Post-War & Contemporary Art

Christie's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019 - 26.11.2019

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Bernard Schultze (1915-2005)

Bernard Schultze (1915-2005) In Rage doch heiter (In Rage, but Cheerful) signed and dated '92 Bernard Schultze' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Bernard schultze 1992 "In Rage, doch heiter"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 120 x 100cm. Painted in 1992 Provenance Acquired directly from the

Lot #: 177

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Gelatin

Gelatin Untitled (No. 764) plasticine, plastic eyes and a bone on plywood 46.5 x 35.5 x 18cm. Executed in 2005 Provenance Renate Kainer, Vienna. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005

Lot #: 178

Estimate: €3,500 - €5,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Günter Brus (b. 1938)

Günter Brus (b. 1938) Negometrischer Karneval, 1970 (i): signed, titled and dated 'G. Brus NEGOMETRISCHER KARNEVAL TW 1984' (on the recto) pencil on paper, in nine parts each: 42 x 30cm. Executed in 1984 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1989

Lot #: 179

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Rebecca Horn (b. 1944)

Rebecca Horn (b. 1944) Ballet der Blicke (Ballet of Looks) signed and dated 'Rebecca Horn 2000' (on top of the plinth) binoculars, metal and electric motors 180 x 140 x 140cm. Executed in 2000

Lot #: 180

Estimate: €16,000 - €24,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Valie Export (b. 1940)

Valie Export (b. 1940) Zwiespalt (Discord) signed, titled, dated and with artist's stamp 'ZWIESPALT 1972 VALIE EXPORT' (upper left) c-print 40 x 59cm. Executed in 1972, this work is from an edition of three Provenance Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 181

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Herbert Brandl (b. 1959) and Loys Egg (b. 1947)

Herbert Brandl (b. 1959) and Loys Egg (b. 1947) Untitled signed and dated 'BRANDL 89 EGG' (on the left upper horizontal turnover edge) gold paint, dispersion, oil, sand and wood collage on cloth on canvas 136 x 223.5 x 5.5cm. Executed in 1989 Provenance Acquired directly from the artists by the

Lot #: 182

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958)

Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958) Untitled signed and dated 'Heimo Zobernig 1986' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 60 x 50cm. Painted in 1986 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1999

Lot #: 183

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958)

Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958) Untitled signed and dated 'H. Zobernig 1986' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 60 x 50cm. Painted in 1986 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1999

Lot #: 184

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

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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Enrico Baj (1924–2003)

Enrico Baj (1924–2003) Personaggi (Figures) signed 'baj' (upper right) acrylic, passementerie, beads, fabrics and collage on canvas 51.5 x 66.5cm. Executed in 1964 Provenance Anon. sale, Bukowskis Stockholm, 2 November 2004, lot 282. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Lot #: 186

Estimate: €12,000 - €16,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006) Tête (Head) signed 'appel' (lower left) oil on canvas 35 x 27cm. Painted in 1971 Provenance Galerie Nova Spectra, The Hague. Private Collection, The Netherlands (acquired from the above). Anon. sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 5 June 2007, lot 172. Acquired at the above sale by

Lot #: 187

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006) Grimmig Gezicht (Grim Face) signed 'appel' (upper right); titled 'Grimmig Gezicht' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 34.5 x 27cm. Painted in 1976 Provenance Galerie Nova Spectra, The Hague. Private Collection, The Netherlands (acquired from the above in 1976). Anon. sale

Lot #: 188

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) Californian Nana Vase incised with signature and number and with editor's stamp 'Niki de Saint Phalle 5/150 HALIGON' (on the underside) painted polyester 34 x 19 x 19cm. Executed in 1999, this work is number five from an edition of one hundred and fifty Provenance

Lot #: 189

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) Serpent Vase stamped with signature and number 'Niki de Saint Phalle 36/50' (on a metal plaque affixed to the underside), with editor's stamp 'HALIGON' (on the underside) painted polyester and ceramic vase 42.5 x 22 x 25cm. Executed in 1986, this work is number

Lot #: 190

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006) Le Rhinocéros (The Rhinoceros) signed 'appel' (lower centre) acrylic on card laid on canvas 54.5 x 74.5cm. Provenance Private Collection, Sweden. Anon. sale, Phillips London, 25 June 1995, lot 40. Private Collection, The Netherlands (acquired at the above sale). Thence by

Lot #: 191

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006) Face signed and dated '75 appel' (lower right) oil on canvas 55 x 46cm. Painted in 1975 Provenance Anon. sale, Uppsala Auktionskammare Sweden, 5 December 2004. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Lot #: 192

