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Sale Date:
May 15, 2005
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Lot Numbers and Descriptions
551. Oliver Dennett Grover (American, 1861-1927), "Southwest Scene", c.1910; oil/board, 12" x 16", signed. Grover studied in Munich and in Chicago. He painted in Italy for a number of years, and was well known for his marine subjects. He exhibited from the 1880s-1920, at the Paris Salon, National Academy of Design, Art League of Chicago, and the Art Institute of Chicago. 500-700
552. Henry Joseph Breuer (American, 1860-1932), "Southwest Scene", c.1910; oil/board, 12" x 16", signed. Breuer exhibited from the 1890s-1930s. He worked primarily in California, but also worked for Rookwood Pottery from 1880-1892. 1500-2000
553. Robert Wesley Amick (American, 1876-1970), "Cowboys", c.1940; watercolor/paper, 22" x 31", signed. Colorado artist and illustrator known for his scenes of Native Americans and western landscapes. Amick studied at the Art Students League and at Yale University. He worked in Greenwich, CT, and was a member of the Greenwich Society of Artists, Old Greenwich Art Association, and the Society of Illustrators. 4000-6000
554. Don Louis Ruf (American, 1905-1982), "Indians on Horseback" , c.1940; oil/canvas, 24" x 30", signed. Ruf studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Oberteuffer and Norton. He was a good friend of painter, Augustus Dunbier, and went on painting trips with him. 1000-2000
555. Richard Kruger (American, b. 1880), "Desert landscape", c.1915; oil/canvas, 28" x 36", signed. California painter. Kruger arrived in Los Angeles in 1907, and established a studio in the Majestic Building. He left for San Francisco in 1918, and while there, he painted and designed furniture and metalwork. He remained in San Francisco until the mid-twenties, then after spending a few years in Europe, returned to Los Angeles. He exhibited in Chicago in 1909 with the Southern California Artists. REF: Artists in California, 1786-1940 , Hughes. 1000-2000
556. Henry James Soulen (American, 1888-1965), "Hunter with Hounds", c.1920; gouache/board, 20.25" x 23.5", signed. Soulen studied at the Art Students League and the Art Institute of Chicago. He contributed illustrations to The Saturday Evening Post and Ladie’s Home Journal. 1000-2000
557. Laura Hoernig (American, 20th century), "A Woman in Taos", c.1940; oil/canvas, 18" x 22", unsigned. Hoernig was a Kansas City painter, but also worked in Taos, New Mexico. 300-500
558. Carl Rudolph Krafft (American, 1884-1938), "Early Snow" c.1920; oil/canvas, 38.5" x 40",signed ; article on Krafft exhibit at the Art Institute on verso. Krafft maintained a studio in Oak Park, Illinois, but he also painted in the Missouri Ozarks. He and his friend, St. Louis painter, Frank Nuderscher, co-founded the Ozark Society of Painters. This is a major, early example of the artist’s work. 8000-12,000
559. Theodore Clement Steele (American 1847-1926), "Early Snow, Brown County", c.1912. oil/canvas, 20" x 24", signed and dated. Steele worked as a portrait painter in Indianapolis as early as 1873. He went to Munich in 1880 to study at the Royal Academy. When he returned to the United States, in 1885, he settled in Brookville, a small town in East Central Indiana. Steele exhibited at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, where he gained national exposure for his work. After his first wife died in 1899, he became involved with Selma Neubacher, a teacher. The two eventually moved to Brown County in 1907. Steele exhibited at the St. Louis Expo (1904), Buenos Aires (1910), Pan-Pacific Expo (1915), Richmond Art Association, Paris Expo, Society of Western Artists, and the Hoosier Salon. 20,000-30,000
560. James Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852-1917), "The Old Pier Glass", c.1900; oil/panel, 14" x 10.5", signed; artist’s label verso with title. Beckwith studied in Chicago and at the National Academy of Design. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Paris Salons, Paris Expo, and the World’s Colombian Expo (Chicago, 1893). He shared a studio with J.S. Sargent for a time, and was a highly influential teacher at the Art Students League in New York during the 1880s-1890s. 10,000-15,000
561. Charles W. Dahlgreen (American, 1864-1955), "October Morning", c.1925; oil/board, 28" x 34", signed; artist info and title on verso. Dahlgreen studied in Germany and at the Art Institute of Chicago. He exhibited at the Paris Salon, Art Institute of Chicago, Pan-Pacific Expo (1915), Chicago Gallery Association, and the Hoosier Salon. His work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institute, and the Chicago Gallery Association. 4000-6000
