Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Western & Native American Art

203. Victor Casnelli, Cincinnati, 1867-1961, Indian riders in Rockies, watercolor, 19.5" x 12", signed. 1,500-2,000

An accomplished painter of Native Americans, Casnelli is also known for his landscapes and Mediterranean scenes. William Howard Taft commissioned Casenelli to paint murals in his home.

47. Matthew Andrew Daly, Cincinnati, 1860-1937, Three Indian riders, 1936, oil on canvas mounted on board, 18" x 22", signed & dated. 600-800

Matt Daly was one of Rookwood Pottery's most respected artists. After 21 years at Rookwood, he was head of the art department at U.S. Playing Card for 30 years. Throughout his careers, he was also a prolific painter of portraits, landscapes and tavern scenes. Daly was a student of Frank Duveneck, and his work hangs in the Cincinnati Art Museum.

46. John Stanford, Fur trapper riding in winter, c.1930s, oil on canvas, 20" x 24", signed. 400-600
51. Richard Frederick Erdmann, Cincinnati, 1894-1965, Portrait of a Pueblo Indian, 1929, oil on board, 10" x 8", signed. 400-600

Erdmann studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the National Academy of Design. While in Cincinnati, he worked at the Stowbridge Lithographic Company. From 1924-1931, he lived in New Mexico, photographing and painting Pueblo Indians.

45. Western landscape with Indian riders, oil on canvas, 18" x 24", signed Ed Woerner. 300-500
49. Woman under tree wearing Western dress, oil on canvas, 26" x 16", signed L.E. Wilhelm. 300-500
50. Woman with resting cowboy, oil on canvas, 26" x 16", signed L.E. Wilhelm. 300-500
48. Alexander J. Van Leshout, Louisville KY, 1868-1930, Portrait of a Native American, etching, 8" x 6", pencil signed. 200-300

An etcher and teacher from Louisville KY, Van Leshout was a pupil of Beckwith, Vanderpoel and Freer. He is listed in Davenport's, Fieldings and Who Was Who.

7. Nicely framed Joseph Sharp print of Indians inside tent, 16" x 22". 100-200