Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Christie's
18 May 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 18.05.2011

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961)
Still Life Abstraction
Max Weber (1881-1961) Still Life Abstraction signed and dated 'Max Weber 1914.' (lower left) gouache and tempera on paperboard 6½ x 5¾ in. (16.5 x 14.6 cm

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Max Weber (1881-1961)

Max Weber (1881-1961)
Still Life of Vase
Max Weber (1881-1961) Still Life of Vase gouache on paperboard 6¾ x 5¾ in. (17.1 x 14.6 cm.), image; 8 x 7 in. (20.3 x 17.8 cm.), sheet

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
In the Deep Woods
Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) In the Deep Woods signed and dated 'C Burchfield/1918' (lower right)--dated again 'May 26, 1918' (on the reverse) watercolor, gouache and pencil on paperboard 25 x 18 in. (63.5 x 45.7 cm

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Canna with Green Leaves
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Canna with Green Leaves signed and dated 'Joseph Stella 1919' (lower right) crayon and pencil on paper 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918)

Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918)
Composition
Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918) Composition signed and dated 'Schamberg/1916' (lower right) pastel and pencil on paper 16 x 10¼ in. (40.6 x 26 cm

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Lone Fir
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Lone Fir signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1953' (lower left) monotype and gouache on paper 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Wequobsque Cliffs
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Wequobsque Cliffs oil and pencil on paper 8½ x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.) Painted circa 1922-23

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Tree, New England
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Tree, New England signed 'Benton' (lower left) oil on board 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm.) Painted circa 1922-23

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)
Autumn Cascade
Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Autumn Cascade signed 'Marsden/Hartley' (on the reverse) oil on board 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm.) Painted circa 1910

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$550,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Charles Demuth (1883-1935)

Charles Demuth (1883-1935)
Pink Lilies and Butterflies
Charles Demuth (1883-1935) Pink Lilies and Butterflies signed and dated 'C. Demuth 1928-' (lower center) watercolor and pencil on paper 11¾ x 17½ in. (29.9 x 44.5 cm

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Stuart Davis (1892-1964)

Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
Cocktail Hour
Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Cocktail Hour signed 'Stuart Davis' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the reverse) oil on canvasboard 18 x 13¾ in. (45.7 x 35 cm.) Painted circa 1926

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Self Portrait
Milton Avery (1885-1965) Self Portrait signed, dated and inscribed 'SELF/PORTRA/by/Milton/Avery/1947' (center right) oil on canvas 49 x 28 in. (124.5 x 71.1 cm

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Paul Manship (1885-1966)

Paul Manship (1885-1966)
'Flight of Night'
Paul Manship (1885-1966) 'Flight of Night' inscribed 'PAUL.MANSHIP © 1916' (on the globe)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS' (underneath the globe) bronze with brown patina 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high on a marble base 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
'Sweet Grapes'
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) 'Sweet Grapes' inscribed 'HARRIET.W.FRISHMUTH © 1928.' (on the base)--stamped 'GORHAM CO FOUNDERS' (along the base) bronze with brown patina 56 in. (142.2 cm.) high Modeled in 1928

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Karl Albert Buehr (1865-1952)

Karl Albert Buehr (1865-1952)
The Lilies and Poppies
Karl Albert Buehr (1865-1952) The Lilies and Poppies signed 'K.A. Buehr.' (lower left) oil on canvas 33 x 40¼ in. (83.8 x 102.2 cm

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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William Trost Richards (1833-1905)

William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
Mackerel Cove, Jamestown, Rhode Island
William Trost Richards (1833-1905) Mackerel Cove, Jamestown, Rhode Island signed and dated 'Wm.T. Richards. 94.' (lower left) oil on canvas 26¼ x 47 in. (66.7 x 119.4 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$1,000,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)

Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
October
Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900) October signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey 1876' (lower right) oil on canvas 12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)

Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
A Glimpse of the Village
Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900) A Glimpse of the Village signed and dated 'J.F.Cropsey/1886' (lower right)--inscribed with title (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908)

Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908)
Two Ladies in a Rowboat
Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908) Two Ladies in a Rowboat signed with conjoined initials 'ATBricher' (lower right) oil on canvas 38 x 28 in. (96.5 x 71.1 cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872)

John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872)
Near Newport, Rhode Island
John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872) Near Newport, Rhode Island oil on canvas 10¼ x 24 in. (26 x 61 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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George Inness (1825-1894)

George Inness (1825-1894)
Conway Valley
George Inness (1825-1894) Conway Valley signed and dated 'G. Inness 1875' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Eastman Johnson (1824-1906)

Eastman Johnson (1824-1906)
The Eavesdropper
Eastman Johnson (1824-1906) The Eavesdropper signed 'E. Johnson.' (lower right) oil on board 12 x 15 in. (30.5 x 38.1 cm.) Painted circa 1861-66

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910)

Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910)
Autumn on the Delaware
Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910) Autumn on the Delaware signed 'W. Whittredge' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 28 in. (45.7 x 71.1 cm.) Painted circa 1875

Lot #: 32

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
'The Scalp'
Frederic Remington (1861-1909) 'The Scalp' inscribed 'Frederic Remington' and 'THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE CO./FOUNDERS N.Y. 1898.' (on the base)--inscribed 'Copyrighted by/Frederic Remington. 1898.' (along the base)--inscribed twice '11' (beneath the base

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Peter Rindisbacher (1806-1834)

Peter Rindisbacher (1806-1834)
Buffalo Hunt
Peter Rindisbacher (1806-1834) Buffalo Hunt watercolor and ink on paper 10 x 14¼ in. (25.4 x 36.2 cm

Lot #: 34

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
Rocky Mountain Sheep or Big Horn, Ovis, Montana
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Rocky Mountain Sheep or Big Horn, Ovis, Montana signed 'ABierstadt' (lower right) oil on canvas tacked over panel 50¼ x 42½ in. (127.8 x 108 cm.) Painted circa 1884

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
Seal Rock, California
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) Seal Rock, California signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower left) oil on paper laid down on canvas 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm.) Painted circa 1872

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Thomas Moran (1827-1926)

Thomas Moran (1827-1926)
Sunrise Landscape
Thomas Moran (1827-1926) Sunrise Landscape signed with conjoined initials and dated 'TMoran. N.A./1897.' (lower left)--signed and dated again (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
The Falls of Saint Anthony
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) The Falls of Saint Anthony signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt/.' (lower left) oil on canvas 29¼ x 53 in. (74.3 x 134.6 cm.) Painted circa 1887

Lot #: 39

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
'The Broncho Buster'
Frederic Remington (1861-1909) 'The Broncho Buster' inscribed 'copyright by/Frederic Remington' and 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (on the base)--inscribed 'No 250' (beneath the base) bronze with brown patina 22½ in. (57.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)

Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)
The Hitching Rail
Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952) The Hitching Rail signed 'O.E. Berninghaus' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Edgar Alwin Payne (1883-1947)

Edgar Alwin Payne (1883-1947)
Riders in Canyon de Chelly
Edgar Alwin Payne (1883-1947) Riders in Canyon de Chelly signed 'Edgar Payne' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on board 28 x 34 in. (71.1 x 86.4 cm

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)
New Mexico Landscape
Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) New Mexico Landscape oil on canvas 23 x 41 in. (58.4 x 104.1 cm.) Painted circa 1923

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Ogden Minton Pleissner (1905-1983)

Ogden Minton Pleissner (1905-1983)
Old Maid's Lane, Bermuda
Ogden Minton Pleissner (1905-1983) Old Maid's Lane, Bermuda signed 'Pleissner' (lower left)--inscribed with title (on the backing board) watercolor and pencil on paper 14¾ x 20¾ in. (37.5 x 52.7 cm

Lot #: 48

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
Houses
Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) Houses signed and dated 'C.Burchfield/1917' (lower right)--dated again 'Nov 13 1917-' (on the reverse) watercolor and pencil on paper 9 x 11¾ in. (22.9 x 29.9 cm

