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Lot 17

Judith Cohen Margolis

Untitled, 1975

Oil on paper

Signed and dated in pencil on recto

Image: 44.75 x 34.75 inches; Framed: 47.5 x 37.75 inches

Provenance: From the Estate of Blossom and Ben Norman, Los Angeles, CA

Estimate: $800/$1,200

Lot 123

Kurt Markus

Lot of Two

John Bailey, Ireland, 1992

Gelatin silver print

Signed in pencil on recto

Image: 9.75 x 6.75 inches; Framed: 20.5 x 16.5 inches

Provenance: Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Santa Monica, CA, tag on verso

 

Untitled, c. 1992

Gelatin silver print

Signed in pencil on recto

Image: 7.5 x 3.5 inches; Framed: 14.5 x 11.5 inches

Estimate: $800/$1,200

Lot 33

Paul McCarthy

Lot of 10

Garden, 1989

Marker on paper, original drawing maquette for

Bavarian Kick

Unsigned

Sheet: 14 x 10.5 inches; Framed: 18.25 x 14.25 inches

 

Garden, Male Motor, 1989

Marker on paper, original drawing maquette for The Garden

Unsigned Sheet: 14 x 10.5 inches; Framed: 18.25 x 14.25 inches

Provenance: Gifted from the Artist to Chas Smith, Los Angeles, CA; Hauser + Wirth exhibition labels on verso

 

After Paul McCarthy

Santa with Butt Plug, 2007

Chocolate figurine in original box with painted figures outside of box

 

Snow White Doll

Doll in original box, signed on box in marker

 

Original plaster cast of Paul McCarthy’s hand for the Snow White exhibition

 

Five books: Lala Land Parody Paradise; Hummel; Brain Dream Box; Holiday Party; Three Sculptures

Each signed, two with original drawings

 

Provenance: Gifted from the Artist to Chas Smith, Los Angeles, CA

Estimate: $8,000/$10,000

 

Lot 32

Paul McCarthy

Pissing on Piano for Chas Smith, 1989

Marker on heavy paper Unsigned

Sheet: 18.5 x 24 inches; Framed: 23.5 x 28 inches

Provenance: Gifted from the Artist to Chas Smith, Los Angeles, CA; Hauser + Wirth exhibition labels on verso

Estimate: $8,000/$10,000

 

Lot 199

Faris McReynolds

He’s The Man, 2005

Oil on canvas

Signed, titled and dated in ink on verso

39 x 39 inches

Estimate: $3,500/$4,500

Lot 18

John Miller

VSRM, c. 1995

Magna on raw canvas

Titled in ink on verso

Signed, titled and dated on base of canvas

Image: 49 x 50.75 inches

Provenance: Fred Hofman Gallery; The Mitchell Collection, Santa Barbara, CA

Estimate: $3,500/$4,500

Lot 183

Joan Miro

Plate Eleven from: Passage De L’Egyptienne, 1985

Etching and aquatint

EA aside from the numbered edition of 115

Signed and annotated “EA” in pencil on recto

Image: 23.5 x 16.5 inches; Framed: 40 x 33 inches

Condition: slight foxing along left outer edge

Estimate: $4,000/$6,000

Lot 150

Mineo Mizuno

Lot of Two

Untitled (Screws), 1974

Ceramic screws in plexi box

Signed and dated on one screw in silver ink

Overall: 6.5 x 6.5 x 6.5 inches

Provenance: From the Estate of Blossom and Ben Norman, Los Angeles, CA

 

With text:

Crossing Boundaries: The Ceramic Sculpture of Mineo Mizuno, 2005

Estimate: $1,200/$1,600

Lot 59

Ed Moses

Queeg in Tulip, 1960

Crayon and collage on paper

Signed and dated on recto

Image: 30.5 x 25.5 inches; Framed: 32 x 27 inches

Provenance: Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA, tag on verso;  Painting from the Pacific, Auckland City Art Gallery, tag on verso; From the Estate of Blossom and Ben Norman, Los Angeles, CA

Estimate: $3,000/$4,000

Lot 94

William Mortensen

Death of Hypatia, 1926

Vintage gelatin silver print, on original mount

Signed in pencil on recto

Image: 7.5 x 5.75 inches; Mount: 8.5 x 6.25 inches; Back-mount: 12.5 x 9.5 inches

Condition: crease in lower left hand corner and light surface scuffs

Provenance: Mortensen Estate Collection; Exhibited in The Photographic Magic of William Mortensen, A Photographic exhibition sponsored by The Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, 1979, curated by Deborah Irmas; Daniel Wolf Inc, New York, NY, a copy of this exhibition booklet is included.

Illustrated: Monsters & Madonnas, A Book of Methods William Mortensen, 1936

Estimate: $3,000/$5,000

 

Lot 60

Ed Moses

Pearl II, 1961

Graphite on paper with collage

Signed and dated on recto

Image: 19.25 x 13 inches; Framed: 33.5 x 27 inches

Provenance: Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, tag on verso; From the Estate of Blossom and Ben Norman, Los Angeles, CA

Estimate: $3,000/$4,000

Lot 62

Ed Moses

Untitled Abstraction V, 1992-2010

Lithograph

From the numbered edition of 18

Signed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto

Sheet: 46.5 x 34.5 inches; Framed: 58 x 46.5 inches

Published by Vermillion Editions Limited

Estimate: $3,500/$4,500

Lot 61

Ed Moses

Waft, 1972

Lithograph on rice paper

From the numbered edition of 50

Initialed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto

Sheet: 23.25 x 31 inches; Framed: 29.5 x 37 inches

Estimate: $2,500/$3,500

Lot 24

Takashi Murakami

Hey! You! Do You Feel What I Feel?, 2014

Offset lithograph with foil

From the numbered edition of 300

Signed and numbered in silver ink on recto

Image: 27.5 inches in diameter; Framed

Estimate: $1,400/$1,800

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