Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Christie's
24 May 2007, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 24.05.2007

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Charles Hoffbauer (1875-1957)

Charles Hoffbauer (1875-1957)
Rainy Night in New York City
Charles Hoffbauer (1875-1957) Rainy Night in New York City signed 'Hoffbauer' (lower left) oil on canvas 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.) Painted circa 1912

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
Study for "The City"
Edward Hopper (1882-1967) Study for "The City" charcoal on paper 7¼ x 10 in. (18.4 x 25.4 cm.), image size; 8½ x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.), sheet size Executed circa 1927

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)

Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)
The Avenue on Lincoln's Birthday
Guy Wiggins (1883-1962) The Avenue on Lincoln's Birthday signed 'Guy Wiggins' (lower right)--signed again, dated '1935' and inscribed with title (on the reverse) oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Everett Shinn (1876-1953)

Everett Shinn (1876-1953)
Windswept Street, New York
Everett Shinn (1876-1953) Windswept Street, New York signed and dated 'Everett Shinn 1907' (lower right) red Conté crayon on paper 12 x 39 in. (30.5 x 99 cm

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935)
In Vaudeville: Man and Woman with Chorus
Charles Demuth (1883-1935) In Vaudeville: Man and Woman with Chorus signed and dated 'C. Demuth. 1916.' (lower left) watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on board 8¼ x 10¾ in. (21 x 27.3 cm

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Edward Francis McCartan (1879-1947)

Edward Francis McCartan (1879-1947)
'Spirit of the Woods'
Edward Francis McCartan (1879-1947) 'Spirit of the Woods' inscribed 'E. MCCARTAN' (on the base)--stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base) bronze with verdigris patina 22 in. (55.9 cm.) high Cast in 1914

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Mario Korbel (1882-1954)

Mario Korbel (1882-1954)
'Night'
Mario Korbel (1882-1954) 'Night' inscribed 'MARIO KORBEL' (on the base)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' and stamped '1010' (along the base) bronze with greenish brown patina 14¼ x 24 in. (36.2 x 61 cm

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Prendergast (1868-1948)

Charles Prendergast (1868-1948)
The Offering
Charles Prendergast (1868-1948) The Offering incised with artist's initials 'CP' (center left) tempera and gold leaf on carved panel 20 x 25 in. (50.8 x 63.5 cm.) Painted circa 1916-17

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)

Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Begonias
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Begonias tempera on Plexiglas 7¾ x 7½ in. (19.7 x 19.1 cm.), image size; 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.), Plexiglas size Painted in 1955

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)

Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
Moon Radiance
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938) Moon Radiance signed 'Bluemner' (lower left)--signed 'Oscar Bluemner' and dated '1927' (on the reverse) watercolor on paper 9½ x 12½ in. (24.1 x 31.8 cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935)
Kiss Me Over the Fence
Charles Demuth (1883-1935) Kiss Me Over the Fence signed and dated 'C. Demuth '29.-' (lower right) watercolor on paper 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)

Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
The Builders
Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) The Builders signed and dated 'Jacob Lawrence/1947' (lower right) tempera on board 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)

Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935)
'Woman Seated'
Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935) 'Woman Seated' inscribed 'G. LACHAISE/1925' (on the base)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base) bronze with brown patina and nickel plate 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high on a black wood base 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high Cast in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Maurice Prendergast (1859-1924)

Maurice Prendergast (1859-1924)
Beach, St. Malo
Maurice Prendergast (1859-1924) Beach, St. Malo signed 'Prendergast' (lower center) watercolor and pencil on paper 15¼ x 11 in. (38.7 x 27.9 cm.) Executed circa 1907

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953)
Buildings, Downtown New York
John Marin (1870-1953) Buildings, Downtown New York signed and dated 'Marin 25' (lower right) watercolor on paper with attached paper border 21¾ x 27 in. (55.2 x 68.6 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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John Marin (1870-1953)

John Marin (1870-1953)
Apple Orchard in Bloom
John Marin (1870-1953) Apple Orchard in Bloom signed and dated 'Marin 49' (lower right)--dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse) watercolor and charcoal on paper 15½ x 21 in. (39.3 x 53.3 cm

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Purple Pine: A Double-Sided Work
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Purple Pine: A Double-Sided Work the front, signed 'Milton Avery' (lower left); the reverse, signed 'Milton Avery' (lower right)--signed again, dated 'c. 1939' and inscribed with title (lower center) watercolor on

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
The Music Maker
Milton Avery (1885-1965) The Music Maker signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1946' (lower right) oil on canvas 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Blue I
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) Blue I watercolor on paper 31 x 22¼ in. (78.7 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1916

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)

Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Rose in Vase
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Rose in Vase signed and dated 'Charles Sheeler 1924' (lower right) pencil and colored pencil on paper 17¼ x 12 in. (43.8 x 30.5 cm

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Lupine
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Lupine signed 'Joseph Stella' (lower center) silverpoint and crayon on paper 28 x 21¾ in. (71.1 x 55.2 cm.) Executed circa 1919

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935)
Study for Poster Portrait: "I Saw the Figure Five in Gold"
Charles Demuth (1883-1935) Study for Poster Portrait: "I Saw the Figure Five in Gold" pencil and colored pencil on paper 8¼ x 6½ in. (21 x 16.5 cm.) Executed circa 1928

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Calla Lily
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Calla Lily signed and dated 'Joseph Stella 1944' (lower right) colored pencil and pencil on paper 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Henry Billings (1901-1985)

Henry Billings (1901-1985)
White Boats
Henry Billings (1901-1985) White Boats signed 'H Billings' (lower left) tempera on panel 26½ x 44¼ in. (67.3 x 112.4 cm.) Painted circa 1929

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)

Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Stacks in Procession
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Stacks in Procession signed and dated 'Sheeler 1943' (lower right) tempera on paper 18¾ x 27¾ in. (47.6 x 70.5 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)

Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)
Ericksons
Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917) Ericksons signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower left) tempera on panel 42 x 38 in. (106.7 x 96.5 cm.) Painted in 1973

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)

Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)
Bull Run
Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917) Bull Run signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right) watercolor on paper laid down on paper 31 x 53 in. (78.7 x 134.6 cm.) Executed in 1976

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)

Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917)
Sundown
Andrew Wyeth (B. 1917) Sundown signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right) watercolor on paper 21½ x 29¾ in. (54.6 x 75.6 cm.) Executed in 1969

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 24 May 2007

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Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)

Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)
Cutter
Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946) Cutter signed 'J Wyeth' (lower right) watercolor on paper 22 x 30¼ in. (55.9 x 76.8 cm.) Executed in 1979

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 24 May 2007

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Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)

Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)
Engulfed
Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946) Engulfed signed 'James Wyeth' (lower left) watercolor and pencil on paper 21¾ x 29½ in. (55.2 x 75 cm.) Executed in 1972

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 24 May 2007