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Lot 1
EDWARD LANING (1906-1981)
Black Friday.

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Lot 2
EDWARD LANING (1906-1981)
Study for Black Friday: Richard Whitney and the Stock Exchange.

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Lot 3
HANSEL MIETH (1909-1998)
Unemployed father with son at Worker's Alliance Meeting, North Platte, Neb.

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Lot 4
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)
Dust Storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

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Lot 5
JACK DELANO (1914-1997)
Man speaking to group * Workers from the nearby powder plant having dinner at their boarding house in Childersburg, Ala.

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Lot 6
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
The Mission.

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Lot 7
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Bread Line— No One Has Starved.

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Lot 8
RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)
Entrance to courthouse, Gatesville, Texas * Courthouse, Gatesville, Texas * Old timers in front of courthouse, San Augustine, Texas.

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Lot 9
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Uprooted.

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Lot 10
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Two etchings.

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Lot 11
JOSEPH HIRSCH (1910-1981)
Sleeping Beggar.

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Lot 12
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975) (after)
Homecoming—Kaw Valley.

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Lot 13
GEORGES SCHREIBER (1904-1977)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 14
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Flood.

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Lot 15
HUGO GELLERT (1892-1985)
Three prints.

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Lot 16
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Bonfire.

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Lot 17
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Election Night, Times Square.

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Lot 18
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Strike.

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Lot 19
JOHN STEUART CURRY (1897-1946)
Manhunt.

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Lot 20
SARA BERMAN BEACH (1890-1978)
William L. Patterson calls for Clemency for the Rosenbergs.

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Lot 21
ROCKWELL KENT (1882-1971)
Night Flight.

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Lot 22
ROCKWELL KENT (1882-1971)
Starry Night.

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Lot 23
ROCKWELL KENT (1882-1971)
Prometheus Unchained.

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Lot 24
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Stabbed in the Back.

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Lot 25
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Three lithographs.

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Lot 26
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Three lithographs.

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Lot 27
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Three lithographs from Capriccios.

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Lot 28
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Three lithographs.

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Lot 29
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Three lithographs.

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Lot 30
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Despair.

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Lot 31
HARRY HERZOG (DATES UNKNOWN)
Injunction Granted / WPA Federal Theatre Project's Living Newspaper.

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Lot 32
KYRA MARKHAM (1891-1967)
Flag Raising in Leroy Street.

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Lot 33
LETTERIO CALAPAI (1902-1993)
11:45pm.

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Lot 34
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Burlesque Queen.

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Lot 35
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Dress Rehearsal.

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Lot 36
GENE KLOSS (1903-1996)
Indian Friendship Dance

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Lot 37
ROCKWELL KENT (1882-1971)
Diver.

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Lot 38
MABEL DWIGHT (1875-1995)
Book Auction.

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Lot 39
HARRY STERNBERG (1901-2001)
Two prints from Circus.

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Lot 40
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Vaudeville.

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Lot 41
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Irving Place Burlesque.

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Lot 42
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Huber's Museum.

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Lot 43
ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)
Sax Player.

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Lot 44
ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)
One Wheel Bike Rider, Met Museum.

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Lot 45
ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)
The Street Entertainers.

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Lot 46
FRITZ EICHENBERG (1901-1990)
City Lights.

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Lot 47
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
On the Fly Rail.

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Lot 48
DESIGNER UNKNOWN
USA Work Program / WPA.

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Lot 49
PEGGY BACON (1895 - 1987)
Frenzied Effort.

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Lot 50
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Nude Standing on a Stairway.

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Lot 51
ROBERT PHILIPP (1895-1981)
Half Nude #2.

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Lot 52
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
Nude in an Interior.

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Lot 53
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
In the Studio.

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Lot 54
MILTON AVERY (1885-1965)
Standing Nude.

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Lot 55
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Myrrah.

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Lot 56
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Myrrah.

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Lot 57
IRENE RICE PEREIRA (1902-1971)
Untitled, (Figure).

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Lot 58
IRENE RICE PEREIRA (1902-1971)
Seated Male Nude.

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Lot 59
ROBERT GWATHMEY (1903-1988)
Self Portrait.

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Lot 60
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Three etchings.

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Lot 61
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
Miner working with Consolidated Coal Company, Kentucky.

