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Painter, Water color painter, Lithographer, Wood cutter, Etcher, b. 1895 - d. 1941

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        • Emil Ganso (German, 1895-1941) Wood Engraving 1936, "Studio Mirror", H 14.25" W 9.25"
          Feb. 16, 2024

          Emil Ganso (German, 1895-1941) Wood Engraving 1936, "Studio Mirror", H 14.25" W 9.25"

          Est: $150 - $300

          Signed and dated in plate lower right. AAG Edition of 200. Full length female nude before a mirror in an artist's studio interior. Provenance: Purchased from Cleveland Print Auction consignment #A10-51. From the Estate of Prominent Collector, Leon Zielinski, Macomb County, MI

          DuMouchelles
        • 2 American prints
          Feb. 10, 2024

          2 American prints

          Est: $200 - $400

          2 American prints- 1). Grace Albee (1890-1985)- Amaryllis- wood engraving, 1978, signed, titled, dated and annotated 'Ed. 250' in pencil.  7 x 5''    2). Emil Ganso (1895-1941)- Bather with Towel (Smith R-7)- woodcut, signed in pencil.  12 x 10 1/2

          Rachel Davis Fine Arts
        • EMIL GANSO - SELF-PORTRAIT WITH NUDE
          Jan. 30, 2024

          EMIL GANSO - SELF-PORTRAIT WITH NUDE

          Est: $300 - $500

          Lot 233 Emil Ganso American (1895-1941) Self-Portrait with Nude (1930) woodcut signed lower right, Ed. 50 plate: 10 x 8 inches frame dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 1/4 inches, wood frame with glazing Provenance: from a Chelsea, Manhattan Collection Eva Lee Gallery, Great Neck, New York, label affixed to verso

          Capsule Gallery Auction
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Daphne, 1934., Color lithograph printed in black and olive, 18.75" x 10". Unframed.
          Jan. 29, 2024

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Daphne, 1934., Color lithograph printed in black and olive, 18.75" x 10". Unframed.

          Est: $300 - $500

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 Daphne, 1934. Edition of about 27. Signed and numbered 6/12 in pencil lower margin. A very good impression of this scarce print. Smith L-27.

          Eldred's
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Nude study., Charcoal line drawing on thick greenish paper, 13.5" x 8". Matted 20" x 24".
          Jan. 29, 2024

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Nude study., Charcoal line drawing on thick greenish paper, 13.5" x 8". Matted 20" x 24".

          Est: $300 - $500

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 Nude study. Signed "Ganso" lower right.

          Eldred's
        • GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)
          Jan. 27, 2024

          GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941) Erotica II [some double-sided] watercolor, ink and pencil on paper 17 x 13 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.) [smallest], 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.) [largest]; all unframed but in mat, 51 x 41 cm (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.) [each] CONDITION Observed in mat, the group overall is in fair age-appropriate condition. Some hinged along the top. Some corners and edges are cut. Some with scattered tearing. Overall surface toning, soiling and staining to each. N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

          Shapiro Auctions LLC
        • GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)
          Jan. 27, 2024

          GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941) Erotica I watercolor, ink and pencil on paper 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.) [each]; all unframed but in mat, 40.5 x 35.5 cm (16 x 14 in.) [smallest], 51 x 41 cm (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.) [largest] CONDITION Observed in mat, the group overall is in fair age-appropriate condition. Some hinged along the top. Some with scattered tearing. Overall surface toning, soiling and staining to each. N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

          Shapiro Auctions LLC
        • Emil Ganso (German /American, 1895-1941) Resting Nude
          Dec. 11, 2023

          Emil Ganso (German /American, 1895-1941) Resting Nude

          Est: $200 - $400

          Original graphite drawing by Emil Ganso, Resting Nude. Signed by the artist, Emil Ganso (lower right). Framed and linen matted under glass. Dimensions: framed: 23 in. x 27 1/4 in., sight: 14 1/2 in. x 19 in. Condition: good original framed estate condition. Provenance: private estate.

          Kensington Estate Auctions
        • EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)
          Dec. 10, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)

          Est: $600 - $800

          "Landscape"; c. 1935; Watercolor on Paper; 14.25" x 20.75"; Unsigned; Framed (under glass); Note: inscribed on verso "Emil Ganso - Verified by Aileen B Cramer."

