TEFAF New York 2017

October 28 – November 1, 2017

AMERICAN or EUROPEAN SCHOOL (Second quarter 19th century)
Portrait of a Gentleman, with a Cotton Plantation in the Background, about 1840–55
Oil on canvas, 17 x 14 1/8 in.

LOUIS-MAURICE BOUTET DE MONVEL (1851–1913)
La Dame Blanche (Lady in White), about 1903
Oil on canvas, 47 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.
Signed (at lower right): M. B. de Monvel

 

JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY (1738–1815)
Portrait of Anne Boutineau Robinson, 1769
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.
Signed with monogram and dated (in lower right spandrel): JC 1769

 

WILLIAM MICHAEL HARNETT (1848–1892)
The Smoker’s Companions, 1878
Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 in.  
Signed and dated (at lower left): WMHARNETT / 1878 [initials in monogram]

 

CHILDE HASSAM (1859–1935)
Woman at the Door, about 1889
Watercolor on paper, 14 3/4 x 10 in.
Signed: (at lower right): Childe Hassam

 

GASTON LACHAISE (1882–1935)
Mask: Portrait of Marie Pierce, 1925
Nickel-plated bronze, 6 3/4 in. high (excluding original black Belgian marble base)
Signed, dated, and inscribed (with incised mark, on the back): G. Lachaise / © / 1925

 

Square Table in the Aesthetic Taste, about 1880
A. & H. Lejambre, Philadelphia
Rosewood, with fruitwood, inlays of silver (?) and mixed metals, brass over wood baguette moldings, and brass straps and sabots
27 1/4 in. high, 20 1/8 in. square

WILLIAM JOSEPH MCCLOSKEY (1859–1941)
Valencia Oranges, 1889
Oil on canvas, 11 x 24 in.
Signed and dated (at lower right): W. J. McCloskey / 1889 

 

JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854–1907)
Mugs, Bottle, and Pipe, 1890
Oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.
Signed and dated (at lower right): J.F. Peto 4.90

 

MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST (1859–1924)
Holiday, Headlands, about 1900–05
Watercolor on paper, 15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.
Signed and inscribed (at lower right): Prendergast; (on the back): Sheltered Cove

Pier Table with Carved Tablet in the Neo-Classical Taste, about 1805–10
Thomas Seymour (1771–1848); carving by Thomas Whitman (arrived in the United States, 1797; died 1827), Boston
Mahogany (secondary woods: cherry and mahogany), with gilt-brass gallery and marble top
35 1/4 in. high, 55 in. wide, 26 1/2 in. deep
Inscribed (on underside of marble top): Joel Koopman / 18 Beacon Street / Boston Mass.

CHARLES SHEELER (1883–1965)
Ephrata, 1934
Tempera on Masonite, 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.
Signed, dated, and inscribed (at lower right): Sheeler; (on the back): Ephrata—1934 / Charles Sheeler

RAFFAELLO SORBI (1844–1931)
The Bocce Court, 1893
Oil on canvas, 15 x 25 in.
Signed and dated (at lower left): Raf Sorbi / 1893

 

FRITS THAULOW (1847–1906)
Under the Rialto Bridge of Venice, 1885
Oil on canvas, 25 x 34 in.
Signed, dated, and inscribed (at lower right): Frits Thaulow Venezia 85

 

Tall Case Clock in the Aesthetic Taste, about 1882
Tiffany & Co. (1837–present), New York
Walnut (secondary woods: oak and walnut), with brass, nickeled metal, and glass
102 in. high, 24 ½ in. wide, 13 7/8 in. deep
Signed and dated (on dial): Tiffany & Co. Makers; (on back of works): Tiffany & Co. / Patented Nov 7th 1882.

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