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2011 Catalogue

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN SANTA FE


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1. Catlin’s Deluxe Portfolio, plate no. 3.

George Catlin. “Wild Horses, at Play.” Folio plate no. 3 from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. From Drawings and Notes of the Author, Made during Eight Years’ Travel amongst Forty-Eight of the Wildest and Most Remote Tribes of Savages in North America. (London: J. E. Adlard, 1844 [Bohn, 1845], first edition, third issue). Hand-colored lithograph by Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. Deluxe issue: mounted to hand-ruled card with inscribed number. Image: 12 x 17 1/2." Textured wood frame with slate-blue finish and double mat: 21 1/2 x 27." Very minor age toning. Excellent condition by sight.

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2. Catlin’s Deluxe Portfolio, plate no. 4.

George Catlin. “Catching the Wild Horse.” Folio plate no. 4 from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. From Drawings and Notes of the Author, Made during Eight Years’ Travel amongst Forty-Eight of the Wildest and Most Remote Tribes of Savages in North America. (London: J. E. Adlard, 1844 [Bohn, 1845], first edition, third issue). Hand-colored lithograph by Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. Deluxe issue: mounted to hand-ruled card with inscribed number. Image: 12 1/8 x 17 3/4." Textured wood frame with slate-blue finish and double mat: 21 1/2 x 27." Very minor age toning; a few minor spots. Excellent condition by sight.

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3. Catlin’s Deluxe Portfolio, plate no. 5.

George Catlin. “Buffalo Hunt, Chase.” Folio plate no. 5 from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. From Drawings and Notes of the Author, Made during Eight Years’ Travel amongst Forty-Eight of the Wildest and Most Remote Tribes of Savages in North America. (London: J. E. Adlard, 1844 [Bohn, 1845], first edition, third issue). Hand-colored lithograph by Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. Deluxe issue: mounted to hand-ruled card with inscribed number. Image: 11 7/8 x 17 5/8." Textured wood frame with slate-blue finish and double mat: 21 1/2 x 27." Very minor age toning. Excellent condition by sight.

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4. Catlin’s Deluxe Portfolio, plate no. 9.

George Catlin. “Buffalo Hunt, Surround.” Folio plate no. 9 from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. From Drawings and Notes of the Author, Made during Eight Years’ Travel amongst Forty-Eight of the Wildest and Most Remote Tribes of Savages in North America. (London: J. E. Adlard, 1844 [1845] first edition, second or third issue). Hand-colored lithograph by Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. Deluxe issue: mounted to hand-ruled card with inscribed number. Image: 12 x 17 1/2." Textured wood frame with slate blue finish and double mat: 21 1/2 x 27." Excellent condition by sight.

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5. Eliot Candee Clark. “Connecticut Hills,” c. 1940s. Oil on board, 16 x 20." Signed, l.r. Framed to period style with a gold metal leaf Munn molding and linen liner, 22 x 25 3/4." Fine.

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6. Ila McAfee. “Friend or Foe?” c. 1950. Lithograph. Image: 17 3/4 x 13 1/4." Sheet: 20 3/4 x 17." Titled in pencil, l.l. Signed in pencil, l.r. Deep-bevel archival mat. Larson-Juhl frame finished in black lacquer over a red rub: 28 3/4 x 23 3/4." Excellent.

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7. Arnold Rönnebeck. “Rain over Desert Mesas (N.M.),” 1931. Lithograph, no. 12 of 50. Image: 9 1/4 x 10 3/4." Sheet: 11 1/2 x 15 3/4." Signed and dated in pencil, l.r. Titled and numbered in pencil, l.l. Deep-bevel archival mat. Custom black lacquer molding with finished corners: 18 1/4 x 19 1/2." Excellent.

