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    • Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed and Numbered Lithograph with COA
      Nov. 29, 2023

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed and Numbered Lithograph with COA

      Est: $100 - $300

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed 89/300 lithograph with COA depicting a girl and a clown trying on masks. Known for her paintings of subjects with big eyes. She mainly painted women, children, or animals in oil or mixed media. The work achieved commercial success through inexpensive reproductions on prints, plates, and cups. It has been critically acclaimed but also criticized as formulaic and cliché. The artwork was originally attributed to Keane's ex-husband, Walter Keane. After their divorce in the 1960s, Margaret soon claimed credit, which was established after a court "paint-off" in Hawaii. IMPORTANT: NO In-House Shipping, Please read our shipping terms for provider.

      Absolute Auction Gallery
    • Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed Clown on Staircase Lithograph Artist Proof with COA
      Nov. 29, 2023

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed Clown on Staircase Lithograph Artist Proof with COA

      Est: $100 - $300

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, 1927 – 2022) Signed Clown on Staircase Lithograph Artist Proof with COA. Known for her paintings of subjects with big eyes. She mainly painted women, children, or animals in oil or mixed media. The work achieved commercial success through inexpensive reproductions on prints, plates, and cups. It has been critically acclaimed but also criticized as formulaic and cliché. The artwork was originally attributed to Keane's ex-husband, Walter Keane. After their divorce in the 1960s, Margaret soon claimed credit, which was established after a court "paint-off" in Hawaii. IMPORTANT: NO In-House Shipping, Please read our shipping terms for provider.

      Absolute Auction Gallery
    • Margaret D.H. Keane (1927-2022) Erika sheet 6 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (17.5 x 14.9 cm) (Painted in 1968.)
      Aug. 02, 2023

      Margaret D.H. Keane (1927-2022) Erika sheet 6 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (17.5 x 14.9 cm) (Painted in 1968.)

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      Margaret D.H. Keane (1927-2022) Erika signed and dated '© MDH Keane 1968' (lower left) and titled (on the frame) pencil on paper sheet 6 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (17.5 x 14.9 cm) Painted in 1968.

      Bonhams
    • Margaret Keane (American, B. 1927) Oil On Masonite Titled "Out After Dark"
      Mar. 03, 2019

      Margaret Keane (American, B. 1927) Oil On Masonite Titled "Out After Dark"

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Margaret D. H. Keane an American artist and creator of the " big-eyed waifs " Keane is famous for drawing paintings with big eyes. She mainly paints women children or animals in oil or mixed media. This work an oil on mason board depicts one of her " big-eyed" girls wearing a turtle neck garment set against a night street scene in the city with a central light. Provenance: purchased directly from Walter Keane in 1963 at an artist's show in Chicago during the time he claimed to be the artist of the " Big Eyes" paintings. A feature film titled "BIG EYES" was released on December 25 2014 about the life of Margaret & Walter Keane directed by Tim Burton and starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. Presented in an ebonized and gilt frame. Signed lower left and dated 1957. Includes three books: The World of Keane by Walter Keane; The New Contemporary Art Magazine Hi Fructose and Big Eyes The Film The Art. Dimensions: 18" wide x 32" high - Image only 15" wide x 28.75" high

      Black Rock Galleries
    • Margaret Keane, American, b. 1927 "Japanese Woman in a Kimono", color lithograph with gold embossed foil, HC 12/99, signed in pencil
      Aug. 19, 2017

      Margaret Keane, American, b. 1927 "Japanese Woman in a Kimono", color lithograph with gold embossed foil, HC 12/99, signed in pencil

      Est: $200 - $300

      Margaret D. H. Keane, American, b. 1927, California, Tennessee, Hawaii Modernist portraiture, sad child and figurative painting, popular culture, 1970s “Japanese Woman in a Kimono” Signed in pencil lower right, edition in pencil lower left HC 12/99, copyright signature and date on image" c MDH Keane 1986 This print shows a woman seated in a rock garden with a gold pond carrying lily pads as the background. There are plants including a cherry blossom, two peacocks and a kitten that is standing with its paws upon the woman’s lap. She is wearing a pink kimono with a brown sash, and her hair is half up. She retains a solemn stare with the viewer, and has the characteristic Keane eyes, which are large, widened and usually black. Margaret Keane has been referenced numerous times in popular culture including a 2009 movie, and her work is held in many international public collections.