Estimate: €12,000 - €16,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913-2007)

Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913-2007) Tärnet (Tower) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Carl-Henning Pedersen Molesmes 1990 „tärnet"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 102 x 82cm. Painted in 1990 Provenance Private Collection, Denmark

Lot #: 193

Estimate: €12,000 - €16,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Corneille (1922–2010)

Corneille (1922–2010) Au coeur du jardin, la Fête... (In the Heart of the Garden, the Party ...) signed and dated 'Corneille '65' (upper left); signed, titled and dated 'Au coeur du jardin, la Fête... Corneille '66' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 90 x 90cm. Painted in 1965-1966 Provenance Acquired

Lot #: 194

Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Karel Appel (1921–2006)

Karel Appel (1921–2006) Animal Coming From the Sun signed and dated 'ck. appel. '57' (lower left) oil on paper laid on board 63.5 x 76cm. Painted in 1957 Provenance Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. Gallery Moos, Toronto. Private Collection, Toronto. Anon. sale, ByDealers, 26 May 2019, lot 13

Lot #: 195

Estimate: €50,000 - €70,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)

Piero Dorazio (1927-2005) Astorba I signed, titled and dated 'Piero Dorazio Astobra I 1972' (on the reverse) canvas collage on canvas 70 x 50cm. Executed in 1972 Provenance Galleria Marlborough, Rome. Galleria dell'Ariete, Milan. Galleria Carini, Milan. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 196

Estimate: €7,000 - €9,000

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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Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) Chameau Vase (Camel Vase) stamped with signature and number 'Niki de Saint Phalle 44/50' (on a metal plate affixed to the underside of the hind leg), with editor's stamp 'HALIGON' (on the underside of the hind leg) painted polyester with one ceramic vase 25 x 42 x

Lot #: 198

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) Poisson Vase (Fish Vase) stamped with signature and date 'Niki de Saint Phalle 5/50' (on a metal plaque affixed to the inside of the vase), with editor's stamp 'HALIGON' (to the inside of the vase) painted polyester on iron foot 56 x 80.5 x 24cm. Executed in 1992

Lot #: 199

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Roberto Matta (1911-2002)

Roberto Matta (1911-2002) Linfando signed with the artist's monogram (lower right); signed with the artist's monogram, titled and dated 'LINFANDO 71 (on the reverse) oil on canvas 95.5 x 76cm. Painted in 1971 Provenance Galleria Carini, Milan. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 200

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Studi per Concetto spaziale (Studies for Concetto spaziale) signed 'fon' (lower right); signed and dedicated 'a Lucia Lucio Fontana ' (on the reverse) ink on paper 21.5 x 27.5cm. Executed in 1960-1961 Provenance Private Collection, Milan

Lot #: 201

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

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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Heinz Mack (b. 1931)

Heinz Mack (b. 1931) Kleine Sonne No II (Small Sun No II) signed twice, titled, inscribed and dated twice 'Silber rotor ''Kleine Sonne No II'' Mack 64' (on the reverse) aluminium, glass and motor 52 x 52 x 21cm. Executed in 1964 Provenance Galerie Denise René, Paris. Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 206

Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Otto Piene (1928-2014)

Otto Piene (1928-2014) Tschernosjom signed with the artist's monogram, titled and dated '"Tschernosjom" OPiene '84' (on the reverse) oil and soot on canvas 100 x 100cm. Executed in 1984 Provenance Private Collection, Rheinland. Galerie Stefan Hildebrandt AG, St. Moritz. Acquired from the above by

Lot #: 207

Estimate: €35,000 - €55,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Henk Peeters (1925-2013)

Henk Peeters (1925-2013) Stikselwerk no. 62-13 (Stitching no. 62-13) signed, inscribed and dated 'Henk Peeters '62 nr 62-13' (on the overlap) silver stitching on cotton 80 x 75cm. Conceived in 1962 Provenance Borzo Gallery, Amsterdam. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2016

Lot #: 208

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

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Carlo Alfano (1932-1990)

Carlo Alfano (1932-1990) Frammenti di un autoritratto anonimo No. 38 (Fragments of an Anonymous Self-portrait No. 38) titled 'Frammenti di un autoritratto anonimo' (upper left); signed, titled and dated '"FRAMMENTI DI UN AUTORITRATTO ANONIMO N.38" C. Alfano-'73' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas

Lot #: 209

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019