American & European Paintings & Prints Auction

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Date of the auction: 16.09.2005

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After Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Merry Christmas from the...

After Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Merry Christmas from the Bentons. Signed and dated "Benton" in pencil l.r., identified in the matrix on the reverse, addressed to Mrs. Gilberta Goodwin and with a 1953 postmark on the reverse. Photomechanical reproduction, sheet size 8 3/4 x 14 1/2 in

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$500 - US$600

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Richard Estes (American, b. 1932) Cafeteria, VaticanRichard Estes...

Richard Estes (American, b. 1932) Cafeteria, Vatican, from URBAN LANDSCAPES III, 1981, edition of 250 plus proof (Arthur, p. 121). Signed "Richard Estes" in pencil l.r., numbered "223/250" in pencil l.l . Color screenprint on paper, 14 1/8 x 20 in. (35.7 x 50.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined

Lot #: 116

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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R.C. (Rudolph Carl) Gorman (American, b. 1932) Woman with Shawl in...

R.C. (Rudolph Carl) Gorman (American, b. 1932) Woman with Shawl in Profile, 1978, edition of 100. Signed, dated and numbered "R.C. Gorman 1978 1/100" in white crayon l.c., artist's and other drystamps to lower corners. Color lithograph on cream paper, image/sheet size 17 3/4 x 13 in. (45.0 x 33.0

Lot #: 126

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Juanita Guccione (American, 1904-1999) She Had Many FacesJuanita Guccione...

Juanita Guccione (American, 1904-1999) She Had Many Faces, edition of 275. Signed "Juanita Guccione (c)" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., numbered "48/275" in pencil l.l. Mixed media with color screenprint and pochoir on paper, image size 30 x 24 in., framed. Condition: Not examined out of

Lot #: 129

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Louis Kronberg (American, 1872-1965) Attitude/A BallerinaLouis Kronberg...

Louis Kronberg (American, 1872-1965) Attitude/A Ballerina, c. 1929, edition of 25. Signed "Louis Kronberg" in ink l.r., numbered, inscribed and dedicated "...8/25 To friend Ed Kingsley Louis Kronberg 1929" in pencil l.l., monogrammed in the plate. Etching on paper, plate size 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.0 x

Lot #: 165

Estimate: US$300 - US$350

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japanese/American, 1893-1953) Kuniyoshi Photographs...

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japanese/American, 1893-1953) Kuniyoshi Photographs, Paintings and Sculpture, 110 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, N.Y. Signed and identified in the matrix. Hand-colored print, 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame

Lot #: 168

Estimate: US$300 - US$350

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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James Rosenquist (American, 1933-1991) Astronomical BlackboardJames...

James Rosenquist (American, 1933-1991) Astronomical Blackboard, 1978, first state of two, edition of 78 plus proofs (Glenn, 149). Signed and dated "James Rosenquist 1978" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "44/78..." in pencil l.l., ink roller drystamp l.r. Color etching with aquatint on paper

Lot #: 231

Estimate: US$500 - US$600

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Gottardo Guido Segantini (Italian, 1882-1974) After Giovanni Segantini...

Gottardo Guido Segantini (Italian, 1882-1974) After Giovanni Segantini (Italian, 1858-1899) Sleeping Peasant. Signed 'Gottardo' in pencil l.r., inscribed 'Da Giavanni Segantini mo Figlio' in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 6 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (17.0 x 25.9 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined

Lot #: 239

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1913-1998) GrupoFrancisco Zúñiga (Mexican...

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, 1913-1998) Grupo, 1982, edition of 100. Signed, dated and numbered "44/100 Zga 82" in pencil l.l. Paper mixograph, 11 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (29.1 x 41.9 cm), framed in an acrylic shadow box. Condition: Not examined out of box

Lot #: 311

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) Rope Store InteriorBerenice Abbott...

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) Rope Store Interior, from NEW YORK IV, 1979, edition of 60. Signed "BERENICE ABBOTT" in pencil l.r. on mount, numbered "28/60" in pencil l.l. on mount, stamped on the reverse. Photograph, 15 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (38.3 x 49.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Handling marks

Lot #: 312

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) August Pingpank Barber ShopBerenice...

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) August Pingpank Barber Shop, from NEW YORK IV, 1979, edition of 60. Signed "BERENICE ABBOTT" in pencil l.r. on mount, numbered "28/60" in pencil l.l. on mount, stamped on the reverse. Photograph, 19 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (49.0 x 39.0 cm), unframed. Condition

Lot #: 313

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Tennis PlayerDr. Harold Edgerton...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Tennis Player, 1939, possibly a later printing. Unsigned. Photograph, image size 16 x 22 in. (40.5 x 55.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 322

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Action at the RodeoDr. Harold...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Action at the Rodeo, 1940, possibly a later printing. Unsigned. Photograph, image size 21 1/2 x 18 in. (54.5 x 45.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 323

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Drum Majorette.Dr. Harold...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Drum Majorette. Unsigned. Photograph, image size 17 x 14 1/2 in. (43.0 x 36.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 324

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Aerial View of the M.I.T...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Aerial View of the M.I.T. Campus. Unsigned. Photograph, image size 14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (36.7 x 36.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. N.B. Several framed items and a 1997 issue of American Heritage of Invention & Technology, all relating to

Lot #: 325

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Gustave Solomons, DancerDr...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Gustave Solomons, Dancer, 1960, possibly a later printing. Unsigned. Photograph, image size 20 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (52.5 x 44.4 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 326

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Bullet Through Banana.Dr. Harold...

