Editions & Works on Paper

Phillips
Evening Sale, 20 April 4:00pm (lots 1 - 93)

Date of the auction: 20.04.2021 - 22.04.2021

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Joan Miró

Galathée (Galathea) (D. )
1976 Etching and aquatint in colors with embossing, on Arches paper, with full margins. I. 45 3/8 x 29 3/8 in. (115.3 x 74.6 cm) S. 54 1/4 x 38 in. (137.8 x 96.5 cm) Signed and numbered 40/50 in pencil (there were also 12 hors commerce in Roman numerals), published by

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

L’Oiseau Mongol (Mongolian Bird) (D. )
1969 Etching and aquatint in colors with carborundum, on Arches paper, the full sheet. S. 40 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (102.9 x 69.9 cm) Signed and numbered 19/75 in white pencil (there were also some hors commerce), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.
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Lot #: 2

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

Série Mallorca (Mallorca Series) (D. -, C. )
1973 The complete set of 10 etchings with aquatint in colors (including the title page), on Guarro paper, with full margins, all contained in the original patterned and cloth-covered folio. all I. 21 3/8 x 27 in. (54.3 x 68.6 cm) all S. 27 1/2 x 34 in

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

Les Pénalitiés de L’Enfer ou Les Nouvelles-Hébrides (The Penalties of Hell or The New Hebrides) (M. -, C. )
1974 The complete deluxe set of 25 lithographs (20 in colors and 5 in black) along with the rare additional seven refusée lithographs in colors, on Arches, the full sheets, folded and loose

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

Frontispiece, for Sablier couché (Reclining Hourglass) (D. , C. )
1938 Etching in red, on cut yellow paper, Chine collé to laid Arches paper, the full sheet (without a fold), title page with Casse-Nuit title printed on the right side (changed to Sablier couché for the book edition), the poem Muttra

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

Le Chien aboyant à la lune (Dog Barking at the Moon) (M. )
1952 Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheet. S. 14 3/8 x 21 1/2 in. (36.5 x 54.6 cm) Signed, dated and numbered 75/80 in white pencil (there was also an unsigned edition published in Verve), published by Tériade, Paris

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Miró

L'Enfance d'Ubu (Ubu's Childhood): plates (M. -; ; ; -, see C. )
1975 Ten lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins, with justification, all contained in the original beige linen-covered portfolio with one of the unsigned lithographs mounted to the front (as issued). all I. various

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Jean Dubuffet

Exaltador; Protestator; and Objectador, from Présences fugaces (Fleeting Presences) (W. –)
1973 Three screenprints in colors, on Dutch Etching paper, with full margins. all I. 19 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. (49.8 x 33.7 cm) all S. 29 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (75.9 x 55.6 cm) All signed with initials, dated and

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Salvador Dalí

Les Caprices de Goya de Dali (Dali's 'Caprichos' by Goya): plates (M. & L. -; -; -; ; ; )
1977 Ten heliogravures with extensive hand-coloring, made from Goya's print series (circa 1799 edition) reworked and altered with drypoint and unique coloring, before Dali's titles and plate numbers were

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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After Pablo Picasso

Les Saltimbanques (The Saltimbanques), by Jacques Villon (G. & P. )
1922 Etching and aquatint in colors, on Arches paper, with margins. I. 23 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (59.7 x 42.5 cm) S. 28 3/8 x 21 in. (72.1 x 53.3 cm) Signed by Picasso and numbered '68-200' in pencil (there were also 10 artists proofs

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Quatre femmes nues et tête sculptée (Four Nude Women and a Carved Head), plate from La Suite Vollard (Bl. , Ba. )
1934 Etching, on Montval laid paper watermark Vollard, with full margins. I. 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. (22.2 x 31.1 cm) S. 13 3/8 x 17 3/4 in. (34 x 45.1 cm) Signed in pencil, from the edition

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Jeune fille aux grands cheveux (Long-Haired Young Girl) (Bl. , M. , R. )
1945 Lithograph, on Arches paper, the full sheet. S. 17 3/8 x 12 7/8 in. (44.1 x 32.7 cm) The sixth (final) state, one of 18 unsigned artist's proofs (aside from the signed and numbered edition of 50), framed.
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Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Henri Matisse

Nadia au profil aigu (Nadia in Profile) (D. )
1948 Aquatint, on Marais paper, with full margins. I. 17 x 13 3/4 in. (43.2 x 34.9 cm) S. 26 x 19 3/4 in. (66 x 50.2 cm) Signed and numbered 3/25 in pencil (there were also 5 artist's proofs), framed.
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Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Diego Rivera

Nude with Beads, Frida Kahlo (Desnudo sentado con brazos levantados) (G. )
1930 Lithograph, on PMF Italia laid paper, with margins. I. 16 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. (41.6 x 27.3 cm) S. 20 1/8 x 15 3/4 in. (51.1 x 40 cm) Signed, dated and numbered 77/100 in pencil, published by Weyhe Gallery, New York, framed

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Diego Rivera

Nude with Long Hair (Desnudo de Lola Olmedo, Lola Olmedo Nude) (G. )
1930 Lithograph, on Umbria Italia paper, with full margins. I. 16 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (41.6 x 23.8 cm) S. 20 x 15 1/8 in. (50.8 x 38.4 cm) Signed, dated and numbered '26-100' in pencil, published by Weyhe Gallery, New York, framed

