402 Warren Sheppard (American, 1858-1937), "Quiet Venetian Canal Scene", oil on canvas, signed lower left, 15" x 9". Presented in a period giltwood and gesso frame.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
845 Ada Irene Vose Congdon (American/New York, 1854-1918), "Portrait of the Painter Thomas Richardson Congdon (1859-1917), the Artist's Husband", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 36" x 30". In a carved giltwood frame. Congdon studied in Paris under Leon Augustin Lhermitte (1844-1925) and Raphael Collin (1850-1916). Along with her husband and fellow artist, Thomas Richardson Congdon, she traveled extensively in Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Holland, studying and sketching. The couple settled in New York where they opened a studio together. An accomplished etcher, Congdon exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the City Art Museum of St. Louis, and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
847 Elijah Baxter (American/Rhode Island, 1849-1939), "Spring Fields", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 12" x 18-1/4". In a gesso and giltwood frame. Baxter was born in Hyannis, Massachusetts and, under the sponsorship of Governor William Sprague, received his training in Europe, first at the South Kensington School of the Royal College of Art in London and then the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Despite his rigorous Academic training, Baxter preferred a more plein air approach to painting. Upon completion of his studies he traveled across Italy and France, sketching and painting on site. He eventually settled in Rhode Island and opened studios in Newport and Providence. A member of the Boston Art Club, the Providence Art Club and the Newport Art Association, Baxter was also an early supporter of the Rhode Island School of Design, which has three of his paintings in their archives. Few works by Baxter remain since a devastating studio fire destroyed almost his entire life's work.
Estimate: 1200 - 1800
848 Charles Paul Gruppe (American, 1860-1940), "Kirkwood Lake", oil on canvas, signed lower right, 17-3/4" x 28". Presented in a polychrome frame with artist plaque.
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
849 Charles Philip Weber (American, 1849-1921), "Fishing by Moonlight", 1881, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left, a "Schwarz & Son/Philadelphia" label en verso backing, 14-1/2" x 26". In a gesso and giltwood frame. Provenance: Frank S. Schwarz & Son, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Private collection, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
850 Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1978), "Lobster Shacks", oil on canvas, signed lower right, signed, titled and further inscribed en verso, 24" x 36". Framed. Provenance: The Estate of Mark Chapman, Cat Spring, Texas.
Estimate: 8000 - 12000
851 Clark Hulings (American, 1922-2011), "San Domenico, Taormina, Sicily", ca. 1956, oil and charcoal on canvas board, signed lower right, titled and dated by the artist on the accompanying letter, sight 15" x 6-1/8". Glazed, matted and framed.
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
852 Chet Reneson (American, b. 1934), "Ducks Flying Over a Marsh", watercolor on paper, signed lower right, sight 18-1/2" x 26-1/2". Glazed, matted and framed.
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
853 Nils Hogner (American, 1887-1970), "Untitled", oil on canvas, 1917, signed and dated lower right, 24-1/2" x 29-1/2". Presented in a hand-painted frame. Provenance: Eric Firestone Gallery, Tucson, Arizona; The Estate of Mark Chapman, Cat Spring, Texas.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
876 McKenney & Hall (American, 19th Century), "Keokuk, Chief of the Sacs and Foxes", "Pes-Ke-Le-Cha-Co, A Pawanee Chief", and "Wa-Pel-La, Chief of the Musquakees", three hand-colored lithographs from the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, Philadelphia, 1838 and 1841, each sight 18" x 13". All glazed, handsomely matted and presented in burlwood veneered frames.
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
896 Barbara Wasserman (American/Contemporary), "A Child's Journey", oil on canvas, signed lower left, titled en verso, an "Edificio Condesa, Mexico" label en verso, 38-5/8" x 28-5/8". Framed. Exhibited: American School of Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico. Provenance: Private collection, New Orleans, Louisiana; purchased in Mexico City, Mexico.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
899 Frederick Brown (American, 1945-2012), "Ray Charles", 1995, mixed media on paper, signed and dated lower right, 37-1/2" x 24-1/2". Glazed, float-mounted and framed.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
901 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "Tilling the Fields", oil and acrylic on canvas board, signed lower right, 18" x 24". Framed.
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
902 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "Trio of Prophets, from the Prophet Series," oil and acrylic on masonite, titled on frame back, verso affixed with the artist studio label, 16" x 19". Framed.
Estimate: 3500 - 5000
903 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "Prophet Amarillo", oil and acrylic on canvas, signed lower left, titled en verso, 24" x 36". Framed.
