American Art

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Date of the auction: 18.05.2021

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John Marin (1870-1953) John Marin (1870-1953) Region Trinity Church, New...

John Marin (1870-1953) Region Trinity Church, New York City signed and dated 'Marin/26-36' (lower right)—signed and dated again and inscribed 'Region/Trinity/Lower Manhattan' (on the reverse) watercolor, ink and charcoal on paper 25 3/8 x 19 ¾ in. (64.5 x 50.2 cm.) Executed in 1936

Lot #: 201

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) Untitled

Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) Untitled signed 'Blanche Lazzell' (lower left) gouache on paper laid down on paperboard image, 12 ½ x 9 in. (31.8 x 22.9 cm.); overall, 15 5/8 x 12 in. (39.7 x 30.5 cm.) Executed circa 1930

Lot #: 202

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 May 2021

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Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Harbor and Boats

Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Harbor and Boats signed and dated 'Stuart Davis 1922' (on the reverse) oil and pencil on board 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm.) Painted in 1922 and 1951-52

Lot #: 203

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Paul Howard Manship (1885-1966) Paul Howard Manship (1885-1966) Day and the...

Paul Howard Manship (1885-1966) Day and the Hours—Sundial inscribed 'PAUL. MANSHIP © 1916' (on the base)—inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base) parcel-gilt bronze with greenish-brown patina 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high on a 2 in. (5.1 cm.) marble base Modeled in 1916; cast by 1920

Lot #: 204

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Milton Avery (1885-1965) Milton Avery (1885-1965) Woman on the Rocks

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Woman on the Rocks signed and dated 'Milton/Avery/1948' (lower right) watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper 22 3/8 x 30 3/8 in. (56.8 x 77 cm.) Executed in 1948

Lot #: 205

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Milton Avery (1885-1965) Milton Avery (1885-1965) Sleeping Nude

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Sleeping Nude signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1950' (lower left) oil on canvas 26 x 42 in. (66 x 106.7 cm.) Painted in 1950

Lot #: 206

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Milton Avery (1885-1965) Milton Avery (1885-1965) Startled Goats

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Startled Goats signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1957' (lower right) oil on canvas 27 ¾ x 43 ¾ in. (70.5 x 111.1 cm.) Painted in 1957

Lot #: 207

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Milton Avery (1885-1965) Milton Avery (1885-1965) Untitled (Landscape)

Milton Avery (1885-1965) Untitled (Landscape) signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1954'—signed and dated again (on the reverse) gouache, watercolor and crayon on paper 18 x 23 ¾ in. (45.7 x 60.3 cm.) Executed in 1954

Lot #: 208

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Fairfield Porter (1907-1975) Fairfield Porter (1907-1975) The Wave

Fairfield Porter (1907-1975) The Wave signed and dated ‘Fairfield Porter 72’ (upper right)—signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 12 x 19 in. (30.5 x 48.3 cm.) Painted in 1972

Lot #: 209

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) Frozen Lake, Alaska

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) Frozen Lake, Alaska signed 'Rockwell Kent' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on panel 28 ¼ x 34 in. (71.8 x 86.4 cm.) Painted circa 1918-19

Lot #: 210

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for...

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for 'Lumber Mill' signed 'Benton' (lower left) oil en grisaille on paperboard 8 ½ x 11 5/8 in. (21.6 x 29.5 cm.) Painted circa 1928

Lot #: 211

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for...

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for 'Traders' signed 'Benton' (lower left) oil on paperboard 8 x 8 ¾ in. (20.3 x 22 cm.) Painted circa 1924

Lot #: 212

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Untitled (Landscape...

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Untitled (Landscape with Tree to Right) signed and dated 'Jackson Pollock 36' (lower left) oil on canvas 24 x 30 in. (60.9 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1936

Lot #: 213

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Middle White...

Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Middle White Boar: Wharfedale Deliverance inscribed '·MIDDLE WHITE·' and 'Herbert Haseltine/1957' and 'To Arthur Rubinstein' (along the base) gilt bronze 4 ½ in. (11.43 cm.) high on a 1 ½ in. (3.8 cm.) marble base Modeled circa 1922-24; cast in 1957

Lot #: 214

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Middle White...

Herbert Haseltine (1877-1962) Middle White Sow: Wharfedale Royal Lady inscribed '·MIDDLE WHITE·' and 'Herbert Haseltine/1957' and 'To Arthur Rubinstein' (along the base) gilt bronze 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high on a 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) marble base Modeled circa 1922-24; cast in 1957

Lot #: 215

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) A Crock of Gold...

