Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 14.11.2019

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Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Frank Stella (b. 1936) The Marriage of Reason and Squalor signed and dedicated 'for Larry + Liz x Frank' (lower right) graphite and watercolor on graph paper 17 x 22 in. (43.2 x 56 cm.) Executed in 1961. Provenance Gift of the artist to Lawrence Rubin, 1961

Lot #: 722

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Frank Stella (b. 1936) Lys Figure signed with the initials and dated ‘F. S. '78-79 ’ (lower right); signed again with the artist's initials, inscribed, dedicated and dated 'for Larry - "ITALIAN CURVES" xx, F.S. 1979' (on the reverse) gouache, paper collage and tape on paper 12 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.6

Lot #: 723

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Kenneth Noland (1924-2010)

Kenneth Noland (1924-2010) Untitled acrylic on canvas 81 ½ x 12 1/8 in. (207 x 30.8 cm.) Painted circa 1972. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, circa late 1970s

Lot #: 724

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) St. Michel with Yellow Stripe incised with the artist's initials and date 'RM 82' (upper right) acrylic and printed paper collage on Masonite 72 x 36 in. (182.9 x 91.4 cm.) Executed in 1982. Provenance Galerie Knoedler, Zürich Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 725

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Richard Pousette-Dart (1916-1992)

Richard Pousette-Dart (1916-1992) Untitled Presence Black Circle oil on canvas 41 x 75 in. (104.1 x 190.5 cm.) Painted in 1974. Provenance Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York Private collection, Kentucky, 1978 Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 May 1990, lot 355 Areta and Jeffrey Kaufman, Miami

Lot #: 726

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Norman Lewis (1909-1979)

Norman Lewis (1909-1979) Untitled (Study in Magenta) signed and dated 'Norman Lewis 58' (lower left) oil and ink on paper 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.) Executed in 1958. Provenance Oral Lovell, Wellesley, acquired directly from the artist Private collection, by descent from the above Anon. sale; Swann

Lot #: 727

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Norman Lewis (1909-1979)

Norman Lewis (1909-1979) Untitled (Vertical Organic Abstraction) signed and dated 'Norman Lewis 4-60' (lower right) oil and pastel on paper 26 1/8 x 20 in. (66.4 x 50.8 cm.) Executed in 1960. Provenance Oral Lovell, Wellesley, acquired directly from the artist Private collection, by descent from the

Lot #: 728

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Sam Gilliam (b. 1933)

Sam Gilliam (b. 1933) Untitled signed and dated 'Sam Gilliam '68' (lower right) watercolor and metallic paint on paper 23 ¼ x 18 ¼ in. (59.1 x 46.4 cm.) Painted in 1968. Provenance Baumgartner Galleries, Inc., Washington D.C. Anon. sale; Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers, Rockville, 4 December

Lot #: 729

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)

Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002) Untitled (PM22) signed with the artist's initial 'R.' (lower right); signed 'Riopelle' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 13 5/8 x 10 ½ in. (34.6 x 26.7 cm.) Painted in 1978. Provenance Pierre and Patricia Matisse, New York Pierre-Noël Matisse, Paris, by descent from the

Lot #: 730

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) Woman's Face signed 'de Kooning' (lower left) oil on paper laid down on paperboard 9 ¾ x 11 ¾ in. (24.8 x 29.8 cm.) Painted in 1965-1966. Provenance Allan Stone Galleries, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1967

Lot #: 731

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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George Rickey (1907-2002)

George Rickey (1907-2002) Three M's and One W II incised with the artist's signature, number and date 'Rickey a/p 1988' (on the base) stainless steel 148 x 99 x 101 in. (375.9 x 251.5 x 256.5 cm.) Executed in 1988. This work is a unique artist's proof from an intended edition of three. Provenance

Lot #: 732

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Le Guerrier signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 58' (lower right); titled 'le guerrier' (on the reverse) printed paper collage on paper 12 ¼ x 9 ½ in. (31.1 x 24.1 cm.) Executed in 1958. Provenance Galerie Beyeler, Basel Redfern Gallery, London Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 733

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) Untitled bronze 8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (20.3 x 7.9 x 7.9 cm.) Executed in 1986. This work is unique. Provenance Patricia Hamilton, Los Angeles, gift of the artist Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1994

Lot #: 734

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Christo (b. 1935)

Christo (b. 1935) The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris) signed, titled and dated 'Christo 1985 THE PONT NEUF, WRAPPED (Project for Paris)' (lower left of upper element) Plexiglas box construction—graphite, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink and printed aerial photograph on paper mounted on

Lot #: 735

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Paragraph II signed, titled and dated 'Rauschenberg 1966 Paragraph II' (on the reverse) solvent transfer, watercolor and graphite on paper 15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm.) Executed in 1966. Provenance Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Private collection, Boston, 1967 Anon

Lot #: 736

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Tigerlily [Anagram (A Pun)] signed and dated 'RAUSCHENBERG 98' (lower left) inkjet pigment transfer on polylaminate 59 ½ x 47 ¾ in. (151.1 x 121.3 cm.) Executed in 1998. Provenance Teplitzky & Scott Fine Art, Evergreen, Colorado Private collection, California Anon

Lot #: 737

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Charles Bell (1935-1995)

Charles Bell (1935-1995) Gin signed 'C. BELL' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'C. BELL '77 "GIN"' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 60 x 72 in. (152.4 x 183 cm.) Painted in 1977. Provenance Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York Prudential Collection, Newark, 1980 Their sale; Christie's, New

Lot #: 738

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Richard Anuszkiewicz (b. 1930)

Richard Anuszkiewicz (b. 1930) Of the Same Brilliance signed and dated 'RICHARD ANUSZKIEWICZ 1964' (on the reverse) Liquitex on board 24 1/8 x 36 in. (61.3 x 91.4 cm.) Painted in 1964. Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1965

Lot #: 739

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)

Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) OND-KETT signed 'Vasarely –' (lower center); signed again, inscribed, titled and dated '0798 Vasarely—"OND-KETT" 1969' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 39 ¾ x 39 ¾ in. (101 x 101 cm.) Painted in 1969. Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by

Lot #: 740

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) Maquette for Tiny Shoe and Tulip (Red Shoe) signed and dated 'Wesselmann 80 ©' (on the reverse of the shoe) Plexiglas box construction—Liquitex on board 11 ¼ x 16 ¼ x 7 ¼ in. (28.6 x 41.3 x 18.4 cm.) Executed in 1980. This work is unique. Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery

Lot #: 741

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Brushstroke I signed 'rf Lichtenstein' (on the reverse); incised with number '9/10' (on a plaque affixed to the reverse) epoxy paint, acrylic lacquer and enamel on cherry wood 52 ¾ x 16 x 8 in. (134 x 40.6 x 20.3 cm.) Executed in 1986. This work is number nine from an

Lot #: 742

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Red-Tongued Moon signed and dated 'Calder 74' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 43 ¼ in. (74.9 x 109.9 cm.) Painted in 1974. Provenance Perls Galleries, New York Private collection, New Jersey, 1974 Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 November 2012, lot 163

Lot #: 743

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) L'Eloquence signed and dated '71 Calder' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 43 ¼ in. (74.9 x 109.9 cm.) Painted in 1971. Provenance Galerie Maeght, Paris Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1977

Lot #: 744

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

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Plumbings II signed and dated 'Calder 73' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 43 ¼ in. (74.9 x 109.9 cm.) Painted in 1973. Provenance Galerie Maeght, Paris Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1977

Lot #: 745

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019