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    A Look Inside the Catalogue




    Paul Cadmus Walt Kuhn

    Left, Lot 115: Paul Cadmus, Seated Male Nude (NM 3), crayon, 1965. Sold for $30,000. 

    Right, Lot 79: Walt Kuhn, Still Life with Red Roses, oil on canvas, 1938. Sold for $7,500. 


    A recently discovered canvas by second-generation Hudson River School painter Sanford Robinson Gifford, Study of the Parthenon (seen below) relates to a painting of the same subject, Ruins of the Parthenonin the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Gifford painted the Athenian temple both en plein air and after sketches he made during a visit to Greece in 1869. The canvas includes a red ink stamp indicating it was likely part of the Gifford estate sale in 1881 (verso). 


    Sanford Robinson GiffordLot 3: Sanford Robinson Gifford, Study of the Parthenon, oil on canvas, 1869. Sold for $269,000.



    Miguel Covarrubias



    Also featured in this sale is Mexican painter and illustrator Miguel Covarrubias's At LeRoys. This drawing went on to be illustrated as plate 42 in Covarrubias's 1927 book Negro Drawings, depicting his perceptions of the Harlem Renaissance. A black and white 1924 study for this piece titled The Last Jump is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art












    Left, Lot 33: Miguel Covarrubias, At LeRoys, watercolor, pen and ink, circa 1924.

    Sold for $60,000.




    Other highlights in this sale include works by Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Walt Kuhn, John Marin, Joseph Stella, Abraham Walkowitz and Guy C. Wiggins.




    Right, Lot 48: John Marin, Sunset, Manhattan, colored pencil and graphite.

    Sold for $17,500.

    John Marin



    Guy Wiggins 

    Lot 46: Guy C. Wiggins, Chicago Blizzard, oil on canvas, 1920s. Sold for $42,500.




    For more information on these, or any other works in this collection, contact

    Swann Vice President & Director of Prints & Drawings, Todd Weyman.