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19th & 20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Art & Sculpture

Auction Saturday May 2nd, 2020 @ noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

1

Norma Auer Adams (b. 1939) California

UNTITLED, watercolor on paper, signed lower right, sight 20 ½ x 28 ½”, frame 30 ½ x 38 ¼”.

Staple marks visible lower sheet edge under mat, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $10

 

 

 

2

Carlos Almaraz (1941-1989) California

GROWING CITY, 1988, color screenprint, signed and dated in white pencil, proof aside from the numbered edition 100, sheet 33 x 48 ¼”, frame 39 x 54” with non-glare Plexiglas.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

3

attributed C. Hjalmar Amundsen (1911-2001) New York

SAILING, oil painting on canvas on wood board, signed J. Williams lower right, 24 x 31”, frame 30 x 37”. Note: Artist signed using several aliases.

Surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

4

Antique Painting Artist Unidentified

HARVEST SCENE, oil painting on canvas, a signature not found, frame 28 x 34”.

Canvas is brittle with losses upper left and lower left edges, some evidence of repair, craquelure, ingrained surface soiling.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Charles P. Appel (1857-1928) New Jersey New York

LANDSCAPE AT SUNSET, 1920, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 12 x 16”, frame 17 ½ x 21 ½”.

Ingrained surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

6

Sol Aquino (20th Century) California

ART CONSUMERS, 1989, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 1/6 PP (printer’s or publisher’s proof) aside from the numbered edition of 90, sheet 39 ¾ x 33 ¾”, frame 47 x 41” with non-glare Plexiglas.

Insect debris upper left, small touched-up line in black area lower left, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

7

Art Deco Style sculpture

DANCER, molded fiberglass relief, emblem lower right and Collection 85 emblem on side, 36 ½ x 48 x 3”.

Small drill hole lower right corner, some edge wear and cracks and small losses on sides, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified (18th/ 19th Century)

WINTER SCENE, oil painting on canvas, 20 ½ x 30”, frame 25 x 35”.

Hairline craquelure, lacquer yellowed with nicotine film, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

9

Artist Unidentified (19th Century) Corot?

LANDSCAPE, oil painting on canvas, appears to be signed Corot lower left, inscribed on verso ‘property of…….’, with name and Los Angeles address, 12 x 18”, frame 19 ½ x 25 ½ x 3 ½”.

Old surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/2000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

10

Artist Unidentified (19th/ 20th Century)

DOCK SCENE, oil painting on burlap, illegibly signed lower right, 20 x 26 ½”, frame 24 x 30 ¼”.

Moderate surface soiling, craquelure, drying cracks, some edge loss, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

11

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

COUPLE, linocut, signed in pencil, numbered 40/80, image 26 x 40”, full margins, discardable frame 36 ½ x 51” with Plexiglas.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

12

Artist Unidentified (20th/21st Century) American

TARGET THE TV, 1999, acrylic painting on plywood construction, signed and dated on verso, overall 49 ¾ x 49 ¾ x 2 ½”.

Signature blotted out on verso, recto with surface soiling, small scuffs, scrapes, nicks and dings, otherwise in good rental condition from Modern Props.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

13

Aubusson Tapestry

MAN WITH DOG AND BIRDS, wool tapestry, Aubusson mark lower left and another mark lower right (possibly artist’s?), 50 x 28” with metal brackets at top and bottom.

Faded, needs cleaning, a few small worn thin spots in margins, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

after John James Audubon (1785-1851) American

LEPUS GLACIALIS, LEACH, POLAR HARE, plate XXXII No. 7, color lithograph with hand-coloring, printed by J. T. Bowen, Philadelphia 1844, sight 19 ¾ x 25 ¾”, frame 28 x 33” with glass.

Crinkled and mottled tear at upper center, tiny nick lower center, pale discoloration left margin at mat, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

15

John Barber (1898-1965) American

MEXICAN RODEO, oil painting on Masonite, signed lower left, 12 x 15”, frame 15 ¾ x 20 ¾”. Provenance: The Vincent Price Collection.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

John Joseph Barker of Bath (1824-1904) British RA

WOODLAND PATH WITH YOUNG GIRL AT FENCE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, retains partial gallery label on verso, 30 ¼ x 25 ¼”, frame 37 x 31 ½ x 2 ½”.

Hairline cracks and craquelure, lacquer partially yellowed, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

17

J. Barker (19th Century) British

INTERIOR CONVERSATION, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, London stamp on verso, 18 x 24”, frame 24 x 30”.

Surface soiling, craquelure throughout, some nicks and chips, a ½” round paint chip in window area, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

18

Jack Barnett (b. 1944) Texas

NUDE STUDIES, 1997, graphite drawing on cream colored paper, signed and dated lower left, sight 13 x 19”, frame 20 x 26” with glass.

Some pale discoloration spots, a small dimple and a couple specks upper right, smudges, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

19

Franz Becker-Tempelburg (1876-    ) Austrian

STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS, oil painting on canvas, signed upper right, 29 ½ x 23 ½”, frame 34 ½ x 28 ½”.

Canvas semi-slack, drying cracks, surface soiling, small repair lower left visible on verso, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

20

Camille Bellanger (1853-1923) French

UN BOUT DE CAUSETTE, 1899, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 35 ¾ x 46”, frame 50 ¼ x 60 ¼ x 5”. Provenance: Galerie Michael, Beverly Hills.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $10,000/15,000

Starting Bid $5000

 

 

 

21

Tom Bennett (b. 1928) California

DANCER, 1977, cast bronze sculpture with patina, signed and dated and numbered 13/24, with round marble base, overall 10 ½ x 10 x 6”. Note: from the Bennett Studio, this is the artist’s first dancer figure.

Small chip on marble base, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

22

Barbara Beretich (1936-2018) Claremont CA (two)

JONAS SALK & UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN, 1976, pair of round bronze plaques, Jonas signed and dated, diameters 15” & 13 ½”, weight approximately 25 pounds. (2)

Both in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

23

Harold Betts (1881-1951) Illinois Michigan

FATHER AND CHILD STROLLING, watercolor and gouache on paper or card, signed lower left, sight 10 ¼ x 6 ½”, frame 16 ½ x 12 ½” with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

24

Harry Blitzstein (b. 1941) California

SHY GUY, acrylic painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, signed and dated and titled on verso, 28 x 23 ½”, frame 33 ½ x 29 ½”.

Faint stretcher bar impressions, dimple from with verso upper left, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

25

Bernardus Johannes Blommers (1845-1914) Dutch

DEPARTURE OF THE FISHERMAN, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 23 x 33 ¾”, frame 30 x 38 ½”.

Professionally re-lined, still retains faint stretcher bar impressions and some hairline craquelure, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

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