562. Tunis Ponsen (American, 1881-1961), "Gaspe Shore", c.1930; oil/canvas, 26" x 30", signed. Ponsen studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with George Oberteuffer and Karl Albert Buehr. He was a member of the Chicago Painters and Sculptors, Chicago Gallery Association, and the Chicago Society of Artists. Ponsen exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (1927-1935), Toledo Museum of Art, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. His work is included in the collections of Northwestern University, City of Chicago College, and the Flint Institute of Art. 4500-6500
563. Tunis Ponsen (American, 1881-1961), "View of a Lakeside Town", c.1930; oil/canvas, 20" x 24", signed. Ponsen studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with George Oberteuffer and Karl Albert Buehr. He was a member of the Chicago Painters and Sculptors, Chicago Gallery Association, and the Chicago Society of Artists. Ponsen exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (1927-1935), Toledo Museum of Art, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. His work is included in the collections of Northwestern University, City of Chicago College, and the Flint Institute of Art. 2500-4500
564. Carl Rudolph Krafft (American, 1884-1938), "Autumn Song" c.1930; oil/canvas, 24" x 27",signed ; artist’s label on verso with title. Krafft maintained a studio in Oak Park, Illinois, but he also painted in the Missouri Ozarks. He and his friend, St. Louis painter, Frank Nuderscher, co-founded the Ozark Society of Painters. 3000-4000
565. Glen Cooper Henshaw (American, 1885-1946), "Paris", c.1916; watercolor/paper, 7" x 10", signed, dated, and inscribed, "Paris". 800-1200
566. Glen Cooper Henshaw (American, 1885-1946), "Harbor at Dusk", c.1910; pastel/paper, 12.5" x 17.5", signed. Henshaw studied at the John Herron Art Institute and in Paris. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hoosier Salon, and the Boston Museum. He frequently worked in pastel and worked in a style associated with the Ashcan painters, especially E. Shinn. 1000-2000
567. Clifton Wheeler (American, 1883-1953), "Sunflowers", c.1920; oil/canvas laid down on board, 16" x 20", signed; label on verso with artist’s address. Wheeler studied at the Herron Art Institute and the New York School of Art, with William Forsyth, Wm. M. Chase, and Robert Henri. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Richmond (IN) Art Association, Golden Gate Expo, and the Hoosier Salon (1925-1953). 2000-3000
568. Jess Hobby (American, early 20th century), "Stream in an Early Winter Landscape", c.1930; oil/canvas, 18" x 21", signed. Hobby worked in Oak Park, IL . He painted primarily landscapes of Illinois and Indiana. 1000-2000
569. John Wesley Hardrick (American, 1891-1968), "Autumn Landscape", c.1940; oil/board, 8" x 10", unsigned; artist name and title on verso with Lyman Brothers label (Lyman Bros. was a well known framer and gallery in Indianapolis in the early 20th century) . 1700-2700
570. John Wesley Hardrick (American, 1891-1968), "Winter Landscape", c.1940; oil/board, 8" x 10", unsigned; artist name and title on verso with Lyman Brothers label (Lyman Bros. was a well known framer and gallery in Indianapolis in the early 20th century). Highly important African-American painter from Indianapolis. Hardrick studied at the John Herron Art Institute (Indianapolis), and exhibited at the 10th Annual Exhibition of Works by Indiana Artists in 1917, with fellow African-American painter, W. E. Scott. He shared a studio with Hale Woodruff for a time in the 1920s and exhibited with him in 1927 at the Art Institute of Chicago. He also was included in the Second Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Negro Art in San Diego (1929). He was awarded grants from the Harmon Foundation and worked as a WPA muralist in 1933-34. 1700-2700
571. William Arnold Eyden, Jr (American, 1893-1982), "The Beech Woods", c.1925; oil/canvas, 28" x 46", signed. Important Richmond, IN painter and teacher. Eyden studied with J.Bundy and T.C.Steele. He exhibited at the Richmond Art Association (1910s-40s), Hoosier Salon (1925-1981), John Herron Art Institute, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. His work is in numerous public collections throughout Indiana. He had a studio in Greenwich Village for 11 years. This is a fine example of Eyden’s landscape painting. 2000-3000
