Post-War & Contemporary Art

Christie's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019 - 26.11.2019

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A. R. Penck (1939-2017)

A. R. Penck (1939-2017) Musiker (Musicians) signed 'ar penck' (lower right) acrylic on canvas 120 x 200cm. Painted in 1988 Provenance Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989

Lot #: 72

Estimate: €120,000 - €180,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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A. R. Penck (1939-2017)

A. R. Penck (1939-2017) Dublin signed 'a.r. penck' (upper right) watercolour on paper 31 x 41cm. Executed in 1980-1981 Provenance Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich. Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1988

Lot #: 160

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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A.R. Penck (1939–2017)

A.R. Penck (1939–2017) Puck Telefoniert mit Michael (Puck on the Phone with Michael) signed and titled 'Puck telefoniert mit Michael ar penck' (lower left) acrylic on cardboard 150 x 201.5cm. Executed in 1982

Lot #: 75

Estimate: €50,000 - €80,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Aaron Curry (b. 1972)

Aaron Curry (b. 1972) Dead Headspace (Black Cloud) (i) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'AC 09' (on the reverse) (ii) signed 'A.CURRY' (along the lower edge) (i) paper collage on printed paper (ii) metal (i) 147.5 x 106cm. (ii) 152 x 102cm. Executed in 2009 Provenance Galerie Daniel

Lot #: 272

Estimate: €7,000 - €10,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Abraham David Christian (b. 1952)

Abraham David Christian (b. 1952) Sculpture bronze with black-brown patina 140 x 100 x 100cm. Cast in 1989-1990 Provenance Achenbach Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994

Lot #: 141

Estimate: €6,500 - €9,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Ad Dekkers (1938-1974)

Ad Dekkers (1938-1974) Reliëf met één en een kwart vierkant (Relief with One and a Quarter Square) signed, titled and dated 'VIERKANT MET 1/4 VIERKANT 1968 Ad Dekkers' (on the reverse) painted board relief 40 x 40cm. Executed in 1968, there are three identical versions of this work Provenance

Lot #: 205

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Afro (1912-1976)

Afro (1912-1976) Paesaggio rosso (Red Landscape) signed and dated 'Afro. 52' (lower right) oil and chalk on canvas 99 x 65cm. Painted in 1952 Provenance Galleria D'Arte Farsetti, Prato. Collection L. Bocchi, Italy. Acquired from the above in 1975. Thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 66

Estimate: €50,000 - €70,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994) Il progressivo svanir della consuetudine (The Progressive Disappearance of Habit) signed 'alighiero e boetti' (on the overlap) embroidery on canvas 31 x 33.5cm. Executed circa 1988-1990 Provenance Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari. Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 197

Estimate: €40,000 - €60,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994) Raddoppiare dimezzando (Doubling by Halving) (Insicuro Noncurante) signed 'Alighiero e Boetti' (lower centre of the mount) paper collage on graph paper laid on paper sheet: 40 x 30cm. mount: 54 x 44cm. Executed in 1975 Provenance Sergio Bertaccini, Turin. Private

Lot #: 252

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994) 3 x 3 = 9 (Insicuro Noncurante) signed 'alighiero e boetti' (lower centre of the cardboard) printed ink on paper laid on cardboard sheet: 40 x 29.5cm. overall: 54.5 x 45cm. Executed in 1975

Lot #: 253

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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André Volten (1925-2002)

André Volten (1925-2002) Constructie van zeven gelijke elementen (Construction of Seven Equal Elements) welded iron 147 x 40 x 17.5cm. Executed in 1962, this work is from a series of two Provenance Acquired directly from the artist in 1968-1969. Thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 255

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Andreas Gursky (b. 1955)

Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) Taipei signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Gursky Taipei 2000 3/25' (on the reverse) c-print mounted to plexiglass, in artist's frame image: 79 x 110.5cm. overall: 117.5 x 150cm. Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of twenty-five Provenance

Lot #: 277

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Andreas Gursky (b. 1955)

Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) Untitled XII No 2. signed, titled, numbered and dated 'O.T XII N. 2 3/6 2000 A. Gursky' (on the backing) c-print face-mounted to acrylic, in artist's frame image: 222 x 139 cm. overall: 264 x 177.5 cm. Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of six

Lot #: 292

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Andreas Schulze (b. 1955)

Andreas Schulze (b. 1955) Untitled signed and dated 'A. Schulze 88' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 200 x 239.5cm. Painted in 1988 Provenance Galerie Lucien Bilinelli, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 229

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Andreas Schulze (b. 1955)

Andreas Schulze (b. 1955) Untitled signed and dated 'A. Schulze 88' (on the reverse) gouache on paper 78 x 106cm. Executed in 1988 Provenance Galerie Lucien Bilinelli, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 230

