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American, British, Continental and Oriental Watercolors and Pastels.

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American Watercolors

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George Elbert Burr, N.A. 1859-1939.

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Ober Steinberg, Suisse. 1900-1905. Watercolor on paper. 9 1/4 x 13 1/2. Signed, lower left; titled, lower right. $1,250.

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A Sandstorm on the Little Colorado River, Arizona. 1920. Soft-ground etching. Seeber 189. 6 7/8 x 9 3/4 (sheet 9 5/8 x 13). Edition 40, #6. Series: Desert Set. Illustrated: American Etchers: George Elbert Burr; McCauley, "George Elbert Burr's Etchings of the Desert; " International Studio 83 (March, 1922). Printed in grey-brown ink on cream wove paper. Mat line, toning in the margins; otherwise good condition. Signed, titled, numbered and annotated in pencil. A fine impression printed by the artist. $1,000.

A Sandstorm on the Little Colorado River, Arizona. 1920. Watercolor on watercolor board. Study for Seeber 189. 10 3/8 x 14 1/4. Signed lower left; titled verso. $6,500.

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A Sandstorm on the Little Colorado River, Arizona. 1920. Watercolor on watercolor board. Study for Seeber 189. 10 3/8 x 14 1/4. Signed lower left; titled verso. $3,500.

Mario Cassisa. 1929-2008.

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Seattle - The Puget Sound. Un nouvo Moudo de esplorare -- assimilore. (A new way to explore -- assimilate). 1955-65 Collage with pen and ink, on wove paper mounted on masonite. 16 3/4 x 12 (sheet 19 11/16 x 13 3/4). Signed and dated in ink. $350.

Howard Norton Cook. 1901-1980.

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Skyscrapers. c. 1950.Pastel on illustration board. 29 3/4 x 19 7/8. Provenance: Lewis A.Shepard, Mr.and Mrs. Archie Burack, The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut. Signed verso and lower right. $25,000.

Roger L. Crossgrove. Born 1921.

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Three Athletes (Vaulters VIII). 1979. Watercolor monotype printed in colors. 14 3/8 x 21 (image and sheet). Exhibited: 'Roger L. Crossgrove: Three Decades -- Works on Paper and Photographs', William Benton Museum of Art, January 22 - March 10, 1991. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. $550.

Kerr Eby, N.A. American. 1890-1946.

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The Devil's Back or The Breakers. c. 1938. Charcoal drawing with wash. 12 x 18 1/4. Signed and titled, lower right. $2,500.

Wilson Irvine, N.A. American. 1869-1936.

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Summer Landscape. c. 1920. Aqua-print (monotype). 14 1/2 x 17 1/2. Signed, lower left. Framed. $1,950.

In the 1920's, Irvine experimented with what he called "aqua-prints," in which he controlled the process of making marbelized paper in order to introduce naturalistic subject matter. He said that "any painter who in this day and age clings tenaciously to the one thing which he can do best, in a technical sense, and is satisfied, is not only standing still, he is actually retrograding." Irvine specialized in painting Connecticut landscapes, particularly in the spring. This aqua-print (monotype) is a fine example of his subtle rendering of a landscape -- possibly Old Lyme, Connecticut -- on a bright day.

Irvine's aquaprints are often mislabelled as watercolors.

Pang Tseng-Ying. 1916-1997.

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Spring: Iris and Tradescantia. c. 1973. Watercolor on Japanese mulberry paper. 17 7/8 x 12 1/2. Signed 'Ying' and sealed. $3,500.

Joseph Pennell. 1857-1926.

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September Morning: The First Ferry. 1929. Watercolor. 10 1/8 x 13 (image and sheet). Provenance: The Fine Art Society, London. A misty, impressionist watercolor on French papier vedâtre. Titled and dated '29' verso. Signed in pencil, recto, lower right. $6,500.

Charles Ernest Pont. 1898-1971.

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New York World's Fair. 1939-40. Watercolor. 19 1/8 x 24. Signed, lower left; dated, titled and annotated 'No 215 N.F.S. title -- option only --' verso. $500.

Donn Russell. Born 1929.

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Flamenco Dancer. c. 1960. Watercolor and gouache. 16 3/8 x 18 1/2 (frame 21 x 23). Signed and annotated 'SPAIN' lower right. Framed and glazed. $750.

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Two Dueñas. c. 1960. Watercolor and gouache. 13 x 17 (frame 21 x 25). Signed and annotated 'SPAIN' lower right. Framed and glazed. $750.

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British Watercolours

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Arthur John Trevor Briscoe, R.E. 1873-1943.

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The Archibald Russell. 1935. Pencil and watercolour on watercolour board. 20 7/8 x 28 5/8. Excellent color and condition. Signed and dated in ink, lower right; titled verso. Housed in a gold leaf frame 28 1/2 x 36-inch gold leaf frame. $3,500.

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The Endeavour. c.1935. Pencil and watercolour on watercolour board. 14 3/8 x 20 7/8. Signed in pencil, lower right; titled in pencil, verso. $2,500.

