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Auction Description for J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC: Wednesday Feature - The Art of Michael Allen Hampshire
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J. Levine Auction is proud to present our final collection of famed National Geographic artist Michael Allen Hampshire and of WWII Holocaust survivor Nathan Wasserberger. Includes original oil paintings, limited edition lithographs and serigraphs. This NO RESERVE auction will be a must-see for art collectors!
Sale Notes:
J. Levine Auction is proud to present our final collection of famed National Geographic artist Michael Allen Hampshire and of WWII Holocaust survivor Nathan Wasserberger. Includes original oil paintings, limited edition lithographs and serigraphs. This NO RESERVE auction will be a must-see for art collectors!

Wednesday Feature - The Art of Michael Allen Hampshire

by J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC

Platinum House

99 lots with images

June 4, 2014

Live Auction

10345 North Scottsdale Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ, 85253 USA

Phone: (480) 496-2212

Fax: (480) 889-5520

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed

Lot 1: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed "Ram's Head" Needlepoint Tapestry

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Description: Michael Hampshire's finely detailed needlepoint adaptation of Georgia O'Keeffe's painting "Ram's Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills," 1935. Image measures approximately 19 x 21.75" and frame 26.25 x 29" (no glass), with a shipping weight of about 6 lbs. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint

Lot 2: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint "Rug" Tapestry

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Description: This hand stitched needlework art depicting an oriental rug is framed behind glass. Image measures approximately 27.5" x 20" and metal frame 31.25" x 22.25" with a shipping weight of about 9 lbs. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Asian 4 Panel Needlepoint Landscape

Lot 3: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Asian 4 Panel Needlepoint Landscape

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Description: Michael Hampshire's needlepoint adaptation of "Landscape: Spring and Summer" by Hokusai, Edo Period, Ukiyoe School. Image size measures approximately 22 x 30.5" and framed edge 23 x 31.75" Shipping weight is about 15 lbs. Some damage to frame. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Tapestry with Dog

Lot 4: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Tapestry with Dog

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Description: Here is a wonderful needlework tapestry depicting a dog amid classic style foliage. Framed behind glass. Image measures approximately 14 x 13.75" and wood frame 20 x 20" with a shipping weight of about 5 lbs. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Tapestry with Two Dogs

Lot 5: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Tapestry with Two Dogs

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Description: Here is a detailed needlework tapestry depicting two dogs amid classic style foliage. Framed behind glass, the image measures approximately 14 x 13.75" and wood frame 20 x 20" and a shipping weight of about 5 lbs. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Foo Dog Tapest

Lot 6: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Framed Needlepoint Foo Dog Tapest

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Description: This hand stitched work of art depicts a mirrored pair of Foo Dogs, and is framed behind glass. Image measures approximately 14.75 x 16.75" and metal frame 18.25 x 20.25" with a shipping weight of about 5 lbs. This item comes to us from the Estate of Michael Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 7: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Finding Fossils" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), depicting fossils and rock formations. Illustration for page 143 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 14 x 11" and mat 17.5 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled FINDING FOSSILS, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1989, this is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 8: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Height of a Tree" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing ways to estimate the size of items as compared to other items. Illustration for page 49 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 14 x 11" and mat 17.5 x 14.25". Signed lower right, titled STATISTICS OF A TREE, marked "Height of a Tree" on reverse, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1989. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 9: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Plant Press" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing ways to dry and press fresh flowers. Illustration for page 25 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 14 x 11.5" and mat 17.5 x 14.25". Signed lower right, titled PLANT PRESS and marked "Plant Press & Mount" on reverse, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1988. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 10: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Plant Succession" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing three "snapshots" of a garden plot over time. Illustration for page 34 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 14 x 11" and mat 17.5 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled PLANT SUCCESSION and marked "Pioneer Weed Community" on reverse, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1989. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 11: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Pond Viewer" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a clever way to peek at underwater life in a pond. Illustration for page 183 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 9.5 x 12" and mat 12 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled POND VIEWER, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1989. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 12: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Leaf Printing" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing how to make prints with found leaves. Illustration for page 88 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 9.5 x 12" and mat 12 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled LEAF PRINTING, marked "Leaf Prints" on reverse, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1988. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 13: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Soil Profile II" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a cross section that reveals different layers of soil. Illustration for page 28 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 9 x 12" and mat 11.5 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled SOIL PROFILE II, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1989. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 14: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Barometer" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a way to use items from home to observe changes in barometric pressure. Illustration for page 263 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 9.5 x 12" and mat 12 x 14.5". Signed lower right, titled BAROMETER, marked "Bottle Barometer" on reverse, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1988. This is a world class unseen piece, Norman Rockwell quality. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Lot 15: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Stratigraphy" Illustration for "Adventure of Archaeology" Pg 16