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Anselm Reyle (b. 1970)

Anselm Reyle (b. 1970) Untitled mixed media on canvas, acrylic glass 143 x 121 x 18.5cm. Executed in 2008 Provenance Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 301

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arman (1928-2005)

Arman (1928-2005) Pluie colorée (Coloured Rain) incised with the artist's signature and date 'arman 66' (lower right), incised with title 'pluie colorée' (lower left) paint and paint tubes in resin in Plexiglas on a stainless steel base sculpture: 74.5 x 27.5 x 5.5cm. overall: 75.5 x 45 x 25.5cm

Lot #: 314

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) Ich höre doppelt (I'm Hearing It Twice) (from the series Face Farces) signed and titled 'Ich höre doppelt A Rainer' (lower left) black chalk on black and white photograph 50 x 59cm. Executed in 1970-1972 Provenance Galerie Steinek, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 38

Estimate: €7,000 - €10,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) Face Coloration (from the series Face Farces) signed 'a. rainer' (lower centre); titled and dated '„Face coloration“ 1969/73' (on the reverse) oil and wax crayons on black and white photograph laid on plywood 118 x 90cm. Executed in 1969-1973 Provenance Galerie Ulysses

Lot #: 39

Estimate: €18,000 - €25,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) Der Abgeküßte (The Kissed One) (from the series Face Farces) signed and titled '„Der Abgeküßte“ a Rainer' (lower left) wax crayon and oil on black and white photograph 60.5 x 50cm. Executed in the 1970s Provenance Galerie Steinek, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 143

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) Nackte signed with the artist’s initial in the print 'R' (lower left) acrylic on laserprint 42 x 29.5cm. Executed in 2004 Provenance Livingstone Gallery, The Hague & Galerie Willy Schoots, Eindhoven. Aquired from the above by the present owner in 2006

Lot #: 213

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (B. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (B. 1929) Abwurf der Rinden signed, titled and dated 'Abwurf der Rinden Rainer 55' (lower right) graphite on tracing paper 43.5 x 50cm. Executed in 1955 Provenance Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989

Lot #: 264

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) The Fright signed twice 'A. Rainer' (lower right) oil, oil stick, fabric, glass eyes, staples and découpage on photograph on board, in artist's frame image: 122 x 175cm. overall: 125 x 178cm. Executed in 1983 Provenance Galerie Ulysses, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €70,000 - €90,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (B. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (B. 1929) Schwarzer Strauss (Black Bouquet) signed, indistinctly inscribed and dated 'A. Rainer 1961' (lower right); signed and titled 'A Rainer "Schwarzer Strauss"' (on the reverse) oil and oil stick on fibreboard 63 x 125cm. Painted in 1961 Provenance Dr. Helmut Zambo, Vienna

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €70,000 - €90,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929)

Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929) The Austrian Poets Elysium signed and dated 'Arnulf Rainer 67' (lower right) crayon and mixed media on ultraphane foil 90.5 x 174.5cm. Executed in 1967 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1968

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €28,000 - €35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Art & Language (active since 1967)

Art & Language (active since 1967) Index: Incident in a Museum V signed, titled, dated twice and with artists' stamp '1985 Mel Ramsden Michael Baldwin INDEX: INCIDENT IN A MUSEUM (V) 1985' (on the reverse) oil and alogram on canvas and plywood on wooden stretcher, in artists' frame 176 x 273.5 x

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €40,000 - €60,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Asger Jorn (1914-1973)

Asger Jorn (1914-1973) Les Affreux (The Ugly) signed 'Jorn' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'LES AFFREUX Jorn 69' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 54 x 65cm. Painted in 1969 Provenance Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris. Galleria Carini, Milan. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 69

Estimate: €60,000 - €80,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Asger Jorn (1914-1973)

Asger Jorn (1914-1973) Untitled incised with the artist's signature and date 'Jorn 71' (on top of lower part) bronze with green-brown patina 21 x 25 x 14cm. Executed in 1971 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in the early 1970s

Lot #: 185

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Balthasar Burkhard (1944-2010)

Balthasar Burkhard (1944-2010) Bambus (Bamboo) (i): gelatin silver print, in artist's frame (ii): painted gelatin silver print, in artist's frame (i): 178 x 90.5cm. (ii): 178 x 42cm. Executed in 1990-1991, this work is number one from an edition of two Provenance Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels

Lot #: 124

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Balthasar Burkhard (1944-2010)

Balthasar Burkhard (1944-2010) Spirale (Spiral) gelatin silver print, in artist's frame 51.5 x 51.5cm. Executed in 1991

Lot #: 135

Estimate: €1,200 - €1,800

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019