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4-Day Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction, Day 1

by James D. Julia


715 lots with images

August 21, 2012

Live Auction

203 Skowhegan Road

Fairfield, ME, 04937 USA

Phone: 207 453 7125

Fax: 207 453 2502

Email: loakes@jamesdjulia.com

715 Lots
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GEORGE M. HATHAWAY (American, 1852-1903) ISLAND STEAMER.

Lot 1000: GEORGE M. HATHAWAY (American, 1852-1903) ISLAND STEAMER.

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Description: Oil on academy board scene shows a small island steamer approaching a dock with red roof building. Small sailboat in a calm inlet. Possibly a scene of Orr's Island. Signed lower right. Housed in a period gilt frame. SIZE: 6" x 10-1/2". CONDITION: A lightness to right side which may clean off, otherwise very good. 9-25201

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JOSEF M. ARENTZ (American 1903-1969)

Lot 1001: JOSEF M. ARENTZ (American 1903-1969) "WHITE HEAD MONHEGAN".

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Description: Oil on canvas Monhegan Island coastal island scene shows large waves crashing on the shoreline cliffs under blue and white cloud sky. Signed lower left and dated "1968". Housed in a gilt wood frame with white edge. SIZE: 24" x 36". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26780

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GUSTAVE CIMINOTTI, JR. (American 1879-1969)

Lot 1002: GUSTAVE CIMINOTTI, JR. (American 1879-1969) "CAPE ELIZABETH".

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Description: Oil on canvasboard coastal scene shows a large wave and rocky shoreline. In the distance are low hills and lighthouse. Signed lower right. Titled in pencil on reverse. Housed in a fine carved gilt modern frame. SIZE: 16" x 20". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25497

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SIGNED (American 19th Century) SEBAGO LAKE STEAMSHIP.

Lot 1003: SIGNED (American 19th Century) SEBAGO LAKE STEAMSHIP.

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Description: Wonderful oil on board Maine Sebago Lake scene shows a sidewheeler moored in a small inlet with buildings. Another steamship approaches and a small rowboat with two figures is seen in the foreground. Mountains in the background with white clouds and blue sky. Signed lower left "D.B. He_ _ (?)". Housed in what appears to be its original deep gesso decorated gold frame. SIZE: 7-1/2" x 14". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25533

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FRANKLIN STANWOOD (American, 1852-1888) SAILING IN CASCO BAY.

Lot 1004: FRANKLIN STANWOOD (American, 1852-1888) SAILING IN CASCO BAY.

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Description: Oil on board scene shows a large two-mast square rigged ship with several sails on the horizon and with a transitional steam freighter. Well executed sky with billowing white & grey clouds with glimpses of blue. Signed lower left "F Stanwood". Housed in a period gesso decorated gilt frame with gilt liner. SIZE: Sight: 12" x 18". CONDITION: Consolidated paint layer with alligatoring in water and left sky, surface dirt. Should brighten significantly with a cleaning. 9-24800

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GEORGE MCCONNELL (American 1852-1929) PLEASANT HILL, SCARBOROUGH, MAINE.

Lot 1005: GEORGE MCCONNELL (American 1852-1929) PLEASANT HILL, SCARBOROUGH, MAINE.

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Description: Fine oil on board house portrait shows a connected Colonial multi story house with L and attached barn. Signed lower left and dated "1919". Housed in a modern gilt frame. SIZE: Sight: 15-1/2" x 25". CONDITION: Very good, minor touch-up. 9-25543

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STEFAN PASTUHOV (20th/21st Century)

Lot 1006: STEFAN PASTUHOV (20th/21st Century) "CAMDEN HILLS FROM OWLS HEAD"

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Description: Oil on canvas. Impressionistic marine scene depicting rocky inlet with sea and mountains beyond. Channel marker in mid-ground draws focus to two sailing vessels in distance. Signed "Pastuhov" lower right. Titled on canvas on verso and on labels on frame. Housed in contemporary matte gold frame. SIZE: 24" X 36" PROVENANCE: From the "Harp House" of Camden, Maine. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-26946

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SCOTT LEIGHTON (American 1849-1898) HORSES IN A MAINE LANDSCAPE.

Lot 1007: SCOTT LEIGHTON (American 1849-1898) HORSES IN A MAINE LANDSCAPE.

