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Carroll Cloar(1913-1993)
Who is Carroll Cloar?
Arkansas-born Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scenes. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima. Upon his return from the war, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America in 1946. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton.
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Large Carroll Cloar Double Sided Drawing

Lot 185: Large Carroll Cloar Double Sided Drawing

Auction Date: Jul 24, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) large signed graphite drawing on paper, doublesided, the first side depicting a smiling man wearing a hat and seated on a wooden crate, with three figures in the background. Titled lower left "Stevedore in Guayaquil, Ecuador" and signed "Carroll Cloar" lower right. Sketches en verso of a young girl. Float mounted and housed in a textured giltwood frame. Sheet: 40 1/2" H x 26 1/2" W. Framed: 50 3/8" H x 36 1/4" W. Likely one of Cloar's drawings from his travels in South America, circa late 1940s. Provenance: the Collection of Sylvia Roberts, Nashville, TN, formerly in the collection of Dr. Benjamin Caldwell of Nashville; acquired Brunk Auctions, May 20, 2006, lot 508. Biography: Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scenes, and noted that literature, particularly by Southern Gothic writers such as William Faulkner or Eudora Welty, influenced his artistic approach. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, CloarÕs achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and upon his return, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled 'Backwoods Boyhood', and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid-1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Source: The Johnson Collection/Memphis Brooks Museum of Art)....

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Pickers

Lot 36: Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Pickers

Auction Date: May 12, 2021

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Description: Carroll Cloar
American, 1913-1993
Pickers
Signed Carroll Cloar (ll); signed Carroll Cloar and inscribed as titled on the reverse
Acrylic on Masonite
28 x 40 inches (71.1 x 101.6 cm)

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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Doyle New York

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Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Federal Compress, 1970

Lot 37: Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Federal Compress, 1970

Auction Date: May 12, 2021

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Description: Carroll Cloar
American, 1913-1993
Federal Compress, 1970
Signed Carroll Cloar (ll); signed Carroll Cloar, dated Dec. 1970 and inscribed as titled on the reverse
Acrylic on Masonite
28 x 40 inches (71.1 x 101.6 cm)

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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Doyle New York

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Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993) "Trailers at the Gin", acrylic on Masonite, signed lower left "Carroll Cloar," titled and dated ...

Lot 300: Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993) "Trailers at the Gin", acrylic on Masonite, signed lower left "Carroll Cloar," titled and dated ...

Auction Date: Apr 17, 2021

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993) "Trailers at the Gin", acrylic on Masonite, signed lower left "Carroll Cloar," titled and dated "March 1972" on the reverse, 28" x 40"....

Location: Windsor, CT, US

Auction House: Nadeau's Auction Gallery

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CARROLL CLOAR WHERE THE SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG PRINT

Lot 107: CARROLL CLOAR WHERE THE SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG PRINT

Auction Date: Mar 28, 2021

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,500

Description: Large Framed Very Scarce Carroll Cloar “Where The Southern Cross The Dog” Print. The original was painted in Moorhead, Mississippi. where the Southern Railroad once crossed the Yazoo Delta Railroad (known as the "Yellow Dog"). The Southern travelled east-west, and later became the Columbus and Greenville Railway , while the Yellow Dog travelled north-south, and later became the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad . The level junction (diamond) is still preserved as an historic site, though the north-south line has since been abandoned through Moorhead. This railroad crossing is very significant in the history of blues music. After the original painted in 1965. In frame measures 30"x24"x1". Weight 8 pds. Carroll Cloar is recognized nationally for his paintings and prints of life in the American South. Through a distinctive approach to narrative realism, Cloar’s works engage with the regionalism of Grant Wood, the realism of Edward Hopper, and the mythical whimsy of Henri Rousseau. Cloar was born on a farm in Eastern Arkansas, where a complicated relationship with his family began and continued to compel him creatively. He planned to work as a comic strip illustrator, yet became more interested in lithography and painting after studying at the Art Students League in New York. He drew inspiration from his home and his life in the South, as well his memories and dreams, family stories and photographs, newspapers, memorabilia and American folklore. Born in 1913 in Earle, Arkansas, Carroll Cloar studied at the Memphis Academy of Art and Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and at the Art Students League of New York. His work has been the subject of many exhibitions and publications, and he received many commissions and awards throughout his career. He is featured in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, and the Whitney Museum of Art among others.***NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate.***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Outward Bound 413-854-3676, Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - [email protected] , Quik Mail Etc 843-723-6598 [email protected] or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****...

