Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Christie's
5 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 05.03.2009

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953)
From Deer Isle, Maine
John Marin (1870-1953) From Deer Isle, Maine signed and dated 'Marin 22' (lower left) watercolor, charcoal and pencil on paper 20 x 17 in. (50.8 x 43.2 cm

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Reginald Marsh (1898-1954)

Reginald Marsh (1898-1954)
Palm Trees
Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) Palm Trees watercolor on paper 14 x 20 in. (35.6 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Jan Matulka (1890-1972)

Jan Matulka (1890-1972)
Docks, Gloucester
Jan Matulka (1890-1972) Docks, Gloucester signed 'Matulka' (lower left) gouache and charcoal on paper 19 x 24 in. (48.3 x 61 cm

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Untitled (Grey Wash Forms)
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Untitled (Grey Wash Forms) signed and inscribed 'For Mary-I love you/-Georgia' (on the reverse) pencil on paper 6 x 9 in. (15.2 x 22.9 cm.) Executed in 1936

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Still Life with Fruit
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Still Life with Fruit signed 'Milton Avery' (upper right) watercolor and pencil on paper 12 x 14¾ in. (30.5 x 35 cm

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Still Life with Pears
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Still Life with Pears signed 'Milton Avery' (lower left) watercolor and pencil on paper 10¼ x 14½ in. (26 x 36.8 cm

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)

Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Birdsnest
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Birdsnest signed 'Sheeler' (lower right)--signed again, dated '1944' and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the backing) watercolor on paper 10¾ x 11¾ in. (27.3 x 29.9 cm

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Sally Michel Avery (1902-2003)

Sally Michel Avery (1902-2003)
Sitter by the Sea
Sally Michel Avery (1902-2003) Sitter by the Sea signed and dated 'Sally Michel 1972' (lower right)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39¼ x 48½ in. (99.7 x 123.2 cm

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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March Avery (b. 1932)

March Avery (b. 1932)
Untitled
March Avery (b. 1932) Untitled signed and dated 'March Avery '72' (lower right) oil on canvas 35¾ x 50 in. (90.8 x 127 cm

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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John Sloan (1871-1951)

John Sloan (1871-1951)
Farm House, Pennsylvania
John Sloan (1871-1951) Farm House, Pennsylvania signed and dated '-John Sloan- '08' (lower left)--inscribed 'XX' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on board 9 x 11 in. (22.9 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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John Sloan (1871-1951)

John Sloan (1871-1951)
Frog Pond, Gloucester
John Sloan (1871-1951) Frog Pond, Gloucester signed 'John Sloan' (lower left) oil on canvas 19¾ x 24 in. 50.2 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1915

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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John Sloan (1871-1951)

John Sloan (1871-1951)
Celia, Pink Waist and Apron
John Sloan (1871-1951) Celia, Pink Waist and Apron signed '-John Sloan-' (upper left)--signed again and inscribed 'Celia' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 32 x 26 in. (81.3 x 66 cm.) Painted circa 1915

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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George Bellows (1882-1925)

George Bellows (1882-1925)
Dog Fight
George Bellows (1882-1925) Dog Fight signed 'Geo Bellows-' (lower left) charcoal on paper 13 x 17 in. (33 x 43.2 cm

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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John Sloan (1871-1951)

John Sloan (1871-1951)
Nude in Washington Square
John Sloan (1871-1951) Nude in Washington Square signed '-John Sloan-' (lower left)--inscribed 'Nude, Yellow Sheets, Press' (on the reverse) tempera and oil on board 26 x 32 in. (66 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1932-33

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933)

George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933)
The Joy of Living
George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933) The Joy of Living signed 'George Luks' (lower right) oil on canvas 35½ x 23½ in. (90.2 x 59.7 cm

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Guy Pene du Bois (1884-1958)

Guy Pene du Bois (1884-1958)
The Lawyers
Guy Pene du Bois (1884-1958) The Lawyers oil on paper laid down on board 16 x 22½ in. (40.6 x 57.2 cm.) (3

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953)

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953)
Tired Clown
Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) Tired Clown signed 'Kuniyoshi' (upper left) casein on panel 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.) Painted in 1946

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973)

Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973)
Woman
Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973) Woman inscribed 'Lorski' (upper right) silvered bronze 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high on a black marble base 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Wheeler Williams (1897-1972)

Wheeler Williams (1897-1972)
'Pegasus'
Wheeler Williams (1897-1972) 'Pegasus' inscribed '©c/-Wheeler-Williams-,' 'no 33,' 'Pegasus,' and '1946' (along the base) bronze with greenish brown patina 37 in. high (94 cm

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973)

Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973)
Scenes of Arcadia: A Pair of Panels
Boris Lovet-Lorski (1894-1973) Scenes of Arcadia: A Pair of Panels the second, inscribed 'Boris_Lovet-Lorski 1928' (lower right) silver-plated metal each, 8¾ x 13½ in. (22.2 x 34.3 cm.) (2

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Morgan Russell (1886-1953)

Morgan Russell (1886-1953)
Synchromist Abstraction
Morgan Russell (1886-1953) Synchromist Abstraction watercolor and pencil on paper 5½ x 3½ in. (14 x 8.9 cm.) Executed circa 1913-14

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Crayon Construction
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Crayon Construction crayon on paper 6¼ x 5 in. (15.9 x 12.7 cm

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Hugh Henry Breckenridge (1870-1937)

Hugh Henry Breckenridge (1870-1937)
Fauvist Landscape
Hugh Henry Breckenridge (1870-1937) Fauvist Landscape signed 'Breckenridge' (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board image, 9½ x 6¾ in. (24.1 x 17.1 cm.); overall, 15¼ x 12½ in. (38.7 x 31.8 cm.) Painted circa 1912

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974)

Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974)
Untitled
Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974) Untitled signed and dated 'Charles G. Shaw/1940' (on the reverse) oil on canvasboard 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Frederick Kann (1886-1965)

Frederick Kann (1886-1965)
Untitled
Frederick Kann (1886-1965) Untitled signed 'F. Kann' (lower left) oil on board 25¾ x 9¼ in. (65.4 x 23.5 cm.) Painted circa 1941

Lot #: 39

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Irene Rice Pereira (1902-1971)

Irene Rice Pereira (1902-1971)
Diffraction #6
Irene Rice Pereira (1902-1971) Diffraction #6 signed and dated 'Rice Pereira/'45' (lower right) oil on glass construction 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Ralston Crawford (1906-1978)

Ralston Crawford (1906-1978)
Study for "From the Bridge"
Ralston Crawford (1906-1978) Study for "From the Bridge" ink on paper 9 x 11¾ in. (22.9 x 29.9 cm

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Flowers and Butterfly
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Flowers and Butterfly signed 'Jos Stella' (lower right) oil on paper image, 10½ x 14½ in. (26.7 x 36.8 cm.); sheet, 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1924

Lot #: 44

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Byron Browne (1907-1961)

Byron Browne (1907-1961)
Bacchanal
Byron Browne (1907-1961) Bacchanal signed and dated 'Byron Browne 1952' (lower left)--signed again and dated indistinctly '195*' (lower right) pastel and collage on paper 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm

Lot #: 46

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009

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Burgoyne Diller (1906-1965)

Burgoyne Diller (1906-1965)
Study for Wall Construction--Two Views
Burgoyne Diller (1906-1965) Study for Wall Construction--Two Views crayon and pencil on paper 11½ x 8¾ in. (29.2 x 24.8 cm

Lot #: 48

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

Date: 5 Mar 2009