribed with title (lower right) oil on panel 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.) Painted in 1950. Provenance The artist. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Peter Blume (1906-1992)

Peter Blume (1906-1992) Paddies signed and dated 'Peter Blume 1954-56' (lower left) oil on masonite 17 ¾ x 23 ¾ in. (45.1 x 60.3 cm.) Painted in 1954-56. Provenance Durlacher Brothers, New York. Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, circa 1956. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) Henrietta Reubell signed and inscribed 'to Miss Reubell John S. Sargent' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper 14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm.) Executed circa 1884-85. Provenance Hôtel Druout, Paris, France, 12 December 1988, lot 54. Hammer Galleries, New York

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)

James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917) Man Sketching signed 'Beckwith' (lower right) pastel on paper laid down on canvas 35 x 19 ¾ in. (88.9 x 50.2 cm.) Executed in 1882. Provenance The Jordan-Volpe Gallery, New York. Private collection, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joan Michelman Ltd., New York. Private

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924)

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924) Figures on the Grass signed and dated 'Maurice B. Prendergast:/1895:' (lower left) watercolor and pencil on paper 10 x 13 ¾ in. (25.4 x 34.9 cm.) Executed in 1895. Provenance The artist. Charles Prendergast, brother of the above, 1924. Mr. and Mrs. John F

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Richard E. Miller (1875-1943)

Richard E. Miller (1875-1943) Woman in a Boudoir signed 'Miller' (lower left) oil on canvas 45 ¾ x 35 in. (116.2 x 88.9 cm.) Painted circa 1910-13. Provenance The artist. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Singer, Jr., The Netherlands, by 1911. Singer Laren, Laren, The Netherlands, 1956. Mak van Waay

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) Mrs. Archibald Williamson signed and dated 'John S. Sargent 1906' (upper left) oil on canvas 58 x 42 ¼ in. (147.3 x 107.3 cm.) Painted in 1906. Provenance The sitter. Baron Forres III, Glenlogil, Scotland, by descent, 1954. Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York

Lot #: 75

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Edward Moran (1829-1901)

Edward Moran (1829-1901) Off Sandy Hook signed with initials 'E.M.' (lower left)--signed again and dated 'E. Moran 1858' and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas 29 7/8 x 45 in. (75.9 x 114.3 cm.) Painted in 1858. Provenance Private collection, Litchfield, Connecticut. Estate of the

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Romare Bearden (1911-1988)

Romare Bearden (1911-1988) Mama's Knee signed 'Rom/are/Bear/den' (lower right)--signed again, inscribed with title and dated '1971' (on a label affixed to the reverse) collage on board 14 x 8 ¾ in. (35.6 x 22.2 cm.) Executed in 1971. Provenance Cordier & Ekstrom, New York. Byron Gallery, New York

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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John R. Grabach (1886-1981)

John R. Grabach (1886-1981) Alley Friends (Old Newark) signed 'John R Grabach/NA' (lower left) oil on canvas 42 x 48 in. (106.7 x 121.9 cm.) Painted circa 1930. Provenance Corporate collection, Houston, Texas. Acquired by the present owner from the above

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Douglass Crockwell (1904-1968)

Douglass Crockwell (1904-1968) Machinists signed and dated 'Douglass/Crockwell 32' (lower right) oil on canvas 48 x 36 1/8 in. (121.9 x 91.8 cm.) Painted in 1932. Provenance Phillips, New York, 24 January 1990, lot 37. Acquired by the late owner from the above

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883-1962)

Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883-1962) 5th Ave. Mid-Town, Winter signed 'Guy Wiggins N.A.' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.6 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Texas, by 1969. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Leon Kroll (1884-1974)

Leon Kroll (1884-1974) Railroad Bridge, Hudson River signed and dated 'Kroll 1914' (lower right)--dated again and inscribed with title (along the upper tacking edge) oil on canvas 26 x 32 in. (66 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1914. Provenance Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York. ACA Galleries, New

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)

George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) Tumble of Waters signed 'Geo Bellows' (lower right) oil on panel 15 x 19 ½ in. (38.1 x 49.5 cm.) Painted in 1913. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above, 1925. Emma S. Bellows, wife of the artist. Estate of the above, 1959. H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., New York

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)

George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) Evening Blue (Tending the Lobster Traps. Early morning) bears inscription 'Geo. Bellows/E.S.B.' (lower left) oil on panel 18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.) Painted in 1916. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above, 1925. Emma S. Bellows, wife of the artist. H.V

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

Childe Hassam (1859-1935) The Yachts, Gloucester Harbor signed 'Childe Hassam' with artist's crescent device (lower right) oil on canvas 34 1/8 x 36 ¼ in. (86.7 x 92 cm.) Painted in 1899. Provenance The artist. San Francisco Society of Artists, San Francisco, California, acquired from the above

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Louis Ritman (1889-1963)

Louis Ritman (1889-1963) Woman With Watering Can oil on canvas 36 ¼ x 36 in. (92.1 x 91.4 cm.) Provenance Private collection. Private collection, gift from the above, circa 1920s. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931)

Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) The Rose Tree Girl oil on canvas 40 ¼ x 20 1/8 in. (102.2 x 51.1 cm.) Painted circa 1922. Provenance Ira Spanierman, Inc., New York. Acquired from the above, 1973

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939)

Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) The Lattice Gate signed 'F.C. Frieseke.' (lower right) oil on canvas 32 x 25 ½ in. (81.3 x 64.8 cm.) Painted by 1913. Provenance The artist. American Red Cross, gift from the above, 1917. [With]M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, circa 1920s. Private collection

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924)

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924) The Flying Horses signed 'Prendergast' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) watercolor and pencil on paper 13 ¼ x 20 7/8 in. (33 x 53 cm.) Executed circa 1900-01. Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Sutro, San Francisco, California

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Conversation on the Avenue signed and dated 'Childe/Hassam/1892' with artist's crescent device (lower left) oil on panel 16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. (41 x 32 cm.) Painted in 1892. Provenance Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York. Davis Gallery, New York, acquired from the above, 1969

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Hibiscus oil on canvas 19 x 16 1/8 in. (48.3 x 41 cm.) Painted in 1939. Provenance Doris Bry, New York. Fred and Alice Rubin, Atlantic Beach, New York, 1972. Lisa Kurts Fine Art, Memphis, Tennessee, 1997. Private collection, Southeast, 1998. David David, Inc

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 22 May 2018 - 22 May 2018