2007 Fall Select Auction

American Paintings and Art, Page One of Two
See Also: Cincinnati Art

318. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, Alice the goat holding long pink drape, standing on turf with blossoms atop four polychrome columns, oil on board, 28.5" x 14", signed, scratch to right side. Sells with a new copy of The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner - Portrait of an Appalachian Artist by Charles House, Univ Tennessee Press, factory sealed. 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.

319. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, High heel shoe and lemon, oil on board, 10" x 14", signed. 5,000-7,000
320. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, Kentucky, 1924-1981, Portrait of Robert Kennedy, oil on board, 12" x 10", signed. 5,000-7,000
306. Frank Russell Green, New York, A.N.A., 1856-1940, Early fall landscape with distant hills, oil on canvas, 12" x 16", signed. 1,500-2,500

Member of the National Academy of Design, New York Watercolor Society, Salmagundi Club, and American Watercolor Society. Studied at the Academie Julien. Widely exhibited, including the Paris Salon, 1893 Columbian Exhibition, 1904 World's Fair. Green painted in the Hudson Valley and in Europe.

308. Fred De Forrest Schook, Chicago, 1872-1942, Early autumn landscape with distant farm, oil on canvas, 26" x 32", signed. 1,000-2,000

Fred De Forrest (Forest) Schook studied in France and at the Art Institute of Chicago, where Schook later taught for 30 years. He was known for figure painting, landscapes, and garden scenes. He spent time painting in Brown County, Indiana, and exhibited at the Hoosier Salon.

111. John Elwood Bundy, Indiana, 1853-1933, Man and woman loading hay wagon, oil on board, 8.5" x 11", signed. 1,000-2,000

A member of the Richmond School of Indiana painters. Worked in New York as a portraitist before returning to Indiana to paint landscapes, mostly in Wayne County. Bundy was head of the Art Department at Earlham College for eight years. He published a book of etchings called Fond Recollections.

382. Original Currier & Ives hand colored print: Death of President Lincoln, At Washington D.C. April 15th 1865, The Nation's Matyr, Entered according to act of Congress 1865 by Currier & Ives in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern Dist of NY, Pub'd by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St NY. Scene is partially colored, sheet size 13" x 17-5/8", impression 10" x 13.25", graphic image 8.25" x 12.75", excellent condition, matted and framed under glass. 1,000-2,000
110. Pair of 19th century American oil on canvas portraits, Mennonite husband and wife, 30" x 25", matching gilt frames. 1,000-2,000
387. Adolph Gottlieb, New York, 1903-1974, Black Field, 1972, screenprint, 24" x 17", pencil signed and numbered 61/150. 800-1,200

A student of the Art Students League in New York and Academie de la Grand Chaumiere in Paris, Gottlieb was a founding member of The Ten, a group devoted to abstract art.

388. Adolph Gottlieb, New York, 1903-1974, Crimson Ground, 1972, screenprint, 24" x 19", pencil signed and numbered 107/150. 800-1,200
380. Francis Vandeveer Kughler, New York, 1901-1970, Landscape with rolling hills, oil on canvas, 25" x 30", signed. 800-1,200

Kughler studied at Cooper Union, the Mechanics' Institute and the National Academy of Design School of Art, and he was the winner of a Tiffany scholarship, which provided him a summer of landscape painting at the Louis Comfort Tiffany estate at Oyster Bay. He was the president of the Salmagundi Club in the 1940s.

389. Italo Scanga, California, 1932-2001, Napoli, 1989, lithograph, 42" x 30", pencil signed and numbered 7/40. 800-1,200

A New-Dadaist multi media artist, Scanga was born in Italy but settled into California. He was a sculptor and lithographer, with works in several museums around the world.

383. John Stobart, USA/England, b.1929, The Statue of Liberty in a Panorama of New York Harbor in 1886, Maritime Heritage Print, 18" x 32" image, pencil signed and numbered. 800-1,200
372. Louis Meynell, Massachusetts, born 1868, two comic oil on canvas library interior scenes with gentleman in Colonial coats and wigs, each 35" x 20" in matching frames: one man reading while two men doze with raven in foreground, signed; man standing with book by a fire that is licking at his coattails, unsigned. 800-1,200

Meynell was a student of the Boston Museum School, and a painter of genre, landscapes, city views, and was known as a specialist in figure work.

376. William John Krullaars, Chicago, 1878-1945, snowscape with farmhouse and barn, oil on canvas, 20" x 22", signed. 800-1,200

Born in Holland, Krullaars studied at the Rotterdam Academy of Art. He lived and worked in Chicago and Santa Cruz, California.

381. Henrik Hillbom, Sweden/Connecticut, 1863-1928, Forest interior with creek, oil on canvas-board, 16" x 20", signed. 700-900

Hillbom (or Hillblom) was born in Sweden, studied in Paris at the Academie Julian, and worked in Old Lyme CT.

161. Autumn Indiana forest interior, oil on canvas, 27" x 18", illegible signature lower right. 600-800
379. Earlynne Foster, Barge on the Florida Intercoastal Waterway, oil on canvas, 32" x 42", signed. 600-1,000
149. Harriette Bowdoin, New York, 1880-1947, Bright landscape with trees and water, gouache, 15" x 20", signed. 600-800
384. Milton Caniff, New York, 1907-1988, Portrait of Steve Canyon smoking a pipe, pastel, 40" x 30", signed. 600-800

Milton Caniff was a famous American cartoon artist and writer, most notable for Terry and the Pirates, and Steve Canyon. He was the recipient of many awards and honors, and the National Cartoonist Society created the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in Caniff's honor. Steve Canyon was published from 1947 to 1988.

385. Milton Caniff, New York, 1907-1988, Portrait of Cheetah the showgirl, pastel, 40" x 30", initialed. 600-800
108. Elsa Martin Anshutz, Florida, 20th century, The Foreign Boats Come to Gloucester, watercolor, 21" x 28", signed, label on back from 1954 North Shore Arts Exhibition in Gloucester. 400-600