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Lot 24: E. Charlton Fortune (1885-1969) Jamie 12 x 9 in. framed 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.

Est: $4,000 USD - $6,000 USDPassed
BonhamsNovember 08, 2023Los Angeles, CA, US

Item Overview

Description

E. Charlton Fortune (1885-1969)
Jamie
signed 'E. Charlton Fortune' (upper left) and signed again and titled (on the reverse)
oil on Masonite
12 x 9 in.
framed 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.

Provenance

Provenance
Private collection, San Francisco, California.
Bonhams, Los Angeles, California and American Paintings and Sculpture, April 8, 2008, lot 45.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.

This is likely a portrait of E. Charlton Fortune's brother, James Clephane Fortune. E. Charlton Fortune and her brother James had a close relationship. Effie expressed her concern for her brother's well-being in numerous letters. In one letter she writes 'I got a cable from Jim...He is third command of an engineering unit. Please remember him occasionally, for it is his second war, and he is not too young to face malarial conditions, not to mention other hardships.'

James was first lieutenant from Reserve Officers' Training Corps in 1917 and during World War I served with the 31st Infantry, 91st Division, in France and Belgium. In the 1920s, James was elected a member of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists of London, England after putting the largest producing well in the world back in production. In 1942 James Fortune re-entered the army for service with the Army Engineers in World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his 'highly efficient service'.

We are grateful to Steve Hauk for providing additional information on James Fortune.

Payment & Shipping

Accepted forms of payment: Wire Transfer

Shipping

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Auction Details

California Art

by
Bonhams
November 08, 2023, 01:00 PM PST

7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90046, US

Terms

Live bidding may start higher or lower

Buyer's Premium

$1 - 50,000:28.0%
$50,001 - 1,000,000:27.0%
$1,000,001 - 6,000,000:21.0%
$6,000,001+:14.5%

Bidding Increments

From:To:Increment:
$0$99$10
$100$199$10
$200$219$20
$220$279$30
$280$319$20
$320$379$30
$380$419$20
$420$479$30
$480$499$20
$500$999$50
$1,000$1,999$100
$2,000$2,199$200
$2,200$2,799$300
$2,800$3,199$200
$3,200$3,799$300
$3,800$4,199$200
$4,200$4,799$300
$4,800$4,999$200
$5,000$9,999$500
$10,000$19,999$1,000
$20,000$21,999$2,000
$22,000$27,999$3,000
$28,000$31,999$2,000
$32,000$37,999$3,000
$38,000$41,999$2,000
$42,000$47,999$3,000
$48,000$49,999$2,000
$50,000$99,999$5,000
$100,000$199,999$10,000
$200,000$219,999$20,000
$220,000$279,999$30,000
$280,000$319,999$20,000
$320,000$379,999$30,000
$380,000$419,999$20,000
$420,000$479,999$30,000
$480,000$499,999$20,000
$500,000$999,999$50,000
$1,000,000$1,999,999$100,000
$2,000,000$2,199,999$200,000
$2,200,000$2,799,999$300,000
$2,800,000$3,199,999$200,000
$3,200,000$3,799,999$300,000
$3,800,000$4,199,999$200,000
$4,200,000$4,799,999$300,000
$4,800,000$4,999,999$200,000
$5,000,000+$500,000

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Conditions of Sale - continued
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EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED ABOVE, ALL
PROPERTY IS SOLD "AS IS." NEITHER BONHAMS NOR
THE CONSIGNOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION
OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR CONDITION OF
THE PROPERTY OR AS TO THE CORRECTNESS
OF DESCRIPTION, GENUINENESS, ATTRIBUTION,
PROVENANCE OR PERIOD OF THE PROPERTY
OR AS TO WHETHER THE BUYER ACQUIRES ANY
COPYRIGHTS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
RIGHTS IN LOTS SOLD OR AS TO WHETHER A WORK
OF ART IS SUBJECT TO THE ARTIST'S MORAL RIGHTS
OR OTHER RESIDUAL RIGHTS OF THE ARTIST. THE
BUYER EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES
THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL BONHAMS BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY
COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE
LIABILITY OF BONHAMS AND ITS CONSIGNOR TO A PURCHASER EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE ACTUALLY PAID FOR A DISPUTED ITEM OF PROPERTY.

