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Alfred Jacob Miller Auction Price Results

Attri. Alfred Jacob Miller (1810 - 1874)

Lot 306: Attri. Alfred Jacob Miller (1810 - 1874)

Auction Date: Sep 26, 2021

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: Attributed Alfred Jacob Miller (1810 - 1874). Indian Woman on Horseback at Full Galop. Ink on Paper.

Sight Size: 3 x 3 in.
Overall Framed Size: 14 x 14 in.
Framed behind glass.
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Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Auction House: Helmuth Stone

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Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874) All Hail to the Brave and the Free

Lot 7: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874) All Hail to the Brave and the Free

Auction Date: Jun 09, 2021

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874) All Hail to the Brave and the Free

Signed with Artist's initials 'AJM' bottom right, oil on canvas



(7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (19.7 x 16.5cm))

Provenance

The Artist.
By descent in the family to his Grandson.
Acquired directly from the above in July 1961.
Foster Cannon, Baltimore, Maryland.
Acquired directly from the above.
Nathaniel Kenyon by Dawson Gallery (per label verso).
DeMatteis Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland (per label verso).
Private Collection, New York.



Condition report:

Frame: 12 x 10 3/4 x 1 in.

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Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Auction House: Freeman's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

Lot 142: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

Auction Date: Mar 09, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

Portrait of a Young Woman

circa 1835

22 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches.

Exhibited:
Auburn, Alabama, The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University,  Auburn Collects: The Noel and Kathryn Dickinson Wadsworth Collection, March 13-May 21, 2004.

Literature:
Auburn Collects: The Noel and Kathryn Dickinson Wadsworth Collection, (Auburn Alabama: The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, 2004), p. 17, pl. 3.

Property from the Collection of Noel and Kathryn Wadsworth, Atlanta, Georgia
Noel and Kathy Wadsworth?s appreciation of American history was captured through their fine art, furniture and decorative arts collection. Noel and his late wife, Kathy, are among the original founders of the Auburn Fine Arts Museum, contributing the gallery that bears their name: The Noel and Kathryn Dickinson Wadsworth Gallery. A portion of their art collection was loaned to the museum and featured in the exhibition, Auburn Collects. The Wadsworth?s curated collection was also featured in Time magazine in the early 1980s. The couple met at Auburn University and were members of the first graduating class in June 1960. Following graduation, they moved to Dalton, Georgia, the epicenter of the American Carpet Industry, where Noel?s career and their family thrived. Philanthropic and community-minded, they eventually settled in Atlanta, Georgia and filled their Marietta home with a collection that spanned from the American Colonial period through Art Nouveau. An interest in American art grew after traveling to exhibitions, fairs and auctions in New York, New Orleans, London, and Paris. The couple collected mostly American fine art from the late 19th and early 20th century with a focus on Ashcan school artists. The Wadsworth?s, however, felt important European artists who were friends of the American artists represented in their collection were also needed to convey the full story of the period. The result became a lifelong decorative and fine art collection that reflects the eye of discerning collectors and will be offered through multiple auctions at Hindman this spring.
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Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Auction House: Cowan's Auctions

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After Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

Lot 811: After Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

Auction Date: Nov 12, 2020

Estimate: $400 - $600

Description: After Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)

A copy of The Lost Greenhorn, 1901

Oil on canvas

Signed L.D. Kings and dated lower left

Sight: 21 1/4 x 35 inches.
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Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Auction House: Cowan's Auctions

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy

Lot 26: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy

Auction Date: Aug 07, 2020

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy stamped with artist's thumbprint (lower right) — inscribed '20' (upper left) — inscribed with title (on the original mat) watercolor , pencil and gouache on paper 91/4 x 73/4 in. (23.5 x 19.7 cm.) Executed circa 1837....

