Studio Fine Art

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Date of the auction: 26.01.2021

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"Sun Baked Hills"

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Sun Baked Hills" Oil on canvas Signed, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: A. Harold Knott / "Morro Bay Calif." 26" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1001

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Nothing is Forever," 1952

Mentor Huebner 1917-2001, Los Angeles, CA "Nothing is Forever," 1952 Oil on board Signed and dated lower right: Mentor / '52, signed again and titled verso 24" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1002

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"The Top of the Hill," circa 1934

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "The Top of the Hill," circa 1934 Oil on canvas Signed lower right: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: "Morro Bay Calif.," dated on a gum label affixed to the stretcher 24" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1003

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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'Evening Near Templeogue,' 1918

Samuel Rowan Watson 1853-1923, Irish 'Evening Near Templeogue,' 1918 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left: S. Rowan Watson, signed again and titled on an artist's label affixed to the stretcher 15" H x 21" W

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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'Autumn in Wicklow'

Mabel Young 1889-1974, Irish 'Autumn in Wicklow' Oil on board Signed lower left: Mabel Young, titled on a gum label affixed to the backing paper 12" H x 16" W

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"From My Studio Door"

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "From My Studio Door" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed verso: "Morro Bay Cal." 26" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1006

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Path in a mountain landscape, 1930

LeConte Stewart 1891-1990, Clearfield, UT Path in a mountain landscape, 1930 Oil on board Signed and dated lower right: LeConte Stewart 12" H x 16" W

Lot #: 1007

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Winter landscape

Laszlo Neogrady 1896-1962, Hungarian Winter landscape Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Neogrady Laszlo 15" H x 23" W

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Mountain landscape, 1919

Gustav Wentzel 1859-1927, Norwegian Mountain landscape, 1919 Oil on board Signed and dated lower left: Gustav Wentzel, dated again and inscribed in Norwegian verso 10" H x 16.25" W

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Seminole Country"

Astley David Middleton (A.D.M.) Cooper 1856-1924, San Jose, CA "Seminole Country" Oil on board Signed lower right: A.D.M. Cooper, titled indistinctly lower left, titled again verso 7.5" H x 11.5" W

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"In the Pyrenees"

John Califano 1862-1946, San Francisco, CA "In the Pyrenees" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: J. Califano, titled on the frame plaque 51.25" H x 43.5" W

Lot #: 1011

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Figures on a forest road

Figures on a forest road Late 19th Century Continental School Oil on canvas Appears unsigned 40.25" H x 47.75" W

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Two figures walking along a forest path

Two figures walking along a forest path Early 19th Century Oil on canvas laid to canvas Appears unsigned 29" H x 39.5" W

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Grand Canyon"

Sam Hyde Harris 1889-1977, Alhambra, CA "Grand Canyon" Oil on board Signed lower right: Sam Hyde Harris, signed again and titled verso 12" H x 16" W

Lot #: 1014

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Desert landscape

Henry L. Richter 1870-1960, Rolling Hills, CA Desert landscape Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Henry L. Richter 20" H x 24" W

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Sandra's Shawl," 1979

R.C. Gorman 1932-2005, Taos, NM "Sandra's Shawl," 1979 Lithograph on paper under glass Signed and dated lower left: R.C. Gorman, and with the artist's blindstamp, inscribed an blindstamped lower right and center, titled on a tag affixed to the backing board Sheet: 22.5" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Woman from Chaco Canyon," 1983

R.C. Gorman 1932-2005, Taos, NM "Woman from Chaco Canyon," 1983 Lithograph with touches of handcoloring on paper under glass Edition 141/200, signed, dated and blindstamped lower left: R.C. Gorman, numbered lower right, titled on a tag affixed to the backing board Sight: 23.5" H x 31.75" W

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Winter in Wyoming"

James Erwin Boren 1921-1990, Clifton, TX "Winter in Wyoming" Watercolor on paper under glass Signed and dated lower right: James Boren, and with the copyright symbol as well as the conjoined CA symbol for the Cowboy Artists of America, titled on the backing board Sight: 21.25" H x 29.25" W; Sheet

