October 24, 2021 Auction
    
335 - Lots Found Go to lot:  0 45 93 136 185 232 279A > 
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Lot 1 :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
Sugaring Vermont 1972
sgn. l.r. Emile A. Gruppe, titled and signed on stretcher
o/c, 30 by 36 in.; original frame 36 by 42 in.
From a Connecticut family who were friends of the artist.  
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Lot 2 :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
Morning, Gloucester
sgn. l.r. Emile A. Gruppe; titled and signed on reverse; inscribed on reverse Birthday Gift to Marcia...., October 19th, 1982
20 by 24 in.; original frame 26 by 30 in.
From a Connecticut family who were friends of the artist.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 2A :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
two boats moored on the shore
sgn. l.r. Emile A Gruppe; 14 by 11 in.; framed 17.25 by 14.25 in.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 3 :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
Woodstock Winter 1962
sgn. l.r. Emile A. Gruppe; titled and signed on stretcher
o/c, 30 by 36 in.; original frame 36 by 42 in.
From a Connecticut family who were friends of the artist.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 4 :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
birch tree by a stream
sgn. l.r. Emile A. Gruppe; sgn. and titled on stretcher
o/c, 30 by 36 in.; original frame 36 by 42 in.
From a Connecticut family who were friends of the artist.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 5 :
EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978)
Lane's Cove, Rockport, Massachusetts
sgn. l.l. Emile A. Gruppe; title and date handwritten on stretcher
gallery label from Roger King Gallery, Newport, RI; plaque on front dated 1959
18 by 20 in.; framed 27.75 by 29.5 in.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 6 :
WILLIAM JURIAN KAULA (American, 1871-1953)
Snow Bound
sgn l.r. William J. Kaula, Gallery label on back Snow Bound / William J. Kaula/ by Fenway
Studios / 30 Ipswich St. / Boston Ma.
o/p; 21 by 26 in.; framed under glass, 23.5 by 28.5 in.
From the home of a…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 7 :
FRANK HENRY SHAPLEIGH (American, 1842-1906)
Peggotty Beach, Scituate
sgn. l.r. F. H. Shapleigh, titled and signed on back of canvas
o/c, 14 by 24 in.; framed 21.5 by 31.5
Wax reline; repaired horizontal tear in sky.  
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,700