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Miller, Alfred Jacob - Landscape

Lot 30: Miller, Alfred Jacob - Landscape

Auction Date: Jun 15, 2020

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Description: Miller, Alfred Jacob (1810-1874)
Landscape

Description (FR):
Pastel sur papier, signée en bas à droite Miller
Description (EN):
Pastel on paper, signed on lower right Miller

Dimension (PO):
6 1/2" x 9"
Dimension (CM):
16.51 x 22.86 cm

Rapport de condition:
Sur demande, nous nous ferons un plaisir de répondre à vos questions de manière détaillée.
Condition report:
Upon request, We will gladly answer all your inquiries in a detailed manner.
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Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Auction House: Champagne Auctions

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Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874) A Horseman Rides by a Cottage and Chapel

Lot 57: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874) A Horseman Rides by a Cottage and Chapel

Auction Date: May 20, 2020

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller
(American, 1810-1874)
A Horseman Rides by a Cottage and Chapel
pencil, ink, and wash on paper
7 x 10 ¼ inches.

Literature:
Ron Tyler, ed., Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, with a catalogue raisonne by Karen Dewees Reynolds and William R. Johnston, Fort Worth, Texas, 1982, p. 408, no. 888-51.
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Location: Chicago, IL, US

Auction House: Hindman

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The lost greenhorn

Lot 189: The lost greenhorn

Auction Date: Jan 16, 2020

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Description: ALFRED JACOB MILLER, attributed
(1810-1874)



The lost greenhorn

Oil on canvas, 46 x 67 cm

Provenance: ambassador Gerardo Carante.
Born in Baltimore, Alfred Jacob Miller first studied painting in America and then, from 1832, for a period in Europe. In 1837 he moved to New Orleans where he met William Drummond Stewart who asked him to accompany him on a journey into the interior of the country to document that experience. On his return, Miller began to produce a large number of watercolors and canvases with subjects relating to Native Americans, a production that was remarkably successful making him one of the greatest exponents of this genre. The painting presented here is one of several versions of a composition that Miller conceived precisely following the trip mentioned above.
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Location: Rome, IT

Auction House: Bertolami Fine Art

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Antique oil on canvas painting of Indian on horse by Alfred Jacob Miler ( 1810-1874 ).

Lot 306: Antique oil on canvas painting of Indian on horse by Alfred Jacob Miler ( 1810-1874 ).

Auction Date: Nov 22, 2019

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: Antique oil on canvas painting of Indian on horse by Alfred Jacob Miler ( 1810-1874 ).Rare antique oil on canvas depicting Indian Chief on horse by well listed artist Alfred Jacob Miller ( 1810-1874 ). Painting shows some age cracking, two repairs . Alfred Jacob Miller became the first American artist of consequence to paint the Rocky Mountains and was the only artist to chronicle figures of the legendary fur trade during its height. Although he portrayed Indian subjects, he was not especially interesting in realistic depictions but romanticized his subjects, comparing the Indians of the West to Greek sculpture figures. Size: with frame 37 x 30 1/4 inches, without frame 30 1/4 x 23 1/4 inches...

Location: Richardson, TX, US

Auction House: Sofe Design Auctions

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy

Lot 60: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy

Auction Date: Nov 20, 2019

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
An Indian With the Scalp Lock of His Enemy
watercolor, pencil and gouache on paper
9 ¼ x 7 ¾ in. (23.5 x 19.7 cm.)
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - Trappers around a Campfire with the Wind River Mountains of the Rockies in the...

Lot 62: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - Trappers around a Campfire with the Wind River Mountains of the Rockies in the...

Auction Date: Nov 20, 2019

Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Trappers around a Campfire with the Wind River Mountains of the Rockies in the...
oil on canvas
38 ¼ x 32 ¼ in. (97.6 x 81.9 cm.)
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Painting, Attributed to Alfred Jacob Miller

Lot 7330: Painting, Attributed to Alfred Jacob Miller

Auction Date: Sep 15, 2019

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: Attributed to Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874), Yosemite, oil on canvas, unsigned, canvas: 20"h x 32"w, overall (with frame): 34"h x 46"w. Provenance: Dr. Joseph Robert Petranek (Gloucester, MA) John Moran (March 24, 2015, lot 213)...

Location: Oakland, CA, US

Auction House: Clars Auction Gallery

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)-attributed

Lot 195: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)-attributed

Auction Date: Jun 14, 2019

Estimate: €100 - €200

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)-attributed, red Indians by a rapid on the water, oil on canvas signed bottom, left damages...

