Outsider Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 17.01.2020

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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)

Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949) Man on White, Woman on Red / Man with Black Dog, double sided , 1939-1942 tempera and graphite on paper 18 7/8 x 24 in. Provenance Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York Steven Spielberg, gifted to Alice Walker at the conclusion of the filming of The Color Purple

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$400,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Judith Scott (1943-2005)

Judith Scott (1943-2005) Untitled, 1989 yarn over mixed media supports 25 in. high, 33 in. wide, 18 in. deep Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 2002 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 2015

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$30,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Henry Darger (1892-1973)

Henry Darger (1892-1973) Untitled (188 at Jennie Richie Everything is all right with abatement of storm / 189 at Jennie Richie Heading for manley camp), double sided watercolor, carbon transfer, ink, graphite and collage on pieced paper 107 ½ x 24 in. Provenance Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)

Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949) Red Man on Blue Horse with Dog, 1939-1942 bears label H-20 Horse-Man, Red, White, Blue on reverse tempera and graphite on repurposed card 22 1/8 x 14 ¼ in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1991 (acquired from the

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Thornton Dial (1928-2016)

Thornton Dial (1928-2016) Scratches, 2007 initialed TD lower right wire, cloth, enamel, and mixed media on canvas laid down on board 56 x 56 in

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$40,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Augustin Lesage (1876-1954)

Augustin Lesage (1876-1954) Untitled, 1945 signed and dated A. Lesage 194[5] lower right oil on canvas 57 ½ x 79 ½ in. Provenance Descended in the family of the artist Acquired from the above circa 1965

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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A.G. Rizzoli (1896-1963)

A.G. Rizzoli (1896-1963) Mr.& Mrs. Harold Healy Symbolically Sketched / 1st Prize, 1st Anniversary, 1936/7 signed A.G. Rizzoli lower right ink and graphite on paper 35 ½ x 24 5/8 in

Lot #: 65

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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William Hawkins (1895-1990)

William Hawkins (1895-1990) Eagle and Serpent, circa 1982 signed William.L.Hawkins lower edge enamel on board 47 ½ x 59 ½ in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York The Marvill Collection, New York Sold, Christie's New York, 22 January 2016, lot 38

Lot #: 76

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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William Edmondson (1874-1951)

William Edmondson (1874-1951) Figural Birdbath, 1930s limestone 39 in. high, 19 in. wide, 16 ¾ in. deep Provenance Elizabeth and Alfred Starr, Nashville, Tennessee (acquired directly from the artist) Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York Acquired from the above in 1989

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$500,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930)

Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930) Maggingen/Lembinger, double sided , 1927 colored pencil and graphite on paper 11 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. Provenance Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago and New York Jennifer Pinto Safian, New York Private Collection, New York Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York Acquired from the above in

Lot #: 111

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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James Castle (1899-1977)

James Castle (1899-1977) Untitled (Interior with Two Chairs) signed James Castle lower edge soot and spit on repurposed National Life and Health Corporation form 6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. Provenance Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia Acquired from the above in 2000

Lot #: 119

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)

Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949) Purple Cat, 1939-1942 bears label S-75 Purple Cat on reverse tempera and graphite on repurposed card 9 ¾ x 7 ½ in. Provenance Acme Art, Santa Monica, California The Mayor Gallery, London Acquired from the above in 1988

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$50,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Thornton Dial (1928-2016)

Thornton Dial (1928-2016) Holding Tight, 1994 initialed TD lower right charcoal and pastel on paper 41 ¼ x 29 ½ in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1995 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 2016

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$8,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Nellie Mae Rowe (1900-1982)

Nellie Mae Rowe (1900-1982) Green Horse, 1980 signed and dated Nellie Mae Rowe 1980 lower right crayon, pastel and graphite on paper 16 x 19 7/8 in. Provenance Judith Alexander, Atlanta William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1987 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$10,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Purvis Young (1943-2010)

Purvis Young (1943-2010) People with Halos Above City, 1973 signed and dated Young 73 upper right paint on repurposed wood 46 x 70 in. Provenance Richard Levine, Miami William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1993 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$20,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Martín Ramírez (1895-1963)