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
South Truro Post Office I
Edward Hopper (1882-1967) South Truro Post Office I signed 'Edward Hopper/South Truro' (lower right) watercolor and pencil on paper 13¾ x 19¾ in. (35 x 50.2 cm.) Executed in 1930

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)

Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
Still Life with Red Bananas
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) Still Life with Red Bananas signed and dated 'Walt Kuhn/1941' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm

Lot #: 51

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958)

Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958)
At the Races
Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958) At the Races signed and dated 'Guy Pène du Bois '39' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
Ladies in the Shade: Abriès
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) Ladies in the Shade: Abriès watercolor and pencil on paper 21 x 15¾ in. (53.3 x 40 cm.) Executed in 1912

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
Paris in Winter
Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Paris in Winter signed and dated 'Childe Hassam-Paris 1889' (lower right)--signed with initials 'CH' and dated again (on the reverse) oil on board 5¾ x 3½ in. (14.6 x 8.9 cm

Lot #: 56

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Robert Frederick Blum (1857-1903)

Robert Frederick Blum (1857-1903)
The Picture Book
Robert Frederick Blum (1857-1903) The Picture Book oil on panel 6¾ x 10½ in. (17.1 x 26.7 cm.) Painted circa 1890

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$240,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Theodore Earl Butler (1860-1936)

Theodore Earl Butler (1860-1936)
Sailboats at Dieppe
Theodore Earl Butler (1860-1936) Sailboats at Dieppe signed and dated 'T.E. Butler '06' (lower left) oil on canvas 23½ x 29 in. (59.7 x 73.7 cm

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
'Joy of the Waters'
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) 'Joy of the Waters' inscribed 'HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH Sc./© 1920' and stamped 'GORHAM CO FOUNDERS' (along the base) bronze with verdigris patina 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high Modeled in 1920

Lot #: 61

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Theodore Robinson (1852-1896)

Theodore Robinson (1852-1896)
Sea
Theodore Robinson (1852-1896) Sea signed and dated 'Th. Robinson '89' (lower right) oil on panel 10½ x 13¾ in. (26.7 x 35 cm

Lot #: 62

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939)

Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939)
Sunspots
Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) Sunspots signed 'F.C. Frieseke.' (lower right) oil on canvas 28¾ x 36½ in. (73 x 92.7 cm.) Painted circa 1915

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 18 May 2011

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Albert Herter (1871-1950)

Albert Herter (1871-1950)
A Family Group
Albert Herter (1871-1950) A Family Group signed 'Albert Herter' and inscribed with artist's device (lower right) watercolor and gouache on paper 15¼ x 11¼ in. (38.7 x 28.6 cm.), image; 18 x 14½ in.(45.7 x 36.8 cm.), sheet Painted circa 1898

Lot #: 67

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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John F. Francis (1808-1886)

John F. Francis (1808-1886)
Strawberries and Cakes
John F. Francis (1808-1886) Strawberries and Cakes signed and dated 'J.F. Francis./Pinxit 1860.' (lower right) oil on canvas 25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm

Lot #: 68

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937)

Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937)
'Infant Faun'
Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937) 'Infant Faun' inscribed 'Frederick/Macmonnies' (on the reverse)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base)--inscribed 'R.B.4.' (beneath the base) bronze with greenish-brown patina 15¼ in. (38.7

Lot #: 70

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924)

Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924)
Three Women in a Landscape
Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924) Three Women in a Landscape signed and dated 'D. Ridgway Knight/Paris 1881' (lower right) oil on canvas 26 x 21 in. (66 x 53.3 cm

Lot #: 71

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

Date: 18 May 2011

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Severin Roesen (1815-1872)

Severin Roesen (1815-1872)
Flowers in a Crystal Vase
Severin Roesen (1815-1872) Flowers in a Crystal Vase signed 'S. Roesen.' (lower right) oil on canvas 20 x 17 in. (50.8 x 43.2 cm

Lot #: 73

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

Date: 18 May 2011