20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Phillips
New York

Date of the auction: 08.11.2015

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Yayoi Kusama

1 Yayoi Kusama Infinity Nets OPRT 2004 acrylic on canvas 76 x 76 in. (193 x 193 cm) Signed, titled and dated "OPRT Yayoi Kusama 2004 INFINITY NETS" on the reverse.
Provenance Robert Miller Gallery, New York Private Collection, Denver Christie's, New York, Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$900,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Marisol

2 Property from a Distinguished New York Collection Marisol Couple No. 1 1965-66 wood, painted wood, fabric, electric motor and mixed media 71 x 34 x 26 7/16 in. (180.3 x 86.4 x 67.2 cm)
Provenance Neuhoff Edelman Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited New York

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Michelangelo Pistoletto

3 Property from the Estate of Philip and Edna Minkin, Bloomfield Hills Michelangelo Pistoletto Gruppo di persone 1962 graphite on tissue paper on mirror-polished stainless steel, mounted to canvas 71 x 49 in. (180.3 x 124.5 cm) Signed and dated "Pistoletto 1962" on the reverse.
Provenance Galleria

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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John Chamberlain

4 John Chamberlain Bullwinkle 1961 painted and chromium-plated steel 48 x 43 x 32 in. (121.9 x 109.2 x 81.3 cm) This work has been recorded in the archives of the John Chamberlain studio.
Provenance The artist James Goodman Gallery, New York (1962) Allan Stone Gallery, New York (1967) Acquired from

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$2,500,000 - US$3,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Morris Louis

5 Property from a Prominent American Collection Morris Louis Para IV 1959 Magna on canvas 101 x 137 in. (256.5 x 348 cm) This work is registered in the estate of the artist under Morris Louis Estate Number 2-84.
Provenance Estate of the artist Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Anish Kapoor

6 Anish Kapoor Blood Mirror 2000 lacquer and stainless steel 78 1/8 x 78 1/8 x 18 1/2 in. (198.5 x 198.5 x 47 cm)
Provenance Lisson Gallery, London Private Collection Sotheby's, London, Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 7, 2007, lot 12 Private Collection, Seoul Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Danh Vo

Property from an Important Private European Collection Danh Vo Alphabet (B) 2011 gold leaf on unfolded cardboard box 36 1/4 x 85 7/8 in. (92 x 218 cm)
Provenance Galerie Buchholz, Cologne Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Transforming the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Cindy Sherman

Property from an Important Midwest Collection Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Still (#36) 1979 gelatin silver print, mounted on foamcore 37 3/4 x 27 3/4 in. (95.9 x 70.5 cm) Signed, numbered and dated "Cindy Sherman 2/3 1979" on the reverse of the backing board; further numbered "#36" lower right of the

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel Untitled 2007 enamel and oil on linen 94 7/8 x 76 in. (241 x 193 cm) Signed, inscribed and dated "Stingel 2007 GS-3" on the reverse.
Provenance Paula Cooper Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York Private Collection, London Exhibited New York, L&M Arts, The Complexity of the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Robert Gober

Property of a Private New York Collector Robert Gober The Sad Sink 1985 plaster, wood, wire lath, steel and semi-gloss enamel paint 22 1/2 x 18 x 18 in. (57.2 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm) Signed, titled and dated "'The Sad Sink' 1985 Bob Gober" on the reverse.
Provenance Daniel Weinberg, Los Angeles Literature

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Mark Grotjahn

11 Mark Grotjahn Untitled (Brown Butterfly Purple) 2004 oil on linen 70 x 35 in. (177.8 x 88.9 cm) Signed and dated "Mark Grotjahn 2004" along the right edge.
Provenance Stephen Friedman Gallery, London Private Collection, USA Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited Dallas, The

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,800,000 - US$2,200,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Henry Moore

Property of a Gentleman, Boston Henry Moore Torso 1966 white marble height 31 in. (78.7 cm) This work is unique.
Provenance Marlborough Fine Art, London Marina & Willy Staehelin-Peyer, Zurich Private Collection Sotheby's, London, Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale, February 6, 2008, lot 374

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Christopher Wool

13 Christopher Wool Untitled (P271) 1997 enamel on aluminum 108 x 71 7/8 in. (274.3 x 182.6 cm) Signed, titled and dated "WOOL 1997 UNTITLED (P271)" on the reverse.
Provenance Luhring Augustine, New York Phillips, London, Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 14, 2013, lot 7 Acquired at the above

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$4,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Joan Miró

Property of a Private Collector, Lisbon Joan Miró Femme, oiseaux 1976 oil, gouache on board 25 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. (65.1 x 50.2 cm) Signed "Miró" lower right; further signed, titled and dated "Miró. 20/IV/76. Femme, oiseaux" on the reverse.
Provenance Doña Pilar Miró Sotheby's, Madrid, 42 Works by Joan

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Alexander Calder

15 Alexander Calder Untitled circa 1941 sheet metal, rod, wire, paint 45 x 68 x 38 in. (114.3 x 172.7 x 96.5 cm) This work was inscribed "CA" at a later date on the largest red element. This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A09590

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$3,500,000 - US$4,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Willem de Kooning

16 Property from a Private Collection Willem de Kooning Untitled XXVIII 1977 oil on canvas 60 x 54 in. (152.4 x 137.2 cm) Signed "de Kooning" on the reverse.
Provenance Xavier Fourcade, New York Private Collection Gagosian Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Roy Lichtenstein

