Case Antiques, Inc. June 30, 2012 6/30/2012 LOT # Edward Rector Memorial from the Hoosier Salon; the Lawrence A. Downs Prize; the Tri Kappa Purchase Prize; Daughters of Indiana Award; and the Hoosier Salon Summer Landscape Prize. Mr. Bohm was selected by the International Business Machines Corporation for representation at the World's Fair in 1940. Note: The land now known as the Radnor Lake State Natural Area located in Nashville, Tennessee, was purchased in 1913 by the L & N Railroad as a source of water for its steam engines and livestock at nearby Radnor Yards. It also served as a private hunting and fishing preserve for L&N officials and their guests. Efforts to preserve the Radnor Lake area began in 1923 when an L&N executive stopped all hunting and fishing and declared the site a "Wildlife Sanctuary" at the request of the Tennessee Ornithological Society. It continued to be used by L& N officials and neighbors as a site for hiking, biking and skating (during the winter). When the area was purchased in the 1960s by a construction firm planning a housing development, conservationists rallied to save it, resulting in 747 acres of land being preserved as the state's first designated Natural Area and protected eco-system. (Source: www.radnorlake.org). Condition: Overall very good condition. Light pencil-like scratch mark to sky area and lower edge, 2 small scratches at far right corner, light scratch at left side. 9,000.00 - 12,000.00 188
Signed Thomas H. Benton Litho "Island Hay" Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) pencil signed lithograph titled, "Island Hay", signed in plate lower left and pencil signed lower right. Printed in 1945, from a suite of 250. Framed in a contemporary frame with original label en verso. Sight: 10-1/2" H x 12-7/8" W. Framed: 17-5/8" H x 19" W. Condition: Overall excellent condition. Slight rippling of paper. 1,400.00 - 1,600.00
George Bellows signed Lithograph, Bathing Beach George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) lithograph, initialed in plate and pencil signed in lower right margin “George Bellows”, titled in pencil mid-margin "Bathing Beach", pencil signed lower middle sheet margin “22 printed” and pencil signed in lower left margin, “Bolton Brown imp”. Unframed. Plate measures 8 3/8? H x 7" W. Sheet measures 12" H x 9 3/4" W. .
LOT # Circa 1921. Provenance: estate of Francis Edward Faragoh (1898-1966), American screenwriter. Condition: Crease to upper right quadrant with tear to margin. Mounting tape adhered to perimeter. 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 190
Gaston Cirmeuse pastel on paper, "Les Baigneuses" Pastel on paper depicting three nude women bathing along a rocky shoreline, signed lower left Gaston Cirmeuse (French, 1886-1963). White mat and beige painted wood frame. 15" x 21" sight, 24" x 29-1/2" framed. Note on the back contains biographical information about Cirmeuse: "born in Marseilles in 1886, part of the Ecole Francaise. He was a student of [Fernand] Cormon. His works were shown at the Salon des Independents and the Salon d'Automne. He won a medal for his work in 1920. The Musee de Bandal in France also has a Cirmeuse painting titled Les Baigneuses [The Bathers]. This was a theme he worked with frequently and for which he gained renown." Condition: Overall good condition with a crease on left side and some very small spots (possibly paint or ink) on the rocks at upper center. Back paper covering has some water spots that do not appear to affect the image. 400.00 - 600.00
Signed Henri Matisse Nude Etching, The Weeper Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) etching and drypoint, “The Weeper (La Pleureuse)”. Black ink signed, lower left sheet margin, “Henri Matisse 10/30?, van Gelder watermarked paper. 5 7/8? x 3 13/16? plate, 12 5/8? x 10 1/16? sheet. Circa 1900-1903. Provenance: estate of Francis Edward Faragoh (1898-1966), American screenwriter. Note – one of the thirty “Weeper” etchings is also in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, inventory number 142.1949. Condition: Overall very good, some minor toning. 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
David Burliuk o/c still life with postcard David Davidovich Burliuk (Russian/American, 1882-1967) oil on canvas still life of blue and red flowers in a glass bowl; one branch lays beside the bowl. Signed at right "Burliuk". Molded giltwood frame with carved floral/scroll elements at corners. Also included is a postcard written by the artist to a former owner of the
Published on Jun 26, 2012
Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appaisals June 30, 2012 Auction starts at 9:30am Eastern and will be held in the historic Cherokee Mills buil...