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Painter, b. 1880 - d. 1941

Minnesota born artist John Spelman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago under John H. Vanderpoel and Charles F. Browne and was known for his Minnesota and Great Lakes area landscapes. He also spent time in the South painting the mountains around Gatlinburg and Asheville, North Carolina with Chicago painter Rudolph Ingerle, with whom he shared a similar style.

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      • ANTIQUE AMERICAN PAINTING BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN
        Sep. 30, 2023

        ANTIQUE AMERICAN PAINTING BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN

        Est: $100 - $150

        John Adams Spelman, American, 1880 to 1941, an Impressionist watercolor on paper painting depicting a landscape overlooking a pond with floating ships. The painting is distinguished by its harmonious coloring and balanced composition. Signed by the artist lower right. Framed. Circa: early 20th century. Minnesota born artist John Spelman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago under John H. Vanderpoel and Charles F. Browne and was known for his Minnesota and Great Lakes area landscapes. He also spent time in the South painting the mountains around Gatlinburg and Asheville, North Carolina with Chicago painter Rudolph Ingerle, with whom he shared a similar style. Spelman's landscapes are broadly brushed and rich in color. To heighten their visual impact, he often used strong contrasts of light and dark. One of a kind artwork. Impressionist And Modernist Paintings, American Fine Art And Wall Decor Collectibles.

        Antique Arena Inc
      • John Spelman Impressionist Autumn Lake MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame
        Aug. 19, 2023

        John Spelman Impressionist Autumn Lake MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame

        Est: $2,500 - $7,500

        Described By: Michelle HFA VX NFRRR Title: John Spelman Impressionist Autumn Lake MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame Description: John Spelman Impressionist Autumn Lake MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame. Oil on canvas board. Provenance: Southern states direct descendant retiree, never on market, name withheld. This is one of three oils by the artist from the same family home offered individually in this sale. Signature: Signed and dated 27 lower left Condition: A little dirty and darkened, some edge wear, frame displays a little wear Visible Site Line: 15.5 X 19.5 inches Frame Size: 20.5 X 24.5 inches Estimated Weight & Size of package: 30x24x5, 33 lbs, this weight is dimensional Other Shipping Info: Zip Code 33701 CALCULATE SHIPPING COSTS HERE F.A.Q.s: Commonly Asked Questions

        Hess Fine Art
      • John Spelman Impressionist Hilltop Landscape Oil Painting MN IL TN NC Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame
        Aug. 19, 2023

        John Spelman Impressionist Hilltop Landscape Oil Painting MN IL TN NC Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame

        Est: $2,500 - $7,500

        Described By: Michelle HFA VX NFRRR Title: John Spelman Impressionist Hilltop Landscape Oil Painting MN IL TN NC Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame Description: John Spelman Impressionist Hilltop Landscape Oil Painting MN IL TN NC Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame. Oil on canvas. Provenance: Southern states direct descendant retiree, never on market, name withheld. This is one of three oils by the artist from the same family home offered individually in this sale. Signature: Signed lower right Condition: A little dirty and darkened, some small holes near edges, frame displays a little wear Stretcher Size: 15.5 X 19.5 inches Frame Size: 20.75 X 22.75 inches Estimated Weight & Size of package: 30x24x5, 33 lbs, this weight is dimensional Other Shipping Info: Zip Code 33701 CALCULATE SHIPPING COSTS HERE F.A.Q.s: Commonly Asked Questions

        Hess Fine Art
      • John Spelman Impressionist MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Autumn Farm Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame
        Aug. 19, 2023

        John Spelman Impressionist MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Autumn Farm Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame

        Est: $2,500 - $7,500

        Described By: Michelle HFA VX NFRRR Title: John Spelman Impressionist MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Autumn Farm Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame Description: John Spelman Impressionist MN IL TN NC Landscape Oil Painting Autumn Farm Minnesota Chicago Gatlinburg Asheville Arts Crafts Frame. Oil on cut canvas board. Provenance: Southern states direct descendant retiree, never on market, name withheld. This is one of three oils by the artist from the same family home offered individually in this sale. Signature: Signed and dated 25 lower right Condition: A little dirty and darkened, a little edge wear, frame displays a little wear Board Size: 9.875 X 13.875 inches Frame Size: 13.75 X 17.75 inches Estimated Weight & Size of package: 24x18x5, 21 lbs, this weight is dimensional Other Shipping Info: Zip Code 33701 CALCULATE SHIPPING COSTS HERE F.A.Q.s: Commonly Asked Questions

