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06 / 22 / 08 HENRI BRISPOT (french 1846–1928) “BOUQUINEURS SUR LES QUAIS DE LA SEINE” Signed ‘H Brispot’ bottom center right, oil on canvas 23 3/4 x 32 in. (60.3 x 81.3cm) Executed in 1906

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ALMA WOODSEY THOMAS (american 1891–1978) UNTITLED Signed ‘A W Thomas’ lower right, acrylic on primed paper 22 x 14 3/8 in. (55.9 x 36.5cm)

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Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture 06/22/08


Fine American & European Paintings & Sculpture 06/22/08

Auction: Sunday, June 22nd at 2pm Sale 1311 Exhibitions: Wednesday, June 18th through Friday, June 20th 10am–5pm Saturday, June 21st Noon–5pm Inquiries: alasdair nichol ext.3011 anichol@freemansauction.com david weiss ext.3014 dweiss@freemansauction.com libia elena mendez ext.3010 lmendez@freemansauction.com lauren mcgee ext.3015 lmcgee@freemansauction.com Bidding: bids department 215.563.9275 ext 3006 bids@freemansauction.com Fax 215.599.2240 Catalogue $35 Inside Front Cover: Lot 24 (detail) Inside Back Cover: Lot 155 (detail)

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European Paintings & Sculpture lots 1-69


1 CIRCLE OF MARCO RICCI (italian 1676-1729) ITALIANATE LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES Oil on canvas 19 x 53 1/8 in. (48.3 x 134.9cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $4,000-6,000

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2 ITALIAN-CRETIAN SCHOOL (16th-17th century) “THE TRIUMPH OF TITUS AND VESPASIAN” Inscribed ‘Invia te duce nulla est via’, oil on canvas 31 11/16 x 43 11/16 in. (80.5 x 111 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $6,000-10,000


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3 CIRCLE OF PIERRE MIGNARD (french 1612-1695) PORTRAIT OF A LADY SAID TO BE THE DUCHESS OF BURGUNDY Oil on canvas 20 7/8 x 17 3/16 in. (53 x 43.5cm) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

4 FOLLOWER OF MELCHIOR DE HONDECOETER (dutch 1636-1695) EXOTIC FOWL IN A RIVER LANDSCAPE Oil on canvas 35 x 28 3/4 in. (88.9 x 73cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000


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5 FOLLOWER OF JAN SIBERECHTS (flemish 1627-1703) EXTENSIVE LANDSCAPE WITH VILLAGERS OFFLOADING CARGO ALONG A TRACK Inscribed ‘367’ verso, oil on canvas 69 1/2 x 49 1/2 in. (176.5 x 125.7cm) provenance: McClees Galleries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000


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6 CORNELIS BORSTEEGH (dutch 1773-1834) “SPORTSMEN AND DOGS AT A TOWN GATE” Signed ‘Borsteegh del’ bottom right, watercolor 16 1/4 x 22 3/8 in. (41.3 x 56.8cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500

7 JAN HENDRIK WEISSENBRUCH (dutch 1824-1903) WASH DAY Signed ‘JH Weissenbruch’ bottom right, oil on cradled panel 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.8 x 36.2cm) provenance: Estate of a Lady, Rhode Island. $3,000-5,000

8 THEOPHILE DE BOCK (dutch 1851-1904) GREY SKIES Signed ‘TH de Bock’ bottom right, oil on canvas 11 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (29.2 x 38.7cm) provenance: Estate of a Lady, Rhode Island. $1,000-1,500


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06/22/08 9 JAN F. VAN DEVENTER (dutch 1822-1886) “ON THE FARM” Signed ‘J.F van Deventer’ bottom left, oil on panel 16 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (41.3 x 60.3cm) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $4,000-6,000

10 FERDINAND DE BRAEKELEER (belgian 1792-1883) THE NOSY NEIGHBORS Signed, located and dated ‘Ferdinand De Braekeleer Antwerpen 1863’ bottom left, oil on panel 16 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. provenance: Estate of a Lady, Maryland. $5,000-8,000

11 CHARLES LOUIS BAUGNIET (belgian 1814-1886) THE JOY OF THE HOUSE Signed ‘C* Baugniet’ bottom center left, inscribed on label verso, oil on panel 8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.3 x 15.9cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000


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12 CARL JOSEPH KUWASSEG (french 1802-1877) LANDSCAPE WITH VOLCANO Signed ‘C Kuwasseg père’ bottom right, oil on canvas 40 5/8 x 31 in. (103.2 x 78.7cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $7,000-10,000


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13 LEON LEGAT (french b. 1829) WASHERWOMEN AND FISHERMEN BY A RIVER Signed and dated ‘L Legat 1866’ bottom left, oil on canvas 39 1/2 x 52 in. (100.3 x 132.1cm) provenance: Geo. Wilkinson & Sons, Sheffield, United Kingdom. $10,000-15,000


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14 ORESTE COSTA (italian 1851-1901) TABLETOP STILL LIFE WITH GAME BIRDS, ALE, FISH, VEGETABLES AND FRUIT Signed and located ‘O. Costa Firenze’ bottom left, oil on canvas 44 x 32 in. (111.8 x 81.3cm) $6,000-10,000

15 ETTORE SIMONETTI (italian 1857-1909) THE TRYST Signed, inscribed and dated ‘Ettore Simonetti/Roma/1881’ lower right, watercolor 30 1/8 x 21 3/4 in. (76.5 x 55.2cm) provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey. $6,000-10,000


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16 PAOLO MEI (italian d. 1899) THE LETTER Signed, inscribed and dated ‘P. Mei fecit 1866’ bottom right, oil on canvas 18 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. (47 x 36.5cm) provenance: Private Collection, Florida. $7,000-10,000

17 GAETANO BELLEI (italian 1857-1922) CAVALIER IN THE TAVERN Signed and located ‘G Bellei Roma’ bottom right, oil on panel 25 x 15 1/4 in. (63.5 x 38.7cm) $4,000-6,000


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06/22/08 18 ATTRIBUTED TO MARIANO JOSÉ MARÍA BERNARDINO FORTUNY Y CARBÓ (spanish 1838-1874) IN THE CAVES Indistinctly signed bottom right, oil on panel, unframed 5 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (14.9 x 20.6cm) $1,000-1,500

19 HENRI ALPHONSE BARNOIN (french 1882-1935) BRETON STREET SCENE Signed ‘H. Barnoin’ bottom left, pastel on paper, laid down on canvas, unframed 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (64.8 x 54cm) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

20 CHARLES LOUIS VERWEE (belgian d. 1855) THE LACE SELLERS Signed ‘Louis Verwee f*’ bottom right, oil on canvas 26 x 19 in. (66 x 48.3cm) $5,000-8,000


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21 JEAN FRANCOIS RAFFAELLI (french 1850-1924) LADY IN BLACK Signed ‘JF RAFFAELLI’ bottom right, oil on panel 9 x 4 in. (22.9 x 10.2cm) provenance: Maurice Collection. Hirschl & Adler Galleries Inc., New York, New York. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $10,000-15,000