          James Cox Gallery
        • EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)
          Dec. 10, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)

          Est: $600 - $800

          "Reclining Nude"; c. 1930s; Charcoal on Paper; 11.5" x 21.25"; Signed Lower Right; Framed (under glass); Note: "Jarvis Gallery, Inc - Woodstock, NY" label on verso.

          James Cox Gallery
        • EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)
          Dec. 10, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (GERMAN-AMERICAN, 1895 - 1941)

          Est: $600 - $800

          "Reclining Nude"; c. 1930s; Charcoal on Paper; 16" x 19.5"; Signed Lower Right; Framed (under glass).

          James Cox Gallery
        • Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Wood Engraving
          Nov. 18, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Wood Engraving

          Est: -

          Titled: Woodstock Church. Pencil signed in the lower right corner. Frame has scuffs and scratches. Frame measures approximately 11.5in x 12.25in. BH14915 SA

          EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
        • EMILE GANSO - MANSION ON THE HUDSON, GOUACHE
          Nov. 15, 2023

          EMILE GANSO - MANSION ON THE HUDSON, GOUACHE

          Est: $300 - $500

          Emile Ganso,Germany, 1895-1941, Mansion on the Hudson, gouache on paper

          Litchfield Auctions
        • Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Signed Still Life Etching
          Nov. 11, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Signed Still Life Etching

          Est: -

          Piece Measures Approximately 20” X 16”. No Frame, In An Ivory Colored Mat Board. Bh14915 Ka

          EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
        • Emil Ganso (American, 1895-1941), Nude on a Sofa, 1932
          Nov. 11, 2023

          Emil Ganso (American, 1895-1941), Nude on a Sofa, 1932

          Est: $300 - $500

          Conte crayon and charcoal, signed and dated lower right, 15" x 20", matted and framed to 22" x 27". Staining, foxing and toning, handling creases, mat burn and wear; rippling to sides, see photos for condition; not examined out of frame. Last sold at Skinner's Boston in 2021.

          Peterborough Auctions
        • GERMAN FEMALE NUDE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY EMIL GANSO
          Oct. 21, 2023

          GERMAN FEMALE NUDE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY EMIL GANSO

          Est: $100 - $150

          Emil Ganso, American, German, 1895 to 1941, oil painting on board, Sunbath. Signed lower right. Framed. A paper label is on the backside. Provenance: Ripley Auctions, Indianapolis, IN, United States, December 17, 2022, lot 127. An auction paper label is on the backside. Emil Ganso is known for Nude figure, modernist-leaning landscape, and harbor scene painting. Emil Ganso was a versatile artist and painted a variety of subjects. Ganso became best known for his erotic figures. Eventually he would become the artist in residence at the University of Iowa. In 1933 Ganso won a Guggenheim Fellowship. His paintings are in the following museum collections: Biblioteque National Paris; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Brooklyn Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; Kupferstich Cabinet in Berlin; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; New York Public Library; Victoria and Albert Museum in London; Whitney Museum of American Art. One of a kind artwork.

          Antique Arena Inc
        • GERMAN FEMALE NUDE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY EMIL GANSO
          Oct. 21, 2023

          GERMAN FEMALE NUDE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY EMIL GANSO

          Est: $100 - $150

          Emil Ganso, American, German, 1895 to 1941, oil painting on masonite a portrait of a lying nude woman dressed in heels, 1928. Signed and dated, lower right. Framed. Provenance: Ripley Auctions, Indianapolis, IN, United States, December 17, 2022, lot 128. An auction paper label is on the backside. Emil Ganso is known for Nude figure, modernist leaning landscape, and harbor scene painting. Emil Ganso was a versatile artist and painted a variety of subjects. Ganso became best known for his erotic figures. Eventually he would become the artist in residence at the University of Iowa. In 1933 Ganso won a Guggenheim Fellowship. His paintings are in the following museum collections: Biblioteque National Paris; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Brooklyn Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; Kupferstich Cabinet in Berlin; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; New York Public Library; Victoria and Albert Museum in London; Whitney Museum of American Art. One of a kind artwork.

          Antique Arena Inc
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Nude study., Charcoal line drawing on thick greenish paper, 13.5" x 8". Matted 20" x 24".
          Oct. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Nude study., Charcoal line drawing on thick greenish paper, 13.5" x 8". Matted 20" x 24".

          Est: $500 - $600

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 Nude study. Signed "Ganso" lower right.