        Hess Fine Art
      • Spelman (John) The Life of Ælfred the Great, Oxford, Printed [by Guil. Lancaster] at the Theater for Maurice Atkins, 1709.
        Oct. 06, 2022

        Spelman (John) The Life of Ælfred the Great, Oxford, Printed [by Guil. Lancaster] at the Theater for Maurice Atkins, 1709.

        Est: £100 - £150

        Spelman (John) The Life of Ælfred the Great, engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title vignette of Sheldonian theatre, contemporary ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper, some slight browning or foxing, lower margin with worm trace from L gathering onwards, not affecting text, contemporary calf, rubbed, worn at extremities, 8vo, Oxford, Printed [by Guil. Lancaster] at the Theater for Maurice Atkins, 1709.

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (1880 - 1941): AUTUMN LANDSCAPE
        Sep. 25, 2022

        JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (1880 - 1941): AUTUMN LANDSCAPE

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        oil on canvas; signed lower right; 30 inches x 36 inches; 33 1/2 inches x 39 1/2 inches frame;

        Abell Auction
      • JOHN SPELMAN "A MORNING MELODY" LANDSCAPE O/B
        Apr. 10, 2022

        JOHN SPELMAN "A MORNING MELODY" LANDSCAPE O/B

        Est: $600 - $1,200

        John Adams Spelman (American 1880-1941), "A Morning Melody", oil on board, signed lower right. Chicago Galleries Association label to verso. Fall mountain landscape scene. Accompanied by artist pamphlet. Approx. h. 15.325", w. 19.75" (frame), h. 12", w. 16" (board).

        Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
      • 2 John A. Spelman woodblocks
        Feb. 12, 2022

        2 John A. Spelman woodblocks

        Est: $100 - $200

        John A. Spelman (1880-1941) ''Deserted''; ''Frozen Inlet'' 2 woodblocks in colors, 1950, both signed, titled and dated in pen. 6 x 8'' ea.; together with 2 copies of unsigned wood engravings.

        Rachel Davis Fine Arts
      • Alfred the Great.- Spelman (Sir John) Aelfredi Magni Anglorum Regis invictissimi vita..., first edition, 1678.
        Sep. 30, 2021

        Alfred the Great.- Spelman (Sir John) Aelfredi Magni Anglorum Regis invictissimi vita..., first edition, 1678.

        Est: £200 - £300

        Alfred the Great.- Spelman (Sir John) Aelfredi Magni Anglorum Regis invictissimi vita..., first edition, title with engraved vignette, 2 engraved portraits and 5 plates of coins, contemporary speckled calf, slightly rubbed, rebacked, spine rubbed, [Madan III, 3197; Wing S4394], folio, Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre, 1678. ⁂ Title records the fiction that Alfred the Great founded Oxford University.

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • John Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Trail Stream, oil on canvas, 24" x 27 1/4"
        Jun. 28, 2020

        John Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Trail Stream, oil on canvas, 24" x 27 1/4"

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        signed lower right

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Mountains of Tennessee, 1930, oil on canvas, 28 1/4" x 31 7/8"
        Jun. 28, 2020

        John Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Mountains of Tennessee, 1930, oil on canvas, 28 1/4" x 31 7/8"

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        signed and dated lower right

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Spelman O/C, Fall Landscape Scene
        Jul. 13, 2019