Location: Mr. Pleasant, SC, US

Auction House: Charleston Estate Auctions

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HOSTILE BUTTERFLIES SCARCE CARROLL CLOAR SIGNED ARTISTS PROOF

Lot 121: HOSTILE BUTTERFLIES SCARCE CARROLL CLOAR SIGNED ARTISTS PROOF

Auction Date: Feb 28, 2021

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500

Description: A scarce large Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed artists proof lithographic poster on paper titled "Hostile Butterflies" with an added butterfly he drew under his signed name. A group of children pursued thru an open field by hoards of butterflies. From the artists studio, with his butterfly remark. Featured on the cover of his book of the same title. In frame 41"x32"x1 1/2". Weight 17 pds. Carroll Cloar is recognized nationally for his paintings and prints of life in the American South. Through a distinctive approach to narrative realism, Cloar?s works engage with the regionalism of Grant Wood, the realism of Edward Hopper, and the mythical whimsy of Henri Rousseau. Cloar was born on a farm in Eastern Arkansas, where a complicated relationship with his family began and continued to compel him creatively. He planned to work as a comic strip illustrator, yet became more interested in lithography and painting after studying at the Art Students League in New York. He drew inspiration from his home and his life in the South, as well his memories and dreams, family stories and photographs, newspapers, memorabilia and American folklore. Born in 1913 in Earle, Arkansas, Carroll Cloar studied at the Memphis Academy of Art and Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and at the Art Students League of New York. His work has been the subject of many exhibitions and publications, and he received many commissions and awards throughout his career. He is featured in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, and the Whitney Museum of Art among others. NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate.***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Outward Bound 413-854-3676, Laneys Ship & Haul 256-770-5750, Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - [email protected] The UPS store 843-856-9099 - [email protected] or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****...

Location: Mr. Pleasant, SC, US

Auction House: Charleston Estate Auctions

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CARROLL CLOAR (1913-1993) GATHERING REDHAWS

Lot 155: CARROLL CLOAR (1913-1993) GATHERING REDHAWS

Auction Date: Feb 28, 2021

Estimate: $600 - $900

Description: A Large Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed lithograpic limited edition poster on paper titled "Gathering Redhaws for the Christmas Tree" . Signed and numbered 320 of 1000 in pencil by the artist. In frame 39"x30"x1". Weight 14 pds. Carroll Cloar is recognized nationally for his paintings and prints of life in the American South. Through a distinctive approach to narrative realism, Cloar?s works engage with the regionalism of Grant Wood, the realism of Edward Hopper, and the mythical whimsy of Henri Rousseau. Cloar was born on a farm in Eastern Arkansas, where a complicated relationship with his family began and continued to compel him creatively. He planned to work as a comic strip illustrator, yet became more interested in lithography and painting after studying at the Art Students League in New York. He drew inspiration from his home and his life in the South, as well his memories and dreams, family stories and photographs, newspapers, memorabilia and American folklore. Born in 1913 in Earle, Arkansas, Carroll Cloar studied at the Memphis Academy of Art and Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and at the Art Students League of New York. His work has been the subject of many exhibitions and publications, and he received many commissions and awards throughout his career. He is featured in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, and the Whitney Museum of Art among others. NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate.***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Outward Bound 413-854-3676, Laneys Ship & Haul 256-770-5750, Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - [email protected] The UPS store 843-856-9099 - [email protected] or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****...

Location: Mr. Pleasant, SC, US

Auction House: Charleston Estate Auctions

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CARROLL CLOAR 1966 LEWIS SCHOOLHOUSE - BILL CLINTON

Lot 197: CARROLL CLOAR 1966 LEWIS SCHOOLHOUSE - BILL CLINTON

Auction Date: Feb 28, 2021

Estimate: $400 - $500

Description: A Large Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed poster on paper titled "Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis School House 1966" The poster was done for the 52nd Presidential Inaugural for Bill Clinton. In frame 26 1/2"x38 1/2"x1 1/4". Weight 14 pds. Carroll Cloar is recognized nationally for his paintings and prints of life in the American South. Through a distinctive approach to narrative realism, Cloar?s works engage with the regionalism of Grant Wood, the realism of Edward Hopper, and the mythical whimsy of Henri Rousseau. Cloar was born on a farm in Eastern Arkansas, where a complicated relationship with his family began and continued to compel him creatively. He planned to work as a comic strip illustrator, yet became more interested in lithography and painting after studying at the Art Students League in New York. He drew inspiration from his home and his life in the South, as well his memories and dreams, family stories and photographs, newspapers, memorabilia and American folklore. Born in 1913 in Earle, Arkansas, Carroll Cloar studied at the Memphis Academy of Art and Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and at the Art Students League of New York. His work has been the subject of many exhibitions and publications, and he received many commissions and awards throughout his career. He is featured in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, and the Whitney Museum of Art among others. * NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate. ***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - [email protected] , Quik Mail Etc 843-723-6598 [email protected], Outward Bound 413-854-3676, or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****...

