ARTWORK

by Louis Bofferding

PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS

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Spanish Colonial (probably Cuzo School) 18th century.  Portrait of a woman, circa 1700.  Oil on canvas, later giltwood frame.  37 “ x 28 ¾” (framed).  Provenance: Mrs. Jean van Waveren, New York & Palm Beach.  $10,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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French (Limoges) 17th century, after print by Jacob de Gheyn (1565-1629).  Winter, from the four seasons, circa 1625.  Enamel and gold on copper, in later ebonized frame.  10 1/” x 9″ (framed).  $4,000

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Probably Italian 18th century.  Trompe l’oeil watercolor on paper, walnut frame.  11 3/4″ x 18″ framed 18 1/4″ x 23 1/4″.  $6,000

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French 18th/19th century, school of Piat-Josef Sauvage (Belgian/French 1744-1818).  Allegory of Summer, circa 1800.  Trompe l’oeil (grisaille) oil on canvas.  33” x 72”.  $15,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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American, 19th century.  Silhouette portraits of William and Charles Livingston, June 12th (?) 1838. Cut paper on black paper ground, original giltwood frame, antique glass.  20 ½” x 24 ½ framed.  Provenance: Frederick W. Hughes, New York; his sale Sotheby’s Oct.10, 2001; John Armbruster, Brussells; Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  $8,000

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French 19th century.  Drawing of a woman’s shoe, circa 1830.  13 1/2″ x 11″ (framed).  Provenance:  Pierre Le-Tan.  $1,250

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Eyre de Lanux (American/French 1894-1996).  Pair of Cubist still-lives, late 1920s.  Engraved composite, painted, in original oak frames.  14 3/4“ x 21 1/2“; 15 3/4“ x 22 1/2“ (framed).  Provenance:  Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Farrand Simpson, Paris and New York; by descent Mr. & Mrs. William Kelly Simpson, New York.  $30,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Jean Hugo (1894-1984), French.  Stage and costume design, signed and dated 1927.  Gouache on paper, matted, in its original oak tabletop frame.  10 3/4″ x 11 1/2″ (framed).  Provenance:  Kenneth Paul Block. $10,000

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Eugene Berman (Russian 1899-1972).  Radiograph of a Heart, 1945, signed, dated and titled.  Painted paper collage, metal shavings, in wood frame selected by the artist.  25“ x 21” (framed).  $9,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Juliette de Lavoye (Canadian 1903 – 1976 or later).  Self-portrait, circa 1950.  Painted ivory, bleached mahogany & rosewood frame, domed glass, metal chain  5“ x 6“ (framed).  $3,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Pierre Le-Tan (French 1950-2019).  Trompe l’oeil dummy board, 2010.  Paint on board.  15 3/4″ x 10 1/4″.  $7,500

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Justen Ladda (American, born Germany 1953).  AMG Mercedez-Benz engine, 2012.  Ink jet on metal-leafed wood, epoxy resin.  Diameter 11″.  $4,000

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Justen Ladda (American, born Germany 1953).  Blue Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 34 1/2″ W: 11 1/2″.

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Justen Ladda (American, born Germany 1953).  Blue & Red Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 42 1/2″  W: 10 1/2″.  $8,000

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SCULPTURES & BAS-RELIEFS

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French, 18th century.  Female nude, circa 1760.  Gilt & gessoed wood, on modern bronze stand.  H: 20” (on stand 20”) L:  27” D:  9″.  $20,000

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Japanese, 18th century (Edo period).  Fox with cub (kitsune).  Lacquered carved cypress.  H: 9 ½”.  Provenance:  Miss. Lucy Truman Aldrich (1869-1955); by descent Mrs. John D. [Abby Aldrich] Rockefeller; by descent William Kelly Simpson.  $6,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Italian (Genoese), 18th century.  Flowering urn, circa 1720. Gilded cut metal, gessoed and silvered wood. Height 24” $10,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Italian (Piedmontese) 18th century.  Decorative panel, circa 1790.  Painted and gilded wood.  20 1/2″ x 41″.  $8,000

Jean-Bertrand Andrieu (French 1761 – 1822).  Medallion of Napoleon and Marie-Louise, circa 1810.  Metal.  Dia: 5 ½”.  $2,000