          Eldred's
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Daphne, 1934., Color lithograph printed in black and olive, 18.75" x 10". Unframed.
          Oct. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), Daphne, 1934., Color lithograph printed in black and olive, 18.75" x 10". Unframed.

          Est: $500 - $700

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 Daphne, 1934. Edition of about 27. Signed and numbered 6/12 in pencil lower margin. A very good impression of this scarce print. Smith L-27.

          Eldred's
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), “Burlesque”, 1933., Color lithograph, 11.75" x 9.75". Matted 20" x 16".
          Oct. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), “Burlesque”, 1933., Color lithograph, 11.75" x 9.75". Matted 20" x 16".

          Est: $500 - $600

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 "Burlesque", 1933. Edition of 25. Signed and inscribed "Ed 25-" in pencil lower margin.

          Eldred's
        • EMIL GANSO PRINT. SIGNED. INCLUDES BOOK
          Oct. 18, 2023

          EMIL GANSO PRINT. SIGNED. INCLUDES BOOK

          Est: $60 - $100

          EMIL GANSO Print. Signed. Includes book Dimensions: H: 21 inches: W: 16 inches ---

          Uniques & Antiques
        • Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Erotic Charcoal On Paper
          Oct. 10, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Erotic Charcoal On Paper

          Est: $50 - $500

          DESCRIPTION: Charcoal on paper by Emil Ganso depicting an erotic image of a semi-nude woman reclining on a bed reading a book. Mounted in a gilt frame. Signed at lower left and dated "'80"; paper is watermarked "JAPAN". CIRCA: 1980 ORIGIN: USA DIMENSIONS: (With Frame) H: 28.5" W: 1.5" L: 24" (Without Frame) H: 17.75" L: 22.7" - CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained upon sms or email.

          Akiba Galleries
        • EMIL GANSO Reclining Female Nude.
          Sep. 21, 2023

          EMIL GANSO Reclining Female Nude.

          Est: $1,200 - $1,800

          EMIL GANSO Reclining Female Nude. Oil and pencil on paper mounted on board, 1929. 460x390 mm; 18 1/4x15 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto. Provenance: Private collection, Chicago.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) American
          Aug. 22, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) American

          Est: $800 - $1,500

          Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) "Winter Farm Landscape" Watercolor on Paper , Signed , measures 18" x 14/5" Of Emil Ganzo, it was written that he, "a jovial sandy-haired young man walked into New York's Weyhe Gallery and said: "I am a baker. My name is Emil Ganso." With him he had a portfolio of drawings, which he explained he had done during his spare time. The pictures were not good enough to exhibit, but Weyhe was impressed enough to sign Ganzo to a long contract, gave him a small weekly allowance on which to live and continue to paint. Since then Ganso has proved that Weyhe made no mistake. In 1933 Ganso won a Guggenheim Fellowship and his paintings now hang in the Addison Gallery of Art in Boston, the Los Angeles, Whitney, Denver Museums, Metropolitan, Detroit, Cleveland and Worcester, Mass. Museums."

          Cutler Bay Auctions
        • Emil Ganso (1895-1941) German New York
          Aug. 09, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) German New York

          Est: $100 - $200

          BATHERS, etching on hand-made paper, signed and inscribed in pencil, plate 7 ¼ x 4 ½”, sheet 10 ¼ x 6 ¾”, mat 16 x 12”.

          Clark's Fine Art & Auctioneers Inc.
        • Emil Ganso lithograph
          Aug. 05, 2023

          Emil Ganso lithograph

          Est: $80 - $150

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Sisters (Smith L-96) lithograph, 1928, signed in pencil, edition of about 15. 9 1/2 x 8 1/2"

          Rachel Davis Fine Arts
        • Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) American
          Jul. 01, 2023

          Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) American

          Est: $800 - $1,500

          Emil Ganso (1895 - 1941) "Winter Farm Landscape" Watercolor on Paper , Signed , measures 18" x 14/5" Of Emil Ganzo, it was written that he, "a jovial sandy-haired young man walked into New York's Weyhe Gallery and said: "I am a baker. My name is Emil Ganso." With him he had a portfolio of drawings, which he explained he had done during his spare time. The pictures were not good enough to exhibit, but Weyhe was impressed enough to sign Ganzo to a long contract, gave him a small weekly allowance on which to live and continue to paint. Since then Ganso has proved that Weyhe made no mistake. In 1933 Ganso won a Guggenheim Fellowship and his paintings now hang in the Addison Gallery of Art in Boston, the Los Angeles, Whitney, Denver Museums, Metropolitan, Detroit, Cleveland and Worcester, Mass. Museums."

