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Lot 38

Don Bachardy
(born 1946)

Untitled, c. 1950’s
Mixed media on paper

Signed in pencil on recto
Image: 22 x 12 inches; Framed: 32 x 23 inches
Note: we would like to thank Craig Krull Gallery and the Artist for information on this work.

Estimate: $3,000/$4,000

 

 

Lot 39

Francis Bacon
(1909-1992)

OEdipe et le Sphinx d’aprés Ingres, 1984
Lithograph on Arches
150 copies with Arabic numbering, together with a number of “Hors Commerce” proofs and E.A.

Signed and annotated “HC” in pencil on recto; missing Arts Litho, Paris stamp
Image: 46 x 33.75 inches; Sheet: 50 x 35.25 inches; Framed: 55.5 x 42 inches

Estimate: $14,000/$16,000

 

Lot 234

Wanda Becker

(contemporary)

The Desert is Dangerous

Mixed media on paper

No visible signature

Image: 23.5 x 16 inches; Framed: 34.5 x 27.5 inches
Provenance: CAFE, Albuquerque, NM, tag on verso

Estimate: $300/$500

 

Lot 42

Larry Bell

(born 1939)
SMS #262, 1992
Vaporized metals and mixed media on canvas
Signed in ink, titled and dated in pencil on verso

Image: 15.5 x 18 inches Overall: 30 x 29.75 inches
Estimate: $4,500/$5,500

 

Lot 9

Billy Al Bengston

(born 1934)
Loli Draculas, 1982

Silkscreen

From the numbered edition of 100

Signed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto

Sheet: 30.5 x 25 inches; Framed: 34.5 x 29.5 inches

Estimate: $400/$800

 

Lot 40

Billy Al Bengston

(born 1934)
Manaa Corrida, 1982
Ten-color lithograph with collage

Edition of 25

Signed and dated in pencil on recto
Sheet: 25 x 47 inches; Framed: 28 x 50 inches

Published by Tamarind Institute

Estimate: $1,200/$1,800

 

Lot 41

Billy Al Bengston

(born 1934)
Ka’ao Watercolor, 1983
Watercolor collage

No visible signature

Image: 29 x 42 x 4 inches; Framed: 35 x 47.5 x 5 inches

Provenance: Billy Al Bengston Studio, Venice, CA; Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV; Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, NY, tags on verso

Estimate: $3,500/$4,500

 

Lot 155

Eugene Berman

(1899-1972)
Untitled, 1940
Mixed media on paper

Signed and dated in ink on recto

Sheet: 9.5 x 12.25 inches; Framed: 17.5 x 23 inches

Estimate: $1,800/$2,500

 

Lot 165

Joseph Beuys
(1921-1986)

Untitled, 1983

From Good Morning Mr. Orwell Portfolio
Offset lithograph

From the numbered edition of 250
Signed in pencil on recto
Image: 10 x12 inches; Framed: 25 x 27.5 inches

Estimate: $1,600/$1,800

Lot 238

Myra Frances Boecker-Woodward

(contemporary)
Untitled

Oil on canvas
Signed on verso
Image: 42.25  x23.25 inches; Framed: 43 x 24 inches
Condition: Puncture and small paint loss in lower right hand corner. Rubbing on canvas surface along perimeter.

Estimate: $800/$1,200

 

Lot 43

Ross Bleckner

(born 1949)

Untitled, 1981

Oil on paper

Signed and dated on verso

Sheet: 9.25 x 27.25 inches Framed: 49.5 x 38 inches

Provenance: Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Estimate: $10,000/$14,000

Lot 87A

Robert Blue

(1946-1998)

A Model Spank with Betty Page No 3, 1979

Acrylic on canvas

Signed, titled and dated in ink on verso

61 x 48 inches

Condition: foxing and discoloration on verso; dirt and discoloration on recto, peeling paint to the right of blonde figure, cracked paint to the right of Betty Page figure, discoloration along edges

Estimate: $8,000/$12,000

Lot 223

Bob and Bob
(contemporary)

Don’t Fight Them, Join Them, 1982
Acrylic on canvas
Signed, titled and dated on verso
57 x 72 inches
Estimate: $800/$1,200

 

Lot 82

Derek Boshier
(born 1937)

Lot of Two
Animal Magic; Glamourphobe, 2003
Mixed media on photographs
Signed
Image: 7.25 x 4 inches, 12 x 9 inches; Framed: 15.25 x 12.25 inches, 15.25 x 12.25 inches
Provenance: Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, tag on verso on each; Artist tag on verso of  “Glamourphobe”
Estimate: $1,800/$2,500 (Lot of Two)


