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    • May, Karl (1901-1976),
      Jun. 23, 2023

      May, Karl (1901-1976),

      Est: €80 - €120

      3 Lithographien. Jeweils sign. und dat. 48. Blattmaße: 42,3 x 52 bis 52 x 85 cm. Die Lithographien zeigen zwei Kakadus, ein Reh und einen Elefanten. Die Blätter entstanden vier Jahre, bevor May nach Kanada auswanderte.

      Zisska & Lacher
    • KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Nude man on horseback., Mixed media, pastel and watercolor on paper, 18.75” x 25” sight. Framed 24.5” x 30”.
      Jan. 26, 2023

      KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Nude man on horseback., Mixed media, pastel and watercolor on paper, 18.75” x 25” sight. Framed 24.5” x 30”.

      Est: $150 - $250

      KARL MAY Germany/Canada, 1901-1976 Nude man on horseback. Signed lower left "May". Original label verso.

      Eldred's
    • KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Nude man on horseback., Mixed media, pastel and watercolor on paper, 18.75” x 25” sight. Framed 24.5” x 30”.
      Nov. 03, 2022

      KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Nude man on horseback., Mixed media, pastel and watercolor on paper, 18.75” x 25” sight. Framed 24.5” x 30”.

      Est: $200 - $400

      KARL MAY Germany/Canada, 1901-1976 Nude man on horseback. Signed lower left "May". Original label on verso.

      Eldred's
    • KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Figure, possibly an acrobat., Gouache on fiber paper.
      Nov. 03, 2022

      KARL MAY (Germany/Canada, 1901-1976), Figure, possibly an acrobat., Gouache on fiber paper.

      Est: $150 - $250

      KARL MAY Germany/Canada, 1901-1976 Figure, possibly an acrobat. Signed lower right.

      Eldred's
    • Karl May (1901-1976) Mix Media On Paper
      Oct. 09, 2021

      Karl May (1901-1976) Mix Media On Paper

      Est: -

      Signed In The Lower Left Corner. Frame Measures Approximately 26in X 29in. Art Measures Approximately 17in X 21in. 24 Zh

      EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
    • Karl May (1901-1976) Mix Media On Rice Paper
      Oct. 09, 2021

      Karl May (1901-1976) Mix Media On Rice Paper

      Est: -

      Signed On The Lower Left. Measures Approximately 28in X 22in. Art Measures Approximately 22in X 15in. 24 Zh

      EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
    • Karl May (1901-1976) Pastel On Paper
      Oct. 09, 2021

      Karl May (1901-1976) Pastel On Paper

      Est: -

      Signed On The Lower Left. Frame Measures Approximately 29in X 24in. Art Measures Approximately 24in X 18in. 24 Zh

      EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
    • Karl May - Four Figures; Figure
      Apr. 24, 2021

      Karl May - Four Figures; Figure

      Est: $200 - $300

      Four Figures; Figure

      Westbridge Fine Art Auction House
    • Karl May - Four Figures; Figure
      Mar. 06, 2021

      Karl May - Four Figures; Figure

      Est: $300 - $500

      Four Figures; Figure

      Westbridge Fine Art Auction House
    • KARL MAY (German, 1901-1976). ABSTRACT IN GREEN AND BROWN, signed lower left. Mixed media on board.
      Feb. 09, 2014

      KARL MAY (German, 1901-1976). ABSTRACT IN GREEN AND BROWN, signed lower left. Mixed media on board.

      Est: $300 - $500

      KARL MAY (German, 1901-1976). ABSTRACT IN GREEN AND BROWN, signed lower left. Mixed media on board - Framed, sight: 21 1/2 in. x 35 in.

      Sloans & Kenyon
    • KARL MAY (German/ American, b. 1901). HORSE AND MALE NUDE RIDER, signed lower right; titled on label verso. Pastel and gouache on paper
      Dec. 14, 2013

      KARL MAY (German/ American, b. 1901). HORSE AND MALE NUDE RIDER, signed lower right; titled on label verso. Pastel and gouache on paper

      Est: $300 - $500

      KARL MAY (German/ American, b. 1901). HORSE AND MALE NUDE RIDER, signed lower right; titled on label verso. Pastel and gouache on paper - Framed, sheet: 25 in. x 17 in.

