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Brown, Benjamin (1865-1942).

Benjamin Brown, <i>Spring in Topanga</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $56,500 (est: $25,000-$35,000) on 2/28/06
Spring in Topanga by Benjamin Brown (1865-1942)
28" x 36", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $56,500 on 2/28/2006

Brown, Grafton Tyler (1841-1918).

Grafton Tyler Brown, <i>Lake Scene with Teepee</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $54,625 (est: $25,000-$35,000) on 10/17/06
Lake Scene with Teepee by Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918)
18" x 30", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $54,625 on 10/17/2006
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

A leading member of the avant-garde symbolist artists in Chicago, Claude Buck moved there from his birth place of New York City in 1919. He was known for his "fantastic, sometimes disturbing images with allegorical and literary themes" (Kennedy 97) drawn from writings of Edgar Allen Poe, operas by Richard Wagner, classical mythology and New Testament writings from the Bible.

Buff, Conrad (1886-1975).

Conrad Buff, <i>Canyon Land</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $77,000 (est: $7000-$9000) on 11/18/03
Canyon Land by Conrad Buff (1886-1975)
34" x 51", Oil/Masonite, Signed
Est.: $7,000 - $9,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $77,000 on 11/18/2003
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Bull, William Howell (1861-1940).


Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ferdinand Burgdorff studied at the Cleveland School of Art and in Paris with Rene Menard and Florence Este.


Born in Basel, Switzerland, Hans Burkhardt was an artist who created assemblage and used other modernist techniques to make statements about modern society and particularly to express his anti war beliefs.

Born in New Hampton, New Hampshire, Ellen Farr became a resident of Pasadena, California in 1895 and was one of the early women artists in the West.

Bush, Norton (1834-1894).

Norton Bush, <i>Punt in tropical river landscape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $31,630 (est: $30,000-$50,000) on 10/23/07
Punt in tropical river landscape by Norton Bush (1834-1894)
30" x 50", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $31,630 on 10/23/2007

BUTLER, Howard R. (1856-1934)

Howard R. Butler,View of the Colorado Street Bridge, sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $14,950 (est: $4000-$6000) on 10/13/09
View of the Colorado Street Bridge by Howard R. Butler (1856-1934)
28" x 38", Oil/Canvas
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $14,950 on 10/13/2009

 


  

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