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Painter, Lithographer, b. 1911 - d. 1992

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      • William Sykes, Floating Still Life, Etching
        Jun. 27, 2024

        William Sykes, Floating Still Life, Etching

        Est: $200 - $300

        Property from the Estate of Lorlee and Arnold Tenenbaum Description: William Paul Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992), Etching Floating Still Life, pencil signed lower right, titled and numbered 84/110 lower left, abstract still life in black, blue, yellow and red, matted and in a black frame. Frame size: 22 5/8 in. x 25 5/8 in. Measurements: Height: by sight, 14 7/8 in. x Width: 18 3/8 in. Condition: Good condition, toning, some mild foxing, not viewed out of frame, light wear and some rubbing to frame. Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. PHOTOS MAY ALSO ACT AS A CONDITION REPORT. Please review all photos closely prior to bidding. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold 'AS IS’, and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. We do not guarantee the condition of frames. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

        Everard Auctions and Appraisals
      • MALTBY SYKES (AMERICAN, 1911-1992).
        Mar. 10, 2024

        MALTBY SYKES (AMERICAN, 1911-1992).

        Est: $300 - $500

        'Trellis'. Color etching. Signed and titled lower margins in pencil. Verso: Partial Baltimore Museum of Art Rental Gallery Label. From a Brooklyn, NY collection. Dimensions: Site: 22.25" h x 14" w. Frame: 30.75" h x 22" w.

        Clarke Auction Gallery
      • William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), Three Woodblock Prints, 20th c., Caterpillar- H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in.; Abstract- H.- 7 3/4 in., W.- 5 3/4 in. (3 Pcs.)
        Mar. 01, 2024

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), Three Woodblock Prints, 20th c., Caterpillar- H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in.; Abstract- H.- 7 3/4 in., W.- 5 3/4 in. (3 Pcs.)

        Est: $450 - $600

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), Three Woodblock Prints, 20th c., consisting of two "Caterpillar" prints, pencil titled lower center margin, pencil signed lower right, one numbered 12/30; and one "Abstract Head," unsigned, matted, unframed,

        Crescent City Auction Gallery
      • MALTBY SYKES 'MOUNTAIN VILLAGE' OIL ON PANEL
        Oct. 14, 2023

        MALTBY SYKES 'MOUNTAIN VILLAGE' OIL ON PANEL

        Est: $200 - $400

        Maltby Sykes (American 1911-1992), 'Mountain Village', oil on panel, depicting a village with several white and orange or red roofed buildings amongst tall trees with mountains and a blue sky in the background, signed to lower left, framed. Approximate dimensions: panel h. 5", w. 7"; frame h. 7.75", w. 9.75", d. 0.875"

        Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
      • Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992) Chow
        Sep. 24, 2023

        Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992) Chow

        Est: $100 - $200

        Description: A lithograph on paper depicting WWII soldiers eating in a mess hall. Type: Lithograph Materials: Paper Markings & Inscriptions: Signed, titled, and indicated as an edition of 170 Date: 1944 Maker: Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992) Dimensions: 5.5" x 11.75" mat opening, 16" x 21" framed. Provenance: From a Reading, Pennsylvania collection.

        Hoch LTD.
      • Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Grotto and Shell: Two
        Dec. 21, 2022

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Grotto and Shell: Two

        Est: $600 - $900

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Grotto and Shell: Two Each signed Maltby Sykes (lr) Ink and polymer on paper Each 18 x 15 inches (45.7 x 38.1 cm) C Estate of Harry Lowe

        Doyle New York
      • Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Siesta (Pig)
        Nov. 22, 2022

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Siesta (Pig)

        Est: $700 - $1,000

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Siesta (Pig) Signed Maltby Sykes (lr) Oil on canvas 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61 cm) Harry Lowe was Deputy Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1982-1984. C Estate of Harry Lowe

        Doyle New York
      • Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Chickens
        Nov. 22, 2022

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Chickens

        Est: $400 - $600

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Chickens Signed Sykes (ll) Oil on canvas 12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm) Harry Lowe was Deputy Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1982-1984. C Estate of Harry Lowe

        Doyle New York
      • Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Sampson
        Nov. 22, 2022

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Sampson

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Maltby Sykes American, 1911-1992 Sampson Signed Maltby Sykes (lr) Oil on board 16 1/4 x 20 inches (41.3 x 50.8 cm) Harry Lowe was Deputy Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1982-1984. C Estate of Harry Lowe

        Doyle New York
      • William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 i...
        Jan. 21, 2022

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 i...

        Est: $450 - $600

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 in., W.- 5 3/4 in., three woodblock prints, two caterpillars pencil titled lower center margin, pencil signed lower right, one numbered 12/30; head unsigned, matted, unframed. (3 Pcs.)

        Crescent City Auction Gallery
      • William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 i...
        Sep. 19, 2021

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 i...