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
904 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "We the People", oil and acrylic on wood panel, signed lower left, 7-1/2" x 46". Framed.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
989 Richard Veenfliet (American, 1843-1922), "Mississippi Steamboats", 1905, watercolor and gouache, signed and dated lower left, sight 19-1/2" x 29". Glazed, matted and framed. Provenance: Neal Auction Company, June 14, 1997, lot 424.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
1019 George Ames Aldrich (American/Indiana, 1872-1941), "The Mill, Quimperle, Brittany", 1920s, oil on wood panel, a figural sketch en verso, signed lower right, 25" x 30". Framed.
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
1056 Dennis Carney (American/New Mexico, Contemporary), "Breath", oil and metallic paint on metal, signed lower right, 34-3/4" x 79". Designed for hanging. Provenance: Phoenix Art Group, Phoenix, Arizona; Private collection.
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
1058 John Wesley Carroll (American, 1892-1959), "Portrait of an Elegant Woman Wearing a Black Dress with a Ruff Collar", 1936, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 50" x 30". Framed.
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
1059 John Wesley Carroll (American, 1892-1959), "Portrait of the Artist's Wife", oil on canvas, signed lower right, multiple exhibition labels en verso include "The New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT", "The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA", and "Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA", verso frame with a "Portraits Inc., New York, NY" label, 44" x 34". Presented in a period exhibition frame affixed with artist plaque.
Estimate: 3500 - 5000
1060 Boris Chaliapin (Russian/American, 1904-1979), "Reclining Nude, Paris", 1931, sepia ink on paper, signed, dated and localized lower right, sight 11-3/4" x 17-1/2". Glazed, matted and framed. Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist.
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
1096 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "Boy Feeding Chickens", oil and acrylic on canvas, signed lower right, titled on Harbor Gallery, Cold Springs Harbor, NY" label en verso, 24" x 30". Framed.
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
1097 Robert Burns Motherwell (American, 1915-1991), "Harvest with Leaf, from the 'Summer Light Series'", 1973, lithograph in colors with collage, signed and numbered "27/54" lower right margin, with the artist's and Gemini G.E.L. blindstamps, Los Angeles, verso with "Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas" gallery label, sight 31-1/8" x 12-5/8". Glazed, matted and framed. Provenance: The Estate of Gary Baxter Webb, Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
1098 Alvin Hollingsworth (American, 1928-2000), "Conversation, from the People Series", oil and acrylic on masonite, signed lower right, titled on "Harbor Gallery, Cold Springs NY" label en verso, 24-1/2" x 48-1/2". Framed.
Estimate: 4000 - 7000
1099 Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Northwest Coast Mask", from Cowboys and Indians, color screenprint, signed and numbered "239/250", published by Gaultney, Kleinman Art, Inc., New York, 1986, sight 35-1/2" x 35-1/2". Glazed, matted and framed. Provenance: Blount Corporate Collection, Montgomery, Alabama.
Estimate: 8000 - 12000
1101 Dennis Smith (American, 1951-1983), "The Corn Eaters", 1980, oil on canvas, verso board inscribed "D. Smith" and affixed with "The American Federation of Arts, New York, NY" exhibition label, 45-1/4" x 60". Exhibited: American Federation of Arts, "The Landscape in 20th Century American Art: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art", April 1991- November 1992.
Estimate: 1800 - 2500
1102 Robert Harvey (American, b. 1924), "Visiting Maud on Memorial Day", 1965, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, titled on stretcher, verso with "The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, N.C." exhibition label, 48" x 36". Framed.
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
1103 Charles Alton Pfahl (American, 1946-2013), "Chilling to Some Tunes", oil on canvas, unsigned, 39-3/4" x 72-1/4". Framed.
Estimate: 5000 - 8000
1104 Charles Alton Pfahl (American, 1946-2013), group of three drawings, including "Metamorphosis", 1981, graphite on masonite, signed and dated, titled on "Grand Central Art Galleries, NYC" label on frame backing, sight 12-1/2" x 14-1/2"; "Study for Feet", pencil and charcoal, signed, titled on "Grand Central Art Galleries, NYC" label on frame backing, sight 13-1/2" x 11-1/2"; and "Old Pencil Sharpener, OH", 1964, pen and ink, signed, dated, titled and inscribed, sight 12-1/2" x 10". Each glazed, matted and framed.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
1105 Alan Bean (American/Texas, b. 1932), "A Fire to be Lighted", 1985, acrylic on masonite, signed and dated lower right, titled en verso, affixed with "Blount Collection, Montgomery, AL" label, 36" x 24". Framed.
Estimate: 9000 - 12000