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Jean-Bertrand Andrieu (French 1761 – 1822).  Medallion of Napoleon and Marie-Louise, circa 1810.  Metal.  Dia: 5 1/2″.  $2,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Baron Carlo Marochetti (Italian English 1805-1867).  Bust of Prince Albert, circa 1850.  Bronze.  H: 14 ½”.  $8,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

French 19th century.  Casting of a boy’s hand, marked “Andre/January 1 1873.”  W: 5 3/8″ D: 3″.  Provenance: Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  $ 1,500

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Louis Danjard (French, active 1860 to 1882). Milliner’s head. Painted papier mache, leather, wood, etc.  Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. A. Stewart Walker, Southampton.  Bibliography:  New-York Historical Society, Making It Modern: The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman, page 143.  $12,500 [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Retained by John Bradstreet, Minneapolis, probably made in Japan.  Lotus sculpture.  Bronze.  H: 9” Dia: 14”.  Provenance: Governor John S. Pillsbury, Minneapolis.  $5,000

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Paul Scheurich (1883-1945) for KPM, Berlin.  Pair of sculptures from the nine-piece table setting “Geburt der Schonheit, 1941:  Niade on Hippocamp, H: 20” W: 18” D: 8”; Niade with triton, H: 16” W: 14” D: 7 ½”.  $10,000

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Giovanni Nicolini (Italian 1872-1856).  Bust of a woman, circa 1920.  Marble.  H: 10 ½” W: 7 ½” D: 9 ½”.  $10,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Brazilian, 19th century.  Set of 31 amulets consisting of 29 fruits, 1 double gourd, and 1 gourd dipper.  Silver, content 70 to 80%.  Double gourd 8″, fruits approximately 5“ each, dipper 16″  $8,500  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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American, 20th century.  Small sculpture of a pelican, 1910’s.  Gilt carved mahogany.  H: 7 ½” W: 3 ½” D: 3 ½”.  $2,000

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Swedish 20th century. Abstract sculpture, circa 1925.  Painted wood.  H: 29 ½”.  Provenance: Daniel Katz, London; Folke Wickman, Stockholm.  $6,000

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Van Day Truex (American 1904-1979).  Small sculpture of a pineapple.  Sterling silver & gilded silver.  H: 9 ½”.  Provenance: Mario Buatta  $9,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Alessandro Albrizzi (Italian 1934-1994).  “Nest of Snakes” sculpture, circa 1970.  H: 6” W: 14 ½”  $3,750  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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John Torreano (American, born 1941).  Jewel, 1980s.  Painted wood, inset plastic jewels.  Dia: 18″ H: 12″  $6,000

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John Torreano (American born 1941).  Cube, 2010.  Painted wood, inset plastic jewels.  9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″  $5,000

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PRINTS

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Giambattista Piranesi (Italian 1720 – 1778).  Trophy of Octavio Augustus from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  35 1/2″ x 25 3/4″ framed.  $4,500

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Giambattista Piranesi (Italian 1720 – 1778).  Curule chair from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  25 1/2″ x 31″ framed.  $4,500

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Giambattista Piranesi (Italian 1720 – 1778).  Silenus figures supporting bowl from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  31″ x 38 1/2″ framed.  $4,500

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Giambattista Piranesi (Italian 1720 – 1778).  Column bases from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  28 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ framed.  $2,500

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Toyohara Chikanobu (Japanese 1838 – 1912).  Portrait of Emperor Meiji, his consort and son, 1887.  Color woodblock triptych, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/2″ x 33 1/2″ framed.  $8,000

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Toyohara Chikanobu (Japanese 1838 – 1912).  Female courtiers, 1890s.  Color woodblock diptich, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  Image 14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/4″ x 24″ framed.  $5,000

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Pierre Bonnard (French 1867-1947).  Bookplate for Misia Sert, circa 1920.  Etching on laid paper.  4 3/8″ x 2 6/8″ (in giltwood frame 12″ x 9 1/4″).  $4,000  [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Eric Fischl (American, born 1948).  Puppet Tears, 1985.  Color etching aquatint.  12″ x 15″ sheet, 18 x 15 framed.  $3,000

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