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Lot 62
(DOROTHEA LANGE) (1895-1965)
A group of 5 promotional photographs, including Migrant Mother, accompanied by the publication Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime.

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Lot 63
RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)
A selection of 4 photographs, including two images from Delano's well-known Pie Town series.

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Lot 64
JACK DELANO (1914-1997)
Tobacco farmer and wife, Connecticut.

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Lot 65
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)
North Dakota farmers waiting for their grants in Resettlement Administration office, North Dakota * Migrant worker's wife, Robstown, Texas * Guardian of the peace, dance for enlisted men, El Rancho Grande, Brownsville, Texas.

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Lot 66
JACK DELANO (1914-1997)
Interior of Negro rural house, Greene County, Georgia.

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Lot 67
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper, Hale County, Alabama.

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Lot 68
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Floyd Burroughs, A Cotton Sharecropper, Hale County, Alabama.

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Lot 69
MINNA CITRON (1896-1991)
Study for "Buffeted".

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Lot 70
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Isaac L. Rice, Esq.

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Lot 71
ALEXANDER BROOK (1898-1980)
Portrait of an Artist.

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Lot 72
ALEXANDER BROOK (1898-1980)
Man Talking.

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Lot 73
ALEXANDER BROOK (1898-1980)
Head.

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Lot 74
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
Untitled, (Portrait of Barry Oppenheim).

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Lot 75
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Robert Henri, Painter.

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Lot 76
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
Self-Portrait.

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Lot 77
MILTON AVERY (1885-1965)
Man with Pipe.

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Lot 78
MOSES SOYER (1899-1974)
Study for the Lover of Books.

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Lot 79
JOSEF PRESSER (1907-1967)
Older Woman, (Portrait).

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Lot 80
JOSEF PRESSER (1907-1967)
Young Girl, (Portrait).

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Lot 81
JOSEF PRESSER (1907-1967)
Three Girls.

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Lot 82
IRENE RICE PEREIRA (1902-1971)
Cubist Portrait.

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Lot 83
MAX WEBER (1881-1961)
Still Life with a Pitcher.

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Lot 84
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Artificial Flower.

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Lot 85
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 86
PEGGY BACON (1895-1987)
Group of 4 drypoints.

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Lot 87
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
Vegetables.

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Lot 88
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
Fruits.

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Lot 89
ROBERT BRACKMAN (1898-1980)
Still Life with White Cloth #3.

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Lot 90
BEN-ZION (1897-1987)
Still Life with Red Tray.

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Lot 91
HENDRIK GLINTENKAMP (1887-1946)
Village View.

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Lot 92
GENE KLOSS (1903-1996)
Pacific Cove.

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Lot 93
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Shallow Creek.

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Lot 94
GENE KLOSS (1903-1996)
Winter Stream.

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Lot 95
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)
Mountain landscape * View of River Valley, possibly in the Wasatch Range.

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Lot 96
MOSES SOYER (1899-1974)
Untitled (In the Park)

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Lot 97
KARL KNATHS (1891-1971)
Untitled.

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Lot 98
IRENE RICE PEREIRA (1902-1971)
Untitled (Lizzie and Walter).

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Lot 99
ADOLPH GOTTLIEB (1903-1974)
Untitled, (Rockport, MA), and ii) Untitled, (Horses).

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Lot 100
MARSHALL HIBBARD (1910-1989)
Untitled, (Coast of San Francisco, California).

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Lot 101
SOL WILSON (1896-1974)
Untitled, (Coastal Scene).

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Lot 102
WILL BARNET (1911-2012)
Child Reaching.

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Lot 103
ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)
Mother and Child.

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Lot 104
WILL BARNET (1911-2012)
The Bassinette.

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Lot 105
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
A Coal Miner's Home, Vicinity Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Lot 106
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)
Sharecropper's Daughter, Wilmington, N.C.

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Lot 107
JOSEPH HIRSCH (1910-1981)
Window, (Male Nude in Window / Female Nude in Window).

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Lot 108
WILL BARNET (1911-2012)
Makeshift Kitchen.

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Lot 109
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
The Women's Page.

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Lot 110
MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)
Corn husking Day near Tallyho, N.C.

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Lot 111
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Instruction.

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Lot 112
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Man, Wife and Child.

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Lot 113
WILL BARNET (1911-2012)
Makeshift Kitchen.

