American Art

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 21.11.2016

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GARY THOMAS ERBE B.1944

Gary Thomas Erbe b.1944 CHEAP MUSIC signed G Erbe and dated 81 (lower left) oil on canvas 23 by 33 inches (58.4 by 83.8 cm

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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OTIS KAYE 1885 - 1974

Otis Kaye 1885 - 1974 BET YOU CAN'T DO THAT AGAIN signed O. Kaye and dated 1969 (lower left) oil on panel 18 1/8 by 12 7/8 inches (46 by 32.7 cm

Lot #: 35

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER 1874 - 1951

Joseph Christian Leyendecker 1874 - 1951 INDEPENDANT ACTION oil on canvas 32 by 24 inches (81.3 by 61 cm) Painted in 1928

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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NORMAN ROCKWELL 1894 - 1978

Norman Rockwell 1894 - 1978 STUDY FOR "JESTER" signed Norman Rockwell and inscribed To Louis Hammerling/best wishes (lower right) charcoal on paper 32 by 26 inches (81.3 by 66 cm) Executed in 1939

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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NORMAN ROCKWELL 1894 - 1978

Norman Rockwell 1894 - 1978 PIPE AND BOWL SIGN PAINTER (COLONIAL SIGN PAINTER) signed Norman Rockwell (lower right) oil on canvas 27 by 21 7/8 inches (65.6 by 55.6 cm) Painted in 1926

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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N.C. WYETH 1882 - 1945

N.C. Wyeth 1882 - 1945 UNTITLED (THE FARMER) signed NC Wyeth (lower right) oil on canvas 36 by 23 3/4 inches (91.4 by 60.3 cm) Painted circa 1911

Lot #: 39

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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THOMAS HART BENTON 1889 - 1975

Thomas Hart Benton 1889 - 1975 "THE BOYS YELLED AND THE DOGS BARKED AND THE HOGS SQUEALED AND TRUMPETED AS THEY CHARGED DESPERATELY:" AN ILLUSTRATION FROM THREE RIVERS SOUTH: THE STORY OF YOUNG ABE LINCOLN signed Benton (lower left) and initialed B. (lower right); also inscribed Three Rivers South

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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THOMAS HART BENTON 1889 - 1975

Thomas Hart Benton 1889 - 1975 THE QUARTET signed Benton (lower right) oil on tin 4 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches (12.4 by 14 cm

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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NORMAN ROCKWELL 1894 - 1978

Norman Rockwell 1894 - 1978 ORGANIST WAITING FOR CUE signed Norman Rockwell and inscribed To Joe Aspinall/sincerely/Norman/Rockwell (lower right) oil on canvas 30 by 25 inches (76.2 by 63.5 cm) Painted in 1928

Lot #: 42

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS 1882 - 1925

George Wesley Bellows 1882 - 1925 UNCLE CHARLES signed Bellows on the reverse oil on canvas 22 by 18 inches (55.9 by 45.7 cm) Painted in 1907

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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ANNA MARY ROBERTSON (GRANDMA) MOSES 1860 - 1961

Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses 1860 - 1961 OCTOBER signed Moses (lower left); also titled October, dated June 4, 1954 and numbered 1622 on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse (copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, New York) oil on masonite 12 by 18 inches (30.5 by

Lot #: 44

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH 1817 - 1894

James Edward Buttersworth 1817 - 1894 U.S.S. CONSTITUTION (OLD IRONSIDES) OFF SANDY HOOK (3 MASTER FORTY GUNS) signed JE Buttersworth (lower right) oil on board 8 by 10 inches (20.3 by 25.4 cm) Painted circa 1870

Lot #: 45

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

American School, 19th Century VIEW OF FLUSHING oil on canvas 28 by 42 1/4 inches (71.1 by 107.3 cm) Painted circa 1850

Lot #: 46

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY 1823 - 1900

Jasper Francis Cropsey 1823 - 1900 MOUNTS ADAM AND EVE—HAYMAKING signed J.F. Cropsey and dated 1883 lower left oil on canvas 12 by 20 inches (30.5 by 50.8 cm

Lot #: 48

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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MARTIN JOHNSON HEADE 1819 - 1904

Martin Johnson Heade 1819 - 1904 TWO HUMMINGBIRDS AT A NEST signed M.J. Heade and dated 1863 on the reverse (prior to lining) oil on canvas 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches (21.1 by 31.1 cm

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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JOHN F. FRANCIS 1808 - 1886

John F. Francis 1808 - 1886 STILL LIFE WITH GRAPES IN A FOOTED BOWL oil on board 11 1/4 by 13 1/2 inches (28.6 by 32.3 cm