572. George Herbert Baker (American, 1878-1943), "Indiana Landscape", c.1920; pastel/paper, 7" x 9", signed. Landscape painter from Richmond, Indiana. Born in Muncie, Baker studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy. He exhibited at the Richmond Art Association, Hoosier Salon, and the Indiana State Fair. He was closely associated with T.C.Steele and John Elwood Bundy. Steele and J.Otis Adams painted in Brookville, while Bundy and Baker painted in Richmond, which was a little further north along the Whitewater River. Baker often worked in pastel. 300-500
573. Lawrence McConaha (American, b. 1894), "Still Life with Apples", c.1930; oil/board, 16" x 19.75", signed. McConaha was part of a group of artists working in Richmond, Indiana in the first part of the 20th century. He studied with Guy Wiggins and George Baker, and was a member of the Hoosier Salon, Richmond Art Association, Palette Club (Richmond), Springfield Art Association, and the Connecticut Association of Fine Artists. He exhibited from the 1920s-40s. 1000-2000
574. Lawrence McConaha (American, b.1894), "Summer Landscape with River", c.1930; oil/board, 20" x 24", signed. McConaha was part of a group of artists working in Richmond, Indiana in the first part of the 20th century. He studied with Guy Wiggins and George Baker, and was a member of the Hoosier Salon, Richmond Art Association, Palette Club (Richmond), Springfield Art Association, and the Connecticut Association of Fine Artists. He exhibited from the 1920s-40s. 1000-2000
575. Francis Folcer Brown (American, 1891-1971), "Colors of Autumn", c.1930; oil/board, 12" x 14", signed . Indiana painter. Brown studied with J.Otis Adams and William Forsyth. He exhibited at the Hoosier Salon, Richmond Art Association, and the Corcoran Gallery. He taught at Ball State Teachers College. 500-700
576. Arnold Turtle (American, 20th century), "Landscape with Houses", c.1920; oil/canvas, 26.25" x 31", signed; written on verso that this work was exhibited at the Palette and Chisel Show. Turtle worked in Chicago and specialized in impressionist views and figure paintings. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, and exhibited at the Chicago Gallery Association, Palette and Chisel Club, New Orleans Art League, and the Delgado Museum (New Orleans). 1000-2000
577. George Herbert Baker (American, 1878-1943), "Autumn Landscape with Stream", c.1920; oil/canvas, 14" x 16", signed; Lieber Bros. label verso (Indianapolis). Well known Indiana landscape painter. He was born in Muncie, IN and studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy. He exhibited at the Hoosier Salon, Richmond Art Association, and the Indiana State Fair. 800-1200
578. Svend Svendsen (Norwegian/American, b. 1864), "Winter Landscape", c.1900; gouache, 15" x 22", signed, nice Whistler-style frame. Studied at the Ed. Ertz at Academie Delecluse, Paris, 1890s. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (1895-1920), Nashville Expo (1897), Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (1898-1900), and the Milch Galleries , NY (1920s). 600-800
579. Lawrence McConaha (American, b. 1894), "Still Life with Fruit and Compote", c.1930; oil/board, 16" x 20", signed. McConaha was part of a group of artists working in Richmond, Indiana in the first part of the 20th century. He studied with Guy Wiggins and George Baker, and was a member of the Hoosier Salon, Richmond Art Association, Palette Club (Richmond), Springfield Art Association, and the Connecticut Association of Fine Artists. He exhibited from the 1920s-40s. 1000-2000
580. Arnold Turtle (American, 20th century), "Portrait of a Woman", c.1930; oil/canvas, 36" x 32", signed. Turtle worked in Chicago, and specialized in impressionist views and figure paintings. 1500-2500
581. Arnold Turtle (American, 20th century), "Gloucester Harbor", c.1930; oil/canvasboard, 16" x 20", signed. Turtle worked in Chicago, and specialized in impressionist views and figure paintings. 1000-2000
582. Bertha Menzler Peyton (American, 1871-1947), "Desert Landscape", c.1920; oil/canvas laid down on board, 8" x 10", signed; label on verso from Marshall Fields, original frame. 500-700
583. Eda Sterchi (American, b. 1885), "Street in Tunis", c.1920; oil/board, 18" x 15". 400-600
584. Eda Sterchi (American, b. 1885), "Portrait of a Young Arab Man", c.1920; oil/canvas, 18" x 15", signed. 400-600
585. George Cherepov (Lithuanian/American, 1909-1987), "River Landscape", c.1950; oil/board, 23.5" x 28.75", signed; numbered 252 on verso. Cherepov studied in Yugoslavia and Latvia before moving to New England. He painted landscapes and marines, and exhibited extensively at Grand Central Art Galleries, Greenwich Society of Artists, Silvermine Guild of Artists, and the Ogunquit Art Center (Maine). He taught at the Greenwich (CT) Art Center in the late 1950s. 2500-3500
