Fine Paintings & Sculpture

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Date of the auction: 22.01.2021

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Follower of Carracci School (Italian, 16th/17th Century) St. Francis in Prayer

Follower of Carracci School (Italian, 16th/17th Century) St. Francis in Prayer Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 24 in. (73.0 x 61.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, scattered minor paint losses

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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School of Luca Cambiaso (Italian, 1527-1585) Martyrdom of Four Male Saints

School of Luca Cambiaso (Italian, 1527-1585) Martyrdom of Four Male Saints Unsigned, inscribed "Genova" in red chalk and "487 Vaccaro" in pencil, both on the reverse, with the printed label "Listed in Walter Platt Cooke Collection by Vaccaro [Vaccaro in pencil] Not Guaranteed by R. H. Macy & Co./New

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Attributed to Giovanni Battista Beinaschi (Italian, 1636-1688) St. Bartholomew

Attributed to Giovanni Battista Beinaschi (Italian, 1636-1688) St. Bartholomew Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 1/4 in. (76.5 x 64.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, small repair u.r. quadrant with area of craquelure with lifting, varnish discoloration or

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Flemish School, 18th Century Flora with Two Putti on a Cloud

Flemish School, 18th Century Flora with Two Putti on a Cloud Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 in. (117.0 x 96.7 cm), unframed. Condition: Lined, retouch, areas of overcleaning and thin pigment, stable craquelure

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Spanish Colonial School, 19th Century The Holy Family/A Domestic Scene with...

Spanish Colonial School, 19th Century The Holy Family/A Domestic Scene with Joseph Feeding the Infant Jesus Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 62 x 50 1/4 in. (157.5 x 127.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, old repairs, craquelure, areas of paint losses and flaking, surface grime

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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After Melchior de Hondecoeter (Dutch, 1636-1695) Roosters, Ducks, and Hawk...

After Melchior de Hondecoeter (Dutch, 1636-1695) Roosters, Ducks, and Hawk in a Landscape Signed or inscribed indistinctly " ... d' Hon..." l.l. Oil on canvas, 40 x 50 in. (101.5 x 127.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Trimmed of tacking edges and lined, puncture to u.l. quadrant stabilized with wax on

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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After Pieter Casteels III (Flemish, 1684-1749) "A Fine Bird is More than...

After Pieter Casteels III (Flemish, 1684-1749) "A Fine Bird is More than Fine Feathers" Unsigned, attributed to Marmaduke Cradock on a label from David Brooker Fine Art, Southport, Connecticut, affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 38 x 47 7/8 in. (96.5 x 121.5 cm), unframed. Condition: Lined

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Andrew Nicholl (Irish, 1804-1886) Wildflowers along the Malahide Estuary

Andrew Nicholl (Irish, 1804-1886) Wildflowers along the Malahide Estuary Signed, "A. Nicholl R.H.A." l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, sheet size 14 1/8 x 21 in. (36.0 x 53.1 cm), framed. Condition: Staining with shallow surface losses (possible water damage) about 1 1/4 in. maximum to the outer

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) Portrait of a Man, Said To Be...

Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) Portrait of a Man, Said To Be Theophilus Jones (1759-1812) Unsigned, identified on a label from Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York, on the frame backing board. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, fine craquelure

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Sir Godfrey Kneller (British, 1646-1723) Portrait of Meliora Fitch, later...

Sir Godfrey Kneller (British, 1646-1723) Portrait of Meliora Fitch, later Mrs. Portman Signed and dated "G. Kneller f./1715" l.l., pentimento of an inscription reading "M...PORTMAN/HENRY PORTMAN" u.l. Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in. (127.0 x 101.6 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, small vertical

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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John Hoppner (British, 1758-1810) Portrait of Charlotte Walsingham, Lady...

John Hoppner (British, 1758-1810) Portrait of Charlotte Walsingham, Lady Fitzgerald, Three-quarter Length in a Gray Satin Dress Unsigned, identified and dated to 1797 on a presentation plaque and on labels from the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, affixed to the backing and frame. Oil on

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839) Portrait of a Young Man in a...

Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839) Portrait of a Young Man in a Landscape, Possibly Sir Harry Neal Unsigned, attributed on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in. (127.0 x 101.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, patch reinforcement, retouch, fine craquelure. Provenance: Sotheby's New

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Studio of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755-1842...

Studio of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755-1842) Marie-Antoinette and her Children Unsigned, identified and dated to 1837 on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 108 1/4 x 86 1/4 in. (275.0 x 219.1 cm), in a period frame with corner fleur-de-lis motifs topped with a central crest with

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Dutch School, 17th Century Style Two Figures at a Game Board and Smoking by...

