American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 22.05.2019

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Untitled (Lily) pencil on paper 10 ½ x 15 in. (26.7 x 38.1 cm.) Executed circa 1930-36. Provenance Doris Bry, New York. Coe Kerr Gallery, Inc., New York, 1989. Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989. [With]Ylise Kessler, New York. Acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Sooty Terns signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1945' (lower right) oil on panel 23 x 34 in. (58.4 x 86.4 cm.) Painted in 1945. Provenance Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York. M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, acquired from the above, 1950. Cecil Blaffer “Titi” von Fürstenberg

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Stefan Hirsch (1899-1964)

Stefan Hirsch (1899-1964) Excavation signed with initials and dated 'SH 1926' (on the license plate at lower right) oil on canvas 35 ½ x 45 in. (90.2 x 114.3 cm.) Painted in 1926. Provenance The Downtown Gallery, New York, by 1930. Elsa Rogo, New York, wife of the artist. Rosa Esman Gallery, New

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Ralston Crawford (1906-1978)

Ralston Crawford (1906-1978) Roof, 31 West 11th Street signed 'Crawford' (upper left)--inscribed with title and bears artist's estate stamp (on a piece of the original stretcher) oil on canvas 34 x 40 in. (86.4 x 101.6 cm.) Painted in 1934. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above. Robert Miller

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974)

Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974) Plastic Polygon signed and dated 'Shaw 1937' (on the reverse) oil on panel 45 ¾ x 30 ¾ in. (116.2 x 78.1 cm.) Painted in 1937. Provenance Zabriskie Gallery, New York. Mr. Bernard F. Curry, Palm Beach, Florida, by 1973. Washburn Gallery, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Rolf

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Oscar Florianus Bluemner (1867-1938)

Oscar Florianus Bluemner (1867-1938) Old Canal Port, New Jersey signed with conjoined letters 'Blümner' (lower left) oil on board 15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm.) Painted circa 1914, 1916-17 and 1931. Provenance The artist. J.B. Neuman, New York, by 1961. Price Collection, New York. Sid Deutsch

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946)

Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946) Nature Symbolized No. 1 (Roofs) signed 'Dove' (lower left) pastel on paperboard 18 x 21 ½ in. (45.7 x 54.6 cm.) Executed in 1911-12. Provenance Alfred Stieglitz, New York. The Downtown Gallery, New York. Heyward Cutting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, acquired from the above

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946)

Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946) River Bottom, Silver, Ochre, Carmine, Green signed 'Dove' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm.) Painted circa 1923. Provenance The Downtown Gallery, New York, by 1961. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Rudin, New York, (probably) acquired from the above. Andrew Crispo

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$5,000,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Wave pastel on paper 19 x 25 in. (48.3 x 63.5 cm.) Executed in 1922. Provenance An American Place, New York. Claire Forsheim Zeisler, Chicago, Illinois, 1934. B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago, Illinois. Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, 1961. The Downtown

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953) Movement, Sea and Sun signed and dated 'Marin 21' (lower right) watercolor and charcoal on paper 13 ½ x 17 in. (34.3 x 43.2 cm.) Executed in 1921. Provenance Dorothy Norman, New York, 1935. Estate of the above, 1997. Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, LLC., New York. Acquired by the

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953) Small Point, Maine signed and dated 'Marin 31' (lower right) watercolor on paper with original painted mat and applied metallic border sight, 18 ½ in. 24 in. (47 x 61 cm.); overall, 22 ½ x 28 in. (57.2 x 71.1 cm.) Executed in 1931. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Inside Red Canna signed with initials 'OK' (on the original backing) oil on canvas 22 x 17 in. (55.9 x 43.2 cm.) Painted in 1919. Provenance ACA Galleries, Inc., New York. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1979

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Konrad Cramer (1888-1963)

Konrad Cramer (1888-1963) Blocks signed 'Cramer' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on masonite 19 x 16 in. (48.3 x 40.6 cm.) Painted circa 1913. Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Reed, by 1978. The Ertegun Collection Group, New York, by 1981. [With]Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York. Acquired by

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Konrad Cramer (1888-1963)

Konrad Cramer (1888-1963) Abstraction oil on canvas 28 ¾ x 25 in. (73 x 63.5 cm.) Painted circa 1914. Provenance The Ertegun Collection Group, New York. [With]Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1986

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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John Graham (1881-1961)

John Graham (1881-1961) Still Life signed and dated 'Graham/927 [sic] ' (lower left)--inscribed with poem 'C'est Moi' (upper center) reverse oil on glass sight, 19 ½ x 14 ½ in. (49.5 x 36.8 cm.) Painted in 1927. Provenance Washburn Gallery, New York. Private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961) Seated Figure signed and dated 'Max Weber '1919' (on the original support at lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) gouache on board laid down on board 11 ¼ x 5 ¼ in. (28.6 x 13.3 cm.) Painted in 1919. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Alfred Henry Maurer (1868-1932)