Martín Ramírez (1895-1963) Untitled (Abstracted Landscape with Horse and Rider), circa 1960-1963 gouache and graphite on pieced paper 24 ½ x 20 in. Provenance Dr. Max Dunievitz, Sacramento, California (acquired directly from the artist) Thence by descent in the family Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York

Lot #: 50

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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James Castle (1899-1977)

James Castle (1899-1977) Untitled (Female Figure in Coat) colored pulp and soot and spit on reverse of repurposed Certi-Fresh vanilla ice cream carton 6 ¾ x 4 7/8 in. Provenance Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Sister Gertrude Morgan (1900-1980)

Sister Gertrude Morgan (1900-1980) New Jerusalem signed Sister Gertrude Morgan upper left acrylic and ink on pieced card 6 ¾ x 7 ¾ in

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Minnie Evans (1892-1987)

Minnie Evans (1892-1987) Untitled (Faces, Serpents, Animals, Angels), 1966 signed twice lower right; dated and inscribed August 1966, Made at Airlie Garden on reverse oil, gold paint, graphite and crayon on card 14 7/8 x 20 in

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Clementine Hunter (1887-1988)

Clementine Hunter (1887-1988) Funeral, 1957 initialed CH right edge reverse signed Painted 1957 and Painting #7 described on tape #4 2-19-78 oil on paperboard 18 x 23 ¾ in. Provenance James P. Register Dr. Mildred Hart Bailey, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1969 William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$10,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Clementine Hunter (1887-1988)

Clementine Hunter (1887-1988) Sugar Cane Syrup Makin', 1979 initialed CH lower right oil on canvasboard 18 x 24 in. Provenance Dr. Mildred Hart Bailey, Natchitoches, Louisiana William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1988 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$8,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Leopold Strobl (b. 1960)

Leopold Strobl (b. 1960) Untitled (2015-014), 2015 graphite and colored pencil on newsprint cut and mounted on paper 3 ½ x 3 7/8 in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 2016 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Leopold Strobl (b.1960)

Leopold Strobl (b.1960) Untitled (2015-113), 2015 graphite and colored pencil on newsprint cut and mounted on paper 2 ¾ x 4 in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 2016 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Willie Young (b.1942)

Willie Young (b.1942) Untitled, 1978 initialed and dated W.W.Y.19.78 graphite on paper 14 7/8 x 12 in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1996 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 2016

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Willie Young (b.1942)

Willie Young (b.1942) Untitled, 1986 initialed and dated W.W.Y.19.86 lower left corner graphite on paper 17 ¾ x 12 in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1994 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Gil Batle (b. 1962)

Gil Batle (b. 1962) Reception: Fresh Fish, 2015 signed Gil Batle 2015 P 69039 on bottom carved ostrich eggshell 6 ½ in. high, 5 in. diameter Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 2016 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Raymond Materson (b. 1954)

Raymond Materson (b. 1954) Ebbets Field, 1996 initialed and dated © RM '96 lower right; titled, signed and dated 6/6/96 on reverse unraveled sock threads embroidered image 2 ¼ x 2 5/8 in.; velvet 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 in. Provenance American Primitive Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Raymond Materson (b. 1954)

Raymond Materson (b. 1954) Redbones Tavern (St. Louis), 1994 initialed and dated RM '94 lower left unraveled sock threads embroidered image 3 x 2 1/8 in.; fabric 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. Provenance American Primitive Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1994 (acquired from the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)

Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949) Exciting Event with Snake, 1939-1942 signed Bill Traylor upper edge; bears two labels on reverse: Figures Construction and H-61 Brown Snake, Man, Woman, Dog colored pencil and graphite on repurposed card 13 ½ x 14 in. Provenance Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York William

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 17 Jan 2020

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Acharya Vyakul (1930-2000)

Acharya Vyakul (1930-2000) Aropana (Establishing), 1991 signed and dated lower right pigment on paper 10 x 6 ¾ in. Provenance John McEnroe Gallery, New York William Louis-Dreyfus, Mount Kisco, New York, 1998 (acquired from the above) Gift of the above to The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 2016

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Jan 2020