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Lot 114
MARTIN LEWIS (1881-1962)
Late Traveler.

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Lot 115
OTTO HAGEL (1909-1973)
Hiring Hall, San Francisco Long Shore Union.

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Lot 116
DANIEL CELENTANO (1902-1980)
Untitled, (Subway), and Untitled, (Demonstration).

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Lot 117
FRITZ EICHENBERG (1901-1990)
Subway.

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Lot 118
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Woman and Child Climbing the Subway Stairs.

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Lot 119
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Bronx Landscape.

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Lot 120
BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)
Columbus Circle.

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Lot 121
HOWARD COOK (1901-1980)
Greetings from the House of Weyhe.

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Lot 122
FRANCIS CRISS (1901-1973)
Untitled (Under the El).

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Lot 123
ABRAHAM HARRITON (1893-1986)
Untitled, (Brooklyn Waterfront).

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Lot 124
JOSEPH BIEL (1891-1943)
Untitled, (New York City).

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Lot 125
EUGENE HIGGINS (1874-1958)
24th Street, New York Night.

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Lot 126
ALBERT GOLD (1916-2006)
Brewerytown, Philadelphia.

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Lot 127
WILLIAM SAMUEL SCHWARTZ (1896-1977)
A Bridge in Baraboo Wisconsin.

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Lot 128
LEO J. MEISSNER (1895-1977)
Cabby?

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Lot 129
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
East Side Street.

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Lot 130
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Sculpture in Washington Square.

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Lot 131
CECIL C. BELL (1906-1970)
Under the El.

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Lot 132
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Three drawings.

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Lot 133
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
Farewell.

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Lot 134
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Group of 4 drawings.

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Lot 135
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Group of 4 etchings.

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Lot 136
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Spectators.

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Lot 137
MABEL DWIGHT (1875-1955)
Fish.

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Lot 138
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Café No. 2.

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Lot 139
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Café du Dôme.

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Lot 140
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Musicians Hangout.

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Lot 141
ABRAHAM MARK DATZ (1889-1969)
Washington Square.

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Lot 142
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Three lithographs.

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Lot 143
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Two for the Show.

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Lot 144
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 145
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Bowery—Upright.

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Lot 146
CHARLES LOCKE (1899-1983)
Newstand, Rainy Day.

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Lot 147
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
Railroad Waiting Room.

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Lot 148
DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)
Dress Up Day

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Lot 149
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Two etchings.

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Lot 150
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Tattoo—Shave—Haircut.

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Lot 151
LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)
Spring on Fifth Avenue.

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Lot 152
MABEL DWIGHT (1875-1955)
Sunday Afternoon.

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Lot 153
DAVID FREDENTHAL (1914-1958)
Manhattan and Me.

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Lot 154
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Old Country.

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Lot 155
ALBERT GOLD (1916-2006)
Banana Boat.

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Lot 156
JOSEPH WOLINS (1915-1999)
Spring, Hester park, Lower East Side.

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Lot 157
HOWARD COOK (1901-1980)
Market Scene, Taxco.

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Lot 158
ISAAC FRIEDLANDER (1890-1968)
East Side (New York).

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Lot 159
ISABEL BISHOP (1902-1988)
Three etchings.

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Lot 160
KYRA MARKHAM (1891-1967)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 161
MABEL DWIGHT (1875-1955)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 162
LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)
Loading (Loading Girders).

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Lot 163
CHARLES TURZAK (1899-1986)
The Workers.

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Lot 164
LEONARD PYTLAK (1910-1998)
Untitled (Foundry).

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Lot 165
LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)
Graphic Arts (December).

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Lot 166
PAUL MELTSNER (1905-1966)
Untitled.

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Lot 167
RICHARD CRIST (1908-1985)
Steel Mill.

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Lot 168
NICK BUONGIORNO (1908-1985)
Stuyvesant Town, 14th Street Eastbound.

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Lot 169
IRENE RICE PEREIRA (1902-1971)
Cape Mercy.

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Lot 170
NICOLAI CIKOVSKY (1894-1984)
On the Waterfront.

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Lot 171
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
Men on the Docks.

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Lot 172
JOSEPH BIEL (1891-1943)
Untitled, (Wharf Scene).

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Lot 173
LEO J. MEISSNER (1895-1977)
Shine?

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Lot 174
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Shine, Washington Square.