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22 JEAN FRANCOIS RAFFAELLI (french 1850-1924) “THE OUTSKIRTS OF LYONS” Signed ‘JF Raffaelli ‘73’, inscribed with title on label verso and dated, oil on panel 6 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. (15.9 x 21.9cm) provenance: Charles F. Haseltine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hirschl and Adler, New York, New York. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $10,000-15,000


23 PAUL CESAR HELLEU (french 1859-1927) YOUNG LADY IN WHITE DRESS Signed ‘Paul Helleu’ bottom left, pastel on paper laid on linen 53 7/8 x 29 7/8 in. (136.9 x 75.9cm) provenance: Estate of a Lady, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $40,000-60,000


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24 HENRI BRISPOT (french 1846-1928) “BOUQUINEURS SUR LES QUAIS DE LA SEINE” Signed ‘H Brispot’ bottom center right, oil on canvas 23 3/4 x 32 in. (60.3 x 81.3cm) Executed in 1906 provenance: Modern Art Foundation, Vaduz, Geneva. M. Newman Ltd., London, United Kingdom. A.B. Closson Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. exhibited: Société des Artistes Français, Paris 1906, No. 255. literature: House Magazine of A.G. Vie, Paris, Christmas, 1961, Page II (illustrated). $15,000-25,000


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06/22/08 25 CLAUDE EMILE SCHUFFENECKER (french 1851-1934) ‘FEMME AVEC SON CHIEN’ Signed ‘C. Schuffenecker’ bottom left, oil on canvas 21 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (55.2 x 46cm) provenance: Hammer Galleries, New York, New York. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $10,000-15,000

26 AUGUSTE RODIN (french 1840-1917) “PETIT TÊTE DE PIERRE DE WIESSANT” 1885-6 Inscribed ‘A. Rodin’, bronze with dark green and brown patinas, on black Belgian marble base 2 3/4 x 2 x 2 3/8 in. (7 x 5.1 x 6cm) The present model was cast for The Musée Rodin in an edition of 12, first by Alexis Rudier, then Georges Rudier, between 1944-64. provenance: Musée Rodin. Dominion Gallery, Montreal, Canada. Private Collection, Connecticut. literature: Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, Rodin et le Bronze Catalogue des Oeuvres conservées au Musée Rodin, vol. 1, no. S. 3355, p.239 (another cast illustrated). $5,000-7,000


27 PAUL GUSTAVE DORE (french 1832-1883) “LA DEFENSE NATIONALE” Inscribed ‘G Dore’, bronze with brown patina 57 in. (144.8cm) (height) on a red marble base inscribed ‘LA DEFENSE NATIONALE PAR GUSTAVE DORE’ 62 1/8 in. (157.8cm) (overall height) provenance: Sotheby’s, New York, 8 March 2000, Lot 61. Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $18,000-25,000


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28 LUDWIG HARTMANN (german 1835-1902) REST STOP AT THE TAVERN Signed ‘Ludwig Hartmann Munchen’ bottom right, oil on panel 15 1/2 x 37 in. (79 x 94 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. $15,000-25,000


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06/22/08 29 RUSSIAN SCHOOL (18th-19th century) PORTRAIT OF A MILITARY OFFICER, POSSIBLY NIKOLAY NIKOLAEVICH RAEVSKY Oil on canvas 13 1/4 x 19 1/8 in. (33.7 x 48.6cm) provenance: Raevsky Family, St. Petersburg, Russia. Private Collection, Washington, DC. note: The subject of the present painting is wearing Imperial Russian medals, believed to be: The gold and silver star of the imperial Order of St. Alexander Nevsky; the Imperial Order of St. Anne, the Imperial 4th class Order of St. George and the Imperial Order of St. Vladimir. $3,000-5,000

30 RUSSIAN SCHOOL (19th century) pair oils on canvas laid on panel RUSSIAN GRENADIERS OUTSIDE THE INN and RUSSIAN GRENADIER ASLEEP 12 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. (32.4 x 45.1cm) 12 13/16 x 17 1/2 in. (32.5 x 44.5cm) provenance: Raevsky Family, St. Petersburg, Russia. Private Collection, Washington, D.C. $5,000-8,000


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31 JULIUSZ FORTUNAT VON KOSSAK (polish 1824-1899) A POLISH CAVALRYMAN NEAR LWÓW Signed and dated ‘Juliusz Kossak 1894’ bottom left, watercolor, heightened with white 9 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (23.5 x 31.8cm) provenance: According to a label verso from the Collection of Prince Radziwill. $2,000-3,000 32 RUSSIAN SCHOOL (early 20th century) FIGURE WITH HORSE AND CART Signed indistinctly in Cyrillic and dated ‘1919’ bottom left, oil on canvas, unframed 19 1/2 x 24 3/4 (49.5 x 62.9cm) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500

33 BRITISH SCHOOL (18th-19th century) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN Oil on canvas 28 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (72 1/2 x 55 cm) $2,000-3,000


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34 THOMAS BEACH (british 1738-1806) “AN OFFICER OF YEOMANRY” Signed and dated ‘T. Beach 1774’ bottom left, feigned oval, oil on canvas 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (76.8 x 64cm) in a hand carved gilt frame by M. Grieve & Company provenance: Philip Suval Inc., New York, New York. Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $2,500-4,000 35 ATTRIBUTED TO SIR NATHANIEL DANCE-HOLLAND (british 1734-1811) “STUDY OF A HEAD” Inscribed on label verso, oil on canvas 26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8cm) provenance: According to a label verso ‘Presented to Edward Dance Fountain / Great great nephew of / Sir Nath. Dance-Holland RA / March 1938’. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. note: The frame bears a brass plate recto ‘Benjamin West PRA (1738-1820)’. $2,000-3,000

36 ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES NORTHCOTE R.A. (british 1746-1831) “MASTER BUNBURY” Inscribed ‘Master Bunbury/by James Northcote R.A/ from the Collection of Sir Henry Bunbury Bart’ on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 30 1/4 x 25 1/8 in. (76.8 x 63.8cm) provenance: Sir Henry Bunbury Bart. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000


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37 DANIEL GARDNER (british 1750-1805) “NAVAL PORTRAIT: WHITE WAISTCOAT, BRASS BUTTONS” Gouache, pastel and crayon on paper, oval 10 x 8 3/8 in. (25.4 x 21.3cm) provenance: J Thursby-Pelham Esquire, London, United Kingdom. Pawsey & Payne, London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. exhibited: Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom, Exhibition of British Art, 1934. note: A Pawsey & Payne Gallery label dated ‘Feb. 1929’ attached verso suggests that the subject may be Admiral Sir Sidney Smith as a young man. $1,000-1,500

38 DANIEL GARDNER (british 1750-1805) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN Gouache, pastel and crayon, oval 9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (24.4 x 20cm) provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500 39 DANIEL GARDNER (british 1750-1805) PORTRAIT OF MR. ROBSON Gouache and crayon on paper, oval 11 x 8 3/4 in. (27.9 x 22.2cm) (sight size) provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. exhibited: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Centennial Gifts Exhibition, 1977. $1,500-2,500


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40 JOHN RUSSELL R.A. (british 1745-1806) PORTRAIT OF LADY FRANCES TURNOUR Pastel on paper, oval 23 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. provenance: Collection of Lord Turnour S.B. Joel Esq. Right Honorable Earl Winterton MP. J. Leger & Son, London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. literature: Dr. G.C. Williamson John Russell RA, p. 172. $2,000-3,000

