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A student in Dusseldorf of Emanuel Leutze, William Hahn became a friend of William Keith and followed him first to Boston in 1869 and in 1872 to San Francisco where they shared a studio in the Mercantile Library Building. 

Haines, Richard (1906-1984).

Richard Haines, <i>Woman in an Interior, Diane</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $8,800 (est: $4000-$6000) on 6/15/04
Woman in an Interior, Diane by Richard Haines (1906-1984)
30" x 26", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $8,800 on 6/15/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Painter, teacher and writer, Philip Leslie Hale is recognized for his decorative paintings of the female figure and for his interior scenes with figures as well as for his progressive approach to painting. 

Hamilton, Helen (1889-1970).

Helen Hamilton, <i>Crashing Waves on Rocks - Seascape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,775 (est: $2500-$3500) on 2/19/08
Crashing Waves on Rocks - Seascape by Helen Hamilton (1889-1970)
29" x 36", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,775 on 02/19/2008
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Hansen, Armin Carl (1886-1957).

Armin Carl Hansen, <i>Ship wreck, figures on rocks</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $74,750 (est: $60,000-$80,000) on 2/20/07
Ship wreck, figures on rocks by Armin Carl Hansen (1886-1957)
18" x 22", Oil/Canvasboard, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $60,000 - $80,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $74,750 on 2/20/2007

Born in Dithmarschen, Denmark (now Germany) on June 22, 1854 Herman Wendelborg Hansen came from a family where the father was a draftsman and recognized his creative ability at an early age.  At 16 he was sent to Hamburg to study, and in his early twenties continued his art studies in London. 

Harman, Jean C. (1897-1981).

Jean C. Harman, <i>December Sunset on Old Baldy - Claremont, Calif</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $5,175 (est: $3000-$4500) on 10/26/04
December Sunset on Old Baldy - Claremont, Calif by Jean C. Harman (1897-1981)
24" x 30", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $3,000 - $4,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $5,175 on 10/26/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Harmer, Alexander Francis (1856-1925).

Alexander Francis Harmer, <i>Mission San Luis Rey</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $63,250 (est: $30,00-$50,000) on 6/21/05
Mission San Luis Rey by Alexander Francis Harmer (1856-1925)
25.5" x 40", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $63,250 on 6/21/2005
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Harmon, Charles Henry (1859-1936).

Charles Henry Harmon, <i>Yosemite Valley</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $16,950 (est: $20,00-$30,000) on 2/28/06
Yosemite Valley by Charles Henry Harmon (1859-1936)
48" x 72", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $16,950 on 2/28/2006
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Born in Clonakilty, Ireland, William Harnett became America's best known "trompe l'oeil" [fool the eye] still-life painter in the later part of the 19th century and is credited with being the most influential in that style and subject matter.

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