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Lot 175
WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)
Machine Operator.

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Lot 176
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Negroes' Barbershop Interior, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Lot 177
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
Amusements, Circleville, Ohio.

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Lot 178
JOSEPH WOLINS (1915-1999)
Chicken Market.

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Lot 179
MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)
Signs on store fronts advertising sales during tobacco auction in Zebulon, North Carolina.

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Lot 180
MINNA CITRON (1896-1991)
Demonstration.

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Lot 181
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
Untitled, (Cash Register).

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Lot 182
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Billboard, Birmingham, Alabama * Country Store, Vicinity Moundville, Alabama * Butcher's Sign, Mississippi.

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Lot 183
RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)
The Tailor.

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Lot 184
ERNEST FIENE (1894-1965)
Man at a Sewing Machine.

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Lot 185
KINDRED MCLEARY (1901-1949)
Scenes of New York, Harlem, (Mural Study).

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Lot 186
JAMES DAUGHERTY (1887-1974)
Study for The Life and Times of General Israel Putnam of Connecticut.

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Lot 187
ANONYMOUS.
Mural Study.

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Lot 188
ANATOL SCHULKIN (1899-1961)
Untitled, (Mural Study).

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Lot 189
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Study for Williamsburg Housing Project Mural.

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Lot 190
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Untitled.

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Lot 191
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
Mural Studies.

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Lot 192
ESPHYR SLOBODKINA (1908-2002)
Untitled, (Mural Study).

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Lot 193
HANANIAH HARARI (1912-2000)
Untitled.

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Lot 194
WILL BARNET (1911-2012)
Strange Bird.

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Lot 195
HANANIAH HARARI (1912-2000)
Weather Signals.

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Lot 196
ESPHYR SLOBODKINA (1908-2002)
Sketch for One of the first Abstractions.

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Lot 197
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Railroad.

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Lot 198
SOL WILSON (1896-1974)
Bridge 5.

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Lot 199
DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
Three families camped on the plains along U.S. 99 near Formosa, Calif. They are camped behind a billboard with serves as a partial windbreak. All are in need of work.

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Lot 200
REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)
Erie R.R. and Factories.

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Lot 201
REYNOLD WEIDENAAR (1915-1985)
Last Run.

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Lot 202
LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)
Steel Valley.

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Lot 203
PAUL LANDACRE (1893-1963)
Three Kids and a Horse.

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Lot 204
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Miners' Houses, Birmingham, Alabama.

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Lot 205
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Church Interior, Rural Alabama.

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Lot 206
DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
Farmers idling around court house, Roxoboro, North Carolina.

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Lot 207
DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
Court House, Pittsboro, North Carolina. Note ever present C.S.A. Monument.

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Lot 208
RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)
Post office * Garage at Rawson, McKenzie County, North Dakota * Lumberjacks using peaveys to remove legs from banks of Little Fork River near Little Fork, Minn.

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Lot 209
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
December Afternoon.

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Lot 210
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Farmer's Daughter.

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Lot 211
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Prayer Meeting.

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Lot 212
JOSEPH WOLINS (1915-1999)
Untitled, (Street Scene).

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Lot 213
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Bookplate for Stanley Durlacher.

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Lot 214
PETER HURD (1904-1984)
The Texas Nomads.

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Lot 215
GENE KLOSS (1903-1996)
Christmas Eve Fires.

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Lot 216
BARBARA LATHAM (1896-1989)
Taos Street Scene.

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Lot 217
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Sunday Morning.

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Lot 218
THEO BALLOU WHITE (1902/03-1978)
Water Tank Hill— Boulder Dam.

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Lot 219
PETER HURD (1904-1984)
The Sentinels— Santa Fe Trail.

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Lot 220
GEORGES SCHREIBER (1904-1977)
Two lithographs.

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Lot 221
ROBERT GWATHMEY (1903-1988)
Share Croppers.

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Lot 222
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
Approaching Storm.

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Lot 223
JOE JONES (1909-1963)
Missouri Wheat Farmers.

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Lot 224
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Threshing.

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Lot 225
ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (1907-1981)
The Farm.

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Lot 226
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
February.

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Lot 227
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Night Firing.

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Lot 228
ROBERT RIGGS (1896-1970)
Dust Storm.

