|KANE MANOR AUCTION: Real Estate, Antiques, Paintings, Furniture, Historical & Military Artifacts|
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Kane Manor Auction
230 Clay Street, Kane, Pennsylvania
Saturday, September 27, 2003
Previews: Sunday, September 21, noon-3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 27, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Antiques, Paintings, Prints, Furniture, Historical & Military Artifacts, Real Estate, Bed & Breakfast Inn
Robert J. Connelly, Auctioneer - PA Auctioneer's License AU-002261-E
Oil Paintings and Works on Paper
More than 140 items. Sixteen 18th and 19th century portraits of Kane family relatives and friends, including two portraits of Elisha Kent Kane, one in his Navy uniform; a large oil on tin of Revolutionary War Major General Philip Schuyler, who was 4th in command under George Washington; plus an oil on canvas of his wife Catharine (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler; a pair of 19th century portraits of Louise and Daniel Retz, grandson of E. Retz, Bucks County, PA. Other family portraits identified as: John Kane II and his wife Maria Codwise Kane, circa 1820-35; Elisha Kent Kane, 1770-1834, grandfather of Thomas and Elisha Kane; Dr. Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood, 1836-1909, wife of General Kane.
There are 40 comical risque caricatures World War I watercolors, circa 1918, drawn by "Sashy" Elisha Kent Kane, 1894-1959, son of Dr. Evan O'Neil Kane, grandson of General Kane; 4 panels, risque caricatures of the Classics by Georges Leonnec, 1881-1940; large lithograph of Thomas Kent Kane. Throughout Kane Manor there are numerous other paintings, watercolors and pencil drawings. Most are unsigned, but a few are signed including some by Kane family members.
Selling at 12:15: Large (39 1/2 x 59 1/2) oil painting, seen at right, of A Ship and Icebergs, Circle of James Hamilton, 1854. Also, all sixteen watercolors and an 1806 needlepoint.
Note: Except as noted above, all of the artwork is inventoried in "Order of Sale" and will be sold throughout the auction beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the order listed. Visit Corcoran Fine Arts, Ltd. for the listing of the art.
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