'Angel Choir' Panel from 'The Door,' 1963-1969

'Angel Choir' Panel from 'The Door,' 1963-1969

David Aronson (American, 1923-2015)
Bronze relief
Signed "Aronson" in the bronze l.r., numbered "1/12" on the reverse l.l. Bronze relief, 27 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (68.5 x 81.3 cm). Condition: Good. 'Angel Choir' was created as one of seven panels for David Aronson's monumental relief 'The Door.' 'The Door' measured 94 x 50 1/2 inches, and was cast in an edition of eight. Each of the seven panels was also cast separately in editions of twelve. Lot 395, Estimate: $8,000-12,000

'Belgian Horse Farm'

'Belgian Horse Farm'

John Ford Clymer (American, 1907-1989)
Oil on canvas
Signed "John Clymer" l.r., numbered "P8971" and with a label from The Curtis Publishing Company, 'Saturday Evening Post,' affixed to the frame backing. Oil on canvas, 38 x 30 in. (96.5 x 76.0 cm), framed. Condition: Small dimple to u.l. corner, subtle canvas rippling, surface grime. Provenance: Collection of Robert Fuoss, former editor at 'The Saturday Evening Post', then by descent within the family. Literature: Cover illustration, 'The Saturday Evening Post,' October 8, 1949. Lot 330, Estimate: $40,000-60,000

'Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park, California'

'Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park, California'

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)
Gelatin silver print
1937, printed c. 1973-77. Signed "Ansel Adams" in pencil on the mount l.r., identified on a hand stamp and titled and dated "1944" in ink within the stamp on the mount verso. Gelatin silver print, 15 3/4 x 19 1/4 in. (40.0 x 48.9 cm), framed. Condition: Good. Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection. Lot 98, Estimate: $30,000-50,000.

'Cowboy's Meditation'

'Cowboy's Meditation'

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)
Painted bronze
Signed, dated, and numbered "Harry Jackson/64/2" and with the artist's thumbprint on the top of the bronze base. Painted bronze, height 22 1/2 in. (57.0 cm), on a black wood plinth. Condition: Areas of wear to the painted surface including small spots on the right stirrup, the crown and brim of the hat, and the rider's left sleeve, dust and dirt overall. Provenance: The collection of Joseph Thomas Alvarez III, California. Lot 284, Estimate: $18,000-22,000

'Marblehead in Spring'

'Marblehead in Spring'

Richard Hayley Lever (American, 1876-1958)
Oil on canvas
Signed "Hayley Lever N.A." l.r., identified on a presentation plaque, identified, titled, and dated to 1932 on a label from Clayton-Liberatore Art Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, affixed to the frame, inscribed by a later hand with title on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 16 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (41.3 x 52.1 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, stretcher replaced, minor craquelure, retouch. Lot 301, Estimate: $7,000-9,000

'Nighttime Farm Landscape'

'Nighttime Farm Landscape'

John Falter (American, 1910-1982)
Oil on canvas
Signed "JOHN FALTER" l.l., numbered "P1083" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 27 x 24 in. (68.5 x 60.5 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, drying cracks, minor frame abrasions, subtle canvas rippling, varnish discoloration, surface grime. Provenance: Collection of Robert Fuoss, former editor of 'The Saturday Evening Post;' then by descent within the family. Literature: Cover image, 'The Saturday Evening Post,' January 12, 1946. Lot 309, Estimate: $10,000-15,000

'Petite vitesse'

'Petite vitesse'

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
Gouache and ink on paper
Signed and dated "Calder 69" l.r., numbered and titled "10309/Petite Vitesse" in pencil on the reverse u.r., inscribed "5000.B/GIC6086" in pencil on the reverse at l.r. corner. Gouache and ink on paper, 29 1/4 x 43 in. (74.4 x 109.3 cm), framed. Condition: Accretion in the form of a stray drop of paint (white over blue) at u.r. corner, subtle dog-ear creases to the lower corners, minor scattered handling creases more noticeable at the c.l. edge, stray fox mark or similar to l.l. corner, minor soiling to edges of the sheet. Provenance: Galerie Maeght, Paris; to Kim C. Anderson & Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota (1973); to Tate Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida (1973); to the current private Georgia collection. Lot 428, Estimate: $50,000-70,000

'R.F.D.'

'R.F.D.'

Martin Lewis (American, 1881-1962)
Drypoint and sand ground on paper
1933, edition of 145 plus proofs (McCarron, 106). Signed "Martin Lewis-" in pencil l.r., signed within the plate, identified on a label from Kennedy & Co., New York, affixed to the backing. Drypoint and sand ground on paper, plate size 9 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (25.0 x 29.6 cm), framed. Condition: Margins 1 3/8 inches or more, very subtly light-stained within mat opening. Lot 40, Estimate: $800-1,200

'Swampland'

'Swampland'

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)
Lithograph on paper
from the series 'Swamp Water,' 1941, published by Associated American Artists, New York, edition of 100 (Fath, 49; AAA/Czestochowski, 1941.006). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r., identified on a label from AAA affixed to the backing. Lithograph on paper, image size 18 x 12 7/8 in. (45.7 x 32.4 cm), framed. Condition: Gentle rippling, not examined out of frame. Lot 32, Estimate: $1,800-2,200

'The Three Graces'

'The Three Graces'

Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988)
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated "Luigi Lucioni 1949" l.l., identified on a label from Associated American Artists, New York, affixed to the back of the frame. Oil on canvas, 17 x 14 in. (43.3 x 35.7 cm), in a period frame. Condition: Very minor craquelure to l.r. quadrant. Provenance: Associated American Artists, New York; private New York collection; acquired from the above by the parents of the current private collectors. Literature: Stuart P. Embury, M.D., 'The Art and Life of Luigi Lucioni, A Contribution Towards a Catalogue Raisonné' (Privately Printed, 2006), as 'The Three Graces (No. 2),' cat. no. 49.27, p. 173. Exhibitions: Associated American Artists, New York, 'Twenty-five Years of Painting,' 1951, no. 41; Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vermont, 'Luigi Lucioni: A Manchester Realist of the Twentieth Century,' (dates unspecified). Lot 298, Estimate: $20,000-30,000