          Cutler Bay Auctions
        • Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), Reclining Nude in Fur, mixed media pastel on board, 17 1/2"H x 14 3/4"W (sight), 24 1/2"H x 22 1/4"W (frame)
          Jul. 01, 2023

          Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), Reclining Nude in Fur, mixed media pastel on board, 17 1/2"H x 14 3/4"W (sight), 24 1/2"H x 22 1/4"W (frame)

          Est: $800 - $1,200

          Emil Ganso Germany, New York, (1895-1941) Reclining Nude in Fur mixed media pastel on board Signed lower right.

          Ripley Auctions
        • EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1937
          Jun. 30, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1937

          Est: $350 - $450

          APPROACHING STORM - an original lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1937. Signed by the artist. Image size is 11 1/2 X 16 inches with a sheet size of 19 x 15 inches, and matted to 16 x 20 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper.A beautiful example of Ganso's work. Ready to frame.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO - JOYCE # 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1932
          Jun. 30, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - JOYCE # 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1932

          Est: $300 - $400

          JOYCE NO. 1 - an original colored lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1932. Signed by the artist. Image size is 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches with a sheet size of 19 3/4 x 14 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper with deckle edges.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO - JOYCE # 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1932
          Jun. 30, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - JOYCE # 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - C.1932

          Est: $300 - $350

          JOYCE NO. 1 - an original colored lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1932. Signed by the artist. Image size is 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches with a sheet size of 19 3/4 x 14 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper with deckle edges.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO, WOODSTOCK LANDSCAPE, OIL ON CANVAS
          Jun. 16, 2023

          EMIL GANSO, WOODSTOCK LANDSCAPE, OIL ON CANVAS

          Est: $2,400 - $3,400

          Artist: Emil Ganso, German/American (1895 - 1941) Title: Woodstock Landscape Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed Size: 16 x 24 in. (40.64 x 60.96 cm) Frame Size: 20 x 24 inches

          RoGallery
        • EMIL GANSO - PORTRAIT OF A SEATED NUDE
          Jun. 15, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - PORTRAIT OF A SEATED NUDE

          Est: $200 - $400

          Lot 100 Emil Ganso American (1895-1941) Portrait of a Seated Nude (c. 1932) colored pencil on paper signed lower right sight: 15 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches frame dimensions: 24 x 26 x 1 1/2 inches, wood frame with glazing Provenance: From a Private Collection probably purchased from Sotheby's New York in the 1970s

          Capsule Gallery Auction
        • EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), “Burlesque”, 1933., Color lithograph, 11.75" x 9.75". Matted 20" x 16".
          Jun. 14, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941), “Burlesque”, 1933., Color lithograph, 11.75" x 9.75". Matted 20" x 16".

          Est: $600 - $900

          EMIL GANSO New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941 "Burlesque", 1933. Edition of 25. Signed and inscribed "Ed 25-" in pencil lower margin.

          Eldred's
        • Emil Ganso Crayon Sketch Reclining Nude
          Jun. 09, 2023

          Emil Ganso Crayon Sketch Reclining Nude

          Est: $100 - $200

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) Female Reclining Nude crayon on paper sketch, 19" x 12".

          Merrill's Auctioneers & Appraisers
        • Emil Ganso intaglio
          Jun. 03, 2023

          Emil Ganso intaglio

          Est: $300 - $500

          Emil Ganso (American 1895-1941) ''Paril Night'' (Smith I-120) softground etching, aquatint, engraving and roulette, 1930, signed and annotated 'artist's proof' in pencil. 15 x 11''

          Rachel Davis Fine Arts
        • EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAP - SIGNED - 1937
          May. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAP - SIGNED - 1937

          Est: $400 - $500

          APPROACHING STORM - an original lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1937. Signed by the artist. Image size is 11 1/2 X 16 inches with a sheet size of 19 x 15 inches, and matted to 16 x 20 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper.A beautiful example of Ganso's work. Ready to frame.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO - JOYCE NO. 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - 1932
          May. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - JOYCE NO. 1 - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH - SIGNED - 1932