41 GEORGE PYNE (british 1800-1884) ALL SOUL’S COLLEGE, OXFORD Signed and dated ‘G Pyne 1854’ bottom left, watercolor 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (14.6 x 19.7cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500


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42 JOHN BERNEY CROME (british 1794-1842) “A COTTAGE DOOR” Oil on canvas 40 5/8 x 33 1/2 in. (103 x 85 cm) provenance: Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York. $5,000-8,000

43 HENRY & CHARLES SHAYER (british 19th century) “A HERDSMAN CATTLE [SIC], PASSING GIRL AND CHILDREN” Signed ‘H&C Shayer’ bottom left, oil on canvas 21 x 17 in. (53.3 x 43.2cm) provenance: Frost & Reed, London, United Kingdom. Private Collection, Michigan. $3,000-5,000


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06/22/08 44 RICHARD ANSDELL (british 1815-1885) “THE SPORTSMAN’S PUPIL” - FERRETING Signed and dated ‘R Ansdell 1869’ lower left, oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) $3,000-5,000

45 JOSEPH THORS (british, born circa 1848-1898) “RETURNING TO THE FOLD” Signed ‘J. Thors’ bottom center left, oil on canvas 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2cm) provenance: Estate of A Lady, Maryland. $2,000-3,000

46 WILLIAM G. MEADOWS (british late 19th century) A SHEPHERD AND HIS FLOCK IN A RIVER LANDSCAPE Signed and dated ‘W G Meadows 1881’ bottom center, oil on canvas 29 7/8 x 50 in. (75.9 x 127cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York. $2,000-3,000


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06/22/08 47 BRITISH SCHOOL (early 19th century) CATTLE AND HORSEMEN IN A RURAL LANDSCAPE Inscribed and dated ‘* King 1861’ bottom right, oil on panel 10 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. (26.7 x 39.1cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500

48 ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM OWEN (british 1769-1825) COUNTING HER CHANGE Oil on canvas 30 1/4 x 25 1/8 in. (76.8 x 63.8cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000


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06/22/08 49 ALFRED GLENDENING (british 1861-1907) AUTUMN Signed and dated ‘A. G. 1883’ bottom right, oil on canvas 50 1/4 x 40 1/4 in. (127.6 x 102.3 cm) $7,000-9,000


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06/22/08 50 HELEN ALLINGHAM (british 1848-1926) SAN GIORGIO MAGGIORE, VENICE Signed and dated ‘H. Allingham 1902’ bottom right, inscribed ‘Giorgio Maggiore, Venice’ verso, watercolor 11 1/4 x 14 in. (28.6 x 35.6 cm) $6,000-8,000

51 THOMAS DANIELL R.A. (british 1749-1840) A RIVER SCENE NEAR MYSORE WITH FIGURES ON A RAFT Watercolor and pencil on paper 13 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (34.3 x 43.8cm) (sight size) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500

52 NARAYAN SHRIDHAR BENDRE (indian 1910-1992) “HIMALAYAS FROM NAINITAL” Signed bottom right, watercolor heightened with white 13 x 19 1/2 in. (33 x 49.5cm)

provenance: Estate of Alan S. Kushner, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. note: A letter dated ‘1948’ from Mrs. Kamala L. Nimbbar of Bombay, India discussing the painting is attached verso. $2,000-3,000


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53 SIR WILLIAM ORPEN (irish 1878-1931) STUDY OF AN IRISH GIRL Signed and dated ‘William Orpen 1901’ bottom right, sanguine, black and white conte crayon on grey paper 17 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (45.1 x 32.1cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000


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54 SIR WILLIAM ORPEN (irish 1878-1931) LADY ORPEN SEATED IN AN INTERIOR Pencil inscribed on verso ‘Lady Orpen, Paris, 1929 / Sir Orpen / No. 8’ and inscribed in pen on verso ‘32/42’, watercolor on paper laid to card 13 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (33.7 x 31.2cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $4,000-6,000

55 SIR WILLIAM ORPEN R.A. (irish 1878-1931) “STUDIES OF A MALE NUDE” Graphite on paper 20 x 12 1/4 (50.8 x 31.1cm) (sight size) provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. exhibited The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500


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56 ERIC KENNINGTON R.A. (british 1888-1960) PORTRAIT OF A GIRL WEARING A RIBBON IN HER HAIR Charcoal on paper 18 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (46.4 x 31.1cm) provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. Andrew Wyld, London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. exhibited: Maas Gallery, London, United Kingdom, Eric Kennington R.A. Exhibition, April/May, 1981. note: A label verso states that this was drawn in Russia during the artist’s visit to St. Petersburg at the age of 17. $1,500-2,500

57 GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST (british 1890-1978) “A BALLYNAKILL WOMAN” Oil on canvas 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5cm) provenance: Estate of Kathleen Woodward Brockhurst. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000 58 MALCOLM DRUMMOND (british 1880-1945) “PORTRAIT OF THE DOORMAN AT THE SAVOY” Inscribed verso ‘Malcolm Drummond Portrait of the Doorman at the Savoy’ verso, oil on board 12 1/8 x 9 7/8 in. (30.8 x 25.1cm)

provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500


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06/22/08 59 SIR GEORGE CLAUSEN (british 1852-1944) A BESPECTACLED LADY Signed ‘G. CLAUSEN’ bottom right, oil on panel 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000


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06/22/08 60 SAMUEL JOHN LAMORNA BIRCH (british 1869-1955) HILLSIDE IN THE SPRING Signed and indistinctly inscribed in pencil ‘Nol/On ***der Moor / SJ Lamorna Birch / £4-40’ verso, oil on panel 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (15.8 x 20.5 cm) $3,000-5,000

61 SAMUEL JOHN LAMORNA BIRCH (british 1869-1955) LANDSCAPE WITH VILLAGE Signed and dated ‘S. J. Lamorna Birch 1899’ bottom left, oil on panel 7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.4 cm) $3,000-5,000

62 ROGER FRY (british 1866-1934) A WOODLAND PATH-EPPING FOREST Inscribed ‘This picture was painted by my father Roger Fry-P. Diamond’ verso, oil on board 15 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (39.4 x 31.1cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000


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06/22/08 63 SIR LAWRENCE GOWING (british 1918-1991) “PORTRAIT OF MISS ‘U’” Inscribed ‘GOWING SLADE SCHOOL’ in pencil on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 40 1/2 x 32 in. (102.9 x 81.3cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. exhibited: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991. $2,000-3,000 64 WILLIAM BROOKER (british 1918-1983) “GREY STILL LIFE I” Signed and dated ‘Brooker 69’ bottom right, signed, inscribed with title and dated ‘Oct-Nov 69’ verso, oil on canvas 36 x 40 in. (91.4 x 101.6cm) provenance: Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London, United Kingdom. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

65 WILLIAM BROOKER (british 1918-1983) “STUDIO MATERIALS” Inscribed ‘A.D/18/26B.B7 William Brooker/Studio Materials’ on label verso, oil on canvas 23 1/4 x 29 1/2 in. (59.1 x 74.9cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000


