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Stanton Macdonald-Wright was born in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1890 and grew up in a well-off hotel-managing family.  His father treated him to painting lessons when he was five years old. 

Mannheim, Jean (1863-1945).

Jean Mannheim, <i>Reminiscence</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $82,500 (est: $15,000-$20,000) on 2/18/03
Reminiscence by Jean Mannheim (1863-1945)
39" x 34", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $15,000 - $20,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $82,500 on 2/18/2003
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul Manship became a leading influence in contemporary sculpture from the 1920s to the end of World War II.  His work was "distinguished by their simplified and polychromatic forms, clean sinuous lines, slender curves, and lyrical surfaces" (Reynolds 241).


Marble, John Nelson (1855-1918).

John Nelson Marble, <i>Untitled</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025 (est: $1000-$1500) on 2/17/04
Untitled by John Nelson Marble (1855-1918)
5.5" x 9", Watercolor/Paper, Signed
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025 on 2/17/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Marple, William Lewis (1827-1910) .

William Lewis Marple, <i>Yosemite Valley</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $23,000 (est: $20,000-$30,000) on 6/21/05
Yosemite Valley by William Lewis Marple (1827-1910)
40" x 60", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $23,000 on 6/21/2005
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

An urban realist painter of New York City genre, Reginald Marsh devoted his career to depicting people going about their everyday business including Bowery bums, vulgar party goers, and persons elbowing their way in crowded subways. 

Marshall, Frank Howard (1866-1945).

Frank Howard Marshall, <i>San Simeon Coastline</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,850(est: $1400-$1800) on 2/13/01
San Simeon Coastline by Frank Howard Marshall (1866-1945)
9" x 12", Oil/Board, By Estate
Est.: $1,400 - $1,800
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,850 on 2/13/2001
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Born in Palisade, Colorado, a small western town where his father ran the newspaper, Fletcher Martin was a self-taught artist, best known for his painting of western subjects. He worked as a painter, muralist, and illustrator.

Martinez, Xavier (1869-1943).

Xavier Martinez, <i>Landscape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,675 (est: $1500-$2500) on 2/18/03
Landscape by Xavier Martinez (1869-1943)
8.1" x 5.1", Oil/Board, Signed Monogram
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,675 on 2/18/2003

Mathews, Arthur Frank (1860-1945).

Arthur Frank Mathews, <i>Woman & Children Picking Poppies In Coastal Landscape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $104,500 (est: $15,000-$20,000) on 6/15/04
Woman & Children Picking Poppies In Coastal Landscape by Arthur Frank Mathews (1860-1945)
12.25" x 9.25", Oil/Wood, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $15,000 - $20,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $104,500 on 6/15/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

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