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19th - 20th Century Art

Auction Saturday June 27th, 2020 @ noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

1

Ida Abramovitch (1898-) Californian & Abraham Goldberg (1903-1980) Israel (two)

Ida Abramovitch MASQUERADE FIGURES, 1945, gouache on paper or card, signed and dated lower right, sight 11 Ύ x 9”, frame 18 Ό x 15 Ό” with glass; Abraham Goldberg INTERIOR SCENE, 1943, color pastel on paper or card, signed and dated lower left, sight 5 x 8 Ύ”, frame 11 ½ x 15 Ό” with glass. (2)

Both in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

2

African: Yoruba

ANIMAL MOTIF, beaded ceremonial headdress, body 20 ½ x 12 x 10”, with additional 18” beaded tassels, overall height 38 ½” tall.

Dust accumulation, surface soiling, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

3

Karl Albert (1911-2007) California

DESERT LANDSCAPE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 24 x 30”, frame 27 ½ x 33 ½”.

Surface soiling, small nicks, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

4

D’Amico (20th Century)

PERSON AT TABLE, oil painting on flawed canvas, signed lower left, 27 Ύ x 19 Ύ”, frame 35 ½ x 27 ½”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Anonymous (17th/ 18th Century)

MARKET PLACE, oil painting on canvas, 16 x 12 Ύ”, frame 25 Ύ x 22 ½ x 3”.

Re-lined, hairline cracks, craquelure, surface soiling, canvas with buckling, blacklight shows a small amount of inpainting, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

6

Anonymous (19th Century)

AU VIN DEUX, oil painting on wood panel, 7 x 5 ½”, frame 11 Ύ x 10 Ό”.

Lacquer yellowed, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

7

Samuel John Armstrong (1893-1977) California Washington (thirty-four)

POLITICAL CARTOONS, thirty-four ink drawings on thin card, all signed, average sheet 27 x 22”. (34)

In various conditions from good to poor, most in fairly good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/3000

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified (18th Century)

PORTRAIT OF A CHARLE. ANTOINE VAN DEN BERG age 21, oil painting on canvas, inscribed Charle Antoine Van Den Berg Aetatis 21 upper right, old Continental Auction chalk marks on stretcher bar, frame 37 ½ x 31 Ό” including overlaid to recto surface.

Craquelure throughout, some small chips, ingrained surface soiling, stretcher bar with termite damage, frame overlaid to recto surface, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/3000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

9

Artist Unidentified (early 20th Century)

STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS, oil painting on canvas, signed E. Kosa or E. Rosa lower right, 24 x 29” frame 29 x 34”, purchased as an Emile Kosa Sr. by the present owner.

Ingrained surface soiling, some craquelure, canvas slight slack, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

10

Don Bachardy (b. 1934) California

MICHAEL RAGO OCTOBER 10, 1997, watercolor on paper, signed lower right, titled upper right, 30 x 22”, frame 34 ½ x 26 ½” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

11

Laura Ball (b. 1972) California

TWO GIRLS AND A SNAKE, 2007, watercolor and color pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, 15 x 11 Ό”, frame 19 ½ x 15 ½”.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

12

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) American (two)

PORTRAITS, two etchings, one in color, both signed in pencil and inscribed artist’s proof in pencil, images 14 Ύ x 18” & 18 x 14 Ύ”, full margins, frames 23 x 30 ½” & 33 x 25 Ό”, one with glass. (2)

Horizontal print with a few tiny spots lower sheet, edge, otherwise both in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

13

A. J. Blane (20th / 21st Century) American

COUPLE, 2002, papier mache and mixed media sculpture in Lucite box, signed on backside, overall 20 x 21 ½ x 16.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

Cornelius Botke (1887-1954) Californian

LAGOON MORRO BAY, etching, signed and titled in pencil, plate 7 x 8 Ύ”, sheet 11 Ό x 14”.

Pale toning from two previous hinges at top margin which also appears to be trimmed, some creases and soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

15

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) British American

ELIZABETH, 1922, etching on chain-laid paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 76, plate 5 Ύ 4 Ό”, sheet 11 ½ x 9”.

Loss lower right corner, fingerprints and smudges in margins, two old paper tape hinges on verso, pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) British American

URSULA, 1926, etching, signed in pencil, plate 6 x 2 Ύ”, sheet 11 ½ x 8 Ό”.