Location: Vienna, AT

Auction House: Deutsch Auktionen

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Shooting a Cougar oil on paper laid down on paper 11 x 10 in. (27.9 x 25.4 cm.)

Lot 63: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Shooting a Cougar oil on paper laid down on paper 11 x 10 in. (27.9 x 25.4 cm.)

Auction Date: May 22, 2019

Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Shooting a Cougar
oil on paper laid down on paper
11 x 10 in. (27.9 x 25.4 cm.)
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) After the Battle: The Scalp Lock watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on paper 9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19 cm.)

Lot 64: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) After the Battle: The Scalp Lock watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on paper 9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19 cm.)

Auction Date: May 22, 2019

Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
After the Battle: The Scalp Lock
signed with initials in monogram 'AJM' and inscribed with title (lower left)
watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on paper
9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19 cm.)
Executed circa 1858.
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Sunset, Wind River oil on canvas 13 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (34.9 x 44.5 cm.)

Lot 65: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Sunset, Wind River oil on canvas 13 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (34.9 x 44.5 cm.)

Auction Date: May 22, 2019

Estimate: $300,000 - $500,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Sunset, Wind River
signed with initials in monogram 'AJM' (lower left)
oil on canvas
13 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (34.9 x 44.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1855.
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER | Two Arapaho

Lot 73: ALFRED JACOB MILLER | Two Arapaho

Auction Date: May 21, 2019

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

Description: watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on card...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - Pocahontas

Lot 29: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) - Pocahontas

Auction Date: Nov 20, 2018

Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Pocahontas
oil on paper laid down on board
8 ½ x 8 in. (21.6 x 20.3 cm.)
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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American School, 19th c. Portrait of a Boy

Lot 1019: American School, 19th c. Portrait of a Boy

Auction Date: Oct 06, 2018

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Possibly Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874). Graphite on paper, initialed "J.A.M." lr, dated 1832 ll, inscribed illegibly ul, inscribed on verso on backing board "...a self portrait of "Jake" Miller's brother" (the word "self" scratched out), 9 x 6 1/2 in., framed...

Location: Towson, MD, US

Auction House: Alex Cooper

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American School, 19th c. Girl with Pull Toy, oil

Lot 1034: American School, 19th c. Girl with Pull Toy, oil

Auction Date: Oct 06, 2018

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: Attributed to Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874), or William James Howard (American, 19th century), on label on verso, oil on canvas, circa 1830, 14 x 12 in., framed...

Location: Towson, MD, US

Auction House: Alex Cooper

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Alfred Jacob Miller, Watercolor of a Woman

Lot 123: Alfred Jacob Miller, Watercolor of a Woman

Auction Date: Jul 14, 2018

Estimate: $3,400 - $3,800

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (Maryland, 1810-1874) watercolor and gouache portrait painting on paper depicting a young dark haired female worker. Subject depicted with basket of grapes atop her head, basket of grapes in her right hand and attired in peasant clothing. Tree line slopes in the background. Appears to be inconspicuously signed lower right top edge of female's apron. Unframed. 13 3/8" H x 10 7/8" W. Provenance: Descended through the artist's family line. Baltimore estates of Virginia Howard Miller (c. 1880-1946) and Hugh Purviance King (1873-1966) passed down to present Living Estate of Virginia Johnston, Chattanooga, TN. The father of Virginia Howard Miller was Decatur Howard Miller, Alfred Jacob Miller's younger brother. (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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A. (Alfred) (Jacob) Miller oil on canvas

Lot 264: A. (Alfred) (Jacob) Miller oil on canvas

Auction Date: Apr 27, 2018

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: A. (Alfred) (Jacob) Miller oil on canvas, portrait of a gentleman, signed on verso and dated 1838, Provenance: From the Collection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, sight size 30" x 25", frame size 31" x 27 1/4"...