Dutch School, 17th Century Style Two Figures at a Game Board and Smoking by Candlelight Unsigned, inscribed "Gerard H..." in pencil on the reverse. Oil on panel, 7 3/4 x 6 5/8 in. (19.8 x 16.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Stable craquelure, scattered very minor abrasions, possible masking varnish

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Jules Breton (French, 1827-1906) Standing Woman with Rosary and Taper

Jules Breton (French, 1827-1906) Standing Woman with Rosary and Taper Signed "Jules Breton" l.r. Pencil on paper, 18 x 11 3/4 in. (45.7 x 29.7 cm), framed. Condition: Staining, foxing, toning, old tear to u.r. corner, sheet laid down on cardboard support

Lot #: 14A

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Salvatore F. Bilotti (American, 1879-1953) Seated Maiden

Salvatore F. Bilotti (American, 1879-1953) Seated Maiden Signed "Bilotti S.F." along the side edge, faint "Roman Bronze Works, N.Y." stamp along the back edge. Bronze with green patina, height 10 in. (25.4 cm), on a green marble plinth. Condition: Areas of verdigris, dust and dirt to interstices

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Henry Siddons Mowbray (American, 1858-1928) The Aquafortists

Henry Siddons Mowbray (American, 1858-1928) The Aquafortists Signed and dated "H.S. Mowbray '92" l.l., identified and titled on a presentation plaque, with two indistinct exposition stamps showing a dog holding an anchor on the reverse. Oil on panel, 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (26.7 x 34.9 cm), framed

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Louis-Charles Verwée (Belgian, 1832-1882) Woman Gazing Out a Window

Louis-Charles Verwée (Belgian, 1832-1882) Woman Gazing Out a Window Signed "Louis Verwee" l.r., identified, dated, and signed "...1879/L. Verwee" within a painted rectangle on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 18 1/8 x 13 in. (46.2 x 33.0 cm), in a period frame. Condition: Minor retouch, subtle canvas

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Alois Heinrich Priechenfried (Austrian, 1867-1953) A Scholar at Work

Alois Heinrich Priechenfried (Austrian, 1867-1953) A Scholar at Work Signed "AHPriechenfried" u.r., with a label from Marshall Field & Company Picture Galleries affixed to the frame backing. Oil on cradled panel, 12 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (31.3 x 26.0 cm), framed. Condition: Scattered retouch, minor frame

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Belgian School, 19th Century Woman Drawing Water at a Kitchen Window

Belgian School, 19th Century Woman Drawing Water at a Kitchen Window Signed and dated "J.A...f./18..." l.r. Oil on cradled panel, 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (33.5 x 25.0 cm), framed. Condition: Retouch, fine craquelure, areas of thin pigments, minor surface grime

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Ernesto Bensa (Italian, active c. 1863-1897), After Oswald Achenbach...

Ernesto Bensa (Italian, active c. 1863-1897), After Oswald Achenbach (German, 1827-1905) A View of the Vatican from Via Cassia Unsigned, titled in a fragmentary note signed "E. Bensa" affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in. (41.0 x 51.0 cm), framed. Condition: Surface accretions

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) Feluccas Beached Along the Nile

Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) Feluccas Beached Along the Nile Signed "TH. FRÈRE" l.r., dedicated "à Madame J Bouland/Th. Frère a...Mai 188..." in pencil on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, sheet size 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (9.0 x 14.0 cm), in a Middle Eastern-style inlaid frame. Condition

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) By the Oasis

Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) By the Oasis Signed "TH FRÈRE." l.l., identified on a presentation plaque. Oil on panel, 9 3/8 x 12 3/4 in. (23.3 x 33.0 cm), framed. Condition: Fine dots of retouch primarily along the edges in the sky, fine craquelure. Provenance: Christie's New York

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) An Arab Encampment

Charles-Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888) An Arab Encampment Signed "TH. FRÈRE." l.l., identified on a label from Mathaf Gallery, Ltd., London, affixed to the reverse. Oil on panel, 6 3/4 x 15 in. (17.1 x 38.1 cm), framed. Condition: Small surface loss (1/8 in.) to sky c.l., possible old retouch in

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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John Clayton Adams (British, 1840-1906) The Hay Harvest

John Clayton Adams (British, 1840-1906) The Hay Harvest Signed and dated "J. Clayton Adams/87" l.l. Oil on canvas, 30 x 48 in. (76.0 x 122.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, small paint losses l.l. corner and l.c., scattered minor retouch, areas of flattened impasto, fine craquelure

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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John Adams Parker Jr. (American, 1829-1905) Figure in a Wooded Landscape

John Adams Parker Jr. (American, 1829-1905) Figure in a Wooded Landscape Monogrammed "JAP" l.r. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 1/4 in. (76.2 x 61.6 cm), framed. Condition: Minor varnish discoloration, extremely minor retouch

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Carl August Sommer (German, 1829-1921) The Old Mill

Carl August Sommer (German, 1829-1921) The Old Mill Previous signature "Aug. Sommer." has been painted over except for initials "A.S." l.l. Oil on board, 33 x 48 in. (83.8 x 121.9 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, surface grime, retouch, minor accretions, minor areas of pigment loss to the lower

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872) Coastal Cliffs with Figures...

John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872) Coastal Cliffs with Figures and Distant Sailboats Monogrammed and dated "JF.K. 61" on a rock face l.r., red stencil from Muller, Paris, on the reverse Oil on artist board, 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (25.5 x 20.0 cm), trimmed to an oval, in a carved period frame

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) Old Mill

Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) Old Mill Signed "F.H. Shapleigh." l.r., identified and titled on a label from The Banks Gallery, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, tucked behind the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 10 x 16 in. (25.4 x 40.6 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, craquelure, scattered minor

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 22 Jan 2021

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Emile F. Beaulieu (American, fl. 1850-c. 1870) Tranquil Landscape

Emile F. Beaulieu (American, fl. 1850-c. 1870) Tranquil Landscape Signed, inscribed, and dated "BEAULIEU/NY. 1859" l.l. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 in. (36.0 x 51.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 22 Jan 2021