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Auction previews are your chance to inspect each lot prior to the auction. We encourage you to look closely and examine each object on which you may want to bid so that you will know as much as possible about it. Except as expressly set forth in the Conditions of Sale, items are sold "as is" and with all faults; illustrations in our catalogs, website and other materials are provided for identification only. At the previews, our staff is always available to answer your questions and guide you through the auction process. Condition reports may be available upon request and are strongly recommended for all intending bidders who cannot view the property in person.
Estimates
Bonhams' catalogs include low and high value estimates for each lot, exclusive of the buyer's premium and tax. The estimates are provided as an approximate guide to current market value based primarily on previous auction results for comparable pieces, and should not be interpreted as a representation or prediction of actual selling prices. They are determined well in advance of a sale and are subject to revision. Please contact us should you have any questions about value estimates.
Reserve
Unless indicated by the ¤ symbol next to the lot number, which denotes no reserve, all lots in the catalog are subject to a reserve. The reserve is the minimum auction price that the consignor is willing to accept for a lot. This amount is confidential and does not exceed the low estimate value. Auction House's Interest in Property Offered at Auction
On occasion, Bonhams may offer property in which it has an ownership interest in whole or in part or otherwise has an economic interest. Such property, if any, is identified in the catalog with a ? symbol next to the lot number(s). Bonhams may also offer property for a consignor that has been guaranteed a minimum price for its property by Bonhams or jointly by Bonhams and a third party. Bonhams and any third parties providing a guarantee may benefit financially if the guaranteed property is sold successfully and may incur a financial loss if its sale is not successful. Such property, if any, is identified in the catalog with a ? symbol next to the lot number(s).
Bidding at Auction
You must be eighteen (18) years old or over to bid. At Bonhams, you can bid in many ways: in person, via absentee bid, over the phone, or via Bonhams' live online bidding facility. Absentee bids can be submitted in person, online, or via email. Irrespective of previous bidding activity a valid Bonhams' client account is required to participate in bidding activity. You will be required to provide government issued proof of identity, proof of residence, and if you are a company, your certificate of incorporation or equivalent documentation with your name and registered address, proof of your current address, documentary proof of your beneficial owners and directors, and proof of authority to transact. We may also request a financial reference and/or deposit from you before allowing you to bid. By bidding at auction, whether in person or by agent, by absentee bid, telephone, online or other means, the buyer or bidder agrees to be bound by the Conditions of Sale. Lots are auctioned in consecutive numerical order as they appear in the catalog. Bidding normally begins below the low estimate. The auctioneer will accept bids from interested parties present in the saleroom, from telephone bidders, and from absentee bidders who have left written bids in advance of the sale. The auctioneer may also execute bids on behalf of the consignor up to the amount of the reserve, but never above it. We assume no responsibility for failure to execute bids for any reason whatsoever.
In Person
If you are planning to bid at auction for the first time, you will need to register at the reception desk in order to receive a numbered bid card. To place a bid, hold up your card so that the auctioneer can clearly see it. Decide on the maximum auction price that you wish to pay, exclusive of buyer's premium and tax, and continue bidding until your bid prevails or you reach your limit. If you are the successful bidder on a lot, the auctioneer will acknowledge your paddle number and bid amount.
Absentee Bids
As a service to those wishing to place bids, we may at our discretion accept bids without charge in advance of auction online or in writing on bidding forms available from us. "Buy" bids will not be accepted; all bids must state the highest bid price the bidder is willing to pay. Our auction staff will try to bid just as you would, with the goal of obtaining the item at the lowest bid price possible. In the event identical bids are submitted, the earliest bid submitted will take precedence. Absentee bids shall be executed in competition with other absentee bids, any applicable reserve, and bids from other auction participants. A friend or agent may place bids on your behalf, provided that we have received your written authorization prior to the sale. Absentee bid forms are available in our catalogs, online at www.bonhams.com/ us, at offsite auction locations and at our Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York galleries.
By Telephone
We can arrange for you to bid by telephone. To arrange for a telephone bid, please contact our Client Services Department a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the sale.