Location: Southampton, PA, US

Auction House: Stephenson's Auction

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874)

Lot 30: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874)

Auction Date: Mar 25, 2018

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Description:
'Caravan en route' [Stewart's caravan]
pen, pencil and ink wash on paper
h. 7-1/4 w. 13-3/4 in. overall: 12-1/2 x 18-3/4 in.
circa 1837, inscribed 'Caravan en route' in pencil lower left, framed

Literature: Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on The Oregon Trail, edited by Ron Tyler with a Catalogue Raisonne by Karen Dewees Reynolds and Wiliam R. Johnston, Amon Carter Museum, 1982, catalogue No. 60F, p.214

A retired British army captain and Scottish nobleman who lost his inheritance to his brother, Sir William Drummond Stewart sought escape from his Old World surroundings and the thrill of the Western hunt was the perfect solution for a “bored veteran”* in his position. He had stumbled across Alfred Jacob Miller’s newly-established studio in New Orleans, and, impressed with what he saw, invited the young artist on a six-month excursion to the Rocky Mountains. There they would attend the great annual rendezvous of fur trappers and traders, “one of the true spectacles that the West had to offer”*, an event thatStewart, having attended several years prior, wished to document by bringing along an expedition artist. By this time (1837) only two other American artists had seen the frontier first-hand—George Catlin and Karl Bodmer—and neither of them had ventured as far west as Miller would. Having yet to receive a commission of this size, Miller eagerly accepted Stewart’s offer and joined the caravan on their journey into the frontier, likely following what would become The Oregon Trail as they made their way to the Rocky Mountains.

The expedition gave Miller a lifetime's worth of source material that he would use for the rest of his career. Utilizing his trailside sketches, he would create finished works in his studio decades later, often producing multiple iterations of the same scene. This is the case with this particular sketch which is related to at least seven other known works by Miller, each showing a caravan receding into the distance in a great arc starting with riders in the lower right corner. Six of these show Stewart at the center conspicuously seated on his white horse—a feature that is notably absent from the current sketch. Miller’s multiple versions are often difficult to arrange in chronological order, but Stewart’s absence in the current work may suggest an early date of 1837, especially since it shares other similarities with other known trailside sketches, including the sheet size, the use of ink wash, and the later annotation in the lower left corner. The sketch has most in common with an oil the artist completed around 1850 (sold at Sotheby's in New York on 11/29/2012, lot 55), “one of the few oil paintings that Miller finished of the prairie scenes”*.

*Ron Tyler ed. Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, Fort Worth, Texas, 1982
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Location: Bedford Village, NY, US

Auction House: Butterscotch Auction Gallery LLC

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (AMERICAN, 1810-1874) WHAT SHALL I DO..... Ink and wash: 9 x 6 in. (full sheet)

Lot 168: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (AMERICAN, 1810-1874) WHAT SHALL I DO..... Ink and wash: 9 x 6 in. (full sheet)

Auction Date: Mar 24, 2018

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (AMERICAN, 1810-1874)
WHAT SHALL I DO.....
Ink and wash: 9 x 6 in. (full sheet)
Framed; lower left signed with monogram
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Location: Alexandria, VA, US

Auction House: Potomack Company

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER | Hunting Elk by Moonlight 

Lot 32: ALFRED JACOB MILLER | Hunting Elk by Moonlight 

Auction Date: Nov 13, 2017

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

Description: watercolor and gouache on paper...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Watercolor, Alfred Jacob Miller

Lot 7089: Watercolor, Alfred Jacob Miller

Auction Date: Sep 17, 2017

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874), "Battle Scene", watercolor, initialed/monogrammed lower left, sight: 6"h x 8.75"w, overall (with frame): 18.25"h x 23.25"w...

Location: Oakland, CA, US

Auction House: Clars Auction Gallery

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER, 1810 - 1874 | Stormy Waters

Lot 24: ALFRED JACOB MILLER, 1810 - 1874 | Stormy Waters

Auction Date: Aug 17, 2017

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: oil on canvas
signed with the artist's monogrammed initials 'AJM' (lower left)
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Alfred Jacob Miller. Mina Miller, oil

Lot 1601: Alfred Jacob Miller. Mina Miller, oil

Auction Date: Jun 18, 2016

Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

Description: (American, 1810-1874). "Portrait of Mina Sheldon Miller" the artist's niece (1863-1884), oil and pencil on paper laid down on board, verso: adhered attribution labels with exhibition history, signed with the artist's monogram lr, 10 x 7 1/4 in., framed...

