Sotheby's /Mar 4, 2009
Artworks in Arcadja15
Some works of Fred MachetanzExtracted between 15 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Bonhams -Aug 6, 2013 - Los AngelesLot number: 149
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Fred Machetanz (American, 1908-2002) Out to the whaling camp, 1965 signed and dated 'F. Machetanz / 1965' (lower right) and signed, titled, and dated '"Out to the Whaling Camp" / By / Fred Machetanz / High Ridge. Palmer. Alaska / 1965' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 18 x 24in overall: 25 x 31in PROVENANCE: Private collection, Seattle, Washington A signed letter from the artist dated March 10, 1966, accompanies this lot and reads, in part, "This painting depicts a portion of an Eskimo whaling crew pushing the umiak or skin covered boat out to the edge of the ice field where they will set up camp and be on the lookout for whales."
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Property of another owner Fred Machetanz (American, 1908-2002) Winter Preparation , 1980s Lithograph on cream paper, signed in pencil, titled and annotated 'Edition-100,' with margins, in apparently very good condition aside from mat- and light staining, framed (not examined out of frame). 14 x 17 3/4in
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Artist : Machetanz, Fred Title : Gee Poling Date of Birth and Death : 1908-2002 Medium : Oil on board Dimensions : 26 x 44 inches Signed : Signed lower right and dated 1976 AuctionLocation: 7176 E Main Street, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85251, United States Taxes: CS (1.65%) SA (7.3%) Buyer's Premiums: From (Incl.) To (Excl.) Premium 0.00 500,000.00 15% 500,000.00 Infinite 12% Shipping Details: No InfoAvailable Payment Details: Wire instructions: First Fidelity Bank 7401 E. Camelback Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Account Name: Scottsdale Art Auction Route # 122105184 Account # 6448301028 We accept all major credit cards and paypal up to$10,000.00 Accepted Payment Methods: See Payment Details BUYER’’’’SPREMIUM The purchase price payable by the Purchaser shall be the total of the final bid price PLUS A PREMIUM OF FIFTEEN PERCENT (15%) on any individual lot in the amount upto and including $500,000; TWELVE PERCENT (12%) on anyindividual lot on the amount in excess of $500,000. 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Auction: Sotheby's -Mar 4, 2009 - New YorkLot number: 61
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Measurements 44 by 22 in. alternate measurements 111.8 by 56 cm. DESCRIPTION signed F. Machetanz © and dated 1983, l.l. oil on masonite PROVENANCE Artique Fine Arts, Anchorage, Alaska (acquired directly from theartist)Acquired by the present owner from the above CATALOGUE NOTE A copy of a typewritten description of "Whaling Lookout" by theartist is available with the lot. It reads as follows:"One member of a whaling crew, which is camping out on the icefield, has climbed the high pile of pressure ice to look farther inthe distance toward the sea.With his binoculars, he can spot a whale which is coming north,past their camp on the edge of the ice field. It is said that in the older days, the purpose of the blanket orskin toss of the Eskimos was used to give a higher vantage point,and thus spot the oncoming whale. The thickness of the ice cakesbuilt up during the winter also indicates it is spring in theArctic, which is also whale hunting time for the coastal Eskimosaround and above the Arctic Circle. This painting was started with an underpainting in blue andwhite to which layers of transparent oil pigment or glazes wereadded to produce this final effect. It is much the technique of theold masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt and Titian."
Auction: Freeman -Jun 22, 2003 - LondonLot number: 135
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Lot 135 FRED MACHETANZ (American b. 1908) "WHALING DANCE" signed and dated "F. Machetanz 1962" bottom right, also inscribed"'Whaling Dance' by Fred Machetanz / High Ridge - Palmer Alaska /1965" verso, oil on masonite 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm) Note: A typed letter from the artist dated "14 August 1965" discussingthis painting will accompany this lot. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Sold for $6,000