Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

Christie's
11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 11.11.2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Many Red Loops
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Many Red Loops signed and dated 'Calder 69' (lower right) gouache on paper 29¼ x 42½ in. (74.2 x 107.9 cm.) Painted in 1969

Lot #: 101

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)

Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985)
Situation XXXVII
Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) Situation XXXVII signed with artist's initials and date 'J.D. 78' (center left edge) ink and paper collage on paper 13¾ x 10 in. (34.9 x 25.4 cm.) Executed in 1978

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Untitled
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Untitled signed and dated 'Calder 67' (lower edge) ink on paper 30½ x 22¾ in. (77.4 x 57.7 cm.) Painted in 1967

Lot #: 103

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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David Smith (1906-1965)

David Smith (1906-1965)
The Italian Theme
David Smith (1906-1965) The Italian Theme signed and dated 'David Smith 1942' (lower right) ink on paper 19½ x 25 in. (49.5 x 63.5 cm.) Executed in 1942

Lot #: 104

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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David Smith (1906-1965)

David Smith (1906-1965)
Untitled (Study for Death by Gas )
David Smith (1906-1965) Untitled (Study for Death by Gas ) ink and gouache on paper 16½ x 21½ in. (41.9 x 54.6 cm.) Executed circa 1939

Lot #: 105

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Norman Bluhm (1921-1999)

Norman Bluhm (1921-1999)
Untitled
Norman Bluhm (1921-1999) Untitled signed and dated 'bluhm 59' (lower left of the left sheet) triptych--oil on paper each: 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.8 cm.) overall: 30 x 66 in. (167.6 cm.) Painted in 1959. (3

Lot #: 106

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Milton Resnick (1917-2004)

Milton Resnick (1917-2004)
Hydrogen
Milton Resnick (1917-2004) Hydrogen signed and dated 'Resnick 1961' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 96 x 78½ in. (243.8 x 199.3 cm.) Painted in 1961

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Jules Olitski (1922-2007)

Jules Olitski (1922-2007)
7th Loosha
Jules Olitski (1922-2007) 7th Loosha signed twice, inscribed, titled and dated 'For Clem from Jules 7th Loosha 1970 Jules Olitski' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 107½ x 61 in. (273 x 154.6 cm.) Painted in 1970

Lot #: 108

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Joan Mitchell (1926-1992)

Joan Mitchell (1926-1992)
Untitled
Joan Mitchell (1926-1992) Untitled signed indistinctly 'Mitchell' (lower center) oil on canvas 17½ x 14¾ in. (44.4 x 37.4 cm.) Executed circa 1955

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993)

Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993)
Untitled (Urbana)
Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) Untitled (Urbana) signed with initials and dated 'RD 53' (lower right); signed again, inscribed and titled 'URBANA DRAWING RICHARD DIEBENKORN c/o ART DEPT. UNIVERSITY of ILLINOIS URBANA, ILL.' (on a paper label affixed

Lot #: 110

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Franz Kline (1910-1962)

Franz Kline (1910-1962)
Untitled
Franz Kline (1910-1962) Untitled signed and inscribed 'to Sabro Hasegawa, Franz Kline' (lower left of the mount) ink on paper laid down on board 10½ x 7 in. (26.6 x 17.7 cm.) Painted circa 1956

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Untitled (bracelet)
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Untitled (bracelet) silver wire 3 x 3 1/8 in. (7.6 x 7.9 cm.) Executed circa 1940

Lot #: 112

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Untitled (hair comb)
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Untitled (hair comb) silver 3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. (9.8 x 6.6 cm.) Executed circa 1957

Lot #: 113

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Untitled
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Untitled signed with artist's monogram and dated '74 CA' (on the base) standing mobile--painted sheet metal and wire 17½ x 24 x 7½ in. (44.5 x 61 x 19 cm.) Executed in 1974

Lot #: 114

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Study for Homage to the Square: Cool Reising
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Cool Reising signed with monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed again, inscribed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square "Cool Reising" Albers 1962

Lot #: 115

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Ray Johnson (1927-1995)

