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b. 1907 - d. 1970

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    • Philip Perkins (American) 1907-1970 Original Untitled, signed
      Mar. 21, 2024

      Philip Perkins (American) 1907-1970 Original Untitled, signed

      Est: $650 - $1,000

      Original Oil painting on board titled Untitled. Signed upper left Sight size 22" x 26" Framed 27" x 32"

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    • 2 Philip Perkins TN Abstract Paintings
      Jan. 28, 2024

      2 Philip Perkins TN Abstract Paintings

      Est: $300 - $400

      Two (2) Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) abstract multicolored oil on paper paintings. Unsigned. Both with Nashville, TN framing gallery labels en verso. Both housed under plexiglass in wooden frames, one (1) black and one (1) white. Sights ranging in size from 10 1/4" H x 13 5/8" W to 19 1/2" H x 14" W. Framed: 25" H x 19 1/4" H x 23" H x 26 1/4" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins Pastel, Galaxy, 1965
      Jan. 28, 2024

      Philip Perkins Pastel, Galaxy, 1965

      Est: $300 - $400

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) pastel on black paper drawing depicting a solar system including planets, moons, meteors, and a sun at lower left. Signed and dated "Perkins [19]65," lower right. Housed under plexiglass in a silvered wood frame with ivory mat. Sight: 11 1/4" H x 15 1/4" W. Frame: 20 1/4" H x 24 7/16" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934, he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940, he moved to New York City and, in 1947, participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Large Portrait of a Blonde Lady, 1964
      Jan. 28, 2024

      Philip Perkins O/C Large Portrait of a Blonde Lady, 1964

      Est: $600 - $700

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas mid-century three-quarter portrait painting of a woman with blonde hair and blue eyes, attired in a yellow-green dress with a blue shawl draped over her hair and along her shoulders. She is depicted seated in a Botticelli-inspired shell form chair against an abstract blue and green background. Signed and dated "Perkins '64" upper right corner. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with a white filet. Sight: 39 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed: 48 1/2" H x 38 1/2" W. Biography: Philip Perkins was best known for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s, but he also painted portraits. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Painting, "Kaleidoscope," c. 1951
      Oct. 07, 2023

      Philip Perkins O/C Painting, "Kaleidoscope," c. 1951

      Est: $1,800 - $2,000

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970), "Kaleidoscope," oil on canvas surrealist influenced abstract painting featuring geometric, undulating forms rendered in shades of blue, red, and gray, intertwining against a gradient background. Signed "Perkins / 24 x 30" in graphite to canvas along stapled edge. Black satin finish metallic frame. Canvas - 30" x 24". Frame - 32 1/2" x 26".

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    • Philip Perkins O/C painting, "Mystery of the Vernal Equinox," 1945
      Oct. 07, 2023

      Philip Perkins O/C painting, "Mystery of the Vernal Equinox," 1945

      Est: $1,800 - $2,200

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas abstract cubist painting titled "Mystery of the Vernal Equinox." The surrealist-influenced work features colorful geometric forms converging as if in motion around three irregular prisms set in a glowing center. Signed lower right and dated 1945. Plain black frame with white mat. Dimensions - 23" H x 34 3/8" W. Framed - 26 3/4" H x 37 7/8" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City, where this work was likely painted, and in 1947 he participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins Large O/C Abstract Painting, Through Beyond
      Jul. 09, 2023

      Philip Perkins Large O/C Abstract Painting, Through Beyond

      Est: $1,200 - $1,400

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970), "Through Beyond," oil on canvas large abstract painting depicting three vertical geometric forms rendered with a reflective gradient effect in shades of blue, orange, green, and purple against a dark background with a green ceiling. Unsigned. Inscribed en verso of stretcher, "I have authenticated this as an original Philip Burton Perkins, Oct. 31, 1970" And signed illegibly, possibly "Rick S. Hardin". Sight: 34 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W. Framed: 38 3/4" H x 28 3/4" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins Large O/C Abstract Painting, Flight to the While of Unity, 1951
      Jul. 08, 2023