          Est: $400 - $500

          JOYCE NO. 1 - an original colored lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1932. Signed by the artist. Image size is 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches with a sheet size of 19 3/4 x 14 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper with deckle edges.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO - RECLINING NUDE - ORIGINAL PASTEL - SIGNED - 1929
          May. 19, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - RECLINING NUDE - ORIGINAL PASTEL - SIGNED - 1929

          Est: $800 - $1,000

          EMIL GANSO (New York/Iowa/Germany, 1895-1941) graphite and pastel on paper of a nude female reclining on a bed. Signed and dated with location (Ganso, Paris 29). With a sheet size of 9 x 12 3/4 inches approximately. On good cream colored paper and in near fine condition.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), female nude, 1939, graphite on paper, 19 3/4"H x 15"W
          Apr. 29, 2023

          Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), female nude, 1939, graphite on paper, 19 3/4"H x 15"W

          Est: $300 - $400

          Emil Ganso Germany, New York, (1895-1941) female nude, 1939 graphite on paper Signed and dated lower right. Biography from Butler Institute of American Art: Ganso was born in Germany in 1895. At age 14, he apprenticed to a baker and then worked his way to America when he was 17. He worked in bakeries in Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Cincinnati and Akron, Ohio. By 1916, Ganso was out of a job, and living the life of a bohemian in New York City, sometimes on less than 30 cents a week. In 1921, Ganso painted on a realistic nude on a bedsheet and was forced by the police to remove it from an exhibition. The bedsheet with the painting was later stolen. He soon had a job baking again at $140 a month, and with time to spare for painting and study. Ganso quit baking in 1925 when a New York dealer game him financial backing of $50 a week. Ganso has prospered from his art ever since. His work is in over 15 American museums, and the Print Club of Cleveland awarded him a $500 purchase prize for a wood engraving. A versatile artist, he paints a variety of subjects. Source: from a profile written by Clyde Singer) Museum holdings : Biblioteque National Paris; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Brooklyn Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; Kupferstich Cabinet in Berlin; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; New York Public Library; Victoria and Albert Museum in London; Whitney Museum of American Art. Exhibitions : (one-man) Weyhe Gallery 1926 - 1946; Washington Irving Gallery 1960; Retrospective at the Whitney 1941; Retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum 1944; William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut in1976.

          Ripley Auctions
        • Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), reclining female nude, pencil/charcoal on paper, 16"H x 21 1/2"W (sight), 26 1/2"H x 32 1/2"W (frame)
          Apr. 29, 2023

          Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), reclining female nude, pencil/charcoal on paper, 16"H x 21 1/2"W (sight), 26 1/2"H x 32 1/2"W (frame)

          Est: $300 - $400

          Emil Ganso Germany, New York, (1895-1941) reclining female nude pencil/charcoal on paper Signed lower right. Biography from Butler Institute of American Art: Ganso was born in Germany in 1895. At age 14, he apprenticed to a baker and then worked his way to America when he was 17. He worked in bakeries in Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Cincinnati and Akron, Ohio. By 1916, Ganso was out of a job, and living the life of a bohemian in New York City, sometimes on less than 30 cents a week. In 1921, Ganso painted on a realistic nude on a bedsheet and was forced by the police to remove it from an exhibition. The bedsheet with the painting was later stolen. He soon had a job baking again at $140 a month, and with time to spare for painting and study. Ganso quit baking in 1925 when a New York dealer game him financial backing of $50 a week. Ganso has prospered from his art ever since. His work is in over 15 American museums, and the Print Club of Cleveland awarded him a $500 purchase prize for a wood engraving. A versatile artist, he paints a variety of subjects. Source: from a profile written by Clyde Singer) Museum holdings : Biblioteque National Paris; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Brooklyn Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; Kupferstich Cabinet in Berlin; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; New York Public Library; Victoria and Albert Museum in London; Whitney Museum of American Art. Exhibitions : (one-man) Weyhe Gallery 1926 - 1946; Washington Irving Gallery 1960; Retrospective at the Whitney 1941; Retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum 1944; William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut in1976.

