Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Christie's
27 September 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 27.09.2011

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Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952)

Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952)
Painting
Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952) Painting signed and dated 'A.E. Gallatin/Jan'y. 1946/Jan'y 1947' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952)

Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952)
Abstraction
Albert Eugene Gallatin (1882-1952) Abstraction signed and dated 'A.E. Gallatin/March 1944' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Hugo Robus (1885-1964)

Hugo Robus (1885-1964)
'Paean'
Hugo Robus (1885-1964) 'Paean' inscribed 'HUGO ROBUS' (along the foot of the figure)--stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS INC. N.Y.' (along the base) polished bronze 52½ in. (133.3 cm.) high Modeled in 1963

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Landscape
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Landscape oil on paper laid down on board 5¼ x 6¾ in. (13.3 x 17.1 cm

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Still Life
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Still Life signed 'Benton' (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board 11¾ x 7½ in. (29.9 x 19.1 cm

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)

Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)
'Mask of Marie Pierce'
Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935) 'Mask of Marie Pierce' bronze with nickel-plate 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high on a marble base 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high Modeled in 1925

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)

Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)
Bas-relief (Woman)
Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935) Bas-relief (Woman) inscribed 'G. LACHAISE' and 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (on the lower edge)--inscribed '36' (on the reverse) bronze with golden-brown patina 14¾ x 5 in. (37.5 x 12.7 cm.) Modeled circa 1913

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)

Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
Flower and Forms
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) Flower and Forms signed 'Walt Kuhn' (lower left) oil on canvas 16 x 14 in. (40.6 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1915

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988)

Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988)
Flower Patterns
Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988) Flower Patterns signed and dated 'L. Lucioni 1941' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 x 26 in. (76.2 x 66 cm

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Porch View
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Porch View signed 'Milton Avery' (lower left) oil on canvasboard 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.) Painted circa 1945

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953)
Landscape
John Marin (1870-1953) Landscape signed and dated 'Marin 16' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper 16¼ x 19¼ in. (41.3 x 48.9 cm

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)

Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
Apples in the Barn
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) Apples in the Barn signed and dated 'Walt Kuhn/1933' (lower right) oil on canvas 25¼ x 30¼ in. (64.1 x 76.8 cm

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Max Kalish (1891-1945)

Max Kalish (1891-1945)
'Steel into the Skies'
Max Kalish (1891-1945) 'Steel into the Skies' inscribed 'M. KALISH/'32' and stamped 'MERONI RADICE/CIRE/PERDUE/PARIS' (along the base) bronze with green patina 19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) high on a marble base ¾ in. (2 cm.) high

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Max Kalish (1891-1945)

Max Kalish (1891-1945)
'Stoker'
Max Kalish (1891-1945) 'Stoker' inscribed 'M. KALISH A.N.A. 37' (on the base)--inscribed 'MODERN ART FDRY. N.Y.' (along the base) bronze with brown patina 17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Max Kalish (1891-1945)

Max Kalish (1891-1945)
'Fatigue'
Max Kalish (1891-1945) 'Fatigue' inscribed 'M. KALISH/1937' (on the base)--inscribed 'CELLINI BRONZE WORK/N-Y-' (along the base) bronze with greenish-brown patina 19½ in. (49.6 cm.) high

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Max Kalish (1891-1945)

Max Kalish (1891-1945)
Laborer
Max Kalish (1891-1945) Laborer inscribed 'M. Kalish' (on the base) bronze with dark brown patina 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Max Kalish (1891-1945)

Max Kalish (1891-1945)
Seated Torso
Max Kalish (1891-1945) Seated Torso signed 'M. Kalish./ANA' (on the reverse) Belgian black marble 17 in. (43.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Morgan Russell (1886-1953)

Morgan Russell (1886-1953)
Siesta
Morgan Russell (1886-1953) Siesta signed 'Morgan Russell.' (lower left) oil on canvas 45 x 57¼ in. (114.3 x 145.4 cm.) Painted circa 1923

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Study for "Bathers of Chilmark"
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for "Bathers of Chilmark" pencil on paper 7¾ x 8¼ in. (19.7 x 21 cm

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Cecil de Blaquière Howard (1888-1956)

Cecil de Blaquière Howard (1888-1956)
Leaning Figure
Cecil de Blaquière Howard (1888-1956) Leaning Figure inscribed 'Howard' and stamped 'CIRE/C. VALSUANI/PERDUE' (on the base) bronze with brown patina 30¾ in. (78.1 cm.) high

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Isidore Konti (1862-1938)

Isidore Konti (1862-1938)
'Pushing Men': A Pair of Bookends
Isidore Konti (1862-1938) 'Pushing Men': A Pair of Bookends each, inscribed '©/I Konti' (on the base)--stamped 'GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS Q471 3' (along the base) each, bronze with brown patina each, 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Study for "Chilmark General Store"
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Study for "Chilmark General Store" pencil on paper 7 x 8¼ in. (17.8 x 21 cm

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953)
Boat, Sea and Rock
John Marin (1870-1953) Boat, Sea and Rock signed and dated 'Marin 46' (lower right) watercolor, ink and pencil on paper laid down on board 8 x 9¾ in. (20.3 x 24.8 cm.), image; 9½ x 11¾ in. (24.1 x 29.9 cm.), sheet

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Jane Peterson (1876-1965)

Jane Peterson (1876-1965)
Bridge of Sighs
Jane Peterson (1876-1965) Bridge of Sighs signed 'Jane Peterson.' (lower right) oil on canvas 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm.) Painted circa 1909

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Aaron Harry Gorson (1872-1933)

Aaron Harry Gorson (1872-1933)
Mills by the River
Aaron Harry Gorson (1872-1933) Mills by the River oil on board 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Aldro Thompson Hibbard (1886-1972)

Aldro Thompson Hibbard (1886-1972)
Northern Vermont
Aldro Thompson Hibbard (1886-1972) Northern Vermont signed 'A.T. Hibbard' (lower left) oil on canvas laid down on board 9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Albert Van Nesse Greene (1887-1971)

Albert Van Nesse Greene (1887-1971)
River
Albert Van Nesse Greene (1887-1971) River signed with conjoined initials 'AVan Nesse Greene' (lower left) oil on canvas 32¼ x 34 in. (82 x 86.4 cm

Lot #: 42

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Jonas Lie (1880-1940)

Jonas Lie (1880-1940)
Snow
Jonas Lie (1880-1940) Snow signed 'Jonas Lie' (lower left) oil on canvas 40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm.) Painted circa 1935

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)

Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)
New York
Guy Wiggins (1883-1962) New York signed 'Guy Wiggins' (lower left)--signed again, dated '1929.' and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm

Lot #: 45

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011

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Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)

Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)
At the Library, Winter
Guy Wiggins (1883-1962) At the Library, Winter signed 'Guy Wiggins N.A.' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas laid down on board 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Painted circa 1935-37

Lot #: 46

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

Date: 27 Sep 2011