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Lot 229
ROBERT GWATHMEY (1903-1988)
End of the Day.

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Lot 230
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
A Drink of Water.

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Lot 231
LOUIS RIBAK (1902-1979)
Plowing the Field.

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Lot 232
YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1889-1953)
Western Landscape.

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Lot 233
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
Tree Planting Group.

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Lot 234
VARIOUS ARTISTS
WPA Pennsylvania Game Commission.

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Lot 235
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Pennsylvania Game Commission / [Protect Birds].

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VARIOUS ARTISTS
Pennsylvania Game Commission.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN
Don't Squawk! If You Can't Get Everything You Want / Victory Demands Sacrifice.

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Lot 238
ANATOL SCHULKIN (1899-1961)
U-Boat.

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Lot 239
PAUL CADMUS (1904-1999)
Coney Island.

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Lot 240
VARIOUS ARTISTS
The Hope of a Nation Poster Series.

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Lot 241
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Three etchings.

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Lot 242
LEO J. MEISSNER (1895-1977)
Coney Island.

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Lot 243
MABEL DWIGHT (1875-1955)
Aquarium (Alligators).

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Lot 244
NICOLAI CIKOVSKY (1894-1984)
Boats for rent.

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Lot 245
JOHN MCCRADY (1911-1968)
Steamboat Round the Bend.

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Lot 246
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
Boys Sledding.

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Lot 247
ATTRIBUTED TO FLETCHER MARTIN
Untitled, (Seated Boxer).

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Lot 248
FLETCHER MARTIN (1904-1979)
Lullaby.

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Lot 249
ROBERT RIGGS (1896-1970)
The Pool.

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Lot 250
LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)
Skaters' Island.

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Lot 251
BENTON SPRUANCE (1904-1967)
Pass Coming Up.

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Lot 252
JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)
The Little Bride.

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Lot 253
GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)
Honorary Degree.

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Lot 254
ALBERT STAEHLE (1899-1974)
New York World's Fair.

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Lot 255
JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952)
New York World's Fair.

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Lot 256
ALBERT STAEHLE (1899-1974)
New York World's Fair.

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Lot 257
JOSEPH BINDER (1898-1972)
New York World's Fair.

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Lot 258
JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952)
New York World's Fair.

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Lot 259
ARTHUR C. RADEBAUGH (1906-1974)
New York World's Fair / United Air Lines.

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Lot 260
LOUIS B. SIEGRIEST (1899-1989)
Indian Court Federal Building / Chippewa Picture Writing.

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Lot 261
SIGNATURE UNKNOWN
New York World's Fair / The Greyhound Lines.

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Edward laning (1906-1981)
Black Friday.


Black and sepia ink with gouache highlights on paper, 1939. Signed, Laning, lower right. 356x260 mm; 14x10¼ inches.

Edward Laning had a rich career as artist and illustrator creating numerous commissioned works. Funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA) he completed a triptych for the Richmond County Administration Building, Rockingham NC in 1937, and in 1942 he created a mural for the William H. Natcher U.S. Courthouse in Bowling Green, KY. Under the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration Laning created murals for the dining hall in the Administration Building at Ellis Island, (partially destroyed with remaining works moved to the Brooklyn Courthouse), and perhaps his most spectacular murals created for the main branch of the New York Public Library's McGraw Rotunda.

This drawing is from a series Laning did in the year 1939 depicting the stock market crash of 1929.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Edward laning (1906-1981)
Study for Black Friday: Richard Whitney and the Stock Exchange.


Black and sepia ink on illustration board, 1939. Signed, Laning, lower right. Signed, Edward laning, and inscribed Black Thursday on verso. 400x355 mm; 15¾x14 inches.

This drawing is a study for Laning's 1939 oil painting titled Black Friday: Richard Whitney and the Stock Exchange, commissioned by Life Magazine in 1939, and illustrated in Life Magazine, depicting important events from the year 1929.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Hansel mieth (1909-1998)
Unemployed father with son at Worker’s Alliance Meeting, North Platte, Neb.


Silver print, the image measuring 343x260 mm; 13½x10¼ inches, with Mieth’s signature, title, and negative date in ink, and her stamp on verso. 1939; printed 1980s.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Arthur rothstein (1915-1985)
Dust Storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma.