          Ripley Auctions
        • Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), Vase of Flowers, 1937, oil on board, 16 3/4"H x 13 3/8"W (sight), 23 1/4"H x 20"W (frame)
          Apr. 29, 2023

          Emil Ganso, Germany, New York (1895-1941), Vase of Flowers, 1937, oil on board, 16 3/4"H x 13 3/8"W (sight), 23 1/4"H x 20"W (frame)

          Est: $300 - $400

          Emil Ganso Germany, New York, (1895-1941) Vase of Flowers, 1937 oil on board Signed and dated lower right. Exhibited: East River Gallery, NY Biography from Butler Institute of American Art: Ganso was born in Germany in 1895. At age 14, he apprenticed to a baker and then worked his way to America when he was 17. He worked in bakeries in Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Cincinnati and Akron, Ohio. By 1916, Ganso was out of a job, and living the life of a bohemian in New York City, sometimes on less than 30 cents a week. In 1921, Ganso painted on a realistic nude on a bedsheet and was forced by the police to remove it from an exhibition. The bedsheet with the painting was later stolen. He soon had a job baking again at $140 a month, and with time to spare for painting and study. Ganso quit baking in 1925 when a New York dealer game him financial backing of $50 a week. Ganso has prospered from his art ever since. His work is in over 15 American museums, and the Print Club of Cleveland awarded him a $500 purchase prize for a wood engraving. A versatile artist, he paints a variety of subjects. Source: from a profile written by Clyde Singer) Museum holdings : Biblioteque National Paris; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Brooklyn Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; Kupferstich Cabinet in Berlin; Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; New York Public Library; Victoria and Albert Museum in London; Whitney Museum of American Art. Exhibitions : (one-man) Weyhe Gallery 1926 - 1946; Washington Irving Gallery 1960; Retrospective at the Whitney 1941; Retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum 1944; William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut in1976.

          Ripley Auctions
        • Emil Ganso HILDA #2 Etching, drypoint and aquatint; t/w Bolton Brown THREE BATHERS lithograph; and Louis Schanker CAFE color lithograph
          Apr. 25, 2023

          Emil Ganso HILDA #2 Etching, drypoint and aquatint; t/w Bolton Brown THREE BATHERS lithograph; and Louis Schanker CAFE color lithograph

          Est: $600 - $800

          Emil Ganso (1895-1941) HILDA #2 (SMITH I-62B) Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1930, on heavy wove paper, signed and numbered 34/35 in pencil, with full margins, unframed; Together with Bolton Brown (1864-1936). THREE BATHERS (BROWN 434), lithograph, 1922, on chine collé, with good margins, unframed; and Louis Schanker (1903-1981). CAFE, color lithograph, 1938, on laid paper, signed and numbered 19/80 in pencil, with full margins, unframed. Largest sheet 13 x 18 1/8 inches; 330 x 460 mm. C 

          Doyle New York
        • EMIL GANSO (AMERICAN, 1895-1941).
          Apr. 16, 2023

          EMIL GANSO (AMERICAN, 1895-1941).

          Est: $600 - $900

          Seated Nude. Oil on canvas laid to board. Signed lower left. From a New York City collection.

          Clarke Auction Gallery
        • EMIL GANSO - JOYCE NO 1 - ORIGINAL COLORED LITHOGRAPH
          Apr. 14, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - JOYCE NO 1 - ORIGINAL COLORED LITHOGRAPH

          Est: $350 - $450

          JOYCE NO. 1 - an original colored lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1932. Signed by the artist. Image size is 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches with a sheet size of 19 3/4 x 14 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper with deckle edges.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH
          Apr. 14, 2023

          EMIL GANSO - APPROACHING STORM - ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH

          Est: $420 - $520

          APPROACHING STORM - an original lithograph by well-known American artist Emil Ganso. Circa 1937. Signed by the artist. Image size is 11 1/2 X 16 inches with a sheet size of 19 x 15 inches, and matted to 16 x 20 inches. In very good condition and on nice cream colored paper.A beautiful example of Ganso's work. Ready to frame.

          Beowulf Art and Books
        • GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)
          Apr. 08, 2023

          GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          GROUP OF FOUR EROTIC DRAWINGS AND ONE ETCHING BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941) Erotica II [some double-sided] watercolor, ink and pencil on paper 17 x 13 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.) [smallest], 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.) [largest] all unframed but in matte, 51 x 41 cm (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.) [each]

          Shapiro Auctions LLC
        • GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)
          Apr. 08, 2023

          GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941)

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          GROUP OF FIVE EROTIC DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS BY EMIL GANSO (GERMAN 1895-1941) Erotica I watercolor, ink and pencil on paper 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.) [each] all unframed but in matte, 40.5 x 35.5 cm (16 x 14 in.) [smallest], 51 x 41 cm (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.) [largest]

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