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American and European Paintings and Prints

by Skinner


309 lots

September 17, 1993

357 Main Street

Bolton, MA, 01740 USA

Phone: +1 978 779 6241

Fax: +1 978 779 5144

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

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Lot 1: ATTRIBUTED TO EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE

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Description: (British, 1830-1904) "Last View from Mariposa Road", ca. 1872. Unsigned, titled on the reverse. Albumen print, mounted, 15 3/4 x 20 1/2 in, in a period frame. Condition: Good, light fading at edges. N.B.: This image was taken from the same vantage point as Muybridge's "Yo-semite Valley from Foot of Mariposa Trail".

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Lot 2: HAROLD E. EDGERTON

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Description: (American, 1903-1990) Lot of Vintage Photographs with ultra high-speed, multi-flash or stroboscopic photography, and a pamphlet "Unseen Action Recorded in Color..." with reproductions from Edgerton's book FLASH. The group comprises sports' figures, insects and birds. Unsigned, two annotated with experimental data, one dated "6-2-33". Silver prints, sizes to 8 x 10 in., most unmounted. Condition: Good, some mildly curled.

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Lot 3: JAMES ABBOTT MCNEILL WHISTLER

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Description: (American, 1834-1903) "Drouet Sculpteur", 1859 (Kennedy, 55). Signed and dated "Whistler 1859" in the plate l.r., titled in the plate l.c. Etching and drypoint on thin wove paper, plate size 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in., framed. Condition: Good, strong impression, light toning and mount staining, tape and residues on the reverse.

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Lot 4: PAUL CESAR HELLEU

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Description: page 1273 Category: ARTFACT REL. 1.5F - (c)1994,1995 ARTFACT, INC./FINE ART AUCTION LISTINGS / (French, 1859-1927) Head of a Woman. Signed "Helleu" in pencil l.r. Drypoint in brown and grey ink on wove paper, plate size 16 1/4 x 10 3/8 in., framed. Condition: Good, abrasions and losses in area of the hair, soiling to margins and on the reverse.

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Lot 5: JAMES JACQUES JOSEPH TISSOT

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Description: (French, 1836-1902) "Reverie", 1889 (Wentworth, p. 152, plate 162, print, "W. 52"). Signed "J. Tissot" in pencil l.l., signed and dated in the plate u.r., artist's stamp in red u.r. Etching on laid paper, plate size 9 1/8 x 4 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Good, laid down, light staining, glue and paper residues to margins. N.B.: A portrait of Mrs. Newton, this composition reproduces in reverse the 1881 painting also titled "Reverie".

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