Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 11.05.2016

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Crag with Yellow-Red Counterweight
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Crag with Yellow-Red Counterweight signed with the artist's monograph and dated 'CA 74' (on the base) standing mobile--sheet metal, wire, string and paint 62 ½ x 64 x 28 in. (158.8 x 162.6 x 71.1 cm

Lot #: 163

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Elaine De Kooning (1918-1989)

Elaine De Kooning (1918-1989)
Leo Castelli
Elaine De Kooning (1918-1989) Leo Castelli signed with the artist's initials 'E. de K.' (lower right) oil on canvas 54 x 30 1/4 in. (137.1 x 76.8 cm.) Painted in 1954

Lot #: 101

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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John McCracken (1934-2011)

John McCracken (1934-2011)
Untitled
John McCracken (1934-2011) Untitled signed and dated 'John McCracken 1969' (on the underside) wood, fiberglass and polyester resin 10 x 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (25.4 x 26.6 x 20.9 cm.) Executed in 1969

Lot #: 102

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Donald Judd (1928-1994)

Donald Judd (1928-1994)
Untitled (DSS 115)
Donald Judd (1928-1994) Untitled (DSS 115) blue lacquer on galvanized iron 5 x 24 3/4 x 9 in. (12.7 x 62.8 x 22.8 cm.) Executed in 1967. This work is one of four known examples

Lot #: 103

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Political Folly
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Political Folly signed and dated 'RAUSCHENBERG 68' (lower left); signed again 'RAUSCHENBERG' (on the reverse) solvent transfer and watercolor on paper 22 3/4 x 30 in. (57.8 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1968

Lot #: 104

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)

Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)
Fried Eggs Under Cover
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Fried Eggs Under Cover oil on canvas, porcelain and metal lid eggs, each diameter: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.) plate diameter: 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm.) metal lid: 2 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (5.7 x 17.4 x 17.4 cm.) Executed in 1962

Lot #: 106

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Male Torso (Buttocks)
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Male Torso (Buttocks) stamped with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts stamps and numbered 'PA79.028' (on the overlap) synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas 14 1/8 x 11 in. (35.8 x

Lot #: 107

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)

Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)
Mitologia
Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006) Mitologia signed 'ROTELLA' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated '"MITOLOGIA 1965" Rotella' (on the reverse) printed paper collage on paper 17 x 22 3/4 in. (43.2 x 57.8 cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 108

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)

Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)
Gilardi Assis
Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933) Gilardi Assis painted tissue paper on polished stainless steel 90 1/2 x 47 1/4 in. (229.8 x 120 cm.) Executed in 1967

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$1,000,000

Date: 11 May 2016

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Giulio Paolini (b. 1940)

Giulio Paolini (b. 1940)
Notes for the Description of a Painting Dated 1972
Giulio Paolini (b. 1940) Notes for the Description of a Painting Dated 1972 signed and titled in Italian 'Giulio Paolini Appunti per la descrizione di un quadro datato 1972' (on the stretcher) graphite on primed canvas 78

Lot #: 110

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936)

Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936)
Untitled
Jannis Kounellis (b. 1936) Untitled ink on paper 104 x 59 in. (264.1 x 149.8 cm.) Executed in 1980

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 11 May 2016

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Mel Bochner (b. 1940)

Mel Bochner (b. 1940)
Out of Bounds
Mel Bochner (b. 1940) Out of Bounds signed 'Bochner' (lower left); dated 'March 87' (upper right) charcoal on paper 30 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (76.8 x 57.1 cm.) Drawn in 1987

Lot #: 113

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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

Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
Pink Dilemma
Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942) Pink Dilemma signed, titled and dated 'PINK DILEMMA 1982 Gilbert & George' (on the lower right panel) sixteen elements--hand colored gelatin silver prints in artist's frames overall: 95 x 79 1/2 in. (241.3 x 201.9

Lot #: 114

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Candida Höfer (b. 1944)

Candida Höfer (b. 1944)
Bibliotheque Nationale de France XXIII
Candida Höfer (b. 1944) Bibliotheque Nationale de France XXIII signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Candida Höfer BNF Paris XXIII 1998 2/6' (on a paper label affixed to the backing board) chromogenic print mounted on board image: 23 3/4 x

Lot #: 115

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Elger Esser (b. 1967)

Elger Esser (b. 1967)
Paris
Elger Esser (b. 1967) Paris c-print on diasec face 47 1/2 x 62 1/4 in. (120.6 x 158.1 cm.) Executed in 1998. This work is number one from an edition of five

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 11 May 2016

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Antonius Höckelmann (1937–2000)

