Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Christie's
13 May 2015, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 13.05.2015

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Giovanni Anselmo (b. 1934)

Giovanni Anselmo (b. 1934)
Torsione
Giovanni Anselmo (b. 1934) Torsione signed 'ANSELMO' (on the metal element) metal and flannel 90 1/2 x 73 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (229.8 x 186 x 29.8 cm.) Executed in 1968. This work is unique

Lot #: 1 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Robert Ryman (b. 1930)

Robert Ryman (b. 1930)
Untitled
Robert Ryman (b. 1930) Untitled signed and dated 'Ryman65' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm.) Painted in 1965

Lot #: 2 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Robert Ryman (b. 1930)

Robert Ryman (b. 1930)
Untitled
Robert Ryman (b. 1930) Untitled signed and dated 'Ryman65' (on the turning edge) oil on canvas 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (26 x 26 cm.) Painted in 1965

Lot #: 3 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jasper Johns (b. 1930)

Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Target
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) Target signed, titled and dated 'J. Johns TARGET 1960' (lower center) graphite, paint brush and dry watercolor cakes on paper in wood frame 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (19.7 x 13.9 x 6.4 cm.) Executed in 1960

Lot #: 4 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)

Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)
La Stufa di Oldenburg
Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933) La Stufa di Oldenburg signed, titled and dated 'Pistoletto 1965 "la stufa di Oldenburg"' (on the reverse) painted tissue paper on polished stainless steel 78 3/4 x 47 1/4 in. (200 x 120 cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 5 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Flowers
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Flowers synthetic polymer and silkscreen inks on linen, in two parts each: 22 x 22 in. (55.9 x 55.9 cm.) overall: 22 x 44 in. (55.9 x 111.7 cm.) Painted in 1965

Lot #: 6 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Five Campbell's Soup Cans
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Five Campbell's Soup Cans signed and dated 'Andy Warhol '62' (on the reverse) graphite on paper 18 x 23 5/8 in. (45.7 x 60 cm.) Drawn in 1962

Lot #: 7 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Small Campbell's Soup Can (Tomato) [Ferus Type
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Small Campbell's Soup Can (Tomato) [Ferus Type] signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 62' (on the reverse) casein, metallic paint and graphite on canvas 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 8 B

Estimate: US$6,000,000 - US$9,000,000

Date: 13 May 2015

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Ceramic Sculpture 13
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Ceramic Sculpture 13 signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein 1965' (on the underside) glazed ceramic 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 7 in. (24.1 x 16.5 x 17.8 cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 9 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Johanson's Painting
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Johanson's Painting titled and inscribed 'This is Johanson's Painting' (upper right) oil, metal, fabric, wood, paper, twine, picture frame, shaving brush and tin can on masonite in artist's frame 56 x 48 1/4 x 6 7/8

Lot #: 10 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jim Dine (b. 1935)

Jim Dine (b. 1935)
Shoes Walking on My Brain
Jim Dine (b. 1935) Shoes Walking on My Brain oil, cloth, painted paper and leather on canvas 40 1/2 x 37 in. (102.9 x 93.9 cm.) Executed in 1960

Lot #: 11 B

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jasper Johns (b. 1930)

Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Flag
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) Flag signed, dedicated and dated 'for Ileana Jasper Johns Oct. '57' (lower right) graphite on paper 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (22.2 x 14.6 cm.) Drawn in 1957

Lot #: 12 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
The Kiss (Bela Lugosi)
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) The Kiss (Bela Lugosi) silkscreen inks on paper, handprinted by the artist 30 x 40 1/4 in. (76.2 x 102.2 cm.) Painted in 1963

Lot #: 13 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
Raining Gin
Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942) Raining Gin titled and printed with artists' signature and date 'Gilbert George Spring 1973 44 Part Photo-Piece Raining Gin' (on the reverse) gelatin silver prints in artists' frames, in forty-four parts each: 10

Lot #: 14 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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John Baldessari (b. 1931)

John Baldessari (b. 1931)
Horizontal Men (With One Luxuriating)
John Baldessari (b. 1931) Horizontal Men (With One Luxuriating) six gelatin silver prints mounted on board in artist's frame 68 x 48 in. (172.7 x 121.9 cm.) Executed in 1984

