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

Auction Saturday May 2nd, 2020 @ noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

126

Alexis Podchernikoff (1886-1933) Russian Federation California

LANDSCAPE (most likely Santa Barbara), 1928, oil painting on Masonite, signed and dated lower left, 25 x 20”, frame 29 ½ x 24 ½”.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

127

Thorwald Probst (1886-1948) California

THE MERRY MARIGOLD, oil painting on canvas mounted to board, signed lower right, 20 x 24”, frame 30 x 34 x 2 ½”. Provenance: artist’s label on verso.

Moderate surface soiling, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

128

Thorwald Probst (1886-1948) California

TIED UP, oil painting on artist’s board, signed lower left, artist’s label on verso, 16 x 20”, frame 25 x 29”.

Ingrained surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

129

Alexandre Renoir (b. 1974) Canada French

RENOIR’S LATER YEARS, 2010, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 40 x 30”, frame 49 Ύ x 39 Ύ”. Provenance: Galerie Michael, Beverly Hills.

A few inconspicuous hairline cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

130

John Hubbard Rich (1876-1954) Massachusetts California

BOWL OF FRUIT AND FLOWERS, watercolor on paper, signed upper right, retains Bakersfield Art Association label on back of frame, sight 19 x 19”, discardable frame 29 ½ x 29” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

131

after David Roberts RA (1796-1864) British

VIEW FROM UNDER THE PORTICO OF THE TEMPLE OF DENDERA from View of the Holy Land, hand-colored lithograph with traces of gum Arabic, sight 19 x 13 Ό”, frame 26 ½ x 20 Ύ” with glass.

Apparently slightly toned, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

132

Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) California & Jim Ganzer (20th Century American

BRAVE MEN RUN IN MY FAMILY, 1983, two etchings on one sheet, one color, signed in pencil by both artists and dated by Ruscha, numbered 31/40, Abury Press blind stamps lower right and another blind stamp lower left, sheet overall 22 ½ x 29 Ύ”, frame 25 x 32 ½” with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

133

Vintage Russian Poster (20th Century)

LENIN & THE WORKING CLASS, 1957, color poster, sheet 22 ½ x 40 Ό”, linen backing 24 ½ x 42”.

Crinkles and creases with some associated white lines, some restoration, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

134

Vintage Russian Poster (20th Century)

MOTORCYCLES, CHILDREN & CARS, 1957, color poster, sheet 22 x 34”, linen backing 24 x 36”.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

135

Vintage Russian Posters (20th Century) (two)

MAN STUDYING, 1958, color poster, sheet 32 Ό x 22 Ό”, linen backing 34 Ό x 24 Ό”; HANDS HOLDING BOMB, 1976, color poster, sheet 33 ½ x 22 Ύ”. (2)

The first with some attenuated, possibly some previous water damage lower sheet edge; The second with some toning and colors attenuated; Otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

136

Vintage Russian Posters (20th Century) (two)

DOCTOR AND BABY; WOMAN AND CHILD, 1958, two color posters, first sheet 33 x 22 ½”, linen backing 35 Ό x 24 ½”, the second sheet 31 ½ x 22”, linen backing 33 ½ x 24”. (2)

The first with some pale discoloration, some minor restoration, previous edge wear; The second with large repaired tear lower center right; Both with some previous minor condition issues prior to backing; Otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

137

Vintage Russian Photographs (early 20th Century)

ACTORS & PERFORMERS, six silver gelatin prints in one frame, each inscribed in ink, each 5 Ό x 3 ½”, discardable frame with broken glass 15 x 19”.

Some creases, crinkles and edge wear, otherwise all in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

138

Lionel Salmon (1884-1945) Washington

MOUNT RAINER, oil painting on Schelin Art Board, signed lower left, 18 x 24”, frame 23 ½ x 29 ½”.

Light surface soiling, some lacquer yellowed, stray blue paint scuffs, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

139

Sculptor Unidentified (20th Century)

FIGURE, cast bronze sculpture with green patina, 14 ½ x 7 x 5”, resting on a Plexiglas base 2 x 8 Ό x 5”, weight approximately 25 pounds, overall height with base 16 ½”.

Sculpture in good condition, separate Plexiglas base with scuffs and scratches and tiny nicks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

140

Sculptor Unidentified (20th Century)

SEATED FIGURE WITH RAISED HAND AND LEG, cast bronze sculpture with green patina, possibly the work of Barbara Beretich, 10 ½ x 7 x 4 ½” resting on a Plexiglas base 1 ½ x 9 ½” 8 ½, weight approximately 16 pounds, overall height with base 12”.

Sculpture in good condition, separate Plexiglas base with scuffs and scratches and tiny nicks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

141

Sculptor Unidentified (20th Century)

VEIN, 1987, fabricated bronze sculpture with high polish and green patina, signed GLS and titled and numbered 3/12 near base, size 40 ½ x 39 x 20”, weight approximately 125.

Some scuffs, surface soiling, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

142

Gary Shepard (b. 1951) New England

STONE WALL (RURAL STREET SCENE), watercolor on paper or board, signed lower left, sight 22 ½ x 33”, frame 31 ½ x 42 ½” with glass.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

143

Frederick Karl Smith (1868-1955) California

READING, oil painting on canvas mounted to Masonite, signed lower left, 24 x 20”, frame 29 ½ x 25 ½”.

Drying cracks, some hazing, surface soiling, surface loss to the letter “F” in signature, apparently some nail holes filled in along the right side, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

144

RJ Smith (20th Century) (four)

BIG-BOOB WOMEN, four graphite drawings with blue line pencil on paper, each signed, frames 30 x 25 ½” with non-glare Plexiglas. (4)

All in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

145

Tassuduque (Tassaduq) Sohail (b. 1930-2017) Pakistan

FANTASY SCENE, 1994, acrylic painting and mixed media on paper, signed and dated lower right, 23 Ό x 18”, matted 29 ½ x 23 ½”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

146

Amy Sol (21st Century) Korean American

CHARM LANTERN, acrylic painting on wood panel, signed lower right, 11 Ό x 13 Ό”, frame 13 x 15 x 2 Ό”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

147

Ernest George W. Souster (1882-1953) British (three)

GREEK RUINS, three watercolors on paper, each signed, sights average 13 ½ x 19 ½”, all framed, two frames 21 ½ x 27 ½”, one frame 23 x 30 ½”; All framed with glass. (3)

Pale discoloration at mat, otherwise all in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

148

Ernest George W. Souster (1882-1953) British (four)

ABBEYS, four watercolors on paper, each signed, sights three average 19 Ό x 13 ½”, one 13 ½ x 19 Ύ”, three frames approximately 27 ½ x 21 ½”, one 21 ½ x 27 ½”; All framed with glass. (4)

Two with pale discoloration at mat, otherwise all in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

149

Theophile Steinlen (1859-1923) Swiss French

JOURNEE DES REGIONS LIBEREES, 1919, color lithograph poter, signature and dated on the stone lower left, with folds as issued, sight 46 ½ x 31 ½” frame 58 ½ x 43 ½” with Plexiglas.

Toned, small losses, colors probably attenuated or diminished from toning, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

150

Steuben Glass

REEF FISH WITH BLUE TOPAZ EYES, art glass, inscribed Steuben underneath, 4 x 7 ½ x 2”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

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