The Landscape of a Mind: A Private Collector's Surreal Vision

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 20.06.2019

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RON ARAD (B. 1951)

RON ARAD (B. 1951) 'MT Rocker' polished bronze rods 31½ x 32¼ x 40 7/8 in. (80 x 81.9 x 103.8 cm.) Produced in 2007 by Ron Arad Associates Ltd., London From the edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs executed in bronze Provenance Friedman Benda, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 549

Estimate: £60,000 - £90,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Brillo Soap Pads Box signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 64' (on the underside) silkscreen ink and house paint on plywood 17 x 17 x 14in. (43.2 x 43.2 x 35.6cm.) Executed in 1964 Provenance Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich. Private Collection, Vienna. Private Collection, Antwerp. Anon

Lot #: 573

Estimate: £220,000 - £280,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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René Magritte (1898-1967)

René Magritte (1898-1967) Le retour au pays natal signed 'Magritte' (lower left) gouache on paper 5 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (15 x 19.5 cm.) Executed in 1959 Provenance Louis Scutenaire, Brussels, a gift from the artist. Brachot collection, Brussels, a gift from the above, on 19 August 1977. Private

Lot #: 501

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)

MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968) Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 collotype with pochoir in colours, 1937, on wove paper, signed and dated 'Dec. 37' in black ink on a French 5-centimes revenue stamp Image 350 x 200 mm., Sheet 350 x 200 mm. Provenance With Francis Naumann, New York. Acquired from the

Lot #: 515

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MARC NEWSON (B. 1963)

MARC NEWSON (B. 1963) 'Black Hole' Table underside signed Newson and numbered 1 / 10 carbon-fibre 28 1/3 x 39 3/8 x 98 3/8 in. (72 x 100 x 250 cm.) Produced in 2000 by Marc Newson Ltd. Number 1 from the edition of 10 plus 2 prototypes and 2 artist's proofs Provenance Anon. sale, Phillips de Pury

Lot #: 550

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) (i) Femme au Bidet and (ii) La Croix Gamahuchée, 1945-46 two gelatin silver prints, in theatrical frame each image: 2 1/8 x 2 ¼in. (5.3 x 604cm.) each sheet: 3 x 2 3/8in. (7.6 x 6cm.) overall: 24 x 20 5 ½in. (61 x 50.7 x 14cm.) Provenance (i) Timothy Baum, New York. Acquired

Lot #: 524

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Georges Hugnet (1906-1974)

Georges Hugnet (1906-1974) Une petite fille modeste (or Le Scandale) gelatin silver print photocollage on paper, mounted on board image: 12 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (32 x 2 cm.) mount: 17 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (45.4 x 37 cm.) Executed circa 1934-1936 Provenance The artist’s estate. Timothy Baum, New York, by whom

Lot #: 529

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Man Ray (1890-1976) Solarised portrait of André Breton, c. 1930 gelatin silver print signed and dated 'Man Ray Paris 1930' in ink (recto) image/sheet: 6 7/8 x 5 1/8in. (17.5 x 13.1cm.) Provenance Private Collection, Paris. Timothy Baum, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013

Lot #: 542

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Mark Tansey (b. 1949)

Mark Tansey (b. 1949) The Seven Deadly Sins (i) titled 'Taste' (lower left) (ii) titled 'Touch' (lower left) (iii) titled 'Smell' (lower left) (iv) titled 'Sound' (lower left) (v) titled 'Motion' (lower left) (vi) titled 'Depth' (lower left) (vii) titled 'Time' (lower left); signed and dated 'Tansey

Lot #: 570

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Max Ernst & Dorothea Tanning, 1975 two Polaroid prints one annotated 'ME D.T' in ink (image), each stamped 'The Estate of Andy Warhol' (verso) each image: 3 ¾ x 2 ½in. (9.5 x 6.3cm.) each sheet: 4 ¼ x 3 ¼in. (10.8 x 8.3cm.) (2) Provenance The Andy Warhol Foundation for the

Lot #: 576

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)

Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948) Salvador Dalí, 1999 gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board, in artist's frame signed 'Hiroshi Sugimoto' in ink on typed titled, dated and numbered photograph's credit label ' "Salvador Dali" 1999 #2/5' (frame backing board) image/sheet/flush mount: 57 ½ x 46in. (146

Lot #: 585

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Max Ernst (1891-1976) Un triste Sire signed, dated and inscribed 'un triste Sire max ernst 1967' (on the reverse) wooden found-object collage on board 21 ¼ x 16 ¾ in. (54 x 42.7 cm.) Executed in 1967 Provenance Alexandre Iolas, Paris. Baron & Baronne Urvater, Brussels; sale, Sotheby's, London, 5

Lot #: 519

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Man Ray (1890-1976) Rayograph ( Les Champs Délicieux no. 12), 1921-22 gelatin silver print stamped 'MAN RAY/31 bis, Rue/Campagne/Première/PARIS' [Manford M2], titled and annotated 'Champs Delicieux 400 frs' in pencil (verso) image/sheet: 8 7/8 x 6 7/8in. (22.5 x 17.5cm.) Provenance Tristan Tzara

Lot #: 532

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957) New York Roofs signed and dated 'P Tchelitchew 38' (lower right) pen and brush and brown ink on paper 13 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (35.3 x 42.8 cm.) Executed in 1938 Provenance Edward James, West Dean, West Sussex. A Surreal Legacy, Selected Works of Art from The Edward James

Lot #: 505

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957) Allegorical Composition (Guardians of the Threshold) oil and tempera on canvas 31 1/8 x 25 ¼ in. (79 x 64.1 cm.) Painted circa 1936-1937 Provenance Edward James, West Dean, West Sussex, by 1963; his sale, Christie's, New York, 6 October 1988, lot 93. Private collection