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Lot 8 :
WORTHINGTON WHIITRIDGE (American, 1820-1910)
On the Oak Creek
sgn. l.l. titled by hand on reverse
o/c, 20 by 14 in.; original ornate frame 28.75 by 22.5 in.
Minor craquelure; needs light cleaning; small spots of in-paint.  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 9 :
ROBERT SPEAR DUNNING (American/Massachusetts, 1829-1905)
At Westport Harbor (Westport, Massachusetts)
sgn. l.r. R.S. Dunning, also sgn. and titled on reverse, o/c, 11 by 16 in.; appears to be original gilt frame 19 by 24.5 in.
From the home of a major, long-time collector of Americana in the…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 10 :
GALEN JOSEPH PERRETT (American, 1875-1949)
Flat Point, Rockport
sgn. l.l. Galen J. Perrett, o/b, old paper label on reverse Rockport Art Association, with artist, title and original price of $50.00 handwritten in ink
8.25 by 13.75 in.; original frame, 15 by 20.25 in.  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 11 :
LOUIS OSCAR GRIFFITH (American/Indiana, 1875-1956)
Washday on the Aven/Pont Aven, Brittany
sgn. l.l. L.O. Griffith, also sgn. and titled on reverse
o/b, 17.5 by 23.5, framed 21.5 by 27.5 in.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 12 :
AMERICAN SCHOOL, early 19th c.
landscape with overview of the Mystic River with Boston in the distance seen from a pasture with man tending cows
unsigned, o/c (relined); 38.75 by 56 in; framed 43.5 by 60.35 in;
In the far distance is the North Church steeple…  MORE
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Lot 13 :
DAVID KARFUNKLE (New York, 1880-1959)
idyllic scene with classical figures in a landscape
sgn. l.r., D. Karfunkle; 42.5 by 74.5 in.; framed 47.5 by 79 in.  
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 14 :
AMERICAN MARINE, 19th c.
ship in rough seas, tossed between icebergs
sgn. illegible l.r.
o/c (wax reline), 36.75 by 48 in.; Motyka gilt frame 42.5 by 53.75 in.
From the home of a Newport, RI couple. Purchased from Marine Arts, Salem, MA in the 1980's.
Wax reline and…  MORE
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 15 :
GORDON HOPE GRANT (American, 1875-1962)
harbor scene
sgn. l.r. Gordon Grant, o/b; 13 by 8.5 in.; framed, 16.5 by 22.5 in.
Grant's work appears in the Met, New York City; Annapolis Naval Academy; Peabody Museum, Salem, MA; and the Library of Congress. Grant was president of the…  MORE
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 16 :
THOMAS CLARKSON OLIVER (Massachusetts, 1827-1893)
ships in the bay at dusk
sgn. and dated l.r. Clark Oliver 1891
o/c, 20 by 30 in. (relined); gold frame 27 by 37.25 in.
Scattered in-paint throughout - in particular filled craquelure in water.
  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 17 :
AMERICAN MARINE, 19th c.
boats in rough seas
unsigned, o/c (wax reline), 37.5 by 53.5 in.; gilt frame 42.75 by 59 in.
From the home of a Newport, RI couple. Purchased from Marine Arts, Salem, MA in the 1980's.
Attached note attributes to Charles Drew Cahoon.
Minor…  MORE
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 18 :
BASHKA PAEFF (American/Boston, 1889-1979) BRONZE
boy crouched on rock holding a seashell, mounted on bird bath,
bronze, sgn. Bashka Paeff Roman Bronze Works NY
76"h; 42"diam.
From a North Shore, Massachusetts home. Born in Minsk, Russia, Paeff's family emigrated to American when she was one year old. She…  MORE
Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

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Lot 19 :
ANNA COLEMAN LADD (Philadephia/Boston, 1878-1939)
Anteros Eros, bronze garden sculpture, sgn. A. C. Ladd, Roman Bronze Works NY
32"h; 80"w; 19"d
From a North Shore, Massachusetts home. Ladd's fountain sculpture Triton Babies is in the Boston Public Gardens. Ladd was founding member of the Guild of Boston…  MORE
Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

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Lot 20 :
EDWARD BERGE (American 1875-1924)
Frog Baby
sgn. Berge, also sgn. Roman Bronze Works
bronze, 42"h; 13.5" w
From a North Shore, Massachusetts home.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