Silver print, the image measuring approximately 481 mm;19 inches square, with Rothstein’s signature and edition notation 104/300 in pencil on recto. 1936; printed circa 1980.

Estimate

$1,400 – $1,800

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Jack delano (1914-1997)
Man speaking to group * Workers from the nearby powder plant having dinner at their boarding house in Childersburg, Ala.


Together, 2 silver prints, the images measuring 168x220 mm; 6⅝x8⅝ inches and 184x241 mm; 7¼x9½ inches, the sheets slightly larger, each with Delano’s signature in ink, his F.S.A. credit stamp and a Farm Security Administration stamp, and the RA number in pencil, on verso; the second also with the typed title and date, also on verso. 1941.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Raphael soyer (1899-1987)
The Mission.


Lithograph. 309x449 mm; 12⅛x17⅝ inches, full margins. Edition of only 25. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. 1933.

A very good impression of this scarce lithograph. Cole 27.

Among Soyer’s most celebrated lithographs, The Mission is a Depression-era view of homeless men in a New York soup kitchen (it is also commonly seen as a companion print to the equally important Bowery Nocturne, lithograph, from the same year, see Cole 28). Soyer was an avid printmaker throughout his career, creating more than 250 lithographs and etchings over the span of some 65 years.

Estimate

$6,000 – $9,000

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Reginald marsh (1898-1954)
Bread Line— No One Has Starved.


Etching. 165x303 mm; 6¼x11⅞ inches, wide margins. Sixth state (of 6). Edition of approximately 20. Signed and numbered “19” in pencil, lower margin. 1932.

A brilliant, early impression of this scarce print with strong contrasts. Sasowsky 139.

Born in Paris, the second son in a well-to-do family, Marsh attended Yale University and then moved to New York where, during the early 1920s, he worked as an illustrator and took classes at the Art Students League. Marsh was equally influenced by his art teachers in New York, notably John Sloan (1871-1951), as well as American Regionalists like Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) and Old Masters such as Rubens, Titian and Tintoretto. He wholly rejected the modern artistic movements gaining strength in America at the time-Cubism, Surrealism, Abstraction. Instead he pursued a style that is best summed up as social realism: depictions of everyday life in New York, Coney Island beach scenes, vaudeville and burlesque women, the jobless on the streets of New York and the railroad yards and freight trains in New York and New Jersey.

He participated in the federal art programs under the WPA, painting two murals in Washington, DC, and, funded by the Treasury Relief Art Project, completed a series of frescoes in the New York Customs House, now the National Museum of the American Indian, that depict eight New York Harbor scenes and eight portraits of great navigators. It is one of the most celebrated mural installations created under the New Deal in New York City.

Estimate

$2,500 – $3,500

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Russell lee (1903-1986)
Entrance to courthouse, Gatesville, Texas * Courthouse, Gatesville, Texas * Old timers in front of courthouse, San Augustine, Texas.


Together, 3 silver prints, the images measuring 178x241 mm; 7x9½ inches, and slightly smaller, the sheets slightly larger, each with Lee’s F.S.A. stamp and a Farm Security Administration stamp, the typed title and date, and the RA number in pencil, on verso. 1939-40.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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William gropper (1897-1977)
Uprooted.


lithograph on paper. Full margins. Signed and titled in pencil in lower margin. 260x400 mm; 10¼x15¾ inches.

William Gropper was adept working in various media. His contributions included easel painting, print making, poster design, illustration, and murals. Working in oil on canvas, Gropper completed three mural projects: Two canvases for the Freeport, New York Post Office, 1938; Three canvases for the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior building, Washington, DC, 1936-7 and installed in 1940; One canvas, painted for the Northwestern Brach post Office, Detroit, later moved and installed at Wayne State University Student Center, Detroit, Michigan. This print is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others.

Estimate

$150 – $250

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John sloan (1871-1951)
Two etchings.


Girl and Beggar. 101x152 mm; 4x6 inches, wide margins. Edition of 85 (from an intended edition of 100). Signed, titled and inscribed “100 proofs” in pencil, lower margin, and signed by the printer, Peter Platt, in pencil, lower left. 1910 * Bonfire</i>. 25x184 mm; 5x7¼ inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Edition of 75 (from an intended edition of 100). Signed, titled and inscribed “100 proofs” in pencil, lower margin. 1920.

Very good impressions. Morse 150 and 198.

