Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Christie's
8 February 2007, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 08.02.2007

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
VIIP
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) VIIP! signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '62' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 8 x 12in. (20 x 30.5cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Frank Stella (b. 1936)
Labyrinth
Frank Stella (b. 1936) Labyrinth signed and dated 'Stella 1960' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 12 1/8 x 12 1/8in. (31 x 31cm.) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Jim Dine (b. 1935)

Jim Dine (b. 1935)
Flesh Tie
Jim Dine (b. 1935) Flesh Tie signed, titled and dated twice 'Jim Dine Flesh Tie 1961' (on the reverse); signed, titled and dated 'Flesh Tie, 1961, Jim Dine, N.Y.' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 11 x 11 7/8in. (28 x 30cm.) Executed in New York in 1961

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Robert Rauschenberg (b. 1925)

Robert Rauschenberg (b. 1925)
Umpire
Robert Rauschenberg (b. 1925) Umpire titled 'Umpire' (on the reverse) tape, colour ink, silkscreen, collage and solvent transfer on paper 35½ x 31½in. (90 x 80cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)

Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)
Achrome
Piero Manzoni (1933-1963) Achrome kaolin on canvas 28 x 23 5/8in. (71 x 59cm.) Executed in 1959

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Alberto Burri (1915-1995)

Alberto Burri (1915-1995)
Sacco e rosso
Alberto Burri (1915-1995) Sacco e rosso signed 'Burri' (on the reverse) acrylic and burlap on canvas 59 1/8 x 51 1/8in. (150 x 130cm.) Executed in 1959

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000,000 - £1,500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale signed 'l. Fontana' (lower right); signed and titled 'l. Fontana Concetto spaziale' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 28in. (100 x 71cm.) Executed in 1963

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Teatrino
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Teatrino signed and titled 'l. Fontana "Concetto spaziale"' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas and lacquered wood 43¼ x 47¼in. (110 x 120cm.) Executed in 1965-66

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936)

Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936)
Untitled
Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936) Untitled canvas collage on canvas 77½ x 48½in. (197 x 123cm.) Executed in 1967

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £180,000 - £220,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
Mappa (Alighiero Boetti a Kabul Nuova Republica Democratica d'Afghanistan - Alighiero nel millenovecentosettantotto nove diece)
Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994) Mappa (Alighiero Boetti a Kabul Nuova Republica Democratica d'Afghanistan - Alighiero nel

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)

Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)
Uomo con gli stivali al telefono
Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933) Uomo con gli stivali al telefono painted tissue paper on polished stainless steel 90½ x 47¼in. (230 x 120cm.) Executed in 1970

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Mario Merz (1925-2003)

Mario Merz (1925-2003)
Senza titolo (Una somma reale è una somma di gente)
Mario Merz (1925-2003) Senza titolo (Una somma reale è una somma di gente) each numbered '1 to 10' (on the reverse) ten black and white photographs, neon and electrical components each photograph: 10¼ x 10¼in. (26 x 26cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £180,000 - £220,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

Mark Rothko (1903-1970)
Untitled (Black, Red, Black on Brown)
Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Untitled (Black, Red, Black on Brown) numbered '# 1171-68' (on the stretcher) oil on paper laid down on canvas 32¼ x 25 1/8in. (83 x 64cm.) Executed in 1968

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,000,000 - £1,500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Dan Flavin (1933-1996)

Dan Flavin (1933-1996)
Untitled (to Paolina)
Dan Flavin (1933-1996) Untitled (to Paolina) red, yellow, pink and blue fluorescent light 48 x 26in. (122 x 61cm.) diagonal Executed in 1971, this work is number four from an edition of five

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
Capitoli
Cy Twombly (b. 1928) Capitoli signed 'Cy Twombly' (lower centre) and titled 'Capitoli' (upper centre) oil, pencil and wax crayon on canvas 51¼ x 59¼in. (130.2 x 150.5cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000,000 - £1,500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945)

Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945)
Laßt tausend Blumen blühen
Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) Laßt tausend Blumen blühen! titled 'Laßt tausend Blumen blühen!' (along the upper right edge); signed 'Anselm Kiefer' (on the reverse) oil, shellac, acrylic and emulsion on photo on canvas 74¾ x 89¾in. (190 x 280cm.) Executed

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Keith Haring (1958-1990)

Keith Haring (1958-1990)
Untitled
Keith Haring (1958-1990) Untitled signed and dated 'K. Haring Aug. 26 1983' (on the reverse) vinyl paint on vinyl tarpaulin 84 7/8 x 85 3/8in. (215.5 x 217cm.) Executed on 26 August 1983

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Mao
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Mao synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas 12 x 10¼in. (30.5 x 26cm.) Executed in 1972

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Untitled
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) Untitled signed and dated 'Jean-Michel Basquiat 1981' (on the reverse) acrylic, oilstick and chalk on paper 59 x 54in. (149.9 x 137cm.) Executed in 1981

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £350,000 - £450,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Brigitte Bardot
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Brigitte Bardot signed 'Andy' (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas 47¼ x 47¼in. (120 x 120cm.) Executed in 1974

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Untitled (Pablo Picasso)
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) Untitled (Pablo Picasso) oil, acrylic and oilsticks on metal 35 3/8 x 35 3/8in. (90.5 x 90.5cm.) Executed in 1984

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £350,000 - £550,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Purist Painting with Bottles
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Purist Painting with Bottles signed and dated 'roy Lichtenstein '75' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 74 x 54in. (188 x 137.1cm.) Painted in 1975

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,500,000 - £2,000,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Sigmar Polke (b. 1941)

Sigmar Polke (b. 1941)
Strand
Sigmar Polke (b. 1941) Strand signed and dated 'Polke 66' (on the reverse) dispersion on canvas 31½ x 59 1/8in. (80 x 150cm.) Painted in 1966

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800,000 - £1,200,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Gilbert & George
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Gilbert & George signed, titled and dated 'Richter 1975 Gilbert & George' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 19 5/8 x 15¾in. (50 x 40cm.) Painted in 1975

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Three Women
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Three Women signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 62' (on the overlap) and stamped with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication stamp and numbered A109.100, 0100.976 and 0100.979 (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray-paint

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £2,500,000 - £3,500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Yves Klein (1928-1962)
SE 185
Yves Klein (1928-1962) SE 185 pigment, sponge and synthetic resin on a stone base 11 7/8in. (30cm.) high, including base sponge: 6½ x 5½in. (16.5 x 14cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Attese
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attese signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESE Con questa giornata di sole me ne vado al mare!!' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas 28¾ x 36¼in. (73 x 92cm.) Painted in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Attese
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attese signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana 'Concetto Spaziale' ATTESE Questa mattina ò proprio la luna!' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas 21¼ x 25¾in. (54 x 65.5cm.) Painted in 1964-65

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £350,000 - £450,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)

Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)
Achrome
Piero Manzoni (1933-1963) Achrome signed and dated 'PIERO MANZONI '59' (on the reverse) and again 'PIERO MANZONI '59 (on the stretcher) kaolin on squared and folded canvas 25½ x 19 5/8in. (65 x 50cm.) Executed in 1959

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007

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Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Yves Klein (1928-1962)
IKB 77
Yves Klein (1928-1962) IKB 77 signed, dated and inscribed 'Yves Klein le Monochrome 1955' (on the reverse) blue pigment and synthetic resin on linen laid down on panel 83 7/8 x 33½in. (213 x 85.3cm.) Executed in 1955

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £700,000 - £900,000

Date: 8 Feb 2007