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Auction 3203B

January 25, 2019 10:00AM

01-25-2019 01-25-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Marsh Gunner

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Marsh Gunner

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Marsh Gunner, 1918, from the published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 149). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., numbered "93" in pencil l.r., More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Soaring Fish Hawk

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Soaring Fish Hawk

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Soaring Fish Hawk, 1923, published state of 150 (Paff, 225). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      The Long Journey

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Long Journey

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$461$375

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Long Journey, 1926, trial proof B-4 (Paff, 254). Signed "FrankWBenson-" in pencil l.l., inscribed "B-4" in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper, plate More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      The Passing Flock

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Passing Flock

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$431$350

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Passing Flock, 1927, published edition of 150 (Paff, 277). Signed "FrankW.Benson-" in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with partial "ENGLAND" More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Yellowlegs in Sunlight

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Yellowlegs in Sunlight

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$523$425

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Yellowlegs in Sunlight, 1928, trial proof C-8 (Paff, 285). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., initialed and dated within the plate, inscribed "C-8" More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Casting for Salmon

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Casting for Salmon

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$984$800

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Casting for Salmon, 1929, published state of 150 (Paff, 288). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper, plate size 7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Woodcock

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Woodcock

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$800$650

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Woodcock, 1930, from the published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 292). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., label from The Guild of Boston Artists, More ...

Edward Borein (American, 1872-1945)      The Church at Acoma

Edward Borein (American, 1872-1945) The Church at Acoma

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$738$600

Edward Borein (American, 1872-1945) The Church at Acoma (Galvin, 227). Signed "Edward Borein" in pencil l.r. Etching on paper, plate size 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (19.8 x 30.0 cm), framed. More ...

Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971)      Wake Up, America!

Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971) Wake Up, America!

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$861$700

Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971) Wake Up, America!, alternatively titled It's Later Than You Think, 1945, edition of 100, printed by George Miller (Burne Jones, 136). Signed "Rockwell Kent" More ...

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japanese/American, 1893-1953)      Deserted Brickyard

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japanese/American, 1893-1953) Deserted Brickyard

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$369$300

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japanese/American, 1893-1953) Deserted Brickyard, 1939, edition of 30 (Davis, L76). Signed "Yasuo Kuniyoshi" in pencil l.r., inscribed "Beach Scene" in pencil l.l. Lithograph More ...

Bernard Joseph Steffen (American, 1907-1980)      Race Against Rain

Bernard Joseph Steffen (American, 1907-1980) Race Against Rain

Lot:
41
Sold for:
$861$700

Bernard Joseph Steffen (American, 1907-1980) Race Against Rain, c. 1940. Signed "Bernard Steffen" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Color screenprint on paper, image size 8 7/8 x 13 in. More ...

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011)      Repose

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011) Repose

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$308$250

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011) Repose, 1975, edition of 150. Signed "George Tooker" in pencil l.r., numbered "50/150" in pencil l.l. Embossing on heavy cream paper, image size 7 1/8 x 10 More ...

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011)      Embrace II

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011) Embrace II

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$677$550

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011) Embrace II, 1984, edition of 175. Signed "George Tooker" in pencil l.r., numbered "13/175" in pencil l.l. Lithograph on BFK Rives paper with watermark, image More ...

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)      Thames Police

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Thames Police

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Thames Police, 1859, final state of five (Glasgow, 53; Kennedy, 44). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching on laid paper, plate size 6 x More ...

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)      Ponte del Piovan

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Ponte del Piovan

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Ponte del Piovan, 1879-80, fifth state of seven (Glasgow, 220; Kennedy, 209). Signed with butterfly monogram in pencil l.c. and within the More ...

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)      Untitled

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$431$350

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled. Signed "Appel" in pencil within the image l.r., numbered "38/175" in pencil within the image l.l. Color lithograph on cream wove paper, image size 21 3/4 More ...

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941)      From Rhapsody  /A Portfolio of Three Works

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941) From Rhapsody /A Portfolio of Three Works

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941) From Rhapsody/A Portfolio of Three Works, 1987, edition of 100, published by Parasol Press, Ltd., New York. Each numbered "63/100..." in pencil on the More ...

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)      Paroles Peintes

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Paroles Peintes

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Paroles Peintes, 1962, from a proof edition of 25 (Vallier, 183). Signed "G Braque" in pencil l.r., initialed within the plate, numbered "XXI/XXV" in pencil More ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)      Flying Colors  /A Suite of Six Prints

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Flying Colors /A Suite of Six Prints

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Flying Colors/A Suite of Six Prints, 1974, published in 1975 for Braniff International. Each initialed and dated within the matrix and with Flying Colors More ...

After Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)      South America with Flying Colors...Braniff International

After Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) South America with Flying Colors...Braniff International

Lot:
51
Unsold
 

After Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) South America with Flying Colors...Braniff International, 1976. Identified within the matrix. Color offset lithographic poster, sight size 31 1/2 x More ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)      Flying Colors of the United States  /The Bicentennial Plane

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Flying Colors of the United States /The Bicentennial Plane

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$369$300

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Flying Colors of the United States/The Bicentennial Plane, 1976. Signed and dated within the matrix, identified in information (see below) affixed to the More ...

Leonetto Cappiello (French, 1875-1942)      Nitrolian Sec Aussitôt Peint

Leonetto Cappiello (French, 1875-1942) Nitrolian Sec Aussitôt Peint

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Leonetto Cappiello (French, 1875-1942) Nitrolian Sec Aussitôt Peint, 1929. Signed, dated, and identified within the matrix. Color lithographic poster on paper, sheet size 63 x 47 in. (160.0 x More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Pétrouchka retire les bottes

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Pétrouchka retire les bottes

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$615$500

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Pétrouchka retire les bottes, from Les Âmes mortes, 1948, total edition of 368 (Cramer Books, 17). Signed within the plate. Etching on paper, plate More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Salvation for Jerusalem

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Salvation for Jerusalem

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Salvation for Jerusalem, plate 98 from the series The Bible, from the edition of 100, published by Tériade, Paris, 1958 (Cramer Books, 30). Initialed More ...

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz, from Dessins pour la Bible, 1960, from the signed edition of 50, published by Revue Verve, Paris, printed by Mourlot More ...

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Lot:
57
Unsold
 

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, 1949, published as the exhibition poster Ville de Nice/Chagall..., by Fernand Mourlot, Paris, in 1952, edition of 750 More ...

Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997)      The Man and the Big Blond

Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997) The Man and the Big Blond

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997) The Man and the Big Blond, 1982, from the edition of 150 plus 15 artist's proofs, published by The Rainbow Art Foundation, New York. Signed within More ...

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935)      Hammers  /A Diptych

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935) Hammers /A Diptych

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$677$550

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935) Hammers/A Diptych, 1970, edition of 53 plus proofs, published by Petersburg Press, New York (Williams College, 13). Numbered and signed "11/53 Jim" in white pencil More ...

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935)      Toothbrush

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935) Toothbrush

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$984$800

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935) Toothbrush, 1973, edition of 35 plus proofs, published by Petersburg Press, New York (Williams College, 106). Signed, numbered, and dated "Jim Dine 33/35 1973" in More ...

Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976)      Comète Wall Hanging

Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976) Comète Wall Hanging

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976) Comète Wall Hanging, 1950, probably made by La Lucie, Inc., New York. Signed "ERNST" in the weave on the reverse. Woven short pile wool, 64 3/4 x 83 1/2 in. More ...