Fine Art Joe Stanfield

John Toomey Gallery sells Fine Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with a particular emphasis on Modern and Contemporary paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture. The Fine Art Department sells approximately 150-200 pieces per auction in four auctions a year in a wide range of price points. Due to the carefully selected amount of lots in the sales our consignors property receives maximum global exposure. Each lot also receives close personal attention from our specialists. The gallery’s buyers and sellers include international private collectors, dealers, galleries and museums.

Joe Stanfield is the head of the Fine Art Department and joined John Toomey Gallery in 2011. He was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas and has a degree in Art History from The University of Kansas. Mr. Stanfield has helped oversee many important collections including property from the Estate of Robert E. Beck, the Estate of Frank Ternenyi, the collection of Governor Jim Thompson and most recently from the Estate of Candice B. Groot. He has also helped establish auction records for numerous 20th century artists including Gertrude Abercrombie and Marilyn Levine.

Prior to joining John Toomey Gallery, Mr. Stanfield was in the Fine Art Department at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers from 2006-2011. He is an active member of the Sustaining Fellows at the Art Institute of Chicago and The Arts Club of Chicago.

The Fine Art Department is always looking for quality consignments for auction and for private sale. We provide complimentary evaluations, competitive commissions and achieve outstanding prices realized. Please contact Joe Stanfield at joe@johntoomeygallery.com or 708.383.5234 to discuss the potential sale of your Fine Art.

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS AUCTIONS

  • Gertrude Abercrombie

    Gertrude Abercrombie

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $59,950 Gertrude Abercrombie (American, 1909-1977) Dinah Enters the Landscape, 1943 oil on masonite signed and dated lower left...

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  • Ed Paschke

    Ed Paschke

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $73,200 Ed Paschke (American, 1939-2004) Menagerie, 1969 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right, signed, titled and...

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  • Deborah Butterfield

    Deborah Butterfield

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $157,500 Deborah Butterfield (American, b. 1949) Untitled, 1997 bronze with patina 34″h x 101″w x 69″d Provenance: Zolla/Lieberman...

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  • Katsura Funakoshi

    Katsura Funakoshi

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $145,500 Katsura Funakoshi (Japanese, b. 1951) Under the Moon Over the Mountain, 2000 painted wood and marble overall:...

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  • John Wilde

    John Wilde

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $30,500 John Wilde (American, 1919-2006) The Story of Jane and Joan, (a suite of 12 works), 2001 oil...

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  • Francis Bacon

    Francis Bacon

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $15,860 Francis Bacon (British, 1909-1992) Seated Figure, 1983 etching and aquatint, signed and numbered in pencil, edition of...

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  • Vija Celmins

    Vija Celmins

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $24,400 Vija Celmins (American/Latvian, b. 1938) Ocean Surface, 2000 wood engraving, signed, dated and numbered in pencil, edition...

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  • Ken Price

    Ken Price

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $39,650 Ken Price (American, 1935-2012) Baby Scale, 1981 fired clay with glaze 7.75″h x 1.5″w x 3″d Provenance:...

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  • Marilyn Levine

    Marilyn Levine

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $24,400 Marilyn Levine (American/Canadian, 1933-2005) Work Boots, 1983 ceramic and leather signed and dated right: 8.5″h x 11.75″w...

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  • Beth Cavener Stichter

    Beth Cavener Stichter

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $28,600 Beth Cavener Stichter (American, b. 1972) Sanguine, 2010 stoneware 51″h x 31″w x 19″d Provenance: Claire Oliver...

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  • Robert Arneson

    Robert Arneson

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $121,500 Robert Arneson (American, 1930-1992) Portrait of the Artist as a Clever Old Dog, 1981 glazed ceramic, signed...

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  • Robert Arneson

    Robert Arneson

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $42,700 Robert Arneson (American, 1930-1992) Local Mind Disaster, 1972 ceramic signed and dated 21″h x 11.5″w x 13″d...

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  • Yaacov Agam

    Yaacov Agam

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $39,040 Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Holiday, 1966 oil on wood construction signed, titled and dated on verso...

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  • LeRoy Neiman

    LeRoy Neiman

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $48,800 LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921-2012) Can-Can, 1964-1969 oil on board signed and dated lower right 24″ x 30″...