A Basket of Apples

A Basket of Apples

Levi Wells Prentice (American, 1851-1935)
Oil on canvas
Signed "L.W. Prentice" l.l. and also on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.7 x 60.8 cm), framed. Condition: Scattered minor accretions and paint losses, areas of bloom (primarily within deep brown pigments), minor surface grime. Lot 254, Estimate: $20,000-30,000

Blue Ribbon Winners at Lawson Kennels: Ivel Dublin Girl, Thackeray Soda, Fashion, Glen Monarch, Rodney Monarch, Duke of St. Martin, Rodney Duplicate, Kruger, and Isla Queen

Blue Ribbon Winners at Lawson Kennels: Ivel Dublin Girl, Thackeray Soda, Fashion, Glen Monarch, Rodney Monarch, Duke of St. Martin, Rodney Duplicate, Kruger, and Isla Queen

Alexander Pope (American, 1849-1924), Charles Prendergast (American, 1863-1948), Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, 1858-1924)
Oil on canvas
Painting signed and dated "ALEXANDER POPE 02" l.r., frame signed/inscribed and dated "Charles F. Prendergast/Maurice B. Prendergast/1903" on the top horizontal rail on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 70 in. (70.0 x 178 cm), in a signed Prendergast brothers frame; frame is polychrome and gold leaf on carved, incised, and gessoed panel. Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, scattered abrasions, craquelure, minor canvas deformation, surface grime. Lot 263, Estimate: $15,000-25,000

Boats in Gloucester Harbor

Boats in Gloucester Harbor

Mary Blood Mellen (American, 1817-1882)
Oil on canvas
Unsigned. Oil on canvas (stretched with Boston tabs), 10 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (26.0 x 40.0 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, scattered retouch, varnish inconsistencies. Lot 241, Estimate: $15,000-25,000)

Cliffs of Cornwall

Cliffs of Cornwall

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated "Wm. T. Richards.1887." l.r. Oil on canvas, 35 x 25 in. (89.0 x 63.5 cm), in a period frame. Condition: Stable craquelure. Provenance: Private Massachusetts collection. Lot 233, Estimate: $25,000-35,000

Hunter Collecting his Quarry

Hunter Collecting his Quarry

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated "F.W. Benson/'37" l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in. (51.0 x 76.5 cm), framed. Condition: Minor varnish inconsistencies, thinly brushed retouch to sky, stretcher replaced. Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection. Lot 270, Estimate: $80,000-120,000

Night in Gardenville

Night in Gardenville

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)
Ink and watercolor on heavy pressed paperboard
Monogrammed and dated "…/1937" l.l. Ink and watercolor on heavy pressed paperboard, 15 1/4 x 20 in. (38.7 x 50.8 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, minor soiling, and scattered fox marks all evident in margins of board (the composition measures 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.), board affixed to window mat with adhesive along upper edge. Provenance: Gift from the artist to his neighbor in West Seneca, New York; by descent to the current private collection, Massachusetts. Lot 295, Estimate: $15,000-20,000

Sketch of the 'Lago di Nemi'

Sketch of the 'Lago di Nemi'

Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880)
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated "S. R. Gifford/18[57?]" l.r. Oil on canvas, 13 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (34.5 x 52.2 cm), framed (in a liner, under glass). Condition: Surface grime, varnish discoloration and varnish inconsistencies in the sky, very minor craquelure in the sun, a tiny spot of craquelure with lifting in the left edge of the tree at center, a cluster of small paint losses to the right of the tree in the center. Provenance: Arthur Dennis Veasey (d. 1927), Haverhill, Massachusetts, mill owner, Groveland, Massachusetts; by family descent to the current private collection. Lot 230, Estimate: $200,000-300,000

Sunset, Giverny

Sunset, Giverny

Theodore Earl Butler (American, 1861-1936)
Oil on canvas
Signed "T.E. Butler" l.r. Oil on canvas, 29 x 19 1/4 in. (73.7 x 48.5 cm), framed. Condition: Gentle canvas rippling, minor surface grime. Lot 328, Estimate: $15,000-25,000
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Untitled

Untitled

Arshile Gorky (Armenian/American, 1904-1948)
Ink on paper
Signed "Gorky" u.l., dated "1933" on a label from Retina Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, affixed to the frame backing. Ink on paper, 9 5/16 x 12 3/8 in. (23.6 x 31.4 cm), framed. Condition: Hinged to window mat near upper corners on the reverse, toning, right edge trimmed unevenly, pinholes to upper corners, dog-ear creases l.r., scattered handling creases, tape remnants near upper corners on the reverse. Provenance: Retina Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; private collection, Boston; by descent to the current private collection, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. Lot 400, Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Untitled

Untitled

Charles Green Shaw (American, 1892-1974)
Oil on canvasboard
Signed and dated "Charles G. Shaw/1940" on the reverse, with labels from Washburn, New York, and Christie's (see below) affixed to the back of the frame. Oil on canvasboard, 16 x 11 7/8 in. (40.6 x 30.2 cm), framed. Condition: Small area of retouch u.r., wear and small pigment losses to edges and corners, scattered minor abrasions. Provenance: Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York; a private American collection; Christie's New York, Fine American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Sale 2142, March 5, 2009, Lot 37; a private collection, Massachusetts. Lot 421, Estimate: $8,000-12,000