American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 20.11.2019

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Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Training Horses to Leap Obstacles, Tenth United States Cavalry signed 'Frederic Remington' (lower center) ink and wash on paper 18 ½ x 27 ½ in. (47 x 69.9 cm.) Executed in 1891. Provenance James Graham & Sons, New York. Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, Madison, New

Lot #: 64

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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George Hughes (1907-1990)

George Hughes (1907-1990) Messy Room, Neat Boys signed 'Hughes-' (lower left) oil on canvas 29 ¼ x 22 ¼ in. (74.3 x 56.5 cm.) Painted in 1955. Provenance American Illustrators Gallery, Inc., New York. Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1994

Lot #: 74

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883-1962)

Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883-1962) Broad Street Winter signed 'Guy Wiggins N A' (lower left)–signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the backing) oil on canvasboard laid down on masonite 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.) Provenance Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York. Private

Lot #: 92

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Brooklyn Bridge signed twice 'Joseph Stella' and 'Stella' (center left) watercolor and pencil on paper image, 13 ¼ x 8 ¼ in. (33.7 x 21 cm.); overall, 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.) Executed circa 1920. Provenance The artist. Private collection, gift from the above. Private

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy stamped with artist's thumbprint (lower right)--inscribed '20' (upper left)--inscribed with title (on the original mat) watercolor, pencil and gouache on paper 9 ¼ x 7 ¾ in. (23.5 x 19.7 cm.) Executed circa 1837. Provenance

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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George Hughes (1907-1990)

George Hughes (1907-1990) No Chance to Be Alone signed 'Hughes-' (lower left) oil on masonite 30 x 22 ¾ in. (76.2 x 57.8 cm.) Painted in 1953. Provenance American Illustrators Gallery, Inc., New York. Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1997

Lot #: 75

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927)

Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) The Bathing Beach signed 'E Potthast' (lower left) oil on panel 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Cincinnati, Ohio. Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1981

Lot #: 88

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Alexander Pope (1849-1924)

Alexander Pope (1849-1924) First Prize signed and inscribed 'Mr. Thomas F. Galvin/Brookline/from/Alexander Pope/23 Irvington St. Boston'–inscribed with title (upper center) oil on canvas 21 x 26 in. (53.3 x 66 cm.) Painted circa 1890. Provenance The artist. (Probably) Thomas F. Galvin, Brookline

Lot #: 89

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)

Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955) Water Lilies inscribed 'Bessie Potter Vonnoh' (on the base)—stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y.' (along the base) bronze with brown patina 28 ½ in. (72.4 cm.) high Modeled circa 1913. Provenance Thomas Colville Fine Art, Inc., New York. Acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 72

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)

Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) Thawing signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower left) mixed media on paper 15 x 21 ½ in. (38.1 x 54.6 cm.) Executed in 1958. Provenance M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York. Private collection, Locust Valley, New York, acquired from the above, 1959. Christie's, New York, 5 December 1986

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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John F. Francis (1808-1886)

John F. Francis (1808-1886) A Wine Taster's Table signed and dated 'J F Francis. Pt. 1858.' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on board 25 ¼ x 30 in. (64.1 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1858. Provenance Dr. Russell S. Wilder, Sr., Chicago, Illinois. Private collection, California, by descent

Lot #: 48

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924)

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924) Can-Can Dancer signed 'Prendergast' (lower left) watercolor and pencil on paper image, 8 ½ x 5 in. (21.6 x 12.7 cm.) Executed circa 1893-94. Provenance (Probably) Kraushaar Galleries, New York. Mr. and Mrs. John G. Pierce, Boston, Massachusetts. Vose Galleries

Lot #: 83

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924)

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924) Ladies Seated on a Bench signed 'M.B. Prendergast' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper image, 6 ¾ x 5 ¾ in. (17.1 x 14.6 cm.) Executed circa 1893-94. Provenance The artist. Robert Stark, Paris, France, acquired from the above. Freya Stark, Asolo

Lot #: 84

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Anna Mary Robertson 'Grandma' Moses (1860-1961)

Anna Mary Robertson 'Grandma' Moses (1860-1961) Thanksgiving signed 'Moses. © ' (lower right)--dated 'June 30 1956,' and inscribed with title and number '1717' (on a label affixed to the reverse) oil on panel 16 x 23 ¾ in. (40 x 60.3 cm.) Painted in 1956. Provenance The artist. Galerie St. Etienne

Lot #: 91

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Pecking Hen signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1954' (lower left) oil on canvasboard 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.) Painted in 1954. Provenance Private collection. Christie's, New York, 3 November 1978, lot 15, sold by the above. Private collection, Water Mill, New York, acquired

