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BROWN, FREDRIC. What Mad Universe.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: BROWN, FREDRIC. What Mad Universe. 8vo, publisher's silver-stamped blue cloth; dust jacket, edgewear with creasing and corner nicks, spine panel ends chipped with some loss not affecting lettering, scattered rubbing; contents clean. first edition/span of the author's first science-fiction book. New York: Dutton, 1949

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. LAWRENCE, JACOB; illustrator. The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis. The King James Version.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. LAWRENCE, JACOB; illustrator. The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis. The King James Version. 8 color silkscreen prints by Lawrence. 498x365 mm; 19 5/8x14 inches (sheets). Folio, gilt-lettered cobalt blue cloth; publisher's slipcase; prospectus laid in. New York, 1989

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COSTUME / FASHION. Sloan, Gino. Four fabric designs.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: COSTUME / FASHION. Sloan, Gino. Four fabric designs. Mixed media on board. Variations on a modern graphic and floral design in black, white, purple, green, and orange. 432x278 mm; 17x14 inches, image, mounted to thick stock with Sloan's name and address on verso. Ny, circa 1980

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HARRY BOWDEN Abstract Still Life.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: HARRY BOWDEN Abstract Still Life. Gouache and collage on paper, circa 1937. 203x148 mm; 8x5 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil, upper left recto. Ex-collection Martin Diamond Fine Art, with the label on the frame back.

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IRENE RICE PEREIRA Harbor Scene.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: IRENE RICE PEREIRA Harbor Scene. Pen and black ink on smooth, cream wove paper, circa 1937. 342x278 mm; 13 1/2x11 inches. Signed in pen and black ink, lower right recto.

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HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. To Have and Have Not.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. To Have and Have Not. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered black cloth, gilt-lettered title to green background on spine, fine; dust jacket, unclipped, moderate rubbing and creasing, few short closed tears, but without chips; contents clean. first edition, first printing,/span with "A" on copyright page. Hanneman A14A. New York: Scribner's, 1937

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SURREALISM. Breton, André; Duchamp, Marcel; et al. First Papers of Surrealism.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: SURREALISM. Breton, André; Duchamp, Marcel; et al. First Papers of Surrealism. Exhibition catalogue for the show held at the Reid Mansion in NYC October 14-November 7, 1942. Reproductions by Ernst, Motherwell, and others; "hanging" by Breton and Duchamp. 4to, photo-pictorial wrappers by Duchamp, bright and clean. Ex-collection Anatole Pohorilenko, ex-dono Monroe Wheeler, Director of Exhibitions and Publications, The Museum of Modern Art. New York: Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, 1942

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy [First and Second Parts].

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy [First and Second Parts]. Together, 2 volumes. Part one with 4 illustrations and 6 pages of advertisements; part two with 4 illustrations and 8 pages of advertisements. Small 8vo, publisher's green cloth, front covers and spines gilt stamped, brown coated endpapers, spine tips frayed slightly, corners bumped and partly exposed, areas of light bubbling to covers, spines leaning slightly; contents generally quite clean. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868; 1869

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RALPH ALBERT BLAKELOCK Wood's Edge.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: RALPH ALBERT BLAKELOCK Wood's Edge. Oil on board. 200x280 mm; 8x11 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. Blakelock (1847-1919) was born in New York City. Principally self-taught, he initially followed in his father's footsteps and studied medicine before pursuing his passion for art. Rather than spending time abroad in Europe to further his artistic career, as was his father's recommendation and the typical path for most American artists with the means to do so at the time, Blakelock sojourned through the American West from 1869 to 1872. His affinity for the Hudon River School is evidenced in his atmospheric and idealized landscapes, though his works are often heavier and moodier (Blakelock was plagued by psychological troubles throughout his career).