Sir David Young Cameron, R.E. 1865-1945.

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Glen Orchy. c. 1925. Watercolor, pencil and conte crayon on paper. 9 1/4 x 13 (sheet 10 3/8 x 13 1/4). Ex-collection L.G. Duke,purchased at Sotheby's, London '10.12.70'. Mat line; otherwise good condition. Signed and titled in pencil, lower right. Housed in a French mat within subtle wood and gold leaf 18 5/8 x 22-inch frame. $2,250.

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Ypres II [Belgium]. c. 1910-1914. Charcoal and watercolor. 9 x 12 (sheet 9 1/16 x 13 3/4). Signed in pencil. $1,950.

Walter Greaves. 1846-1930.

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Avenue Cremorne Gardens. c. 1866. Pencil, ink and watercolor. 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 12 3/4. Exhibited at the Parkin Gallery. Signed in the image; titled beneath the image, lower left, in the artist's hand. The image appears to depict Whistler and his wife, Beatrix. $2,000.

Philip Hagreen. 1890–1988

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Madonna and Child. c. 1933. Tempera on paper. 16 1/4 x 12. Gift from Ada Bethune to the Catholic Lending Library of Hartford. Some flaking of the gold leaf on the halo, commensurate with age. Unsigned, as usual. Housed in a classic 24 1/2 x 19-inch gold frame with a silk mat and a liner. $1,750.

Martin Hardie, R.E. 1875-1952.

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View at Blythburgh. Watercolor and charcoal. 11 1/2 x 15. Signed. Exhibited: Royal Scottish Society of Painters. Excellent color and condition. $950.

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Walberswick, from Dunwich. August, 1937. Watercolor. 10 1/4 x 15 5/8. Signed in ink, lower right; titled, signed and dated in pencil, verso. Walberswick is located in Suffolk. The Dunwich cliffs are visible, top left. $950.

Kenneth Holmes. British. Born 1902.

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Santa Catalina Island. Watercolor. 9 7/8 x 14 3/8. Annotated 'El Catalena isle off Los Angeles' verso. Signed, lower right. $500.

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Niagara Falls: Canadian Side. Watercolor. 10 1/2 x 15. Housed in a 16 x 20-inch French mat. Annotated 'Canadian Side' verso. Signed in pencil. $500.

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Utah Valley. c. 1935. Watercolor on watercolor board. 5 1/2 x 8 5/8. Housed in a 16 x 20-inch French mat. Signed and titled, lower left; annotated 'Utah Valley USA' in pencil, verso. $350.

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Utah Valley. c. 1935. Watercolor on watercolor board. 12 x 18. Signed lower right. $500.

Eleanor Mary Hughes. 1882-1959.

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Mountain Scene with Distant Lake. Watercolor. 10 5/8 x 14 1/2. Signed, lower right. Two unobtrusive pinholes. $400.

William Lee-Hankey, R.E., R.W.S., R.O.I. 1869-1952.

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Sorrow. c. 1920. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 13 x 17. Signed lower right; titled verso. The muted watercolor tones intensify the man's emotion; but the sunlight coming through the window suggests hope. $2,750.

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Three Generations. c.1919. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 14 x 15 7/8. Signed unobtrusively and faintly in pencil lower right; titled verso. $2,750.

James McBey. 1883-1959.

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Greetings from 1. Holland Park Avenue, London. 1931. Ink and wash on tan wove paper. 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 (sheet 6 1/8 x 4 7/8 - visible in mat area). Signed, dated, titled and annotated 'XMas 1931' in ink. $850.

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Study for Ovation to the Matador (Hardie 110). Watercolor on paper. c. 1911. 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 ( image and sheet). A few unobtrusive foxing spots; otherwise excellent condition. A bright, fresh impression on watercolor paper. Signed in ink, lower right. $5,500.

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Thunderstorm Over Boston. July 14, 1930. Ink and watercolor on paper. 10 5/8 x 17 5/8 (sheet 12 x 19 1/4). Signed and dated and titled in ink, lower right; titled verso and annotated 'The Witham' (the latter crossed out). $1,750.

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Veere. 13 May, 1922. Ink and watercolor on paper. 10 1/8 x 16 5/8 (image and sheet). An atmospheric impression of veere on a cloudy gray day. Provenance: Arthur H. Harlow & Co., New York. Numbered '3' in ink, verso. Signed, titled and dated in ink; lower right. $1,750.

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Trenches at Gaza 1917. 1921. Watercolour. 14 x 22. Provenance: The Fine Art Society. Annotated 'Gaza 1917' lower left. Signed and dated 1921, lower left. Housed in a dramatic 22 x 29 3/4-inch gold leaf and blue/grey frame.

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Mejdel Yaba. 20 September , 1918 Pencil, ink and watercolour on paper. 8 1/8 x 22. Annotated, upper left, "due N at ???' Dated on the ink drawing on the verso. Signed and dedicated on the front "To Paul from James McBey." Housed in a dramatic 22 x 29 3/4-inch gold and blue/grey frame. $4,000.