      Philip Perkins Large O/C Abstract Painting, Flight to the While of Unity, 1951

      Est: $1,200 - $1,400

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas abstract painting titled "Flight to the While of Unity" depicting geometric undulating forms rendered in segments of color in shades of blue and purple intertwining against a gradient purple-to-blue background. Signed "Perkins '51" lower right. Titled in pencil en verso of stretcher. Bennett Galleries, Nashville, TN label affixed en verso. House in a contemporary frame with chrome inner frame and black filet. Sight: 35 1/2" H x 25 1/2" W. Framed: 41 1/4" H x 42 1/4" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Large Portrait of a Blonde Lady, 1964
      Jul. 08, 2023

      Philip Perkins O/C Large Portrait of a Blonde Lady, 1964

      Est: $1,000 - $1,200

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas mid-century three-quarter portrait painting of a woman with blonde hair and blue eyes, attired in a yellow-green dress with a blue shawl draped over her hair and along her shoulders. She is depicted seated in a Botticelli-inspired shell form chair against an abstract blue and green background. Signed and dated "Perkins '64" upper right corner. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with a white filet. Sight: 39 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed: 48 1/2" H x 38 1/2" W. Biography: Philip Perkins was best known for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s, but he also painted portraits. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • 2 PHILLIP PERKINS CUBIST AND EXPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS
      Jan. 28, 2023

      2 PHILLIP PERKINS CUBIST AND EXPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS

      Est: $600 - $700

      Two (2) paintings by Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970). 1st painting depicts a cubist tabletop still life including a red mask, black sculptural bust, white geometric sculpture, and single white glove before a quintessentially cubist geometric abstraction background. Unsigned but attributed to Philip Perkins. Unframed. 32" H x 25" W. 2nd painting is a gestural abstract expressionist composition in blue, red, green, and purple tones and perhaps inspired by a mountain landscape. Signed "Perkins '59" in lower right. Unframed. 23" H x 31 1/8" W. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist-influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • PHILIP PERKINS (U.S., 1907-1970).
      Nov. 10, 2022

      PHILIP PERKINS (U.S., 1907-1970).

      Est: $50 - $1,000

      "The Black Dimension" to lower center. Cubist Pencil on Paper. Signed to lower right. From a Mineola, NY estate.

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    • Philip Perkins Oil Abstract Painting, Arches
      Jul. 10, 2022

      Philip Perkins Oil Abstract Painting, Arches

      Est: $300 - $400

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas laid on board abstract painting titled "Arches" depicting geometric shapes rendered in shades of blue, green, pink, off white, brown, and black. Unsigned. Pencil inscription with title, artist information, and notation indicating that this painting was a study for a larger painting, en verso of board. Includes a catalog pamphlet for a Philip Perkins exhibition held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, February 10-March 4. Housed in a wooden frame. Sight: 12" H x 10 1/8" W. Framed: 13 3/8" H x 10 1/4" W.

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    • 2 Philip Perkins TN Abstract Paintings
      Oct. 23, 2021

      2 Philip Perkins TN Abstract Paintings

      Est: $350 - $450

      Two (2) Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) abstract multicolored oil on paper paintings. Unsigned. Both with Nashville, TN framing gallery labels en verso. Both housed under plexiglass in wooden frames, one (1) black and one (1) white. Sights ranging in size from 10 1/4" H x 13 5/8" W to 19 1/2" H x 14" W. Framed: 25" H x 19 1/4" H x 23" H x 26 1/4" W. Provenance: acquired by consignor directly from the estate of the artist. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • 3 Philip Perkins Drawings
      Oct. 23, 2021