Location: Towson, MD, US

Auction House: Alex Cooper

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (1810-1874)

Lot 1032: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (1810-1874)

Auction Date: May 30, 2016

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: "Study in the Life School" signed with monogram circa 1834, inscribed verso painted at night. oil on paper. 12 7/8 x 9 inches. framed. Note: This work has been exhibited at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Marsh 1982 and the Amon Carter Museum in September 1982....

Location: Amesbury, MA, US

Auction House: John McInnis Auctioneers

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874) Hell-Gate, Sweet Water River (Porte d'Enfer), Wyoming 38 1/4 x 32 1/4in overall: 47 1/2 x 41 1/2in

Lot 125: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874) Hell-Gate, Sweet Water River (Porte d'Enfer), Wyoming 38 1/4 x 32 1/4in overall: 47 1/2 x 41 1/2in

Auction Date: Apr 12, 2016

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)
Hell-Gate, Sweet Water River (Porte d'Enfer), Wyoming
oil on canvas
38 1/4 x 32 1/4in
overall: 47 1/2 x 41 1/2in
FOOTNOTES
Provenance
Collection of Sir William Drummond Stewart, 1839.
Sale, Chapman's, Edinburgh, June 16-17, 1871.
Collection of Frank Nichols.
Collection of the Farquharson Family, Manor House, Scotland.
Private collection, North America, acquired from the above.
With J.N. Bartfield Gallery, New York, New York.
Private estate, Northern California.

Exhibited
New York, Apollo Gallery, Exhibition of 18 Paintings, May 9 - 22, 1839, no. 6.
Laramie, Wyoming, University of Wyoming Art Gallery, 1975.
Cody, Wyoming, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Rendezvous to Roundup: The First One Hundred Years of Art in Wyoming, April 16 - October 12, 1990.

Literature
'Apollo Gallery - Original Oil Paintings', Morning Herald, May 11, 1839, p. 2, col. 1, and May 16, 1839, p. 2, col. 3.
D. Reynolds, W. R. Johnston, Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, Amon Carter Museum, 1982, pp. 28-29, illus. p. 29, p. 259, cat. no. 165B.

Copies of Rendezvous to Roundup: The first 100 years of art in Wyoming and Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail accompany this lot.


In the spring of 1837, Sir William Drummond Stewart, a Scottish nobleman, invited Alfred Jacob Miller to accompany him on a summer-long odyssey to the Rocky Mountains as the expedition's artist. After gathering in St. Louis, the expedition moved on to Westport, now known as Kansas City, for a final outfitting. Their journey took them first to Fort Laramie, originally established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, and then north to the Wind River Mountains for the annual rendezvous of fur trappers.

The expedition ended in St. Louis approximately six months later. Miller returned to his studio in New Orleans to complete his paintings of the trip. Sir Stewart, upon arriving back in St. Louis, learned of the death of his brother and of his inheritance of Murthly Castle in Scotland. He immediately started making arrangements for a return to Scotland and as mementos of his adventures he planned to take along Miller's paintings and native plants and animal examples. Now that Sir Stewart was lord of Murthly Castle, Miller's paintings assumed greater importance for they would occupy prominent walls in the castle.

While Stewart was in St. Louis handling last minute details for his trip home to Scotland, a friend arranged an invitation to the artist to exhibit paintings from their recent Western journey at the Apollo Gallery in New York. The subject matter of these painting ranged widely from a portrait of the 17-year-old Akira Squaw, to huge views of Stewart's camp, to buffalo hunts, to Hell-Gate. These paintings were the first views of the Rocky Mountains exhibited in New York and created quite a sensation. The show was up for approximately seven weeks and immediately after closing the paintings were shipped directly to Scotland. Hell-Gate, Sweet Water River hung in Murthly Castle until 1871 when it, along with a number of Sir Stewart's treasures, were auctioned by his heir.

