Sunday, October 17, 2021
LOT #183

Painting, Watercolor, Etching and Print Assortment

(10) items including “Soldats de Reni-Mel” by Leon Reni-Mel Paris c.1918, signed by artist on title page, #14/300 on Arches Chiffon paper, having (15) engravings of World War I scenes within a leatherette over cloth portfolio; a matted but unframed etching of a dog chasing a cat by Marguerite Kirmse (American, 1885-1954), pencil signed lower right; a framed behind glass etching “The Little Market, Stonehaven” by Henry Jackson Simpson (Scottish, 1893-1963) pencil signed “Jackson Simpson” lower right; a framed behind glass etching “East Doorway Old Main Knox College” by Ralph Fletcher Seymour (American, 1876-1966) pencil signed lower right; (2) framed Asian gouaches on paper depicting birds; a watercolor depiction of a rural scene signed and dated lower right “Eva Webster 1891”; (2) watercolor depictions of Mexican scenes signed “Jesus”; and a gouache depiction of figures in a rural setting initial signed “GEP” lower right

Estimate: $200 - $400

Hammer Price: $125

Dimensions: Height: 6 5/8 inches, Width: 8 1/2 inches (Henry Jackson Simpson); Frame Height: 15 1/2 inches, Frame Width: 15 1/4 inches

Condition: Very Good to Good, losses to spine of Reni-Mel, lacking (10) of (25) prints issued; Kirmse mounted to board, mat burned, water damage to mat does not affect print; Seymour having foxing, accretions; gouaches mounted to discolored boards with a board water-stained and chipped at lower right, artwork having light scuffs; Eva Webster discolored and damaged at edges from previous framing

Disclaimers: not all examined out of the frames / mats

Shipping: Quote Shipping

Sales Tax: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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