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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 453

3 WPA era Prints: Kenneth Hayes Miller, John De Martelly, Alice Murphy

Estimate: $300 - $400

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1st item: Kenneth Hayes Miller (New York/California, 1876-1952) etching on paper study titled "Play" depicting a nude female with her two young children. Signed and dated "Hayes Miller 19" lower right, in the plate, signed "Hayes Miller" in pencil, lower right, below the plate. Housed in a coral-colored mat. Plate: 4 3/4" H x 6 1/8" W. Sight: 6 1/8" H x 7 1/2" W. Mat: 13 3/4" H x 15" W. 2nd item: John Stockton De Martelly (Missouri/Michigan, 1903-1979) WPA era lithograph on paper depicting a young female and two older female figures in an interior setting. Signed "John S. de Martelly" in pencil, lower right, below the image. Hinge mounted to an off white mat. Image: 9 3/4" H x 14" W. Sight: 10 3/4" H x 14 3/4" W. Mat: 16 3/4" H x 20 1/2" W. 3rd item: Alice Harold Murphy (New York/Massachusetts, 1896-1966) lithograph on paper titled "Rainy Day" depicting a middle-aged female with an umbrella gazing towards the viewer and standing in a street, surrounded by other figures with umbrellas in the middle of a bustling city. Signed and dated with copyright symbol "Alice Harold Murphy 37", top center, in the stone. Typed label with artist's information, en verso. Hinged mounted to an off-white mat. Image: 9 3/4" H x 13 1/8" W. Sight: 10 1/4" H x 13 5/8" W. Mat: 16 1/4" H x 19" W.

The Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, Tennessee.


All items overall very good condition. Murphy print has some errant pencil marks to lower right of sheet.

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