20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

Phillips
New York

Date of the auction: 02.07.2020

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Anne Truitt

Parva XIII
signed and dated “Truitt Oct '77” on the underside acrylic on wood 5 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. (12.7 x 14 x 10.2 cm) Executed in October 1977

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Ed Moses

Untitled
signed with the artist's initials, inscribed and dated "EM 75-07" on the stretcher; further signed with the artist's initials, inscribed and dated "EM3 75-07" on the overlap acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm) Painted in 2007

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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James Turrell

Hologram (IV 01)
signed, partially titled and dated "James Turrell IV 01 2002" on the reverse hologram and glass construction 20 x 15 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (50.8 x 40.2 x 2.7 cm) Executed in 2002

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Lee Bontecou

Untitled
signed and dated "BONTECOU 1982" lower right casein on wood panel 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (18.4 x 23.5 cm) Painted in 1982

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Ad Reinhardt

Untitled
gouache on paperboard 16 x 19 7/8 in. (40.7 x 50.6 cm) Painted circa 1947

Lot #: 105

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Mark Tobey

Untitled
signed and dated “Tobey 60” lower right tempera on paper 9 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. (24.8 x 21.9 cm) Painted in 1960. Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of The Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity. The work is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT [285-06-02-20

Lot #: 106

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Hans Hofmann

Yellow Glow
signed and dated “Hans Hofmann 1960” lower right oil on Masonite 14 x 11 in. (35.56 x 27.94 cm) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Joan Mitchell

Untitled
signed "Joan Mitchell" lower right; further signed "Joan Mitchell" on the stretcher and on the reverse oil on canvas 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (18.3 x 14 cm) Painted in 1975

Lot #: 108

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Robert Motherwell

Untitled
signed with the artist's initials "RM" upper left graphite on paper 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (29.2 x 36.8 cm) Executed in 1984. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of drawings by Robert Motherwell being produced by the Dedalus Foundation

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Helen Frankenthaler

1973 (Thanksgiving Day)
signed "Frankenthaler" on the reverse painted and glazed ceramic tile 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (34.3 x 44.3 cm) Executed in 1973

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Ed Clark

Untitled
signed, inscribed and dated “1982 TAOS, NEW MEXICO Clark” lower right dry pigment on paper 22 1/4 x 30 1/8 in. (56.4 x 76.4 cm) Executed in 1982

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Ed Clark

Untitled
signed and dated “Clark 78” lower right pastel on paper 29 1/2 x 41 1/2 in. (74.9 x 105.4 cm) Executed in 1978

Lot #: 112

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Tony Smith

Spitball
black granite 12 x 14 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm) Executed in 1970, this work is the prototype for the edition of 50 plus 3 artist's proofs

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Robert Ryman

Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20"
signed, titled and dated "RYMAN 70 Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20"" on the overlap blue felt-tip pen on polyester, mounted on board 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (50.2 x 50.2 cm) Executed in 1970. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being organized by David

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Kenneth Noland

Resect
signed, titled and dated ""RESECT" Kenneth Noland 1979” on the reverse acrylic on shaped canvas 21 1/4 x 119 1/4 in. (54 x 302.9 cm) Painted in 1979

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Yayoi Kusama

Flower
signed, titled and dated "Flower [in Japanese] 1980 Yayoi Kusama" on the reverse enamel and spray enamel on paperboard 10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (27.3 x 24.1 cm) Executed in 1980, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by YAYOI KUSAMA Inc

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Robert Morris

Untitled (Hypnerotomachia Series)
Hydrocal and metal 63 x 51 in. (160 x 129.5 cm) Executed in 1982

Lot #: 119

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Louise Nevelson

Young Tree XXIV
painted wood sculpture 19 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (50.2 x 18.4 x 14 cm) base 36 x 8 x 8 in. (91.4 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) overall 55 3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (141.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) Executed in 1971

Lot #: 120

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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George Rickey

Broken Line (Two Lines Horizontal)
incised with the artist's signature and date "Rickey 1966" on the upper left blade stainless steel approximately 79 1/2 x 99 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (201.9 x 252.7 x 33.7 cm) installation dimensions variable Executed in 1966, this work is unique

Lot #: 121

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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John Chamberlain

Untitled
signed and dated "CHAM '70" on the underside urethane foam, cord and paint 9 x 16 x 14 in. (22.9 x 40.6 x 35.6 cm) Executed in 1970

Lot #: 122

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Lucas Samaras

Chair with Reclining Curvaceous V
bronze 33 1/4 x 17 3/8 x 19 5/8 in. (84.3 x 44 x 50 cm) Executed in 1983, this work is unique

Lot #: 123

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Deborah Butterfield

Chestnut
metal, wood and corrugated iron 69 x 100 x 29 in. (175.3 x 254 x 73.7 cm) Executed in 1981

Lot #: 124

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Julian Schnabel

Insomnolent Brown Trimmed in Mink
signed and dated "Julian Schnabel 1980" on the reverse; dedicated "TO BRUNO" on the stretcher oil and wax on canvas 96 x 84 in. (243.8 x 213.4 cm) Painted in 1980

Lot #: 125

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Julian Schnabel

Lazarus, Second Painting for Aldo Moro
signed and dated "Julian Schnabel 1979" on the reverse; further signed, titled, inscribed and dated "Julian Schnabel Spring 1979 2nd ptng for Aldo Moro (Lazarus)" on the stretcher; further signed and indistinctly inscribed "Julian Schnabel" on the overlap oil

Lot #: 126

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Mary Heilmann

Lil Totem
signed, titled and dated "MARY HEILMANN LIL TOTEM 1997" on the stretcher oil on canvas 30 x 22 1/8 in. (76.2 x 56.2 cm) Painted in 1997

Lot #: 127

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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John Chamberlain

Pure Drop
painted and chromium-plated steel 135 x 72 x 36 in. (343 x 183 x 91.5 cm) Executed in 1983

Lot #: 128

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Philip Guston

Untitled (double-sided drawing)
ink on paper, double-sided 7 5/8 x 8 in. (19.4 x 20.3 cm) Executed circa 1947

Lot #: 129

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Jack Tworkov

Torso
signed and dated "Tworkov 49" lower right oil on paper, mounted on Masonite 25 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (64.1 x 48.9 cm) Painted in 1949

Lot #: 130

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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André Breton

Four works: (i-iv) Untitled
(i-iii) ink and wax on paper (iv) crayon on envelope (i) 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (14 x 9 cm) (ii) 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (17.1 x 12.1 cm) (iii) 6 x 5 3/8 in. (15.2 x 13.7 cm) (iv) 4 x 9 in. (10.2 x 22.9 cm) (i-ii) Executed circa 1947-1948. (iv) Executed circa 1959

Lot #: 131

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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Joseph Cornell

Sandsifter Box
signed "Joseph Cornell" on a label affixed to the reverse wood box construction with acrylic, cork, glass, lead, metal, printed paper collage and blue glass beads 14 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/8 in (36.5 x 19 x 10.5 cm) Executed in 1952

Lot #: 132

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020