Online
We offer live online bidding for most auctions and accept absentee bids online for all our auctions. Please visit www. bonhams.com/us for details.
In order to bid online in a sale, you must be eighteen
(18) years old or over and you must register to bid via
MyBonhams.com. Once you have registered, you should keep your account details strictly confidential and not permit any third party to access your account on your behalf or otherwise. You will be liable for any and all bids made via your account. Please note payment must be made from a bank account in the name of the registered bidder.
Online Bidding Registration for Individuals: Enter your full name, email, residential address, date of birth and nationality and provide a valid credit card in your name which will be verified via Stripe before you are able to bid. If your credit card fails verification, you will not be permitted to bid and you should contact the Client Services Department for assistance. We may in addition request a financial reference and/or deposit from you prior to letting you bid. If you are bidding as agent on behalf of another party, you agree: (i) to disclose this fact to the Client Services Department; (ii) to provide such information as we require to enable us to complete bidder identification and registration procedures (including completing any anti-money laundering and/or anti-terrorism financing checks) on that third party; and (iii) that where your bid is successful, you are jointly and severally liable with that other party for the full amounts owing for the successful bid (whether or not you have disclosed that fact or the identity of the principal). Where you are the successful bidder for any lot with a hammer price equal to or in excess of US $10,000, and if you have not provided such documents previously, you will be required to upload or provide to the Client Services Department your government issued photo ID and (if not on the ID) proof of your address before the purchased lot can be released to you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to request ID documentation from any bidder or buyer and to refuse to release any purchased lot until such documentation is provided.
Online Bidding Registration for Companies or Other Legal Entities: You must select the option to set up a business account and then provide your full name, email, residential address, date of birth and the full name of the entity. You must provide a credit card for verification either in your name or the name of the entity but payment must be made from an account in the entity's name. If your credit card fails verification, you will not be permitted to bid and should contact the Client Services Department for assistance. We may, in addition, require a bank reference or deposit prior to letting you bid. For all successful bids, we require the entity's certificate of formation/incorporation or equivalent documentation confirming the entity's name and registered address, documentary proof of each beneficial owner owning 25% or more of the entity, and proof of your authority to transact before the lot can be released to you.
We reserve the right to request any further information from any bidder that we may require in order to carry out any identification, anti-money laundering or anti-terrorism financing checks conducted by us. We may at our discretion postpone or cancel your registration, not permit you to bid and/or postpone or cancel completion of any purchase you may make. Bid Increments
Bonhams generally uses the following increment multiples as bidding progresses:
$50-200............................................by $10s
$200-500..........................................by $20/50/80s
$500-1,000.......................................by $50s
$1,000-2,000....................................by $100s
$2,000-5,000....................................by $200/500/800s
$5,000-10,000…..............................by $500s
$10,000-20,000................................by $1,000s
$20,000-50,000................................by $2,000/5,000/8,000s
$50,000-100,000..............................by $5,000s $100,000-200,000............................by $10,000s above $200,000................................at auctioneer's discretion
The auctioneer may split or reject any bid at any time at his or her discretion as outlined in the Conditions of Sale.
Currency Converter
Solely for the convenience of bidders, a currency converter may be provided at Bonhams' auctions. The rates quoted for conversion of other currencies to U.S. Dollars are indications only and should not be relied upon by a bidder, and neither Bonhams nor its agents shall be responsible for any errors or omissions in the operation or accuracy of the currency converter.
Buyer's Premium
A buyer's premium is added to the winning bid price of each individual lot purchased, at the rates set forth in the Conditions of Sale. The winning bid price plus the premium constitute the purchase price for the lot. Applicable sales taxes are computed based on this figure, and the total becomes your final purchase price.
Unless specifically illustrated and noted, fine art frames are not included in the estimate or purchase price. Bonhams accepts no liability for damage or loss to frames during storage or shipment.
