Fine Paintings & Sculpture Auction

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Date of the auction: 22.01.2016

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School of Alessandro Magnasco (Italian, 1667-1749) The Artist's...

School of Alessandro Magnasco (Italian, 1667-1749) The Artist's Studio Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 in. (46.0 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, areas of skinning, craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 200

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (German, 1712-1774) Christ...

Attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (German, 1712-1774) Christ Blessing Little Children Unsigned, attributed on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 12 3/4 x 16 in. (32.5 x 41.0 cm), framed in a shadow box (under glass). Condition: Small partial tear (1/2 in.) to l.r. quadrant

Lot #: 201

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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School of Pieter de Witte, the Elder, also known as Peter Candid (Dutch...

School of Pieter de Witte, the Elder, also known as Peter Candid (Dutch, 1548-1628) Christ Receiving the Children Unsigned, identified on a label from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, affixed to the reverse, and with a label from Doll & Richards, Boston, affixed to the frame. Oil on panel, 21 1/4 x

Lot #: 202

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Italian School, 16th Century Style Two Bust-length Portraits of Women: Lady...

Italian School, 16th Century Style Two Bust-length Portraits of Women: Lady in Red With a Sheet of Music and Lady Holding a Skull Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 15 1/2 x 11 3/8 in. (39.5 x 29.0 cm), in carved frames. Condition: Lined, retouch, scattered abrasions, craquelure, Skull with restored tear

Lot #: 203

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Manner of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri Guercino, called il Guercino...

Manner of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri Guercino, called il Guercino (Italian, 1591-1666) Sketch of an Astronomer Inscribed "Guercino" in ink l.c. on the support sheet, with a collector's stamp (see below) on the reverse. Ink on laid paper, 6 1/2 x 10 5/8 in. (16.3 x 26.9 cm), framed. Condition: Sheet

Lot #: 204

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Attributed to Abraham Janssens (Flemish, 1575-1632) FloraAttributed to...

Attributed to Abraham Janssens (Flemish, 1575-1632) Flora Unsigned, titled on a handwritten label affixed to the back of the frame. Oil on canvas, 37 x 32 1/2 in. (94.0 x 82.5 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, patch reinforcement, repaired tear l.l., retouch, paint loss, craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 205

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Manner of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1618-1682) Salvator...

Manner of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1618-1682) Salvator Mundi Unsigned. Ink and wash on laid paper, 3 3/16 x 1 15/16 in. (8.1 x 4.9 cm), framed. Condition: Sheet trimmed and laid down on secondary paper support, loosened from support at l.r. corner, tack hole to l.c

Lot #: 206

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Manner of Andrea Celesti (Italian, 1637-1706) Christ Being Nailed to the...

Manner of Andrea Celesti (Italian, 1637-1706) Christ Being Nailed to the Cross Unsigned, inscribed "A. Celesti 1637-1706/...1666-1740" on the reverse. Charcoal and ink wash on laid paper, 11 x 20 3/8 in. (28.0 x 51.7 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Multiple small tears to edges of sheet, many

Lot #: 207

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) Betrothal of the VirginAfter...

After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) Betrothal of the Virgin Monogrammed and dated "...AD 1740" l.c. Gouache, watercolor, and graphite with gilding on vellum or similar, sight size 12 1/4 x 9 in. 131.2 x 23.0 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, staining losses to gilded areas, minor pigment

Lot #: 208

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Attributed to Eduard Dubois (Flemish, 1619-1697) Coastal View with...

Attributed to Eduard Dubois (Flemish, 1619-1697) Coastal View with Windmills and Vessels Inscribed "By Edw du Bois" in a later hand on the reverse. Oil on panel, 9 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (23.5 x 29.5 cm), framed. Condition: Canvas patches to reverse of panel, retouch including areas of stabilizing

Lot #: 209

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Attributed to Peter von Bemmel (German, 1685-1754) Pair of Landscapes...

Attributed to Peter von Bemmel (German, 1685-1754) Pair of Landscapes: Summer View with Garden and Lake and Winter View with Skaters Signed or inscribed "P.v.Bemel f." on the reverse. Oil on paperboard, 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. (14.0 x 19.3 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, frame abrasions, significant

Lot #: 210

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876) Old FarmerJohn Frederick Lewis...

John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876) Old Farmer or The Cottage Door Signed indistinctly l.l., artist and title identified on a presentation plaque and on a label from The Fine Art Society, Ltd., London, affixed to verso, old label with ink inscription reads "an etching of this picture 'The

Lot #: 211

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Colombo da Ricci (Italian, 19th Century) The ProposalColombo da Ricci...

Colombo da Ricci (Italian, 19th Century) The Proposal Signed "Colombo/da Ricci" l.l. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 6 7/8 in. (25.3 x 17.6 cm), framed. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 6 7/8 in. (25.3 x 17.6 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. Provenance: A Massachusetts estate

Lot #: 212

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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French School, 18th/19th Century Cupid's Secret/Courting Couple in a...

French School, 18th/19th Century Cupid's Secret/Courting Couple in a Garden Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 23 in. (72.5 x 59.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, probable old retouch, craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 213

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Alfred Louis Vigny Jacomin (French, 1842-1913) In the Armorer's ShopAlfred...

Alfred Louis Vigny Jacomin (French, 1842-1913) In the Armorer's Shop Signed "A Jacomin" l.r. Oil on panel, 18 1/2 x 15 in. (47.0 x 38.0 cm), framed (in a linar). Condition: Retouch, craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 214

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Wilhelm Menzler (German, 1846-1926) A Pause from ReadingWilhelm Menzler...

