February Fine Art, Asian, & Antiques Auction

Auction: February 8 & 9, 2018: 10am

Preview: February 7, 2018: 9am-5pm and February 8 & 9, 2018: 8am-10am

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1025
$0.00

PAUL HOWARD MANSHIP (American, 1885-1966) “SAGITTARIUS” “FROM A MODEL OF THE CELESTIAL SPHERE”

Bronze Signed “Manship” and having the bronze foundry mark of “A. Valsuani” on the side behind his right shoulder
SIZE: 18-1/2″ x 19-1/2″ PROVENANCE: A letter of presentation from Paul Manship to Will & Paul dated July 3, 1956 describes the bronze as being “from a model of the celestial sphere I made some years ago and repre-sent constellations for the sky – Sagittarius = the zodiacal sign = Nov 22 to Dec 21-22 with the Corona Australis = the little band of stars is the outline of the Milky Way”; Descended directly within the artist’s family CONDITION: Structurally fine having some light rubs & scratches, patina as shown in photograph. Verso are three tapped screw holes which were probably used by the family to mount it on the wall 52741-1 (500,000-700,000) – Lot 1025

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1026
$6,655.00

PAUL HOWARD MANSHIP (American, 1885-1966) PERSONAL SKETCHBOOK CONTAINING TEN PENCIL DRAWINGS

Graphite on paper
Cover inscribed “Nancy Manship’s Scrapbook”, first page signed upper right “P H Manship”
Ten sketches including 4 head studies of men, a study of feet, a sketch of a sculpture of a female torso, a skeleton and 3 male full-length studies
Reference: In the book “Drawings by Paul Manship” published by the Minnesota Museum of Art 1987 they state on page 9 “Especially rare are juvenilia works. An exception is an appealing set of drawings still in the possession of the Manship family depicting solitary figures executed during the sculptor’s youth.” Accompanying this lot is a scan of page 9 and the cover. SIZE: 11″ x 9″ CONDITION: Front cover has black tape and is detached, composition book has several empty pages, several pages removed from center of book, first page has 1/4″ tear upper left 52741-2 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1026

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1027
$3,025.00

PAUL STRISIK (American, 1918-1998) “EAST GLOUCESTER”

Oil on canvasboard
Housed in a fine carved and gilt frame branded Goodnow
Signed lower left “Strisik”
Identified “Paul Strisik Gallery Rockport MA” label verso SIZE: 16 x 20″. Overall: 23″ x 26-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good 52899-9 (3,000-4,000) – Lot 1027

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1028
$1,512.50

PAUL STRISIK (American, 1918-1998) GLOUCESTER HARBOR

Oil on Masonite
Housed in a contemporary giltwood frame
Signed lower right “Strisik”, titled on cardboard affixed to verso with artist reproduction rights stamp SIZE: 16″ x 20″. Overall: 23-1/2″ x 27-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good with minor restoration lower left and lower right 52907-1 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1028

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1029
$0.00

ALDRO THOMPSON HIBBARD (American, 1886-1972) MOTIF #1

Oil on board
Housed in a modern giltwood frame
Signed lower right “A.T. Hibbard”, bears artists supply label on verso from Hatfield’s Color Shop SIZE: 9″ x 12″. Overall: 15-1/2″ x 18″ CONDITION: Very good 52798-2 (7,000-9,000) – Lot 1029

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1030
$0.00

MICHAEL GRAVES (American, 1952-) GLOUCESTER SCENE WITH BANNER HILL IN BACKGROUND

Oil on canvas
Housed in a contemporary gold frame
Signed lower right “Mike Graves” SIZE: 15-1/2″ x 20″. Overall: 22-1/2″ x 25-1/4″ CONDITION: Very good 52899-6 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1030

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1031
$544.50

DONALD STUART ROSS (American, 20th Century) GLOUCESTER DOCKS

Oil on canvas
Housed in gold tone wood frame
Signed and dated lower right “Donald Stuart Ross 42″ SIZE: 24″ x 32”. Overall: 28″ x 35″ CONDITION: Very good 52829-93 (800-1,200) – Lot 1031