      3 Philip Perkins Drawings

      Est: $300 - $400

      Three (3) Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) works on paper, including two (2) pastel abstract expressionist drawings and one (1) ink on paper figurative drawing. 1st item: "Untitled" pastel on paper abstract drawing rendered in shades of blue, green, black, and brown. Signed "Perkins" lower right. Title, date "1969," artist name, medium, and measurements, en verso. 2nd item: Pastel on paper expressionist drawing depicting a room rendered in shades of grey and black. Signed and dated "Perkins 66" lower right. 3rd item: Ink on paper abstract drawing depicting a religious scene. Signed "Perkins" lower right. All items matted and housed under glass in wooden or black metal frames, two with old Nashville TN framing labels en verso. Sight sizes ranging from 13 7/8" H x 9 7/8" W to 18" H x 12" W. Frames ranging in size from 20" H x 16 1/8" W to 27 1/8" H x 20 1/4" W. All items third quarter 20th century. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934, he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940, he moved to New York City and, in 1947, participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • 2 Philip Perkins Abstract Artworks
      Jul. 24, 2021

      2 Philip Perkins Abstract Artworks

      Est: $500 - $600

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) abstract multicolored artworks, including one (1) oil on paper painting and one (1) pastel on paper drawing. Unsigned. Both with Nashville, TN framing gallery labels en verso. Both housed under plexiglass in black wood frames. Sights ranging in size from 14" H x 17" W. 19 3/4" H x 14 3/4" W. Frames 20 1/4" H x 23 1/4" W x 29" H x 24" W. Provenance: acquired by consignor from the estate of Philip Perkins. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Phillip Perkins O/B, Abstract Painting of Two Figures
      Jan. 30, 2021

      Phillip Perkins O/B, Abstract Painting of Two Figures

      Est: $500 - $550

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on board expressionist painting depicting two figures in a green landscape against a blue mountain beneath a green and black sky. Signed and dated "Perkins '46" lower right. Housed in a white painted wooden frame. Sight - 12" H x 14 7/8" W. Framed - 13 1/4" H x 16 1/8" W. American, second quarter 20th century.

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    • 3 Philip Perkins Drawings
      Jan. 30, 2021

      3 Philip Perkins Drawings

      Est: $500 - $600

      Three (3) Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) works on paper, including two (2) pastel abstract expressionist drawings and one (1) ink on paper figurative drawing. 1st item: "Untitled" pastel on paper abstract drawing rendered in shades of blue, green, black, and brown. Signed "Perkins" lower right. Title, date "1969," artist name, medium, and measurements, en verso. 2nd item: Pastel on paper expressionist drawing depicting a room rendered in shades of grey and black. Signed and dated "Perkins 66" lower right. 3rd item: Ink on paper abstract drawing depicting a religious scene. Signed "Perkins" lower right. All items matted and housed under glass in wooden or black metal frames, two with old Nashville TN framing labels en verso. Sight sizes ranging from 13 7/8" H x 9 7/8" W to 18" H x 12" W. Frames ranging in size from 20" H x 16 1/8" W to 27 1/8" H x 20 1/4" W. All items third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Portrait, Man in Suit
      Jan. 30, 2021

      Philip Perkins O/C Portrait, Man in Suit

      Est: $800 - $900

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas painting, bust length portrait of a seated man wearing a brown suit and sweater vest against a grey background. Signed "Perkins" top right. Paul Foinet Fils, Paris, France ink stamp en verso of canvas. Housed in a carved giltwood Rococo style frame with pierced corners. Sight - 31 1/4" H x 25 1/4" W. Framed - 39 1/2" H x 33 1/2" W. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Phillip Perkins O/C Painting, French Sailor
      Jan. 30, 2021

      Phillip Perkins O/C Painting, French Sailor

      Est: $800 - $900

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970), "The French Sailor," oil on canvas portrait of a young man with light brown hair in white shirt and blue pants, seated with one knee in front of his chest, his head slightly tilted. Unsigned. Housed in an ovolo-carved parcel gilt frame, likely hand carved by Clarence Stringfield (Tennessee, 1903-1976). Sight - 30" H x 24" W. Framed - 36" H x 30" W. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • 2 American Artworks, incl. Philip Perkins, Eliot Clark
      Jul. 11, 2020

