International Art Auction

June 12, 2012

LOT 45
Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980)
  • Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980)
  • Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980)
  • Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980)

45

Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980), American

CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS LEADING HIS SHIPS; ROBINSON CRUSOE AFTER THE SHIPWRECK; PIRATE LOOKING OUT TO SEA

Three oils on canvas; the former signed lower right, titled verso, the second signed lower right, the third signed lower left. Circa 1920s.
Each 32" x 24" — 81.3 x 61 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $3,840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

The artist was an illustrator whose works appeared often in magazines as cover designs. He illustrated more than two hundred historical books for young people, including Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnapped” and “Adventure Isle”.

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Paintings
Nationality: American
Signed