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Date of the auction: 14.12.2016

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WILLIAM OVEREND GELLER (british 19th century) "FRANKLIN AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, 1778" after the painting by baron jolly 1853. Stamped 'PROOF' in margin bottom left, hand colored engraving on wove paper laid down to another sheet of wove paper, presumably as issued Image size: 27 5/8 x 39 5/8 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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DANIEL TURNER (british fl. 1782-1801) "A REGATTA AT BATTERSEA" Signed 'Dan L Turner' bottom left; also with artist and title on label verso, oil on canvas 17 3/4 x 24 in. (45.1 x 61cm) provenance: Sotheby's, London, sale of May 17, 1989, lot 260

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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KEELEY HALSWELLE (british 1832-1891) "A VIEW OF GIBRALTAR" (THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR) Signed and located 'Keeley Halswelle/Gibraltar' bottom left; also with artist and title on label verso, oil on canvas 14 3/8 x 24 1/2 in. (36.5 x 61.1cm) provenance: Fine Art Society, London, United Kingdom. Acquired

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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JOHN RITCHIE (british fl. 1858-1875) "DEFENDING THE WEAK" Signed with conjoined initials 'JR' bottom right; also inscribed with artist, title and location verso, oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6cm) provenance: James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, sale of May 4, 2008, lot 587

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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ATTRIBUTED TO ALFRED W. ELMORE (british 1815-1881) "DISCOVERED" With artist and title on label verso, oil on panel 26 1/4 x 21 3/4 in. (66.7 x 55.2cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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MARTA ARONSON-DANZIG (danish 19th century) PORTRAIT OF A NUN Signed 'Marta Aronson-Danzig' upper right, oil on panel 36 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. (93.3 x 69.9cm) provenance: Christie's, New York, sale of May 13, 1978, lot 112

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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JOHN SEYMOUR LUCAS (british 1849-1923) SELF PORTRAIT OF A PAINTER Signed and dated 'Seymour Lucas 1888' bottom right, oil on canvas 20 x 13 1/8 in. (50.8 x 33.3cm) provenance: Christie's, London, sale of May 5, 1979

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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RAOUL DUFY (french 1877-1953) "AU BORD DU 'QUEEN MARY'" 1937. Inscribed with title, numbered '5' and '59' and stamped twice with the artist's atelier stamp 'ATELIER RAOUL DUFY' verso, watercolor on paper 19 13/16 x 24 3/8 in. (50.3 x 62cm) provenance: Galerie Motte, Geneva, sale of November 10

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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JAMES MCBEY (scottish 1883-1959) "COURTYARD, MARRAKESH" Signed, located and dated 'McBey/Marrakesh 10 [March] 1933' bottom right and inscribed in pencil "Courtyard, Marrakesh" in the margin bottom right, ink and watercolor on paper 13 1/2 x 20 in. (34.3 x 50.8cm) provenance: The Collection of

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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HENRI EMILIEN ROUSSEAU (french 1875-1933) JOCKEYS TAKING THE FENCE Signed 'Henri Rousseau' bottom left, oil on board 7 x 5 1/2 in. (17.8 x 14cm) provenance: Robinot Frères, Paris, France. Astor Galleries, New York, New York. Acquired from the above in 1979

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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CECIL BEATON (british 1904-1980) "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR: SKETCH FOR SET" Signed 'Beaton' bottom right; also titled on label verso, watercolor on paper 15 3/4 x 8 in. (40 x 20.3cm) provenance: Wright Hepburn Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Private Collection. Reeman Dansie, Colchester, England, sale of

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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OCTAVIUS OAKLEY (british 1800-1867) "THE ORGAN GRINDER" Signed 'O Oakley' center right; also with artist and title on label verso, watercolor and pencil on paper 14 x 15 3/4 in. (35.6 x 40cm) provenance: Fine Art Society, London, United Kingdom. Christie's, London, sale of February 20, 2003, lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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AUGUSTE BLANCHARD (french 1819-1898) "IN THE TIME OF CONSTANTINE" after the painting by sir lawrence alma-tadema 1883. Pencil signed 'L. Alma Tadema' and 'Aug Blanchard', line engraving on wove paper Image size: 17 3/16 x 9 in. (43.7 x 22.9cm) Sheet size: 28 1/4 x 20 3/4 in. (71.8 x 52.7cm) L.H

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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SCHOOL OF THOMAS ROWLANDSON (late 18th/ early 19th century) TWO WOMEN CARRYING PRODUCE BASKETS TO MARKET Ca. 1800. Pen and ink with wash on paper, unframed 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7cm) note: The present lot will be accompanied by a pencil drawing of a woman in Regency period dress by an unknown artist

