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Date of the auction: 08.11.2019

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Michael Loew (American, 1907-1985)

Green Depths, 1961; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 76" x 54"; Exhibition: New York Gallery Exhibitions, Yale University Art Gallery, 1962; Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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John Little (American, 1907-1984)

Triton (Satellite of Neptune), 1968; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed; 50" x 50"; Provenance: Estate of the artist; Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Alan Davie (Scottish, 1920-2014)

Softly Streaming No. 2, 1963; Watercolor (framed); Signed and dated; 19" x 29 1/2" (sight); Provenance: Gimpel & Fils, London; Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Alfred Leslie (American, b. 1927)

Twordengy, 1951; Mixed media collage on wood panel (Plexiglas box); Signed, dated and inscribed; 5 5/8" x 7 7/8"; Provenance: Gift of artist to Sam Francis; Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles (label on verso); Private Collection, Washington D.C

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Robert De Niro, Sr. (American, 1922-1993)

Provincetown Beach, 1950; Gouache on paper (framed); Signed; 17 1/4" x 23" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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John Saccaro (American, 1913-1981)

Thinking of the Middle Kingdom, 1960; Oil on canvas mounted to board (framed); Signed and dated; 24" x 30"; Provenance: Carlson Gallery, California (label on verso); Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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George L. K. Morris (American, 1905-1975)

Agony in the Garden, 1956; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 25" x 30"; Provenance: Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York (label on verso); Meredith Long and Company, Texas (label on verso); Private Collection, San Francisco; Private Collection, Minnesota

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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George L. K. Morris (American, 1905-1975)

Fantasy #1, 1958; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 17"x 14"; Provenance: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis; Private Collection, San Francisco; Private Collection, Minnesota

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Larry Rivers (American, 1923-2002)

Red Still Life, 1948-66; Oil and charcoal on canvas (framed); 20" x 25"; Provenance: Private Collection

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$12,000

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Sadami Azuma (Japanese, 1928-2006)

Untitled; Oil on canvasboard (framed); Signed; 12 7/8" x 17 7/8"; Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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James Hiroshi Suzuki (Japanese/American, b. 1933)

Tori, 1960; Oil on paper (framed); Signed; 38 1/4" x 27 3/8" (sight); Provenance: Graham Gallery, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Wayne Thiebaud (American, b. 1920)

Untitled, 1950; Monoprint (framed); Signed and dated; 9 3/8" x 7 1/4" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, California

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Jean Le Moal (French, 1909-2007)

La Source, 1959; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed and dated; 35 1/2" x 46"; Provenance: Private Collection, Illinois

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Bernard Aubertin (French, 1934-2015)

Tableau-clous, 1969; Acrylic and nails on wood panel; Signed and dated; 15 3/4" x 5 3/4" x 1 1/4"; Provenance: Private Collection

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Victor Brauner (French/Romanian, 1903-1966)

Untitled, 1956; Mixed media on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 20 3/8" x 15 1/2" (sheet); Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Benny Collin (Dutch, 1896-1980)

Untitled (Abstraction in Red and Green), ca. 1955-1970; Acrylic on paper (framed); 37 3/8" x 37 3/8" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Benny Collin (Dutch, 1896-1980)

Untitled (Abstraction in Blue and Red), ca. 1955-1970; Acrylic on paper (framed); 37 3/8" x 37 3/8" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Jean Michel Atlan (French, 1913-1960)

Untitled; Oil on burlap (framed); Signed; 28 5/8" x 19 5/8"; Provenance: Private Collection; Note: This painting was a gift to the Woodmere Museum and is being sold for the benefit of the museum's art acquisition fund

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Jan Matulka (Czech/American, 1890-1972)

Untitled; Oil on canvas (framed); Stamped; 30" x 25"; Provenance: Estate of the artist; Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Jan Matulka (Czech/American, 1890-1972)

Untitled; Oil on canvas (framed); 16 1/2" x 13"; Provenance: Estate of the artist; Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$0

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Cleve Gray (American, 1918-2004)

Sun in the Valley, 1948; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 21" x 34"; Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Milton Resnick (American, 1917-2004)

Untitled, 1958; Oil on board (framed); Signed and dated; 26 3/4" x 26 1/4"; Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$14,000 - US$18,000

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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O. Louis Gugliemi (Egyptian/American, 1906-1956)

Aerialist No. 1, 1954; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed and dated; 12" x 30"; Provenance: Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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O. Louis Gugliemi (Egyptian/American, 1906-1956)

Blue Spire, 1954; Oil on canvas (framed); 55" x 24"; Provenance: Downtown Gallery, New York (label on verso); Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Emerson S. Woelffer (American, 1914-2003)

Untitled, 1951; Oil on Masonite (artist-made frame); Signed and dated; 26 7/8" x 21 1/2"; 29 3/8" x 24 1/2" (with frame); Provenance: Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Judith Rothschild (American, 1922-1993)

Untitled, 1946; Gouache, ink, printed paper and collage on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 4 1/2" x 3 1/4" (sight); Provenance: Knoedler and Company, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, Washington D.C

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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John Grillo (American, 1917-2014)

Untitled, 1953; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed and dated; 16 1/4" x 13 1/4"; Provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Anne Ryan (American, 1889-1954)

Untitled, ca. 1951; Collage on Howell paper (framed); Signed and inscribed; 7 1/8" x 6 1/4" (sight); Provenance: Estate of Elizabeth McFadden (daughter of the artist); Private Collection, Washington, D.C

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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George Morrison (American, 1919-2000)

Untitled, 1961; Gouache on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 18 1/2" x 23 3/8" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, North Carolina

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 8 Nov 2019