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JAPANESE PRINTS. Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Japanese Antique Prints . . . to be sold by order of Bank

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (JAPANESE PRINTS.) Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Japanese Antique Prints . . . to be sold by order of Bank of Wisconsin. 93 illustrations. Introduction by Wright including a description of the prints, a list of artists, and an annotated list of the 346 prints on offer. [xii], 163 pages. 8vo, original printed wrappers, soiled, spin chipped at ends, separating along bottom, ink notes on cover; lower outer corner chipped from cover through margins of page 8. New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1927

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ART JOURNALS.  VERVE. Volume 1, no. 1 to number 4, March 1938-March 1939.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: VERVE. Volume 1, no. 1 to number 4, March 1938-March 1939. Four volumes bound in one. Lithographed plates by Chagall, Miró, Klee, Rattner, Masson, and others; numerous reproductions. Thick folio, publisher's bound edition of patterned cloth-covered boards, extremities rubbed and frayed; contents toned along outer edges, No. 1 preliminaries, including Miró's plate "The Four Elements" loose at foot of gutter and plate with one inch clean tear; other plates clean. Paris: Tériade, December 1937-March 1939

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CROFTS, FREEMAN WILLS. The Sea Mystery * Found Floating.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: CROFTS, FREEMAN WILLS. The Sea Mystery * Found Floating. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth, boards partly mottled on first title; dust jacket, few corner and spine nicks, corners narrowly clipped with price intact, few creases, first title toned with tape repairs to verso; endpaper with light toning or spotting, bookplate to first title. first editions./span Two Inspector French mysteries. New York: Harper & Brothers; Dodd Mead, 1928; 1937

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PAVEL TCHELITCHEW Italian Family.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: PAVEL TCHELITCHEW Italian Family. Silverpoint on smooth wove paper, 1937. 460x317 mm; 18x12 1/2 inches. Signed in silverpoint, lower right recto. Ex-collection Lincoln Kirstein, New York. Exhibited "Tchelitchew," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1942, catalogue number 138. Published in Kirstein, Tchelitchew Drawings, New York, 1947, number 26. According to Kirstein, the drawing is, "Part of the early studies for the large canvas Phenomena, 1936-38, now in the collection of Tret'yakov Gal, Moscow."

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.  DOWNING, ANDREW JACKSON. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North Americ

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: DOWNING, ANDREW JACKSON. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America. . . . Sixth Edition, Enlarged, Revised and Newly Illustrated with a Supplement . . . by Henry Winthrop Sargent. Frontispiece portrait of Downing, 3 text illustrations, 34 engraved or lithographed plates. Thick 8vo, publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped cobalt blue cloth, tips and spine ends bumped; faint dampstain to lower marginal gutter of preliminaries. Ex-collection Smiley Brothers, Inc., dba Mohonk Mountain House. New York: Moore & Co., 1859

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MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS Rockefeller Discovering the Rivera Murals.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS Rockefeller Discovering the Rivera Murals. Gouache and ink on paper, 1933. 356x254 mm; 14x10 inches. Signed and annotated in pencil, lower right recto. A caricature of Nelson Rockefeller discovering the controversial portrait of the Soviet Union leader Vladimir Lenin in Rivera's mural, Man at the Crossroads, at Rockefeller Center, New York. Rivera's inclusion of Lenin's portrait so incensed Rockefeller that he ordered Rivera to stop work and the murals were destroyed before their completion. Sold Sotheby's, New York, May 29, 1985, lot 323. Ex-collection Forbes Collection, New York. Exhibited "South of the Border: Mexico in the American Imagination, 1914-1947," Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, September 10-November 21, 1993; Phoenix Art Museum, December 26, 1993-February 13, 1994; New Orleans Museum of Art, May 7-July 17, 1994; Museo de Monterrey, Mexico, September 9-November 20, 1994. "Shared Traditions: African American Modernists and the Mexican Muralists," The American Federation of Arts; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, September 15-December 1, 1996; African American Museum, Dallas, January 3-March 2, 1996; Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, March 26-May 25, 1996; California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, June 20-August 17, 1994; Diggs Gallery, State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 12- November 9, 1996; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, December 5, 1997-February 1, 1998; The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, February 27-April 26, 1998. "200 Years of American Art From the Forbes Magazine Collection," The Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, May 26-September 4, 1999, No. 63. "In the Spirit of Resistance: African American Modernists and the Mexican Muralist School," the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, September 15-December 1, 1996; African American Museum, Dallas, January 3-March 2, 1997; Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, March 26-May 25, 1997; Diggs Gallery, State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 12-November 9, 1997; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, December 5, 1997-February 8, 1998; The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, California, February 27-April 26, 1998, reproduced. "Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis," El Museo del Barrio, October 17, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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SCULPTURE. Armitage, Merle. Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (SCULPTURE.) Armitage, Merle. Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski. 67 reproductions of Lovet-Lorski's sculpture. 4to, publisher's black and grey cloth stamped in red; bookplate of Sallie and Bill Lippincott. first limited edition. number 475 of 500 copies. with additional extraneous signed material laid in./span New York: E. Weyhe, 1937

