American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 19.05.2016

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Fig
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Fig oil on board 8 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (20.6 x 14.9 cm.) Painted in 1923

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Henrietta M. Shore (1880-1963)

Henrietta M. Shore (1880-1963)
Clivia
Henrietta M. Shore (1880-1963) Clivia signed 'H. Shore.' (lower left) oil and pencil on canvas laid down on board 26 x 26 in. (66 x 66 cm

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961)
New York
Max Weber (1881-1961) New York signed and dated 'Max Weber '13' (lower left) oil on canvas 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1913

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Blue I
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Blue I watercolor on paper 31 x 22 ¼ in. (78.7 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1916

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$2,500,000 - US$3,500,000

Date: 19 May 2016

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Rebecca Salsbury James (1891-1968)

Rebecca Salsbury James (1891-1968)
Fire and Air
Rebecca Salsbury James (1891-1968) Fire and Air signed 'Rebecca Salsbury James/Taos, N.M.' and inscribed with title (on the backing)--signed and inscribed with title again (on the frame) reverse oil on glass 19 ½ x 15 ½ in. (49.6 x 39.3 cm.), sight

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955)

Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955)
Rebecca Salsbury James
Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) Rebecca Salsbury James signed with initials 'N.F.' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Painted circa 1935

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Red Hills with Pedernal, White Clouds
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Red Hills with Pedernal, White Clouds oil on canvas 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1936

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Chopping Cotton
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Chopping Cotton signed 'Benton' (lower right) tempera on paper laid down on board 10 x 12 ½ in. (25.4 x 31.8 cm.), image; 10 ¾ x 13 ¼ in. (27.3 x 33.7 cm.), overall Painted circa 1931

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
Dusty Road in July
Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) Dusty Road in July signed with initials in monogram and dated 'CEB/1952-58' (lower left)--dated again and inscribed with title twice (on the reverse) watercolor and charcoal on joined paper laid down on

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Early Spring
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Early Spring signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1944' (lower left) oil on canvas 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm.) Painted in 1944

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Lake George Reflection
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Lake George Reflection signed with initials 'OK' in artist's star device (on the original backing) oil on canvas 58 x 34 in. (147.3 x 86.4 cm.) Painted circa 1921-22

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$8,000,000 - US$12,000,000

Date: 19 May 2016

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
The Barns, Lake George
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) The Barns, Lake George signed with initials ‘OK’ in artist’s star device (on a piece of original backing affixed to the stretcher) oil on canvas 21 x 32 ¼ in. (53.3 x 81.9 cm.) Painted in 1926

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 19 May 2016

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Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)
The Knave of Hearts: Book Plate Page
Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) The Knave of Hearts: Book Plate Page signed with initials 'M P' and inscribed 'From the Book-Shelf of/Theodore Weicker' (lower center)--signed and dated 'Maxfield Parrish:/1922.' and inscribed with title

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)
Old White Birch
Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) Old White Birch signed 'Maxfield Parrish' (lower left) oil on masonite 30 ¾ x 25 in. (78.1 x 63.5 cm.) Painted circa 1937

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951)

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951)
Arrow Collar Ad
Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951) Arrow Collar Ad oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 24 ¼ in. (46 x 61.6 cm.) Painted in 1914

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935)

Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935)
"When Daddy Was a Little Boy"
Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935) "When Daddy Was a Little Boy" signed 'Jessie Willcox Smith.' (lower left) mixed media on paperboard 18 ½ x 16 7/8 in. (47 x 42.9 cm.) Executed circa 1903

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Dennis Miller Bunker (1861-1890)

Dennis Miller Bunker (1861-1890)
Larmor
Dennis Miller Bunker (1861-1890) Larmor signed, inscribed and dated indistinctly 'To Joe./D.M. Bunker/1884.' (lower left) oil on panel 4 7/8 x 8 ½ in. (12.4 x 21.6 cm.) Painted in 1884

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Fondamente dei Mori
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) Fondamente dei Mori signed with artist's butterfly device (lower right) pastel and chalk on brown paper 8 x 11 ¾ in. (20.3 x 29.8 cm.) Executed circa 1879-80

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
François Flameng and Paul Helleu
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) François Flameng and Paul Helleu signed and inscribed ‘à mon ami Flameng/John S. Sargent’ (upper right) oil on canvas 20 ¾ x 17 in. (52.7 x 43.2 cm.) Painted circa 1880

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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John La Farge (1835-1910)

John La Farge (1835-1910)
Hollyhocks
John La Farge (1835-1910) Hollyhocks encaustic on panel 34 1/8 x 15 5/8 in. (86.7 x 39.7 cm.) Painted in 1863

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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John La Farge (1835-1910)

John La Farge (1835-1910)
Bowl of Flowers
John La Farge (1835-1910) Bowl of Flowers signed with conjoined initials and dated 'JLaF. '63.' (lower left) oil on canvas 9 ½ x 16 in. (24.1 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1863

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Blue Ivy, Bittersweet and Leaves
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Blue Ivy, Bittersweet and Leaves signed 'Joseph Stella' (lower right) silverpoint and colored crayon on paper 13 1/8 x 10 ¾ in. (33.3 x 27.3 cm.) Executed circa 1920

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Peach
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Peach silverpoint and colored crayon on paper 8 x 6 in. (20.3 x 15.2 cm.) Executed circa 1920

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2016

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William Zorach (1887-1966)

William Zorach (1887-1966)
Head of a Young Woman
William Zorach (1887-1966) Head of a Young Woman signed and dated 'Zorach/1957' (on the reverse) granite 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high on a 2 in. (5.1 cm.) marble base Carved in 1957

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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John B. Flannagan (1895-1942)

John B. Flannagan (1895-1942)
Ram
John B. Flannagan (1895-1942) Ram granite 13 in. (33 cm.) high Executed circa 1930-31

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Fairfield Porter (1907-1975)

Fairfield Porter (1907-1975)
The Porch Door
Fairfield Porter (1907-1975) The Porch Door signed and dated 'Fairfield Porter 62' (upper right) liquitex on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 34

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)

Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)
Lobster Buoy
Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) Lobster Buoy signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on board 17 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (45.4 x 55.6 cm.) Executed in 1940

Lot #: 35

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)

George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)
Rock Bound
George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) Rock Bound signed 'Geo Bellows.' (lower left) oil on panel 18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.) Painted in 1913

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Pawnee Running a Buffalo
Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Pawnee Running a Buffalo signed and dated 'A. Miller 1854' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.), oval Painted in 1854

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 19 May 2016

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George de Forest Brush (1855-1941)

George de Forest Brush (1855-1941)
A Young Shoshone
George de Forest Brush (1855-1941) A Young Shoshone signed 'Geo de Forest Brush' (lower right)--inscribed with title (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board 13 3/8 x 10 ¼ in. (34 x 26 cm.) Painted in 1882

Lot #: 42

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

Date: 19 May 2016