Location: Mr. Pleasant, SC, US

Auction House: Charleston Estate Auctions

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, Man w/ butterflies

Lot 162: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Man w/ butterflies

Auction Date: Jan 30, 2021

Estimate: $800 - $900

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed graphite drawing on vellum, likely a sketch or study for a larger painting, depicting a swarm of butterflies surrounding a figure with a slightly tilted head and one closed eye. Signed "Carrol Cloar" lower left. Unframed. 12" H x 16" W. Biography: Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scene, and noted that literature, particularly by Southern Gothic writers such as William Faulkner or Eudora Welty, influenced his artistic approach. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and upon his return, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid-1950's, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Source: The Johnson Collection/Memphis Brooks Museum of Art). Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection, acquired directly from the artist. The artist and his wife were close longtime friends to the consignor's parents....

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Lithograph, Group of Myselves

Lot 141: Carroll Cloar Lithograph, Group of Myselves

Auction Date: Jul 11, 2020

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed lithograph on paper titled "Group of Myselves," depicting a self-portrait of the artist at various stages of life, set against the background of a rural town. Signed in pencil lower right and titled lower left. Housed under glass in an ebonized and molded giltwood frame with black mat. Sight - 16" H x 12" W. Framed - 22" H x 18" W. Circa 1939. Note: This is considered one of Cloar's most important, and scarce, lithographs. One is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and another was exhibited in the 2014 exhibit of Cloar Lithographs at the Georgia Museum of Art. It is the first work (and one of the few lithographs) set to poetry in the book "Second Sight: Poems for Paintings by Carroll Cloar" by Dabney Stuart (University Of Missouri Press, 1996, ref. p.3). Biography: Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scene, and noted that literature, particularly by Southern Gothic writers such as William Faulkner or Eudora Welty, influenced his artistic approach. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and upon his return, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Source: The Johnson Collection/Memphis Brooks Museum of Art). Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection....

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993)

Lot 851: Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993)

Auction Date: Jun 14, 2020

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993) , "Luella and the Baby", pencil on paper, signed lower right, titled lower left, 31 3/4 in. x 23 in., framed. Note: Best known for his haunting drawings, paintings and prints of the American South, Carroll Cloar was born in Earle, Arkansas and studied at the Memphis Academy of Art before moving to New York. While at first planning to become a comic strip illustrator, Cloar quickly became more interested in painting and lithography after studying under Harry Sternberg and Ernest Fiene at the Art Students League. His style combined realism and naïveté with people and places from his childhood memories in the Delta, perfectly illustrated by the drawing offered here. Based on observations, dreams, American folklore and old family albums, Cloar?s works balance a tone between the regionalism of Grant Wood and the whimsy of Henri Rousseau, and he evolved during his career to become one of Arkansas? most renowned artists....

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Auction House: Neal Auction Company

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Carroll Cloar, tempera on board, 1954

Lot 1213: Carroll Cloar, tempera on board, 1954

Auction Date: Jun 04, 2020

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993), "The Flower Pickers", signed lower right, signed, titled and dated verso, Alan Gallery label verso, 20"h x 26"w (canvas), 29"h x 34"w (frame)...

Location: Boonton, NJ, US

Auction House: Millea Bros. Ltd.

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CARROLL CLOAR, Textile Design Drawing

Lot 25: CARROLL CLOAR, Textile Design Drawing

Auction Date: May 09, 2020

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Textile or wallpaper design drawing by Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993). Pencil on paper, double sided. Signed at lower right with other titles/notes present. Sheet measures 34" x 24". Excellent condition with minor wear around the edges. Cloar was well known for his surrealist landscapes. Provenance: From the estate of Michael Milkovich, long-time director of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida....

Location: Clearwater, FL, US

Auction House: Blackwell Auctions LLC

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CARROLL CLOAR (1913-1933) "THE GHOST..." PENCIL/P

Lot 745: CARROLL CLOAR (1913-1933) "THE GHOST..." PENCIL/P

Auction Date: Feb 23, 2020

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: C.C. (Tennessee, U.S.) Titled: "The Ghost (She Came And Stood At The End Of The Bed)". Signed LR, titled across lower margin. Matted, face-leafed gold with red bole frame. (MROG2184)(JP)...