Antonius Höckelmann (1937–2000)
Lockenkopf Mit Goldgelbem Arm
Antonius Höckelmann (1937–2000) Lockenkopf Mit Goldgelbem Arm signed and dated 'Antonius Höckelmann 1982' (lower edge) ink, pastel and watercolor on paper 60 3/8 x 43 3/8 in. (153.3 x 110.1 cm.) Executed in 1982

Lot #: 121

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)

Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)
Ohne Titel (Waldarbeiter/Woodman)
Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) Ohne Titel (Waldarbeiter/Woodman) signed and dated 'Baselitz '67' (lower right); signed again and dated again 'Baselitz 67' (on the reverse) oil on canvas mounted on canvas 29 3/8 x 19 7/8 in. (74.6 x 50.5 cm

Lot #: 123

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Abstraktes Bild
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Abstraktes Bild signed, numbered and dated '894-5 Richter 2005' (on the reverse) oil on Alu Dibond 11 7/8 x 17 3/8 in. (30.2 x 44.1 cm.) Painted in 2005

Lot #: 125

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Fuji
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Fuji signed 'Richter' (on the reverse); numbered '29' (on a label affixed to the reverse) oil on Alu Dibond 11½ x 14½ in. (29.2 x 36.8 cm.) Painted in 1996

Lot #: 126

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003)

Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003)
Two Watchers III
Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) Two Watchers III incised with the artist's signature, numbered and numbered indistinctly 'Chadwick 304' (lower right); stamped with the foundry mark 'CERA PERSA BROTAL MENDRISIO' (lower right) bronze 55 1/2 x 37 1/4 x 17 in. (141 x

Lot #: 128

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Papa la Cravate
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Papa la Cravate incised with the artist's signature, numbered and dated 'JD 1973-93 ex 1/1' (on a plaque affixed to the reverse) epoxy painted with polyurethane on artist's base overall: 98 1/2 x 68 x 36 1/4 in. (245.1 x 172.7 x

Lot #: 129

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Philip Guston (1913-1980)

Philip Guston (1913-1980)
Branch
Philip Guston (1913-1980) Branch signed 'Philip Guston' (lower center); signed again and dated 'PHILIP GUSTON 1956-1958' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 71 7/8 x 76 in. (182.6 x 193 cm.) Painted in 1956-1958

Lot #: 130

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Vermalung Braun
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Vermalung Braun signed, dated and numbered '13 Richter, 72' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 10 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (27 x 39.7 cm.) Painted in 1972

Lot #: 131

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Brass on Piano Legs
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Brass on Piano Legs signed with the artist’s monogram ‘CA’ (on the base) standing mobile--sheet metal, brass, wire and paint 13 x 18 x 6 ½ in. (33 x 45.7 x 16.5 cm.) Executed in 1955

Lot #: 133

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto Spaziale, Attese
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto Spaziale, Attese signed and titled 'l. Fontana Concetto Spaziale' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas 10 x 8 1/4 in. (25.4 x 21 cm.) Executed in 1964-1965

Lot #: 134

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Jasper Johns (B. 1930)

Jasper Johns (B. 1930)
Untitled
Jasper Johns (B. 1930) Untitled signed and dated 'J. Johns 1984' (lower right) graphite on paper 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.) Drawn in 1984

Lot #: 135

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)
Horizontal Lines
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) Horizontal Lines signed and dated 'LeWitt 05' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'DEAR NAN INFINITE THANKS FOR EVERYTHING. SOL' (on a sheet of paper accompanying the work) ink and gouache on paper 11 1/2 x 15 in. (29.2 x 38.1 cm

Lot #: 136

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)

Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)
Untitled
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) Untitled signed 'hans hofmann' (lower left); signed with the artist's initials 'HH' (on the reverse) watercolor on paper 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm.) Painted circa 1941

Lot #: 138

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)

Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)
New York City
Saul Steinberg (1914-1999) New York City signed and dated 'STEINBERG 1952' (lower right) ink and watercolor on paper mounted on board 28 7/8 x 23 in. (73.3 x 58.4 cm.) Executed in 1952

Lot #: 139

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

Date: 11 May 2016

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Otto Piene (1928-2014)

Otto Piene (1928-2014)
L'Or et le Noir
Otto Piene (1928-2014) L'Or et le Noir signed, titled and dated 'Piene 57/67 "L'OR ET LE NOIR"' (on the reverse) acrylic and gold leaf on canvas mounted on panel in artist's frame overall: 11 x 12 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (27.9 x 31.8 x 4.8 cm.) Executed in 1967

Lot #: 140

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

Date: 11 May 2016