Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

Christie's
1 July 2008, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 01.07.2008

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David Hockney (b. 1937)

David Hockney (b. 1937)
Swimming Pool
David Hockney (b. 1937) Swimming Pool signed with the artist's initials and dated 'D H. 78.' (lower right) ink on paper 14 x 17in. (35.6 x 43.2cm.) Executed in 1978

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007)

R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007)
Unity Mitford
R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Unity Mitford signed and titled 'KITAJ UNITY MITFORD' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 10 x 7 7/8in. (25.5 x 20cm.) Painted in 1968

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007)

R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007)
Marynka on her Stomach
R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Marynka on her Stomach signed 'Kitaj' (lower right); signed and titled 'R. B. Kitaj "MARYNKA ON HER STOMACH"' (on the reverse) charcoal and pastel on paper 30 3/8 x 22¼in. (77.2 x 56.6cm.) Executed in 1979

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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David Hockney (b. 1937)

David Hockney (b. 1937)
Beirut
David Hockney (b. 1937) Beirut signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Beirut DH. 66.' (lower right) ink on paper 11¾ x 9 1/8in. (30 x 23.3cm.) Executed in 1966

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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David Hockney (b. 1937)

David Hockney (b. 1937)
Peter
David Hockney (b. 1937) Peter signed with the artist's initials and dated 'DH '68' (lower right) ink on paper 13½ x 16¾in. (34.2 x 42.5cm.) Executed in 1968

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Christopher Bramham (b. 1951)

Christopher Bramham (b. 1951)
Railway Embankment-Summer
Christopher Bramham (b. 1951) Railway Embankment-Summer signed, titled and dated 'C. Bramham 1992 Rail Embankment-Summer' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50¼ x 39 1/8in. (127.5 x 99.3cm.) Painted in 1992

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)

Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
Untitled
Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) Untitled oil, canvas collage and pencil on tracing paper 15¾ x 61 3/8in. (39.9 x 155.7cm.) Executed in 1962

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)

Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
Auf dem Bett
Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) Auf dem Bett signed, titled and dated 'Joseph Beuys auf dem Bett 1956' (on the reverse) graphite on paper mounted on paper 10 x 11¾in. (25.5 x 29.8cm.) Executed in 1956

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Arman (1928-2005)

Arman (1928-2005)
Untitled
Arman (1928-2005) Untitled incised 'arman' (on one side) broken violin in Plexiglas 9¾ x 9¾ x 9¾in. (25 x 25 x 25cm.) Executed in the 1970s

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Arman (1928-2005)

Arman (1928-2005)
L'open du golf
Arman (1928-2005) L'open du golf incised, inscribed with foundry mark and numbered 'Arman bocquel fd 2/8' (on the base) bronze with brown patina 19in. (48.2cm.) high Executed in 1989, this work is number two from an edition of eight

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Arman (1928-2005)

Arman (1928-2005)
Untitled
Arman (1928-2005) Untitled signed 'Arman' (on one of the elements) accumulation of corkscrews in a wooden box and glass 15 7/8 x 25¼ x 3 5/8in. (40.5 x 64 x 9cm.) Executed in 1961

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Richard Lindner (1901-1978)

Richard Lindner (1901-1978)
Woman (Corset)
Richard Lindner (1901-1978) Woman (Corset) signed, inscribed and dated 'R. Lindner PARIS 1950' (lower left) oil on canvas 39½ x 15¾in. (100.4 x 40cm.) Painted in 1950

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Antoni Clavé (1913-2005)

Antoni Clavé (1913-2005)
La plage
Antoni Clavé (1913-2005) La plage signed 'Clavé' (lower right) oil on canvas 19¾ x 28¾in. (50 x 73cm.) Painted in 1942-43

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Antonio Zoran Music (1909-2005)

Antonio Zoran Music (1909-2005)
Paesaggio Dalmata
Antonio Zoran Music (1909-2005) Paesaggio Dalmata signed and dated 'MUSIC 1952' (lower centre); signed, titled and dated 'MUSIC PAESAGGIO DALMATA 1952' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 25 x 35¾in. (63.5 x 90.7cm.) Painted in 1952

