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Auctioneer Kraft Auction Service 219-973-9240
Auction Date Aug 01 Auction
Location
210 N Grand Blvd
Gary, IN
Time 05:30PM
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  • Lot# 1 - William A. Wirt Bronze Bust On

    Lot# 1 - William A. Wirt Bronze Bust On

  • Lot# 2 - Austin Productions "The Thinker

    Lot# 2 - Austin Productions "The Thinker

  • Lot# 3 - Alva Studios "Julius Caesar" Bu

    Lot# 3 - Alva Studios "Julius Caesar" Bu

  • Lot# 4 - Alva Studios "Thomas Jefferson"

    Lot# 4 - Alva Studios "Thomas Jefferson"

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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 4679
Gary Wirt-Emerson High School Art Collection Online Only Auction Lots Start Closing August 1st @ 5:30pm CDT Auction Preview: July 31st 10am-1pm Auction Pick-up: August 2nd 9am-3pm Complete collection of art of Wirt-Emerson High School Paintings - Sculptures - Bronzes - Plaques 78+ Years of School Art History Being Sold! Owner: Gary Community School Corp. Terms: Credit card on file will be run for payment. 15% buyer's premium. Everything sold as is. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold. All items must be removed by scheduled removal times, no exceptions! No refunds for items not picked up. Kraft Auction Service Col. Conrad Kraft- AU01032667 Jonathan Kraft – AU10500173 219-973-9240 ~ Info@KraftAuctions.com KraftAuctions.com

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1 - William A. Wirt Bronze Bust On Art Deco Stand Artist Emory P. Seidel (1881-1954) . Bust measure 21" tall x 19" across, overall with pedestal 70" tall. Seidel also did a large bronze plaque featuring Mr. Wirt that hung outside the theater in Lew Wallace high school too. Seidel was a prominent deco bronze designer and this would be a great piece for any art collection!

2 - Austin Productions "The Thinker" Statue by Rodin Dated 1962, bronze color over plaster. Good condition with some surface chips. Measures 16" tall with base.

3 - Alva Studios "Julius Caesar" Bust Dated 1956, bronze color over ceramic. Good condition with some surface flakes. Measures 12.5" tall with base x 5.5" across.

4 - Alva Studios "Thomas Jefferson" Bust Bronze color over ceramic. Good condition with some surface flakes. Measures 12.5" tall with base x 7.5" across.

5 - Alva Studios "Abraham Lincoln" Bust by Volk Designed by Leonard W. Volk, bronze color over ceramic. Good condition with some surface flakes. Measures 12.5" tall with base x 6" across.

6 - Hand Carved Wood Figural Sculpture Nice condition. Measures 29" tall x 6.5" in diameter, unsigned.

7 - Mother & Children Chalkware Statue Fair condition with some flakes and chips. Measures 29" tall x 13" deep, unsigned.

8 - Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 24" tall x 14" across, unsigned.

9 - Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 25" tall x 15" across, unsigned.

10 - In Memoriam Mary J. Uremovich Bronze Plaque Nice condition, dated November 1, 1964. Measures 8" tall x 12" across.

11 - In Memoriam John R. Carlson Bronze Plaque Nice condition, dated October 29, 1968. Measures 8" tall x 12" across.

12 - In Memoriam William I. Hodge Bronze Plaque Nice condition, dated April 20, 1968. Measures 8" tall x 12" across.

13 - George L. Russell Principal 1926-1942 Plaque Nice condition metal plaque presented by the class of 1942. Measures 10" tall x 14" across.

14 - William Wirt Friend Of Children and Master Teacher Nice condition metal plaque. Measures 20.5" tall x 30" across.

15 - Framed William A. Wirt School Code Of Ethics Nice condition framed handwritten under glass William A. Wirt School Code of Ethics. Measures 77" tall x 42" across framed.

16 - Framed Robert Kennedy Portrait Nice condition framed under glass portrait with hand-painted accents. Measures 27" tall x 23" across framed.

