05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Huc-Mazelet Luquiens (American, 1881-1961) Two Views of Hawaii: Sunset, Kualoa Point

$711$600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Huc-Mazelet Luquiens (American, 1881-1961)

Two Views of Hawaii: Sunset, Kualoa Point, 1923; and Lauhala, 1932. Both signed "H.M.Luquiens" in pencil l.r., both monogrammed or signed and dated within the plate, the latter titled in pencil l.r. Etchings (the former with aquatint) on paper, plate sizes to 8 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. (22.2 x 32.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning (primarily to former), not examined out of frames.

N.B. Although Luquiens was born in Massachusetts, he traveled to Hawaii for the first time in 1917. Transfixed by the landscape, he spent much of the rest of his career there.
Estimate $500-700

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N.B. Although Luquiens, Hawaii, Massachusetts