This painting depicts a scene in Northern Colorado, 150 miles west of Fort Laramie, where the Sweetwater River runs along a rocky ridge 400 feet high. During their journey, this spot along the river was clogged with debris. So much so that one had to swim or mountain climb to get through. Colonel Fremont, a traveler on his way to the south pass of the Rocky Mountains, described the scene as follows:

The length of the passage is about 300 yards and the width 35 yards. The walls of rock are vertical, and about 400 feet in height; and the stream in the gate is almost entirely choked up by masses which have fallen from above. In the wall on the right bank is a dike of trap rock, cutting through a fine gray granite; near the point of this ridge crop out some strata of the valley formation, consisting of a greyish sandstone and fine grey conglomerate and marl.

While the intrepid expedition took stock of their path forward, Alfred Jacob Miller took time to capture this majestic spot along the river. The artist included Sir Stewart wearing his signature white buckskin jacket in the foreground lower left with a pair of work horses in the lower right.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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Alfred Jacob Miller American, 1810-1874 Horse Market, Swann Street [sic], 1830

Lot 30: Alfred Jacob Miller American, 1810-1874 Horse Market, Swann Street [sic], 1830

Auction Date: Apr 06, 2016

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller
American, 1810-1874
Horse Market, Swann Street [sic], 1830
Dated 1830 (ur) and faintly inscribed Ske... 1860; inscribed Horse Market, Swann Street on the original backing
Charcoal, ink and gouache on paper
8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches
Exhibited:
Fort Worth, TX, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller, Nov. 20, 2008-Jan. 11, 2009 (traveled to Omaha, NB, Joslyn Art Museum, Feb. 7-May 10, 2009)
An 1833 directory, A Complete View of Baltimore, by Charles Varle indicates that a horse market was held on Wednesdays and Saturdays on Swan Street, between Market Space and the Falls.

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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Doyle New York

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (Attributed), American (1810-1874), White Horse Saddled in Stable, oil on canvas, initialed lower right., 14 x 1...

Lot 130: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (Attributed), American (1810-1874), White Horse Saddled in Stable, oil on canvas, initialed lower right., 14 x 1...

Auction Date: Jan 14, 2016

Estimate: $500 - $700

Description: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (Attributed)
American (1810-1874)
White Horse Saddled in Stable
oil on canvas, initialed lower right.
14 x 18

Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York; Private Collection, acquired in 1990; Property of an American Collection.
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Location: Milford, CT, US

Auction House: Shannon's

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ATTRIBUTED TO ALFRED JACOB MILLER (MD, 1810-1874) - Sioux Warrior with Peace Pipe, ink and gouache on paper, signed lower left "A. Miller", on 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" sheet of wove paper.

Lot 493: ATTRIBUTED TO ALFRED JACOB MILLER (MD, 1810-1874) - Sioux Warrior with Peace Pipe, ink and gouache on paper, signed lower left "A. Miller", on 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" sheet of wove paper.

Auction Date: May 30, 2015

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Description: ATTRIBUTED TO ALFRED JACOB MILLER (MD, 1810-1874) - Sioux Warrior with Peace Pipe, ink and gouache on paper, signed lower left "A. Miller", on 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" sheet of wove paper. In oak box frame, lined mat, glazed. OS: 16 1/2" x 13", SS: 9 3/4" x 6 1/4". Overall light foxing....

Location: Thomaston, ME, US

Auction House: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874) Rocky Pass in

Lot 68021: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874) Rocky Pass in

Auction Date: May 02, 2015

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Description: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874) Rocky Pass in a Storm, Caravan Crossing the Heights, circa 1837 Ink, ink wash, and white pencil on paper laid on board 8-3/8 x 10-1/2 inches (21.3 x 26.7 cm) (sheet) 13-1/4 x 17-1/4 inches (33.7 x 43.8 cm) (board) Titled along lower margin: Rocky Pass - in a Storm - Caravan crossing / the heights.- Inscribed upper left: 74 PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EARL C. ADAMS, SAN MARINO, CALIFORNIA PROVENANCE: The artist; Sir William Drummond Stewart, circa 1839; Frank Nichols; Sale: Chapman's, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 16-17, 1871; Bonamy Mansell Power; Edward Power, bequest from the above, 1900; By descent to Major G.H. Power, Great Yarmouth, England; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 6, 1966, lot 62; Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, California, 1966; Earl C. Adams, San Marino, California, 1966; By descent to present owners. EXHIBITED: Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, April 15-24, 1966; Old Mint, San Francisco, California, June 16-September 15, 1973; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, November 10, 1973-January 6, 1974. LITERATURE: Murthly sale notices; S. Knox, "83 Drawings from 1837 Trek to Rockies are Auctioned Here," The New York Times, May 7, 1966, p. 28; Dawson's Book Shop, Northwest Coast, Los Angeles, California, n.d., cat. 361, n.p., no. 260, illustrated; J. Baird, The West Remembered, San Francisco, California, 1973, p.19, no. 3, illustrated; R. Tyler, ed., K. D. Reynolds, W. R. Johnston, Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, Fort Worth, Texas, 1982, p. 260, no. 167....