Dr. Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Bullet Through Banana. Signed "HAROLD EDGERTON" in ink l.r. Color photograph, image size 14 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (36.1 x 41.2 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 328

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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George Hurrell (American, 1904-1992) Lot of Three Photographs of...

George Hurrell (American, 1904-1992) Lot of Three Photographs of Celebrities From PORTFOLIO I: Clark Gable, Bette Davis and Marlene Dietrich, all published 1979, edition of 190. Each signed "Hurrell/" in ink l.r. and numbered "6/190" in ink l.l. Photographs, 11 x 14 in. (27.8 x 35.5 cm), unmatted

Lot #: 336

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Myron Wood (American, d. 1999) Miss Georgia O'Keefe, Abiquiu, New...

Myron Wood (American, d. 1999) Miss Georgia O'Keefe, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1980. Signed "Myron Wood" in ink l.r., titled and dated l.l. Photograph, 8 x 10 in. (20.2 x 25.4 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Curling. Exhibitions: Colorado/New Mexico: Photographs from the Pueblo, Colorado Regional

Lot #: 345

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Alexandre Antigna (French, 1817-1878) Peasant GirlAlexandre Antigna...

Alexandre Antigna (French, 1817-1878) Peasant Girl Signed "A. Antigna" l.r. Oil on canvas, 16 x 13 in. (40.6 x 33 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch

Lot #: 419

Estimate: US$2,800 - US$3,200

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Continental School, 19th Century Pausing for a BreakContinental School...

Continental School, 19th Century Pausing for a Break Unsigned, indistinct inscription on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 9 x 11 1/2 in. (22.8 x 29.2 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime, craquelure

Lot #: 426

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Maurice B. Prendergast (American, 1859-1924) Gray Day in MaineMaurice B...

Maurice B. Prendergast (American, 1859-1924) Gray Day in Maine Signed and dated "M.Prendergast 89" l.c. Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (33.6 x 23.4 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, foxing/staining, not examined out of frame. N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of a letter from

Lot #: 482

Estimate: US$8,500 - US$12,500

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Samuel Lancaster Gerry (American, 1813-1891) Cattle WateringSamuel...

Samuel Lancaster Gerry (American, 1813-1891) Cattle Watering Signed "S.L.Gerry" l.l. Oil on canvas (mounted), 12 x 20 in. (30.4 x 50.8 cm), framed. Condition: Retouch

Lot #: 489

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Attributed to Frederick Rondel (American, 1826-1892) On the FarmAttributed...

Attributed to Frederick Rondel (American, 1826-1892) On the Farm Signed and dated "Rondel 74" l.r. Oil on canvas, 14 x 22 in. (35.5 x 55.8 cm), framed. Condition: Surface grime, craquelure

Lot #: 508

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) The Reed/Loring Home...

Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) The Reed/Loring Home, Dorchester, Massachusetts Signed "F.H.Shapleigh" l.l. Oil on canvas, 27 x 32 in. (68.5 x 81.2 cm), unframed. Condition: Puncture u.l., retouch, varnish inconsistencies, abrasions, surface grime, craquelure. N.B. A friend of the Reed

Lot #: 510

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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William Henry Snyder (American, 1829-1910) Mending FiresideWilliam Henry...

William Henry Snyder (American, 1829-1910) Mending Fireside Initialed "W.H.S." l.r. Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (31.7 x 24.1 cm), framed. Condition: Strip lined, retouch, craquelure

Lot #: 511

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Bernard Walter Prestman (American, b. circa 1865) Venice at DuskBernard...

Bernard Walter Prestman (American, b. circa 1865) Venice at Dusk Signed and dated "B. Walter Priestman 98" l.r., titled on a presentation plaque affixed to the frame. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm), framed. Condition: Lined

Lot #: 530

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Heinrich Pfeiffer (American, 1874-1960) Lake in the ForestHeinrich Pfeiffer...

Heinrich Pfeiffer (American, 1874-1960) Lake in the Forest Incised signature "HEINRICH PFEIFFER" l.l., titled, signed and inscribed "...Provincetown, Mass." on the reverse. Oil on canvasboard, 13 x 14 in. (33 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Good

Lot #: 560

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Florence Tricker (American, 20th Century) A Sunny Morning Near Woodstock...

Florence Tricker (American, 20th Century) A Sunny Morning Near Woodstock, Catskills Signed, inscribed and titled "Florence Tricker Woodstock NY" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. (64.7 x 76.8 cm), framed. Condition: Retouch

Lot #: 565

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005

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Roswell Morse Shurtleff (American, 1838-1915) The Heart of the WoodsRoswell...

Roswell Morse Shurtleff (American, 1838-1915) The Heart of the Woods Signed "R.M. Shurtleff N.A." l.l., titled and signed and with a partial label on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm), framed. Condition: Retouch

Lot #: 568

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

Date: 16 Sep 2005