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Ben Nicholson

Foxy & Frankie (C. , see P.Q. II.)
1933 Linocut in black oil paint, on wove paper, with full margins. I. 6 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (15.9 x 14.9 cm) S. 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in. (25.7 x 22.2 cm) Signed with initials, titled, dated and annotated 'I' in a circle and 'Frankie' in pencil, possibly a unique earlier

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Ben Nicholson

Foxy & Frankie (C. , P.Q. II.I.b)
1933 Linocut in black oil paint, on wove paper, with full margins. I. 6 1/2 x 6 in. (16.5 x 15.2 cm) S. 10 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (26 x 22.2 cm) Signed with initials, titled, dated and annotated '2' in a circle and 'Frankie & Foxy' in pencil, one of possibly two

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Francis Bacon

Self-Portrait (S. , T. )
1977 Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins. I. 33 3/8 x 25 in. (84.8 x 63.5 cm) S. 40 x 28 1/4 in. (101.6 x 71.8 cm) Signed in purple felt-tip pen (faded) and numbered 36/180 in pencil (there were also some artist's proofs), published by Galerie Claude

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Louise Bourgeois

Ode à Ma Mère (Ode to My Mother) (MoMA b-b)
1995 The complete set of nine drypoints, eight with selective wiping, one with monoprinting and embossing, on Dieu Donné paper, with full margins. all I. various sizes all S. 11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (29.5 x 29.5 cm) All signed, dated and numbered 19/45 in

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Louise Bourgeois

Untitled (The House is Waiting For You)
1992 Unique two sided note page with sketches in graphite. 8 3/8 x 11 in. (21.3 x 27.9 cm)
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Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Louise Bourgeois

Metamorfosis (MoMA a-a)
1999 The complete illustrated book including five drypoints with etching and aquatint, one with Chine collé, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, the sheets loose (as issued), all contained in the original red satin-covered portfolio with yellow embroidery. 13 1/2 x 14 1/2

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Marcel Duchamp

Poster after 'Self-Portrait in Profile' (see S. a and )
1959 Screenprint in red, on black Montgolfier paper, with full margins. I. 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (20 x 20 cm) S. 25 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. (65.1 x 50.2 cm) Signed and numbered 9/30 in red ink (there were also editions in blue and also with text

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Alexander Calder

The yellow worm is longer than the red worm
1970 Hand woven wool Aubusson tapestry in colors. 68 1/2 x 49 in. (174 x 124.5 cm) Signed with woven signature, stitch-numbered 2/6 and with the Tapisserie d'Aubusson Pinton labels on the reverse.
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Lot #: 23

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Adolph Gottlieb

Pictograph (F. )
c. 1946 Linocut, on wove paper, with presumably full margins. I. 11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (29.8 x 37.5 cm) S. 13 1/4 x 16 3/8 in. (33.7 x 41.6 cm) Signed in pencil, from the possible edition of 25, published by the artist, framed.
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Lot #: 24

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Jackson Pollock

Untitled Portfolio (O'C. & T. -)
1951 The rare, complete set of six lifetime screenprints, each on two sheets of Strathmore paper glued together, as issued (two with blindstamps), with full margins. approximately (5) I. 17 x 22 in. (43.2 x 55.9 cm) (1) I. 19 x 17 in. (48.3 x 43.2 cm) all (three

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Robert Motherwell

Ulysses portfolio; and book (E. & B. .-, -)
1988 The complete deluxe set of 62 etchings, including the suite of 22 etchings (20 in colors) and the bound set of 40 etchings (comprised of 22 line etchings, 20 in colors, and 18 etched Roman numerals), on Johannot paper, with full margins, with novel by

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Robert Motherwell

Three Figures (E. & B. )
1989 signed and numbered "Motherwell 76/100" on the lower right edge Lithograph in colors, on Somerset paper, the full sheet. S. 55 3/8 x 40 in. (140.7 x 101.6 cm) Signed and numbered 76/80 in pencil (there were also 20 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Joan Mitchell

Trees I
1992 Monumental lithograph in colors, on two sheets of Rives BFK paper (as issued), the full sheets. S. 56 1/2 x 82 1/4 in. (143.5 x 208.9 cm) Signed, dated and numbered 28/34 in pencil (there were also 8 artist's proofs) published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, framed.
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Lot #: 28

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Brice Marden

Etchings to Rexroth: plates ; -; - (L. )
1986 Six etchings and aquatint, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins. all I. 8 x 7 in. (20.3 x 17.8 cm) all S. 19 1/2 x 16 in. (49.5 x 40.6 cm) All signed, dated, annotated '10', '18', '19', '20', '24', and '25' and numbered 30/45 in pencil (there were also

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Ellsworth Kelly

Blue/Black/Red/Green (G. , A. )
2001 Monumental lithograph in colors, on Lanaquarelle paper, with full margins. I. 15 1/2 x 75 1/2 in. (39.4 x 191.8 cm) S. 24 7/8 x 88 5/8 in. (63.2 x 225.1 cm) Signed and numbered 'SP 7/10' in pencil (a special proof, the edition was 45 and 10 artist's proofs

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021