        Est: $600 - $900

        William Maltby Sykes (1911-1992, Mississippi/Alabama), "Caterpillar," H.- 7 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/2 in. and "Abstract Head," H.- 7 3/4 in., W.- 5 3/4 in., three woodblock prints, two caterpillars pencil titled lower center margin, pencil signed lower right, one numbered 12/30; head unsigned, matted, unframed. (3 Pcs.)

        Crescent City Auction Gallery
      • Maltby Sykes 1911-1992 SIGNED LE Modernist Etching
        Oct. 28, 2020

        Maltby Sykes 1911-1992 SIGNED LE Modernist Etching

        Est: $100 - $1,000

        William Paul Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992). A Limited Edition signed Abstract Modernist color etching titled FLOATING STILL LIFE, a stylized depiction of fish and other forms. Number 65/110. The artist, Maltby Sykes, is best known as a printmaker who advanced the artistic technique and cultural status of works on paper. His limited edition works are in major collections including The Museum of Modern Art, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Artist signed to lower right, with name of work in pencil to lower left and limited edition information to lower center. Good condition with minor foxing spots. Measures 13 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in. (sight), 17 1/4 in. x 20 3/4 in. (border). Sold unframed. Hill Auction Gallery in house continental USA shipping $45 plus insurance. Gallery will refer a local shipper for international buyers. Please contact [email protected] for local South Florida home delivery quote. Purchaser pick up available upon request.

        Hill Auction Gallery
      • Maltby Sykes, (American, 1911-1992), Cathedral Interior, 1957, color etching, 19 1/4"H x 14 1/4"W (plate), 22 3/4"H x 17 1/4"W (pape...
        May. 16, 2020

        Maltby Sykes, (American, 1911-1992), Cathedral Interior, 1957, color etching, 19 1/4"H x 14 1/4"W (plate), 22 3/4"H x 17 1/4"W (pape...

        Est: $150 - $200

        Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992) Cathedral Interior, 1957 color etching pencil signed and numbered 135/200. Unframed. 19 1/4"H x 14 1/4"W (plate), 22 3/4"H x 17 1/4"W (paper)

        Ripley Auctions
      • Maltby Sykes O/B, Mediterranean Village Scene
        Jul. 13, 2019

        Maltby Sykes O/B, Mediterranean Village Scene

        Est: $600 - $800

        Maltby Sykes (Alabama/Maine/Mississippi/Mexico, 1911-1992) Impressionist oil on board painting depicting a small Mediterranean village, the buildings with white stucco walls and red terracotta roof tiles, situated in a pastoral landscape with cypress trees and lilac flowering trees. Signed "Sykes" lower left. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame. House of Heydenryk label en verso of frame. Sight - 23 1/2" H x 28 1/2" W. Framed - 32" H x 37" W. Mid/late 20th century. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

        Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
      • MALTBY SYKES (1911-1992) “STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT”
        Oct. 21, 2018

        MALTBY SYKES (1911-1992) “STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT”

        Est: $400 - $600

        Maltby Sykes (1911-1992) “Still Life with Fruit” oil on panel, 5” x 7”, signed lower right, excellent condition. Studied: Art Students League with John Sloan, Wayman Adams, Diego Rivera. Member: Salmagundy Club. Exhibited: National Academy of Design; American Watercolor Society; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Modern Museum of Art. Professor of Art, Auburn University. Author: The Multimetal Lithography Process Estimate: $1,000-1,500

        Eden Fine Antiques Galleries LLC
      • MALTBY SYKES (1911-1992) “MOUNTAIN VILLAGE”
        Oct. 21, 2018

        MALTBY SYKES (1911-1992) “MOUNTAIN VILLAGE”

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Maltby Sykes (1911-1992) “Mountain Village” oil on panel, 5” x 7”, signed lower left, excellent condition. Studied: Art Students League with John Sloan, Wayman Adams, Diego Rivera. Member: Salmagundy Club. Exhibited: National Academy of Design; American Watercolor Society; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Modern Museum of Art. Professor of Art, Auburn University. Author: The Multimetal Lithography Process Estimate: $1,000-1,500

        Eden Fine Antiques Galleries LLC
      • MALTBY SYKES, (American, 1911-1992), Evening Entertainment, Guam, watercolor, 1945, sight: 15 x 19 1/2 in.; frame: 25 x 29 in.
        Jun. 03, 2018

        MALTBY SYKES, (American, 1911-1992), Evening Entertainment, Guam, watercolor, 1945, sight: 15 x 19 1/2 in.; frame: 25 x 29 in.

        Est: $400 - $600

        MALTBY SYKES (American, 1911-1992) Evening Entertainment, Guam watercolor, 1945 dated and signed Maltby Sykes ''45 Guam, l.l. sight: 15 x 19 1/2 in.; frame: 25 x 29 in. Provenance: The Lifetime Collection of a New York City Gentleman. Other Notes: Born in Mississippi and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, William Maltby Sykes studied under and worked with numerous noted artists early in his career, spending summers in Elizabethtown, New York under the tutelage of Wayman Adams and George C. Miller. He also served as an artistic assistant to Diego Rivera in 1936, working on a mural project in Mexico City. Sykes joined the Air Force at the outbreak of WWII, and was sent to the Pacific as a military artist. After the war, Sykes continued his career as an art teacher and as an artist, and traveled to Paris on the G.I. Bill, studying under Fernand Leger and Andre Lhote. The present work, which dates to Sykes'' time in the Pacific during WWII, depicts troops in Guam viewing a film thought to star Bette Davis.