Lot #: 509

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Victor Brauner (1903-1966)

Victor Brauner (1903-1966) La femme liane signed and dated ' VICTOR BRAUNER 1935 ' (lower right) watercolour and gouache on paper 11 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (29 x 27 cm.) Executed in 1935 Provenance Galerie Jacques de la Béraudière, Geneva. Acquired from the above on 29 October 2012

Lot #: 514

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Edward James (1907-1984)

Edward James (1907-1984) The Revolving Islands inscribed 'The Revolving Islands' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50 ¼ x 28 in. (127.5 x 71 cm.) Provenance The artist's estate. A Surreal Legacy, Selected Works of Art from The Edward James Foundation, Christie's, London, 15 December 2016, lot 68

Lot #: 511

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Janusz Maria Brzeski (1907-1957)

Janusz Maria Brzeski (1907-1957) Das Problem der Onanie von Kant bis Freud signed, dated and inscribed 'janusz Maria Brzeski Paris 1930' (lower right) collage and pen and ink on paper 12 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (32.6 x 25 cm.) Executed in 1930 Provenance The artist's estate. Galerie Berinson, Berlin

Lot #: 502

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) Sans titre (Bottines) gouache, watercolour, pencil and decalcomania on paper 17 5/8 x 17 5/8 in. (44.7 x 44.7 cm.) Executed circa 1949-1950 Provenance M. Suriray, Basel, by 1971. Daniel Cordier, Antibes, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 5 December

Lot #: 503

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Man Ray (1890-1976) Le toil signed, dated and inscribed '11 / 12-40 Man Ray le toil' (lower right) pen and India ink on paper 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.8 cm.) Executed in 1940 Provenance Gérard Bouchetal, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist, circa 1969; sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 3 December

Lot #: 504

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OSCAR DOMINGUEZ (1906-1958)

OSCAR DOMINGUEZ (1906-1958) Femme à la bicyclette etching and drypoint printed with tone, 1935, on wove paper, signed, annotated and numbered 'Etat II - 2/2' in pencil, printed by Atelier 17, Paris, a rare proof impression of an unrecorded state, before the unsigned portfolio edition of seventy for

Lot #: 506

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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VALENTINE HUGO (1887-1968)

VALENTINE HUGO (1887-1968) Vache, from: Paul Eluard, Les Animaux et leurs hommes, les hommes et leurs animaux etching printed in blue, 1937, on Arches wove paper, annotated 'etat' in pencil, a proof before the edition of seventeen Image 239 x 149 mm., Sheet 318 x 225 mm. Provenance Gilbert E. Kaplan

Lot #: 507

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Man Ray (1890-1976) A L'Heure de l'Observatoire-Les Amoureux, 1932-34 chromogenic print, printed in 1967 signed and dated 'Man Ray 1967' in ink (recto); facsimile signed, titled and dated 'A L'HEURE DE L'OBSERVATOIRE--LES AMOUREUX Man Ray 1932-1934' (recto) image/sheet: 20 ½ x 47in. (52.2 x

Lot #: 508

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Leonor Fini (1908-1996)

Leonor Fini (1908-1996) Nu couché signed 'Leonor Fini' (lower right) oil and watercolour on paper 13 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (35 x 24.6 cm.) Provenance Edward James, West Dean, West Sussex. A Surreal Legacy, Selected Works of Art from The Edward James Foundation, Christie's, London, 15 December 2016, lot 55

Lot #: 510

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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André Masson (1896-1987)

André Masson (1896-1987) Le rêve d'une nonne signed 'andré Masson' (lower left) pen and India ink on paper 18 x 25 ¼ in. (46 x 64 cm.) Executed in 1973 Provenance Anonymous sale, Bonhams and Butterfields, San Francisco, 23 April 2003, lot 6018. Acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, New York

Lot #: 512

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Corrado Cagli (1910-1976)

Corrado Cagli (1910-1976) Figura Surrealista (Erotic standing figure) pen and ink on paper 15 ¾ x 9 7/8 in. (40 x 25 cm.) Provenance Edward James, West Dean, West Sussex. A Surreal Legacy, Selected Works of Art from The Edward James Foundation, Christie's, London, 15 December 2016, lot 57. Acquired

Lot #: 513

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)

Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948) Untitled (It's terrific!) signed with initials and dated 'KS 44' (centre left) collage on leather-bound book cover 12 3/8 x 21 in. (31.5 x 53.5 cm.) Executed in 1944 Provenance The London Gallery, London, by 1950. Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago. Private collection, United

Lot #: 516

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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JOAN MIRO (1893-1983)

JOAN MIRO (1893-1983) Untitled pochoir in colours, 1934, on wove paper, signed and dated in black ink, numbered 2/48 (there was also a smaller, unsigned version published in Cahier d'art ), printed by Crété, Paris Image 299 x 254 mm., Sheet 378 x 279 mm. Provenance Gilbert E. Kaplan (1941-2016), New

Lot #: 517

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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JOAN MIRO (1893-1983)

JOAN MIRO (1893-1983) Untitled pochoir in colours, 1934, on wove paper, signed and dated in black ink, numbered 26/48 (there was also a smaller, unsigned version published in Cahier d'art ), printed by Crété, Paris Image 251 x 327 mm., Sheet 378 x 279 mm. Provenance Gilbert E. Kaplan (1941-2016

Lot #: 518

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MAX ERNST (1891-1976)

MAX ERNST (1891-1976) Pays sage I drypoint, 1923, on simili -Japan paper, a very good impression of this rare print, signed in pencil, numbered 'no. 6', from the edition of approximately ten impressions Plate 170 x 127 mm., Sheet 324 x 248 mm. Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 30

Lot #: 520

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019