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The September 9, 2011 Paintings auction in Boston will include a diverse group of artwork by contemporary artists as well as old masters. Enjoy a view of Montmartre by Maurice Utrillo, an abstract composition by Zao Wou-Ki, a New York view by Theodore Robinson, or an Alexander Calder stabile. Paintings auctions at Skinner consistently achieve world record prices, including the $5.5 million sale of a previously undiscovered FH Lane painting entitled Manchester Harbor. For more information on buying or consigning paintings or sculpture at Skinner, call 508-970-3206, or email


SKINNERSale 2560B September 9, 2011 Boston

American & European Works of Art Fine Paintings & Sculpture


American & European Works of Art Fine Paintings & Sculpturespecialists in charge

Robin S. R. Starr Department Director 508.970.3259

Kathy Wong 508.970.3297

Elizabeth C. Haff 508.970.3258

American & European Paintings & Prints Department - 508.970.3206 General Inquiries:

auction 2560B Friday, September 9, 2011 at 4 p.m. Lots 301-660, preceded by Fine Prints & Photography at 12 noon 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts previewWednesday, September 7, 2011 Thursday, September 8, 2011 Friday, September 9, 2011 12 to 5 p.m. 12 to 8 p.m. 9 to 10:30 a.m.

absentee biddingTel: 617.874.4318 Fax: 617.350.5429 Online:

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617.350.5400cover : 518 ( detail ) ; frontispiece : 617 ; inside back cover : 341 ; back cover : 523

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Auction & Specialist Information Web Site & Online Bidding Event Announcements Lots 301-660 Glossary of Terms Artist Index Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors & Specialty Departments Administrative Staff & Client Services Map & Driving Directions Catalogue Subscription Form

Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 250 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved MA/Lic. #2304

SKINNER presents aFine Art Gallery WalkPresented by Robin Starr, Director of Skinners Paintings & Prints Department

Thursday, September 8, 20115:30 p.m. Reception/6:00 p.m. Gallery Walk

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA R.S.V.P. 617.350.5400 Reservations are Limited

Gallery Walk held in conjunction with a preview of Skinners September 9th auctions of Fine Paintings & Prints


Upcoming AuctionFine Paintings & SculptureFebruary 3th, 2012 Boston, MA

Peter Lanyon (British, 1918-1964), Deep Blue Coast, sold for $201,450, sale #2547B.

Consignment Deadline: November 4th, 2011For more information please contact our American & European Paintings department at 508.970.3206 or email



301. Dutch School, 19th Century View of Venice with Piazza San Marco Unsigned, identified on an exhibition label from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 31 x 49 1/2 in. (78.7 x 125.7 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, craquelure. Provenance: Mrs. J.N. ODonohue [Margaret ODonohue], Arlington, Massachusetts; gift to the present owner. Exhibitions: Scenic Painters and Draughtsmen of 18th Century Venice, January 17 to March 3, 1958, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $10,000-15,000

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302. Manner of Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808) Landscape with Classical Ruins Unsigned, inscribed Fragonard on the reverse of the mat. Cont crayon on laid paper, image diameter 10 5/8 in. (26.9 cm), framed. Condition: Foxing, soiling, handling creases, subtle rippling. $1,000-1,500

303. School of Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669) Classical Interior with Figures Inscribed Pietro da Cortona l.r. Graphite, ink, and whiting on laid paper, sheet size 11 7/8 x 16 7/16 in. (30.1 x 41.7 cm), framed. Condition: Sheet laid down on secondary sheet of laid paper, rippling, center crease, repaired tear. $500-700



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304. Attributed to Domenico Zampieri, called Il Domenichino (Italian, 1581-1641) Landscape with Foreground River and Hilltop Castle Unsigned, with collectors stamps l.l. and c.r. (see below), identified on a printed label affixed to the backing paper, inscribed out of the collection of P. Lely & J. Richardson Sen. in an old hand on the reverse of the mount. Pen and ink on paper, sheet size 10 1/2 x 8 in. (26.5 x 20.2 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, sheet laid down on paperboard mount. Provenance: Collectors marks from Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2029) and Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (Lugt 2183) recto. $300-350


305. School of Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642) Paris Receiving the Golden Apple from Mercury Unsigned, inscribed with an accounting list (possibly a paintings inventory) on the reverse. Ink and wash on laid paper, sheet size 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (26.8 x 20.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Small tears, creasing, staining, rippling, foxing, with paper residue to the reverse. $300-500


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306. Adolph van der Venne (Austrian, 1828-1911) The Horses on the Danube Signed and dated A. van der Venne 867 l.l., titled on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 21 x 28 3/4 in. (53.3 x 73.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, craquelure. Provenance: Purchased from Benjamin J. Selkirk & Sons, Saint Louis, Missouri. $2,500-5,500

307. Louis Apol (Dutch, 1850-1936) Snowy Landscape with Horse-drawn Hay Wagon Signed Louis Apol... and possibly dated 11 after the signature l.r., with an incised inscription l.l., perhaps ...Mont., and pencil inscription on the reverse. Oil on panel, 7 x 9 9/16 in. (17.8 x 24.4 cm), framed. Condition: Craquelure, mild surface grime. $600-1,000



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308. Charles Hancock (British, 1795-1868) Blue Bonnet & Lye Signed and dated CHancock Pt. 1842 l.r., identified on a presentation plaque and labels affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 20 x 27 1/4 in. (50.8 x 69.2 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, restored tear. $4,000-6,000

309. Attributed to Samuel Joseph Clark (British, 1834-c. 1912) At the Blacksmith Signed and dated S J Clark 71 l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in. (50.7 x 76.2 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, signature and date partially reinforced. $1,200-1,800


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310. British School, 18th/19th Century Souls at Charons Ferry Unsigned. Ink drawing on laid paper (watermark), sheet size 12 5/8 x 17 1/4 in. (32.0 x 43.8 cm), framed. Condition: Tears, rippling, foxing, creasing. $1,000-1,500

311. Dutch School, 17th Century Gentleman in a Landscape Unsigned. Ink on laid paper, sheet size 5 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (14.3 x 11.7 cm), framed. Condition: Sheet trimmed, foxing, handling creases, paper abraded at old mounting points in the corners on the reverse. $200-300



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312. Calle Leone (Italian, 19th Century) Veduta della Piazza di San Marco Signed and dated Calle Leone 1873 l.r. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, craquelure, minor retouch. $3,000-5,000

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313. British School, 18th/19th Century Girl in Blue and White in a Rose Garden Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (75.5 x 62.7 cm), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, scattered abrasions, craquelure, surface grime. $1,000-1,500

314. Max Hnger, Jr. (German, 1898-1961) Scene with Roosters, Ducks, Chickens, and Peacock Signed or inscribed M. Hnger l.l. Oil on panel, 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (15.9 x 21.0 cm), framed. Condition: Minor abrasions along frame liner, varnish inconsistencies. $1,000-1,500




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315. Circle of Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) Three-quarter Length Portrait of a Young Girl, in a Blue Dress and Yellow Sash, Playing the Triangle in a Landscape Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 23 1/2 in. (74.4 x 59.8 cm.), framed. Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, minor abrasions. Provenance: Old Master & British Pictures, Christies South Kensington, April 23, 2009, Lot 110. $1,500-2,500

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316. Richard Lionel de Lisser (American, 1849-1907) Afternoon Tea Signed and dated R Lionel De Lisser/87 l.r. Oil on canvas, 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm), fra