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Lot 21 :
THOMAS BALL (Boston, 1819-1911) MARBLE SCULPTURE
bust of a young girl with head kerchief
sgn. and dated T.BALL 1875
15.5"h; 14"w at shoulders; on ebonized plinth (not original) 21"h total
Some minor surface pitting; a few small stains in hair.  
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 22 :
CHINA TRADE, 19th c.
clipper ship with American flag
o/c, 18 by 23.5 in.; original black and gilt frame 23 by 28 in.
Attached note: Picture painted in China/China Trde Burned by pirates./Silas Greenman/Cpt. William Whiting from Jonesport, Maine
Areas in sky and two sailes where paint…  MORE
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 23 :
CHINA TRADE, 19th c.
traders along the river
unsigned, o/c (wax reline), 20 by 25 in.; China Trade-style black frame 26 by 31 in.
From the home of a Newport, RI couple. Purchased from Marine Arts, Salem, MA in the 1980's.  
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Lot 24 :
(pair) CHINA TRADE, 19th c.
each a Chinese boat at sea
o/board, 4.5 by 6.75 in.; original gilt frames 6 by 8 in.  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 25 :
CHINA TRADE-STYLE HONG PAINTING
junks in port with international flags
o/c, 16.5 by 29.75 in.; modern ornate gold frame 26.5 by 39.5 in.  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 26 :
WAYNE THIBAUD (American, b. 1920)
Suckers State I (1968)
sgn. an numbered l.r. in pencil Thibaud state I, 41/150
lithograph on wove paper, 14 by 20 in. (sight); matted, framed under UV protected
plexiglass, 22.5 by 28 in.
From the collection of a Beacon Street, Boston couple.
Thibaud apprenticed…  MORE
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Lot 27 :
ANDRE MASSON (French, 1896-1987)
La Source, 1946
sgn. l.r. in pencil Andre Masson, numbered l.l. 10/30
published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
image size 14 by 18 in. (full margins); matted and framed under glass 23.5 by 27.5 in.
From the collection of a Beacon Street, Boston couple.…  MORE
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 28 :
(pair) ADOLPH GOTTLIEB (New York, 1903-1974)
New England harbor scenes
both sgn. l.r. Aldolph Gottlieb
watercolor and ink on paper, 4.5 by 7.5 in.; matted under glass, gold leaf finished frames, 14 by 16 in.
From the collection of a Beacon Street, Boston couple.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 29 :
LEONARD BASKIN (American, 1922-2000) ARTIST PROOF
L Baets 51 (self-portrait)
sgn. in pencil along bottom edge, ARTISTS PROOF / FOR BILL LOVE LISA..LEONARD / BASKIN, 32 by 24 in. (sight); matted, framed under glass 38 by 29 in.
From the home of a major, long-time collector of Americana…  MORE
Estimate: $300 - $500

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Lot 30 :
RENE MAGRITTE (Belgium, 1898-1967) LIMITED EDITION PRINT
La folie des grandeurs II (after a 1948 oil painting)
234 from the limited edition of 300
sgn. in facsimilie l.r. with embossed stamp Magritte Succession; dry stamp l.l. ..ADAGP....2004...; sgn. in pencil by Mr. Charley Herscovici as representative of the…  MORE
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 31 :
RUFINO TAMAYO (Mexico, 1899-1991)
Hombre, 1950
sgn. in pencil in margin l.l. Tamyo and l.r. P de A, colored lithograph on wove paper,
21.5 by 17.75 in. ;framed and matted under glass 28 by 23 in.
Printed by Atelier Desjobert, Paris
From the collection of a Beacon Street,…  MORE
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Lot 32 :
KEITH HARING (American, 1958-1990)
untitled, 1983
unsigned lithograph on paper from "Lucio Amelio Gallery Portfolio" artist's book, limited edition of 300, published by Galerie Lucio Amelio, Naples; with a certificate of authenticity from the
N. Isen Gallery, Philadelphia
19 by 13 in.; framed under glass, 27 by…  MORE
Estimate: $700 - $900

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Lot 33 :
GERALD LAING (British, 1936-1962) LITHOGRAPH
Triple (11 Pop Artists Vol. III), c. 1970
sgn. l.r. To Bob and Barbara/Gerald Laing
28 by 35.5 in. (sight); matted, framed under plexiglass 35.5 by 44.5 in.
Purchased from Maur Dubin, Artifax Gallery, NYC, gallery label on back
Laing was part of…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 34 :
SHEPARD FAIREY ( American, b. 1970)
Israel / Palestine (Gold), 2009
lithograph, sgn. and dated in pencil l.r; numbered l.l. 166/475
22.75 by 17 in.; framed and matted under glass, 29.25 by 22.75 in.
From the collection of a Beacon Street, Boston couple.
'Palestine Woman' was a collaboration between Obey/ICA…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 34A :
GABOR PETERDI (Hungary/New York, 1915-2001)
Lanikai Reef VII
sgn. l.r. Peterdi 69; also sgn., dated and title on on reverse Peterdi 1969 Lanikai Reef 50 x 40, o/c, 40 by 50 in., 1 in. thin frame
Kanegis Gallery Label, 123 Newbury St., Boston  
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Lot 34B :
GABOR PETERDI (Hungary/New York, 1915-2001)
Hawaiin XXXI
sgn. and dated l.l. Peterdi 68, mixed media on paper; 25 by 35.75 in.
Sold with original chrome frame, glass missing.  
Estimate: $500 - $800

