Fall Select Auction: November 3 (2006)

Lot 222-250

222. John Joseph Enneking, Boston, 1841-1916, A Woodland Home, oil on board, 10" x 14", signed. Carved lettering on back of frame reads: 1923 / Carrie & Rohane Shop, Inc / R.C. & N.M. Vose / Boston / #3310. 4,000-5,000

An important American Impressionist who worked with Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Corot and Millet. His influence on Boston painters encouraged many to travel to France to study French Impressionism. Enneking was born in Minster, OH, and spent some time in Cincinnati.

223. Rudolph Tschudi, Cincinnati, 1855-1923, Cliff road over valley river, oil on board, 9" x 12", signed. 500-700

Well-listed Cincinnati artist known for landscapes, portraits, historical scenes and still life.

224. John Rettig, Cincinnati, 1855-1932, Three Dutch girls on the shore, 1924, oil on canvas-board, 12.25" x 15.75", signed. 800-1,000

Started his career as a frescoe painter, later designed elaborate outdoor theatrical productions. Studied at the Cincinnati School of Design with Frank Duveneck and Edward Potthast. Traveled extensively, made Volendam Holland his second home. Older brother of artist Martin Rettig.

225. John Rettig, Cincinnati, 1855-1932, Little girl on beach, 1920, oil on board, 12" x 16", signed. 300-500

Started his career as a frescoe painter, later designed elaborate outdoor theatrical productions. Studied at the Cincinnati School of Design with Frank Duveneck and Edward Potthast. Traveled extensively, made Volendam Holland his second home. Older brother of artist Martin Rettig.

226. Bessie Hoover Wessel, Cincinnati, 1889-1973, Still life with copper pot, oil on board, 24" x 29", signed, old Closson's label. 4,000-5,000

Studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy under L.H. Meakin, Frank Duveneck, and her future husband Herman Wessel. She and her husband were leading figures in the Cincinnati art community, and the acknowledged experts on Duveneck's works. She is best know for her portraits and still life paintings.

228. Robert Atkinson Fox, USA, 1860-1927, In the Golden West, harvest scene with wheat sheaves, oil on canvas, 30" x 24", signed. 3,000-3,500

Robert Atkinson Fox was a painter and commerical illustrator. Born in Canada, he studied in Canada and Europe before emigrating to America.

229. John Ellsworth Weis, Cincinnati, 1892-1962, Houses in dense woods, oil on board, 11" x 16", unsigned. Provenance: Formerly of the estate of Sallie Weis Rollins, wife of the artist. 500-700

Born in Indiana, Weis spent his childhood in Higginsport, OH. He studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy, and was on the faculty there for thiry-eight years. After serving in World War I, he traveled through Europe. He painted in Cincinnati, Taos, Rockport, and Booth Bay.

230. Emma Mendenhall, Cincinnati, 1873-1964, "Market Square Guanajanto, Mexico," Town square with fountain and market, watercolor, 15" x 18", signed. 400-600

Pupil of Frank Duveneck, Jules Lefebvre in Paris at the Julian Academy, and William Merritt Chase in Shinnecock Hills, Long Island. She exhibited at the Paris Salon, the Panama Pacific Exhibition in San Francisco, the Art Institute of Chicago, and in watercolor exhibits in Boston, New York, and Baltimore.