      Revere Auctions
    • Painting by Margaret Keane
      Nov. 16, 2014

      Painting by Margaret Keane

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Margaret Keane (American, b. 1927), ''The Stray,'' oil on canvas, signed upper right, canvas: 27.75''h x 15.75''w, overall: 31.75''h x 19.75''w. Note: A film on the life of the artist, directed by Tim Burton, titled ''Big Eyes'' and staring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz, will be released this year

      Clars Auctions
    • Margaret Keane, American, b 1927, Oil on canvas, Young Girl in Orange, artist signed upper right, 21" x 7 1/2" sight size, Framed w...
      Aug. 19, 2014

      Margaret Keane, American, b 1927, Oil on canvas, Young Girl in Orange, artist signed upper right, 21" x 7 1/2" sight size, Framed w...

      Est: $300 - $600

      Margaret Keane, American, b 1927, Oil on canvas, Young Girl in Orange, artist signed upper right, 21" x 7 1/2" sight size, Framed with liner

      William Bunch Auctions & Appraisals
    • Painting by Margaret D.H. Keane
      Mar. 16, 2014

      Painting by Margaret D.H. Keane

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Margaret D.H. Keane (American, b. 1927), "Girl in Waiting," circa 1955, oil on canvas, signed lower left, canvas: 24"h x 18"w, overall with frame): 35"h x 25.25"w. Note: Certificate of authenticity and appraisal from Keane Eyes Gallery from August, 2004 accompanies this lot.

      Clars Auctions
    • Margaret D. H. Keane Figure in a Cityscape
      Mar. 04, 2012

      Margaret D. H. Keane Figure in a Cityscape

      Est: $700 - $900

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) "Figure in a Cityscape," c. 1960, oil on canvas, 28" x 22", signed lower left, framed

      Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
    • Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Sad Eye
      Dec. 07, 2011

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Sad Eye

      Est: $200 - $400

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Sad Eye Signed Copyright MDH Keane (ur) Oil on masonite 2 7/8 x 3 1/2 inches Estate of Joan Crawford

      Doyle New York
    • Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Harlequin Girl
      Dec. 07, 2011

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Harlequin Girl

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Harlequin Girl Signed MDH Keane (ll) Oil on canvas 28 1/8 x 18 inches Unframed Estate of Joan Crawford

      Doyle New York
    • Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Girl with Kitten
      Dec. 07, 2011

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Girl with Kitten

      Est: $1,500 - $2,500

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Girl with Kitten Signed Keane (ll) Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches Estate of Joan Crawford

      Doyle New York
    • Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Ballerina Girl
      Dec. 07, 2011

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Ballerina Girl

      Est: $1,500 - $2,500

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 Ballerina Girl Signed Keane (ll) Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches Estate of Joan Crawford

      Doyle New York
    • Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) Lot of Two Portraits: Boy and Girl and Polynesian Girl. Signed and dated "© MDH Keane 1968" l.
      Nov. 16, 2011

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) Lot of Two Portraits: Boy and Girl and Polynesian Girl. Signed and dated "© MDH Keane 1968" l.

      Est: $300 - $500

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) Lot of Two Portraits: Boy and Girl and Polynesian Girl. Signed and dated "© MDH Keane 1968" l.l. and l.r., respectively. Pencil on paper, sight sizes 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frames.

      Skinner
    • KEANE BIG EYED GIRLS PAINTING
      Feb. 20, 2011

      KEANE BIG EYED GIRLS PAINTING

      Est: $1,500 - $2,500

      KEANE, Margaret D. H., (American, 1927-): Two Young Large Eyed Girls in a Moonlit Cityscape, OIL/Canvas, 14'' x 30'', signed, dated 1967, framed, 19'' x 35''.