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1032
$0.00

THOMAS JOHN MITCHELL (American, 1875-1940) “GLOUCESTER FISHING BOATS”

Oil on board
Housed in a vintage giltwood frame
Signed lower right “Thos. J. Mitchell”, titled on The Traxel Art Co, Cincinnati label affixed to verso SIZE: 12″ x 16″. Overall: 17-1/2 x 21-1/2″ CONDITION: Surface grime and spotty varnish 52829-50 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1032

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1033
$0.00

OTIS PIERCE COOK (American, Born Circa 1900-1980), “ITALIAN WHARF, GLOUCESTER”

Oil on canvas
Housed in what appears to be its original molded gilt wood frame
Signed lower right “Otis Cook” SIZE: 25″ x 30″. Overall 29-1/2″ x 34-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good 52989-1 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1033

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1034
$2,359.50

CARL W. PETERS (American, 1897-1980) LANES COVE SEAWALL, CAPE ANN

Oil on canvas
Housed in a contemporary giltwood frame
Signed with a Carl W. Peters estate stamp on verso by “Gay Peters Hammond”, inscribed on verso “L. Cove Sewall” SIZE: 25″ x 30″. Overall: 31″ x 36″ CONDITION: Very good, minor vertical crease center sky, light craquelure 52964-3 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1034

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1035
$1,694.00

CARL W. PETERS (American, 1897-1980) FIGURES ON A BEACH

Oil on canvas board
Housed in contemporary giltwood frame
Signed lower right “Carl W Peters”, numbered on verso “121-D” SIZE: 11-1/2″ x 16″. Overall: 20-1/2″ x 24-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good, verso has discoloration 52736-10 (900-1,200) – Lot 1035

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1036
$4,537.50

PARKER S. PERKINS (American, 1862 – 1942), “GLOUCESTER DORYMATES”

Oil on academy board
Housed in a painted wood frame
Signed twice lower right “Parker S. Perkins” (the second signature probably moved higher for cropping in illustrated work) SIZE: 18″ h x 24″ w. Overall 25-1/2″ h x 31-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 52989-3 (2,000-4,000) – Lot 1036

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1037
$2,178.00

ESTHER M. GROOME (American, 1857-1929) BEACH GOERS ON GOOD HARBOR BEACH, GLOUCESTER, MA

Watercolor
Housed in a gilt decorative frame with mat and glass
Signed lower left “E. M. Groome” SIZE: Sight 9-1/2″ h x 14″ w. Overall 17-1/2″ h x 21-1/4″ w. CONDITION: Good. 53002-2 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 1037

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1038
$0.00

ALEXANDER MINEWSKI (American, 1917 – 1979), “COD SKULL”

Casein on board
Unframed
Signed lower right “Minewski”, title and signed on verso SIZE: 30″ h x 42″ w. Overall 30-1/4″ h x 42-1/4″ w CONDITION: Very good 52987-11 (1,500-2,000) – Lot 1038

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1039
$4,235.00

EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978) “BOATS AT DOCK, GLOUCESTER HARBOR, 1950”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a vintage paint decorated frame with linen liner
Signed lower right “Emile A. Gruppe”, dated, titled and inscribed on stretcher “1950 ‘Boats at Dock’ Gloucester Harbor” SIZE: 25″ x 30″. Overall: 31″ x 36″ CONDITION: Very good 52781-1 (5,000-8,000) – Lot 1039

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1040
$5,747.50

EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978) “DRYING THE SEINE”

Oil on canvas
Housed in modern carved giltwood frame
Signed lower right “Emile A. Gruppe”, titled in artist’s hand on verso SIZE: 20″ x 24″. Overall: 29-1/4″ x 33-1/4″ CONDITION: Very good with spotty varnish and minor paint splatter lower left 52798-1 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1040