        John Spelman O/C, Fall Landscape Scene

        Est: $1,600 - $1,800

        John Adams Spelman (Minnesota/Illinois, 1880-1941) oil on canvas fall landscape painting depicting trees on a small hill with a picket fence, a group of farmhouses on a field in the middle ground, a mountain range in the background under a cloudy blue sky. Signed and dated J' A' Spelman 24" lower right. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame. Sight - 23 1/2" H x 26 1/4" W. Framed - 29 3/4" H x 33 3/4" W. American, early 20th century. Biography: Minnesota born artist John Spelman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago under John H. Vanderpoel and Charles F. Browne. An avid outdoorsman, he was known for his Minnestota and Great Lakes area landscapes. He also spent time in the South painting the mountains around Gatlinburg and Asheville, North Carolina with Chicago painter Rudolph Ingerle, with whom he shared a similar style. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

        Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
      • John Spelman O/C, Smoky Mountain Cabin
        Jul. 13, 2019

        John Spelman O/C, Smoky Mountain Cabin

        Est: $1,600 - $1,800

        John Adams Spelman (Minnesota/Illinois, 1880-1941) oil on canvas landscape painting titled "The Old Mountain Home Near Big Smokey Mountains" depicting a cabin on a small hill surrounded by trees, a small pond and trees in the foreground, mountain range in the background, below a blue sky dotted with small clouds. Signed and dated "J' A' Spelman 24" lower left. Housed in a molded giltwood frame with rounded corners. Sight - 23 1/2" H x 26 1/2" W. Framed - 28 1/4" H x 31 1/4" W. American, early 20th century. Biography: Minnesota born artist John Spelman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago under John H. Vanderpoel and Charles F. Browne and was known for his Minnesota and Great Lakes area landscapes. He also spent time in the South painting the mountains around Gatlinburg and Asheville, North Carolina with Chicago painter Rudolph Ingerle, with whom he shared a similar style. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

        Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Loon Lake, oil on canvas, 28 1/4" x 32"
        Mar. 10, 2019

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Loon Lake, oil on canvas, 28 1/4" x 32"

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Loon Lake oil on canvas signed lower right 28 1/4" x 32"

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Spelman Fauvist Autumn Landscape Painting
        Mar. 02, 2019

        John Spelman Fauvist Autumn Landscape Painting

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        Minnesota, Illinois,1880-1941 Fauvist work depicting a rolling valley with farm houses and trees along a meandering river with a mountainous background. The painting exhibits influence from the work of Berger Sandzen (1871-1954) utilizing a vibrant color palette with bright amber and yellow with soft blues and purple.

        Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
      • JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (D.1941) FISHING BOATS PAINTING
        Jan. 20, 2019

        JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (D.1941) FISHING BOATS PAINTING

        Est: $400 - $600

        Unframed oil painting on artist's board, Fishing Boats in Dock, signed lower left J.A. Spelman (John Adams Spelman, Minnesota, Illinois, 1880-1941), staining verso, overall: 16"h, 20"w, 1.25lbs Start Price: $200.00

        Austin Auction Gallery
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Autumn Landscape, 1929, oil on canvas, 22 1/4" x 26"
        Jun. 24, 2018

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Autumn Landscape, 1929, oil on canvas, 22 1/4" x 26"

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Autumn Landscape, 1929 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right 22 1/4" x 26"

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • Painting, John Adams Spelman
        Jan. 21, 2018

        Painting, John Adams Spelman

        Est: $400 - $600

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941), "Mt. Hood," oil on canvas, unsigned, gallery label verso, canvas: 11"h x 14"w, overall (with frame): 16.25"h x 19.25"w

        Clars Auctions
      • Painting, John Adams Spelman
        Dec. 17, 2017

        Painting, John Adams Spelman

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941), "Mt. Hood," oil on canvas, unsigned, gallery label verso, canvas: 11"h x 14"w, overall (with frame): 16.25"h x 19.25"w

        Clars Auctions
      • JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN OIL ON BOARD 1929
        Dec. 18, 2016

        JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN OIL ON BOARD 1929

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (AMERICAN, 1880-1991), OIL ON BOARD, 1929, H 12", W 16", THE SQUALL:Signed and dated lower left.

        DuMouchelles
      • LAKE SCENE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941).
        Nov. 27, 2015

        LAKE SCENE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941).