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66 ANTOINE BLANCHARD (french 1910-1988) L’ARC DE TRIOMPHE FROM THE CHAMPS-ELYSÉES Signed ‘Antoine Blanchard’ bottom right, oil on canvas 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6cm) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000


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67 ANDRE GISSON (american 1928-2003) LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES Signed ‘A. Gisson’ bottom right, oil on canvas 24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2cm) $3,000-5,000

68 ANDRE GISSON (american 1928-2003) HOT SUMMER DAY Signed ‘Gisson’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 1/8 x 30 1/16 in. (61.4 x 76.7 cm) $4,000-6,000


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69 ANTOINE BOUVARD (french 1870-1956) “A VENETIAN CANAL” Signed ‘Bouvard’ bottom left, oil on canvas 19 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (49.5 x 64.8cm) provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. $12,000-18,000


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70 ROBERT TAIT MCKENZIE (canadian 1867-1938) “SPRINTER” Bronze with blackish brown patina, inscribed ‘R Tait McKenzie’ on base, inscribed ‘ROMAN BRONZE WORKS NY’ on rear of base 9 in. (22.9cm) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $6,000-8,000

71 ROBERT TAIT MCKENZIE (canadian 1867-1938) “BLIGHTY” - MAQUETTE FOR CANADIAN WAR MEMORIAL Inscribed and dated ‘© R Tait McKenzie 1916’ on side of base, inscribed ‘ROMAN BRONZE WORKS NY’ on rear of base, bronze with brown patina 15 5/8 in. (39.7cm) (height) The sculpture is affixed to a white painted plinth 45 1/4 in. (114.9cm) provenance: From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $6,000-8,000


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06/22/08 72 EDWARD BERGE (american 1876-1924) “BOY WITH DUCKS” Inscribed ‘Berge ©’ on base, bronze with brown patina, piped as a fountain 10 1/2 in. (26.7cm) $4,000-6,000

73 HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (american 1880-1980) “GIRL WITH FROG (FROG ASHTRAY)” Inscribed ‘HARRIET W FRISHMUTH / COPYRIGHT 1910 / GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS / QEH # 7’ on base. 1910, edition of 105. Bronze with brown patina 4 1/2 in. (11.4cm) Executed in 1910 provenance: Estate of Bess Naide, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. literature: J. Conner, L. Rosenblatt Lehmbeck, and T. Tolles, Captured Motion - The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works New York, 2006, pp128, 220 (another example illustrated). note: The first thirty casts were ordered by Frishmuth between 1910 and 1920. Casts numbered 1-75 were produced under Gotham’s royalty system from 1923 to 1944. (Conner, Lembeck and Tolles, op.cit., p 220). $3,000-5,000


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74 HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (american 1880-1980) “THE DANCERS” - PAS DE DEUX, TARANTELLA Inscribed ‘Harriet W. Frishmuth © 1921’ and stamped ‘GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS / aBOS’ on base. Modeled in 1921, cast in 1922-33. Total edition of 58. Bronze, brown patina with green highlights, on Black Belgian marble base 17 1/8 in. (43.5cm)

provenance: Private Collection, Lynn Hallman, Little Rock, Arkansas. By family descent. Private Collection, San Francisco, California. literature: C.N. Aronson, Sculptured HyacinthsNew York, 1973, pp. 122-3, 202, 208 (another cast illustrated). J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 35, 40 (another cast illustrated). T. Tolles, ed. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885, vol. II, New York, 2001, p. 641. J. Conner, L. Rosenblatt Lehmbeck and T. Tolles, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works New York, 2006, no. 1921: 4 pp. 158-9, 241 (another cast illustrated).

note: The present sculpture was modeled by Desha Delteil and Léon Barté and is considered...’The most open and dramatic of Frishmuth’s male and female composition...’ (Conner, Lehmbeck and Tolles, op.cit., p. 158). $30,000-50,000


75 HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (american 1880-1980) “STAR” Inscribed and dated ‘Harriet W. Frishmuth - 1918’; stamped with ‘Gorham Co. Founders’ mark and numbered ‘Q 505 #98’ on base, raised on square marble base 19 3/16 in. (48.8cm) Executed in 1918 provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. literature: J. Conner, L. Rosenblatt Lehmbeck and T. Tolles, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, no. 1918:3, pp143, 237 (another cast illustrated). note: The present sculpture was modeled by Desha Delteil. Star was cast from 120 before 1955. (Conner, Lembeck and Tolles, op.cit., p.143. $15,000-20,000


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76 FREDERICK WILLIAM MACMONNIES (american 1863-1937) “PAN OF ROHALLION” Inscribed ‘Frederick MacMonnies / copyright 1894 / Paris 1890’ on reverse of sphere; also inscribed ‘TO PAN OF ROHALLION ANNO DOMINI MDCCCLXL’ and stamped ‘ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-’ on base, bronze with brown and green patina 29 1/4 in. (74.3cm) provenance: Private Collection, Maryland. literature: E.A. Gordon, The Sculpture of Frederick William MacMonnies: A Critical Catalogue, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998, p. 121 M. Smart and E.A. Gordon, A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies, Madison, Connecticut, 1996, pp. 92, 288 (another example illustrated as no. 22) note: ‘Pan of Rohallion’ was cast in four editions: 48 to 51 in. (121.9 x 129.5cm) 28 1/2 x 30 3/4 in. (72.4 x 78.1cm) 14 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (37.5 x 39.4cm) 9 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (25.1 x 27.6cm) It was also cast by E. GRUET, JABOEUF & ROUARD and LEBLANC BARBEDIENNE. One of the Pan’s pipes is missing from the present bronze. $12,000-18,000


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06/22/08 77 BEATRICE FENTON (american 1887-1983) FAIRY ON A FROG Bronze with brown patina, inscribed ‘Fenton’ on base 17 3/8 in. (44.1cm) $6,000-10,000

78 CARL EMIL MILLES (american / swedish 1875-1955) YOUNG WOMAN AND DOG Bronze, grayish patina 28 11/16 in. (72.9cm) provenance: The artist. By family descent. Grace Golden, Tequesta, Florida. note: This sculpture is one of the figures from “Harrisburg Doors,” designed by Milles in 1938 to decorate the entrance door to the State Finance Building, Harrisburg, PA. On the door, it is the third model down from the top (of 10 total models), and is accompanied by the inscription: “AND SHE IS PRAYING (TOO?)” $4,000-6,000


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79 CARDUCIUS PLANTAGENET REAM (american 1837-1917) STILL LIFE WITH GRAPES Signed ‘C. P. Ream’ bottom right, oil on canvas 16 1/8 x 20 in. (41 x 50.7 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. $3,000-5,000

80 CARDUCIUS PLANTAGENET REAM (american 1837-1917) STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT Signed ‘C. P. Ream’ bottom left, oil on canvas 14 x 18 1/4 in. (35.5 x 46.4 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. $2,000-3,000


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81 ALBERT BIERSTADT (american 1830-1902) MONTANA LANDSCAPE Signed ‘A. Bierstadt’ bottom right, oil on canvas 5 x 8 7/16 in. (12.7 x 21.4 cm) $6,000-10,000 82 JOHN FERY (american 1859-1934) “TETON MOUNTAINS, WYOMING” Signed ‘J. Fery’ bottom left, indistinctly inscribed with title verso, oil on canvas 14 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (35.8 x 56.2cm) $4,000-6,000