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Description: Fine oil on canvas landscape scene shows four horses standing in grass field with a fence and large tree beside. Beyond is a sectioned field with hills beyond. Signed lower right. Housed in a gilt gesso decorated frame with gilt liner. SIZE: 18" x 24". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25832

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BERNARD LANGLAIS (American, 1923-1977)

Lot 1008: BERNARD LANGLAIS (American, 1923-1977) "STUDY FOR BOATS AT HARBOR 1955".

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Description: Crayon and oil abstract scene in colors of blue, gold and red. Housed in a wood frame with white matte, no glass. On reverse is a Hobe Sound Galleries North, Brunswick Maine label with artist and title. Unsigned front. SIZE: 10-1/4" x 13-3/4". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26147

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BERNARD LANGLAIS (American 1923-1977)

Lot 1009: BERNARD LANGLAIS (American 1923-1977) "NUDE".

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Description: Watercolor and graphite on paper shows a half view of a nude leaning against a blue table with a flower background. Pencil signed lower right. Housed in a wood frame with double matte behind glass. On reverse are two labels from "The Vincent Price Collection". SIZE: Sight: 10-3/4" x 10-1/4". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26474

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NEIL WELLIVER (American 1929-2005)

Lot 1010: NEIL WELLIVER (American 1929-2005) "CANADIAN GEESE".

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Description: Hand colored etching on paper shows two geese against blue, yellow and green water. Pencil signed and numbered 40/40. Housed in a modern black frame with white matte. SIZE: Sight: 24" x 28-1/2". Image: 22" x 27". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26588

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PHIL SCHIRMER (American, 20th/21st century)

Lot 1011: PHIL SCHIRMER (American, 20th/21st century) "STRANGE WRITINGS".

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Description: Egg tempera on panel scene of two granite boulders on a ledge surrounded by water with other rocks. An outstanding example of photorealism. Signed lower left. Free mounted in its original wood shadowbox frame with painted white background. On reverse is a Nan Mulford Gallery label indicating the title and date "2005". SIZE: 17" x 21". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-25675

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MICHAEL B. KARAS (American, 1954-)

Lot 1012: MICHAEL B. KARAS (American, 1954-) "OPEN SEA".

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Description: Large oil on canvas seascape shows crashing waves under cloudy sky with a break showing the sun with bright rays glistening on the ocean and wave edges. A ship's light can be seen on the horizon. Signed lower right and dated "79". Pencil titled on back stretcher. Housed in a good silver gilt molded wood frame with linen liner. SIZE: 24" x 36". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-26179

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MICHAEL B. KARAS (American, 1954-) BREAKING WAVES.

Lot 1013: MICHAEL B. KARAS (American, 1954-) BREAKING WAVES.

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Description: Outstanding oil on canvas Maine coastal view scene shows waves crashing onto shoreline rock ledge. The water reflecting the unseen sun, the sky with a series of gray clouds having pink highlights. A break in the clouds reveals sunlight. Signed lower left. Housed in its original gilt molded wood frame with linen liner. SIZE: 30" x 36". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-24789

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STEPHEN MORGAN ETNIER (American 1903-1984)

Lot 1014: STEPHEN MORGAN ETNIER (American 1903-1984) "WINTER - CASCO BAY".

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Description: Oil on canvas Maine coast scene shows a tugboat in dark gray water with darkening sky. It pulls a barge along a rocky coast with snow covered islands beyond. Original Milch Galleries, New York label is affixed to back. Housed in a walnut wood frame with white matte and gold liner. Signed lower right and dated "55". SIZE: 21" x 40". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25914

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ERIC HOPKINS (American, 1951-)

Lot 1015: ERIC HOPKINS (American, 1951-) "SUNLIGHT ON THE WATER & TREES".

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Description: Watercolor scene shows Maine's Penobscot Bay with island and far off hills with foreground trees. Bright sun reflects on the water and trees. Pencil titled, signed and date "6-10-89". Housed in a black metal frame with white matte. SIZE: Sight: 10-3/4" x 14-1/2". CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-25791

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FRANK WESTON BENSON (American 1862-1951)

Lot 1016: FRANK WESTON BENSON (American 1862-1951) "FOOTBRIDGE BOOTHBAY".

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Description: Watercolor on light board shows a footbridge with buildings beyond in a colorful setting. Signed lower left. Pencil inscribed title on reverse. Housed in modern gilt frame with glass. SIZE: 10" x 14". CONDITION: Good. 9-25996

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JOHN MARIN (American 1870-1952) SAILBOAT OFF THE COAST.