        Est: $750 - $1,250

        LAKE SCENE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941). Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1924 lower right. Rustic cabin with dock. 16"h. 20"w., framed, 21.5"h. 25.5"w.

        Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Autumn Landscape, oil on canvas, 27" x 30"
        Sep. 12, 2015

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Autumn Landscape, oil on canvas, 27" x 30"

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Autumn Landscape oil on canvas signed lower left 27" x 30"

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • LANDSCAPE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941).
        Jul. 24, 2015

        LANDSCAPE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941).

        Est: $900 - $1,200

        LANDSCAPE BY JOHN ADAMS SPELMAN (MINNESOTA, 1880-1941). Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Autumn lake scene. 20"h. 24"w., in a frame, 23.5"h. 27.5"w.

        Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Winter Landscape, 1925, oil on canvas, 36" x 36"
        Dec. 06, 2014

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Winter Landscape, 1925, oil on canvas, 36" x 36"

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Winter Landscape, 1925 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right 36" x 36"

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • †J. A. Spelman (1880-1941, Minnesota), "Lake Scene," early 20th c., oil on board, signed l.r., framed, H.- 6 7/8 in., W.- 4 3/4 in.
        Sep. 20, 2014

        †J. A. Spelman (1880-1941, Minnesota), "Lake Scene," early 20th c., oil on board, signed l.r., framed, H.- 6 7/8 in., W.- 4 3/4 in.

        Est: $200 - $400

        J. A. Spelman (1880-1941, Minnesota), "Lake Scene," early 20th c., oil on board, signed l.r., framed, H.- 6 7/8 in., W.- 4 3/4 in.

        Crescent City Auction Gallery
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), In the Smokies, 1924, oil on board, 29.5" x 35.5"
        Sep. 13, 2014

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), In the Smokies, 1924, oil on board, 29.5" x 35.5"

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) In the Smokies, 1924 oil on board signed and dated lower right 29.5" x 35.5" Exhibitions: Exhibited: Chicago Artists 29th Annual Exhibition, 1925

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman Landscape oil on board
        Jun. 08, 2013

        John Adams Spelman Landscape oil on board

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Landscape," 1926, oil on board, 21.75" x 25.5", signed and dated lower right, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Reflective Lake
        May. 12, 2013

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Reflective Lake

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Reflective Lake oil on canvas signed JA Spelman (lower left) 24 x 27 1/4 inches.

        Hindman
      • John Adams Spelman
        Mar. 23, 2013

        John Adams Spelman

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        (Minnesota/Illinois, 1880-1941)Tennessee Landscape, signed lower right "J.A. Spelman, oil on Masonite, 14 x 16 in.; original 20th century carved and gilt wood frame, good condition; frame with abrasions Provenance: The Charleston Renaissance Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina

        Brunk Auctions
      • John Adams Spelman (1880-1941) Mountain Landscape, Oil on canvas,
        Nov. 07, 2012

        John Adams Spelman (1880-1941) Mountain Landscape, Oil on canvas,

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        John Adams Spelman (1880-1941) Mountain Landscape, Oil on canvas, Signed lower right. h:28 w: 32 in.

        Gray's Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman Fishing Cove
        Mar. 04, 2012

        John Adams Spelman Fishing Cove

        Est: $200 - $400

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Fishing Cove," c. 1920, woodcut, 7.25" x 6.25", pencil signed lower right, titled lower left, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Seaside Clouds, 1927
        Jan. 23, 2012

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), Seaside Clouds, 1927

        Est: $600 - $800

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Seaside Clouds, 1927 oil on board signed J.A. Spelman and dated (lower right) 24 x 27 inches.

        Hindman
      • John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), The Shore, 1926
        Jan. 23, 2012

        John Adams Spelman, (American, 1880-1941), The Shore, 1926

        Est: $500 - $700

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) The Shore, 1926 oil on board signed J.A. Spelman and dated (lower left) 20 x 18 1/2 inches.

