Fall Select Auction: October 15 (2004)

European Paintings and Art

3. Halder, German, Portrait of young oriental woman, oil on canvas, 10½" x 7½", signed. (3,000-4,000)
123. Clive Richard Browne, England, b.1904, Willow Grove, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", signed. Original gilded frame has artist's label and Edinburgh exhibition label on back. (600-800)

Browne is a well-listed Lincolnshire painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy.

54. Albert Mohr, German, 20th century, Two girls picking flowers in pastel tones, oil on canvas, 20" x 24", signed. (800-1,000)

This German artist is known for portraits, gardens and river scenes.

55. Apatfalvi Janos Czene, Hungary, 20th century, Trompe L'oeil with books & manuscripts, oil on canvas, 24" x 36", signed Apatfalvi Czene. (500-1,000)

Czene has good auction records for his still life paintings.

240. Ernest Gauffriaud, France, 20th century, Autumn trees over wide pond, oil on canvas, 24" x 30", signed, presentation plaque from Cincinnati Club 1950. (400-600)
37. Benjamin D. Sigmund, England, d.1904, Girl in garden path, watercolor, 10" x 14", signed B.D. Sigmund. (400-600)

Sigmund was a painter of gardens, landscapes, animals and waterways. He has strong auction records, especially for his watercolors.

238. James De Fleury, England, 19th century, Brittany coastal scene, oil on panel, 8" x 15", signed & titled on back. (500-700)

This listed London landscape painter exhibited at the Royal Academy and painted plein air scenes in Brittany, Switzerland, Venice and Italy.

209. Fairy Garden, Art Nouveau style colored lithograph, marked Ideal Wall Friezes, Germany, 30" x 47", whimsical scene w/great color & design. (700-900)
5. Charles Bilcheler (?), Lowlands river landscape, oil on canvas, 18" x 20", unclear signature under heavy varnish. (300-500)
243. Giovanni Piranesi, Italy, 1720-1778, Fantasy scene with waterfalls, early etching, 19" x 28", reads Vedutad Della Cascata Di Tivoli, Eques Piranesius del Sculp, 1766. (500-700)

This Romanticist artist is famous for his scenes of temples, ruins, cities, as well as portraits and fantasy scenes. All three Piranesi etchings in this auction are early editions.

241. Giovanni Piranesi, Italy, 1720-1778, Veduta, 18th century etching, 17" x 26". (500-700)
242. Giovanni Piranesi, Italy, 1720-1778, Teatro di Marcello, early etching, 16" x 21". (500-700)
34. Riverside cottage w/distant town, oil on canvas, 12" x 18", initialed MHH. (200-400)
35. Impressionist Paris scene, oil on board, 19½" x 27½", unsigned. (150-250)
81. Arab sword seller, watercolor, 16" x 10", illegible signature. (150-250)
288. Old rural couple seated at table, oil on board, 8¾" x 15¾", unsigned (200-300)
347. Dutch scene w/cattle, watercolor, 22" x 30", illegible signature, some age discoloration. (200-300)
346. Cavalier and woman in kitchen, 19th century, oil on panel, 5¾" x 4", unsigned. (50-100)