586. Laura Hoernig (American, 20th century), "Lake Scene", c.1940; oil/canvas, 16" x 20", unsigned. Hoernig was a Kansas City painter, but also worked in Taos, New Mexico. Provenance: the estate of the artist. 300-500
587. Tunis Ponsen (American, 1881-1961), "Magnolias", c.1940; watercolor/paper, 26" x 19", signed. Ponsen studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with George Oberteuffer and Karl Albert Buehr. He was a member of the Chicago Painters and Sculptors, Chicago Gallery Association, and the Chicago Society of Artists. Ponsen exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (1927-1935), Toledo Museum of Art, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. His work is included in the collections of Northwestern University, City of Chicago College, and the Flint Institute of Art. 1500-2000
588. Herbert J. Day (American, early 20th century), "House in a Landscape", c.1930; oil/canvas, 24" x 30", signed. Day worked in Illinois and Indiana, and exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago in the 1920s. 800-1200
589. Tunis Ponsen (American, 1881-1961), "Still Life with Red Flowers", c.1940; watercolor/paper, 19" x 14", signed. Ponsen studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with George Oberteuffer and Karl Albert Buehr. He was a member of the Chicago Painters and Sculptors, Chicago Gallery Association, and the Chicago Society of Artists. Ponsen exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (1927-1935), Toledo Museum of Art, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. His work is included in the collections of Northwestern University, City of Chicago College, and the Flint Institute of Art. 1000-2000
590. Gari Melchers (American, 1860-1932), "Portrait of a Woman", c.1920; oil/canvas, 26" x 21", signed on verso. Melchers studied at the Royal Academy at Dusseldorf, and later at the Acadamic Julian and the Ecole des Beaux - Arts in Paris. 3000-5000
591. Robert Charles Gruppe (American, b. 1944), "Fisherman Wharf", oil/canvas, 16" x 20", signed. Robert is the son of Emile Gruppe, and is a well established New England Impressionist. He has exhibited regularly at the North Shore Artist Association and the Rockport Artist Association. 1500-2000
592. Leslie Henderson (American, 1895-1988), "Houses along the Shore", c.1940; oil/canvasboard, 16" x 20", signed. Henderson was a Philadelphia painter. He exhibited at the Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Newman Gallery, and the Woodmere Art Gallery (Philadelphia) in the 1930s-40s. 800-1200
593. C.Harry Allis (American, 1870-1938), "Figures in a Landscape", c.1910; oil/canvas, 20.25" x 24.25", signed. Allis studied in Detroit and in Paris. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, National Academy of Design, Paris Association of American Artists, and the Southwestern Artists. He worked in Los Angeles in the 1910s. 2500-3000
594. Wilson Henry Irvine (American, 1869-1936), a pair of oils, one pictured: "Grey Day", c.1910; oil/board, 5" x 7", unsigned; with another, "Autumn Landscape", oil/board, 4" x 6", signed. Irvine studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and exhibited at the Chicago Society of Artists and the National Academy of Design. He also worked in France and Old Lyme, CT. 1000-1500
595. Robert Goldman (American, b. 1948), "Above La Jolla Shores, San Diego", c.2000; oil/canvas, 30" x 40", signed. Goldman is a successful contemporary western landscape painter. This is a major example of Goldman’s work. 2500-3500
596. Glen Cooper Henshaw (American, 1885-1946), "New York, East 58th St", 1916, pastel/paper, 9.5" x 13.5", signed, dated and titled. Henshaw studied at the John Herron Art Institute and in Paris. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hoosier Salon, and the Boston Museum. He frequently worked in pastel and worked in a style associated with the Ashcan painters, especially E. Shinn. 1000-2000
597. Paul Simone (French, early 20th century), "Archway in Venice", c.1920; oil/canvas, 18" x 20", signed. 800-1200
598. Tunis Ponsen (American, 1881-1961), "View of a Building beside a Small Pond", c.1930; oil/canvas, 25" x 30", signed. 3500-5500
599. Charles Courtney Curran (American, 1861-1942), "Earth and Sky", c.1920; oil/board, 14" x 18", signed. 2500-3500
600. Charles Courtney Curran (American, 1861-1942), "On the Horizon", c.1920; oil/board, 14" x 18", signed. 2500-3500
Sale Date:
May 15, 2005