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows a fascinating and richly detailed cross section of soil revealing civilizations from Roman to modern times. National Geographic illustration. Unframed image with paper overlay measures approximately 20 x 17". Signed lower right, titled STRATIGRAPHY, ADVENTURE OF ARCHAEOLOGY, stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 16: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Daisy Cave Fishing"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows indigenous people spear and line fishing, and gathering along a rocky shoreline at low tide. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 10.75 x 16" and 15 x 19.5" overall. Titled DAISY CAVE FISHING, M.A.H. stamp on reverse. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 17: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "I Love America" Book Cover Art

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows a patriotic scene of two children pledging allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and many other iconic American images. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 10.75 x 16" and 15 x 19.5" overall. Titled I LOVE AMERICA, this is the cover art and color reference for self titled Big Reader book.. M.A.H. stamp on lower right. The second photo in this listing is of the published book, showing this piece on the cover. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for

Lot 18: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for "I Love America," Pg 64

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows a steamboat chugging down the river with two American flags hoisted high. Unframed image with vellum overlay measures approximately 4 x 11.5" on 9.5 x 13.5" stock with overall dimensions of 15 x 20.5". This is the illustration on Page 64 of the book "I Love America." M.A.H. stamp on lower right. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for

Lot 19: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for "I Love America," Pgs 70 & 71

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows a group of young boys in period attire passing time with small animals and other curiosities. Unframed image with vellum overlay measures approximately 6.25 x 21" on 10 x 22.5" stock with overall dimensions of 14 x 24". This illustration is featured on pages 70 and 71 of the book "I Love America." M.A.H. stamp on lower right. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for

Lot 20: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for "I Love America," Pgs 66 & 67

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows two young boys, one with a bandaged toe, and other distractions from the whitewashing task at hand. Two unframed images with vellum overlay, the upper one measuring approximately 8.5 x 10" the lower 6 x 10" on 11 x 14" stock with overall backing dimensions of 20.5 x 15". These illustrations are featured on pages 66 and 67 of the book "I Love America." M.A.H. stamp on lower right. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for

Lot 21: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for "I Love America," Pgs 68 & 69

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows two young boys, one whitewashing a fence and the other eating an apple. Two unframed images with vellum overlay, the upper one measuring approximately 6.5 x 9" the lower 5.75 x 9.5" on 11 x 14" stock with overall backing dimensions of 20.5 x 15". These illustrations are featured on pages 68 and 69 of the book "I Love America." M.A.H. stamp on lower right. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for

Lot 22: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Illustration for "I Love America," Pg 65

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), depicts an old time town with dirt streets and board sidewalks, horse drawn wagons, and a young boy sizing up a new, tall fence that needs to be whitewashed. Unframed image with vellum overlay measuring approximately 15 x 11.5" on 17.5 x 12.75" stock with overall backing dimensions of 20.5 x 15". This illustration is featured on page 65 of the book "I Love America." M.A.H. stamp on lower right. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 23: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Walking Men" Illustration for "Incredible Machine"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on vellum by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), With paperwork from the National Geographic Art Department. Piece depicts six silhouettes of a man, standing still at left and progressing to a full run at right. Titled WALKING MEN and marked "Incred. Machine" on reverse. Unframed image measuring approximately 12.5 x 4.5" over a colored background on board 8 x 14". M.A.H. stamped on the back. Has National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. Works by this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 24: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Underground Railroad Base" Illustration for "The Story of America"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), illustrates a map of the north eastern United States, marked on reverse "Underground Railroad Base" THE STORY OF AMERICA. Unframed image with vellum overlay measures approximately 8.5 x 11.5" and 15. x 20" overall. Stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Lot 25: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Parthenon" Illustration for "Adventures in Archaeology"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), presents an exterior view of the Parthenon with detailed insert with cut away showing structural architecture and historically accurate polychrome statuary. A National Geographic illustration. Unframed image with paper overlay measures approximately 8.5 x 5.5" and board 16 x 16". Titled PARTHENON, marked ARCHAEOLOGY BK. on reverse, and stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 26: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Casting Tracks" Illustration for "Curious Naturalist" Pg 73