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Horse in a corral

Jake Lee 1915-1991, Los Angeles, CA Horse in a corral Watercolor and pencil on paper under glass Signed lower right: Jake Lee, and with the copyright symbol Sight: 13.5" H x 20" W

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Cowboy atop a bucking bronco

Debbie Edgers Sturges 1951-2014, Haily, ID Cowboy atop a bucking bronco Acrylic on canvas Signed lower right: D. Edgers Sturges SAA (Society of Animal Artists) 40" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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M Louise Stanley (b. 1942, Emeryville, CA)

M Louise Stanley (b. 1942, Emeryville, CA) Two works "Homage to Calder," 1980 Pencil on paper 11" H x 14" W Initialed and dated lower right: MLS / '80 "Dianas Return from the Chase," 1977 Pencil on paper 11" H x 14" W Initialed and dated lower right: MLS / 77

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Figures and boats in a Spanish village, 1923

Arthur Grover Rider 1886-1975, Pasadena, CA Figures and boats in a Spanish village, 1923 Pencil on paper under glass Signed with the estate stamp on the backing paper: A.G. Rider, estate stamped and inscribed on the backing paper: "This is an original pencil sketch done by Arthur G. Rider - done in

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Crashing waves in a rocky coastal seascape

Darwin Duncan 1905-2002, Ramona, CA Crashing waves in a rocky coastal seascape Oil on masonite Signed lower right: Darwin Duncan 23" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1023

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"October Moon," waves crashing in a coastal landscape

Bennett Bradbury 1914-1991, Carmel, CA "October Moon," waves crashing in a coastal landscape Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Bennett Bradbury, signed again and titled verso, and with the artist's copyright reserved stamp 24" H x 36" W

Lot #: 1024

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Sea Foam Symphony," circa 1930's

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Sea Foam Symphony," circa 1930's Oil on canvas Signed lower right: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: "Morro Bay California," dated on a gum label affixed to the frame verso 30" H x 36" W

Lot #: 1025

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Waves crashing on a rocky coastline

Percy Gray 1869-1952, San Francisco, CA Waves crashing on a rocky coastline Watercolor on paper laid to card under glass Signed lower left: Percy Gray 10.5" H x 14.5" W

Lot #: 1026

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Harbor scene, likely Rotterdam

Evert Moll 1878-1955, Dutch Harbor scene, likely Rotterdam Oil on canvas Signed lower right: Evert Moll 16" H x 31.75" W

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Sault Ste-Marie Rapids," 1901

William K. Fellows b. 1870, American "Sault Ste-Marie Rapids," 1901 Watercolor on paper under glass Signed and dated lower right: W.K. Fellows / Sept. 27, 01, titled lower left Sight: 8.75" H x 13.5" W

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Abalone Wharf," circa 1930's

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Abalone Wharf," circa 1930's Oil on canvas laid to fiberboard Signed lower left: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed verso: "Morro Bay Calif," dated on a gum label affixed to the frame verso 10" H x 12" W

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Fog Bank-Pacific Grove"

David Ligare b. 1945, Salinas, CA "Fog Bank-Pacific Grove" Watercolor on paper under glass Signed lower right: DH Ligare, titled on a gallery label affixed to the backing paper Sight: 12.75" H x 22.25" W

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Seascape at sunset

Alexander Dzigurski 1911-1995, Los Angeles, CA Seascape at sunset Oil on canvas Signed lower right: A. Dzigurski, numbered and with the artist's copyright stamp verso: 21720 24" H x 36" W

Lot #: 1031

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Waves crashing along a rocky shoreline

Bennett Bradbury 1914-1991, Carmel, CA Waves crashing along a rocky shoreline Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Bennett Bradbury 22" H x 32" W

Lot #: 1032

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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View of downtown Laguna Beach, 1984

G. Parker 20th Century, Californian View of downtown Laguna Beach, 1984 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left with conjoined GP: G. Parker, '84 24" H x 40" W

Lot #: 1033

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Memories of Irvine Cove," 1981

Robert Wee b. 1927, Californian "Memories of Irvine Cove," 1981 Oil on masonite Signed lower right: Robert Wee, signed again, dated, titled and inscribed verso: Feb. 1981 / Painted for James Swinden 35" H x 60" W

