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This Sale is our finest to date. Of special note is an important collection of paintings from the estate of a private collector including over 250 California, Western, American, English and Continental Paintings. Also included is the front and back bar along with other objects from San Francisco landmark, Ernie’s Restaurant. A late consignment from a historic San Francisco family of 18th and 19th c European furniture and decorative arts along with other estates and collections round out the sale.
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Ferdinand Burgdorff, 1929                       416 - Ferdinand Burgdorff, 1929
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Ferdinand Burgdorff, 1929, Desert in Bloom. Oil on Masonite, 16" x 24", signed and dated lower left, excellent condition.
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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George Bickerstaff, Desert Mountain             417 - George Bickerstaff, Desert Mountain
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. George Bickerstaff, Desert Mountain Landscape. Oil on canvas, 24" x 30", signed lower right, excellent restored condition.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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William Winthrop Ward, California Oaks          418 - William Winthrop Ward, California Oaks
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Winthrop Ward, California Oaks. Oil on canvas, 24" x 30", signed lower right, excellent restored condition.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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H.(Horatio) Poole, '28, Sausalito Hill          419 - H.(Horatio) Poole, '28, Sausalito Hill
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. H.(Horatio) Poole, '28, Sausalito Hill with Tiburon and Angel Island, oil on canvasboard, 13" x 17", signed and dated lower ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Esther Bruton Gilman, Sand Dunes, Chalk         420 - Esther Bruton Gilman, Sand Dunes, Chalk
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Esther Bruton Gilman, Sand Dunes, Chalk, 12" x 16", signed lower right, San Francisco Museum Exhibition label on reverse, 1942, ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jules Pages, Still life                         421 - Jules Pages, Still life
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Jules Pages, Still life, oil on artist board, 13" x 10", signed upper left, very good condition.
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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C.M. Russell.  Letter                           422 - C.M. Russell. Letter
San Rafael Auction Gallery
LETTER. C.M. Russell. Letter written from Charlie Russell to Olaf Seltzer. Referencing Charlie's and Olaf's saddle and horse gear. Signe...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Charles M. Russell, Sketch423 - Charles M. Russell, Sketch
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PENCIL SKETCH. Charles M. Russell, Cowboy On A Horse. 4" x 3" laid down, in good condition. Accompanying this lot is a letter and photo ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Letter dated April 18                           424 - Letter dated April 18
San Rafael Auction Gallery
LETTER. Letter dated April 18, 1944 to Bill Arnold from William S. Hart. "The object of this statement is merely to show how and where the yout...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Letter of Certification                         426 - Letter of Certification
San Rafael Auction Gallery
LETTER. Letter of Certification from Sid Willis dated November 22, 1945, referencing gifts to his friend Bill Arnold including objects from Charles M.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Con Price and C.M. Russell.                     427 - Con Price and C.M. Russell.
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PHOTO. Con Price and C.M. Russell old photograph given to R.A. Griffen in 1940 by Con Price. Photo was taken in 1903 in Russell's backyard Great...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Charlie Russell Photo                                428 - Charlie Russell Photo
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PHOTO. Four Prominent Old-Time Montana Pioneers (1) Bill Deaton, Horse-Shoe Bar Fence (2) John Matheson, Old Time Freighter (3) Chas M. Russell, Famo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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REPRODUCTION LETTER.429 - REPRODUCTION LETTER.
San Rafael Auction Gallery
REPRODUCTION LETTER. From Charles M. Russell dated November 14, 1903 St. Louis, Mo. "Friends I'm in Mo. When it comes to dressing I'm...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Photo of Bill Hart                              430 - Photo of Bill Hart
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PHOTO. Photo of Bill Hart inscribed to Bill Arnold-Mita Kola from Nita Kola-Bill Hart Suuke Witke dated 1924. 10" x 8", very good condit...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sid Willis                                      431 - Sid Willis
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PHOTO. Sid Willis inscribed from Sid Willis to Bill Arnold and mother September 25, 1945. 10" x 8", creasing to photo upper left.