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06/22/08 83 FRANKLIN DULLIN BRISCOE (american 1844-1903) COASTAL SCENE AT DAWN Signed and dated ‘F. D. Briscoe 77’ bottom right, indistinct inscription stretcher verso, oil on canvas 25 1/4 x 31 1/4 in. (63.8 x 79.4 cm) provenance: Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

84 WILLIAM TROST RICHARDS (american 1833-1905) “CAVE ON PORTLAND ISLE, DORSET” Sgined with initials ‘WTR’ and inscribed with title and ‘No 30 / Recd. Oct 13th 1879 / GW’ verso, watercolor heightened with white 3 x 4 5/8 in. (7.6 x 11.7cm) $1,500-2,500

85 CARL PHILIPP WEBER (german/american 1849-1921) WOODLAND CREEK, AUTUMN Signed and dated ‘C. Philipp Weber 1876’ bottom left, oil on canvas 42 1/2 x 59 in. (108 x 150 cm) $3,000-5,000


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86 SAMUEL LANCASTER GERRY (american 1813-1891) FOREST SCENE WITH RIDER Signed ‘S. L. Gerry’ bottom left, oil on panel 12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500

87 CHRISTOPHER H. SHEARER (american 1840-1926) PARK SCENE WITH LADIES READING Signed and dated ‘C. H. Shearer 1881’ bottom right, oil on canvas 36 x 29 in. (91.4 x 73.7 cm) $4,000-6,000


88 MILNE RAMSEY (american 1846-1915) STILL LIFE WITH CHARGER, CENSER AND ROSES Signed and dated ‘Milne Ramsey 3. 89’ bottom right, oil on canvas 32 1/4 x 25 7/8 in. (81.9 x 65.7cm) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $30,000-50,000

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89 JAMES FAIRMAN (american 1826-1904) “THE MOSQUE EL ASKA & MT. OF OLIVES” Signed and dated ‘J. Fairman 71’ bottom right, oil on canvas 32 1/2 x 45 1/4 in. (81.6 x 114.8cm) $5,000-8,000 90 WILLIAM HOWARD HART (american 1863-1937) LANDSCAPE WITH GRAZING COWS Signed ‘WM. HART’ bottom left, oil on canvas laid down on board 14 1/2 x 19 in. (36.8 x 48.3cm) $3,000-5,000


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91 EDMUND DARCH LEWIS (american 1835-1910) VIEW OF THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER WITH MEMORIAL HALL IN THE BACKGROUND Signed and dated ‘Edmund D. Lewis 1876’ bottom left, oil on canvas 30 1/4 x 48 in. (76.8 x 121.9cm) provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts. $18,000-25,000


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92 EDMUND DARCH LEWIS (american 1835-1910) WATERFALLS IN A LANDSCAPE Signed and dated ‘Edmund D Lewis 1877’ bottom right, oil on canvas 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2cm) $10,000-15,000


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93 WILLIAM LOUIS SONNTAG (american 1822-1900) “RESTFUL MOUNTAIN (MORNING ON THE POTOMAC)” Signed ‘WL Sonntag’ bottom right, oil on canvas 8 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (21.6 x 41.9cm) Executed in 1863 provenance: A.B. Closson Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $12,000-18,000


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94 LEVI WELLS PRENTICE (american 1851-1935) STUDY OF LACE Signed and dated ‘L. W. Prentice 1921’ bottom right, oil on canvas 48 1/4 x 24 1/4 in. (122.5 x 61.6cm) $6,000-8,000


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95 HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (american 1866-1950) AN ELDERLY AFRICAN AMERICAN LADY Signed and dated ‘HARRY ROSELAND 05’ top right, oil on canvas 14 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (35.9 x 25.7cm) $6,000-10,000

96 HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (american 1866-1950) AN ELDERLY AFRICAN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN Signed and dated ‘HARRY ROSELAND 05’ top right, oil on canvas 14 1/8 x 10 1/8 (35.9 x 25.7cm) $6,000-10,000


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06/22/08 97 JEANETTE MAXFIELD LEWIS (american 1894-1982) “FLIGHT FROM GOMORRAH” Signed ‘J. M. Lewis’ bottom right, inscribed and titled on artist’s label verso, oil on canvasboard 15 15/16 x 19 13/16 in. (40.6 x 50.4 cm) provenance: Private Collection, Florida exhibited: Crocker Art Gallery, 1946, Cat. No. 15. $1,500-2,500

98 WILLIAM CLOTHIER WATTS (american 1869-1961) ON THE CALIFORNIA COAST Signed ‘WC WATTS’ bottom right, watercolor with traces of pencil 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (29.2 x 39.4cm) $1,500-2,500

99 JOHN WHORF (american 1903-1959) WINTER LANDSCAPE WITH HORSE AND SLED Signed ‘John Whorf’ bottom right, watercolor 15 x 21 1/4 in. (38.1 x 54cm) $3,000-5,000


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06/22/08 100 CARL WUERMER (american 1900-1982) “SPRING MORNING” Signed ‘Carl Wuermer’ bottom left, with artist’s label verso, oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) $3,000-5,000 101 HARRY WILLSON WATROUS (american 1857-1940) “THE TURQUOISE POOL” Signed ‘Watrous’ bottom left, inscribed with title verso, oil on panel 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9cm) $4,000-6,000


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06/22/08 102 ROBERT EMMETT OWEN (american 1878-1957) AUTUMN SCENE Signed ‘R. Emett Owen’ bottom right, oil on canvas 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61cm) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $2,000-3,000

103 CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (american 1864-1940) COAST AT OGUNQUIT Signed and dated ‘Woodbury 99’ bottom right, oil on canvas 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66cm) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $5,000-7,000

104 ROBERT EMMETT OWEN (american 1878-1957) STREAM THROUGH THE WOODS Signed ‘R. Emmett Owen’ bottom left, oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8cm) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $2,000-3,000


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105 JOHANN BERTHELSEN (american 1883-1972) “A GRAY DAY” Signed and dated ‘Johann Berthelsen 1914’ bottom left, inscribed ‘A Gray Day’ verso, bearing ‘John Herron Art Institute, 1915 Indiana Artists Exhibition’ label verso, oil on canvasboard 11 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (28.3 x 18.1 cm) $800-1,200

106 CHARLES PAUL GRUPPE (american 1860-1940) GRAZING SHEEP IN THE WOODS Signed ‘Chas. P. Gruppe’ bottom right, oil on canvas 19 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (49.5 x 41.9 cm) $1,200-1,800 107 LOUIS KRONBERG (american 1872-1965) “THE WHITE MANTILLA” Signed ‘L Kronberg’ bottom left, signed and inscribed with title twice verso on, oil on canvas 27 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (69.2 x 56.5cm) $1,500-2,500


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108 CHARLES SALIS KAELIN (american 1858-1929) WINTER WOODS Signed ‘C S KAELIN’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 1/4 x 20 in. (61.6 x 50.8cm) provenance: Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $10,000-15,000