Lot 1017: JOHN MARIN (American 1870-1952) SAILBOAT OFF THE COAST.

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Description: Charcoal and watercolor scene shows a two mast sailboat off a rock coastline. Signed lower right in pencil "Marin 39". Housed in a decorative black and gold modern frame. SIZE: 8" X 10". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25796

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LAURENCE PHILIP SISSON (American, 1928-)

Lot 1018: LAURENCE PHILIP SISSON (American, 1928-) "MAINE WHEN".

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Description: Outstanding large oil on masonite coastal Maine scene shows an inlet with pebble and sand beach having pools of water. The left & right coastlines with trees and rock. All under a colorful pink cloud sky. Signed lower left "L Sisson". Titled on reverse. Housed in a gilt wood frame with wide linen matte. SIZE: 42" x 60". CONDITION: Very good. 9-22364

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WILLIAM THON (American 1906-2000) ABSTRACT.

Lot 1019: WILLIAM THON (American 1906-2000) ABSTRACT.

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Description: Gouache and light oil on card paper scene shows white triangles interspersed with other shapes. Signed lower right. Presently housed in a gold frame with white backing board showing above and below, behind glass. SIZE: 13" x 19-1/2". CONDITION: Mended horizontal tear mid-point, otherwise good. 9-27157

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REUBEN TAM (American 1916-1991)

Lot 1020: REUBEN TAM (American 1916-1991) "OCEAN SUNSET MONHEGAN MAINE".

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Description: Casein on paper abstract scene depicts a yellow and white cloud sky with splashes of red over a horizon with pink ocean. Signed lower right "TAM". On reverse in pencil by the artist "Ocean sunset by Reuben Tam, Monhegan Maine casein". Housed in a simple wood frame. SIZE: 5-3/4" x 5". CONDITION: Very good. 7-70000

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UNSIGNED AMERICAN SCHOOL (19th century) A VIEW OF CAMDEN, MAINE.

Lot 1021: UNSIGNED AMERICAN SCHOOL (19th century) A VIEW OF CAMDEN, MAINE.

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Description: Unsigned oil on canvas. Housed in original period frame. Autumn view of Camden lighthouse and keeper's buildings. Mountain view beyond. SIZE: 12" X 24" PROVENANCE: From the "Harp House" of Camden, Maine. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26938

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KATE FITZGERALD (American, 20th/21st Century)

Lot 1022: KATE FITZGERALD (American, 20th/21st Century) "ROCKPORT AFTERNOON.

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Description: Oil on canvas summer marine scene with sailboat and lighthouse and keeper's house in mid ground. Signed lower left "K. Fitzgerald"; titled on back of stretcher. Housed in period frame. SIZE: 12" X 16" PROVENANCE: From the "Harp House" of Camden, Maine. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-26954

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THEOPHILE SCHNEIDER (American 1872-1960) GULL ROCK, MONHEGAN.

Lot 1023: THEOPHILE SCHNEIDER (American 1872-1960) GULL ROCK, MONHEGAN.

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Description: Oil on canvas coastal scene shows blue ocean in an inlet surrounded by rock cliffs. Signed lower right and dated "23". Housed in a modern carved gilt frame. SIZE: 20-1/4" x 30-1/4". CONDITION: Very good, some inpainting. 9-26587

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JOSEPH DE MARTINI (American 1896-1984) MONHEGAN COASTLINE.

Lot 1024: JOSEPH DE MARTINI (American 1896-1984) MONHEGAN COASTLINE.

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Description: Oil on board scene shows two figures on rocky shoreline looking out over blue ocean with sailboat and crashing waves. Housed in a silver gilt wood frame with white liner. Signed lower right. SIZE: 9" x 12". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26475

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JAMES PERRY WILSON (American, 1889-1976)

Lot 1025: JAMES PERRY WILSON (American, 1889-1976) "SURF AT BLACK HEAD MONHEGAN".

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Description: Oil on wood panel scene shows waves crashing onto cliff and ledge. Sky with lifting fog and the rough sea nicely rendered. Titled and signed on reverse. Written on back "sketched 1 August painted 2-4 August 1919". Housed in a modern black painted frame. SIZE: 7-3/4" x 10". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25681

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MEYERS ROHOWSKY (American, 1900-1974)

Lot 1026: MEYERS ROHOWSKY (American, 1900-1974) "LOBSTER COVE, MONHEGAN ISLE".

