Ziegfeld Girls Oil on Canvas

Feb 28, 2020. 14:04 UTC
Ziegfeld Girls Oil on Canvas
Frederick Lyle Von Thrauthemburg Morris
United States of America


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Ziegfeld Girls Oil on Canvas - this series of paintings are each 30x40, two sets of twins, two with gold leaf, one Ziegfeld Blue Girl. The series was begun by Lyle Morris and completed by Frederick Lyle Morris. The Two developed a host of art from 1969 to present. Ziegfeld Blue sold to German collector in 2018 for $6,000.00; is now located in Aschaffenburg Germany..Ziegfeld Red (twin sisters facing each other) sold as a pair, France, 2018; $15,000. The Painting "Meto" created for Meto Co, Heppenheim, Germany, 2002 (not pictured) was commissioned by Checkpoint Systems their sister company, Frederick Lyle was at the time employed by Checkpoint as their International Database Manager.



This series of paintings was exhibited throughout Germany and France from 1996-2002 while Frederick Lyle lived in Furth-Linnenbach, Germany with a family located at Im Gartel 4 Furth-Linnenbach. Lyle gave the family several paintings during his stay with them. These paintings along with 20 others were exhibited at the Sparkasse Bank, Volksbank and City Hall Linnenbach, Erbach, Erlenbach and Michelstade. During this period, "Lyle" exhibited extensively in Frankfurt, Ellenbach, Paris and Strasbourg, France. Frederick Lyle Morris also lived and exhibit his art in Ixheim Germany while staying at the home of the Willer Family, located at Sandstr 9 Ixheim from 1983-1986. During this period Frederick Lyle painted his way from City to city, selling his work and employed at the Kreuzberg Kaserne, Zweibrucken where he exhibited and sold paintings of the city and landscapes. Before departing he gave the Willer family a painting for allowing him to live with them during this period.

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Feb 29, 19:13 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$3,000 - $5,000 USD

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$0 USD
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Dear Frederick,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Sadly, our policies only allow me to appraise one object per request. Please state which object you want to be estimated and name the measurements.

With kind regards,

Frederick lyle von thrauthemburg morris morris Feb 29, 19:54 UTC

Thank you for your reply and additional information and process - I sent the lot of pictures so that you could see the series, so lets use your process and select the first "Red Ziegfeld" painting - Oil on canvas and the use of pencil and colored pencil on face and eyes - 30x40 inch

Frederick lyle von thrauthemburg morris morris Mar 08, 00:59 UTC

I have added additional history of the artist - also the first painting of the Ziegfeld Red is the painting to be reviewed, I will add the others individually.

George Mar 10, 15:38 UTC

Good morning, Frederick Lyle Von Thrauthemburg,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Frederick Lyle Morris (20th Century)
"Ziegfeld Girl Red" n.d.
oil on canvas
40 by 30 inches

Thir or similar pieces were exhibited in the Swann Gallery, The Beacham Art Gallery, Gallery 1091 Memphis, Might South Artist Gallery, Collivier Library, and the Midsouth Artists Gallery.
An asking price could be around 3.000-5.000 USD
An auction estimate would be around 1.500-2.500 USD.
This estimation is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables.

With kind regards,

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