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows the steps to make plaster casts of animal tracks, raccoon tracks in this example. Illustration for page 73 of the National Geographic book "Curious Naturalist." Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 14 x 11.5" and mat 17.5 x 14.25". Signed lower right, titled CASTING TRACKS, marked "Plaster Casts" on reverse, and stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1988. This is a world class unseen piece. Pieces from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 27: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Ishtar Gate" Illustration for "Adventures in Archaeology"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013),presents a polychrome view of Ishtar Gate, one of eight gateways that provided entry to the inner city of Babylon. A National Geographic illustration. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 4.5 x 8" and board 15.5 x 15". Titled ISHTAR GATE, marked ARCHAEOLOGY BK. on reverse, and stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Lot 28: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Rome - Aphrodisias" Illustration for "Adventures in Archaeology" Pg 322 & 323

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), presents a detailed view of Rome done in black line on a Mylar overlay with sections of the city in full color on the paper underlay. A National Geographic illustration. Unframed image measures approximately 20 x 32". Titled APHRODISIAS, marked ARCHAEOLOGY BK. on reverse, and stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Lot 29: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Coral Reef Formation" Illustration for "The Ocean World" Pg 215

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), presents three snapshots of the birth of a coral atoll, an island formed by a ring-shaped coral reef encircling a lagoon. The word comes from the language of the Maldives, an island chain in the Indian Ocean famous for gorgeous beaches and coral reefs. Unframed image with paper overlay measures approximately 4.5 x 14" and board 6 x 20". Titled CORAL REEF FORMATION, this illustration was page 215 in the National Geographic book "The Ocean World," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix,

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Lot 30: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Ocean Floor Stucture - Sea Floor Spreading" Illustration for "The Ocean World" Pgs 24 & 25

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a cross section of the ocean floor, revealing the topographical impact of volcanic activity and the movement of tectonic plates. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 11 x 17" and board 16.5 x 20". Titled OCEAN FLOOR STRUCTURE, SEA FLOOR SPREADING, this illustration appears on pages 24 and 25 in the National Geographic book "The Ocean World," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Lot 31: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Whale Skeletons" Illustration for "The Ocean World" Pg 120

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing the silhouettes and skeletons of blue, humpback, and sperm whales. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 13.5 x 16". Titled WHALE SKELETONS, this illustration appears on page 120 of the National Geographic book "The Ocean World," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Lot 32: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Distribution of Life" Illustration for "Realms of the Sea" Pgs 28 & 29

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by ichael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a multitude of sea life forms and their distribution through five zones. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 15 x 22" and board 18.5 x 26.5". Titled DISTRIBUTION OF LIFE, this illustration appears on pages 28 and 29 in the National Geographic book "Realms of the Sea," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Lot 33: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Ocean Currents" Illustration for "Realms of the Sea" Pgs 24 & 25

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing the dynamic interaction of ocean currents from cool to warm waters across the globe. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 13.5 x 19.5" and board 20 x 26.5". Titled OCEAN CURRENTS, this illustration appears on pages 24 and 25 in the National Geographic book "Realms of the Sea," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Lot 34: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "The Vent Community" Illustration for "The Ocean World" Pg 48

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing the unique ecosystem created when mineral-rich, superheated water is released from a fissure in the ocean floor. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 15 x 18" and board 20 x 24". Titled THE VENT COMMUNITY, this illustration appears on page 48 of the National Geographic book "The Ocean World," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Lot 35: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Humpback Whale Migration" Illustration for "Realms of the Sea" Pgs 124 & 125