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935) Tulips No. 2 signed and dated 'C. Demuth'-33' (lower center) watercolor and pencil on paper 14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm.) Executed in 1933. Provenance The artist. Robert Locher, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, bequest of the above, 1935. C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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William Bradford (1823-1892)

William Bradford (1823-1892) View near Cape Charles on the Coast of Labrador signed and dated 'Wm Bradford/73' (lower right) oil on board 9 x 14 in. (22.9 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1873. Provenance Bonhams, London, 19 November 1997, lot 221. Godel & Co. Inc., New York. Acquired by the present owner

Lot #: 46

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904)

Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) A Branch of Apple Blossoms signed and dated 'M.J. Heade 1880-' (lower left) oil on canvas 14 x 12 in. (35.6 x 30.5 cm.) Painted in 1880. Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fleischman, Detroit, Michigan. Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, 1967. Lano Association, New

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)

Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952) In the High Aspens signed 'O.E. Berninghaus' (lower right) oil on canvas 25 ¼ x 30 in. (64.1 x 76.2 cm.) Provenance Private collection, New Mexico. J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2003

Lot #: 70

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Walter Ufer (1876-1936)

Walter Ufer (1876-1936) Indian Mother, Isleta signed and inscribed 'W Ufer/Isleta N.M.' (lower left) oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.) Painted circa 1915. Provenance The artist. Oscar Mayer, Chicago, Illinois, acquired from the above, circa 1915. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 71

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)

Elie Nadelman (1882-1946) Acrobat bronze with blackish-brown patina 14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high on a 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) base Modeled circa 1920. Provenance Viola M. Nadelman, wife of the artist. Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1959. Gift to the present owner from the above

Lot #: 73

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)

Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946) Angry Gander signed 'J. Wyeth' (lower left) mixed media on paper laid down on board image, 16 ½ x 19 ½ in. (41.9 x 49.5 cm.) Executed in 1987. Provenance Frank Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. Lacy Neuhaus, Washington, D.C. Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1987

Lot #: 90

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Self-Portrait with Palette signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1958' (lower right) oil, pastel and pencil on board laid down on board 11 x 5 ¾ in. (27.9 x 14.6 cm.) Executed in 1958. Provenance Sotheby's, New York, 1 January 1987, lot 428. Acquired by the present owner from the

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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James Goodwyn Clonney (1812-1867)

James Goodwyn Clonney (1812-1867) Boy Fishing signed and dated 'Clonney, 1845' (lower right) oil on canvas 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1845. Provenance Sale: American Art-Union, New York, 1845, lot 37. F.G. Thurston, New York, acquired from the above. Ellen S. Philips, Farmington

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908)

Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908) Autumn Mist, Lake George signed and dated 'AT Bricher '71' and indistinctly signed and dated again (lower left)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse prior to lining) oil on canvas 13 ¾ x 24 in. (34.9 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1871

Lot #: 47

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Pass into the Rockies signed with initials in monogram 'AB' (lower left) oil on board 20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm.) Painted circa 1881. Provenance Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, California. Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1988

Lot #: 54

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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William Keith (1838-1911)

William Keith (1838-1911) The Headwaters of the Owens River signed and dated 'W. Keith/78./SF' (lower right) oil on canvas 36 x 72 ¼ in. (91.4 x 183.5 cm.) Painted in 1878. Provenance Thomas Mack, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Fitchburg Library, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, gift from the above, 1885-1967

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939)

Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) Venus in Sunlight (Study B) signed 'F.C. Frieseke' (lower right) oil on canvas 16 ¼ x 20 in. (41.3 x 50.8 cm.) Painted by 1913. Provenance Private collection, Paris, France. Private collection, acquired from the above, circa 1920s. Private collection, by descent

Lot #: 81

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Winslow Homer (1836-1910)

Winslow Homer (1836-1910) Schooners in Gloucester Harbor signed 'Winslow Homer N.A.' (lower right) gouache and pencil on paper 9 ¾ x 14 in. (24.8 x 35.6 cm) Executed in 1880. Provenance Jacob Otis Wardwell, Haverhill, Massachusetts. Sheldon E. Wardwell, Brookline, Massachusetts, son of the above, by

Lot #: 86

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Untitled (Abstraction/Portrait of Paul Strand) watercolor on paper sight, 11 ¾ x 8 ¾ in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm.) Executed in 1917. Provenance The artist. Paul Strand, New York, gift from the above, circa 1920s. Estate of the above. Washburn Gallery, New York. The Ertegun

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 20 Nov 2019