109 CHARLES SALIS KAELIN (american 1858-1929) “FLOWING TIDE” Oil on board 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (19.7 x 24.4cm) provenance: Estate of the artist. By family descent. Craxel Art Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Creative Frame Gallery, Canton, Ohio, 1969. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $2,000-3,000


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110 JOHN HENRY TWACHTMAN (american 1853-1902) CHATEAU NEAR DIEPPE Oil on canvas 12 x 15 3/8 in. Executed circa 1884

provenance: The artist. Violet Twachtman Baker, daughter of the artist, New York. Martha Baker, daughter of Violet Baker, Italy. By family descent. Spanierman Gallery, New York, New York. Private Collection, Pennsylvania. note: This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of John Henry Twachtman by Ira Spanierman and Dr. Lisa N. Peters. $20,000-30,000


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111 AARON HENRY GORSON (american 1872-1933) PITTSBURGH MILLS, EVENING Signed ‘A. H. Gorson’ bottom left, oil on canvas 32 1/4 x 36 in. (81.9 x 91.4cm) provenance: Private Collection, Brooklyn, New York. $40,000-60,000


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06/22/08 112 LEE LUFKIN KAULA (american 1865-1957) “THE OLD HOMESTEAD, NEW IPSWICH, N.H.” SIgned ‘Lee Lufkin Kaula’ bottom right, oil on canvas 20 x 24 1/8 in. (50.8 x 61.3 cm) provenance: Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

113 HENRY BILLINGS (american b. 1894) VIEW OF WOODSTOCK, NEW YORK Signed ‘Billings’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8cm) $2,500-4,000

114 MARTHA WALTER (american 1875-1976) “BASS ROCKS” Signed ‘Martha Walter’ bottom left, watercolor 12 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (32.4 x 40cm) (sight size) provenance: David David Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Estate of a Lady, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000


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115 EMILE GRUPPE (american 1896-1978) “AT DOCK” Signed ‘Emile A Gruppe’ bottom left, signed and inscribed with title on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 25 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (63.8 x 76.5cm) $10,000-15,000


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116 FRANK MILTON ARMINGTON (canadian b. 1876) ‘BOULEVARD DE LA MADELEINE, PARIS’ Signed and dated ‘F M ARMINGTON 1916’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. (61.6 x 51.4cm) provenance: A.B. Closson Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $10,000-15,000

117 WILFRED WITHROW (canadian 1900-1971) “GOGAMA, ONTARIO” Signed ‘WITHROW’ bottom right, inscribed and dated ‘Gogama/1942’ on label verso, oil on board 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) provenance: W. Mazelow Inc., Ontario, Canada. From the collection of Philip Rieff and Alison Douglas Knox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $1,000-1,500


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118 PAULETTE VAN ROEKENS (american 1896-1988) THE HOOP Signed ‘P VAN ROEKENS’ bottom left, inscribed with signature, title and date ‘1960’ on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 14 x 12 1/4 in. (35.6 x 31.1cm) provenance: Estate of Alan S. Kushner, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000

120 PAULETTE VAN ROEKENS (american 1896-1988) “DRESSING ROOM” Signed ‘P VAN ROEKENS’ bottom left, oil on canvas 12 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.6cm) provenance: Estate of Alan S. Kushner, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

119 MARY ELIZABETH PRICE (american 1877-1965) “BYZANTINE FOUNTAIN” Signed ‘M. Elizabeth Price’ bottom left, inscribed ‘M. Elizabeth Price 140 West 57th St. Byzantine Fountain’ on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 24 3/16 x 30 5/16 in. (61.4 x 77 cm) $4,000-6,000


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06/22/08 121 MARY CABLE BUTLER (american 1865-1946) BREAKERS ON THE ROCKS Signed with initials ‘MB’ and inscribed in pencil ‘Butler” bottom right, oil on canvas 24 x 32 in. (61 x 81.3cm) provenance: Private Collection Maine $2,000-3,000

122 LILLIAN AMY MONTAGUE (american b. 1868) “POLPERRO HARBOR AT SUNSET” Signed ‘L. A. Montague’ bottom left, inscribed ‘Polperro Harbor at sunset. Cornwall. England’ on label verso, oil on canvas 16 1/8 x 20 1/8 in. (41 x 51.1cm) $2,000-3,000

123 RICHARD G. WEDDERSPOON (american 1889-1976) “SOLEBURY STONE CRUSHER” Signed ‘RG WEDDERSPOON’ bottom left, oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) Executed circa 1950 provenance: Bianco Gallery, Buckingham, Pennsylvania. Private Collection, Florida. $2,500-4,000


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124 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1883-1951) HOUSES IN THE SNOW Signed ‘FERN I. Coppedge’ bottom right, oil on canvas 13 3/4 x 15 5/8 in. (34.9 x 39.7cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York. $15,000-25,000


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125 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1883-1951) FARM BUILDINGS WITH A TREE IN THE FOREGROUND Signed ‘F. Coppedge’ bottom right, oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8cm) provenance: Buckner’s Art Shop, Topeka, Kansas. $8,000-12,000


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126 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) “TOWARDS THE SUN” Signed and dated ‘Nuse 23’ bottom right, inscribed ‘RN Toward the Sun, Tohickon Creek area, 25 x 30’ on label verso, oil on canvas 30 1/8 x 25 1/8 in. (76.5 x 63.8cm) provenance: The artist. By family descent. Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $20,000-30,000


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127 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) ‘ROBERT TEASE’S PLACE’ Signed and dated ‘Nuse 29’ bottom left, oil on canvas 30 1/4 x 36 in. (76.8 x 91.4cm) provenance: The artist’s son. $25,000-40,000


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128 WALTER EMERSON BAUM (american 1884-1956) A RIVER IN WINTER, HOUSES IN THE DISTANCE Signed ‘WE BAUM’ bottom right, oil on board 16 x 19 3/4 in. (40.6 x 50.2cm) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $5,000-8,000

129 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) TREES BY A RIVER Signed with initials ‘RN’ bottom right, oil on canvas, laid down on board 16 x 18 in. (40.6 x 45.7cm) with a pencil signed sketch of a head verso provenance: Private Collection, New Hampshire. $4,000-6,000


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130 JOHN FULTON FOLINSBEE (american 1892-1963) “THE SHAD LANDING” Signed ‘John F. Folinsbee’ bottom right, inscribed with title verso, oil on canvas 16 1/4 x 20 1/8 in. (41.3 x 51.1cm) in a Gill & Lagodich frame provenance: Private Collection, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $40,000-60,000


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131 ANTONIO PIETRO MARTINO (american 1902-1989) FISHING BOATS, GLOUCESTER Signed and dated ‘AP Martino 30’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8cm) $8,000-12,000

132 ANTONIO PIETRO MARTINO (american 1902-1989) SNOWY STREET IN MANAYUNK Signed ‘Antonio P. Martino’ bottom right, oil on canvas 30 x 39 7/8 in. (76.2 x 101.4 cm) $8,000-12,000


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133 WALTER EMERSON BAUM (american 1884-1956) “PENNSYLVANIA MILL” Signed ‘W. E. Baum’ bottom right, oil on canvas 32 1/8 x 40 3/16 in. (81.6 x 102.1cm) provenance: Beacon Hill Fine Art, New York, New York. Private Collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. $30,000-50,000


