Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

The American West

142. William Meuttman, Cincinnati, 1869-1948, Indian brave beside horse, oil on board, 12" x 8", signed. 1,500-2,000

Meuttman was a Cincinnati painter, highly collectible for his paintings of Native Americans and western landscapes.

143. Edmund Brucker, IN, 1912-1999, Father Jacques Marquette amongst the Indians, oil on canvas, 69" x 32", signed, Pere Marquette Edmund Brucker Cleveland School of Art painted on reverse. Marquette University is named after Father Marquette. 1,000-1,500

Cleveland born Edmund Brucker was a well-listed realist style portraitist, also known for landscapes in the Great Lakes area. He studied at the Cleveland School of Art, and he taught at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis from 1938 until the early 1980s. His works are included in many university collections.

106. Pair of bronzed metal bookends, Indian rider with full headdress on stepped base, raised marks include "CED" and "C" in circle, 7.5"h x 5.5" x 3", two scratches to hind of one horse. 350-550
107. Pair of bronze bookends, Indian brave busts, 8.5"h x 5.5"w x 1.75"d, cast signature, excellent condition. 400-600
266. Laura Gilpin, USA, 1891-1980, Navaho Weaver, 1952, photograph, 13.25" x 10.5", mounted to matting with artist's New Mexico studio stamp. Hand written notes on matt include title, signature, date, and reference to the artist's book, The Enduring Navaho. Excellent condition. 1,000-2,000

Gilpin was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. She captured images of the southwest, including Native Americans, landscapes, and plant life. Her career spanned over sixty years, working well into her eighties.

267. Laura Gilpin, USA, 1891-1980, A Young Navaho Mother, 1950, photograph, 13" x 10.5", mounted to matting with artist's New Mexico studio stamp. Hand written notes on matt include title, signature, date, and reference to the artist's book, The Enduring Navaho. Excellent condition. 1,000-2,000

Gilpin was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. She captured images of the southwest, including Native Americans, landscapes, and plant life. Her career spanned over sixty years, working well into her eighties.

268. Laura Gilpin, USA, 1891-1980, Navaho Silversmith, 1934, photograph, 14" x 11", mounted to matting with artist's New Mexico studio stamp. Hand written notes on matt include title, signature, date, and reference to the artist's book, The Enduring Navaho. Two small surface losses and line to face. 1,000-2,000

Gilpin was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. She captured images of the southwest, including Native Americans, landscapes, and plant life. Her career spanned over sixty years, working well into her eighties.

269. Laura Gilpin, USA, 1891-1980, Navaho Shepherd, 1951, photograph, 10.5" x 13.5", mounted to matting with artist's New Mexico studio stamp. Hand written notes on matt include title, signature, date. Excellent condition. 1,000-2,000

Gilpin was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. She captured images of the southwest, including Native Americans, landscapes, and plant life. Her career spanned over sixty years, working well into her eighties.

144. Still life of Mandan Indian implements and accoutrements, in the style of Karl Bodmer, vegetable pigments on hand made paper, 14" x 20", signed Hanumann, excellent detail and execution, slight creasing. 500-700
145. Portrait of Mandan Indian brave, in the style of Karl Bodmer, vegetable pigments on hand made paper, 22" x 13", signed Hanumann, excellent detail and execution. 500-700
146. Indian brave in ceremonial dance, in the style of Karl Bodmer, vegetable pigments on hand made paper, 22" x 17", signed H. Mann, excellent detail and execution. 700-1,000
147. Trompe l'oeil of open faced book with illustration of a raptor on each page, watercolor, 14" x 23". 600-800
148. Portrait of Mehkskehme-Sukhas, Blackfeet Chief, in the style of Karl Bodmer, vegetable pigments on hand made paper, 22" x 14", signed Hanumann, excellent detail and execution. 700-1,000
149. Interior scene of Indian rug maker, Taos style, oil on board, 19" x 21", signed CWB, in the style of E.I. Couse. 800-1,000

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