Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 07.03.2019

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Harold Ancart (b. 1980)

Harold Ancart (b. 1980) Untitled oilstick and graphite on paper laid on panel, in artist’s frame 65 ¼ x 52 3/8in. (165.7 x 133cm.) Executed in 2018 Provenance Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 203

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Albert Oehlen (b. 1954)

Albert Oehlen (b. 1954) FM 29 signed and dated 'A. Oehlen 08' (on the reverse) oil and paper collage on canvas 31 ½ x 23 5/8in. (80 x 60cm.) Executed in 2008 Provenance Valid Nutrition Benefit, Christie's London, 26 June 2013, lot 236 (donated by the artist). Acquired at the above sale by the

Lot #: 208

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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George Condo (b. 1957)

George Condo (b. 1957) Faces and Expression signed and dated 'George Condo 09' (lower left) acrylic, chalk and pastel on paper 49 7/8 x 44 ¼in. (126.7 x 112.4cm.) Executed in 2009 Provenance Donated by the artist, courtesy of Simon Lee Gallery, London. BFAMI Gala Auction, Royal Horticultural

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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David Hockney (b. 1937)

David Hockney (b. 1937) Henry and Christopher signed with the artist's initials, titled, inscribed and dated 'Henry + Christopher. Lucca. Aug. 1973. DH' (lower right) ink and graphite on paper 14 x 17in. (35.4 x 43.2cm.) Executed in 1973 Provenance Henry Geldzahler, New York (acquired directly from

Lot #: 224

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Peter Doig (b. 1959)

Peter Doig (b. 1959) Saut d’Eau signed, titled and dated 'SAUT D'EAU Peter Doig 2006' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 16 x 12¼in. (41 x 31 cm.) Painted in 2006 Provenance Michael Werner Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2009

Lot #: 232

Estimate: £350,000 - £450,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Edward Ruscha (b. 1937)

Edward Ruscha (b. 1937) Old Sign signed, titled and dated 'ED RUSCHA "OLD SIGN" 1989' (on the stretcher); signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1989' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 36 x 36in. (91.4 x 91.4cm.) Executed in 1989 Provenance Beau Takahara Collection, San Francisco. Wendy and J. David Craig

Lot #: 240

Estimate: £300,000 - £400,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Cy Twombly (1928-2011)

Cy Twombly (1928-2011) Untitled signed with the artist's initials and dated 'C T - 70' (upper left); signed, dated and inscribed 'Cy Twombly Roma, July 1970' (on the reverse) oil, graphite and wax crayon on paper 27 ½ x 34 ½in. (70 x 87.5cm.) Executed in 1970 Provenance Studio Bonato, Milan. Private

Lot #: 245

Estimate: £700,000 - £1,000,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Sam Francis (1923-1994)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Yellow Beam signed, dated and inscribed 'Sam Francis 1973 Bern' (on the reverse) acrylic and oil on canvas 27 x 31in. (68.6 x 78.7cm.) Painted in 1973 Provenance Gimpel Fils Gallery, London. Galerie International, Milan. Private Collection, Zurich. André Simoens Gallery

Lot #: 246

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Michoacan incised with the artist's initials and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Michoacan" Albers 1960' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 16 x 16in. (40.6 x 40.6cm.) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 250

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Günther Förg (1952-2013)

Günther Förg (1952-2013) Untitled signed with the artist's initials and dated 'GF 90' (upper centre) acrylic on wood 62 ¼ x 54 3/8in. (158 x 138cm.) Executed in 1990 Provenance Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist). Anon. sale, Ketterer Kunst Munich, 31 March 2007, lot 560. Acquired

Lot #: 252

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017)

Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) In Central Park signed twice, titled and dated twice 'Howard Hodgkin 1983-1986 Howard 1983 In Central Park' (on the reverse) oil on wood 19 x 25in. (48.3 x 63.5cm.) Painted in 1983-1986 Provenance M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 304

Estimate: £350,000 - £550,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Alex Katz (b. 1927)

Alex Katz (b. 1927) Maria at Night signed and dated 'Alex Katz 98' (on the overlap) oil on linen 48 1/8 x 102 1/8in. (122.2 x 259.3cm.) Painted in 1998 Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1999

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Barbara Kruger (B. 1945)

Barbara Kruger (B. 1945) Untitled (Perpetual Still Life) black and white photograph, in artist's frame 49 x 91in. (124.5 x 231.1cm.) Executed in 1986 Provenance Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago. Private Collection. Stein Gladstone Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in

Lot #: 320

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Peter Halley (b. 1953)

Peter Halley (b. 1953) Absurdistan Day Glo acrylic, acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on two attached canvases 72 x 72in. (182.8 x 182.8cm.) Executed in 2007 Provenance Rohrer Fine Art, Laguna Beach. Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 326

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)

Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) Dots signed, titled and dated 'yayoi Kusama 1999 DOTS' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 13 ¼ x 9 5/8in. (33.5 x 24.5cm.) Painted in 1999 Provenance Galleria Col, Osaka. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 329

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945)

Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) Das goldene Vlies (The Golden Fleece) titled 'das goldene Vlies' (upper left) linen robe, gold leaf, charcoal, chalk and wire on lead, in artist's frame 112 ½ x 55 ½ x 4 3/8in. (286 x 141 x 11cm.) Executed in 2006 Provenance Hilfe für ALS-kranke Menschen, Benefit Auction

Lot #: 344

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Henry Taylor (b. 1958)

Henry Taylor (b. 1958) Noah signed twice, inscribed and dated ‘Henry Taylor 2005 Hey Girl Whats up? Its hot here but I'd rather be hot there - in Miami! Looking forward to... again. Sincerely Henry Taylor Son of Nejus ’ (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 30 x 26 in. (76.2 x 66 cm.) Painted in 2005

Lot #: 202

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Sigmar Polke (1941-2010)

Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) Untitled signed and dated ' S. Polke 76' (lower left) gouache, spray enamel, lacquer and metallic paint on paper 27 3/8 x 39 ¼in. (69.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Private Collection. Anon. sale, Grisebach Berlin, 27 November 1992, lot 74. Acquired at the above

Lot #: 214

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Hurvin Anderson (b. 1965)

Hurvin Anderson (b. 1965) St. James II signed and titled '"St James" II HurvinA' (on the reverse) acrylic and watercolour on paper 16 3/8 x 24 1/8in. (41.5 x 61.4cm.) Executed in 2005 Provenance Thomas Dane Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 201

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Sarah Crowner (b. 1974)

Sarah Crowner (b. 1974) Untitled (Diptych) each: signed and dated 'Sarah Crowner 2011' (on the reverse) oil on stitched canvas and linen, in two parts each: 72 x 54in. (183 x 137cm.) Executed in 2011 Provenance Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner in

Lot #: 204

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Peter Halley (b. 1953)

Peter Halley (b. 1953) Desperate Measures Day Glo Acrylic, acrylic, metallic acrylic, pearlescent acrylic and Roll-A-Tex on two attached canvases 72 x 93 ½in. (183 x 237.5cm.) Executed in 1998 Provenance Galerie Xippas, Athens. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 205

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Julie Mehretu (b. 1970)

Julie Mehretu (b. 1970) Quartet B (Okemos Drawings) each: signed, titled, consecutively numbered and dated 'Julie Mehretu 2008 Quartet B (Okemos Drawings) 1-4 of 4' (on the reverse) graphite, watercolour and ink on paper, in four parts each: 22 x 22 1/8in. (56 x 56.5cm.) Executed in 2008 Provenance

Lot #: 206

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Sam Szafran (b. 1934)

Sam Szafran (b. 1934) Femme assise manteau rouge parmi les philodendrons (Seated Woman in Red Coat Among the Philodendrons) signed 'Sam Szafran' (lower edge) watercolour and oil pastel on silk on board 55 1/8 x 39 3/8in. (140 x 100cm.) Executed in 2009 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by

Lot #: 207

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Günther Förg (1952-2013)

Günther Förg (1952-2013) Untitled signed and dated 'Förg 92' and consecutively numbered '1' to '10' (upper right of eight parts, upper left of two parts) acrylic on paper, in ten parts each: 19 ½ x 14 7/8in. (49.5 x 37.7cm.) Executed in 1992 Provenance Werkhallen Obermann//Burkhard

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Günther Förg (1952-2013)

Günther Förg (1952-2013) Untitled signed and dated ‘Förg 88’ (on the reverse) acrylic on lead on wood 70 7/8 x 47 ¼in. (180 x 120cm.) Executed in 1988 Provenance Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2007

Lot #: 210

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Daniel Richter (b. 1962)

Daniel Richter (b. 1962) Ich war nicht dabei (I Was Not There) signed, titled and dated 'iCH WAR NiCHT DABEi Daniel Richter 2011' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 78 ¾ x 98 5/8in. (200 x 250.5cm.) Painted in 2011 Provenance Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 211

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Franz West (1947-2012)

Franz West (1947-2012) Untitled signed and dated 'Franz W. 76' (lower centre) acrylic on printed paper, in artist's frame 22 7/8 x 29 5/8in. (58 x 75.2cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Anon. sale, Dorotheum Vienna, 19 May 1999, lot 201. Galerie Christine König, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 212

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Albert Oehlen (b. 1954)

Albert Oehlen (b. 1954) Woman Nr. 1 signed and dated 'A. Oehlen 86' (lower right) oil and enamel on canvas board 9 3/8 x 7in. (23.8 x 17.8cm.) Executed in 1986 Provenance Thomas Dane Gallery, London. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 213

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Untitled (1.12.88) signed twice and dated 'Richter 1.12.88 Richter' (lower edge); dated '1.12.88' (on the reverse) oil on photograph 4 x 5 7/8in. (10 x 15cm.) Executed in 1988 Provenance Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich. David Nolan Gallery, New York. Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Untitled (16.3.89) signed and dated 'Richter 16.3.89' (upper left) oil on photograph 4 x 5 7/8in. (10 x 14.9cm.) Executed in 1989 Provenance Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich. Private Collection, The Netherlands. Kunstverlag Wolfrum, Vienna. Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 22 October

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 7 Mar 2019