17 - Framed Martin Luther King Jr. Portrait Nice condition framed under glass portrait with hand-painted accents. Measures 27" tall x 23" across framed.

18 - Antique Framed Original Watercolor Painting Signed Nice condition framed under glass watercolor painting featuring what looks to be an Indiana marsh scene. Sight measures 19.5" tall x 29" across, measures 25.5" tall x 35.5" across framed. Signed in lower right, cannot read signature.

19 - Muriel Dawson "The Goose Girl" Framed Color Print Nice condition vintage framed under glass color print titled "The Goose Girl" by artist Muriel Dawson. Sight measures 19.5" tall x 17" across, measures 29.5" tall x 27" across framed.

20 - Muriel Dawson "The Blue Butterfly" Framed Print Nice condition vintage framed under glass color print titled "The Blue Butterfly" by artist Muriel Dawson. Sight measures 21" tall x 17" across, measures 32" tall x 26" across framed.

21 - Allen Hayes Abstract Painting Good condition abstract oil painting on board by artist Allen Hayes. Measures 28" tall x 40" across.

22 - Shirrell Graves Circus Clown Airbrush On Paper Nice condition airbrush on paper painting by listed California artist Shirrell Graves.The clown painting was presented by the Kindergarten Mothers Club 1949-50. Sight measures 23.5" tall x 17.5" across, measures 29" tall x 23" across framed.

23 - Esther Seymour-Stevenson Baseball Player Print Nice condition vintage framed under glass color print featuring a Little League baseball player by artist Esther Seymour-Stevenson. Sight measures 19.75" tall x 15.75" across, measures 27.5" tall x 23.75" across framed.

24 - Dunes Oil Painting On Canvas Signed Villanova Nice condition oil on canvas Dunes oil painting by artist Villanova. Sight measures 19.5" tall x 23.5" across, measures 28" tall x 32" across framed. Signed in lower right.

25 - Framed Ballerina Lithograph By Mevans Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph dated 1993 featuring a ballerina by artist Mevans. Sight measures 35" tall x 17" across, measures 40" tall x 21.75" across framed.

26 - "Mother In Thought" Lithograph By Joseph Holston Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph dated 1977 titled "Mother In Thought" by artist Joseph Holston. Sight measures 23.5" tall x 17.5" across, measures 34" tall x 26" across framed.

27 - 1992 Jazz Musicians Lithograph By Lady Bird Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph dated 1992 featuring Jazz Musicians by artist Lady Bird. Sight measures 27" tall x 22" across, measures 33.5" tall x 28.5" across framed.

28 - Benjamin Banneker Lithograph By S. Clay Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph featuring Benjamin Banneker by artist S. Clay. Sight measures 28.5" tall x 18.5" across, measures 34.5" tall x 24.5" across framed.

29 - Signed Classroom Print On Canvas By Melvin King Nice condition framed and matted under glass signed print on canvas featuring an Emerson High School Classroom by artist Melvin King. Sight measures 17.75" tall x 23.75" across, measures 25.5" tall x 31.25" across framed.

30 - Women With Umbrellas Print By Earl Jackson Nice condition framed and matted under glass print on board featuring Women With Umbrellas by artist Earl Jackson. Sight measures 20" tall x 31" across, measures 27.5" tall x 38.5" across framed.

31 - Waterfall Lithograph By Adin Shade Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph featuring a waterfall by artist Adin Shade. Sight measures 29" tall x 21" across, measures 36.5" tall x 28.5" across framed.

32 - Dancers Lithograph By L. Ross Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph featuring dancers by artist L. Ross. Sight measures 24" tall x 28" across, measures 31.5" tall x 35.5" across framed.

33 - 1997 "Joyful Time" Lithograph Artist Signed Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph titled "Joyful Time" and signed by the artist, we cannot make out the signature. Sight measures 16.75" tall x 22.75" across, measures 21.5" tall x 27.5" across framed.