231. School of Velasquez portrait of cavalier, 18th century, oil on canvas, 37" x 30", unsigned. 2,500-3,500
232. Massive c.1900 English oak console table, side columns with carved hound heads to tops, splayed paw feet, deeply carved vine and leaf edging, quatrefoil carvings throughout with open carved quatrefoil sides, front shows overlapping acanthus leaves, pierced skirt, paneled back, excellent condition with minor dents and scratches, coated finish, 40"h x 55"w x 24"d. 2,500-3,500
233. Monumental French figural clock, cold metal with bronze patina, two draped maidens with garlands to hair, cherub with water vessel, ornate base with overlapping leaves and pods, mounted bell flower drapes through open rings, acanthus accents, white and cobalt porcelain numerals to face, missing back plate, 28"h x 32"w x 12"d. 3,500-4,500
234. c.1800 English walnut Chippendale highboy, nine crotch-front drawers with tapered edging, acanthus knees, claw and ball feet, great early finish, rose head nails, old replaced brasses, split to one side, minor divisions to other side, 62."h x 39"w x 22"d. 2,000-3,000
235. Walnut Victorian pier mirror, beautifully carved crown with teardrop hanging finials, burled panels to top and sides, reeded accents to sides with center cartouches. Refinished, replaced mirror, one additional brace to back, minor splits. 102"h x 53"w. 1,000-1,500
236. Bronze bank door-front, classic design with intertwining vines and leaf medallions at corners, interior border of circular leaf medallions in geometric pattern, central cartouche of wreath with Fleur di Leis and shell accents, great brown-green patina, one column loose at base, one side rail detached, 74.25"h x 24.25"w. 1,500-2,000
237. Matched pair of leaded glass entry doors, central cartouches in shield form with swirled accents, surrounded by vertical Arts and Crafts style panels, clear bevelled glass 63"h x 24.5"w, oak frames in white paint 80"h x 34"h, excellent condition. 800-1,200
238. Chinese four-panel screen, c.1900, ebonized with applied decorations to center panels of vases and animals in semi-precious stones including lapis, malachite, tiger's eye, moonstone, jadeite, rose quartz, and two large cinnebar vases. Trim and top and bottom panels have deeply carved linear decorations. Reverse has incised and gilt landscapes and still life decorations. Brass feet. 90"h, each panel 21"w. Some surface scratches and chips, some of the connecting hardware is new. 1,500-2,500
239. Pair of oak entry doors, etched floral glass panels, attractive diagonal bracing, decorative ribbed cross pieces, beautifully grained. Later hardware includes ornate knob and cover, deadbolt, and brass hinges. Some wear. 83.5"h x 45.5" w. 500-800
240. Intricately carved and inlaid folk art curio cabinet, built c.1891 by Charles Grube in Basil (Baltimore) OH. Cherry and mixed woods with maple inlay, extensive open work to galleries, crown and corbels. Upper shelf with four draped women holding torches, panels with carved snowflakes. Center section has six inlaid full figures. Bottom section has three drawers, front and side panels with inlaid snowflakes. 68.5"h x 38"w x 13"d, original finish, shows its age, terrific condition. Provenance: hand written letter from former owner, dated 1967. 2,500-3,500
241. Walnut Victorian lady's Davenport desk, two door top with fully fitted interior with cubbies and two drawers, burled and leather-top lift lid desk covers interior with cubbies. Pierce carved gallery with floral inlaid crown, dramatic burling to door fronts. Base with four drawers to right side, single door to left side. Nicely turned legs and two hanging finials. Back is panelled and finished. 55"h x 28"w x 26"d. 1,500-2,000

242. Early 20th century Old Town canoe, cedar and canvas construction, beautifully restored in 1938, interior length 14.5', width 32", with two solid mahogany hand carved paddles. 1,000-2,000
243. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Landscape with pond and farmer in boat, oil on canvas, 28" x 38", signed. 10,000-12,000

Lindsay studied in Dusseldorf in the 1860s. He instructed students in his Cincinnati studio and was one of the founding members of the Cincinnati Art Club. He exhibited at the Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, from 1870-83, Pogue's in 1875, and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1896.

245. John Rettig, Cincinnati, 1855-1932, Interior with samovar on server, oil on chamfered panel, 9" x 6", signed. 500-700

Started his career as a frescoe painter, later designed elaborate outdoor theatrical productions. Studied at the Cincinnati School of Design with Frank Duveneck and Edward Potthast. Traveled extensively, made Volendam Holland his second home. Older brother of artist Martin Rettig.

246. John Rettig, Cincinnati, 1855-1932, Seascape in Vollendam with boats, 1906, oil on panel, 12" x 16", signed. 800-1,200

Started his career as a frescoe painter, later designed elaborate outdoor theatrical productions. Studied at the Cincinnati School of Design with Frank Duveneck and Edward Potthast. Traveled extensively, made Volendam Holland his second home. Older brother of artist Martin Rettig.

247. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, KY, 1924-1981, Whimsical scene with Alice the goat on stairs, oil on board, 17" x 25", signed. 6,000-8,000

A painter and poet from Kentucky, Faulkner's works are highly sought after by collectors around the country. He exhibited regularly in New York, Ohio and Florida.

248. Paul Chidlaw, Cincinnati, 1900-1989, The Farm Has a Song, 1978, oil on canvas, 24" x 30", signed. A large and outstanding work by Chidlaw. 6,000-10,000

A Cincinnati native who studied and later taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. In 1927, he studied at the L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He spent the next few years traveling and painting in Europe, following in the steps of the Impressionists. Chidlaw has had several exhibitions and is a well sought after artist.

249. Paul Chidlaw, Cincinnati, 1900-1989, The Fishing Village, oil on board, 8" x 9.5", signed. 1,000-1,500

A Cincinnati native who studied and later taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. In 1927, he studied at the L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He spent the next few years traveling and painting in Europe, following in the steps of the Impressionists. Chidlaw has had several exhibitions and is a well sought after artist.

250. Paul Chidlaw, Cincinnati, 1900-1989, Mendocino Coast, oil on board, 16" x 16", signed, an example of Chidlaw's early pre-abstract work. 1,200-1,600

A Cincinnati native who studied and later taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. In 1927, he studied at the L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He spent the next few years traveling and painting in Europe, following in the steps of the Impressionists. Chidlaw has had several exhibitions and is a well sought after artist.

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