      Burchard Galleries Inc
    • Print, Margaret Keane, Jungle Out There NYC
      Dec. 04, 2010

      Print, Margaret Keane, Jungle Out There NYC

      Est: $100 - $200

      Framed color offset lithograph, ''It's a Jungle Out There'' (New York City), by Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927), signed ''MDH Keane'' lower right, ed.150, overall: 38.875''h x 45.8''w

      Clars Auctions
    • Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927), Lot of Two Figural Studies, Each signed and dated "(c) MDH Keane 1968" l.l. or l.r., Conditio
      Sep. 11, 2009

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927), Lot of Two Figural Studies, Each signed and dated "(c) MDH Keane 1968" l.l. or l.r., Conditio

      Est: $300 - $500

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) Lot of Two Figural Studies Each signed and dated "(c) MDH Keane 1968" l.l. or l.r. Charcoal on paper, sight sizes to 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (11.4 x 14.0 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle toning, mild foxing/staining, not examined out of frames.

      Skinner
    • Margaret Keane Sad Clown 1962 Child Oil
      Dec. 07, 2008

      Margaret Keane Sad Clown 1962 Child Oil

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Margaret D.H. Keane (American, b.1927) "The Sad Clown"; child portrait holding clown mask; oil on canvas; 24" x 18"; signed and dated 1962 lower left. Property of the Patti Lewis Estate.

      Ripley Auctions
    • Margaret D. H. Keane, (American, b. 1927), Girl on Chair
      Sep. 07, 2008

      Margaret D. H. Keane, (American, b. 1927), Girl on Chair

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Margaret D. H. Keane (American, b. 1927) Girl on Chair oil on canvas signed (lower right) 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches.

      Hindman
    • Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 The Question, 1957
      Jan. 09, 2008

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 The Question, 1957

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Margaret D. H. Keane American, b. 1927 The Question, 1957 Signed Keane and dated '57 (lr) Oil on canvasboard 24 x 17 3/4 inches Provenance: Acquired directly from Mr. Walter Keane, the husband of the artist, San Fransciso, June 1957

      Doyle New York
    • Margaret Keane - Born 1927, American
      Dec. 05, 2007

      Margaret Keane - Born 1927, American

      Est: $700 - $900

      Two Ballerinas; Oil on canvas, signed; painted circa 1960.

      Walker's
    • KEANE, MARGARET
      Nov. 27, 2005

      KEANE, MARGARET

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      (20th Century American) "Osaka Princess", framed mixed media of oil and acrylic on canvas, image 36" x 24", frame 40" x 28", signed lower left, dated 1973.

      Bunte Auction Services
    • Margaret Keane, Girl Looking through Window, Oil on canvas
      Oct. 25, 2004

      Margaret Keane, Girl Looking through Window, Oil on canvas

      Est: $500 - $700

      Margaret Keane American, b. 1927 Girl Looking through Window, 1970 Signed and dated: M.D.H. Keane, 1970 Oil on canvas 7 x 5 inches ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )

      Bonhams
    • Margaret Keane, Girl with Orchid, Oil on canvas
      Oct. 25, 2004

      Margaret Keane, Girl with Orchid, Oil on canvas

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Margaret Keane American, b. 1927 Girl with Orchid Signed l/l: M.D.H. Keane Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches ( 61.0 x 45.7 cm )

      Bonhams
    • MARGARET KEANE
      Aug. 06, 2004

      MARGARET KEANE

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Signed "Keane" l.l.

      Barridoff Auctions
    • 1 piece. Color Photo Lithograph. Keane, Margaret. Lady and Tiger. 47/150.
      Jan. 16, 2002

      1 piece. Color Photo Lithograph. Keane, Margaret. Lady and Tiger. 47/150.

      Est: $120 - $200

      1 piece. Color Photo Lithograph. Keane, Margaret. < > Lady and Tiger. 47/150. 24 x 24 inches; 610 x 610 mm. Margins. Signed in pencil by Keane. Framed.

      Freeman's
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