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Auction House: Heritage Auctions

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Lake in the Wind River Country oil on canva

Lot 62: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Lake in the Wind River Country oil on canva

Auction Date: Mar 25, 2015

Estimate: $70,000 - $100,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Lake in the Wind River Country oil on canvas 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Indian Shooting a Cougar

Lot 152: Indian Shooting a Cougar

Auction Date: Sep 13, 2014

Estimate: $800,000 - $1,200,000

Description: oil on canvas...

Location: Jackson, WY, US

Auction House: Jackson Hole Art Auction

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Alfred Jacob Miller (MD, 1810-1874), Self Portrait

Lot 822: Alfred Jacob Miller (MD, 1810-1874), Self Portrait

Auction Date: Sep 13, 2014

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: oil on canvas (lined), signed at lower right "A. J. Miller," portrait of the artist as a young man with red cap and holding his paint brushes, the portrait painted in a feigned oval with tromp l'oeil stone surround, presented in an ornate 19th century gilt composition frame. SS 26.5 x 21.75 in.; DOA 36.5 x 31.5 in. An important recently discovered self portrait of the artist. Miller was referred to as "the American Raphael." An accolade he favored, as is evident in this portrait in which he wears a red cap of an artist and is dressed in 16th century Florentine style. Miller first studied with Thomas Sully and, possibly, Sarah Miriam Peale, while living in Baltimore. He later traveled to Paris and Rome for studies before returning to Baltimore in 1834 where he set up as a portrait artist. The Collection of Rocky and Avis Gardner, Baltimore, MD...

Location: Hillsborough, NC, US

Auction House: Leland Little Auctions

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Lot 93: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Auction Date: Dec 05, 2013

Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) >Portrait of an Arikara Woman <br>inscribed 'Dew, The/Indian Maiden' (on the stretcher) >oil on canvas <br>12¼ x 10 in. (31.1 x 25.4 cm.) >Painted <i>circa<i> 1839....

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Lot 93: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Auction Date: Dec 05, 2013

Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) Portrait of an Arikara Woman inscribed 'Dew, The/Indian Maiden' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 12¼ x 10 in. (31.1 x 25.4 cm.) Painted circa 1839....

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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Attrib. to Alfred J. Miller (1810-1874, American), painting

Lot 1178: Attrib. to Alfred J. Miller (1810-1874, American), painting

Auction Date: Nov 09, 2013

Estimate: $600 - $800

Description: "Italian Villa", oil on canvas, no signature found, tagged on frame "A.J. Miller", 17.25" x 23" (sight), framed...

Location: Boonton, NJ, US

Auction House: Millea Bros. Ltd.

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Miller, Alfred Jacob

Lot 86: Miller, Alfred Jacob

Auction Date: Jul 27, 2013

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: Camping on the Prairie...

Location: Reno, NV, US

Auction House: Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Lot 52: ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Auction Date: May 22, 2013

Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000

Description: PROPERTY  OF  THE  BANK  OF  AMERICA  COLLECTION:  SALE  PROCEEDS  TO  BENEFIT  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS TWO  INDIANS  KILLING  A  BUFFALO signed  with  the  artist's  monogrammed  signature  AJMiller  (lower  right) watercolor,  gouache  and  pencil  on  paper 9    1/4    by  15    3/4    inches (23.5  by  40  cm)...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Lot 53: ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Auction Date: May 22, 2013