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £80,000 - £100,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
Ovale Blanc Craquelat
Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923) Ovale Blanc Craquelat signed 'Tàpies' (on the reverse) oil, sand and resin on stained wood 35 x 45 5/8in. (88.9 x 115.8cm.) Executed in 1990

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Giulio Paolini (b. 1940)

Giulio Paolini (b. 1940)
Cythère
Giulio Paolini (b. 1940) Cythère signed, titled and dated 'Cythère Giulio Paolini 1983' (on the reverse) c-print in artist frame with painted cardboard wings 40¼ x 50¼in. (102 x 127.5cm.) Executed in 1983

Lot #: 131

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)

Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)
Studio
Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926) Studio bronze with brown patina 22 x 12 x 4in. (55.9 x 30.5 x 10.2cm.) Executed in 1961, this work is unique

Lot #: 132

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Attesa
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attesa signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESA Se vado a Comabbio mi diverto' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas 12 7/8 x 9 3/8in. (32.6 x 24cm.) Executed in 1967

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Attese
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attese signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESE Vado a Bergamo a fare una passeggiata' (on the reverse) waterpaint on canvas 28¾ x 24in. (73 x 61cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
Roman Notes
Cy Twombly (b. 1928) Roman Notes signed and dated 'Cy Twombly March 1970' (on the reverse) gouache and wax crayon on board 27 5/8 x 34 3/8in. (70 x 87cm.) Executed in 1970

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)
Spoleto
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) Spoleto (i) signed, titled and dated 'SOL LEWITT SPOLETO DECEMBER 23, 1974' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'SOL LEWITT SPOLETO 1974' (on the reverse) (ii) signed, titled and dated 'SOL LEWITT SPOLETO DEC 23, 1974' (lower right); signed

Lot #: 138

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Homage to the Square: R-J2
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: R-J2 signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A68' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'R-J2 Albers 1968' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 16 x 16in. (40.6 x 40.6cm.) Painted in 1968

Lot #: 140

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Flowers
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Flowers signed and dated 'ANDY WARHOL 64' (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas 14 x 14in. (35.6 x 35.6cm.) Executed in 1964

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £300,000 - £400,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Dollar Sign
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Dollar Sign signed, dedicated and dated 'Andy Warhol 81 To John O' (on the overlap) acrylic and silkscreen inks on canvas 10 1/8 x 8in. (25.7 x 20.4cm.) Executed in 1981

Lot #: 146

Estimate: £90,000 - £120,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Study for Bedroom Blonde with Lavender Wallpaper (Black)
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) Study for Bedroom Blonde with Lavender Wallpaper (Black) signed and dated 'Wesselmann 85' (lower right) Liquitex on paper 13½ x 18in. (34.3 x 45.8cm.) Executed in 1985

Lot #: 148

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Embossed Nude
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) Embossed Nude signed, numbered and dated 'Wesselmann 65-24' (lower right) Liquitex and pencil on embossed paper 10 7/8 x 14 7/8in. (28 x 37.8cm.) Executed in 1965

Lot #: 149

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Jim Dine (b. 1935)

Jim Dine (b. 1935)
Revendu 2.3.4.5.6.
Jim Dine (b. 1935) Revendu 2.3.4.5.6. signed and dated 'Jim Dine 1970' (upper right) acrylic and spray-enamel on tracing paper 30 x 36in. (76.2 x 91.4cm.) Executed in 1970

Lot #: 155

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002)
Nana Mode (Noir)/Nana Golden Turban
Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) Nana Mode (Noir)/Nana Golden Turban stamped with the artist's signature and numbered 'Niki 4/25' and stamped with the foundry mark 'Plastiques d'Art R. Haligon' (on the underside) painted polyester

Lot #: 159

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Untitled
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Untitled standing mobile--painted sheet metal and wire 10 x 5½ x 3in. (25.4 x 14 x 7.6cm.) Executed in 1946

Lot #: 161

Estimate: £90,000 - £120,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008

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Matta (1911-2002)

Matta (1911-2002)
The Morphology of Desire
Matta (1911-2002) The Morphology of Desire oil on canvas 28¾ x 36¼in. (73 x 92cm.) Painted in 1938

Lot #: 163

Estimate: £280,000 - £350,000

Date: 1 Jul 2008