Location: Litchfield, CT, US

Auction House: Litchfield Auctions

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Carroll Cloar Signed Calendar and Cards

Lot 130: Carroll Cloar Signed Calendar and Cards

Auction Date: Jan 25, 2020

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Four (4) Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed items: 1 Calendar and 3 Christmas cards. 1st item: Signed 1937 cardstock calendar featuring a watercolor image of a fashionably  dressed young man. Signed "Carroll Cloar" in blue ink, lower right. Three tear-off months, October-December, remaining. Pencil inscription reading "Chas. Sherman" top left. 12 5/8" H x 7 5/8" W. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) signed Christmas cards with color photographic prints of three of Cloar's paintings. Two are signed "Carroll Cloar" in red ink, lower right obverse; one is inscribed and signed "and best wishes--Carroll Cloar" reverse. 3 5/8" H x 7 1/8" W. All mid 20th century. Provenance: these items were gifts from Carroll Cloar to a friend in Memphis and have descended in her family....

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar painting, The Landlady

Lot 129: Carroll Cloar painting, The Landlady

Auction Date: Jan 25, 2020

Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (American, 1913-1993) acrylic on board pointillist painting titled, "The Landlady," depicting a smiling lady in vivid yellow dress and brown hat, center foreground, with thirteen other well-dressed women, men and children clustered around the porch of a two-story wood farmhouse in the background. Rose bushes and other green foliage and trees under a sunny sky, and the porch on the fan, suggest the setting is a warm summer day. Signed lower right; additionally signed, titled, and dated 1980 en verso. Weathered wood frame with linen liner and gilt rabbet edge. Sight: 28" H x 39" W. Framed: 34" H x 45" W. Provenance: Private Nashville collection, ex-Dr. Benjamin Caldwell, ex-Forum Gallery, New York. Note: Video footage of Carroll Cloar at work on this painting is featured near the end of a documentary on his life and work, "Friendly Panthers, Hostile Butterflies," produced by WKNO-TV and currently available to view on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-CMx3NbF3w . Biography: Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scenes. The artist often noted that literature, particularly by Southern Gothic writers such as William Faulkner or Eudora Welty, influenced his artistic approach. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and upon his return, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Courtesy of The Johnson Collection/Memphis Brooks Museum of Art). See a Youtube Video of Carroll Cloar here - https://youtu.be/V-CMx3NbF3w PRE-APPROVAL IS REQUIRED TO BID ON THIS LOT. PLEASE CONTACT CASE ANTIQUES, INC. AT THE KNOXVILLE GALLERY FOR DETAILS. 865-558-3033 or [email protected]...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar, 1913-1993, "The River's Source"

Lot 398: Carroll Cloar, 1913-1993, "The River's Source"

Auction Date: Nov 30, 2019

Estimate: $400 - $800

Description: Carroll Cloar, Tennessee, 1913-1993, "The River's Source", Graphite, signed and titled, together with a large graphie drawing of the train station "Lula" (2 pc.)

(MROG9402/2)(WT)
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Location: Litchfield, CT, US

Auction House: Litchfield Auctions

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Carroll Cloar Painting, Black Angus

Lot 116: Carroll Cloar Painting, Black Angus

Auction Date: Jul 13, 2019

Estimate: $12,000 - $14,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) acrylic on board painting titled "Black Angus", depicting six black cows in an orange/brown grassy field with barn and barren trees in the background, all under a bright blue sky. Signed, dated and titled en verso "Black Angus/Carroll Cloar/May 1967/Acrylic". Housed in an ebonized and parcel gilt wood frame. Sight - 11 3/8" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed - 16 1/2" H x 20 5/8" W. Circa 1967. Provenance: Painting was given by the artist to a friend who lived in Memphis, and has descended in her family. Biography (Courtesy of The Johnson Collection): Arkansas-born Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scenes. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima. Upon his return from the war, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America in 1946. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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CARROLL CLOAR. (AMERICAN, 1913-1993).

Lot 47: CARROLL CLOAR. (AMERICAN, 1913-1993).

Auction Date: Mar 10, 2019

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: Tempera on board. Signed lower right. 1963. Rockford Art Museum Collection Labels affixed verso. From a Larchmont, NY collection....