Ray Johnson (1927-1995)
Ray Johnson (1927-1995)
Ray Johnson (1927-1995) Untitled (Moticos with golfer) printed paper and paper collage on shaped paper board 8 x 8 in. (20.3 x 20.3 cm.) Executed circa 1953-1954. Untitled (Moticos with bird and shoe) printed paper and paper collage on shaped paper

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Ray Johnson (1927-1995)

Ray Johnson (1927-1995)
Ray Johnson (1927-1995)
Ray Johnson (1927-1995) Untitled (Moticos with Kafkaylla) gouache and printed paper collage on shaped paper board 13 x 5 in. (33 x 12.7 cm.) Executed circa 1953-1954. Untitled (Moticos with legs and letters) graphite, gouache and printed paper collage

Lot #: 117

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Untitled
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Untitled signed and dated 'RAUSCHENBERG 68' (lower right) graphite, solvent transfer, watercolor and tempera on paper 22¼ x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.3 cm.) Executed in 1968

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Toadstool with Hovering Excrescences
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Toadstool with Hovering Excrescences signed with artist's monogram 'CA' (on the base) standing mobile--painted sheet metal and wire 9½ x 9 x 7 in. (24.1 x 22.8 x 17.7 cm.) Executed in 1948

Lot #: 119

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
La Tige rouge
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) La Tige rouge hanging mobile--painted sheet metal and wire 28 x 52 in. (71.1 x 132 cm.) Executed circa 1949

Lot #: 120

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Morris Louis (1912-1962)

Morris Louis (1912-1962)
Number 1-36
Morris Louis (1912-1962) Number 1-36 magna on canvas 79 x 15 in. (200.6 x 38.1 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 121

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Study for Homage to the Square: R-J5
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: R-J5 signed with monogram and dated 'A68' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: R-J5 Albers 1968' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 16

Lot #: 122

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Explosion
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Explosion signed 'rf Lichtenstein' (lower right) graphite, ink and colored pencil on ruled paper 6¾ x 6¼ in. (17.1 x 15.8 cm.) Drawn in 1966

Lot #: 123

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Flowers
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Flowers signed and dated indistinctly 'Andy Warhol 64' (on the overlap) synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas 14 x 14 in. (35.6 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1965

Lot #: 124

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Frank Stella (b. 1936)
For Picabia
Frank Stella (b. 1936) For Picabia signed 'STELLA' (on the strainer) oil on canvas laid down on masonite 11¼ x 22½ in. (28.5 x 57.1 cm.) Painted in 1961

Lot #: 125

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Black Wall: Variant
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Black Wall: Variant signed with monogram and dated 'A48-55' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again '"Black Wall" Albers--'48-55' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 23¾ x 34¾ in. (60.5 x 87.5 cm.) Painted in 1948-1955

Lot #: 126

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Frank Stella (b. 1936)

Frank Stella (b. 1936)
Untitled
Frank Stella (b. 1936) Untitled signed and dated 'F. Stella '61' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 12 x 12 in. (30.4 x 30.4 cm.) Painted in 1961

Lot #: 127

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)

Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)
Shelf of Pies
Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920) Shelf of Pies signed and dated 'Thiebaud 1960' (lower right) watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper 19 x 24¾ in. (48.2 x 62.8 cm.) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 128

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Study for Great American Nude #96
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) Study for Great American Nude #96 signed, titled and dated 'STUDY FOR GAN #96 Wesselmann 1967' (on the stretcher) oil and graphite on canvas 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.) Painted in 1967

Lot #: 129

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 11 Nov 2009

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Alfred Leslie (b. 1927)

Alfred Leslie (b. 1927)
Flag Day
Alfred Leslie (b. 1927) Flag Day signed and dated 'Al Leslie 1956' (lower right); signed again twice, titled and dated again 'Alfred Leslie Flag day 1956' oil on canvas 79¼ x 72 in. (202.5 x 182.8 cm.) Painted in 1956

Lot #: 130

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

Date: 11 Nov 2009