        Hindman
      • John Adams Spelman
        Sep. 18, 2011

        John Adams Spelman

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Autumn Landscape," 1928, oil on board, 15.5" x 19.5", signed and dated lower right, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman
        Sep. 18, 2011

        John Adams Spelman

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Landscape," 1927, oil on canvas, 24" x 27.25", signed and dated lower right, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Rocky shore, 1927 22 x 26in
        Jul. 17, 2011

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Rocky shore, 1927 22 x 26in

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        Rocky shore, 1927 signed and dated 'J.A. Spelman 27' (lower right) oil on panel 22 x 26in

        Bonhams
      • John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Rocky shore, 1927 22 x 26in
        May. 22, 2011

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) Rocky shore, 1927 22 x 26in

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        Rocky shore, 1927 signed and dated 'J.A. Spelman 27' (lower right) oil on panel 22 x 26in

        Bonhams
      • John Adams Spelman (1880-1941 Chicago, IL)
        Jun. 23, 2009

        John Adams Spelman (1880-1941 Chicago, IL)

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        Great Smoky Mountains landscape, circa 1925, signed lower right: J.A. Spelman, oil on canvas

        John Moran Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Smoky
        Mar. 08, 2009

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Smoky

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Smoky Mountain Landscape," c. 1925, oil on canvas, 24" x 27", signed lower right, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Farm
        May. 04, 2008

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Farm

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        John Adams Spelman (American, 1880-1941) "Farm Scene," c. 1920, oil on masonite, 14.75" x 15.75", signed lower right, framed

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John Adams Spelman (MN/Il,1880-1941), At the Lake,
        Mar. 15, 2008

        John Adams Spelman (MN/Il,1880-1941), At the Lake,

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        John Adams Spelman (MN/Il,1880-1941), At the Lake, oil on canvas, signed lower right "J. A. Spelman" and with artist symbol, depicting fishing shacks and boats along a blue lakeshore with gently rolling hills beyond, housed in a period appropriate carved gilt wood frame. Spelman studied at both the Minneapolis Museum of Art and the Chicago Art Institute. An avid outdoorsman, he spent many summers and winters on the shores of Lake Superior and is most recognized for his views of the lake. He also spent time painting in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. SS 23.75" x 26.5"; DOA 31.5" x 34.5"

        Leland Little Auctions
      • John Adams Spelman.
        Sep. 29, 2004

        John Adams Spelman.

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        Autumn landscape with rolling hills, roadside house in distance, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", SLR, "J.A. Spelman". Artist: b. 1880, d. 1941, American. Condition: cracquelure

        Alderfer Auction
      • John Adams Spelman (American 1880-1941)
        Sep. 19, 2004

        John Adams Spelman (American 1880-1941)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        Autumn Landscape oil on canvas signed "J.A. Spelman" (lower right) 27 x 30 inches.

        Hindman
      • John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880)
        May. 23, 2004

        John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880)

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        "Western Landscape", c. 1930; oil/canvas, size, signed.

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John A. Spelman
        Mar. 07, 2004

        John A. Spelman

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880), "Rocky Coast", c. 1920; oil/canvas, 28" x 32", signed, original frame. Chicago landscape painter.

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880), "Landscape", c.1927; oil/canvas, 31.5" x 28", signed. Chicago
        Mar. 02, 2003

        John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880), "Landscape", c.1927; oil/canvas, 31.5" x 28", signed. Chicago

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        landscape painter. He was a member of the Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Association of Chicago Painters and Sculptors, and the Chicago Gallery Association. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Oak Park Art League, and the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art. His work is in the collections of the Chicago Athletic Club, University of Nebraska, Illinois State Museum (Springfield) and the Springfield Art Association.

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
      • John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880), "Boats at Dock", c. 1928; oil/canvas, 24" x 27", signed.
        Dec. 01, 2001

        John A. Spelman (American, b. 1880), "Boats at Dock", c. 1928; oil/canvas, 24" x 27", signed.

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        Chicago painter. He was a member of the Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Association of Chicago Painters and Sculptors, and the Chicago Gallery Association. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Oak Park Art League, and the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art. His work is in the collections of the Chicago Athletic Club, University of Nebraska, Illinois State Museum (Springfield), and the Springfield Art Association.

        Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
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