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing the annual migration routes of the humpback whale. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 10.5 x 14" and board 16 x 20". Titled HUMPBACK WHALE MIGRATION, this illustration appears on pages 124 and 125 of the National Geographic book "Realms of the Sea," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 36: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Underwater Archaeology" Illustration for "Adventure in Archaeology" Pgs 6 & 7

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing a team of scuba divers and their equipment conducting a scientific exploration and recovering artifacts from an ancient sunken ship. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 16 x 23" and board 20 x 27.75". Titled UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY, this illustration appears on pages 6 and 7 of the National Geographic book "Archeology," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 37: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Chapter Divisions Map" Illustration for "Realms of the Sea" Pg 18

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing the divisions in the Global Ocean. The major oceanic divisions are defined in part by the continents, various archipelagos, and other criteria. Unframed image with Mylar overlay measures approximately 10.5 x 14" and board 14 x 18". Titled CHAPTER DIVISIONS MAP, this illustration appears on page 18 of the National Geographic book "Realms of the Sea," stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1990. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 38: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Pytheas - The Departure" Illustration for "Into the Unknown" Pg 22

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows Pytheas of Massalia (modern-day Marseilles), the Greek geographer and explorer from the Greek colony, Massalia. Under the watchful eyes of Apollo and Poseidon, Pytheas prepares for the harrowing, historic voyage of exploration to northwestern Europe which he led in about 325 BC. Unframed image with paper overlay measures approximately 21 x 17.5" and board 24.5 x 20.5". Titled PYTHEAS - THE DEPARTURE, this illustration appears on page 22 of the National Geographic book "Into the Unknown." Stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 39: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Land Site Excavation" Illustration for "Adventure in Archaeology" Pgs 12 & 13

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), presents a comprehensive view of a modern-day archaeological dig on farm land, with crews measuring, surveying, and meticulously recording details of each layer unearthed and every artifact discovered. Unframed image measures approximately 14.5 x 22.5" and board 20 x 27.75" (no Mylar or protective paper overlay). Titled LAND SITE EXCAVATION, marked ARCHAEOLOGY BK. on reverse, and stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 40: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "How to Rope a Cow" Illustration for "The Story of America"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on canvas board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), showing three stop-action type drawings of a cowboy on horseback roping a steer by the horns. Unframed, image measures approximately 6.5 x 23" and board 15 x 30" (no protective cover). Titled THE STORY OF AMERICA - HOW TO ROPE A COW, tag on the back, dated 1983. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hood River #1, Illustration for National Geographic Magazine

Lot 41: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hood River #1, Illustration for National Geographic Magazine

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013), shows British explorers hoisting the Union Flag and British Red Ensign as they set up camp on the bank of the Hood River. The moniker "Hood" comes from British explorers in the 1790's who named the mountain after the British Admiral Samuel Hood, who never actually saw the mountain. Unframed image with vellum overlay measures approximately 11.5 x 20" and board 17 x 24". Titled HOOD RIVER (5169), marked (NGM) January 1986 p. 138. Stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hood River #2, Illustration for National Geographic Magazine

Lot 42: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hood River #2, Illustration for National Geographic Magazine

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013). The background of this piece is a map. To the right and left sides are graphic illustrations of the perilous journey: traversing treacherous falls and whitewater with canoes, and human to human violence in the wild. Unframed image with vellum overlay measures approximately 11.5 x 20" and board 14 x 26.75". Titled HOOD RIVER (5069), marked (NGM) January 1986 p. 130-1. Stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. Dated 1985. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Pacific Northwest Shipping Channel Drawing

Lot 43: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Pacific Northwest Shipping Channel Drawing

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Description: This fantastically detailed black on white artwork utilizes hatching and stippling to convey texture, contour and shading. The foreground includes natural things: driftwood, stones, grasses, tangled roots, birds, and animals. Things in the distance include a human influences: a large ferry boat, cargo ships, a mill, and a city. In the style of Michael Allen Hampshire. Appears to be a print, with no visible signature. Matted and framed behind glass, the image measures approximately 13 x 23.75" and frame 18 x 29 x 1" with a shipping weight of about 7 lbs. This artwork comes to us from the estate of Michael Allen Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Evolution of the American West Drawing