Alfred Henry Maurer (1868-1932) Abstraction: A Double-Sided Work oil on board adhered to a stretcher 21 ½ x 17 ¾ in. (54.6 x 45.1 cm.) Painted circa 1919. Provenance Weyhe Gallery, New York, by 1973. The Ertegun Collection Group, New York. [With]Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York. Acquired by the

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961) Color in Motion dated '1914' (lower right)--bears estate stamp (on the reverse) oil on paperboard laid down on board 21 x 17 in. (53.3 x 43.2 cm.) Painted in 1914. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above. [With]Forum Gallery, New York. The Ertegun Collection Group, New York

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946)

Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946) George Gershwin--"Rhapsody in Blue," Part I inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil and metallic paint on aluminum with clock spring 10 ½ x 8 ¾ in. (26.7 x 22.2 cm.) Painted in 1927. Provenance The Downtown Gallery, New York. The Edith Gregor Halpert Collection, New

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$1,000,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946)

Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946) George Gershwin--"Rhapsody in Blue," Part II signed and dated 'June 1927/Dove.' and inscribed with title (on the original backing) oil, metallic paint and ink on paperboard image, 18 x 12 ½ in. (45.7 x 31.8 cm.); overall, 20 x 15 in. (50.8 x 38.1 cm.) Painted in 1927

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961) Interior with Music signed and dated 'Max Weber 1915' (lower right) oil on canvas 58 ½ x 38 ½ in. (148.6 x 97.8 cm.) Painted in 1915. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above. [With]Forum Gallery, New York. The Ertegun Collection Group, New York, acquired from the above

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Abstraction oil on canvas 46 ½ x 39 ¾ in. (118.1 x 101 cm.) Painted in 1912-13. Provenance The artist. Estate of the above. [With]Eva Lee Gallery, Great Neck, New York, 1960. The Harry N. Abrams Family Collection, New York, acquired from the above, by 1961. Sotheby's, New

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Morgan Russell (1886-1953)

Morgan Russell (1886-1953) Synchromy oil on canvas 18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm.) Painted circa 1913-14. Provenance Rose Fried Gallery, New York. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Schiff, New York, by 1967. Davis & Long Company, New York. The Ertegun Collection Group, New York. [With]Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Landscape No. 21 oil on board 12 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1908. Provenance The artist. Alfred Stieglitz, New York, acquired from the above, 1909. Estate of the above. E. Weyhe Gallery, New York, acquired from the above, 1949. The New Gallery, New York

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Abstraction signed 'Marsden Hartley.' (lower right) oil on board laid down on board 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1916-17. Provenance The artist. Anderson Galleries, New York, 17 May 1921, lot 51 or 57, sold by the above (as Movement, Bermuda ). Charles L

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935) Rooftops, Provincetown watercolor and pencil on paper 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.) Executed circa 1918. Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Curtis, by 1974. ACA Galleries, Inc., New York. Private collection, Boca Raton, Florida, acquired from the above. Christie's, New York, 29

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Edmund Lewandowski (1914-1998)

Edmund Lewandowski (1914-1998) Industrial Plant signed 'E.D. Lewandoski' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paperboard image, 15 ¾ x 21 ¼ in. (40 x 54 cm.); overall, 19 ¼ x 23 ¾ in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm.) Executed circa 1938. Provenance The artist. Ralph Graves, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, gift from the

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918)

Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918) Composition signed 'Schamberg' (upper right) pastel and pencil on paper image, 9 ½ x 15 ¼ in. (24.1 x 38.7 cm.); overall, 10 ¼ x 16 in. (26 x 40.6 cm.) Executed in 1916. Provenance Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, by 1986. Hollis Taggart Galleries

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 22 May 2019

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Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965)

Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965) Cityscape watercolor on paper image, 34 ½ x 35 in. (87.6 x 88.9 cm.); overall, 36 ¼ x 36 ½ in. (92.1 x 92.7 cm.) Executed circa 1914. Provenance Zabriskie Gallery, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Monte Getler, Roslyn, New York, by 1974. Vanderwoude Tannenbaum Gallery, New York

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 22 May 2019

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) Sunlight after the Rain signed 'CE Burchfield' (lower right)--dated '6-17-1916-' and inscribed with title (on the reverse) watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper 19 ¾ x 13 ¾ in. (50.2 x 34.9 cm.) Executed in 1916. Provenance Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 22 May 2019