      Sloans & Kenyon
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Tropical Scene, Gouache on paper,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Tropical Scene, Gouache on paper,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Tropical Scene, Gouache on paper, Unsigned. h:11 w:15 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board, Signed lower left. h:24 w:12 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Oil on board, Signed lower left. h:24 w:12 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Pastel on paper,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Pastel on paper,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Seated Figure, Pastel on paper, Signed lower left. h:16.50 w:10.50 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Fishing Boats in Hallifax, Oil on board,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Fishing Boats in Hallifax, Oil on board,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Fishing Boats in Hallifax, Oil on board, Signed lower left. h:13.50 w:23.50 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Harbor Scene with Figures, Pastel on paper,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Harbor Scene with Figures, Pastel on paper,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Harbor Scene with Figures, Pastel on paper, Signed lower left. h:19 w:24.50 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Village Scene, Pastel on paper,
      Nov. 17, 2011

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Village Scene, Pastel on paper,

      Est: $60 - $80

      Karl May (German, 1900-1976) Village Scene, Pastel on paper, Signed lower left. h:18.50 w:24.50 in. Other Notes: Artist Biography. Karl May was born in Bohemia in 1901, and studied at the academies in Vienna and Prague. His extensive travels throughout the Middle East and Europe led to his association with the celebrated artists of Bruke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany. By 1926 he had been appointed professor at the Prague Academy and he won the coveted Rome Prize. World War II interrupted his professional and personal life and many of his paintings were confiscated as "degenerate art" and later burned in Berlin together with works by Klee, Nolde, Kirchner, Beckman, and others. After the war he spent several years teaching in Teheran and served as artistic advisor for the foundation of the Iranian Academy. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. He continued to teach, paint and travel until his death in 1976.

      Gray's Auctioneers
    • May, Karl: E. Postkarte Weinhachtseinladung. 1901
      Oct. 22, 2010

      May, Karl: E. Postkarte Weinhachtseinladung. 1901

      Est: €280 - €400

      May, Karl. Eigenhändige Postkarte mit Unterschrift "Ihr May". 9,1 x 14 cm. Druckfrankiert "5 Pfennig Reichspost" und postalisch gelaufen. Poststempel: Radebeul-Oberlössnitz 22. 12. (19)01. Weihnachtseinladung an seinen Freund, den "Herrn Regierungsbauführer Max Welte. Dresden-A. Ammonstraße": "Lieber Herr Welte! Es ist Pflicht, dass ich's auch Ihnen sage bis ich zu anderm übergeh: Am zweiten Weihnachtsfeiertage gibts bei uns Nachmittags Kaffee, das Weitere wird nicht verrathen, Und Sie sind auch mit eingeladen! Ihr May." - Etwas gebräunt, wohlerhalten.

      Galerie Bassenge
    • May, Karl: E. Postkart Rigi-Kulm 1901
      Oct. 22, 2010

      May, Karl: E. Postkart Rigi-Kulm 1901

      Est: €200 - €300

      May, Karl. Eigenhändige Bildpostkarte mit Unterschrift "Ihr May". 9 x 14 cm. Frankiert zweimal "5 Franco Helvetia" und postalisch gelaufen. Poststempel: Rigi-Kulm 8. X. (19)01. Großartige Ansicht des Rigi-Bermassivs zwischen dem Vierwaldstätter See, dem Zuger See und dem Lauerzersee in der Zentralschweiz mit Aussichtsplattform von der ca. 1797 m hohen Rigi-Kulm, dem höchsten Berg des Massivs. "Bitte, haben Sie die Güte, sich unbedingt einem oder noch besser einige von diesen Zetteln 'May neu!' zu verschaffen und mir als Beweismaterial aufzuheben! Gruß! Ihr May". - Nahezu tadellos erhalten.