Lot #: 15 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Calendar
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Calendar signed, titled and dated 'Calendar Rauschenberg 1962' (on the reverse) oil and silkscreen ink on canvas 96 x 60 in. (243.8 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 16 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
Cherry Blossom No. 5
Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942) Cherry Blossom No. 5 signed and printed with title and date 'Cherry Blossom No. 5 Autumn 1974 George and Gilbert' (lower right panel) hand colored gelatin silver prints in artists' frames, in sixteen parts

Lot #: 17 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Pleurnichon
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Pleurnichon sponge with stone base 15 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 5 in. (40 x 13.3 x 12.7 cm.) Executed in 1954

Lot #: 18 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Carroll Dunham (b. 1949)

Carroll Dunham (b. 1949)
Fourth Birch
Carroll Dunham (b. 1949) Fourth Birch signed and dated 'Aug Nov 1983 Carroll Dunham' (lower edge); signed again twice, titled, inscribed and dated again '"Fourth Birch" Nov 9, 1983 NYC Carroll Dunham Aug-Sept/Nov Carroll Dunham' (on the reverse) casein, dry

Lot #: 19 B

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Quadrant Mickey Mouse
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Quadrant Mickey Mouse signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 1981'; stamped with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc. stamp and numbered 'A113.032' (on the overlap) synthetic polymer and silkscreen inks on canvas 60 x 60 in

Lot #: 20 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)

Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977)
Pie Fight Interior 9
Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977) Pie Fight Interior 9 signed and dated ‘Ghenie 2013’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 79 x 59 3/8 in. (198 x 150.5 cm.) Painted in 2013

Lot #: 22 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Francis Bacon (1909-1992)

Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
Portrait of Henrietta Moraes
Francis Bacon (1909-1992) Portrait of Henrietta Moraes titled, inscribed and dated ‘Portrait of HENRIETTA MORAES From Photograph by JOHN DEAKIN 1963’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 65 x 56 in. (165.1 x 142.2 cm.) Painted in 1963

Lot #: 23 B

Estimate: US$0

Date: 13 May 2015

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Kind (Child)
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Kind (Child) signed, numbered and dated ‘Richter 1989 687-3’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/4 x 36 1/4 in. (97 x 92 cm.) Painted in 1989

Lot #: 24 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Collage for Interior: Perfect Pitcher
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Collage for Interior: Perfect Pitcher signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '94' (on the reverse) painted and printed paper collage, tape, marker and graphite on board 37 1/4 x 56 in. (94.6 x 142.2 cm

Lot #: 25 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Colored Mona Lisa
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Colored Mona Lisa signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 1963' (on the reverse) silkscreen inks and graphite on canvas 125 7/8 x 82 1/8 in. (319.7 x 208.6 cm.) Painted in 1963

Lot #: 26 B

Estimate: US$0

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)
Untitled
Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Untitled signed 'Jackson Pollock' (lower right) brush, spatter, graphite, and black and colored inks on paper 18 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. (47.6 x 63.1 cm.) Executed circa 1947

Lot #: 28 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Cy Twombly (1928-2011)

Cy Twombly (1928-2011)
Untitled
Cy Twombly (1928-2011) Untitled signed and dated 'Cy Twombly 1969' (on the reverse) oil, graphite and wax crayon on paper 33 1/2 x 30 in. (85.1 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1969

Lot #: 30 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Lucian Freud (1922-2011)

Lucian Freud (1922-2011)
Benefits Supervisor Resting
Lucian Freud (1922-2011) Benefits Supervisor Resting oil on canvas 59 1/4 x 63 1/2 in. (150.5 x 161.2 cm.) Painted in 1994

Lot #: 31 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Impair et Amble
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Impair et Amble signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 63' (lower left); signed again, titled and dated again 'Impair et amble J. Dubuffet mars 1963' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/2 x 51 1/4 in. (97.8 x 130.2 cm.) Painted in 1963

Lot #: 32 B

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

Date: 13 May 2015

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Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)
Afternoon
Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) Afternoon signed 'Joan Mitchell' (lower left); signed again and titled 'Mitchell afternoon' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 102 3/8 x 63 in. (260 x 160 cm.) Painted in 1969-1970

Lot #: 33 B

Estimate: US$5,000,000 - US$7,000,000

Date: 13 May 2015