Wilhelm Menzler (German, 1846-1926) A Pause from Reading Signed and dated "W. Menzler/1889." l.r. Oil on canvas, 33 3/8 x 23 in. (84.5 x 58.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, fine craquelure

Lot #: 215

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Zoé Laure de Chatillon (French, 1826-1908) Woman with a Peacock FeatherZoé...

Zoé Laure de Chatillon (French, 1826-1908) Woman with a Peacock Feather Signed "Laure de Chatillon" l.l. Oil on canvas, 38 3/4 x 28 3/8 in. (98.2 x 72.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 216

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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French School, 19th Century Head of a Woman in a Red CapFrench School, 19th...

French School, 19th Century Head of a Woman in a Red Cap Unsigned, with an illegible red wax seal on the reverse. Oil on panel, 9 9/16 x 6 15/16 in. (24.4 x 17.6 cm), framed. Condition: Minor retouch, unobtrusive surface accretions, possible mold, fine craquelure

Lot #: 217

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Study of a Standing HorseRosa Bonheur...

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Study of a Standing Horse Signed "Rosa Bonheur" l.r., with red wax seal "Vente Rosa Bonheur 1900" on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 12 9/16 x 10 3/16 in. (32.0 x 25.8 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, scattered minor paint losses, surface grime. N.B. This work bears the

Lot #: 218

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Barbizon School, 19th Century The Spring LambBarbizon School, 19th Century...

Barbizon School, 19th Century The Spring Lamb Signed and dated "H.d. 1 Mai 1873" l.l. Oil on canvas, 13 x 16 3/4 in. (33.0 x 42.5 cm), framed. Condition: Canvas affixed to Masonite

Lot #: 219

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) A Grazing SheepRosa Bonheur (French...

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) A Grazing Sheep Initialed and dated "RB 91" l.l. Oil on canvas, 8 3/8 x 11 1/2 in. (21.2 x 29.0 cm), framed. Condition: Canvas trimmed and laid on paperboard support, surface creases, craquelure, surface grime. N.B. Two labels, apparently clipped from a publication

Lot #: 220

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Attributed to Jean François Millet (French, 1814-1875) Le travail aux...

Attributed to Jean François Millet (French, 1814-1875) Le travail aux champs Unsigned, inscribed along the top edge, attributed and titled on a label on a detached frame backing. Pencil on paper, 9 7/16 x 7 in. (23.9 x 17.3 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Loss to l.r. corner, sheet mounted to

Lot #: 221

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Giovanni Fattori (Italian, 1825-1908) Plain at Tombolo, LivornoGiovanni...

Giovanni Fattori (Italian, 1825-1908) Plain at Tombolo, Livorno Unsigned, titled in an inscription on the reverse. Oil on panel, 6 7/16 x 13 in. (16.3 x 33.0 cm), framed (under glass). Condition: Minor retouch. Provenance: Dr. Michael Ripinsky, Los Angeles, then by descent to the current owner. N.B

Lot #: 222

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Vaclav Kroupa (Czech, 1825-1895) Landscape with Cattle WateringVaclav...

Vaclav Kroupa (Czech, 1825-1895) Landscape with Cattle Watering Signed and dated "V. Kroupa 1881" l.c. Oil on board, 19 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (49.2 x 43.7 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, surface grime

Lot #: 223

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Adrien Louis Demont (French, 1851-1928) A Country MileAdrien Louis Demont...

Adrien Louis Demont (French, 1851-1928) A Country Mile Signed "Demont" l.l. Oil on canvas, 34 1/4 x 44 1/4 in. (87.0 x 112.3 cm), framed. Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, minor craquelure

Lot #: 224

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813-1894) Shepherd and Flock in a Forest...

Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813-1894) Shepherd and Flock in a Forest Glade Signed "ch. Jacque" l.r., with a partial label from Thomas McLean, London, on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 1/2 in. (81.5 x 65.0 cm), framed (in a liner). Condition: Lined, scattered retouch, minor abrasion with

Lot #: 225

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg (French, 1838-1904) Town View Beside a...

Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg (French, 1838-1904) Town View Beside a Brook Signed and dated "C. Kuwa...eg 188..." l.r., inscribed indistinctly on the reverse. Oil on panel, 8 5/8 x 6 3/16 in. (21.8 x 15.7 cm), framed. Condition: Scattered minor abrasions including one obscuring the end of the

Lot #: 226

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Dutch School, 18th/19th Century Flight by NightDutch School, 18th/19th...

Dutch School, 18th/19th Century Flight by Night Unsigned. Oil on paperboard, 7 5/8 x 10 3/4 in. (19.4 x 27.3 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, paperboard glued to stretcher

Lot #: 227

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Firmin Baes (Belgian, 1874-1943) The Widower's DaughtersFirmin Baes...

Firmin Baes (Belgian, 1874-1943) The Widower's Daughters Signed and dated "Firmin Baes./1897" l.r. Oil on canvas, 70 3/4 x 118 in. (180.0 x 300.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Patch reinforcements, strip lined, areas of lifting and paint losses, retouch, skinning to far right side, craquelure, surface

Lot #: 228

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016

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Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933) Canal ViewLouis Comfort Tiffany...

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933) Canal View Signed "Louis C. Tiffany" l.l. Oil on canvas, 8 3/16 x 6 1/2 in. (20.7 x 16.5 cm), framed (under glass). Condition: Rippling, not examined out of frame. Provenance: From the collection of George Jones Dyer, Norfolk, Connecticut, then by descent

Lot #: 229

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

Date: 22 Jan 2016