      Galerie Bassenge
    • May, Karl: E. Postkarte von Rigi-Kulm Oktober 1901
      Oct. 22, 2010

      May, Karl: E. Postkarte von Rigi-Kulm Oktober 1901

      Est: €180 - €250

      May, Karl. Eigenhändige Bildpostkarte mit Datum "d. 4./10.(190)1" und Unterschrift "May". 9 x 14 cm. Frankiert "10 Franco Helvetia" und postalisch gelaufen. Poststempel: Rigi-Kulm 4. X. (19)01. Karte Nummer "III Grüsse". Hübsche Bildpostkarte mit Ansicht der "Rigi-Staffel und Pilatus", wo sich Karl May im Oktober 1910 zum zweiten Mal befand. Hatte er 1899 in Ägypten die Gedichte "Am Vierwaldstätter See" und "Auf Rigi-Kulm" verfasst, vollendete er bei seinem zweiten Aufenthalt, von dem die Karte stammt, sein pazifistisch geprägtes Spätwerk "Et in terra pax". Auch an der Schrift "Karl May als Erzieher" arbeitete er in den Schweizer Alpen. An Max Welte, "Königl. Bauführer Dresden-A. Ammonstraße 82", der ihm Bücher gesandt hatte und ihm wohl berichtet hatte, wie viele Exemplare eines Romans für den Buchhandel bestellt worden seien: "Nehmen Sie für die Bücher einstweilen meinen Dank! Diese Waare wird höchstens so lange ausliegen als ich verreist bin. Aber dann! Kurzsichtige Sortimenter! May". - Adresseite leicht fleckig, minimale Knicke, wohlerhalten.

      Galerie Bassenge
    • May, Karl: Eigenh. Postkarte m.U. Gedicht. 1901
      Oct. 22, 2010

      May, Karl: Eigenh. Postkarte m.U. Gedicht. 1901

      Est: €300 - €500

      May, Karl. Eigenhändige Postkarte mit Unterschrift "Ihr May" und mit eigenhändiger Adressierung. 9 x 14 cm. Frankiert "5 Pfennig Reichspost" und postalisch gelaufen. Poststempel: Lindau, 18. September 1901. Vierzeiliges eigenhändiges Gedicht Karl Mays an seinen jugendlichen Freund und Protegé Max Welte (1877-1934), Sohn des Altphilologen Moritz Welte, der Karl May am Wettiner Gymnasium unterrichtet hatte. Max Welte hatte Technik in Dresden studiert und bei der sächsischen Staatseisenbahn gearbeitet, wurde dann anschließend in ein Dienstverhältnis als Bauingenieur übernommen. Der 35jährige ältere Freund dichtet: "Das Schreiben thut den Fingern weh; / kurz fasst sich ein Gescheidter; Wir sind hier glücklich arrivé / Und fahren morgen weiter! Ihr May". Die hübsche Ansicht zeigt Lindau mit Altstadt und Hafen. - Wohlerhalten.

      Galerie Bassenge
    • Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) SAILORS pastel
      May. 05, 2010

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) SAILORS pastel

      Est: $500 - $700

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) SAILORS pastel signed 19 x 29 in.

      Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
    • Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) PIER mixed media
      May. 05, 2010

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) PIER mixed media

      Est: $500 - $700

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) PIER mixed media signed 24 x 18 in.

      Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
    • Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) TOTEM oil on board
      May. 05, 2010

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) TOTEM oil on board

      Est: $600 - $800

      Karl May Canadian (1901-1975) TOTEM oil on board signed 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.

      Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
    • 365: KARL MAY MOTHER & CHILD PAINTING
      Jul. 26, 2009

      365: KARL MAY MOTHER & CHILD PAINTING

      Est: $300 - $500

      MAY, Karl, (German, 1900-1976): "Mother and Child", OIL/Masonite, 36" x 24", signed, artist label affixed verso, wooden frame 39" x 26".

      Burchard Galleries Inc
    • Karl May (German/Canadian, 1901-1976) Eskimo child, 1953 33 x 20 1/2in
      Feb. 22, 2009

      Karl May (German/Canadian, 1901-1976) Eskimo child, 1953 33 x 20 1/2in

      Est: -

      Eskimo child, 1953 signed and dated 'May 53' (lower left) and titled on artist's label (on the reverse) oil on board 33 x 20 1/2in

      Bonhams
    • Karl May Born 1901 German
      Dec. 06, 2006

      Karl May Born 1901 German

      Est: $700 - $900

      Karl May Born 1901 German Bullfighter in Turquoise, Oil on board, signed; titled on the artists label on reverse

      Walker's
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