Lot 84

Derek Boshier
(born 1937)

Lot of Three
Picasso; The Sensualists; The Gossip, 2004
Mixed media on photographs
Each signed
Image: 5 x 6 inches, 8 x 8.25 inches, 9 x 7.5 inches; Framed: 9 x 11 inches, 12.25 x 15.25 inches, 15.25 x 12.5 inches
Provenance: Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, tag on verso on each
Estimate: $2,500/$3,500 (Lot of Three)

Lot 83

Derek Boshier

(born 1937)

Cover for David Bowie’s Lodger, 1979/2016

Digital pigment print with ink

Signed and dated in ink on verso

Image: 71 x 35.5 inches; Framed: 74 x 38.5 inches

Estimate: $7,000/$10,000

 

 

 

Lot 85

David Bowie

(1947-2016)
Lot of Six

Death, Lovers, Earth, Moon, Star, Death,  1975

Four-color hand pulled silkscreen on hand made Japanese paper

Five unsigned; second image of “Death” signed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto by David Bowie
Image: 34.5 x 23 inches, each; Framed: 45 x 31.5 inches, each
Published by Wasserman Silkscreen, chop mark on lower right corner of each print

Estimate: $5,000/$8,000 (Lot of Six)

 

Lot 103

Lisa Bowman
(contemporary)

Lot of Six
Spitting Series Harmony Korine, 1994
Six unique polaroid photographs
Signed on verso on mount; Signed on verso of frame
Sheet: 4.25 x 4 inches, each; Framed: 16 x 20.5 inches

Estimate: $1,200/$1,800 (Lot of Six)

Lot 110

Charles Brittin

(1928-2011)
Lot of Three

Beverly Walsh, Venice, CA, c. 1960
Vintage silver gelatin prints

Each signed on verso
Image: 10.5 x 11.75 inches, Framed: 15 x 17 inches; Image: 13.5 x 7.75 inches, Framed: 13.5 x 7.75 inches
Provenance: From the collection of the Artist

Estimate: $4,000/$5,000 (Lot of Three)

 

Lot 111

Charles Brittin

(1928 - 2011)
Lot of Two

Untitled, c. 1960
Vintage silver gelatin prints

Each signed on verso
Image: 19.5 x 15.25 inches; Framed: 28 x 24 inches, each
Provenance: From the collection of the Artist

Estimate: $3,000/$4,000 (Lot of Two)

 

Lot 10

Hans Burkhardt

(1904-1994)
Untitled, 1971

Linocut

Edition #8/30

Signed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto

Image: 10.5 x 6.5 inches; Framed: 24.5 x 17.5 inches

Estimate: $400/$500

 

Lot 11

Hans Burkhardt

(1904-1994)
Untitled, 1972
Oil pastel on paper

Signed and dated in pencil on recto

Image: 25 x 19.5 inches; Framed: 31.5 x 25.5 inches

Estimate: $800/$1,200

 

Lot 12

Hans Burkhardt

(1904-1994)
Untitled, 1972
Pastel on paper
Signed and dated in pencil on recto
Sheet: 26 x 20 inches; Framed: 30 x 23 inches

Estimate: $800/$1,200

 

Lot 13

Hans Burkhardt

(1904-1994)
Marine Abstraction, 1949
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated in oil on recto

Image: 16.5 x 20 inches; Framed: 23 x 27 inches

Provenance: Atelier Doré, Inc., San Francisco, CA, tag on verso

Estimate: $3,000/$4,000

 

Lot 117

Wolf von dem Bussche
(1934-2014)

Homage to Kertesz Portfolio, 1976
Gelatin silver print
One of 15 unnumbered prints outside of an edition of 90
Signed, titled, dated and stamped on verso; Inscribed “For Hazel and Prentice, with affection” on verso
Image: 18 x 11.75 inches; Framed: 20 x 16 inches
Estimate: $600/$800

 

Lot 175

James Lee Byars
(1932-1997)

A White Paper will Blow Through the Streets, 1967
Offset lithograph printed in black on white paper

From the un-numbered edition of 10,000 distributed in Los Angeles
Condition: crescent shaped discoloration along top of sheet
Image: 26 inches in diameter; Framed: 31 x 31 inches

Estimate: $800/$1,500

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