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Description: Oil on canvas scene shows a small cove with a lobster shack at the entrance with flat top rock cliffs under moonlight which reflects on the water. Housed in its original carved and decorated frame. Signed lower left and dated 1946. Inscribed on reverse with artist name, title and address in the artist's hand. SIZE: 12" x 16". PROVENANCE: Private Collection, New York City. CONDITION: Very good. 9-25815

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DAVID L. BLOCH (American Mid 20th Century) MONHEGAN ISLAND.

Lot 1027: DAVID L. BLOCH (American Mid 20th Century) MONHEGAN ISLAND.

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Description: Watercolor island scene shows three houses on piers next to water and rowboat. Foreground house has lobster buoy. Illegible signature dated "7-31-56". Label on reverse "From Merrill Galleries NY, NY". Housed in a gray painted wood frame with double matte. SIZE: 13-1/2" x 20-1/2" CONDITION: Very good. 9-26775

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SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC VIEW OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE.

Lot 1028: SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC VIEW OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE.

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Description: Monumental oil on canvas panoramic scene overlooking Moosehead Lake from Blair Hill. The view shows from left to right Mt. Kineo, Burnt Jacket Mountain, Sugar Island, Beaver Cove, Lily Bay and Big Spencer Mountain. The nearby bay having a white sidewheel steamship. The foreground with a wood fence pasture with flock of sheep and large trees in fall colors. All under a blue and white cloud sky. Signed center lower right "Steward". Housed in its original outstanding wide and deep period gesso decorated frame. This and the following lot are the finest examples of Stewards work that we have ever handled. It wonderfully depicts an area in Maine that has and still is visited for its natural beauty. SIZE: 28-1/2" x 49-1/2". CONDITION: Very good with professional cleaning and inpainting to fine craquelure. 9-74557

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SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC VIEW OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE.

Lot 1029: SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC VIEW OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE.

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Description: Monumental oil on canvas panoramic scene overlooking Moosehead Lake from Blair Hill. The view shows from left to right Squaw Mountain, Hartford's Point, Moose Island, and water leading to Deer Island. The foreground having a wood fenced area with cattle, rocks with wildflowers and tall trees. All under a blue and white cloud sky. Signed center bottom in rock "Steward". Housed in its original outstanding wide and deep period gesso decorated frame. This and the previous lot are the finest examples of Stewards work that we have ever handled. It wonderfully depicts an area in Maine that has and still is visited for its natural beauty. SIZE: 28-1/2" x 49-1/2". CONDITION: Very good with professional cleaning and inpainting to fine craquelure. 9-74556

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SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC MAINE LANDSCAPE.

Lot 1030: SETH W. STEWARD (American, 1844-1927) PANORAMIC MAINE LANDSCAPE.

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Description: Oil on canvas fall scene shows a large river cascading under a bridge with several large logs running the river. The foreground with bush and grass hillside. The background having several farms on cultivated land with trees and fences. Signed lower left "S W Steward 1913". Housed in a gilt wood frame. SIZE: 19-1/4" x 36". CONDITION: Craquelure, discolored varnish layer. Otherwise very good. 9-25782

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UNSIGNED (American, 19th century) SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS.

Lot 1031: UNSIGNED (American, 19th century) SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS.

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Description: This New England oil on canvas scene possibly portraying either Mt. Katahdin in Maine or the Presidential Range including Mt. Washington in New Hampshire. A river on the valley floor is in the foreground with sandy banks and colorful trees. Housed in its original fine gesso decorated frame with wide gilt liner. SIZE: 9" x 15". PROVENANCE: From a Farmington, Maine home. CONDITION: Fine original condition. 9-25609

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JOHN WHORF (American 1903-1959) NORTHERN RIVER 1937.

Lot 1032: JOHN WHORF (American 1903-1959) NORTHERN RIVER 1937.

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Description: Watercolor scene shows a dark river bending with rock and evergreen lined bank. Signed lower right and dated "1937". Housed in a good silver gilt modern frame with linen and silver liner with glass. SIZE: Sight: 15" x 21-1/2". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26632

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PHILIP BARTER (American, 1936-)

Lot 1033: PHILIP BARTER (American, 1936-) "MT. ABRAMS".