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) A Crock of Gold ("Mr. Rosenbaum smiled at them a little mockingly. 'I am trusting you,' he said, 'with a secret.'") signed 'Norman/Rockwell' (lower right) charcoal on paperboard image, 9 ½ x 17 ¾ in. (24.1 x 45.1 cm.); overall, 15 ¼ x 23 ½ in. (38.7 x 59.7 cm.) Executed

Lot #: 216

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Jeff Raleigh's...

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Jeff Raleigh's Piano Solo ("'Oh Lord,' Jeff said prayerfully, 'I wish Alice was here. Oh, I wish she could hear this...'") (The Virtuoso) signed 'Norman/Rockwell' (lower right) oil on canvas 28 ¾ x 22 ¾ in. (73 x 57.8 cm.) Painted in 1939

Lot #: 217

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951) Joseph Christian Leyendecker...

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951) Portrait of a Young Girl oil and pencil on canvas 23 x 22 in. (58.4 x 55.9 cm

Lot #: 218

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) "The Tempest tore...

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) "The Tempest tore loose its fury upon the ship..." signed and dated 'Norman P. Rockwell/1915' (lower right) 27 ½ x 20 in. (69.9 x 50.8 cm.) oil on canvas Painted in 1915

Lot #: 219

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Robert Riggs (1896-1970) Robert Riggs (1896-1970) "Goliath hit him with the...

Robert Riggs (1896-1970) "Goliath hit him with the first clean right hand of the evening" signed 'Riggs' (lower right) tempera on panel 19 x 24 in. (48.3 x 60.9 cm.) Painted in 1952

Lot #: 220

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972) Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972) "The...

Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972) "The bullet...went smashing through the violin case and into the fiddler's shoulder." signed and dated 'F.E. Schoonover./'15' (upper left) oil on canvas 24 ¾ x 37 in. (62.9 x 93.9 cm.) Painted in 1915

Lot #: 221

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) "Nothing...

Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) "Nothing would escape their black, jewel-like inscrutable eyes..." (The Guardians) signed 'N.C. Wyeth' (lower left) oil on canvas 46 ½ x 37 ½ in. (118.1 x 95.3 cm.) Painted in 1911

Lot #: 222

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Three Indians

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Three Indians signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower right) oil on paper laid down on masonite 6 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (16.8 x 25.2 cm.) Painted in 1888

Lot #: 223

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Charles Schreyvogel (1861-1912) Charles Schreyvogel (1861-1912) The Last Drop

Charles Schreyvogel (1861-1912) The Last Drop inscribed 'Copyrighted 1903 by/Chas Schreyvogel' (on top of the base)—inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base)—inscribed 'No 131' (beneath the base) bronze with black and green patina 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high Modeled in 1903

Lot #: 224

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Mount Hood

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Mount Hood signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower right) oil on paper laid down on canvas laid down on masonite image, 13 ½ x 19 ¼ in. (34.3 x 48.9 cm.); overall, 14 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (35.9 x 49.2 cm.) Painted circa 1889

Lot #: 225

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Thomas Hill (1829-1908) Thomas Hill (1829-1908) Yosemite

Thomas Hill (1829-1908) Yosemite signed and dated 'T. Hill/1871.' (lower left)—signed and dated again (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on cradled masonite 36 ½ x 60 ½ in. (92.7 x 153.7 cm.) Painted in 1871

Lot #: 226

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) A...

Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) A Study of Hunter Mountain at Twilight oil on canvas 7 x 11 ½ in. (17.8 x 29.2 cm.) Painted circa 1865

Lot #: 227

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880...

Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire signed and dated 'S.R. Gifford. 1860.' (lower right) oil on canvas 12 x 23 in. (30.5 x 58.4 cm.) Painted in 1860

Lot #: 228

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872) John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872) Study...

John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872) Study on Long Island Sound at Darien, Connecticut oil on canvas 15 ½ x 27 ¾ in. (39.3 x 70.5 cm.) Painted in 1872

Lot #: 229

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

Date: 18 May 2021

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Thomas Moran (1837-1926) Thomas Moran (1837-1926) The Grand Canal, Venice

Thomas Moran (1837-1926) The Grand Canal, Venice signed with initials in monogram and dated 'TMoran./1903.' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1903

Lot #: 230

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

Date: 18 May 2021