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1041
$10,587.50

EMILE ALBERT GRUPPE (American, 1896-1978) SWORDFISH SCHOONERS AT DOCK

Oil on canvas
Housed in a contemporary giltwood frame
Signed lower right “Emile A. Gruppe” SIZE: 30-1/2″ x 25-1/4″. Overall: 39-1/4″ x 34-1/4″ CONDITION: Very good restored condition, canvas is lined, scattered re-touch along edges 52796-9 (7,000-9,000) – Lot 1041

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1042
$18,150.00

ANTHONY THIEME (American, 1888-1954) “FISHING BOAT AT TWILIGHT”, ROCKPORT

Oil on canvas
Housed in a fine giltwood replacement frame from Guido’s of Boston
Signed lower right “A. Thieme”, titled on verso SIZE: 25″ x 30″. Overall: 35″ x 40″ CONDITION: Very good, lined, scattered re-touch, photograph of original title inscription affixed to backing board 52964-2 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 1042

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1043
$0.00

ANTHONY THIEME (American, 1888-1954) “BRIGHT LIGHT”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a Newcomb-Macklin giltwood frame
Signed lower right “AThieme”, bear artist stamp and titled on verso with No. “1463” in circle SIZE: 25″ x 30″. Overall: 29″ x 34-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good, minor craquelure in sky upper right, some minor inpainting to edges of rocks and waves. 52399-4 (10,000-15,000) – Lot 1043

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1044
$0.00

ANTHONY THIEME (American, 1888-1954) MOORED

Oil on board
Housed in a vintage giltwood frame
Signed lower left “A Thieme”, stamped on verso “Anthony Thieme Boston Mass.”, and numbered “74.1182” SIZE: 12″ x 16″. Overall: 19″ x 23″ CONDITION: Good, board is lightly warped upper left and lower right 52903-5 (10,000-15,000) – Lot 1044

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1045
$9,075.00

HAYLEY LEVER (American, 1875-1958) “THE HARBOR, GLOUCESTER, MASS”

Oil on canvas
Housed in giltwood frame with linen liner
Signed lower left “Hayley Lever”, titled on stretcher “The Harbor, Gloucester, Mass. 1925″, bears Clayton-Libertore Art Gallery label on verso SIZE: 16″ x 20”. Overall 21-1/2″ x 25″ CONDITION: Good, minor surface grime and small loss lower right corner, scattered re-touch 52900-5 (8,000-12,000) – Lot 1045

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1046
$0.00

HALEY LEVER (American, 1875-1958) “GLOUCESTER 1935”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a modern carved gilt wood frame
Signed lower left “Hayley Lever”
Identified on gallery label verso SIZE: 6-7/16″ x 9-5/8″. Overall: 16″ x 19-1/4″ CONDITION: Very good 52903-3 (6,000-9,000) – Lot 1046

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1047
$60,500.00

HAYLEY LEVER (American, 1875-1958) “FISHING BOATS – SUNRISE”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a carved giltwood frame with linen liner
Signed lower left “Hayley Lever”, titled on Clayton-Liberatore Art Gallery label affixed to verso frame “Fishing Boats-Sunrise”, Cornwall, England 1904 SIZE: 20″ x 24″. Overall: 28-1/2″ x 32-1/2″ CONDITION: Very good 52900-2 (50,000-100,000) – Lot 1047

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1048
$15,125.00

HAYLEY LEVER (American, 1875-1958) “FISHING BOATS, ST IVES, CORNWALL”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a giltwood frame with linen liner
Signed lower left “Hayley Lever”, title inscribed on stretcher “Fishing Boats-St Ives-Cornwall.Eng. 1908″ SIZE: 16″ x 20”. Overall: 21″ x 25 CONDITION: Very good 52900-3 (12,000-18,000) – Lot 1048

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1049
$7,260.00

HAYLEY LEVER (American, 1875-1958) “BASKET OF FRUIT”

Oil on canvas
Housed in a giltwood frame with linen liner
Signed lower right “Hayley Lever”, titled on Clayton-Liberatore Art Gallery label affixed to stretcher SIZE: 30″ x 36″. Overall: 38-1/2″ x 44-1/2″ CONDITION: Good, lined, minor surface grime 52900-1 (8,000-12,000) – Lot 1049

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