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$250 - US$400

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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WILLIAM SIMPSON (british 1823-1899) "GRAND BALL AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY OF CONSTANTINOPLE" Signed and dated 'Wm Simpson. April 1869' and titled bottom left, pen, ink, graphite and washes on paper laid down to heavy wove paper, unframed Image size: 15 1/4 x 21 15/16 in. (38.7 x 55.7cm) Support size

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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WILLIAM SIMPSON (british 1823-1899) "BAZAINE'S ARMY OF METZ MARCHING OUT AS PRISONERS OF WAR" Signed and dated 'William Simpson. 29th October 1870' bottom center; also titled bottom left, pen, ink and washes on paper laid down to heavy wove paper, unframed Image size: 12 7/8 x 21 3/4 in. (32.7 x

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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O. TIBBE (continental 19th century) MOROCCAN LANDSCAPE Signed 'O. Tibbe' bottom left, watercolor on paper 15 x 22 in. (38.1 x 55.8cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "LA PORTE ROUGE" (RED GATE) 1925. Pencil signed and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint on BFK Rives M. Robbe Fils Image size: 16 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. (42.9 x 30.8cm) Sheet size: 25 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. (65.4 x 50.5cm) [Holland, Catania

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "LES LIS" (LILIES) 1934. Pencil signed and annotated illegibly, color etching and aquatint with touches of hand coloring on wove paper Image size: 27 11/16 x 18 3/4 in. (70.3 x 47.6cm) Sheet size: 35 5/16 x 24 11/16 in. (89.7 x 62.7cm) [Holland, Catania & Isen 468

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "SALOME" (SALOMÉ) 1928. Pencil signed, numbered '143' and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint with minor touches of hand coloring on BFK Rives M. Robbe Fils Image size: 20 7/16 x 13 3/8 in. (53 x 34cm) Sheet size: 30 x 22 3/8 in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "CASANOVA" 1928. Pencil signed and with the artist's blindstamp in the margins, color etching and aquatint with touches of hand coloring on wove paper Image size: 20 1/4 x 13 3/16 in. (51.4 x 33.5cm) Sheet size: 26 1/8 x 17 3/8 in. (66.4 x 44.1cm) [Holland, Catania

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "SCHEHERAZADE" 1927. Pencil signed and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint with touches of hand coloring on BFK Rives Image size: 13 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (34 x 51.8cm) Sheet size: 22 1/16 x 27 3/4 in. (56 x 70.5cm) [Holland, Catania

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "JOIE DE VIVRE" (JOY OF LIFE) 1929. Pencil signed, numbered 'E 186/500' and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint on wove paper Image size: 23 9/16 x 15 1/8 in. (59.8 x 38.4cm) Sheet size: 29 1/2 x 21 in. (74.9 x 53.3cm) [Holland

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "AU REVOIR" (FAREWELL) 1927. Pencil signed and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint on BFK Rives Image size: 14 1/4 x 18 7/8 in. (31.2 x 47.9cm) Sheet size: 19 13/16 x 25 11/16 in. (50.3 x 65.4cm) [Holland, Catania & Isen 305

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "LES HORTENSIAS" (HYDRANGEAS) 1929. Pencil signed, annotated 'E 271' and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint on wove paper Image size: 15 15/16 x 20 1/4 in. (40.5 x 51.4cm) Sheet size : 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) [Holland, Catania

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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LOUIS ICART (french 1888-1950) "LES ROSES" (BELLE ROSE) 1933. Pencil signed and with the artist's blindstamp in the margin, color etching and aquatint with hand coloring on BFK Rives Image size: 16 7/16 x 21 1/8 in. (41.8 x 53.7cm) Sheet size: 21 15/16 x 29 7/8 in. (55.7 x 75.9cm) [Holland, Catania

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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ATTRIBUTED TO GILBERT STUART (american 1755-1828) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN Bears artist's name on label verso, oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5cm) provenance: Christie's, London, sale of July 14, 1989, lot 96. Fine Arts Society, London, United Kingdom, no. 12723. note: Gilbert Stuart was an

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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DANIEL HUNTINGTON (american 1816-1906) PORTRAIT STUDY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN Bears artist's name on partial label verso, oil on canvas 36 x 29 in. (91.4 x 73.7cm) provenance: The Collection of John Fenning. The Collection of T.B. Walker (acquired from the above in 1911). Private Collection (gifted from

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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AMERICAN SCHOOL (19th century) PORTRAIT OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE, HALF LENGTH Oil on canvas 30 x 25 1/8 in. (76.2 x 63.8cm) provenance: New Orleans Auction, New Orleans, sale of May 5, 1993, lot 29

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016

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JOHN REED CAMPBELL (american 1925-2000) "FRIENDS" Signed 'John R. Campbell' on soup can label bottom right; also with artist and inscribed with title on partial label verso, oil on canvas 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2cm) provenance: New Orleans Auction, New Orleans, sale of September 23, 2000

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 14 Dec 2016