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Description: Bold, colorful, oil on canvas Maine landscape shows a double peaked blue mountain having a cloud and blue sky. The foreground with a colorful expanse of whimsical trees. Signed bottom right "Philip" and titled on reverse. Housed in a simple blue painted wood frame. SIZE: 24" x 30". PROVENANCE: From a Maine collection. CONDITION: Small spot in sky with touch up, otherwise very good. 9-22851

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ROBERT HAMBLETON (American, Mid 20th Century)

Lot 1034: ROBERT HAMBLETON (American, Mid 20th Century) "PERSEVERANCE".

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Description: Oil on canvas Maine scene shows a standing dory man in his dory rowing against choppy waves. Signed lower right "R Hambleton". Two cutout newspaper articles on reverse indicate that the painting was commissioned by Eric J. Wien, General Agent of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. and was hung in the agents office at 142 High St. Portland, Maine. The painting was commissioned in 1963. The painting was to express the perseverance typical of man in his efforts to overcome obstacles and to go on life's way in spite of adverse condition. SIZE: 24-1/4" x 36". CONDITION: Very good. 7-70010

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MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) MT. KATAHDIN NO. 1.

Lot 1035: MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) MT. KATAHDIN NO. 1.

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Description: Charcoal on paper scene shows an outline mountain range with tree in foreground. Housed in a modern wood frame with beige matte having a gilt edge. A "Janie C. Lee" gallery label on reverse. Unsigned. Note: When Caleb Scribner took Marsden Hartley to Katahdin Lake on October 10, 1939, Hartley carried with him an 11 x 14 inch sketchbook. Of the drawings that Hartley did during the eight days he stayed at Cobb's Camps, five are known to be of the various camps where people stayed. Hartley did four drawings of the mountain, which he numbered 1 - 4. Of the two drawings from the same sketchbook which were not numbered one was given to his friend Carl Sprinchorn the day after Hartley returned to Patten on his way to Bangor and the other drawing is in the Hudson Walker Collection at the Weisman Art Museum. Drawings 2 and 3 were purchased by Hartley's Niece Norma Berger as the last two transactions in Hartley's Estate liquidation that ended in 1961. Their whereabouts are unknown today, but No. 4 now resides at Bates College Museum of Art in Hartley's hometown of Lewiston, Maine, along with two smaller drawings of the mountain not from the sketchbook. Hartley referred to these drawings to make a series of 22 x 28 inch drawings in his Bangor studio which he then used as preliminaries for the large oils. SIZE: Sight: 10-1/2" x 13-1/2". PROVENANCE: Chris Huntington Collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26321

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MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) OLD MAID CROCHETING 1908.

Lot 1036: MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) OLD MAID CROCHETING 1908.

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Description: Graphite on paper drawing of a woman seated in a rocking chair crocheting in her lap with a basket of yarn on the floor. Inscribed lower left "Old Maid Crocheting". Unsigned. Housed in a gilt wood frame with linen and gold liner. On reverse is a copy of the drawing "Old Main Mending" that is in the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Also on reverse are three gallery labels, including "Vance Jordan Fine Art Inc.", "Babcock Galleries" and "C. Duncan Connelly". Note: Due to the sale of a 1906 painting to Boston collector Desmond Fitzgerald, Hartley had enough funds to establish himself in the summer of 1908 in North Lovell, Maine, where he painted directly from the landscape until the autumn, when he started working from memory and imagination. It was at this time that Hartley found his own voice and produced a remarkable body of work and today, one can account for at least 70 oil paintings from 1908. However, he ran out of oil paints at one stage and probably was not able to replace them easily, as North Lovell was so remote. Thus, he turned to making a large number of drawings, primarily of people that he saw in the community, acquaintances, woodsmen and some self-portraits. These drawings are highly expressive and individualistic, as were his paintings. After this body of work was executed, he returned to painting and did not do drawings as finished works until the 1920s. One can see how he repeated certain motifs of the same figures so, not surprisingly, there are two versions of the old maid crocheting. The other one is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum and is illustrated in Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser's "Marsden Hartley: American Modernist" and Donna Cassidy's "Marsden Hartley." SIZE: 11-3/4" x 9". PROVENANCE: Chris Huntington Collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26320

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MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) AFTERNOON HAZE 1907.

Lot 1037: MARSDEN HARTLEY (American 1877-1943) AFTERNOON HAZE 1907.

