Post-War & Contemporary Art

Bonhams London
London, New Bond Street

Date of the auction: 15.10.2021

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Zao Wou-Ki

Composition 1962 signed and dated 62 watercolour on paper 57.4 by 75.9 cm. 22 5/8 by 29 7/8 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Zao Wou-Ki

Red Composition 1962 signed and dated 62 watercolour and ink on paper 76.1 by 57.6 cm. 29 15/16 by 22 11/16 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £90,000 - £120,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Geer van Velde

Composition circa 1957 signed with the artist's initials; signed on the reverse oil on canvas 104 by 106.5 cm. 40 15/16 by 41 15/16 in. This work was executed circa 1957

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Josef Albers

Homage to the Square: Study to Young Prediction 1951 signed with the artist's monogram and dated 51 oil on masonite 40.6 by 40.6 cm. 16 by 16 in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Robert Rauschenberg

Intersection (Copperhead) 1989 signed and dated 89; numbered 89.46 on the reverse silkscreen ink, acrylic, enamel and tarnish on copper, in a bronze frame 244 by 122 cm. 96 1/16 by 48 1/16 in

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Larry Rivers

Last Veteran of the Civil War 1970 oil on canvas, painted wood, plastic, cloth and mixed media 188 by 244 by 122 cm. 74 by 96 1/16 by 48 1/16 in. This work was executed in 1970

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Tom Wesselmann

Cut Out Nude (Green) 1965 signed and dated 65 acrylic, pencil and paper collage laid on board 43.1 by 57.5 cm. 16 15/16 by 22 5/8 in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Alex Katz

Eileen 1990 oil on masonite 25.7 by 61 cm. 10 1/8 by 24 in. This work was executed in 1990

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Frank Stella

La prima spada e l'ultima scopa 1983 synthetic polymer paint on aluminium honeycomb panels and acrylic panel 379.7 by 346.1 by 86.4 cm. 149 1/2 by 136 1/4 by 34 in. This work was executed in 1983

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £380,000 - £580,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Saul Steinberg

A Biography (9 Postcards) 1970 signed and dated 1970 oil, watercolour, ink and ink stamps on paper 58.2 by 73.6 cm. 22 15/16 by 29 in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Julian Schnabel

Avoiding Open Heart Surgery 1985 oil, fiberglass and burlap on linoleum 254.5 by 249.5 cm. 100 3/16 by 98 1/4 in. This work was executed in 1985

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Banksy

Rude Copper 2002 signed, stamped and numbered 12 screenprint and spray paint on paper 57.9 by 41.4 cm. 22 13/16 by 16 5/16 in. This work was executed in 2002, and is numbered twelve from a series

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Banksy

Bomb Love 2002 tagged on the turnover edge spray paint on canvas 25.4 by 20.3 cm. 10 by 8 in. This work was executed in 2002

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £450,000 - £650,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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David Hockney

Figure Drawing 1962 signed chalk and pencil on paper 39.9 by 49.8 cm. 15 11/16 by 19 5/8 in. This work was executed in 1962

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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David Hockney

Portrait of Shea 1981 ink on paper 29.7 by 21 cm. 11 11/16 by 8 1/4 in. This work was executed in 1981

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Tony Cragg

Figure Code 2008 signed and dated '08 watercolour on paper 41.3 by 53.7 cm. 16 1/4 by 21 1/8 in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Tony Cragg

Early Forms 1993 incised with the artist's initials, numbered 4/4 and incised with the foundry mark Raimund Kittl, Düsseldorf bronze 72.5 by 46.5 by 56 cm. 28 9/16 by 18 5/16 by 22 1/16 in. This work was executed in 1993, and is number four from an edition of four plus one artist's proof

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Howard Hodgkin

Out of the Window 2000 signed three times, titled and dated 2000 on the reverse oil on wood 97 by 113.6 by 10.6 cm. 38 3/16 by 44 1/2 by 4 3/16 in. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being compiled by The Estate of Howard Hodgkin

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £450,000 - £650,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Germaine Richier

Claire-voie n° 3 1956 signed, numbered 1/8 and incised with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris on the base patinated bronze 35.5 by 18.5 by 14 cm. 14 by 7 5/16 by 5 1/2 in. This work was conceived in 1956, and is from an edition of eight numbered versions and four subsequent editions numbered HC1

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Yves Klein

Untitled Blue Monochrome (IKB 53) 1959 signed and dated 59 on the reverse dry pigment and synthetic resin on stoneware Diameter: 24.5 cm. 9 5/8 in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Christo

Running Fence (Project for Sonoma and Marin County State of California) 1974 signed, titled, dated 1974 and dedicated For Paul Wember charcoal, pencil, coloured pen, staples, photograph, glue and fabric collage on card laid on board, in a Perspex frame 29 by 40.4 cm. 11 7/16 by 15 7/8 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £35,000 - £55,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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César

Portière Bleue 1985 signed on the reverse compressed car door 82.5 by 107 by 43 cm. 32 1/2 by 42 1/8 by 16 15/16 in. This work was executed in 1985

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Claude Viallat

Untitled n°117 2002 acrylic on tarpaulin 71 by 78 cm. 27 15/16 by 30 11/16 in. This work was executed in 2002

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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A. R. Penck

Untitled 1989 signed acrylic on canvas 40 by 50 cm. 15 3/4 by 19 11/16 in. This work was executed in 1989

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Karel Appel

Untitled, (4 Works) 1967 Each: signed oil on canvas Each: 24 by 19 cm. 9 7/16 by 7 1/2 in. These works were executed in 1967

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Shiryu Morita

Dragon Knows Dragon (「龍知龍」Ryu wa ryu o shiru) 1989 signed and titled in Japanese, dated 1989, and stamped with the artist's seal on the artist's label affixed to the reverse aluminium flake pigment in polyvinyl acetate medium and alkyd varnish on paper, mounted as a folding screen 161 by 321 cm. 63

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £65,000 - £85,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Kazuo Shiraga

Untitled (Red Fan) 1965 lacquer on paper and wood 151 by 304.5 by 50.5 cm. 59 7/16 by 119 7/8 by 19 7/8 in. This work was executed in 1965

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,000,000 - £1,500,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Otto Piene

Die Lichtbraut 1967 signed and titled oil on paper laid on canvas 48 by 68 cm. 18 7/8 by 26 3/4 in. This work was executed in 1967

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £9,000 - £12,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Otto Piene

Weißer Lichtgeist 1966/2012 crystal glass, light bulb, metal base and timer 198 by 60 by 60 cm. 77 15/16 by 23 5/8 by 23 5/8 in. This work was conceived in 1966 and executed in 2012. This work is one of a six piece series of handblown unique works

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Paul Van Hoeydonck

Oeuvre Lumière 1959 signed twice, titled and dated '59 on the reverse; signed with the artist's initials and variously inscribed on the stretcher oil on panel 91 by 106 cm. 35 13/16 by 41 3/4 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 15 Oct 2021