34 - School Girls Jumping Rope Framed Print Nice condition framed and matted under glass print featuring school girls jumping rope. Sight measures 20" tall x 27.5" across, measures 25.5" tall x 32.75" across framed.

35 - Teacher & Students Framed Print Nice condition framed and matted under glass print featuring a teacher with her students. Sight measures 10" tall x 14.75" across, measures 17.75" tall x 22.75" across framed.

36 - "Art" Oil On Canvas Painting Signed S.C. Nice condition oil on canvas "Art" painting by artist S.C. The frameless painting measures 36" tall x 22" across.

37 - Beach Scene Oil On Canvas Painting Signed Sandler Nice condition framed oil on canvas ocean front painting by artist Sandler. Sight measures 23.5" tall x 35.5" across, 32" tall x 44" across framed.

38 - Mother & Daughter Lithograph By H. Mavruk Nice condition framed and matted under glass lithograph featuring a mother and daughter by artist H. Mavruk. Sight measures 17.75" tall x 13.25" across, measures 24.25" tall x 19.75" across framed.

39 - Pair Of Framed African Prints Nice condition framed under glass prints featuring African scenes. The prints measures 17.25" tall x 14.25" across framed.

40 - South Shore "Independence" Lithograph By John Rush Nice condition framed and matted under glass South Shore lithograph titled "Independence" by artist John Rush. Sight measures 28.25" tall x 18.75" across, measures 34.5" tall x 25.25" across framed.

41 - All Women Jazz Band Lithograph By Judy Campbell Nice condition framed under glass lithograph featuring an all women jazz band by artist Judy Campbell. Sight measures 25.25" tall x 33.5" across, measures 27.25" tall x 35.25" across framed.

42 - Auvers,Panoramic View Lithograph By Paul Cezanne Nice condition framed under glass lithograph titled "Auvers, Panoramic View" by artist Paul Cezanne. Litho was framed at Marshall Field's in June of 1944. Sight measures 23.5" tall x 29.5" across, measures 29.5" tall x 35.5" across framed.

43 - Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 76" tall x 25" across, unsigned, plexi cover. (Library Hall)

44 - Floral Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 76" tall x 25" across, unsigned, plexi cover. (Library Hall)

45 - Large Oil On Canvas Abstract Painting Nice condition. Measures 66" tall x 66" across, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

46 - 1966 Northwest Indiana History Wall Sculpture Nice condition with a few flakes in the glaze. Measures 64.5" tall x 35.5" across with frame, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

47 - Tall Abstract Acrylic Sculpture Fair condition with damage to several sections. Measures 9' tall x 27" across x 25" deep with base, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

48 - Tall Mosaic Tile Tree Art Fair condition with much of the tile missing. Measures 9' 6" tall x 25" across x 19" deep with base, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

49 - Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 76" tall x 25" across, unsigned, plexi cover. (Trophy Hall)

50 - Large Wood & Plaster "Faces" Wall Sculpture Nice condition with some surface wear and paint loss. Measures 51" tall x 34" across, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

51 - Four Panel Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 76" tall x 72" across, unsigned, plexi cover. (Trophy Hall)

52 - Dimensional Painted Carved Wood Wall Art Nice condition with several pieces of wood missing, still a beautiful piece of art that can be restored. Measures 84" tall x 144" across, unsigned. (Trophy Hall)

53 - Abstract Painted Wood Wall Art Nice condition. Measures 76" tall x 25" across, unsigned, plexi cover. (Principal Hall)

54 - Mixed Media Steel & Ceramic Abstract Wall Art Nice condition with some flakes in the ceramic. Measures 49.25" tall x 29.25" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

55 - Mixed Media Pop Art Painted Wood Wall Sculpture Nice condition piece of pop art presented to Art Instructor Mrs. Dorothy Ives in 1981. Measures 60" tall x 30" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