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8. Paul Wescott. “The Schooner” or “Victory Chimes,” 1967. Oil on canvas board, 16 x 20." Frame: 21 3/4 x 25 3/4." Signed, titled, and inscribed by artist on verso, u.l.: PAUL WESCOTT; “THE SCHOONER” [crossed out]; N.F.S. Also inscribed by Alison Wescott, u.r.: “VICTORY CHIMES” 1967 by PAUL WESCOTT N.A. (1904–1970); (The last 3 masted schooner on the Maine Coast); Verified by Alison F. Wescott (Mrs. Paul Wescott). Old label on frame verso from Newman Galleries, Philadelphia. Excellent.

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9. A Very Rare Map of Colorado

William Wangersheim. “Map of Colorado 1889” (Chicago: Wm. Wangersheim, 1889). Double-page lithograph with full original hand color. 16 1/8 x 25 1/2" at decorative border. Sheet: 17 3/4 x 29" with full margins. Text on verso: “A Guide to Colorado” and information on the sale of government lands. Light, even age toning; a very minor smudge, l.r. (maybe original printer’s ink); very minor separation and small tear, b.c. Overall fine condition.

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10. COLTON’S DEFINITIVE MAP of the SOUTHWEST

J. H. Colton. “Colton’s Territories of New Mexico Arizona Colorado Nevada and Utah” (New York: J. H. Colton, 1863). Verso text: The United States of Mexico. Published in General Atlas, no. 67. Lithograph with full original hand color. 12 7/8 x 15 7/8" at decorative strap work border. Sheet: 14 1/2 x 17 1/2." Fine impression with exceptional color; very minor transference; light, even age toning. Overall excellent condition.

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11. Karl Bodmer. Tableau 23: “Pehriska-Ruhpa, Moenitarri [Hidatsa] Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Danse” (Coblenz: J. Hölscher; London: Ackermann & Co.; Paris: Arthus Bertrand, éditeur, Imp. De Bougeard, René Rollet, sc. [1839–1841]). First edition, first state with “Tab. 28” corrected in pencil to 23, the actual placement (number was not changed in plate until its third state). Aquatint, mezzotint, etching. Image: 18 1/2 x 13 1/4." Plate mark: 21 1/8 x 15 1/4." Sheet: 23 1/4 x 18 1/8" with full margin on two sides, uneven trim at bottom, close trim at top. Crisp and strong impression; image has light, even age toning; some toning from existing mat; taped top and bottom to existing mat; marginal tack holes in top corners. Overall excellent condition, with superb detail.

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12. Karl Bodmer. Tableau 24: “Abdih [Addíh]-Hiddisch. A Minatarre Chief” (Coblenz: J. Hölscher; London: Ackermann & Co.; Paris: Arthus Bertrand, éditeur, Imp. De Bougeard, Rollet, sculp. [1839–1840]). First edition, first state with blind stamp below text: C. Bodmer, Direc.t Aquatint, etching, roulette. Image: 16 x 11 1/2." Plate mark: 20 1/8 x 14 3/8" at plate mark. Sheet: 24 5/8 x 18" with full margins. Crisp and strong impression; image has light, even age toning; some toning from existing mat; taped top and bottom to existing mat; diagonal crease affecting text only, l.r.; 1 1/2" rubbed area, u.r. Otherwise excellent condition, with superb detail.

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13. Karl Bodmer. Tableau 18: “Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians” (Coblenz: J. Hölscher; London: Ackermann & Co.; Paris: Arthus Bertrand, éditeur, Imp. de Chardon aine et Aze, Alex Manceau, sculp. [1839–1840]). First edition, second state with blind stamp below text: C. Bodmer, Direc.t Aquatint, mezzotint, etching. Image: 12 1/8 x 17 3/8." Sheet: 17 3/8 x 24 1/2" with full margins. Image has light, even age toning; some toning from existing mat; small crease in affecting two distant figures, u.l.; edges taped to existing mat; a few small tears, mostly marginal, repaired: 1 3/4," u.c.; 1 1/8" and 7/8," l.; 2 1/8" l.c., affecting text; inscribed arrow, b.c. Otherwise, good condition.

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Catalogue prepared by Beverly Weiss and William R. Talbot, photography by Steve Walenta.