California & American Fine Art

John Moran Auctioneers
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Date of the auction: 04.05.2021

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"Oaks - Irvine Park"

Anna A. Hills 1882-1930, Laguna Beach, CA "Oaks - Irvine Park" Oil on board Signed lower right: A.A. Hills, signed again, titled, numbered and inscribed verso: A3-118 / "Painted by Anna A. Hills - Laguna Beach - Calif." 10" H x 14" W

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"The Artist's Studio, Santa Barbara"

Clarence Hinkle 1880-1960, Santa Barbara, CA "The Artist's Studio, Santa Barbara" Oil on canvas laid to masonite Signed lower left: Hinkle, titled by repute 28" H x 36" W

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Washington Square Park"

Olive Rush 1873-1966, Santa Fe, NM "Washington Square Park" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Olive Rush, titled on a partial exhibition label affixed verso 32" H x 24" W

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Nymphs under a tree, 1929

Claude Curry Bohm 1894-1971, Chicago, IL Nymphs under a tree, 1929 Oil on canvas under glass Signed lower right: C. Curry Bohm, signed again, inscribed and dated verso: "To Billy most loveable of friends I give this painting. May our friend-ship flow like sky blue waters 'ore the sands of time." 26

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Hillside in the Golden Sun," 1918

Maurice Braun 1877-1941, San Diego, CA "Hillside in the Golden Sun," 1918 Oil on canvas Signed lower right: M. Braun, titled on the frame plaque, dated on the stretcher: Nov. 14th, 1918 20" H x 24" W

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"A Midsummer Day"

Charles Reiffel 1862-1942, San Diego, CA "A Midsummer Day" Oil on board Signed lower right: Charles Reiffel, signed again and titled verso 20" H x 24" W

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Man, Cow and Tree," 1931

Charles Reiffel 1862-1942, San Diego, CA "Man, Cow and Tree," 1931 Oil on board Signed lower right: Charles Reiffel, signed again, titled and dated verso 17" H x 14" W

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Circus scene, c. 1928

Phil Dike 1906-1990, Claremont, CA Circus scene, c. 1928 Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Phil Dike 20" H x 24" W

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Columbus Day Celebration"

Donna Schuster 1883-1953, Los Angeles, CA "Columbus Day Celebration" Mixed media on paper under glass Signed lower left: Donna Schuster, titled verso 17" H x 17" W

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Happy Valley"

Harry Raymond Henry 1882-1974, Costa Mesa, CA "Happy Valley" Oil on canvas laid to canvas Signed lower left: H. Raymond Henry, titled in pencil on the stretcher 24" H x 30" W

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Purple Dawn"

Marion Kavanagh Wachtel 1870-1954, Pasadena, CA "Purple Dawn" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Marion Kavanagh Wachtel, and with the artist's device, titled on a exhibition label affixed to the backing board 13" H x 17" W

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Spring Shadows"

Marion Kavanagh Wachtel 1870-1954, Pasadena, CA "Spring Shadows" Oil on canvas laid to board Signed lower left: Marion Kavanagh Wachtel, titled on a card affixed to the backing board 16" H x 20" W

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Napa vineyard

Clark Hobart 1868-1948, Napa, CA Napa vineyard Oil on board Signed lower right: Clark Hobart 13.75" H x 17.75" W

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Young Avocados," 1991

Tim Allen Lawson b. 1963, Sheridan, WY "Young Avocados," 1991 Oil on canvas laid to board Signed lower left: T. Allen Lawson, titled and dated on a gallery label affixed verso 12" H x 16" W

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Green Pastures," 1924

Millard Owen Sheets 1907-1989, Gualala, CA "Green Pastures," 1924 Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Millard Sheets, titled and dated on a gallery label affixed to the backing board 20.25" H x 24.25" W

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Owens Valley"

David Chapple b. 1947, Californian "Owens Valley" Oil on canvasboard Signed lower right: David Chapple, titled verso 14" H x 18" W

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"The Winding River," 1923

Anna A. Hills 1882-1930, Laguna Beach, CA "The Winding River," 1923 Oil on canvas laid to board Signed and dated lower right: AA Hills, signed and dated again, titled and inscribed verso: "Cajon Pass - from near Redlands - Santa Ana River..." 14" H x 18" W

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Wild Verbenas Palm Springs Calif"

Benjamin Chambers Brown 1865-1942, Pasadena, CA "Wild Verbenas Palm Springs Calif" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Benjamin C. Brown, titled on the stretcher 16" H x 20" W

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Near Palm Canyon"

Mary DeNeale Morgan 1868-1948, Carmel, CA "Near Palm Canyon" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: M. DeNeale Morgan, signed again and titled on the stretcher 25" H x 30" W

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Cactus of San Juan Capistrano"

Millard Owen Sheets 1907-1989, Gualala, CA "Cactus of San Juan Capistrano" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Millard Sheets, signed again and titled on the stretcher 24" H x 36" W

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"A Side Canyon - Grand Canyon," circa 1920

Benjamin Chambers Brown 1865-1942, Pasadena, CA "A Side Canyon - Grand Canyon," circa 1920 Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Benjamin C. Brown, titled and dated on a gallery label affixed to the backing board 20" H x 16" W

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Top of the World"

Alson Skinner Clark 1876-1949, Pasadena, CA "Top of the World" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Alson Clark, titled on the stretcher and a gum label affixed to the stretcher 26" H x 32" W

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Molino"

Joseph Kleitsch 1882-1931, Laguna Beach, CA "Molino" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Joseph Kleitsch, signed again and titled on a partial paper label affixed to the stretcher, titled again on the stretcher 14" H x 11" W

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Cajon Pass Desert"

Jack Wilkinson Smith 1873-1949, Alhambra, CA "Cajon Pass Desert" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Jack Wilkinson Smith, signed again and titled verso 25" H x 30.25" W

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Oaks in a rolling hills landscape

William Wendt ANA 1865-1946, Laguna Beach, CA Oaks in a rolling hills landscape Oil on canvas laid to canvas Signed lower right: William Wendt 25.25" H x 30.25" W

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 4 May 2021

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Landscape with boulders, 1901

William Wendt ANA 1865-1946, Laguna Beach, CA Landscape with boulders, 1901 Oil on canvas laid to canvas Signed and dated lower right: WM Wendt 20" H x 30" W

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Landscape with poppies, 1903

John Marshall Gamble 1863-1957, Santa Barbara, CA Landscape with poppies, 1903 Oil on canvas laid to canvas Signed and dated lower left: J.M. Gamble 10.75" H x 14.5" H

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Summer Wild Flowers, Ojai Valley (Wild Buckwheat & Turkish Rugging)"

John Marshall Gamble 1863-1957, Santa Barbara, CA "Summer Wild Flowers, Ojai Valley (Wild Buckwheat & Turkish Rugging)" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: John M. Gamble, signed again, titled and inscribed verso: Santa Barbara Cal 24" H x 36" W

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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Dunes, Monterey, 1902

William Wendt ANA 1865-1946, Laguna Beach, CA Dunes, Monterey, 1902 Oil on canvas laid to canvas Signed and dated lower left: WM. Wendt 24.25" H x 32" W

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 4 May 2021

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"Torrey Pines"

Alfred R. Mitchell 1888-1972, San Diego, CA "Torrey Pines" Oil on board Signed lower left: Alfred R. Mitchell, titled and inscribed verso: "The salt marsh and North hill, with the road going up" 16" H x 20" W

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 4 May 2021