ARTWORK

by Louis Bofferding

PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS

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Portrait of an Aristocratic Woman, Spanish Colonial (probably Cuzo School) circa 1700.  Oil on canvas, later giltwood frame.  37 “ x 28 ¾” (framed).  Provenance: Mrs. Jean van Waveren, New York & Palm Beach.  $10,000

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Limoges plaque of Winter (based on print by Jaques de Gheyn of the four seasons), French, circa 1650.  Enamel and gold on metal, in later ebonized frame.  10 1/” x 9″ (framed).  $4,000

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

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Allegory of Summer, school of Piat-Josef Sauvage (1744-1818), Belgian/French, circa 1800.  Trompe l’oeil (grisaille) oil on canvas.  H: 33” L: 72”.  $15,000

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American, 19th century cut paper silhouettes of William & Charles Livingston, on black paper ground, signed and dated June 12th (?) 1838, under antique glass, in original frame.  H: 20 ½” W: 24 ½.  Provenance: Frederick W. Hughes, New York; his sale Sotheby’s Oct.10, 2001; John Armbruster, Belgium; Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  $8,000

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Drawing of a woman’s slipper, French circa 1830.  ” x ” (framed).  Provenance:  Pierre Le-Tan.  $

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Eyre de Lanux (1894-1996), French/American.  Pair of Cubist still-lives, circa 1925.  Painted and engraved composite (“fresco”), oak frames.  14 3/4“ x 21 1/2“; framed (period) 15 3/4“ x 22 1/2“.  Provenance:  Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Farrand Simpson, Paris and New York; by descent Mr. & Mrs. William Kelly Simpson, New York.  $30,000

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Jean Hugo (1894-1984) watercolor, signed and dated 1927.  Gouache on paper, matted and in its original oak tabletop frame.  10 3/4″ x 11 1/2″ (framed)  $10,000

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Eugene Berman (1899-1972), Russian, circa 1945.  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

Juliette de Lavoye (1903 – 1976 or later), Canadian 20th century.  Self-portrait, circa 1950.  Painted ivory, bleached mahogany & rosewood frame, domed glass, metal chain  5“ x 6“ (framed).  $3,000

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

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Justen Ladda 2012 painting of an AMG Mercedez-Benz engine, executed by ink jet on metal-leafed wood, with epoxy resin.  Diameter 11″.  $4,000

 

Justen Ladda, Blue Oval Mirror, American 2010.  Pigment on wood, clear lacquer.  H: 34 1/2″ W: 11 1/2″.  Sold

Justen Ladda, 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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Sculpture of a female nude, French 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 her niece, Mrs. William Kelly Simpson.  $6,000

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Italian flowering urn (possibly Genoese), circa 1720. Gilded cut metal, gessoed and silvered wood. Height 24” $10,000

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

Jean-Bertrand Andrieu (1761 – 1822), French circa 1800.  Medallion of Napoleon and Marie-Louise, circa 1810.  Metal.  Dia: 5 ½”.  $2,000

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

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Baron Carlo Marochetti (1805-1867), Italian/English 19th century.  Bust of Prince Albert, circa 1850.  Bronze.  H: 14 ½”.  $8,000

Casting of a boy’s hand (Andre), French, dated January 1 1873.  W: 5 3/8″ D: 3″.  Provenance: Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  $ 1,500

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French 19th-century milliner’s head by Louis Danjard, active 1860 to 1882. Painted papier mache, leather, wood, etc.  Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. A. Stewart Walker, Southampton.  Bibliography:  M. Hofer & R. J. M. Olson, Making It Modern: The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman, page 143.  $12,500 [See FEATURED INVENTORY]

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Japanese, circa 1900.  Sculpture of a lotus, retailed by John Bradstreet ().  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 (1872-1856), Italian 20th century.  Bust of a woman, circa 1920.  Marble.  H: 10 ½” W: 7 ½” D: 9 ½”.  $10,000

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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

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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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Van Day Truex (1904-1979), American 20th century).  Small sculpture of a pineapple.  Sterling silver & gilded silver.  H: 9 ½”.  Provenance: Mario Buatta  $9,000

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French 18th-century sculpture of a female nude, circa 1760, on a modern bronze base.  Gilt, gesso, wood.  Height 18″ (with stand), lenght 27″, depth 9″  $20,000

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John Torreano “jewel,” American 1980s.  Painted wood, inset plastic jewels.  Dia: 18″ H: 12″. $6,000

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John Torreano “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 (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  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 (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  Curule chair from Vasi, candelabri series.  Etching on paper.  25 1/2″ x 31″ framed.  $4,500

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Giambattista Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  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 (1720 – 1778), Italian 18th century.  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 (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  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 (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  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 (1867-1947), French 19th/20th century.  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

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