56 - Large Mixed Media Wood-Acrylic-Textile Wall Art Good condition piece of wall art donated to Wm. A. Wirt High School by Art Instructor Mrs. Dorothy Ives in 1981. Measures 55.5" tall x 161.5" across, unsigned. Has some damage to the acrylic in the lower right hand corner. (Principal Hall)

57 - Modern Art Framed Painting On Cork Nice condition modern art painting cork featuring abstracts & Crest toothpaste. Measures 40.5" tall x 49" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

58 - Abstract Framed Oil On Canvas Good condition abstract oil on canvas with some surface wear and a couple holes. Measures 49.75" tall x 49.75" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

59 - Seated Man Framed Painting On Wood Good condition abstract painting with some paint flakes. Measures 39.5" tall x 25.75" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

60 - Two Women Abstract Mosaic Tile Wall Art Very nice abstract framed mosaic tile wall art featuring two women. Measures 40.75" tall x 54.5" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

61 - Mixed Media Steel & Ceramic Abstract Wall Art Very nice condition. Measures 31.5" tall x 26" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

62 - Dimensional Painted Wood Wall Art Very nice condition. Measures 44.75" tall x 49.75" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

63 - Abstract Antique Car Painting On Wood Nice condition with some paint flakes. Measures 37.5" tall x 49.5" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

64 - Mixed Media Dimensional Wood & Pottery Wall Art Very nice condition with lightly painted wood pieces and pottery objects. Measures 54" tall x 37.25" across, unsigned and under plexiglass. (Principal Hall)

65 - Mixed Media Wood & Paper Mache Wall Art Very nice condition with painted wood pieces on a paper mache coated background. Measures 54" tall x 37.25" across, unsigned and under plexiglass. (Principal Hall)

66 - Painted Masonite Abstract Wall Art Fair condition with many students names scratched into the paint. Measures 31.25" tall x 48" across, unsigned. (Principal Hall)

67 - William A. Wirt School East Wing 1939 Plaque Plaque reads "William A. Wirt Scool East Wing Erected A.D. 1939 Joe H. Wildermuth Architect". The metal plaque measures 30" across x 20" tall.

68 - William A. Wirt School Federal Works 1939 Plaque Plaque reads "Federal Works Agency Public Works Administration John M. Carmondy Federal Works Administrator Franklin D. Roosevelt President Of The United States William A. Wirt School". The metal plaque measures 30" across x 14" tall.

69 - Concrete Male Torso Statue Interesting statue on a male torso. Measures 27.5" across x 70" tall. Condition is good, but it is a bit fragile.

70 - Standing Painted Wood Abstract Art Interesting abstract art piece, it is very fragile from being out in the elements. Measures 18" across x 91" tall.

71 - Large Painted Wood Carving Of A Nude Woman Interesting painted wood carving of a nude woman. Measures 9" across x 82" tall.

72 - Large Clothes Pin Painted Wood Carving Interesting painted wood carving of a clothes pin painted blue. Measures 11" across x 63" tall.

73 - Large American Indian Man Painted Wood Carving Interesting painted wood carving of an American Indian man painted blue. Measures 9" across x 69" tall.

74 - Large American Indian Woman Painted Wood Carving Interesting painted wood carving of an American Indian woman painted brick red. Measures 9" across x 67" tall.

75 - Large Carved Wood Painted Totem Pole Interesting wood totem pole painted mauve. Measures 10" across x 67" tall.

76 - Tall Carved Wood American Indian Totem Pole Interesting wood totem pole painted in yellow and black with great detail. Measures 12" across x 98.5" tall.

77 - Tall Carved Wood American Indian Totem Pole Interesting wood totem pole painted in yellow, blue and green with great detail. Measures 8.5" across x 80" tall.

78 - Vintage Murdock Cast Metal Water Fountain Nice condition. Measures 12" across x 26" tall. (lower level outdoors)




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