All sales are final and subject to the Conditions of Sale found in our catalogs, on our website, and available at the reception desk.
Payment
Payment may be made to Bonhams by cash, checks drawn on a U.S. bank, money order, wire transfer, or by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit or charge card or debit card. All items must be paid for within five (5) business days of the sale. Please note that payment by personal or business check may result in property not being released until purchase funds clear our bank.
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Sales Tax
Residents of states listed in section 1 of the Conditions of
Sale must pay applicable sales tax. Other state or local taxes (or compensation use taxes) may apply. Sales tax will be automatically added to the invoice unless a valid resale number has been furnished or the property is shipped via common carrier to destinations outside the states listed in the Conditions of Sale. If you wish to use your resale license please contact the Client Services Department for our form.
Regulated Species Materials
The export of a lot from the United States or import into certain countries may be subject to export or import regulations, licensure and/or other restrictions; in particular, lots containing plant or animal materials such as tortoiseshell, coral, whalebone or certain types of woods, irrespective of age or value, may require the granting of one or more export or import licenses or certificates, or may be banned from import altogether by some countries. Moreover, the ability to obtain an export license or certificate does not ensure the ability to obtain an import license or certificate in another country. Lots that contain such regulated species materials may also not be eligible for exportation or for re-importation into the United States if they are not at least 100 years of age. In addition, resales of lots containing certain regulated species materials may be subject to restrictions in some jurisdictions.
Lots noted in the catalog with a "Y" next to the lot number contain one or more such regulated plant or animal materials, however lots containing regulated material may lack the Y notation. It is the buyer's responsibility to investigate any such restrictions and to obtain any relevant export or import licenses. Please note that this process is governed by local authorities and may take considerable time. Regardless of any delay in the obtaining of an export/import license or certificate or denial thereof, purchased lots shall be paid for in accordance with the Conditions of Sale, and any such delay or denial shall not serve as the basis for cancellation of any sale. Prospective buyers are advised to obtain information from the relevant regulatory authorities regarding export and import restrictions, requirements, and costs prior to bidding.
Prospective buyers should also check with their local (e.g. state) regulatory authorities regarding any local restrictions and/or permit requirements that may apply with respect to purchases of regulated species materials. Upon request, Bonhams may refer the purchaser to a third-party agent to assist the purchaser in attempting to obtain the appropriate licenses and/or certificates. However, there is no assurance that any necessary licenses or certificates can be obtained. Please contact the relevant Specialist Department for a suggested list of shipping agents prior to placing a bid if you are uncertain as to whether a lot is subject to export/import license or certificate requirements or related restrictions.
Collection of Purchases
Scheduling an appointment and payment in full prior to arrival will facilitate the quick release of your property. If you are sending a third party to collect, please provide details to our Client Services Department at [email protected] prior to your scheduled pickup or we will be unable to release your property.
For your convenience, pre-allocated 30-minute collection time slots are available by appointment Monday through Friday between 9am - 4:30pm local time. To schedule collection of purchases, please contact our Client Services Department at Tel: 1-800-959-4383 (toll free, within the US) or Tel: 1-908-7070077 (outside the US).
Shipping & Removal
Buyers are to review the Offsite Sold Property Storage section (below) for information regarding lots that will be removed to the offsite warehouse of Door To Door shortly after the sale. These designated lots must be collected by the buyer from Bonhams (at the designated premises where the sale occurred) prior to the day and time designated in the Offsite Sold Property Storage section, or from Door To Door thereafter. If buyers of these designated lots also buy other lots, these lots may also be removed to the warehouse of Door To Door, so all lots remain together and customers can collect or ship from one location. All other items will remain at Bonhams for a period of fourteen (14) days, after which time they may be transferred to offsite storage at the buyer's risk and expense.
For an additional fee, Bonhams may provide packing and shipping services for certain items. If you wish to receive a Bonhams' shipping quote, please indicate this at the time of registration. Carriers are not permitted to deliver to P.O. boxes.