Location: Larchmont, NY, US

Auction House: Clarke Auction Gallery

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CARROLL CLOAR, (AMERICAN 1913-1993), "VESTA AND THE CORNFLOWERS"

Lot 118: CARROLL CLOAR, (AMERICAN 1913-1993), "VESTA AND THE CORNFLOWERS"

Auction Date: Dec 10, 2018

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: CARROLL CLOAR
(american 1913-1993)
"VESTA AND THE CORNFLOWERS"
Signed 'Carroll Cloar' bottom left; also titled, signed and dated 'Aug. 1970' verso, acrylic on Masonite
11 1/2 x 17 in. (29.2 x 43.2cm)
provenance:
Private Collection, Nashville, Tennessee.
By descent in the family.
Greg Thompson Fine Art, North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Acquired directly from the above in 2015.
Collection of Bonnie O'Boyle, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
LITERATURE:
Carroll Cloar, Hostile Butterflies and Other Paintings, Memphis: Memphis State University Press, 1977, p. 180, no. 362.
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Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Freeman's

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CARROLL CLOAR, (AMERICAN 1913-1993), "THE BIG HOUSE IN BIG FLAT"

Lot 57: CARROLL CLOAR, (AMERICAN 1913-1993), "THE BIG HOUSE IN BIG FLAT"

Auction Date: Dec 10, 2018

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: CARROLL CLOAR
(american 1913-1993)
"THE BIG HOUSE IN BIG FLAT"
Signed 'Carroll Cloar' bottom left; also titled, signed and dated 'Nov. 1975' verso, acrylic on Masonite
28 x 40 in. (71.1 x 101.6cm)
provenance:
Private Collection, Nashville, Tennessee.
Private Collection, Florida.
Sotheby's, New York, sale of April 16, 2014, lot 19.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Collection of Bonnie O'Boyle, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
LITERATURE:
Carroll Cloar, Hostile Butterflies, Memphis: Memphis State University Press, 1977, p. 186, no. 483.
NOTE:
Born and raised on a cotton field in rural Arkansas, Carroll Cloar is perhaps best known for his poetically rendered and sometimes whimsical narrative evocations of the American South in the early twentieth century. Drawing upon the richness of small town and country life, Cloar's work depicts, in his own words, "American faces, timeless dress and timeless customs… the last of an old America that isn't long for this earth." For the source of these images, the artist turned inwards, to long preserved memories of his childhood, fantastical stories and family lore, as well as creative visions that he cultivated in his adolescent imagination. These were his own personal mythologies. Though he spent much of his adulthood traveling cross-country, as well as throughout Europe and Mexico, Cloar remained rooted in his southern identity and throughout his career continually returned to the land of his upbringing as the subject of his work. As the artist himself once wrote, "there is joy in the sense of belonging, of possessing and being possessed, by the land where you were born. There is
mixed emotion of remembering: places altered, people long passed."
With its lush, flower-studded fields, abundant green foliage and classic white clapboard house, Big House in Big Flat presents a idyllic and timeless scene of family life in the old American South. Its delicately stippled brushstrokes and dazzling colors create a dream-like effect, evoking a sense of nostalgia for a time long past.
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Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Freeman's

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Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993), "Brother Ed, Preacher of Holiness"

Lot 845: Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993), "Brother Ed, Preacher of Holiness"

Auction Date: Oct 14, 2018

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Carroll Cloar
(American/Arkansas, 1913-1993)

"Brother Ed, Preacher of Holiness"

lithograph
signed in pencil lower right, titled lower left, with dedication lower center.
Matted, glazed and framed.
sight 13-3/8" x 10-1/2", framed 21" x 18-1/4"

Provenance: Estate of Mary Elizabeth Tahir, New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Auction House: New Orleans Auction Galleries

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, Fillmore Crimm Family

Lot 104: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Fillmore Crimm Family

Auction Date: Jul 14, 2018

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Description: Carroll Cloar, pencil on paper study, "The Fillmore Crimm Family", depicting a seated man in overalls, seated woman in dress, and four children standing beside and behind them. Titled in pencil lower center of sketch and signed lower right "Carroll Cloar". Unframed. 23" x 34". Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, Children at Play

Lot 105: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Children at Play

Auction Date: Jul 14, 2018

Estimate: $400 - $600

Description: Carroll Cloar, pencil on paper study drawing of four children (two boys and two girls), each holding a stick or ball. Signed lower right "Carroll Cloar". Pencil inscription en verso of sketch, "Alice B" (likely a reference to Memphis gallery owner Alice Bingham, who represented Cloar). Unframed. 11" x 23". Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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CARROLL CLOAR | Blood of the Maguey

Lot 26: CARROLL CLOAR | Blood of the Maguey

Auction Date: Mar 28, 2018

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: tempera on board...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Carroll Cloar Lithograph, "The Ingredients"

Lot 120: Carroll Cloar Lithograph, "The Ingredients"

