Lot 227 - Maurice Braun (1877-1941) - The Wood Lot (PDC1734)
- Medium: Oil on Canvas
- Circa: 1920s
- Size: 20'' x 24''
This item is reserved for our online auction on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 9:00 am MST/PDT via LiveAuctioneers.com and will last approximately 4-5 hours. This auction is listed under Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Auction. To participate, please create your account on LiveAuctioneers.com and click on our auction preview to sign up for approval in advance. This will be a computer online auction, so be sure to create your account as soon as possible. Once your account is approved, you may leave absentee bids on items through LiveAuctioneers.com. NOTE SHIPPING HANDLING TIME: Please allow a handling time of 1 to 3 weeks for your item(s) to be shipped. STARTING PRICE: is $5,000. ESTIMATE $9,500 - $10,500. The starting price is the reserve minimum and the object can sell for this low amount. The estimate is the price that we feel is a reasonable gallery value. If you have any questions about this lot, please feel free to call us or email. Each lot shows additional images, condition reports, and provenance. Please review all images. 24.5" x 28.5" framed. Original period frame. Signed lower right corner. Titled on verso. This painting is in excellent condition. The frame shows some wear. Maurice Braun was born in Hungary and came to the United States with his family when he was preschool age. His formal art education was at the National Academy of Design in New York City and a year studying with William Merritt Chase. He left New York in 1909 for San Diego, where he opened the San Diego Art Academy. In 1915 he won a gold medal for a painting at the San Francisco Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915 and he became more widely known on both West and East Coasts. He returned to New England and New York State to in the 1920s to paint the seasonal landscapes there. Acquired from a private collection in Illinois. The painting was originally acquired directly from the artist in 1940, shortly before he passed. In gallery pick up date starts October 14th by appointment. NOTE FEES CHARGED: 1. Our buyer's premium is 25% for winning bids under $100,000 and 20% for winning bids at $100,000 and above. 2. US sales tax is charged on all purchases except for buyers (a) with a current resale license (b) shipping address to sales tax exempt states (Alaska (certain jurisdictions), Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire, and Delaware), (c) international buyers. 3. We charge for shipping. For all 50 domestic states in the USA, please refer to the flat rate shipping fee added to this item. If you win more than one lot, we will combine the shipping fee for you. For countries outside of the USA, a shipping fee will be added based on the destination, and the buyer is responsible for VAT/import fees.