      2 American Artworks, incl. Philip Perkins, Eliot Clark

      Est: $500 - $550

      Two (2) American artworks, including Philip Perkins abstract oil painting, and Eliot Candee Clark pastel landscape. 1st item: Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) abstract oil on canvas painting rendered in shades of purple, green, and blue-grey. Signed and dated "Perkins '60". Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 18 1/8" H x 24 1/8" W. American, mid 20th century. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. 2nd item: Eliot Candee Clark (American, 1883-1980) pastel on paper landscape painting, likely the Shenandoah Valley, titled "The Purple Mountains". Pencil signed lower right. R. H. Love (Chicago, ILL) label en verso. Housed in a gilt wood frame with white matte. Sight - 8 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed - 15 5/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Provenance: Private Southern Collection.

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Portrait of Man in Leotard
      Jul. 11, 2020

      Philip Perkins O/C Portrait of Man in Leotard

      Est: $400 - $500

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas portrait of a young man in a red and blue leotard sitting with crossed legs on the floor of an interior space, rendered in shades of blue, green, grey, and tan. Unsigned. Illegible ink inscriptions en verso of frame. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight - 38 5/8" H x 31" W. Framed - 46 1/4" H x 39" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip Perkins abstract oil, "Hole in Space"
      Jul. 11, 2020

      Philip Perkins abstract oil, "Hole in Space"

      Est: $1,000 - $1,200

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas abstract painting titled "Hole in Space" and dated 1950 in pencil en verso on stretcher. Depicts a faintly rendered white object within a v-shaped black field, with dark lines on either side, all against a background of blue and red folds. Signed "Perkins '51" lower right. Housed in painted and gilt wood frame. Sight - 29 3/4" H x 39 5/8" W. Framed - 31 1/4" H x 41 1/4" W. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. Note: this lot is accompanied by a June 25, 1954, copy of a letter from the artist Philip Perkins bequeathing this painting (along with several others) to his longtime friend, Kent Cathcart. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • Philip R. Perkins, (American, 1914-1968), Un Coin de Banlieu, 1954, oil on canvas, 28 3/4" x 21 1/4"
      May. 06, 2020

      Philip R. Perkins, (American, 1914-1968), Un Coin de Banlieu, 1954, oil on canvas, 28 3/4" x 21 1/4"

      Est: $300 - $500

      signed upper left

      Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
    • PHILIP PERKINS 2 ABSTRACT OIL ON CANVAS PAINTINGS
      Mar. 26, 2020

      PHILIP PERKINS 2 ABSTRACT OIL ON CANVAS PAINTINGS

      Est: $600 - $900

      Philip Perkins (American, 1907-1970) Two abstract geometric oil on canvas paintings, unsigned. Framed green: 15.25" x 15.5" Framed yellow: 10.75" x 15.25"

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    • Philip Perkins O/C Abstract Painting
      Jan. 25, 2020

      Philip Perkins O/C Abstract Painting

      Est: $500 - $600

      Philip Perkins (Tennessee, 1907-1970) abstract oil on canvas painting rendered in shades of purple, green, and blue-grey. Signed and dated "Perkins  '60".  Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 18 1/8" H x 24 1/8" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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    • PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970)Still Life, Flowers, 81 x 65cmOil on canvas, 91.5 x 61cmSigned; inscribed with artist's name and address in pencil '3 rue Henri Regnault (14th)' on stretcher verso
      Jun. 30, 2019

      PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970)Still Life, Flowers, 81 x 65cmOil on canvas, 91.5 x 61cmSigned; inscribed with artist's name and address in pencil '3 rue Henri Regnault (14th)' on stretcher verso

      Est: €600 - €1,000

      PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970)Still Life, Flowers, 81 x 65cmOil on canvas, 91.5 x 61cmSigned; inscribed with artist's name and address in pencil '3 rue Henri Regnault (14th)' on stretcher verso