Auction Date: Jan 27, 2018

Estimate: $500 - $600

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) signed lithograph, "The Ingredients," also known as "Making of a Drawing," depicting ghostly black and white figures holding books about art and drawing, surrounding a young artist at work (presumably Cloar). A rural farm scene is visible in the background. Pencil signed in lower right corner, titled in lower left corner. Framed under glass in narrow black frame. Image - 14 7/8" H x 10 1/8" W. Sight - 15 1/2" H x 11 5/8" W. Framed - 20 3/4" H x 14 3/4" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, "Plotters"

Lot 118: Carroll Cloar Drawing, "Plotters"

Auction Date: Jan 27, 2018

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,400

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil on paper study titled "Plotters," depicting two young girls standing on a bridge or road with balustrade style guardrail. Titled lower left. Signed and dated "Carroll Cloar, '61" at right. 27 3/4" H x 39 3/4" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Caroll Cloar Drawing, "Pals"

Lot 119: Caroll Cloar Drawing, "Pals"

Auction Date: Jan 27, 2018

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil on paper figural studies on a single sheet titled "Pals" depicting two women standing and embracing named "Luella" and "Rhoda"; the artist as a young boy holding a puppy and "Mama" in the center; and solitary male sitting in a rope swing. Titled lower left and signed "Carroll Cloar" lower right. 23" H x 34" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar "Blue Birds" O/B

Lot 85: Carroll Cloar "Blue Birds" O/B

Auction Date: Nov 02, 2017

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: Carroll Cloar, U.S., 1913-1993. Oil on board. Field with 2 blue birds in foreground. Signed lower right. 20.5" X 16.75" framed; 15.5" X 11.5" unframed. See photos. In house shipping continental U.S. $65 plus insurance. The absence of a Condition Report does not imply the lot is in perfect condition. Examine all photos closely. Contact AAG for more detailed information if needed. AAG is not responsible for any errors or omissions to any lots. All sales are final and sold as is....

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Auction House: Abington Auction Gallery

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2 Carroll Cloar Drawings "Uncle John" and "Aunt Fanny"

Lot 129: 2 Carroll Cloar Drawings "Uncle John" and "Aunt Fanny"

Auction Date: Aug 05, 2017

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,800

Description: Two (2) Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil on paper drawings. 1st item: Pencil on paper portrait titled, Uncle John, depicting a standing male holding a fan. Titled lower left, signed and dated Carroll Cloar, '56, lower right. 23" H x 16" W. 2nd item: Pencil on paper portrait titled, Aunt Fanny and Uncle John, depicting the two figures standing in grass center with a cow to the right. 23" H x 34" W. Titled lower left and signed Carroll Cloar lower right. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, Woman in Field

Lot 130: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Woman in Field

Auction Date: Aug 05, 2017

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil and marker on paper landscape drawing depicting a long haired female figure wearing a checkered apron left foreground with hands in her pockets, standing in an open field rendered in colored marker. Signed, Carroll Cloar, lower left. 23" H x 36" W. Provenance: The Estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar painting, The Waiting, with sketch and poster

Lot 127: Carroll Cloar painting, The Waiting, with sketch and poster

Auction Date: Aug 05, 2017

Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000

Description: (3 items) - Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) acrylic on board painting titled, The Waiting, depicting figures standing in an open field, a brick building in the background covered with FS Chapell The Rabbit's Foot Minstrel show advertising posters and a solitary seated figure in the foreground, wearing a bee keeper's head gear/suit and eating an apple. Signed lower right Carroll Cloar. Titled, signed and dated 1-83 en verso, label for New York Forum Gallery. Housed in a silver-gilt molded frame. Sight - 22" H x 33 1/8" W. Framed - 29" H x 40 1/2" W. Also included with this painting is the original pencil study for the painting, signed and dated by the artist, 23" H x 33" W. Note: This painting was featured in the exhibit and used as the catalog cover for CARROLL CLOAR: TIMELESS TALES OF THE SOUTH at Belmont University in Nashvillle, May 22-July 13, 2003. A poster for the exhibit accompanies this lot, 24" H x 33" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. Biography (Courtesy of The Johnson Collection): Arkansas-born Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful magic realist scenes. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima. Upon his return from the war, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America in 1946. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled Backwoods Boyhood, and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting, Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse, was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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2 Carroll Cloar Drawings, Waiting Up for Lettie