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HOUSEHOLD, GEOFFREY. The Third Hour * The Salvation of Pisco Gabar.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: HOUSEHOLD, GEOFFREY. The Third Hour * The Salvation of Pisco Gabar. Together, 2 volumes. The Third Hour: 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jacket, creasing to top edge with a few short closed tears, toned, with original wrap-around band laid-in (tape mended tears) * The Salvation of Pisco Gabar: 8vo, rose cloth; dust jacket, spine panel and folds tanned, few soft horizontal creases, one tiny chip to spine and front panel fold. London: Chatto & Windus, 1937; 1938

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EVERETT SHINN View Through a Stone Arch to the Sea.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: EVERETT SHINN View Through a Stone Arch to the Sea. Watercolor and pencil on cream wove paper, 1934. 454x306 mm; 17 7/8x11 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left recto. With--Group of 5 studies. Female nude, pen and ink, 1940. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto * Wickford, RI, charcoal. Signed and titled, lower left recto * Sketch for Door in Clyde Fulcher House, crayon. Signed and annotated, lower mount * Reclining Boy, pencil * Poultney Bigelow, gouache, 1937. Signed, dated and annotated in pen and ink, lower right. Various sizes and conditions.

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PAVEL TCHELITCHEW Studies of Sailors.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: PAVEL TCHELITCHEW Studies of Sailors. Silverpoint on paper, 1937. 518x335 mm; 20 3/813 1/4 inches. Signed, dated and dedicated in pencil, lower right recto. Ex-collection Paul Cadmus; Jon F. Anderson and Philis Raskind-Anderson, Connecticut. Tchelitchew (1898-1957) was born in Russia and developed an interest in art at an early age. One of his instructors in Kiev was Alexandra Ekster, a pupil of Fernand Léger and an important theater designer in Soviet Russia. Tchelitchew left Russia in 1920, stopping briefly in Berlin, and executed several theater designs, before ending up in Paris, and becoming acquainted with Gertrude Stein and her coterie He moved to New York in the mid-1930s with his partner, the writer Charles Henri Ford, and became close friends with Cadmus's brother-in-law Lincoln Kirstein (who along with George Balanchine formed the New York City Ballet). Tchelitchew designed costumes and sets for several important ballet productions in New York City, including Balanchine's Errante and Orpheus. Through his connection to Kirstein, Tooker became part of the artistic circle that included Cadmus, French, Tooker and others.

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PAUL CADMUS Venus and Adonis.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200,000 - $300,000

Description: PAUL CADMUS Venus and Adonis. Egg tempra and oil on canvas on pressed wood board, 1936. 725x825 mm; 28 1/2x32 1/2 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. Cadmus loosely based the composition of this work on the Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas of the same subject, circa 1635-1640, now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Though Cadmus set the scene in a classical landscape, his Adonis is rushing to play tennis, clutching the racket in his right hand and two ballis in his left, while fending off his clinging Venus and a bawling baby, a microcosm of 1930s suburban life under the guise of a subject from antiquity. Sold Christie's, New York, with the label on the frame back; Midtown Galleries, New York, 1974; Forbes Collection, New York. Exhibited Indianapolis Museum, 1937; Museum of Modern Art, Paris, 1938; Springfield Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1938; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 1939; Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1939; "Biennial," Richmond, Virginia, 1940; "Golden Gate International Exposition," San Francisco, California, 1940, number 1289; "Cadmus," Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, July-September, 1942; Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1941; "South American Traveling Exhibition," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1941-1942, reproduced; "Traveling Group Show," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1951-1952; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1969; "Tennis In Art," Fidelity Bank, Boston, Massachusetts, 1970; "Tennis In Art II," Provident National Bank, 1971; "Three Figurative Painters," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1971; "Collector's Exhibition," Akron Art Institute, Ohio, 1973; "Summer Group Exhibition," Midtown Galleries, New York, 1974; "Ranger Fund Exhibition," National Academy of Design, New York, 1974; "An Unfulfilled Dream: The Neglected Generation of American Scene Painters," Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, March-June, 1981; "Paul Cadmus: Yesterday and Today," Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio, September 12-October 25, 1981; Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, November 11-December 20, 1981; Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, January 16-February 28, 1982; William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, March 20-May 2, 1982; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, May 20-July 11, 1982, number 19, reproduced; "Paul Cadmus: A Birthday Celebration", National Academy of Design, New York, December 3, 1994-February 19, 1995; "Paul Cadmus: The Sailor Trilogy," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 1-September 1, 1996, page 5, reproduced; "From Allegory To The Portrait: Changing Faces," Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, September 21, 1997-January 4, 1998, reproduced, page 86; "In the Face of Abstraction," Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, August 20-November 4, 1998, number 24; "Men Without Women: Paul Cadmus as Curator," National Academy of Design, New York, May 5-August 29, 1999. Published in Harry Salpeter, "Paul Cadmus: Enfant Terrible," Esquire, July 1937, page 112, reproduced in color, page 106; Springfield Union Republican, 1942, reproduced; "Cadmus' Tars Under Fire at San Francisco Fair," Newsweek, August 19, 1940; Lincoln Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, San Francisco, 1991, reproduced page 133; Philip Eliasoph, Paul Cadmus, Catalogue Raisonnè Paintings 1931-1977, number 30; Bernard Hanson, "A Fresh Consideration of Cadmus," The Hartford Courant, April 18, 1982; William L. Vance, America's Rome, New Haven and London, 1989, reproduced page 385; Grace Glueck, "Paul Cadmus, a Mapplethorpe for His Times," The New York Times, June 7, 1996.