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Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Olaf Seltzer                                    432 - Olaf Seltzer
San Rafael Auction Gallery
LETTER. Olaf Seltzer with drawing of Indian Brave. After Signature. Framed 2 sided. Pencil, 10 1/2" x 7" viewed, referencing a tough wi...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Pen and ink attributed to Bill                  433 - Pen and ink attributed to Bill
San Rafael Auction Gallery
ILLUSTRATION. Pen and ink attributed to Bill Crawford. Letter from Olaf Seltzer dated July 10, 1948. On reverse with provenance from Bill Crawford
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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L. Maynard Dixon, Yaqui                         434 - L. Maynard Dixon, Yaqui
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. L. Maynard Dixon, Yaqui Indians At Midwinter Fair In San Francisco, 1894. On reverse "Golden Gate Park January '94". Pen a...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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L. Maynard Dixon," Cruzados"                  435 - L. Maynard Dixon," Cruzados"
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. L. Maynard Dixon," Cruzados", Santa Anita May 20 '06. Pencil sketch, 10" x 9 1/2", minor foxing and minor creasi...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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L. Maynard Dixon                                436 - L. Maynard Dixon
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. L. Maynard Dixon, signed Dixon on reverse, Two Nude Figures, c. 1907. Also on reverse 17 E. 59th NYC. Accompanying this lot is a note of
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Edward Borein, Saddle Tack                      437 - Edward Borein, Saddle Tack
San Rafael Auction Gallery
ETCHING. Edward Borein, Saddle Tack. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" is the image size, right side of image not printed, signed in the plate, good orig...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Anonymous, Town In A Nevada                     438 - Anonymous, Town In A Nevada
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Anonymous, Town In A Nevada Landscape With Train In Foreground. Oil on canvas, 20" x 30", relined, excellent restored condition.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Della Shull, Indian Woman                       439 - Della Shull, Indian Woman
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Della Shull, Indian Woman. Oil on canvas, 36" x 28", signed lower right, partial exhibition label on reverse, tear across lowe...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Marcella, Indian Girl with Pottery              440 - Marcella, Indian Girl with Pottery
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Marcella, Indian Girl with Pottery, pastel, 30" x 20", signed upper right, excellent original condition in shadowbox frame.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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E.M. Parfitt, 1909.                             441 - E.M. Parfitt, 1909.
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. E.M. Parfitt, August 1909, Indian Brave. Watercolor, 7 1/2" x 5" viewed, signed and dated lower right, excellent condition.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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H. Sandborn,  Indian Woman                      442 - H. Sandborn, Indian Woman
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. H. Sandborn, Indian Woman. Gouache, 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" viewed, signed lower right, very good condition with minor abrasions outsi...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Stanley Berkeley, Indians                       443 - Stanley Berkeley, Indians
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Stanley Berkeley, Indians Attacking Wells Fargo Stage Coach. Watercolor/Griselle, 10" x 17" viewed, signed lower left, generally...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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H. Sanborn, Mesa Indians                        444 - H. Sanborn, Mesa Indians
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. H. Sanborn, Mesa Indians. Gouache, 11 1/2" x 7" viewed, signed lower center, excellent condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Indistincly signed, Indian Ceremony             445 - Indistincly signed, Indian Ceremony
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Indistincly signed, Indian Ceremony, Gouache, 12" x 24", signed lower left, very good condition.
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Estimates : 650.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Indistinctly signed lower left, Indians         446 - Indistinctly signed lower left, Indians
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Indistinctly signed lower left, Indians Around a Campfire. Oil on canvas, 34 1/2" x 40", relined in good restored condition.