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134 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1883-1951) ‘THE PAUNNACUSSING CREEK AT CARVERSVILLE��� Signed ‘Fern Coppedge’ bottom right, inscribed and dated ‘The Paunnacussing Creek at Carversville, Pa, Bucks County, Jan, 1924’ verso,

oil on canvas laid on board 12 1/4 x10 1/4 in. (31.1 x 26cm) in a Gill & Lagodich frame provenance: Private Collection, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $30,000-50,000


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135 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1888-1963) “NEW HAMPSHIRE FARMHOUSE” Signed ‘Fern I. Coppedge’ bottom left, inscribed ‘New Hampshire farmhouse birthplace of Dr. Herbert Miller by Fern I. Coppedge’ on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 20 1/16 in. (46 x 51cm) provenance: Private Collection, Black Mountain, North Carolina. $30,000-50,000


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136 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) “NESHAMINY CREEK BY COX FARM” Signed with conjoined initials and dated ‘43’ bottom left, signed and inscribed ‘Cocks [sic] Farm Rushland Pa/By Neshaminy Creek & Little Neshaminy/Late fall 1943 by Roy C. Nuse’ on label attached verso, oil on canvas 22 x 24 in. (55.9 x 61cm)

provenance: The artist’s son. exhibited: James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. ‘Roy C. Nuse-Figures and Landscapes’ February 9 - May 12, 2002. literature: Roy C. Nuse - Figures And Landscapes published by James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002, p 40 (illustrated). $20,000-30,000


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137 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) “THE QUARRY AND BEYOND” Signed with conjoined intitials and dated ‘40’ bottom right, oil on canvasboard 20 x 22 in. (50.8 x 55.9cm)

provenance: The artist’s son. exhibited: James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. ‘Roy C. Nuse-Figures And Landscapes’ February 9 - May 12, 2002. literature: Roy C. Nuse - Figures And Landscapes published by James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002, p 42 (illustrated). $20,000-30,000


138 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1888-1951) HARBOR SCENE Signed ‘Fern I Coppedge’ bottom left, oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8cm)

provenance: Private Collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. $30,000-50,000


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139 RICHARD GIBSON WEDDERSPOON (american, 1889-1976) A SUMMER’S DAY IN BUCKS COUNTY Signed ‘R. G. Wedderspoon’ bottom left, oil on canvas in a Badura frame 30 1/8 x 30 in. (76.5 x 76cm) provenance: Private Collection, California. $12,000-18,000


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140 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1888-1951) “PIGEON COVE” Signed ‘Fern I Coppedge’ bottom center left, signed on frame verso, inscribed with title on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61cm) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $25,000-40,000


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141 FERN ISABEL COPPEDGE (american 1888-1961) “LITTLE WHITE HOUSE, NEW HAMPSHIRE” Signed ‘Fern I Coppedge’ bottom left, inscribed with title in pencil on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 18 x 20 in. (45.7 x 50.8cm) provenance: By descent in the family of the present owner. $20,000-30,000


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06/22/08 142 ROY C. NUSE (american 1885-1975) TREES BY A RIVER Signed with initials ‘RN’ bottom right, dedicated ‘To Mr. & Mrs. Snaish/Christmas 1935/RN’ in pencil verso, oil on canvas, laid down on board 9 1/4 x 13 in. (23.5 x 33cm) provenance: Private Collection, New Hampshire. $2,500-4,000

143 FRANK F. ENGLISH (american 1854-1922) FARM HOUSES BY A RIVER Signed ‘FF English’ bottom left, watercolor heightened with white 18 3/4 x 28 3/8 in. (47.6 x 72.1cm) $1,500-2,500


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06/22/08 144 WILLIAM LANGSON LATHROP (american 1859-1938) “THE GREEN SWALE” Signed ‘W. L. Lathrop’ bottom right, oil on canvas 25 5/16 x 22 1/4 in. (64.3 x 56.5 cm) provenance: Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania. $8,000-12,000

145 WALTER STUEMPFIG (american 1914-1970) MENDING THE NET Oil on canvas, unframed 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61cm) provenance: William Stuempfig, the artist’s brother. Major General Robert E. Friedrich, gift from the above, ca. 1970. By family descent. $2,500-4,000


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06/22/08 146 NICOLA D’ASCENZO (american 1871-1954) “LATE AFTERNOON” Signed ‘Nicola D’Ascenzo’ bottom left, signed and inscribed with title on label verso, oil on canvas 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61cm) provenance: Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000 147 NICOLA D’ASCENZO (american 1871-1954) “FANTASIA” - A TRIPTYCH Signed ‘Nicola D’Ascenzo’ bottom right of right panel, oil on canvas in three parts within one frame central panel, 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (76.8 x 64.1cm) lateral panels, 30 1/4 x 11 in. (76.8 x 27.9cm) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. exhibited: National Arts Club, Member’s Annual Exhibition, New York, New York. $3,000-5,000


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06/22/08 148 LAMAR DODD (american b. 1909) ‘MAN WITH PIPE’ Signed and dated ‘Lamar Dodd 36’ bottom right, signed, inscribed with title and extensively inscribed verso, oil on canvasboard 16 x 19 3/4 in. (40.6 x 50.2cm) provenance: Gift from the artist. By family descent. Private Collection, Hawaii. $4,000-6,000

149 GERALD LEAKE (american 1885-1975) “DIANA” Signed ‘LEAKE’ bottom left, oil on canvas 14 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. (35.9 x 35.9cm) exhibited: Salmagundi Club, Annual Auction, New York, New York. $1,500-2,500


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06/22/08 150 LOUIS S. GLANZMAN (american b. 1922) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Signed with initials and dated ‘LSG 03’ bottom right, signed ‘Louis S. Glanzman’ verso, mixed media on canvas 26 x 26 in. (66 x 66cm) $4,000-6,000

151 MILTON AVERY (american 1893-1965) “STANDING NUDE” Signed ‘Milton Avery’ bottom right, pencil on paper 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6cm) provenance: Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000


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152 ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES (american 1882-1952) “LANDSCAPE, STORMY SKY” Oil on panel 15 x 18 1/4 in. (38.2 x 46.4cm) Executed circa 1912 provenance: Private Collection, New York, New York. exhibited: Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, New York, ‘The Orchestration of Color: The Paintings of Arthur B. Carles’ February 10-March 18th, 2000. $7,000-10,000


153 HUGH HENRY BRECKENRIDGE (american 1870-1937) VIEW OF GLOUCESTER HARBOR Signed ‘Hugh Breckenridge’ bottom left, oil on canvas 36 x 32 in. (91.5 x 81.4cm) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $15,000-25,000


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154 HUGH HENRY BRECKENRIDGE (american 1870-1937) BOATS AT GLOUCESTER Inscribed ‘Hugh H. Breckenridge’ on frame verso, oil on board 14 x 14 in. (35.6 x 35.6cm) provenance: Elizabeth Cronin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By family descent to the grandson of the above. Private Collection, Maine. $10,000-15,000