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Lot 35 :
GEORGE J. MARINKO (Connecticut, 1908-1989)
New England Winter construction with steam shovel
sgn l.l. MARINKO, o/p, 19.25 by 29 in.; original frame, 26 by 37 in.
In the early 1930s, Marinko was known as one of the most pure surrealists of all the American artists.…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 35A :
GEORGE GROSZ (Germany, 1893-1959)
city harbor view
sgn. within the print Grosz; off-set color lithograph; print size 22 by 14 in.; matted, framed under glass, 27 by 21 in.
Good color.  
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 36 :
G.H. THATCHER ( American, 20th c.)
after the flood, folky overview of small New England city
sgn l.r. GH Thatcher, inscribed in pen on back, painted week of August 1st / Day of flood Aug. 19th 20th 1966 o/c, unframed, 18 by 53 in.
From the home…  MORE
Estimate: $500 - $700

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Lot 36A :
DAVID BURLIUK (Ukraine, 1882-1967)
man walking in woods, red barn in background
sgn. l.l., Burliuk, o/b, 10.5 by 13.5 in.; framed 12 by 15 in.
Acquired from the Contini Galeria de Arte, Caracas in the 1970's.  
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Lot 37 :
(2) FOLK ART PORTRAITS (American, 19th/ 20th c.)
African American Gentlemen
unsigned, mixed media, matted; the first on sepia background, man with black coat, the image is painted on the reverse side of 19th c. ledger page, 12.75 by 7 in.; the second is a bearded gentleman in a…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 38 :
(2) FOLK ART PORTRAITS (American, 19th/ 20th c.)
vertical portraits, woman and man
unsigned, mixed media, matted; the female in an orange dotted dress, image 13.5 by 6.25 in., paper 19 by 9 in.; the male is full-body, image 19 by 6.5 in., paper 21.25 by 9.5 in.
From the…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 39 :
(on 2) FOLK ART PORTRAITS (American, 19th/ 20th c.)
female portraits
mixed media, matted; the first a lady with patterned dress and curled hair, image 9 by 6 in., paper 12 by 9 in.; the second, a rural woman with gingham dress and pulled back hair, image 12.5 by 7…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 40 :
(2) FOLK ART PORTRAITS (American, 19th/ 20th c.)
each of a gentleman
unsigned, mixed media, matted; the first with checked jacket and wool hat, image 11.5 by 10 in., paper 14.5 by 12 in.; the second with checked jacket and green background, image 11.5 by 9.5 in., paper 14.5…  MORE
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 41 :
BILL WORRELL (Santa Fe, b.1936) BRONZE
Symbol III
sgn. Worrell 4/2/97, New Art, Texas 7/50
bronze, 22 by 19"  
Estimate: $400 - $600

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Lot 42 :
ODED HALAHMY (Iraqi/ American, b. 1938) SCULPTURE
Moon Tide
sgnd., dated and numbered Oded Halahmy / 1976 / 2/5
patinated bronze; 25.5 h ; 22"w; 8"d  
Estimate: $600 - $800

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Lot 43 :
SEYMOUR MEYER (American, 1914 - 2009) BRONZE
untitled abstract
sgn. on base of statue S.W. Meyer
22"h; 9" sq. veneered black wood base
Piece of veneer re-glued on base.  
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Lot 44 :
JANOS CSERMELY (Hungary, 1882-1913)
woman working in FIELD
SGN. and dated L.R. Csermely 1905, O/C, 36 BY 22 IN.; FRAMED 41.5 BY 27.5 IN.
Dry surface with scattered paint flakes/ loss; patch visible on back, paint loss to frame.  
Estimate: $200 - $300

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