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Victor Cassenelli, The Scouts                   447 - Victor Cassenelli, The Scouts
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Victor Cassenelli, The Scouts. Oil on canvas, 17" x 33", signed lower right, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Carl Jonnevold, Indian Scouts                   448 - Carl Jonnevold, Indian Scouts
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Carl Jonnevold, Indian Scouts, "San Francisco Mts. Arizona Near Rogers Lake", 41 1/2" x 70", signed lower right and ti...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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William Samuel Parrott, Mt Hood                 449 - William Samuel Parrott, Mt Hood
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Samuel Parrott, Mt Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. Oil on canvas, 26" x 38", signed lower right, excellent original...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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William Samuel Parrott, Mountain                450 - William Samuel Parrott, Mountain
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Samuel Parrott, Mountain Landscape. Oil on board, 10" x 12", signed lower right, some losses to corners.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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William Samuel Parrott, Mountain Lake           451 - William Samuel Parrott, Mountain Lake
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Samuel Parrott, Mountain Lake Landscape. Oil on board, 4 1/4" x 6 1/2", signed lower right, excellent original conditi...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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William Samuel Parrott, Crater Lake             452 - William Samuel Parrott, Crater Lake
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Samuel Parrott, Crater Lake. Oil on canvas, 20" x 26", signed lower right, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Unsigned William Samuel Parrott                 453 - Unsigned William Samuel Parrott
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Unsigned William Samuel Parrott, Crater Lake. Oil on canvas laid down on masonite, 27 1/2" x 43 1/2", excellent restored condi...
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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William Samuel Parrott, Mountain                454 - William Samuel Parrott, Mountain
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. William Samuel Parrott, Mountain Landscape. Oil on canvas, 24" x 36", signed lower right, excellent restored condition.
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Dan Muller, Steer Roping                        455 - Dan Muller, Steer Roping
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Dan Muller, Steer Roping, The Gund Collection Of Western Art. Oil on canvas, 30" x 36", signed and monogrammed lower right, ex...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Bob Tommey '68, Buffalo                         456 - Bob Tommey '68, Buffalo
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Bob Tommey '68, Buffalo In A Nevada Landscape. Oil on canvas, 30" x 42", signed and dated lower right, excellent original ...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Kegu or Kegg, Two Cowboys                       457 - Kegu or Kegg, Two Cowboys
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Kegu or Kegg, Two Cowboys On Horseback. Oil on board, 12" x 16", signed lower left, original condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nicholas S. Firfires, The Horse Wrangler        458 - Nicholas S. Firfires, The Horse Wrangler
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Nicholas S. Firfires, The Horse Wrangler. Oil on canvas, 18' x 24", signed lower left, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco            459 - Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco. Watercolor, 11" x 7" viewed, signed lower right, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco            460 - Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco. Watercolor, 11" x 8" viewed, signed lower left, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco            461 - Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Nicholas S. Firfires, Bucking Bronco. Watercolor, 11" x 8 1/2" viewed, signed lower left, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Eva Caprani, '76, Bronco Buster                 462 - Eva Caprani, '76, Bronco Buster
San Rafael Auction Gallery
DRAWING. Eva Caprani, '76, Bronco Buster. Charcoal with colored highlights, 16" x 12" viewed, signed and dated lower right.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Eva Caprani, '77, Calf Roping                   463 - Eva Caprani, '77, Calf Roping
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Eva Caprani, '77, Calf Roping. Pastel, 10 1/2" x 14" viewed, signed lower right, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Eva Caprani '76, Cutting Horse                  464 - Eva Caprani '76, Cutting Horse
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Eva Caprani '76, Cutting Horse. Pencil sketch, 12" x 16 1/2" viewed, signed lower center, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Eva Caprani, Pencil Sketch                      465 - Eva Caprani, Pencil Sketch
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Eva Caprani, Pencil Sketch, 11" x 16". Very good condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Eva Caprani, '77, Roping                        466 - Eva Caprani, '77, Roping
San Rafael Auction Gallery
PAINTING. Eva Caprani, '77, Roping. Pencil, 14 1/2" x 20 1/2" viewed, signed and dated lower right, excellent original condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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