Pale discoloration and toning, margins appear to be unevenly trimmed, two paper tape hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

17

Charles Bragg (1931-2017) (fifteen) & Gina Tamao (20th Century) (seven) (twenty-two)

Charles Bragg VARIOUS, eleven etchings and four offset lithographs, Gina Tamao, VARIOUS, four etchings and three offset lithographs; All signed in pencil, all but one numbered or an artist’s proof, Bragg sheets 19 x 25 ½” to 6 x 5”, Tamao sheets 15 x 12” to 10 x 11 Ύ”. (22)

Overall in good condition, some with toning, soft handling creases, two with Bragg with creases in the margins, some with sold framer’s tape, one with moderate toning.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

18

Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) British

RETURN FROM WORK, LONDON SHIPYARD, etching, signed in pencil, plate 21 Ό x 31 ½”, sheet 27 Ό x 40 ½”.

Soft handling creases, some toning and discoloration mainly in the margins, creases at sheet edges, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/500

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

19

Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) British

TOWING A SHIP, 1919, drypoint etching, signed in pencil, from an edition of seventy-six impressions, plate 5 x 6”, sheet 18 x 12 Ύ”.

Some smudges and soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $150/250

Starting Bid $75

 

 

 

20

Mildred Bryant Brooks (1901-1995) California (two)

TO AUNT KATES, etching, signed and titled in pencil, plate 8 x 8 Ύ”, sheet 10 ½ x 13 ½”; DUCOMMUN CORPORATION, PLAN OF BUSINESS AT NUMBER THIRTY COMMERCIAL STREET IN 1868, etching, signed and titled in pencil, plate 6 x 7 Ύ”, sheet 7 Ύ x 9”. (2)

Both with some pale discoloration, the first with old hinges and small skin spots on verso, the second with old tape residue upper sheet edge recto, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Conrad Buff (1886-1975) California

THE BLUFF, oil painting on board, signed lower left, 15 ½ x 23 ½”, frame 21 x 29 ½”. Provenance: Art Resource Group, Corona Del Mar, Ca.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

22

Fray Guillermo (Juan) Butler (1880-1961) Argentinean & others (five)

Fray Guillermo (Juan) Butler MODERNIST LANDSCAPE, 1940, tempera on paper or card, signed and dated lower left, sight 5 Ύ x 8”, frame 10 ½ x 13” with glass; Louis Betrand (b. 1928) Belgium, LANDSCAPE WITH WINDMILL, oil painting on canvas board, signed lower right, 11 x 14”, frame 15 x 18”; Ervin Darai (20th Century) Hungary California, MARKETPLACE, oil painting on panel or card, signed lower left, sight 7 ½ x 7 Ύ”, frame 12 x 12” with glass; William Zacha (b. 1920), MODERNIST STILL LIFE, oil painting on board, signed lower right, 16 ½ x 19 ½” including frame; Artist Unidentified CUBIST STILL LIFE, oil painting on canvas, appears to be signed lower left, 10 x 12”, frame 13 Ό x 15 Ό”. (5)

Butler with some small discoloration spots, hairline scratch with associated scrapes; Bertrand with some surface soiling; Zacha with some surface soiling; Artist Unidentified with surface soiling and small chips; Otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

23

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Russian/ French (four)

BIBLE SERIES (S.248; S.255; S.278; S.299) (1939-1952), four etchings, each signed in the plate, from the edition of 275, sheets 17 ½ x 13 Ό”, frames 19 x 14 Ύ”. (4)

All with some discoloration in the margins, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

24

Jean Charlot (1898-1979) French Mexican (three)

WOMAN WASHING (M.128); IDOL (M.123), 1933, two color lithographs, each signed in pencil, both from The Picture Book Series, printed by Kistler, images 8 x 6”, sheets 11 x 8 ½”; HAWAIIAN DRUMMER (M.533), 1950, color lithograph, signed and numbered 74/140 in pencil, printed by Kistler with blind stamp lower left, image 17 ½ x 13 ½”, sheet 22 ½ x 18 ½”. (3)

First two with light toning and paper tapes hinges on recto, Idol with additional staining lower right sheet edge; Drummer with spotting throughout, stains from existing old masking tape hinges on verso visible on recto upper left and right; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

25

Susanna J. Coffey (b. 1949) Connecticut

RHARIAN PLAIN I, 1988, oil painting on canvas, signature not found, 11 x 14”, frame 15 x 18”. Provenance: Sazama/ Brauer Gallery, Chicago.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

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