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155 ALMA WOODSEY THOMAS (american 1891-1978) UNTITLED Signed ‘A W Thomas’ lower right, acrylic on primed paper 22 x 14 3/8 in. (55.9 x 36.5cm) provenance: Mrs. MaryAnn Stuart, Washington D.C. and Connecticut. Private Collection, San Francisco, California. $20,000-30,000


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156 ALBERT HUIE (jamaican b. 1920) ‘THE WATER CARRIER’ Signed ‘A Huie’ bottom left, signed and inscribed with title on label verso, oil on canvas, laid down on panel 34 x 24 in. (86.4 x 61cm) note: This lot will be accompanied by a copy of the book ‘Albert Huie-Father of Jamaican Painting’ by Edward Lucie-Smith. $4,000-6,000

157 DOX THRASH (american 1893-1965) BOWL OF FLOWERS Signed ‘D. THRASH’ bottom right, watercolor heightened with pastel on paper 18 7/8 x 23 15/16 in. (47.9 x 60.8cm) provenance: Estate of Alan S. Kushner, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000


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158 PHILIP JAMISON (american b. 1925) “STUDIO IN MAINE” Signed ‘Philip Jamison’ bottom left, inscribed with title and numbered ‘555’ on backboard verso, watercolor heightened with white and with traces of crayon 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2cm) provenance: Private Collection, Main Line, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000

159 GEORGE WEYMOUTH (american b. 1936) “SNOW DROPS” Signed ‘Weymouth’ bottom right, tempera on board 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61cm) provenance: Estate of Joan Herschede, Cincinnati, Ohio. $6,000-10,000


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Index Allingham, H., 50 Ansdell, R., 44 Armington, F.M., 116 Avery, M., 151 Barnoin, H.A., 19 Baugniet, C.L., 11 Baum, W.E., 128, 133 Beach, T., 34 Bellei, G., 17 Bendre, N.S., 52 Berge, E., 72 Berthelsen, J., 105 Bierstadt, A., 81 Billings, H., 113 Blanchard, A., 66 Borsteegh, C., 6 Bouvard, A., 69 Birch, S.J.L., 60, 61 Breckenridge, H.H., 153, 154 Brispot, H., 24 Briscoe, F.D., 83 British School, 33, 47 Brockhurst, G.L., 57 Brooker, W., 64, 65 Butler, M.C., 121 Carbó, M.J.M.B.F.Y., attributed to, 18 Carles, A.B., 152 Clausen, G., 59 Coppedge, F.I., 124, 125, 134, 135, 138, 140, 140 Costa, O., 14 Crome, J.B., 42 D’Ascenzo, N., 146, 147 Dance-Holland, N., attributed to, 35 Daniell, T., 51 De Bock, T., 8 De Braekeleer, F., 10 Dodd, L., 148 Dore, P.G., 27 Drummond, M., 58 English, F.F., 143 Fairman, J., 89 Fenton, B., 77 Fery, J., 82 Folinsbee, J.F., 130 Frishmuth, H.W., 73, 74, 75 Fry, R., 62

Gardner, D., 37, 38, 39 Gerry, S.L., 86 Gisson, A., 67, 68 Glanzman, L.S., 150 Glendening, A., 49 Gorson, A.H., 111 Gowing, L., 63 Gruppe, C.P., 106 Gruppe, E., 115

Raffaelli, J.F., 21, 22 Ramsey, M., 88 Ream, C.P., 79, 80 Ricci, M., circle of, 1 Richards, W.T., 84 Rodin, A., 26 Roseland, H.H., 95, 96 Russian School, 29, 30, 32 Russel, J., 40

Hart, W.H., 90 Hartmann, L., 28 Helleu, P.C., 23 Hondecoeter, D.H., follower of, 4 Huie, A., 156

Schuffenecker, C.E., 25 Shayer, Henry and Charles, 43 Shearer, C.H., 87 Siberechts, J., follower of, 5 Simonetti, E., 15 Sonntag, W.L., 93 Stuempfig, W., 145

Italian-Cretian School, 2 Jamison, P., 158 Kaelin, C.S., 108, 109 Kaula, L.L., 112 Kennington, E., 56 Kronberg, L., 107 Kuwasseg, C.J., 12 Lathrop, W.L., 144 Leake, G., 149 Lewis, E.D., 91, 92 Lewis, J.M., 97 Legat, L., 13 Macmonnies, F.W., 76 Martino, A.P., 131, 132 McKenzie, R.T., 70, 71 Meadows, W.G., 46 Mei, P., 16 Mignard, P., circle of, 3 Milles, C.E., 78 Montague, L.A., 122 Northcote, J., attributed to, 36 Nuse, R.C., 126, 127, 129, 136, 137, 142 Orpen, W., 53, 54, 55 Owen, R.E., 102, 104 Owen, W., attributed to, 48 Prentice, L.W., 94 Price, M.E., 119 Pyne, G., 41

Thomas, A.W., 155 Thors, J., 45 Thrash, D., 157 Twachtman, J.H., 110 Van Deventer, J.F., 9 Van Roekens, P., 118, 120 Verwee, C.L., 20 Von Kossak, J.F., 31 Walter, M., 114 Watrous, H.W., 101 Watts, W.C., 98 Weber, C.P., 85 Wedderspoon, R.G., 123, 139 Weissenbruch, J.H., 7 Weymouth, G., 159 Whorf, J., 99 Withrow, W., 117 Woodbury, C.H., 103 Wuermer, C., 100


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Glossary any statement as to authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition is a statement of opinion and is not to be taken as a statement or representation of fact. freeman’s reserves the right, in forming their opinion, to consult and rely upon any expert or authority considered by them to be reliable.

names

Forename(s) and surname of painter is in our opinion a work by that artist; e.g. Charles Willson Peale. When an artist’s forename(s) is not known, a series of asterisks followed by the surname of the artist, wether preceded by an initial or not, indicates that in our opinion the work is by the artist named.

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Modern & Contemporary Art 11/02/08

Auction: Sunday, November 2nd

Upcoming

Inquiries: alasdair nichol ext.3011 anichol@freemansauction.com david weiss ext.3014 dweiss@freemansauction.com libia mendez ext.3010 lmendez@freemansauction.com lauren mcgee ext.3015 lmcgee@freemansauction.com

MEL RAMOS (american b. 1935) "I STILL GET A THRILL WHEN I SEE BILL..." Signed and dated 'MRamos 76' bottom right in pencil, watercolor on Arches paper 24 x 18 ins (61 x 45.7cm) provenance: The artist, Oakland, California. David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, California. John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California. Estate of Alan S. Kushner, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. $10,000–15,000

ANDY WARHOL (american 1928-1987) "25 CATS NAME SAM AND ONE BLUE PUSSY" 1954. The complete bound book with 18 offset lithographs, 17 of which are handcolored with watercolor, including colophon page, as issued. Seymour Berlin, printer. Pencil signed and numbered ‘Andy Warhol 25’ on justification page, from the total edition of 190. Coverpage dedicated 'To Johnny' in pencil. Each sheet 8 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (22.5 x 14.6cm) [Feldmann & Schellmann, IV 52-A-68A] provenance: Gift from the artist to John J. Graham, NBC's Director of Design and creator of its famous peacock logo. By family descent. Private Collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. $60,000–100,000

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