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  • Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

    Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $45,750 Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (Hungarian, 1895-1946) Untitled, June 1946 crayon and ink on paper signed and dated lower right...

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  • Archibald Motley, Jr.

    Archibald Motley, Jr.

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $30,500 Archibald Motley, Jr. (American, 1891-1981) Guanajuato, Mexico, 1957 oil on canvas signed and dated 9″ x 12″...

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  • M. C. Escher

    M. C. Escher

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $26,840 M. C. Escher (Dutch, 1898-1972) Print Gallery (Prentententoonstelling), 1956 lithograph signed in pencil, edition of 43 12.25″...

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  • Albrecht Durer

    Albrecht Durer

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $73,200 Albrecht Durer (German, 1471-1528) Coat of Arms with a Skull, 1503 engraving 8.75″ x 6.25″ Provenance: William...

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  • Joan Miro

    Joan Miro

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $42,700 Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) Le Permissionnaire, 1974 color etching with aquatint and carborundum signed and numbered in...

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  • Leon Golub

    Leon Golub

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $20,740 Leon Golub (American, 1922-2004) Head oil on canvas signed lower right 32″ x 34″ Provenance: Acquired directly...

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  • William Turnbull

    William Turnbull

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $121,500 William Turnbull (Scottish, 1922-2012) Siren, 1986 bronze signed with monogram, edition of 6 40″ x 19″ x...

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  • Walter Ellison

    Walter Ellison

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $67,100 Walter Ellison (American, 1900-1977) Just Business, 1940 paperboard on masonite signed lower right, titled and dated on...

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  • Walker Evans

    Walker Evans

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $39,650 Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975) Selected Photographs (portfolio of fifteen photographs), 1930-1937 printed in 1974, Double Elephant Press...

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  • Beauford Delaney

    Beauford Delaney

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $54,900 Beauford Delaney (American, 1901-1979) Sans Titre, c. 1968-1973 oil/canvas 8.66″ x 12.99″ signed Provenance: Galerie Darthea Speyer,...

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  • Jacob Lawrence

    Jacob Lawrence

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $109,800 Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000) Psychiatric Therapy, c. 1949 casein with tempera/paper signed and dated Exhibited: The Downtown...

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  • Aaron Douglas

    Aaron Douglas

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $50,000 Aaron Douglas (American, 1899-1979) “The Toiler”, c. 1937 tempera/paperboard 8-7/8″ x 6-5/8″ signed, held in original frame...

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  • Max Kalish

    Max Kalish

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $30,500 Max Kalish (Polish, 1891-1945) Fatigue bronze 16.25″h signed, stamped ‘MERONI RADICE/CIRE/PERDUE/PARIS’ held on a marble base Estimated...

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  • Dale William Nichols

    Dale William Nichols

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $42,700 (American, 1904-1995) “Twilight,” 1981, oil on canvas, 30″ x 40″, signed and dated lower left, titled on...

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  • James D. Brooks

    James D. Brooks

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $20,740 (American, 1906-1992) “Y,” 1952, oil on canvas, 23.25″ x 18.25″, signed lower left, titled and dated on...

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  • Chun Kwang Young

    Chun Kwang Young

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $34,160 (Korean, b. 1944) “Aggregation -01-N014,” 2001, mixed media with Korean mulberry paper, 66″ x 52″, signed and...

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  • John Lennon

    John Lennon

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $47,580 (American, 1940-1980) “Bag One,” 1970, portfolio of fifteen lithographs, sheet size: 29.75″ x 22.75″, each pencil signed...

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  • Karl Schmidt triptych

    Karl Schmidt triptych

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $120,000 (American 1890-1962) “Tall Trees of California,” oil on board in original frame, three hinged panels, signed and...

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  • Charles Warren Eaton

    Charles Warren Eaton

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $96,000 (American, 1857-1937), “The Last Gleam,” c.1911 oil on canvas, 30″ x 36″, signed and dated, titled and...

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  • Frederic Remington

    Frederic Remington

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $360,000 (American, 1861-1909) “At an Apache Indian Agency,” c. 1900 oil on canvas 27.25″ x 40.25″ signed lower...

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  • Norman Percevel Rockwell

    Norman Percevel Rockwell

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $228,000 (American, 1894-1978) “The First Day of School,” 1964, charcoal on paper on board, 41″ x 32.5″, signed...