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Douglas Ian Smart, R.E. 1876-1970.

England

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All Saint's Spire, Stamford. Colored pencil drawing. 7 5/8 x 4 7/8. Drawn on cream wove paper. Provenance: a collection of Smart etchings, drawings and watercolors. Titled and initialed in colored pencil, lower right. $125.

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Croyland. (Crowland)[Ruins of Croyland Abbey, Lincolnshire]. c. 1924. Watercolor. 10 1/4 x 6 13/16. Painted on heavy cream watercolor paper. Provenance: a collection of Smart etchings, drawings and watercolors. Titled in ink, verso. Signed in ink, lower right. $150.

France

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At Granville. (France). c. 1937. Ink and watercolor. 6 1/2 x 11 1/4. Provenance: a collection of Smart etchings, drawings and watercolors. Painted on laid paper with partial 'Britannia' watermark. Signed and titled in pencil, verso. Dated in pencil, lower right. $200. Smart made an etching of Granville Harbour: Low Tide.

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Granville. (France). c. 1937. Watercolor. 11 3/16 x 8 1/4. Provenance: a collection of Smart etchings, drawings and watercolors. Painted upon heavy watercolor paper. Signed in pencil, lower left. $150.

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The Harbour, Fécamp. c. 1929. Pencil drawing. 6 1/4 x 10 9/16. Provenance: a collection of Smart etchings, drawings and watercolors. Signed and titled in ink; dated in pencil, lower right. Excellent condition. $100.

Percy John Delf Smith, R.D.I. 1882-1948.

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Jerusalem 1931. Pencil, ink and watercolor. 9 1/4 x 15 (framed 18 1/2 x 24 1/2). Signed and dated in pencil. Housed in a carved gold leaf frame $1,750.

Charles William Taylor. British. 1878-1960.

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Kent. c. 1929. Watercolour. 8 3/4 x 12 1/8 (sheet 9 x 12 1/8). Study for the wood engraving. Irregular lower margin. Fresh, unfaded colors. Signed, lower right. $550.

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Continental Watercolors

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Delcourt, André. Twentieth century.

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Black Madonna. c. 1940. Gouache. 15 5/8 x 11 3/8 (sheet 16 x 12 1/16). Ex-collection: the Catholic Lending Library, Hartford, Connecticut. A serene madonna holds her child, who holds the apple representing original sin. Signed, lower right. $1,750.

French School, Eighteenth Century.

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Landscape with the Ruins of a Round Temple, with a Statue, possibly Hebe. c. 1750. Ink and watercolor on laid paper. 9 3/4 x 14 1/8. Slight scattered foxing; otherwise good condition. Unsigned. $750. There was a vogue for imaginary landscapes in eighteenth-century France.

Hendrick V. Tavenier

(Tavernier). Born Haarlem, 18 July 1734, buried 8 April 1807, Haarlem.

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[View of the Kagermeer]. c. 1785. Ink and watercolor on paper. 3 1/2 x 5 1/4. Unsigned. Excellent condition on cream laid paper, tipped onto a backing sheet at the top corners. Annotated "Tavernier" verso, and "Hendr. Tavernier" on the mount. A delightful composition. Tavenier worked extensively in the Netherlands, where he did many waterviews. $1,250.

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Oriental Watercolors

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Hosen. Twentieth century.

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Miganoshita. Hakone. c. 1920. Watercolor on paper. 11 3/4 x 9 1/2. Signed "Hosen" lower left. Good color and condition. $175.

Hakone, a world famous tourist resort, lies 60km west of Yokohama and comprises a part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The greenery, mountain scenery, steaming hot springs and fresh air attract many visitors all year round.

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Eika Kato. 1869-1942.

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Yuki no yougure. (Snow at Dusk). c. 1920. Watercolor on Japanese paper with a chrysanthemum watermark. 37 1/2 x 25 1/4. Original frame: 45 x 32. The shop on the right sells cigarettes. An extremely large and dramatic image in fine condition. Works by this short-lived artist are rare. Signed "K. Kato" lower right. $2,500.

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Torii Kiyonaga. 1752-1815. (after)

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Viewing snow at Mount Matchi. (Matsuchiyama no yukimi.) Twentierh-century watercolor on silk after the c.1784 woodblock. 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 (image and sheet). Signed "H[iroshi]. Torii Kiyonaga" lower right. A man and two women stand in the snow outside a shrine; one woman carries an offering. $650. A silver frame is available.

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Pang Tseng-Ying. 1916-1997.

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Spring: Iris and Tradescantia. c. 1973. Watercolor on Japanese mulberry paper. 17 7/8 x 12 1/2. Signed 'Ying' and sealed. $3,500.

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A. Yoshida.

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Cherry Blossoms in a Misty Landscape. c. 1920. Watercolor on paper. 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 (image and sheet). Signed "A. Yoshida" lower right. $250.

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