Estimate: $120,000 - $180,000

Description: PROPERTY  OF  THE  BANK  OF  AMERICA  COLLECTION:  SALE  PROCEEDS  TO  BENEFIT  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS DEPARTURE  OF  THE  CARAVAN  AT  SUNRISE oil,    ink,  pencil  and  watercolor  on  paper  mounted  on  paperboard 8  by  14    1/4    inches (20.3  by  36.2  cm)...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Lot 51: ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Auction Date: May 22, 2013

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

Description: PROPERTY  OF  THE  BANK  OF  AMERICA  COLLECTION:  SALE  PROCEEDS  TO  BENEFIT  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS WAR  PATH signed  with  the  artist's  monogrammed  initials  AJM  (lower  right) oil,  pencil  and  ink  on  paper 9  by  12    1/4    inches (22.9  by  31.1  cm)...

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Sotheby's

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MILLER Alfred Jacob (1810-1874). Huile sur panneau

Lot 190: MILLER Alfred Jacob (1810-1874). Huile sur panneau

Auction Date: Jan 15, 2013

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Description: MILLER Alfred Jacob (1810-1874). Huile sur panneau "Allégorie de la peinture". Monogrammé en bas à droite A.M. pour Alfred Miller et daté 1862. Ecole américaine. Dim.:142x62cm....

Location: Brussels, BE

Auction House: Vanderkindere

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Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Girl, Baltimore, 1852

Lot 162: Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Girl, Baltimore, 1852

Auction Date: Sep 15, 2012

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: ALFRED JACOB MILLER (American, 1810-1874), Oil on Canvas Portrait of Miss Harriet Early of Baltimore, Signed "Miller 1852," depicting a young girl in white dress with rose-colored bows, seated on a grassy hilltop with waterfall in the distance. Signed "Miller 1852" along painted rock at base of work. The girl pictured, Harriet Early, was the daughter of J.D. Early. Alfred Jacob Miller, the artist, was a Baltimore native who established himself as a prominent Western landscape painter during the 1830's. He was locally-trained in Baltimore and received his earliest art instruction from Thomas Sully. After periods spent in Europe and New Orleans, Miller returned to Baltimore in 1842, where he established himself as a portrait artist. It was during this time that Miss Early's portrait was commissioned. Miller would spend the rest of his life in Baltimore, dying in 1874. This painting is listed in the Inventory of American Paintings, No. 74100107. Literature: Ron Tyler, "Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist of the Oregon Trail," Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1982, no. 585. In a modern gilt frame. Cleaned and relined. Light wear to paint along some of border. Framed:...

Location: Sparks, MD, US

Auction House: Crocker Farm

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Lassoing Horses

Lot 133: Lassoing Horses

Auction Date: Jul 21, 2012

Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000

Description: Miller, Alfred Jacob...

Location: Reno, NV, US

Auction House: Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Lot 84: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)

Auction Date: May 16, 2012

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
Hunters Escaping from a Wounded Buffalo, While He Tears Their Clothes to Pieces
inscribed with title and numbered '19.' (along the upper edge)
pencil, ink and wash on paper
6½ x 9½ in. (16.5 x 24.1 cm.)
Executed circa 1837.
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Christie's

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American School, 19th c., "The Lost Greenhorn",

Lot 1327: American School, 19th c., "The Lost Greenhorn",

Auction Date: Apr 22, 2012

Estimate: $600 - $800

Description: American School, 19th c., "The Lost Greenhorn", after Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874), oil on canvas, unsigned, House of Heydenryk, New York and Frost & Adams, Boston labels en verso, 18 in. x 24 in., framed....

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Auction House: Neal Auction Company

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Alfred Jacob Miller, American, 1810-1874, Portrait of Harriet Early of Baltimore, Maryland, oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in., framed

Lot 1154: Alfred Jacob Miller, American, 1810-1874, Portrait of Harriet Early of Baltimore, Maryland, oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in., framed

Auction Date: Apr 15, 2012

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: Alfred Jacob Miller
American, 1810-1874
Portrait of Harriet Early of Baltimore, Maryland
oil on canvas
signed and dated "Miller, 1852" lc
36 x 29 in., framed
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Location: Towson, MD, US

Auction House: Alex Cooper

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