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  • Benjamin G. Benno

    Benjamin G. Benno

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $6,600 (American, 1901-1980) “Untitled,” 1930, ink and crayon on paper, 9″ x 10.75″, signed and dated lower right,...

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  • LeRoy Neiman

    LeRoy Neiman

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $48,000 (American, b. 1926) “At the #16 Pole,” 1968, oil on board, 24″ x 32″, signed and dated...

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  • George Warren Rickey

    George Warren Rickey

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $13,200 (American, 1907-2002) “Weathervane,” 1976, kinetic steel sculpture, 37.5″w x 25.5″h, signed, numbered and dated, edition of 10,...

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  • Lyonel Feininger

    Lyonel Feininger

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $19,200 (German/American, 1871-1956) “Towers of St. Blaise,” 1940, watercolor, 17.25″ x 12.25″, signed and dated lower left, framed...

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  • William E. Artis

    William E. Artis

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $28,800 (American, 1914-1977) “Head,” c. 1946, earthenware sculpture, 13.5″h, signed A similar example is held in the collection...

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  • Jimmy Ernst

    Jimmy Ernst

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $39,000 (American, 1920-1984) “Tropic,” 1952, oil on canvas, 48″ x 44″, signed and dated lower right, titled on...

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  • Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

    Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $ 15,860 (Hungarian, 1895-1946) “Composition,” 1922, color lithograph, 22.5″ x 16.5″, pencil signed and dated lower right, “To...

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  • John Sennhauser

    John Sennhauser

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $19,520 (American, 1907-1978) “Abstract Composition,” c. 1942, oil on canvas, 24″ x 24″, unsigned, Robert Henry Adams Fine...

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  • Andy Warhol

    Andy Warhol

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $21,960 (American, 1928-1987) “Vegetarian Vegetable, from Campbell’s Soup II,” 1969, screenprint, 31.75″ x 18.75″, signed on verso, edition...

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  • After Marc Chagall

    After Marc Chagall

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $21,960 (French/Russian, 1887-1985) “Soleil Couchant,” 1967, color lithograph, 23.25″ x 17.75″, pencil signed lower right, numbered lower left,...

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  • Rockwell Kent

    Rockwell Kent

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $29,280 (American, 1882-1971) “Bow Lookout,” c. 1930, ink on paper, 8.75″ x 10.75″, signed lower right, framed Provenance:...

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  • Raymond Parker

    Raymond Parker

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $25,620 (American, 1922-1990) “#4,” 1955, oil on canvas, 50″ x 45.5″, signed lower right, signed on verso, titled...

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  • Gertrude Abercrombie

    Gertrude Abercrombie

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $13,420 (American, 1909 – 1977) “Sunset,” 1954, oil on board, 7.75″ x 9.25, signed and dated lower right,...

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  • Boris Izrailovich Anisfeld

    Boris Izrailovich Anisfeld

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $14,640 (Russian, 1879-1973) “Marushka or Morella (The Artist’s Daughter),” 1940, watercolor, 28.5″ x 21″, signed and dated lower...

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  • Ivan Albright

    Ivan Albright

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $5,490 (American, 1897-1983) “Into the World There Comes a Soul Called Ida,” 1940, lithograph, 16.25″ x 13.75′, pencil...

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  • John Sloan

    John Sloan

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $19,520 (American, 1871-1951) “Walking Rain, Santa Fe,” 1925, oil on canvas, 16″ x 20″, signed lower left, inscribed...

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  • Ralph Albert Blakelock

    Ralph Albert Blakelock

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $5,185 (American, 1847-1919) “Landscape,” c. 1900, oil on canvas, 14″ x 10.5″, signed, framed   The present work...

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  • Tony Fitzpatrick

    Tony Fitzpatrick

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $18,300 (American, b. 1958) “Max and Gaby’s Alphabet,” 1999, suite of 26 color etchings, 7.75″ x 5.75″, pencil...

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  • Francisco Zuniga

    Francisco Zuniga

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $20,740 (Mexican, 1912-1998) “Mujer Sentada Con Rebozo,” 1973, bronze, 16″h, signed, dated and numbered, edition of VI This...

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  • Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso

    Fine Art

    Price Realized: $158,600 (Spanish, 1881-1973) “Le Repas Frugal, from La Suite des Saltimbanques,” 1904, etching on Van Gelder paper, 18.25″...

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