Contemporary Art

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Date of the auction: 10.06.2021

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ADOLPH GOTTLIEB Germination #2. Color lithograph on Arches, 1969. 560x760 mm; 22 1/8x30 inches (sheet), full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 53/65 in pencil, lower margin. Published by Marlborough Graphics, Inc., New York. A very good impression. Associated American Artists 60

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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ADOLPH GOTTLIEB Night Glow. Color etching and aquatint on Fabriano paper, 1971. 610x453 mm; 24x17 7/8 inches, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 44/65 in pencil, lower margin. A very good impression of this scarce print with strong colors. According to Associated American Artists, "While the

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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ADOLPH GOTTLIEB Orange Oval. Color screenprint on white wove paper, 1972. 480x610 mm; 18 3/4x23 5/8 inches, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 75/150 in pencil, lower margin. A superb impression with strong colors. After high school, Gottlieb (1903-1974) attended the Art Students League in New

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Letter to Minos. Color etching, aquatint and embossing on cream wove paper, 1986. 60x125 mm; 2 3/8x4 7/8 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 3/50 in pencil, lower margin. A very good impression of this extremely scarce etching. Gift from the artist to current

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Outer Space. Cast paper relief with hand coloring in pencil, 1987. 297x510 mm; 11 3/4x20 1/8 inches (sheet), full margins. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 5/50 in pencil, lower margin. A very good example of this scarce multiple with hand coloring. Gift from the artist to current

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Untitled. Cast silver sculpture on solid clear resin cube, 1972. 110 mm; 4 1/2 inches (height, excluding cube). Incised artist's signature and date on the upper side of the sculpture base. Gift from the artist to current owner, private collection, New Paltz, New York

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Untitled. Watercolor, gouache and ink on cream wove paper, 1945. 120x145 mm; 4 3/4x6 inches. Initialed and dated in ink, lower left recto. Signed and dated in ink, verso. Ex-collection private collection, Chicago

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER What Happens to Squares. Engraving and roulette on Rives, circa 1952-53. 126x150 mm; 5x6 1/4 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 35. Signed, titled, dated "'55" and inscribed "A.P." in pencil, lower margin. A superb, early proof impression of this extremely

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Inside the Rocket. Etching on cream wove paper, 1955. 50x75 mm; 2x3 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 15/20 in pencil, lower margin. Printed at Atelier 17, New York. A very good impression of this scarce etching. Gift from the artist to current owner, private

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Untitled. Wood sculpture, 1978. 150x75x100 mm; 6x3x4 inches. Incised artist's signature and date on the side of the long, pointed element. Gift from the artist to current owner, private collection, New Paltz, New York

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Untitled. Watercolor on cream laid paper, 1956. 975x640 mm; 38 1/2x25 1/4 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower left recto. Ex-collection private collection, Chicago

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER New York Landscape. Etching on Rives, circa 1955. 225x302 mm; 8 7/8x11 7/8 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 50. Signed, titled, dated "'59" and inscribed "A.P." in pencil, lower margin, and counter signed and annotated with the artist's studio address

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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DOROTHY DEHNER Water Study. Watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper, 1960. 585x687 mm; 23 1/4x27 1/4 inches. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower margin. Ex-collection private collection, Chicago

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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JOHN VON WICHT Haven (Harbor). Color crayons, pastels, watercolor and gouache on thin cream Japan paper, circa 1945-50. 625x885 mm; 24 3/4x35 inches. Signed in black crayon, lower left recto, and titled in pencil, lower right recto. Ex-collection private collection, Chicago. Von Wicht (1888-1970

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LEE BONTECOU Untitled. Color screenprint on heavy wove paper, 1973. 227x304 mm; 9x12 inches (sheet), full margins. Printer's proof, aside from the edition of 300. Signed and inscribed "AC 21-30" in white pencil, lower right. Printed at Styria Studio, New York. Published by Experiments in Art and

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Six Softground Etchings, #1. Soft-ground etching on Rives, 1978. 278x200 mm; 11x8 inches, full margins. Initialed, dated, titled "#1" and numbered 12/35 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Crown Point Press, Oakland, with the blind stamp lower margin. A very good

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Untitled. Lithograph on Arches Cover paper, 1991. 455x385 mm; 17 3/4x15 inches (sheet), full margins. Initialed, dated and numbered 71/75 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, with the blind stamp lower right. A very good impression

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Untitled #3. Lithograph on Hahnemühle German etching paper, 1993. 175x280 mm; 7x11 inches, full margins. With the artist's estate ink stamp and numbered 25/68 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, with the blind stamp lower right and the

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Untitled #5. Lithograph on Hahnemühle German etching paper, 1993. 180x280 mm; 7 1/8x11 inches, full margins. With the artist's estate ink stamp and numbered 25/68 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, with the blind stamp lower right and

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Untitled (for Harvey Gantt). Color lithograph on Rives BFK, 1990-91. 128x169 mm; 5x6 5/8 inches, full margins. Initialed, dated and numbered 28/250 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles, with the blind stamp lower right, and the ink stamp

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Seated Woman in a Striped Dress. Lithograph on on Rives BFK, 1965. 686x520 mm; 27x20 1/2 inches, full margins. Initialed, dated and numbered 85/100 in pen and black ink, lower margin. Printed and published by Original Press, San Francisco, with the blind stamps lower right. A

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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RICHARD DIEBENKORN Seated Nude. Lithograph on Rives BFK, 1965. 668x508 mm; 26 1/4x20 inches, full margins. Initialed, dated and numbered 77/100 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by Original Press, San Francisco, with the blind stamps lower right. A very good impression of this scarce

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Seated Nude. Pen and ink on paper, 1934. 463x295 mm; 18 1/4x11 5/8 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right. Acquired Pace Gallery, New York, 1971 by the current owner, private collection, Columbus, Ohio

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Two Seated Women. Pen and ink on thin wove tracing paper, circa 1930. 213x293 mm; 8 3/8x11 5/8 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Reclining Nude. Pen and ink on paper, circa 1930. 365x570 mm; 14 1/2x22 3/8 inches. Signed in ink, upper right recto. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Three Standing Nudes. Pen and ink on paper, circa 1930. 437x230 mm; 17 1/4x9 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Two Standing Nudes. Pen and ink on paper, circa 1930. 390x248 mm;15 3/8x9 3/4 inches. Signed in ink, lower center recto. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Two Standing Nudes. Pen and ink on paper, circa 1930. 405x235 mm; 16x9 1/4 inches. Signed in ink, lower right. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a photographer

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Two Nudes. Pen and ink on paper, circa 1930. 420x300 mm; 16 5/8x11 7/8 inches. Signed in ink, upper left verso. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a photographer

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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LOUISE NEVELSON Seated Nude. Pen and brush and ink on paper, circa 1930. 300x200 mm; 11 3/4x7 7/8 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto. Ex-collection Albert Argentieri, New Jersey, friend of the artist; thence by descent, private collection, New Jersey. During the 1950s and 1960s, Argentieri, a

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 10 Jun 2021