Lot #: 50

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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JOHN F. FRANCIS 1808 - 1886

John F. Francis 1808 - 1886 STILL LIFE WITH CHERRIES, GLASS AND CURRANTS oil on board 11 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches (28.6 by 33.7 cm

Lot #: 51

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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FREDERIC EDWIN CHURCH 1826 - 1900

Frederic Edwin Church 1826 - 1900 VIEW IN NEW ENGLAND signed F.E. Church (lower right) oil on canvas 17 1/4 by 25 1/4 inches (42.8 by 64.1 cm) Painted circa 1853-54

Lot #: 52

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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WORTHINGTON WHITTREDGE 1820 - 1910

Worthington Whittredge 1820 - 1910 THE PINE CONE GATHERERS signed W. Whittredge and dated 1866 (lower left) oil on canvas 54 1/2 by 40 1/4 inches (138.4 by 102.2 cm

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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THOMAS MORAN 1837 - 1926

Thomas Moran 1837 - 1926 YELLOWSTONE LAKE inscribed to Lieut. F.C. Grugan/with the regards of/T. Moran (lower right) watercolor and gouache on paper 9 3/4 by 19 inches (24.8 by 48.3 cm) Executed circa 1874

Lot #: 54

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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ALBERT BIERSTADT 1830 - 1902

Albert Bierstadt 1830 - 1902 YOSEMITE signed A. Bierstadt lower right oil on canvas 20 by 28 inches (50.8 by 71.1 cm) Painted circa 1875

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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SANFORD ROBINSON GIFFORD 1823 - 1880

Sanford Robinson Gifford 1823 - 1880 CARRIAGE ON A COUNTRY ROAD signed S.R. Gifford and dated 63 (lower right) oil on canvas 6 3/4 by 12 inches (17.1 by 30.5 cm

Lot #: 56

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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ARTHUR FITZWILLIAM TAIT 1819 - 1905

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait 1819 - 1905 AN ANXIOUS MOMENT signed A.F. Tait N.A. and dated 1882 (lower right); also inscribed N.D./"An Anxious Moment"/Early Morning/Raquette Lake/Adirondacks/N.Y./A.F. Tait/N.Y./1882 on the reverse oil on canvas 14 by 22 1/8 inches (35.6 by 56.2 cm

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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RICHARD LA BARRE GOODWIN 1840 - 1910

Richard La Barre Goodwin 1840 - 1910 HUNTING CABIN DOOR signed R. La Barre Goodwin./fecit (lower right) oil on canvas 76 1/4 by 40 inches (193.7 by 101.6 cm

Lot #: 58

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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CHARLES PRENDERGAST 1863 - 1948

Charles Prendergast 1863 - 1948 BOUNDING DEER incised with the artist's initials C.P. (lower right); also inscribed Charles Prendergast/#3 on the reverse tempera and gold leaf on panel 13 3/4 by 19 1/8 inches (34.9 by 48.6 cm) Executed circa 1915

Lot #: 59

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST 1858 - 1924

Maurice Brazil Prendergast 1858 - 1924 PICKING FLOWERS signed Prendergast and dated Paris 91 (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper image: 6 3/4 by 3 3/4 inches (17.1 by 9.5 cm) sheet: 7 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches (19.7 by 12.1 cm) Executed circa 1891

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH 1880 - 1980

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth 1880 - 1980 JOY OF THE WATERS inscribed Harriet W. Frishmuth S.C./© 1920 and Roman Bronze Works Inc. N.Y. bronze height: 61 inches (154.9 cm

Lot #: 61

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE 1849 - 1916

William Merritt Chase 1849 - 1916 THE OLD ROAD, FLATBUSH signed Wm. M. Chase (lower right); also inscribed indistinctly 2327/The Old Road Flatbush/by William M. Chase/Long Island/2392 oil on panel 10 1/4 by 15 7/8 inches (26 by 40.3 cm) Painted in 1887

Lot #: 62

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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CHILDE HASSAM 1859 - 1935

Childe Hassam 1859 - 1935 ISLES OF SHOALS signed Childe Hassam and dated 1903 (lower left) watercolor on paper 6 3/8 by 8 3/8 inches (16.2 by 21.3 cm

Lot #: 63

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016

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HENRY RODERICK NEWMAN 1833 - 1918

Henry Roderick Newman 1833 - 1918 PORTA DEI CANONICI, DUOMO, FLORENCE signed HR Newman and dated 1879/Florence (lower left) watercolor on paper 30 3/4 by 25 1/2 inches (78.1 by 64.8 cm

Lot #: 64

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

Date: 21 Nov 2016