        Grogan & Company
      • AFTER WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) ROMAN COIN PRINT
        Jun. 17, 2017

        AFTER WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) ROMAN COIN PRINT

        Est: $100 - $200

        AFTER WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) ROMAN COIN PRINT, lithograph on metal sheet, depiction of the Denarius, an ancient Roman coin, a reduction of the one of the original prints on metal produced by the artist for the lobby of the Auburn National Bank in Auburn, Alabama.

        Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
      • WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "NAUTICAL CONSTRUCTION" PRINT
        Jun. 17, 2017

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "NAUTICAL CONSTRUCTION" PRINT

        Est: $200 - $300

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "NAUTICAL CONSTRUCTION" PRINT, abstract composition influenced by Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955), the artist's instructor during his period of study in Paris, pencil signed, titled, and inscribed "Artist's Proof" in lower margin, printed by George Charles Miller (b.1894 - ?). Unframed.

        Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
      • WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PRINT
        Jun. 17, 2017

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PRINT

        Est: $300 - $500

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PRINT, lithograph on paper, dynamic, stylized depiction of a nude male figure grasping the remnants of trees or pillars in each arm, an exhibition of incredible strength, one arm retains the remnants of what appears to be a shackle, his eyes cast aloft to the sky in a posture of anticipation, signed, titled, and numbered "Ed/30" in lower margin, printed by George Charles Miller (b.1894 - ?). Matted and housed under glass in an old painted frame.

        Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
      • WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SIESTA" PAINTING
        Jun. 17, 2017

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SIESTA" PAINTING

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SIESTA" PAINTING, oil on canvas, stylized depiction of a large sow resting on the red earth, signed lower right, titled "Siesta" and inscribed "Maltby Sykes / School of Architecture and the Arts / Alabama Polytechnic Institute / Auburn, Alabama" on backing board verso. Housed in possibly original frame.

        Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
      • WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PAINTING
        Jun. 17, 2017

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PAINTING

        Est: $10,000 - $15,000

        WILLIAM PAUL MALTBY SYKES (MISSISSIPPI / ALABAMA, 1911-1992) "SAMPSON" PAINTING, oil on masonite, dynamic, stylized depiction of a nude male figure grasping the remnants of trees or pillars in each arm, an exhibition of incredible strength, one arm retains the remnants of what appears to be a shackle, his eyes cast aloft to the sky in a posture of anticipation, signed lower right. Housed in possibly original carved and painted pine frame. RESERVE.

        Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
      • *Maltby Sykes, (American, 1911-1992), Cathedral Interior, 1957
        Nov. 17, 2011

        *Maltby Sykes, (American, 1911-1992), Cathedral Interior, 1957

        Est: $100 - $200

        Maltby Sykes (American, 1911-1992) Cathedral Interior, 1957 color etching edition 166/200, signed Maltby Sykes (lower right) 18 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.

        Hindman
      • Maltby Sykes (américain, 1911-1992) Pomegranate.
        Nov. 08, 2011

        Maltby Sykes (américain, 1911-1992) Pomegranate.

        Est: €120 - €150

        Maltby Sykes (américain, 1911-1992) Pomegranate. Vers 1980. Lithographie. 285 x 260. Impression en couleurs. Belle épreuve sur vélin, titrée et signée à la mine de plomb. Petits accidents en tête du...

        Ader
      • Maltby SYKES [américain] (1911-1992) Sunset and
        Jun. 01, 2011

        Maltby SYKES [américain] (1911-1992) Sunset and

        Est: €300 - €400

        Maltby SYKES [américain] (1911-1992) Sunset and New Moon, 1984 Aquarelle sur papier japon. Signée en bas à droite. 52 x 66 cm

        Ader
      • Maltby Sykes (2pcs)
        Sep. 12, 2010

        Maltby Sykes (2pcs)

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Maltby Sykes Alabama (1911-1992) TWO WORKS: MOUNTAIN VILLAGE and STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT oil on panel, framed, signed: lower left and lower right H5" W7" (2pcs) Provenance: Atlanta, Georgia collection. Other Notes: Maltby Sykes was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi and lived in Auburn, Alabama. He was a printmaker, graphic artist, teacher and painter. He taught art at Auburn University from 1942-1977 and became the University's first Artist in Residence. His work has been exhibited at the Alabama Art League, the Mint Museum, MoMA, Delgado Museum of Art, Salon d'Automne-Paris, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art and other places throughout the country.

        Charlton Hall
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