17 Roy Lichtenstein Face 1986 oil, Magna and graphite on canvas 48 x 36 in. (121.9 x 91.4 cm) Signed and dated "rf Lichtenstein 86" on the reverse.
Provenance Leo Castelli, New York The Mayor Gallery, London Private Collection Christie's, New York, Post-War & Contemporary Day Session November 11

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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John Currin

Property from an East Coast Private Collection John Currin Birthday 1999 oil on canvas 22 x 18 in. (55.9 x 45.7 cm) Signed and dated "John Currin 1999" along the overlap.
Provenance Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited New York, Andrea Rosen Gallery

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Joan Mitchell

Property from the Collection of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer, Santa Barbara Joan Mitchell Untitled 1975 oil on canvas 76 3/4 x 44 3/4 in. (194.9 x 113.7 cm) Signed "Joan Mitchell" lower right.
Provenance Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris Private Collection, Paris (1991) Solomon & Company, New York Cheim

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$1,200,000 - US$1,800,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Marino Marini

20 Property from a Distinguished New York Collection Marino Marini Piccolo cavallo 1950 hand chiseled and painted bronze 19 x 22 3/8 x 16 3/8 in. (48.3 x 56.8 x 41.5 cm) Stamped with the artist's initials "MM" on the base. This work is from an edition of 6.
Provenance Collection of Ann Loeb

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Le Corbusier

21 Property from The Heidi Weber Museum Collection Le Corbusier Femme rouge et pelote verte 1932 oil on canvas 51 1/8 x 38 1/4 in. (130 x 97 cm) Signed and dated "Le Corbusier 32" lower right.
Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner Exhibited Zurich, Centre Le Corbusier

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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George Condo

Property from a Private Collection, Chicago George Condo Seated Figure with Towel 1989 oil on canvas 95 x 80 in. (241.3 x 203.2 cm) Signed, titled and dated "George Condo Seated Figure with Towel 1989" on a label affixed to the stretcher.
Provenance The Pace Gallery, New York Acquired from the above

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Pablo Picasso

Property of a Gentleman, Boston Pablo Picasso Nature morte 1937 oil on canvas 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (15.9 x 22.2 cm) Signed and dated "Picasso 10.4.37." lower right.
Provenance Estate of the artist Private Collection Sotheby's, New York, Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale, November 6, 2002, lot 322 Sir

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$900,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Jean Dubuffet

Property of a Private Collector, Lisbon Jean Dubuffet Paysage au château (avec 3 personnages) 1975 acrylic on canvas 38 1/4 x 51 1/8 in. (97 x 130 cm) Initialed and dated "J.D. 75" lower right.
Provenance Galerie Beyeler, Basel James Goodman Gallery Inc., New York Waddington Galleries Ltd., London

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Giorgio de Chirico

25 Giorgio de Chirico Gladiateurs au Repos 1928-29 oil on canvas 62 1/2 x 78 1/4 in. (158.8 x 198.8 cm) Signed "G. de Chirico" upper right; further signed and titled "'Gladiatori' Giorgio de Chirico" on the reverse of the burlap cover.
Provenance Léonce Rosenberg, Paris Filippo Anfuso, Rome Private

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Maurizio Cattelan

26 Maurizio Cattelan Frank and Jamie 2002 polyester resin, wax, pigment, human hair, clothing, shoes and accessories Frank: 74½ x 24¾ x 20½ in. (189.2 x 62.9 x 52.1 cm) Jamie: 71 x 24½ x 17¾ in (180.3 x 62.2 x 45.1 cm) This work is from an edition of 3 plus 1 artist's proof.
Provenance Marian

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Toshimitsu Imai

Property from a Private Collection, Tokyo Toshimitsu Imai Lava 1957 oil on canvas 44 7/8 x 64 3/4 in. (114 x 164.5 cm) Signed and dated "IMAÏ俊 [Toshi] OCTOBRE 1957 一九五七年拾月 [1957 October] 今井俊満作 [By Imaï Toshimitsu]" on the reverse.
Provenance Galerie Stadler, Paris Collection Rodolphe Stadler, Paris

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Jiro Yoshihara

28 Jiro Yoshihara Untitled circa 1965 oil on canvas 19 5/8 x 24 in. (50 x 61 cm) Signed "Yoshihara" lower right.
Provenance Private Collection, Aichi Private Collection, Tokyo Catalogue Essay Jiro Yoshihara, the founder of the Gutai Art Association in 1954, was a self-taught avant-garde painter

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Kazuo Shiraga

Kazuo Shiraga Untitled BB64 1962 oil on canvas 31 7/8 x 45 5/8 in. (81 x 116 cm) Signed "白髪 一雄 [Shiraga Kazuo]" lower left.
Provenance Galerie Stadler, Paris Gallery Georg Nothelfer, Berlin Private Collection, Tokyo Literature Kazuo Shiraga, exh. cat., Gallery Georg Nothelfer, Berlin, 1992, p. 64

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015

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Yoshishige Saito

Property from a Private Collection, Tokyo Yoshishige Saito Work 1963 oil on plywood, marked with electric drill 71 5/8 x 47 3/4 in. (181.9 x 121.2 cm) Signed and dated, "Y.Saito 63 斎藤義重 [Yoshishige Saito]" on the reverse.
Provenance Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo Sotheby's, New York, Japanese Works of Art

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 8 Nov 2015