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American Art New York – 25 September 2012 Sale no: 2583 – Top Ten [Sold figures include buyer’s premium

. For full details see christies.com.] Sold: $2,649,475 Lots Sold: 100 Lots Offered: 160 Exchange Rate: £0.62= $1 / €0.77= $1 £1,642,675 Sold by Lot: 63% €2,040,096 Sold by $: 76%

Lot

Description Norman Rockwell, Keeping his Course (Exeter Grill), oil on canvas, 1918 Norman Rockwell, Study for ‘The Runaway’, oil on paper laid down on board Andrew Wyeth, Front Door at Teel’s, watercolor on paper laid down on board, 1954 Edgar Alwin Payne, La Marque Lake, High Sierra, oil on canvas Robert Henri, Portrait of Loretta Hines Howard, oil on canvas laid down on board Steve Wheeler, Young Man Talking to his Motherin-Law, oil on canvas, circa 1950 Josef Mario Korbel, ‘Andante’ (Dancing Girls), bronze with brown patina Richmond Barthe, Awakening of Africa, bronze with brown patina Milton Avery, Nude After Bath, oil on canvasboard Guy Carleton Wiggins, Old Trinity in Winter, oil on canvas

Estimate ($)

Purchase Price $218,500 £135,470 €168,245 $206,500 £128,030 €159,005 $93,700 £58,094 €72,149 $80,500 £49,910 €61,985 $74,500 £46,190 €57,365 $70,900 £43,958 €54,593 $62,500 £38,750 €48,125 $62,500 £38,750 €48,125 $62,500 £38,750 €48,125 $60,000 £37,200 €46,200

Buyer

110

100,000 - 150,000

US Private

17

80,000 - 120,000

US Private

129

50,000 - 70,000

US Private

21

25,000 - 35,000

US Trade

105

60,000 - 80,000

US Private

64

$30,000 - $50,000

US Trade

59

30,000 - 50,000

US Private

113

8,000 - 12,000

US Trade

126

40,000 - 60,000

US Private

93

40,000 - 60,000

US Private

Jennifer Klaus, Associate Specialist and Head of Sale, comments: “The sale of American Art attracted collectors of all levels, who were eager to bid on American works of art spanning a variety of genres, including Impressionism, Modernism, Illustrations, and sculpture. Keeping His Course and Study for ‘The Runaway’ by Norman Rockwell were the top lots of the sale, selling well-above their high estimates and underscoring the artist’s continued reputation as one of the most prominent American illustrators. Western paintings also did particularly well, with Edgar Alwin Payne’s La Marque Lake, High Sierra selling for $80,500, doubling its pre-sale estimate. We look forward to our next sale of American Art on November 28th.” Press Contact Jaime Bernice, 212 636 2680, jbernice@christies.com Date and Location of Next Sale 28 November 2012, New York