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    • Philip Perkins Abstract Oil on Board
      Jul. 14, 2018

      Philip Perkins Abstract Oil on Board

      Est: $500 - $600

      Philip Perkins (American/Tennessee, 1907-1970), "Aquarian Eolith," oil on board abstract painting with colorful concentric free-form shapes. Signed and dated lower right, "Perkins 1970" and titled lower left. Framed under non-glare glass in a narrow wood frame with gilt edge. 14 3/4" x 18" sight, 16" x 19" framed. Provenance: a Nashville, Tennessee estate. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

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    • PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970), Abstract, 1944, Oil on canvas
      Apr. 14, 2018

      PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970), Abstract, 1944, Oil on canvas

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      PHILIP PERKINS (1907-1970), Abstract, 1944, Oil on canvas

      Bakker Auctions
    • PHILIP PERKINS, 1907 - 1970 | Forgotten Mastery
      Jan. 23, 2018

      PHILIP PERKINS, 1907 - 1970 | Forgotten Mastery

      Est: $5,000 - $7,000

      signed 'Perkins' and dated '48' (lower right); also signed, dated and titled 'Philip Perkins/1948/Forgotten Mastery' (on the stretcher)  oil on canvas

      Sotheby's
    • PHILIP PERKINS | Forgotten Mastery
      May. 23, 2017

      PHILIP PERKINS | Forgotten Mastery

      Est: $10,000 - $15,000

      oil on canvas

      Sotheby's
    • PHILIP PERKINS | Cyclops
      Nov. 15, 2016

      PHILIP PERKINS | Cyclops

      Est: $3,000 - $4,000

      Oil on canvas mounted on board

      Sotheby's
    • Philip Perkins (American 1907-1970), Untitled Abstracts: Two Works
      Sep. 13, 2016

      Philip Perkins (American 1907-1970), Untitled Abstracts: Two Works

      Est: $700 - $900

      Philip Perkins (American 1907-1970) Untitled Abstracts: Two Works Each signed Perkins l.r. Each graphite on paper; each apparently in good condition. Each unframed. First: 13-3/4 x 12-1/2 in (35 x 31.8 cm); Second: 12-1/2 x 9-3/4 in (31.8 x 24.8 cm)

      Weschler's
    • Philip Perkins O/B Abstract
      Jul. 30, 2016

      Philip Perkins O/B Abstract

      Est: $400 - $450

      Philip Perkins (American/Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on board abstract painting, untitled, with geometric elements rendered in shades of maroon, orange, gray and white. Simple whitewashed wood frame. Board 10 3/8" x 8 3/8", frame 11 1/4" x 9 1/4". Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuileries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

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    • * Philip Perkins, (American, 1907-1970), Night Wanderers, 1945
      Sep. 29, 2014

      * Philip Perkins, (American, 1907-1970), Night Wanderers, 1945

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Philip Perkins (American, 1907-1970) Night Wanderers, 1945 oil on canvas signed Perkins and dated (lower right); titled (verso) 35 1/4 x 30 inches.

      Hindman
    • Philip Perkins, abstract oil on canvas
      Jan. 26, 2013

      Philip Perkins, abstract oil on canvas

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Philip Perkins (American/Tennessee, 1907-1970) oil on canvas, untitled abstract in shades of predominantly blue and green. Signed lower right. Painted wood frame. 28" x 35 1/2" sight, 34" x 42" framed. Biography: Philip Perkins received critical acclaim for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the 1940s and his abstract expressionism in the 1950s. He was born in Waverly, Tennessee and studied at Vanderbilt University and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1932 he moved to Paris, France, where he studied under Jean Marchaud, Louis Marcoussis, and Fernand Leger. In 1934 he exhibited at the Salon D'Automne and the Salon de Tuilleries. In 1940 he moved to New York City and in 1947 participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition. He spent seven years teaching art at the University of Tennessee in Nashville (1948-1955) but went back to Europe for several more years before returning to Nashville in 1961.

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