Estimate

$1,200 – $1,800

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Joseph hirsch (1910-1981)
Sleeping Beggar.


Pen and ink and wash on Arches. 230x377 mm; 9⅛x14⅞ inches. Signed in ink, upper left recto. 1910.

Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, with the label; private collection, Columbus, Ohio.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Thomas hart benton (1889-1975) (after)
Homecoming—Kaw Valley.


Offset lithograph. 300x372 mm; 11¾x14⅝ inches, full margins. Signed in pencil, lower right. 1951.

A very good impression of this scarce print.

Benton created this print as a fundraiser for Kansas City flood victims in 1951. According to Fath, he made it “In a special edition for the members of the Congress of the United States and sent it to them on October 13, 1951.” This was also used as the cover image for the November, 1951, issue of the New Republic. Fath page 6-7.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Georges schreiber (1904-1977)
Two lithographs.


Rain. 250x332 mm; 9⅞x13 inches, wide margins. Circa 1944. * Spring Strom. 240x340 mm; 9½x13⅜ inches, wide margins. 1943. Both edition of 250. Both signed in pencil, lower right. Both published by Associated American Artists, New York.

Very good impressions.

Schreiber was born in Brussels, Belgium, his education spanning several European cities before moving to New York in 1928. He was employed by the Works Project Administration between 1936-1939 which allowed him to travel throughout the United States as an artist. When the United States entered World War II, he was commissioned by the US Navy to illustrate posters popularizing the cause.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Thomas hart benton (1889-1975)
Flood.


Lithograph. 235x310 mm; 9⅛x12¼ inches, full margins. Edition of 196. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. 1937.

A very good impression. Fath 16.

Benton was already seen as a leader in the Regionalist movement and a celebrated muralist by the time the WPA started the Federal Arts Program. He had been commissioned to paint murals of life in Indiana for the 1933 Century of Progress Exhibition in Chicago, which caused controversy. In 1934, his work was featured on the cover on Time magazine, which legitimized Regionalism as an art movement. His murals were influential for many of the artists hired as muralists under the WPA.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Hugo gellert (1892-1985)
Three prints.


Machinery and Large-Scale Industry: The Factory. Lithograph. 572x384 mm; 22½x15⅛ inches, full margins. Edition of 133. Signed in pencil, lower right. Printed by Atelier Desjobert, Paris. From Karl Marx Capital in Pictures. 1933 * The Professional Patriot (The Trumpeter). Lithograph. 335x300 mm; 13¼x11¾ inches, full margins. Edition of 33 (from an intended edition of 50). Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Covici Friede, New York. From Æsop Said So. 1936 * The Fifth Column. Color lithograph and screenprint. 385x332 mm; 15¼x13 inches, full margins. Edition of approximately 54. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by International Workers Order, New York. From Century of the Common Man: Two Speeches by Henry A. Wallace. 1943.

Very good impressions.

Estimate

$400 – $600

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John sloan (1871-1951)
Bonfire.


Etching. 132x188 mm; 5⅛x7⅜ inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Edition of 75 (from an intended edition of 100). Signed, titled and inscribed “100 proofs” in pencil, lower margin. 1920.

A superb impression with strong contrasts. Morse 198.

The WPA gave opportunities and financial help to many artists who were struggling during the Depression. Sloan, already an established artist and teacher at the Art Students League (who taught many artists who particapted in the WPA programs), did not fit that profile, but he did participate in the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, which hired well-known artists for its projects. He painted the mural The Arrival of the First Mail in Bronxville in 1846 for the post office in Bronxville, New York. He also created two paintings for the WPA, one The Wigwam, Old Tammany Hall, now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the other Fourteenth Street at Sixth Avenue, originally hung the office of U.S. Senator Royal Copeland and now is exhibited at the Detroit Insitute of Arts.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Don freeman (1908-1978)
Election Night, Times Square.


Lithograph. 275x353 mm; 11⅞x13⅞ inches. Edition of 50. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. 1934.

A very good impression. McCulloch 88.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Thomas hart benton (1889-1975)
Strike.


Lithograph. 255x276 mm; 10x11 inches, full margins. Edition of fewer than 100 (from an intended edition of 300). Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by the Contemporary Print Group, New York. 1933.

A superb, dark impression of this extremely scarce, early lithograph.