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Description: Oil on board coastal scene shows a colorful seascape with waves against rock cliffs under a bright sun through haze. Signed lower right "Marsden Hartley". Housed in a carved silver gilt modern frame with wide linen matte. On reverse is a Bates College loan agreement, also a conservation treatment report and more. Note: Hartley established a studio in Lewiston, Maine, at the end of 1906. The following spring he produced a number of landscape paintings from the motif, most of which are now lost, with the exception of Shady Brook at the Lewiston Library and one that surfaced recently and was sold by Christies. Things did not go well for Hartley's hopes to find students and by June he was destitute He wrote to publisher Thomas Mosler for a job and was invited to Green Acre near Eliot Maine on the bank of the Piscataquis River. His job as groundskeeper no doubt left him a good deal of time to paint the surrounding landscape. We must bear in mind that Hartley was basically unknown as an artist at this juncture. At the end of the summer he had his first exhibition at the home of Mrs. Ole Bull which was a success; he sold a fair number of paintings, which gave him enough money to live that winter in Boston. We have no way of knowing how many paintings he produced in 1907 as very few have survived. However, one can account for at least 70 paintings and over 40 drawings in 1908. There's no reason to believe that he destroyed any of his 1907 paintings that he did not sell. What happened to that body of work may very likely remain a mystery, as over a century has passed since they were painted. One very fine painting survived and is in the collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Also there is a photograph in the Archives of American Art of a painting quite similar to the Baltimore picture which was owned in New York in the mid-1950s. All of this makes Autumn Haze an extremely rare work in Hartley's oeuvre. SIZE: 10-3/4" x 12". PROVENANCE: Mr. Sidney Osborne N.Y. & St. Catherines, Ont. (Osborne was a scientist and collector. Carl Sprinchorn visited his summer home in Ontario several times). Then to: Gerald F. Vulker, Ancaster, Ont. - to his daughter Myline Vulker, Barre, Ont. 1998. To: Chris Huntington, Patten, Me. 1999. Exhibited at Bates College Art Museum Apr. 13 - June 30, 2001. Also at the Georgetown Historical Society Me. "Georgetown Goes Modern" June 25 - Sept. 10, 2011. Illustrated in color "Georgetown Goes Modern" 2012. CONDITION: Very good. 9-25613

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MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American 1887-1968) GARTER SNAKE.

Lot 1038: MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American 1887-1968) GARTER SNAKE.

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Description: Oil on canvas scene shows garter snake on a flat rock coiled in a figure eight, probably signifying eternity. Rock is surrounded by colorful flowers. Signed lower right. Housed in its original gray painted carved wood frame with white painted liner. SIZE: 14" x 24". PROVENANCE: Descended through the artist's family. CONDITION: Very good. 9-25830

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MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American 1887-1968)

Lot 1039: MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American 1887-1968) "MARION".

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Description: Watercolor drawing of a young girl seated wearing a red dress. Pencil titled and signed on bottom edge. Housed in a modern metal frame with white matte in glass. On reverse is a label with title and dates (1913) indicating "Collection of the Zorach children". SIZE: Sight: 10" x 7-1/4". PROVENANCE: Descended through the artist's family. CONDITION: Good, some fading. 9-25831

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WILLIAM ZORACH (American, 1887-1966) ROBINHOOD COVE, 1940.

Lot 1040: WILLIAM ZORACH (American, 1887-1966) ROBINHOOD COVE, 1940.

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Description: Large watercolor colorful scene shows panoramic view overlooking a large white house with two chimneys with barn and horse in pasture. Signed lower right. Housed in molded wood frame with white matte. An exhibition card on reverse with title and date. Robinhood Cove, Maine was where the Zorach Summer house was. SIZE: Sight: 19" x 26". CONDITION: Very good. 9-26472

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WILLIAM ZORACH (American 1887-1966) SUNSET OVER ROBINHOOD COVE.

Lot 1041: WILLIAM ZORACH (American 1887-1966) SUNSET OVER ROBINHOOD COVE.

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Description: Watercolor landscape scene shows the sunset with colorful sky beyond trees and water. Signed lower right and dated "Dec 1954". Robinhood Cove, Maine was where the Zorach Summer house was. Housed in a wood frame with wide white matte. SIZE: Sight: 15" x 21-3/4". PROVENANCE: Descended through the artist's family. CONDITION: Very good. 9-25829

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MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American, 1887-1968) LITHOGRAPH & PHOTO.

Lot 1042: MARGUERITE THOMPSON ZORACH (American, 1887-1968) LITHOGRAPH & PHOTO.