International buyers are responsible for all import/export customs duties and taxes. An invoice stating the actual purchase price will accompany all international purchases.
Handling and Storage Charges
Storage charges of US $5 per lot, per day will begin accruing for any lots not collected within fourteen (14) calendar days of the auction.
Bonhams reserves the right to remove uncollected sold lots to the warehouse of Door To Door at the buyer's risk and expense. Handling and storage and Full Value Protection fees will apply, as further set forth in the Offsite Sold Property Storage section (below).
Offsite Sold Property Storage
All lots marked with a "W" in the catalogue are oversized and subject to additional storage and shipping as set forth below. Lots not so listed will remain at Bonhams; provided, however,
THAT IF BUYERS OF W LISTED LOTS ALSO BUY OTHER
NON-LISTED ITEMS, THESE OTHER LOTS WILL ALSO BE REMOVED TO THE WAREHOUSE OF DOOR TO DOOR, so
that all lots remain together and buyers can collect their entire purchases from one location. For any questions please refer to the Bonhams Client Services Department.
A. NEW YORK Sales (and New York Online Sales). Unless you are otherwise notified:
• W lots (and additional purchases) from sales occurring on Tuesdays and Wednesdays will be transferred to offsite storage at Door To Door on the proximate Thursdays. You may collect W lots from Bonhams by 5pm Eastern Time on Wednesdays.
Purchases will be available for collection on Fridays of the same week from Door To Door.
• W lots (and additional purchases) from sales occurring on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays will be transferred to offsite storage at Door To Door on the proximate Tuesdays. You may collect W lots from Bonhams by 5pm Eastern Time on Mondays.
Purchases will be available for collection on Wednesdays from Door To Door.
Collections appointments must be booked twenty-four (24) hours in advance with Door To Door (subject to full payment of all outstanding amounts due to Bonhams and Door To Door).
Address:
Door To Door Services
50 Tannery Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876
B. LOS ANGELES Sales (and Los Angeles Online Sales)
• You will be notified in advance of the sale of the date and time of the removal of W lots (and additional purchases) to the Door To Door warehouse. Please be advised that removal may occur the day following the day of the sale.
Collections appointments must be booked twenty-four (24) hours in advance with Door To Door (subject to full payment of all outstanding amounts due to Bonhams and Door To Door).
Address: Door To Door Services 6280 Peachtree St.
Los Angeles, CA 90040
The transfer of lots to the warehouse of Door To Door is at the buyer's risk and expense. For sold lots removed to Door To Door, there will be transfer and Full Value Protection charges due immediately upon transfer and daily storage charges will begin to accrue five (5) business days after the transfer.
The per-lot charges of Door To Door Services are as follows (plus any applicable sales tax):
FURNITURE/LARGE OBJECTS
Transfer .................. $75
Daily storage........... $10
Full Value Protection (on Hammer + Premium + tax) 0.3%
SMALL OBJECTS
Transfer ................. $37.50
Daily storage........... $5
Full Value Protection (on Hammer + Premium + tax) 0.3%
Please note, Door To Door does not accept liability for damage or loss due to negligence or otherwise, exceeding the stated value of such goods, or at its option the cost of repairing or replacing the damaged or missing goods.
For more information regarding storage, shipping, or collection from Door To Door please contact Door To Door directly at [email protected].
Payment
Payments for purchased lots must be made directly to Bonhams. Door To Door will not release property unless the buyer has paid Bonhams in full. All charges for handling and storage due to Door To Door must be paid by the time of collection from their warehouse. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Please contact Door to Door in advance to ascertain the amount due.
Lots will only be released from the Door To Door warehouse upon production of a "Release Order" obtained from the Cashier's Office at Bonhams.
The removal/storage and/or shipment by Door To Door of any lots will be subject to their standard Conditions of Business, which can be found at https://www.dtdusa.com/terms-andconditions and are available upon request from the Bonhams Client Services Department or from Door To Door directly.
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Shipping Terms

All buyers will be extended a shipping quote within 5 business days following the sale. Lots marked "W" are oversized and therefore subject to alternative shipping methods. For further information please refer to the Oversized Lots page of the catalogue.

If you wish to collect your purchases from a Bonhams US location, scheduling an appointment and payment in full prior to arrival will facilitate the quick release of your property. For your convenience, pre-allocated 30-minute slots are available Monday through Friday between 9am and 4:30pm.

To schedule an appointment, please contact our Client Services department at [email protected]. If you are using a third-party to collect, we will require authorization to release the property to the nominated party.