This is one of Benton’s (1889-1975) earliest lithographs and was published in the second portfolio circulated by the Contemporary Print Group, The American Scene, Series 2, along with prints by John Steuart Curry, William Gropper, Russell Limbach, Charles Locke and Raphael Soyer. According to Cole, “probably fewer than 100 impressions were printed as the project was not successful,” The Lithographs of John Steuart Curry, New York, 1976, number 22. Fath 5.

Estimate

$8,000 – $12,000

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John steuart curry (1897-1946)
Manhunt.


Lithograph. 248x328 mm; 9¾x12⅞ inches, full margins. Edition of approximately 100 (from an intended edition of 300). Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower margin. Published by the Contemporary Print Group, New York. 1934.

A very good impression. Cole 22.

A key Regionalist at the time the New Deal was implemented, Curry participated as a muralist for the The Treasury Section of Fine Arts, a merit based program rather than a relief program. He was commissioned to create the murals for the Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, DC in 1937, and the Norwalk City Hall, in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1936.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Sara berman beach (1890-1978)
William L. Patterson calls for Clemency for the Rosenbergs.


Oil on masonite. Signed, S.B. Beach, lower right. 610x508 mm; 24x20 inches.

Estimate

$600 – $800

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Rockwell kent (1882-1971)
Night Flight.


Chiaroscuro wood engraving printed in black and gray. 216x162 mm; 8½x6⅜ inches, full margins. Edition of 150. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. 1941.

A very good impression with strong colors. Burne-Jones 132.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Rockwell kent (1882-1971)
Starry Night.


Wood engraving. 177x125 mm; 7x5 inches, full margins. Edition of 1750. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by the Literary Guild of America. 1933.

A very good, evenly-printed and dark impression. Burne-Jones 103.

Kent was a WPA muralist whose commission for the Post Office in Washington, DC (now the Clinton Federal Building) was highly controversial. The mural portrayed Puerto Rico’s first airmail delivery and seemed to sympathize with the cause for Puerto Rican independence. A woman is shown with a letter in Kuskokwim Eskimo dialect that reads “To the people of Puerto Rico, our friends! Let us change chiefs. That alone can make us equal and free!”

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Rockwell kent (1882-1971)
Prometheus Unchained.


Lithograph. 357x290 mm; 14x11⅜ inches, full margins. Small edition; there was no published edition. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. Printed by George Miller, New York. 1938.

A superb impression of this very scarce lithograph. We have found only 4 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Burne-Jones cites only 8 impressions in public collections. Burne-Jones 119.

Kent was born in Tarrytown, New York and attended the Columbia University School of Architecture and studied painting from well known American artists such as Robert Henri. After moving to Maine, Kent took up wood engraving and gained a reputation as a prolific graphic artist in the 1920s. An intrepid traveller, Kent went on a number of trips to the most remote parts of the world, which heavily inspired his artwork. In 1937 he was commissioned by the Federal Public Works Administration to create two murals for the New Post Office in Washington DC, today the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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William gropper (1897-1977)
Stabbed in the Back.


Oil on canvas, 1939.
641x508 mm; 25¼x20 inches. Signed, Gropper, and dated, ‘39, lower left.

Exhibited: ACA Galleries, NY, Gropper 1940, Feb. 11 - Mar. 2, 1940.

Literature:1940, Gropper 1940, ACA Gallery, ilus. plate 17.

Estimate

$3,000 – $5,000

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William gropper (1897-1977)
Three lithographs.


Johnny Appleseed. 336x227 mm; 13¼x8⅞ inches, full margins. 1941 * Joe Magarac. 340x221 mm; 13⅜x8¾ inches, full margins. From American Folk Heroes. 1948 * Davy Crockett. 320x207 mm; 12⅝x8⅛ inches, full margins. Circa 1951. Each signed in pencil, lower right. Each from an edition of 250. Each printed by George C. Miller, New York. Each published by Associated American Artists, New York.

Very good impressions.

Gropper, born in New York, was a cartoonist and social realist painter who attended to the National Academy of Design (then the New York School of Fine Arts and Design). He worked briefly for the New York Tribune as a cartoonist before becoming involved in the communist party and spending a year in Moscow working at a Russian newspaper Pravda. Gropper produced three murals under the WPA, two in Freeport, New York in 1938 and one in Detroit, Michigan completed in 1941.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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