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Description: 1) Color lithographs showing a pitcher of flowers in front of a window with gray curtains. Housed in a nice, modern gilt frame with double mattes. 2) Photograph of William and Marguerite Zorach signed "Peter A. Juley & Son, New York City". SIZE: 1) Sight Size: 16" x 12". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25876

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WILLIAM ZORACH (American 1887-1966) INTIMACY.

Lot 1043: WILLIAM ZORACH (American 1887-1966) INTIMACY.

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Description: Bronze plaque showing nude man and woman side by side, the man's hand is on the woman's shoulder and they are shaking hands. Signed lower right and numbered "0/6". Mounted to a walnut back frame. SIZE: Bronze: 13" x 6-1/2" - Total: 15-1/4" x 8-1/2". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25875

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BASHKA PAEFF (American 1893-1979) BOY WITH SHELL.

Lot 1044: BASHKA PAEFF (American 1893-1979) BOY WITH SHELL.

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Description: Outstanding large garden bronze of a nude boy crouched holding a conch shell in hand. He kneels on a naturalistic base adorned with sea shells and starfish. Signed on the back of base "Bashka Paeff Roman Bronze Works". Note: Born in Minsk, Russia, pupil of Bela Pratt, attended Massachusetts Normal Art School and School of Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The companion piece "Boy and Bird" fountain is in the Boston Public Gardens. Paeff exhibited at the National Academy of Design and the Natural Sculptures Society. SIZE: 27-1/2" h x 22" w. CONDITION: Outstanding patina, very good. 9-25963

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HENRY LINDER (American 1854-1910) BOY AND GIRL ANDIRONS.

Lot 1045: HENRY LINDER (American 1854-1910) BOY AND GIRL ANDIRONS.

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Description: Important art nouveau style bronze andirons, one having a boy's bust on top of a tapered square column decorated with an owl in relief, signed on reverse "H.L.". The opposing andiron having a girl's bust with a butterfly, also signed "H.L.". Both marked "Roman Bronze Works N.Y.". The square bases having pierced front feet with connecting tendrils. The andiron dogs are separate and have small acorn log stops. SIZE: Andirons: 25" h. - 8" square bases - Dogs: 25" l. CONDITION: Fabulous patina, very good. 9-25711

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JAY HALL CONNAWAY (American, 1893-1970)

Lot 1046: JAY HALL CONNAWAY (American, 1893-1970) "SPRAY-LATE AFTERNOON".

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Description: Oil on canvasboard coastline scene shows a large wave crashing onto coastline with large white spray. Coastal hills in background under blue sky. The foreground with splashes of color in bushes and ground cover. Signed lower right. Housed in a fine weathered wood & silver gilt frame. Back with some pencil sketching, title, and signature. SIZE: 16" x 20". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25279

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JAY HALL CONNAWAY (American, 1893-1970)

Lot 1047: JAY HALL CONNAWAY (American, 1893-1970) "LOBSTER COVE-MOONLIGHT".

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Description: Oil on masonite moonlight scene shows waves crashing onto coastal ledge with white spray under dark clouds with a break under moonlight. Signed lower right. Titled and signed on reverse. Housed in a gilt gesso decorated frame with linen liner. SIZE: 18-3/4" x 22". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25280

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FREDERICK JUDD WAUGH (American, 1861-1940) AFTERNOON ROLLERS.

Lot 1048: FREDERICK JUDD WAUGH (American, 1861-1940) AFTERNOON ROLLERS.

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Description: Oil on artist board coastal scene shows waves cresting & breaking on coastal ledge with foam filled tidal pools and wave tips. A storm is gathering on the horizon with light clouds elsewhere. Signed lower right. Housed in a fine gilt carved period frame. SIZE: 25" x 30". CONDITION: Very good. 9-25278

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REYNOLDS BEAL (American, 1866-1951) SURGING SEAS.

Lot 1049: REYNOLDS BEAL (American, 1866-1951) SURGING SEAS.

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Description: Outstanding large oil on canvas coastal scene shows large waves cresting and crashing onto coastal rocks under gathering gray clouds with some blue sky showing. Signed lower right and dated "1910". Housed in a fine reproduction gilt wood frame with linen liner. SIZE: 36-1/4" x 48-1/4". CONDITION: Very good. Relined, stretcher, scattered spot inpainting, mostly in sky. 9-25275

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