Lot 128: 2 Carroll Cloar Drawings, Waiting Up for Lettie

Auction Date: Aug 05, 2017

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,800

Description: Two (2) Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil studies, both titled, Waiting Up for Lettie. 1st item: Pencil on paper drawing depicting three young girls in the foreground with another young girl approaching in the distance. Titled lower left and signed, Carroll Cloar, at right. Landscape drawing en verso. 19 1/2" H x 16" W. 2nd item: Pencil and marker drawing depicting two young girls in the foreground with another young girl approaching them in the distance, colored marker on the right side. Titled lower left and signed, Carroll Cloar, at right. 19 1/4" H x 34" W. Note: This study most resembles the pointillist painting, completed in 1980 (currently in the collection of the West Tennessee Regional Arts Center). Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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CARROLL CLOAR | Lull in the Revolution

Lot 123: CARROLL CLOAR | Lull in the Revolution

Auction Date: May 23, 2017

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: tempera on board...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Carroll Cloar (American/Tennessee, 1913-1993)

Lot 233: Carroll Cloar (American/Tennessee, 1913-1993)

Auction Date: Feb 11, 2017

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Carroll Cloar (American/Tennessee, 1913-1993), "Cleavage", lithograph on paper, pencil-signed and titled lower margin, titled en verso, image 12 5/8 in. x 9 5/8 in., sheet 16 3/8 in. x 12 3/4 in., framed ...

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Auction House: Neal Auction Company

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Carroll Cloar painting, The Watering Detail

Lot 181: Carroll Cloar painting, The Watering Detail

Auction Date: Jan 21, 2017

Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) acrylic on board landscape painting titled "The Watering Detail" en verso, depicting two little girls in pink dresses holding a watering can and a little boy in a yellow romper, standing in front of a screen door to a house; an older woman watches from an adjacent window. The white clapboard siding of the house is adorned by pink hollyhocks. Signed "Carroll Cloar" lower left; titled and dated 4-88 en verso. Silver-gilt molded frame. 23" x 34"; framed 31" x 42". Accompanying the painting is a Cloar promotional postcard, on which the artist has written a note regarding the painting: "Mr. Massie: I have used the word "detail" in the old Army sense. In our army you were detailed to do a certain job, or were on a detail. My show opens at Schmidt Bingham Gallery in New York May 24. - Carroll Cloar ". Biography (Courtesy of The Johnson Collection): Arkansas-born Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful "magic realist" scenes. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima. Upon his return from the war, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America in 1946. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled "Backwoods Boyhood," and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting "Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse" was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar drawing, Draught of Fishes

Lot 182: Carroll Cloar drawing, Draught of Fishes

Auction Date: Jan 21, 2017

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1993) pencil on paper landscape drawing titled "The Draught of Fishes," circa 1965, depicting a group of fish along with a turtle and other aquatic life forms laying on the bank of a pond or lake; just beyond, a young man in overalls holds a large and partially submerged net. Titled lower left and signed "Carroll Cloar" at right. 23" x 34", unframed. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. Note: this is a study for one of Cloar's most significant oil paintings, profiled in a 2013 article in Memphis: The City Magazine by Kenneth Neill. The whereabouts of the original painting are currently unknown. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Acrylic on Board, Weeping Willow

Lot 211: Carroll Cloar Acrylic on Board, Weeping Willow

Auction Date: Jul 30, 2016

Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (American/Tennessee, 1913-1994) framed acrylic on board titled "Weeping Willow," depicting a solitary older man sitting on the porch of a white Victorian house, under a bright sky, with verdant and immaculately clipped lawn in the foreground. An expansive weeping willow encroaches on the left side of the house, creating shadows across the porch. Signed lower left "Carroll Cloar" and additionally signed, titled, and dated July 1967 en verso. Housed in the original painted wooden frame with gilt liner. Sight - 22 1/2" H x 33 1/2" W. Framed - 29" H x 39 1/2" W. Biography (Courtesy of The Johnson Collection): Arkansas-born Carroll Cloar was known for incorporating nostalgic images from his Southern childhood, often merged with dreamlike motifs, into powerful "magic realist" scenes. Cloar graduated from Southwestern College (now Rhodes College) in Memphis, Tennessee, and went on to study at the Memphis Academy of Arts under the artist George Oberteuffer. In 1936, he moved to New York to attend the Art Students League. There, Cloar's achievements earned him a McDowell fellowship which he used to travel across the American Southwest, West Coast and Mexico. Cloar served with the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima. Upon his return from the war, he was awarded a Guggenheim traveling scholarship to fund an extended sojourn to Central and South America in 1946. Two years later, several of his images were featured in a Life Magazine article titled "Backwoods Boyhood," and Cloar's career went on to receive additional national acclaim. By the mid 1950s, Cloar had settled permanently in Memphis, where he produced paintings, often executed in casein tempera and acrylic paints. His works are in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooks Museum of Art, and Library of Congress. In 1993, Cloar's painting "Faculty and Honor Students, Lewis Schoolhouse" was one of six paintings by American artists selected to commemorate the inauguration of President Clinton. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar Drawing, Flowers We Gathered