Lot 44: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Evolution of the American West Drawing

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Description: An insightful depiction showing a progression from nomadic hunter-gatherers, indigenous peoples, fur traders, and gold prospectors to tourists arriving in Model T automobiles. This expertly executed black on white drawing uses hatching as the primary method to convey texture, contour and shading. In the style of Michael Allen Hampshire. Appears to be a print, with no visible signature. Matted and framed behind glass, the image measures approximately 12 x 23.25" and frame 18 x 29 x 1" with a shipping weight of about 7 lbs. This artwork comes to us from the estate of Michael Allen Hampshire.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Scandinavian Fishing Village Illustration

Lot 45: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Scandinavian Fishing Village Illustration

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013). A lifelike depiction of an ancient Scandinavian fishing village. A happy family and others are shown hunting and gathering food and resources high on a bluff above their fishing boats and sea-side village. No visible signature. Matted and framed under glass, the image measures approximately 19 x 26" and frame 25 x 31 x 1" with a shipping weight of about 10 lbs. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 46: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Chichén Itzá" Illustration

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013). A wonderfully detailed depiction of La Iglesia (The Church at the Maya Site of Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, Mexico) as it may have looked early in its existence. It shows two women and a little girl walking and lush grass in front of the church. Signed at lower right. Chichen Itza is a Maya settlement of the late classical period. It was inhabited between 600 AC and 1500 AC. Matted and framed behind glass, the sight area measures approximately 19.25 x 14.5" and frame 25.5 x 20.75 x 2" with a shipping weight of about 8 lbs. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 47: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Viking Trail" Illustration for National Geographic Magazine

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on artist board by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) depicting a mighty Viking fleet preparing for battle under a burning red sky. Labeled VIKING TRAIL (NGM) March 1985, p. 286-7 on back. Unframed, the image measures approximately 20.2 x 13.5" and board 22.5 x 16.5" with a shipping weight of about 0.5 lbs. Sstamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)Neolithic Village Life Illustration

Lot 48: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)Neolithic Village Life Illustration "Historical Atlas"

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Description: Original mixed media illustration on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) presents an incredibly detailed look at life in an in a Neolithic fishing village. The view is from within a family dwelling near a stony bluff. The people are wearing deer hide garments, have birch bark and woven baskets, stone tools, fishing spears, arrows, and are smoking fish and scraping hides in the background. Stamped on the back with the National Geographic disclaimer with tag. The copyright to this art is retained by the National Geographic Society and any reproduction of this artwork after purchase will need written permission from the National Geographic Society. This is a world class unseen piece. Works from this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hamal Porter Drawings

Lot 49: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) Hamal Porter Drawings

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Description: Here are three original graphite drawings by Michael Allen Hampshire. These are studies of hamals transporting huge loads of barrels, boxes, bags and crates on their backs. A hamal is a porter or bearer in Turkey and other oriental countries, sometimes referred to as a human camel. These three drawings are in two frames, matted, and behind glass. For perspective, the image of he hamal on the city street with arch measures approximately 6.5 x 5" and each frame 10.5 x 8.5 x 0.75" The combined shipping weight is about 2.5 lbs. Works by this artist are on display in the Grande Pueblo Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013)

Lot 50: Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013) "Sayil, Mexico" & "Temple of Horus" Signed Illustrations

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Description: Two framed original mixed media illustrations on heavy paper by Michael Allen Hampshire (1933-2013). The first is a polychrome work titled "Sayil, Mexico '70" is of The Palace at the Mayan site of Sayil, and signed lower right (framed with glass). The second in sepia tones, is titled "Temple of Horus, Idfu '66" illustrates a view of hieroglyphic columns and a statue of Horus at his temple in Idfu, Egypt. Signed lower right (framed, no glass). Each frame measures approximately 9.75 x 15.25 x 0.5" with a combined shipping weight of about 4 lbs.

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