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GARNER, ELVIRA C. Ezekiel. Original manuscript.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: GARNER, ELVIRA C. Ezekiel. Original manuscript. Pen, ink and watercolor. Six folio sheets, folded, to create self-wrappers with illustrated cover, frontispiece, and 14 pages of manuscript text with watercolor illustrations throughout, followed by two rear blanks. Accompanying the manuscript are 6 small paper, cloth and wire figures of the characters from the book, and a folded mimeographed folio sheet of the "Seminole News Letter, Volume 1, number 2" containing an Ezekial cartoon. [Florida,] circa 1935

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GUY C. WIGGINS New York Skyline.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $70,000 - $100,000

Description: GUY C. WIGGINS New York Skyline. Oil on canvas. 630x760 mm; 24 3/4x30 inches. Signed and inscribed "N.A" in oil, lower left recto. Titled, signed and inscribed "N.A." in oil, verso. Acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent to the current owner. Wiggins (1883-1962) was born in Brooklyn to an artistic family. His father, Carleton Wiggins (1848-1942) was an accomplished painter and provided his son's early training. Later, Wiggins junior became the youngest member of the summertime Old Lyme Art Colony in Connecticut, painting alongside his father and Childe Hassam, among others (by 1915, Carleton Wiggins has settled in Old Lyme permanently). Wiggins also studied at the National Academy of Design in New York, where his teachers included William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Throughout his long and successful career, Wiggins painted in an Impressionist style and became especially well known for his snowy New York cityscape canvases capturing the buildings and landmarks of Manhattan enveloped in wintry weather (see lots 115 and 116). Like Hassam, Wiggins combined the traditions of FrenchImpressionism, from the likes of Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro, with a bold, American style, influenced by his National Academy instructors Chase and Henri. Wiggins was extremely popular in America throughout the first half of the 1900s, aided by his approachable style and his strong artistic pedigree. At the age of only 20 he was the youngest artist to have a work included in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. When he started painting snowy, New York city winter scenes in the mid-1910s his popularity surged (he claimed to have been trying to paint a summer landscape, not able to progress, when he looked out the window of his studio on a winter day and decided to paint the row of buildings across the street blurred by the snow storm). He moved to Connecticut and purchased a gentleman's farm outside of Old Lyme in the 1920s, though he continued to keep a studio in New York for the next couple of decades. In 1920, Wiggins established an eponymous art school in Connecticut, teaching in New Haven during the "off-season" and in Old Lyme during the summer. In 1937, he relocated his art school year-round to Essex, Connecticut, and would invite important artists such as George Luks, Eugene Higgins and Bruce Crane as visiting instructors during the summers. Wiggins died at age 79, while on vacation in St. Augustine, Florida, and is buried in Old Lyme.

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