Lot 212: Carroll Cloar Drawing, Flowers We Gathered

Auction Date: Jul 30, 2016

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Tennessee, 1913-1994) pencil on paper drawing titled "The Flowers We Gathered", depicting a man holding flowers in the foreground and a homestead with figures on the porch in the background. Titled lower middle and signed lower right. Housed in a painted grey wooden frame. Sight - 22" H x 33" W. Framed - 27 7/8" H x 38 3/4" W. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)...

Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Auction House: Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993)

Lot 829: Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993)

Auction Date: Dec 07, 2014

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: Carroll Cloar (American/Arkansas, 1913-1993), "Three Girls on a Stump", 1991, acrylic on masonite, signed, titled and dated verso frame with a "David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN" label, 23" x 34". Framed....

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Auction House: New Orleans Auction Galleries

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Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Strawberries in the New Ground, 1980

Lot 105: Carroll Cloar American, 1913-1993 Strawberries in the New Ground, 1980

Auction Date: Nov 05, 2014

Estimate: $25,000 - $45,000

Description: Carroll Cloar
American, 1913-1993
Strawberries in the New Ground, 1980
Signed Carroll Cloar (ll) and inscribed Strawberries in the New Ground / acrylic 28 x 49, signed Carroll Cloar and dated 1980 on the reverse
Acrylic on board
28 x 40 inches

Provenance:
[With] Forum Gallery, New York, no. 10091


C Estate of an Upper East Side Gentleman
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Doyle New York

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Carroll Cloar silkscreens (7pcs)

Lot 26: Carroll Cloar silkscreens (7pcs)

Auction Date: Mar 21, 2014

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: Carroll Cloar silkscreens (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
PANTHER BOURNE
silkscreens, each signed & numbered from edition of 450
sheet H25" W34" (7pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Large group of Carroll Cloar silkscreens (approx 75pcs)

Lot 240: Large group of Carroll Cloar silkscreens (approx 75pcs)

Auction Date: Dec 06, 2013

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Large group of Carroll Cloar silkscreens (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
PANTHER BOURNE
silkscreens, each signed & numbered from edition of 450
sheet: H25" W34" (approx 75pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar (2pcs)

Lot 87: Carroll Cloar (2pcs)

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
Two works: FARMHOUSE and COWS AND CHICKENS, 1975
graphite, framed, signed & dated lower right
sight: H10 1/2" W33" & H19 1/2" W33 1/4" (2pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar

Lot 117: Carroll Cloar

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
STUDY FOR BASEBALL TEAM, 1986
graphite, framed, signed & dated lower right
sight: H26" W39"

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar (3pcs)

Lot 88: Carroll Cloar (3pcs)

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
CLOAR HOME WITH RACCOONS AND SUNFLOWERS, 1979
COUPLE WITH RICE MILL
TWO PANTHERS
graphite & mixed media, unframed, all signed lower right
H23" W34" & H10" W41" (panthers) (3pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar

Lot 44: Carroll Cloar

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
COTTON FIELD
graphite & mixed media, unframed, signed & dated lower right
H28" W40"

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar

Lot 46: Carroll Cloar

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
STUDY FOR THREE FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL, 1989
graphite, marker & colored pencil, framed, signed, dated & titled
sight: H21" W32"

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar

Lot 84: Carroll Cloar

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $700 - $900

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
GAZEBO, 1977
graphite, framed, signed & dated lower right
sight: H27 1/2" W39"

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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Carroll Cloar (4pcs)

Lot 83: Carroll Cloar (4pcs)

Auction Date: Sep 06, 2013

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Carroll Cloar (Arkansas/Tennessee, 1913-1993)
CHARLIE MAE, CARROLL AND TWO PANTHERS, 1978
CHILDREN PLAYING WITH INTERSTATE SIGNS, 1979
STUDY FOR THREE FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL, 1989
graphite, unframed, all signed & dated
sizes ranging from H23" W34" to H16 1/2" W40"
together with a trimmed & folded U-shaped sheet with figure studies (4pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Lisa R. Kurts, Memphis, Tennessee
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Location: West Columbia, SC, US

Auction House: Charlton Hall

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