Lot #: 1034

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Along the Shore"

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Along the Shore" Oil on canvas Signed, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: A. Harold Knott / "Morro Bay California" 30" H x 36" W

Lot #: 1035

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"My Family," 1936

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "My Family," 1936 Oil on canvas laid to fiberboard Signed lower right: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed verso: "Near Caycous / Morro Bay Cal." 10" H x 12" W

Lot #: 1036

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Where Hills Came Down to the Sea"

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Where Hills Came Down to the Sea" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: A. Harold Knott, signed again, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: "Morro Bay California / Property of Rachel T. Knott" 24" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1037

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Land and Sea"

Arthur Harold Knott 1883-1977, Morro Bay, CA "Land and Sea" Oil on canvas Signed, titled and inscribed on the stretcher: A. Harold Knott / "Morro Bay Calif." 26" H x 30" W

Lot #: 1038

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Lakeside with houses, 1957

Hubert Leutschacher 20th Century, Austrian Lakeside with houses, 1957 Oil on board Signed and dated lower right: H.L. 19.5" H x 27.75" W

Lot #: 1039

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Ships and sailboats in a harbor

Jack Laycox 1921-1984, San Francisco, CA Ships and sailboats in a harbor Watercolor on paper under glass Signed lower right: Jack Laycox, and with the copyright symbol Sight: 22.25" H x 29.75" W

Lot #: 1040

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Together"

Cyrus Afsary b. 1940, American "Together" Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Cyrus Afsary, and with the copyright symbol, titled on a gallery label affixed to the frame verso 9" H x 12" W

Lot #: 1041

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

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Abstact figural group

Bela Kadar 1877-1956, Hungarian Abstact figural group Mixed media on paper under glass Signed lower right: Kadar Bela Sight: 22.5" H x 33" W

Lot #: 1042

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Pueblo Indian Dance," 1947

John Charles Haley 1905-1991, Berkeley, CA "Pueblo Indian Dance," 1947 Watercolor and gouache on paper under glass Signed lower right: John Haley, titled, dated and numbered verso: '47 / F10/14 / JHAL 3493 Sight: 16.5" H x 22.25" W; Sheet: 18.5" H x 24.5" W

Lot #: 1043

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Nya Ku," 2002, woman in a floral kimono

Linda Le Kinff b. 1949, French "Nya Ku," 2002, woman in a floral kimono Oil on board Signed lower left: Le Kinff, signed again, dated, titled and inscribed verso: "To Elisabeth - 29 mars 2004 - Linda Le Kinff" 18.25" H x 15" W

Lot #: 1044

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Haitian woman seated, 1980

Jan Green 20th Century Haitian woman seated, 1980 Oil on canvas Signed lower left: Jan Green, signed again and dated verso 30" H x 24" W

Lot #: 1045

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Emil J. Kosa Jr. NA (1903-1968, Los Angeles, CA) Two works

Emil J. Kosa Jr. NA (1903-1968, Los Angeles, CA) Two works Standing nude female Pastel on paper under glass Sight: 23.75" H x 17" W Signed lower left: Emil Kosa Jr. Seated nude female Pastel on paper under glass Sight: 23.75" H x 17" W Signed lower right: Emil Kosa Jr

Lot #: 1046

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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"Two Girls"

Ramon Aguilar More 1924-2015, Spanish "Two Girls" Oil on canvas Signed lower right: R. Aguilar More, titled on a card affixed to the backing board 39.5" H x 29" W

Lot #: 1047

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Seated nude

Jack Laycox 1921-1984, San Francisco, CA Seated nude Watercolor and gouache on paper glass Signed lower right: Jack Laycox 29.5" H x 22" W

Lot #: 1048

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Dancing figures, 1934

Robin Darwin 1910-1974, British Dancing figures, 1934 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right: Robin Darwin 10" H x 15" W

Lot #: 1049

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 26 Jan 2021

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Mother and child, 1991

Giuseppe Pino 1939-2010, Italian/American Mother and child, 1991 Oil on canvas laid to board Signed lower right: Pino, signed again, dated and indistinctly inscribed verso: 91 17" H x 19" W

Lot #: 1050

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2021